Conference

How can I present at the WFRN bienniel conference?

The deadline for submissions for the 2016 WFRN conference was November 2, 2015.  The deadline for the next conference in 2018 has not yet been set.

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I was unable to attend the 2016 conference, but would like to view the presentations. Is that possible?

We are encouraging attendees to deposit their conference presentations in the Work and Family Commons.  Go to Browse by Document Type and select "conference paper or presentation" and sort by date. Select 2016 from the left side green bar, Narrow Results By Date.

Can you provide some travel information for the next WFRN bienniel conference?

Do I have to be a WFRN member to present at the WFRN conference?

How do I register for the WFRN conference?

What is the WFRN conference registration fee?

Conference registration fees (in US dollars) for the 2016 WFRN conference are noted below.  The fees for the next conference in 2018 have not yet been set.

General (non-member) registration  $500
Member registration                        $300
Student registration                         $100

When is the next WFRN conference, and where will it be held?

The next WFRN conference will be held on June 21-23, 2018 at the Capital Hilton hotel in Washington, D.C.  More information is available here.

Who attends the WFRN bienniel conferences?

Attendees at previous conferences have included the global community of work and family academics and scholars, such as faculty, staff, students, teachers, and researchers. Policy advocates, policy makers, practitioners, journalists, and interested others were also in attendance.  The 2016 conference featured a Practitioner Day.

Why should I attend a WFRN conference?

The  most recent WFRN conference, the 2016 conference, was a terrific, exciting event, held right in the nation's capital, right at the height of the presidential election season on June 23-25, 2016.  About 650 work and family researchers from around the world (40+ countries) attended this event.  WFRN President Phyllis Moen and the conference program committee worked hard to achieve four goals - that the conference be Informative, Interesting, and Interactive, as well as Fun!

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