IFD&TC 48th Annual Conference
May 18th – May 21st, 2014

2014 Program
2014 Attendees by Organization

Invited Addresses:

Letting Go of Data Collection Methods That No Longer Work and Inventing New Ones

Don DillmanDon Dillman
Regents Professor and the Thomas S. Foley Distinguished Professor of Government and Public Policy in the Departments of Sociology and Community and Rural Sociology at Washington State University, as well as the Deputy Director for Research and Development in the Social and Economic Sciences Research Center (SESRC).

Throughout his 45 year career at Washington State University, Dr. Dillman has maintained an active research program on the improvement of survey methods and how information technologies influence rural development. He has served as investigator on more than 80 grants and contracts, and written 13 books and more than 235 other publications. His most recent books include: The International Handbook on Survey Methodology (with de Leeuw and Hox, 2008), Mail, Internet and Mixed-Mode Surveys: 3rd edition,(with Smyth and Christian, 2009), with the 4th edition expected in 2014. His current research emphasizes visual design and layout influences respondent answers to self-administered surveys and how to encourage general public populations to respond to internet surveys. He also researches differences in how information technologies impact community quality of life.

Smart is the New Green

Robert Furberg
RTI International

(Address cancelled due to unforeseen circumstances)