The Association for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Issues in Counseling (ALGBTIC) invites you to our 2nd annual conference in San Antonio, TX.  

We expect to have a great time connecting, teaching, and providing opportunities to increase knowledge, awareness, and skills for members in our counseling professional and the community.

Attendees will experience the rich culture of San Antonio while staying at the Hotel Contessa.

As an attendee you will have an opportunity to attend sessions covering valuable and current topics, meet and advocate of change with local and state officials, enjoy connecting with peers, and have fun at various receptions and the opening night Kick-off.

We look forward to seeing you there! Please visit the link below to register and get the Early Bird rates.

The Call for Programs will open December 18, 2015. More information will be provided as that we get closer to that date. If you have any questions please contact the Registration Chair, Norèal Armstrong at

We are pleased to announce that Catherine Roland, the ACA President-Elect will be opening up the conference and sharing her plans for her 2016-2017 Presidential year.  Additionally, Mark Pope, past ACA President, will be our featured keynote at the luncheon on Saturday, which is included with your registration.  We are ready to start celebrating in September as we head toward our 20th birthday as a division of the American Counseling Association in 2017.  The theme of our conference is "Empowering Through Unity" and we have many exciting educational sessions.  We are also planning on a drag show on the Friday evening as a fundraiser for a local LGBTQ+ agency.  We hope you will all join us for the fun and celebration.

Registration is now open and will continue until the start of the conference.

Please make sure to take advantage of our early bird and membership discounts.  Get Registered Today!!

To Register -  https;//

The conference hotel is the Hotel Contessa and you can book at room at

February 2016

The CALL FOR PROPOSALS for the 2016 ALGBTIC conference is now open!

This year's conference theme is "Empowering Through Unity."


You can access the proposal form by clicking above or using the following link:

If you have any questions, please contact Adrienne Erby at We look forward to receiving your proposals and seeing you in San Antonio! 

For discounted registration rates, REGISTER early!

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Hello All,

We are truly excited about our conference!! It kicks off in two days and we can't wait to see each of you. Please visit our website to access our program book for those of you who have recently registered. Also remember that Friday night we have the spectacular Drag Show hosted by Kay Sedia to raise money for the Thrive Youth Center Inc. of San Antonio. Tickets are 25.00 and the show is from 8:30-10:30 in the Contessa Ballroom. There is more information in your program book. Tickets will be made available for purchase on Eventbrite. Thank you in advance!!

 All the Best,

Noreal Armstrong, Ph.D.
Registration Chair