The International Population Data Linkage Network (IPDLN) is delighted to announce that tickets for the 2022 Conference are now available! This year’s conference will be held in Edinburgh, Scotland, on 7-9 September on the theme of ‘Data linkage research: informing policy and practice’.

This is the largest data linkage conference of its kind, bringing together international experts in the field of population data linkage to network and collaborate face-to-face. The IPDLN’s purpose is to facilitate a conversation about population health science on a global level; and the conference is the perfect opportunity to get to know your colleagues.

Attendees will not only have the chance to gain valuable feedback on their research from peers, but also engage with keynote speakers from Brazil, the Netherlands, Germany, and the UK to name but a few.

There are a variety of ticket packages available: 

  • Early bird packages are available until 5 June 2022. At £300 per person, these cover attendance for all three days of the conference. the pre-conference workshops, and the welcome reception. 
  • Group rate packages for groups of six or more paying via a single invoice and are available until 5 June 2022. At £270 per person, these cover full entry to the conference, the welcome reception, and the pre-conference workshops*. Names within the group can be changed until ticket registration closes on 29 August.
  • Remote access packages are available until 29 August for those who want to access the audio recordings and slides of the main conference presentations. It also includes attendance to the pre-conference virtual workshops. These tickets are £150 per person. Choosing this package means you cannot present an abstract at the conference.

*In-person workshop attendance will be capped at 48 people max. 

Day rate packages will be announced later this year. The closing date for all ticket registrations is 29 August 2022


Those interested in purchasing a ticket can do so via Crowd. Crowd is a new platform designed to facilitate global online networking and collaboration amongst data science researchers and analysts, anytime, anywhere.

Once you have created a profile, you can join the IPDLN community by clicking the “Groups” section of the left-hand side menu. You will then be able to view and purchase the ticket packages via the link at the top of the group.

Joining the community is the best way to keep up to date on the conference as well as begin connecting with your peers and fellow attendees in the run up to Edinburgh! 

Please contact if you have any queries about the ticket packages, registration, or the submissions process.