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!