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In-Person. October 7-9. Salt Lake City, UT.

We are excited to once again embrace LGBTQIA+ current and former Latter-day Saints from around the world at the 2022 Affirmation International Conference. After two years of being virtual, we are returning in person to the Salt Palace Convention Center in Salt Lake City, UT, October 7-9.

Conference Theme

The theme for this year's conference is "Rooted in Love."

Become a Sponsor or Vendor

Support Affirmation’s work by sponsoring or being a vendor at this year’s conference. We have several sponsorship levels, opportunities, and incentives detailed in this sponsorship packet.

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Conference Schedule

The schedule below is tentative. Specific session information will be published soon.

Schedule
Thursday, October 6, 2022
6:00 PM, America/Denver (MDT)
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Pre-Conference Social
Affirmation International

For those in town or coming into town on Thursday for morning meetings on Friday, join us for some food, fellowship, and fun.

Friday, October 7, 2022
9:00 AM, America/Denver (MDT)
9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Board Meeting
Affirmation International
Languages: English, Portuguese, Spanish

The first in-person meeting of the Affirmation Board of Directors since 2019. Board members and staff only.

11:00 AM, America/Denver (MDT)
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Community Leader Meeting
Affirmation International
Languages: English, Portuguese, Spanish

All the goodness of our monthly virtual Affirmation Community Leader meetings, but in-person!

12:00 PM, America/Denver (MDT)
12:00 PM - 12:30 PM
Community Leader Photo
Affirmation International
Languages: English, Portuguese, Spanish

All Affirmation board members, area directors, and leaders of Affirmation regions, chapters, and affinity groups attending the conference are invited to be in a group photo following the community leader meeting.

5:30 PM, America/Denver (MDT)
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
First Timers
Affirmation International
Languages: English, Portuguese, Spanish

New to Affirmation or the Affirmation International Conference? This session is for you! Learn more about Affirmation, how to navigate the conference, and get to know other first-timers.

7:00 PM, America/Denver (MDT)
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Friday Plenary and Dinner
Affirmation International
Languages: English, Portuguese, Spanish

The first plenary session of the conference and it includes dinner!

7:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Youth Track
Parents & Allies
Languages: English

Calling all youth attending conference. This is the first youth track session of the conference.

Saturday, October 8, 2022
8:30 AM, America/Denver (MDT)
8:30 AM - 9:00 AM
Saturday Plenary
Affirmation International
Languages: English, Portuguese, Spanish
9:30 AM, America/Denver (MDT)
9:30 AM - 10:30 AM
Affinity Groups Session 1
Affinity Groups
Languages: English, Portuguese, Spanish
9:30 AM - 10:30 AM
Church Leaders Session 1
Affirmation International
Languages: English
9:30 AM - 10:30 AM
Parents and Allies Session 1
Parents & Allies
Languages: English
11:00 AM, America/Denver (MDT)
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Affinity Groups Session 2
Affinity Groups
Languages: English, Portuguese, Spanish
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Church Leaders Session 2
Affirmation International
Languages: English
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Parents and Allies Session 2
Parents & Allies
Languages: English
2:00 PM, America/Denver (MDT)
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Parents and Allies Session 3
Parents & Allies
Languages: English
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
QPR Suicide Prevention Training
Affirmation International
Languages: English, Portuguese, Spanish
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Workshop Sessions 1
Affirmation International
Languages: English, Portuguese, Spanish
3:30 PM, America/Denver (MDT)
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Workshop Sessions 2
Affirmation International
Languages: English, Portuguese, Spanish
7:00 PM, America/Denver (MDT)
7:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Dance
Affirmation International
Languages: English, Portuguese, Spanish
Sunday, October 9, 2022
9:00 AM, America/Denver (MDT)
9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Sunday Plenary Session
Affirmation International
Languages: English, Portuguese, Spanish
1:00 PM, America/Denver (MDT)
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Post-Conference Social
Affirmation International
Languages: English, Portuguese, Spanish