The California Dreamin Transgender Convention, April 2-5, 2009, at the Hotel Doubletree, San Jose

We've listed only those speakers who are confirmed. We'll post information about speakers and their presentations as soon as it's available.

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Schedule of Presentations for Friday, April 3, 2009
Time San Carlos
San Juan
San Martin
San Simeon
9:00 am



Jennifer Hastings, MD

Planned Parenthood, Santa Cruz

Transgender Health Care

Robyn Perry

Is Crossdressing a Sin?

9:30 am
10:00 am break
10:30 am


Larry Zellers

Boomerang Hair Studio

Hair and Wig Magic

Judy van Maasdam


Transgender: Past, Present and Future

Denaë Doyle


Feminine Movement

11:00 am
11:30 am break
noon -
1:15 pm

Lunch in Club Max

1:30 pm



Miqqi Alicia Gilbert

The Feminist Cross-Dresser

Dr. Joel Beck

Aesthetic Considerations

2:00 pm
2:30 pm break
3:00 pm


Jeri Roraback


Inner and Outer Beauty

Dr. James Thomas

Understanding the Difference Between Male and Female Voices

Dr. John O'Dea

The Hamilton Center

Critical Questions in Transgendered Hormone Therapy

3:30 pm
4:00 pm break
4:30 pm


One Day at a Time


Kathe Perez

Exceptional Voice

Fundamentals of Your Feminine Voice: From He to She

Dr. Marci Bowers

Current Perspectives for the MTF and FTM

5:00 pm
7 pm -
9:30 pm

Restaurant Excursions

10:00 pm - midnight

3rd Annual California Dreamin Pajama Party