The 2016 Administration for Children and Families’ (ACF) National Research Conference on Early Childhood (NRCEC)* took place July 11-13, 2016 at the Grand Hyatt Hotel in Washington, DC. Since 1991, this event has highlighted cutting edge research on low-income families with young children and encourages participation from researchers, practitioners, and policy makers across early childhood fields. To view the 2016 conference agenda at a glance, please click here. To download the complete conference program for the 2016 event, please click here.

New for 2016: Conference Mobile App!

New this year, the conference mobile app allows you to maximize your conference experience. Please click here for more information and to download the app! The app is available through January 31, 2017 to download presentations, interact with attendees, and access conference content.

*Please note that ACF’s NRCEC was formerly called the Head Start Research Conference.

View the 2016 NRCEC

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Program Book [1MB]

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Find the app in the App Store or Google Play by searching for “NRCEC 2016” on your mobile device or by clicking on the appropriate icon below.


Mobile Event App for 2016 NRCEC
Mobile Event App for 2016 NRCEC