15th International IONS Conference

Thursday Evening Plenary Session
8:00 to 10:00pm

In addition to our plenary speakers we will also enjoy music, experiential pieces, and dialogue during the plenary sessions.

MUSIC – 7:45 to 8:00pm
Maria Kostelas

Maria Kostelas

As you enter the plenary session Maria Kostelas will be playing music. She is an international intuitive, flutist, and recording artist, who founded Flutes of the World to express her love for world cultures, spirituality, and healing. With over 100 indigenous flutes as her tools, she has become known as the “Pied Piper of the Soul.”


Kahontakwas Diane Longboat and Jacqueline Ryan

Jacqueline Ryan Kahontakwas Diane Longboat

Kahontakwas Diane Longboat, Mohawk and Turtle Clan woman, will open our conference with Jacqueline Ryan, Executive Director of Planting Seeds of Hope and traditional singer.


Cassandra Vieten, PhD

Cassandra Vieten

IONS President and CEO, Cassandra Vieten, PhD, will welcome everyone to IONS' 15th international conference.


Cassandra Vieten, PhD; Edgar Mitchell, ScD; and Marilyn Schlitz, PhD

Cassandra Vieten Edgar Mitchell


Marilyn Schlitz

IONS new president, Cassandra Vieten, joins IONS founder, Edgar Mitchell, and IONS past president, Marilyn Schlitz, to explore how IONS and humanity are evolving as we weave the accomplishments of the past into the possibilities of the future.


9:30 to 10:00pm
Hot Pursuit

Edgar Mitchell

These performers have a heart-to-heart connection and synergistic energy on stage with each other and their audiences. Delene’s guitar stylings, Cahill’s sax and flute solos, and their vocal harmonies create a sonic beauty that moves and inspires listeners—a perfect blend of sophistication and FUN! The Hot Pursuit Band will move and groove you! www.gigmasters.com/Variety-Band/Hot-Pursuit-Band/



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