2017 NCFR Annual Conference Session Listing

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Below, find details about each session planned for the 2017 NCFR Annual Conference, Nov. 15-18 in Orlando, Florida.

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Can't attend the conference in person? Try our live-streaming option that allows you to watch 19 conference sessions online.

A special thank you to this year's conference host — the Florida State University Department of Family and Child Sciences — for its generous support of the conference!

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

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

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

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
3:00 PM
4:30 PM
Session #
237

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

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 Section.

Of interest to Research and Theory, Advancing Family Science, Family Therapy, and Education and Enrichment Section Members

Special Session
Organized by the Inclusion and Diversity Committee of the NCFR Board of Directors
1:45 PM
3:00 PM
Session #
328

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.