MRF program participants listening to a panelist.

MRF Board Meeting: Advancing Innovation

STAY TUNED FOR NEWS AND NOTES FROM ANNUAL BIG DATA GATHERING … 

Market Research Foundation is hosting its annual board of directors meeting in Leesburg, Virginia this week.  Last year’s gathering – which featured Victory Lab’s Sasha Issenberg as its keynote speaker – was a huge hit.

Not only did the organization showcase the success of its groundbreaking training programs, but MRF graduates and program participants were able to network with some of the leading figures in their industries.  Panel discussions also facilitated a host of new connections – which is ultimately what this annual gathering is all about.

This year’s event will feature Bob Ellsworth as the keynote speaker. One of last year’s expert panelists, Bob will not only explore the rapidly evolving political applications of big data – he will address how technological advancements are continuing to change the way we approach public policy.

Attendees will also hear from Erin Norman – whose data on lapsed and non-registered voters in Pennsylvania (presented at last year’s event) presaged the shocking Keystone State upset pulled off by Donald Trump earlier this month.

MRF’s annual board meeting draws top data scientists, pollsters, corporate technology executives, political CIOs, journalists, grassroots activists and elected officials from all over the nation.

We look forward to providing updates from this year’s gathering very soon …

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