2015 Schedule

* All lectures topics are subject to change.


Thursday, May 21st


Full lecture descriptions are on the Pre-Conference page.

12:00-6:00 p.m. – Pre-Conference Practicum Workshop

  • M. Jones – Transformational Astrology: the Astrology of Self-Actualization


Friday, May 22nd


Full lecture descriptions are on the Pre-Conference and Main Conference pages.

9:00 a.m.- Noon – Pre-Conference Workshops

  • L. Bell – Border Crossings- the 8th House
  • C. Brennan – Timing Peaks and Transitions in One’s Career and Life Direction
  • B. Ilhan – The Fourth House: Our Grave or Treasure?

1:00 p.m.  –      Opening Ceremony

1:15-2:15 p.m.

  • G. Star –  Aftermath: Now What?    

2:30-3:45 p.m.

  • D. Cochrane – Cosmic Vibrations & Athletic Abilities
  • S. Forrest – A New Look at Chiron
  • R. Hand – An Introduction to Mesopotamian Astrology
  • B. Naragon – “Seeing” the Nodes
  • C. McRae – Logical Steps in Rectification
  • K. Sutherland - Houses in Medical Astrology

4:15 – 5:30 p.m.

  • F. Clifford – How to Interpret Your T-Square
  • A. Gainsburg – All Conjunctions Are Not Created Equal
  • J. Holley – Aquarius/Leo – The Journey from Fragmentation to Wholeness
  • D. Pond – The Ascendant: Your Key to Opening Doors
  • K. Surtees – Topic Specific Chart Enquiry: Love & Career
  • G. Terry – Moon & the Relational Nature of Growth

6:30 pm     Banquet Dinner


7:45 pm     

  • D. Costello – Pluto in Capricorn & Neptune in Pisces: Reflections on Other Times & Other Places

Saturday, May 23rd


Full lecture descriptions are on the Main Conference page.

9:00 a.m.    

  • L. Bell - Beggaring Belief – Saturn in Sagittarius

10:30-12:00 pm (90 minutes)

  • A. Duncan – P(l)utin
  • S. Forrest – The Quincunx & the Quintile
  • J. Hill – Astrology & Mental Illness
  • M. Jones – The Presenting Issue: How an Astrology Reading Can Best Serve Your Client
  • D. Pond – Putting Some Creative Fire in Your Life
  • S. Reynolds – Exploring the Jupiter Return

12:30 p.m. –    Lunch

2:00-3:15 p.m.

  • F. Clifford – The Power Degrees of the Zodiac
  • A. Gainsburg – Sky Phases: The Original Planetary Cycles
  • B. Ilhan – Neptune: Finding Our Way in the Fog
  • R. Marcus – Ceres: Collaborating with Hades, Negotiating with Zeus
  • P. Sedgwick – Squaring Up with Saturn
  • D. Woodwell – How to Make Astrological Talismans

3:45-5:15 p.m. (90 minutes)

  • C. Brennan - Tips for Becoming a Professional Astrologer
  • R. Hand – The Use & Purpose of the Lot (Part) of Spirit
  • L. Nalbandian – Venus/Moon Phase: Integration of the Feminine
  • G. Star – Transits: Where to Start
  • K. Surtees – Progressions & Rebirth
  • E. Trinkaus – Venus, Mary Magdalene & the Reemerging Feminine

6:30 p.m. -     Banquet Dinner

7:45 p.m.   

  • J. Jawer – Cazimi: The Heart of the Matter

9:00-Midnight  - Party, Party, Party    


Sunday, May 24th


Full lecture descriptions are on the Main Conference page.

9:00 a.m.  

  • R. Hand – What Kind of Astrology Do We Want Anyway?

10:15-11:30 am

  • A. Elenbaas - Archetypal Phenomenology and the Astrological Imagination: Reflections on the Astrological Legacy of James Hillman
  • B. Ilhan – Astrology’s Bad Boys – 6th, 8th, 12th Houses
  • J. Jawer – The Perfect Chart
  • M. Jones – Rainbow Bridge: Jupiter as Link Between Lower & Higher Mind
  • C. McRae – Global Hot Spots – Geodetically Speaking
  • K. Sutherland – Astro-Fertility

12:00 p.m. –     Lunch 

1:00 pm

  •  F. Clifford – Humor in the Horoscope

2:30-3:45 pm 

  • L. Bell – Heart Mind, Moon Mind
  • D. Cochrane – Extreme People & Extreme Planetary Patterns
  • S. Gailing – Astrology & Flower Essences
  • L. Nalbandian – The Cross of Identity – The Cardinal Signs
  • P. Sedgwick – How to Become an Astrological Writer
  • G. Terry – Development Across the Lifespan: Signs of Developmental Stages

4:15-5:30 p.m.

  • C. Brennan – Rulers of the Houses
  • D. Costello – Getting the Most from Jupiter with Saturn in Sagittarius
  • A. Duncan – The Amazing World of Lies
  • J. Hill – Karma, Reincarnation & Astrology
  • R. Marcus – Chiron: Extraordinary People, Extraordinary Lives
  • E. Simon – Western Astrology & Empedocles

 

6:30 p.m. –      Dinner Banquet


7:30 p.m.    

  • S. Forrest – Lineage – Astrology’s Magic Bullet

8:30 p.m. – Closing Ceremony


Monday, May 25th


Full lecture descriptions are on the Post-Conference page.

10:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. – Post-Conference Workshops

  • F. Clifford – Solar Arc Directions – Tracking Your Life Story
  • D. Costello – Love, Venus & the Erotic Life
  • A. Duncan – Earning Through Sun Sign Astrology – A Writer’s Workshop