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Berkeley: Lifting the Fog: The Scientific Method Applied to the World Trade Center Disaster
Date Saturday November 11
Time 10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location Details
The conference will be held in room 2050, the Chanshun Auditorium, of the Valley Life Science Building on the University of California Berkeley campus. The conference will run from 10 am to 10 pm.
Event Type Conference
The one-day, free-to-the-public, academic 'Lifting the Fog' Conference (10 AM - 10PM) will provide a focused, principled, and rigorous examination of the many unanswered questions surrounding the destruction of the World Trade Center skyscrapers. Using the extensive bodies of surviving evidence that document these events, Conference presenters will apply the time-tested scientific method to evaluate theories of the attack, both official and alternative.

In addition to tackling the controversial questions of what brought the skyscrapers down, the Conference will provide a session devoted to the developing story of the public health catastrophe of exposures to the Ground Zero environment. The fact that the EPA allowed politics to eclipse science in their issuance of false assurances that the air was safe to breathe is a sobering example of the fallacy of trusting official conclusions regarding highly charged political events being used to justify wars.

Participants will include:

Jim Hoffman, M.F.A.
creator of 9-11 Research, the highest-ranking website challenging the core tenets of the official story of 9/11.

Mickey S. Huff, M.A.
Adjunct Faculty, History and Critical Thinking, Berkeley City College, Diablo Valley College, Chabot College; co-director of the alternative polling group RetroPoll (

Steven Jones, Ph.D.
Professor of Physics at Brigham Young University in Provo, Utah, and author of numerous peer-reviewed research papers, including Why Indeed Did the World Trade Center Buildings Collapse?

Janette MacKinlay.
Visual artist living across from the World Trade Center who witnessed and survived the South Tower's destruction, which blew out the windows of her apartment.

Nate Mudd, J.D.
Attorney for SimmonsCooper, LLC, Chicago and East Alton IL, specializing in asbestos litigation for victims' compensation and rights. Mudd is licensed in IL, MO, and WA.

Jenna Orkin, M.A., J.D.
Founder of the World Trade Center Environmental Organization and one of twelve original plaintiffs in class-action lawsuit against the EPA.

Peter Phillips, Ph.D.
Professor of Sociology at Sonoma State University, Director of Project Censored (with Bridget Thornton and Celeste Vogler), a media research organization which creates annual compilations of the most important censored stories.

Paul W. Rea, Ph.D.
A 9/11 researcher/writer, author of 'Still Seeking the Truth about 9/11'. He has taught Science, Technology, and Human Values at St. Mary's College in Moraga, CA.
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