Transpire presented by Two Spirit Health Services, Inc is a conference in Orlando, Florida for the entire transgender spectrum and their loved ones. It features forums for trans men, trans women, non-binary individuals, friends and families. Forums with professionals, along with social gatherings to get to know other people traveling down the same road.

Important: The location for Saturday has been changed to Holiday Inn / UCF Area. Information is at the bottom of this page.

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Overall Schedule

Time Events
8:00am Vendors Set Up
8:15am - 9:00am Breakfast at Panera Bread
Complimentary coffee and bagles.
11472 University Boulevard, Orlando, FL 32817
9:30am - 5:00pm Presentations, seminars, guest speakers covering such topics as youth issues, trans men's issues, gender non-binary issues and general issues.
9:30am - 3:30pm Clothing Exchange
1:00pm - 1:45pm Complimentary Lunch

Ruby Room

Time Panel / Speaker
9:30am - 10:45am The Four Seasons of the HeteroTransgender (HTG)
A guide for couples who struggle with HTG partners
Presented By: Denise Thompson
Guest Speakers: Becca Ray, Crystal Roberts and Debra Van Cott
11:00am - 1:00pm Working with the Transgender / Gender Nonconforming Client
Presented By: Dr. David Baker-Hargrove
1:45pm - 2:30pm Lambda Legal
Presented By: Ethan Rice
2:45pm - 3:45pm Transgender Dynamics in Today's Society
A discussion of the economic, political and social justice issues facing our rapidly emerging transgender and non-binary community.
Presented By: Gina Duncan
4:00pm - 5:00pm Sex and Dating after Transition
Moderated By: Jennifer Kurzawa
Panelists: Maia Monet, M. Dixon Mella, Phoenix Jackson and Shea Cutliff

Saphire Room

Time Presentation
9:30am - 10:45am Transitioning in Our Later Years
Presented by: Phoenix Jackson
10:45am - 11:45am Becoming an Activist in School and Beyond
This workshop explores trans activism, from public schools to the wider world.
Presented By: Drew Adams
12:00pm - 12:45pm Breaking Barriers
Presented By: Phoenix Jackson
1:30pm - 2:30pm Two Spirit Health Services: Men's Health / Top Surgery
Presented By: Dr. David Baker-Hargrove and Krisinda Wolfe, APRN, FNP-BC of Two Spirit Health Services and Dr. Harun Zekirovski
2:45am - 3:30pm Birthing Beyond the Binary
A Enby's Experience Giving Birth
Presented By: Ari Dennis

Emerald Room

Time Panel / Speaker
9:30am - 9:45am What is Non-Binary?
Presented By: Jamie Parker
9:45am - 10:30am Raising a "Theybie"
The Choice to Not Assign a Sex at Birth
Presented By: Ari Dennis
10:30am - 11:45am Non-Binary Speakers Panel
Moderated By: Jennifer Kurzawa
Panelists: Ari Dennis, Carter Cook, Jessica Yong, Jamie Parker, Zulema Ramos

Youth and Family

Emerald Room

Time Panel / Speaker
11:30pm - 12:15pm Pizza and Sodas
2nd Floor
12:15pm - 12:45pm University of Miami Law Youth Division
Presented By: Robert Latham
12:45pm - 1:15pm Trans Social Worker, Advocate, and Activist
Presented By: Landon "LJ" Woolston
1:15pm - 1:45pm Seminole Youth Alliance, Orlando Youth Alliance, Rose Dynasty Foundation
Presented By: Jason DeShazo / Momma Ashley Rose
1:45pm - 2:45pm Shaan Shaar / Krav Maga
Presented By: Gabriel Mora and Renee Rose of Shaan Saar Krav Maga.
2:45pm - 4:00pm Round Table Discussion
Presented By: Jason DeShazo, Robert Latham, Esq., Pat Padilla, Landon Woolston
4:00pm - 5:15pm Parenting The Transgender Child
Moderated By: Pat Padilla
Panelists: Brynnifer Dennis, Erica Adams Kasper, Nicke Coco and Yael Weinstein

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Holiday Inn Orlando East / UCF Area
1724 N. Alafaya Trail
Orlando, FL 32826