2017 Schedule

No Construction this year!
We will be providing a shuttle bus to go between the shuttle lot and the academic entrance from 7:30 until 5:30.

CEC
The following workshops have NOT been approved for CECs
From Consult to Surgery: A guide of “What do I do now?”
Makeup Basics for Trans Females

8:00 am - 9:00 am Registration with Continental Breakfast
9:00 am - 9:15 am Welcoming Remarks - Massey Auditorium
9:30 am - 4:30 pm GLAD Drop-in Legal Clinic Transgender Issues
Room A8
9:30 am - 4:30 pm AIDS Testing Room A1 (D)
9:30 am - 10:30 am Session 1
Location Presenter Title
Massey Auditorium Diana Glassman & Meghan Curran MTF gender affirming surgery: providing a clinical pathway for a successful surgical outcome
Classroom A1 GLAD Drop-in Legal Clinic Transgender Issues
Classroom A8 CHC AIDS Testing
Classroom B7  Lori Davison BUT…What do I DO? Best Practices for Supporting Trans and Gender Creative Students
Classroom B9 (I) Erica Preston & Marwan Haddad Substance Use and Abuse in Transgender Populations
Classroom B16 (P) Rev. Moonhawk River Stone Experiencing and Learning the True Meaning of Inclusion
Classroom B17 (Q) Tony Ferraiolo Artistic Expressions of Transgender Youth
Classroom C1 (D)  Dr. Priya Phulwani Understanding Hormone Options for Trans Youth: Risks and Benefits
Classroom C3 (E) Rex Butt What (Not?) to Say, and When (Not?) to Say It
Classroom C4 (A) Donna Warren Trans 101: What Is Gender And Why Does It Matter?
Classroom C5 (F)  CHRO Staff CT Law: Gender Identity and Expression
Classroom C6 (B) Jyl  Shaffer  Queering Civil Rights: Queer Theory, Trans* Rights, and Transforming Our Notion of Civil Rights
Classroom C8 (H) Stana Horzepa  Makeup Basics for Trans Females
10:45 am - 11:45 am Session 1
Location Presenter Title
Massey Auditorium Salmun Kazerounian Trans Discrimination and the Fight for Housing Justice
Classroom A1 GLAD Drop-in Legal Clinic Transgender Issues
Classroom A8 CHC AIDS Testing
Classroom B7 Lori Davison Serenity Now! Survival Techniques for Parents of Trans, Gender Creative, & Non-Binary Youth
Classroom B9 (I) Richard Stillson, Ph.D. Suicide Prevention Strategies for Trans* People
Classroom B16 (P) Rev. Moonhawk River Stone Being Trans and Aging: A Workshop For Trans* Elders And Their Allies
Classroom B17 (Q) Tony Ferraiolo 10 Things Your Transgender Patient Wants You To Know
Classroom C1 (D) Kathryn Tierney APRN   Advanced Endocrine Care for Transgender Patients
Classroom C3 (E) Susan Boisvert RN Untangling Healthcare: What You Need to Know, What Your Doc Needs to Know and Why
Classroom C4 (A) Elizabeth Rowell & Thomas Goodkind Using Trans-Friendly Books to Promote Wellness and Resiliency in Youth
Classroom C5 (F) Dwight Norwood A Very Brief Treatment for PTSD: Accelerated Resolution Therapy
Classroom C6 (B) Bill Howe Message for Schools: Getting Your [stuff] Together
Classroom C8 (H) Grace Capreol  Path to SOGI: Collecting Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity (SOGI) Information on Patients
Noon - 1:00 pm Lunch
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm Session 3
Location Presenter Title
Massey Auditorium Patrick Comerford  Change it Up: Political Advocacy and Civic Action 101 
Classroom A1 GLAD Drop-in Legal Clinic Transgender Issues
Classroom A8 CHC AIDS Testing
Classroom B7  Lori Davison All Hands on Deck! Navigating School with a Trans or Gender Non-Conforming Child
Classroom B9 (I) Nancy Lichtenberg - Panel PFLAG Hartford Parents and Grandparents Support Our Transgender Kids
Classroom B16 (P) Rev. Moonhawk River Stone Navigating The Healthcare/Health Insurance Nightmare: A 10
Classroom B17 (Q) Natasha & Elijah Lombardi 50 Shades of Coming Out Kinky
Classroom C1 (D) Kathryn Tierney APRN  Primary Care of Transgender Patients
Classroom C3 (E) Kaylee Zheng From Consult to Surgery: A guide of “What do I do now?” 
Classroom C4 (A) Irwin Krieger LCSW Families in Transition
Classroom C5 (F) Aimee Alphonso Reproductive Health and Fertility Options for Trans Individuals
Classroom C6 (B) Doug Janssen Let's Talk About Sex! Helping You Achieve Your Ideal Sex Life While Protecting Yourself and Others 
Classroom C8 (H) Dr.  A.C. Demidont HIV Prevention Strategies for Trans* and Gender Non-Conforming (TGNC) Individuals
2:15 pm - 3:15 pm Session 4
Location Presenter Title
Massey Auditorium Paul Levatino  "Trans"-formative Couples Therapy - Common threads in inner and outer work in one couple's case and how it changed the way a therapist views therapy
Classroom A1 GLAD Drop-in Legal Clinic Transgender Issues
Classroom A8 CHC AIDS Testing
Classroom B7 Kailin Doodleboi & Connor Synuates Negotiating with Disability
Classroom B9 (I) Nancy Lichtenberg  - Panel PFLAG Hartford Transgender and Gender Non-conforming Youth Speak Out 
Classroom B16 (P) Rev. Moonhawk River Stone  Thinking of Transition? Who do you include? A conversation about disclosure across generations
Classroom B17 (Q) Dallas Denny Ding, Dong, the Medical Model is Dead!
Classroom C1 (D)  Rev.Aaron Miller The Vital Role of Religion, Faith, and Spirituality in the Health and Well-being of Trans People
Classroom C3 (E)

Classroom C4 (A) Irwin Krieger LCSW  Family Therapy for Transgender Youth 
Classroom C5 (F)  Faria Kamal  Mental Health Concerns in Transgender Populations: Complex Case Presentations
Classroom C6 (B) Michal Klau-Stevens  How to Advocate For Your Healthcare Needs
Classroom C8 (H) Timothy Bussey Serving While Trans: Understanding Inclusion and Support for Transgender Military Personnel
3:30 pm - 4:30 pm Keynote
Massey Auditorium CTAC Awards
Massey Auditorium Keynote Nicole Maines