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American Association for Public Opinion Research

February 2019

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by David Dutwin, President
The shining jewel of AAPOR is its conferences. AAPOR Executive Council strives to select destinations that are accessible and will nicely accommodate the needs of the conference in terms of space and amenities. We have also over the years migrated to destinations that have excellent nearby restaurants, activities and culture. In 2019, AAPOR Executive Council reviewed and debated destinations for the 2021, 2022, and 2023 Conferences. A great many locations were considered and bids were garnered on multiple potential locations for each year. 
by Timothy Johnson, Past President and Chair AAPOR Nominations Committee
The newest slate of candidates for AAPOR’s Executive Council will be announced to the membership on February 25. Voting will begin in early March.

Ever wonder how the nominees are selected? Here is how it works.
by Courtney Kennedy, Conference Chair
Registration for the 2019 Annual Conference in Toronto, Ontario, Canada is open. Register today before rates increase on March 1, 2019!

As a reminder, Canadian law requires that all persons entering Canada carry both proof of citizenship and proof of identity. A valid U.S. passport, passport card, or NEXUS card satisfies these requirements for U.S. citizens.

If you have questions, please don’t hesitate to reach out to me at ckennedy@pewresearch.org.
by Justine Bulgar-Medina, MCR Student and Early Career Subcommittee Chair
Our group is here for all members and conference-goers who are students, early-career professionals or newer to AAPOR. Leading up to the conference we’ll be offering several things to keep an eye out for: roommate matching to offset lodging costs, FAQ sheets to ask and answer questions, guides to the conference, invitations to social events, and much more! Stay tuned for membership spotlights and other great ways to learn about AAPOR in the coming months. In the meantime, think about becoming involved in AAPOR as a volunteer - it’s a great way to network and get to know your fellow AAPORites. If you have any questions or suggestions on programming, events, or info for students, early-career, or newer AAPORites feel free to submit inquiries using the FAQ sheet or email Justine Bulgar-Medina.
by Kyley McGeeney, Education Chair
The submission window for the AGT competition for the 2019 Conference is now closed. Finalists will be announced in February. Information about AGT and updates from two of last year’s finalists can be found online. Opportunities are available to sponsor AGT at the 2019 conference. Organizations interested in becoming sponsors of the 2019 AGT Competition should contact Tonya Cabrera at AAPOR Headquarters
by Kyley McGeeney, Education Chair
Short courses for the 2019 AAPOR Conference in Toronto have been finalized and are as follows:
by Kyley McGeeney, Education Chair
The lineup of webinars for 2019 has been finalized and is available for purchase (either as a package or individually). The schedule of webinars for each month is shown below:
by Mary Meyn, 2018-2019 PANJAAPOR President
​PANJAAPOR has continued to provide PA, NJ, and surrounding AAPORites opportunities for networking, continuing relationships, and learning about what’s new in public opinion research.
Our fall event featured Dr. Don Levy, Director of the Siena College Research Institute.  Dr. Levy spoke about Sienna College Research Institute’s work with the NYTimes Upshot and their collaborative effort to conduct live polls in key congressional districts in the lead up to the 2018 midterm election.