The Fifth Annual Afterlife Conference
Norfolk, VA, June 4-7, 2015
As always, we feature the best and the brightest in the fields of afterlife research, end-of-life care,
psychic development, spirituality, consciousness studies, bereavement and death-awareness.
Scroll down for a detailed list of our phenomenal 2015 presenters!
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"I love the personable nature of this conference. It's really a good size, and the people here, in many ways, just flat-out get it."
Dr. Eben Alexander, neurosurgeon
and best-selling author of "Proof of Heaven."
“I’ve been to many conferences that address life after death, but this one is a rarity because it approaches the subject from three different vantage points -- spirituality, bereavement and scientific investigation. It is inspiring to see how these different perspectives lead to the same place… an awareness of the survival of consciousness after death. The bereaved find peace and healing. The spiritual seekers find validation for their mystical experiences. And the scientific researchers find an eager audience for their work. This conference brings it all together.”
Dr. Raymond Moody, best-selling author of "Life After Life,"
the world's leading researcher on near-death experience
Where shamans break bread
We unite the disciplines in furthering an understanding of the survival of consciousness after death, bringing together nurses, social workers, physicians, mediums, clergy, counselors and alternative healers with a common goal... to offer a deeper understanding of death and beyond.
Where sacred ceremonies, out-of-body journeys
and inter-dimensional encounters are an everyday affair
Our 2015 conference will feature expanded training in psychic development and after-death communication, as well as teachings on out-of-body exploration, conscious dying and conscious grieving. Our goal is to blur the boundaries between allopathic medicine and alternative healing; between intuitive experience and scientific research; and between religious traditions and a spirituality of oneness to increase awareness of life beyond the physical body.
Where mystics, medics, scholars and spiritualists gather to share their wisdom and create common ground
SUZANE NORTHROP's audience readings have earned her the title of "medium-in-residence" for our last three conferences. Noted TV medium John Edward calls her "a gifted medium who unites souls between the physical and the non-physical with clarity, compassion, humor and tenacity." ClickHERE to see Suzane in action!
JOHN HOLLAND's amazing mediumship demonstrations provide audiences with a rare opportunity to receive messages from their loved ones on The Other Side, and we are honored that John will offer not only audience readings during his keynote on Saturday night, but alsoa special pre-conference workshop. In addition, John will be our guest of honor at an exclusive private reception on opening night. Click HERE for details on all of John's events at the conference.
DR. ERICA HYATT has done extensive research on adolescent sibling bereavement, pediatric end of life decision-making, and the intersection of spirituality and psychology. Her presentation will focus on children's perceptions of death and the world beyond.
WILLIAM BUHLMAN's workshops at the Monroe Institutehave guided hundreds in the process of out-of-body exploration using techniques designed for controlled journeying. In his special pre-conference workshop,Visiting the Afterlife,William will guide attendees through specific steps to help them experience their own out-of-body journeys. Click HERE to learn how to have an out-of-body journey.
LINDA FITCH is a practicing shaman who has trained hundreds of students in mystical healing techniques, with a special emphasis on conscious dying. She will be teaching a workshop on "Visiting the Afterlife: Shamanic Practices and Rituals"
HOLLISTER RAND is a nationally-acclaimed psychic medium and author of "I'm Not Dead, I'm Different." She has appeared on SiriusXM’s “The Seance” with John Edward, “Coast to Coast” with George Noory, KOST FM’s “Angels in Waiting,” KBIG FM’s “Radio Medium. Her readings at last year's conference astonished everybody, and we're delighted to welcome her back in 2015!
2015 Presenters and Events
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REV. TERRI DANIEL s a hospice and hospital-trained chaplain, an author and an intuitive counselor who offers a unique perspective on birth, death and the journey of the soul. Her engaging form of "radical mysticism" breaks down limiting beliefs about death, grief and forgiveness. She is also the founder of the Afterlife Conference. ClickHERE to hear what Terri has to say about the afterlife.
JAN ENGLELS-SMITH is a shamanic practitioner, psychotherapist and Usui,Tibetan and Karuna Reiki Master. She will guide attendees through a "pushing over" ceremony to make contact with and assist the souls of those who have transitioned via suicide.
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GARY R. BEAVER, MA, LP, is a licensed psychologist who is a certified Induced After-Death Communication (IADC) trainer. IADC is a radical new treatment for healing grief and trauma, and has helped thousands to connect with their loved ones on the Other Side as part of the healing process.
JEFFREY MARKS is an evidential medium and author of The Afterlife Interviews, in which he analyzed a series of questions recorded in his mediumship sessions which produced consistent answers from those in spirit about life on the Other Side. Jeffrey will share his research, and will also be offering private and small-group readings for attendees.
KAREN WYATT, MD- Karen's work is devoted to integrating spirituality and the practice of traditional medicine, with a specific focus on death and dying. She is the author of What Really Matters: 7 Lessons for Living from the Stories of the Dying, and A Matter of Life and Death: Stories to Heal Loss & Grief.
ANITA MOORJANI's best-selling book, Dying to be Me, chronicles her experience in another dimension during an NDE, which resulted in a new understanding of life and death. In Anita's words, "I understood that heaven is a state, not a place." Her presentation will address how to stay connected to that state while living in the physical world, and how to use this advanced understanding to help ourselves and others.
ANNIE KAGAN Skype Interview - The author of the best-selling Afterlife of Billy Fingers will be joining us for a special question-and-answer session via SKYPE. She'll talk about the remarkable conversations she had with her brother Billy on the Other Side, and will answer audience questions about Billy's messages.
PETER WOODBURY trained in hypnotherapy and past-life regression with Dr. Brian Weiss, and is a teacher of the Edgar Cayce readings. He is a frequent presenter at A.R.E.and leads A.R.E. tours to South America, India, and Egypt. His presentation will address Trauma, Loss and The Deeper Understanding of Karma.
Presented in cooperation with Edgar Cayce's
Association for Research and Enlightenment (A.R.E.)
SIMCHA RAPHAEL, Ph.D is a rabbinic pastor, transpersonal psychotherapist and founder of the DA'AT INSTITUTE. which offers death awareness, advocacy and training from the persepctive of Jewish mysticism. He will be speaking abot Jewish views of the afterlife and will be a guest on our "Heaven: A History" panel.
DR. LINDA BACKMAN, a licensed psychologist and regression therapist, is the author of Bringing Your Soul to Light and The Evolving Soul. Her books are endorsed by Drs. Norm Shealy, Hank Wesselman and Larry Dossey. Linda offers regression and soul counseling, and also trains others in soul regression hypnotherapy. Clickhere for a video of Linda explaining past life regression.
TOM ZUBA's workshop last year got rave reviews, so we're bringing him back with a new presentation: Grief 2.0: Hidden Gifts and Evolving Wisdom. He -- with a panel of experts -- will address the ways that grief can awaken and enlighten us if we allow it to. Tom will also be offering private counseling sessions by appointment during the conference weekend.
KEN PRATHER is an animal communicator whose own near-death experience took him to the higher planes of the animal kingdom. Through his work with hospice and hospital patients, he has witnessed the amazing healing power that animals have on the chronic and terminally ill. Ken will be teaching about animals as healers, and bringing in mediumship messages for attendees from their animal companions on the Other Side.
A post-conference excursion to Edgar Cayce's A.R.E.,
followed by dinner at one of the area's most popular restaurants! Click HERE for details.
Dr. Moody's award will be presented by noted neurosurgeon and best selling author of Proof of Heaven, DR. EBEN ALEXANDER, who will be joining us for the award ceremony on Thursday night, followed by a book signing. Eben became renowed worldwide for the out-of-body experience that changed his views from strictly scientific to deeply spiritual.
JEFFERY BLACK, MD, MDiv, is a psychiatrist who trained in energy medicine with native healers from South America. He will be speaking on Mysticism and Ritual in a Clinical Practice, and will focus on ways that clinicians can create meaningful spiritual experiences that allow clients from any tradition to step into the possibility of change
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Plus these additional special events...
EXCLUSIVE VIP RECEPTION WITH JOHN HOLLAND!
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Join us on opening night for a pre-conference reception with John Holland! This event includes:
An opportunity to talk with John in an intimate, small group setting
before the conference officially opens.
Be part of a family-style photo with John! It will be printed while-
you-wait, and personally signed by John.
Wine, beer and buffet included. Full-bar available.
There are only 30 tickets available for this event,
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"Ten Tips for Talking to the Other Side"
Learn about the world beyond death from mystics, mediums and medics,
all under one roof during one amazing life-altering weekend!
Earlybird prices expire Dec. 31st
Special for 2015!
Pre-Conference Workshop on
with William Buhlman!
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Special for 2015!
Pre-Conference Workshop on
Developing your Soul Senses
with John Holland!
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We are the original Afterlife Conference, not to be confused with other conferences that may be using our name
The Afterlife Awareness Awards!
This year we are introducing the annual Afterlife Awareness Award to honor noted leaders in the field. We are delighted to be presenting our first annual award to DR. RAYMOND MOODYfor his unmatched and unprecedented work as a pioneer in the study of near-death experience. Dr. Moody will join us on Thursday evening for the awards ceremony to kick off the conference weekend.