World Association for Public Opinion Research Annual Conference

The World Association for Public Opinion Research (WAPOR) will hold its 72nd Annual Conference from 19-21 May 2019 in Toronto, Canada. The theme is 'Public Opinion and Democracy'.

May 19 – May 21, 2019
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WAPOR welcomes relevant submissions that focus on all aspects of public opinion and democracy. These topics include, but are not restricted to:

  • Public opinion and democracy
  • New sources of information on public opinion and the use of social media to voice public opinion
  • News, media, journalism and public opinion
  • Political behaviour, participation and culture
  • Electoral polls in emerging/incomplete democracies
  • Methodological challenges and improvements, including in the areas of sampling, measurement, survey design and survey response or non-response
  • Challenges of comparative research and International Survey Projects, cross-cultural concerns in data collection and measurement issues
  • Social media, big data, sentiment analysis, and emerging technologies
  • Best practice in stakeholder research and expert surveys

Key Dates:

  • Abstracts Due: November 12, 2018
  • Notifications: Mid-January 2019
  • Confirm Participation: Early 2019
See the WAPOR website for more information: