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Subject: ANNOUNCE: SPSS USERS MEETING 2005 reminder
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ASSESS: SPSS USERS" GROUP, THE 19th ANNUAL USERS' MEETING
FRIDAY 11TH NOVEMBER 2005
DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH SCIENCES
UNIVERSITY OF YORK, YORK
ASSESS is an independent user group for SPSS, a computer package for analysing
and presenting data. It is run by users, for users and is completely independent
of manufacturers of the software. 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 Department of Health Sciences is in the Seebohm Rowntree Building on York
University campus located in Heslington, 2 miles to the south-east of the city
centre. It takes 10-15 minutes in a taxi from the railway station. Buses also
go to the University (See http://www.york.gov.uk/roads/bus/). University Parking
and location details are at http://www.york.ac.uk/np/maps/. Accommodation
is bookable via tourist information on (01904) 621756 or (01904) 554455.
THE PROVISIONAL PROGRAMME**
* Welcome and introduction to meeting
* SPSS company and product news; SPSS software demonstrations
* Ordered logistic regression Using PLUM
by Venkata Putcha, Thames Cancer Registry
* Issues in using SPSS in an educational research environment
by Ian Schagen, National Foundation for Education Research
* The use of SPSS in Market Research: segmentation and profiling of customers
by Kate Grayson, Statistics by Design
* Common SPSS procedures on health and medical data
by Elizabeth Wiredu, Edgehill College
* Lovely lucid logistics: the analysis and graphic presentation of
effects of nominal and metric variables on binary outcomes
by Diana Kornbrot, University of Hertfordshire
* 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 5.10pm. 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 11th November 2005, Dept. Health Sciences, University of York
Bookings will not be treated as firm until a cheque or official (company) order,
payable to ASSESS, is received. Payment possible by BACS. Details on request.
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_______________________ Postcode _______________
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INDIVIDUAL BOOKING. Please reserve a place for me, at a cost of 45 GBP.
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person and 40 GBP for each subsequent person).
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STUDENT (POST-GRADUATE) BOOKING. (Enclose photocopied evidence of status
for 2005-2006 academic year). Please reserve for me one of the student
places, at a cost of 25 GBP.
Specify vegetarian or other dietary requirements, if any:
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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)
E-mail enquiries about bookings: firstname.lastname@example.org
(important: put "ASSESS" in the Subject field)