Fourth Annual International Cryptozoology Conference
The International Cryptozoology Museum’s (ICM)/International Cryptozoology Society’s (ICS)
Fourth Annual International Cryptozoology Conference (CzCon2019). The nonprofit, 501(c)3 ICM will hold our ICC2019 at the Clarion Hotel and the International Cryptozoology Museum at Thompson’s Point, in beautiful coastal Portland, Maine, on April 26, 27, and 28, 2019. The conference will occur over three days, featuring talks from leaders in the field, the sale of unique items and goods from specialized vendors, as well as an opportunity to network and expand your knowledge in the amazing field of cryptozoology.
The conference expands to parts of three days in a venue we have used before, nearby the Museum. The speakers’ area will be in the main ballroom, in one room all the vendors will be located, and the location will have easy access to all of the products, book signings, and other conference displays – as well as a short walk to the International Cryptozoology Museum.
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The speakers will be open-minded and skeptical researchers, and authors well-versed in cryptozoology, as well as cryptozoology filmmakers who will talk about their films. The topics will cover Bigfoot, Yetis, Thunderbirds, Classic Animals of Discovery (e.g. tapirs), Eyewitness Accounts, Footcast Evidence, New England Sea Serpents, New Species, Young Cryptozoologists, Giant Snakes, Thunderbirds, Folklore, Interactions With Cryptids, Fortean Investigations, and more.
The location of the conference is the Clarion Hotel, Portland, Maine (PWM).
CryptoCon DAY ONE
Friday April 26, 2019 -
SPEAKERS WILL APPEAR FOR A MEET & GREET. Talks by Dr. Anna Nekaris, Andy Matzke, and ICM directors on Friday.
CryptoCon DAY TWO
Saturday April 27, 2019 ~
The location of the conference is the Clarion Hotel, Portland, Maine. 8:00 AM – 9:00 AM Vendors set-up. 9:00 AM – Doors open, vendors open. The International Cryptozoology Museum at Brick North, Thompson’s Point, opens at 8 AM, closes at 7 PM today. All paid conference attendees have free admission to the Museum, all weekend long. The final daily schedule of the speakers will be announced closer to the conference after travel plans are finalized. ALL SPEAKERS PROFILED WILL BE APPEARING (unless they must cancel due to last minute emergencies). Pre-choice and pre-pay $10 for your lunch, for bag lunch. 10:00 AM – Introduction to the Conference. Updates. Loren Coleman. Jenny Coleman. Jeff Meuse. Tim Binnall Emcee.
TALKS DURING THE DAY BY Cliff Barackman, John Tenney, Lija Fisher, Ken Gerhard, June P.
O’Neill, and Mark Matzke. 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM
11:00 AM - 11:15 AM – Break – Vendors – Coffee/Tea/Snacks in Vendor Room
11:15 AM – Noon -
Noon – 1:00 PM Bag lunch in house or lunch on your own. Pick your choices earlier. SPECIAL NOONTIME WORKSHOP BY DAWN PRINCE-HUGHES. 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM
2:00 PM – 2:45 PM -
2:45 PM – 3:00 PM - - Break – Vendors – Drinks/Snacks in Vendor Room
3:00 – 3:45 PM -
3:45 PM – 4:00 PM – Visit the Vendors
4:00 PM – 4:55 PM -
5:00 PM – 6:00 PM -
6:00 PM – Vendors close. The International Cryptozoology Museum remains open until 7:00 PM. 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM – Dinner on own
7:00 PM – 10:00 PM – Seth Breedlove / New documentary film
CryptoCon DAY THREE
Sunday April 29, 2019 ~
The location of the conference is the Clarion Hotel, Portland, Maine
8:30 AM – Vendors allowed into the vendor room to freshen up their tables.
9:00 AM – Doors open. Vendors open. The International Cryptozoology Museum is open today from 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM. 8:00 AM – 10:00 AM – Breakfast at the Clarion. At your own pace. 10:00 AM – Noon. Morning Session. KEYNOTE BY JEFF BELANGER. From France, Michel Raynal. Noon – Goodbye. 1:00 PM – Afternoon in Portland, Maine. Suggestions given. Tours of Casco Bay signups. End of Conference. Goodbyes and safe journeys.
The International Cryptozoology Museum, Brick North, remains open until 5:00 PM, for souvenirs and gifts, as well as visits.