Past Conferences and Workshops on the Data Documentation Initiative

These events are organized or co-organized by the unit Social Science Metadata Standards.

A major slide set was developed for several DDI workshops at GESIS training (see below 2007-2010) and at IASSIST conferences. Other papers and links are mentioned at the related event.

Learning DDI: Using DDI Lifecycle (DDI 3 Branch) to Support Production, Management, Dissemination, and Preservation Systems for Data in the Social, Behavioral and Economics Sciences. Slide set in 21 sections. 2011-08.

2012

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2011

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Workshops

  • Semantic Statistics for Social, Behavioural, and Economic Sciences: Leveraging the DDI Model for the Web. September 12-16 2011. Leibniz Center for Informatics, Schloss Dagstuhl, Wadern, Germany (event 11372). This workshop built the basis of the work on two metadata specifications. See DDI RDF Vocabularies at the DDI Alliance. Resulting papers will be published in the DDI Alliance Working Paper Series.

2010

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Workshops

  • The Data Documentation Initiative (DDI) Standard: Managing Metadata for Longitudinal Data - Best Practices. October 18-22 2010. Leibniz Center for Informatics, Schloss Dagstuhl, Wadern, Germany (event 10422). Resulting papers are published in special issues of the DDI Alliance Working Paper Series on best practices for longitudinal data.
  • The Data Documentation Initiative (DDI) XML Standard: Using DDI 3 to Support Production, Management, Dissemination, and Preservation Systems for Data in the Social Sciences and Economics. October 25-29 2010. Leibniz Center for Informatics, Schloss Dagstuhl, Wadern, Germany (event 10432).

2009

Conference

Workshops

  • The Data Documentation Initiative (DDI) XML Standard: Using DDI 3 to Support Production, Management, Dissemination, and Preservation Systems for Data in the Social Sciences and Economics. October 26-30 2009. Leibniz Center for Informatics, Schloss Dagstuhl, Wadern, Germany (event 09442).
  • The Data Documentation Initiative [DDI] XML Standard: Workshop on Implementation of DDI3 - Advanced Topics. November 2-6 2009. Leibniz Center for Informatics, Schloss Dagstuhl, Wadern, Germany (event 09452). Resulting papers are published in special issues of the DDI Alliance Working Paper Series on DDI use case literature.

2008

Workshops

  • The Data Documentation Initiative [DDI] XML Standard: Support Preservation, Management, Access & Dissemination Systems for Social Science Data. November 3-7 2008. Leibniz Center for Informatics, Schloss Dagstuhl, Wadern, Germany (event 08452).
  • The Data Documentation Initiative [DDI] XML Standard: Working Meeting on Advanced Topics in Usability and Interoperability. November 10-14 2008. Leibniz Center for Informatics, Schloss Dagstuhl, Wadern, Germany (event 08462). Resulting papers are published in special issues of the DDI Alliance Working Paper Series on best practices across the data life cycle.

2007

Workshops

  • The Data Documentation Initiative [DDI] XML Standard: Support Preservation, Management, Access and Dissemination Systems for Social Science Data. October 24-27 2007. Leibniz Center for Informatics, Schloss Dagstuhl, Wadern, Germany (event 07432).