Call for Papers Announced -- EDDI Conference in Paris, December 3-4, 2013


5th Annual European DDI User Conference (EDDI13)

DDI - The Basis of Managing the Data Life Cycle

Submission Deadline:  September 22, 2013

Place:                Paris, France

Date:                 December 3 - 4, 201

Hosted by:            Réseau Quetelet - French Data Archives for Social Sciences

EDDI 2013 is organized jointly by Réseau Quetelet - French Data Archives for Social Sciences, 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
DwB - Data without Boundaries
DASISH - Data Service Infrastructure for the Social Sciences and Humanities
Official Statistics
Software / Tools


Proposals are welcome for:

Regular presentations
Full papers
Complete sessions
Plenary presentations
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 22, 2013. Please have a look at the Call for Paper page for further details.

General Information

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

For questions or any other correspondence regarding the EDDI13, please send an email to

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