American Atheists’ National Convention program will begin on Saturday, August 19 with social events on Friday, August 18 for attendees who choose to arrive early.

Friday, August 18

  • 5:00 PM – Registration opens
  • 7:00 PM – Pub Trivia Contest: “You Can’t Explain That! ($10)
  • 9:00 PM – Cards Against Humanity tournament ($20, proceeds go to charity)

Saturday, August 19

  • 9:00 AM – Members Meeting
  • 9:30 AM – Affiliate & State Directors Meeting
  • 10:00 AM – Opening Remarks
  • 11:00 AM – Yvette D’Entremont, The SciBabe
  • 11:30 AM – Marsha Botzer
  • 12:00 PM – Senator Ann Brusseel
  • 12:30 PM – Lunch (on your own)
  • 1:15 PM – Nick Fish
  • 1:45 PM – TBA
  • 2:30 PM – Mandisa Thomas
  • 3:00 PM – Annie Perl Avery
  • 3:45 PM – Seth Andrews
  • 4:15 PM – Matt Dillahunty
  • 5:00 PM – Eddie Tabash
  • 5:30 PM – Alan Cooperman
  • 6:00 PM – Susan and William Trollinger
  • 6:30 PM – Dinner (on your own)
  • 8:15 PM – Film: The Most Hated Woman in America plus Q&A with director Tommy O’Haver

Sunday, August 20

  • 10:00 AM – Kathleen Johnson
  • 10:30 AM – Legal Director
  • 11:00 AM – Ian Harris
  • 11:30 AM – Athena Salman
  • 12:00 PM – Lunch (on your own)
  • 1:00 PM – James Randi
  • 1:30 PM – Jim Helton
  • 2:15 PM – Shirley Rivera
  • 2:45 PM – Sian Proctor
  • 3:30 PM – Amy Monsky
  • 4:00 PM – Aron Ra
  • 4:45 PM – Herb Silverman
  • 5:15 PM – Zerin Firoz
  • 6:30 PM – VIP Reception with Convention Speakers (ticketed event)
  • 7:30 PM – Dinner (ticketed event)
  • 9:00 PM – Comedy Show (God’s Not Dead 2 mock-a-thon with Frank Conniff and Trace Beaulieu)

Monday, August 21

  • 10:00 AM – Mark Gura
  • 10:30 AM – David Silverman, Monday Keynote
  • 12:00 PM – Lunch (on your own)
  • 2:00 PM – Eclipse Viewing Party