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Subject: ANNOUNCE: REMINDER SPSS USERS MEETING 2008
ASSESS: SPSS USERS' GROUP
22nd ANNUAL MEETING
FRIDAY 7th NOVEMBER 2008
ALCUIN RESEARCH RESOURCE CENTRE AUDITORIUM
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 venue is the Alcuin Research Resource Centre (ARRC) 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. The Number 4 bus
runs regularly to the University from York railway station (see
http://www.yorkshiretravel.net/). Parking at the University is very difficult.
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
* GIS-Maps with SPSS by Venkata Putcha, AccoStats Solutions Ltd, UK.
* Applications in R using SPSS by Gilbert MacKenzie, University of Limerick
* Confessions of a statistics consultant
by Mario Hair, Division of Physical Sciences, University of the West of Scotland
* The peculiar charm of comma separated variable data
by Stephen Brown, the Competition Commission
* A tale of UCAS and SPSS: Taking today's data from an intricate database
and producing comprehensible management-friendly comparative statistics
by 10 a.m.
by Charles Lee, University of Bolton
* 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. Morning coffee, lunch and afternoon tea are
included in the registration fee. A timetable will be e-mailed to delegates
in advance of the meeting.
PS - STILL PLACES AVAILABLE AT THE AUGUST PYTHON WORKSHOPS:DETAILS AT http://www.spssusers.co.uk/Events/2008/index.html.
** The titles and order of events are subject to amendment.
ASSESS : SPSS USERS' GROUP
Friday 7th November 2008, ARRC auditorium, 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.
Deadline for bookings: Friday 31st October 2008.
Name: ______________________________ Tel: ____________________
Email: ______________________________ Fax: ____________________
Job Title: ___________________________________
_______________________ Postcode _______________
Strike out the sections which do not apply to you, or otherwise amend as
INDIVIDUAL BOOKING. Please reserve a place for me, at a cost of 65 GBP.
CORPORATE BOOKING. (Enter the appropriate amounts)
Please reserve ______ places, at a cost of £_____ (65 GBP, for the first person,
and 55 GBP for each subsequent person) .
Names of attendees : 1. _______________________________________
(for badges) 2. _______________________________________
STUDENT (POST-GRADUATE) BOOKING. (Enclose photocopied evidence of status
for 2008-2009 academic year). Please reserve for me one of the student
places at a cost of 40 GBP.
Specify vegetarian or other dietary requirements, if any:
Cheque or official order enclosed for _______GBP
For official orders please also give here the number and address for invoicing:
(Please indicate if you require a receipt of payment)
Return completed forms to: Peter Watson, ASSESS, 15 Chaucer Road, Cambridge, CB2 7EF.
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) Fax (Peter Watson):01223 359062