StaRGazing 2010 Schedule

Friday, February 12

3:00-10:00pm: Registration Open  

4:00pm: Games Open Beverly Hills Room
  Hospitality Open Calabasas Room

5:00pm: Meet the Mensa Regional Vice Chairman – Meet RVC Art Mattson, and hear what's going on around U.S. Mensa Region 9. Questions about Mensa in general are welcomed. Warner Center Room

6:00-7:00pm: Dinner served Calabasas Room

7:00pm: Skip Rizzo, Clinical Virtual Reality: A Brief Review of the Future! Ventura II/III Room
  Michael Doss, Atheism in the Public Square Hollywood Room

7:30pm: Generation X/Y Meet & Greet Warner Center Room

8:00pm: Pub Crawl Departs Lobby

8:30pm: Penelope Salinger, LCSW, Men & Women: Vive la Difference! Hollywood Room
  Sandra Smith, Daedalus, the Labyrinth, and Crete: A Mystery Unraveled and Rewound Warner Center Room
8:30-10:30pm: Ed You, The Werewolves of the LA RG Woodland Hills Room

9:30pm: Alan Stillson, Name That Tune Ventura I Room
  BYOB (Bring Your Own Bottle) Wine Tasting Upstairs Hospitality Suite

11:00pm-12:15am: Jay Friedlander, Carnelli Hollywood Room

Saturday, February 13

8:00-9:00am: Breakfast served Calabasas Room

8:30am-Noon: Registration Open  

9:00am: Ronald Alexander, Mindfulness, Leadership and Creativity Ventura II/III Room
  Christian Drapeau, Adult Stem Cells – The Most Important Scientific & Health Breakthrough of Our Time Ventura I Room
  Johnny Truong, DC, Discover Wellness and Hope Through Upper Cervical Care Warner Center Room
9:00-11:00am: Richard Rossi, showing of film “Sister Aimee: The Aimee Semple McPherson Story” Woodland Hills Room
9:00am-Noon: SoCal Van Tour Lobby

10:00-11:30am: Ron Caspi, Dance Lesson Hollywood Room

10:30am: Marc Rayman, Now Flying Through a Solar System Near You: The Dawn Mission to the Asteroid Belt Ventura II/III Room
  Angela Bullock, Improv Workshop Warner Center Room

Noon-1:00pm: Lunch served Calabasas Room

1:00-5:00pm: Registration Open  
1:00pm: Dennis Lynch, George Washington: Entrepreneur Ventura II/III Room
  Viki Kind, Empowering Caregivers Who Make Decisions For Those Who Are Losing Or Have Lost Capacity Hollywood Room
  Skip Haynes and Dana Walden, Creating Music through Animal Communicators Woodland Hills Room
1:00-2:15pm: Jay Friedlander, Cranium Warner Center Room

2:30pm: James Van Winkle, Digging for Dinosaurs Ventura II/III Room
  New Member Reception Ventura I Room
  Shicana Lynn Allen, Overpopulation and the Environment Hollywood Room
  Richard Rossi, Los Angeles History and Religion – Sex, Sin, Salvation! Woodland Hills Room
2:30-4:30pm: Ed You, The Werewolves of the LA RG Warner Center Room

4:00pm: Steve R. Murillo, UFO's – Ours or Theirs? Ventura II/III Room
  Maggie Jessup, Fame 101 – Smart's Just the Start in Personal Brand Strategy Ventura I Room
  Maurice Kaehler, Sexuality 101 – What They Didn't Teach You In High School Hollywood Room

4:45-6:00pm: Jay Friedlander, Carnelli Warner Center Room

5:00pm: Tony Vaca, Your Credit Report and How to Raise Your FICO Scores Woodland Hills Room

6:00-7:00pm: Dinner served Calabasas Room

7:00-8:00pm: Shannan Stearns, How to Give (and Receive!) a Great Massage Hollywood Room
  Desiree Sagray, Tequila Tasting Woodland Hills Room

7:15pm: hosted by Jay Friedlander, Open Mike Warner Center Room

8:00pm-Midnight: Mardi Gras & Costume Ball Competition Ventura Room

8:15pm: Alan Stillson, Sudokugrams Warner Center Room

Sunday, February 14

8:30-10:00am: Registration Open  

9:00am-Noon: Mensa Testing Woodland Hills Room

9:30-11:00am: Champagne Brunch  

11:00am: Marilyn Neece, What Really Drives the Non-Profit Economy? Ventura II/III Room
  Jack Taube, Astrology Ventura I Room
11:00am-1:00pm: Ronald B. Talkov, Knights of GLAAM 2010 Chess Tournament Warner Center Room
11:00am: Danila Oder, Chocolate Tasting Calabasas Room

Noon-4:00pm: Registration Open  
Noon: Ricky Brava, Mentoring Ventura I Room
  Betsy Walli, Triple Nine Society/International Society for Philosophical Enquiry (TNS/ISPE) Meet & Greet</a> Hollywood Room
  Michael Wong, Ethnic Chips Tasting Woodland Hills Room

1:00pm: Christopher Harz, Serious Games: Videogames for Changing the World and Lifelong Learning Ventura II/III Room
  Mario Mónico, Forces of our Subconscious Ventura I Room
1:00-2:30pm: Jay Friedlander, Colander/Time's Up Hollywood Room
1:00-4:00pm: Tony Vaca, GeoCaching – A High-Tech Hobby For the Whole Family Calabasas Room

2:00-4:00pm: Kids' Werewolves and Villagers game Woodland Hills Room

2:30pm: Robert Berend, Lisa Berend, and Toni Castro, Ask the Sexologists Ventura II/III Room
  David Lubman, Acoustical Mysteries of Ancient Maya Pyramids and Ballcourts Revealed Warner Center Room

3:30-5:30pm: Epiphanies, Epistemology and Ample Eats meeting – the topic is Correcting Our Healthcare Policy. Hollywood Room

4:15pm: Joe Devney, Forensic Linguistics: Real-Life ‘CSI’ with Word People Ventura II/III Room
  Ed You, Lawyer Games Warner Center Room
  Michael Wong, Tea Tasting Woodland Hills Room

5:00pm: Conclusion of Kids' Track – Play a last game, or get a snack, or reenter the real world. We hope you had a nice day at GLAAM RG 2010 Kids' Track Sunday. Beverly Hills Room

5:30-6:30pm: Dinner served Calabasas Room

6:30pm: Michael Wong, Cheese Tasting Woodland Hills Room

6:45pm: Vanda Mikoloski, The Human Comedy Ventura II/III Room

7:15pm: Alan Stillson, Filksinging Warner Center Room

8:00-10:00pm: Tony Vaca, Shibari vs. Kinbaku – East vs. West – Learning the Ropes in the Art of Rope Bondage Ventura II/III Room

8:15pm: Alan Stillson, Sing-Along Warner Center Room

Monday, February 15

9:00am: Anju Mathur, M.D., Anti-Aging Bioidentical Hormone Replacement Therapy Ventura II/III Room
  Al Schwartz, Doing the Naughty with Symmetry Warner Center Room

10:30am: Anju Mathur, M.D., Metabolic Typing Ventura II/III Room
  Karla Kerlin, Thoughts from the Bench: The Observations & Experiences of a New Trial Judge Hollywood Room