*Note: This speakers and their times may change without prior notice. 

Schedule

9:00 am - 9:45 am Welcome Desk

Welcome to the Making Contact Campus!  This is your opportunity to meet and greet other attendees. It is a non-formal gathering for networking. Feel free to practice using your Avatar. Ask questions.  Get directions. Have fun!

Join the Conversation
9:45 am - 10:00 am Auditorium

When Captain Ron is on stage, you don’t want to miss it.  He is tasked with making Important Announcements of the day, let our attendees know of any schedule changes, contests, prizes, impromptu meetings, awards, and more.

'Captain' Ron - Making Contact Host
10:00 am - 10:45 am Auditorium

Welcome to Making Contact Convergence! Co-Executive Producers Mark Sims and Danny Sheehan present their Vision and Mission of this very special inaugural event. You won't want to miss this presentation and they introduce what will surely become historical initiatives.  Don't miss history in the making!

Danny Sheehan - Constitutional and Public Interest Lawyer & Executive Co-Producer of Making Contact
Mark Sims - Spiritual Scientist, Entrepreneur & Humanitarian
11:00 am - 11:45 am Auditorium

Presented by Eric Weinstein The Impact of 'Contact' on Our Modern Human Philosophical System of "Scientific Logical Positivism" & "Materialism".

Eric Weinstein - American Cultural Commentator and Mathematician
12:00 pm - 12:45 pm Auditorium

Presentation by Whitley Strieber

Whitley Strieber - Ufologist and Bestselling American Author
1:00 pm - 1:45 pm Auditorium

If you could get a transfer of knowledge from another highly intelligent life form, how would that make you feel? What would you learn? What questions would you ask? How would you apply that knowledge? In this session, Mark will share some of these teachings with you that he acquired through his encounter with the "Fifth Kind'. This new knowledge truly challenged Mark Sim's belief system, and it may challenge yours!

Mark Sims - Spiritual Scientist, Entrepreneur & Humanitarian
3:00 pm - 5:15 pm Auditorium

Moderator: Daniel Sheehan In this panel, we aim to ask and answer the Top 4 Pillar Cosmic Questions Posed to Our Human Philosophies by Our Making Contact With a Non-Human Extra-Terrestrial Civilization.

Danny Sheehan - Constitutional and Public Interest Lawyer & Executive Co-Producer of Making Contact
Eric Weinstein - American Cultural Commentator and Mathematician
Mark Sims - Spiritual Scientist, Entrepreneur & Humanitarian
Richard Dolan - American Historian, Ufologist, and Radio/Television Personality
Whitley Strieber - Ufologist and Bestselling American Author
5:15 pm - 5:30 pm Auditorium

When Captain Ron is on stage, you don’t want to miss it.  He is tasked with making Important Announcements of the day, let our attendees know of any schedule changes, contests, prizes, impromptu meetings, awards, and more.

'Captain' Ron - Making Contact Host
5:30 pm - 6:30 pm Expo Hall

Exhibitors
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm Auditorium

Presented by Don Schmitt

Donald Schmitt - A 7 Time Best-Selling Author & former co-director of J. Allen Hynek Center for UFO Studies in Chicago
8:00 pm - 9:00 pm Auditorium

Both Captain Ron and Mark Sims share their stories of where, when and with whom they were with when they saw their first UFO. Their stories are different, yet similar, though we are pretty sure Captain's Ron story will be very funny! Watch and Enjoy!

'Captain' Ron - Making Contact Host
Mark Sims - Spiritual Scientist, Entrepreneur & Humanitarian
9:00 am - 9:45 am Welcome Desk

Welcome to the Making Contact Campus!  This is your opportunity to meet and greet other attendees. It is a non-formal gathering for networking. Feel free to practice using your Avatar. Ask questions.  Get directions. Have fun!

Join the Conversation
9:45 am - 10:00 am Auditorium

When Captain Ron is on stage, you don’t want to miss it.  He is tasked with making Important Announcements of the day, let our attendees know of any schedule changes, contests, prizes, impromptu meetings, awards, and more.

'Captain' Ron - Making Contact Host
10:00 am - 10:45 am Auditorium

Presented by Dr. Jeffrey Kripal Coming to grips with the fact that our human personification of the infinite & eternal being has to be transcended due to our making contact with a non-human extra terrestrial civilization.

Dr. Jeffrey Kripal - Author and Associate Deanof the Faculty and Graduate Programs in the School of the Humanities
11:00 am - 11:45 am Auditorium

The foreshadowing of the existence of an extra terrestrial species in all of our human religious traditions. Were Aboriginal Cave Drawings and/or the drawings of the “Theophany of Beings ” of the Shamanic foreshadowing the reality of Extra- Terrestrial Intelligent beings? Did our human “Spiritual Traditions” inclusive of the Zoroastrian; Jewish; Christian; Islamic; Hindu; Taoist & Buddhist Traditions have knowledge that "we" are not alone?

Dr. James Garrison - Philosopher, Author and Founder/President of Ubiquity University
12:00 pm - 12:45 pm Auditorium

Presented by Danny Sheehan

Danny Sheehan - Constitutional and Public Interest Lawyer & Executive Co-Producer of Making Contact
1:00 pm - 1:45 pm Auditorium

Why our Human Belief In Spiritual Knowledge Will Be Essential Upon Our Making Contact With a non-human extra terrestrial civilization.

Marshall Summers -American Religious Leader, Spiritual Teacher & Prolific Writer
3:00 pm - 5:15 pm Auditorium

The Theological questions posed to our human family by our making contact with a non-human extra-terrestrial civilization. Moderated by Mark Sims.

Danny Sheehan - Constitutional and Public Interest Lawyer & Executive Co-Producer of Making Contact
Dr. James Garrison - Philosopher, Author and Founder/President of Ubiquity University
Dr. Jeffrey Kripal - Author and Associate Deanof the Faculty and Graduate Programs in the School of the Humanities
Mark Sims - Spiritual Scientist, Entrepreneur & Humanitarian
Marshall Summers -American Religious Leader, Spiritual Teacher & Prolific Writer
5:15 pm - 5:30 pm Auditorium

When Captain Ron is on stage, you don’t want to miss it.  He is tasked with making Important Announcements of the day, let our attendees know of any schedule changes, contests, prizes, impromptu meetings, awards, and more.

'Captain' Ron - Making Contact Host
5:30 pm - 6:30 pm Expo Hall

Exhibitors
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm Auditorium

The New Paradigm of Non-Local Consciousness, the Paranormal and the Contact Modalities

Rey Hernandez - Director of the Consciousness and Contact Research Institute (CCRI)
8:00 pm - 9:00 pm Auditorium

Join Mary Rodwell on the Soccer Field. She will be addressing the dilemma of those with religious and spiritual beliefs when acknowledging their contact experiences. After this presentation, there will be an Experiencer's Open Circle. Share your experiences, meet some fellow experiencers and break out into small groups should you choose.

Mary Rodwell - Professional Counselor, Hypnotherapist, Researcher, Author & Ufologist
9:00 am - 9:45 pm Beach

Welcome to the Making Contact Campus!  This is your opportunity to meet and greet other attendees. It is a non-formal gathering for networking. Feel free to practice using your Avatar. Ask questions.  Get directions. Have fun!

Join the Conversation
9:45 am - 10:00 am Auditorium

When Captain Ron is on stage, you don’t want to miss it.  He is tasked with making Important Announcements of the day, let our attendees know of any schedule changes, contests, prizes, impromptu meetings, awards, and more.

'Captain' Ron - Making Contact Host
10:00 am - 10:45 am Auditorium

Presented by Barbara Lamb

Barbara Lamb - President of the Academy of Clinical Close Encounter Therapists
11:00 am - 11:45 am Auditorium

Presented by Whitley Strieber

Whitley Strieber - Ufologist and Bestselling American Author
12:00 pm - 12:45 pm Auditorium

Presented by Mary Rodwell

Mary Rodwell - Professional Counselor, Hypnotherapist, Researcher, Author & Ufologist
1:00 pm - 1:45 pm Auditorium

Danny & Mark take the stage to officially introduce "The New Paradigm Institute".  Learn about the Vision, Mission and Purpose. The NPI are actively seeking UFO/E.T. Responsible Experiencers, Researchers & Journalists to participate in a 'Citizens Diplomatic Initiative’, to reach out to Extraterrestrials. Our purpose includes identifying “topics” and “projects” to be researched and investigated by The New Paradigm Institute. 

Danny Sheehan - Constitutional and Public Interest Lawyer & Executive Co-Producer of Making Contact
Mark Sims - Spiritual Scientist, Entrepreneur & Humanitarian
3:00 pm - 5:15 pm Auditorium

Moderator: Danny Sheehan

Barbara Lamb - President of the Academy of Clinical Close Encounter Therapists
Danny Sheehan - Constitutional and Public Interest Lawyer & Executive Co-Producer of Making Contact
Linda Moulton Howe - Reporter, Editor of Earthfiles.com
Marshall Summers -American Religious Leader, Spiritual Teacher & Prolific Writer
Mary Rodwell - Professional Counselor, Hypnotherapist, Researcher, Author & Ufologist
Whitley Strieber - Ufologist and Bestselling American Author
5:30 pm - 6:30 pm Expo Hall

Exhibitors
6:30 pm - 9:00 pm Auditorium

Jimmy Blanchette (with Mark Sims) presents his latest research on the “First Contact Protocol” modality. This 2-hour lecture will include some earth-shattering discoveries that have only come to light recently. This is not to be missed!

Jimmy Blanchette - Radio Expert & Documentary Producer
Mark Sims - Spiritual Scientist, Entrepreneur & Humanitarian
9:00 am - 9:45 am Beach

Welcome to the Making Contact Campus!  This is your opportunity to meet and greet other attendees. It is a non-formal gathering for networking. Feel free to practice using your Avatar. Ask questions.  Get directions. Have fun!

Join the Conversation
9:45 am - 10:00 am Auditorium

When Captain Ron is on stage, you don’t want to miss it.  He is tasked with making Important Announcements of the day, let our attendees know of any schedule changes, contests, prizes, impromptu meetings, awards, and more.

'Captain' Ron - Making Contact Host
10:00 am - 10:45 am Auditorium

Presented by Richard Dolan

Richard Dolan - American Historian, Ufologist, and Radio/Television Personality
11:00 am - 11:45 am Auditorium

Presented by Lue Elizondo

Luis Elizondo - Former U.S. Army Counterintelligence Special Agent
12:00 pm - 12:45 pm Auditorium

Presented by Marshall Summers

Marshall Summers -American Religious Leader, Spiritual Teacher & Prolific Writer
1:00 pm - 1:45 pm Auditorium

Presented by Ralph Blumenthal

Ralph Blumenthal - Multi-Award Winning Journalist & Esteemed Author
3:00 pm - 5:15 pm Auditorium

Moderator: Daniel Sheehan

Adam Curry - Director | Entangled Labs
Danny Sheehan - Constitutional and Public Interest Lawyer & Executive Co-Producer of Making Contact
Luis Elizondo - Former U.S. Army Counterintelligence Special Agent
Marshall Summers -American Religious Leader, Spiritual Teacher & Prolific Writer
Ralph Blumenthal - Multi-Award Winning Journalist & Esteemed Author
Richard Dolan - American Historian, Ufologist, and Radio/Television Personality
5:15 pm - 5:30 pm Auditorium

When Captain Ron is on stage, you don’t want to miss it.  He is tasked with making Important Announcements of the day, let our attendees know of any schedule changes, contests, prizes, impromptu meetings, awards, and more.

'Captain' Ron - Making Contact Host
5:30 pm - 6:30 pm Expo Hall

Exhibitors
6:30 pm - 8:45 pm Auditorium

Moderator: Alan Steinfeld

Alan Steinfeld - Author of Making Contact: Preparing for the New Realities of Extraterrestrial Existence
Chris Bledsoe Sr. - Industry Expert, Commercial Pilot & Bledsoe Construction
Mark Sims - Spiritual Scientist, Entrepreneur & Humanitarian
Rey Hernandez - Director of the Consciousness and Contact Research Institute (CCRI)
Whitley Strieber - Ufologist and Bestselling American Author
9:00 pm - 11:00 pm Auditorium

After Glow Open Table & Party with Jimmy Church

Jimmy Church - Radio Host of FADE to BLACK
9:00 am - 9:45 am Beach

Welcome to the Making Contact Campus!  This is your opportunity to meet and greet other attendees. It is a non-formal gathering for networking. Feel free to practice using your Avatar. Ask questions.  Get directions. Have fun!

Join the Conversation
9:45 am - 10:00 am Auditorium

When Captain Ron is on stage, you don’t want to miss it.  He is tasked with making Important Announcements of the day, let our attendees know of any schedule changes, contests, prizes, impromptu meetings, awards, and more.

'Captain' Ron - Making Contact Host
10:00 am - 10:15 am Auditorium

Please join us to celebrate and honor the visual artists who submitted their artwork showcased at the Art Gallery.   Thank you to all souls who have share their art and submitted! We honor you <3

Mark Sims - Spiritual Scientist, Entrepreneur & Humanitarian
10:30 am - 11:45 am Auditorium

Presented by Danny Sheehan

Danny Sheehan - Constitutional and Public Interest Lawyer & Executive Co-Producer of Making Contact
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm Auditorium

Come learn how to get involved and become a member of the Citizens initiative.

Danny Sheehan - Constitutional and Public Interest Lawyer & Executive Co-Producer of Making Contact
Donald Schmitt - A 7 Time Best-Selling Author & former co-director of J. Allen Hynek Center for UFO Studies in Chicago
Mark Sims - Spiritual Scientist, Entrepreneur & Humanitarian
Victor Viggiani - Ufologist & News Director of ZlandCommunications