Preliminary Schedule Outline

Schedule is subject to change.

12th Annual Poly Living

2/3/17 – 2/5/17 – Philadelphia, PA

Friday – February 3


3:00 PM – 6:00 PM

Registration and Check-in

We recommend checking in early and then going to dinner before the evening festivities begin.

4:00 PM – 5:00 PM

Newcomers-Orientation Circle


7:00 PM – 8:30 PM

Opening Circle

Welcome – Opening Keynote Address with Cunning Minx

9:00 PM – 12:00 PM

 Dance Reception – DJ, Cash Bar, Ice Breakers, Dance Floor


Saturday – February 4


9:00 AM – 10:30 - Workshop Session 1

Five Shades of Poly – Which Are You Craving to Create?

            Mim Chapman, PhD


Coming Out

            Billy Holder

Blissful Transitions in Polyamorous Relationships

            Amanda Ananda


Sexuality and Aging

            Ken Haslam Jens Wennberg Nancy Miller


10:45AM – 12:15PM - Workshop Session 2

Navigating the Roller Coaster of Polyamorous Relationships

            Jesus Garcia & Tanya Hixon


The Poly Rainbow

            Robin Renée


Kicking Poly Drama on Its Ass

Cunning Minx & LustyGuy


Making Relationships “Work” with Play

Ben Silver


12:15 PM – 1:45PM

LUNCH Break – (on your own)

Nearby Restaurant List Available at Registration Table


2:00 PM – 3:30PM - Workshop Session 3


The Breakthrough Compromise: How to Open Your Relationship

Jim Fleckenstein & Carol Morotti-Meeker, MS, MLSP


The Intersection of Race and Polyamory

Kevin Patterson


Please Understand Me! People Types and Relationship Gripes

Mim Chapman, PhD


Love, Intimacy & Sacred Touch

Robyn Trask


3:45 PM – 5:15 PM - Workshop Session 4


Cautionary Poly: Teachable Moments in Polyamorous Relationships

Allie Phelan & Kevin Patterson


Poly Dating Workshop: Writing Your Own User Manual

            Cunning Minx & LustyGuy


Poly? Positively!

            Max Rivers, Elise Rivers & Jilsarah Moscowitz


Beyond The Monogamy/Dominator Paradigm

            Robyn Trask


5:15 PM – 7:30 PM

Dinner Break – (on your own)

Nearby Restaurant List Available at Registration Table


7:30 PM – 11:00 PM

Saturday Evening Play Time



Sunday – February 5

9:15 – 10:45AM - Workshop Session 5

Negotiating Successful Relationship Agreements

            Mischa Lin, Chrissy Raymond Holman & Robin Goodfellow Malamud


Side Effects May Vary

            Rebecca Hiles


What Do Buddhist Know About Poly?

            Karen, Dawn & Dan

10:45 – 12:15 PM

LUNCH Break – (on your own)

12:15PM– 1:45PM - Workshop Session 6


Redefining Family – Parenting Panel

Christopher N Smith, Jesus Garcia, Kevin A. Patterson, Marina Reiko, & Robyn Trask


Revolutionize Your Relating – From Poly Play to Poly Living

Julio Cortes & Myla Sandhusen

 Voter Team Meeting


Passionate Virtuosity: a Sexual Autobiography

 Valerie White

2:00 – 3:30PM

Closing Circle Keynote with Mim Chapman, PhD



3:45 – 5:15 PM

Extended Workshop Sessions -


Workshops and presenters subject to change. The schedule is listed just to be a general guideline and presentations can and often do get moved around last minute.