Triangle SkeptiCamp 2024

Saturday – Main Conference Day at John Chavis Community Center

9:45am – 10:00amWelcome and Opening RemarksJeff GehlbachYouTube Logo
10:00am – 11:30amPresentation
Telling Stories with Wikipedia
Susan GerbicYouTube Logo
10:35am – 11:40amWorkshop
Being the Person Your Friends Come To About Weird Beliefs
Susan GerbicYouTube Logo
11:45am – 12:15pmPresentation
How to Challenge Your Views Without Looking Like an Idiot
Coleman WattsYouTube Logo
12:30pm – 1:45pm Lunch Break (on your own)Group
1:45pm – 2:15pmPresentation
Disgust: How an Overlooked Emotion Meddles With Our Minds
Erika EngelhauptYouTube Logo
2:15pm – 2:30pmBook signing
Get your own copy of Gory Details, signed by author Erika Engelhaupt!
Erika Engelhaupt
2:30pm – 3:00pmPresentation
Strategies for Investigating Mysteries
Kenny BiddleYouTube Logo
3:05pm – 3:35pmPresentation
The UFO Presentation THEY Don’t Want You to Attend
Rob PalmerYouTube Logo
3:35pm – 3:40pmBonus
Finding Meaning Through Science: An Impromptu Soliloquy
Faith Newsome RodriguezYouTube Logo
3:40pm – 4:10pmPresentation
Visual Illusions: When Perception Differs From Reality
Eric HarrisYouTube Logo
4:15pm – 4:25pmLightning Talk
Talking About the Big Stuff Podcast
Michael ColeYouTube Logo
4:30pm – 4:40pmLightning Talk
Adults Read Stuff They Wrote as Kids
Rob PalmerYouTube Logo
4:45pm – 5:15pmPresentation
Why Facts Don’t Change Our Minds
Melanie Trecek-KingYouTube Logo
5:15pm – 5:30pmClosing Keynote and FarewellJeff GehlbachYouTube Logo
5:45pm – untilPost-Event Social Hang at Transfer Co.
Ongoing fellowship over dinner and drinks at Transfer Co. Food Hall.

Sunday – Investigative Field Trip with Kenny Biddle

CFI Chief Investigator Kenny Biddle and fellow conferees toured a reputedly haunted local attraction.

1:00pm – 4:00pmInvestigative Field Trip to Mordecai Historic Park
We met at the visitor center of Mordecai Historic Park in downtown Raleigh, the site of “the most haunted house in Raleigh”, where we toured Mordecai House.
Mordecai Historic Park
4:00pm – untilPost-Investigation Social Hang
After the guided tour we adjourned to a nearby establishment to discuss how many ghosts we thought we saw in evidence.
William & Company

Friday – Pre-Event Social Event at Transfer Co. Food Hall

Evening social event with organizers and speakers.

6:30pm – 9:00pmPub Night at Transfer Co.
Triangle SkeptiCamp organizers, conferees, and speakers gathered for a social hang the evening before the main conference day.
Transfer Co. Food Hall

Participation in all aspects of Triangle SkeptiCamp is subject to the code of conduct.