2018 NCFR Annual Conference Schedule

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Thank you to our 2018 Conference Host — the University of Nebraska-Lincoln's Department of Child, Youth and Family Studies — for its generous support of the conference.


Browse the conference schedule below and discover all the great sessions planned for the 2018 NCFR Annual Conference, Nov. 7–10 in San Diego!

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This printed list with all presentation titles and presenter names, is updated weekly.

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Conference Session
Focus Group Meeting
7:00 AM
8:15 AM
Session #
201
Location
Royal Palm 1

Focus groups have discussions on specific interests. They are open to all members.

Conference Session
Focus Group Meeting
7:00 AM
8:15 AM
Session #
202
Location
Royal Palm 2

Focus groups have discussions on specific interests. They are open to all members.

Conference Session
Board/Committee
7:00 AM
8:15 AM
Session #
203
Location
Royal Palm 3

This is a meeting for chairs of Family Science departments only.

Conference Session
Board/Committee
7:00 AM
9:00 AM
Session #
204
Location
Dover

Private meeting of the Groves Conference Board only.

Conference Session
Organized by Religion, Spirituality, and Family Section
Session #
205
Location
Stratford
Conference Session
Board/Committee
7:15 AM
8:45 AM
Session #
206
Location
Sunset

This is a meeting of NCFR publisher representatives, editors, editorial assistants, and staff only.

Conference Session
Special Session
Workshop
7:30 AM
9:45 AM
Session #
207
Location
Pacific Salon 3

Organized and Made Possible With the Support of Feminism and Family Studies and Family Therapy Sections.

Conference Session
Board/Committee
7:45 AM
9:45 AM
Session #
208
Location
Esquire

This is a meeting of Inclusion and Diversity Committee members only.

Conference Session
Symposium
Concurrent Sessions 5 (Invited Presenter Symposium)
8:30 AM
9:45 AM
Session #
209
Location
Golden Pacific Ballroom

Experts in the field of Families and Health will address how the family has largely been ignored in public health, and how the family can be integrated into public health teaching, practice, and research.This session will be live streamed.

Organized by the Families and Health Section.

Conference Session
Symposium
Concurrent Sessions 5
8:30 AM
9:45 AM
Session #
210
Location
Pacific Salon 1

The following symposium provides a variety of diverse experiences within classrooms for how to engage students in these applied experiences that will allow them to utilize the knowledge that they have gained.

Conference Session
Paper
Concurrent Sessions 5
8:30 AM
9:45 AM
Session #
211
Location
Pacific Salon 2
Conference Session
Paper
Concurrent Sessions 5
8:30 AM
9:45 AM
Session #
212
Location
Royal Palm 1
Conference Session
Lightning Paper
Concurrent Sessions 5
8:30 AM
9:45 AM
Session #
213
Location
Royal Palm 2

Lightning papers organized by the Families & Health Section. 

Conference Session
Paper
Concurrent Sessions 5
8:30 AM
9:45 AM
Session #
214
Location
Royal Palm 3
Conference Session
Symposium
Concurrent Sessions 5
8:30 AM
9:45 AM
Session #
215
Location
Royal Palm 4

The goal of this symposium is to highlight a range of conceptual and methodological challenges that impact the study of family relationships across the life course, particularly in mid and late adulthood.

Conference Session
Paper
Concurrent Sessions 5
8:30 AM
9:45 AM
Session #
216
Location
Royal Palm 5 and 6
Conference Session
Plenary
Plenary Session
10:00 AM
11:45 AM
Session #
217
Location
Golden Pacific Ballroom

Dominic Richardson, Ph.D., Senior Education Specialist, UNICEF, Office of Research-Innocenti presents the Thursday plenary session. This session will be live streamed.

Sponsored by the University of Georgia Human Development and Family Science

Conference Session
Special Session
12:00 PM
1:15 PM
Session #
218
Location
Pacific Salon 2

The 2018 winners of the Margaret Arcus Award, Francesca Adler-Baeder, Ph.D., CFLE, Auburn University; and Ted Futris, Ph.D., CFLE, University of Georgia present their work.

Organized by the Education and Enrichment Section.

Conference Session
Symposium
Invited Presenter Symposium
12:00 PM
1:15 PM
Session #
219
Location
Golden Pacific Ballroom

This symposium examines the most substantive piece of child welfare reform legislation passed in recent history. It has significant implications for advancing the use of evidence-based practice in child welfare. This session will be live streamed.

Organized by the Family Policy Section.

Conference Session
12:00 PM
1:15 PM
Session #
220
Location
Royal Palm 5 and 6

Please come and share your ideas on how to promote mentorship at NCFR. We are seeking input from scholars, practitioners, CFLEs, and students at all levels about how to create a sustainable organization-wide mentoring program within NCFR to support emerging family scholars.

Conference Session
Poster
Poster Symposia: Internet Use in Japan and U.S.; LGBTQ Intersectional Identities
12:00 PM
1:15 PM
Session #
221
Location
Town and Country

89 total posters in this session. Topics include How Social Media and Technology Affect Relationships; Intimate Partner Violence; Military Families; Family Formation; Siblings; Rural Families; and more.

Conference Session
Section Meeting
12:00 PM
1:15 PM
Session #
222
Location
Pacific Salon 1

All attendees are welcome to attend the member meetings of NCFR Sections.

Conference Session
Focus Group Meeting
12:00 PM
1:15 PM
Session #
223
Location
Royal Palm 1

Focus groups have discussions on specific interests. They are open to all members.

Conference Session
Focus Group Meeting
12:00 PM
1:15 PM
Session #
224
Location
Royal Palm 2

Focus groups have discussions on specific interests. They are open to all members.

Conference Session
Board/Committee
12:00 PM
1:30 PM
Session #
225
Location
Sunset

This is a meeting of the NCFR journal board committee, editors, editorial assistants, and NCFR staff only.

Conference Session
12:00 PM
4:00 PM
Session #
226
Location
Atlas Ballroom Foyer

Exhibitors offer an array of new materials and services to enhance your work, career, and professional development.

Conference Session
Workshop
1:30 PM
3:30 PM
Session #
227
Location
Sunrise
Conference Session
Special Session
Concurrent Sessions 6
1:30 PM
2:45 PM
Session #
228
Location
Golden Pacific Ballroom

This session will be live streamed.

Sponsored by the University of Missouri Human Development and Family Science - 2018 Catalyst Sponsor.

Conference Session
Lightning Paper
Concurrent Sessions 6
1:30 PM
2:45 PM
Session #
229
Location
Royal Palm 1

Lightning papers organized by the Education & Enrichment Section. 

Conference Session
Lightning Paper
Concurrent Sessions 6
1:30 PM
2:45 PM
Session #
230
Location
Royal Palm 2

Lightning papers organized by the Ethnic Minorities Section. 

Conference Session
Symposium
Concurrent Sessions 6
1:30 PM
2:45 PM
Session #
231
Location
Pacific Salon 2

The purpose of this symposium is to present four unique papers that highlight the challenges and lessons learned in doing global research among difficult-to-reach populations.

Conference Session
Paper
Concurrent Sessions 6
1:30 PM
2:45 PM
Session #
232
Location
Royal Palm 3
Conference Session
Paper
Concurrent Sessions 6
1:30 PM
2:45 PM
Session #
233
Location
Royal Palm 4
Conference Session
Symposium
Concurrent Sessions 6
1:30 PM
2:45 PM
Session #
234
Location
Pacific Salon 1

This symposium relies on life course and queer theory perspectives to emphasize that age, timing, and social interactions play critical roles in shaping the identities and experiences of sexual minority people and their families..

Conference Session
Symposium
Concurrent Sessions 6
1:30 PM
2:45 PM
Session #
235
Location
Royal Palm 5 and 6

The purpose of our symposium is to examine how family members’ relationships with one another and experiences have an impact on the individual and the family as a whole, and the stability of relationships over time.

Conference Session
Board/Committee
1:45 PM
3:15 PM
Session #
236
Location
Esquire

This is a meeting of the NCFR Fellows Committee members only.

Conference Session
Symposium
Concurrent Sessions 7 (Invited Presenter Symposium)
3:00 PM
4:15 PM
Session #
237
Location
Golden Pacific Ballroom

Invited symposium organized by the International Section. Presenters will discuss research in Ghana, South Korea, Portugal, Jamaica, and more. This session will be live streamed.

Organized by the International Section.

Conference Session
Symposium
Concurrent Sessions 7
3:00 PM
4:15 PM
Session #
238
Location
Royal Palm 1

This symposium will demonstrate five different ways students can impact the learning that occurs in family related courses and programs through participation in the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (SoTL) research, thus essentially co-creating their learning experience.

Conference Session
Paper
Concurrent Sessions 7
3:00 PM
4:15 PM
Session #
239
Location
Royal Palm 2
Conference Session
Symposium
Concurrent Sessions 7
3:00 PM
4:15 PM
Session #
240
Location
Pacific Salon 1

This symposium is interested in exploring how cultural intersections and different types of discriminatory experiences impact the health and well-being of African Americans and Latinos.

Conference Session
Symposium
Concurrent Sessions 7
3:00 PM
4:15 PM
Session #
241
Location
Royal Palm 3

Through an ecological framework, we will discuss the process of program development, culturally tailoring, and implementation of three different family-based wellness programs targeted toward Latinos.

Conference Session
Lightning Paper
Concurrent Sessions 7
3:00 PM
4:15 PM
Session #
242
Location
Royal Palm 4

Lightning papers organized by the Families & Health Section. 

Conference Session
Symposium
Concurrent Sessions 7
3:00 PM
4:15 PM
Session #
243
Location
Pacific Salon 3
Conference Session
Roundtable
Concurrent Sessions 7
3:00 PM
4:15 PM
Session #
244
Location
Royal Palm 5 and 6
Conference Session
Symposium
Concurrent Sessions 7
3:00 PM
4:15 PM
Session #
245
Location
Pacific Salon 2

The four papers of this symposium utilize innovative approaches to investigate the experiences of trans individuals in a range of contexts, including families, romantic relationships, and schools, and examine how community-level factors have an impact on trans individuals’ wellbeing.

Conference Session
Reception
4:30 PM
6:30 PM
Session #
246
Location
San Diego/Golden West

It’s the NCFR conference college fair! You’re invited to learn about more than 30 academic programs, meet their faculty and students, and reconnect with your fellow alumni. Don’t miss the food and prizes! 

Conference Session
Focus Group Meeting
6:15 PM
7:30 PM
Session #
247
Location
Royal Palm 1

Focus groups have discussions on specific interests. They are open to all members.

Conference Session
Focus Group Meeting
6:15 PM
7:30 PM
Session #
248
Location
Royal Palm 2

Focus groups have discussions on specific interests. They are open to all members.

Conference Session
Section Meeting
6:30 PM
7:30 PM
Session #
249
Location
Pacific Salon 1

All attendees are welcome to attend the member meetings of NCFR Sections.

Conference Session
Section Meeting
6:30 PM
7:30 PM
Session #
250
Location
Pacific Salon 2

All attendees are welcome to attend the member meetings of NCFR Sections.