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Schedule

Doors Open
9:30

Welcome
10:15 – 10:25
Main Hall
Some predictable announcements, some exciting ones and a great big welcome for everyone from the organisers!

Session One
10:30 – 11:40

Polyamory 201

A more detailed look at living as a polyamorous person, for everyone who’s been doing this for a little while. We’ll be discussing some of the ins and out of practicing polyamory in the long term, and you are welcome to share your own experiences too.

Main Hall
Facilitated by Grant Denkinson

Session One
10:30 – 11:40

Polyamory 101

An introduction to Polyamory for everyone just starting out on the road to ethical non-monogamy. If you’re new to Polyamory this is for you. We will probably cover common problems you might encounter, ways to start, what style might make you happiest, strange new words and how not to mess up.

Meeting Room
Facilitated by Charlotte Davies

Session One
10:30-11:40

Poly 301

Responding to questions raised by the community about advanced adulting, with respect to law, philosophy and history.

Meeting Room 2
Facilitated by Morgan Grey

Session Two
11:55 – 13:05

Speed Friending Icebreaker

Since Polyday is the UK’s largest one day ethical non-monogamy conference this is your chance to meet a lot of new people and hopefully make new poly friends.

Main Hall
Facilitated by Charlotte Davies

Session Two
11:55 – 13:05

Sexy Health

Condoms? Dental Dams? Finger cots? This will be a clinical look at sexual health with multiple partners.

Meeting Room
Facilitated by Spectra Health

Lunch Break
13:05 – 14:30

Session Three
14:35 – 15:45

Polyamory & Parenting 

Poly Parenting: come join in with a sincere group discussion around the challenges and joys of parenting within poly families.  Bring your own experiences, advice, questions and qualms around this much needed and sensitively addressed topic.

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Main Hall
Facilitated by DK Green

Session Three
14:35 – 15:45

Solo Poly  Reflections

Building on feedback from last year and exploring more advanced solopoly topics such as maintaining solopoly identity among other poly/relationship configurations within partners and metas through interactive discussion and Q&A.  I am also keen to explore the question “What would your dream SoPo life be like?”

Meeting Room
Facilitated by Tannah C 

Session Four
16:00-17:10

Working Through Jealousy and Envy

Therapist and very experienced polyamorous person DK Green breaks down one of the big questions in polyamory: how to deal with envy and jealousy in non-monogamous relationships.
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Main Hall

Facilitated by DK Green

Session Four
16:00-17:10

Polyamory & Disability

Disability and all sorts of sex
Phoenix will be using his own life experiences as a backdrop to a discussion on the interplay between disability, relationships, sex, and sexuality. 

Meeting Room

Facilitated by Luke Phoenix

Session Five
17:25-18:35

Communicate, Communicate, Communicate

Negotiation, Communication and 5 Love Languages Comms 3 In this exciting joint session Charlotte will explore the Five Love Languages and how they add to traditional verbal communication. Luke will cover negotiation and boundaries in Polyamorous relationships.

Main Hall

Facilitated by Luke Phoenix and Charlotte Davies

Session Five
17:25-18:35

Ethnicity in the Polycule

Exploring the interpersonal relationships that cross the ethnicity topography. Why do we embrace diversity with one hand and disassociate from the complexity that ethnicity brings to our polycules with the other? How we can initiate cultural sensitivity and intellectual humility to decrease antilocution amongst our own marginalised communities.

Meeting Room

Facilitated by Zayna Ratty

Raffle/Goodbye/Thanks
18:40-19:00
Just a quick word from the organisers before what will be our dinner break for some, and home time for others. Don’t worry, we’ll all be ready for a break by then so it won’t take long.  Raffle Draws.

Tidy up: and then off to a local Pub or Safe Journey for those headed out of London.