Programme

Programme of Events (pdf)

 

Monday, August 29

08:30 – 09:00 Registration and coffee/tea

09:00 ‐ 09:15 Opening and introduction

09:15 ‐10:30 Session 1: Design issues in web surveys

  • Mick Couper ‐ University of Michigan: Design of complex grids
  • Karen Blanke – FSO Germany: Scrolling or paging ‐ it depends
  • Ana Slavec – University of Ljubljana: Web survey software

10:30 – 11:00 Coffee/tea break

11:00 ‐ 12:15 Session 1 (continued): Design issues in web surveys

  • Olle Bälter ‐ KTH, Stockholm: Reducing interview time
  • Emma Farrell – Australian Bureau of Statistics: ABS progress on web forms
  • Kea Tijdens – University of Amsterdam: Drop‐out rates during completion of an occupation search tree in web‐survey

12:40 ‐ 13:10 Session 1 (continued): Discussion

12:55 – 14:00 Lunch

14:00 – 15:15 Session 2: Testing web surveys

  • Simone Tries – FSO Germany: Eye tracking in web surveys: what is the added value?
  • Pia Thomson – Statistics Denmark: Usability and burden measurement in online forms
  • Zoe Dowling – Added Value UK: Respondent engagement: using usability testing

15:15‐15:35 Coffe/tea break

15:45‐16:25 Session 2: roundup and discussion

  • Dave Lawrence – Statistics Canada: Developing Electronic Questionnaires at Statistics Canada: Experiences and Challenges in a Changing Environment
  • Gustav Haraldsen and Mathias Revold – Statistics Norway: Towards a Holistic Questionnaire Develoment, Evaluation and Testing Tool

16:25‐17:05 Session 2 (continued): Discussion

Tuesday, August 30

08:30 – 09:00 Coffee/tea

09:00 ‐ 10:30 Session 3: Implementing web surveys

  • Vera Toepoel – Tilburg University: Panel recruitment
  • Wolfgang Bandilla ‐ GESIS: Mode of invitation for web surveys
  • Trine Dale, Ole Magnus Marksten and Heidi Walsoe ‐ TNS Gallup Norway: Yes, no, maybe. Effectiveness and Effects of Recruiting Strategies for Online Access Panels

10:30 – 11:00 Coffee/tea break

11:00 ‐ 12:15 Session 3 (continued): Implementing web surveys

  • Ger Snijkers – Statistics Netherlands and Gustav Haraldsen – Statistics Norway: Utilizing Web Technology in Business Data Collection: Some Norwegian, Dutch and Danish Experiences
  • Knut Kalgraff Sjak and Kristine Kolsrud – Norwegian social science data services: Experiences with mixed mode mail & web‐enquêtes in probability samples withknown individuals
  • Barry Schouten and Thomas Klausch – Statistics Netherlands: Disentangling relative mode effects for the web survey mode in the Safety Monitor

12:55 – 14:00 Lunch

14:00 – 15:15 Session 4: Data Quality

  • Frederik Funke: Rating scales and data quality
  • Fred Conrad ‐ University of Michigan: Interactive carrots and sticks to improve data quality
  • Deirdre Giessen ‐ Statistics Netherlands:The effect of introducing internet data collection on data quality

15:15 – 15:35 Coffee/tea break

15:35 – 16:00 Session 4 (continued) : Data quality

  • Hanne Pernille Stax ‐ Statistics Denmark: Edit checks in online forms

16:00 – 16:40 Session 4 (continued): Discussion

17:30 – 22:00 Conference dinner and excursion (provided by Statistics Netherlands)

Wednesday, August 31st

08:30‐09:00 Coffee/tea

09:00‐10:30 Session 5: The future of web surveys

  • Marek Fuchs – Darmstadt university of technology: Video enhanced web survey
  • Piet Daas – Statistics Netherlands: New data sources for statistics: Experiences at Statistics Netherlands
  • Aigul Mavletova – National Research University Moscow: Improving validity in web surveys with hard‐to‐reach targets: Online Respondent Driven Sampling methodology

10:00‐11:00 Coffee/tea

11:00‐11:25 Session 5: The future of web surveys

  • Marko Roos – Statistics Netherlands: Combining Web surveys and XBRL

11:25‐12:15 Session 5 (continued): Discussion (including The future of this workshop)

12:15‐12:55 Evaluation and closing of the workshop

12:55‐14:00 Lunch

14:00 End of workshop