Hosted by Smith College in Northampton, MA, Conbust is a student-run sci-fi/fantasy convention featuring some of your favorite YA authors, webcomic artists, and industry professionals. Programming ranges from author Q&A’s to writing workshops to fandom discussions to weapons demonstrations! The staff at Conbust are dedicated to making the event a safe and welcoming space for folks of all identities.
The Philadelphia Trans Health Conference, presented by the Mazzoni Center, is one of the largest trans-focused events in the country. Programming is available for professionals working with trans clients, trans individuals, and family and friends of trans individuals. Vendors and services range from gender affirming products, health and wellness groups, legal aid, to local supportive religious groups. PTHC is free to all guests not attending professional track events, and the staff take safe space policies very seriously.