EDDI18 – 10th Annual European DDI User Conference

The German Socio-Economic Panel (SOEP) at DIW Berlin Germany

December 4, 2018 – December 5, 2018


EDDI18 is organized jointly by SOEP - The German Socio-Economic Panel, GESIS - Leibniz Institute for the Social Sciences and IDSC of IZA - International Data Service Center of the Institute for the Study of Labor.

EDDI18 will be hosted by SOEP (The Socio-Economic Panel) at DIW (German Institute for Economic Research), Berlin, Germany.

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

EDDI18 will be hosted by SOEP (The Socio-Economic Panel) at DIW (German Institute for Economic Research), Berlin, Germany.

Venue of the Conference

Headquarter of Leibniz Association, Berlin.
  • Address: Chausseestraße 111, 10115 Berlin - at Google Map
  • Phone: National: 030 20 60 49 - 0 - International: +49 30 20 60 49 - 0


Headquarter of Leibniz Association - Atrium Headquarter of Leibniz Association - Room Hannover

Leibniz Association

Venue of Tutorials & Side Meetings

DIW - German Institute for Economic Research, Berlin.
  • Address: Mohrenstraße 58, 10117 Berlin (Center) - at Google Map
  • Reception desk: 1rst. Floor
  • Phone: National: 030 897 89-0
  • Phone International: +49 30 897 89-0
  • E-Mail Local organizers: EDDI18@diw.de
German Institute for Economic Research German Institute for Economic Research


Funding and Sponsoring Organizations

Further Conference Information & Contact

If you have any questions please get in touch with the organizing team.

  • E-mail of the Organization Committee (general request): eddi18-org@googlegroups.com
  • E-mail of the Local organizers (request re. registration, payment, cancelations, local hotels, travel etc.): EDDI18@diw.de

Program & Meetings

  • Tutorials will be held on December 3, 2018. The conference will take place on December 4 and 5 (compare: Schedule).
  • More information can be found in the draft program

EDDI 2018 - Diversity Scholarships

In this year, EDDI can offer diversity scholarships (see details) as we aim to increase the diversity within the conference, especially among the speakers.
The program is open to women, minorities, or any other underrepresented group. It covers travel and hotel expenses (but not the registration fee).

  • In case of interest, please write an email to Knut Wenzig (kwenzig@diw.de) by September 30, 2018.
  • Notifications will be sent out at October 9, 2018.

Conference Registration

  • Registration for conference participations will be open between September 23 and December 5, 2018.
  • Please notice that your registration will be processed at the external registration system CONVERIA on behalf of DIW, and not at the EDDI website.
  • At the Registration Overview page you find all information of the registration process (linked registration page, payment, tutorial booking etc.).

Conference Information

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