2018 SPEAKERS

More speakers to be announced shortly.

(alphabetical)

Jordi Riba, Ph.D.
Pharmacologist, Head of Research, Human Neuropsychopharmacology Research Group, Saint Pau Institute of Biomedical Research, Autonomous University of Barcelona
“From Enhancing Mindfulness Abilities to Promoting Neurogenesis: New Findings on the Therapeutic Potential of Ayahuasca”
Speaking Saturday, October 6th, 2018 at 11:40am - 12:25pm

Christopher Timmermann, Ph.D. (cand)
Ph.D. candidate, Psychedelic Research Group, Department of Medicine, Imperial College, London
“Dynamics of Brain Activity and Conscious Experience Induced By DMT”
Speaking Saturday, October 6th, 2018 at 10:30am - 11:35am

Monnica Williams, Ph.D.
Clinical Psychologist, Associate Professor, Department of Psychological Sciences, University of Connecticut
Director of the Laboratory for Culture and Mental Health Disparities
“Race-Based Trauma: The Challenge and Promise of MDMA-Assisted Psychotherapy”
Speaking Saturday, October 6th, 2018 at 2:20pm - 3:05pm

 

 

 

Peter Hendricks, Ph.D.
Clinical psychologist, Professor of Clinical Psychology, University of Alabama
"Psilocybin-facilitated Treatment for Cocaine Use"
Speaking Saturday, October 6th, 2018 at 4:30pm - 5:05pm

Julie Holland, M.D.
Psychiatrist, Pharmacologist, Author
Saturday Science & Medicine Program Moderator

Sarah Lappan, Ph.D.
Postdoctoral Fellow, Adjunct Professor, School of Public Health, University of Alabama
"Psilocybin-facilitated Treatment for Cocaine Use"
Speaking Saturday, October 6th, 2018 at 4:30pm - 5:05pm

Benjamin De Loenen
Founder and Executive Director, International Center for Ethnobotanical Education Research & Service
“The Inner Search For A Better World: The Challenging Journey of Integrating Psychoactive Plant Practices Into Contemporary Society”
Speaking Sunday, October 7th, 2018 at 2:55pm - 3:40pm

Michael Pollan
American Author, Journalist, and Activist, Professor of Journalism, UC Berkeley Graduate School of Journalism
“How to Change Your Mind : What the New Science of Psychedelics Teaches Us about Consciousness, Dying, Addiction, Depression, and Transcendence”
Speaking Saturday, October 6th, 2018 at 5:10pm - 5:55pm

 

Line-up and schedule are subject to change.


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