All-Star Freethought Conference - MN Atheists-Humanists

Saint Paul RiverCentre - Meeting Rooms and Ballroom
Saturday, July 12 - 9 a.m. - 9 p.m.

It's the All-Star Freethought Conference, sponsored by Minnesota Atheists, Humanists of Minnesota, and Freedom From Religion Foundation.

-Headliner speakers
-Morning workshops
-Silent auction
-Book signings
-Lunch and dinner socializing
-Network with like-minded freethinkers

Speakers include:

Susan Jacoby - Best-selling author, scholar, and former Washington Post reporter. Her work has explored law, religion, medicine, aging, women's rights, and political dissent. Her most recent book about Robert Ingersoll was made available in paperback in February.

Rebecca Watson - Skeptical female activist and founder of the Skepchick blog. She is a popular speaker around the world on topics about atheism, feminism, skepticism, and science.

PZ Myers - Associate Professor of Biology at the University of Minnesota in Morris. He is the author of the world-famous science-atheist blog Pharyngula, which can be found on Freethought Blogs and Science Blogs. His recently published book is titled The Happy Atheist.

James Croft - Research and Education Fellow at the Humanist Chaplaincy at Harvard. He is a Cambridge and Harvard Graduate, and is currently studying for his Doctorate in the philosophy of education.

Debbie Goddard - Director of African Americans for Humanism, a program of the Council for Secular Humanism, and the director of Outreach at the Center for Inquiry–Transnational in Amherst, NY. She has participated in local freethought and LGBT groups in the Philadelphia area and helped organize and support campus groups internationally as a student volunteer.

Dan Barker - Dan served as an associate pastor in three churches, and was a protestant missionary in Mexico. He preached the Christian religion for 19 years before he publicly came out as an atheist in 1984. Dan has been a strong advocate of church/state separation ever since. He’s the author of several freethought books and is currently the co-president of Freedom From.

Click here to register.

$90 ($81 for members) Full Package (Admission, Lunch, & Dinner)
$55 ($49 for members) Admission Only
$55 Student Price Full Package (Admission, Lunch, & Dinner)
$20 Student Price Admission Only
10% DISCOUNT for all paid-up members of Minnesota Atheists and/or Humanists of MN

Parking: Attendees are encouraged to park in the RiverCentre Parking Ramp which is located on Kellogg Boulevard and offers skyway access to Saint Paul RiverCentre. Click here for a map to this convenient parking ramp.

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Event Details

  • July 12, 2014
  • 9:00 AM