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43rd SPR International Annual Conference - KEYNOTE SPEAKERS ANNOUNCED! (Deadline for submission of abstracts extended to 30th June.)

SPR members and non-members are welcome to attend the 43rd International Annual Conference of the Society for Psychical Research. The full programme is not decided but we have secured some keynote speakers - you can take advantage of our Early-bird prices by booking in advance without seeing the full programme.

Local attractions include Leicester Cathedral, Leicester Castle, King Richard III Visitor Centre, National Space Centre and the New Walk Museum & Art Gallery.

All bedrooms at the hotel have ensuite bathroom facilities.  Single, Double and Twin rooms are available. Extra nights (B&B only) before or after the conference are also available.

Keynote speakers have been announced as:

Michael Nahm. PhD studied zoology, botany, genetics, and palaeontology and received his Ph.D. in forestry from the University of Freiburg, Germany. He is a research associate at the Institute for Frontier Areas of Psychology and Mental Health (IGPP) in Freiburg. His parapsychology-related research interests include enigmas of evolution, physical mediumship, unusual phenomena in near-death states, and the history of parapsychology. Michael is one of the most prolific and discerning writers in psychical research having authored or co-authored more than 100 publications in scientific journals and other research outlets. He has published two books on psychical matters in German: Evolution und Parapsychologie (2007), and Wenn die Dunkelheit ein Ende findet (2012).

Michael will present his latest work ‘A Historical Study Concerning Apports’.

 

Steve Taylor PhD is a senior lecturer in psychology at Leeds Beckett University, and the current chair of the Transpersonal Section of the British Psychological Society. He is author of several best-selling books on psychology and spirituality. For the last seven years he has been included in Watkins Mind, Body, Spirit magazine’s list of the ‘100 most spiritually influential living people.’ His books include Waking From Sleep, The Fall, Out of the Darkness, The Leap and his new book Spiritual Science. Eckhart Tolle who has described his work as ‘an important contribution to the shift in consciousness which is happening on our planet at present’.  Recently Steve published a blog in Psychology Today concerning open-mindedness towards parapsychology.  Steve will summarise his research into 'Awakening Experiences' in which awareness expands and intensifies and we seem to gain insights into the nature of reality.

 

Paul H. Smith, PhD, Major, US Army, (Ret.) has a doctorate in philosophy from the University of Texas, Austin, 2009) writing on the philosophy of mind, consciousness, philosophy of science, Paul is an emeritus of the military's Star Gate remote viewing program. Recruited for the program in 1983 and trained by Dr Hal Puthoff and the late Ingo Swann, he served for almost exactly seven years of his 20-year military career as an operational remote viewer and remote viewing trainer at the Fort George G. Meade, Maryland arm of the program. He has published Reading the Enemy's Mind, (2005) and The Essential Guide to Remote Viewing (2015).

Paul’s keynote lecture is ‘A Brief Introduction to Remote Viewing: An overview of remote viewing – its history, applications, results, and the science behind it.’

 

When
20th September, 2019 2:00 PM   to   22nd September, 2019 2:00 PM
Location
Holiday Inn, Leicester
129 St Nicholas Circle
Leicester
Leicestershire
LE1 5LX
United Kingdom

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EARLY-BIRD Conference Fees - prices valid until 31 May
Conference Package options
Complete Conference 48 hrs - SINGLE -------------- 48hr conference registration (2 p.m. Friday to 2 p.m. Sunday), B&B accommodation on Friday and Saturday nights, dinner on Friday and Saturday, lunch on Saturday and Sunday, refreshments throughout £ 250.00
Complete Conference 48 hrs DOUBLE covers TWO delegates -------------- 48hr conference registration (2 p.m. Friday to 2 p.m. Sunday), B&B accommodation on Friday and Saturday nights, dinner on Friday and Saturday, lunch on Saturday and Sunday, refreshments £ 400.00
Complete Conference 48 hrs - TWIN - covers TWO delegates - 48hr conference registration (2 p.m. Friday to 2 p.m. Sunday), B&B accommodation on Friday and Saturday nights, dinner on Friday and Saturday, lunch on Saturday and Sunday, refreshments throughout £ 400.00
24hr Conference package - SINGLE - Arriving FRIDAY - Conference registration from 2 p.m. Friday to 2 p.m. Saturday, dinner on Friday, B&B Friday night, lunch on Saturday, refreshments throughout £ 130.00
24hr Conference package - SINGLE - Arriving SATURDAY - Conference registration from 2 p.m. Saturday to 2 p.m. Sunday, dinner on Saturday, B&B Saturday night, lunch on Sunday, refreshments throughout £ 130.00
24hr Conference package - DOUBLE - Arriving FRIDAY - covers TWO delegates - Conference registration from 2 p.m. Friday to 2 p.m. Saturday, dinner on Friday, B&B Friday night, lunch on Saturday, refreshments throughout £ 200.00
24hr Conference package - DOUBLE - Arriving SATURDAY - covers TWO delegates - Conference registration from 2 p.m. Saturday to 2 p.m. Sunday, dinner on Saturday, B&B Saturday night, lunch on Sunday, refreshments throughout (all the above for TWO delegates) £ 200.00
24hr Conference package - TWIN - Arriving FRIDAY - covers TWO delegates - Conference registration from 2 p.m. Friday to 2 p.m. Saturday, dinner on Friday, B&B Friday night, lunch on Saturday, refreshments throughout (all the above for TWO delegates) £ 200.00
24hr Conference package - TWIN - Arriving SATURDAY - covers TWO delegates - Conference registration from 2 p.m. Saturday to 2 p.m. Sunday, dinner on Saturday, B&B Saturday night, lunch on Sunday, refreshments throughout (all the above for TWO delegates) £ 200.00
DAY DELEGATE - FRIDAY - Conference registration, refreshments only £ 45.00
DAY DELEGATE - SATURDAY - Conference registration, refreshments only £ 50.00
DAY DELEGATE - SUNDAY - Conference registration, refreshments only £ 45.00
SATURDAY & SUNDAY DAY DELEGATE (2 days) - Conference registration, refreshments only £ 80.00
FRI, SAT & SUN DAY DELEGATE (3 days) - Conference registration, refreshments only £ 115.00
Special Rate for Full-time Students DAY DELEGATE - FRIDAY Conference registration, refreshments only £ 20.00
Special Rate for Full-time Students DAY DELEGATE - SATURDAY Conference registration, refreshments only £ 20.00
Special Rate for Full-time Students DAY DELEGATE - SUNDAY Conference registration, refreshments only £ 20.00
EXTRA NIGHTS B&B (accommodation and breakfast only) on Thursday or Sunday
Bed & Breakfast - THURSDAY - SINGLE - Accommodation and breakfast only £ 110.00
Bed & Breakfast - THURSDAY - DOUBLE - Accommodation and breakfast only £ 120.00
Bed & Breakfast - THURSDAY - TWIN - Accommodation and breakfast only £ 120.00
Bed & Breakfast - SUNDAY - SINGLE - Accommodation and breakfast only £ 75.00
Bed & Breakfast - SUNDAY - DOUBLE - Accommodation and breakfast only £ 85.00
Bed & Breakfast - SUNDAY - TWIN - Accommodation and breakfast only £ 85.00
STUDENT DISCOUNTS
NO STUDENT DISCOUNT £ 0.00
Day Delegate ONE DAY £ -10.00
Day Delegate TWO DAYS £ -20.00
Day Delegate THREE DAYS £ -30.00
NON-MEMBERS SUPPLEMENTS
I AM A MEMBER £ 0.00
ONE DAY £ 20.00
TWO DAYS £ 40.00
THREE DAYS £ 60.00
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