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Subject: ANNOUNCE SPSS UK USERS MEETING 2004
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ASSESS: SPSS USERS" GROUP, 18th ANNUAL MEETING
FRIDAY 12TH NOVEMBER 2004
MAIN LECTURE THEATRE
ROYAL STATISTICAL SOCIETY, LONDON
ASSESS is the user group for SPSS, a computer package for analysing
and presenting data (the group is completely independent of manufacturers
of the software). Student membership is available at a reduced rate
(postgraduate students only).
The meeting is open to all users of SPSS and to anyone interested in SPSS.
Come along to:
* hear SPSS users talk about applications,the problems and solutions
* hear the latest news from SPSS UK staff about product developments,
and put your questions to them
* question a panel of experts about particular problems
* exchange ideas with other SPSS users
* plan for an even better user group.
The headquarters of the Royal Statistical Society is at 12 Errol Street, London,
EC1Y 8LX, which is within easy walking distance of three London Underground
tube stations. A map showing its location is downloadable from
The conference room is modern and spacious with comfortable seating (there
is a lift). Accommodation lists are obtainable from the RSS website
THE PROVISIONAL PROGRAMME**
* Welcome and introduction to meeting
* SPSS company and product news; SPSS software demonstrations
* Canonical correlation - One of SPSS's lost procedures
by Mario Hair, University of Paisley
* Restructuring Complex Health Service Data
by Gilbert MacKenzie, Centre for Medical Statistics, Keele University
* Using AMOS structural equation modelling for Hypothesis testing:
manipulating an atmosphere variable in a shopping centre
by Charles Dennis, Brunel University
* Steroids and syntax - the analysis of a randomised control trial
by Rhiannon Whitaker, University of Bangor
* Using SPSS to forecast the results of greyhound races
by Geoff Ellis, Sheffield Hallam University
* Users" Question Time and Clinic
* Annual General Meeting of ASSESS.
Registration and coffee will start at 10am. Papers and other events will run
from 10.30am to about 5.00pm. Coffee, lunch and afternoon tea are included
in the registration fee. A timetable will be e-mailed to delegates in advance
of the meeting.
** The titles and order of events are subject to amendment.
ASSESS : SPSS USERS' GROUP
Friday 12th November 2004, Royal Statistical Society, London
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payable to ASSESS, is received. Payment possible by BACS. Details on request.
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For official orders please also give here the number and address for invoicing:
Return completed forms to: Peter Watson, MRC Cognition and Brain
Sciences Unit, 15 Chaucer Road, Cambridge, CB2 2EF.
Telephone enquiries about bookings: 01223 355294 x801 (has an answerphone)
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