Rocky Mountain Poly Living Polyamory Conference Schedule

Polyamory Conference Schedule Outline

April 27-29, 2018 – Denver, CO

This is the tentative schedule and is subject to change*

Presenters List
Registration and check in start at 3:30 PM Friday. The opening session and Keynote will begin at 6:50PM. We suggest people come, check in, attend the polyamory newcomers circle and get a good dinner as it will be a full evening.


Friday – April 27

 3:30 PM – 6:30 PM – Registration and Check-inRegistrationWE-INT

4:00-5:00 PM Newcomers-Orientation Circle


6:45  – 8:30 PM

     Opening, Welcome Session  

Keynote – Ruby Bouie Johnson


8:45 PM – 11:30 PM 

Midsummer Night’s Dream Polyamory Dance Reception


DJ, Dancing, light snacks and cash bar.

Dress in your Fairy best or just come as you are and join us for dancing, ice breakers, and great social time.



Saturday – April 28

9:00 AM – 10:30 AM – Workshop Session 1


Five Shades of Poly 

Which Are You Craving to Create?

Mim Chapman, PhD


You mean I have to come out to my therapist too?

Rachel Anne Kieran, Psy.D.


Polyamory Makes Strange Bedfellows:

The “Isms” Between the Sheets

Ruby Bouie Johnson & Chase Johnson


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


Consent: The Pillars Upon Which to Build a Consent Culture

Zach B


Maintaining Identity in a Sea of Awesome 

Scarlett Ross


Sexual Orientation and Polyamory

Ben Silver


Vulnerability in Poly Relationships

Lee Hencen & Murray Schechter


12:30 PM – 1:30 PM – LUNCH Buffet LunchGroup2015INT

(Included in weekend registration)


2:00  PM – 3:30 PM – Workshop Session 3


Going from Monogamy to Non-Monogamy-

While in the Same Relationship

Jessica Fern Cooley


A Discussion of Gender, Labels, and Polyamory/Multi-partnering

Dawn Davidson


Poly 101 for Counselors, Therapists, and Life Coaches

Robert McGarey, M.A.


Erotic Mindfulness Practice to Deepen the Experience of Pleasure & Intimacy

Melissa Walker, MA, LPC, R-DMT



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


Poly Survival Kit

Robert McGarey, M.A


Transcending Shame

Gloria Jackson-Nefertiti


Beyond the Monogamy/Dominator Paradigm

Robyn Trask


My Body and Me

Lee Hencen


5:15 PM – 7:30 PM – Dinner Break  

(List of nearby restaurants will be available at the registration table)

7:30 PM – 11:30 PM – Saturday Evening Extras


Saturday night is all up to you; attend an in-depth evening workshop (small extra fee), join the game room, organize a party, hang out in the atrium or check out the poly movie.

Poly Movie

Game Room

Deepening Connection and Intimacy

Robyn Trask



 Sunday – April 29

9:15AM – 10:45AM – Workshop Session 5


Re-Wire Your Triggers

Jessica Fern Cooley


Why Being a Senior Is the Best Time To Be Poly

(Unless You Make It the Worst Time)

Thomas Schnetlage


 Polyamory, Loving More, Taking Our Movement Forward



11:00PM – 12:15PM – LUNCH Break – (on your own)

12:15PM– 1:45PM – Workshop Session 6


Deconstructing the Myth of The Poly Saint

Nolan Lawless & Jeri Lynn Astra Herbert


Keeping the Connection Alive in ALL of Your Relationships

Patrick & Kristie


Redefining Family-Parenting Panel

Liz Newsom, LCSW, Robyn Trask, Marina Reiko, Jesus Garcia


Kink 101

Chris Deaton, Elisha Thompson


2:00 PM – 3:30 PM – Workshop Session 7 


What’s in our Toolbox? 

Nikki Ebright & William Van Ark


Taking the Hill

Pour Votreplaisir


Household Establishment: Making It All Go

Scarlett Ross


3:40PM– 4:40PM – Closing Circle

Entertainment, Drawing, Door Prizes

*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.