A Generation Under the Influence of a Smartphone: iGen Comes of Age

Fri, Apr 20 at 9am

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A Generation Under the Influence of a Smartphone: iGen Comes of Age

Understand the influences shaping this generation, can we harness the positive trends while mitigating the negative? J Bar J Youth Services and Oregon Alliance of Children’s Programs are bringing Dr. Jean Twenge and Thomas Kersting to Bend to speak regarding the new iGeneration: The use of cell phones, how can parents and employers adapt, and how do we deal with the use of cellphones in schools and working with youth. This one day seminar includes lunch. 

Dr. Jean Twenge has written Generation Me, The Narcissist Epidemic, and iGen. Her research has been covered in Time, The Atlantic, Newsweek, the New York Times, USA TODAY, and the Washington Post. She has been featured on Today, Good Morning America, Fox and Friends, and National Public Radio.

Thomas Kersting is a well-known author and television personality. Tom has co-hosted two A&E Network shows, as well as shows for National Geographic Channel, Food Network, and Oprah’s Wellness Network, and is the author of Disconnected, how to reconnect our digitally distracted kids.


Riverhouse Convention Center

3075 N Hwy 97
Bend, OR 97703

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