The International UFO Congress 2017 is set to take place in Scottsdale, Arizona. The conference formally begins on February 15 before concluding on February 19. It will be hosting a free film festival, which takes place on February 14.
International UFO Congress 2017: Important Program Schedule
- The congress will start with a film festival on Tuesday, February 14. The event aims to showcase feature-length and short films. On February 16 and 17, the three best films in each category will be screened. The film screening is free for all.
- On February 15, there will be events like the Real Cowboys & Aliens: UFOs in the Old West (hosted by Noe Torres), Fire in the Sky: The World Reaction Then and Now (hosted by Travis Walton), and the UFOs vs. UFOlogy: The Convergence of Experience & Study (hosted by Ryan Sprague).
- On February 16, seminars on ETs and Religion: How belief in extraterrestrial life has influenced religions and inspired new ones and The Utah UFO Enigma will be conducted by Alejandro Rojas and Erica Luke, respectively. Furthermore, A Study on Individuals who Report UFO Related Contact Experiences with a Non-Human Intelligent Being, conducted by Dr. Bob Davis, will also be hosted.
- On February 17, The Battle of L.A. – UFO in February 1942 – The 75th Anniversary, UFO Encounters: More Complex than We Imagine and Panel Discussion: Government and UFOs will be conducted. Up next is Night Sky Watch with Ben Hansen.
- On February 18, Hansen is expected to facilitate the Analysis of Recent Presidential UFO Comment, while Media Bias in UFO Coverage: Culture, Policy, or Something Else? will be hosted by Richard Dolan. Furthermore, The Phoenix Lights 20 Years Later: Meet the Witnesses and Hear New Information program will be held.
International UFO Congress 2017: Important Speakers
- Richard Dolan is a researcher and a UFO writer conducting a weekly radio program. He has been brought in as a guest on shows like Hangar One and Ancient Aliens.
- Ben Hansen is the creator of Fact or Faked: Paranormal Files on Syfy channel.
- Stanton Friedman is a nuclear physicist. In fact, he is the co-author of the 1992 book Crash at Corona. The book talks about the the strange incident in Roswell, N.M.
International UFO Congress 2017: The Return Of Phoenix Lights
There will be a special panel discussion on the 1997 Phoenix Lights. On March 13, 1997, thousands of civilians encountered a trove of hovering lights and a huge aircraft. The lights were later explained as military flares, but people were not satisfied with the explanation, according to AZ Central.
The discussion will be moderated by UFO documentary filmmaker James Fox, who will share his own investigations regarding the Phoenix Lights. In addition, the event aims to showcase an unknown video of former Gov. Fife Symington talking about his sighting that night. There will be a second event on the mass sighting where Valley witnesses share their experiences.
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