[CODATA-international] Extended deadline: North American DDI conference Call for Proposals
lyle at umich.edu
Fri Dec 1 01:04:21 EST 2017
*North American DDI 2018 conference: Call for Proposals Deadline Extended!*
The Call for Proposals for the 6th Annual North American Data Documentation
Initiative Conference (NADDI) <http://naddiconf.org/2018/> has been
extended to December 15, 2017. The Data Documentation Initiative (DDI) is
an international standard for describing the data produced by surveys and
other observational methods in the social, behavioral, economic, and health
*NADDI 2018 Theme*
The conference theme is "Benefits of Describing National Statistics with
Common Standards," which emphasizes the benefits of using metadata to drive
efficiencies in a research data lifecycle, as well as promotes subsequent
re-use of end data products, especially those generated by federal
and national statistical agencies.
Aimed at individuals working in and around data and metadata, NADDI 2018
seeks submissions of presentations and posters that highlight the use
of DDI and
other metadata standards within research projects, official statistics,
survey operations, academic libraries, and data archives.
Proposals can include:
- Workshops or Tutorials
- *December 15*: Deadline for conference proposals
- *January 5*: Notification of acceptance
- *February 14*: Early-bird registration deadline
- *Conference Dates*: April 4-6, 2018
- *Conference Location*: Bureau of Labor Statistics of the U.S.
Department of Labor in Washington, D.C.
*How to Submit*
Submissions may be made through the conference web site
<http://naddiconf.org/2018/#present>. The proposal deadline is December
*Sent on behalf of the NADDI 2018 Organizing Committee*
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