SAVE THE DATE and Call for Abstracts: The International Conference on Multilevel Analysis - VVSOR - VVSOR

Vereniging voor Statistiek en Operations Research
12 - 13 April 2022

SAVE THE DATE and Call for Abstracts: The International Conference on Multilevel Analysis

The 13th International Multilevel Conference will be held on April 12-13, 2022.

The conference will be about all aspects of statistical multilevel analysis: innovative applications, theory, software, and methodology. The conference will be in an informal style, with much room for discussion. It will be held in the city centre of Utrecht, within a quarter hour walk or a five-minute bus ride from the Central railway station. Invited speakers are Drs. George Leckie and Terrence D. Jorgensen.


Abstract submission
Deadlines for submitting an abstract: If you submit before the 1st of December (2021), you will be notified on the 15th of December if your abstract is accepted. If you submit before 31st of January (2022), you will be notified on the 14th of February if your abstract is accepted.
This edition of the conference will also have the option for researchers working with empirical data to submit posters with questions about their analyses or sampling design. During the conference you will have the opportunity to receive feedback on your (ongoing) research.


Young Researcher Award
The abstracts of four PhD students will be selected and these PhD students will be invited to present their work in a special symposium. The best presentation will be awarded during the closing ceremony with the ‘Best PhD Multilevel Presentation Award’ and their conference fee will be reimbursed.


Pre- and post-conference workshops
There will be a pre- and/or post-conference workshop(s) on April 11th and 14th. We are currently finalizing these workshops, workshop details will be updated on the conference website as soon as possible.

The conference website with further information on abstract submission and registration can be found at  



With kind regards,

Emmeke Aarts, Sara van Erp, Beth Grandfield and Mirjam Moerbeek
Utrecht University, The Netherlands