III CONFERENCE „STATA USERS GROUP MEETING”
WARSAW, 19th OCTOBER 2012
The special event of the conference will be the Master Lecture conducted by Professor Urlich Kohler - senior researcher at the Social Science Research Center Berlin, Professor for Methods in Empirical Social Research at the University of Potsdam, the co-author of the text-book "Data Analysis Using Stata", associate editor of the Stata Journal, and the author of several user written programs including a bundle of programs to perform sequence analysis with Stata.
Master Lecture will consist of two parts: „Introduction to Stata” - provides with the knowledge of Stata to new and current users of the capabilities of Stata and „Sequence Analysis Using Stata” describes a general strategy to analyze data and introduces old and new features of the SQ-Ados, a bundle of user written Stata programs for sequence analysis.
Master Lecture is addressed to the specialists in Social Sciences (eg. Economy, Sociology and Politology), Medical Sciences (eg. Biomedicine and Epidemiology), Banking and Finance, as well as other sectors where statistics is used.
Master Lecture will be held on October 19, from 1 pm to 4:30 pm.
Participants of the Master Lecture will be provided with the Certificate of Completion the Course “Introduction to Stata”.
Master Lecture will be conducted in English.
Application deadline: 1st of October 2012. Persons willing to participate in the Master Lecture are required to email the application form to: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Master Lecture attendance is free of charge, however all participants willing to take part need to apply. Application form is available here.
Professor Urlich Kohler about the Master Lecture
„Introduction to Stata”
The lecture starts with a software presentation that give new users a impression of Stata's look-and-feel. It then goes on by giving more detailed introductions to various facilities including do-files and the Stata Do-File Editor, graphics, econometric models, data entry, user written commands, and Stata's web-awareness.
„Sequence Analysis Using Stata”
Sequence data arise in many scientific fields where researchers investigate life courses, marital histories, and employment profiles. A sequence is defined as an ordered list of elements, where an element can be a certain status, a physical object or an event. The presentation describe a general strategy to analyze such data and introduce old and new features of the SQ-Ados, a bundle of user written Stata programs for sequence analysis.