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Previous Conferences

November 2009 Conference.
Michigan State University
East Lansing, Michigan

Nora J. Rifon and Elizabeth Taylor Quilliam (2009).  Proceedings of the Consumer Culture and the Ethical Treatment of Children Conference.

Bruce Vanden Bergh
Children’s Central Research Fellow
Bruce Vanden Bergh presents
his paper at the 2009 conference

American Academy of Advertising covered the 2009 Children’s Central conference in two separate issues of their newsletter.


Please click the links below to view.


March 2010 AAA Newsletter


December 2009 AAA Newsletter

Richard Cole
MSU Department of Advertising,
Public Relations, and Retailing
Chairperson, Richard T. Cole,
listens to a guest speaker
Dafna Lemish and Mark Bashore
Guest Plenary Speaker Dafna
Lemish answers WKAR news
host Mark Bashore questions
in between sessions at the
2009 conference
Conference attendees listen to
lunch speaker Ben Tanzer, Senior
Director of Strategic Communications
at Prevent Child Abuse America
Co Chairs
From left to right: Conference
co-chair Elizabeth Taylor Quilliam,
conference presenter Anna McAlister,
Conference co-chair and Children’s
Central Director Nora Rifon


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