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AREI Founding Board of Directors

R. Craig Hogan, Esq.

R. Craig Hogan, Ph.D.

Victor Zammit, Esq.

Victor Zammit, Ph.D.

Wendy Zammit, Esq.

Wendy Zammit, M.A.

Susanne Wilson, Esq.

Susanne Wilson, M.A.


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General Symposium Dates and Times
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“A big ball of love” ~ 2017 Attendee

Dream Visits from the Dead

Dreams are one of the most powerful forms of contact with the dead and have been documented for centuries. The dead return to ease grief, deliver messages, give advice, make requests, and reveal the afterlife. Visitation dreams are distinctly different Learn More

Common Types of Entities that Can Affect You

Ellie will be speaking about her work the last 17 years with spirit attachments and other types of negative entities including demons and aliens. Ellie will help attendees understand how and why earthbound spirits and other types of entities trespass Learn More

Rulers, Royals, Spirits and Psychics

Is the White House Haunted? What spirit roams the corridors of the home of America’s First Family? Do world leaders privately seek advice from “the Other Side?” From Ancient Egypt to the United States, political leaders may have publicly denied Learn More

Reincarnation – Any evidence for it?

These are four common attitudes towards the possibility of a continued life after we die: Death is the end of our existence, We cannot know if we live on or not, We have an eternal life ahead of us, We 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 Learn More

George Emcees Questions from the Audience for the Experts

George adds his flair as an entertainer and investigator into all things paranormal to assemble six of the our expert presenters questions onstage to answer questions written on slips of paper by members of the audience. Anything is fair game Learn More

The Angel Wash, Holistic Breathing, and Ask the Soul Doctor

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 Learn More

The Ouija Board Revealed ~ What We Know Is True about It

Karen A. Dahlman is an author, B.A., M.A., a licensed and board-certified art psychotherapist, professional counselor, and hypnotherapist in private practice. She has been a business owner and consultant. Karen has been researching the use of the Ouija Board since Learn More

Evidential Mediumship: Raising the Bar (Including Platform Demonstration)

Susanne will explain how the energies of the deceased, the medium, and the sitter each take responsibility for the reading's level of success. She will then demonstrate evidential mediumship by doing readings for members of the audience as messages come Learn More

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

Sonia Rinaldi is recording clear voices of people in the afterlife, people on the earth plane who are unable to speak because of nonverbal autism, Lou Gherig’s Disease, dementia, and other such maladies, and unborn children. She is flying in Learn More

A Renowned Afterlife Expert Answers Your Questions about the Afterlife

Ask the questions you've wondered about but have never had someone to ask. In this session, Stafford Betty, Ph.D., will answer audience questions about the afterlife. Stafford is a professor of religious studies at California State University, Bakersfield, Dr. (Lewis) Learn More

A Physical Medium Describes How People Materialize and Demonstrates Trance

David brings a rare and life re-evaluating, evidential approach to the World of Spirit. As a Medium he has, over the last thirty years, helped countless with his ability to connect with the World of Spirit, providing evidential proof that Learn More

Touching Heaven: Accessing States of Expanded States of Consciousness Easily & Naturally

Ann Albers, a former avionics engineer – now angel communicator, medium, and modern mystic – will help you access states of awareness usually reserved for spiritual seekers, long-term meditators, or those who have died. She’ll help you touch heaven here Learn More

Spirit Releasement

Dick Sutphen is the author of the million-copy bestseller, You Were Born Again To Be Together. He has authored 21 New Age titles⎯seven for Simon & Schuster who calls him "America's Foremost Psychic Researcher." Dick is called "America's leading past-life Learn More

Shared Crossings: Glimpses of the Afterlife

In this presentation, William Peters, a licensed marriage and family therapist and founder of The Shared Crossing Project, will give you insights into what we have learned about the afterlife from the shared crossings experiences people have had. The discoveries Learn More

Tina Powers ~ The Reporter for the Otherside

Tina Powers is a former news anchor and reporter who now works as a professional medium and receives psychic messages. During her childhood, Tina felt the presence of people who had crossed over, but the intuitive information became a much Learn More

Answers You Can Give to the Skeptics about the Afterlife.

Victor and Wendy will be speaking about what you can say to people who are skeptics about the afterlife. They write that evidence taken from many different areas of credible afterlife investigation is in total agreement. This evidence completely contradicts Learn More

Afterlife Contact through Life between Lives Sessions

Ann Clark, Ph.D., is the research director for The Newton Institute. Ann Clark is the research director for the Michael Newton Institute. In this presentation, Ann will describe how people have soul contact through a Life between Lives (LBL) session. Learn More

A Physical Medium Explains What Happens in Altered States

Scott has over fifteen years of understanding the trance state, and has sat in over three hundred séances with physical mediums. All this in addition to his own development. Scott has gained a huge amount of knowledge about Physical Mediumship, Learn More

Who Are Physical Mediums Really Working with on the Other Side?

Mediums and Physical Mediumship Circles - Who Are We Talking To? There is a great variety of contact experience happening amongst mediums, circles, ITC communities, and individuals at this very moment. This begs the questions, “Who are we communicating with?” Learn More

Evidence of Reincarnation—A Path to Peace

The work of Ian Stevenson, MD, of the University of Virginia, involving children with validated past life memories, provides proof of reincarnation and demonstrates that individuals can change religion, nationality and ethnic affiliation from one lifetime to another. Most wars Learn More

Good Grief: A Modern Day Discussion of Grief and the Afterlife

Arizona Bell is the founder and editor of Spirit Guides Magazine—a publication dedicated to spiritual exploration of both physical and non-physical worlds. Bell began her writing career a decade ago as an intern at Curve Magazine and has since been Learn More

Spirit Drawings and Physical Mediumship Circles

Susan has been practicing Spiritualism and natural law for years. In this presentation, she explains how to set up physical circles, in which remarkable phenomena occur such as objects flying around the room, people in spirit speaking, tables levitating and Learn More

New Developments in Recording the Voices of Loved Ones in Spirit

Sheri Perl explains the procedure she uses to record voices from the afterlife when a parent wants to connect with their children in spirit. The parent calls and Sheri puts the phone up to a recording microphone so the parents Learn More

Everyone Is a Medium! Connections You Make Every Day and Improving Them

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 Learn More

How to Read People by Holding Objects ~ Psychometry

Mark Christopher Nelson is a gifted psychic medium with clairvoyant, clairaudient and clairsentient abilities. He delivers accurate and detailed messages from family, friends, and guides on the other side. The details validate that "it’s really them" and that the messages Learn More

Healing the Grieving Hearts of Parents

Lynn Lee’s journey began with the physical death of her daughter, Nicole, on January 26, 2008. During her darkest hour she discovered a connection with her daughter’s spirit that changed the way she looked at physical death forever. Through much study and practice, Lynn has Learn More

The Afterlife Can Affect Your Life and Happiness Now

Cyrus, author of Understanding Life After Death is finishing his new book, Escaping the Death Paradigm. Cyrus will explain how each of us can greatly enhance our lives, feel confidence and happiness about life, reduce stress, eliminate the fear of Learn More

More speakers are being added! Watch this website to see the additional presenters.

General Symposium Dates and Times

Register for the Symposium This is a preliminary schedule. The times may change slightly. The 2018 Afterlife Institute symposium is September 14-16, 2018, at the Doubletree Resort by Hilton Hotel Paradise Valley – Scottsdale. Symposium fee discount schedule ~ Learn More

The 2018 symposium is filled with interesting, enlightening, exciting events:

  • Doubletree Resort: large, spacious, and beautiful

  • Presentations, discussion groups, workshops,

  • Banquets Friday and Saturday nights

  • Foremost experts in afterlife communication

  • Descriptions of cutting-edge afterlife communication methods

  • Workshop in Self-Guided Afterlife Connections

  • Help starting and running groups

  • Explanations about what spirituality is today

  • Talented mediums available for readings

  • How to set up a physical mediumship circle

  • Descriptions of having end-of-life celebrations

  • The “Near-Death Intensive” experience like an NDE

  • A physical mediumship room with practice sessions

  • The latest in what we know about the afterlife

  • How the death transition can be wonderful
  • Real case studies of afterlife regressions

  • Workshop on becoming sensitive to spirit presence

  • Learning to help others have afterlife communication

  • How to transform yourself spiritually

  • And much more!

“AREI symposiums are life changing!”
~ 2017 attendee

Register now to take advantage of the Super Early-Bird discount!


Join AREI now to receive a discount on the symposium registration


Special Opportunities!

Presentations and Workshops by Renowned Experts

This symposium’s experts will explain to you

  • What You Can Tell People that Proves the Afterlife Is Real
  • How to Have a Near-Death Intensive Experience Yourself
  • What Physics Is Telling Us about Our Eternal Natures
  • The Truths about Afterlife Communication Research Has Discovered
  • Newest Developments in Recording Voices from the Afterlife, with Demonstrations
  • Progress in Recording Communication from People Who Cannot Communicate
  • How Everyday Mothers and Fathers Have Learned to Record Voices of Their Children in the Afterlife
  • How to Hold Physical Mediumship Sessions (Seances) with Demonstrations
  • The Exciting Developments in New, Dynamic Physical Mediumship Circles
  • The Online Zoom Groups Forming in Your Area You Can Join

Workshops will give you hands-on, personal experiences and training.

You’ll Meet Interesting People Who Want to Hear Your Experiences

The AREI symposiums are known for the socializing and opportunities to begin experiences that will continue through the year by encouraging you to

  • Network with like-minded people
  • Meet and talk with the experts
  • Find out about online Zoom groups you can join from where you are
  • Learn about groups meeting close to you that you can join
  • Become involved in research, development, education, and practice activities
  • Spend exciting time socializing with others at the symposium.

The symposiums are love fests.

Mediums Will Be Available for Readings

We now know more about afterlife communications and end-of-life occurrences than humankind has ever known. Come to share what we’ve learned and what you know.

Enjoy comfortable, cool rooms at the beautiful DoubleTree Resort by Hilton Hotel Paradise Valley – Scottsdale, 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 now to take advantage of the Super Early-Bird discount!


Join AREI now to receive a discount on the symposium registration

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