WAPOR (World Association for Public Opinion Research) 71st Annual Conference, 2018

WAPOR welcomes paper and panel proposals that deal with these issues, namely questions relating to how public opinion operates – and can be measured — in these changing environments and how it should operate in order to better serve society.

WAPOR welcomes relevant submissions that focus on all aspects of public opinion. These topics include, but are not restricted to:

  • 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
  • New sources of information on public opinion and the use of social media to voice public opinion
  • News, media, journalism and public opinion
  • Political behavior, participation and culture
  • Electoral polls in emerging/incomplete democracies
  • Social media, big data, sentiment analysis, and emerging technologies