**Second UK Mplus Users Meeting - Tuesday 15th and Wednesday 16th March 2011**
The meeting will take place over two days, beginning on the morning of Tuesday 15th March (10.00am-5.00pm) and ending at lunchtime on Wednesday 16th March 2011 (9.00am-1.00pm).
**Purpose of the Meeting**
This meeting is open to ALL researchers currently using Mplus, or planning to use Mplus in the future. Mplus is a flexible statistical package popular with those interested in modelling with latent variables, for example confirmatory factor analysis, structural equation modelling and latent growth modelling.
. Bayes in Mplus (live video talk by Bengt Muthén)
. Latent trajectory models
. Exploratory structural equation modelling
. Latent class analysis
. Multiple imputation
. Finite mixture models
. Multilevel path models
. Item response modelling
. Interface between Mplus and R
To register for the meeting, please click use the online registration form:
The registration deadline is FRIDAY 4th MARCH 2011.
Registration fees will be £50 for academics and free for PhD students.
Please note that payment will only be accepted online by credit or debit card as part of the registration process using the registration form.
Further information about the venue, accommodation and refreshments is available at the meeting website:
**Biostatistics Group Seminar on Wednesday 16th March 2011**
In addition to the Mplus Users meeting, the Biostatistics Group at The University of Manchester are holding a half day seminar on Wednesday 16th March 2011, between 14.00 and 17.00. It will feature three 50 minute talks by speakers on "Latent variable modelling". The seminars are free to attend, and will be open to all (Mplus meeting attendees or not).
The confirmed speakers at this seminar are:
Dr Bianca De Stavola, LSHTM
Dr Tim Croudace, University of Cambridge
Prof Andrew Pickles, Institute of Psychiatry
Dr Richard Emsley
Biostatistics, Health Sciences - Methodology
School of Community Based Medicine
The University of Manchester
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