Speakers

Day 1 Program

Keynote Speakers:

Ferdinando ImposimatoMr. Ferdinando Imposimato is the Honorary President of the Italian Supreme Court and a former Italian senior investigative judge. He presided over several terrorism-related cases, including the kidnapping and assassination of President Aldo Moro and the attempted assassination of Pope John Paul II. He was elected to the Chamber of Deputies (Parliament) under the label of the Democratic Party of the Left and subsequently to the Senate. He is a Grand Officer of the Order of Merit of the Republic of Italy. He was also a legal consultant to the United Nations. He has also written the books, “The Big Lie,” “International Terrorism,” “The Republic of Unpunished Tragedies,” “The 55 Days That Changed Italy,” about the Aldo Moro case, and “Strategy of Tension”. Judge Imposimato has recommended that the crimes of 9/11 be tried at the International Criminal Court, which was set up to protect the world from criminal acts of war.

Daniel SheehanDaniel Sheehan is one of our nation’s most important and influential Constitutional and public interest lawyers. During the past 45 years he has litigated such public interest cases as the Pentagon Papers, the Watergate Break, Iran Contra and the Silkwood murder case. He has represented victims of the Three Mile Island nuclear disaster and fought against the American Nazi Party on hate crimes. He is the founder of the Christic Institute and the Romero Institute, the latter being a nonprofit public policy center in Santa Cruz California. Danny has his law degree from Harvard University and later returned to study at the Harvard Divinity School. He is the author of “The People’s Advocate: The Life and Legal History of America’s Most Fearless Public Defense Lawyer”. His websites are DanielPSheehan.com and RomeroInstitute.org

 

Special Guest Speakers:

LionelLionel is a trial lawyer, Emmy Award winning nationally syndicated American radio and television personality, media and legal analyst, news “decoder,” actor, author, essayist, spoken word artist, and lecturer.

Lionel has appeared on Court TV, PBS, Tribune Media, C-SPAN, CBS, ABC, NY1, BBC, Bloomberg TV, MSNBC, Fox News, CNN, CNBC, Newsmax TV, HuffPost Live, RT America, Arise America, CrossTalk, The Alex Jones Show, Coast to Coast AM, SiriusXM, and iHeartMedia, Lionel also appears in the fourth season of the Netflix television series House of Cards.

Dylan AveryDylan Avery is a filmmaker. After discovering Paul Thompson’s 9/11 Terror Timeline in mid-2002, he began writing the screenplay for a thriller in which a group of friends discovers a government cover-up of the September 11, 2001 attacks. In an unexpected turn of events, research done with partners Korey Rowe and Jason Berman gave rise to the Loose Change documentary series that went viral in 2006 and were labeled “the first internet blockbuster” by Vanity Fair. As a result, tens of millions of people around the world have become aware of the glaring inconsistencies of the official 9/11 narrative and cover up.

Bob McIlvaineBob McIlvaine is a retired school teacher from the Philadelphia area. His son, Robert Jr., worked for Merrill Lynch & Co. as an assistant vice president of media relations. He specialized in investment banking and was in regular contact with members of the financial press covering Wall Street and global finance. On the morning of 9/11 he was attending a banking conference on the 106th floor of the World Trade Center North Tower. He lost his life that day.

Bob is one of the few 9/11 family members to openly challenge the official narrative. He has traveled throughout the U.S. and abroad as a featured guest at many peace conferences and 9/11 events. He’s featured in many films including “ZERO: An Investigation Into 9-11”. He has dedicated his life to obtaining truth and justice for his son and all who perished that day.

 

Master of Ceremony:

Mark Crispin MillerMark Crispin Miller is a Professor of Media, Culture and Communication at New York University. He is the author of several books, including Boxed In: The Culture of TV; The Bush Dyslexicon: Observations on a National Disorder; Cruel and Unusual: Bush/Cheney’s New World Order and Fooled Again: The Real Case for Electoral Reform. He is also the editor of Loser Take All: Election Fraud and the Subversion of Democracy, 2000-2008. His essays and articles have appeared in many journals, magazines and newspapers throughout the nation and the world, and he has given countless interviews worldwide.

In 2004, Miller wrote Patriot Act, a show that he performed for six weeks at the New York Theater Workshop, co-starring with Steve Cuiffo. He also produced the documentary “Orwell Rolls In His Grave”.

Miller earned his bachelor’s degree from Northwestern University in 1971, and his doctorate in English from Johns Hopkins University in 1977. Although he specialized in Renaissance literature, Miller is best known as a media critic. Before joining New York University, Miller served as director of film studies at Johns Hopkins University.

 

Panelists:

Wayne CosteWayne Coste is a licensed Professional Engineer in Michigan and holds a B.S. in Electrical Engineering from the University of Connecticut. He has over 40 years of experience in all aspects of electric utility and energy planning. He is the developer of a simulation model which was designed to analyze bulk power markets and to foster an improved understanding of the competitive forces resulting from the deregulation of the electric power sector. He currently evaluates the technical, economic and environmental impacts of renewable energy resources.

Richard GageRichard Gage, AIA, is a San Francisco Bay Area architect of 25 years, a member of the American Institute of Architects, and the founder and CEO of Architects & Engineers for 9/11 Truth (AE911Truth.org), a 501(c)3 educational charity representing more than 2,500 degreed/licensed architects and engineers who have signed a petition calling for a new, independent investigation, with full subpoena power, into the destruction of the Twin Towers and the 47-story World Trade Center Building 7 on 9/11.

Mr. Gage has worked on most types of building construction, including numerous fire-proofed, steel-framed buildings. Most recently, he worked on the construction documents for a $400M mixed-use urban project with 1.2 million square feet of retail, a parking structure, and 320,000 square feet of mid-rise office space.

Mr. Gage became interested in researching the destruction of the WTC high-rises after hearing on the radio the startling conclusions of reluctant 9/11 researcher David Ray Griffin in 2006, which launched his own unyielding quest for the truth about 9/11. Since founding Architects & Engineers for 9/11 Truth, Gage has presented the live multimedia presentation 9/11: Blueprint for Truth almost 300+ times in 28 foreign countries and 82 American cities to groups from 100 to 3,000. He has appeared in more than 300 radio interviews and television spots.

Sander HicksSander Hicks is the founder of Soft Skull Press, and Vox Pop Inc. In his 2005 book The Big Wedding: 9/11, the Whistle-Blowers, and the Cover-Up, Hicks levies questions about the official account of the September 11th attacks. Hicks reviewed the 9/11 Commission report, critically, for the New York Press. Hicks has done four national speaking tours on issues of citizen media activism, 9/11 truth, peace and justice.

 

William JacobyWilliam Jacoby, Esq. is an Attorney admitted to the bar of NY, now retired.  He has worked mostly in management positions in the nonprofit, public, and private sectors.  Management experience includes:  executive director of a community development corporation in East Harlem, president of two renewable energy start-ups, chief counsel for a municipal community development agency, and director of a rural development project in Peru and Bolivia.  He has his M.P.A. degree from the Univ. of Pittsburgh,  J. D. from Duquesne Law School, and a B. A. in Government from Dartmouth College. William currently applies his efforts to coordinating national grassroots organizing efforts as Team Leader, National Action Groups Project, for Architects and Engineers for 9/11 Truth.

Les JamiesonLes Jamieson has studied the alternative research into 9/11 since November, 2001 and been extremely active in the 9/11 truth community since January of 2004. Les attended two of the four 9/11 Commission hearings, and five of the eight hearings by the NIST investigation into why the buildings collapsed, which has given him an up close realization of the depth and scope of the official cover-up. Les has been central in planning large 9/11 symposiums every year since 2004 in New York City. Throughout 2014 and 2015 Les led many outreach actions at the 9/11 Memorial & Museum. Since October 2014 Les has spearheaded an effort to generate grassroots support for legislation to release the 28 pages from the Congressional Joint Inquiry on 9/11 which did occur on July 15, 2016.

Wayne MadsenWayne Madsen is a Washington, DC-based investigative journalist, author and syndicated columnist. Wayne has some twenty years’ experience in security issues. As a U.S. Naval Officer, he managed one of the first computer security programs for the U.S. Navy. He subsequently worked for the National Security Agency, the Naval Data Automation Command, Department of State, RCA Corporation, and Computer Sciences Corporation. Wayne was a Senior Fellow for the Electronic Privacy Information Center (EPIC), a privacy public advocacy organization.

Wayne is a member of the Society of Professional Journalists (SPJ), Association for Intelligence Officers (AFIO), and the National Press Club.

With his investigative skills and understanding of how government operates, Wayne has spoken out on the glaring discrepancies of the official 9/11 narrative as well as the government’s misguided military policies and abuse of power as a result of 9/11. He has been a keynote speaker at many 9/11 symposiums, including previous anniversary events here in New York City.

Sara NelsonSara Nelson is the Cornell University & U.C. Berkeley-educated former National Labor Secretary of the National Organization for Women (NOW) in Washington, D.C. and the 15-year National Executive Director of The Christic Institute, an inter-faith law and public policy center in Washington, D.C. The Christic Institute was known for its cutting edge litigation, investigation, public education and grass roots organizing projects such as the Greensboro Case against the KKK and Nazi Party for the killing of demonstrators, the first Sanctuary Defense case of Salvadorans fleeing for their lives, the Three Mile Island injunction to stop the dumping of the meltdown’s radioactive waste into the Susquahanna River, and the Iran Contra case against 28 people working with Oliver North on Constitutional violations, illegal war making, illegal gun running, drug smuggling, and assassination programs.

With four decades of experience as the Executive Director of some of our nation’s most effective public interest research, public education, grassroots organizing, and law and policy organizations, Sara Nelson is currently the Executive Director of the Romero Institute in Santa Cruz, CA. The Romero Institute, a law and policy center, was founded in 1980 and is exposing and implementing solutions to structural injustice, human rights and Constitutional violations, and serious threats to the environment.

Gary NullGary Null is an internationally renowned expert in the field of health and nutrition, Gary Null, Ph.D is the author of over 70 best-selling books on healthy living and the director of over 100 critically acclaimed full-feature documentary films on natural health, self-empowerment and the environment. He is the host of “The Gary Null Show”, the country’s longest running nationally syndicated health radio talk show which can be heard daily on The Progressive Radio Network.

Throughout his career, Gary Null has made hundreds of radio and television broadcasts throughout the country as an environmentalist, consumer advocate, investigative reporter and nutrition educator. More than 28 different Gary Null television specials have appeared on PBS stations throughout the nation, inspiring and motivating millions of viewers.

Gary’s alternative news programming includes hundreds of in-depth interviews on politics, economics, military policy, deep state crimes, and notably, alternative research on 9/11.

J. Michael SpringmannJ. Michael Springmann is an attorney, former Foreign Services Officer, and whistleblower who served in the Commerce Dept. and as a State Department diplomat with postings in Germany, India, and Saudi Arabia. He details in his book, “Visas For Al Qaeda: CIA Handouts That Rocked The World”, how he was pressured to issue visas to mercenaries for insurgencies beginning in the early 80’s. He currently practices law and was recognized in 2004 by the American-Arab Anti-Discrimination Committee as one of its Pro Bono Attorneys of the Year.

 

Jeffrey SteinbergJeffrey Steinberg is a senior editor of Executive Intelligence Review.  He is the co-author of “Dope, Inc: Britain’s Opium War Against the World” and has written extensively on 9/11, including an in-depth expose of the role of the Anglo-Saudi “Al Yamamah” deal, in creating a global terrorist slush fund.  Steinberg has been deeply involved in the fight to declassify the 28 pages from the original Joint Congressional Inquiry into 9/11.

 

Day 2 Program

Co-chairs of Lawyers’ Committee for 9/11 Inquiry

Mick Harrison, Esq.Mick Harrison, Esq. is a Public Interest Attorney, graduate summa cum laude of the University of the District of Columbia School of law. Attorney Harrison has a national practice focused on cases that involve whistleblower protection, government accountability, corporate fraud and false claims, and dangers to public health or the environment. Over the last 25 years he has worked in partnership on such cases with The Government Accountability Project (GAP); Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility (PEER); the Chemical Weapons Working Group (CWWG); the National Sierra Club; Greenpeace; and Vietnam veterans organizations, among others.  Attorney Harrison is licensed in Pennsylvania and admitted to practice before the U. S. Courts of Appeal for the 3rd, 4th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, District of Columbia, and Federal Circuits, as well as the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Indiana.

Attorney Harrison’s current and past cases that are directly or indirectly relevant to 9/11 truth issues include:

  1. A whistleblower retaliation case on behalf of an EPA senior scientist who blew the whistle on the dangers to First Responders of the highly corrosive and toxic dust from the WTC building collapses on September 11th, 2001;
  2. A whistleblower retaliation case on behalf of a chemist employed by a private company engaged in the business of ensuring the safety of building materials who raised concerns about the causes of the WTC building collapses on September 11th, who became a leading 9/11 truth advocate;
  3. A federal False Claims Act case on behalf of a leading physician/pediatrician and researcher regarding the antibiotic originally relied on by the U.S. government for use in responding to an anthrax attack;
  4. a whistleblower retaliation case on behalf of a Senior chemist at the Army’s Dugway Proving Ground who blew the whistle on unsafe Army practices regarding chemical and biological warfare agents;
  5. Representation in an appeal before a U.S. Court of Appeals of a National Guard intelligence officer and physician who blew the whistle on illegal torture by U.S. agencies occurring at prisons in Iraq.; and
  6. A whistleblower retaliation case on behalf of the first female Chief of the United States Park Police who blew the whistle on the Bush Administration’s failure to provide adequate funding to protect the national monuments and parks from terrorist attacks and crime.

Jane ClarkJane Clark is in private practice handling Texas Workers’ Compensation cases, Probate, and general legal practice including personal injury, collections, domestic relations, and criminal law with 26 years experience in these areas. She has her law degree from the University Of Idaho Law School (Moscow), a Masters Degree from Texas A & M University in Biochemistry & Biophysics (College Station), and worked for the famed Professor Emeritus Dr. Joseph Nagyvary from Budapest, Hungary on cancer research at TAMU.  Ms. Clark spent years with major JFK researchers from 1980 to present working with Lawrence Teeter, Esq. (now deceased) on research into the RFK assassination in Teeter’s position as Counsel for Sirhan Sirhan.  Ms. Clark was lawyer for JFK Lancer, the major conference held in Dallas every year in November for JFK Assassination researchers from multiple parts of the world.

 

Master of Ceremony:

William PepperWilliam Pepper is a barrister in the United Kingdom and admitted to the bar in numerous jurisdictions in the United States of America. In his international commercial law practice, he has represented governments in the Middle East, Africa, South America, and Asia. Today, Pepper represents Sirhan Sirhan, the gunman convicted in the assassination of Senator Robert F. Kennedy in June 1968.

Bill Pepper was a friend of Martin Luther King in the last year of his life. Some years after King’s death, Bill Pepper went on to represent James Earl Ray in his guilty plea, and subsequent conviction. Pepper believes that Ray was framed by the federal government and that King was killed by a conspiracy that involved the FBI, the CIA, the military, the Memphis police and organized crime figures from New Orleans and Memphis. He then represented the King family in a wrongful death civil trial, King family vs. Loyd Jowers and “other unknown co-conspirators.” During a trial that lasted four weeks Bill produced over seventy witnesses. Jowers, testifying by deposition, stated that James Earl Ray was a scapegoat, and not involved in the assassination. The jury took less than an hour to find in favor of the King family.

William Pepper is heavily involved in Human Rights Law, for a time convening the International Human Rights Seminar at Oxford University.

 

Panelists:

David ChandlerDavid Chandler has a BS in physics from Harvey Mudd College, an MA in education from Claremont Graduate University, and an MS in mathematics from California Polytechnic University.  He was a speaker at the Toronto Hearings in 2011, which brought together the best evidence for insider involvement with the events of 9/11.  David Chandler became known in the 9/11 Truth community primarily for his measurement and analysis of motions associated with the building “collapses” at the World Trade Center on 9/11.  He published his measurements showing WTC 7 underwent a prolonged period of freefall, and publicly challenged NIST’s blatantly false assertions to the contrary.  In their final report NIST was forced to concede that the building fell at absolute freefall for over two seconds. He is currently on the board of Scientists for 9/11 Truth and maintains a website that highlights the work of several independent 9/11 researchers: 911SpeakOut.org

David Cole has been a fulltime 9/11 researcher, including FOIA requests and analysis of records since 2004.  Through his FOIA efforts David has caused 9/11-related records to be released from several federal agencies including the FAA, the FBI, NIST, and FEMA.  David is currently the plaintiff in a FOIA lawsuit filed in federal court in Washington, D.C. against NIST and FEMA which is pending but has already resulted in the release of voluminous agency records related to the agencies’ studies of the collapse of the WTC buildings on September 11, 2001.

Jonathan ColeJonathan Cole is a civil engineer with 30 years experience engineering and construction management, including building, bridge, utility and infrastructure design.

 

 

 

Michael DiamondMichael Diamond has his law degree from Rutgers University. His law practice included civil litigation on behalf of plaintiffs and criminal trials as both prosecutor and defense counsel. He is a founding member of the New Democratic Coalition of N.J., a group that successfully opposed the Vietnam War. Michael was worked as Enforcement Administrator and Regulatory Officer at the N.J. Department of Environmental Protection. He wrote articles about and lectured on use of the civil emergency provision in the U.S. Constitution (the domestic violence clause in Article IV, Sec. 4) as a remedy for environmental harms that now threaten our health and survival. Michael is a Member of the Lawyers’ Committee for 9/11 Inquiry.

Richard Gage, AIA,

(see Day 1 Program above)

 

Niels HarritNiels Harrit is a retired professor of chemistry in Copenhagen, Denmark. Neils has worked 40-years as an associate professor at the Nano-Science Center – University of Copenhagen. He published 60 peer-reviewed papers in top journals. He authored “Active Thermitic Material Observed in Dust from the 9/11 World Trade Center Catastrophe,” published in the Open Chemical Physics Journal in 2009.

 

Barbara Honegger, M.S.Barbara Honegger, M.S., is a leading researcher, author and speaker on the 9/11 Pentagon and anthrax attacks and is the visionary activist behind the two-billion-candlepower ‘Third Beam’ spotlight in the NYC skyline on the 9th Anniversary as well as the Boston Tea Party for 9/11 Truth.  Barbara has served in high-level positions in the Federal Government, including White House Policy Analyst and Special Assistant to the Assistant to the President.  Her pioneering book October Surprise — on the deep story behind the Iran side of the Iran/Contra scandal now confirmed by formerly classified documents — led to a full-subpoena-power Congressional investigation funded at the level of the 9/11 Commission.  From 2000 to 2011, Barbara served as Senior Military Affairs Journalist at the Naval Postgraduate School, the premiere science, technology and national security affairs graduate research university of the Department of Defense.  She was the only invited researcher to testify at both the historic Toronto 9/11 Hearings on the 10th Anniversary and the follow-on Vancouver Hearings.  She is one of 50 founding current and former high-level government, military and intelligence officials to call for a new 9/11 investigation at PatriotsQuestion911.com and one of 20 charter members of Political Leaders for 9/11 Truth.

Ms. Honegger has a Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) degree from Stanford University; a Master of Science (M.S.) degree in Experimental Psychology from John F. Kennedy University; and Masters-level certification in National Security Decision-making from the Naval War College.

Mr. Ferdinando Imposimato

(see Day 1 Program above)

 

Steven JonesSteven Jones is a retired physics professor who taught at Brigham Young University. He is a nuclear physicist with 26 years experience teaching at the university level. Steven has published 50 peer-reviewed papers including “Extremely High Temperatures during the World Trade Center Destruction”.

 

 

Andrew KreigAndrew Kreig is Justice Integrity Project editor and co-founder. Andrew has two decades experience as an attorney and non-profit executive in Washington, DC.   An author and longtime investigative reporter, his primary focus since 2008 has been exploring allegations of official corruption and other misconduct in federal agencies. Also, he has been a consultant and volunteer leader in advising several non-profit groups fostering cutting-edge applications within the communications industries. In 2008, he became an affiliated research fellow with the Information Economy Project at George Mason University School of Law and from 2009 through 2012 he was a Senior fellow with the Schuster Institute for Investigative Journalism at Brandeis University.

Erik LawyerErik Lawyer is a retired firefighter with 14 years experience. He is founder of Firefighters For 9/11 Truth.

 

 

 

Graeme MacQueenGraeme MacQueen, (born 1948 in Nova Scotia, Canada) is a Buddhist scholar and a retired professor of religious studies at McMaster University in Hamilton, Ontario where he taught from 1974 to 2003. He was also the founder and former Director of the Centre for Peace Studies at McMaster. In 2014 MacQueen authored The 2001 Anthrax Deception: The Case for a Domestic Conspiracy.

Graeme is an opponent of the official 9/11 narrative and believes 9/11 and the anthrax attacks are related: both perpetrated by neoconservatives to bring war and an eventual police state to America.

Doug MackenzieDoug Mackenzie is a retired attorney and electrical engineer with more than 30 years of experience practicing law in the areas of civil litigation and patent prosecution.  Doug began researching the evidence related to 9/11 in 2005 and is currently involved in researching the insider trading observed immediately prior to 9/11. Doug earned his JD from William Mitchell College of Law in 1984.

 

David MeiswinkleDavid Meiswinkle is an attorney practicing in New Jersey, former police officer, and army veteran. He has been politically active for many years, including running for Congress in 2010. David has been a leader in the New Jersey 9/11 activist community and is currently part of a lawyers working group focusing on legal strategies to obtain full disclosure, accountability, and justice for 9/11. Together with activist/radio show host Pamela Senzee, David co-hosts Quantum Matrix Radio. In September 2015 they completed a “400 mile Walk For Truth”, from Shanksville, PA to Washington, DC to Ground Zero in New York City.

Mustapha NdanusaMustapha Ndanusa is a New York-based litigation attorney with over ten years of State and Federal litigation experience. Mr. Ndanusa began his career with MFY Legal Services, a not-for-profit organization, where he enhanced his litigation and advocacy skills. Always intent on being a trial attorney, Mr. Ndanusa left MFY after four years of housing law advocacy and began his own private practice.  As a solo practitioner, Mr. Ndanusa quickly began trial advocacy in criminal law, civil litigation as well as Federal action involving police misconduct such as false arrest/false imprisonment and assault. Mustapha has been an active member in the 9/11 Truth community.  He was a member of the team of lawyers that commenced a civil suit on behalf of Pentagon employee April Gallop against Dick Cheney and other U.S. officials.  The matter was later dismissed by the 2nd Circuit, with the panel of Judges including a cousin of George W. Bush.

Daniel Sheehan

(see Day 2 Program above)

 

Tony SzambotiTony Szamboti is a mechanical design engineer with over 25 years of structural design experience in the aerospace and communications industries. At one point in his career he worked for RCA Broadcast, the company that designed and built the antenna stack on the North Tower. Since 2006, he has authored or co-authored a number of technical papers on the WTC high-rise failures that are published in the Journal of 9/11 Studies and in the International Journal of Protective Structures.

 

Bill Veale, Esq.Bill Veale, Esq. retired as Chief Assistant Public Defender in Contra Costa County, California in 2006 after 31+ years trying criminal cases including death penalty homicides.  He taught Criminal Trial Practice at Boalt Hall, now Berkeley Law, for 11 years.  After Veale retired, he and Dennis Cunningham sued Cheney, Rumsfeld and Myers on behalf of April Gallop, a soldier stationed at the Pentagon alleging that they were complicit in the 9/11 attacks.  The suit was dismissed in the District Court which dismissal was upheld by the 2nd Circuit which sanctioned them for filing a frivolous appeal to a frivolous law suit. This act is seen as an example of judicial malfeasance. Veale maintains that no court has yet to acknowledge the overwhelming majority of the important factual assertions made in their lawsuit.