2020 SexPosCon Schedule

Friday, February 21, 2020
Friday, February 21, 2020
Mixer @Hampton Inn & Suites Burbank (across the street!)
8:00 am - 8:00 am
Mixer @Hampton Inn & Suites Burbank (across the street!)

Closing
8:00 am - 8:00 am
Closing

Registration
8:00 am - 12:00 pm
Registration
8:00 am - 12:00 pm

A.M. Coffee (provided)/Networking
8:00 am - 9:00 am
A.M. Coffee (provided)/Networking
8:00 am - 9:00 am

Opening/Welcome
9:00 am - 9:30 am
Opening/Welcome

Session 1: Why Peacemaking?
9:30 am - 10:00 am
Emily Prior, MA, DJ Williams, PhD, Ariel Pliskin, and Jeremy N. Thomas, PhD
Session 1: Why Peacemaking?

Session 2: --Consent in the Erotic Hypnosis Fetish Community --Ecological Intimacy
10:15 am - 11:15 am
Sam Hughes, Nick Santer, and Annie Boheler
Session 2: --Consent in the Erotic Hypnosis Fetish Community --Ecological Intimacy
10:15 am - 11:15 am

Lunch (provided)
11:30 am - 1:00 pm
Lunch (provided)
11:30 am - 1:00 pm

Keynote: Joy & Positive Sexuality: Strange Bedfellows or Bosom Buddies?
1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Keynote Speaker: Billy Strean, PhD
Keynote: Joy & Positive Sexuality: Strange Bedfellows or Bosom Buddies?
1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

Session 3: --Cultivating Consent: A Qualitative Exploratory Study of the New England BDSM Community --Couples in Consensually Nonmonogamous Marriages: Findings from a 2,000 person sample
2:45 pm - 3:45 pm
Sonja Winter Heels, BA, and D. Joye Swan
Session 3: --Cultivating Consent: A Qualitative Exploratory Study of the New England BDSM Community --Couples in Consensually Nonmonogamous Marriages: Findings from a 2,000 person sample
2:45 pm - 3:45 pm

Session 4: Poster Presentations Coffee Break/Networking
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Session 4: Poster Presentations Coffee Break/Networking
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Session 5: --Osunality Encourages Peacemaking --Re-Vitalize Your Sex Life as You Grow Older: The Wellness Sexuality Practice
5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Dr. Zelaika Hepworth Clarke and Linda Landon
Session 5: --Osunality Encourages Peacemaking --Re-Vitalize Your Sex Life as You Grow Older: The Wellness Sexuality Practice
5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Closing
6:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Closing

Mixer @Hampton Inn & Suites Burbank (across the street!)
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Mixer @Hampton Inn & Suites Burbank (across the street!)
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Saturday, February 22, 2020
Saturday, February 22, 2020
Registration
8:00 am - 12:00 pm
Registration
8:00 am - 12:00 pm

A.M. Coffee (provided)/Networking
8:00 am - 8:45 am
A.M. Coffee (provided)/Networking
8:00 am - 8:45 am

Opening/Welcome
8:45 am - 9:15 am
Opening/Welcome

Session 6: --Cuddling as a Peacemaking Tool in the Gender Wars --Positive Sexuality Starts in the Womb
9:15 am - 10:15 am
Yoni Alkan, Michelle Renee, and Perquida Payne
Session 6: --Cuddling as a Peacemaking Tool in the Gender Wars --Positive Sexuality Starts in the Womb
9:15 am - 10:15 am

Session 7: --Queer Lens in Focus: A Photovoice Project with LGBTQ+ Refugees living in Athens, Greece --Arts-based Research: Using Photovoice to Move Beyond HIV Stigma in Queer Men of Color --Sex Talk: Investigating the Sexual Development and Sexual Attitudes of African American Women
10:15 am - 11:15 am
Moshoula Capous-Desyllas, Art Ambartsumyan, Vanessa Myrie, Dani Murillo, and Chanel Jaali Marshall
Session 7: --Queer Lens in Focus: A Photovoice Project with LGBTQ+ Refugees living in Athens, Greece --Arts-based Research: Using Photovoice to Move Beyond HIV Stigma in Queer Men of Color --Sex Talk: Investigating the Sexual Development and Sexual Attitudes of African American Women
10:15 am - 11:15 am

Session 8: --Looking for a Sex Positive Therapist Online? Some Possible Unintended Consequences --Building a Sex Positive Professional Certification Program
11:30 am - 12:30 pm
Karin Wandrei, Emily Prior, Daniel Copulsky, and Andrew Pari
Session 8: --Looking for a Sex Positive Therapist Online? Some Possible Unintended Consequences --Building a Sex Positive Professional Certification Program
11:30 am - 12:30 pm

Lunch (provided)
12:30 pm - 1:45 pm
Lunch (provided)
12:30 pm - 1:45 pm

Session 9: --Graphically Yours: A Creative Tool for Therapy --Guided Rape Exposure Treatment: A Proposed Model
1:45 pm - 2:45 pm
Jennifer Beman and Andrew Pari
Session 9: --Graphically Yours: A Creative Tool for Therapy --Guided Rape Exposure Treatment: A Proposed Model
1:45 pm - 2:45 pm

Session 10: --Ace and Poly: Insights from the Asexual Community Survey --Communicating Consent Concepts in Casual Settings
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Daniel Copulsky and Kathy G. Slaughter, LCSW
Session 10: --Ace and Poly: Insights from the Asexual Community Survey --Communicating Consent Concepts in Casual Settings
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Session 11: Poster Presentations Coffee Break/networking
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Session 11: Poster Presentations Coffee Break/networking
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Session 12: --Kink and Sex through the Lens of Queer Theory: Findings from the Kink Identity and Sexuality Study --The Kinky Dabbler: Engaging in Kink but not in Communities
5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Eliot M. Lev, Jules Vivid, Richard Sprott, and Liam Wignall
Session 12: --Kink and Sex through the Lens of Queer Theory: Findings from the Kink Identity and Sexuality Study --The Kinky Dabbler: Engaging in Kink but not in Communities
5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Closing
6:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Closing

Guided Dungeon Experience (This is an additional cost w/ limited space.)
8:00 pm - 2:00 am
Guided Dungeon Experience (This is an additional cost w/ limited space.)
8:00 pm - 2:00 am

Sunday, February 23, 2020
Sunday, February 23, 2020
Information
8:30 am - 12:00 pm
Information
8:30 am - 12:00 pm

Information
8:30 am - 12:00 pm
Information
8:30 am - 12:00 pm

A.M. Coffee (provided)/Networking
8:30 am - 9:00 am
A.M. Coffee (provided)/Networking

Session 13: --Resilient Polyamorous Families --Opening Up: A Process
9:00 am - 10:00 am
Elisabeth “Eli” Sheff, PhD, CSE, and Jennifer Rehor
Session 13: --Resilient Polyamorous Families --Opening Up: A Process
9:00 am - 10:00 am

Session 14: --Using Sex and Porn Online to Change the World IRL --Peacemaking Through Social Media: How Sex Workers are Achieving Social Justice Online
10:15 am - 11:15 am
Brianne McGuire, Tim Woodman, and Riley Reyes
Session 14: --Using Sex and Porn Online to Change the World IRL --Peacemaking Through Social Media: How Sex Workers are Achieving Social Justice Online
10:15 am - 11:15 am

Session 15: --Problems of Tabooed Talk and the Potential of a Sex-positive Discourse and Sex-positive Spaces --Teaching Sex! A Pedagogy of Peacemaking
11:30 am - 12:30 pm
Anna Mense, Jeremy N. Thomas, PhD, DJ Williams, PhD, Emily Prior, MA, and Thea S. Alvarado, PhD
Session 15: --Problems of Tabooed Talk and the Potential of a Sex-positive Discourse and Sex-positive Spaces --Teaching Sex! A Pedagogy of Peacemaking
11:30 am - 12:30 pm

Lunch (offsite)
12:45 pm - 2:15 pm
Lunch (offsite)
12:45 pm - 2:15 pm

Certification Program Workshop (This is an additional cost w/ limited space) P.M. Coffee (provided)
2:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Certification Program Workshop (This is an additional cost w/ limited space) P.M. Coffee (provided)
2:30 pm - 5:00 pm

2020 SexPosCon Schedule
Saturday, February 22, 2020