The MAXQDA International Conference took place in Berlin from February 26th - 28th, 2020, bringing together German and international researchers who work and teach with MAXQDA. As in previous years, the event was a great success and provided valuable opportunities to network with other MAXQDA users and meet the MAXQDA development team.



This year's conference centered on questions regarding how to optimize the use of MAXQDA in the various methodological and thematical settings of qualitative and mixed methods research. Next year's objective will be to once again provide researchers with a stimulating platform for substantive discussions and professional networking.


The program this year included a keynote speech on methodology, various workshop formats – including highly concentrated mini-workshops – an inspiring poster presentation and awards ceremony, Best Practice Roundtables, and several social gatherings such as the wine and cheese networking event.


Keynote Speaker - John W. Creswell, Ph.D.

The MQIC 2020 opened with a keynote address by an outstanding figure in mixed methods and evaluation research, John W. Creswell, Ph.D., Professor of Family Medicine, Co-Director of the Michigan Mixed Methods Program, University of Michigan Medical School. His keynote is titled "New Directions in Advancing the Methodology of Mixed Methods Research"


Dr. Creswell has authored 28 books, numerous articles, and has been a passionate teacher of research methods courses for more than 40 years. He founded SAGE’s Journal of Mixed Methods Research, served as the founding President of the Mixed Methods International Research Association, and co-authored the American Psychological Association standards on qualitative and mixed methods research. Learn more here.



What is MAXQDA?

MAXQDA is a world-leading software package for qualitative and mixed methods research. Analyze all kinds of data – from texts to images and audio/video files, websites, tweets, focus group discussions, survey responses, and much more. Developed by and for researchers, MAXQDA is at once powerful and easy-to-use, innovative and user-friendly, as well as the only leading QDA software that is 100% identical on Windows and Mac.

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