Second Annual European DDI Users Group Meeting (EDDI):
"DDI - The Basis of Managing the Data Life Cycle"
Location: Utrecht, Netherlands
Date: December 8-9, 2010
Submission Deadline: September 12, 2010
Program Committee: Nikos Askitas (IZA), Eric Balster (CentERdata), John Doove (SURF), Rob Grim (Tilburg University), Laurents Sesink (DANS), Joachim Wackerow (chair, GESIS)
Hosted by the SURFfoundation
EDDI 2010 is organized jointly by CentERdata – Institute for Data Collection and Research, DANS - Data Archiving and Networked Services, GESIS - Leibniz Institute for the Social Sciences, IZA - The Institute for the Study of Labor, SURF (the collaborative organization for IT innovations in higher education in the Netherlands), and Library and IT Services of Tilburg University. The 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 pleased to announce that Peter Wittenburg, Technical Director of the Max Planck Institute for Psycholinguistics in Nijmegen, The Netherlands, will deliver the plenary speech to EDDI 2010, and that the DDI Alliance will be sponsoring a half-day DDI course on Wednesday, December 8, 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 to 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.
Last year, the successful first EDDI Meeting took place at IZA in Bonn (Germany) with 60 participants from 10 countries attending. The program offering 14 presentations is available at: http://www.iza.org/eddi09
If you are interested in presenting a paper, please use the online submission system at IZA. The deadline for submissions is September 12, 2010. Please keep your presentation to 20 minutes or shorter.