Asian American and Pacific Islander Policy Research Consortium

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 Come learn from the nation’s leading experts on Asian American and Pacific Islander survey design. Come learn from the nation’s leading experts on Asian American and Pacific Islander survey design.
WHEN: Wednesday, April 17, 2013 (10am-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: The Value of Scientifically Sound Surveys for Public Policy Planning and Making
                             Kendee Yamaguchi (Director of Policy, Legislative Affairs and External Relations for WA State Office of the Attorney General)
1:30 pm – 2:20 pm National Surveys: Models, Challenges, and Opportunities
                             Carolyn Wong – moderator (UMass Boston); Butch de Castro- The National Latino and Asian American Study (UW); Cary Fund – The Rise of Asian Americans Survey (Pew Research Center); 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 Shiu-Thornton (Interim Community Development Association)
4:40 pm – 5:00 pm Closing Session:
                             Paul Ong (UCLA); Butch de Castro (UW and Board Member, Asian & Pacific Islander American Health Forum); 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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