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August 11, 2009 11:41 ET

Date Announced for Decoding "The Lost Symbol" Conference

Well-Known Authors, Researchers and Experts Convene to Discuss Latest Dan Brown Book

LOS ANGELES, CA--(Marketwire - August 11, 2009) - Fans and enthusiasts of Dan Brown will have a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity on November 8 when speakers from around the world gather in Los Angeles for a symposium focusing on Dan Brown's latest book, "The Lost Symbol" which hits bookstores on September 15.

The event will be hosted by New York Times bestselling author Simon Cox ("Cracking The Da Vinci Code") and feature speakers from around the world for a day-long exploration of Dan Brown's new book and other related topics including the meaning of signs and symbols, alternative history and unsolved mysteries through the ages. The conference will also include a special live music performance by John Payne and Eric Norlander of ASIA featuring John Payne.

The event will be held on Sunday, November 8 in Los Angeles, CA. A variety of ticket options are available, including a VIP reception and dinner with the speakers. More information on the conference and how to purchase tickets can be found at

Conference speakers include:

Simon Cox: a New York Times bestselling author and internationally renowned expert on alternative history and ancient mysteries. His "Cracking The Da Vinci Code" sold more than 2 million copies and was translated into approximately two-dozen languages. Cox is acknowledged as the foremost authority on author Dan Brown's Robert Langdon series of novels, having also authored "Illuminating Angels & Demons" and "The Dan Brown Companion." Cox's latest book, "Decoding The Lost Symbol," a companion to Dan Brown's "The Lost Symbol," is due to be published in November 2009 by Simon & Schuster.

Michael Cremo: with a PhD in science and theology, he has presented papers at meetings of the World Archeological Congress, European Association of Archeologists, and the International Congress for History of Science. He has lectured at the Royal Institution in London, the Russian Academy of Sciences, the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences and at other scientific institutions around the world. Cremo is the author of the book "Forbidden Archeology."

William Henry: an internationally known investigative mythologist and specialist in the field of ancient, traditional science. He is host of the radio program "Revelations" and the author of more than 12 books.

John Major Jenkins: the world's leading authority on the traditions of the Maya and how the Maya employed symbolism to encode both astronomy and spiritual teachings. His books "Maya Cosmogenesis 2012," "Galactic Alignment" and "The 2012 Story" are considered bibles of the field.

Jon Rappoport: a Pulitzer Prize-nominated political journalist who has covered a variety of topics during his 25 years as a reporter and author including the covert influence of secret societies; medical research fraud; and the Oklahoma City bombing. His classic book, "The Secret Behind Secret Societies," continues to inspire and stimulate readers all over the world.

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