Thursday, Nov. 21:
Due to popular demand, we are expanding the conference to include Thursday! 9 AM: Packing Party: those arriving in the morning are welcome to help setup!
This year we need volunteers to use collected donations to purchase flowers for the Grassy Knoll Ceremony
1:30 – 3:00: TABLES SET UP: BOOK SALES
3:30 – 4:00: CONFERENCE ROOM #2: Greetings by Judyth Vary Baker: “The Tippit Project” (Part One)We are working to replace the 2 lying Tippit signs proclaiming Lee Oswald as Tippit’s killer (despite evidence exonerating him). The Texas Historical Commission acted as as Lee’s judge and jury (See The Tippit Project Page and join the Cause!).
[3:00 – 6:45: Registration]
4:05 – 5:00 MAL HYMAN, author of Burying the Lead: exposes the corrupt media as it manipulates public opinion, blaming only Oswald from the beginning to now.
5:00 – 6:45: DINNER/REGISTRATION
6:45 – 7:35: DAVID KNIGHT: subject TBA
7:40 – 8:30: BRIAN EDWARDS: “The Snipers in Dealey Plaza”
8:35 – 9:25: CASEY QUINLAN: subject TBA
WE URGE EVERYONE PLANNING TO ATTEND THE JFK REMEMBRANCE CEREMONY & TRADITIONAL MOMENT OF SILENCE AT DEALEY PLAZA TO BRING FLOWERS TO BE LAID AT THE SITE IN HONOR OF JFK!
8:30 – 10:30: BREAKFAST/BRUNCH TABLE OPENS: Bagels/Muffins/Danish w/ Coffee / Tea / Juice: [$5 suggested]
9:30 – 10:55: DR. CYRIL WECHT: the world’s most famous autopsy doctor examines, for the first time, the murder of Dr. Mary S. Sherman and the suspicious deaths of David W. Ferrie and Dorothy Kilgallen. DO NOT MISS THIS HISTORIC PRESENTATION!
11:00 – 12:00: shuttles, cars and vans go to the Grassy Knoll
[Note: The entire Grassy Knoll area is reserved between 10:00 AM and 3:00 PM on Friday, Nov. 22, to JFK Conferences, LLC to set up and present the traditional Remembrance Ceremony, Moment of Silence, speeches, music and tributes to President Kennedy, as established by such icons as Mark Lane, Penn Jones, and John Judge. Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.]
11:30 – 12:00: Hand outs of American flags, flyers and flowers
12:00 – 1:45: Annual JFK Remembrance Ceremony and Moment of Silence (56 seconds silence) at the Grassy Knoll in Dealey Plaza, overlooking the site where President Kennedy was slain. Speakers salute the President, remind listeners of his dreams for America, and present past and current information about this historic event. Music, short additional speeches; free American flags, flyers and souvenirs. Flowers are distributed to place at a memorial area at the foot of the Grassy Knoll.
11: 45 – 12:00: Tribute with Music, for Pres. John F. Kennedy
12:00 – 12:20: DR. CYRIL WECHT , representing CAPA
12:20 -12:30: Preamble to Moment of Silence: two speakers
1:30- 2:30: Salutes to the President. Speeches. Honoring ROBERT GRODEN on his birthday/
3:00 – 3:30: shuttles return to Hotel.
3:55 – 4:50: VINCENT PALAMARA: re, The Secret Service /title: TBA
4:55 – 5:50: BARBARA HONEGGER: “An Insider’s view of the Road from JFK to 9/11”
5:55 – 6:30: Speaker TBA
6:45 – 9:15: LIVE DINNER THEATER: “ME & LEE” BAR-B-Q & SALAD DINNER & PLAY
While at dinner, you’ll enjoy the well-received off-Broadway play ME & LEE by JASON TRACHTENBURG, with an amazing cast and original music!
9:15 – 9:45: Meet the cast!/Mixer
Get Autographs on Your Souvenir Program!
7:45 -8:00: Prayer Circle/Conference Room
8:00 – 8:45: Book sales/autographs [Registration to 12 noon] (prepay for your Boxed Dinners NOW, for John
Barbour’s film, if not attending Speakers’ Dinner)
==DAY 3 OF CONFERENCE BEGINS==
8:45: DON RATLIFF: Welcome & Announcements:
9:00 – 9:45: EDGAR TATRO & VICTORIA POWELL SULZER: Tatro interviews the witness of ‘Oswald at Mary Sherman’s Apt’ about her additional connections to JFK’s enemies in New Orleans
10:00 – 10:55:
11:00 – 11:45: EDGAR TATRO: KEYNOTE SPEAKER
11:45 – 1:15: LUNCH
1:15 – 1:20: Call to Order/announcements
1:20 – 2:15: JUDYTH VARY BAKER: “My Life with Lee Harvey Oswald: Insider Information”
2:20 – 3:15: CELEBRITY SPEAKER TBA
3:25 – 4:20: SPEAKER TBA
4:25 – 5:20: SPEAKER TBA
5:20 – 5:45: Meet Authors & Speakers at Tables/Book Signing
5:45 – HALL CLOSES
Preparation for Speakers’ Dinner
6:30: Speakers’ Dinner’s Buffet Lines Open/Seating/
For $15, diners can purchase vouchers worth $25 for Cuba Libre’s, wine, beer, etc. at service bar.
7:15 – 9:15: SPEAKERS’ DINNER EVENTS
7:15: JUDYTH BAKER: Welcome. Appreciation Awards.The 5TH Annual “Down the Toilet” Award –worst media story about Kennedy assassination: [Plus Appreciation Awards & Thank-You’s] TBA
7:15 – 8:00: SPEAKER TBA
8:05 – 8:50: MEDIA HERO AWARD & INTERVIEW
8:55 – 9:20: 3rd Annual Ed Sherry (Treefrog) Award to ____for outstanding support and aid to researchers and witnesses.
9:20 – 9:30: Group Photos / Mingle
====For those not attending the Speakers’ Dinner====
6:10 – 7:30: BOX DINNER ($25– you should have ordered it this morning)
7:35 – 9:30: Film by JOHN BARBOUR
Get Autographs on your Souvenir Program!
Get Autographs on your DVD 2018 special collection!
==DAY 4 OF CONFERENCE BEGINS==
8:30 – 9:00: Book Sales / Autographs / Interviews /Lottery Winners/Auction of treasured artifacts
9:00 – 9:20: DON RATLIFF: TBA
9:25 – 10:45: Panel of Experts: Tackling the Big Questions: The experts take questions from the audience: your opportunity to get the best answers!
Panel members: TBA
10:50 – 11: 30: BRIAN KELSHAW: “The Case for a Shooter on the South Knoll”
11:30 – 12:55: LUNCH
12:55: Call to Order
1:00 -1:45: The Tippit Project (Part Two)
1:50 – 2:35: SPEAKER TBA
2:40 – 3:15: DR. JOHN DeLANE WILLIAMS: “Nagell and Oswald: Tie-ins with David Atlee Phillips and Mexico City” [from his new book]
3:15 – 3:45: WYNNE JOHNSON: Witness to the Oswald – Veciana -“Bishop” [David Atlee Phillips] CIA-Alpha 66 Meeting
3:50 – 4:00: DEPART FOR LEE OSWALD’S GRAVE
4:45 – 5:30: Lee Oswald Memorial Ceremony
6:30 – 8:45: Dinner at Campisi’s, hosted by GARY FANNIN [DON’T MISS IT! Be sure to make your reservation as soon as you arrive at the conference!]
9:30 – 10:00: Packing-Up Party
10:00- 10:30: Thank-You’s!
NOV. 25: MONDAY: (please eat a breakfast!) 10:30 – 6:00 PM: Witness-Informed Tour with Judyth Vary Baker, of Dallas & Oak Cliff Historical Sites Associated with the Kennedy Assassination and Lee Harvey Oswald. Send $45 through PayPal to email@example.com. We’ll eat at one of the restaurants where Lee ate! [ONLY A FEW SEATS ARE LEFT! We may expand to fill a bus!]
See sites others will not always point out, but also, we’ll visit some unusual places, such as where Lee, Marina & little June had a picnic at a lake, after which Lee began fishing. It was here that Ruth Paine claimed to “accidentally” meet Lee and his wife, at which time Paine arranged for Marina to stay with her, while Lee would go on to New Orleans! See the site and decide for yourself if this meeting was “accidental” as she claimed. We have a 12-seater van,5 seats are left as of Nov. 8!
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EXTENDED CONFERENCE ACTIVITIES FOR THE DEDICATED!
Donations at “Lee’s table” will help bring flowers to Lee’s grave; we will collect messages [free] to read out loud at Lee’s grave.
Transportation to the Hotel: Please pre-plan your pick-up with either Uber or Super Shuttle (cheap)/Before you leave, contact https://www.supershuttle.com/ (as low as $16 from Love Field) If you came by car: Hotel Parking is FREE. (Mention the Conference!) Doubletree will provide FREE shuttle to and from Dealey Plaza–sign up for the rides!
Re: your Hotel Room at Doubletree-by-Hilton: If you have to cancel your hotel room, please do so 48 hours prior to arrival to avoid charges. To avoid the release of your room, please call the hotel if you will be past 8pm checking into your room.
FOR ALL CORRESPONDENCE, PLEASE WRITE TO:
Last chance to get a Speakers’ Dinner ticket is Monday, Nov. 18 (but they may be sold out by then!)
NOTES: If you have a hotel room: Please have your credit card available when you check in, to charge incidentals, breakfast-in-bed, etc. as desired.
If you check out on Sunday but wish to stay longer, your baggage can go into a storage room.
We suggest Uber for least expensive transportation (as low as $15-$25)to and from airport-hotel. Prepare for your ARRIVAL by contacting:
If two or more of you are arriving together, before the day
of your arrival, please contact Super Shuttle
(https://www.supershuttle.com/) which can be as low as $45 for 4 people.
UPON LEAVING: We suggest you partner with another speaker
who is leaving at a similar time (we will have a sign-up board available so you can see who is leaving when you are)
We will supply phone #’s for SHUTTLE SERVICE or UBER that takes a group for much lower per-person rates.The Speakers’ Dinner: there will be a little time to rest a bit and freshen up, or to sell/autograph your books.
Dress is smart casual for The Speakers’ Dinner.
If you have friends who would like to attend the Speakers’ Dinner without eating a meal, after the buffet line has closed (approx. we will reserve a table for such guests, who can purchase a seat for $25. They can obtain drinks at the bar.
NOTE: It’s best to pre-purchase an audience ticket from PayPal:
pay to email@example.com by Wednesday, since even these seats may not be available by Saturday evening.
NOTE: There will be wine, Cuba Libre, beer and other alcoholic/no alcoholic beverages at the dinner: the bar will be open during dinner. Consider signing up for the hotel’s buffet lunches because plated meal service is slow with so many attendees.
HOW CAN I ORDER A DVD OF THIS HISTORIC CONFERENCE?
You can receive the 2018 Conference DVD Collection for $50 (plus ph# and $5 more, if outside USA).
CANCELLATION POLICY: WE CHARGE SIGNIFICANTLY LOWER PRICES THAN ‘OTHER’ CONFERENCES, AND PAY FOR THE TRAVEL AND HOTEL EXPENSES FOR MOST OF OUR SPEAKERS, SO WE DO NOT GIVE REFUNDS. HOWEVER,IF YOU FIND YOU CAN’T COME THIS YEAR, AFTER PURCHASING A TICKET, LET US KNOW, AND YOUR TICKET WILL BE GOOD FOR THE NEXT CONFERENCE, AND/OR CAN BE TRANSFERRED TO SOMEONE ELSE. SUCH CHANGES WILL BE HONORED AT THE DOOR IF YOU CONTACT US BY 48 HOURS BEFORE THE CONFERENCE AND NEED TO CANCEL.
See you at the conference!
Judyth Vary Baker
REMEMBERING OUR WITNESSES AND RESEARCHERS WHO HAVE GONE TO A HIGH REWARD:
ABOVE: Witness Dennis David, speaking to the 2016 Conference, (R.I.P. David! A brave and honest witness, and a dear friend of mine, of Col. Dan Marvin, and of Col. Wm. Pitzer –you will never be forgotten!) jvb
BELOW: Jim Marrs, a priceless friend, a friend of the conference and staunch advocate for the truth. (R.I.P. Good and faithful, incorruptible! We will miss your warmth, your humor, your insight, and all that you stood for as an honest journalist and investigator!) jvb
SEE YOU AT THE CONFERENCE!