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Annual conferences have historically been held in the even years with the American Association for Public Opinion Research (AAPOR) and in odd years with ESOMAR. In 2012 WAPOR’s first annual conference outside of North America or Europe was held in Hong Kong. WAPOR is happy to announce that our annual conferences will now be held in a three-year cycle: with AAPOR in North America, in connection with the ESOMAR Congress in Europe, and in the third year in a new location. Below are the locations (and some themes) of the past 67 WAPOR annual conferences.

  • 2014 Extensible Public Opinion Research – Nice, France
  • 2013 Revolutions in the Measurement of World Public Opinion – Boston, MA, USA
  • 2012 The New World of Public Opinion Research – Hong Kong
  • 2011 Public Opinion and the Internet – Amsterdam, The Netherlands
  • 2010 Opportunity through Diversity – Chicago, IL, USA
  • 2009 Public Opinion and Survey Research in a Changing World – Lausanne, Switzerland
  • 2008 Polls for the Public Good – New Orleans, LA, USA
  • 2007 Public Opinion and the Challenges of the 21st Century – Berlin, Germany
  • 2006 Confronting Core Values and Cultural Conflict – Montreal, Canada
  • 2005 Search for a New World Order—the Role of Public Opinion – Cannes, France
  • 2004 The Image of Public Opinion Research – Phoenix, AZ, USA
  • 2003 Prague, Czech Republic
  • 2002 Strengthening Our Community – St. Petersburg, FL, USA
  • 2001 Rome, Italy
  • 2000 Facing the Challenges of the New Millennium -Portland, OR, USA
  • 1999 Paris, France
  • 1998 Linking Us Together — Professionally, Personally, Intellectually, and Socially – St. Louis, MO, USA
  • 1997 Edinburgh, Scotland
  • 1996 Salt Lake City, UT, USA
  • 1995 The Hague, The Netherlands
  • 1994 Danvers, MA, USA
  • 1993 Copenhagen, Denmark
  • 1992 St. Pete Beach, FL, USA
  • 1991 Luxembourg, Luxembourg
  • 1990 Lancaster, PA, USA
  • 1989 Stockholm, Sweden
  • 1988 Toronto, Canada
  • 1987 Montreux, Switzerland
  • 1986 St. Pete Beach, FL, USA
  • 1985 Wiesbaden, Germany
  • 1984 Delavan, WI, USA
  • 1983 Barcelona, Spain
  • 1982 Hunt Valley, MD, USA
  • 1981 Amsterdam, The Netherlands
  • 1980 King’s Island, OH, USA
  • 1979 Brussels, Belgium
  • 1978 Roanoake, VA, USA
  • 1977 Oslo, Norway
  • 1976 Asheville, NC, USA
  • 1975 Montreux, Switzerland
  • 1974 Lake George, NY, USA
  • 1973 Budapest, Hungary
  • 1972 Atlantic City, NJ, USA
  • 1971 Helsinki, Finland
  • 1970 Lake George, NY, USA
  • 1969 Amsterdam, The Netherlands
  • 1968 Santa Barbara, CA, USA
  • 1967 Vienna, Austria
  • 1966 Swampscott, MA, USA
  • 1965 Dublin, Ireland
  • 1964 Excelsior Springs, MO, USA
  • 1963 Lucerne, Switzerland
  • 1962 Lake George, NY, USA
  • 1961 Baden-Baden, Germany
  • 1960 Atlantic City, NJ, USA
  • 1959 Brighton, England
  • 1958 Chicago, IL, USA
  • 1957 Goteborg, Sweden
  • 1956 Buck Hills Falls, PA, USA
  • 1955 Konstanz, Germany
  • 1954 Asbury Park, NJ, USA
  • 1953 Lausanne, Switzerland
  • 1952 Buck Hills Falls, PA, USA
  • 1951 London, UK
  • 1950 Lake Forest, Illinois, USA
  • 1949 Paris, France
  • 1948 Eagles Mere, PA, USA
  • 1947 Williamstown, MA, USA

 

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