What: The world’s largest UFO conference, Contact in the Desert returns for its seventh year with an out of this world lineup of experts lecturing on the latest developments in UFO studies, government disclosure, ancient civilizations, crop circles, and more. The event grows exponentially every year, with attendees from all over the globe gathering for panel discussions, workshops, film screenings, speaker meet & greets, night sky gazing, and tours of the area’s historic UFO sites. The conference offers 57 lectures, 42 workshops, 8 panels, 3 “conversations with,” and 14 intensives.

When: May 31- June 3, 2019

Where: The Renaissance Resort & Spa, Indian Wells, 44400 Indian Wells Ln, Indian Wells, CA 92210

How: Advance tickets $270 single/$490 couple through May 29; $300/$505 at the door. http://contactinthedesert.com/tickets/passes

Who: Veteran CITD speakers Erich von Daniken, author of ancient-astronaut classic Chariots of the Gods; George Noory, host of  Coast to Coast AM Radio; Giorgio Tsoukalos, star of History Channel’s Ancient Aliens; South African researcher Michael Tellinger; British Government Ministry of Defense specialist Nick Pope; Whitley Strieber, best-selling author/screenwriter Communion, as well as FBI, NASA, military, and government officials, ancient alien researchers and scientists, archeologists and cosmologists. Fifteen new speakers have been added to the 50+ speaker line up this year, which will also feature Linda Moulton Howe, David Wilcock, Michael Salla, David Adair, Jacques Vallee, Richard Dolan, Nassim Haramein, Emery Smith, James Gilliland, Stephen Bassett, Hugh Newman, Peter Levenda, Laura Eisenhower, Jimmy Church, Clyde Lewis, Yvonne Smith, Brien Foerster, John Desouza, Clifford Mahooty, Billy Carson, Joel “Doc” Wallach, Steve Murillo, and many more.