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September 15-17, Embassy Suites Hotel, Scottsdale, AZ

27 pioneering experts on afterlife communication and end-of-this life transitions

After this symposium, you will know the truth . . .

the veil between this life and the next is an illusion.

You will learn . . .

  • What the dead say about how we should live
  • How wisdom is channeled from higher realms
  • Methods families use to share the death transition

  • How to record afterlife voices yourself
  • Ways to develop and enhance mediumship

  • How to have Self-Guided Afterlife Connections

  • How to have a circle with materialization

  • The proofs of the afterlife that convince skeptics

  • How to fix today’s racial tensions and divides
  • How to use table tipping for spirit communication
  • Ways to help groups have afterlife connections
  • How psychotherapists aid in afterlife connections
  • Insights into having great medium readings
  • What happens in the life review
  • How the death transition can be wonderful
  • About having life-between-lives experiences
  • How spirits are cooperating with us
  • The importance of after-death care
  • How to become a new human
  • And much more!

Super Early Bird discounts end on May 15!

Be part of a momentous gathering of the leading experts in afterlife communication and end-of-this-life activities

Mental Mediumship for Channeling Wisdom from the Higher Realms

Hay House author Suzanne Giesemann is a retired U.S. Navy Commander with a master's degree in Public Administration who served as a Commanding Officer and as aide-de-camp to the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff on 9/11. The author of 10 books, today former-commander Giesemann is an evidential medium and spiritual teacher. She addresses questions about the purpose of life, the nature of reality, and attuning to higher consciousness, including connecting with loved ones who have passed on. Her books, Learn More

What Really Happens When We Die?

What the evidence shows about ten common beliefs about what happens when we die. Victor James Zammit has a B.A. in Psychology, Graduate Diploma in Education, M.A. in Legal History and Constitutional Law, Bachelor of Laws degree, and Ph.D. in law. He is a retired attorney (solicitor/barrister) of the Supreme Court of the New South Wales and the High Court of Australia. Wendy Zammit has a B.A. in psychology, English, and history, a Dip. Ed. Syd., and an M.A. in history Learn More

How Science is Proving that Spirits are Collaborating with Us ~and~ Lessons from Mediumship Science for Spirit Communication Technology Research

Gary E. Schwartz, Ph.D., is Professor of Psychology, Medicine, Neurology, Psychiatry, and Surgery at the University of Arizona in Tucson. He teaches courses on health and spiritual psychology and is the Director of the Laboratory for Advances in Consciousness and Health. Gary received his Ph.D. in psychology from Harvard University in 1971 and was an assistant professor at Harvard for five years. He later served as a professor of psychology and psychiatry at Yale University, was director of the Yale Psychophysiology Learn More

The Fun of Living Together ~ How We Can at Last Fix America’s Racial Problems

Roberta Grimes, Esq., and her co-author, Kelley Glover, have determined that America's racial issues entirely trace to our botched emancipation amid the chaos of a disastrous Civil War. And understanding what is wrong is half of fixing the problem! In this interactive workshop Roberta and Kelley will guide participants through a deeper understanding of how emancipation should have been done, how and why it failed, and why every attempt that has been made over the past 150 years to address the Learn More

Healing Grief by Understanding Quantum Consciousness and the Other Side

Since the dawn of recorded history, millions of people worldwide have described Near-death Experiences. These Spiritually Transformative Experiences include encounters with spirits of deceased loved ones. Using a colorful and dynamic PowerPoint Presentation, paranormal expert and spiritual bestselling author Mark Anthony the Psychic Lawyer® (aka the Psychic Explorer®) will deliver an uplifting, enlightening and fascinating presentation about how quantum physics offers credible validation for the existence of the soul, the afterlife, spirit communication, karma, reincarnation and the reality of Near-death Experiences. Learn More

The Most Interesting Guest Experiences ~ Beyond Belief and C2C AM

George Noory, co-author of Talking To The Dead, is the host of the nationally syndicated program, Coast to Coast AM, heard by millions of listeners on 564 stations in the U.S., Canada, Mexico, and Guam. Prior to his late-night show on KTRS, Noory had an extensive broadcast career. He started in radio at WCAR-AM in Detroit. From 1974-1978, he served as news producer and executive news producer at WJBK-TV. At age 28, he became the youngest major market news director in Learn More

Shared Crossings for a Loving End-of-Life Experience

The Shared Crossing Project was founded in 2011 by William Peters, a licensed marriage and family therapist, to offer education and counseling for individuals and families interested in understanding death as a profound psycho-spiritual experience and preparing for a conscious, connected, and loving end-of-life experience. Shared Crossings offers a variety of groups, workshops, and trainings in Santa Barbara, California, and also offers individual support to families facing an imminent death. The Shared Crossing Project’s mission is to raise awareness and educate Learn More

Methods Psychotherapists Are Using to Help Clients Have Afterlife Communication

Rochelle Wright,M.S., LMHC, CDP, NCC, EMDR Certified, a Washington-state licensed psychotherapist, has developed the Repair & Reattachment Grief Therapy procedure psychotherapists are using to help clients communicate with loved ones for whom they are grieving. The psychotherapist uses bilateral stimulation to help the client enter a state in which afterlife communications occur. It is successful with 98% of the clients who experience it, and the clients' grief reduces from high scores of 10 and 10 plus plus plus on a 10-point Learn More

Evidential Mediumship: Raising the Bar (Including Platform Demonstration)

Susanne Wilson, AREI Director of Mediumship Research and Education, has a BA in management with an HR concentration, MA in public administration, and certification as a senior professional in human resources (SPHR). She has been a manager of compensation and benefits in a company, vice president of a company, founder and administrative director of the Center for Leadership and Innovation at Florida Gulf Coast University, analyst in the small business development center, and administrative manager of the Stanford University Medical Center. Learn More

What the Dead Say About How We Should Live

Roberta Grimes, Esq., is an attorney with small-business law practices in Texas and in Massachusetts. She graduated from Smith College as a religion major and then from Boston University School of Law, and she has spent most of her life studying and writing about death and the afterlife realities. Nonfiction The Fun of Dying – Find Out What Really Happens Next! (2010, 2014, 2015), is a complete account of how dying feels and what comes next. It answers questions such as Learn More

Using Technology to Record Voices from the Afterlife and Nonverbal People’s Minds

AREI researchers are working with Sonia Rinaldi to replicate her successful ITC experiments. Sonia is a Brazilian ITC researcher who is recording the voices of people in spirit speaking clearly to people on this side of life. She communicates with a team of researchers, engineers, and scientists in another realm at what they call the Brazilian Station using a clearly defined procedure. The recordings are crystal clear. In one month, Sonia has connected as many as 163 parents with their children Learn More

Organizing Physical Mediumship Circles

Dr. Susan B. Barnes, CSNU is a communication professor, medium, and spirit artist. She is a certificate holder from the Spiritualist National Union (SNU) and tutors mediumship classes on SNUi, She has been trained in mediumship at the Arthur Findlay College and The International Spiritualist Federation.. Her work has been featured in the Psychic News, Psychic Observer and several television programs. In addition she is the curator of the Spirit Art Gallery in Cassadaga, New York. She has authored eight books Learn More

Voices Across the Veil Makes Mediums More Available

Michelle Szabo, RMT is an ordained priest, Reiki Master Teacher, designer, artist, musician, author, teacher, and mother. She and Dennis Grega, Ph.D., founded the Voices Across the Veil program that makes medium readings available to a broader range of people. The program offers small group sessions of six or fewer people who log on from their locations as a group for 45 to 90 minutes and link via video conference to a medium. The medium gives messages from anyone on the Learn More

Weighing of the Heart: What Happens in the Life Review?

Dr. Alan Hugenot is a semi-retired, Naval Architect & Marine Engineer. After surviving a near-death experience in 1970 during a 12-hour coma, he has made a 45 year, scientific study of consciousness survival and evidential mediumship. The NDE opened his consciousness to intuitive communications, leading to mediumship abilities. Alan completed studies with the Morris Pratt Institute and Arthur Findlay College of Psychic Science. He now serves as research medium with the Consciousness Research Lab at IONS (Noetic.org) with Dr. Dean Radin, Learn More

How Parents Are Linked with Children in Spirit Using ITC

Reverend Dr. Sheri Perl is an Afterlife Research and Education Institute ITC facilitator. She is the author of Healing from the Inside Out and the Outside In and Lost and Found: A Mother Connects-Up with Her Son in Spirit Sheri is the developer of The Prayer Registry, a website honoring children who have passed. Sheri Perl joined the AREI community at its inception due to her own life-long interest in afterlife research. Her interest began in 1971 when, out of desperation, Learn More

Keys to Having Self-Guided Afterlife Connections

Craig Hogan, president of AREI, has developed an online training program that enables anyone to connect with loved ones living on the next plane of life. It uses a form of self-relaxation to bring the experiencer into a state in which the connections may occur. It then teaches the experiencer how to allow free, open unfoldment so messages can come through from the loved one. The experiencers fill out journals after each stage that are submitted to AREI. Craig reads each Learn More

Facilitated After-Death Contact and Pre-Birth Planning

Mark Pitstick, MA, DC, has 45 years' experience and training in hospitals, pastoral counseling settings, mental health centers and holistic private practice. He received his certification in past-life regression therapy by Brian Weiss, M.D., and in the psychomanteum technique by Raymond Moody, PhD, M.D. He directs the Soul Phone Foundation and works with Gary Schwartz, PhD, is a board member for Helping Parents Heal, and is International Vice-President for Eternea. Mark wrote Soul Proof, Radiant Wellness, and The Eleven Questions. Drs. Learn More

After-Death Care and the Three-Day Vigil

Rev. Olivia Bareham, founder of Sacred Crossings is a certified Death Midwife, Home Funeral Guide and Celebrant. She currently guides individuals toward a natural, conscious dying experience and supports families in reclaiming the lost art and healing ritual of a home funeral. Ancient texts cite the three days following death as having significant meaning for the deceased. Christ was three days in the tomb before ‘rising from the dead’ and Buddhists believe that to touch or move the body for three Learn More

A Skeptic Learns to Communicate with the Afterlife

The fear of dying led Sandra Champlain on a 15 year journey to find evidence of the afterlife. She privately studied the worlds of psychic ability, mediumship, past life regression, near death experiences, induced after death communication, reincarnation, electronic voice phenomena, dowsing and remote viewing. Her fears were rested when she determined that there is sufficient proof that we don't die. The death of her father caused Sandra to investigate the world of grief. She created the audio called How To Learn More

Having Physical Mediumship Communication through Table Tapping

Neal Rzepkowski, MD, is the leader of The Harmonic Fellowship of Light circle, a spiritual development circle in Lily Dale, New York, with seven people who sit weekly for the development of physical forms of mediumship for the group and to share with others. After more than seven years of regular sittings, a table they were working with began to lift itself completely off the ground into mid-air. Soon this was accomplished out of doors in full daylight! Communication with the Learn More

Becoming the New Human

Jane Katra holds a Ph.D. in public health from the University of Oregon where she taught in the 1980’s. Jane has also practiced as a spiritual healer since 1974, after receiving instructions during a near‑death experience. She is listed in Who’s Who of American Women, and is the author with physicist Russell Targ of the books Miracles of Mind: Exploring Nonlocal Consciousness & Spiritual Healing, and The Heart of the Mind: Using Our Mind to Transform Our Consciousness. Dr. Katra has Learn More

Developing Physical Medium Communication Abilities

Rob Blackburn is an emerging physical medium sitting with the AREI Circle of the Masters of Light. At this stage in his development, he is going into trance at every seance and is experiencing the physical and mental development physical mediums undergo. The prediction from the team on the other side is that he will be developing as an ectoplasm medium. Rob is a history, civics, and language arts elementary school teacher. He is a graduate of Illinois State University with Learn More

How to Develop and Enhance Mediumship Abilities

Camber Wilson is a certified intuitive life coach and spiritual medium. She serves on the Afterlife Research & Education team at AREI. Camber is a rising star in mediumship who Susanne Wilson is mentoring (and although we have the same surname, we are not related). During childhood, the loss of her brother took her spiritual connection to a deeper level. Camber specializes in connecting clients to loved ones in the light. She also offers energy work, inner healing, and helping others Learn More

Holding Physical Mediumship Circles Resulting in Table Levitation

Dr. Jan W. Vandersande completed his undergraduate work at Swarthmore College, his M.Sc. in physics at Cornell in 1969, and Ph.D. in physics at the University of the Witwatersrand, South Africa while studying the thermal properties of diamonds. He then was an Associate Professor at Witwatersrand and Cornell. He has published more than 80 scientific articles. In his book Life After Death: Some of the Best Evidence, Jan discusses physical mediumship, exploring some of the best and most interesting cases of Learn More

Research in Life between Lives ~ Michael Newton Institute

I'm an RN dedicated to maximum wellness for my patients in mind, body and spirit. After spending much of my career in research and academia, I am now in private practice. This has given me a chance to demonstrate the many practical lessons learned during those years. Services I offer include: Life between Life Regression Past Life Regression Hypnotherapy Advanced Energy Work Hypno-Reiki Meditation Classes Health and Nutritional Counseling The Newton Institute (TNI), which evolved from Dr. Michael Newton’s initial organization, Learn More

AfterlifeData.com ~ Largest Database on the Afterlife

Dr. Dennis Grega is a research psychologist and has combined this training with computer technology to develop numerous software applications over the past 30 years. After working for the New York University Medical Center following his doctoral work, he headed a consumer-research group at Ogilvy & Mather, a well-known advertising company with 450 offices in 169 cities. Later, Dennis owned a business developing database-intensive commercial software for client-server applications and for the Web. His interest in the greater reality and afterlife Learn More

We now know more about afterlife communications and end-of-life activities than humankind has ever known. We want to share what we’ve learned with you. Join us.

Enjoy comfortable, cool rooms at the beautiful Embassy Suites Hotel, tours of Sedona, views of the beautiful red rock cliffs, hot air balloon rides, Botanical Gardens, Musical Instrument Museum, close by restaurants, and all the attractions of Phoenix, Arizona.

Register before May 15 for super early-bird discounts

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Afterlife Research and Education Institute, Inc., Founders

Roberta Grimes, Esq.

Roberta Grimes, Esq.

Roberta Grimes, Esq.

R. Craig Hogan, Ph.D.

Roberta Grimes, Esq.

Susanne Wilson, M.A.

Roberta Grimes, Esq.

Victor Zammit, Ph.D.

Roberta Grimes, Esq.

Wendy Zammit, M.A.