SCHEDULE OF EVENTS
Friday, September 30th, 20166
Hike • Reception • Star Gazing
• Morning Hike
If you arrive early, join us for a beautiful hike in the Coachella National Preserve. We will meet in front of the main entrance to the hotel and caravan to the site. Hike duration depends on weather.
• Casual Reception in the Masters Plaza
Check in, pick up your conference badge and enjoy hors d’oerves and music with the speakers and attendees.
• Star Gazing with Dave Mathisen
Join us in the Coachella National Preserve to view the stars in the desert sky and hear and see their connection to the myths and sacred stories from around the world described by a long time star myth investigator and author on the subject, Dave Mathisen. We will meet in front of the main entrance to the hotel and caravan to the site.
Saturday, October 1st, 2016
Registration • Lectures
7:30am Registration, Check in, Continental Breakfast
8:30am Opening Comments by Walter Cruttenden
8:35am Craig Marshall
8:50am Chris Dunn
9:35am John Lundwall
10:20am Morning Break*
10:30am Alan Green
11:20am Dr. Robert Schoch
12:30pm Lunch *
(In the Celebrity Plaza. Available for all attendees, includes a vegetarian option)
1:45pm Satyaki Brockschmidt
2:20pm Regina Meredith
3:00pm Scott Onstott
4:00pm John Anthony West
5:30pm-7:30pm Fireside Lounge **
Join other attendees and make dinner plans at the hotel or in the surrounding Palm Desert area.
Sunday, October 2nd, 2016
Lectures • Books signing
7:30am Continental Breakfast in the Celebrity Plaza
8:30am Walter Cruttenden
9:15am Dr. Carmen Boulter
10:25am Jason Martell
11:00am Gary Evans
11:30am Dave Mathisen
12:15pm Panel Q&A followed by Book Signing
*Breaks and Lunch will be an excellent time to meet and chat with the speakers and get a book signed. We will have a book room with books and dvds from the speakers open throughout the conference.
**There are wonderful dining options both at the Westin and throughout the Palm Desert Area. The Paseo in Palm Desert is home to numerous restaurants of varying cuisines and is only a 10-15min drive from the hotel.
The Westin also has many activities such as golf and tennis and a full service spa to enjoy during your stay. Please feel free to contact the concierge to arrange any activities during your stay.