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CONFERENCE SCHEDULE (IST)

24/10

4:00 pm to 8:00 pm

Alphabet Soup

Certificate course in sex, gender, sexuality and the LGBTQIA++ spectrum with Dr. Pragati Singh.  To register click here

8:00 pm to 9:00 pm

Opening Party

Opening Party for the PanACEa: Asexuality Asia Conference 2021

25/10

11:30 am to 1:00 pm

Personal Stories of Coming Out

Panel Discussion

2:00 pm to 4:00 pm

Parthenogenesis: A Play about Asexuality

Play-reading followed by a conversation with the director and actor Rebecca Goh and Alia Alkaff

6:00 pm to 7:00 pm

Keynote Lecture

With David Jay

7:00 pm to 8:00 pm

PanACEa Takeover: Ace Representation in Anime, Manga and Asian Media

with the PanACEa 2021 Team

26/10

11:30 am to 1:00 pm

Intersections of Queer & Socio-Cultural Identities

Panel Discussion

2:00 pm to 3:00 pm

Desexualizing Nudity

A performance of vignettes and visuals followed by a discussion on the politics of nudity with Chulumanco-Mihlali from South Africa

3:00 pm to 4:00 pm

Celebrating Intersex Awareness Day:

A conversation with Hiker Chiu, Cofounder and Chair of Intersex Asia

6:00 pm to 7:00 pm

Keynote Lecture

with Leeza Mangaldas

7:00 pm to 7:30 pm

Safecity - Ending Gender Based Violence

by Supreet K Singh from Red Dot Safecity

7:30 pm to 8:00 pm

Fostering Pride in India

With Vidushi Manoraj from Pride Circle

27/10

11:30 am to 1:00 pm

Disability, Neurodivergence and Asexuality

Panel Discussion

2:00 pm to 4:00 pm

Ace in the Plot

A writing workshop with Hina Siddiqui

6:00 pm to 7:00 pm

Keynote Lecture

with Harish Iyer

7:00 pm to 8:00 pm

Inside of the Cityscapes

A Conversation on Music, the City and Living Queer with Ms VERSUS from Philippines

28/10

11:00 am to 12:00 pm

The Birds and the Bees Talk

Session by Durex

12:00 pm to 1:00 pm

The Doctor is IN!

Q & A on Asexuality and Health with Dr Sangeeta Saksena, Enfold Trust and Dr Pragati Singh

2:00 pm to 3:00 pm

Queer-Affirmative Therapy

Panel Discussion

3:00 pm to 4:00 pm

Acespec & Mental Health

A workshop with Nandita and Gargi from The Alternative Story

6:00 pm to 7:00 pm

Diversity for Success: Keynote Lecture with Dwight Cook

Why diverse companies out perform other companies and why your unique voice matters with Dwight Cook, founder of Leading with Pride and Working with Pride

7:00 pm to 8:00 pm

Leading with Pride

a workshop on finding your leadership voice which will focus on how your uniqueness makes you the best one to lead the change you want to see in the world with Dwight Cook

29/10

11:30 am to 1:00 pm

Laws & Languages: Queer Activism in Asia

Panel Discussion

2:00 pm to 4:00 pm

Paper Presentations

A showcase of the latest research into LGBTQIA++ identities and cultures

6:00 pm to 7:00 pm

Rep in Reels!

Media and Queerness: Quizzes, polls and presentations by Panda Foundation

7:00 pm to 8:00 pm

Queer Open Mic Night

Come support young performers sharing their work

30/10

11:00 am to 11:30 am

Our Learnings From Queer Affirmative Therapy

Stories from Karma Centre For Counselling and Wellbeing with Kanika Soni and Shreya Kaul

11:30 am to 1:00 pm

Aromanticism: An Exclusive!

By Aromantic Union for Recognition, Education, and Advocacy

2:00 pm to 3:00 pm

The Ace Couple

Q & A about Asexuality, Marriage and Couplehood with Courtney and Royce aka The Ace Couple

3:00 pm to 4:00 pm

Aces and Aros Unite!

A safe space to talk about love, sex, romance, relationships, non-monogamy, platonic partners and new forms of family.

6:00 pm to 9:00 pm

Platonicity Meet up

31/10

11:30 am to 1:00 pm

Words & Voices

A workshop in Vocal Improv with Anisha Lakshamanan

2:00 pm to 3:00 pm

DIY Soap-making Lecture-Demonstration

with Atamelang Free

3:00 pm to 4:00 pm

A Shrine Unto Myself

A workshop using Objects for Contemplation and Creating a Personal Shrine with Anna Onni from Singapore

6:00 pm to 7:00 pm

Dear Luke, Love, Me

Conversation about the feature film being made about asexuality and alterous relationships with Mehek Cazi, Social Media Producer, DLLM

7:00 pm to 8:00 pm

Closing Night & Dance Party

More details coming soon!