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 Saturday, April 4, 2009
Time San Carlos
San Juan
San Martin
San Simeon
9:00 am



Dr. Peter Davis

MtF GRS in Palo Alto, California


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

Miqqi Alicia Gilbert

Transgender & Personal Identity

Larry Zellers

Boomerang Hair Studio

Hair and Wig Magic


West Coast Transgender Group

Panel Discussion

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

Lunch in Club Max

1:30 pm


Julia Oliver

MTF Hormone Therapy: Ten Things your Doctor Should Be Telling You

Lawrence M. Tunis


Exploring the Relationship Between Gender Identity Disorder, Guilt and Shame in Male to Female Transgender Individuals

Denaë Doyle


Feminine Voice

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


Kathe Perez

Exceptional Voice

Beyond the Fundamentals: From Passable to Beautiful

Shane Hill


Rejection: Effectively dealing with difficult family members and others who do not understand

Dr. Douglas Ousterhout

Feminization of the Transsexual

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

Lannie Rose

Living in the Trans Woman's Body

Joanie Sheldon
Donna Freeman
Rebecca Stake

Transgender History

Carol F. Milazzo, MD

Medical Treatments for Transgender Children and Youth

Dr. Toby Meltzer

MtF GRS in Scottsdale, Arizona

5:00 pm
7 pm - midnight