The Truth Is Out There (On the Bayfront)
The Mutual UFO Network (MUFON) is holding Erie's fifth annual UFO Conference.
Saturday, April 29
Do you believe we're not alone in the universe? If so, you might be inclined to converge upon the Bayfront Convention Center.
The Mutual UFO Network (MUFON) is holding Erie's fifth annual UFO Conference. Founded in 1969 as the Midwest UFO Network, the organization grew, expanding its boundaries worldwide.
There will be speakers throughout the day, beginning at 9 a.m. Cheryl Costa, a retired military veteran, is a former information security professional in the aerospace industry. A native of upstate New York, Costa will discuss sightings occurring all over New York state.
Kathleen Marden, a leading expert in the Betty and Barney Hill case (a well known abduction event known as the "Zeta Reticuli Incident") will lead a talk titled "UFOs: Fact, Fiction, and Disinformation." Marden has co-authored three books, having partnered with leading ufologist Stanton Friedman on two occasions.
MUFON State Director John Ventre and UFO researcher Owen Eichler will lead "Kecksburg Solved," an examination of the famous incident (sometimes known as "Pennsylvania's Roswell") that occurred in Kecksburg, a town 40 miles southeast of Pittsburgh.
Well-known UFO expert Nick Pope will host "Secrecy vs. Disclosure." The former head of the British Government's UFO project, Pope has been called "the real Fox Mulder," and has served as a consultant on many films and television shows, along with being a frequent guest on news programs.
Finishing up the day will be head of the Fayette County Pennsylvania Bigfoot Research Project, Fred Saluga. He will discuss Sasquatch ("Bigfoot"), and examine the possibility of the creature being an inter-dimensional being.
MUFON holds regular meetups in Erie, and the conference is their largest event in the area. – Nick Warren
9 a.m. to 7 p.m. // Bayfront Convention Center, 1 Sassafras Pier // Admission $29 ($42 with lunch) // eriehomeshow.com // pre-register at mufonpa.com