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Welcome to the International Field Directors and Technologies
Conference (IFD&TC) website!

The IFD&TC would like to thank everyone who participated in the 2015 conference in May for helping to make this year’s conference a great success! Thanks to all who so generously donated their time to present, facilitate, and of course attend, the IFD&TC continues to be a valuable resource for professional development and networking in survey research.

The IFD&TC provides a unique forum for government, academic institutions and not-for-profit agencies to informally communicate with each other. Attendees include field directors, field technicians and survey managers. There are no membership dues and the only activity is our annual conference each May. The conference sessions are informal and focus on innovations, work in progress or recently completed work. Highlights include exchanges of information, practices and opinions. Finished papers ready for publication or distribution in official formal proceedings are not required. Prior to this year’s conference, the IFD&TC website underwent a major renovation. Please click to learn more about the site redesign.

You can review the full 2015 program by clicking here, or by navigating to the Past Conferences->2015 menu item.

The 2016 conference will be our 50th Anniversary! We will be heading to Austin, Texas, and hope to see you all there.

Presentation Visuals

Presentation visuals were requested from everyone participating in the 2015 conference, and those that were received have been posted and are accessible through the 2015 Program. To download the PDF of the visuals from a presentation, simply click on the link to the presentation, if available. If no visuals have been provided by a presenter, we encourage you to contact them directly to request them. For your convenience, the 2015 Program page has links for the presenters’ email addresses. Contact information for all 2015 attendees is available here, or through the Past Conferences->2015 menu item.