Free Data Training Workshops

The Minnesota Population Center invites you to learn how to access and use the world's largest repositories of demographic data. Topics covered include selecting variables, extracting data, and running statistical analyses in SAS, SPSS, STATA, and Excel. No experience required!

All workshops are free, open to the public, and held in computer classrooms on the campus of the University of Minnesota on Fridays from 12:30-2:30 p.m. Registration is required. Visit ipums.org to learn more about the research projects covered in the workshops.

Click on a project name below to register for a free data training workshop. Workshop descriptions and parking and transportation information available on registration pages.

MPC invites you to register for fall 2017 and spring 2018 free data training workshops. Please find a summary of upcoming events listed below. Registration is required, and links are provided below to reserve your seat.

FALL 2017

September 29, 2017
MPC Data Training Workshop: IPUMS-USA. Please click here to register.

October 13, 2017
MPC Data Training Workshop: NHGIS. Please click here to register.

October 27, 2017
MPC Data Training Workshop: IPUMS TERRA. Please click here to register.

November 3, 2017
MPC Data Training Workshop: IPUMS CPS. Please click here to register.

SPRING 2018

February 23, 2018
MPC Data Training Workshop: IPUMS TIME USE. Please click here to register.

April 13, 2018
MPC Data Training Workshop: IPUMS HEALTH SURVEYS. Please click here to register.

April 20, 2018
MPC Data Training Workshop: IPUMS DHS. Please click here to register.