Our annual ALGBTIC conference is a place to learn, increase your competence in working with LGBTGEQIAP+ clients, network, and share your passion with like-minded professionals. See below for highlights from our previous conferences!
We have moved to a virtual conference on even years, and an in-person conference on odd years!
See below information for our upcoming Conference!
2020 ALGBTIC Virtual Conference
When: October 10th & 11th (Saturday & Sunday)
Where: Zoom Online Conference
What: Two days of Powerful Keynotes, Peer-Reviewed Workshops, Poster Presentations, Roundtable, and Social Connection Events
Up to 16 CEs Available!
Intersectionality is the interconnected and indivisible nature of social identities such as age and generation, ethnicity, affectional identity, gender, disAbility, socioeconomic status, religion and spirituality, body size (and many more).
These intersections of identity and lived experience create overlapping and interdependent systems of marginalization, discrimination, disadvantage, as well as privilege and hidden biases.
The ALGBTIC 2020 Virtual Conference seeks to bring awareness to intersectionality in order to expand our multicultural competence as an organization and to help our members with developing their awareness of attitudes and beliefs, knowledge, skills, and action that will improve the cultural competence and quality of counseling with our clients and students.
Call for Proposals
We are seeking proposals for our Virtual Conference:
- 15-Minute Poster Presentations
- 50-Minute Educational Sessions
- 50-Minute Roundtable Sessions
- 1 hour and 50-minute Featured Sessions
When considering your submission, please note that while all submissions should relate to LGBTGEQIAP+ populations, proposal preference will be given to topics around intersectionality.
Think interactive! Proposals that include interactive sessions inviting participant dialogue, modeling strategies, examining topics relevant to conference theme, encouraging critical inquiry, demonstrating informed action, and emphasizing interdisciplinary integration are encouraged!
Call for Award Nominations
Nominate someone for any of our biennial awards!
ALGBTIC Counseling Program Award:
This award is presented biennially to a counseling program that has demonstrated a commitment to the promotion of LGBTQQIA+ awareness and affirmation.
ALGBTIC Legal Award:
This award is presented biennially to an ALGBTIC member, or an organization, that has demonstrated a commitment to the LGBTQQIA+ community’s legal rights and equality.
ALGBTIC Mark Pope Social Justice and Advocacy Award: This award is presented biennially to an ALGBTIC member who demonstrates a profound commitment to inclusion and equity for the LGBTQQIA+ community through social justice and advocacy efforts.
ALGBTIC Anneliese Singh Queer and Trans People of Color Award: This award is presented biennially to an ALGBTIC member who champions for queer and trans people of color.
ALGBTIC Public Health Award: This award is presented biennially to an ALGBTIC member who has demonstrated excellence in LGBTQQIA+ community public health services, outreach, and/or research.
Send your nomination letter and any supporting materials to the ALGBTIC Awards Chair at SAIGEConference@gmail.com
Keynote: Dr. Annaliese Singh
Anneliese Singh, PhD, LPC is an award-winning social justice scholar and community organizer. She is a Professor and Associate Dean of the Office of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in the College of Education at the University of Georgia, and a program faculty in the counselor education and supervision doctoral program. Her research, practice, and advocacy explores the resilience and liberation experiences of trans people, people of color, survivors of trauma, South Asian immigrants, and social justice and empowerment training, and she has over 100 publications among these areas.
Anneliese has co-authored texts on trans and nonbinary counseling (A Clinician’s Guide to Gender-Affirming Care and Affirmative Counseling and Psychological Practice with Transgender and Gender Nonconforming Clients), in addition to the Queer and Transgender Resilience Workbook and the Racial Healing Handbook: Practical Activities to Help You Challenge Privilege, Confront Systemic Racism, and Engage in Collective Healing. Anneliese has worked on several national competencies and guidelines projects for the American Counseling Association (ACA Multicultural and Social Justice Counseling Competencies, ACA Transgender Competencies, ACA LGBQQIAA Competencies).
Her TEDx Talk, titled “Transgender Liberation is for Everybody,” explored gender liberation for cisgender and transgender people. Anneliese passionately believes in and strives to live by the ideals of Dr. King’s beloved community, as well as Audre Lorde’s reminder that “without community, there is no liberation.”