Field Trip Weekend

Hessdalen, September 6 - 8, 2024

You can now Sign up for the Field Trip Weekend:

The price for the weekend, all activities included,
opening ceremony, presentations, panel discussion, 2 field trips, is:

4000 NOK

You sign up by paying the Registration Fee (750),
then you pay the rest the first week of August (3250).

Kids under 18: 1500 (750 + 750)

Some time after you pay the registration fee you will receive an email with more details (how to book a cabin/hotel, what to do with transportation, etc) and you will get an invite to join our discord community - where participants that will come to the conference can meet online - before travelling to Hessdalen.

Preliminary Program


10:00 Registration opens
Lunch boxes available until key note
Travel suggestions for Friday:
Røros or the Blue Box

16:00 Conference Opening Ceremony
Opening speeches
By Fred Pallesen and Magnus Holm
Lightning talks
By participants of the conference

18:00 Welcome Dinner

20:00 Erling P. Strand
How to detect a UFO
Preparation for the Field Trip

21:00 Evening meal (Handout of Breakfast boxes)

21:30 Field Trip

Don't miss the opening speeches by Fred and Magnus

Erling P. Strand
Chairman of Project Hessdalen

Travel suggestions:

Do you want to see the inside of the BlueBox?

Do you want to visit Røros?

Why not use the time before the conference starts.


08:00 Breakfast boxes until 09:00
(some may prefer a late start after a long night!)
Travel suggestions for Saturday:
The White Box or Horse riding

11:00 Lunch

12:00 Massimo Teodorani
Using Astrophysical Methods
to Study the Hessdalen Phenomenon

13:30 Break

14:00 Susan Demeter
High Strangeness and UFO Witnesses

15:30 Break

17:00 Main Conference dinner

19:00 Panel discussion

20:00 Evening meal

21:00 Field Trip

Massimo Teodorani
astrophysicist (PhD.) at
Bologna University
Research Director of
Project Hessdalen

Susan Demeter
a Canadian writer, researcher and artist.

Travel suggestions:

Do you want to see the inside of the WhiteBox?

Do you want to see  more of Hessdalen?

Why not get on the back of a horse to experience the valley?


08:00 Breakfast boxes until 10:00
(some may prefer a late start after a long night!)
10:00 Field Trip Debrief
Sharing pictures captured during the conference
Sharing data from the Field Trips
Sharing with the world at Discord

11:00 Lunch & Travel food box

12:00 Conference Closing Ceremony
Picture of all
Closing words and welcome back next year

Food served:  during the conference

Food is included in the conference fee - because eating together is meeting people - an important part of the whole experience.

All food samples are shown from the menu at Kaffekråa AS

Travel suggestions:

You will get detailed descriptions of what to visit in Hessdalen and the area around: Røros and Trondheim.

Bekken Gård

Dovrefjell nasjonalpark

VoiceMap Røros

VoiceMap Trondheim

If you plan to stay in the area some days before or after the Field Trip Weekend:
What would you like to do? What would you like to see?