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Thursday, September 10, 2015

The SOSBI Burr Oak Bigfoot Conference is this Saturday

It is finally (almost) time for the SOSBI Bigfoot Conference at Burr Oak State Park, OH. It will be starting tomorrow with a meet and greet and will take place on Saturday.

Speakers for the event are listed below.

  • David Paulides, author of The Hoopa Project, Tribal Bigfoot, and the Missing 4-1-1 books
  • Scott Carpenters, author of The Bigfoot Field Journal and Dogman: The Monsters are Real
  • Peter Wiemer, host of the Chautauqua Lake Bigfoot Expo and he also made a film called I've Seen Bigfoot
  • Paul Bartholomew, author of Monsters of the Northwoods and Bigfoot Encounters in New York and New England

Friday, September 11:

SOSBI will be hosting a meet and greet in the lobby of the Burr Oak State Park lodge from 6:00 to around 8 or 8:30 PM. Nice chance to meet the speakers!

Saturday, September 12:

Vendor set up and sales/ticket sales start at 9:00 AM.

Conference room will open up at 12:45 PM.

The conference will start at 1:00 PM with Doug Waller opening.
Doug Waller, head of SOSBI.
His 2013 book, and his new one will be for sale at the conference

1st Speaker - Peter Wiemer will speak from 1:15 to 2:15. After him is a 15 minute break.

2nd Speaker - Paul Bartholomew will be speaking form 2:30 to 4:00. After him is a 15 minute break.

3rd Speaker - Scott Carpenter will be speaking from 4:15 to 6:15.

After Carpenter's talk there will be an 80 minute dinner break.

Raffle winners will be announced from 7:35 to 7:45.

After the raffle winners are announced, David Paulides will be speaking. There may be a panel discussion after him if time allows.

I will be at the conference on Saturday and will have a vendor table, selling books and cryptid paintings. I would be happy to sign books, also.  I know Marc DeWerth (who hosts the Ohio Bigfoot Conference) will be one of the other vendors there… he always has some good stuff for sale. 
I will be selling Cryptid U.S. at the conference

Doug Waller, head of SOSBI, will also have his new book, Hidden Encounters: More Bigfoot Stories from Southeastern Ohio and Beyond. He is also author of Standing in the Shadows: Bigfoot Stories from Southeastern Ohio. 

If you want to find out more, check out SOSBI's Facebook page. Tickets are available on their blog and will be at the conference. 

This conference is going to be good. I hope to see a lot of people there!

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