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WAPOR 2015 Elections

The WAPOR elections for 2015 have ended and the official results were announced in mid-November. WAPOR‎ is happy to announce that beginning 1 Jan 2016, Mark Gill (MORI) will join the Executive Council as Secretary-Treasurer. Porismita Borah (Washington State University) and Jennifer … Continue reading

Former WAPOR President is Ambassador to U.S.

Miguel Basanez

The first WAPOR event I ever attended was in Mexico City in 1990. Hosted at El Colegio de México, the conference brought international public opinion researchers to discuss opinion polls in a setting that featured an emerging polling profession in a rapidly changing country. The organizer, Miguel Basáñez, was one of the publicly recognized pollsters and, as such, he was a central part of the early education and controversy around survey methodologies and the public role of opinion polls in Mexico. Continue reading

Statement on Interviewers Lynched in Ajalpan Mexico

Today WAPOR issued a press release about the killing of two interviewers at the hands of a mob in Ajalpan (Puebla), Mexico, on October 19. Continue reading

69th Annual Conference-Call for Participation

WAPOR 69th Annual Conference 10-12 May 2016 Austin, Texas, United States Call for Participation Submission Deadline: Friday, 13 November 2015 The World Association for Public Opinion Research (WAPOR) will hold its 69thannual conference on 10-12 May 2016 in Austin, Texas. The WAPOR conference … Continue reading

68th Annual Conference Sponsors

WAPOR would like to acknowledge its generous sponsors of the 68th Annual Conference in Buenos Aires: Continue reading

Call for Nominations

Nominations are now being sought for the three WAPOR offices to be filled in this fall’s election. The term of each position begins January 1, 2016 and ends December 31, 2017. Continue reading

Wolfgang Donsbach (1949-2015)

The following email was sent to members of WAPOR on 27 July 2015:

Dear WAPOR friends and colleagues:

I write today with very sad news: Wolfgang Donsbach, former WAPOR president (1996-97), passed away yesterday, 26 July 2015. He was 65. Continue reading

Conference photos available

To see pictures from the Conference, please click on the links below. These pictures clearly show speakers’ enthusiasm and audience’s eager dedication in every session. Continue reading

WAPOR 68th Annual Conference | Buenos Aires, June 2015

“The Networks of Public Opinion: New Theories, New Methods”,

For the first time ever, the WAPOR Annual Conference was held in a Latin American country. From June 16 to 19, 2015, Buenos Aires was home to 230 researchers and consultants from over 30 different nations, as well as 40 special guests, Continue reading

A report on the March 2015 WAPOR Regional Conference in Doha, Qatar

By David Howell From March 7 to 9, 2015, the Social and Economic Survey Research Institute (SESRI) at Qatar University hosted the WAPOR 2015 Regional Conference, the first WAPOR conference to be held in the Middle East. By all accounts, this was a very successful event which Continue reading

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