[CODATA-international] EDDI15 - 7th Annual European DDI User Conference: Regular registration closes on Nov 13

Wackerow, Joachim Joachim.Wackerow at gesis.org
Fri Nov 6 07:44:09 EST 2015

**apologies for cross-posting**

EDDI15, the 7th Annual European DDI User Conference will take place on December 2-3, 2015 in Copenhagen, Denmark. The conference is hosted by Statistics Denmark (DST) and DDA/National Archive of Denmark.

The Data Documentation Initiative (DDI) is an international effort to create a standard to describe statistical and social science data. Documenting data with DDI facilitates interpretation and understanding -- both by humans and computers. The freely available international DDI standard describes data that result from observational methods in the social, behavioral, economic, and health sciences. Use DDI to Document, Discover, and Interoperate!

The conference will bring together DDI users and professionals from all over Europe and the world. Anyone interested in developing, applying, or using DDI is invited to attend. The program offers 30 presentations and posters, 3 tutorials, and 4 side meetings.

The keynote speeches on the first day will be delivered by Lars Thygesen (Thygesen Statistics Consulting) and Carsten Zangenberg (Statistics Denmark). On the second day the keynote speech will be held by Christian Ertmann-Christiansen (The Royal Danish Library).

The conference will open on Wednesday, Dec 2nd at 9:00 am and close on Thursday, Dec 3rd at 4:15 pm.
Tutorials will take place on Tuesday, Dec 1st at 9:00 am - 5:00 pm.
Two side meetings will take place on Friday, Dec 4th (the DDI Developers Meeting and the International Colectica User Conference).

The detailed program including abstracts is available at:

The registration for participants and accommodation booking are open (regular fee up to Nov 13). Please have a look at:

Please note following important details:
- The regular fee will be available up to Nov 13, 2015. Late registration is still possible later.
- The reduced rates of the hotels are available on a first come, first served basis.

EDDI15 is organized jointly by DST - Statistics Denmark and the DDA - Danish Data Archive/National Archive of Denmark, GESIS - Leibniz Institute for the Social Sciences and IDSC of IZA - International Data Service Center of the Institute for the Study of Labor.

Kind regards,
Joachim Wackerow
EDDI conference chair on behalf of the program committee

GESIS - Leibniz Institute for the Social Sciences
Department: Monitoring Society and Social Change
Team: Social Science Metadata Standards
Visiting address: B2 1, 68159 Mannheim, Germany
Postal address: P.O. Box 122155, 68072 Mannheim, Germany
Phone: +49 (0)621 1246 262
Fax: +49 (0)621 1246 100
E-mail: joachim.wackerow at gesis.org<mailto:joachim.wackerow at gesis.org>

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