[R-meta] Research Synthesis in Psych 2019 - incl. Big Data Symposium (Dubrovnik, May): Registrations now accepted, preliminary program

Michael Bosnjak mb @end|ng |rom |e|bn|z-p@ycho|ogy@org
Wed Feb 6 16:25:22 CET 2019

Dear colleagues,

this is to let you know that the preliminary program for the Research
Synthesis in Psychology 2019 Conference, which will be held in
Dubrovnik (Croatia) end of May and includes a pre-conference symposium
on "Big Data in Psychology", is now available (early bird
registrations are currently accepted):


The overall aim of Research Synthesis 2019 is to address
methodological advances in the area of systematic reviews and
meta-analysis. Moreover, hotspot topics addressed with the aid of
research synthesis methods in all subfields of psychology and related
areas are also being presented.

Invited keynote speakers include:

- Christina Bergmann, Max Planck Institute for Psycholinguistics:
"Dynamically aggregating evidence in community-augmented meta-analyses"

- Larry Hedges, Northwestern University:
"Meta-analytic perspectives when studying replication"

- Terri Pigott, Loyola University Chicago:
"Power analysis in meta-analysis"

- Wolfgang Viechtbauer, Maastricht University:
"The R package metafor: Past, present and future"

The overall aim of the pre-conference symposium on "Big Data in
Psychology" is to present innovative methods and applications using
big data in psychology.

Invited keynote speakers include:

- Ross Jacobucci, University of Notre Dame:
"Flexible Specification of Large Structural Equation Models with Regularization"

- Joop Hox, Utrecht University:
"Computational social and behavioral science methodology: Current
issues in using big data"

Registrations are now accepted (places are limited, early registration
is strongly recommended). The early bird fee applies until March 15,

For more information and to register, please visit the conference website:


Best wishes,

Michael Bosnjak

Univ.-Prof. Dr. Michael Bosnjak
Director, Leibniz Institute for Psychology Information (ZPID)
University of Trier, Department of Psychology, D-54286 Trier, Germany

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