Public Policy and Opinion Research Professionals of the West Coast

Annual Conference

December 14-15, 2017 | San Francisco

Conference Overview

The 2017 PAPOR Conference will feature two short courses and five panel discussions. To read more about these sessions, follow the Agenda button above.

Short Courses

  • Mixed Mode Surveys
  • A Guide to Conducting Web Surveys

Conference Topics

  • Sampling, Design and Analysis
  • Partisan Attacks on Public Opinion Research
  • The Future of General Population Telephone Surveys
  • Health Care & Health Policy
  • Survey Process & Best Practices
  • Populism and National Pride

PAPOR Student Paper Competition

PAPOR encourages students to submit papers related to surveys, public opinion, or market research for the annual Student Paper Competition. Papers must have been authored by graduate or undergraduate students currently attending colleges and universities within PAPOR’s region. For more information on how to apply, see the 2017 Student Paper Competition (PDF).

The first place winner receives a $250 prize and the opportunity to present his or her research at the 2017 PAPOR Annual Conference.

See the Student Paper Competition webpage for more information.

Mini Conference

Now available: Presentations from the 2017 Mini-Conference

PAPOR Trail Newsletter

Now Available:

November 2017 PAPOR Trail Newsletter (pdf)

  • President’s Letter

  • Upcoming PAPOR Conference

  • Making Connections

  • Student Spotlight

  • Our Sponsors

  • About PAPOR

Check out our PAPOR Trail archive for past editions.

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