A symposium organized by Les 3 Sex* in collaboration with the Ordre professionnel des sexologues du Québec
In today’s world, the role played by technology in human sexuality increases constantly. The electronic revolution undoubtedly raises multiple questions. In 2019, more than ever, it is time to discuss these issues. This forward-looking symposium presents a diverse and compelling program of lectures, workshops, interviews, and other surprises that will be revealed to you on March 9th 2019.
Location: Factry, 1111 Saint-Antoine West, Montreal, H3C 1B3 (Accessible to people with reduced mobility)
*All presentations will be held in French*
By Chiara Piazzesi, Professor at the Sociology Department at the Université du Québec à Montréal and Catherine Lavoir Mongrain, PhD candidate in Sociology at Université du Québec à Montréal
Women. Technology. Erotic capital.
This presentation will address the ways in which women use beauty and seduction power in selfies, discussing matters of beauty and of gender stereotypes. The talk will also engage with the understanding that political, symbolic, and technological realities are transferred to women’s experiences in the digital world as well as in communication and information technologies.
By Patrice Renaud, Professor at Université du Québec en Outaouais and Researcher at the Institut Philippe-Pinel
Virtual Immersion. Sexualities. Sexual deviance.
This talk will examine the concept of sexual presence, concerning illusion effects of sexual nature generated by virtual immersion. Concrete uses, human-machine interactions, and implications for the field of Psychology of sexual deviance will also be touched upon.
By Maude Lecompte, PhD candidate in Sexology and lecturer at Université du Québec à Montréal
Matches. Seduction. Interactions.
This lecture will address behaviour related to the usage of Tinder, including frequency, motivations, purposes, and the way in which interactions between its users play out, online and in person. The presentation of self and criteria for profile appreciation will also be discussed.
By Simon Dubé, PhD student in Psychology and researcher at the Center for Studies in Behavioural Neurobiology at Concordia University
Robotics. Erotism. Ethics.
This lecture focuses on the ethical and social issues surrounding erotic robots. The talk will propose potential clinical applications of this technology and its relevance for research in human sexuality, and will point out certain priority areas for research.
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Ticket-student: $89 and $109
Ticket-regular : $149 and $169
Tickets (non refundable) include:
- Access to 4 talks
- Access to the kiosques
- Lunch (Vegetarian options available)
- A free cocktail at the 5 @ 7
- All other activities at the symposium
- 6 hours of continued education recognized by the OPSQ
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8:30 AM: Welcome
9:00 AM: Foreword
9:15 AM: First Lecture
10:45 AM: Break
11:00 AM: Second Lecture
12:30 P.M.: Lunch and kiosques
1:30 P.M.: Third Lecture
3:00 P.M.: Break
3:15 P.M.: Fourth Conference
4:45 P.M.: Closing Address
5:00 P.M.: Cocktail and Kiosques (one free cocktail)
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We look forward to seeing you among us during this captivating day!