ASSESS: 32ND ANNUAL IBM SPSS STATISTICS USERS CONFERENCE

FRIDAY 2ND NOVEMBER 2018

ALCUIN RESEARCH RESOURCE CENTRE

UNIVERSITY OF YORK, YORK

 

(Further details including a booking form are

at http://www.spssusers.co.uk/Events/2018/confprog.html)

 

EVENTS:

AN INTRODUCTION TO IBM SPSS FOR COMPLETE BEGINNERS

PARALLEL ONE-DAY WORKSHOP 9-30AM TO (APPROX) 11-30AM AND CONTINUING 2-10PM TO 4-30PM

ALCUIN RESEARCH RESOURCE CENTRE

UNIVERSITY OF YORK, YORK

 

CORRELATION AND REGRESSION IN IBM SPSS

PARALLEL HALF-DAY WORKSHOP 9-30AM TO (APPROX) 11-30AM

ALCUIN RESEARCH RESOURCE CENTRE

UNIVERSITY OF YORK, YORK

 

AN INTRODUCTION TO MULTILEVEL MODELS IN IBM SPSS

PARALLEL HALF-DAY WORKSHOP 2-10PM TO (APPROX) 4-30PM

ALCUIN RESEARCH RESOURCE CENTRE

UNIVERSITY OF YORK, YORK

 

 

IBM SPSS STATISTICS USERS PLENARY TALK SESSIONS 11-50AM TO 12-50PM AND 1-35PM TO 2-05PM

THREE USER PRESENTATIONS USING IBM SPSS STATISTICS RELATED TO THE COURSE TOPICS

FRIDAY 2ND NOVEMBER 2018, UNIVERSITY OF YORK, UK

ALCUIN RESEARCH RESOURCE CENTRE

UNIVERSITY OF YORK, YORK

 

ASSESS is an independent user led group for IBM SPSS Statistics,

a computer package for analysing and presenting data. Recent ASSESS workshop

topics include IBM SPSS Statistics syntax,

Logistic regression and Hospital Episode Statistics.

 

Two workshops together with a day of IBM SPSS Statistics User presentations are provisionally planned to be held

at the Alcuin Research Resource Centre, University of York, on Friday 2ND NOVEMBER 2018.

The workshops will be taught in an interactive hands-on workshop-style format,

with frequent examples. All example files and notes will be given to all workshop attenders

(on USB sticks). There will also be printed handouts at the user talk sessions but not

for the workshops. In addition there will be a plenary talks on course topics open to

 which will take place between the morning and afternoon parallel course sessions.

 

Keith Bentley is a lecturer at the University of Salford and former senior police officer. He will lead

‘An introduction to IBM SPSS for complete beginners’. This one day course is aimed at complete beginners

to IBM SPSS Statistics. It introduces basic concepts and structures and uses these to read in and prepare

data ready for analysis and perform data manipulations using core commands.

 

Maria Pampaka who is a lecturer holding a joint position within SEED (Manchester Institute of Education)

and Social Sciences (Social Statistics will lead the morning course ‘Correlation & Regression in IBM SPSS’

workshop which will look at aspects of modelling using linear regression.

 

Laszlo Horvath and Raluca Popp are associate lecturers in quantitative politics members at the University

of Exeter and teach statistics courses as part of the Q-Step data analysis workshop series. Their multilevel

course is aimed at people already familiar with regression.

 

The booking fee includes a coffee break mid-workshop but not overnight accommodation. 

A buffet lunch is available and is included for those attending both a morning and

an afternoon event. Further details will be sent to delegates upon receipt of booking forms.

 

 

Come along to:

* obtain training in using IBM SPSS Statistics from experienced tutors who are fellow users

* learn about statistical methods used for data analysis in IBM SPSS Statistics

* exchange ideas with other IBM SPSS Statistics users

* plan for an even better user group and suggest events for 2019

 

 

The venue for both the workshops and user (presentations) 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 (see

http://www.yorkshiretravel.net/). Parking at the University is very difficult.

Location details are at http://www.york.ac.uk/about/maps/. Accommodation is

bookable via tourist information on (01904) 621756 or (01904) 554455.

 

PROVISIONAL PROGRAMME FOR THE USERS MEETING**

 

Morning PLENARY Talk  (11-50am to 12-35pm)

 

* Handling clean (and dirty) data in IBM SPSS – the reality by Laurence Moseley, University of South Wales  (NOTE: NEW SPEAKER & TOPIC)

 

Lunch                                                                                                                                               

 

Afternoon PLENARY talks session (1-15pm – 2-15pm)

 

* Statistical inference of binomial proportions using mixed models in IBM SPSS by Diana Kornbrot, University of Hertfordshire

 

* New features in IBM SPSS version 25 by Dusan Magula, IBM SPSS (NOTE: CHANGE OF TOPIC)

 

Registration begins at 9-30am for the morning sessions and at 2-05pm for the afternoon sessions.

Morning coffee and afternoon tea are included in the registration fee. A timetable will be e-mailed to delegates in advance.

 

 

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** The titles and order of events are subject to amendment.

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                                                BOOKING FORM

PARALLEL COURSE SESSIONS:

ASSESS WORKSHOP STARTING IN THE MORNING AND CONTINUING IN THE AFTERNOON:

AN INTRODUCTION TO USING IBM SPSS FOR COMPLETE BEGINNERS

                FRIDAY 2ND NOVEMBER 2018, ARRC, University of York: 9-30am to 11-30am and 2-10pm to (approx) 4-30pm

 

ASSESS MORNING WORKSHOP:

CORRELATION AND REGRESSION IN IBM SPSS

                FRIDAY 2ND NOVEMBER 2018, ARRC, University of York: 9-30am to 11-30am

 

ASSESS AFTERNOON WORKSHOP:

AN INTRODUCTION TO MULTILEVEL MODELS USING IBM SPSS

                FRIDAY 2ND NOVEMBER 2018, ARRC, University of York: 2-10pm to (approx) 4-30pm

 

PLENARY TALK SESSIONS:

IBM SPSS STATISTICS USER PRESENTATIONS MORNING AND AFTERNOON BETWEEN THE MORNING AND AFTERNOON COURSE SESSIONS

                FRIDAY 2ND NOVEMBER 2018, ARRC, University of York: 11-50am to 12-50am and 1-35pm to 2-05pm

 

 

 

Important:

Bookings will not be treated as firm until a cheque or official (company) order,

payable to ASSESS, is received.

Note payment can also be made by BACS but not by credit card. Details on request.

Please indicate if you require a receipt of payment.

Deadline for bookings: Friday 19th October 2018.

Please note we reserve the right to cancel the workshops and/or user sessions

if there are insufficient numbers.

 

 

 

Name:  ______________________________ Tel: ____________________

Email: ______________________________ Fax: ____________________

 

Job Title:    ___________________________________

Organization: ___________________________________

Address:      ___________________________________________________

              ___________________________________________________

              _______________________   Postcode  _______________

 

 

 

Names of attendees & event(s) they wish to attend (Please delete as appropriate):

(Names for badges)

 

(Please note morning and afternoon course sessions are NOT identical and cover different topics).

  

      1. _________________________ Event(s):

An introduction to IBM SPSS for complete beginners (morning session)

/Correlation and regression in IBM SPSS

/An introduction to IBM SPSS for complete beginners (afternoon session)

/An introduction to multilevel models using IBM SPSS

      2. _________________________ Event(s):

An introduction to IBM SPSS for complete beginners (morning session)

/Correlation and regression in IBM SPSS

/An introduction to IBM SPSS for complete beginners (afternoon session)

/An introduction to multilevel models using IBM SPSS

      3. _________________________ Event(s):

An introduction to IBM SPSS for complete beginners (morning session)

/Correlation and regression in IBM SPSS

/An introduction to IBM SPSS for complete beginners (afternoon session)

/An introduction to multilevel models using IBM SPSS

      4._________________________ Event(s):

An introduction to IBM SPSS for complete beginners (morning session)

/Correlation and regression in IBM SPSS

/An introduction to IBM SPSS for complete beginners (afternoon session)

/An introduction to multilevel models using IBM SPSS

      5. _________________________ Event(s):

An introduction to IBM SPSS for complete beginners (morning session)

/Correlation and regression in IBM SPSS

/An introduction to IBM SPSS for complete beginners (afternoon session)

/An introduction to multilevel models using IBM SPSS

 

(Please enter the appropriate amounts below and delete as appropriate)

 

Either ‘An introduction to IBM SPSS for complete beginners’ (morning session) or

‘Correlation and regression IBM SPSS’

workshop plus morning plenary talks     

90 (First delegate)         70 (Subsequent delegate) 40 (Students or Retired)    

 

Either ‘An introduction to IBM SPSS for complete beginners’ (afternoon session) or

‘An introduction to multilevel models using IBM SPSS’

workshop plus afternoon plenary talk                  

90 (First delegate)         70 (Subsequent delegate) 40 (Students or Retired)                    

 

Morning and afternoon workshop sessions plus three plenary talks (includes lunch)       

160 (First delegate)       130 (Subsequent delegate) 75 (Students or Retired)

 

Lunch before or after a morning OR afternoon workshop and talk session           

10 (First delegate)         10  (Subsequent delegate) 5 (Students or Retired)     

 

GRAND TOTAL

 

 

 

 

If having Lunch: Specify vegetarian or other dietary requirements, if any:

 

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Cheque or official order enclosed for _______GBP        

 

For official orders please also give here the number and address for invoicing:

 

________________________________________________________________

 

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(Please indicate if you require a receipt of payment)

 

 

Return completed forms to Peter Watson, ASSESS, 15 Chaucer Road, Cambridge CB2 7EF

by FRIDAY 19TH OCTOBER 2018.

 

Telephone enquiries about bookings: 01223 355294 or 01223 273712 (direct line)

(has an answerphone).

E-mail enquiries about bookings: [log in to unmask] 

(important:put ‘ASSESS’ in the Subject field)

 

 

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Peter Watson

MRC Cognition & Brain Sciences Unit

University of Cambridge

15 Chaucer Road

Cambridge

CB2 7EF

 

Telephone: +44 (0) 1223 355294 x601 or +44 (0) 1223 273712 (direct)

Fax +44 (0) 1223) 359062

 



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