Registration

8:30-9:00

Welcome remarks

9:00-9:40

Welcome remarks

Yiu-Tung Suen, Director, Sexualities Research Programme, and Assistant Professor, Gender Studies Programme, The Chinese University of Hong Kong

 

Edmund Settle, Policy Advisor, UNDP Bangkok Regional Hub

Video Message 

Victor Madrigal-Borloz, Independent Expert on protection against violence and discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity 

The importance of this conference

Lee Badgett, Professor, University of Massachusetts Amherst

Break

9:40-10:00

Panel 1: Why do we need LGBTI data?

10:00-11:30

Lee Badgett, Professor, University of Massachusetts Amherst

Nareeluc Pairchaiyapoom, Thailand Ministry of Justice

Morgan Carpenter, Researcher, Intersex Human Rights Australia/GATE

Bin Xu, Common Language, China

Miguel Mesquita, Office of the Rapporteur for the Rights of LGBTI Persons, Latin America

 

 

 

 

Moderator: Yiu-Tung Suen, Assistant Professor, The Chinese University of Hong Kong

Panel 2: Review data use, data leading to policy

11:30-12:30

Eric Wright, Professor, Georgia State University

Silverio Pinto Baptista, Provedor for Human Rights and Justice

Jaevion Nelson, JFLAG in Jamaica

Bui Thanh Xuan, Viet Nam Institute of Educational Sciences, Ministry of Education and Training, Vietnam

Joanne Leung, Transgender Resource Center, Hong Kong

Ging Cristobal, OutRight Action International

 

Moderator: Edmund Settle, Policy Advisor, UNDP

Lunch & networking

 (By invitation) 

12:30-14:00

Panel 3: Methodological challenges of studying LGBTI populations

14:00-15:00

Gary Gates, Research Director (retired)

Wu Lijuan, Professor, Beijing University

Midnight Poonkasetwattana, APCOM

Mike Wilson, Love Frankie, Thailand

 

 

Moderator: Juana Cooke, Programme Specialist, UNDP Panama Regional Hub

Break

(with tea/coffee) 

15:00-15:15

Panel 4: Cross cultural, social and historical

15:15-16:30

Travis Kong, Associate Professor, The University of Hong Kong

Wei Wei, Professor, East China Normal University

Commissioner Karen Gomez-Dumpit, Commission on Human Rights, Philippines 

Orlidy Inoa Lazala, Human Rights Lawyer, Caribbean 

Andrew King, Senior Lecturer, University of Surrey

Xavier Louis J. Bilon, University of the Philippines

 

Moderator: Pip Dargan, Acting Director, Asia Pacific Forum of National Human Rights Institutions

Conclusion of Day 1

16:30-16:45

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Registration

8:30-9:00

Recap

9:00 – 9:10

Panel 5: LGBTI data collection – Where are we? Good Practice and guidelines

9:10-10:30

Jody Herman, Scholar of Public Policy, The Williams Institute, UCLA

Andrew Park, Researcher

Kabir Singh, UNESCO Regional Center  

Nuon Sidara, Cambodian Center for Human Rights

Tan Bowen, Beijing LGBT Center

 

Moderator: Lee Badgett, Professor, University of Massachusetts Amherst

Break

10:30-11:00

Panel 6: Work across sectors: Working with other sectors when generating LGBTI data, perspectives from service providers, advocates, and policy makers

11:00-12:30

Aengus Carroll, Socio-legal researcher

Taoufik Bakkalit, UNAIDS Regional Support Team

Katri Kivioja, UNDP Bangkok Regional Hub

Peter Newman, Professor, University of Toronto

Kangwan Fongkaew, Burapha University, Thailand

 

 

Moderator: Yiu-Tung Suen, Assistant Professor, The Chinese University of Hong Kong

Lunch & networking

(By invitation)

12:30-14:00

Panel 7: Transgender & Intersex communities: Unique challenges in data collection

14:00-15:15

Phylesha Brown-Acton, Asia Pacific Transgender Network

Morgan Carpenter, Researcher, Intersex Human Rights Australia/GATE

Kaspar Wan, Hong Kong

Small Luk, Hong Kong

Brenda Alegre, The University of Hong Kong

 

Moderator: Sam Winter, Associate Professor, Curtin University

Break

(With tea/coffee)

15:15-15:30

Panel 8: LGBTI Inclusion Index: Introduction to the Index and a discussion on next steps on in Asia

15:30-17:00

Boyan Konstantinov, Policy Specialist, UNDP NY

Nicholas Booth, Policy Advisor, UNDP

Lee Badgett, Professor, University of Massachusetts Amherst

Wrap-up and Evaluations

17:00-17:30

Yiu-tung Suen, Director, Sexualities Research Programme, and Assistant Professor, Gender Studies Programme, The Chinese University of Hong Kong

Edmund Settle, Policy Advisor, UNDP

Social & networking reception

18:00 - 20:00 

featuring the Harmonics, Hong Kong’s first LGBT & Friends choir

Dada Bar+Lounge 2/F, The Luxe Manor Hotel

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Contact Person: Eliz Wong 

Email: elizwongmy@cuhk.edu.hk
Address: Room 250, 2nd Floor, Sino Building,
Gender Studies Programme,
The Chinese University of Hong Kong,
Hong Kong

Co-organized by

Sexualities Research Programme, The Chinese University of Hong Kong,

United Nations Development Programme, 

and Gender Studies Programme, The Chinese University of Hong Kong 

 

With support from the CUHK Faculty of Social Science Conference Grant

With support from the CUHK Faculty of Social Science Conference Grant