IMFC Family Policy Conference 2011

May 5, 2011  | 
Ottawa, ON

Thank you to everyone who joined us on May 5th, 2011 for our fifth annual Family Policy Conference. We were joined by speakers Dr. Brad Wilcox, Dr. Mark Regnerus, Greg Fleming of New Zealand's Maxim Institute and Jonas Himmelstrand of Sweden's Mireja Institute

Read a summary of the event here.

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Dave Quist, IMFC Executive Director, begins the conference

Listen to Dave Quist's opening remarks here.

IMFC Senior Researcher Peter Jon Mitchell gives a research update

Listen to Peter Jon Mitchell's research update here.

Dr. Mark Regnerus presents research on how teens approach marriage

Watch Dr. Regnerus' slide presentation here
Listen Dr. Regnerus' presentation: Part 1, Part 2 and Q&A

Andrea Mrozek, IMFC Manager of Research and Communications reports on the IMFC's Family Friendly Cities Index

Listen to Andrea Mrozek's update here

Jonas Himmelstrand of Sweden's Mireja Institute debunks the myth that Sweden is a social utopia

View Jonas Himmelstrand's slide presentation here
Listen to Jonas Himmelstrand's presentation: Part 1, Part 2 and Q&A

IMFC Researcher Derek Miedema updates the conference on parental choice in education and how problem gambling affects families

Listen to Derek Miedema's upate here

Dr. Brad Wilcox explores gender and parenting

View Dr. Wilcox's slide presentation here
Listen to Dr. Wilcox's presentation here, and his Q&A here

IMFC Executive Director Dave Quist reports the IMFC's plan for next five years

Listen to Dave Quist's update here

IMFC Research Fellow Dr. Kelly Schwartz presents his latest research on children's mental health

Listen to Dr. Schwartz's presentation here

Greg Fleming of New Zealand's Maxim Institute describes various policy changes in his country from which Canadians can learn

Listen to Greg Fleming's presentation: Part 1, Part 2 and Q&A

IMFC Executive Director Dave Quist gives his closing remarks at the 2011 Conference.

Listen to Dave Quist's closing remarks here.