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The 14th Annual Ritual Abuse,
Secretive Organizations and Mind Control Conference
August 5 – 7, 2011
DoubleTree near Bradley International Airport
16 Ella Grasso Turnpike
Windsor Locks, CT
Sponsored by: S.M.A.R.T.
California Protective Parents Association
Persons Against Ritual Abuse-Torture
Internet conference information:
The 14th Annual Ritual Abuse,
Secretive Organizations and Mind Control Conference
- To help stop future occurrences of ritual abuse
- To help survivors of ritual abuse
- To name the groups that have participated in alleged illegal activities
- To unite those working to stop ritual abuse
Speakers and Biographies
(This is a partial listing. Please check our conference home page for our latest speaker list and schedule.)
Please note: Listing of these speakers does not necessarily constitute our endorsement of them. They are speaking at our conference for educational value only and some may be heavy for survivors. Listening to the speakers at the conference may or may not help your recovery process, so use caution when listening to any speaker or contacting any resource mentioned in this brochure.
These descriptions may be heavy for survivors to read. Please use caution while reading.
Neil Brick is a survivor of Masonic based Ritual Abuse and MK-ULTRA. He is the editor of S.M.A.R.T. – A Ritual Abuse Newsletter. His topic is:
Always Getting Stronger: Giving Survivors a Voice in the World.
Carmen Yana Holiday is a survivor of child pornography, human trafficking, ritual abuse-torture and mind control. She has been an advocate for other survivors since 2001, developing and facilitating trauma recovery workshops and presenting as a survivor of RA-MC for several organizations. Her topic is: The Official Story vs. Reality: Survivors of Extreme Abuse as Whistleblowers.
deJoly LaBrier has been doing recovery work for 22 yrs. She has spoken publicly about her experiences in a military sex ring, Satanic cult and government experimentation; and is grateful for the serenity and sanity she now experiences. Her topic is: The Challenges of Recovering From Extreme Abuse
Janet Thomas is an author, teacher and activist. Her books include, “Day Breaks Over Dharamsala,” a memoir of healing from ritual abuse, mind control, medical experimentation and sexual exploitation, and “The Battle in Seattle – The Story Behind and Beyond the WTO Demonstrations,” an exploration of the socio-political-cultural issues that shape our times. Her topic is: Writing Out Loud—The Power of Story to Save Our Lives and Change the World
Kristin Constance has a Diploma in Community Welfare and Professional Counselling. She works with people with disabilities some who have been abused severely. She is a survivor of alleged masonic and order of the eastern star ritual abuse within a multi-generational family. She has been healing for twenty years. Her topic is: Alleged ritual abuse by freemasons and order of the eastern star (co-freemasonry) in Australia.
David Shurter is an SRA survivor. Involving himself in an investigation into his family and their involvement, David has created DavidShurter.com in order to bring exposure to the practice of ritual abuse and government sponsored mind control. One of the founding members of the US TRC, he has spent the last four years researching and reaching out to victims of ritual abuse. His topic is: Looking Forward as We Embrace the Past
Mary Keats RN BA wife, mother working in social services, is a survivor of Ritual Abuse Torture. She is a spiritual person who enjoys life to the fullest. Her energy and enthusiasm are infectious. She refuses to be muzzled, decided early on in her recovery to break the silence, so others could be helped. Her topic is: Continuing Hope and Healing
Maria’s success and joy emerged from her innate creativity to survive her childhood. For the first seven years of Maria’s life she was subject to sadistic abuse and child pornography and also ongoing incest from infancy until age of eighteen. She lives well through consistency in healing and self-awareness. Her topic is: Why I never married
Dave was satanically abused for over 50 years by his family, their friends, and others who were paid to harm him for his refusal as a child to join their cult. Dave is a retired business man who hopes the telling of his story will help others.
There will be a small get together, deli dinner, dessert and early registration for pre-registered attendees only, on August 6, Friday evening. Please check our conference home page for the latest conference schedule information. Some presentations will also be recorded.
S.M.A.R.T. 2011 Conference Schedule – August 5 – 7 (Fri, Sat. and Sun.)
(Please note : this schedule may be subject to change. Please write us for the latest schedule.)
7 – 9:00 PM – Informal Meeting, Deli Dinner and Dessert Buffet
9 – 10 AM – Neil Brick – Always Getting Stronger: Giving Survivors a Voice in the World
10:30 – 11:30 AM - Janet Thomas – Writing Out Loud—The Power of Story to Save Our Lives and Change the World
12:00 – 1:00 Lunch
1:00 – 2:00 PM – Kristin Constance- Alleged ritual abuse by freemasons and order of the eastern star (co-freemasonry) in Australia.
2:30 – 3:30 PM – deJoly LaBrier – The Challenges of Recovering From Extreme Abuse
4:00 – 5:00 PM – Maria – Why I never married
4:00 – 5:00 PM – Discussion Group
5:00 PM – door prizes
Dinner on your own – 5:00 – 7:00
9:00 – 10:00 – David Shurter – Looking Forward as We Embrace the Past
10:30 – 11:30 – Mary Keats – Continuing Hope and Healing
12:00 – 1:00 Lunch
1:00 – 2:00 – Carmen Yana Holiday – The Official Story vs. Reality: Survivors of Extreme Abuse as Whistleblowers
2:30 – 3:30 pm Neil Brick – The Myth of Panic – Exposing Theories Used to Cover Ritual Abuse Crimes
2:30 – 3:30 – Dave – Finding the Light
4:00 – 5:00 speaker panel discussion
(Please read the entire brochure before registering.)
Registration is not guaranteed, please wait for approval before making travel arrangements.
Or you can preregister via E-mail: SMARTNEWS@aol.com
Please mail registration form and checks (US Banks only please), money orders (US) to: RA Conference, c/o S.M.A.R.T., P O Box 1295, Easthampton, MA 01027 USA
Name: (please include names and individual addresses of all registrees, thanks.)
Fees Early registration fees (all fees are per person)
(note: fees must be received by the due date below to get the special prices)
One and two day registrations do not include the Friday deli dinner and dessert buffet.
Before 7/8/11- 2 day $185, one day $95
Before 8/1/11 – 2 day $205, one day $105
After 8/1/11 – 2 day $215, one day $110
(Circle one – Sat – Sun for one day registrations)
To add Friday night early registration, get together, deli dinner and dessert – $37.00
Donation to help those on fee waiver (not tax deductible):
Total Amount Due _____________
special meals needed ____________________
Please make checks payable to S.M.A.R.T.
(US banks only, please.) Refund Policy: Fees will not be refunded after July 7, 2011. Please send us written notice. Refund will be minus $70.00 deposit per registree.
The conference will include all those either recovering from ritual abuse and/or fighting against ritual abuse. This includes survivors, co-survivors, therapists, other helping professionals, lawyers and all others interested in learning more about ritual abuse.
Members of secret organizations, acting out perpetrators, and/or members of unsympathetic organizations are excluded from the conference. This is for the protection and safety of those in attendance.
People have told us that last year’s conference was the safest conference they have ever been to. But, this conference may not necessarily be safe for all survivors. S.M.A.R.T. recommends that you try to bring a support person that is familiar with mind control techniques and staying with that person or another safe person at all times.
Fee waiver application fees are $95.00 for two days and $50 for one day, and are non-refundable. Please do not send fees until your application is accepted. Please add $30 to attend the Friday night early registration, get together and dessert buffet. Applications will not be accepted after July 1, 2011, payment must be made by 7/14/11. Acceptance will partially be contingent on the number of paid applicants. Fee waiver registrees must volunteer for four hours at the conference. Unfortunately, we cannot afford to pay any travel expenses. Please E-mail or regular mail us for an application.
There is a free shuttle to and from the airport. Hotel parking is available at no charge for those attending the conference. Conference sponsors, etc. assume no responsibility for ground and/or air transportation arrangements. Conference sponsors cannot assume responsibility for additional expense or losses due to illnesses, cancellation of flights, strikes or other causes.
Room rates at the DoubleTree Hotel at Bradley International Airport (CT) are $89 a day for one person (not incl. tax), please mention the SMART 2011 conference to get the special rate. This rate is guaranteed until 7/7/11 or all rooms at the special rate are gone. Call 860-627-5171 for information. Lunch will be free both days for all conference attendees that register before August 1, 2011. The hotel has no information about the conference, other than room information.
Survivors should try to bring a support person with them to the conference. Presentation of a picture ID will be required of all conference participants, unless prior arrangements are made. This is for the protection of all participants. Some of the topics discussed may be very heavy for survivors. The conference is educational and not intended as therapy or treatment. Conference sponsors, cosponsor, speakers, organizers and exhibitors assume no responsibility for any reactions resulting from attending our conference. Statements made and materials exhibited and distributed by attendees, speakers and exhibitors are their own and don’t necessarily represent the policies or views of conference sponsors, cosponsor, speakers, exhibitors, organizers or attendees. Children are not permitted to attend the conference. S.M.A.R.T. and its representatives also reserve the right to remove anyone from the conference at any time. Photographing, audio taping and videotaping without written permission from S.M.A.R.T. are prohibited.
Tables and half tables will be available for exhibitors. All exhibitors and their materials, etc. must be pre-approved. Write for more information. Whole tables are $25, half tables are $15. Take one table fee is $5.00 per item.
S.M.A.R.T. is currently looking for volunteers to help at the conference. Please let S.M.A.R.T. know if you are interested.
Please consider sponsoring a full or partial registree, so that all are able to attend the conference. Thank you. (Donations are not tax deductible.)
Sponsorship and Co-sponsorship Information
All sponsors and cosponsors have made promotional contributions to the conference. We want to thank them for all their efforts.
Please note: Listing of these resource organizations does not necessarily constitute our endorsement of them. They are helping to promote the conference and some may be heavy for some survivors, so use caution contacting any resource mentioned in this brochure.
The conference is sponsored by S.M.A.R.T., a newsletter that examines the possible connections between ritual abuse and secretive organizations. E-mail: SMARTNEWS@aol.com http://ritualabuse.us/
Survivorship is an international non-profit organization for survivors of sadistic sexual abuse, ritualistic abuse, mind control, and torture. The organization serves survivors, partners and other allies, therapists, clergy, and pro-survivor activists and advocates. Contact information: Survivorship, FJC,470 27th St., Oakland, Ca 94612 email@example.com http://www.survivorship.org
The Mission of the California Protective Parents Association is to protect children from incest and family violence through research, education and advocacy. California Protective Parents Association PO Box 15284 Sacramento CA 95851-0284 http://www.protectiveparents.com/ firstname.lastname@example.org
Persons Against Ritual Abuse-Torture – Jeanne Sarson and Linda MacDonald are human rights defenders who have been working for 18 years to expose different forms of non-state actor torture, including ritual abuse-torture. As independent scholars we are involved in participatory research and education and have internationally published articles. 361 Prince St., Truro, Nova Scotia, Canada, B2N 1E4 E-mail: email@example.com Website: http://nonstatetorture.org/
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