IRVA News

Welcome to the new IRVA website!

Welcome to the new IRVA website!

We have updated our website and introduced some major new features.  Members can now chat in the new Membership Forum; upload remote viewing events, classes, and meetups; and download more IRVA conference videos.  Focal Point is now automated, and students can work over 200 practice targets with more being added each month.  We have a new book store featuring Amazon’s top 100 remote viewing titles. Account management is now integrated in the site.  And signing up for a free trial membership for students has never been easier.  For visitors that are non-English speaking, the website is now translatable in dozens of languages at the click of a button.

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Announcing Call for Papers – IRVA 2021

Announcing Call for Papers – IRVA 2021

The 2021 Remote Viewing Conference, sponsored by the International Remote Viewing Association (IRVA), seeks to provide a forum for the presentation and discussion of remote viewing. In particular, but not exclusively, our aim is to enrich the issues and contribute to the understanding of remote viewing with empirical research and an encompassing perspective.

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IRVA welcomes Angela Thompson Smith to its Board of Directors

IRVA welcomes Angela Thompson Smith to its Board of Directors

Originally trained in the United Kingdom as a registered nurse and social worker, Dr.Angela Thompson Smith worked in medical research in New Jersey while volunteering with the Psychophysical Research Laboratories (PRL).  She was eventually hired by the Princeton Engineering Anomalies Research (PEAR) Laboratory and served for five years as a member . . .

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IRVA Conference 2020 Celebrating 20 years!

IRVA Conference 2020 Celebrating 20 years!

Join us as we celebrate our 20 year anniversary and honor our founders.

Due to Covid-19 concerns, IRVA 2020 has been moved to an online event. Participants can attend the live streaming event or watch recorded talks for two weeks after.

July 18 & 19th, 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Pacific Time | $100 

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Sorrow at the passing of Mel Riley, Star Gate remote viewer

Sorrow at the passing of Mel Riley, Star Gate remote viewer

Melvin C. “Mel” Riley was born in 1946 in Racine, Wisconsin. As a youth he found himself experiencing visions of being part of a Native American village in an earlier time. During his visions, he was given “wisdom” by his Native American brothers and sisters. The visions were so vivid that Mel describes them as bi-locational events. These ethereal experiences served as an early preparation for his future life as a remote viewer. Read more at rviewer.com

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IRVA Announces Inaugural Lyn Buchanan Grant Recipients

IRVA Announces Inaugural Lyn Buchanan Grant Recipients

IRVA is pleased to announce the inaugural winner of the Lyn Buchanan Grant, Christopher Senn. Chris is pursuing his PhD at Rice University in Houston, TX, and his dissertation entitled “Secularized Spirituality: Parapsychology, Postmodern Magic, and the Scientization...

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Announcing IRVA 2020 Call for Papers

Announcing IRVA 2020 Call for Papers

We are now open to receive proposals for presentations at the September March 20-22 conference in Las Vegas.The 2020 Remote Viewing Conference, sponsored by the International Remote Viewing Association (IRVA), seeks to provide a forum for the presentation and...

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IRVA Announces Inaugural Lyn Buchanan Grant Recipients

Call for Applications to the 2020 Lyn Buchanan Grant

The International Remote Viewing Association (IRVA) is now accepting applications from undergraduate and graduate students for the Lyn Buchanan Grant in connection with the IRVA Conference to be held in Las Vegas on March 20-22, 2020. Full-time undergraduate and...

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Announcing the 2020 Remote Viewing Conference

Announcing the 2020 Remote Viewing Conference

Save the date! IRVA's 20th anniversary celebration conference will held at the South Point Hotel in Las Vegas, March 20th-22nd, 2020. Registration details, discounted hotel room information & confirmed speakers will be available, shortly.

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New Issue of Aperture Now Available!

New Issue of Aperture Now Available!

IRVA members can download the new 2019, Issue 32 of Aperture from the IRVA website. It features "Remote Viewing Twins with Autism" by Gail Clayton Husick; "2018 IRVA/SSE Conference" by John Cook; "An Interview with Jeffrey Mishlove, Ph.D." by Paul H. Smith, Ph.D.;...

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