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Conference
European Survey Research Association Conference

Organized by the
European Survey Research Association
Universität Konstanz


University of Economics, W.Churchill Square, Prague 3,
25 - 29 June 2007

 



Introduction

he 2007 biannual conference of the European Survey Research Association will be organized at the University of Economics, Prague June 25-29th 2007. The conference follows the first EASR 2005 conference in Barcelona.

The European Survey Research Association (ESRA) has been established to provide coordination in the field of survey research in Europe. Through its activities it encourages communication between substantive researchers, methodologists, and statisticians working in the field of survey research. The first conference was held in Barcelona in 2005; more than 300 people from many different countries participated in this event. We are pleased to have the opportunity to announce the second conference of the European Survey Research Association, 25 – 29 June 2007 in Prague, Czech Republic.

The ESRA 2007 conference will be hosted jointly by the University of Economics, Prague and the Czech Statistical Office.

Program (preliminary)

The conference aims to promote interactions between substantive and methodological researchers in the field of survey research. Topics to be treated include data analysis, cross-cultural research, quality of survey measures, sampling and non-response, data collection and data distribution.

A preliminary overview of the sessions in which presentations may be included is now available on ESRA website

Please follow the link to download a Draft version of the time schedule of the different sessions.

Keynote speakers

Three keynote speakers have been invited to the conference:

  • Monday 25 June: Jan van Deth, Measuring Social Capital
  • Wednesday 27 June: Albert Satorra, The Problems of Testing Structural Equation Models
  • Friday 29 June: Vasja Vehovar, Web Surveys: advantages and disadvantages

Timetable

 
Monday June 25th
  10:00 Conference registration open
  12:00 - 13:00 Lunch
  13:30 - 16:30 Short course: Hypothesis testing using complex survey data (Peter Lynn)
  13:30 - 16:30 Short course: Coping with measurement error in survey research (Willem E. Saris)
  17:00 Opening of the conference
  17:15 Key note speech by Jan van Deth
  18:00 Welcome reception
 
Tuesday June 26th
  9:00 - 17:00 4 Sessions of 1:30 hours each
 
Wednesday June 27th
  9:00 - 17:00 4 Sessions of 1:30 hours each
  17:30 Key note speech by Albert Satorra: Testing Structural Equation models
 
Thursday June 28th
  9:00 - 17:00 4 Sessions of 1:30 hours each
 
Friday June 29th
  9:00 - 17:00 4 Sessions of 1:30 hours each
  17:30 General Assembly of the ESRA
  17:45 Key note speech by Vasja Vehovar: Websurveys
  19:00 End of the meeting
  20:00 Conference dinner on the Moldau

Conference official web site

Please check the conference official web site for updates and further details.

Organization

European Survey Research Association

The European Survey Research Association has been established to provide coordination in the field of Survey Research in Europe. Through our activities we encourage communication between researchers. Important activities include our biannual conferences on survey research and the publication of a...

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