CONFERENCES

    Previous Conferences on the Shroud

    The web site www.shroud.com/confrncs.htm lists 22 different conferences or symposia that have been held around the world in the last 20 years. 15 of these have been held in countries other than the United States, including eight in Italy, two in France, and one in each of Spain, Germany, Portugal, Peru, and Panama. One additional conference was held in Rome, Italy, on Dec. 13-14 of 2016.

    Nice, France (May 12 - 13. 1997)
    Turin, Italy (June 5 - 7, 1998)
    Rome Italy (May 6 - 8, 1999)
    Turin, Italy (March 3 - 5, 2000)
    San Felice Circeo, Italy (May 6, 2000)
    Orvieto, Italy (August 27 - 29, 2000)
    Paris, France (April 25 - 26, 2002)
    Frascati , Italy (May 4 - 6, 2010)
    Lima, Peru (Aug. 31 - Sept. 2, 2010)
    Fátima, Portugal (Nov. 20, 2010)
    Valencia, Spain (April 28 - 30, 2012)
    Panama City, Panama (June 30 - July 1, 2012)
    Bari, Italy (Sept. 4 - 5, 2014)
    Würzburg, Germany (Oct. 16 - 18, 2014)
    Turin, Italy (May 2, 2015)
    Rome, Italy (Dec. 13 - 14, 2016)


    Seven conferences have been held in the United States:

    Esopus, New York (Aug. 23 - 25, 1996)
    Dallas, Texas (Nov. 6 - 8, 1998)
    Richmond, Virginia (June 18 - 20, 1999)
    Dallas, Texas (Oct. 25 - 28, 2001)
    Dallas, Texas (Sept. 8 - 11, 2005)
    Columbus, Ohio (Aug. 14 - 17, 2008)
    St. Louis, Missouri (Oct. 9 - 12, 2014)

    About 164 registered at the last conference at the Drury Plaza Inn in Chesterfield, Missouri, which is a suburb of St. Louis. About 125 of these individuals came to the conference from outside of the St. Louis area. The title of this conference was “The Shroud of Turin: The Controversial Intersection of Faith and Science”. About 40 papers were presented during the conference. Further information on this conference and access to videos of the presentations and the final papers can be found at http://www.shroud.com/stlouis.htm.