SRCD 2016
Special Topics Meeting on Technology and Media in Children's Development
Irvine, California
October 27-30

Important Dates

  • Mar 2 Submission system opens
  • Apr 6 Submission system closes
  • May 15 Doctoral Consortium Deadline
  • Aug 15 Pre-Conference Workshop Deadline
  • Oct 27 Conference begins
  • Oct 30 Conference ends



TMCD 2016 will be held at the University of California, Irvine, October 27-30 2016.

The program and schedule can be found at

Registration and Housing:

Registration is now open, please [click here] to register. Breakfast and lunch is included in your registration fee. Note: this meeting has limited space available, so be sure to register early to ensure your spot. See the registration rates below:

Early Bird Rate
(Ends 9/29)


All SRCD Members other than Student and Early Career Members



SRCD Early Career Member* $255 $285

SRCD Student Member**



All Nonmembers other than Early Career and Students



Early Career Nonmember* $335 $365

Student Nonmember



For press related inquiries (including press passes), please contact Dr. Yalda Uhls:

*Early Career is defined as those within 5 years of recieving Ph.D.
**Attention: Volunteer shifts are available for Student Members, please contact for more information on how to receive a $50 discount on your registration.

Newport Beach Marriott Bayview
500 Bayview Circle
Newport Beach, CA 92660
Book Online or call 1(800) 228-9290 to make reservations at this all-suite hotel using "TMCD Conference Room Block" and receive the discounted rate of $99/night and $3.00 daily self parking fee.
Housing Deadline: October 6, 2016

John Wayne Airport

Attendees should use John Wayne Airport - Orange County (SNA) for flights to/from the meeting. SRCD will be offering a shuttle service for those staying at the Newport Beach Marriott Bayview (only) which will take attendees to/from John Wayne Airport (only) and the conference venue, University of California, Irvine Student Center. Registration includes shuttle rides to/from hotel to conference center, and breakfast, lunch, and evening receptions. More information will be provided soon.

NOTE: Due to overwhelming demand, SRCD has added a second hotel at $109/night with limited rooms, so book early!

Conference Hotels:
Newport Beach Marriott Bayview
500 Bayview Circle
Newport Beach, CA 92660

Reservations: [Click here] to reserve a room online OR call (800) 228-9290 and book under "TMCD Conference Room Block 2". Self parking is $3/day for those staying within the block, please disregard the Marriott site stating $28/day.

Fairmont Newport Beach
4500 MacArthur Boulevard
Newport Beach, CA 92660

The rate includes discounted valet parking of $10 daily/overnight.

Reservations: please call either
Fairmont Newport Beach Reservations Department: 949-476-2001
or Global Reservations Center: 800-441-1414
Book under
"SRCD Tech & Media in Children's Development Conference" to receive the discounted rate.

Housing Deadline: October 6, 2016, pending availability.

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