Youth Research Symposium: Youth, Sexuality, and Sexual Health 2014

Youth,Sexuality and Sexual Health:

A Youth Research Symposium

GAAP is excited to announce that our annual Youth Research Symposium is almost here! This year, the themes are youth, sexuality, and sexual health.

For directions to this event, please click here.  For inquirues or to register for lunch, email spiros.vavougios@mail.utoronto.ca

 

Symposium Programme

9:30 AM – 10:00 AM: Registration

10:00 – 10:10 AM: Opening Remarks

10:10 AM – 11:20 AM: [Panel 1] Reaching Out – Youth for Youth: Education and Leadership in Sexual Health Programs

10:10 AM – 10:20 AM: Introduction of Panel Speakers

10:20 AM – 10:35 AM: Amila Piyathilake: “Peer Networks and Reducing HIV & STI Risk Among South Asian Gay and Bisexual Youth”

10:35 AM – 10:50 AM: Ricky Rodrigues & Andii Bykes: “Youth Peer Sexual Health Education Programs in Canada: What’s Needed to Enhance Evaluation ”

10:50 AM – 11:05 AM: Ciann L. Wilson: “Culture as HIV Prevention: Indigenous Youth Speak Up!”
11:05 AM – 11:20 AM: Question and Answer Period for Panel 1

11:20 AM – 12:30 PM:[Panel 2] Sex and Sexuality in the Digital Age
11:20 AM – 11:30 AM: Introduction of Panel Speakers
11:30 AM – 11:45 AM: Lauren B. McInroy: “Fantasy and Fandom: LGBTQ Identity and Youth Sexuality in Online Fan Communities
11:45 AM – 12:00 PM: Renee Monchalin: “Living in a Good Way: Indigenous Models of Youth HIV Leadership”
12:00 PM – 12:15 PM: Cassandra Dang Nguyen: “No Asians: The Politics of Race and Desire on Internet Dating Sites and Implications for HIV Risk Amongst East Asian MSM and Gay Asian Men.
12:15 PM – 12:30 PM: Question and Answer Period for Panel 2

12:30 PM -1:00 PM: LUNCH [please register if you would like to attend lunch by emailing spiros.vavougios@mail.utoronto.ca]
12:30 PM – 1:00 PM: Nicole Partyka: Media Presentation
1:00 PM – 1:10 PM: Planned Parenthood Presentation
1:10 PM-2:00 PM: [Community Panel]Empower Project “Digital Stories Showcase: Lived Experiences and the Social Determinants of Health”
2:00-:3:00PM: [Keynote Speaker] Krista Shore, Advocate and Educator in the Aboriginal HIV/AIDS Movement in Canada

3:00 PM – 3:45 PM: [Panel 3] Creating Conversations: Childhood Sexual Health
3:00 PM – 3:10 PM: Introduction of Panel Speakers
3:10 PM – 3:25 PM: Leah Erlich: “Sexual Health in the Life Space: Exploring the Role of Child and Youth Care in Youth People’s Sexual Health
3:25 PM – 3:40 PM: Ashley Mast: “Educating about the Intactivist Movement and Benefits of Intact Genitalia”
3:40 PM – 3:55 PM: Question and Answer Period for Panel 3
3:55:4:00 PM: Closing Remarks