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SurveyMonkey @ AAPOR 2016

SurveyMonkey @ AAPOR 2016

questionsAAPOR (American Association of Public Opinion Research) is a big deal for anyone doing surveys and polling. Anyone like us.

This year’s conference is in Austin, Texas. SurveyMonkey researchers will give 10 presentations at the AAPOR conference and its sister conference, WAPOR (World Association of Public Opinion Research)—and we’re excited to share what we’re (about) to share this week.

Wanna know more about us and our research? Click here to get started. Are you attending AAPOR?

Be sure to check out our presentations and talk with us. SurveyMonkey customers, we’d also love to hear about your thoughts and feedback on the product. We’d love to see you at our presentations or email us at to connect.

Here’s where we’ll be at AAAPOR!

Thursday, May 12, 2016

Concurrent Sessions F: 9:50 a.m. – 11:10 a.m. (WAPOR)

Session 1: Methodological Issues for Election/Exit Polls

Location: Meriwether I

Impact of Name Order and Presentation Format on Support for Candidates in a Presidential Primary Poll

Mingnan Liu, SurveyMonkey

Sarah Cho, SurveyMonkey

Jon Cohen, SurveyMonkey

AAPOR Poster Sessions 1: 3:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Location: Governor’s Ballroom, Fourth Floor

The Impact of Scale Direction, Alignment and Length on Responses to Rating Scale Questions in a Web Survey

Florian Keusch, University of Mannheim

Mingnan Liu, SurveyMonkey

Ting Yan, Westat

Concurrent Sessions B: 4:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.

Session 5: Rise of the Machines: Machine Learning in Social Research

Location: Meeting Room 412, Fourth Floor

Using Machine Learning to Infer Demographics for Respondents

Noble Kuriakose, SurveyMonkey

Tommy Nguyen, SurveyMonkey

Friday, May 13, 2016

Concurrent Sessions D: 10: a.m. – 11:30 a.m.

Session 4: Questionnaire Design

Location: Meeting Room 410, Fourth Floor

Web Survey Experiments on Fully Balanced, Minimally Balanced and Unbalanced Rating Scales

Sarah Cho, SurveyMonkey

Mingnan Liu, SurveyMonkey

Concurrent Sessions E: 1:45 p.m. – 3:15 p.m.

Session 6: Preferences and Outcomes in Multi-mode Research

Location: Meeting Room 616 A/B, Sixth Floor

Mode Effect on Racial Sensitive Questions between Web and Computer-assisted Self-interview

Mingnan Liu, SurveyMonkey

Yichen Wang, NERA Economic Consulting

James M. Lepkowski, University of Michigan

Concurrent Sessions F: 4:15 p.m. – 5:45 p.m.

Session 4: Data Quality Issues for Online Surveys

Location: Meeting Room 410, Fourth Floor

Trap Questions in Online Surveys

Laura Wronski, SurveyMonkey

Mingnan Liu, SurveyMonkey

Saturday, May 14, 2016

Concurrent Sessions G: 8:00 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.

Session 3: Methodological Brief – Panel Recruitment & Retention

Location: Meeting Room 408, Fourth Floor

A Mobile Device Panel in the United States: Lessons from Collecting Data at Scale

Abhinav Agrawal, SurveyMonkey

Noble Kuriakose, SurveyMonkey

AAPOR Poster Session 3: 12:45 p.m. – 1:45 p.m.

Location: Governor’s Ballroom, Fourth Floor

The Mobile Landscape in the United States: How Much and How are Americans Using Their Smartphones?

Abhinav Agrawal, SurveyMonkey

Kelvin Law, SurveyMonkey

Noble Kuriakose, SurveyMonkey

Sunday, May 15, 2016

Concurrent Sessions L: 10:15 a.m. – 11:45 a.m.

Session 2: Multi-mode Data Collection

Location: Meeting Room 406, Fourth Floor

Explicit vs. Implicit Data: Comparing Responses from a Web Survey to Behavioral Data Collected Directly from Smartphones

Noble Kuriakose, SurveyMonkey

Abhinav Agrawal, SurveyMonkey

Vincent Yiu, SurveyMonkey

Concurrent Sessions L: 10:15 a.m. – 11:45 a.m.

Session 4: Optimizing Your Web Survey

Location: Meeting Room 410, Fourth Floor

Effects of Question Order and Paging in Online Surveys

Jillesa Gebhardt, SurveyMonkey

Noble Kuriakose, SurveyMonkey

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