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How to Access the Virtual Conference

If you registered for the AAPOR 76th Annual Conference, you should have received an email on Friday, April 30 with instructions for accessing our virtual conference platform, Pathable. The email was sent from no-reply [at] pathable [dot] com to the email address you used to register for the conference. If you do not see this email in your inbox, please check your junk and spam folders. If you use Gmail, please check your "Promotions" tab. If you did not receive the email, please contact us. For information on how to use the conference platform, see our Attendee Technical Guidelines.

If you've already created a login for the virtual conference platform, you can access it here.

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In Memoriam

Walter K. Lindenmann died on Saturday, May 1, 2021, at the age of 84. Walter was born in Brooklyn, N.Y. on October 26, 1936, the son of the late Karl and Elsie Lindenmann. He was an Honorary Life Member of AAPOR. Read more about Walter.

Howard Schuman was a professor in the University of Michigan sociology department for 32 years and directed the Michigan Survey Research Center from 1982-1990. An Honorary Life Member of AAPOR, Howard served as POQ editor (1986-1993) and AAPOR president (1986-1987). Read more about Howard.

Meet the 2021 Award Winners

Come honor the 2021 award winners on May 13, 2021, from 11:30 AM – 1:00 PM ET at the Annual Awards ‎Ceremony during the virtual AAPOR 76th Annual Conference.‎ The recipients of the 2020 and 2021 AAPOR Awards—as well as the topics they will discuss in the AAPOR Award Winners Keynote‎ Closing Plenary—‎will be announced during the Annual Awards Ceremony.

AAPOR Warns Against Rushing to Judgment on 2020 Election Polls

AAPOR cautions that sweeping judgments on polls’ overall performance before all ballots are counted are premature. The 2020 election polling task force is engaging in comprehensive evaluation of this year’s general election polls.

Judging the Polls Requires Patience on Election Night, and After
AAPOR Task Force to Issue Report on General Election Poll Performance

AAPOR is calling on journalists and analysts to wait for final vote results before evaluating the performance of polls conducted for the general election. AAPOR's 2020 election polling task force will issue a report after a careful analysis. 


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