DC Public Opinion Research Chapter Hosts 2018 Conference

The heat’s on this July as Westat brings topics like adaptive designs, online probing, and freeing up interview cases to researchers’ attention at a local conference.

The Washington-Baltimore Chapter of the American Association for Public Opinion Research (DC-AAPOR) is cohosting the DC-AAPOR and the Washington Statistical Society (WSS) 2018 Summer Preview/Review Conference. The conference will be held at the Bureau of Labor Statistics Conference Center in Washington, DC, July 16, 2018.

Westat is a Platinum Sponsor. Westat staff members Hanyu Sun and Reanne Townsend have been recently elected to the DC-AAPOR Board as 2018/2019 Associate/Program Chair and Associate/Treasurer, respectively.

The following Westat staff (names in bold) are participating. For more details, see the online program.

Ryan Hubbard. (Paper). That Wasn’t Part of the Plan! Reducing Effort Through Stopping Rules to Place CAPI Cases on Hold and Work Plans to Set Them Free.

Gonzalo Rivero. (Paper). Adaptive Designs in Practice.

Shelley Roth. (Paper). Variables Appended to ABS Frames: Has Data Quality Improved?

Hanyu Sun. (Session Chair). Voting and Identification.

Reanne Townsend. (Paper). Online Probing for Questionnaire Evaluation: Effects of Sample Source and Analysis Method.

Douglas Williams. (Session Chair). Methods for Improving Data Quality.

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