Call for Papers: 6th Annual European DDI User Conference (EDDI14) DDI - The Basis of Managing the Data Life Cycle

Submission Deadline:     September 7, 2014
Place:                              London, United Kingdom
Date:                               December 2 - 3, 2014
Host:                                IOE - Institute of Education, University of London
Conference web page:

EDDI14 is organized jointly by the IOE - Institute of Education, University of London, GESIS - Leibniz Institute for the Social Sciences, and IDSC of IZA - International Data Service Center of the Institute for the Study of Labor.

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.

Call for Papers

We are seeking presentations, talks, papers, posters on all things DDI:

  • 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

We strongly encourage papers in different areas to ensure that a broad balance of topics is covered which will attract the greatest breadth of participants, and we encourage conference participants to propose presentations, papers, and posters that would be of interest to themselves and other attendees.

The topics of the conference include, but are not limited to:

  • Infrastructure for Data Collection, Research, and Archiving
  • Reusing and Sharing Metadata
  • Official Statistics
  • Open Data and Linked Open Data
  • Privacy and Access Control
  • Data Harmonization
  • Incentives to Document Data
  • Metadata versus Data and Related Ethics
  • Software / Tools


Proposals are welcome for:

  • Regular presentations
  • Short presentations
  • Full papers
  • Plenary presentations
  • Complete sessions
  • Tutorials and workshops
  • Posters and software demonstrations

If you are interested in submitting a proposal, please use the online submission system of the conference. The deadline for submissions is September 7, 2014. Please have a look at the Call for Paper page for further details. Please consider to indicate the availability as reviewer as well.

General Information

For more information about the conference, see the conference web site at

For questions or any other correspondence regarding EDDI14, please send an email to

Last year’s presentations and posters are available at the EDDI13 website, full papers at a web page of the DDI Alliance Working Paper Series.

For more information about the EDDI conference series and details on the previous EDDI conferences, look at

Kind regards,
Joachim Wackerow on behalf of the EDDI14 program committee