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Utah's Paranormal Conference

SEPTEMBER 6-9, 2023

Vernal, Utah

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The Speakers

Mireya Mayor

Dr. Mireya Mayor
Expedition Bigfoot

Russ Acord

Russ Acord
Expedition Bigfoot

Travis Taylor

Dr. Travis Taylor
The Secret of 

Skinwalker Ranch

Erik Bard

Erik Bard
The Secret of 

Skinwalker Ranch

Dragon Arnold

Bryant 'Dragon' Arnold
The Secret of 

Skinwalker Ranch

Kaleb Bench

Kaleb Bench
The Secret of 

Skinwalker Ranch

Trey Hudson

Trey Hudson
Author, Investigator

David Schrader

David Schrader
Author, Investigator

Zack Hall

Zack Hall
Expedition Bigfoot

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Mike Ricksecker

Author, Researcher, Filmmaker

Katie Hallenbeck

Katie Hallenbeck

Paranormal Researcher

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Jo'Anne Smith

Psychic Medium

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Pete Kelsey

The Secret of 

Skinwalker Ranch & 
Expedition Bigfoot 

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Aaron Sagers

TV Host & Author

David Wilkinson

David Wilkinson

Research Engineer

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Travis Walton

UFO Abductee & Author

FEATURED SPEAKERS

Ronny LeBlanc

Ronny LeBlanc

Expedition Bigfoot

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George Knapp
Investigative Reporter

Thomas Winterton

Thomas Winterton
The Secret of 

Skinwalker Ranch

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Duane Ollinger
Blind Frog Ranch

Greg Lawson

Greg Lawson
Paranormal Detective

April Slaughter

April Slaughter
Author, Artist, Researcher

James Keenan

James Keenan
Author, TV Personality

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Jessica Blunt

Researcher

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Ryan Skinner

Author, Researcher,

TV Personality

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Melissa Winterton

Meditation Expert

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LeRoy Jackson

Paranormal Researcher

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Brenda Richey

Paranormal Researcher

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Charlie Snider

Blind Frog Ranch

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Jeremy McGowan

UAP Researcher

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William Henry

Author & TV Presenter

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Tobe Johnson

MC

Agenda
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2023 Schedule

September 6-9

WEDNESDAY - September 6

* DENOTES ADD-ON ACTIVITY

12:00 - 5:00pm

12:00 - 7:00pm

1:00 - 1:15pm

 

1:15pm - 2:45pm

 

2:45 - 3:00pm

3:00- 4:30pm

4:30 - 7:00pm

 

4:30 - 6:30pm

5:00pm

5:30 - 7:00pm

6:30 - 7:30pm

 

 

6:00 - 7:00pm

7:00-11:00pm

9:00pm

Check-in & Registration

Vendor Booths Open

Welcome to PhenomeCon

Blind Frog Ranch Panel with Duane Ollinger,  David Wilkinson, & Charlie Snider

Breakout Speaker - Jessica Blunt

Breakout Speaker - Cypress Paranormal Research

Breakout Speaker - Jeremy McGowan

BREAK

Breakout Speaker - April Slaughter

Breakout Speaker - Ryan Skinner

Breakout Speaker - Melissa Winterton

Break/Vendor Row

 

Escorted Trip to Skinwalker Ranch Perimeter*

Hike to McConkie Ranch*

 

Rocket Launch with Skinwalker Ranch Cast at 

Buckskin Hills* 

VIP Dinner: Russell Acord & Dr. Mireya Mayor*

VIP Dinner: Dr. Travis Taylor*

VIP Dinner: Erik Bard*

Opening Reception

PhenomeCon Film Festival

Ghost Hunt: Downtown Vernal*

THURSDAY - September 7

8:00 - 9:30am

9:00 - 5:00pm

10:00am

10:15am

11:45 - 1:00pm

 

1:00 - 2:30pm

2:30 - 3:00pm

3:00 - 4:45pm

5:00 - 6:30pm

7:00 - 8:30pm

7:30 - 8:30pm

7:00 - 9:00pm

 

7:30 - 10:00pm

VIP Breakfast with Thomas Winterton*

Registration 

Welcome

Mainstage Speaker - David Schrader

 

Lunch Break

VIP Lunch: Russell Acord & Zack Hall*

VIP Lunch: Science Meets Paranormal with Dr. Mireya Mayor & Ronny LeBlanc*

VIP Lunch: Duane Ollinger of Blind Frog Ranch*

VIP Lunch: Dragon Arnold & Kaleb Bench*

 

Mainstage Speaker - Dr. Travis Taylor

BREAK

Breakout Speaker - Greg Lawson

Breakout Speaker - Trey Hudson

Breakout Speaker - Thomas Winterton

Breakout Speaker - Pete Kelsey

Mainstage Speaker - Dr. Mireya Mayor

VIP Dinner: James Keenan*

VIP Dinner: Duane Ollinger of Blind Frog Ranch*

VIP Dinner:  April Slaughter*

VIP Dinner:  Greg Lawson*

DNA & Casting Workshop: Dr. Mireya Mayor &
Russell Acord*

Behind the Scenes Dinner: Cast of Skinwalker Ranch*

UFO Valley Campground Bonfire & Dark Sky Watching*

Stargazing at Steinaker State Park*

Ghost Hunt: Downtown Vernal*

FRIDAY - September 8

7:30 - 8:30am

8:30 - 10:00am

9:00 - 5:00pm

10:00am

10:15am

11:45 - 1:00pm

 

 

1:00pm

2:30pm

3:00 - 4:30pm

5:00 - 6:30pm

6:45pm

7:00pm

7:00 - 8:30pm

8:00

9:00pm

Sunrise Meditation with Melissa Winterton*

Behind the Scenes Breakfast: Cast of Expedition Bigfoot*

The Hardware Behind the OMG: Pete Kelsey & Erik Bard*

Registration

Welcome

Mainstage Speaker - Aaron Sagers

Lunch Break

VIP Lunch: Ryan Skinner*

Mainstage Panel: Cast of Expedition Bigfoot

BREAK

Breakout Speaker - James Keenan

Breakout Speaker - Ronny LeBlanc

Breakout Speaker - Erik Bard

Breakout Speaker - Michael Ricksecker

Mainstage Speaker - Russell Acord & Zack Hall

Escorted Trip to Skinwalker Ranch Perimeter*

Voice of Believers: Open Mic & Dinner*

Behind the Scenes Dinner with Cast of Blind Frog Ranch

VIP Dinner: Dr. Travis Taylor*

VIP Dinner: Erik Bard*

VIP Dinner: Travis Walton*

 

Stargazing at Dinosaur National Monument*

Ghost Hunt: Downtown Vernal*

SATURDAY - September 9

8:00 - 9:30am

10:00am

10:15am

11:45 - 1:15pm

 

 

1:15pm

2:45pm

2:45 - 4:45pm

 

3:00 - 4:45pm

4:45 - 6:15pm

6:15 - 6:30pm

7:00 - 10:00pm

9:00pm

VIP Breakfast: Russell Acord*

VIP Breakfast: Erik Bard*

VIP Breakfast: Dr Travis Taylor*

Welcome

Mainstage Speaker - Travis Walton

Lunch Break

VIP Lunch: David Schrader*

Mainstage Panel: Skinwalker Ranch Cast

BREAK

Rocket Launch with Skinwalker Ranch Cast at 

Buckskin Hills* 

Breakout Speaker - David Schrader

Breakout Speaker - Trey Hudson

Breakout Speaker - Jo'Anne Smith

Breakout Speaker - Don Mitchell

Mainstage Speaker - William Henry

Closing Remarks & 2024 Announcement

Closing Reception & Costume Party

Costume Contest Winners Announced

* DENOTES ADD-ON ACTIVITY

PHENOMECON GIFT CARDS NOW AVAILABLE!

Purchase your PhenomeCon Gift Cards Now!

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Uintah Conference Center

313 East 200 South

Vernal, UT 84078

Vernal will surprise you! Eastern Utah may seem remote and rugged but nestled in downtown Vernal is a stunning 66,000 square foot convention center.

The Venue

Vendor Spaces

Vendor space is now available for merchandise and sales in the conference center lobby and the Western Park Arena. 

Area Info

Area info

Vernal and the rest of Uintah County, Utah have always been a land of adventure, for millions of years! We invite you to come experience your own paranormal adventure in Dinosaurland.

transportation

Vernal Regional Airport provides daily air service between Denver, CO and Vernal, UT operated by United Airlines. 

Other options to consider would be the Salt Lake International Airport or the Walker Field Airport in Grand Junction, CO

Ground Transportation is also available.

accomodations

Vernal, Utah offers everything from camping, bed and breakfasts to hotels. You're sure to find the perfect fit for your stay.

Are you brave enough to spend the night 1500 yards from the Skinwalker Ranch?

dining

Vernal is home to several locally owned restaurants. Find them along our quaint Main Street or dispersed throughout town. Discover the uniqueness of their history as your enjoy your meal.

Sponsors

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