2013 Ozark Mountain UFO Conference APRIL 12–14

2013 Ozark Moun­tain UFO Con­fer­ence

Ozark UFO Con­fer­ence
In 1988, Bill Pitts of Fort Smith, Arkansas held a UFO con­fer­ence in Eureka Springs, Arkansas, and Lou Far­ish decided that there was a need for an annual UFO con­fer­ence in that region of the coun­try. From 1989 through 2009 he directed the Ozark UFO Con­fer­ence, con­sid­ered by some researchers to be one of the best UFO con­fer­ences in the coun­try, with a typ­i­cal atten­dance of 400 — 600 peo­ple from hun­dreds of miles around. Lou wanted the con­fer­ence to be as afford­able and acces­si­ble as pos­si­ble, so he sched­uled it on the sec­ond week­end in April every year, just before the more expen­sive tourist sea­son motel rates took effect in Eureka Springs. Also, he charged less than $50 for the three-day con­fer­ence, which usu­ally included at least nine speak­ers, some from as far away as Rus­sia. Because of the qual­ity of the con­fer­ence speak­ers, the laid-back and conversation-friendly envi­ron­ment of the Inn of the Ozarks, and the nat­ural spring­time beauty of Eureka Springs, many atten­dees rou­tinely reserved a room for the fol­low­ing year as they checked out at the end of each con­fer­ence. For many, the con­fer­ence was like a big annual home­com­ing expe­ri­ence to look for­ward to. After 20 years, Lou stepped aside and turned the lead­er­ship of the con­fer­ence over to Lee Clin­ton, who had man­aged the con­fer­ence audio­vi­sual pro­duc­tion for most of those years. For 2013, Lee has passed on to Dolores Can­non the lead­er­ship of of what will be renamed the Ozark Moun­tain UFO Conference.

Con­fer­ence Web­site and speaker list

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