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Welcome to First Event 2017

The Premiere Transgender Conference of the Season!

First Event 2017 will be held January 25-29, 2017 at the Best Western Royal Plaza Hotel in Marlboro, Massachusetts and welcomes all gender variant and questioning persons, their families, allies, and professionals to celebrate, meet old friends, make new friends, teach and learn from each other at one of the oldest and largest transgender conferences in the world.


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The theme for FE17 is "Let's Make A Difference". We know that this is our goal for the conference and the reason that we hold the conference each year. You can and will make a difference to yourself, and everyone you meet at FE17, and we hope you will continue to make a difference once the conference is completed.

Special Announcements for FE17

Approved Workshops are now listed
detail schedules coming soon
Go to the Schedule Tab and click on Approved Workshops to see all of the workshops that will be presented. If you click on the picture of each presenter you can see their bio and if they have a website you can click on that also. Pretty cool really!!!!
posted by Grace Stevens on December 08, 2016

Registration is now open
Your conference begins now!!!!
Go to the registration tab, and elect the program you would like to register for. PLEASE!!!!! Download the instruction and then click on the registration link
posted by Grace Stevens on December 06, 2016

Approved Workshops Can be Seen and Reviewed
under the Schedule Tab
We are still taking workshop proposals. Please consider sending them in.
posted by Grace Stevens on December 03, 2016

Watch your email for news on Registration
Hi everyone. Many of you have asking about when we will open our registration for FE17. Please be patient as wee still have much work to do behind the scenes. Please make sure you have subscribed to our email list and we will send you notices as soon as it is available. Please keep checking out the website on news of our COmmunity Service Award honorees and our keynote speaker.
posted by Grace Stevens on October 26, 2016

Welcome to FE2017
Our Brand New Website

A hearty welcome to everyone to our new First Event website. The team is excited to make this new site comprehensive with all the information about FE17 in an easily navigatable manner. Here, you will find information about the different activities and ways you can participate in FE17. Take some time and explore the main tabs on ACTIVITIES and REGISTRATION INFO.

If you would like to add your name to our email list, please follow the subscribe button on the home page.

On line registration is targeted to open on 9/1/16 - or thereabouts...

A quick note to all who have previously had accounts with FE…we will reset your password the first time you come in to the new system in September.

If you have any questions please let us know at info@firstevent.org

posted by Grace Stevens on July 10, 2016


What's New for 2017

Visit the About > First Event 2017 page to find out special announcements about the upcoming conference.

Participating in First Event

There are so many ways you can participate in FE17. There is truly something for everyone! We have three major programs that you can attend:
  • The Professional Training Program for social workers and counselors
  • The Youth and Family Program is now in its 3rd year and growing each year to support parents and kids.
  • The General Program for individuals and couples with specific programs covering a wide variety of interests
More details on each of these programs can be found under the menu bar above labeled 'ACTIVITIES.'

Navigating & Registering

The 'ACTIVITIES' and 'REGISTRATION INFO' tabs above provide detail information that you will find helpful in determining what you would like to attend and how you can participate.

To register or make a proposal for FE17, you must create an account or sign in to your account and go to the 'MY CONFERNCE' tab. Once you choose to register, you will be walked though a number of simple steps that will make this process very simple. Once you register for the conference, you can build your badge and customize it under the MY CONFERENCE tab.

If you have any questions, please contact us at info@firstevent.org

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