Friday, January 06, 2006

st: 4th German Stata Users' Group Meeting

Announcement and Call for Papers

We would like to announce the 4th German Stata Users' Group Meeting to be held at the University of Mannheim ( on Friday, 31th March 2006. We would like to invite everybody from anywhere who is interested in using Stata to attend this meeting. Presentations are sought on topics that include:

- user-written Stata programs, - case studies of research or teaching using Stata, - discussions of data management problems, - reviews of analytical issues, - surveys or critiques of Stata facilities in specific fields, etc. The conference language will be English due to the 'international' nature of the meeting and the participation of non-German guest speakers. (See for the proceedings of other user-group meetings.)

If you are interested in presenting a paper, please submit an abstract (max 200 words) by email to one of the organizers. The deadline for submissions is 28th February 2006. Presentations should be about 20 min. or shorter.

The academic program of the meeting is being organized by Johannes Giesecke, University of Mannheim ( ), Ulrich Kohler, WZB ( and Fred Ramb, Deutsche Bundesbank ( Participants are asked to travel on their on fees. There will be a small conference fee to cover costs for coffee, teas, and luncheons. There will also be an optional informal meal at a Mannheim restaurant on Friday evening at additional costs.

The logistics are being organized by Dittrich and Partner (, the distributor of Stata in several countries including Germany, Austria, and Poland. You can enroll by contacting Anke Mrosek ( by email or by writing, phoning, or faxing to

Anke Mrosek Dittrich & Partner Consulting GmbH Kieler Str. 17 42697 Solingen

Tel: +49 (0) 212 260 66-24 Fax:+49 (0) 212 260 66 -66

A preliminary program, cost, and venue will be circulated in February 2006. The final program will be circulated in March 2006.

Johannes Giesecke, Ulrich Kohler, Fred Ramb

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