Call for workshop proposals must be emailed to no later than 12.00pm midnight WST, Australia on Friday 6 March 2020.


The IPDLN Conference Scientific Committee invites submissions from individuals, groups and organisations to conduct workshops in conjunction with the IPDLN 2020 Conference as part of its Pre-conference program. 

This call is relevant to any topics related to data linkage and any of the Conference Themes (see list below). Dynamic instructional approaches using a variety of methods are encouraged.

  • Research using real-world data
  • Multi-sector data linkage
  • Tackling global issues through data linkage
  • Indigenous health and well-being
  • Data linkage, methods, systems and technology
  • Advanced analytics and methods
  • Public involvement, ethics, law and social implications

Proposals should be no more than one A4 page and include the following information (where applicable):

  • Title
  • Names, affiliations, emails and hyperlinks to online biographical details for each presenter.
  • Please identify one person as the primary contact person.
  • Description of workshop objectives and expected outcomes.
  • Description of the workshop format, activities and schedule.
  • Statement of how the workshop can benefit attendees.
  • Description of who should attend and estimated number of participants (minimum and maximum).
  • Preferred workshop duration (1/2 day, 1 day, 1.5 days or 2 days).
  • A/V (or other) requirements.

Deadlines and requirements

  • Workshop proposals are due on the 6 March 2020.
  • Workshop proposals should be submitted in PDF format.
  • Workshop proposals should be emailed to
  • Accepted workshops will be notified by the 20 March 2020.

Further information on Pre-conference Workshops

  • A meeting room including wi-fi, laptop, projector and screen will be provided.
  • Workshop information will be posted on the IPDLN Conference website, IPDLN website and social media.
  • IPDLN will manage the workshop registration process.

Any queries in relation to development of workshop proposals should be sent to