EDDI17 – 9th Annual European DDI User Conference

FORS - Swiss Centre of Expertise in the Social Sciences

December 5, 2017 – December 6, 2017


EDDI17 is organized jointly by FORS - Swiss Centre of Expertise in the 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.

EDDI17 is hosted by FORS Lausanne, Switzerland.

The conference 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.

The conference will provide presentations on a wide range of topics relating to 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

Host & Venue

EDDI17 will be hosted by FORS - Swiss Centre of Expertise in the Social Sciences.

Address of the venue:


  • Tutorials will be held on December 4 & 5, 2017. The conference will take place on December 5 and 6 (compare: Schedule).
  • More information can be found in the draft program

Registration Information

  • Registration for conference participation will be opened at September 26, 2017.
    Please notice
    that the registration will be done at the FORS website (not at the EDDI website).
  • At the Registration overview page you find all information of the registration process at FORS (linked registration page, payment, tutorial booking etc.).

Further Information & Contact

Further information on the venue, accommodation, transport, etc. can be found on the practical information page.

If you have any questions please get in touch with the organizing team. Email: eddi17-org@googlegroups.com

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