The QICSS School main objective is to train researchers advanced statistical methods to take advantage of the wealth of large databases such as Statistics Canada and the l'Institut de la statistique du Québec. The School also aims to train the next generation and the expansion of social statistics researchers’ pool.
The School is designed for professors, university or public sector researchers, postdoctoral and postgraduate students, and, occasionally, for undergraduates who need training in methods of analysis for large-scale complex surveys, such as those of Statistics Canada and l'Institut de la statistique du Québec in order to conduct research in the context of their work or studies.
2021 QICSS School
** Please note, due to the coronavirus pandemic, the training courses of the 2021 QICSS School will be taking place online via the Zoom platform **
Consult the QICSS Workshops page to find out about the workshops in progress. The new 2021 lineup is coming.
Computer lab and classroom
The lab has 15 computer stations including the necessary software for training. The classroom is equipped with a wireless Internet connection. There is a maximum seating capacity of 25 seats for training (various possible configurations).
The QICSS reserves the right to cancel a course. In the event a course is canceled, the QICSS's responsibility is limited to refunding the registration fees received.
Methods of payment
Registration fees must be paid by credit card. Federal and Provincial taxes are not included. Credit card accepted (Visa, MasterCard or Amex).
Cancellation fees of QICSS activities
If canceled more than 5 business days before the session: 25% of total registration fees;
5 business days or less before the session: 50% of total registration fees;
2 business days or less before the session: 100% of total registration fees.
All cancellations must be made in writing.
We provide photocopies of the course material. The publications to purchase suggested by the trainers are not provided by QICSS.
During training, we propose to complete an evaluation form to assess participant satisfaction and the achievement of educational goals. The information collected is confidential and anonymous.
Access to paid parking spaces at our office in the basement at 3535, Queen-Mary (Queen Mary Garage).
Access to several restaurants, cafes, cafeterias and grocery stores nearby QICSS. At our office, you have access to a kitchenette with a refrigerator and a microwave.