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Heather Tillewein, PhD, MCHES (she/her/hers)

Assistant Professor

Communications Chair for LGBTQ Health Caucus of APHA



Austin Peay State University

Health & Human Performance


Dr. Heather Tillewein is an Assistant Professor in Public Health at Austin Peay State University. She also serves on the Executive Committee as Communication's Chair for the LGBTQ Health Caucus for the American Public Health Association. She recently was appointed, by the President and Executive Director of APHA, to serve on the Committee on Women’s Rights for APHA. She also serves as Master Editor for the HPHR Journal (formerly known as the Harvard Public Health Review). Dr. Tillewein serves on the Continuing Education Committee and is the SIG Leader for Queer Sexualities/ Trans* Experience/ Identity for the Society for the Scientific Study of Sexuality. Recently, Dr. Tillewein was appointed to serve as Co-Chair for the SSSS Scientific Program. She collaborates on several research projects with the Kinsey Institute, SIU School of Medicine, the California Institute of Integral Studies, and others. Dr. Tillewein's research focuses on sexuality, gender identity, sexual health, LGBTQIA+ health, and reproductive health.

Leo Wilton, PhD, MPH (he/him/his)

Professor


State University of New York at Binghamton

Department of Human Development


Leo Wilton, Ph.D., MPH, is a Professor in the Department of Human Development at the State University of New York at Binghamton. His research interests include health disparities and inequities (HIV prevention and care); Black psychological development and mental health; critical community-based participatory research; and mixed- and multi-methods research. His scholarly research on the HIV epidemic focuses on the intersectionality of race, gender, and sexuality as situated in macro- and micro-level inequalities in African and African Diaspora communities. His scholarly research program explores how intersectional inequalities provide a praxis framework for developing culturally-congruent HIV prevention and care interventions for communities of color. He has served as Principal Investigator (PI) or Co-Investigator on several National Institutes of Health (NIH)-funded research studies. 

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Conference Registration
Conference Registration

Conference Registration Rates (member/non-member): If you are interested in registering for the conference at the member rate, you MUST process and complete the payment for your membership BEFORE you register.


Join SSSS Today!


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Financial Assistance Programs: Financial assistance is available to offset registration. Before you register, go to the Financial Assistance Programs section for more information. If you submit an application for financial assistance, please do not register for the conference until you receive a response about your application.


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Presenter Registration Deadline: Monday August 5th 2024 If you fail to register by this date, we will have to remove your presentation from the conference and program.


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Continuing Education Registration (additional fee): There is an additional fee to earn continuing education credit hours (CECH) during the conference. See rates and registration link below.


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Special Instructions for Non-Member Student Registrants: If you have registered as a STUDENT, you must complete the conference student status form (below) within one week of registering.


2024 Conference Non Member Student Status


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SSSS Code of Conduct: Since you will be asked to accept the SSSS Code of Conduct during the registration process, please read the statement (starting on page 3), prior to registering for the conference.


Statement of Values & Expectations


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IN-PERSON CONFERENCE REGISTRATION:


Please note: You save money by purchasing a SSSS membership & registering as a member! You must process the membership in full before you register for the conference.


All amounts below are in USD.


What is included with In-Person Registration?

  • Refer to the Preliminary Schedule - from Wednesday 11/13/2024 at 5pm until Sunday 11/17/2024 at 10:00am - is included with your registration.
  • Over 250 presentations - Plenaries, CE, Symposia/CE, Oral, Briefs, and Posters
  • Additional fee for those who are interested in earning continuing education credit hours (see additional information below).
  • Many opportunities to network, catch up with friends and colleagues and make new connections in the field.
  • Access to the mobile/web app so you can plan your schedule in advance.



On or Before August 5th, 2024:

SSSS Member

$555 Professional

$355 Student


Non-Member

$795 Professional

$475 Student


From August 6th to November 1st:

SSSS Member

$625 Professional

$425 Student


Non-Member

$865 Professional

$545 Student


November 2nd to November 15th (All Registrants)

SSSS Member and Non-Member / Professional and Student

$900


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CONTINUING EDUCATION (CE) REGISTRATION:


If you are attending the CE workshops/sessions to earn CE credit hours (CECH) and to receive a certificate, there is an additional fee.


The CE workshops/sessions are open to all attendees. If you need to earn CE credit hours (CECH), please see additional information above. Registration Link is below.


All amounts below are in USD.


SSSS Member

$49

Non-Member

$69



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PRINTED COPY OF OFFICIAL PROGRAM:


All conference registrants will have access to the mobile/web app, which will include all information for the conference and a PDF version of the Official Program. If you would like a printed copy of the Official Program, there will be an additional fee of $10.00.


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CANCELLATION POLICY (In-Person Registration):


All 2024 SSSS Annual Conference cancellation requests must be sent to SSSS by email at thesociety@sexscience.org. If the email is received on or before August 5, 2024, your full in-person registration will be refunded. If the email is received between August 5th, 2024 and November 1, 2024, your in-person registration will be refunded minus a $100.00 (USD) administrative fee. There will be no refunds as of November 2, 2024. All refunds will be sent electronically or by check. Email should include: name, mailing address, phone number, reason for cancellation, the name/email address of the credit card that was used when purchasing your registration, and a statement from you with a request to remove your presentation from the Annual Conference Program. Please include presentation title and co-authors (if applicable) in the email. If SSSS must cancel or relocate the 2024 Annual Conference due to unforeseen circumstances, an email will be sent to all registrants with details and refund options.


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SSSS 2024 Annual Conference 11/13/2024


SSSS 2024 Annual Conference: CE - 11/13/2024




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Continuing Education
Continuing Education


Additional Continuing Education Information

For continuing education information about certificate of attendance, to include requirements, reporting of hours, and approval by professional organization(s), select the link below



Continuing Education 2024



CONTINUING EDUCATION (CE) REGISTRATION:


If you are attending the CE workshops/sessions to earn CE credit hours (CECH) and to receive a certificate, there is an additional fee.


The CE workshops/sessions are open to all attendees. If you need to earn CE credit hours (CECH), please see additional information above. Registration Link is below.


All amounts below are in USD.


SSSS Member $49

Non-Member $69



SSSS 2024 Annual Conference: CE - 11/13/2024




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Abstract Submission
Abstract Submission

Late Breakers Member Portal Open Now!!!


Members of SSSS are invited to submit a new abstract to showcase late-breaking work during a Poster Session at the SSSS Annual Conference (in-person) - - limited to one abstract as lead presenter/author.


All abstracts will be considered for a poster presentation only and will be anonymously peer reviewed.


Already a SSSS member? Log in to the Member poster abstract portal to submit your poster abstract!


Not a SSSS member? Become a SSSS Member Today!



Deadline to Submit an Abstract – Monday, July 29th, 2024 at 11:59PM ET

Decision Notifications will be Sent – Wednesday July 31st, 2024

Presenter Registration Deadline – Monday August 5th, 2024



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Hotel Registration
Hotel Registration

The Westin - San Diego Gaslamp Quarter

910 Broadway Circle

San Diego, California 92101

USA


Please plan to stay at the host hotel and support SSSS!  Your room nights will only go towards the room block if you reserve your room directly through the link that SSSS provides (link below). Reservations made by a third-party hotel booking site and/or accommodations made off-site will not be at the prices listed below. Thank you so much for your participation and support!


The group rate(s), plus taxes and fees, is available to SSSS attendees from Tuesday 11/12/2024 until Sunday 11/17/2024.


All reservations must be made via the link below or by calling the hotel directly at 833-498-1613

Reservations for rooms accessible to guests with disabilities can be made via request to the hotel.

To modify your reservation, call the hotel directly.


Room Rates*

Run of House King or Run of House Queen/Queen

$279.00+ USD** Single Rate

$279.00+ USD** Double Rate


*Reservations must be made on or before Monday, October 21, 2024.

*Limited availability at the rates above. Rooms are booked on a first-come, first-served basis.

**Taxes, Fees, and Services are not included.


Register For A Room Here


VALET

Hourly Parking: $10.00

Overnight Valet: $55.00

Parking rates subject to change.

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Renew or Begin Your SSSS Membership
Renew or Begin Your SSSS Membership

If you are not an active SSSS member, renew your membership or join today and your membership will continue through December 31, 2024 - - member benefits include reduced conference rates!


Member benefits also include:


  • Access to SSSS journal, the Journal of Sex Research (online access starts with Vol.1, Issue 1 in 1965 to current Issue)
  • Members can contribute to the Sexual Science News page (publications, promotions, projects, awards, events, and more)
  • Opportunities to Receive Grants and Nominate/Receive Awards
  • Special Interest Groups (SIG) – An opportunity to network and connect with other members who share your same areas of interest!
  • Member Directory – Share your information to network with other members!
  • Sex Expert Directory – Share your information with the public for networking, press, media, and marketing!
  • Event Archives - Access the recordings of select live events, such as Mentorship and SIG presentations.
  • And More!



Join/Renew Today!


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Financial Assistance Programs
Financial Assistance Programs

SSSS Family Support Financial Assistance Program


The Society for the Scientific Study of Sexuality (SSSS) is a “professional family” to many in the sexual science community. The Family Support Program provides an opportunity for SSSS to support "your family" so you can attend the conference in person.


The support is not intended for routine childcare, routine long-term care, or routine care due to disability, but is focused on both professionals and students who will incur additional expenses while attending the conference for childcare, eldercare, and/or care due to disability (for yourself and/or for a family member).


If you are eligible and would like to be considered to receive financial assistance to offset the cost of registration, we invite you to apply to the SSSS Family Support Financial Assistance Program.


The number of people assistance will be provided for is limited.


There is a limit of one SSSS scholarship/award/grant per individual, per year.


Notification of assistance will be sent by July 29th and the deadline for presenters is Thursday, August 1st 2024.


Submit your application today!



Family Support Application



Please do not register for the conference until you receive a response about your application.





Equity and Justice in Sexuality Research Financial Assistance Program


If you identify as a member of the Black, Indigenous and/or People of Color community (BIPOC; e.g., Asian, Black, Indigenous, Latina/e/o, Middle Eastern of North African) and would like to be considered to receive financial assistance to offset the cost of registration, we invite you to apply to the Equity and Justice in Sexuality Research Financial Assistance Program.


The amount, number, and type of assistance provided is dependent upon funding.


There is a limit of one SSSS scholarship/award/grant per individual, per year.


Notifications of assistance will be sent by Monday, July 29, 2024. The deadline for presenters to register is Thursday, August 01, 2024


Application Deadline: Thursday, July 26, 2024



Equity & Justice in Sexuality Research Application



Please do not register for the conference until you receive a response about your application.

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Registrant, Presenter & Presentation Information
Registrant, Presenter & Presentation Information


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