First of its kind! The World Youth Conference on UFOs and Consciousness

A Cosmic Vision for Spaceship Earth

3-day Conference for Cosmic Kids ages 13-18
June 21-23, 2024
Longmont, Colorado | $495

“A child’s curiosity about the stars is the first step on a journey of a lifetime of discovery.” –Jane Goodall

“If man is to survive, he will have learned to take delight in the essential differences between men and between cultures. He will learn that differences in ideas and attitudes are a delight, part of life’s exciting variety, not something to fear.” —Gene Roddenberry.

Presenters: Paola Harris, Jeff Machala, Yinpei Li, Desta Barnabe, and Diego Vasta


  • Ages: 13-18 years old
  • Application: Essay (100-200 words) or a 5-minute video*
  • Pre-Conference Assignment: Read about Buckminster Fuller and Gene Roddenberry. You will be sent Paul Davids’ book, Growing Up Sci-Fi in Garrett Park (included in registration fee).
  • Registration Fee: $495 (includes 3-day workshop and optional Close Encounters 5 (CE-5) experience). Conference price includes lunch for 2 days.
  • Lodging: Not included (Boulder area, Colorado)
  • Additional Study: History of your assigned country and its UFO sightings.

*Your essay/video topic should include your vision for earthly contact with cosmic cultures in the next millennium or how to save our Spaceship Earth. Please also include something about yourself.

Applications must be received by May 1st. Email to [email protected]



Spaceship Earth Dome
6374 Niwot Road
Longmont, CO

Presenter Bios

Paola Leopizzi Harris is an Italian American photojournalist and investigative reporter in the field of extraterrestrial-related phenomena research. She has a Master’s degree in education and is also a widely published freelance writer who has studied extraterrestrial-related phenomena since 1979 and has interviewed military personnel, astronauts, ministers of government, and hundreds of witnesses from around the world.

Yinpei Li is from Lanzhou City, Gansu Province, China. He is a world traveler and has been to Tibet, Thailand, India, and Africa. He earned a degree at George Washington University in Washington, D.C., and is currently studying at Cambridge University in the UK for a degree in Theology and Philosophy. He is interested in UFOs and Consciousness and has earned an Exopolitics Diploma from Dr. Michael Salla’s Exopolitics Institute.

Jeff Machala is a certified hypnotherapist and first responder whose own spiritual experiences opened him to renewed intuition and clairaudience. He hopes to utilize his gifts to assist in healing others.

Paul Davids is a filmmaker, producer, and director from Bethesda, Maryland. He has a B.A. in Psychology from Princeton University. Paul is also an artist and author, and co-wrote and produced Roswell: The UFO Coverup.

Desta Barnabe is a researcher, dowser, channeler, publisher, and the author of A Glimpse into Infinity: Channeled Messages Beyond Time, and Mirroring Worlds: Channeled Reflections from Higher Dimensions and co-authored Contact Modalities with Grant Cameron.

Diego Vasta is a young researcher from Buenos Aires, Argentina. He serves as a formal translator for Paola Harris and has translated her books into Spanish.


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