Besides my line-up of speaking engagements, I am also an events producer of sexuality-related educational conferences, seminars and workshops in the New York City area.

These are the upcoming events I have created:

I am the co-producer of the monthly Sexuality Speaker Series. This event, to be held on the 3rd Tues of the month, starting in Sep 2016, will feature leading thinkers and clinicians addressing a variety of relevant and noteworthy sexuality issues. More details to follow.

I am also the co-producer and organizer of the AltSex NYC Annual Conference. The 1st annual event will be held this year on Fri April 22 at the Jerry Orbach Theater on W. 50th St, in the theater district. The entire day’s lineup is below. You can click on the link here to register or click on the “attend event button below the day’s schedule.

1st Annual AltSex NYC Conference

Friday, April 22, 2016
8:15am – 5:15pm
Midtown Manhattan
CEs available*
Introducing the 1st Annual AltSex NYC Conference—where clinicians, academics, and alt lifestyle community members will come together for a full day of sex-positive, alternative lifestyle affirmative, cutting edge research-based,  and current practice-informed seminars and discussions presented by a stellar collection of New York City educators and mental health providers.

Speakers and Session Schedule:

8:15AM — Welcome Address

8:30AM — Keynote Address by Margaret Nichols, PhD
“Kink is Good: BDSM in the Context of New Models of Sex and Gender Variance”

10:05AM — Zhana Vrangalova, PhD
“Myths and Realities of Consensual Non-Monogamy”

“The Kink-Poly Confluence: Community Intersections and Clinical Approaches”

12:05PM — Lunch Break

1:20PM — Michael Aaron, PhD
“Facing Your Shadow: The Healing Potential of Psychological Edge Play”

“Metamorphosis: Braving Transitions in Polyamorous Relationships”

— David Ortmann, LCSW
“Age Play: Eros, Practicality, and Walking the Edge”

— Panel Discussion & Final Words (optional)

produced by
Michael Aaron, PhD and Dulcinea Pitagora, MA, LMSW

A portion of the AltSex NYC Conference proceeds will be donated to the Community-Academic Consortium for Research on Alternative Sexualities (CARAS) in appreciation of their continued dedication to supporting and promoting excellence in the study of alternative sexualities.

*The AltSexNYC Conference is approved by AASECT as an approved provider of continuing education for certified sex therapists, and the New York State Education Department’s State Board for Social Work as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed social workers.

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Midtown Manhattan

New York, NY