Conference Schedule

Friday, April 20, 2018 | Saturday, April 21, 2018

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Friday, April 20

8:00-8:45

Registration and Continental Breakfast     

8:45-9:15

Welcome
Diane Levin, Ph.D., Wheelock College & Jean Rogers, M.S.Ed., Children’s Screen Time Action Network

9:15-10:00

This IS Brain Science! Multiple Effects of Media on Children
Douglas Gentile, Ph.D.

10:00-10:45 

Commercialism is the Missing Link*
Jenny Radesky, M.D. & Josh Golin, Executive Director, CCFC

10:45-11 

Coffee/Tea Break

11-12:15 

Breakout Session I
  • Get Outside! Nature's Antidote to Screen Time 
    Cheryl Charles, Ph.D., Children & Nature Network; Lais Fleury, Alana Institute
    Techwise Infant and Toddler Teachers* 
    Susan Linn, Ed.D., Patricia Cantor, Ed.D., & Mary Cornish, Ph.D.
    A Method for Reducing Screen Time: Encouraging Parents to SPOIL their Children 
    Meghan Owenz, Ph.D.
    Rebooting the Nervous System Using Neuromechanical Trust*
    Bill Softky, Ph.D.

12:15-1:30

Lunch: Working Groups & Roundtable Discussions

1:30-2:00

How to Get Through to Parents and Caregivers*
Elsie Taveras, M.D.

2:00-2:30  

The Tech Industry's Psychological War on Kids
Richard Freed, Ph.D.

2:30-2:45    

Beverage break

2:45 - 4:00  

Breakout Session II

Screen Time, ADHD, and Attention Issues: How to Help Families Cope
Emily Cherkin, M.Ed.

Screen Schooled: Two Veteran Teachers Expose Screen Overuse in Schools
Matt Miles & Joe Clement
Screen-Free Families and How They Work
Dr. Barbara Brock
Who's Raising Our Kids: Nurturing Human Values in a Snapchat World
Sharon Maxwell, Ph.D. & Chelsea Maxwell, Ed.M.
Online Preschools: "Innovation" or "Exploitation"?
Roxana Marachi, Ph.D.

4:00-5:00

Reception and Networking 

5:00-6:00 

Special Guest Presenter: Paula Poundstone

6:00-6:30 

Book Signing
The Totally Unscientific Study of the Search for Human Happiness

 

Saturday, April 21

8:15-9:00     

Registration and Continental Breakfast

9:00-9:15

Welcome
Nathan Dungan, Board Chair, CCFC

9:15-10:00   

Young Children and Technology: Risks and Hopes*
Nancy Carlsson-Paige, Ed.D.

10:00-10:15 

Coffee/Tea Break

10:15-11:30 

Breakout Session III

Digital Disconnect: Teens Agreed to Participate and Survived
Jacques Brodeur, founder, Edupax

Why Can't Children Sit Still: Importance of Movement to Enhance Attention and Learning
Cris Rowan

Have Children Lost their Ability to Play? Why? What Can We Do about It?
Diane Levin, Ph.D.

11:30-12:45

Lunch: Work Groups & Roundtable Discussions                 

12:45-1:30   

The Overstimulated Child
Victoria Dunckley, M.D.

1:30-1:45 

Beverage break

1:45-3:00

Breakout Session IV
Reset Your Child's Brain: The Four Week Digital Detox*
Victoria Dunckley, M.D.
E-Books, Tablets, and Parent-Child Social-Emotional Engagement
Jenny Radesky, M.D.


3:00-3:30

Closing

3:30-4:00   

Book Signing with Conference Authors

 

*indicates working titles

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