This year's conference features social influencers from popular YouTube and podcasts shows and secular activists, another Buzzed Belief debate and the premiere of feature film "Batman & Jesus."
speakers & presentations - 10 am-1:30 pm
Our day begins with inspiration, education and entertainment from YouTube and social media personalities Armoured Skeptic and Shoe0nHead and scientist/activist Melissa Chen from the Global Secular Humanist Movement. Thomas Smith will be interviewing Sargon of Akkad live on stage to take us through the noon hour.
buzzed belief debate - 2:30-5 pm
The third in the Buzzed Belief Debate Series takes on the topic of "The Future of Islam in the Age of Trump." Our debaters include heavy-hitter on the topic of Islamic reform, Asra Nomani, and secular Iraqi-born human rights activist Faisal Saeed Al-Mutar. Moderator Matt Dillahunty will dig to find common ground between this label-rich duo: A liberal, Muslim, feminist, immigrant Trump-voter, and an atheist, refugee, activist from Al-Queda's hit list.
movie premiere & panel discussion - 6:30-9 pm
Attend the movie premiere of the feature film, "Batman & Jesus" and witness a live discussion with the film's cast, including actor/comedian Paul Provenza, Dr. Richard Carrier, Aron Ra and many more.
vip after party with special guest - 9 pm-midnight
Keep the discussion and debate going and mingle with the day's speakers and special guests at our after-party at Aloft Hotel. Ron Miscavige, father of Church of Scientology leader David Miscavige, will give a special talk at the VIP event. Limited number of tickets available.