Australian and New Zealand Stata Users Meeting and Stata workshops, 4-6 November 2009

We are very pleased to announce that MEAFA is one of the principal sponsors and host of the 3rd Australian and New Zealand Stata Users Meeting (ANZSUM), together with Survey Design & Analysis Services Pty Ltd, the Australia and New Zealand Stata representative.

The official website for the 3rd ANZSUM 2009 is hosted by Survey Design & Analysis Services Pty Ltd. There you can find more detailed information regarding the program, registration and how to express your interest for presenting a paper at the 3rd ANZSUM 2009.

3rd ANZSUM, 5 November 2009


The aim of the meeting is to bring together a wide range of users to discuss statistical analysis, data management and graphical analysis using Stata. Speakers are encouraged to present their experiences with the package, whether using standard commands, writing new programs, or exploiting the graphics facilities.

This meeting involves structured thematic sessions on novel usage of Stata for analysis of biostatistics, economic, psychological and other types of data. Stata developers from StataCorp will host a wishes and grumbles session. The keynote speaker of the meeting is Roberto G. Gutierrez, Director of Statistics at StataCorp.

Call for papers

Abstracts are invited for presentations at the 3rd ANZSUG meeting on Thursday 5 Nov 2009. Each accepted presentations will be allocated 10-20 minutes followed by a short discussion. We are open to offers of shorter or longer talks or indeed of different presentation formats. Due to time constraints not all abstracts will be able to be accepted.

Presentations may be on any topic related to using Stata in research or teaching in any field.


The 3rd ANZSUM will take place at Darlington Centre, City Road, The University of Sydney. Note that there is limited pay-and-display parking space.

Stata workshops, 4 and 6 November 2009

Two workshops are also scheduled surrounding the 3rd ANZSUM:

  • Wednesday 4 November 2004: Analyzing Complex Survey Data Using Stata, by Roberto G. Gutierrez.
  • Friday 6 November 2004: Introduction to Stata programming and Mata Matters, by Karl Keesman. (Download Programming.sthlp file)


The workshops will take place at the The University of Sydney Business School computer labs, Building H69 ground floor, cnr Codrington & Rose streets, the University of Sydney (see interactive map). You do not need to bring your own laptop. PCs and Stata 11 licenses for Microsoft Windows will be provided.

MEAFA Scientific committee for the 3rd ANZUM 2009

  • Dr Demetris Christodoulou, The University of Sydney Business School, MEAFA General Convenor.
  • Dr Vasilis Sarafidis, The University of Sydney Business School, Discipline of Operations Management and Econometrics.