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’.

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


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