Upcoming Events

Basics of R: An Online Course for DC-AAPOR
June 25 and June 26
9am -12pm

Registration is now open for DC-AAPOR’s online short course, Basics of R. This short course will introduce this powerful (and free) statistical package and provide a basic understanding on which to build. The instructors will cover:

  • The R programming language
  • How to create and run an R program
  • Steps to analyze survey data
  • Resources for answering R questions
  • Highlights of more advanced topics

Jill A. Dever, Senior Director ar RTI International and Richard Valliant, Research Professor Emeritus at the Universities of Michigan and Maryland, will instruct the course. The course will include simple calculations, running programs, function writing and debugging, and use of specialized packages for advanced calculations and analysis.

This two-day course will be offered entirely online from 9am to 12pm Thursday, June 25 and 9am to 12pm Friday, June 26. Please click here to register or copy and paste the url below:


  • DC-AAPOR Members $95
  • Non-members $120 (includes DC-AAPOR membership)
  • Retiree $25
  • Students $10  (includes DC-AAPOR membership)

Other upcoming 2020 events:

Public Opinion Quarterly Special Issue Conference

Annual DC-AAPOR/WSS Preview/Review Conference
July 16, 2020

Decennial Census Panel
September 2020

Roper Election Post-Mortem
November 12, 2020

Annual DC-AAPOR Holiday Party
Early December 2020

More information will be provided about these events as it becomes available. We look forward to seeing you at our upcoming events later this year!