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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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Workshops and Events

“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

The Top 10 Reasons to Believe in the Afterlife

Once a skeptic with a fear of dying, Sandra Champlain has been on a 22 year journey of gathering evidence of the afterlife. She is the author of the #1 international bestseller, We Don’t Die – A Skeptic’s Discovery of 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

Rules of Engagement: Working with Spirits and Sitters

Susanne Wilson The Carefree Medium is a scientifically-validated research medium whom Victor Zammit describes as a "world class medium and spiritual teacher."  Susanne has taught hundreds worldwide how to tap into and grow their intuitive and/or mediumship abilities. In this 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 been wondering about. In this session, Stafford  will answer audience questions about the afterlife. Stafford is a professor of religious studies at California State University, Bakersfield, and the author of three books on the afterlife: Learn More

A Physical Medium Describes How People Materialize and Demonstrates Trance

David Thompson, International Medium/Healer and speaker will be demonstrating Trance mediumship with his friend and mentor in the Spirit World "William" attendees will have the opportunity to ask questions of William, a spirit person who has been in the spirit 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

How You Can Recognize Entity Interference and Be Released

Dick Sutphen explains how you can recognize karmic spiritual experiences and the techniques his uses for spirit releasement. Have you ever felt that you are not yourself—Like you’re two different people? Dick will teach you all about entity interference and 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

Soul Contact through Life between Lives sessions

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

Listening to Animals

Phoenix based Animal Communicator, Debbie Johnstone uses her natural empathic abilities, compassion, a sense of humor and a down to earth communication style to bring animals and their people closer together.   She communicates telepathically with all species of animals, both living and in 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

How Evidence of Reincarnation Can Create a More Peaceful World

In this presentation, Walter Semkiw, MD, MPH, will present the work of Ian Stevenson, MD of the University of Virginia, who complied 1200 cases of children with spontaneous past life memories that were objectively validated. From these cases, Principles of 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

Ways the Afterlife Can Change How We Lead This Life

If the afterlife is real, what does that mean for how we lead our lives? What if the idea of "dying" was, all along, a socially constructed lie? Accepting the afterlife means coming out of a mortal paradigm Learn More

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


How to Communicate with the Afterlife Using a Black Mirror

Thursday, September 13, 2 - 5 p.m. Sunday, September 16, 2 - 5 p.m. Rosemary is the author of The Art of Black Mirror Scrying. Black mirrors are one of the most powerful and ancient tools for opening the Learn More

Learning How to Sit in the Power for Mediumship Development

Learning How to Sit in the Power for Mediumship Development Thursday, September 13, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Scott Milligan is an accomplished, renowned physical medium. In this workshop, you will learn how to sit in the power Learn More

Love Lives Forever

Love Lives Forever Thursday, September 13, 5:00-6:30 pm Seminar & Messages from Spirit Susanne Wilson The Carefree is a scientifically-validated research medium known for her evidential details and unique and compassionate style. Susanne will explain how to use Learn More

The Pechet Healing Technique: Energetically Clears Core Issues at the Cellular Level

The Pechet Healing Technique: Energetically Clears Core Issues at the Cellular Level Sunday, September 16, 2 to 4:30 Ellie Pechet, M.Ed, is a metaphysician, medium, and shaman, who has developed a successful procedure that clears core issues 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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