Events in 2012

Moving Secularism Forward, a conference of the Council for Secular Humanism
March 1–4 in Orlando, FL
Moderated a panel on advocacy and outreach.

Symposium: Race, Religion, and Representation
Cosponsored by Atheists, Humanists, & Agnostics (AHA) at the University of Wisconsin – Madison
March 15–16 in Madison, WI
Presentation on “Diversity in the Atheist Movement.”

Reason Rally 2012
March 24 in Washington, DC
Staffed a table representing the Center for Inquiry (CFI).

American Atheists 2012 National Convention
March 25–26 in Bethesda, MD
Staffed a table representing CFI and African Americans for Humanism.

CFI Institute: Secularism on Campus
April 3 at the University of Pittsburgh, PA
Presentation on history of CFI On Campus.

Global Atheist Convention
April 13–15 in Melbourne, Australia
Participated in a student leadership event and attended the main conference.

Northeast Conference on Science and Skepticism NECSS)
April 20–22 in New York, NY
Staffed a table for CFI.

Freethought in Black History and Culture
May 7 at Bronx Community College, NY
One of three panelists discussing religion, atheism, and the Black community.

Women in Secularism conference hosted by the Center for Inquiry
May 18–20 in Arlington, VA
“The Future of Women in Secularism” panel with Jamila Bey, Greta Christina, and Jey McCreight, moderated by Jennifer Michael Hecht.

CFI Leadership Conference
June 21–24 at CFI–Transnational in Amherst, NY
Organizer and presenter for CFI Outreach Department’s annual event for student and community group leaders.

July 5–9 in Bloomington, MN
Participated on several panels.

51st Annual Philadelphia Folk Festival
August 16–19 in Schwenksville, PA
My 13th year camping and attending the Fest.

Atlanta Skeptics Star Party
August 30 in Atlanta, GA

August 31 – September 3 in Atlanta, GA
Skepticism panel.

CSICon 2, “The Conference Dedicated to Science and Skeptical Inquiry”
October 25–28 in Nashville, TN
Workshop with Skepchicks Elyse, Maria, Heina, and Surly Amy: “Applied Skepticism: Everyday Nonsense and What You Can Do About It.”

November 17 in Guelph, ON
Skepticism 101 panel.