UPDATED FOR ATLANTA, GA 10/25/2017

 

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

THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 9, 2017

11:00 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 - 06:00 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

BREAK - Network with colleagues, and meet new friends too!

06:15 PM - 08:00 PM

OPENING PLENARY*

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

M. Joycelyn Elders, MD – 15th US Surgeon General

1.5 CE

 

08:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Member Poster Presentations (NEW TIME!), 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 and How U.S. Singles are Redefining Courtship and Intimacy

Helen Fisher, PhD and Justin R. Garcia, PhD 

1.5 CE

 

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

Lorne Campbell, PhD

1.5 CE

09:00 PM -      ?

Student & Young Professionals Night Out on the Town

(Meet in the host hotel lobby.)

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

David Schmitt, PhD

1.5 CE

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 - 07:30 PM

***FUNDRAISER FOR PUERTO RICO***

7:30 PM

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

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’

Kamala Kempadoo, PhD 

1.5 CE

11:45 AM - 12:30 PM

CLOSING CONNECTIONS RECEPTION  

Join attendees as we celebrate the closing of a successful conference, and sixty years of history! SSSS 2018 Annual Meeting will be held in Montreal, Canada!

*CE - Continuing Education Sessions

**Schedule Subject to Change

 

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