FRIDAY

Reception
October 5th, 2018
7:30 pm – 11:30 pm

Church of The Holy Apostles
296 Ninth Avenue

Saturday

Day I
October 6th, 2018
9:00 am – 6:00 pm

The Cooper Union Great Hall
7 E 7th Street, New York, NY 10003
 

9:00 am

Doors Open

9:45 am

Opening Remarks

10:00 am – 10:45 am

TBA

10:50 am – 11:35 am

“Dynamics of Brain Activity and Conscious Experience Induced By DMT”

Christopher Timmermann
Ph.D. candidate, Psychedelic Research Group, Imperial College London

11:40 am – 12:25 pm

“From Enhancing Mindfulness Abilities to Promoting Neurogenesis: New Findings on the Therapeutic Potential of Ayahuasca”

Jordi Riba, Ph.D.
Pharmacologist, P.h.D. in Pharmacology, 2003, Autonomous University of Barcelona, Associate Researcher, Drug Research Center of the Sant Pau Hospital in Barcelona

12:25 pm – 1:25 pm

Lunch

1:30 pm – 2:15 pm

TBA

2:20 pm – 3:05 pm

“Race-Based Trauma: The Challenge and Promise of MDMA-Assisted Psychotherapy”

Monnica Williams, Ph.D.
Associate Professor in the Department of Psychological Sciences at the University of Connecticut, Director of the Laboratory for Culture and Mental Health Disparities, Clinical Director of the Behavioral Wellness Clinic, LLC, Mansfield, Connecticut, Board-Certified, Licensed Clinical Psychologist

3:20 pm – 3:45 pm

Break

3:50 pm – 4:25 pm

TBA

4:30 pm – 5:05 pm

"From the Mystical Experience to Microdosing"

Peter Hendricks, Ph.D.
Professor of Clinical Psychology, University of Alabama
Fellowship in Drug Abuse Treatment and Services Research, University of California, San Francisco

5:10 pm – 5:55 pm

“How to Change Your Mind : What the New Science of Psychedelics Teaches Us about Consciousness, Dying, Addiction, Depression, and Transcendence”

Michael Pollan
American Author, Journalist, Activist, and Professor of Journalism, UC Berkeley Graduate School of Journalism

6:00 pm

Adjourn

Sunday

Day II
October 7th, 2018
9:30 am – 5 pm

The Cooper Union Great Hall
7 E 7th Street, New York, NY 10003

9:30 am

Doors Open

10:15 am – 10:30 am

Opening Remarks

10:30 am – 11:15 pm

TBA

11:20 am – 12:05 pm

TBA

12:10 pm – 12:55 pm

TBA

12:55 pm – 1:55 pm

Lunch

2:00 pm – 2:45 pm

TBA

2:50 pm – 3:35 pm

TBA

3:35 pm – 3:50 pm

Break

3:50 pm – 4:45 pm

Panel Discussion

4:50 pm

Conference Concludes

Line-up and schedule subject to change.