The UK's Premier Gender Dysphoria Conference

Psychiatrists, Psychologists, Counsellors, Sociologists, networking with the transgendered community itself.

Gendys '98

28-30th. August, 1998

Each of the four previous biennial GENDYS conferences have proved to be, not only a premier forum for all of the transgender community and professional and lay carers, but also a stimulating social occasion.
GENDYS '98 will again be held at Hulme Hall, Manchester University, England.
The conference will be privileged to welcome many internationally renowned speakers on the subject of gender dysphoria.
There will be a choice of seminars and workshops, covering as wide a range of subjects as possible.

The Programme so far

Among these will be Jed Bland, Autopoesis, Mr. Michael Royle. (Surgeon), Dr Michel Segers. (Plastic surgeon. Belgium) M to F in Brussels, Dr. Russell Reid. (Consultant Psychiatrist), Dr. Michael Haslam. (Psychiatrist) What use Psychiatrists? Diana Aitchison. (Women of the Beaumont Society Helpline for Partners), Tracie O'Keefe. (Psychotherapist, hypnotherapist) Psychological Development Beyond Sex & Gender Realignment, Rev. David Horton. (Chaplain to the Network) Healing the Leper, Dr. Richard Ekins. (TG Archive) Telling Transgendered Body Stories, Jean Pepper, Transvestism - Some Positive Aspects, Alice Purnell. (Counselling Psychologist), Frank Hannah. (FTM Contact, PFC Activist) and Press for Change have promised to provide a speaker.

Call for Papers.

We have to warn you that speakers volunteer to give their services free, and pay their conference fee, accomodation and expenses. However, if you have a presentation you would like to give, or ideas for a workshop, please let us know.

The Venue

Hulme Hall offers superb facilities. These include a 300 seat tiered lecture hall and accomodation in a number of en suite bedrooms.
It is close to Manchester, with its international airport, mainline railway and motorway connections.
Conference prices include morning coffee, lunch and afternoon tea on both the Saturday and Sunday.
On the Saturday evening there is the option of attending a dinner and disco.
There is a spacious bar separated from the disco itself.
Delegates arrive on the Friday evening, or promptly on the Saturday morning.
They may attend as day delegates or stay in a local hotel. However accomodation is available on campus, either in single or twin ensuite rooms or standard rooms which are without en suite facilities, but with wash basin, power points etc. Full English Breakfast is included in the price.

Booking Information.

For full details, please write to BM GENDYS, London WC1N 3XX,
by telephone to 01773 828973 (answerphone if unattended)
or e-mail

The conference fee for the two days is 90 per person, including morning and afternoon coffee and midday meal

The optional dinner and disco is 20 per person.

Accomodation on campus (bed and breakfast) is: Single standard 24, Single en suite 36, Twin en suite 54, per room per night (Friday, Saturday, Sunday, as required)

Copyright 1998 GENDYS Network. Last amended 09.05.98