[CODATA-international] Fwd: EDDI18 - 10th Annual European DDI User Conference: draft program / registration open

Asha CODATA asha at codata.org
Fri Sep 28 05:06:36 EDT 2018

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 draft program is available at
It comprehends a keynote, 26 presentations, 2 tutorials, posters,
discussion sessions, and a side meeting.

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
The deadline for the early booking conference fee is October 25.

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

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 EDDI1**8** Program Committee*

*Registration is now open for International Data Week *(comprising
SciDataCon and the 12th RDA Plenary Meeting), 5-8 November 2018, Gaborone,
Botswana:* register here!
<http://internationaldataweek.org/registration>  *Early
bird rate until 30 September.

*Provisional List of Candidates for CODATA Elections Announced.*
General Assembly, 9-10 November 2018, University of Botswana.*

*Applications are now open for the CODATA-RDA School of Research Data
Science, Sao Paulo,
3-14 December 2018: deadline for applications, 30 September

Asha Law | Program Assistant, CODATA | http://www.codata.org

E-Mail: asha at codata.org
Tel (Office): +33 1 45 25 04 96

CODATA (Committee on Data of the International Council for Science), 5 rue
Auguste Vacquerie, 75016 Paris, FRANCE
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