EVENT - 2024 International Population Data Linkage Network (IPDLN) Conference

Date & time

Sunday, September 15, 2024 - 09:45 to Wednesday, September 18, 2024 - 16:45


Fairmont Chicago, Millenium Park in Chicago, Illinois, USA.


The Call for Abstracts is now open for the conference with a deadline for abstracts on 1 March, 2024

The theme is Adapting to a Changing World, with the following sub-themes:

Data linkage methods (DLM)

Methodological developments including:

  • Software and algorithm development
  • Privacy enhancing techniques
  • Linkage quality assessments
  • Novel uses of AI

Data infrastructure and related methods (INF)

Addressing the challenges of cross-sectoral and cross-jurisdictional data linkage:

  • Integrated and federated systems
  • Accessibility and tiered access mechanisms
  • Data enclaves
  • Automating data quality assessments
  • Interoperability, standards, and common data models

Research using real-world data (RWD)

Research outcomes utilizing linked datasets:

  • Health, housing, justice, education, transportation, and environment
  • Demographic characteristics, including race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, and gender identity
  • Population measurement and census-taking methods
  • Insights related to post-Covid-19 research
  • Evaluations of programs and intervention

Ethical, legal, and social implications (ELSI)

Research on responsible and legal uses of population data including:

  • Public engagement and involvement
  • Data collection, use, sharing, and governance
  • Collecting and incorporating user feedback
  • AI considerations when using population data
  • Communities of practice

The conference committee welcome the submission of abstracts for oral, poster, and rapid fire presentations - click here

This article was published on 18 Dec 2023

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