Okay you badass STD/HIV prevention & reproductive health peeps, tech innovators and academic researchers – its time to strap on those action pants and get your registration on! The early bird registration spots are dwindling so get cracking if you want that discount! Don't be afraid to share with friends, colleagues or affiliated youth! We've extended the Abstract submission deadline to Thursday January 15th knowing that some of you are sitting on some truly tantalizing sexual health and/or technology-based innovations utilized in your communities! We are dying to be in the loop so register , submit an abstract and count the days until you touch down in SF. And and and if you haven't already, keep up to date with Sex::Tech '09 via our Twitter! This is where lots of the fun will leak. Stay tuned for more goodies.
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The New Year has sprung, and with it comes many wonderful things including Sex::Tech ’09 – March 22nd will be here before you know it!
Presenters: there is only one week left to submit abstracts. The deadline is next Monday, Jan 12, 2009. To submit, go to the abstract "submissions" page, and hit the “Click Now To Submit” link at the bottom of the page. This will lead you to the abstract “submission tool” which you can fill out and submit directly from the site.
Attendees: heads up, early bird tickets are flying and there are only 39 left, no wait, just looked again and now there’s 36 left, so get yours while they last! Happy New Year to all and we look forward to seeing you all in San Francisco.
Want to know how to promote your health initiative through social networking sites?
Trying to figure out the best way to get your information to stand out in the clutter of the internet?
Want to meet some actual youth and pick their brains?
Or do you just want to know what’s hot and what’s not on the technology front?
It’s going down March 22nd – 23rd, 2009 in
- Mobile technologies
- Policy and advocacy for sexual rights
- Sex education: information delivery in schools
- Youth led innovations
- Social marketing using new technology
- Effective partnerships
- Web video
Don’t hold back. We are particularly interested in how emerging technologies and Web2.0 are being used to enhance the sexual health of young people. Visit http://www.sxtechconference.org for information on presentation format and requirements and get crackin’!
Bookmark the Sex::Tech blog and keep checking back for updates! We’ll have more conference information goodies and important dates up soon!
Wondering where we've been? Planning contests and Sex::Tech 2009!
We asked people "what would your undies say if they had the last word" in safe sex and STI prevention. As it turns out our undies had a lot to say because the 500+ entries to the campaign gave them a voice. These undies have spread across the Internet and along with them ideas of safe sex, STI prevention and all around healthy attitudes toward sex are reaching viral proportions. The 500+ entries have gotten over 650,000 engagements through votes, views, reviews and content created and entries can be seen in close to 700 different places online. With the success of this contest, we at
ISIS would like to announce that the second Sex::Tech conference will be held March 22 & 23 in
Here is a little bit about the winners of the inBrief underwear design contest:
Grand Prize winner Tina Nguyen (
Image Buzz winner Dan Brown (
Community Sweepstakes winner Chrissy Olsen (Muncie, IN) will receive $250 (scholarship or cash equivalent) from among everyone participating in the contest in any way (whether viewer, reviewer, or voter) as selected by Brickfish.
InSpot.org has exploded around the web but now it time for our other resource, SexINFO to grow legs and crawl around the world wide web too, but we need your help. SexINFO is the future of on-the-go sexual health. All you need to do is text a simple message to a number for information on what to do if the condom broke, help deciding if you’re ready to have sex and more. It’s convenient, anonymous and FREE (though standard text messaging fees may apply)! We have entered SexINFO project into the NetSquared Mashup Challenge and would love your vote. This could give us some much-needed development support in growing the project. Trek on over to NetSquared, register and vote till your fingers go numb. Thanks for the support.