Penn State’s 2017 Annual Symposium on Family Issues

Theme: Families and Technology
See registration costs below
Nittany Lion Inn, Boardroom, State College, PA

The widespread use of new communication technologies among adults and children is dramatically changing how families interact with each other, their community, and society as a whole.  Penn State's 2017 Symposium on Family Issues will focus on how emerging technologies are shaping families and is aimed at identifying directions for population and family research.

Featured Topics:

  • Role of technology in relationship formation
  • How parents shape their children’s use of technology
  • How technology is changing family communication & connection
  • Technology and social isolation

This symposium is open to the general public but pre-registration is required.

Attendance is free for Penn State students and employees; $50 for students and post-docs from other universities; $90 for all others.

Full information and registration