Schedule Overview

Below you’ll find an overview of our entire program.

Thursday – August 18, 2011


Early Registration & Check-in
Skyline (Formerly AJ Toppers) [Marriot – 21st Floor] For those arriving in Oakland early, stop by the AJ Toppers Skyline to register or check in to get a jump on the weekend’s events and pick up your conference materials.


Meet & Greet: Artist Reception & Ally Performance Showcase
Skyline (Formerly AJ Toppers) [Marriot – 21st Floor] Time to put names to faces, and meet up with friends, both old and new. Artists’ reception during the event, highlighting our Ally performing artists. Cash bar available.
Friday – August 19, 2011
 8:00am Registration & Check-in
Get your badges and packets outside the Jewett Ballroom


Opening Remarks Grand-Jewett Ballroom
[Marriott – 1st Floor]
 9:00am – 10:15am Workshop Session #1
10:45am- 12:00pm
Workshop Session #2


BUTCH Voices Town Hall Grand-Jewett Ballroom
Join us as we open the floor to address current issues/concerns within our community
Lunch On Your Own


Workshop Session #3


Closing Plenary & Keynote Speaker: Alice Y. Hom Grand-Jewett Ballroom
5:00pm Networking Dinners
[Oakland, CA]
Meet up with others to grab some dinner on your own, and get some time to connect and network with others in a relaxed environment. Each restaurant is within a few blocks of the host hotel. [Read more]


BUTCH Voices Film Night Humanist Hall
390 27th Street
Oakland, CA
Saturday – August 20, 2011
 8:00am Registration & Check-in
Get your badges and packets outside the Grand-Jewett Ballroom
  9:00am – 10:15am Workshop Session #1
10:45am-12:pm Workshop Session #2


Lunch Caucuses:

1) Brown Boi Project Youth Mixer
2) Butch API Caucus
3) Butch Bromance Caucus
4) Butch Disability Caucus

Lunch On Your Own

 1:45pm-3:00pm Workshop Session #3
 3:30pm Closing Plenary & Keynote Speaker: sharon bridgforth Grand-Jewett Ballroom


Dinner on Your Own
7:00pm BUTCH Nation
Lakeside Theatre
300 Lakeside Drive

Oakland, CA 94612

Sunday – August 21, 2011
 8:00am Registration & Check-in
Get your badges and packets outside of the Grand-Jewett Ballroom.
 9:00am-10:15am Workshop Session #1
 10:45am-12:00pm Workshop Session #2
 12:00pm Spoken Word – Grand-Jewett Ballroom
 1:30pm Closing Plenary – Grand-Jewett Ballroom