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June 20 - 26, 2021

Registration closes on Saturday, June 19, at Noon EDT.


Join us for a week of recorded video, live conversations, film, and virtual community around our theme of “From Dialogue to Action: Identity and Intersections in Our Community.” Programming is available for ages 17 and older, although a limited number of activities are appropriate for youth with adult participation. All are welcome, including adoptees, birth families, family members of adoptees (adoptive parents, spouses/partners, siblings and children of adoptees), service providers, and Asian Americans. Adoptee-only sessions and general audience sessions are available. All programming will be ASL accessible except for a few items that will be only accessible in written English. ASL access only needs to be requested when registering.

2021 KAAN Virtual Conference Highlights

The 2021 KAAN Virtual Conference includes:

  • Live Sessions and Events: Discussions, panels, and demos via Zoom scheduled throughout the week

  • Recorded Sessions: Recorded presentations and panels, plus written materials available on the conference website 

  • Films and Performances: Videos to view on your own throughout the week

  • Opportunities to Engage: Activity streams and chat features on the conference website, as well as drop-in live sessions to meet fellow attendees and speakers

  • Online Store: Purchase any publications, artwork, and more from conference speakers

  • Games and Prizes: Fun activities and giveaways for participating in the virtual conference

2021 KAAN Virtual Schedule

(subject to change)


How It Works

  • All individuals must register for the conference. Sharing registration accounts is discouraged; one registration/ticket per person is requested.

  • All live sessions will be hosted via Zoom on EDT. When a live session is scheduled, attendees must log-into the conference website, find the session on the schedule, and follow the Zoom link. 

  • All other sessions will be a mix of pre-recorded video and written articles and accessible at any time during the conference week.  

  • The conference website will be activated on Sunday, June 20. The final schedule, speaker biographies, Store, and more will be available at that time.  

  • The KAAN 2021 Virtual Conference is free of charge, with a suggested donation of $25 per person; however, any amount is greatly appreciated.

  • Questions? Contact: info@wearekaan.org