Ritual Abuse Conference - August 2011
- 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
- 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
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¡ªThe 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
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¡ªThe 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
4:00 ¨C 5:00 PM ¨C Maria ¨C Why I never married
4:00 ¨C 5:00 PM ¨C 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 ¨C 3:30 - Dave ¨C 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
Or you can preregister via E-mail: SMARTNEWS@...
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,
Fees Early registration fees (all fees are per person)
(note: fees must be received by the due date below to get the special
One and two day registrations do not include the Friday deli dinner and
Before 6/8/11 - 2 day $175, one day $90
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
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
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@... 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
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/
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:
flight@... Website: http://nonstatetorture.org/
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groups and websites.)
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