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American Association for Public Opinion Research

Events and Networking Opportunities

Several events are planned to encourage attendees to network with colleagues. A 10 minute conversation during speed networking or during a session break could make all the difference in your career! Gather with old friends and meet new ones at evening dinners, receptions, and special events.
Exhibit Hall Hours:

Thursday, May 16 3:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Friday, May 17 7:00 a.m. – 8:00 a.m.
  9:30 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.
  11:45 a.m. – 12:45 a.m.
  3:15 p.m. – 4:15 p. m.
Saturday, May 18 7:00 a.m. – 8:00 a.m.
  9:30 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.
  11:45 a.m. – 1:45 p.m.

New Member and All Chapter Welcome Reception
Thursday, May 16, 6:30 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Touching base with colleagues and old friends is what this party is all about! Sponsor, exhibitor, first-time attendee or old hand, this is your opportunity to start the conference on the right foot. Balance the intensity of AAPOR educational sessions with the satisfaction of meeting colleagues who share your interests. Take a moment to visit your chapter colleagues and share insights from what you’ve learned. A light dinner of “chef tastings” food stations will sustain your evening.
AAPOR Presidential Address & Lunch
Friday, May 17, 12:45 p.m. – 1:45 p.m.
Join fellow attendees before lunch on Friday for an insightful presidential address from AAPOR’s President David Dutwin.
AAPOR Membership & Business Meeting
Saturday, May 18, 5:15 p.m. – 6:45 p.m.
AAPOR members are encouraged to attend the Annual Business Meeting to learn more about the past year’s accomplishments and future initiatives of the association.
AAPOR President’s Reception & AAPOR Awards Banquet
Saturday, May 18, 7:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.
AAPOR’s traditional program is a chance to enjoy a cold drink at the President’s Reception before joining colleagues for a delicious meal at the Annual Awards’ Banquet. Join us to toast the award winning accomplishments of AAPOR members and to welcome the newly election Executive Council.
AAPOR Post Banquet Bash
Saturday, May 18, 10:00 p.m. – 12:00 a.m.
We encourage you to catch up with friends – old and new – at AAPOR’s Post Banquet and Karaoke Contest. Take advantage of one last chance to visit with your AAPOR friends before the conference ends on Sunday.
Save the Date – Future Conference Dates

75th Annual Conference
May 14-17, 2020
Hilton Atlanta, Atlanta, Georgia

76th Annual Conference
May 13-16, 2021
The Westin Bonaventure Hotel & Suites
Los Angeles, California


Sustaining Sponsors


Platinum Sponsors

Headway in Research

Gold Sponsors

ABT Associates
Civis Analytics
Langer Research
Marketing Systems Group

Silver Sponsors

The Logit Group
Oxford University Press

Bronze Sponsors

International Experience Canada


Adapt, Inc.
American Association of Nurse Practitioners
American Institutes for Research (AIR)
ASDE Survey Sampler
Canadian Viewpoint
College Pulse
Data Independence
Data Recognition Corporation
G3 Translate
I/H/R Research Group
Market Xcel Data Matrix Pvt. Ltd.
Michigan Program in Survey Methodology
Opinion Access LLC
Random Dynamic Resources
Reconnaissance Market Research
Roper Center
Scientific Telephone Samples
Swift Prepaid Solutions
University of Maryland, Joint Program in Survey Methodology

Notice to Federal Employees

The Annual AAPOR Conference conforms to the OPM definition of a “developmental assignment.” It is intended for educational purposes; over three quarters of time schedule is for planned, organized exchange of information between presenters and audience, thereby qualifying under section 4101 of title 5, United States Code as a training activity. The AAPOR Conference is a collaboration in the scientific community, whose objectives are to provide a training opportunity to attendees; teach the latest methodology and approaches to survey research best practices; make each attendee a better survey researcher, and; maintain and improve professional survey competency.