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38th Annual Guelph Sexuality Conference
Pleasure moves our bodies, minds, and spirits, and this year it is our inspiration for the 38th Annual Guelph Sexuality Conference. The Guelph Sexuality Conference focuses on professional development across a broad spectrum of sexual health topics. We strive to include a range of workshops and posters that exemplify creativity, social justice and evidence-based practice. We look forward to seeing you at this years conference.

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Registration Scholarships

We have scholarships available to support the attendance of students and professionals. Thank you to Trojan® and The Peak magazine for helping to make the conference more accessible.  Deadline for applications is May 24, 2016.

Do you ever feel like your approach to sexual health outreach is stale?

Do you ever say to yourself, “There’s gotta be a better way to do this”? Then join us on Thursday, June 23rd for the opening plenary by Francisco Ramirez, a dynamic speaker on sexuality and health education. Francisco has a solid public health background and years of hands-on experience in education, training, research and media [...]

Registration Now Open

We’ve launched registration for the 38th Annual Guelph Sexuality Conference! Join over 300 friends and colleagues as we celebrate this years theme “Pleasure”. We have an exciting line up of plenary speakers, special guests, concurrent sessions, research and poster presentations.  Take part in some of our  extra options like the Thursday lunch speaker, The $5 [...]

2016 Schedule

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Merck, sponsor of the Guelph Sexuality ConferenceTrojan Sponsor of the Guelph Sexuality ConferenceCome as you are sponsor of the Guelph Sexuality Conference

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Special Guest Speaker!

We are excited to have Marla Shapiro as a session speaker at this years conference speaking on HPV Immunization. Her session is featured Thursday afternoon. Marla's participation in our conference is supported by our conference sponsor Merck.

Dr. Marla Shapiro presents at the Guelph Sexuality Conference

Post Conference Workshop

Let Kids Learn: Providing an Islamic Framework to the HPE Curriculum

Sobia Ali-Faisal and Sameera Qureshi lead this workshop on empowering parents and professions to educate young Muslims about sexual health using a Islamic framework.

Saturday, June 25, 2016
10:00 am - 1:00 pm
University of Guelph campus

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Trojan Registration Scholarships

Trojan® will be generously sponsoring five participants to attend the 2016 Guelph Sexuality Conference. This sponsorship will cover registration fees for the main conference on Thursday, June 23 and Friday, June 24. To apply, please send a letter to sexconf@OpenEd.uoguelph.ca by May 24, 2016, outlining your financial need and the impact of knowledge and skills from the workshops that you are planning to attend. Sponsored participants will be advised prior to the conference.

Scholarships to support QBIPOC students and professionals

The Peak magazine is generously sponsoring a limited number of scholarships specifically to support conference attendance by queer, racialized students and professionals. 

To apply, please send a letter to sexconf@OpenEd.uoguelph.ca by May 24, 2016, outlining your financial need and how you anticipate the knowledge and skills from this event will help in supporting QBIPOC participation in the fields of sexual health, therapy, and/or outreach. Sponsored participants will be advised prior to the conference.