<div dir="ltr"><p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-bottom:0.0001pt;line-height:normal;background-image:initial;background-position:initial;background-size:initial;background-repeat:initial;background-origin:initial;background-clip:initial"><span style="font-size:10pt;font-family:"Segoe UI",sans-serif">To
the CVER group,</span></p><p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-bottom:0.0001pt;line-height:normal;background-image:initial;background-position:initial;background-size:initial;background-repeat:initial;background-origin:initial;background-clip:initial"><span style="font-family:"Segoe UI",sans-serif;font-size:10pt"> </span></p>

<p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-bottom:0.0001pt;line-height:normal;background-image:initial;background-position:initial;background-size:initial;background-repeat:initial;background-origin:initial;background-clip:initial"><span style="font-size:10pt;font-family:"Segoe UI",sans-serif">Stata has
announced its release of version 15. We are currently preparing for bulk orders for our group members in the same way we did last bulk purchases of Stata about two years ago. If you have Stata 14 or earlier </span><span style="font-family:"Segoe UI",sans-serif;font-size:13.3333px">version</span><span style="font-family:"Segoe UI",sans-serif;font-size:10pt"> and wish to upgrade your Stata, or i</span><span style="font-family:"Segoe UI",sans-serif;font-size:13.3333px">f you don't have Stata and would like to make a new purchase, </span><span style="font-family:"Segoe UI",sans-serif;font-size:10pt">please send an email </span><span style="font-family:"Segoe UI",sans-serif;font-size:13.3333px">to <a href="mailto:jennyyu@upei.ca" target="_blank">jennyyu@upei.ca</a> before Tuesday of next week (5:00 pm - Jun 27) indicating:</span></p><p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-bottom:0.0001pt;line-height:normal;background-image:initial;background-position:initial;background-size:initial;background-repeat:initial;background-origin:initial;background-clip:initial"><span style="font-family:"Segoe UI",sans-serif;font-size:13.3333px"><br></span></p><p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-bottom:0.0001pt;line-height:normal;background-image:initial;background-position:initial;background-size:initial;background-repeat:initial;background-origin:initial;background-clip:initial"><span style="font-family:"Segoe UI",sans-serif;font-size:13.3333px">1. whether it's a new purchase or upgrade;</span></p><p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-bottom:0.0001pt;line-height:normal;background-image:initial;background-position:initial;background-size:initial;background-repeat:initial;background-origin:initial;background-clip:initial"><span style="font-family:"Segoe UI",sans-serif;font-size:13.3333px"><br></span></p><p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-bottom:0.0001pt;line-height:normal;background-image:initial;background-position:initial;background-size:initial;background-repeat:initial;background-origin:initial;background-clip:initial"><span style="font-family:"Segoe UI",sans-serif;font-size:10pt">2. your current Stata version and flavor (such as </span><span style="font-family:"Segoe UI",sans-serif;font-size:13.3333px">Stata 14/MP 2-core, or </span><span style="font-family:"Segoe UI",sans-serif;font-size:10pt">Stata 14/SE, or Stata 14/IC, or Stata 13/SE, or. Stata 13/IC, or...) and </span><span style="font-family:"Segoe UI",sans-serif;font-size:10pt">your Stata serial number </span><span style="font-family:"Segoe UI",sans-serif;font-size:13.3333px">if you are upgrading your Stata</span><span style="font-family:"Segoe UI",sans-serif;font-size:10pt">. To determine the Stata version and flavor, and Stata serial number to be upgrated,  just type: about in the Stata Command window, or you can find</span><span style="font-family:"Segoe UI",sans-serif;font-size:13.3333px"> them</span><span style="font-family:"Segoe UI",sans-serif;font-size:13.3333px"> once you launch your Stata;</span></p><p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-bottom:0.0001pt;line-height:normal;background-image:initial;background-position:initial;background-size:initial;background-repeat:initial;background-origin:initial;background-clip:initial"><span style="font-family:"Segoe UI",sans-serif;font-size:13.3333px"><br></span></p><p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-bottom:0.0001pt;line-height:normal;background-image:initial;background-position:initial;background-size:initial;background-repeat:initial;background-origin:initial;background-clip:initial"><span style="font-family:"Segoe UI",sans-serif;font-size:13.3333px">3. </span><span style="font-family:"Segoe UI",sans-serif;font-size:10pt">what</span><span style="font-family:"Segoe UI",sans-serif;font-size:13.3333px"> flavor of </span><span style="font-family:"Segoe UI",sans-serif;font-size:10pt">Stata 15 you wish to purchase or upgrade to</span><span style="font-family:"Segoe UI",sans-serif;font-size:10pt"> (such as:</span><span style="font-family:"Segoe UI",sans-serif;font-size:13.3333px"> </span><span style="font-family:"Segoe UI",sans-serif;font-size:10pt">Stata/IC, </span><span style="font-family:"Segoe UI",sans-serif;font-size:13.3333px">or </span><span style="font-family:"Segoe UI",sans-serif;font-size:10pt">Stata/SE,</span><span style="font-family:"Segoe UI",sans-serif;font-size:10pt"> or </span><span style="font-family:"Segoe UI",sans-serif;font-size:13.3333px"><wbr>Stata/MP 2-core, or </span><span style="font-family:"Segoe UI",sans-serif;font-size:13.3333px">Stata/MP 4-core, or </span><span style="font-family:"Segoe UI",sans-serif;font-size:13.3333px">Stata/MP 6-core</span><span style="font-family:"Segoe UI",sans-serif;font-size:10pt">) </span></p><p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-bottom:0.0001pt;line-height:normal;background-image:initial;background-position:initial;background-size:initial;background-repeat:initial;background-origin:initial;background-clip:initial"><span style="font-family:"Segoe UI",sans-serif;font-size:10pt"><br></span></p><p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-bottom:0.0001pt;line-height:normal;background-image:initial;background-position:initial;background-size:initial;background-repeat:initial;background-origin:initial;background-clip:initial"><span style="font-family:"Segoe UI",sans-serif;font-size:10pt">Upon the aggregation of the information received, we can then make arrangement for bulk orders. This way, we will receive all appropriate volume discounts from StataCorp. </span><span style="font-family:"Segoe UI",sans-serif;font-size:10pt">The relevant weblink for Stata upgrades/new purchases is:</span><span style="font-family:"Segoe UI",sans-serif;font-size:13.3333px"> </span><font face="Segoe UI, sans-serif"><span style="font-size:13.3333px"><a href="http://www.stata.com/order/dl/" target="_blank">http://www.stata.com/order<wbr>/dl/</a>.</span></font></p><p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-bottom:0.0001pt;line-height:normal;background-image:initial;background-position:initial;background-size:initial;background-repeat:initial;background-origin:initial;background-clip:initial"><span style="font-size:10pt;font-family:"Segoe UI",sans-serif"><br></span></p><p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-bottom:0.0001pt;line-height:normal;background-image:initial;background-position:initial;background-size:initial;background-repeat:initial;background-origin:initial;background-clip:initial"><span style="font-family:"Segoe UI",sans-serif;font-size:10pt">Please feel free to add any comments or make any suggestions </span><span style="font-family:"Segoe UI",sans-serif;font-size:13.3333px">on the upgrades/new purchases of Stata 15</span><span style="font-family:"Segoe UI",sans-serif;font-size:13.3333px">.</span></p><div><span style="font-size:10pt;line-height:115%;font-family:"Segoe UI",sans-serif"><br></span></div><div><span style="font-size:10pt;line-height:115%;font-family:"Segoe UI",sans-serif">Cheers,</span></div><div><span style="font-size:10pt;line-height:115%;font-family:"Segoe UI",sans-serif">Jenny</span></div></div>