- 72nd Annual Conference - Call for ProposalsDeadline is November 21!Click here for the call for Proposals
he World Association for Public Opinion Research (WAPOR) will hold its 72nd Annual Conference 19-21 May 2019 in Toronto, Canada. The WAPOR conference will convene immediately after and overlap with the last day of the American Association for Public Opinion Research (AAPOR) conference. The conference committee welcomes proposals on topics related to public opinion broadly, especially those related to the conference theme. Click the link to find out more!
- Report on the 2017 Presidential Election in ChileRead more
A committee of WAPOR members has examined the performance of opinion polls in the Chilean presidential election of November 19, 2017, due to misestimates in the pre-election polls. The committee was tasked with documenting the record of the polls that were published, offering information about polls that were not published but were shared with the WAPOR special committee by some polling forms as a resource to find explanations for possible biases, and providing an in-depth discussion of various sources of error that may have contributed to misestimate in the polling.
- Newest Version of Freedom to Conduct Opinion Polls Available!A 2017 Worldwide UpdateRead more
WAPOR is pleased to announce that the newest version of the Freedom to Conduct Opinion Polls is available. This is the 6th report in this series, which began in 1984. The main themes of the study have remained the same, with a focus on national poll embargoes prior to elections, restrictions on conducting and publishing exit polls, awareness and conformity to professional codes and guidelines, and evaluation of overall poll quality and problems in conducting polls.
- WAPOR Colonia17-19 October 2018Click for more information!
WAPOR Latin America is making preparations for the 8th Latin American Congress, “Public Opinion and Democracy,” which will be held 17-19 October 2018 in Colonia del Sacramento, Uruguay.
For more information, please visit the conference website: http://www.waporcolonia2018.com.
- WAPOR and CSDIPapers presented on 3MC researchRead more about it
The International Workshop on Comparative Survey Design and Implementation (CSDI) was founded in 2002 in Brussels at a meeting of researchers active in cross-national or cross-cultural survey research. The main goal of CSDI is to improve comparative survey design, implementation and related analysis. The annual workshops provides a forum and platform for researchers involved in research relevant for comparative survey methods.
Current WAPOR president Claire Durand, former WAPOR president Tom W. Smith, and current WAPOR Standards Chair Timothy Johnson presented papers at the 2018 CSDI meeting in Limerick, Ireland.
Promote in each country of the world the right to conduct and publish scientific research on what the people and its groups think and how this thinking is influenced by various factors.
Promote the knowledge and application of scientific methods in this objective.
Assist and promote the development and publication of public opinion research worldwide.
Promote international cooperation and exchange among academic and commercial researchers, journalists and political actors, as well as between the representatives of the different scientific disciplines.