2021 International MUFON Symposium

UAPs: Military and Government Witnesses Speak OUT!

 

August 27-29 2021 | Las Vegas NV

The international UAP event of the year will be held at the the Luxurious JW Marriott Las Vegas Resort & Spa. Be sure to Register Early & Book your Stay NOW in order to lock in the early bird prices! Military and Public Welcome.

 

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Speakers

Meet Our Speakers

Katie Cook - MC
Katie Cook - MC
Robert Salas
Robert Salas
Oscar Santa Maria
Oscar Santa Maria
Patrick Frascogna
Patrick Frascogna
Robert Spearing - DOII
Robert Spearing - DOII
Nick Pope - Keynote
Nick Pope - Keynote
Charles Halt
Charles Halt
John Burroughs
John Burroughs
Matthew Roberts
Matthew Roberts
Douglas Wilson - DOI
Douglas Wilson - DOI
George Knapp
George Knapp
Kevin Day
Kevin Day
James Goodall
James Goodall
Dean Smittle
Dean Smittle

Also Appearing

Hosts and Special Guests

Marketa Klimova-MUFON HQ
Marketa Klimova-MUFON HQ
Ron James-MUFON TV
Ron James-MUFON TV
Ken St. John-MUFON COO
Ken St. John-MUFON COO
Gwen Farrell - MUFON ERT
Gwen Farrell - MUFON ERT
David MacDonald     MUFON Exe Dir
David MacDonald MUFON Exe Dir

Special Events 

“THE PHENOMENON”

Saturday 9 – 11 PM

By special permission of global distributor 1091, MUFON will be hosting a FREE screening of the movie “THE PHENOMENON” directed by  James Fox.

Narrated by Peter Coyote, the film will meld together unseen archive footage with interviews with key eyewitnesses, experts and officials to investigate whether or not we are alone in this universe and what extraterrestrials are attempting to communicate.

Featured interviews in the film include Harry Reid, former Senate Majority Leader; John Podesta, President Clinton’s White House Chief of Staff and advisor to President Obama; Christopher Mellon, former Deputy Undersecretary for Defense Intelligence; Bill Richardson, former U.S. Energy Secretary and New Mexico Governor; and scientist Jacques Vallee.

 

Area-51 Tour

Thursday or Friday

One of the most popular events we offer. This Guided luxury Bus tour takes you right to the back gate of this infamous secret government installation! Grab a selfie under the famous “Extraterrestrial Highway” sign and have a delicious meal at the famous Little A’le’Inn restaurant!

Field Investigator Training

Thursday August 26th

The Field Investigator Training (FIT) session will provide instruction on a number of different topics of interest to Field Investigators.

Please note that THIS IS NOT A CERTIFICATION CLASS. For information regarding the process of becoming a certified field investigator please visit mufon.com .

This is an extremely popular session so early registration is highly recommended. Seating is limited. 

Private Speaker Panels

Saturday August 28th or Sunday August 29th

Spirited discussion and debate on topics of extreme importance to ufology. Join with our featured speakers as they share opinions and evidence in support of their personal views on the topic at hand.

Experiencer Sessions

Saturday August 28th or Sunday August 29th

90 minute Sessions and Workshops with MUFON’s Experiencer Resource Team (ERT) lead by researcher Gwen Farrell. Join Gwen for one of these intimate sessions with fellow experiencers.

Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) and Drone Training

Thursday August 26th

Flamingo Air’s Worker Bee Drone Training Program educates and trains drone operators on how to professionally, safely and responsibly operate in the National Aerospace System, and be sure that all FAA laws, regulations and safety standards are met.

Special Guest Appearance

Saturday August 28th

Meet our special guest (TBA) for autographs and pictures!

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JW Marriott Las Vegas Resort & Spa

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Symposium Schedule

Thursday August 26th, 2021

SPECIAL EVENTS

7:30 am – 5:00 PM
FI Training

 

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8:30 AM – 4:30 pm
Area 51 Tour

 

Assemble in Main Lobby

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9:00 AM – 4:00 pm
UAS/Drone Training

 

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5:30 PM – 1:00AM
Area 51 Tour

 

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Symposium Schedule

Friday August 27th, 2021

SPECIAL EVENTS

9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Area 51 Tour

 

Assemble in Main Lobby

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5:00 PM – 6:00 PM
Benefactor’s Reception

Private reception – MUFON Benefactors only

ACTIVITY SCHEDULE

7:30 am
Registration Opens

 

Registration Desk for the 2021 MUFON International Symposium Opens

9:00 am – 3:00 PM
State Director’s Meeting

 Private meeting – MUFON State and National Directors only

Noon – 6:00 PM
Vendor & Exhibit Room Open

Admission FREE and open to the public

6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
General Reception

Grand Ballroom

Networking Meet & Greet Opportunity for All Attendees

7:00 PM – 10:00 PM
Dinner Banquet & Keynote Address

Grand Ballroom

Nick Pope – Keynote Address “UAP: A Perspective from Inside Government”

(Included with FULL Admission Ticket or Paid Separately)

Symposium Schedule

Saturday August 28th, 2021

SPECIAL EVENTS

7:30 AM – 9:00 AM
Experiencer Session #1

 

Meeting and Workshop hosted by Gwen Farrell and Experiencer Resource Team (Paid Separately)

11:50 AM – 1:20 PM
Private Speaker Panel #1

“After 70 years of steadfast denials why is the military now going public with disclosures of UFOs & UAPS?” Panel Moderator TBA (Paid Separately)

2:30 PM – 4:00 PM
Special Guest

 

MUFON Speacial Guest (TBA) will be available for autographs and pictures in the main event area during this period

9:00 PM – 11:00 PM
Free Screening 

“THE PHENOMENON”

(NO Cameras or Recording Permitted)

SPEAKER SCHEDULE

9:00 AM
Symposium Opening and Welcome

Symposium Opening and Welcome

9:05 AM – 10:20 AM
George Knapp

“AAWSAP, AATIP, and BAASS–the secret UFO investigations”

10:35 AM – 11:50 AM
CPO Kevin Day, US Navy

“I Was There! – The NIMITZ Tic Tac Incident”

11:50 AM – 1:20 PM
OPEN LUNCH

Lunch on Your Own

1:20 PM – 2:35 PM
Col. Oscar Santa Maria Huerta, Peruvian Air Force

 

“I Fired on a Real UFO”

2:50 PM – 4:05 PM
Matthew Roberts

 

TBA

4:20 PM – 5:35 PM
Captain Robert Salas, USAF

 

“UAP – Extreme Secrecy and the Escalating Risk of Nuclear War”

5:35 PM – 7:30 PM
OPEN DINNER

 

Dinner on Your Own

7:30 PM – 8:45 PM
TBA

 

Program TBA

Symposium Schedule

Sunday August 29th, 2021

SPECIAL EVENTS

7:30 AM – 9:00 AM
Experiencer Session #2

 

Meeting and Workshop hosted by Gwen Farrell and Experiencer Resource Team (Paid Separately)

11:45 AM – 1:15 PM
Private Speaker Panel #2

“Has Disclosure Already Occurred? If Not, What Will It Take?” – Panel Moderator TBA (Paid Separately)

SPEAKER SCHEDULE

9:00 AM – 10:15 AM
AFC John Burroughs USAF
Pat Frascogna

 

TBA

10:30 AM – 11:45 AM
Col. Charles Halt, USAF

“The Real Story behind the Rendlesham UFO encounter”

11:45 AM – 1:15 PM
OPEN LUNCH

Lunch on Your Own

1:15 PM – 2:30 PM
Col. Dean Smittle USAF

TBA

2:45 PM – 4:00 PM
Doug Wilson MCI              Robert Spearing DOII

“Significant Cases of Interest Around the World”

5:00 PM
Symposium Close 

Reflections and closing remarks

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Field Investigator Training

$99

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Private Speaker Panels

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Experiencer Session

$35

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Area-51 Tour

$139

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UAS/Drone Training

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Symposium Speakers

Katie Cook

Master of Ceremonies

Bio

Katie Cook has gained great success over the last two decades as a television host. She began her full-time television career with CMT (Country Music Television) in 2001. Since then, she has become a go-to expert in the field of country music and celebrity interviews in all genres.

She has interviewed such music celebrities as Dolly Parton, Keith Urban,Taylor Swift, Willie Nelson, Blake Shelton, Garth Brooks, George Jones, Kris Kristofferson, Stevie Wonder, Cher, Merle Haggard and more. Her work has taken her outside of country music as well, working with Nicole Kidman, George Clooney, Johnny Depp, President Obama, and John McCain. She has been called upon as an expert for CNBC, MSN, and CNN with Anderson Cooper, and also acted in the popular television series Nashville and One Tree Hill.

She was raised in a musical family, her father is of Hall of Fame songwriter, Roger Cook, who penned such classics as “Long Cool Woman in a Black Dress,” “I Believe In You,” “Talking In Your Sleep,” and “I’d Like To Teach the World To Sing”. Katie also inherited the musical gene and has a duo with her husband called SunKat. She is also the author of the young reader’s trilogy, Little Big Benny, about a young astronomer who doesn’t know he is the Universe.

What many people don’t know, is that Katie has also had a life long interest in ufology. Having had many strange experiences herself, she started reading up on the subject in her teenage years and attending as many conferences as she could. She is now merging her interview skills with her passion for ufology, and has created a podcast called Wide Open Wonders (W.O.W. for short.) She has already interviewed Kathleen Marden, Travis Walton, James Fox, Paul Hynek, Jim Penniston, Dr. Lynne Ketei, John Scheussler, and  she is just getting started! 

George Knapp

“AAWSAP, AATIP, BAASS, and the UAP Task Force–the secret UFO investigations”

Who are the AAWSAP, AATIP, BAASS organizations and what is the UAP Task Force? Exactly what do they do? George will be drawing distinctions between the groups and explaining the secret histories of their programs.

Bio

George Knapp was born in Woodbury, N.J., and raised mostly in Northern California. He graduated from high school in Stockton, California; earned a bachelor’s degree in communications from West Georgia College; and later earned a master’s degree in communications from the University of the Pacific, where he also taught speech and debate and served as director of forensics. George also taught speech at California Polytechnic University, coached the debate team at the University of California at Berkeley and taught broadcast journalism at UNLV.

Along the way, George also worked as a hod carrier, farm laborer, carpenter’s assistant and house painter. He moved to Las Vegas in 1979 and landed a job as a taxi driver. Later, he worked at KLVX-TV Channel 10 as a part-time studio cameraman and production assistant. KLAS-TV hired him in 1981 as a general assignment reporter. George also has co-anchored various newscasts for KLAS-TV.

Since 1995, George has been the chief reporter on Channel 8’s I-Team investigative unit. In that capacity, he has earned five regional Edward R. Murrow awards and a national Edward R. Murrow award for his investigative stories on the voter registration fraud in the Clark County election of 2004.

Knapp has won the prestigious Peabody Award twice and 28 Emmy Awards.   Nine times, he has won the Mark Twain Award for best news writing from the Associated Press. And in 1990, his series about UFOs was selected by United Press International as best in the nation for Individual Achievement by a Journalist.

Nick Pope

UAP: A Perspective from Inside Government

Recently, the focus when it comes to UAP/UFOs has shifted away from the public and onto the government, the military and the intelligence community. Whether it’s sightings involving US Navy pilots, or classified briefings in Congress, mainstream media outlets are featuring numerous stories about this, reframing the phomenoneon as a defense and national security issue. Former UK Ministry of Defense official Nick Pope gives an insider’s perspective of how government officials view and handle the phenomenon, both in terms of policy and investigations.

Bio

Nick Pope worked for the UK Ministry of Defense for 21 years. For much of the early Nineties he was posted to a division where his duties included researching and investigating the UFO phenomenon, to assess the defense implications. After taking early retirement in 2006, Nick was involved in a program to declassify and release most of the British government’s case files on UFOs – many of which he wrote. Nick now works as a broadcaster and journalist, contributing regularly to a wide range of TV news reports and documentaries. He’s also acted as consultant/spokesperson on several alien-themed movies and TV shows.

 

Matthew Roberts

Presentation

To Be Announced

Bio

In 2015, Matthew Roberts was a US Naval service member stationed onboard the USS Theodore Roosevelt. The events that transpired during their 2015 workup cycle brought us the first-ever declassified footage of unidentified aerial phenomenon (UAP)and the New York Times article titled: “Glowing Auras and ‘Black Money’: The Pentagon’s Mysterious U.F.O. Program.” Subsequently, he transferred to the Office of Naval Intelligence in Washington D.C. where he began to have frequent, and often intense, personal experiences with the phenomenon. He discovered through a long, painful, and terrifying journey that the truth of the phenomenon has deep and profound implications for the future of the human race. It may seem like a bold statement but the ultimate universal truth that underlies the phenomenon is captured in the simple yet eloquent words of Mark Twain, “The two most important days in your life are the day you are born, and the day you find out why.”

 

Robert Salas

“UAP – Extreme Secrecy and the Escalating Risk of Nuclear War”

The modern era of UAP has been witnessed and documented for over the past eighty years. In that time, it has been seen, alternatively as a curiosity, a mystery, a scientific reality, science fiction and either ridiculed or taken seriously. Witnesses have included heads of state, military and civilian pilots, astronauts, and people from all nations.

Although government agencies have documented, acquired testimonies and collected physical artifacts of this phenomena, they have chosen to keep their evidence hidden from the public. That is an abuse of their power of secrecy that is not justified because it perpetuates public disinformation about the reality that extraterrestrial life has and continues to visit our planet. This extreme secrecy over this period of time is evidence of corrupt intent by state agencies worldwide. The existence of advanced extraterrestrial life and their technologies could provide the means by which human civilization could finally progress as a unified body and use new technologies to solve imminent threats to our survival.

My personal testimony is a reliable portion of the body of evidence that supports the reality of the UAP. As an Air Force nuclear missile commander, I was witness to UFOs disabling those missiles. I have written and spoken about my incident over twenty years. In addition, I can validate many other first-hand accounts and documents that will support similar incidents involving nuclear weapons. This evidence overwhelmingly points to the concern of our ET visitors about our potential use of nuclear weapons in future wars.

Clearly, the risk of nuclear war is growing with the continuing proliferation of nuclear weapons. We, who understand the reality of the UAP can work together and stand for the elimination of extreme secrecy by governments and the eventual elimination of nuclear weapons. With the advent of more highly credible witnesses coming forward and the current interest shown by members of government, there exists a renewed opportunity for Disclosure.

Bio

Robert Salas is a graduate of the U.S. Air Force Academy, class of 1964. He served seven years on active duty before separating from the Air Force in 1971. While on active duty he worked as a Weapons Controller, flew target drones, commanded inter-continental ballistic missiles as a launch officer, and a worked as an Air Force missile propulsion engineer on the Titan III program. From 1971-73 he worked as a safety and reliability engineer for Martin-Marietta Aerospace and Rockwell International on Space Shuttle design proposals. From 1974 until his retirement in 1995 he worked for the Federal Aviation Administration as an aircraft structures certification engineer. From 1991-93 he served as an FAA attache to the U.S. Embassy in Indonesia, advising that government on aircraft certification. Since

1998 he has worked as a mathematics teacher. In 2005 he published the book Faded Giant with co-author James Klotz which details his UFO incident while stationed at Malmstrom AFB, Montana in 1967. In 2013, he published Unidentified – The UFO Phenomenon, providing new details on the phenomenon as a whole. On September 27, 2010 he co-sponsored a press conference at the National Press Club in Washington DC where he and six other ex-military witnesses testified to the reality of the UFO incidents at U.S. nuclear weapons bases. In May 2013, he participated in the Citizen’s Hearing on Disclosure at the National Press Club, Washington DC. Mr. Salas has spoken at International conferences in Norway, France, England, Ireland, Germany, Italy, Bulgaria, South Africa, Costa Rica, Peru, Mexico, Argentina, and Brazil. He has been publicly speaking about his incident at UFO conferences, radio and television since 1996.

Charles Halt

“Rendlesham Updated”

In December 1980 a well-documented event occurred over several nights at RAF Bentwaters in East Suffolk England. At the time RAF Bentwaters the largest tactical fighter wing in the free world. The event involved the sighting of a strange craft, an object on the ground, multiple objects in the sky as well laser like beams directed at a military party on the ground and into the base area. More than 50 witnesses observed the incident. Strange sightings have historically occurred in the area and continue to this day. The presentation will include personal testimony of the ranking officer present as well as the recounted story of multiple witnesses. Recent information has come to light which shed more light on the events.  The truth has been clouded by many false stories by wannabee’s as well as embellished accounts.   Information will be presented to allow the recipient to draw their own conclusion.

Bio

Col. Halt earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Chemistry and Economics and an MBA in Business Management.  Served 29 years in the US Air Force and retired as a Colonel. Assignments included Base Commander at RAF Bentwaters and Kunsan AB Korea. Final assignment was Director of Inspections for the Department of Defense, Inspector General where he had inspection oversite of all military services and DOD civilian agencies. Retired in 1991 and for 12 years managed a large gated community or 7,000. While at Bentwaters was the primary participant and investigator in what many consider Britain’s equivalent of the famous Roswell case. Recently coauthored a book entitled THE HALT PERSPECTIVE now available on Amazon. The book was written primarily to get the truth out as significant misleading information is being circulated.

Dean Smittle

Presentation

To Be Announced

Bio

Dean Smittle,retired Air Force Colonel,Military Analyst,Art Educator,and Disabled Vietnam Veteran,is an active Aerospace Artist hose works have been exhibited in local galleries,national museums,and art centers. His military career spans several decades,in two branches of service,the Army and Air Force,as both enlist man and senior officer. He is currently the military analyst for the Mike Mc Connel AM WLW news,and WCPO TV. This is the 5th edition of a series of books on the history of the war against America’s war on terrorism.

Colonel Dean Smittle served in both the U.S. Army and Air Force in key leadership positions. Before enlisting, he earned a Masters of Art Education degree from the University of Cincinnati, and graduated from the Air War College at Air University in Alabama. Col. Smittle now teaches as an adjunct faculty member at Cincinnati State Technical and Community College.

With a military career spanning more than three decades, two services, reserve and active components, and years as an enlisted member and senior officer, retired U.S. Air Force Colonel Dean Smittle has taken his expertise on the road as a military analyst focusing on the war against terrorism.

Col. Smittle’s military experiences are vast. He was a distinguished graduate of Army ROTC and was commissioned a regular officer in the Army Signal Corps in 1962. He was first assigned as a company commander in Germany. There he provided combat communications support for infantry. As an Audio-Visual Staff Officer for the Department of the Army Photographic agency at the Pentagon he prepared Joint Chiefs of Staff briefings. He spent some time as Battalion Operations Officer in Vietnam. His final tour of duty was as Company Commander, Radio-Repair Course, US Army Signal School in Georgia.

Among other achievements, Col. Smittle realigned the 906th and 907th Communications Flights into one unit under the Collocated Operating Base concept. In addition, he has served as the Director of Operations, Deputy Chief of Staff/Fixed Communications, HQ Tactical Communications Division, at Langley Air Force Base.

Col. Smittle has been awarded 14 medals as well as the Army Combat Infantry badge and the Master Jump Wings. The colonel is ranger/airborne qualified, a master parachutist, and served eight years with the signal corps.

Kevin Day

“NIMITZ TIC TAC Incident”

The NIMITZ Strike Group encountered numerous UAP in the SOCAL Naval Operating Areas in November 2004. The well documented incident involved numerous eyewitness accounts from pilots, radar operators, and technicians. In total approximately 100 UAP objects were observed flying in small formations of 5 to 10 objects each. The successive formations of craft were initially detected vicinity of Catalina Island and were tracked by U.S.S. PRINCETON’s SPY-1 radar, fading from radar coverage in the vicinity of Guadalupe Island. The formations of craft maintained 28,000 feet, 100 kts. When approached by several F/A-18 Superhornets vectored from the NIMITZ, the objects were observed to behave like ‘some super capable flock of birds’. Acting as though they simply wanted to be left alone as they ‘migrated’ south.

Bio

Kevin Day is a retired United States Navy Senior Chief Petty Officer. A former Operations Specialist and TOPGUN Air Intercept Controller with more than 20-years experience in Strike Group air defense including war-time operations. An expert operator of the highly advanced SPY-1 radar system with years of service onboard AEGIS equipped ships including the VINCENNES, CHOSIN, and PRINCETON. Kevin has logged hundreds of air-to-air intercepts of suspect aircraft in both training and war-time operations. It was Kevin’s team in PRINCETON’s Combat Information Center that discovered the fleets of anomalous air contacts.

John Burroughs

“The Rendlesham Forest UAP Incident Forty Years Later”

The famous Unidentified Aerial Phenomena (UAP) sightings in Rendlesham Forest during Christmas of 1980 have been very well documented over the last forty (40) years with several books having been written on the encounter. The Condign Report, released in 2006, confirms that a phenomenon exists and should be studied further for military purposes of weaponisation! Everyone in the UAP community is waiting for confirmation. Well, guess what? Confirmation has already happened because the military has indeed unraveled how to weaponize UAP technology. John and Patrick Frascogna will give a summary of the Rendlesham incident, and will discuss the interest certain people inside the U.S. Intelligence Community and the weapons development industry have about what took place in the Rendlesham Forest at the end of 1980. John and Pat will also discuss how the Department of Defense (DOD) and Veterans Administration (VA) tried to cover up John’s involvement in the Rendlesham incident; how a retired CIA doctor stepped forward to assist John and Pat in getting his disablity award by showing he was injured by the UAP in the Rendlesham Forest; and how certain people with ties to the DOD showed interest in John’s injuries and DNA to help secure funding for advancements in technology on which they were developing.

Bio

  John Burroughs entered the United States Air Force (USAF) in 1979 and would go on to serve (27) years in active and reserve status. John had various assignments during his career in the USAF including assignments at Luke, Osan, Grissom, Castle, Al Jabber, Davis-Monthan, Williams, and Reese Air Force Bases.  He has been deployed over seas to Italy and the Middle East.  In 2002, John was deployed after being called back with his Explosives K-9 unit to active duty following the September 11 attacks.  John would again return to active duty in 2003 to the Middle East in preparation for Operation Iraqi Freedom.  In addition to his service in the Middle East, John and his beloved K-9 unit, Joop, also served in connection with the Secret Service at times as protection for the President of the United States.  John also participated with a squad in Operation Noble Anvil in 1999 in San Vito, Italy;  he has worked with the Joint Command Base with the U.S. Army (which ran all war operations in the theater), and; he was in charge of Day Shift Operations, which included (40) Security Forces Personnel providing security for the base and aircraft located at Brindisi International Airport.  The most notable assignment for John began in 1979 while he was assigned as a Security Police Law Enforcement Patrolman at Royal Air Base (RAF) Bentwaters in England during the peak of the Cold War.  RAF Bentwaters and, its nearby twin base of Woodbridge, together had the largest tactical fighter wing in the USAF.  In December of 1980 John became one of the primary witnesses to the famous Rendlesham Forest incident in England.  John has appeared and been portrayed by actors many times on television regarding the Rendlesham Forest incident.  He has been a radio guest even more frequently and has had his own radio show with Linda Moulton Howe.  John has spoken at numerous conferences about his experience in the Rendlesham Forest as well as with Mr. Frascogna in 2013 at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C. at the Citizens Hearing on Disclosure.  He has co-authored two books: Encounter in Rendlesham Forest in 2014, and Weaponization of an Unidentified Aerial Phenomenon, The Rendlesham Forest Incident 40 Years Later in 2020.

 

Oscar Santa Maria

“My Military Encounter with a UFO”

On Friday, April 11, 1980, at 7:15 a.m., at La Joya Air Base, near the city of Arequipa, I was on an “Alert Pilot” assignment   in the Air Squadron and the Chief of Pilots informed me that they had received the order to shoot down a hot-air balloon-type flying object that was approaching the Air Base without a flight permit and was not responding to calls from the control tower.

The Chief of Pilots appointed me for this mission, so I proceeded to go to my SU-22 plane and on the way I could see that the balloon-like object was south of the Air Base at an approximate height of 600 meters.

In my presentation I’ll take you through my encounter with a real UFO. I’ll detail how I fired upon it with a burst from my wing mounted 64 & 30mm howitzers and what happened next.

Bio

Oscar Santa Maria was a Colonel in the Peruvian air force. He is most famous for attempting to shoot down an unidentified flying object. He is also one of many researchers, former military officers, and others who gave evidence at a major press event at the National Press Club in Washington in 2013, aimed at pressuring the US government to open its files on UFO encounters.

As a Peruvian Air Force officer, Oscar served as a Fighter Pilot and Flight Safety Specialist. During his career he has flown the following aircraft such as the T-33, A-37B, MB-339 and the SU-22. He was stationed at different air bases in Northern and Southern Peru, as well as a flight instructor in the FAP Officers School, the Accident Prevention and Investigation Department and the FAP General Inspectorate. After retiring from the Air Force, he has worked as an Advisor and Chief of Operational Safety for different Aviation Companies and is a ground instructor in the areas of Flight Safety and Human Factors in Aviation.

James Goodall

“How to Gather Information at Area-51 Without Getting Arrested”

Mr. Ben R. Rich, the late President of the Lockheed Martin Skunk Works, considered me a friend, and is one of the many reasons I’m speaking. Add to that my long-time friendship with Bob Lazar (who I knew before he was hired at S4), Investigative Journalist George Knapp, and the legendary John Lear. This is where you start to see a pattern of my interests in things that go “bump in the night”.

Its been my objective over fifty plus years to ask questions of our government and my duty as an American taxpayer to demand answers to my inquiries. If the programs are not classified, then as a taxpayer and an American citizen, I expect answers vs the typical line of BS that has been supposedly hidden for “National Security” reasons. That answer is mostly bunk.

With a valid request for information, what happens when the answer is not to cooperate or for “National Security”? There are several avenues one could travel down but, my favorite is to head out into the desert of central Nevada to search for answers.

If and when you decide to take matters into your own hands, remember you are in the desert which is very unforgiving and dangerous to humans. Always go prepared, always bring more water than you think you’ll need, never go alone, and never knowingly break the law.

The security teams at both Area 51 and the Tonopah Test Range (TTR) have strict orders to prevent you from reaching your goals. And even if the signs say…. “Use of Deadly Force Authorized,” shooting a civilian is the very last thing Wackenhut (AKA… “The Camo Dudes”) or Advance Security Inc. (ASI) ever wants to become involved with. Shooting a trespasser involves way too much paper work!

Remember, the security forces within Area 51 and TTR have no legal law enforcement authority on the BLM side of the fence. If stopped, always be courteous, keep your hands where they can be seen, and smile. Being nice goes a long way.

My presentation focuses on how to avoid getting arrested and how to legally and safely gather your desired information – whether it be images or video of things our government doesn’t want you to know about or to see.

Bio

Jim Goodall is an aviation and science author. He is the former Associate Curator of the Pacific Aviation Museum, Pearl Harbor, HI, and was associated with The Museum of Flight in Seattle, WA as a Restoration Manager on the MoFs deHavilland Comet Mk 4C. Jim Goodall served in the U.S. Air Force from 1962 – 1997.

In 1994 Jim spoke at the Exploring Unexplained Phenomena IV Conference in Lincoln, NE. His paper was “Secret Aircraft at Groom Lake (Area 51).”

Jim Goodall was a friend of Ben R. Rich, the former President of the Lockheed Skunk Works. Mr. Goodall says he and Mr. Rich “spoke at least once a quarter for a bit over 25 years.” Jim counts Bob Lazar and John Lear among his many friends and colleagues.

Some of the more than 20 books Jim has authored include:

“Lockheed SR-71 Blackbird: The Illustrated History of America’s Legendary Mach 3 Spy Plane” (2018).

“The Us Navy’s Fast Attack Submarines, Vol. 1: Los Angeles Class 688” (2017).

“A Pictorial History of the B-2A Spirit Stealth Bomber” (2016).

“SR-71 Blackbird” (1995).

“F-117 Stealth in Action” (1991).

Patrick Frascogna

“The Rendlesham Forest UAP Incident Forty Years Later”

The famous Unidentified Aerial Phenomena (UAP) sightings in Rendlesham Forest during Christmas of 1980 have been very well documented over the last forty (40) years with several books having been written on the encounter. The Condign Report, released in 2006, confirms that a phenomenon exists and should be studied further for military purposes of weaponisation! Everyone in the UAP community is waiting for confirmation. Well, guess what? Confirmation has already happened because the military has indeed unraveled how to weaponize UAP technology. Pat and John Burroughs will give a summary of the Rendlesham incident, and will discuss the interest certain people inside the U.S. Intelligence Community and the weapons development industry have about what took place in the Rendlesham Forest at the end of 1980. John and Pat will also discuss how the Department of Defense (DOD) and Veterans Administration (VA) tried to cover up John’s involvement in the Rendlesham incident; how a retired CIA doctor stepped forward to assist John and Pat in getting his disablity award by showing he was injured by the UAP in the Rendlesham Forest; and how certain people with ties to the DOD showed interest in John’s injuries and DNA to help secure funding for advancements in technology on which they were developing.

Bio

 Joseph Patrick Frascogna, J.D., a native of Mississippi, was graduated from the University of California Los Angeles (UCLA) in 1985 with a bachelor of science degree in geology.  He studied foreign languages abroad in Italy as well as Germany for a year at the prestigious Goethe Institute in Munich before returning to the United States.  He subsequently worked on the Washington, D.C. staff of U.S. Representative William M. Thomas handling issues for the congressman which included the Department of the Interior, U.S. Department of Energy, U.S. Forest Service, and the Federal Aviation Administration.  Mr. Frascogna later earned his Juris Doctor degree from the Mississippi College School of Law and entered practice as a public defender for Hinds County, Mississippi.  After serving as a public defender he opened his own law practice concentrating on federal civil litigation as a consumer rights attorney.  Mr. Frascogna has also worked in a leadership capacity on a number of projects with the Pasadena Tournament of Roses Association, and the National Football League. He invited John Burroughs to speak at a UFO conference he organized in Mississippi in 2011 because, as he said, “I was so compelled by the Rendlesham Forest encounter I wanted to meet the principals involved face-to-face.”  Following that conference John Burroughs asked Mr. Frascogna to help him in getting the government to recognize he had been injured during the events of the December 1980 UFO encounter. Mr. Frascogna accepted John’s request for help and, four-years later, they would indeed be successful in awarding John full disability and, in doing so, have the U.S. Government admit by de facto, for the first time ever, that a UFO was the proximate cause of injury to a human.  Mr. Frascogna has been a radio guest numerous times and has spoken at public conferences including the 2013 Citizen Hearing on Disclosure held at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C.  He has contributed to two books co-authored by John Burroughs: Encounter in Rendlesham Forest in 2014, and Weaponization of an Unidentified Aerial Phenomenon, The Rendlesham Forest Incident 40 Years Later in 2020.

 

 

 

 

 

David P. MacDonald

Host

David is MUFON’s Executive Director and Chairman of our Board of Directors. He will be hosting several events during the Symposium.

Bio

David started his entrepreneurial career at about the age of 8 shining shoes in the bars and streets of his home town. At about the age of 10 or 11 he read Project Blue Book” and many other early “Flying Saucer books”. His adult career started in a laboratory, working on the development team that produced such products as Behold Furniture Polish, Windex and Endust. However, being an entrepreneur by nature he went on to establish and run a number of businesses among which was The MacDonald Defense Company, which became the largest independent security firm in the region. Additionally he owned a manufacturing firm which produced an array of wireless microphones, listening devices and other clandestine gizmos. He owned a book store and a photo studio specializing in model portfolios and underwater photography. He served eight years as a County Peace Officer in Kentucky. In 1991 Dave founded Flamingo Air and it developed into a full time Air Carrier operation. He and his wife Sharon McGee have further developed Flamingo Air Academy which is now global in scope and Cincinnati’s premier Flight and Airline Dispatch school. Dave resides with his wife, Sharon, at their home in Northern Kentucky.

Ken St. John

Host

Ken is MUFON’s Chief Operating Officer. He will be hosting several events DURING THE sYMPOSIUM.

Bio

Ken St. John is currently MUFON’s COO and a member of our Board of Directors. He retired from a Fortune 500 company where he served in human resources as global training and development manager. His team was responsible for instructional design, development, and delivery of technology, sales, management, and personal development training to over 17,000 employees in 56 countries. Ken is a certified trainer for Wilson Learning specializing in effective communication courses and distance learning methodologies. He has been a certified instructor for the FAA at their Florida flight service district office providing classroom training to FAA personnel and flight safety teams.

Ken holds a B.S.E.E degree in electronics engineering, and degrees in mathematics and physics. He has studied marketing at the London campus of Western Business School. His technical background includes design engineering of analog and digital products with a specialty in RF/wireless, software engineering, and website design. He holds an Extra class amateur radio license as well as a First Class commercial broadcasting license. He has designed commercial broadcast equipment and communications equipment for several major manufacturing companies and broadcast radio & TV stations.

Ken is a commercial pilot and flight instructor with over 45-years of flight experience and has given over three thousand of hours of instruction to both civilian and military pilots. Ken and his wife owned and operated a flight training school which provided instruction and advanced rating training in airplanes and helicopters. His 45-year interest in ufology stems primarily from numerous sightings of unconventional flying objects observed while operating as a pilot. Ken is also a member of the STAR and Special Assignment Teams (SAT) as well as the State Section Director for Colorado.

Doug Wilson

Co-Presenter

“Significant Cases of Interest Around the World”

Bio

Douglas Wilson first became interested in UFOs in 1968 when, at the age of 10, he was required to bring newspaper articles to school for “current events.” The articles he presented kept his fellow students apprised of the workings of the University of Colorado UFO Project, better known as the Condon Committee. At the close of the study, Douglas begged his mother to take him to buy a copy of “The Scientific Study of Unidentified Flying Objects,” the official findings of the Colorado Study. Although only 11, Douglas realized that the “scientific study” was far different from the study’s conclusion.

Later, as a teenager in 1977, Douglas had his first UFO sighting while riding with a Missouri State Highway Patrol Officer when the two observed a 30-foot, red, glowing disc at less than a quarter-mile distance. Later that year, during a UFO flap in Northwestern Missouri, he observed the falls of “Angel Hair.” These two events started Douglas on, what has become a 42-year fascination with UFOs.

From 1996 to 2006, Douglas took frequent trips to the Nevada desert to investigate and study the area around Rachel Nevada and the northeastern approaches to AREA 51. After 30 years of privately investigating UFOs and AREA 51, Douglas joined MUFON in 2007. After two years as a Field Investigator he was promoted to the position of Colorado Chief Investigator in 2009, followed by his appointment to Colorado State Director in 2011. After eight years of helping to grow the Colorado Chapter into a stable, thriving success, Douglas was selected to be the MUFON Chief Investigator in 2019 and Director of Investigations in 2021.

Robert Spearing

Co-Presenter

“Significant Cases of Interest Around the World”

Bio

Bob Spearing graduated from Fordham University with a B.A. in Communications with Journalism and Film Production as major concentrations. Bob recently retired from the Port Authority of New York & New Jersey after 34 years. His many duties included being an FRA licensed Rail Traffic Controller and Locomotive Engineer. While in management he was a Safety Investigator, Contract Administrator, prepared multi-million-dollar budgets, managed public relations and curated historical railroad exhibitions at a major regional transportation hub.
Bob joined MUFON in 2014 as a Field Investigator and has previously been National Director of both Spain and India and led MUFON’s Special Assignment Team. Bob has long been involved with our various special projects including MARRS and the Pine Bush, N.Y. UFO Museum. He was selected to become Director of Investigations for International in 2021.

He has had numerous articles published in various UFO related magazines around the world including two MUFON Journal cover stories and he has appeared in several television series as a photo analyst.
A life long UFO enthusiast after reading Frank Edwards’ “Flying Saucers, Serious Business” as a child in the 1960s, he has only had two Ball of Light (BOL) sightings to speak of but has concentrated his area of expertise around that particular phenomenon as a result.
Bob lives in eastern Pennsylvania’s Pocono Mountains with his wife and twin boys.

Gwen Farrell

Facilitator

Gwen leads MUFON’s Experiencer Resource Team and will be facilitating our two Experiencer Workshops on Saturday and Sunday.

Bio

Gwen Farrell is a Certified Hypnotherapist specializing in Experiencer Therapy who assists abductees and contactees with their ET contact experiences. She is also a past MUFON Field Investigator and consultant, and CE-5 and consciousness researcher. She leads experiencer groups at conferences and currently facilitates an on-line support group for experiencers from around the world. She is also the author of numerous journal articles in the UFO/ET field and two books. She is a member of The Academy of Clinical Close Encounter Therapists (ACCET), The Organization for Paranormal Understanding and Support (OPUS), The Journal of Abduction Research (JAR), and The Mutual UFO Network (MUFON) where she serves on the Experiencer Resource Team. Her newest book is “Forbidden Questions: A Guide to Human-ET Contact.”

Ron James

“The Next Generation of MUFON Media is Here Today!”

Ron James has spent the last tree years building MUFON Television, which now boasts the world’s largest collection of ad-free UFO related material.  He has also produced multiple episodes of three original series under the MUFON brand. These are shows that can be seen on multiple outlets such as Amazon Prime.  Enjoy this fun update and inside look at what we’ve accomplished, where we’re going, and how you can get involved. Also, join the show as we live stream additional content from our own Remote TV Studio set, brought to the conference from LA!

Bio

Ron James is a filmmaker, on-camera personality, writer, editor, researcher, content creator and entrepreneur. He has won 19 national awards, including 4 EBE awards, The Telly Award and the Aegis Award for Excellence in Broadcasting four times.  He has created 7 feature length documentaries and dozens of original series episodes.  He produced the Citizen Hearing on Disclosure with Stephen Bassett, numerous other conferences and hundreds of hours of other finished content in the ET field.  James has also been involved at the highest levels of production for musical acts such as Guns & Roses, The Smashing Pumpkins, The Beach Boys, Earth Wind and Fire, Kendrick Lamar, and many more. He has created 150 studio-based DVDs covering specialized topics.  He has made over 250 TV Commercials. He currently makes his own shows including “Bigger Questions”, “mUFOn Insider”, “MUFON Presents”, “The Life After Death Files” and more.  He maintains his own state-of-the-art independent production studio in Los Angeles.  James is also the co-founder of MUFON Television, an online TV channel boasting the world’s largest collection of commercial free UFO related material.

Area 51 Tour

Thursday August 26 or Friday August 27

After we pick you up at the JW Marriott Resort, you will hear the history of Area 51 and the reasons why it became a “household name” by the 1980’s. Sit back, and relax while you enjoy a beautiful drive through the Mojave Desert of southern Nevada. See some hidden treasures the landscape has to offer, and learn the connections the locals have to this remote part of the country. We will make a

photo stop along the infamous Extraterrestrial Highway, where you can grab a picture of yourself under the “ET Highway” sign, before we continue on to Rachel. We will discuss the history, myths and lore of what is America’s most top secret military base. You will have the opportunity to search the skies over Area 51 for unconventional aircraft and UFOs – and enjoy a delicious buffet meal at the famous Little A’le’Inn Restaurant. We’ll offer a special guest presentation at the Little A’le’Inn before we head to the infamous “back gate” of Area 51. We guarantee your heart will be pounding as we approach the edge of the most secret government facility in America – and you will certainly remember the rush of excitement you will experience, long after you’ve safely arrived back at the hotel in Summerlin.

  • Afternoon / Evening Area 51 Tours (duration 8 – 9 hours)
  • Fully Guided by experienced UFO Researcher
  • Flexibility: Small or Large Private Groups (90 – 150 total)
  • Pick up / Drop off transfers – JW Marriott in Summerlin
  • Comfortable transportation in first-class motor coach
  • Water and Snacks on board included in the price
  • Buffet Meal (Lunch or Dinner) included at Little A’le’Inn
  • Short Photo stop along the “Extraterrestrial Highway”
  • Area 51 History / UFO Connections explained on the way
  • “Antelope Valley – Area 51 Connection” – Guest Speaker (T.L. Keller)
  • Visit the Area 51 security perimeter (back gate) – the edge of Area 51!

 

Field Investigator Training Schedule

Thursday August 26

07:30 – 08:00
Registration & Check-In

L&D Staff

 

Walk-in registration is subject to availability and on-site registration pricing. Preregistration is highly recommended.

08:00 – 08:15
Opening Remarks

Ken St. John

Chief Operating Officer

Member Board of Directors

MUFON International

 

Greetings from HQ

08:15 – 08:30
Welcome/Agenda Review

Doug Wilson

MUFON Chief Investigator

 

Welcome, facilitator introductions, rules of engagement, and agenda overview.

08:30 – 10:00
The Investigation

Doug Wilson

MUFON Chief Investigator

 

Drawing Clues from the Report Forms.

In this module, we take a look at the many opportunities for drawing clues about the investigation from the basic information supplied by the Assignment Email, the Report Forms and the Witness Narrative.  As important as researching websites and searching corroborating cases is, the amount of “specific to the case data” found in the basic forms should not be ignored.  The experienced investigator knows how to assemble seemingly disparate clues and assemble them into a roadmap that can be followed through a successful investigation.

10:00 – 11:30
Working Cases A to Z

Katie Griboski

Colorado ASD

In this module, we will be working a typical case from the moment it’s Assigned, to its finial deposition, when you can finally rest ZZZZ… Having a basic protocol for working every case, gives the investigator consistency, efficiency and helps them to stay organized as they work. We will be going over basic tools to help the investigator find the information they need as they work their case. We will all work a case together, from A -Z!

11:30 – 12:30
Lunch

On your own – return promptly

12:30 – 14:00
Interviewing Techniques

Marianne Robb

Dave Rich

Guest Presenters

 

Understanding the Interview Process

This module will provide the investigator with a sound foundation on which to base a successful interview. We will begin by exploring the definition of an Interview – what it is and isn’t. We will learn what makes a good interview including:

  • What we are trying to obtain from the person.
  • How we are communicating with the person.
  • The Do’s and Don’ts of what to say during an interview.
  • What tools are good to use during an interview with a person “Telephonically” or “In-Person.
14:00 – 1530
Photo Analysis

Douglas Wilson

MUFON Chief Investigator

 

Basic Photo/Video Analysis for the Field Investigator

One of the more exciting, and fairly common, forms of evidence the investigator gets to work with are photos and videos.  Photo and video analysis software can be expensive and can take years to master.  In this module, we will learn how to identify reflections, flares, and aberrations caused by poor focal point.   Learn to look beyond the anomaly and to consider the entire photo in order to determine the truth it holds.  Learn to pick the details out of a video that can lead to an understanding of what the videographer actually witnessed. These are skills that can be learned, and the only equipment needed are your eyes and a little knowledge.

15:30 – 16:50
Surprise Guest Speaker

 

Details Deliberately Wwithheld!

16:50 – 17:00
Wrap-up and Dismissal

Doug Wilson

 

A review of the day’s key takeaways and dismissal

Private Speaker Panels

     Moderator TBA

 

Speaker Panel 1

Saturday August 28th – Paid Separately, Open to the Public

TOPIC: After 70 years of denial why is the military now going public with disclosure of UAPs?

– Is the Navy acting on its own or is it part of a broader concerted effort?

– With regard to UFO secrecy, does the government operate in a long-term strategic, rational, coordinated effort – or do various agencies and departments have their own fiefdoms and distrust each other and work at cross purposes?

– Are the Navy’s disclosures part of a coordinated effort to control the narrative before a smoking gun government revelation?

– If the government is ready to make such a revelation, why?

– Do they feel that their hand is forced?

This and more will be discussed and debated during this panel discussion

(Topic Subject to Change)

Speaker Panel 2

Sunday August 29th – Paid Separately, Open to the Public

TOPIC: Has Disclosure already Occurred? If Not, What Will it Take to Change the Paradigm?

– What will it take to change the paradigm that we are not alone in the universe for our entire planet?

– What breakthroughs will happen if that paradigm is changed & How long will this take?

– What kind of future can we look forward to?

– Are we even dealing with Extraterrestrials? Or, is this some other phenomena? Do we have reason to be concerned?

– What would the world response be to Confirmation? Panic? Chaos? Ho hum?

– Seen as a three step process – Disclosure, Confirmation, and Acceptance – Given the fractured nature of society and fake news, would a substantial percentage of the population not accept any kind of revelation or Confirmation, even if it was the quintessential flying saucer landing on the White House lawn?

This and more will be discussed and debated during this panel discussion

(Topic Subject to Change)

Experiencer Sessions

Facilitated by Gwen Farrell

Gwen Farrell is a Certified Hypnotherapist specializing in Experiencer Therapy who assists abductees and contactees with their ET contact experiences. She is also a past MUFON Field Investigator and consultant, and CE-5 and consciousness researcher. She leads experiencer groups at conferences and currently facilitates an on-line support group for experiencers from around the world. She is also the author of numerous journal articles in the UFO/ET field and two books. She is a member of The Academy of Clinical Close Encounter Therapists (ACCET), The Organization for Paranormal Understanding and Support (OPUS), The Journal of Abduction Research (JAR), and The Mutual UFO Network (MUFON) where she serves on the Experiencer Resource Team. Her newest book is “Forbidden Questions: A Guide to Human-ET Contact.”

Experiencer Session 1

Saturday August 28th – Open to the Public

TOPIC: Presenting Evidence that Contact with Non-human Intelligence is REAL!

Are you an experiencer of contact or abduction by non-human intelligent entities (NHI)? Or are you interested in the latest research findings from one of the world’s leading investigators of contact with NHI? If so, this workshop is for you. Gwen presents evidence that contact with NHI is real and the methodology that has been developed to assist experiencers in learning to cope with this knowledge. You’ll learn the stages experiencers go through on their journey from denial to acceptance and what experiencers have in common that is not widely prevalent in the general population. You’ll hear some of the amazing things that experiencers have learned from NHI. On the contrary, if your contact has been of the negative type, you’ll learn suggestions on how to make them cease. Do you wonder about having hypnosis? Kathleen will offer information on the pros and cons of hypnosis and what it can accomplish. Her years of research, investigation, and work with experiencers have combined to give her insight into and a deep understanding of this incredibly perplexing area of study. 

Experiencer Session 2

Sunday August 29th – Limited Attendance

TOPIC: Roundtable Discussion on Contact Phenomena

Open to experiencers, their loved ones, and therapists ONLY. NO press. NO recording.

Sit back, relax and enjoy listening to Gwen’s hypnotic voice lull you into a wonderful meditation that will leave you feeling relaxed and regenerated from head to toe. It is a form of protection that she facilitates with her hypnosis clients and teaches to experiencers. She and selected members of her team, MUFON’s Experiencer Resource Team, will facilitate a round table of discussion on contact phenomena. Share your own abduction /contact experience in a safe and supportive environment and listen to what others have experienced. Gain insight that you may not have previously known and realize that you are not alone.

Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) and Drone Training

Thursday August 26th

Flamingo Air’s Worker Bee Drone Training Program educates and trains drone operators on how to professionally, safely and responsibly operate in the National Aerospace System, and be sure that all FAA laws, regulations and safety standards are met.

Curriculum

  • Applicable regulations relating to small unmanned aircraft system rating privileges, limitations, and flight operation
  • Airspace classification and operating requirements, and flight restrictions affecting small unmanned aircraft operation
  • Aviation weather sources and effects of weather on small unmanned aircraft performance
  • Small unmanned aircraft loading and performance
  • Emergency procedures, Crew resource management
  • Radio communication procedures, Determining the performance of small unmanned aircraft
  • Physiological effects of drugs and alcohol, Aeronautical decision-making and judgment
  • Airport operations, Maintenance and preflight inspection procedures
    • Gleim UAS Drone Test Preparation Manual
    • Certificate of Completion
    • Registration in FAA IACRA and completion of Form 8710-13 at the FAA IACRA Website.

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