2018 Conference – Resilience Among Urban and Rural Families

2018 ILCFR Conference: Resilience Among Urban & Rural Families

Friday, April 27, 2018
Heartland Community College
Astroth Community Education Center (ACEC)
Normal, IL 61761

Keynote Speaker

We are excited to announce Robin Fretwell Wilson will be our keynote speaker for the 2018 Conference! As explained on Professor Wilson’s personal website:

Robin Fretwell Wilson is the Roger and Stephany Joslin Professor of Law at the University of Illinois College of Law, where she directs the College of Law’s Family Law and Policy Program and the Epstein Health Law and Policy Program. She specializes in family law and health law, and her research and teaching interests also include biomedical ethics, law and religion, children and violence, and law and science.

Learn more about Professor Wilson‘s research and accomplishments here: https://robinfretwellwilson.com/bio/

Submit a proposal: 2018 Conference Proposal Submission Page.

To register for ILCFR 2018 Please complete this form: ILCFR Registration Form 2018

Please select your registration type and click the PayPal link to pay your registration fees:

Professional Member Registration Fees – $90.00

Professional Non-Member Registration Fees – $100.00

Student Member Registration Fees – $40.00


2018 Call for Conference Proposals!

The Illinois Council on Family Relations will be hosting its Annual Conference
Resilience Among Urban & Rural Families
Friday, April 27, 2018
Heartland Community College in Normal, Illinois

We are seeking proposals which examine or promote resiliency in families from:

  • Undergraduate and graduate students
  • Researchers and educators
  • Practitioners and social service providers
  • Family life educators
  • Members of the community

Submit your proposal online, including:

  • Proposal title
  • Authors’ names, education level, and affiliation
  • Presenter(s) names
  • Abstract (up to 1,000 words) – a description of your proposed presentation, including how it relates to the conference theme
  • Preferred format: paper presentation, poster presentation, panel discussion, workshop

Visit https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/NWNQ5NH to submit your proposal.

Proposals are due by February 15, 2018. Presenters will be notified by March 15, 2018.

Please email Cristina Prestin-Latham ([email protected]) for more information about the conference or submitting a proposal.

The Illinois Council on Family Relations is affiliate of the National Council on Family Relations

For more information visit: www.il.ncfr.org


2017 Conference – Families in the Environment

The 2017 conference will take place at the Illinois State University’s Student Bone Center in Normal, IL on Thursday April 6,2017.  Please see our conference page for proposal submissions and conference registration.

Please email Lauren Hardy ([email protected]) with any questions or concerns.


2016 Call for Conference Proposals!

Thank you for all of the submissions!   Please contact Lauren Hardy([email protected])  if you have any questions.

The first virtual presentation is up!   Keep checking back for the rest.

 


ILCFR Awards

Nominees needed for ILCFR’s 2017 Conference!

Due Date:  March 10, 2017

Do you have nominations for Outstanding Service?  How about for the Helen Gum Westlake Distinguished Member Award?  If not, maybe you have a Faculty that is an amazing mentor?  Or how about an outstanding student researcher?  If you have any people to nominate then fill out the form below, along with a description of why they are amazing (more information on the form).    Any questions?  Please feel free to contact Dina Izenstark ([email protected]).

ILCFR Award Descriptions_2017 Flyer

 


2016 Conference

The 2016 conference has been postponed until Spring 2017.  Our first virtual presentation is up.  Keep Checking our website to see more virtual presentations and learn about Michael Brown the Executive Director of the Ecology Action Center at Illinois State University

Please email Lauren Hardy ([email protected]) with any questions or concerns.

 

 


Student Affiliates

Check out our Student Affiliates Page


2014 Newsletter

Check it out – 2014 ILCFR Newsletter


ILCFR Board Meeting

The Executive Board of ILCFR  held its annual face-to-face meeting on July 13th in Bloomington, IL. We discussed plans for the 2016 conference, formed committees for the coming year, the newsletter, and our new website, among other issues.


ILCFR AWARDS

The 2016 conference has been postponed until Spring 2017.  Please check back to see virtual presentations and learn about Michael Brown the Executive Director of the Ecology Action Center at Illinois State University

Please email Lauren Hardy ([email protected]) with any questions or concerns regarding the cancellation of the 2016 conference


National Council on Family Relations
The Illinois Council on Family Relations is an affiliate of the National Council on Family Relations