Conference Schedule 2017

Thursday, 8:30am - 9:00am

Spirituality

Opening of 2017 PTHC Contemplation Room

Transfaith and friends
126B Contemplation Room

Thursday, 9:00am - 10:00am

Advocacy & Activism

Welcoming Ceremony

To Be Announced
119A
Education (ACT 48)

Advocating for Transgender Rights in Schools (Professional Track)

Rebecca Kling, Alison Gill, Esq., Consultant, Asaf Orr, Esq
118A
Interdisciplinary

The Value of Integrated Care: A Unique Grassroots Approach to Transgender Health Services

Jacke Humphrey-Straub, MSW, Katherine Gardner, MD, Liza Thantranon, Esq., Alejandro Contreras, BSW, Alex Filippelli, MSW, Swati Rao, MD
117
Interdisciplinary

Accommodating for Bodies

S..J. Langer
116
Behavioral Health (CEU)

Gender and Body Image Outside of the Binary: Working with Transgender and Gender Fluid Youth

Heidi J. Dalzell, PsyD, CEDS, Kayti Protos, LCSW
115A
Legal (CLE)

Breaking ID Barriers: Improving and Supporting the Name and Gender Change Process

Arli Christian, Ethan Rice, Sam DePrimio, Sasha Buchert
115B
126B Contemplation Room

Thursday, 10:15am - 11:15am

Spirituality

Empowering Jewish Institutions to Transition from Welcoming to Fully Trans* Inclusive

Phoenix Schneider, Abby Stein, Mycroft Masada
125
Beyond the Binary

Gender and Beyond the Binary

David Bathory, Psy.D.
122A
Trans-masculine

Trans Hysterectomy Discussion

Javier Nunez Cespedes, Gaines Blasdel
121C
Partners & Families

Your First Conference: A Gentle Guide for Parents of Trans Youth

Jenn Burleton, Kit Crosland
121B
Partners & Families

Transitioning Together

Tiffany Grimes
121A
Allies

Calling Allies In

Jasmine Lopez, Engagement Specialist, Ali Belen, MSW
120B
Advocacy & Activism

The Fight for Coverage: Appealing Denials of Transition-Related Care

Arli Christian, Krisztina Szabo, Noah Lewis, Ezra Young
119B
Interdisciplinary

The Legal Transition: What Providers Need to Know

Elizabeth K. Ehret, Esq., Equal Justice Works AmeriCorps Legal Fellow, Olivia Hunt, Esq., Legal Counsel, Colleen Lane, M.D., Staff Physician and Max Robinson Center Site Director, Beverly A. Fischer, MD
117
Legal (CLE)

Movement Lawyering: Best Practices & Ethical Responsibilities

Milo Primeaux, Ezra Young, R. Barrett Marshall
115B
126B Contemplation Room

Thursday, 10:15am - 12:30pm

Sexuality

Sex Positive Trans Sex

S Bear Bergman, Tobi Hill-Meyer
120C
116
Interdisciplinary

Talking with young children about gender

Kim Westheimer
115A

Thursday, 11:30am - 12:30pm

Allies

Transfaith for Allies: Checkpoint PTHC (Thursday)

Li Hooper, Transfaith friends
125
Partners & Families

Hormones 101 for Parents of Transgender Youth

Dr. Forcier, Dr.Sabra Katz-Wise, Susan Maasch
124
Intersex

East Africa’s Growing Intersex Legal, Social & Health Awareness

Barbra Wangare Muruga, Sidney Etemesi
122B
Advocacy & Activism

Transgender History

Jenn Burleton
122A
Advocacy & Activism

Hiding in Medical School; when is it safe to come out?

Elizabeth Cronin, MA, LAC
121C
Professionals for Community

Centering Transgender Leadership within the HIV Field

Erin Nortrup, Morey Riordan
121B
Aging

A Holistic Approach to Trans* Aging: Accessing Healthcare, Housing & Long-Term Care

David Griffith, Han Jacobs Meadway, Deja Lynn Alvarez, Mark Segal
121A
Allies

Assisting Staff During Their Transition

Will Bates, MA, LPC, Eleana Butler
120B
Advocacy & Activism

Sharing Your Story for Advocacy and Social Change

Rebecca Kling
119B
Partners & Families

Couples: Surviving and Thriving in Transition

Ali Sands, Author
119A
Advocacy & Activism

You Hold the Power: Becoming Your Own Best Advocate

Reg Calcagno, Amy Hunter
118C
Education (ACT 48)

Free2Be

Karla Fleshman, LCSW MDiv // LGBTQ Youth Mentoring Initiative, Cristina N. Valcarcel - Mikijanic MEd. // Teacher
118A
Medical (CME/CNE)

Mammo-Match: Innovative ways to increase cancer screening for transgender patients

Nicole Simone, MD, Abigail Wolf, MD
117
Legal (CLE)

Trans at Work: Employment Law Issues in Transgender Advocacy

Victoria M. Rodríguez-Roldán, J.D., Rue Landau, Ma'ayan Anafi, Ezra Young
115B
Spirituality

Being Brave Together: Transgender Faith Stories (Thursday)

Transfaith and friends, Ovid Amorson
126B Contemplation Room

Thursday, 12:30pm - 2:00pm

Self-Care & Well-Being

Thursday 12 Step Meeting

Tessa M, Nick B
124

Thursday, 12:50pm - 2:00pm

City Hall

Thursday, 2:00pm - 3:00pm

Advocacy & Activism

Thursday Plenary - Where We Have Been

FRAN BLANCHE, KIM WATSON, JANIS STACY
119A
Behavioral Health (CEU)

Serving Trans/Non-binary Sexual Assault and Intimate Partner Violence Survivors

Loree Cook-Daniels, Loree Cook-Daniels
116
Medical (CME/CNE)

Biological factors in gender identity

Christopher Wolf-Gould, MD
115C
126B Contemplation Room

Thursday, 3:05pm - 3:10pm

Spirituality

Thursday Dohr (Muslim Mid-Day Prayers)

Members of the Trans and Muslim project
126B Contemplation Room

Thursday, 3:15pm - 4:15pm

Self-Care & Well-Being

Transition IN Communities

Lilia Weber
124
Intersex

Results of research about intersex in Russia

Daria Abrosimova , Irene Kuzemko
123
Self-Care & Well-Being

Health Care Insurance Benefits, Supports, and Services: Pathways to Affirmation

Kevin Steffens , Kathy Rumer, Nathan Levitt
122B
Professionals for Community

Public Benefits 101 for Lawyers: What is my client entitled to? And how do I protect eligibility?

Murray Scheel, Esq., Erica Deray, Esq., Krisztina Szabo, Esq.
122A
Advocacy & Activism

Everything is Connected: Trans Lives and Climate Change

Peterson Toscano, Liam Hooper
121C
Advocacy & Activism

Coverage Still Denied: How the Affordable Care Act Impacts Trans Healthcare

Alexander (Ali) Harris, MPH, CPH
121B
People of Color: Asian-American, Asian, Pacific Islander

Trans and GNC Asian & Pacific Islander Roundtable/Caucus

Charlie Solidum, Mira Krishnan
120C
Partners & Families

How to Talk to Kids About Sex

Isy Abraham-Raveson
120B
Advocacy & Activism

Breaking ID Barriers: Improving and Supporting the Name and Gender Change Process

Arli Christian, Tanvi Sheth, Scout Wolfcave, Sasha Buchert
119B
People of Color: Asian-American, Asian, Pacific Islander

Viewing Trans Experience through a Mixed Heritage Lens

Willy Wilkinson
118C
Education (ACT 48)

Including Trans Identities in the Early Childhood Classroom

Jesse Cronin-Connolly
118A
Behavioral Health (CEU)

Difficult Treatment Decisions for Non-binary Youth

Lisa Griffin, Ph.D.
115A
Legal (CLE)

Disability Justice in Trans Legal Advocacy

Victoria M. Rodríguez-Roldán, J.D., Talila Lewis, Shain M. Neumeier, Lydia X. Z. Brown, Ma'ayan Anafi
115B
Spirituality

Whole and Holy: Christian Worship Service

Merrick Moses, Mycroft Masada, Liam Hooper
126B Contemplation Room

Thursday, 3:15pm - 5:30pm

Medical (CME/CNE)

Advanced Endocrine Care of the Transgender Person

Kathryn Tierney, MSN, APRN-BC, FNP
117
Interdisciplinary

Sex Positive Trans Sexuality for Providers

S Bear Bergman
116

Thursday, 4:30pm - 5:30pm

Spirituality

Thursday Debrief Yoga

Anna Sara Fire
124
Professionals for Community

Strategies for Coming Out At Work - A Panel Discussion

Gabrielle Spierer
122B
Interdisciplinary

A Closed Space for Trans Providers

Benjamin Davis
122A
People of Color: African-American, African, African Diaspora

How Systemic Trauma and Post Traumatic Stress Disorder Affects Our Lives

Kevin Jefferson, MPH, BT, President and Founder of Trans(forming), Mara Collins, MFT
121C
Aging

The Social Safety Net for Transgender Elders

Krisztina Szabo, Esq., Sadiya Abjani, Allison Dowling, Esq., Murray Scheel
121B
Advocacy & Activism

Hip Hop & Trans Activism

Lucas Charlie Rose, King Giselle, Neeko Freeman, Sol Patches, + Host (to be confirmed)
121A
121A
People of Color: Asian-American, Asian, Pacific Islander

API Transmasculine Folks

Willy Wilkinson
120C
Partners & Families

Welcoming Support Group for Parents of Trans Youth Ages 11 -18

Susan Maasch, Dr. Michele Forcier, Dr.Sabra Katz-Wise, Alex Baldessano
120B
Advocacy & Activism

Transgender Care: Protect your Right to High Quality, Non-Discrimatory Healthcare

Mary De Los Reyes, RN, BSN, Esq, CPHRM, CPPS
119B
Advocacy & Activism

Trans Community Activism - In Our Own Communities

Adrien Lawyer, Zane Stephens
119A
Education (ACT 48)

Creating Trans-Inclusive Elementary Schools

Melinda Mangin
118A
Legal (CLE)

Trans Families, Chosen Families, Future Families

Andy Izenson, Esq.
115B
Spirituality

Gospel/Prayer Circle

Representatives of Transfaith, TransSaints and Black Trans Women, Inc.
126B Contemplation Room

Thursday, 5:35pm - 5:40pm

Spirituality

Thursday Asr (Muslim Afternoon Prayers)

Members of the Trans and Muslim project
126B Contemplation Room