One of our BIGGEST lineups ever!
Erich von Däniken is one of the most widely read
nonfiction authors in the world. His first and best-known book, Chariots of
the Gods, became an international sensation and was followed by 32 more
books, including the recent bestsellers Twilight of the Gods and History Is
Wrong. His works have been translated into 28 languages and have sold
more than 63 million copies. Several have also been made into films, including
the Emmy-nominated In Search of Ancient Astronauts.
Giorgio A. Tsoukalos is the star and consulting
producer of Ancient Aliens: The Series and publisher of Legendary
Times magazine. For over 14 years, he has been the director of Erich von
Däniken’s Ancient Alien Society (formerly A.A.S.R.A.—Archaeology,
Astronautics and SETI Research Association). He has appeared on The
History Channel, National Geographic and Syfy channels, Coast to Coast
AM, and many other international television and radio programs.
Absolutely NO video or audio recording or photography
allowed during Giorgio's presentation.
John Anthony West is a writer, scholar, independent
Egyptologist, and Pythagorean. He is the author of The Traveler’s
Key to Ancient Egypt, Serpent in the Sky: The High Wisdom of Ancient Egypt,
and The Case for Astrology. He is best known for advancing the theory that
the Sphinx is much older than its conventional date based on evidence of
erosion and other factors. He won an Emmy Award for his 1993 NBC
documentary The Mystery of the Sphinx.
Andrew Collins is a science and history writer, and
the author of various books that challenge the way we perceive the past.
His recent book, Beneath the Pyramids, chronicles his discovery of hidden
chambers beneath the pyramids, and his newest, Göbekli Tepe: Genesis of
the Gods, explores this fantastic megalithic complex and its links to the
Garden of Eden.
Rev. Michael J.S. Carter is an ordained Inter-Faith Minister, lecturer, columnist,
frequent commentator on The History Channel’s Ancient Aliens, and author of Alien Scriptures:
Extraterrestrials in the Holy Bible. He has made numerous radio and TV appearances on the topic of
UFOs and religion, including Whitley Strieber’s radio show, Unknown Country, and George Noory’s
Coast to Coast AM radio show.
John Van Auken, is a long-time staff member of the A.R.E. and one of our most
popular speakers on ancient mysteries and mystical spirituality. He has appeared on several
television programs and is the author of dozens of books, audios, and DVDs including Edgar Cayce’s Tales of Ancient Egypt. He manages A.R.E.’s Archaeological Research and is a respected
leader of international tours to sacred sites.
James Mullaney, FRAS, author of Celebrating the Universe! The Spirituality and
Science of Stargazing and others, is an astronomy writer, lecturer, and consultant with over 20,000
hours of stargazing time. Formerly curator of the Buhl Planetarium in Pittsburgh
and director of the DuPont Planetarium, and he contributed to Carl Sagan’s Cosmos PBS Television
Susan B. Martinez, PhD, earned her doctorate in anthropology at Columbia University,
where she also served as lecturer in ethnolinguistics. She is the author of The Psychic Life of Abraham
Lincoln, Time of the Quickening, and The Lost History of the Little People. A contributor to Forbidden
Science and Darklore, her work also appears in Atlantis Rising, FATE, and New Dawn magazines.
Grace Yuksek is a popular and sought-after speaker and world traveler able to present on a
wide range of topics from the Cayce readings. She is known for her ability to bring the Cayce materials
to life for the audience. As a leading authority on prehistoric Egyptian civilizations, she brings a
wealth of knowledge and spiritual understanding to her presentations.