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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
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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.

      Promotional Cosponsors:


      California Protective Parents Association

      Persons Against Ritual Abuse-Torture

      Internet conference information:



      The 14th Annual Ritual Abuse,

      Secretive Organizations and Mind Control Conference

      Conference Goals

      - 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
      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¡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.

      Conference Schedule

      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
      Extreme Abuse

      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

      7:30: Mini-Presentations


      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

      Conference Registration

      (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@...

      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,


      Agency: ___________________________________

      Street: ____________________________

      City: ___________________State:______


      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
      dessert buffet.

      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.

      Conference Information

      Conference Participants

      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

      Registration Waivers

      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.

      Attendance Policy

      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.

      Conference Donations

      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
      survivorshipstaff@... 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/

      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/

      (Permission to forward this without header and trailers to pro-survivor
      groups and websites.)

      S.M.A.R.T. - Copyright 2011 (Entire Pamphlet and conference name) - All
      rights reserved, no reproduction of any material without written
      permission from S.M.A.R.T.
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