San Francisco, CA
April 1st-3rd, 2012
The Sex::Tech 2012 Program Committee is working hard to create an exciting Conference for 2012! While the final program tracks and schedule will not be finalized until early 2012, abstracts were accepted for the following program tracks:
- Healthy Sexuality
This track area seeks to feature research, program, education or advocacy work that uses technology and new media to promote healthy sexuality among youth and young adults, demonstrating innovative ways to approach adolescent sexual health, and offering lessons learned, best practices and promising results. The schedule will seek to highlight programs and research pertaining to LGBTQ youth, young MSM, and youth of color (especially young men).
- Field Insights that Advance Sexual Health
This track area seeks to feature research findings and successful programs that advance adolescent sexual health and provide data for evidence-based program design, lessons learned and/or best practices for application to other present and future work in the field. The schedule will seek to highlight research and programs pertaining to teen pregnancy reduction; HIV/STD prevention, care and treatment for young MSM; and intimate partner violence prevention.
- Grassroots Advocacy
This track area seeks to feature sexual health and reproductive rights advocacy efforts leveraged through the use of technology and new media and generated at the community level.
- I'm A...XYZ professional
This track seeks to showcase specific jobs or professions in the fields of sexual and reproductive health, youth development and technology. Presentations will provide examples of how specific jobs/positions interact with professional in other fields, across disciplines, and with youth, and the value that they lend to their respective fields.