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QICSS Summer School

Summer School

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.

2019 Summer School


May 06 to 10   -  Structural Equation Modeling Seminar
May 13 to 15   -  Advanced Topics in Structural Equation Modeling Seminar
May 22 to 24   -  Analyse d’Équations Structurales (in French)
May 27 to 31   -  Introduction aux modèles multiniveaux (in French)
June 19 to 21  -  Autocorrélation et régressions spatiales dans R (in French)


June 10-11  -  Enjeux éthiques et juridiques du partage et de la diffusion des données aux fins de la recherche ( in French)
June 13  -  Données de recherche sur le cancer (in French)
June 14  -  Données concernant le cannabis (in French)


May 02 and 03    -  Introduction à l’utilisation du logiciel STATA (in French) 
May 16 and 17    -  Introduction à  Mplus 8.0 (in French)
June 06 and 07   -  Introduction à l’utilisation du logiciel SAS (in French)
June 17 and 18   -  Initiation au logiciel R (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). 

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.

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

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

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).

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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