Sunday, May 28

Sunday, May 28, 16:00–17:30, room 2


When sexual arousal and desire go awry (IASR Symposium)

Chair: James Pfaus (Canada)

J. Paul Fedoroff (Canada): Measuring paraphilic arousal in the lab: How hard can it be?
Erick Janssen (Belgium/USA): Taking the hype out of hypersexuality: Psychophysiological studies in men who have sex with men (MSM)
James Pfaus (Canada): Animal fetishes… or when learning about sexual reward trumps instinct about reproduction


Sunday, May 28, 16:00–17:30, room 3


New trends in the field of sexual medicine (ISSM Symposium)

Chairs: Emmanuele A. Jannini (Italy) & Edward Kim (USA)

Emmanuele A. Jannini (Italy): Psychometric measurement of human orgasm
Melissa Dahir (USA): Flibanserin: The Year in Review – Fairy Tale or Horror Story?
Edward Kim (USA): Use of SERMs for the Treatment of Male Hypogonadism; Challenges and Practical Application
Woet L. Gianotten (the Netherlands): Sexual health in the higher age groups


Sunday, May 28, 16:00–17:30, room 4


Developing standards of care for discrimination-free sexual health services (UNAIDS Symposium)

Chair: Eszter Kismödi (Switzerland)

Luisa Cabal (Switzerland): The Agenda for Zero Discrimination in Health Care
Lesley Regan (UK): Integrating Human Rights and Women’s Health. Competencies for Practice
Eli Coleman (USA): WAS Declaration of Sexual Rights: operationalization through standards of care
Joe Wong (TBA): The Asia Pacific Trans Health Blueprint towards discrimination-free healthcare


Sunday, May 28, 16:00–17:30, room 5


The advanced research of sexual science and rich Chinese sexual arts (World Chinese Society for Sexology Symposium)

Chair: Lin Tao (China)

Mingming Li (China): Research on the characteristics of sexual paintings, sexual sculptures and sexual expressions in China
Lin Tao (China): Chinese sex humorous photography
Qian Yang (China): The advanced research of clitoris orgasm and vaginal climax
Qinghua Wang (China): The new technique for treatment of ED
Jianzhong Zha (China): “Jie Na cream” for female sexual dysfunction (FSD) and sexual organs health research
Peicheng Hu (China): The analysis of the psychological experience for female sexual orgasm in China



Monday, May 29

Monday, May 29, 08:00–09:30, room 1


How to improve sexual desire in women? (FLASSES Symposium)

Chair: Jaqueline Brendler (Brazil)

Felipe Hurtado Murillo (Spain): The etiology of sexual desire disorder
Fernado Bianco (Venezuela): The role of man in relation to the sexual desire of the woman
Eusebio Rubio-Aurioles (Mexico): Drugs and sexual desire
Jaqueline Brendler (Brazil): Psychotherapeutic techniques to increase sexual desire in women


Monday, May 29, 08:00–09:30, room 2


Progress in Sexuality Education (WAS Sexuality Education Committee Symposium)

Chair: Osmo Kontula (Finland)

Osmo Kontula (Finland): What boys desire to know about sex
Christine Winkelmann (Germany): ZANZU: An internet-based approach to improved sexual health for migrants
Pelle Ullholm (Sweden) & Hans Olsson (Sweden): “Do you want to?” – A sex-positive approach to consent
Cristina Tania Fridman (Argentina): Sex Education and Stop violence against women- Femicide- “Not one less” in Argentina and Latinoamerica


Monday, May 29, 08:00–09:30, room 3


Male Circumcision – Exploring Unspoken Consequences (Sexpo Foundation and Genital Autonomy Symposium)

Chair: Tiina Vilponen (Finland)

Tiina Vilponen (Finland): Protecting the Rights of the Child
Morten Frisch (Denmark): Health-Related and Sexual Consequences of Non-Therapeutic Male Circumcision in Childhood
Gert van Dijk (the Netherlands): Non-therapeutic Circumcision: The Ethical Position of the Royal Dutch Medical Association
Brian Earp (USA): Gender, Genital Alteration, and Beliefs about Bodily Harm
David Smith (UK): A Summary of the Voices of the Damaged from the Records of 15 Square


Monday, May 29, 15:00–16:00, room 1


AASECT at 50: Visions for Sexuality Education and Therapy (AASECT Symposium)

Chair: Susan Stiritz (USA)

Konnie McCaffree (USA): Creating Effective Sexuality Education
Susan Stiritz (USA): Transformative Sexuality Education: Teaching Sexual Self-Efficacy – Starting in Preschool
Gina Ogden (USA): Integrating Body, Mind, Heart and Spirit: A Holistic Approach to Sex Therapy and Supervision


Monday, May 29, 15:00–16:20, room 2


Unmet needs in sexual care (ESSM Symposium)

Chairs: Yacov Reisman (the Netherlands) & Geoff Hackett (UK)

Yacov Reisman (the Netherlands): Unmet needs in… Science and Education, What ESSM can offer
Geoff Hackett (UK): Unmet needs in… Pornography, Sexual Health and Social Media
Gideon Sartorius (Switzerland): Unmet needs in… Sexual Medicine and the Oncology Patient
Juan Ignacio Martinez Salamanca (Spain): Unmet needs in… PDE5-I Non-Responders


Tuesday, May 30

Tuesday, May 30, 08:00–09:00, room 1


Evolution of the concepts and treatments of male and female sexual dysfunctions (ABP Symposium)

Please note that this symposium will be in Portuguese.

Chair: Carmita Abdo (Brazil)

Carmita Abdo (Brazil): Evolution of the concepts and treatments of female sexual dysfunctions
João Afif Abdo (Brazil): Evolution of the concepts and treatments of male sexual dysfunctions


Tuesday, May 30, 08:00–09:00, room 2


Some trends in contemporary sexology work in Portugal (SPSC & SPA Symposium)

Chairs: Sandra Vilarinho (Portugal) & Patrícia M. Pascoal (Portugal)

Patrícia M. Pascoal (Portugal): The sexology clinic at the faculty of psychology of the University of Lisbon
Pedro Vendeira (Portugal): Sex before the game…
Sandra Vilarinho (Portugal): Sexual health and moment-to-moment awareness


Tuesday, May 30, 12:30–14:00, room 1


Sexual Pleasure: From a comprehensive definition to practical implementation

Chairs: Doortje Braeken (the Netherlands) & Antón Castellanos-Usigli (Mexico/USA)

Doortje Braeken (the Netherlands)
Antón Castellanos-Usigli (Mexico/USA)
Eszter Kismödi (Switzerland)
Sara Nasserzadeh (Iran/USA)
Carles Pericas (Spain)
Hella Dee (the Netherlands)
Mauro Cabral Grinspan (Argentina)


Tuesday, May 30, 15:00–16:30, room 2


Presentation of Czech Sexology

Chair: Petr Weiss (Czech Republic)

Jaroslav Zvěřina (Czech Republic): History of the Czech scientific sexology
Zlatko Pastor (Czech Republic): Differential diagnosis of female “sexual” fluids
Kateřina Klapilová (Czech Republic): Czech survey of unusual sexual interests: love, porn, fantasy and behavior
Michal Pohanka (Czech Republic): Long-term observation of the spermatological parameters of the Czech men


Tuesday, May 30, 15:00–16:30, room 3


Why a wall between sexual health and reproductive health? (PAHO/WHO Symposium)

Chair: Rafael Mazin (USA)

Suzanne Serruya (Uruguay): Current areas of concern in RH and their linkage to SH and provision of educational and health care services to young people
Rodolfo Gomez Ponce de Leon (Uruguay): New understandings of the concept “procreation” and sexual and reproductive dilemmas for specific groups and populations
Igor Toskin (Switzerland) & Karel Blondeel (Belgium): Advancing STI prevention through sexual health promotion: brief sexuality-related communication and sexual health indicators
Rafael Mazin (USA): Reproductive Health in the XXI Century


Tuesday, May 30, 15:00–16:30, room 4


Sexuality Education and Therapy: Perspectives from SSSS members (SSSS Symposium)

Chair: Terry Humphreys (Canada)

Margarita Gerouki (Greece): Greek students’ understanding of sexual diversity and difference – implications for educational policies and practices
Shadeen Francis (USA): Teaching the teachers: Education strategies for subjective competence among sexual health practitioners (USA)
Terry Humphreys (Canada): The state of Canadian sexuality education


Tuesday, May 30, 15:00–16:30, room 5


New clinical perspectives on sexology (EFS Symposium)

Chair: Chiara Simonelli (Italy)

Mehmet Sungur (Turkey): Critiques & challenges to old and new DSM-5 criteria for sexual dysfunction
Francesca Tripodi (Italy): Facts and prejudices on sexuality of people practicing BDSM
Elsa Almas (Norway): Addressing sexual problems after sexual violence and abuse through a combination of trauma theory and sex therapy


Tuesday, May 30, 17:30–19:00, room 2


Fulfil Youth’s Sexual Rights! (WAS & IPPF Symposium)

Chairs: Doortje Braeken (the Netherlands) & Antón Castellanos-Usigli (Mexico/USA)
Moderator: Eli Coleman (USA)

Doortje Braeken (the Netherlands)
Antón Castellanos-Usigli (Mexico/USA)
Lena Luyckfasseel (Belgium)
Esther Corona-Vargas (Mexico)
Stefano Eleuteri (Italy)


Tuesday, May 30, 17:30–19:00, room 3


Promoting sexual health through SDGs and Human Rights (UNESCO Chaire Sexual health & human rights, SFSC and ASCLIF Symposium)

Chairs: Ingrid Geray (France) & Michel Lombard (France)
Moderators: Tamara Adrián (Venezuela) & Yuko Higashi (Japan)

Thierry Troussier (France): The context of sexual health in France and new national sexual health strategy 2017–2030
Stephanie Esteve Terré (France): Motivational interviewing applied to sexual health and human rights: a fast track pilot training for pharmacists
Michele Pujos Gautraud (France): What future for medical training in France with the new priorities?
Ingrid Geray (France): The legal framework of the sexual health providers' consultation


Tuesday, May 30, 17:30–19:00, room 4


Global Sexual Health Research with Vulnerable Populations: Perspectives from SSSS Members (SSSS Symposium)

Chair: Terry Humphreys (Canada)

Michael W. Ross (USA): Stigma and discrimination and health and risk behavior of gay/bisexual men in Tanzania
Heather Armstrong (Canada): The momentum health study: Understanding the context of HIV treatment as prevention among gay, bisexual, and other men who have sex with men in Vancouver, Canada
Kelwyn Brown (Papua New Guinea): Sexual health and vulnerable populations in Papua New Guinea
Terry Humphreys (Canada): Understanding the complexity of sexual consent: Normative attitudes and behaviors in University women and men


Tuesday, May 30, 17:30–19:00, room 5


How-to sexuality: being scientific and intervening trans-theoretical-disciplinary (SBRASH Symposium)

Chair: Itor Finotelli Jr. (Brazil)

Cristiane Carboni (Brazil): Female Sexual Dysfunctions Related to Pain: When and How to Treat Pelvic Floor Symptoms
Arnaldo Barbieri Filho (Brazil): Antidepressants and Sexuality: a Brazilian review
Alessandra Diehl (Brazil): Disparities between Sexual Orientation, Violence & Substance Use: an Overview of the Brazilian Scenario
Jaqueline Brendler (Brazil): What provokes erection in heterosexual intercourse?


Wednesday, May 31

Wednesday, May 31, 08:00–09:00, room 1


Female sexual health: Brazilian Federation of Gynecology and Obstetrics considerations (SBRASH & FEBRASGO Symposium)

Chairs: Itor Finotelli Jr. (Brazil) & Lucia Alves Lara (Brazil)

Sandra Scalco (Brazil): Sexual health in adolescence
Lucia Alves Lara (Brazil): Clinical Implications of Hair Removal from Female Genitalia
Sheila Reis (Brazil): Family Planning: For Whom? – A Psychosexual Look


Wednesday, May 31, 08:00–09:00, room 2


Sexual Function in South Indian population Perspective – A prospective cohort study (IAFS Symposium)

Chairs: TBA

Thangasamy Kamaraj (India): Semen Parameters and Sexual Function in South Indian Male
Jeyarani Kamaraj (India): Unexplained infertility and Sexual Dysfunction among Infertile South Indian Women
K. J. Nivedhitha (India): Vaginismus – pain in sex


Wednesday, May 31, 09:30–11:00, room 2


Operational framework for sexual health and its linkages to reproductive health (WHO Symposium)

Chairs: Eli Coleman (USA) & Lale Say (Turkey)

Sharful Islam Khan (Bangladesh): Research and program on sexual health and sexuality in Bangladesh: Successes and challenges
Rob Stephenson (USA): Towards an new operational framework for sexual health
Doris Chou (USA): Coming developments in sexual health indicators and measurement


Wednesday, May 31, 09:30–11:00, room 3


Current Challenges in Sexual Rights (Symposium of the Sexual Rights Committee of WAS)

Chairs: Yuko Higashi (Japan) & Tommi Paalanen (Finland)

Antón Castellanos-Usigli (Mexico/USA): Fulfilling Young People's Sexual Rights: A Look into Present and Future Challenges
Tommi Paalanen (Finland): Sexual Rights of Young People: Dilemmas Concerning Sexual Autonomy
Faysal El-Kak (Lebanon): Violence against Syrian Refugees: A Crisis Unfolded
Brian Earp (USA): The Right to Bodily Integrity and the Concept of Sexual Harm


Wednesday, May 31, 09:30–11:00, room 4


Where does the research on LGBT goes? An overview (FISS Symposium)

Chairs: Salvatore Caruso (Italy), Adele Fabrizi (Italy) & Domenico Trotta (Italy)

Cinzia Artioli (Italy): Sexual rights of lesbian gay and bisexual people in Italy: A snapshot of reality and sociodemographic characteristics involved in the recognition and denial
Antonio Prunas (Italy): Social and psychological correlates of transphobia
Paolo Valerio (Italy): Gender Identification and Transition Path in Italian Trans Population: The Decline of the Genitals Centrality
Roberto Baiocco (Italy): Same-Sex and Different-Sex Parent Families in Italy: Parenting Dimensions and Child Health Outcomes
Stefano Eleuteri (Italy): How to address working with older bisexual clients and their partners?