The Amazing Meeting

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The Amazing Meeting (TAM), stylized as The Amaz!ng Meeting, was[1][2] an annual conference that focused on science, skepticism, and critical thinking; it was held for twelve years. The conference started in 2003[3] and was sponsored by the James Randi Educational Foundation (JREF). Perennial speakers included Penn & Teller,[4] Phil Plait, Michael Shermer and James "The Amazing" Randi. Speakers at the four-day conference were selected from a variety of disciplines including scientific educators, magicians, and community activists.[5] Outside the plenary sessions the conference included workshops, additional panel discussions, music and magic performances and live taping of podcasts including The Skeptics' Guide to the Universe.[6] The final Amazing Meeting was held in July 2015.[7]

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The Amazing Meeting
GenreScience and skepticism
Location(s)Las Vegas, Nevada, U.S.
CountryUnited States
Most recent2015[1][2]
Attendance1,650 in 2011
Organized byJames Randi Educational Foundation