Headed to AlienCon in Baltimore in week? You’re in luck, this is your chance to hang out with Rogue Planet, listen to a live recording of Somewhere in the Skies and UNKNOWN, swap stories, and snag some sweet RP books, gear, and more.

Jason McClellan and Ryan Sprague will be participating in multiple events throughout the weekend. Here’s a quick look at their schedules:

Jason McClellan at AlienConJason’s Schedule

Friday, November 9, 2018:

10:20 – 11:20 AM: Live recording of a special edition of Somewhere in the Skies and UNKNOWN podcasts – Phoenix Room (327-329)

Come watch a live podcast recording as Somewhere in the Skies host Ryan Sprague and UNKNOWN host Jason McClellan discuss personal UFO sightings. Then, you’ll have the opportunity to share your own UFO sighting/experience, or just listen to the fascinating experiences of your fellow AlienCon attendees.

Saturday, November 10, 2018:

1:00 – 2:00 PM: Envisioning a Post-Disclosure World – Apollo Room (314-317)

Imagine how the world would change the moment that knowledge of extraterrestrials comes out in the open. Stephen Bassett, executive director of Paradigm Research Group, will lead this session about disclosure and what comes after.

Featuring Jason McClellan, Stephen Bassett, Richard Dolan, and Alejandro Rojas.

Sunday, November 11, 2018:

1:00 – 2:00 PM: UFOs in Pop Culture: Influencing Public Perception (ASL) – Phoenix Room (327-329)

The theme of UFOs and ETs permeates every facet of pop culture, and it’s been a fixture in Hollywood for decades. Movies and TV shows have drawn from allegedly real UFO/ET incidents for inspiration. But how has Hollywood influenced public perception of UFOs and extraterrestrial life? And does the government play a role in influencing public perception? This panel will highlight select shows inspired by, or based on, allegedly true events. It will also examine how the way we think about UFOs and extraterrestrials is affected by pop culture portrayals. Finally, it will explore how the government uses popular media in its effort to influence public opinion regarding UFOs and extraterrestrial life.

Featuring Jason McClellan and Ryan Sprague.

Ryan’s Schedule

Friday, November 9, 2018:

10:20 – 11:20 AM: Live recording of a special edition of Somewhere in the Skies and UNKNOWN podcasts  – Phoenix Room (327-329)

11:40 – 1:10 PM: A Human Approach to the Alien Phenomenon –  Pioneer Room (318-323)

For nearly seven decades, we have attempted to establish a viable approach to studying the UFO phenomenon. Yet, whether through the lens of science, philosophy, psychology, theology, or history, it can be argued that few concrete determinations about the true source and motivation of UFOs or their possible controllers have emerged. Sprague theorizes that by observing trends present in case reports of the phenomena and assessing their implications, perhaps some solid data and even answers can be gleaned. Could the experience and aftermath of a UFO event actually shape the progression and evolution of the phenomena? This presentation will be a personal journey through the hearts and minds of witnesses and those who’ve recorded, investigated, and researched UFO accounts, guiding us towards an entirely human approach to what many consider alien phenomena.
A solo presentation from Ryan Sprague.

2:40 – 3:40 PM: Experiencer Session  –  Viking Room (324-326)

If you’ve ever spotted a UFO or had contact with beings from another planet, this session is for you! This informal meetup is a chance to gather with your fellow experiencers, swap stories, and discuss the impact ETs have had on your life.

Lead by Ryan Sprague.

Sunday, November 11, 2018

1:00 – 2:00 PM: UFOs in Pop Culture: Influencing Public Perception (ASL) – Phoenix Room (327-329)

*See description above.

About AlienCon

AlienCon will feature thought-provoking original programming, celebrity appearances, exhibits, exclusive merchandise, fan competitions, and much more. Take part in celebrity autograph and photo sessions with some of the biggest names in alien exploration and pop culture. Visit the AlienCon Marketplace, showcasing specialty merchandise from Ancient Aliens®, AlienCon, and unique vendors from across the universe! Join truth-seekers and fans from across the country and around the globe to discuss, debate, and explore together.

AlienCon Baltimore is happening November 9th – 11th at the Baltimore Convention Center in Baltimore, Maryland. Tickets are still available and can be purchased here: Buy AlienCon Tickets.

About the Author

Maureen Elsberry is an adventure seeker, outdoors junkie, UFO journalist, and space geek. She starred on the show Uncovering Aliens with appearances on Animal Planet, Science Channel, Destination America, and the American Hero's Network. Her Weaknesses: Wine, cheese, and Harrison Ford.

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