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QICSS Summer School

École d'été 2018

The QICSS Summer 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 Summer 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.


2018 Summer School

Themes_Methods

May 07   -  Concept and application of multilevel statistical methods... (**Cancelled**)
May 14   -  Structural Equation Modeling Seminar (Full)
May 23   -  Analyse d’Équations Structurales (Full)
May 28   -  Introduction aux modèles multiniveaux (in French)
May 30  -  Processus en régression multiple (in French)
June 19  -  Autocorrélation et régressions spatiales dans R (in French)

Themes_DATA

June 04  -  Atelier sur L’Enquête sur l’innovation et les stratégies d’entreprise de Statistique Canada (bilangual)
June 06  -  Atelier sur les données du recensement de 2016 (in French)
June 11  -  Atelier sur les données de mobilité intergénérationnelle du revenu (bilangual)
June 13  -  Atelier sur La plateforme de couplage longitudinal en éducation de Statistique Canada (in French)

Themes_Software

April 03  -  Introduction à l’utilisation du logiciel SAS (in French)
May 22  -  Introduction à  Mplus 8.0 (in French)
June 12 -  Introduction à l’utilisation du logiciel SAS (in French)
June 18 -  Initiation au logiciel R (Full)
July 05  -  Introduction à l’utilisation du logiciel SAS (in French)


Useful Informations

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). 

Registration
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.

Course material
We provide photocopies of the course material. The publications to purchase suggested by the trainers are not provided by QICSS.

Evaluation
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.

Transportation
Access to the Côte-des-Neiges subway station located 5 minutes walking distance from the QICSS office. Quick access to downtown Montreal by bus or taxi. 

Parking
Access to paid parking spaces at our office in the basement at 3535, Queen-Mary (Queen Mary Garage).

Accommodation 
Studios Hôtel, Résidences de l'Université de Montréal, 2450 boulevard Édouard-Montpetit (Métro Édouard-Montpetit), phone: 343-8006.

Hôtel Terrasse Royale, 5225 Côte-des-Neiges (Métro Côte-des-Neiges), phone: 514-739-6391, online booking (event CIQSS/UdeM).

Meals
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.

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