Friday, May 18

6:00 – 7:00 PM
Registration
7:00 – 9:00 PM
Opening Reception
with Lauren Becker, Melody Hensley, and Ronald A. Lindsay

Saturday, May 19

7:30 – 8:30 AM
Registration and Bookstore
8:30 – 9:30 AM
Susan Jacoby: “The Dearth of Women in the Secular Movement: Let’s Look in the Mirror”
9:30 – 11:00 AM
Panel: “The Intersection of Non-theism and Feminism”
Moderator: Annie Laurie Gaylor
Speakers: Ophelia Benson, Sikivu Hutchinson, Jennifer McCreight, and Rebecca Watson
11:00 – 11:15 AM
Break
11:15 – 11:30 AM
Edwina Rogers: “Religiously Motivated Legislation Particularly Harms Women”
11:30 – 12:30 PM
Annie Laurie Gaylor: “The History of Women in Freethought”
12:30 – 2:00 PM
Lunch
(On your own)
2:00 – 3:30 PM
Panel: “Why Women Need Freedom From Religion”
Moderator: Susan Jacoby
Speakers: Greta Christina, Wafa Sultan, Annie Laurie Gaylor, and R. Elisabeth Cornwell
3:30 – 4:30 PM
Bernice Sandler: “The Chilly Climate: How women are often treated differently in subtle unnoticed ways by men and women alike”
4:30 – 5:30 PM
Wafa Sultan: “Women in Islam”
5:30 PM
Close of Day
7:00 – 9:00 PM
Dinner Theater with Jennifer Michael Hecht
(Optional. Separate ticket is required.)
9:30 PM
Drinking Skeptically
(Lobby/Bar Area)

Sunday, May 20

8:00 – 9:00 AM
Registration and Bookstore
9:00 – 10:30 AM
Panel: “The Future of Women in Secularism”
Moderator: Jennifer Michael Hecht
Speakers: Jamila Bey, Greta Christina, Jennifer McCreight, and Debbie Goddard
10:30 – 11:00 AM
Break
11:00 – 12:00 PM
Margaret Downey: “Celebrating Life Passages the Secular Way”
12:00 – 12:10 PM
Closing remarks
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