Friday, July 4th • 12 p.m. • Convention Center Exhibit Hall •  Lecture – “Unknown” UFO’s & Alien Abduction: The Evidence
Friday, July 4th • 6:30 p.m. • Convention Center Exhibit Hall •  Panel Discussion – The Abduction Panel
Sunday, July 6th • 1 p.m. • UFO Museum Library •  Lecture – Cover-up, Debunk and Deny: The Campaign to Discredit Betty and Barney Hill

MardenKathleen Marden is a prominent UFO abduction researcher, author and lecturer with 24 years experience in the field. She is MUFON’s Director of Abduction Research. In 2012, she was the recipient of MUFON’s “Ufologist of the Year” award.
She earned a B.A. degree in social work from the University of New Hampshire in 1971, and participated in graduate studies in education while working as a teacher and education services coordinator. She also has extensive training in hypnosis.
Her interest in UFOs dates back to September 20, 1961, when her aunt, Betty Hill phoned her nearby home to report that she and Barney had encountered a flying saucer in New Hampshire’s White Mountains. A primary witness to the evidence of the UFO encounter and the aftermath, Kathleen has intimate knowledge of the Hill’s biographical histories, personalities, and the previously unpublished historical files pertaining to their sensational story.

She is the author of three books, Captured! The Betty and Barney Hill UFO Experience, and Science was Wrong, with nuclear physicist/scientific ufologist Stanton T. Friedman, and The Alien Abduction Files, with Denise Stoner. Additionally, her essays appear in several books. Her articles have been published in the MUFON UFO Journal, Open Minds, and FATE magazines and on several websites. Kathy has appeared in television and radio programs in the US, Canada, Australia and the UK, and has lectured throughout the United States. She is recognized as the world’s leading expert on the Betty and Barney Hill abduction.  You can purchase her books or read some of her articles at