Schedule

 

CatalystCon West

September 2014 in Los Angeles, CA

*Schedule Subject to Change*

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Thursday, September 11, 2014

8:00-11:30pm
CatalystCon Film Series
Westin Hotel Theatre

Friday, September 12, 2014

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
O'Hare

UrbanErotika Workshop – Writing/Performing Erotika for The Stage
Writing/Performing Erotika for The Stage
1:30pm-4:30pm
Theatre

2:00 – 3:30pm

CatalystCon Special Business Seminar
Protecting your original ideas:
Trademark, Copyright, and Counterfeit Sales

National
*This seminar is free and open to the public*

4:00pm
Registration Opens

Concourse Ballroom Foyer
Registration will remain open until 10pm

4:00pm
Hospitality Lounge Opens

Concourse Ballroom
Will remain open until 7pm

Exhibitors Hall Opens

Concourse Ballroom
Will remain open until 7pm

4:00pm-6:30pm
Shy/Newbie Meet Up

4:00p-5:00pm
National

Sex Worker Meet Up

5:00p-6:30pm
Sex Workers Only
Registration required

CatalystCon Networking

5:30p-6:30pm
Concourse Ballroom

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

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

8:30pm-
11:00pm

Opening Remarks
followed by

CatalystCon Opening Keynote Plenary Address

Sparking Communication in Sexuality, Activism and Acceptance
Grand Ballroom

Saturday, September 13, 2014

8:00am-
9:00am

CatalystCon Morning Yoga

Sea-Tac

9:00am
Registration Opens

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

9:00am
Hospitality Lounge Opens

Concourse Ballroom
Will remain open until 6pm

Exhibitors Hall Opens

Concourse Ballroom
Will remain open until 6pm

Logan
Midway
O'Hare
National
Laguardia
Orly
9:30am-
10:40am

Infidelity Is More Than Cheating

How to be a Sex Positive Warrior in Public Health

Specialties in Sex Work

Shameless Self-Promotion: Marketing 101 for Activists

Adaptive Sex and Kink: How We Do What We Do With What We've Got To Do It With

11:00am-
12:10pm

Within-Community Advocacy

What about love? Radical sexuality and the new nonmonogamy

In Sickness & In Health: Creating Intimate Relationships with Acute or Chronic Illness

Bacchanalia Basics: It's (Play) Party Time!

Sex & Parenting: Sex Positive Parenting in a Sex Negative World

Sex with Emily

12:30pm-
1:40pm

What's Hot in Erotic Art?

Strange Bedfellows: joining the sex-positive community and people of faith

Polyamory: The Personal, Political and Spiritual

Social Media and Feminist Ethics: #Activism and the Politics of Responsibility

Getting In and Getting Out: An exploration of the beginning, middle and end of life in porn.

Life on the Swingset

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

Alternative Solutions: Sex Surrogate Partner Therapies (SPT)

21st Century Sex Ed: Beyond Just Saying No

Senior Sex: Lusting, Dating, and Mating

Fascinating and Frustrating: When Your Sex Work Becomes Your Sex Life

Sex Toys: Past, Present, and Future

Carnalcopia

4:30pm-
5:40pm

Looking Down There: Sexuality and Dwarfism, Disability, Illness & Chronic Pain

Pleasure and Danger on Campus

The Body Spiritual: Sacred Sex Basics for Educators, Sexuality Professionals, and More

Mandatory Condoms in Porn and why we are against it

ECOSEX! Make the Earth Your Lover: Heat Up Your Sex Life as You Slow Global Warming

Poly Weekly

8:30pm-12:30am
Saturday Evening Entertainment
Off the Page: Sex Talk with Carol Queen and Friends

Westchester Ballroom
8:30pm-10:00pm

UrbanErotika

Westchester Ballroom
10:30pm-12:30am

Sunday, September 14, 2014

8:00am-
9:00am

CatalystCon Morning Yoga

Sea-Tac

9:00am
Hospitality Lounge Opens

Concourse Ballroom
Will remain open until 2:00pm


Exhibitors Hall Opens

Concourse Ballroom
Will remain open until 2:00pm

9:15am
Registration Opens

Concourse Ballroom Foyer
Registration will remain open until 2:00pm

Logan
Midway
O"Hare
National
Laguardia
Orly
9:30am-
10:40am

It Starts in the Womb: Educating on Infant and Child Sexuality.

Sex, Dating, Kink, and the ‘C’ Word

Consent: To Make a Villager

That's Not Funny! - Comedy and the sex positive movement.

Working with A Sexological Bodyworker

11:00am-
12:10pm

PRIDE & Prejudice – Confronting Homophobia in Communities of Color

Self-Publishing for Fun and (Maybe) Profit

Fantasy Girls: The Perils Women Face In Geek Culture

Material Matters

Living With An STI

The Deeper Truth

12:30pm-
1:40pm

The Canadian Sex Work Journey So Far: The Fight For Decriminalization & The Supreme Court Challenge

It's In Your Mind: What Every Sexpert Needs to Know About Psychotherapy

"Flawless: Black Pride in Sexualized Communities & Labour

Envelope-Pushing Erotica: How Sexy Stories Can Change the World

Slut Shaming: The Clash Between Sexuality and a Sex-Negative Culture

The Deeper Truth

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

Closing Remarks
followed by

CatalystCon Closing Keynote Plenary Address

Afternoon Tea
Grand Ballroom

 *Schedule Subject to Change*

Click here to register!

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