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York 2015 programme

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routledge 20% saveFRIDAY 30th OCTOBER 2015, ARRC, UNIVERSITY OF YORK

PROGRAMME

The 29th ASSESS user group meeting will take place on the 30th October 2015 in york. Here's an outline of the provisional conference program for the workshops and user meeting.

Parallel WorkshopsR workshop image

  • WRITING AND USING SPSS SYNTAX: BEGINNERS with Frances Provan, download notes as PDF
  • WRITING AND USING SPSS MACROS with Peter Watson, download notes as word, doc or as PDF
  • AN INSIGHT INTO USING SPSS TO CONDUCT BIVARIATE AND MULTI-VARIATE ASSOCIATIONS WITHIN DATA FROM THE BRITISH CRIME SURVEY with Keith Bentley
  • STATISTICAL ANALYSIS OF INDEPENDENT GROUPS IN SPSS with Peter Samuels, download notes as PDF

PROVISIONAL PROGRAMME FOR THE USERS MEETING**

  • An overview of the methodological steps involved in building a composite indicator such as the Gender Equality Index - Weighting data, Crosstabulations, Correlation Structure, Principal Component Analysis and Aggregation by Anne Laure Humbert, Cranfield University & Merle Paats, European Institute for Gender Equality, download slides as PDF
  • Statistical Assessment of Reliability using SPSS by Vicki Aldridge University College London (morning (am) session), download slides as powerpoint, pptx or as PDF
  • Bayesian hypothesis testing with SPSS AMOS by Sara Garofalo, University of Cambridge, download slides as PDF
  • Propensity Score Matching in SPSS: How to turn an Audit into a RCT by Mario Hair, independent statistical consultant (am session), download slides as powerpoint, pptx or as PDF
  • A case study of Factor Analysis case using SPSS/What's New in SPSS Version 23 A webinar specially recorded by a representative of SPSS (1-15pm to 1-45pm plenary session) Contact chair for copies
  • Productive laziness with Python programmability by Albert-Jan Roskam, CBS Statistics Netherlands (PM session) (PLEASE NOTE: EXTRA TALK TO ORIGINAL SCHEDULE) download slides as powerpoint, pptx or as PDF
  • An SPSS users clinic made up of experienced SPSS users (including above speakers) ¬†(pm session)

The venue

Alcuin college view of Alcuin centre

The venue for both the workshops and the users’ meeting 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 University Parking and location details are on the York uni travel maps. Accommodation is bookable via tourist information on (01904) 621756 or (01904) 554455.