2018 SPEAKERS

More speakers to be announced shortly.

(alphabetical)

Ingmar Gorman, Ph.D.
Co-Clinical Investigator, MAPS MDMA-Assisted Psychotherapy Study,  NYU Rory Meyers College of Nursing Director, Psychedelic Education and Continuing Care Program Board Member, Horizons Media, Inc.
"MAPS Update: MDMA-Assisted Clinical Study of PTSD"
Speaking Saturday, October 6th, 2018 at 1:50pm - 2:20pm

Willa Hall, Ph.D.
Clinical Psychologist, Sub Investigator and Therapist
"MAPS Update: MDMA-Assisted Clinical Study of PTSD"
Speaking Saturday, October 6th, 2018 at 1:50pm - 2:20pm

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 4:25pm - 5:00pm

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

Sophia Korb, Ph.D.
Clinical Psychologist
“Microdosing: The Phenomenon, Research Results, and Startling Surprises”
Speaking Saturday, October 6th, 2018 at 3:45pm - 4:20pm

Beatriz Caiuby Labate, Ph.D.
Visiting Professor, Center for Research and Post Graduate Studies in Social Anthropology (CIESAS) in Guadalajara
Adjunct Faculty, East-West Psychology Program at the California Institute of Integral Studies (CIIS) in San Francisco, Co-founder, Interdisciplinary Group for Psychoactive Studies (NEIP), Brazil, Co-founder of the Drug, Politics, and Culture Collective, Mexico, Chief Editor, Chacruna
Sunday Culture & Philiosophy Host & 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 4:25pm - 5:00pm

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 - 3:45pm

Fiona Catherine Measham, Ph.D.
Professor of Criminology in the Department of Sociology, Durham University, United Kingdom, Director, The Loop
Presentation title TBD
Speaking Sunday, October 7th, 2018 at 1:25pm - 2:05pm

Pedro Nájera Quezada
Agro-Ecology Engineer, Institute for the Investigation of Desert Zones (IIZD) at the Autonomous University of San Luis Potosi (UASLP), Certifier for Organic Agricultural Practices and Productions, Mexican Association for Organic Markets, Senior Editor, Xerophilia
"The Challenges of Peyote Conversation in Mexico"
Speaking Sunday, October 7th, 2018 at 2:10pm - 2:50pm

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 5:05pm - 5:55pm

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 - 12:30pm

Jae Sevelius, Ph.D.
Associate Professor Division of Prevention Sciences Center of Excellence for Transgender Health, Department of Medicine at the University of California, San Francisco
""Psychedelic Justice: Exploring the Intersections of Healing, Liberation, and Social Change"
Speaking Sunday, October 7th, 2018 at 4:15pm - 5:00pm

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 10:50am - 11:35am

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
“Race-Based Trauma: The Challenge and Promise of MDMA-Assisted Psychotherapy”
Speaking Saturday, October 6th, 2018 at 2:25pm - 3:15pm

 

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