'Attend' the 2017 NCFR Conference Online
Already registered for the in-person conference or live-stream access? Log in to the NCFR website and watch live-streaming sessions here when they begin on Nov. 15.
We wish all of you could attend the 2017 NCFR Annual Conference in Orlando, but we know it's not possible for everyone. That’s why we’re excited to again offer a live-streaming access option.
Register for the live-streaming option to get online access to 19 conference sessions. Watch any session live as it's happening, or go back and watch the session recordings on demand for a full year after the conference.
Find the live-streaming lineup and schedule at the bottom of this page.
NCFR members: $119
International viewers (outside the U.S. and Canada): Pay based on the World Bank's economic classification of your country. Price tiers are $119, $83, $48, and $12.
If you register to attend the conference in person, access to live streaming and on-demand recordings is included with your registration.
Continuing Education Credit
The programming available via live stream is approved for 21 hours of continuing education credit for:
- National Board for Certified Counselors (NBCC) continuing education credit
- Certified Family Life Educator (CFLE) continuing education credit
All sessions listed below are eligible for continuing education credit via live stream (as well as in person), with the exception of the NCFR President's Address on Friday.
Live Broadcast Schedule (all times listed are U.S. Eastern time)
Wednesday, Nov. 15
- 8:30 - 9:45 a.m.: Transgender Youth and Young Adults in Context
- 10 - 11:15 a.m.: "It's Either Too Simple or Way Too Complex": Applying Bronfenbrenner's Theory in Family Research
- 11:30 a.m. - 12:45 p.m.: Connecting Research, Practice, and Policy
- 1:15 - 3:15 p.m.: The Journey From Normal: Parenting a Child with Down Syndrome — plenary session presented by Michael Bérubé, Ph.D. — sponsored by the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
- 3:30 - 4:45 p.m.: Translational Family Science: A Toolbox to Address Health Disparities
- 5 - 6:15 p.m.: The Longevity Dividend: What It Means for Families
Thursday, Nov. 16
- 7:30 - 9:45 a.m.: Introduction to Meta-Analysis and Systematic Reviews
- 10 - 11:45 a.m.: Controversial Contributions: Calculating the Economic Benefits of Families — plenary session presented by Lee Badgett, Ph.D. — sponsored by the University of Maryland
- 12 - 1:15 p.m.: Family Socioeconomic Context, Marriage, and Health From Middle to Later Years: Findings Over 25 Years
- 1:45 - 3 p.m.: Going Public: How Family Researchers Can Engage With the Public and Policymakers
- 3:15 - 4:30 p.m.: Creating a Diverse Academic Environment
Friday, Nov. 17
- 8:30 - 9:45 a.m.: Sacred Conversations and Connections: Resources and Risks for Diverse Families and Religious Communities
- 10 - 11:45 a.m.: When Ethnography Comes Home to Roost: Andre, the Life Course, and My Family's Intervention — plenary session presented by Linda Burton, Ph.D. — sponsored by the University of Minnesota
- 12 - 1:30 p.m.: Toxic Stress in Contemporary Families: Getting From Adversity to Capacity
- 1:45 - 3 p.m.: Developing and Testing Strengths-Based Interventions for Parents of Children With Disabilities
- 3:15 - 4:15 p.m.: NCFR President's Address: "And So, What is NCFR Again...?" — presented by NCFR President William D. Allen, Ph.D., LMFT (not approved for continuing education)
- 4:30 - 5:45 p.m.: Strengthening the Connection Between Research About Families and Public Policy
Saturday, Nov. 18
- 9 - 10:45 a.m.: How Policies Shape Lives: The Impact of Immigration Policy on Children and Families — plenary session presented by Manijeh Daneshpour, Ph.D., and Andre Segura, J.D. — sponsored by the University of Georgia
- 11 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.: Teaching Family Science as a Catalyst in Neighborhoods, Communities, and Global Contexts