Gary Langer Keynote Speaker

  • Founder & President, Langer Research Associates
  • Former Director of Polling, ABC News
  • Cutting-edge analyst of American political and economic sentiment

Gary Langer's Biography

The Founder and President of Langer Research Associates, Gary Langer is an internationally recognised public opinion researcher with expertise in analysis of political, policy, economic and social attitudes, questionnaire design, data interpretation, survey methodology and survey management. With more than 25 years in the field, Gary has overseen and analysed over 700 surveys on a broad range of topics as director of polling at ABC News.

Gary has won two Emmy awards and received nine Emmy nominations – including the first and only to cite public opinion polls – as well as being honoured with the 2010 Policy Impact Award of the American Association for Public Opinion Research for a series of surveys in Afghanistan and Iraq, described in AAPOR’s citation as “a stellar example of high-impact public opinion polling at its finest.” He’s a two-time winner of the University of Iowa-Gallup Award for Excellent Journalism Using Polls, produced a pair of ABC News polls recognised by the Excellence in Media Coverage of Polls Award from the National Council on Public Polls and shared a DuPont-Columbia Award for ABC’s 9/11 coverage.

A frequent speaker, writer and commentator on public attitudes, Gary is the author of an award-winning blog, The Numbers, at ABCNews.com, has authored or co-authored nearly 30 scholarly papers and has given scores of invited presentations on the meaning and measurement of public opinion.

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Videos of Gary Langer

With More Data, Do We Need More Polls? (2014)
With More Data, Do We Need More Polls? (2014)
Mind Reading: What American Consumers Think Today (2014)
Mind Reading: What American Consumers Think Today (2014)

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