Saturday, April 13, 2013

2013 – Transgender Lives: Intersection of Health and Law Conference

The seventh annual Transgender Lives: The Intersection of Health and Law Conference is on Saturday, April 27 at the UConn Health Center from 8:00 AM till 5:00 PM. This all day conference is geared towards Service Providers, Medical and Legal Professionals, Trans and Gender non-conforming community, allies and all those interested in the Health and Law issues facing the transgender and gender non-conforming communities.

Keynote Speaker: Mara Keisling, the Executive Director of the National Center for Transgender Equality. As one of the nation’s leading voices for transgender equality, Mara has appeared on news outlets such as CNN and CSPAN, and is regularly quoted in the New York Times, the Washington Post and hundreds of other national and local print and electronic media.

Some of this Year’s Workshops covered topics such as:
  • The Health Care Professional and the Transgender Patient
  • The Effects of Discrimination on Trans Health.
  • Protecting and Advocating for the Transgender Child: A Legal Guide for Parents and Educators
  • How to Successfully Transition in Your Employment
  • What Transgender is NOT...
  • Authentic Acceptance: Accepting our whole self from the inside out
  • Middle Way: Living between the Binary or Double Your Pleasure, Double Your Fun
  • Partners, Family and Friends: Grief and loss, dealing with stigma, coming-out and other common experiences.
You can find a full list of workshop here

High Level Conference Timeline

08:00 - 08:30 AM : Registration and Continental Breakfast
08:30 - 09:15 AM : Welcoming Remarks and Introductions
09:15 - 12:00 AM : Morning Workshops
12:00 - 01:00 PM : Lunch
01:00 - 03:30 PM : Afternoon Workshops
03:30 - 04:45 PM : Keynote
04:45 - 05:00 PM : Closing remarks and wrap up

Registration is $25 for Individuals (though no one will be turned away due to registration cost), $50 for CECs for NASW & CHES

Registration online here  (Walk-ins are welcome!)
Or Mail to:
CTAC Conference Registration
P.O. Box 111
Farmington, CT 06034