Schedule

 

CatalystCon West 2015

Burbank Marriott – Burbank, CA

 

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*Schedule Subject to Change*

Thursday, September 10, 2015

2:00pm - 5:00pm

Sex Educator Bootcamp with Tristan Taromino
Level I: Basic
2:00pm-5:00pm
Vine

7:30pm - 8:30pm

Good Vibrations Official launch party for The Sex & Pleasure Book:
Good Vibrations Guide to Great Sex for Everyone

by Carol Queen PhD with Shar Rednour

7:30pm - 8:30pm

9:00pm - 11:00pm

Queeraoke with Lillith Grey
Academy Ballroom
9:00pm-11:00pm


Friday, September 11, 2015

Pre-Conference Workshops
9:15am-4:30pm

Writing Workshops with Rachel Kramer Bussel
Erotica 101
9:15am-12:15pm
Sex Writing 101
1:30pm-4:30pm
Sunset

Sex Educator Bootcamp with Tristan Taromino
Level II: Intermediate
1:00pm-4:00pm
Vine

1:00pm-4:00pm


Advancing Racial Justice in Sexuality Education

1:00pm-4:00pm
Academy Four

4:00pm
Registration Opens

Academy Ballroom Foyer
Registration will remain open until 10:00pm

4:00pm
Hospitality Lounge Opens

Academy Two/Three
Will remain open until 7pm

Exhibitors Hall Opens

Academy Two/Three
Will remain open until 7pm

4:00pm-6:30pm
CatalystCon Q&A

5:00p-5:30pm
Location TBA

Sex Worker Meet Up

4:00p-5:30pm
Sex Workers Only
Registration required

CatalystCon Networking

5:30p-6:30pm
Location TBA

6:30pm-
8:15pm
CatalystCon Opening Reception

Complimentary Salad and Pasta Stations
Cash Bar Available
6:30p-8:15p
Academy Ballroom One

8:30pm-
10:30pm

Opening Remarks
followed by

CatalystCon Opening Keynote Plenary Address

Sparking Communication in Sexuality, Activism and Acceptance
Academy Ballroom One


Saturday, September 12, 2015

9:00am
Registration Opens

Academy Ballroom Foyer
Registration will remain open until 4:30pm

9:00am
Hospitality Lounge Opens

Academy Two/Three
Will remain open until 6pm

Exhibitors Hall Opens

Adademy Two/Three
Will remain open until 6pm

Academy Four
Academy Five
Academy Six
Sunset
Vine
CCON Studio Ballroom Foyer
9:30am-
10:40am

Success 101: The Three Top Strategies for Success as a Sex Expert and What You Need to Know

Pornography, Agency, and the Hypothetical Woman

The Importance of Trauma Informed Sex Education, Writing, and Therapy for Survivors and Professionals

Aging Kinky: What 203 years of combined kinkdom looks like

The Limits of Sex Positive

Sex Out Loud

11:00am-
12:10pm

Black and Blues: When Bruises Become Bruised Feelings

Litigate to Emancipate: ESPLERP’s Constitutional Challenge to California’s Prostitution Law

The Bonobo Way: Can Better Sex Lead to World Peace?

SEX AND LOVE AFTER 50 — Rewriting the Rules

O Wow! Discovering Your Ultimate Orgasm

Sex Out Loud

12:30pm-
1:40pm

Breaking Silence, Building Connection; Addressing Abuse And Intimate Partner Violence in Kink Communities

TBA

TBA

New Views on Pornography: A Roundtable Discussion

Generations Of Poly

Sex Out Loud

1:40pm-
3:00pm
BREAK
3:00pm-
4:10pm

Online Harassment: It Happened To Us, How We Dealt With It, and How You Can, Too

The Revolution Will Not Be Comfortable: Radical Self-Care for Social Justice Warriors

What Do Men Really Want? A "Sex Object" Speaks

Why Can’t I Go to a Sex Party?: Ethical Dilemmas for Professionals

Toys For a SexAbled Life: Fun, unique and adaptable ways to give and receive satisfying pleasure with erotic toys

4:30pm-
5:40pm

American Courtesans

Sexual Esteem: Five Ways To Claim It, Build It and Celebrate It

Recognizing and Responding to Abuse in Non-traditional Relationships

Writing Sex & Pleasure: Tackling a Comprehensive Sexuality Tome

Naming, Shaming, And Victim-Blaming: Practical Safety with a Sex-Positive Spin

8:30pm-11:00pm
Saturday Evening Entertainment
TBA

Academy Ballroom
8:30pm-9:30:pm

TBA

Academy Ballroom
9:30pm-11:00pm


Sunday, September 13, 2015

9:00am
Hospitality Lounge Opens

Academy Two/Three
Will remain open until 2:00pm


Exhibitors Hall Opens

Academy Two/Three
Will remain open until 2:00pm

9:15am
Registration Opens

Academy Ballroom Foyer
Registration will remain open until 1:30pm

Academy Four
Academy Five
Academy Six
Sunset
Vine
CCON Studio Ballroom Foyer
9:30am-
10:40am

Knowing Your Sex Ed Business Style So You Can Move The Needle

Hot & Hypnotic - Five Ways Erotic Hypnosis Can Rock Your Sex Life

Putting the ‘Ethics’ into ‘Ethical Non-Monogamy'

Slut Shaming in Sex Positive Communities (and Elsewhere)

Renaming Desire -- Trans/Non-Trans Sex

The Deeper Truth

11:00am-
12:10pm

Is Kink a Sexual Orientation? A Panel Discussion

TBA

Sharing Your Sex Life on the Page and the Stage

Yes, All Genders: How to Normalize and Include Trans Bodies and Pleasure in Adult Sex Ed

Is there a secret handshake? - Navigating Alternative Lifestyles

The Deeper Truth

12:30pm-
1:40pm

Social Media Best Practices for Sex Positive Educators

Talking about Porn: Issues, Controversies, and Frameworks

To educate, not titillate: live demonstrations in adult sex ed workshops

The Shame Virus: Honest Talk About Protecting Yourself and Your Clients, Students and Peers

Micro-aggressions of Desire

1:40pm-
3:30pm
BREAK
3:30pm-
5:00pm

Closing Remarks
followed by

CatalystCon Closing Keynote Plenary Address

Afternoon Tea with Joani Blank
Grand Ballroom

*Schedule subject to change*

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