2017 NCFR Annual Conference Session Listing

2017 Full Conference Schedule (PDF)

Below, find details about each session planned for the 2017 NCFR Annual Conference, Nov. 15-18 in Orlando, Florida. We have also created a series of sessions sorted by NCFR sections and interest areas.

Session pages will include presentation slides or handouts if the presenter(s) chose to make them available. 

Showing 1 - 6 of 6 Session(s)
Special Session
Organized by TCRM
10:00 AM
11:15 AM
Session #
119
Location
Grand Ballroom B

Urie Bronfenbrenner’s theory is well known in the field of Family Science. The goals of this session are to bring that knowledge up to date and enable participants to better apply the theory in research. This session will be live streamed.

Special Session
Special Session
7:30 AM
9:45 AM
Session #
205
Location
Grand Ballroom B

In this session, Noel Card, Ph.D. introduces attendees to the process of meta-analysis and other systematic review techniques. This session will be live streamed.

Special Session
Special Session
1:45 PM
3:00 PM
Session #
227
Location
Grand Ballroom B

Lee Badgett, Ph.D., will offer strategies for family researchers to use their ideas, research, and knowledge to change the world.

This session will be live streamed.

Special Session
Special Session
3:15 PM
4:30 PM
Session #
237
Location
Grand Ballroom B

Panelists with an array of experiences from college across the country will discuss issues related to creating ethnically diverse academic environment such as: benefits, challenges, successes, and lessons learned. This session will be live streamed.

Special Session
Special Session
8:30 AM
9:45 AM
Session #
310
Location
Grand Ballroom B

This presentation will highlight research on spiritual behaviors and beliefs about family life that can function as resources and risk factors across diverse families and religious communities. This session will be live streamed.

Made possible with the support of the Religion, Spirituality, and Family, Feminism and Family Studies, and Ethnic Minorities Sections.

Special Session
Organized by the Inclusion and Diversity Committee of the NCFR Board of Directors
1:45 PM
3:00 PM
Session #
328
Location
Grand Ballroom D/E

Presenters will use roundtables to spark discussion, with one topic at each table. and one panelists at each table. Table leaders will summarize each discussion, review the action items discussed, and facilitate the participants in taking actions to address the topic of the table.