FanFair
October 18-25, 2015 Provincetown, Massachusetts
   
 

Daily Schedule

The Day-By-Day Schedule Of Events


Interested in Presenting a Workshop?
If you would like to present a workshop yourself, suggest a topic for a workshop, or recommend someone to give a workshop, please contact the Program Director at programs@fantasiafair.org.

The bible of the Fair is the 'Daily Schedule', which lists all the activities, their locations, who is doing them and when. In the months leading up to the start of each Fair, this schedule is updated periodically so please check back periodically to get the latest.

For detailed descriptions of each workshop, please refer to the Workshop Descriptions page or download the Participants' Guide, when it becomes available in September.

The schedule from last year's Fantasia Fair is available here.


 
 
 
 
Sunday, October 18, 2015
Time Title Presenter(s)    

1:00 - 5:00 Registration and Check-in
 
 

7:30 - 9:30 Welcoming Reception
 This is a private affair that is not open to the public
 
 
 
 
 
Monday, October 19, 2015
Time Title Presenter(s)    

9:00 - 9:30 First-time Attendees Meet and Greet (for Non-Transfolk)
 For first-time Non-trans attendees
Carolyn Caywood
& Cindy Brittain
 

9:00 - 9:30 First-time Attendees Meet and Greet (for Transfolk)
 For first-time Trans attendees
 

9:30 - 11:30 Orientation Brunch
 
 

11:30 - 11:45 Volunteer Planning
 
Emily Sheldon  

11:45 - 1:15 Walking Tour of Historic Provincetown: The Heart of Ptown
 Meet outside Cabaret Room at C&A
Robert Anderson  

12:00 - 1:15 SO's "Get Acquainted" Lunch
 For SOs only; Dutch Treat
Carolyn Caywood  

1:30 - 2:45 Observations from Two Decades of Active Listening to the Life Stories of Transgender Clients and their Families: A gender therapist’s journey from reluctant gatekeeper to fellow explorer of the gender frontier
 
Dr. Maureen Osborne  

3:00 - 4:30 21st Century Hormone Management for the Male-to-Female
 
Dainna Cicotello  

3:00 - 4:30 Meet Your Fellow Couples: Telling (or Updating) Our Unique Love Stories
 For couples only
Dr. Maureen Osborne  

3:00 - 4:30 Policing in Provincetown
 
Sgt. Carrie Lopes  

3:00 - 4:30 Registration and Check-in
 
 

3:00 - 4:30 TransJourney (Film)
 
Alexia Kosmider, Ph.D.  

3:00 - 4:30 What, No Test-Drive? Post-surgery Realities
 
Annika Miller  

4:30 - 5:00 Fashion Show Sign-up
 Make sure to get the form that describes your outfits
 

4:30 - 5:00 Follies Sign-up
 Performers must schedule a rehearsal time for later in the week
 

6:30 - 8:00 Town & Gown Dinner
 
 

8:00 - 10:00 Town & Gown Show: Debutant Balls
 
Scott Turner Schofield  
 
 
 
 
Tuesday, October 20, 2015
Time Title Presenter(s)    

9:00 - 9:45 First-time Attendees Meet and Greet (for Non-Transfolk)
 For first-time Non-trans attendees
Carolyn Caywood
& Cindy Brittain
 

9:00 - 9:45 First-time Attendees Meet and Greet (for Transfolk)
 For first-time Trans attendees
 

9:00 - 9:45 Guided Vocal Warm-up Exercises
 
Heather Verdui &
Lezli Whitehouse
 

9:30 - 11:30 Registration and Check-in
 
 

10:00 - 11:30 Effective Lobbying
 
Diana Lombardi  

10:00 - 11:30 In This Together: Transitioning with a Partner
 
Annika Miller  

10:00 - 11:30 Notes from the Underground: What An Early TG Activist Learned from 40 Years of Stealth
 
Sandy Mesics  

10:00 - 11:30 Style Your Wigs
 Bring Your Wigs!
Luna Maria  

11:45 - 1:15 Lunch
 Get your lunch tickets when you check in
 

1:30 - 2:45 A Fantastic Voyage Toward Trans Human Rights Progress
 
Monica Roberts  

3:00 - 4:30 A Fantastic Voyage Toward Trans Human Rights Progress: Follow-Up with Monica Roberts
 
Monica Roberts  

3:00 - 4:30 It Ain't Me, Babe - or Maybe It Is
 For cis partners only
Dr. Maureen Osborne  

3:00 - 4:30 Registration and Check-in
 
 

3:00 - 4:30 The Acculturated Woman
 
Dainna Cicotello  

3:00 - 4:30 Transgender Hate Crimes in the Federal Government
 
Dianne Karron, Ph.D.  

3:00 - 4:30 Understanding Hair Removal
 
Jamie Dailey  

6:30 - 10:00 Virginia Prince Transgender Pioneer Award Banquet
 
 
 
 
 
 
Wednesday, October 21, 2015
Time Title Presenter(s)    

9:00 - 9:45 First-time Attendees Meet and Greet (for Non-Transfolk)
 For first-time Non-trans attendees
Carolyn Caywood
& Cindy Brittain
 

9:00 - 9:45 First-time Attendees Meet and Greet (for Transfolk)
 For first-time Trans attendees
 

9:00 - 9:45 Guided Vocal Warm-up Exercises
 
Heather Verdui &
Lezli Whitehouse
 

9:30 - 11:30 Registration and Check-in
 
 

10:00 - 11:30 ABCs of Effective Presentation
 
Kathleen Caywood  

10:00 - 11:30 Accepting Yourself When Your Spouse Can’t: Navigating Your Journey Beyond Divorce
 
Carrie Doubts  

10:00 - 11:30 Decriminalisation of Sex Work in Papua New Guinea
 
Natalie Patterson  

10:00 - 11:30 Effectively Representing the Trans Community
 
Dr. Miqqi Alicia Gilbert  

11:45 - 1:15 Lunch
 Get your lunch tickets when you check in
 

1:30 - 2:45 My Journey to Gender Authenticity
 
Denise Norris  

3:00 - 4:30 Clear Voices for Effective Gender Communication
 
Lezli Whitehouse  

3:00 - 4:30 Fashion Show Rehearsal
 Required for Fashion Show participants
 

3:00 - 4:30 Flying Solo at the Fair and Wishing You Were Here
 For partnered trans people whose partners did not come along
Dr. Maureen Osborne  

3:00 - 4:30 My Journey to Gender Authenticity: Follow-Up with Denise Norris
 
Denise Norris  

3:00 - 4:30 Registration and Check-in
 
 

3:00 - 4:30 Self-Defense for the Trans Person
 Flat shoes and loose clothing recommended
Jamie Dailey  

3:00 - 4:30 The Tipping Point
 
Dr. Miqqi Alicia Gilbert  

8:00 - 10:00 Fashion Show
 
 
 
 
 
 
Thursday, October 22, 2015
Time Title Presenter(s)    

9:00 - 9:45 First-time Attendees Meet and Greet (for Non-Transfolk)
 For first-time Non-trans attendees
Carolyn Caywood
& Cindy Brittain
 

9:00 - 9:45 First-time Attendees Meet and Greet (for Transfolk)
 For first-time Trans attendees
 

9:00 - 9:45 Guided Vocal Warm-up Exercises
 
Heather Verdui &
Lezli Whitehouse
 

9:30 - 11:30 Registration and Check-in
 
 

10:00 - 11:30 Forward to a Gender Authentic Future
 
Denise Norris  

10:00 - 11:30 Learning to Define Your Own Terms, Speak Your Mind, and Negotiate with Your Partner Around Transgender Expression and/or Transition
 For couples only
Dr. Maureen Osborne  

10:00 - 11:30 Orientation for New Arrivals
 
Dr. Miqqi Alicia Gilbert  

10:00 - 11:30 She'll Always Be My Daddy
 
Laurie Cicotello  

11:45 - 1:15 Lunch
 Get your lunch tickets when you check in
 

1:30 - 2:45 The Lost Speech
 
Marisa Richmond  

3:00 - 4:30 Follies Individual Performance Coaching
 
 

3:00 - 4:30 Gender Clear - Communication, Movement & Voice
 
Lezli Whitehouse  

3:00 - 4:30 Monument Tour
 
 

3:00 - 4:30 Playing With Your Own Hair
 
Luna Maria  

3:00 - 4:30 Registration and Check-in
 
 

3:00 - 4:30 The Lost Speech: Follow-Up with Marisa Richmond
 
Marisa Richmond  

3:00 - 4:30 Transgendered: Being a Good Partner to Your Spouse
 
Kathleen Caywood  

3:00 - 4:30 What do we tell the Neighbors (In-Laws, etc.)? Navigating the public and private domains in a cis-trans relationship
 Couples-only Workshop
Dr. Maureen Osborne  

5:30 - 7:00 Wine & Cheese Reception with the Fantasia Fair Foundation
 
Abby Saypen  

6:30 - 9:30 Night Out on the Town!
 
 

7:00 - 8:30 Trans* Poetry, Spoken Word, and Slam
 
Cody Suzuki  
 
 
 
 
Friday, October 23, 2015
Time Title Presenter(s)    

9:00 - 9:45 First-time Attendees Meet and Greet (for Non-Transfolk)
 For first-time Non-trans attendees
Carolyn Caywood
& Cindy Brittain
 

9:00 - 9:45 First-time Attendees Meet and Greet (for Transfolk)
 For first-time Trans attendees
 

9:00 - 9:45 Guided Vocal Warm-up Exercises
 
Heather Verdui &
Lezli Whitehouse
 

9:30 - 11:30 Registration and Check-in
 
 

10:00 - 11:30 Feminizing the Voice: Comparing Surgical Options
 
Dr. James P Thomas  

10:00 - 11:30 I didn’t sign up for this: Moving from a heterosexual to a same-sex relationship, from queer into straight spaces, or from a couple to single life
 For couples and singles
Dr. Maureen Osborne  

10:00 - 11:30 Things You Can Do When You're All Dressed Up
 
Jan Brown
& Stana
 

11:45 - 1:15 Lunch
 Get your lunch tickets when you check in
 

1:30 - 2:45 Trans* History in the Raw: Highlights from the Transgender Archives
 
Aaron Devor, Ph.D.  

3:00 - 4:30 Biopsychology of Transsexualism and Transgenderism
 
Dr. Thomas (Dana) Bevan  

3:00 - 4:30 Effective Lobbying
 
Diana Lombardi  

3:00 - 4:30 Enhancing Voice, Resonance & Gender Communication - A Master Class
 
Lezli Whitehouse  

3:00 - 4:30 Fierce Evening Makeup- creating a dramatic look without going too far!
 
Jennifer Barge  

3:00 - 4:30 Registration and Check-in
 
 

3:00 - 4:30 Trans* History in the Raw: Follow-Up with Aaron Devor
 
Aaron Devor, Ph.D.  

3:00 - 5:00 Follies Final Rehearsal
 Required for all performers
 

3:00 - 5:00 I Just Need To Pee
 
Kailin Doodleboi  

8:00 - 10:00 Fantasia Fair Follies
 Charity event; Doors open at 7:00 pm
 

10:00 - 1:00 Late-Night Dancing In Purgatory
 
 
 
 
 
 
Saturday, October 24, 2015
Time Title Presenter(s)    

9:00 - 9:45 First-time Attendees Meet and Greet (for Transfolk)
 For first-time Trans attendees
 

9:00 - 9:45 Guided Vocal Warm-up Exercises
 
Heather Verdui &
Lezli Whitehouse
 

9:00 - 9:45 SOs Wrap-Up Gathering
 Significant Others Wrap-Up
Carolyn Caywood
& Cindy Brittain
 

9:30 - 11:30 Registration and Check-in
 
 

10:00 - 11:30 Creating Safe Spaces: Being an Ally to LGBTQ+ Communities
 
Cyn Simonoff  

10:00 - 11:30 Did You Just Say Penis?
 
Kailin Doodleboi  

10:00 - 11:30 Facial Feminization Surgery: Maximizing Results
 
Jeffrey H. Spiegel, M.D.  

10:00 - 11:30 Physiology & Functionality of the Human Body as it Pertains to Transgender
 
Dr. Heather Gansel  

10:00 - 11:30 Your Ideas for the Future of Fantasia Fair
 
Barbara Curry  

11:45 - 1:15 Lunch
 Get your lunch tickets when you check in
 

1:30 - 2:45 My Courtroom Battles For Trans Justice
 
Dr. Jillian Weiss  

3:00 - 4:30 Do ya think I’m sexy? Exploring, defining, and negotiating sexuality as a transgender person
 For trans participants only, however you define your sexuality
Dr. Maureen Osborne  

3:00 - 4:30 From “Drab” to Fab in 20 Minutes: The basics of simple makeup application!
 
Jennifer Barge  

3:00 - 4:30 Lost in the Pink Fog
 
Liz Winter  

3:00 - 4:30 Managing Your Wealth and Wellness through Transition
 
Tiana Meek  

3:00 - 4:30 My Courtroom Battles For Trans Justice: Follow-up with Jillian Weiss
 
Dr. Jillian Weiss  

3:00 - 4:30 SO's Goodbye Circle
 
Carolyn Caywood  

3:00 - 4:30 TransFormation: Onomastics and the Construction of Identity
 
Cyn Simonoff  

6:30 - 10:00 Gala Awards Banquet
 No tickets sold at the door
 
 
 
 
 
Sunday, October 25, 2015
Time Title Presenter(s)    

9:00 - 11:00 Farewell Brunch
 Get your brunch ticket when you check in
 

11:00 - 12:00 Sunday Worship Service
 Worship at Provincetown's Favorite Church
 

Schedule "G" -August 25, 2015

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