World Association for Public Opinion Research’s 65th Annual Conference

The World Association for Public Opinion Research (WAPOR) will be holding its 65th Annual Conference June 14-16 in Hong Kong. Several NORC researchers will be in attendance to present. This year’s conference is dedicated to continued research in public opinion and how it shapes society. Set to take place at Hong Kong University, this year’s conference marks WAPOR’s first gathering outside of Europe and North America.

Among the WAPOR events involving NORC:
- “Feeling Closeness to China, Japan, North Korea, and the United States and policy preference toward North Korea among South KoreansJibum Kim, Carl Gershenson, Jeong-han Kang, Yun-Suk Lee, Seokho Kim, Wonjae Lee Session I B
The Diffusion of an Innovation: Survey Research 1936-1969Tom W. Smith Session III C
- “Multi-Country Surveys: A Distinct Sub-Field in Survey Research” Panel Chair: Tom W. Smith Session IV C
- “American Attitudes toward Japan and China” Faith Laken, Jibum Kim, Tom W. Smith Session V A

Tom W. Smith, NORC Senior Fellow and Director of the Center for the Study of Politics and Society, is the current President of WAPOR.

Trevor Tompson, Principal Research Scientist and Director of the Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research, is the current Chair of the WAPOR Publications Committee.

NORC is pleased to be a corporate sponsor for this year’s WAPOR conference.

To learn more, and see the program, visit  the WAPOR site.