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The 2016 LGBT Family Building Expo

Whether you are interested in adoption, surrogacy, foster care or alternative insemination, we’ve got the resources you need. Featuring workshops, panels, exhibitors and one-on-one consultations with medical and legal professionals.

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DETAILS

Saturday, May 7, 2016
Expo: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Cocktail Hour: 5-6 p.m.

The Center, 208 W 13 St

PRESENTING SPONSOR

2016 LGBT Family Building Expo Exhibitors

  • Administration for Children’s Services (ACS)
  • Adoptive Parents Committee
  • Adoption STAR
  • California Cryobank
  • Children's Home & Lutheran Social Service of MN
  • Choices in Childbirth
  • Circle Surrogacy
  • Friends In Adoption
  • Gay Parents to Be in partnership with RMACT
  • Growing Generations
  • Heart Gallery NYC
  • Independent Adoption Center
  • Law Office of Brian Esser
  • Men Having Babies
  • New England Fertility
  • Reproductive Medicine Associates of New York (RMANY)
  • Reproductive Possibilities
  • Root Fertility
  • SCO Family of Services
  • SHELTERING ARMS Children & Family Services
  • Spence-Chapin
  • Ronald O. Perelman and Claudia Cohen Center for Reproductive Medicine of Weill Cornell Medicine
  • Worldwide Surrogacy
  • You Gotta Believe

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LGBT Family Building Expo

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SCHEDULE

10 a.m.

Exhibitor Tables Open

10:30-11:15 a.m.

On The Road To Parenthood 

11:45 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Lunch and Program

Center Welcome

Been There, Done That: A Q & A with Community Parents

1-2 p.m.

Workshops

On the Road to Single Parenthood

The Evolution of Transracial Families: Honoring the Burden & Dignity of Difference

Trans Family Building: Taking The Early Steps

How Are Gestational Carriers and Egg Donors Screened?

1-5 p.m.

Medical Clinics (By Appointment Only)
Clinic appointments will be on a first-come, first-serve basis. Sign-up will be available at the event.

Planning Parenthood Through Surrogacy

Planning Parenthood Through Alternative Insemination

2:15-3:30 p.m.

Panel Discussions

Alternative Insemination: Making Informed Insemination Choices

Choosing Your Adoption Path: Understanding the Differences Between Agency and Independent Adoption

Foster Care Basics: How To Get Started

IVF Basics for All 

3:45-5 p.m.

Panel Discussions

Foster Care: Reasons To Consider Fostering/Adopting Older Youth

Known vs. Unknown Donors: What is Best for My Family?

Legal Aspects Of Surrogacy

Private Adoption Financials 

5-6 p.m.

Cocktail Reception

 

SPONSORSHIP

For information on sponsorship possibilities, please contact Brad Snyder, Director of Development at 646.358.1750 or bsnyder@gaycenter.org.


PRESENTING SPONSOR


PALLADIUM SPONSORS

Growing Generations


PREMIER SPONSORS


GOLD SPONSORS

CENTER CORPORATE PARTNERS

 

OFFICIAL HEALTH PARTNER

EXCLUSIVE AIRLINE

NATIONAL MEDIA SPONSOR

MEDIA SPONSOR