Program Schedule

2016 Conference Schedule & Session Descriptions

2016 Keynote Presentation:

Strategic Reflections and Direction for Family and Consumer Sciences

Carolyn Barnhart, President
American Association of Family and Consumer Sciences

Carolyn Barnhart, CFCS, is honored to serve as the 2015 - 2016 AAFCS President. She believes in the mission and vision of the Association and is inspired by the new Strategic Direction and Signature Initiatives. She joined this association in 1970 as a student member and has continued as a professional member.

Carolyn has always been a learner-centered educator, whether she was directing a university advisement center, networking computer labs, directing the University Child and Family Study Center, teaching education, administration, child development or food technology courses, collaborating with colleagues on summer camps, or serving as department chair of Food and Nutrition. Guiding students in their learning adventures continues to be one of Carolyn's main purposes in life.


Registration and Check-In: begins 8:00am

Exhibits: 8:00 am - 3:00 pm

Keynote Session: 9:00 am - 9:40am

Exhibitor Break: 9:40 am - 9:55am

Session Block A:
Concurrent A: 10:00 am - 10:55 am
Roundtable 1A: 10:00 am - 10:25 am
Roundtable 2A: 10:30 am - 10:55 am

Session Block B:
Concurrent B: 11:00 am - 11:55 am
Roundtable 3B: 11:00 am - 11:25 am
Roundtable 4B: 11:30 am - 11:55 am

Lunch: 12:00 pm - 1:15 pm

Session Block C:
Concurrent C: 1:20 pm - 2:15 pm
Roundtable 5C: 1:20 pm - 1:45 pm
Roundtable 6C: 1:50 pm - 2:15 pm

Session Block D:
Concurrent D: 2:20 pm - 3:15 pm
Roundtable 7D: 2:20 pm - 2:45 pm
Roundtable 8D: 2:50 pm - 3:15 pm

CEU Distribution: 3:15 pm - 3:30 pm


2016 Concurrent and Roundtable Session Information

Click the session title below for the session descriptions.
 Note: Each session block contains both concurrent and roundtable session options.
Mix and Match to make the most of your day!

2016 Print Program (pdf)

Session Block A Descriptions

Session Block B Descriptions

Session Block C Descriptions

Session Block D Descriptions