Eventbrite - Gateway to Reason 2017

Schedule July 28-30

Times and speakers subject to change.

Friday, July 28, Route 66 Conference Center Sunset Hills, MO


8:00 AM Doors open (Registration)

Board Game room is open all conference.

10:00 AM Thomas True (Welcome to Gateway to Reason 2017)

10:30 AM Panel Discussion ( "First Generation Atheist Parent" Karen Loethen & Sally Hunt).

12:00 PM LUNCH BREAK

1:00 PM William Poire ("Wanna Cast Stones? Start With This One.")

1:40 PM James Croft (Ethical Resistance: Humanism in the Age of Trump)


2:20 PM Stephanie Renee Guttormson (The Transgenda: What it is and what you can do about it.)

3:00 PM John Loftus

3:40 PM Margaret Downey (25 years as a Freethought Activist; an interview conducted by Seth Andrews)


4:40 PM Matt Dillahunty

5:20 PM Dr. Margee Kerr


6:00 Steve & Tally Cass (Rock Out For Atheism!)

6:40 Cosplay/Costume contest winners announced, A 50/50 contest to benefit FFRF and FBB.

 
7:00 to 11:00 PM (Doors open at 6:30 PM)

VIP Event The Route 66 Conference Center, Food and Fun
Featuring Steve HIll, Keith Lowel Jenson, David Smalley & Bro. Sam SIngleton Atheist Evangelist, Music afterwards [8]

 (Times and speakers subject to change.


Saturday, July 29 ,Route 66 Conference Center Sunset Hills, MO


6:30 [Helicopter rides begin]

8:00 AM Doors open (Registration)

Board Game room is open all conference.

9:00 AM David McAfee

9:40 AM The Science Enthusiast podcast


10:20 AM Rebecca Vitsmun (Humanist Disaster Recovery Teams)


11:00 AM Panel Discussion (How to Talk to an atheist, part one) With Steve Hill, Natalie Noble and Sarah Klausner;


11:50 AM LUNCH BREAK

1:20 PM Keith Lowell Jensen

2:00 PM Natalie Noble


2:40 PM Mandisa Thomas (What the Secular Community can learn from the Hospitality Industry)


3:20 PM Noelle George (YES)


4:00 PM Hypatia Alexandia


4:40 PM Alix Jules (“Post-Racial” Parenting and Humanism)

5:20 PM DINNER TIME (A special "free" 90 minute podcast during lunch in the Route 66 conference center with Ardent Atheist with Emery Emery & Heather Henderson)

7:00 PM Phil Ferguson (Investing Skeptically:  How to avoid getting ripped off with investments)

7:40 PM Seth Andrews

8:20 PM Aron Ra (Mythical Man)

9:00 PM Shelley Segal (Songs and Stories with Shelley Segal)

10:00 PM LIVE! Dogma Debate With David Smalley [16]

( (Times and speakers subject to change.


Sunday, July 30, Route 66 Conference Center Sunset Hills, MO


9:00 AM Doors open (Registration)

Board Game room is open all conference.

10:00 AM Rebecca Markert & Elizabeth Covell (Freedom From Religion Foundation)

11:00 AM Panel Discussion (How to talk about atheism, part two) With Steve Hill, Natalie Noble and Sarah Klausner;


11:50 AM LUNCH BREAK

1:00 PM Sally Hunt


1:40 PM David Smalley (Eating our own: How you can save the atheist movement)

2:20 PM Steve Hill


3:00 PM Dana Fredsti (How to be an Atheist Author Without Selling Your Soul)

3:40 PM David Fitzgerald (Jesus: Mything in Action: How I learned to stop worrying and learned to love Jesus (Myth Theory) - and why you can, too.)

4:20 PM Roger Scott Jackson (Two Ex- Presbyterians, An Appreciation of America's Greatest Talkers, Ingersoll and  Twain)

5:30 PM End of Gateway to Reason 2017. [7]

 See you at Gateway to Reason III

Buy tickets for next year to support a bigger event and lock in the low G2R 2017 attendee price. Only $20.00. Only during the conference. [8]

The unofficial after party will be at Helen Fitzgerald’s, 3650 S Lindbergh Blvd, St. Louis, MO 63127, Friday, Saturday and Sunday, starting after 10 PM all three nights, about a 1/4 mile away.