2019 Schedule

CEC
The following workshops are NOT approved for Cultural Competency CECs 
Crossdressing Successfully in the Real World: Out among the Civilians
The History of Transgender History
Massage Therapy - What to Expect, How to Proceed
Meet the Publisher and Contributors to Connecticut Voice
What If God is Transgender

Parking: See Registration page for parking information

Note: Workshops times and locations have been changed (4/15/19)



8:00 am - 9:00 am Registration with Continental Breakfast
9:00 am - 9:15 am Welcoming Remarks - Massey Auditorium

9:30 am - 10:30 am Session 1
Location Presenter Title
Massey Auditorium

Classroom A1 Anthony Arrien Supporting and Understanding Trans and Non Binary Identities
Classroom A8 Dawn Ennis Meet the Publisher and Contributors to Connecticut Voice
Classroom B7 Andrea Boisseau & Nicky Chaleunphone Intersex 101 Similarities and Differences Between Intersex and Transgender People
Classroom B9 (I) Rev. Moonhawk River Stone What If God is Transgender
Classroom B16 (P) Karleigh Chardonnay Merlot CRASHING THE CISTEM GRASSROOTS TRANS ORGANIZING
Classroom B17 (Q) Dr. Priya Phulwani, MD Understanding Hormone Options for Trans Youth: Risks and Benefits
Classroom C1 (D) Robin Fox and Mike Roberts Protection against Discrimination on the Basis of Gender Identity or Expression in Connecticut and Discrimination Complaint Process at the Commission on Human Rights and Opportunities
Classroom C3 (E) Tony Ferraiolo  Mindfulness Loving Kindness: Opening Ourselves Up to Others with Compassion and Mental Calmness
Classroom C4 (A)

Classroom C5 (F)             

Classroom C6 (B)

10:45 am - 11:45 am Session 2
Location Presenter Title
Massey Auditorium    
Classroom A1 Elizabeth Rowell Exploring how parents,educators, and librarians can use picture books effectively for transgender children
Classroom A8 Fionnuala Darby-Hudgens Transgender Discrimination & The Fight for Housing Justice
Classroom B7 Jennifer Johnston & Jesine O’Gara Dialectical Behavioral Therapy Skills for Transgender Individuals and Families
Classroom B9 (I) Rev. Moonhawk River Stone No Longer Lost in The Shuffle: Being Disabled and Trans
Classroom B16 (P) Elijah Lombardi Coming Out Kinky: Abuse v Kink
Classroom B17 (Q) Rev. Aaron Miller The Vital Role of Religion, Faith, and Spirituality in the Health and Well-being of Transgender People
Classroom C1 (D) Lynne Alexander From Reagan to Trump: Over 30 years of US LGBTQIA+ Policy Failures
Classroom C4 (A) Lindsey Pembrooke & Kristin Van Ness Scrivano We are all Genderfluid – These and Other Myths about Non-Binary People 
Classroom C4 (A)

Classroom C5 (F)

Classroom C6 (B)

Classroom C8 (H)

Noon - 1:00 pm Lunch
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm Session 3
Location Presenter Title
Massey Auditorium

Classroom A1 Elijah Lombardi Coming Out Kinky: Abuse v Kink
Classroom A8 Dana Jonson & Laura Heneghan Trans-Students: Obtaining Educational Services Under the IDEA and Section 504
Classroom B7 Susan Collins  Wellness during transition/gender exploration
Classroom B9 (I) Rev. Moonhawk River Stone Experience and learning the true meaning of inclusion
Classroom B16 (P) Natasha Lombardi The History of Drag Under the Transgender Umbrella 
Classroom B17 (Q) Gina Rosich Employment Discrimination - findings from a secondary data analysis of the TLC State of CA economic health survey
Classroom C1 (D) Stana Horzepa  Crossdressing Successfully in the Real World: Out among the Civilians
Classroom C3 (E) May Tuscano Feedback Loop: What Your Patients Tell Me about What You Get Wrong 
Classroom C4 (A)

Classroom C5 (F)

Classroom C6 (B)

Classroom C8 (H)

2:15 pm - 3:15 pm Session 4
Location Presenter Title
Massey Auditorium     

Classroom A1 Cassandra Martineau Working with Trans* population in the schools
Classroom A8 Dallas Denny The History of Transgender History
Classroom B7 AJ Eckert Providing Care for Gender Non-Conforming and Non-Binary Patients
Classroom B9 (I) Rev. Moonhawk River Stone Family Through A Gender Transition
Classroom B16 (P) Natasha Lombardi Consent in the Age of the Me Too Movement
Classroom B17 (Q) Asa Paradis Massage Therapy - What to Expect, How to Proceed
Classroom C1 (D) Alberto Cifuentes, Jr. Being a Better Cis Ally to Trans and Genderqueer Youth in K-12 Schools
Classroom C3 (E) Paul Levationo Right Relations within Community, Relationships, Families and Friendships 
Classroom C4 (A)

Classroom C5 (F)    
Classroom C6 (B)

Classroom C8 (H)     

3:30 pm - 4:30 pm Keynote
Massey Auditorium CTAC Awards
Massey Auditorium Keynote Ben Power: Founder and Executive Director of the Sexual Minorities Educational Foundation (SMEF), Inc.