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Trans Resilience in Greater Manchester Conference
13th September 2019, Unknown
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To celebrate four years of our Trans Programme and all that has been created and achieved by our communities in that time, this conference will be focusing on the strength and resilience of the trans and non-binary people who have made and are making real change.
The conference aims to explore how we raise our voices to speak out on the issues we face, but also look after ourselves and avoid burnout. We will celebrate the talent within our community and explore how we can keep moving forward.
This event welcomes professionals who wish to learn more about how they can include trans and non-binary people in their area of work.
9:30am-10am – Registration
After you’ve signed up at the Eventbrite, we will be able to sign you in before you enter. Take the time to meet some of the other attendees and speakers.
10am-10:30am - Welcome and Introduction
An overview of the last four years of the Trans Programme, and our keynote speaker, Louie Stafford, will be discussing the importance of trans and non-binary inclusion work.
10:30am-11:30am - Addressing Inequalities in Trans and Non-Binary Healthcare
Aimee Linfield, our Pride in Practice Manager for Manchester, will be talking through some of the barriers faced by trans and non-binary people to healthcare, and discussing how we can overcome them.
11:40am-12:40pm - Gender Recognition Act panel
The panel will be discussing the campaigning and work done in order to achieve to Gender Recognition Act, 2004, and what still needs to come in order to obtain reform.
12:40pm-1:30pm - Lunch and Art Breakout Space
Free lunch will be provided, with opportunity to get involved with screen-printing.
1:30pm-2:30pm - Using Art to Share our Experiences
Taylor Le Fin will be leading this workshop exploring how we can share our experiences as trans and non-binary people in other ways besides articles and public speaking. An opportunity for professionals as well to explore other ways they can show support for trans and non-binary people.
1:30pm-2:30pm - Burnout: Prevention, Recognition and Recovery
What is burnout? Why does it happen? How can we prevent it? How do we heal from it? This workshop with Sam Hope looks at how and why burnout happens and ways of both avoiding it and recovering from it.
2:40pm-3:40pm - Creating Spaces panel
We will have speakers who are used to running spaces for trans and non-binary people, and inclusive of trans and non-binary people, to discuss some of the challenges that arise, and how we can make sure everyone benefits from a space.
2:40pm-3:40pm - Empowering our Narrative
Yvy Deluca, author of Tainted Beauty, will be joining us to discuss how we can tell our story in a way that is best for us, rather than just learning the expected “trans narrative”. This is an opportunity as well for professionals who wish to learn how trans and non-binary people’s stories and experiences can be explored and shared in a way that empowers that person.
3:40pm-4pm - Closing Speech
Food will be provided - if you would like to enquire about dietary requirements, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
We will be looking to create as accessible a space for anyone to attend, however if you would like to discuss any specific access requirements, please do get in touch with us at email@example.com.