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Public Policy and Opinion Research Professionals of the West Coast

Annual Conference

December 15-16, 2016 | San Francisco

Agenda Preview

The 2017 PAPOR Conference features two short courses and five panel discussions. To read more about these sessions, follow the Agenda 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, Chair
The Survey Science, Data Science and Behavioral Science
Public Opinion on Important Social Issues
Survey Design and Best Practices
Marijuana and Public Opinion Change

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
Benjamin Messer, Bianca DiJulio and Sarah Cho

Mini Conference

Now available: Presentations from the 2016 Mini-Conference

Next Mini Conference: June 2017, San Francisco

PAPOR Trail Newsletter

Now Available:

May 2016 PAPOR Trail Newsletter (pdf)

The PAPOR Trail

The PAPOR Trail


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

Check out our PAPOR Trail archive for past editions.