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Grounding the AAPI Policy Voice through Survey Conference


WHAT: “Grounding the Asian American & Pacific Islander Policy Voice Through Survey,” the second annual convening of the Asian American and Pacific Islander Policy Research Consortium
This free, one-day event examines the challenges and benefits of national and local surveys, explores how other research methods complement surveys, and develops an agenda to increase university-community and university-government collaborations through surveys. For program and registration, please see http://www.aapiprc.com/. Come learn from the nation’s leading experts on Asian American and Pacific Islander survey design.

WHEN: Wednesday, April 17, 2013 (10:30am-6pm)
WHERE: University of Washington, Husky Union Building, 4001 Northeast Stevens Way, Seattle, Washington

Conference Program:
10:30 am – 12:00 pm Student Session
12:15 pm – 12:55 pm Registration
1:00 pm – 1:10 pm     Opening: Shirley Hune (UW)
1:10 pm – 1:25 pm     Keynote: Kendee Yamaguchi (WA State Attorney General Director of Policy, Legislative Affairs and External Relations)
1:30 pm – 2:20 pm     National Surveys: Models, Challenges, and Opportunities
                                   Carolyn Wong – moderator (UMass Boston); Arnold Butch de Castro-   The National Latino and Asian American Study (UW); Cary Fund – The Rise of Asian Americans Survey (Pew Foundation); Karthick Ramakrishnan – Asian American Political Participation Survey (UC Riverside)
2:25 pm – 3:15 pm     State and Local Efforts: Representing Community Views
                                    Donald Chi – moderator (UW); Ninez Ponce – California Health Interview Survey (UCLA); Sophia Cheng and Asma Men – A3PCON (UCLA); Sili Savusa – Pacific Islander communities (Executive Director, White Center Community Development Association)
3:30 pm – 4:35 pm     Methodological Intersections: Survey and Complementary Approaches
                                    Linda Vo – moderator (UCI); Monica Trieu (Purdue); Michael Itti (Asian Pacific Islander Voices in Education Initiative, Win/Win); Sharyne Shin (Interim Community Development Association)
4:40 pm – 5:00 pm     Closing Session: Paul Ong (UCLA); Hyeok Kim (Interim Community Development Association and White House Initiative on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders); Taeku Lee (UC Berkeley)
5:00 pm – 6:00 pm     Reception


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