Atheist Alliance Convention at DragonCon in Atlanta, Georgia

Early Registration for the 2018
Convention Dates: August 31 to September 3, 2018

(Workshops and special events will be announced later)

 

Please follow these steps:

Step 1: Purchase Your Tickets Here ($85 dollars now until Sept 22. At the door price is $185):

 

Step 2: Book your hotel, choose one below (Atheist Alliance Members receive huge discounts): Hotel choices will be provided soon:


Step 3: Mark your calendars. Most AAoA events are held at Hilton Atlanta 255 Courtland St NE, Atlanta, GA 30303: 


2017’s Schedule, Events, and Workshops

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Title: Mindfulness Meditation Challenge with Mark W. Gura
Description: Participants will be taught how to practice mindfulness meditate and will be challenged to meditate for one hour non-stop. Bring a seat cushion or yoga mat if you wish.

Time: Fri 01:00 pm (Length: 2.5 Hours)
Location: 313-314 – Hilton
(Panelist: Mark W. Gura)

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Title: Learning Street Epistemology
Description: Quick overview of Street Epistemology followed by a hands-on workshop where attendees will be able to practice the method in a live setting.

Time: Saturday, Sep 2 11:30 am (Length: 1 Hour)
Location: 313-314 – Hilton
(Panelist: Anthony Magnabosco)

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Title: Songwriting Workshop with Shelley Segal
Description: Brief introduction to some of the different elements that make up a (contemporary pop) song eg, Structure, Melody, Harmony, Rhythm, tempo, themes, Lyrics, Rhyme schemes.

Time: Sat 01:00 pm (Length: 1 Hour)
Location: 214 – Hilton
(Panelist: Shelley Segal)

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Title: Meditation: What It Is…and Isn’t with Mark W. Gura
Description: A discussion on meditation, what it is and isn’t, followed by audience questions.

Time: Sun 01:00 pm (Length: 1 Hour)
Location: Savannah 1-3 – Sheraton
(Panelist: Mark W. Gura)


Richard Dawkins Award and David Silverman’s Presentation Fighting God  

Time/Location: Saturday, September 2, 2017, in the Hilton 204 – 207 room.

Description: Atheist Alliance of America and the Richard Dawkins Foundation for Science and Reason announce David Silverman as the 2017 recipient of the Richard Dawkins Award. Silverman expounds on the methods and efficacy of Firebrand Atheism and how it must be used during the Trump Administration.

Presenters: Mark W. Gura, CW Brown, Richard Dawkins (video/audio), David Silverman.

For more information about the Richard Dawkins Award click here.


Atheist Alliance of America 25th Year Anniversary Celebration

Time/Location:

Description: Everyone welcome, please join us atheists, heathens and freethinkers alike for a secular party. The AAoA is celebrating its 25th anniversary and the efforts of the Atheist community. We value knowledge, understanding, empathy, passion and a desire for change and we champion unity.

Presenters: Leighann Lord, Shelley Segal, Mark W. Gura, CW Brown,  Curt Anderson.


2017 Hotel Information

Book Your Atheist Alliance of America Reservation Here 

For more information, please book online or call: 1-800-465-4329 or 1-855-862-4908

Group Block Code: will be emailed to members of Atheist Alliance of America. 

Group Rate:

  • Standards/doubles -$99.00
  • Suites: king or double with living room- $129.00

Discounted Parking: $4.00 Daily

CANCELLATION POLICY: 24 Cancellation Policy

Canceling your reservation before 6:00 PM (Eastern Standard Time) on Tuesday, 27 August 2018 will result in no charge. Canceling your reservation after 6:00 PM (Eastern Standard Time) on Tuesday, 27 August 2018, or failing to show, will result in a charge of 1 night per room to your credit card. Taxes and fees will be applied.

Credit Cards will be authorized after 6:00pm the day before your arrival to guarantee your reservation.

Upon arrival, you will be asked to provide a valid Credit Card or Debit Card and proof of I.D.  We do not accept cash at check-in and guest must be 21 years old or older to check-in. Pre-paid and temporary cards are not permitted and will result in your reservation being canceled or resold.