Big Skeptic/Freethought Weekend

@Tim Farley by Tim Farley

On the weekend of August 7-10, 2014 at least six skeptic/freethought/humanist/atheist events are taking place worldwide. Here they are.

Previous known records: seven events over May 1-4, 2014 and five events on October 26, 2013 (see past events).

  1. CFI Summit

    Joint conference of the Center for Inquiry, the Council for Secular Humanism and the Committee for Skeptical Inquiry, incorporating CSICON3

    United States United States, Tacoma

    24th27th October 2013

    added to guide by Tim Farley

    National skepticism / humanism conference sponsored by CFI, CSI and CSH.

  2. added to guide by Tim Farley

    Special themed event held by CFI-UK and British Humanists

  3. Reason in the Rock 2013

    Enjoy reason in beautiful Little Rock, Arkansas!

    United States United States, North Little Rock

    26th27th October 2013

    added to guide by Tim Farley

    2nd annual FREE event

  4. added to guide by Tim Farley

    26th annual event for Stiching Skepsis, the national skeptics group in The Netherlands.

  5. added to guide by Tim Farley

    2nd annual event

  6. added to guide by Tim Farley

    Annual conference of the American Ethical Union, one of the oldest humanist organizations in the US.

  7. Atlanta SkeptiCamp 2014

    Think for yourself. Share what you know.

    United States United States, Atlanta

    2nd4th May 2014

    added to guide by Tim Farley

    The 5th open, attendee-organized skeptical "unconference" organized by the Atlanta Skeptics.

  8. FFRF Raleigh Regional Convention 2014

    Freedom From Religion in the Bible Belt

    United States United States, Raleigh

    2nd3rd May 2014

    added to guide by Tim Farley

    Organized by the Freedom from Religion Foundation and the Triangle Freethought Society.

  9. added to guide by Tim Farley

    Organized by the Orange County Freethought Alliance, a coalition of skeptic and atheist groups in southern California.

  10. The Surveillance Society

    Post Snowden, where do we go now? When is surveillance acceptable, and when is it wrong? Should whole swathes of public policy regarding surveillance now be junked? Three leading experts in the field present accessible and fascinating talks.

    England England, London

    3rd May 2014

    added to guide by Tim Farley

    Organized by Centre for Inquiry UK and the British Humanists.

  11. ReAsonCon One

    1st Annual Free Event - "Shak'n Faith"

    United States United States, Hickory

    3rd May 2014

    added to guide by Tim Farley

    Organized by the Myth Understood Alliance, a coalition of skeptic, atheist and freethought groups in North Carolina.

  12. Skepticamp Ottawa 2014

    The Ottawa Skeptics are pleased to present Skepticamp Ottawa 2014!

    Canada Canada, Ottawa

    4th May 2014

    added to guide by Tim Farley

    The 4th annual open, attendee-organized skeptical "unconference" organized by the Ottawa Skeptics.

  13. Skeptics on the Fringe 2014

    A Slice of Reason with your Cup of Fringe.

    Scotland Scotland, Edinburgh

    2nd23rd August 2014

    added to guide by Tim Farley

    5th annual edition of this Ockham Award winning event that runs through most of August.

  14. added to guide by Tim Farley

    Atheist Alliance International has been holding conventions since 1995.

  15. The Skeptic's Toolbox 2014

    Using Model Cases to Deal with Dubious Claims

    United States United States, Eugene

    7th10th August 2014

    added to guide by Tim Farley

    Educational workshop held each summer by Center for Inquiry for many years.

  16. Nine Worlds Geekfest

    It’s about gaming, film, cosplay, fandom, literature, science, geek culture, meeting people and having a really big party.

    England England, London

    8th10th August 2014

    added to guide by Tim Farley

    Skeptic track of programming at this science fiction (and more) convention by The Skeptic magazine http://skeptic.org.uk

  17. World Humanist Congress 2014

    The World Humanist Congress, held every three years, is a unique event bringing together humanists from over forty countries under the auspices of the International Humanist and Ethical Union.

    England England, Oxford

    8th10th August 2014

    added to guide by Tim Farley

    Held every three years by the International Humanist and Ethical Union in various locations.

  18. FreeOK 2014

    Oklahoma Freethought Convention

    United States United States, Tulsa

    9th10th August 2014

    added to guide by Tim Farley

    4th annual Oklahoma Freethought Convention.