Conference Overview

April 20 -21, 2018
Wheelock College
Boston, Massachusetts

 The very first conference dedicated to reducing children’s screen time!

  • Learn about health risks related to screen and device overuse.
  • Attend workshops designed to help you communicate more effectively with parents.
  • Meet other professionals who believe that reducing children’s screen time is necessary and possible.
  • Explore opportunities for partnerships.
  • Participate in round table discussions and working groups.

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Confirmed Speakers

Paula Poundstone
Paula Poundstone, NPR’s Wait Wait, Don’t Tell Me and author, The Totally Unscientific Study of the Search for Human Happiness
Criscillia Benford
Criscillia Benford, Ph.D., co-author, "Sensory Metrics of Neuromechanical Trust"
Jacques Brodeur
Jacques Brodeur, Edupax, Action Coalition for Media Education, ACME-Québec
Nancy Carlsson-Paige
Nancy Carlsson-Paige, Ed.D., author, Taking Back Childhood: Helping Your Kids Thrive in a Fast Paced Media Saturated Violence Filled World
Cheryl Charles, Ph.D., Co-Founder, President, and CEO Emerita, Children & Nature Network
Joe Clement
Joe Clement, co-author, Screen Schooled
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Gloria DeGaetano, Founder/Director, Parent Coaching Institute, author, Parenting Well in a Media Age: Keeping Our Kids Human
Victoria Dunckley, M.D., Integrative Child, Adolescent & Adult Psychiatrist, author, Reset Your Child's Brain
Lais Fluery
Laís Fleury, Children and Nature Program, Instituto Alana
Richard Freed
Richard Freed, Ph.D., psychologist, author, Wired Child: Reclaiming Childhood in a Digital Age
Douglas Gentile
Douglas Gentile, Ph.D., Iowa State University, author, Media Violence and Children
Diane Levin
Diane Levin, Ph.D., author, Beyond Remote Controlled Childhood
Susan Linn
Susan Linn, Ed.D., author, Consuming Kids and The Case for Make Believe
Matt Miles
Matt Miles, co-author, Screen Schooled
Bill Softky
Bill Softky, Ph.D., physicist/neuroscientist/technologist, co-author, "Sensory Metrics of Neuromechanical Trust"
Meghan Owenz, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Penn State University-Berks, Writer
Emily Cherkin, M.Ed., Founder, TECHquilibrium
Jenny Radesky, M.D., Developmental Behavioral Pediatrician, Media Researcher, and co-author, AAP policy statement on media use in early childhood
Elsie Taveras, MD, MPH, Chief, Division of General Academic Pediatrics, MassGeneral Hospital for Children

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