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
Josh Golin, Diane Levin, Ph.D., Jean Rogers, M.S.Ed.

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, Nathan Dungan

10:45-11 

Coffee/Tea Break

11-12:15 

Breakout Session I
  • Get Outside! Nature's Antidote to Screen Time 
    Cheryl Charles, Ph.D., Lais Fleury
    'Teaching Naked' Right From the Start: Keeping Screen Media Out of Infant/Toddler Classrooms
    Patricia Cantor, Ed.D., & Mary Cornish, Ph.D., Susan Linn, Ed.D.
    A Method for Reducing Screen Time: Encouraging Parents to SPOIL their Children 
    Meghan Owenz, Ph.D.
    Biophysics to the Rescue: 'Embodiment' Repair for Damaged Nervous Systems
    Bill Softky, Ph.D.

12:15-1:30

Lunch: Working Groups & Roundtable Discussions
Screen Time Impact on Literacy and Language Learning with Nikki Shearman, Ph.D., Jean Fahey, Ph.D.
Screen-Free Families and Media Lite Living Initiatives with Dr. Barbara Brock, Sara Michelson

1:30-2:00

Screen Schooled: Two Veteran Teachers Expose Screen Overuse in Schools
Matt Miles, Joe Clement

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.

Moving Forward with Real Solutions in Our Schools
Matt Miles, Joe Clement and Melanie Hempe, R.N., Holley East
It's Not You It's Your Phone: Talking with Parents and Their Children about Persuasive Design
Criscillia Benford, Ph.D.
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 with Paula Poundstone
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
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.
On the Front Lines: Using Your Knowledge and Passion to Effectuate Change
David Monahan, J.D.

11:30-12:45

Lunch: Working Groups & Roundtable Discussions       
Screens and Early Childhood with Nancy Carlsson-Paige, Ed.D.
AAP Family Media Plan with Kathleen Clarke-Pearson, M.D.        

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
Victoria Dunckley, M.D.
E-Books, Tablets, and Parent-Child Social-Emotional Engagement
Jenny Radesky, M.D., Tiffany Munzer, M.D.
Who's Raising Our Kids: Nurturing Human Values in a Snapchat World
Sharon Maxwell, Ph.D. & Chelsea Maxwell, Ed.M.
Working Across Difference: Tech, Access, & Screen Use in Diverse Populations
Makeda Keegan, Ph.D., Velma LaPoint, Ph.D.
3:00-3:30
Closing

3:30-4:00   

Book Signing with Conference Authors

 

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