2018 WFRN Conference

Assumptions and Translation of Work and Family Research

June 21-23, 2018 in Washington, D.C. 

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2018 WFRN Conference  

The theme of the 2018 WFRN conference is "OpenScience: Assumptions and Translation of Work and Family Research."  The conference will be held at the Capital Hilton hotel in Washington, D.C. on June 21-23, 2018. It will be preceded on June 20 with a pre-conference workshop day on "Translating Scholarship into Action: Positioning Research to Fit the Needs of End-Users."   

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The Capital Hilton has offered WFRN researchers a discounted nightly rate for the 2018 WFRN Conference. To book your stay with the Capital Hilton at this special rate, please click here

New for 2018: Leaders & Legacies Awards Initiative 

With the support of the Awards Steering Committee and the WFRN Executive Committee, we are pleased to announce the establishment of three new awards that will recognize the “Leaders Among Us” and the “Legacies We Are Building”.  To learn more about these awards, please click here. To donate, please click here

Presentation and Poster Guidelines 

Presentations: Regular paper sessions are 90 minutes. Each presenter should plan to speak for approximately 10 minutes, with the expectation that about 5 minutes of questions will follow each presentation, and there should be time available at the end of the session for additional comments and discussion. 

Posters: A 3 foot high and 2 foot wide poster mounted on an easel will be provided. Tiger clips will able be available. Presenters can clip as much material as will fit on this size presentation. They can also prepare handouts to distribute if they are so inclined. 

2018 Program Committee

*Doctoral students working with WFRN Co-Presidents

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