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Upcoming Webinars

There are no upcoming webinars scheduled at this time.

Past Webinar Recordings

A Total Error Framework for Generic Datasets and Estimates
Paul Biemer
Presented on Thursday, October 18, 2018

Visual Design in Surveys: Using Numbers, Symbols, and Graphics Effectively
Jolene Smyth
Presented on Tuesday, September 18, 2018

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Yearly Webinar Package

AAPOR is currently offering the opportunity to purchase all of the webinars for the year as one package. This package will give you access to both the live and recorded versions of each webinar this year. Two ways to purchase:

  1. Purchase the webinar package when you renew your AAPOR membership.
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Here are the 2018 Webinars:

Topic Presenter Month
Distinguished Lecture: Challenges and Opportunities for Federal Statistics John Thompson Jan
A Practical Guide for Surveys Based on Nonprobability Samples Mansour Fahimi, Frances Barlas, Randall Thomas Feb
Combining Probability and Nonprobability Samples Mansour Fahimi, Frances Barlas Mar
Behind the Curtain: AAPOR Committees, Volunteering, and Leadership Opportunities Tim Johnson, Gretchen McHenry & David Sterrett  May
Current Developments in Cognitive Testing of Survey Questions Gordon Willis June
PAPOR Chapter Spotlight Webinar: Public Opinion of the Affordable Care Act: A Deeply Loved/Hated Law Mollyann Brodie July
Visualizing Survey Data using R Brady West Aug
Visual Design and Layout in Self-Administered Surveys Jolene Smyth Sept
Quality Risk Profiles for Unified Survey/Big Data and Their Applications Paul Biemer Oct
Evaluating and Reducing Biases in Mixed Mode Survey Data Thomas Klausch, Barry Schouten Nov

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Institutional Subscriptions

AAPOR now offers an institutional subscription to our recorded webinars that can be shared within an institution to other branches, offices, faculty, staff, and others. The subscription affords unlimited access to AAPOR's recorded webinars from 2011-2017. Click here for complete information and to download the order form.

Year-round AAPOR Sponsorship Opportunities

Sponsor AAPOR’s general interest educational webinar series for the entire year of 2018! Your logo will be displayed on each promotional email blast marketing each webinar. 12 webinars in all! Your logo will be displayed on the online education/webinar page for the entire year of 2018.

Additional Online Content

2017 JPSM Distinguished Lecture 
2016 Election Polling Report Press Conference