1st Annual European DDI Users Group Meeting:
"DDI - The Basis of Managing the Data Life Cycle"
Place: IDSC of IZA, Bonn, Germany
Date: December 4, 2009
Submission Deadline: Extended to October 22, 2009
Nikos Askitas (IZA), Joachim Wackerow (GESIS), Georgios Tassoukis (IZA)
Hosted by the International Data Service Center (IDSC) of IZA.
EDDI 2009 is organized jointly by the Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA) and GESIS - Leibniz Institute for the Social Sciences.
The inaugural meeting will bring together DDI users and professionals from all over Europe. Anyone interested in developing, applying, or using DDI is invited to attend and present.
We are very delighted that Kevin Schürer, Director of the Economic and Social Data Service (ESDS) and the UK Data Archive (UKDA), will deliver the plenary speech to EDDI 2009 (Title: Why DDI must succeed and the perils of it not doing so), and that the DDI Alliance will be sponsoring a half day DDI course on Thursday December 3 to be taught by Wendy Thomas, University of Minnesota, Minnesota Population Center.
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 papers and posters that would be of interest to themselves and other attendees.
If you are interested in presenting a paper, please use the online submission system at IZA. The deadline for submissions is September 30, 2009. Please keep your presentation to 20 minutes or shorter.
There will be a subsidized rate for registration of 35 EUR per person. The fee is applicable to everyone taking part or contributing to the conference.
Further information is available at:
The poster of the event may be found here: