Dare to Dream of a New Era

October 17-19, 2022


In just two years’ time, the world was made anew. We reinvented the ways we live, the ways we love, the ways we learn, and the ways we work.

As we enter this new time for humanity, let’s come together to make sure the best parts of these new ways are here to stay. Let’s chart new bounds for ourselves and our work. Let’s recommit to the pursuit of a just, more perfect world for everyone, where young people have the freedom to become who they want to be.

At #HealthyTeen22, we’ll cultivate healing—inwardly and outwardly. We’ll reflect on this young decade’s renewed calls for racial justice and remarkable technological growth. And we’ll share how embracing flexibility and ambiguity liberated us to try new things.

We’ll do all this not because this is easy, but because this is our charge. Freed from the can’ts and won’ts of yesterday, we dare to dream of a new era.

Welcome back, friends. And welcome to Miami.

Join us in Miami

Explore the heart of Miami from this riverwalk hotel overlooking Miami Bay. The Hyatt Regency Miami is next to one of the trendiest neighborhoods in Miami, known as Brickell. Shop the Brickell City Centre or Bayside Market Place, explore Little Havana, head north to the eclectic district of Wynwood, or tour the Frost Museum of Science.

The special rates for the conference are listed below and are now available. The discounted room block is expected to sell out, so we highly recommend reserving your room as soon as possible.

Room Type
Guest Room
Room Type
Guest Room:
Federal Government*

*Rate is dependent on the prevailing Federal Government Per Diem and is subject to change.

And the nominee is…

Step Into the Spotlight

We want to celebrate you and all of the great work you are doing! We know you’re out there, every day, providing honest, affirming care and education, and empowering the next generation to lead healthy and fulfilling lives.

So tell us about it!

Each year, Healthy Teen Network recognizes individuals and organizations for their achievements in adolescent sexual and reproductive health.

We are now accepting nominations for the #HealthyTeen22 Awards. Submissions are due on Jun 15, 2022.

And please don’t be shy! You can nominate someone you know, but you can also nominate yourself!

Meet our featured speakers

We said it and we meant it…we dare to dream of a new era, and we want to make sure the best parts of the new ways we’ve been doing things in a COVID-world are here to stay. We have worked hard to find people who have been doing amazing work and we can’t wait to share it with you at #HealthyTeen22.

We are also pleased to announce that our opening keynote on Monday, October 17 is researcher, educator, author of Black & Sexy: A Framework of Racialized Sexuality, and host of The Sex Ed of Blackfolk w./ Dr. G. podcast Dr. Tracie Gilbert.

We are excited to host Pre-Conference Institutes again this year—which includes bringing back the very popular Sexuality Attitudes Reassessment with Dr. Tanya Bass and Dr. Karen Raynes—as well as intensive full-day sessions, and a half-day session on different topics in the field.

Check out more information on our featured speakers and the agenda. We’ll be rolling out more information on our workshop and plenary sessions, so stay tuned!

Join Us

Register now for #HealthyTeen22 to catch the early bird special. Don’t forget to check out the fine print, it includes information about payment and refund deadlines, what is included with registration, and recommended travel times.

*Students must provide proof of full-time enrollment for the Fall 2022 semester.

The Fine Print

You’ve got questions. We’ve got answers.

What's Included?

As part of your experience, you will also receive the following:

  • Free basic wireless internet throughout the hotel
  • Light hors d’oeuvres at the Networking Event
  • Beverages (coffee, tea, water) during breaks
  • Lunch on Tuesday and Wednesday
  • SWAG
  • Online access to presentations and materials

Pre-Conference Institutes

Pre-Conference Institutes have limited capacity, and your spot is secured upon registration and payment. Without a paid registration, Healthy Teen Network cannot guarantee that you will be able to attend your preferred session. If we are unable to fulfill your request, you may choose another session (if available), or we will refund your money.

Payment Deadlines

All payments made by check or purchase order must be received by 09/30/2022. After that date, you must pay by check or credit card on-site to gain admittance to the conference. Attendees with outstanding balances will be refused admission. Our new mailing address is PO Box 741, Churchville, MD 21028.


Please contact Jenna Ayres if you have a question about conference registration. For hotel-related questions, please call the Hyatt Regency Miami at 305-358-1234. For more information about Miami, please visit www.miamiandbeaches.com.

Recommended Travel Times

We often get asked about when the activities begin and end so participants can plan their travel. We recommend:

  • Arrive in Miami on Sunday, October 16 if you plan to participate in a Pre-Conference (please note the start time for your registered session).
  • Arrive in Miami by 2:00 PM ET on Monday, October 17 for the conference welcome and opening session at 4:00 PM ET.
  • Schedule departure flights for 6:30 PM ET or later on Wednesday, October 19 (the final session ends at 4:00 PM ET).

Student Registrations

To receive the student registration rate, Healthy Teen Network requires that student registrants provide some type of verification that they are enrolled, full-time, in a secondary, undergraduate, or graduate degree program for the Fall 2022 semester. A letter from the department chair, enrollment verification letter, or any documentation with the school’s official seal/emblem is acceptable. Email documentation to Jenna Ayres.

Lead Presenter Discount

Lead presenters (one per session) receive a 15% discount on the main conference registration fee and will receive a unique discount code to use when registering. Co-presenters do not receive this discount.

Refund Policies

General Refunds

All requests for refunds must be made in writing (email is sufficient) and dated on or before 09/30/2022. An eligible request will entitle the registrant to a full refund less a $50 processing fee. In lieu of requesting a refund, an organization may send someone else in the place of the registrant if the initial registrant is unable to attend, and if they notify Healthy Teen Network in writing by 10/07/22.

Sponsor Refund Policy

The acceptance and confirmed assignment of space shall be subject to the regulations outlined on the website. All requests for refunds must be made in writing (email is sufficient) and dated on or before 09/23/2022. An eligible request will entitle the registrant to a full refund less a $50 processing fee. In lieu of requesting a refund, an organization may send someone else in the place of the initial registrant if that registrant is unable to attend and if they notify Healthy Teen Network in writing by 10/07/2022.

Register Now

Early bird pricing ends August 26, 2022, at 11:59 PM ET.

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