Submit a Workshop or Faciliate a Session

The Gender Expansion Conference is currently seeking proposals for workshops and lectures in which further the understanding and treatment of gender identity disorders and related gender variant health concerns by professionals in medicine, psychology, law, social work, psychotherapy, family studies, sociology, anthropology, sexology, speech and voice therapy, among other related fields.

Interested in helping but don’t want to design a workshop or lecture? We are also currently seeking facilitators to facilitate discussion around many different topics.  Gender Expansion Conference discussions have a strong focus on making room for each person’s viewpoint and giving all of us the opportunity to learn from one another. They are designed to encourage us to look beyond the binary and explore the complexities of how we interact with each other and with the larger society. To do this, we need skilled facilitators.

If you are interested in submitting a workshop proposal, please fill out our Workshop Proposal Form. If you are interested in becoming a facilitator, please fill out our Facilitator Application Form.

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Submit a Workshop

The Gender Expansion Conference’s community and provider programming are built around professional workshops and lectures.

As an interdisciplinary and professionally focused organization, the Gender Expansion Project  and Gender Expansion Conference continue to work to further the understanding, care, treatment and acceptance of transgender, transsexual, intersex and gender diverse individuals. With an emphasis on the health and well being of these individuals, the Gender Expansion Conference is looking for workshops and lectures in which further the understanding and treatment of gender identity disorders and related gender variant health concerns by professionals in medicine, psychology, law, social work, psychotherapy, family studies, sociology, anthropology, sexology, speech and voice therapy, among other related fields.

Do you have a workshop or lecture related to trans based care? we encourage you to fill out a Workshop Proposal Form.  We will then be in touch for a telephone interview.

Having troubles viewing the application? Prefer to email or mail your application?
Please see the .pdf & .docx forms of the application below.

GEP Trans* Health Conference Workshop Proposal Application – .pdf

GEP Trans* Health Conference Workshop Proposal Application – .docx

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Facilitate a Session

At the basis of trans* community programming of the Gender Expansion Conference is topic based discussion. Though our conference has a heavy emphasis on health related discussion, we’ve designed many of our discussions so that anyone, regardless of their identity, community, history or otherwise, can bring their personal perspectives to the table to enable a powerful and effective discussion.

Gender Expansion Conference discussions have a strong focus on making room for each person’s viewpoint and giving all of us the opportunity to learn from one another. They are designed to encourage us to look beyond the binary and explore the complexities of how we interact with each other and with the larger society. To do this, we need skilled facilitators.

Topics

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We are in the process of developing our topics for the 2015 Gender Expansion Conference. Please check back soon for topics.
If you have any suggestions for topics, please email us at workshops@genderexpansionconference.org

If you have strong facilitation skills and are drawn to one or two of these focus areas, we encourage you to fill out a Facilitator Application Form.  We will then be in touch for a telephone interview.

NOTE: These sessions are designed to be facilitated discussions with optimal involvement by the greatest number of participants.  We are not asking you to develop a presentation—only facilitate a dynamic conversation!

Having troubles viewing the application? Prefer to email or mail your application?
Please see the .pdf & .docx forms of the application below.

GEP Trans* Health Conference Facilitator Application – .pdf 

GEP Trans* Health Conference Facilitator Application – .docx