Programme Booklet

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Conference Programme

Thursday, June 14, 2012

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10:00 13:00 IJPOR Board Meeting
Location: Graduate House Seminar Room P5-01
11:00 17:00 WAPOR Council Meeting
Location: Graduate House Seminar Room P5-03
(Brown bag lunch will be provided at 12:00)
17:00 19:00 Registration Desk open / Get Together Party
Location: Graduate House Foyer

Friday, June 15, 2012

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08:30 18:00 Registration
Location: Graduate House Foyer
09:30 11:15 Opening Session
Opening Remarks by the Conference Chairman Robert Chung
Welcome Address by the WAPOR President Tom Smith
Keynote Speech "The World of Public Opinion Research"
by Tom Smith
Keynote Release "Freedom to Publish Opinion Poll Results"
by Robert Chung

Keynote Remarks by the Dean of Social Sciences of
the University of Hong Kong John Burns
Location: Graduate House Wang Gungwu Theatre
11:15 11:45 Break / Poster Session I
Location: Graduate House Foyer
11:45 13:00 Concurrent Sessions I
A Public Health Opinion
Grad. Hs. Seminar Room P5-01
B Public Opinion on Social Issues
Grad. Hs. Seminar Room P5-03
C Public Opinion on Social Media
Grad. Hs. Seminar Room P6-01
D Capturing International and Domestic Public Opinion through AsiaBarometer Surveys
Grad. Hs. Seminar Room P6-02
E The Current Situation and Development Tendency of Public Opinion in China
Grad. Hs. Wang Gungwu Theatre (special panel with SI)
F Media and Politics
James Hsioung Lee Science Building Room JLG03
13:00 14:00 Lunch
Location: Chong Yuet Ming Amenities Centre
14:00 15:15 Concurrent Sessions II
A AAPOR Special Panel - Exit Polling in the 21st Century: A Perspective from the USA
Grad. Hs. Seminar Room P5-01
B Media Effects, Agenda Setting, Framing and Priming I
Grad. Hs. Seminar Room P5-03
C Public Opinion and Social Value
Grad. Hs. Seminar Room P6-01
D The Implications of New Survey Mode on Response
Grad. Hs. Seminar Room P6-02
E Public Opinion in China
Grad. Hs. Wang Gungwu Theatre (special panel with SI)
15:15 15:30 Break
Location: Graduate House Foyer
15:30 16:45 Concurrent Sessions III
A Public Opinion on Political Issues I
Grad. Hs Seminar Room P5-01
B New Forms of Journalism and Citizen Opinion Expressions I
Grad. Hs Seminar Room P5-03
C Cross-national Research
Grad. Hs Seminar Room P6-01
D Alternatives and Strategies for Improving Survey Response Rates
Grad. Hs. Seminar Room P6-02
E Internet Polling in Chinese Societies: The Exploration of Online Survey and Online Opinion
Grad. Hs. Wang Gungwu Theatre (special panel with SI)
16:45 17:00 Break
Location: Graduate House Foyer
17:00 18:15 Concurrent Sessions IV
A Deliberative Polling I
Grad. Hs. Seminar Room P5-01
B Sampling, Response Rates and Non-Response
Grad. Hs Seminar Room P5-03
C Multi-Country Surveys: A Distinct in Sub-Field Survey Research
Grad. Hs Seminar Room P6-01
D Questionnaire Design and Techniques
Grad. Hs. Seminar Room P6-02
E Internet and Public Opinions in China
Grad. Hs. Wang Gungwu Theatre (special panel with SI)
19:00 21:00 Award Banquet
Location: Loke Yew Hall

Saturday, June 16, 2012

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08:30 14:00 Registration
Location: Graduate House Foyer
09:30 11:15 Plenary Session
Transitional Democracies: The Ground Zero of Public Opinion
Location: Graduate House Wang Gungwu Theatre
11:15 11:45 Break / Poster Session II
Location: Graduate House Foyer
11:45 13:00 Concurrent Sessions V
A East Asian Social Survey
Grad. Hs Seminar Room P5-01
B Media Effects, Agenda Setting, Framing and Priming II
Grad. Hs. Seminar Room P5-03
C Public Opinion at Good / Bad Times
Grad. Hs. Seminar Room P6-01
D Public Opinion and World Value
Grad. Hs. Seminar Room P6-02
E E-democracy I
Grad. Hs. Wang Gungwu Theatre (special panel with SI)
F Public Consultation
James Hsioung Lee Science Building Room JLG03
13:00 14:00 Lunch
Location: Chong Yuet Ming Amenities Centre
14:00 15:15 Concurrent Sessions VI
A Public Opinion Online
Grad. Hs Seminar Room P5-01
B Public Opinion on Political Issues II
Grad. Hs. Seminar Room P5-03
C ISSC Special Panel: "Critical Reflections on the Future of Comparative Social Research"
Grad. Hs. Seminar Room P6-01
D Deliberative Polling II
Grad. Hs. Seminar Room P6-02 (special panel with SI)
E E-democracy II
Grad. Hs. Wang Gungwu Theatre (round table discussion with SI)
15:15 15:30 Break
Location: Graduate House Foyer
15:30 16:30 WAPOR Business Meeting
Location: Graduate House Seminar Room P6-01

Organizers:

Public Opinion Programme, University of Hong Kong
World Association of Public Opinion Research

Co-organizers:

Fudan Media and Public Opinion Research Center, Fudan University (Mainland China)
Election Study Center, National Chengchi University (Taiwan)

Supporting Organizations:

Center for Deliberative Democracy, Stanford University (USA)
Macao Polling Research Association (Macau)
ERS e-Research & Solutions (Macau)
Chu Hai College of Higher Education (Hong Kong)
The Korean Association for Survey Research (Korea)
CVoter Foundation (India)

Corporate Sponsors:

NORC
The Roper Center for Public Opinion Research
Nielsen
D3 Systems
Savantas Policy Institute

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