[CODATA-international] North American DDI conference -- registration open + agenda

Jared Lyle lyle at umich.edu
Wed Feb 14 06:02:02 EST 2018

*North American DDI 2018 conference: Registration openRegistration is now
open for the 6th Annual North American Data Documentation Initiative
Conference (NADDI) <http://naddiconf.org/2018/>.  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.  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
sciences.Important Information - March 5: 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.NADDI 2018
AgendaA distinguished plenary panel will open NADDI 2018 on April 5th.  Dr.
Maggie Levenstein, Director of the Inter-university Consortium of Political
and Social Research at the University of Michigan, will moderate a
discussion comprised of the following discussants: - Dr. John M. Abowd,
Associate Director for Research and Methodology & Chief Scientist, U.S.
Census Bureau; Edmund Ezra Day Professor of Economics, Cornell University-
Dr. Robert M. Groves, Executive Vice President and Provost, Georgetown
University; Director, U.S. Census Bureau, 2009-2012- Dr. John H. Thompson,
Executive Director, Council of Professional Associations on Federal
Statistics (COPAFS); Director, U.S. Census Bureau, 2013-2017; CEO, NORC at
the University of Chicago, 2008-2013Pre-conference workshops will be held
on April 4th, with the main conference held April 5-6.  The full agenda is
on the conference web site
<http://naddiconf.org/2018/program-agenda.html>.How to RegisterRegistration
is found on the conference web site <http://naddiconf.org/2018/#register>.
The deadline for early-bird registration is March 5, 2018.Sent on behalf of
the NADDI 2018 Organizing Committee*
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