CONFERENCE SCHEDULE
23 - 30 October 2022 (IST)
Updated on an ongoing basis- check this page often!

23  October, Sunday 6-8 pm IST

6 pm IST

Launching PanACEa!

Entering Asexual Awareness Week with a  welcome by    Dr. Pragati Singh (PanACEa) & Mic (AVEN), followed by a playback of Sriti Jha's   Confessions of a Romantic Asexual!

6:30  pm IST

Ace-ing Spaces

Four diverse asexual people & their stories: Sal, Ritash, Alicia, hosted by Solidarity Foundation. What is a    safe space and what role does language play in creating it? 

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24 -27  October, Monday-Thursday  6-7 pm IST

6 pm IST

Discord Events

WORKSHOP

A quiz night, a live art workshop, a quick workshop on allyship and more!    Join our discord server now to enjoy these events by PanACEa interns. 

28  October, Friday   6-7 pm IST

6 pm IST

Cultural Event

Enjoy beautiful musical, poetic, and other performances by our talented  community members: Mohini, Tracy, Pip, and Malaika!

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29  October, Saturday 12-7pm IST

12 - 1 pm 

(A)sexing  Health

A Panel Discussion hosted by Kavya, with  Ravi Bhatnagar, Dr. Sangeeta, and Kevin, on diversity and how we integrate ourselves in the sexual health ecosystem.

1:30 - 2:30 pm

Dr. Cuterus Says

Keynote speaker session  with Dr.  Tanaya on her  experiences as a sexual health expert, in conversation with Dr. Pragati Singh,  asexuality expert, researcher and  changemaker.

3 - 4:30 pm

ACEing the Law

A Panel Discussion hosted by Equilibrio on how Asian laws around conjugal rights, marital r*pe, corrective r*pe impact our lives, with lawyers and ace activists. 

4:30 - 5:30 pm

Asexual  Pleasure

A riveting discussion between Dr. Pragati & the founder   of the Sangya project, Tanisha,  on Asexuality, pleasure, BDSM, erotica,  sex toys, and  more.

5:30    - 7 pm

Finding Family

A workshop on intentionally creating community    and  family     as aro/ace folk in an amatonormative society,   with Sunanda. 

WORKSHOP

30  October 12-7 pm IST followed by PLatonicity!

12 - 1 pm

Was it trauma?

A panel hosted by   Karma Care,   exploring the nuanced interaction of trauma & sexuality  with Therapists:   Kanika,  Manavi, Shruti,  Supreet    (anti GBV expert) & Kate (survivor)

1:30 - 2:30 pm

Sriti Jha Says

A coffee chat between Dr. Pragati & bollywood actress Sriti Jha on the story behind  her poem on Asexuality, the performance, & what followed, as  well as  her identity & allyship!

3 - 4:30 pm

 Presentations

Academic discourse and paper presentations on Asexuality by various presenters and speakers, hosted by Daniel Yo Ling of R/ACE group.

4:30 - 5:30 pm

Mental Health

An interactive exploratory workshop   into identity, sexuality, queerness, mental health, and other intersections, hosted by Manoshala's  Shruti  Garg.

5: 30 - 6:30 pm

At The Therapist

A     role play of two scenarios between an ace client  and a therapist, during   a visit, hosted by Karma, & played by Shreya , Sumedha, Akash, and Amy.

6:30 - 7 pm

Ace-ing Advocacy

Utilizing social media and online communities to advocate for asexual  community's issues and rights- a discussion with the Asexual Lives Book Project & Love Nebo.

Valentine Candy

7:00 pm - 9:30 pm

Platonicity Meetup

A  no-pressure space where you meet new people with all expectations of romantic and sexual alliances removed!   Seeking non-sexual   or non-romantic relationships?    Register!

WORKSHOP