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NAEYC 2018 Annual Conference

14 - 17 Nov 2018 | Washington D.C.
Fee: No
Open to public: No
Category: Community

The NAEYC Annual Conference is the largest early childhood education conference in the world. Each year, tens of thousands of teachers, program administrators, students, and researchers choose from hundreds of presentations and exhibits to explore the latest trends and research in the early childhood field. Learn more and register: https://www.naeyc.org/events/annual







Family Online Safety Institute: 2018 Annual Conference

Nov 15 2018 | Washington, DC
Fee: Yes
Open to public: Yes
Category: Community

The 2018 FOSI Annual Conference will see the launch of FOSI’s latest research report, “Online Safety Across the Generations.” Panels will address topics such as screen time and “tech addiction”, digital resilience and wellbeing, content moderation, children’s privacy, and how we can all work together to build a culture of responsibility online. Learn more and register at fosi.org







Society for Research in Child Development 2019 Biennial Meeting

21 - 23 Mar 2019 | Baltimore, MD
Fee: Yes
Open to public: No
Category: Community

The Society for Research in Child Development hosts its 2019 Biennial Meeting in Baltimore, MD this year. The invited program features scholars from a number of countries (Australia, Germany, Mexico, South Africa, United Kingdom, United States), and disciplines (anthropology, economics, education, medicine, psychology, public health, public policy, sociology). Each day of the conference will be organized around one of these three themes: International, Interdisciplinary, and Relevant. Learn more about the SRC Biennial Meeting.







LEGO Idea Conference 2019

1 - 3 Apr 2019
Fee: Yes
Open to public: No
Category: Community

The three-day LEGO Idea® conference offers a vibrant, playful and thought-provoking environment for group dialogues and impactful workshops. Participants from around the world come to debate, share insights, inspire and get inspired on topics within children’s learning, education and development. The next conference will be held on 1-3 April 2019. This year’s theme is: Unlocking the Power of Parenting.







ASU GSV Summit 2019

8 - 10 Apr 2019
Fee: Yes
Open to public: No
Category: Community

The ASU GSV Summit draws more than 4,500 leaders in education and talent tech. Attendees at this year’s summit will include CEOs, investors, school, district and university leaders, media, enterprise learning and talent leaders, politicians, foundation leaders and policy makers. https://www.asugsvsummit.com







69th Annual International Communication Association Conference

24 - 28 May 2019 | Washington, DC
Fee: Yes
Open to public: No
Category: Community

The ICA 2019 conference theme of Communication Beyond Boundaries aims for an understanding of the role of communication and media in the crossing of social, political and cultural boundaries that characterize contemporary society, and encourages research that crosses the boundaries of research domains, of particular fields of research interest, and of academia and the outside world. For more information, visit https://www.icahdq.org/page/2019Conference.







FamLAB

Reframing Learning Across Boundaries: Building Public Understanding and Support

Jun 6 2019
Fee: No
Open to public: No
Category: Cooney Center

We know that children spend more than 80% of their time outside of school. But research indicates that millions of preschool and school age children—especially those from low-income communities—too often lack access to the connected, intentional, evidence-based educational nourishment that is needed to propel lifelong learning. To combat these inequities, policymakers and program developers have targeted expanded learning opportunities as a national priority. But research by the FrameWorks Institute has identified a disconnect that needs to be addressed: most people…







Immersive Media Design and Children Workshop

Jun 15 2019
Fee: No
Open to public: No
Category: Cooney Center

Immersive Media Design and Children is a one-day workshop to be held at the 2019 Interaction Design and Children Conference in Boise, Idaho. Co-hosted by the Joan Ganz Cooney Center and foundry10, this workshop will bring together a community of researchers, designers, practitioners, and other experts who are interested in the responsible design of immersive media—or augmented, virtual, mixed, and cross reality—for children, while taking into account children’s developmental needs, equity, and inclusivity. At the workshop, participants will discuss and…







The Education Market: VR’s Best Hope? at XR for Change Summit

Jul 23 2019
Fee: Yes
Open to public: Yes
Category: Cooney Center

On Monday, June 17, the Joan Ganz Cooney Center presents a panel discussion at the XR for Change Summit in New York City. For years, experts have been predicting that immersive technologies like AR and VR are on the cusp of breaking into the mainstream market. But despite the dazzling experiences that users may encounter when they first try a VR headset, industry reports suggest there continue to be signs of instability in the hardware marketplace, and that consumer demand…







NAMLE Conference 2019

26 - 28 Jun 2019 | Washington, DC
Fee: Yes
Open to public: Yes
Category: Community

The theme for the 2019 National Association for Media Literacy Education conference is A Path Forward: Elevating Conversation, Unifying Voices. The conference is designed to provide a platform for including voices from diverse disciplines as we explore the future of media literacy in a rapidly shifting media landscape. To learn more and to register, visit namleconference.net.