[CODATA-international] EDDI18 - 10th Annual European DDI User Conf.: pre-final program / regular registration ends Nov 18

Wackerow, Joachim Joachim.Wackerow at gesis.org
Mon Nov 12 14:46:38 EST 2018

[Apologies for any cross posting]

10th Annual European DDI User Conference (EDDI18)
DDI - The Basis of Managing the Data Life Cycle

  *   Place: Berlin, Germany
  *   Date: December 4/5, 2018
  *   Host:  SOEP (The Socio-Economic Panel) at DIW (German Institute for Economic Research), Berlin, Germany.
  *   Conference web page: http://www.eddi-conferences.eu/eddi18
The pre-final program is available at http://www.eddi-conferences.eu/ocs/index.php/eddi/eddi18/schedConf/program (or as PDF<http://www.eddi-conferences.eu/ocs/public/conferences/1/schedConfs/12/program-en_US.pdf>).
It comprehends a keynote, 26 presentations, 2 tutorials, posters, discussion sessions, and 3 side meetings.

The conference will be opened by the keynote speech on "Making Fair Data a Reality... and the Challenges of Interoperability and Reusability" by Simon Hodson (Executive Director of CODATA, the Committee on Data of the International Council for Science).

Registration information is provided at http://www.eddi-conferences.eu/ocs/index.php/eddi/EDDI18/about/registration.
The deadline for the regular booking conference fee is November 18.

Approx. 100 participants are expected for the conference.

EDDI18 is organized jointly by SOEP<https://www.diw.de/en/soep> - The German Socio-Economic Panel, GESIS<http://www.gesis.org/en/home/> - Leibniz Institute for the Social Sciences and IDSC of IZA<https://www.iza.org/organization/idsc> - International Data Service Center of the Institute for the Study of Labor.

The Data Documentation Initiative<http://www.ddialliance.org/> (DDI) is an international standard for describing the data produced by surveys and other observational methods in the social, behavioral, economic, and health sciences.

The meeting 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 and present.

The presentations focus on:

  *   Case Studies
  *   Mature implementations
  *   Early Implementations
  *   Interplay of DDI with other standards or technologies
  *   Projects in early phases in which DDI is under consideration
  *   Critiques of DDI
The topics of the conference include:

  *   User Needs, Efficient Infrastructures and Improved Quality
  *   Official Statistics
  *   Reusing and Sharing Metadata
  *   Data Harmonization
  *   Open Data and Linked Open Data
  *   Privacy and Access Control
  *   Software / Tools
For more information about the EDDI conference series and details on the previous EDDI conferences, look at http://www.eddi-conferences.eu/.

Jon Johnson and Joachim Wackerow (co-chairs)
on behalf of the EDDI18 Program Committee

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