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Date of this AIMRI event: 23 June 2016
Location of this AIMRI event: London
Venue for this AIMRI event:

The Denbigh Suite, Grand Connaught Rooms, London

An AIMRI conference – Connaught Rooms, London, 23rd & 24th June 2016.

Call for Synopses.

Research results are entirely dependent upon the quality of the sample obtained and recently many concerns have been expressed about the accuracy of opinion polls in the UK and the US and sampling methods have been called into question.

So, what are your views of the quality of samples currently?

  • Do you have you a case study that illustrates that quality sampling is alive and well? International studies are particularly welcome.
  • Data Protection Issues:
    • What are the latest developments?
    • Are there different issues in different countries?
    • Is data protection creating sample bias?
  • What role can social media play in developing sample for research?
  • What is the role of Mixed Mode methods and multi-channel samples? 
  • What’s the latest for B2B Research?  How can the mobile best be used for data collection?

Richard Chilton Thought Leadership Competition

Once again we want to learn from the younger researcher and we are therefore also seeking entries to this years ‘Richard Chilton Thought Leadership Competition’.

  • Entrants must belong to an AIMRI registered agency and be under 30 years old.
  • They will need to submit a paper that contributes to International Market Research - either a case history or a paper challenging existing practices, beliefs and assumptions or developing a new idea concerning methods or engaging problem respondents.

The competition will remain open until end September and the winners announced at Research and Results. Entries for the competition and synopses for papers should be sent to Catherine Harston on

AIMRI will also hold our AGM at 3.30 pm on Friday 24th June. Nominations are sought for Council, please. Fresh blood is welcomed – particularly from outside the US / Europe. Make sure your voice is heard!

Note: Synopses are welcome from both member and non-member organisation. The thought leadership competition, however, is only open to AIMRI member companies.


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