Schedule

Please click the workshop session links for full descriptions and room numbers.

Friday March 12
Venue: Second Stage, 618 S. Michigan, Second Floor
7 to 9 PM Welcome party hosted by K. Bradford aka Johnny T.

Spoken Queer performance poets: host Stacy Jill Jacobs and artists Kathie Bergquist, DeDe Delynn, Jolie Du Pre and Robert McDonald

Live music from Todd Kessler, Featuring Molly Kirk Parlier and Jessica Moran.

Youth Pride Center Dance Crew

Entertainment from DJ Lucki
Saturday March 13
8:00 AM Check-In
Venue: Second Stage, 618 S. Michigan, Second Floor
9:00 AM Opening Plenary – A United Midwest for Full Equality
Venue: Second Stage, 618 S. Michigan, Second Floor
Remarks from Kari Sommers of Columbia College Chicago, Anthony Martinez of LGBT Change, Corrine Mina of Join The Impact Chicago, Activist Richard Aviles, Ed Reggi of Show Me No Hate

Keynote: Staceyann Chin
Workshop venues are at 600 and 624 S. Michigan.
10:30 AM Workshops 1 – see details
12:00 PM Lunch on your own
1:00 PM Workshops 2 – see details
2:30 PM Workshops 3 – see details
4:00 PM Workshops 4 – see details
5:30 PM Dinner on your own
7:00 PM Evening Plenary – Why We Won’t Wait: What Are the Next Steps Toward Full Federal Equality?
Venue: Conaway Center, 1104 S. Wabash
Lt. Dan Choi, Sherry Wolf of Equality Across America, Andy Thayer of Gay Liberation Network
Sunday March 14
11:00 AM Unite + Fight: Action Plans 2010

Activism reports, proposals, and midwest network organizing
Venue: Conaway Center, 1104 S. Wabash
2:30 PM Fish Out of Water Film Screening
Venue: Ferguson Lecture Hall, 600 S. Michigan

Please note: Due to scheduling difficulties, the Adam Bouska photo shoot has been canceled. Mr. Bouska will still be presenting a workshop at the conference. We apologize for any inconvenience.

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