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

02:00 PM - 04:45 PM

Poster Set-up (Member Posters)

03:15 PM – 03:45 PM

Ambassador Meet-and-Greet!

03:45 PM - 04:15 PM

Welcome Orientation for Students, Early Professionals, First Timers and New Members!

CE Information and Mobile App Instructions

04:15 PM - 05:15 PM

Special Interest Groups

05:15 PM - 06:15 PM

NEW TIME!  Member Poster Presentations

(poster set-up is 2:00 PM to 4:45 PM)

06:15 PM - 08:00 PM

OPENING PLENARY*

Sexuality: We've Come A Long Way, Baby

(1.25 CE Hours)

 

M. Joycelyn Elders, PhD - Former US Surgeon General

 

 

 

08:00 PM - 10:00 PM

ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION WELCOME RECEPTION

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

09:30 PM

STUDENTS/ YOUNG PROFESSIONALS AFTER-PARTY

FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 10, 2017

06:00 AM - 07:30 AM

Exhibitor Set-Up

(Not open to the public. Exhibit hall opens Friday morning at 7:30 AM)

06:45 AM

Early Risers Walk & Talk - Meet in the hotel lobby

07:30 AM - 05:30 PM

Exhibits, Conference Registration, and Information

07:30 AM - 08:45 AM

POSTER SESSION A, EXHIBITS and BREAKFAST

09:00 AM - 10:30 AM

PRESIDENTIAL PLENARY*

Love, Sex, and Singles

(1.25 CE Hours)

 

Helen Fisher, PhD and 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

(1.50 CE Hours)

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

(1.00 CE Hours)

02:45 PM - 03:00 PM

BREAK - VISIT POSTERS and EXHIBITS

03:00 PM - 04:00 PM

CE*, Symposia, & Concurrent Sessions

(1.00 CE Hours)

04:00 PM - 04:15 PM

BREAK - VISIT POSTERS and EXHIBITS 

04:15 PM - 05:45 PM

PLENARY*

Open and Reproducible Sexual Science

(1.25 CE Hours)

 

Lorne Campbell, PhD

 

 

 

06:30 PM - 09:00 PM

NEW! Rums of Puerto Rico Sponsored Reception

La Princessa Plaza in Old San Juan (OSJ)

 

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

06:45 AM

Early Risers Walk & Talk - meet in the hotel lobby

07:30 AM - 05:30 PM

Exhibits, Conference Registration, and Information

07:30 AM - 08:45 AM

POSTER SESSION B, EXHIBITS and BREAKFAST  

09:00 AM - 10:30 AM

REISS PLENARY*

Why Do Psychological Sex Difference Vary in Size Across Cultures? On the Need for Theoretical Pluralism

(1.25 CE Hours)

 

David Schmitt, PhD - Ira and Harriet Reiss Theory Award Winner

 

Sponsored by the Foundation for the Scientific Study of Sexuality

 

 

 

10:30 AM - 10:45 AM

BREAK - VISIT POSTERS and EXHIBITS

10:45 AM - 12:15 PM

CE*, Symposia, & Concurrent Sessions

(1.50 CE Hours)

12:15 PM - 01:45 PM

60th Anniversary Celebration Luncheon

01:45 PM - 02:45 PM

CE*, Symposia, & Concurrent Sessions

(1.00 CE Hours)

02:45 PM - 03:00 PM

BREAK - VISIT POSTERS and EXHIBITS 

03:00 PM - 04:00 PM

CE*, Symposia & Concurrent Sessions

(1.00 CE Hours)

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

(1.00 CE Hours)

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 Hours)

 

Patricia Otón, JD and Ester Vicente, PhD

 

 

7:00 PM

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

SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 12, 2017

6:45 AM

Early Risers Walk & Talk - meet in the hotel lobby

07:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Conference Registration and Information

07:30 AM - 09:00 AM

Breakfast

08:00 AM - 10:15 AM

SSSS Board Meeting

09:00 AM - 10:00 AM

CE*, Symposia, Concurrent Sessions

(1.00 CE Hours)

10:00 AM - 10:15 AM

BREAK

10:15 AM - 11:45 AM

DSA PLENARY*

Title: Coming Soon!

(1.25 CE Hours)

 

Kamala Kempadoo, PhD

Distinguished Scientific Achievement Award Winner

 

   

 

12:00 PM - 01:00 PM

CLOSING CONNECTIONS RECEPTION

 

SSSS! Sun, Sex, and Sand on Sunday!

 

Join us on the beach for a closing reception and a sponsorship video, celebrating the SSSS 60th Anniversary, and an invitation to join us for the 2018 Annual Meeting in Montreal, Canada.

*CE - Continuing Education Sessions

**Schedule Subject to Change

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