Upcoming meeting

6th Mplus Users’ Meeting

Our next meeting is scheduled for the 21st of July 2014, just before beginning of the VI European Congress of Methodology (http://eam2014.fss.uu.nl/).

  • Program:

09:00 – 09:30: registration with coffee and tea.

 09:30-10:00: Key-note presentation - Errors and biases in Structural Equation Modelling - Jelte Wicherts (Tilburg University, The Netherlands) - abstract - PPT

10.00-10.30: Detecting and correcting for ERS using nonlinear SEM in Mplus - Meike Morren (VU University Amsterdam) - abstract - PPT

10.30-11.00: Decomposing State and Trait Variance using Structural Equation Modeling - Eva Zijlmans (Utrecht University, The Netherlands) - abstract - PPT

11:00 – 11:15: break with coffee and tea

11:15 – 11:45: A theory of causal effects - Rolf Steyer (Friedrich-Schiller-Universitaet Jena, Germany) - abstract - PPT

11:45 – 12:15: Analysis of causal effects with MplusAxel Mayer (Friedrich-Schiller-Universitaet Jena, Germany) - abstract - PPT

12:15 – 13:30: Lunch (not included)  

13:30 – 14:00: Bayesian Mixture Modeling - Sarah Depaoli (University of California) - abstract - PPT

14:00 – 14:30: Sample size requirements to accurately compare development between unbalanced subgroups in latent growth models. - Mariëlle Zondervan-Zwijnenburg (Utrecht University, The Netherlands) - abstract - PPT

14:30 – 15:00: Priors when to worry? - Rens van de Schoot (Utrecht University, The Netherlands & North-West University, South-Africa) - abstract PPT

15:00 – 15:15 break with soft drinks

15:15 – 15:45: Using Alignment optimization in establishing measurement invariance. An illustration with the value scale across countries - Jan Cieciuch & Eldad Davidov (University of Zurich, Switzerland) - abstract - PPT

15:45 – 16:15: Testing for measurement bias across large numbers of groups - Suzanne Jak (Utrecht University, The Netherlands) - abstract - PPT

16:15 – 16:45: Direct and indirect influences in the use of travel time: insights from uk national travel survey 2002-2010 Kaveh Jahanshahi (University of Cambridge, UK) - abstract - PPT

17:00 – drink and dinner in restaurant The Basket (located 5 min. from our meeting room; not included in the fee, please register separately)