AAPOR - 72nd Annual Conference

Embracing Change and Diversity in Public Opinion and Social Research

From May 18 to 21, 2017, the American Association for Public Opinion Research will be hosting their 72nd Annual Conference in New Orleans, LA.

AAPOR promises to immerse attendees in the latest trends, innovations and research in the field through hundreds of papers and presentations. In keeping with long-standing AAPOR tradition, the 2017 conference will discuss the shaping of public opinion and the consequences for individuals and collectives. Presentations will address current and complex topics in survey research methodology.

Highlights of NORC's Work at AAPOR

NORC experts will be participating in sessions and making presentations throughout the duration of the conference. A number of NORC staff and researchers will be at AAPOR, chairing, organizing, presenting and participating in sessions.

Here are just a few highlights of the NORC work that will be discussed at AAPOR. Download the NORC AAPOR program for a comprehensive list of our staff’s activities during the conference.

  • The Risk of Place: A Spatial Analysis of Tobacco Usage and the Density of Tobacco Retail across Population Subgroups
  • Combining Data Sources While Protecting Privacy
  • Exit Polling and Geolocation Technology: Assessing the Feasibility of Sending People a Survey on Their Smartphones Immediately After They Vote
  • The Impact of Respondents Changing Previously collected Data in Subsequent Rounds of Longitudinal Surveys: An Application to the MCBS Questionnaire Experiments to Increase Provider Consent
  • Combining Survey and Big Data to Optimize Research and Minimize Error
  • RWJF’s American Health Values Survey: A New Typology
  • Do You Agree or Strongly Agree with the Following Statement? Data Visualization is an Important Part of Public Opinion Research: Strongly Agree!
  • Increasing Trust in Social Media Research through Improving Disclosure Standards
  • Panel Recruitment for Spanish Speaking Populations: The AmeriSpeak® Case Study
  • Shining a Light on the Landscape of Online Harassment and Cyberstalking: The Findings of a National Survey of American Teenagers and Adults
  • Using Timing Metadata for Data Validation and Quality Control: The NLSY97 Case Study
  • What Can the General Social Survey’s Web Version Teach Us about Device and Platform Effects in Web Surveys?

To learn more about the conference, visit the AAPOR Conference website.


NORC is a platinum sponsor of AAPOR’s 2017 conference.

Stop by Booth #20 to learn more about NORC's work and meet staff members.