Tickets Now On Sale – World Skeptics Convention In Berlin, 2012

Early Announcement: 6th World Skeptics Congress - Ticket sales will be enabled on December 1st, 2011.

This is the first announcement of the 6th World Skeptics Congress to be held from May 18 – 20, 2012 in Berlin, Germany,  Hotel Crowne Plaza (Berlin City Centre). The Congress series deals with claims ranging from the paranormal and supernatural to fringe science issues and conspiration theories. Major topics at this event will be science and pseudoscience in education, addressing in particular anti-evolution claims and origin myths, as well as the problems of risk and benefit assessment, addressing alternative medicine as a major sub-topic.

As a major highlight, we are proud to announce James “The Amazing” Randi as one of our very special guests!

The conference is jointly sponsored by the Committee for Skeptical Inquiry (CSI), the Gesellschaft zur wissenschaftlichen Untersuchung von Parawissenschaften (GWUP, Germany) and the European Council of Skeptical Organisations (ECSO).

The list of confirmed speakers is on the site – includes a great many wonderful speakers, such as Edzard Ernst, Professor Christopher French, Harriet Hall, Massimo Polidoro, Eugenie Scott, Simon Singh… and me!

 

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About Kylie Sturgess

Kylie Sturgess is a Philosophy teacher, media and psychology student, blogger at Patheos and podcaster at Token Skeptic. She has conducted over a hundred interviews including artists, scientists, politicians and activists, worldwide.
She’s the author of the ‘Curiouser and Curiouser‘ column at the Committee for Skeptical Inquiry website and travels internationally lecturing on feminism, skepticism, and science.

  • http://furiouspurpose.me rorschach

    Conspiracy theories, even !

    I’m thinking about going to this and the atheist conference in Cologne the week after, but the idea of too many Germans speaking bad English has me worried…:-)

  • Chris L

    Anyone commented on the ratio of M/F speakers yet?

  • http://onefuriousllama.com One Furious Llama

    Man, my wife an I are saving like crazy for the convention in Aussie next year.

    Maybe if we win the lottery we can make it to Berlin also :/


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