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Public Policy and Opinion Research Professionals of the West Coast

Annual Conference

December 15-16, 2016 | San Francisco

Conference Overview

The 2016 PAPOR Conference featured two short courses and five panel discussions. To read more about these sessions, follow the Agenda and Downloads button above.

Short Courses

  • Usability Testing for Survey Research
  • Election Polls & Registration-Based Sampling: A New Method for Pre-Election Polling & Likely Voter Models

Conference Topics

  • Sampling, Design and Analysis
  • The 2016 Election – What Happened and What’s Next
  • The Survey Science, Data Science and Behavioral Science
  • Public Opinion on Important Social Issues
  • Survey Design and Best Practices
  • Marijuana and Public Opinion Change

Mini Conference

Now available: Presentations from the 2016 Mini-Conference

Next Mini Conference: June 2017, San Francisco

PAPOR Short Course

The recent Short Course with the topic Measurement of Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity was held October 14, 2016, live in Los Angeles & via live webinar.  Thanks to our host site UCLA Center for Health Policy Research

More information

Benjamin Messer, Bianca DiJulio and Sarah Cho

PAPOR Trail Newsletter

Now Available:

December 2016 PAPOR Trail Newsletter (pdf)

Featuring:papor-traildeccover

  • Student paper competition winners
  • President’s letter
  • AAPOR annual conference notes
  • PAPOR Mini-conference notes
  • Upcoming Events
  • Dates and locations for AAPOR annual conferences through 2020

Check out our PAPOR Trail archive for past editions.