ABC NEWS CHANNEL 3 , CBS LOCAL 2, June 3, 2018. It was an out-of-this world experience in Indian Wells as thousands flocked to the city for what organizers say is the world's largest UFO expo. Contact in the Desert explores the unknown in the Coachella Valley "The UFO event included speakers from the FBI, CIA, and NASA, as well as scientists, pilots and astronauts. "They're all threads of the same web coming together in one place," Andrews said. A new focus this year included government disclosure. "There's all this UFO evidence. Why isn't somebody in authority talking about it? Why isn't somebody telling us what's going on," said Andrews. Gevoian added that the expo hosted roughly 3,000 people this year."