• WAPOR Colonia 2018
    Call for Papers

    WAPOR Latin America welcomes submissions for the 8th Latin American Congress, “Public Opinion and Democracy,” which will be held 17-19 October 2018 in Colonia del Sacramento, Uruguay. The current submission deadline is June 4, 2018.  

    For more information, please visit the conference website: http://www.waporcolonia2018.com.

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  • Annual Conference Registration Open
    Early-bird registration through June 1

    Registration is now open for the upcoming 71st annual conference, Public Opinion Research in a Changing World, in Marrakesh, Morocco during the dates of June 27-30, 2018. If you plan to attend, please visit the website for registration and hotel information. You can also view the Preliminary Program to plan which sessions you plan to attend.

    Don't miss the training workshops being offered as well!

    Conference Information
  • WAPOR-Asia Conference in Taipei
    New Era of Public Opinion Research in Asia

    The establishment of the WAPOR-ASIA in the late 2017 is a milestone in the development of opinion polling in Asia. Its first annual conference will take place in Taipei, Taiwan on May 24-27, 2018. The main theme of the conference, New Era of Public Opinion Research in Asia, highlights the importance of this new regional organization and aims to put together polling scholars and practitioners in Asia to share their studies and practices. Submit your proposal today!

    Call for Papers
WAPOR is an international professional association whose members recognize the centrality of public opinion in shaping and serving society. arrow down
WAPOR's Mission
We emphasize the importance of conducting scientifically sound public-opinion research
and how this information can be useful to society and its various publics
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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.

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Promote the knowledge and application of scientific methods in this objective.

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Assist and promote the development and publication of public opinion research worldwide.

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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.

WAPOR advances its mission through various efforts including studies of election polling and infringements on polling; regional and international conferences; white papers, press releases, and workshops; and our refereed journal, the International Journal of Public Opinion Research. We also 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. With the American Association for Public Opinion Research and ESOMAR, WAPOR has collaborated on an international effort to train journalists interested in understanding and reporting on public opinion research. You can find more information about this initiative here.