In 2015 Sky High Creations organised the first “Night of Crop Circling” in Alton Barnes, right in the middle of crop circle country in Wiltshire UK. Since then we did one every year. In the summer of 2021 we will have the 7th “Night of Crop Circling”. Like the previous years, a series of 6 short lectures on various crop circle related topics. Once more via zoom, but next year live again for sure!
Confirmed speakers for 2021 are:
Dr. Zef Damen (NL)
Zef finished his MSc study at the Technical University Eindhoven, The Netherlands, in 1971, in Digital Technology (cum laude). During his study, in 1969, he won a prize in the international contest of the Dutch Giro Service (Postcheque- en Girodienst) to find a method for automatic reading of handwritten giro-forms. At this event, he was invited by the director-general of the PTT, Dr. Hendrik Reinoud, to come and work with the PTT. This marked his introduction into the Dr. Neher Laboratory, the technical laboratory of the Dutch PTT. In the field of Postal Technology, he worked on automatic letter sorting machines, automatic address reading machines, training equipment, and more general, on pattern recognition and image processing, and postal systems engineering. For long, he has been interested in patterns of all kinds. Later on, in 1994, he graduated at the Technical University Delft on a thesis about Flexible Mail Processing, an Application of Integral Postal Engineering. He holds several patents on pattern recognition. After more than 30 years, he retired as a senior scientist. His hobbies now include: nature photography, building (small) mechanical clocks, and, of course, crop circle reconstructions.
Presentation: Crop Circle Reconstructions
Since 1998, Zef has made over 370 crop circle reconstructions, accurate representations of crop circle patterns with interesting, geometrical characteristics. All these reconstructions can be found on his website. In his presentation, he will explain why he thinks reconstructions are important. For example, to find the intelligent design (“blueprint”) behind these formations. But, what are crop circle reconstructions? Crop circle reconstructions are geometric constructions of geometric elements (like lines, circles, squares, triangles, etc.) that depend on each other, to form tightly connected constructs. He can guarantee, that the outcome of his reconstructions is an accurate and reliable representation of the pattern in the field, by applying the scientific method of model building. Within this method, the result of the reconstruction is directly compared with (various) aerial images of the crop circle formation. In his presentation, he will go deeper into this way of making a reconstruction, and will give some examples. And only in this way he is able to show, that many crop circle formations include “tricks” within their design. Very often, the most obvious solution happens to be not the right one! More info can be found at Zef’s website: www.zefdamen.nl
Marién Grace (USA)
Marién Grace, Director of the Bay Area Crop Circle Study Group in the San Francisco Bay Area, uses her commitment to our most beautiful unfolding in this evolutionary process of life to unveil potential meaning from the manifestations in our fields. Her deep exploration into Embodied Sacred Geometry, psyche investigation, unified field theories, intuitive fractal maths, serious gardening and playful wonder inform her delighted exploration into the intersection of our incarnated realms with the support of the beyond.
Presentation: Cultivating a New Relationship with the Cosmos, Crop Circles in Service to Our Evolutionary Aim
At this moment of intense poignancy in our evolutionary history, humans are clearly being asked to cultivate a different relationship to reality, one that encourages respect and nourishment rather than one which is disrespectful and toxic to life. Does the crop circle phenomenon encourage this new relationship in a healthy and revealing way? How might the crop circle record reveal to us proper orientation in relationship to this grand Other?
Rieks Schreuder (NL)
Since 1991 when Rieks had his first ‘encounter’ with crop circles* they never left his mind. Every year he was looking forward to what that year’s season might bring and a few times he was very happy to spend his holidays amidst the circles. Rieks has experienced strange things while he was there and that made the feeling that there is something strange going on only stronger. Sometimes he published his findings on The Cropcircle Connector but most of the findings were kept in hibernation on his harddisk. Until he started his website crop circle faction (facts and imagination). That way he can organise his thoughts and somebody may be as amazed as he is himself.
Presentation: Crop Formations 2019, A Tour de France Extraordinaire
The 2019 crop circle season had very interesting features. Especially the circles which appeared in France. This year 16 crop formations were formed there. The spatial relationship to each other though is the more interesting part. Rieks found out where the formations are lying and if their distances to each other have special characteristics like for instance a Phi-relationship. The day of appearance and the Sunrise/Sunset and Moonrise/Moonset on that day is considered as well and might perhaps answer the question “why there”? The French crop formations brought him a lot of surprises and he hopes they will surprise you too. More info can be found at: https://cropcirclefaction.wixsite.com/cropcirclefaction
Prof. dr. Jerry Kroth Ph.D. (USA)
Jerry Kroth is an Associate Professor in the graduate counseling psychology program at Santa Clara University. He teaches psychotherapy and personality theory, dreamwork, and research methods. He has an abiding therapeutic interest in working with dreams, personal oracles, and the applications of dream theory to psychohistory. Dr. Kroth has been a member of the International Psychohistorical Association since 1983.
Presentation: “The Abyss Crop Circle”
Dr. Jerry Kroth, author of Messages from the Gods: on the extraterrestrial origin of crop circles, will speak about a very recent crop circle that appeared July 2, 2021. He will first discuss some of the conventional interpretations that have been profferred, but he will offer quite a different and far more foreboding interpretation. He calls his talk “The Abyss Crop Circle”
Guy Shepherd (UK)
Guy Shepherd and his motorbike are a familiar site for those who have roamed the crop circles the past few years. Although relatively new to the phenomenon, Guy has seen around 50 crop circles up close in just three years time. Of course, being a resident of crop circle country, Wiltshire, the Vale of Pewsey to be exact, makes that easier for him. First and foremost, Guy has a passion for people and jewellery. His dedication to this is manifested in his magical home and gallery, The Smithy. Guy uses this base to entertain clients and friends, walk the Wessex downs, motorcycle beyond, take photographs and write novels. His spiritual attachment to the local permanent stone circles and more occasional crop varieties, fuel this haven for the arts, happiness and well being.
Presentation: “My extraordinary crop circle journey”
It is fair to say that the crop circle phenomenon changed Guy’s life forever. This talk is about his own journey in life, how he got into crop circles, how it influenced him to write a novel (Circum Navigation) before he had even visited one, how much of his imagined fiction actually came true afterwards and the incredible characters and experiences, both good and bad, he has encountered on his personal visits to over fifty local formations. It is about enthusiasts, researchers, farmers, hoaxers, drone pilots the military etc. This is a truly exciting story.
The novel “Circum Navigation” can be obtained via Amazon.
More info about Guy Shepherd and his work can be found at: www.guyandmax.com and www.smithy.gallery
Roeland Beljon (NL)
Roeland is a Sociology major and has been working in the field of mobility management and environmental consultancy for over 20 years. has been visiting Wiltshire and the Crop Circles together with his partner Nancy Polet since 1994. In 1995 they joined the Dutch Centre for Crop Circle Studies. A group of croppies that is still going strong today. Roeland has been chairman of the DCCCS for the past 10 years. In 2010 Roeland and Nancy founded Sky High Creations to bring together like minded people. Since then they have organised hundreds of lectures, workshops and symposia on frontier sciences and spiritual growth. The “Night of Crop Circling” is their highlight of the year.
Presentation: “The Crop Circle Ghost Phenomenon”
Every now and again a special kind of crop circle appears. It is not really a crop circle, but the shape of a crop circle that was there the previous year reappears. Sometimes in different crop. Usually the shape is visual because the growth of the crop is disturbed in the spaces where the crop was flattened in the original crop circle. What does that tell us?
Programme (CET, Central European Time, Amsterdam)
7.40 pm CET: zoom meeting opens
8.00 pm CET: Introduction by your hosts Nancy Polet and Roeland Beljon
8.05 pm CET: Zef Damen
8.25 pm CET: Mariën Grace
8.45 pm CET: Rieks Schreuder
9.05 pm CET: Jerry Kroth
9.25 pm CET: Guy Sheperd
9.45 pm CET: Roeland Beljon
10.05 pm CET: questions and answers
10.30 pm CET: zoom meeting ends (end time is just an indication)
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