This is the current presentation schedule. This schedule may change prior to the actual conference, so please check back before attending the conference. Descriptions of the presentations can be found here.

2024 SexPosCon Schedule

Friday, February 16, 2024
Friday, February 16, 2024
Opening/Welcome
9:00 am - 9:15 am
Opening/Welcome

Session 1
9:15 am - 10:00 am
Session 1
9:15 am - 10:00 am

9:15-10:00 Why Open and Honest Communication?
9:15 am - 10:00 am
9:15-10:00 Why Open and Honest Communication?
9:15 am - 10:00 am
Introducing the 4Cs, Emily Prior & DJ Williams

Introducing the 4Cs, Emily Prior & DJ Williams

10:15-11:15 Kinky in the Digital Age
10:15 am - 11:15 am
10:15-11:15 Kinky in the Digital Age
10:15 am - 11:15 am
<p><b>(1 CEU)</b></p> Liam Wignall

(1 CEU)

Liam Wignall

LUNCH (included)
11:30 am - 1:00 pm
LUNCH (included)
11:30 am - 1:00 pm

1:00-2:30 Keynote w/ Dr. David Ley
1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
1:00-2:30 Keynote w/ Dr. David Ley
1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
<p><b>(1.5 CEUs)</b></p> Maintaining a Sex Positive Mentality as Moral Panics Set the World on Fire

(1.5 CEUs)

Maintaining a Sex Positive Mentality as Moral Panics Set the World on Fire

2:45-3:45 Pup Subcultures
2:45 pm - 3:45 pm
2:45-3:45 Pup Subcultures
2:45 pm - 3:45 pm
Pup Play and Sexual Health, Tom Carpino <br>Be Dog Have Fun: Narratives of Discovery, Meaning, and Motivations Among Members of the Pup Subculture, Phil Hammack</br>

Pup Play and Sexual Health, Tom Carpino
Be Dog Have Fun: Narratives of Discovery, Meaning, and Motivations Among Members of the Pup Subculture, Phil Hammack

4:00-4:45 Poster Session/Coffee Break/Networking
4:00 pm - 4:45 pm
4:00-4:45 Poster Session/Coffee Break/Networking
4:00 pm - 4:45 pm
POSTERS: Empowering Tomorrow: Safeguarding Childhood through Proactive Communication and Abuse Prevention; Sex-positive attitude: the individual in the complex construct of sex positivity

POSTERS: Empowering Tomorrow: Safeguarding Childhood through Proactive Communication and Abuse Prevention; Sex-positive attitude: the individual in the complex construct of sex positivity

4:45-5:30 JPS Editorial Board Panel Discussion
4:45 pm - 5:30 pm
4:45-5:30 JPS Editorial Board Panel Discussion
4:45 pm - 5:30 pm
Editor-in-Chief Joye Swan, former EICs Brad Sagarin & Jeremy Thomas, and co-founders Emily Prior & DJ Williams

Editor-in-Chief Joye Swan, former EICs Brad Sagarin & Jeremy Thomas, and co-founders Emily Prior & DJ Williams

5:30-6:00 Closing
5:30 pm - 6:00 pm
5:30-6:00 Closing
5:30 pm - 6:00 pm
Closing remarks, announcements, and raffle winners for conference day one.

Closing remarks, announcements, and raffle winners for conference day one.

Mixer Meet-n-Greet & Recognition Event
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Mixer Meet-n-Greet & Recognition Event
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Head over to the fun across the street!

Head over to the fun across the street!

Saturday, February 17, 2024
Saturday, February 17, 2024
Social/Networking
8:00 am - 8:45 am
Registration/Check-in 8:00-12:00
Social/Networking
8:00 am - 8:45 am
Feel free to have a hot beverage and network, or join in on some morning yoga before we get started with the presentations.

Feel free to have a hot beverage and network, or join in on some morning yoga before we get started with the presentations.

Opening/Welcome
8:45 am - 9:00 am
Opening/Welcome

9:00-10:00 Positive Sexuality
9:00 am - 10:00 am
9:00-10:00 Positive Sexuality
9:00 am - 10:00 am
Asexual Pleasure: Resisting Compulsory Sexuality in Sex-Positive Spaces, Megan Carroll <br>Considering and Communicating Researcher Positionality in Sexuality Research, Daniel Copulsky</br>

Asexual Pleasure: Resisting Compulsory Sexuality in Sex-Positive Spaces, Megan Carroll
Considering and Communicating Researcher Positionality in Sexuality Research, Daniel Copulsky

10:15-11:15 Navigating Difficult Sexual Communications I
10:15 am - 11:15 am
10:15-11:15 Navigating Difficult Sexual Communications I
10:15 am - 11:15 am
<p><b>(1 CEU)</b></p> When "Yes" Means "No": How to Deal with Feelings of Uncertainty Around Consent, Jenn Mason <br>Military Sexual Trauma: How Inclusive Language Opens Pathways to Healing, Latetia T Bland-Thergood</br>

(1 CEU)

When "Yes" Means "No": How to Deal with Feelings of Uncertainty Around Consent, Jenn Mason
Military Sexual Trauma: How Inclusive Language Opens Pathways to Healing, Latetia T Bland-Thergood

LUNCH (included)
11:30 am - 1:00 pm
LUNCH (included)
11:30 am - 1:00 pm

1:00-2:15 Navigating Difficult Sexual Communications II
1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
1:00-2:15 Navigating Difficult Sexual Communications II
1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
<p><b>(1 CEU)</b></p> Damsels in Distress? Busting the Myth of Female Powerlessness in Negotiating Safer Sex, Joye Swan <br>Negotiation in Curative Kink, Andrew Pari</br>

(1 CEU)

Damsels in Distress? Busting the Myth of Female Powerlessness in Negotiating Safer Sex, Joye Swan
Negotiation in Curative Kink, Andrew Pari

2:45-4:00: Kinks
2:45 pm - 4:00 pm
2:45-4:00: Kinks
2:45 pm - 4:00 pm
"There is so Much Intimacy!": A Qualitative ANALysis of Pegging Experiences, DJ Williams & Lynette Coto <br>(Just the) Tips & Tricks on the SexTok, Olivia Richman</br>

"There is so Much Intimacy!": A Qualitative ANALysis of Pegging Experiences, DJ Williams & Lynette Coto
(Just the) Tips & Tricks on the SexTok, Olivia Richman

4:00-4:20 Coffee Break/Networking
4:00 pm - 4:20 pm
4:00-4:20 Coffee Break/Networking
4:00 pm - 4:20 pm

4:20-4:45 Fur-Tastic Communication, Anna Randall
4:20 pm - 4:45 pm
4:20-4:45 Fur-Tastic Communication, Anna Randall
4:20 pm - 4:45 pm

Fur-tastic Communication: Unmasking the Fur Fandom's Role in Mental Well-being and Self-Expression, Anna Randall

4:45-5:30 Special Presentation w/ Leanna Wolfe
4:45 pm - 5:30 pm
4:45-5:30 Special Presentation w/ Leanna Wolfe
4:45 pm - 5:30 pm
177 Lovers and Counting: My Life as a Sex Researcher

177 Lovers and Counting: My Life as a Sex Researcher

5:30-6:00 Closing
5:30 pm - 6:00 pm
5:30-6:00 Closing
5:30 pm - 6:00 pm
Closing remarks, announcements, and raffle winners for conference day two.

Closing remarks, announcements, and raffle winners for conference day two.

Sunday, February 18, 2024
Sunday, February 18, 2024
Opening/Welcome
8:45 am - 9:00 am
Opening/Welcome

9:00-10:00 Workshop (included)
9:00 am - 10:00 am
9:00-10:00 Workshop (included)
9:00 am - 10:00 am
<p><b>(1 CEU)</b></p> From Self to Society: Cultivating Curiosity in Sexuality Conversations w/ Nancy Owen

(1 CEU)

From Self to Society: Cultivating Curiosity in Sexuality Conversations w/ Nancy Owen

10:15-11:45 Keynote w/ Dr. Elisabeth "Eli" Sheff
10:15 am - 11:15 am
10:15-11:45 Keynote w/ Dr. Elisabeth "Eli" Sheff
10:15 am - 11:15 am
<p><b>(1.5 CEUs)</b></p> Cultivating Queer Joy: Relationship Satisfaction Among Sex & Gender Minorities

(1.5 CEUs)

Cultivating Queer Joy: Relationship Satisfaction Among Sex & Gender Minorities

Student Research Awards/ Closing
11:20 am - 12:00 pm
Student Research Awards/ Closing
11:20 am - 12:00 pm
Final closing remarks and announcements, Student Research Award winners, final raffle winners.

Final closing remarks and announcements, Student Research Award winners, final raffle winners.

LUNCH
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
LUNCH
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

SPPCP Workshop: Positive Sexuality Promotes Open and Honest Communication
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
SPPCP Workshop: Positive Sexuality Promotes Open and Honest Communication
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
<p><b>(Opportunity for 2 additional CEUs)</b></p> For more info: https://sexposcon.com/certification-workshop/ You may choose to <a href="https://www.flipcause.com/secure/cause_pdetails/MTIyNjA0">add this workshop to your conference registration</a>. This workshop is an additional $150 per person.

(Opportunity for 2 additional CEUs)

For more info: https://sexposcon.com/certification-workshop/ You may choose to add this workshop to your conference registration. This workshop is an additional $150 per person.

2024 SexPosCon Schedule