Schedule

 

Thursday, March 31, 2016

11:00am - 4:00pm

Sex Business Series: Date Your Business Model:
Building a Career That Thrills You AND Pays The Rent

with Reid Mihalko
United B

7:00pm - 8:00pm

CCON A Go-Go: Welcome Q&A
hosted by Dirty Lola & Katie Mack
United A&B


8:30pm - 10:30pm

CCON Film Series
Red Umbrella Diaries

United A&B


Friday, April 1, 2016

Pre-Conference Workshops
9:15am-12:15pm

Writing Workshops with Rachel Kramer Bussel
Erotica 101
Rosemont D

I Touch Myself: Your Solo Sex Practice
with Jenny Block
North Central


11:00am-4:00pm


Sex Business Series: Date Your Business Model:
Negotiate Your Business Deals Like You Negotiate Sex

with Reid Mihalko
United B

1:30pm-4:30pm

Writing Workshops with Rachel Kramer Bussel
Sex Writing 101
Rosemont D

One Potato, Two Potato, Three Potato Four –
Navigating Monogamy, Polyamory, and Everything in Between

with Jenny Block
North Central

4:00pm
Registration Opens

Rosemont Ballroom Foyer
Registration will remain open until 9:00pm

Exhibitors Hall Opens

Rosemont A/B
Will remain open until 7pm

4:00pm-5:30pm

Sex Worker Meet Up
hosted by jessica drake

Sex Workers Only
Registration required

5:30pm-6:30pm

CatalystCon Networking
hosted by Reid Mihalko

Rosemont A/B

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

Complimentary Salad and Pasta Stations
Cash Bar Available
6:30p-8:15p
Rosemont C/D

8:30pm-
10:30pm

Opening Remarks
followed by

CatalystCon Opening Keynote Plenary Address

Sparking Communication in Sexuality, Activism and Acceptance
Rosemont C/D

Saturday, April 2, 2016

9:00am
Registration Opens

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

9:00am
Hospitality Lounge Opens

Rosemont A/B
Will remain open until 6pm

Exhibitors Hall Opens

Rosemont A/B
Will remain open until 6pm

Rosemont C
Rosemont D
United A
United B
North Central
CCON Studio
Rosemont A/B
9:30am-
10:40am

Finding Your Unique Voice and Brand to Wow Your Perfect Clients (and Create Bigger Value)

Getting PrEPared

The Politics of Defining Sex and Anatomy

Sharing Your Sex Life on the Page and the Stage

Sex, Desire, and the Revolution: Why Sexual Liberation is Necessary for our Movements

The Deeper Truth

11:00am-
12:10pm

The Dark Side of Tantra

What does consent look like; Practicing consent in kink

Overwhelmed and Overworked? Self Care IS a Priority


Queer & Trans Sexual Health

Covering Porn: The Life of An American Porn Journalist

The Deeper Truth

12:30pm-
1:40pm

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

Pleasure is Primary

Partners in Pleasure: Building bridges between sex positive retailers & educators

25 Tips for Sexy Aging

Decolonizing Sex Positivity

Sex Ed A-Go-Go

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

How to Do Advocacy to Change the World (OR Real Talk on How to Spend a Lot of Time Fighting for Small Changes and Doing a #Headdesk)

Lube! An-In Depth Look at Personal Lubricants

The Art of Accepting No with Monique Darling and Reid Mihalko

Slut-shaming: Taking on intolerance about our open, unashamed sexualities

The Mask: Addressing Dark Desires

4:30pm-
5:40pm

Goddess Bodies Mortal Minds: The intersectionality of Black Sexuality and Respectability

Talking about it: Porn literacy as media literacy

Writing Sex & Pleasure: Tackling a Comprehensive Sexuality Tome

Consent and Abuse Awareness in Alternative Sexual Communities

8:00pm-11:30pm

Saturday Evening Entertainment

Stump a Sexpert!

Rosemont C
8:00pm-9:30:pm

Queeraoke with Lillith Grey

Rosemont C
9:30pm-11:30pm

Sunday, April 3, 2016

9:00am
Hospitality Lounge Opens

Rosemont A/B
Will remain open until 2:00pm


Exhibitors Hall Opens

Rosemont A/B
Will remain open until 2:00pm

9:15am
Registration Opens

Rosemont Ballroom Foyer
Registration will remain open until 1:00pm

Rosemont C
Rosemont D
United A
United B
North Central
9:30am-
10:40am

Diversity, Representation, and Inclusion in the Polyamory Community

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

Kinky & Codependent

O Wow! Discovering Your Ultimate Orgasm

Finding Good News about Sex, Pleasure, and Diversity in the Bible

11:00am-
12:10pm

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

Genitals and orgasms and anal, oh my: sex education in Iceland

Sex Positive Parenting

Is there a secret handshake? – Navigating Alternative Lifestyles

Passing and Panties: Disability, Femininity, and Sexual Identity

12:30pm-
1:40pm

Military and Veterans 101 for Sexuality Professionals

You’re Good Enough, You’re Smart Enough, and Doggone It, People Like You;Battling Impostor Syndrome for Sexuality Professionals

Big, Happy Bodies: Fat Embodiment and Our Sexual Selves

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

Honesty, Vulnerability and Resilience: Creating a space for our best work

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

Closing Remarks
followed by

CatalystCon Closing Keynote Plenary Address

Afternoon Tea with Bryanna A. Jenkins
Rosemont C/D

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