About DaddyCon Pasadena 2018

DaddyCon is the ultimate dad focused parenting convention. The event will feature first-hand accounts from todays most prominent father figures while exploring the bond fathers have with their children. The event will feature workshops, exhibitors, giveaways and even the Dad Games Competition.

The Speakers

Dr. Matt Seitman
Dr. Matt Seitman The Attached Abba

Matt is a psychologist working with clients with significant needs by day and father to two young children by night. He is glad that his oldest just potty trained because he is solely responsible for changing diapers. When he is not healing minds and actively parenting, he writes a blog dedicated to: attachment parenting, social justice, and redefining masculinity.

Dr. Richard J. Kang
Dr. Richard J. Kang

Dr. Richard J. Kang is a board-certified Pediatric Intensivist and current Medical Director of Pediatric Critical Care at UCLA Health for Dignity Health Northridge Hospital Medical Center. Not only a strong patient advocate and sought-after expert for various media, he is a multicultural and social justice activist as well. He lives in Los Angeles with his wife and their four children.

Jason Levinson
Jason Levinson Creator of Tow Truckers

Jason Levinson is a comedy writer with a background in musical theatre, political satire and business negotiation. The subject of natural, instinctual, mother-focused childbirth has been an integral part of Jason's life experience. He's seen a few placentas. Jason hopes his work in comedy, filmmaking and business training creates a safe atmosphere for meaningful, life-enhancing conversations.

David Brown
David Brown Babywearing educator and Car Seat Tech at The Babywearing CPST

Based in Los Angeles, Dave Brown is a Babywearing educator and Child Passenger Safety Technician (CPST). Since the birth of his first child in 2008, he has transitioned from Editor/Producer to homeschooling stay at home Dad to 4 children. When not at Disneyland wearing babies, he’s riding Vespas and dancing to the Ska.

Kevin Higgins
Kevin Higgins Special Education Teacher

Kevin Higgins is a devoted father, husband and teacher practicing in the field of special education. He is equal parts punk rock and serious. He's one of the dad's behind DaddyCon, and shares his experience as a father of a special needs and neuro-typical child and as a reluctant adopter of attachment parenting philosophies.

Mat York
Mat York Creator of That Dad Mat

Father of 3, bearded travel addict, & wearer of babies & plaid. Mat has a genuine passion for guiding parents in this season of life & for fostering healthy, happy families through positive education, & honest, lighthearted speaking events. Mat comes to us as a Professional Babywearing Consultant, CPST, and Cloth Diaper Enthusiast ready to help dads find their place in modern parenting.

The Schedule


Pasadena Convention Center
300 East Green Street
Pasadena, CA 91101


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