State Conference

See You June 6

TAASA’s annual conference is a statewide opportunity for advocates and professionals to learn and share information around emerging issues in sexual assault prevention and assistance. Since we are hosting the National Sexual Assault Conference (NSAC) this year, the state conference will be a one-day event on June 6, 2017. Below we have provided a schedule at a glance!

Location – Hilton Anatole Dallas

All conference activities will take place at the Hilton Anatole in Dallas, Texas. Visit the hotel page for more info on the venue!

Monday, June 5 – Schedule

Time Function Room
5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. Conference Early Registration Chantilly Foyer
2:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. Exhibitors Check-In Chantilly Foyer

Tuesday, June 6 – Schedule

Time Function Speakers Room
7:30 a.m. – 8:30 a.m. Conference Registration Chantilly Foyer
7:30 a.m. – 9:00 a.m. Morning Coffee Service Chantilly Foyer
8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Exhibits Open Chantilly Foyer
8:30 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. Plenary #1 – Welcome and TAASA’S New Speak Up, Speak Out Media Campaign

Elizabeth Gamboa, Peta-gay Ledbetter, Lavinia Masters, Jorge Renaud, Paul Shirley, Jimmy Stewart, Rachel Villareal Monet Ballroom
10:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Annual Membership Meeting Monet Ballroom
12:15 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. TAASA Awards Luncheon Wedgwood
1:45 p.m. – 3:15 p.m. Plenary #2 – The 3 C’s: Consent, CSI and the Criminal Justice System

Amy Derrick Monet Ballroom
3:30 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. Plenary #3 – Sun Salutations to Tequila
Sunrises: Full Spectrum Self-Care

Monica Urbaniak Monet Ballroom
5:30 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. NSAC Early Registration Chantilly Foyer


Contact Cecilia Perkins, Events Manager at We look forward to seeing everyone in June!