SSSS 60th Anniversary Annual  Meeting

2017 Preliminary Program-At-A-Glance**

WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 8, 2017

01:00 PM - 04:00 PM

SSSS Executive Committee Meeting

02:00 PM - 05:00 PM

Conference Registration and Information

06:00 PM

Leadership Dinner

THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 9, 2017

08:00 AM - 08:00 PM

Conference Registration and Information

08:00 AM - 03:00 PM

SSSS Board of Directors Meeting

11:00 AM – 02:30 PM

Exhibitor Set-up (No set-up today after 3 PM)

(Set-up available again at 6:00 AM on Friday, 11/10/17))

03:00 PM - 04:45 PM

Member Poster Set-up 

03:00 PM – 06:00 PM

Exhibits Open (exhibits will close promptly at 6 pm)

03:15 PM - 03:45 PM

Welcome Orientation Who Should Attend? Students, Early Professionals, First Timers, New Members)

03:45 PM - 05:15 PM

NEW! Special Interest Group Social (Networking & Cash Bar)

05:15 PM - 06:15 PM

 

NEW TIME!  Member Poster Presentations & Social Mixer

(Networking & Cash Bar * Poster set-up is 3:00 PM to 4:45 PM)

06:15 PM - 08:00 PM

OPENING PLENARY*

Sexuality: We’ve Come a Long Way, Baby!

1.5 CE

 

M. Joycelyn Elders, MD

15th US Surgeon General

 

08:00 PM - 10:00 PM

WELCOME RECEPTION & 60th ANNIVERSARY CHAMPAGNE TOAST

(DJ, Cash Bar, Networking, and Hors d'oeuvres)

FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 10, 2017

06:00 AM - 07:30 AM

Exhibitor Set-Up

06:30 AM

Early Risers Walk & Talk

(Meet in the hotel lobby for self-guided networking stroll)

07:30 AM - 05:00 PM

Exhibits, Conference Registration, and Information

07:45 AM - 08:45 AM

POSTER SESSION B, EXHIBITS and BREAKFAST

(Poster Set-up 7:15 AM)

09:00 AM - 10:30 AM

PRESIDENTIAL PLENARY* - Love, Sex, and Singles:

The Drive to Love and Who We Choose (Dr. Fisher) and How U.S. Singles are Redefining Courtship and Intimacy (Dr. Garcia)

 

1.5 CE

 

 

 

Helen Fisher, PhD

Justin R. Garcia, PhD

 

10:30 AM - 10:45 AM

BREAK - VISIT POSTERS and EXHIBITS

10:45 AM - 12:15 PM

CE*, Symposia, & Concurrent Sessions

1.5 CE

12:15 PM - 01:45 PM

STUDENTS and LEADERSHIP LUNCHEON

(Lunch-on-your-own for non-student registrants)

01:45 PM - 02:45 PM

CE*, Symposia, & Concurrent Sessions

1.0 CE

02:45 PM - 03:00 PM

BREAK - VISIT POSTERS and EXHIBITS

03:00 PM - 04:00 PM

CE*, Symposia, & Concurrent Sessions

1.0 CE

04:00 PM - 04:15 PM

BREAK - VISIT POSTERS and EXHIBITS 

04:15 PM - 05:45 PM

PLENARY* - Open and Reproducible Sexual Science

1.5 CE

Lorne Campbell, PhD

 

06:30 PM - 10:00 PM

NEW! Bus Trip to Old San Juan (OSJ) – Paseo la Princessa with sponsorship from Rums of Puerto Rico

 

Attendees will meet in the hotel lobby between 6:00PM and 6:30PM. All buses will depart from El San Juan Hotel by 6:30PM.

 

IMPORTANT: Buses will leave OSJ at staggered times (TBA). If attendees do not get on the SSSS provided transportation back to the hotel during the provided times, you will need to provide your own transportation back to the El San Juan Hotel.

SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 11, 2017

06:30 AM

Early Risers Walk & Talk

(Meet in the hotel lobby for self-guided networking stroll)

07:30 AM - 05:30 PM

Exhibits, Conference Registration, and Information

07:45 AM - 08:45 AM

POSTER SESSION C, EXHIBITS and BREAKFAST (Poster Set-up 7:15 AM)

09:00 AM - 10:30 AM

REISS PLENARY* - Why Do Psychological Sex Differences Vary in Size Across Cultures? On the Need for Theoretical Pluralism

1.5 CE

 

Ira and Harriet Reiss Theory Award Winner

Sponsored by the Foundation for the

Scientific Study of Sexuality

David Schmitt, PhD

 

 

10:30 AM - 10:45 AM

BREAK - VISIT POSTERS and EXHIBITS

10:45 AM - 12:15 PM

CE*, Symposia, & Concurrent Sessions

1.5 CE

12:15 PM - 01:45 PM

60th Anniversary Celebration Luncheon

01:45 PM - 02:45 PM

CE*, Symposia, & Concurrent Sessions

1.0 CE

02:45 PM - 03:00 PM

BREAK - VISIT POSTERS and EXHIBITS 

03:00 PM - 04:00 PM

CE*, Symposia & Concurrent Sessions

1.0 CE

04:00 PM - 04:30 PM

BREAK - VISIT POSTERS and EXHIBITS

SSSS Membership Business Meeting

04:30 PM - 05:30 PM

CE*, Symposia & Concurrent Sessions

1.0 CE

05:30 PM - 05:45 PM

BREAK - VISIT EXHIBITS (Exhibits close at 5:30 PM)

05:45 PM - 07:00 PM

PLENARY* - Global and Local Implications of Current Policy Changes on Women’s Sexual and Reproductive Health

 

1.25 CE

 

 

Patricia Otón- Olivieri

MPHE, LLM, JD

Esther Vicente

PhD, LLM, JD 

7:15 PM

Conversations & Cocktails! (Open to all, with a special focus on Students and Developing Professionals.) Details TBA

SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 12, 2017

6:30 AM

Early Risers Walk & Talk

(Meet in the hotel lobby for self-guided networking stroll)

07:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Conference Registration and Information

07:45 AM - 08:45 AM

Breakfast & Local Poster Session (Poster Set-up 7:15 AM)

08:00 AM - 10:00 AM

SSSS Board Meeting

09:00 AM - 10:00 AM

CE*, Symposia, Concurrent Sessions

1.0 CE

10:00 AM - 10:15 AM

BREAK

10:15 AM - 11:45 AM

DISTINGUISHED SCIENTIFIC ACHIEVEMENT PLENARY (DSA)* Research Sexual Labor: From the Caribbean to ‘Foreign’

 

1.5 CE

 

DSA Award Winner

Kamala Kempadoo, PhD

 

 

11:45 AM - 12:30 PM

CLOSING CONNECTIONS RECEPTION

 

 

Join attendees as we celebrate the closing of a successful conference, and 60 years of history. SSSS 2018 Annual Meeting will be held in Montreal, Canada! Join us at the closing reception for Puerto Rican treats and specialty drinks! 

 

Sponsored by: Taylor & Francis Publishing and the Sex+ TEAM, University of Puerto Rico-School of Public Health

*CE - Continuing Education Sessions

**Schedule Subject to Change

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