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MUFON PA DIRECTORS


MAIN LINE PHILA Area

Jennifer W. Stein

State Section Director

Phila. western suburbs

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John Ventre

PA State Director PA MUFON

S. W. PA  Pittsburgh area

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Chief Investigator

Bill Weber , Overseeing PA MUFON Field Investigators in Pennsylvania.

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Fred Saluga

State regional Director

Western PA, & West Virginia

Donna Luther

MUFON State Section Director,

Section One

Delaware, Montgomery and Philadelphia, Bucks, Lehigh, Carbon & Northhampton


Julia Weiss: State Section Director,  Section Two: Chester, Lancaster, York, Adams, Perry and Dauphin


Dan Medleycott

State Section Director, Section Three

Berks Lebanon, Schuylkill, Norhtumberland,


Mark Zmigrodski State Section Director, Section Four.

Monroe, Pike, Luzerne, Wyoming


John Weaver

State Section Director, Cumberland County


Bob Behanna

State Section Director, Section Five, Blair, Cambria, Somerset


George Medich

State section Director, Section Six, Fayette, Green, Washington, Allegheny,


Sam Colosimo

State Section Director, Section Seven

Westmoreland, Indiana, Clarion


Terri Seech

State Section Director, Section Eight,

Beaver, Lawrence, Butler, Center


Juan Carlos Tercero

State Section Director,

Section Nine, Erie, Crawford, Warren, Forest, McKean, Elk, Potter,








 

Confirmed Speakers:


Ben Hansen

Host-SyFy’s Fact or Faked

“Media, Technology and Belief”

Bill Birnes

Host-UFO Hunters

“UFO Hunters – Season One”

Lee Speigel

Journalist -The Huffington Post

“UFOs: All The News That's Fit To Paint --

From Cave Walls To Modern Reports To The

United Nations And The Internet”

Linda Moulton Howe

Investigator, Journalist Earthfiles.com

“10,000 B.C. Gobekli Tepe & Other Ancient

Stone Structures, E T Terraforming”

John Ventre

Author and State Director MUFON PA

“Anderson Cooper and The Case for UFOs”

Dr. Lynne Kitei

Author, Producer, Researcher

“Beyond the Phoenix Lights”

Stanton Friedman

Author, lecturer, physicist

“Press Coverage of Flying Saucers a Study in Laziness and Misrepresentation”

George Knapp

Journalist,Anchor-Reporter at KLAS-TV, Investigative Reporter

“Area 51 Whistleblower-25 Years Later”

James Fox

Film Producer”I Know What I Saw” and “Out of the Blue”

“UFO Filmmaking”

Roger Marsh

Journalist, MUFON Public Relations

“Covering UFOs”

Stephen Bassett

Director-Paradigm Research Institute

“Congressional UFO Disclosure”

John Greenewald

Host: www.TheBlackVault.com and TV producer-The Discovery Channel

M.C. Keynote Banquet-Friday

 

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AGENDA

Thursday:

8:00am - 5:00pm             Field Investigator Training   (Special Event)


Friday:

5:00pm - 6:00pm             Benefactor Reception

5:00pm - 7:00pm             General Reception (Cash Bar)

7:00pm - 7:15pm             Opening and awards   

7:15pm - 10:00pm           Dinner Banquet and Keynote George Knapp:  

                                      “Area 51 Whistleblower- 25 years later”


John Greenewald             Master of Ceremonies


Saturday:

9:00am  -  10:15am         Roger Marsh -  “Covering UFOs”

10:30am -  11:45am         John Ventre-   “Anderson Cooper and the Case for UFOs”

  Noon    -  1:30pm           Lunch -  OPTIONAL  Q & A with Saturday speakers

1:30pm   -  2:45pm          Lee Speigel- “UFOs- From Cave Walls to Modern

                                      Reports to the United Nations and the Internet”

3:00pm  -  4:15pm           Dr Lynne Kitei -  “Beyond the Phoenix Lights”

4:30pm  -  6:00pm           James Fox- “UFO Film Making”  

7:00pm  -  8:45pm           Stephen Bassett-    “Congressional UFO Disclosure”

8:45pm  -  10:45pm         Disclosure DVD of Citizens hearings


  

Sunday:

9:00am  - 10:15am         Ben Hansen  “Media, Technology and Belief”

10:30am - 11:45am         Bill Birnes-  “UFO Hunters: Season One”

  Noon    - 1:30pm           Lunch OPTIONAL   Q & A with Sunday speakers

1:30pm   - 2:45pm           Linda Moulton Howe-“10,000 B.C. Gobekli Tepe,

                                     Other Ancient Stone Structures - E. T. Terraforming?”

3:00pm  -  4:15pm          Stanton Friedman-“Press Coverage of Flying Saucers

                                     a Study in Laziness and Misrepresentation”

4:30pm                          Symposium closing


 


DETAILS ABOUT THE SPEAKERS PRESENTATIONS


Stanton Friedman, Press Coverage of Flying Saucers  a Study in Laziness and Misrepresentation, Way back in 1970, Dr. Herbert Strentz in his PhD thesis about press coverage of UFOs, had some very strong comments to make about its inadequacies. More recently Terry Hansen in “The Missing Times” was equally critical. There hasn’t been much improvement since though the media has been joined by the Scientific and Astronomical communities in foisting off nonsense instead of solid journalism. It is worth reviewing specific events that provided grossly inadequate coverage. These include the Roswell Incident of early July 1947,The USAF “shoot them down if they don’t land when instructed to do so” campaign of 1952,the release of “Project Blue Book Special Report No. 14 in 1955, the Congressional Hearings of July 1968, the release of the University of Colorado study in early 1969 and closure of Project Blue Book in 1969. How different attitudes might be now if the press had done its job then. Perhaps it is significant that the US Government established an official censorship office within 2 weeks of the start of World War 2. Perhaps it was never really closed.  www.stantonfriedman.com


Linda Moulton Howe 10,000 B.C. Gobekli Tepe and Other Ancient Stone Structures - E. T. Terraforming? Emmy Award-winning TV producer and investigative journalist Linda Moulton Howe will present her firsthand research at Gobekli Tepe along with a leaked document from an American scientist about commercial applications of research from extraterrestrial technology perhaps relevant to centuries of non-human interaction on Earth. Linda traveled to Turkey in June 2012, to see the dozens of 19-foot-tall, elegantly carved limestone pillars erected in a series of circles covering 30 acres of a hill called "Gobekli Tepe" a few miles from the northern Syrian border. Carbon dating places the age of the finely honed pillars at 12,000 years ago. There are not any signs of habitation or even the tools that would seem necessary to carve the limestone pillars in their sophisticated style. One geologist hypothesizes the pillars might have functioned as tuning forks in unknown frequencies for unknown reasons. Ground-penetrating radar indicates there might be at least 250 more standing pillars in eighteen still-buried circles underneath several more acres. Compounding the mystery is the revelation that about a thousand years after its creation, all of the Gobekli standing pillars in circles were buried entirely with soil. How long would that have taken? Did the makers have knowledge of impending danger?  The immense effort required to erect the many sophisticated large stone circles 12,000 years ago and then bury them a thousand years later provokes speculation that Gobekli Tepe and stone circles, pyramids and ziggurats on this planet could be self-activating machines left behind by non-human intelligences that have terraformed Earth for millennia. www.earthfiles.com   You tube files


Anderson Cooper and the Case for UFOs John will discuss his experience appearing on the Anderson Cooper show in April of 2012 and the proof of UFOs. Since becoming Pennsylvania, Delaware, Vermont, Rhode Island, Maine and New Hampshire State Director for the Mutual UFO Network, I decided that I had better do some research and become a subject matter expert on UFOs. What I found astounded me. The history of UFOs on earth goes back 47,000 years. It can be traced through every culture and every time period of our “evolution”. I had heard of rock carvings, Nazca lines and ancient aliens. What surprised me were the Renaissance paintings and biblical connection to UFOs along with the many government documents regarding UFOs. When confronted with this preponderance of evidence, you have to ask why the U.S. Government refuses to investigate, acknowledge or discuss the existence of UFOs. Is it that they can’t or won’t? It is obvious that their procedures to debunk and infiltrate and deny are working. What aspect of this secret makes it above top secret? What is the horrible truth that forces our Government to violate the Constitution and misappropriate funds and lie to the public? With all of that said if it is more comfortable to be a skeptic, at least be an informed skeptic! John Ventre web site



Bill Birnes UFO Hunters Season One,

Bill Birnes, JD, PHD is an American writer, editor, book publisher and literary rights agent. He is best known as an active publisher of UFO Magazine and host of the popular series UFO Hunters. He is the co-author of The Day After Roswell, which was a New York Times bestseller in 1997, and subsequently a documentary on The History Channel. Bill is author of The Haunting of America and UFO Hunters book one. Birnes is a frequent radio and television talk-show guest, having appeared on “Good Morning America,” “Dateline, NBC,” “Entertainment Tonight,” “Coast to Coast AM,” “UFOs in Russia,” “USOs, Underwater Submersible Objects,” “Ancient Aliens”, “Americas Book of Secrets” and “Black Box UFOs”. Bill is a yearly speaker at the Philly MUFON Conference. Bill will discuss UFO Hunters season one which follows the team of bestselling author Bill Birnes, former NASA physicist Dr. Ted Acworth, and former US Army engineer Pat Uskert as they investigate UFO cases around the world. The team’s access to UFO evidence is unparalleled—and their expertise allows them to quickly identify bogus claims. Together, they use eyewitness accounts, scientific experimentation, documents recently released through the Freedom of Information Act, and footage that has never been seen on television to piece together compelling—and sometimes chilling—evidence of UFO phenomena. Bill will discuss previously unseen documentary evidence and case details. Video about Bill


BEN Hansen, Media, Technology and Belief.  Ben Hansen is the lead host and investigator of the SyFy channel's Fact or Faked: Paranormal Files.  With three seasons on the air, the show focuses on recreating videos and photos of alleged paranormal events to see if they have a natural explanation, were hoaxed, or if they remain unexplained.  The six person team takes on cases of ghosts, UFOs, Bigfoot, chupacabras, mermaids, and other unusual occurrences.  Hansen graduated from the University of Utah and went to work investigating child physical abuse and sex crimes at the state level for several years before moving on to work for the FBI.  He eventually landed in Hollywood, where he helped develop what would later become at hit paranormal show, Fact or Faked.   Hansen is a spokesperson for Bushnell's line of night vision equipment which can be found at www.nightvisionops.com.  When he's not filming, he travels the country lecturing, conducting public UFO and ghost investigating events, and developing new reality show projects. Hansen's principal area of focus within ufology is media technology and different methods available to film and document UFO events.  He will be talking about night vision and thermal cameras and the role of media technology in general and its relationship in bringing about a public acceptance and belief in UFOs.  Is seeing really believing?  Will video and film of UFO events bring about ultimate disclosure?  Is there censorship over Hollywood and the media or an overall agenda?  Hansen's law enforcement background has also given him significant experience in interviewing thousands of witnesses, victims, and perpetrators of criminal activity.  Using his interviewing expertise, Hansen conducts trainings for UFO investigators to help those in the field to determine which cases are legitimate and which are most likely hoaxed.  Hansen will share with us the findings of several compelling cases he's investigated both on and off his television show.  Ben Hansen link


Lynne D. Kitei, M.D. BEYOND THE PHOENIX LIGHTS.

Dr. Lynne Kitei is an internationally acclaimed physician and award winning health educator with a distinguished career spanning over 35 years. She was the Chief Clinical Consultant of the Imaging-Prevention-Wellness Center at the renowned Arizona Heart Institute in Phoenix before pushing her successful medical career aside to pursue the source and meaning of the historic Arizona mass sighting event of March 13, 1997, which has become known across the globe as the "Phoenix Lights". The 1997 AZ statewide mass UFO sighting has become known worldwide as the “Phoenix Light” and is hailed by experts and Media alike as the most witnessed most documented and most important anomalous event in Modern History. Not only was there a parade of silent mile wide V formations of orbs and nine different craft, witnessed by over 10,000 at low altitude for over a dozen hours throughout Arizona, CA, New Mexico and Nevada, but the advanced aerial technologies displayed were way beyond our own – and continue to grace the skies of our planet.   Dr. Kitei has tirelessly and meticulously studied these anomalies for the past 17 years, pushing her accomplished Medical career aside while searching for a logical explication. She has yet to find one, but her 35mm & video evidence of the “Phoenix Lights” have been confirmed by University and Military Optical experts as true unknowns - that cannot be explained or denied to this day. What makes Dr. Kitei’s MUFON Presentation unique and much needed in the field, is that her findings are not only about the nuts & bolts of Ufology. During her intensive inquiry as a scientist, physician and first-hand experiencer, Dr. Kitei also discovered the powerful connection between ALL Unexplained Phenomena, including Near Death Experience, Out of Body & UFO Contact (what she calls UPs), plus the real-time and long-term effect on the witnesses themselves, as well as the Media, who applaud Dr. Kitei's credible data and approach to the topic. Dr. Kitei takes us to the next step in our search for answers by delving into the intriguing “coincidences” and profound impact that these global anomalous phenomena are having on our consciousness and evolution, in addition to the significant influence the historic AZ mass sighting is having on the Media who cover the data seriously and professionally. As Dr. Kitei stated when she came forward in 2004, after seven years of anonymity, it is time we get this topic out in the open – address it, accept it & study it – so we can find out who is driving these things, as well as move forward in our own evolution. thephoenixlights

George Knapp Area 51 Whistleblower; 25 years later. George Knapp is a 14-time Emmy Award-winning journalist whose reporting on Nevada's infamous Area 51 military base was selected by UPI as Best Individual Achievement by a Reporter (1989). Other awards include the Associated Press's Mark Twain Award for news writing and the Edward R. Murrow Award for Investigative Reporting. George is an anchor and reporter for the CBS affiliate KLAS-TV in Las Vegas and he also writes a weekly column for a Las Vegas newspaper. Additionally, George hosts Coast to Coast AM on the third and fourth Sundays of the month. George will discuss the mystery surrounding Area 51, 25 years after breaking the story and will provide never before heard details from Bob Lazar, the man who claimed to have worked on Extraterrestrial spacecraft at Area 51.www.coasttocoastam.com


Lee Speig
el, UFOs: All The News That's Fit To Paint -- From Cave Walls To Modern Reports To The United Nations And The Internet.  For as long as humans have wondered about the world around them, there have always been some sort of media organizations intent on sharing that news. The famous slogan of the New York Times, "All The News That's Fit To Print," is simply a more contemporary form of what was probably the first media motto, "All The News That's Fit To Paint," which is what our ancestors did on cave walls to depict the "news" that went on in their day -- news that included painting circular objects in the sky. It's clearly there, for us to see, on those well-preserved walls. How is the media doing these days regarding the credible reporting of UFO stories? Are we getting it right? Or are we contributing to the confusion and ridicule that still abounds in UFOlogy? I will present the stories of my own attempts at UFO disclosure, beginning with a unique documentary record album I produced and wrote for CBS Inc. in 1975 called "UFOs: The Credibility Factor." That will be a lead-in to the steps I took to get the attention of the United Nations in 1978 about UFOs -- opening a pathway to international UFO disclosure. I will also show how media -- the purveyors of news -- either just doesn't care about UFOs or doesn't know how to credibly deal with the unexplained objects still operating in our skies. Lee Speigel has presented UFO stories to the public since 1975, when he produced and wrote a documentary record album, “UFOs: The Credibility Factor,” for CBS Inc. It marked the first time that military and scientific voices came together to disclose their personal UFO encounters and to call for government recognition of the phenomenon. It was the first UFO product offered to the public via a TV 2-minute commercial, and was one of the few UFO items -- chosen by former Air Force Project Blue Book scientific consultant astronomer J. Allen Hynek -- offered in the renowned Edmund Scientific catalog.In 1978, Speigel’s second attempt at UFO disclosure took place on a world stage when he became the only person in history to produce a milestone presentation on UFOs at the United Nations.Also that year, he was the first to uncover written reports and hours of audio tapes at the National Archives in Washington, D.C., detailing a 1965 event where 12 UFOs flew all around Edwards Air Force Base in California in front of many military eyewitnesses. Speigel eventually wrote about the multiple UFO encounter for OMNI Magazine. Between 1978 and 1986, Speigel produced, wrote and hosted nearly 1,500 local and national programs on NBC Radio, dealing with UFOs and unexplained phenomena.In 1980, he was one of the first media reporters – through his NBC Radio features – to bring public awareness of the now-legendary 1947 Roswell, NM, UFO crash. Speigel produced and wrote, in 1993, "Lincoln's Music In America: The Classics In Space," a national award-winning one-hour classical music special, focusing on the search for extraterrestrial intelligence (SETI). Broadcast over the Concert Music Network, the program was co-hosted by astronomer Frank Drank, founder of the SETI Institute.Since 2010, Speigel has written hundreds of stories about UFOs and unexplained phenomena for The AOL-Huffington Post Media Group, and in 2012, he was honored as the International UFO Congress Researcher of the Year.  www.leespeigel.com

Radio at Open Mindswww.google.com



Stephen Bassett “Congressional UFO Disclosure” Stephen is a leading advocate for ending the 65-year government imposed truth embargo regarding an extraterrestrial presence engaging the human race.  He is a political activist, lobbyist, commentator, the executive director of Paradigm Research Group and the Extraterrestrial Phenomena Political Action Committee (X-PPAC) and executive producer of the X-Conference and the Citizens Hearing on Disclosure  His work has been covered extensively by national and international media.  See  PRG Media Coverage.

Since 1996 Bassett has assisted numerous organizations and initiatives working to 1) raise public awareness of the both the extraterrestrial presence and the truth embargo, 2) convene open congressional hearings to take government and agency witness testimony, and 3) incite the political media to appropriately cover the attendant issues.   He has appeared in over 1,000 radio and television talk shows and in numerous documentaries speaking to millions of people about the implications and likelihood of "Disclosure" - the formal acknowledgement of the extraterrestrial presence by world governments. For more detailed background on Stephen click here Presently he is the only registered lobbyist in the United States representing extraterrestrial related phenomena research/activist organizations, and X-PPAC is the first political action committee to target the political implications of extraterrestrial related phenomena. Between April 19 and November 5 of 2002 he conducted an independent candidacy in the 2002 congressional campaign in the 8th District of Maryland. It was the first instance in which a congressional candidate on the November ballot in a federal election openly addressed the matter of an extraterrestrial presence and the government imposed truth embargo. additional information at: www.citizenhearing.org and truthembargomovie.com


James Fox will be presenting on “UFO film making”



Want to be a Vendor? Want to display art for sale in our art room? 

We expect 700 guests at to attend this 2014 conference coming from all over the country. See below for Details or click to print a registration form


  1. 1.Vendors pay $200 per table for the 3-day event plus a $25 electrical drop only if needed.

  2. 2.Artworks are free to display in the art exhibit area. Art for sale is consigned to MUFON for a 20% fee. Artists can either staff the display or have a MUFON Volunteer watch the area.

  3. 3.Speakers/authors can choose to consign their books directly to MUFON on sale in the vendor room for a 20% fee.

  4. 4.The Vendor and Art rooms are locked Friday and Saturday night. We suggest vendors bring a
    sheet to cover their merchandise each night. Otherwise, both areas are free and open to the
    public during the Symposium.

  5. 5.There is a 25.00 electrical drop fee at the hotel.

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