2018 SPEAKERS

(alphabetical)

Dráulio Barros de Araújo, Ph.D.
Professor of Neuroscience, Brain Institute, Federal University of Rio Grande do Norte, Brazil
“New Findings on the Therapeutic Potential of Ayahuasca”
Speaking Saturday, October 6th, 2018 at 12:25pm - 1:15pm

Dawn D. Davis, Ph.D. (cand)
PNW-COSMOS/AGEP Scholar, NSF-ISTEM Scholar, and NSF-IGERT Associate, Indigenous Researcher
“Peyote Habitat Loss: An Examination of Threats Using GIS”
Speaking Sunday, October 7th, 2018 at 2:15pm - 3:05pm

Evgenia Fotiou, Ph.D.
Cultural Anthropologist, Kent State University
“Reflecting on the Globalization of Ayahuasca”
Speaking Sunday, October 7th, 2018 at 3:35pm - 4:25pm

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.
"MDMA-Assisted Clinical Study of PTSD: Update and Therapists' Experience"
Speaking Saturday, October 6th, 2018 at 2:20pm - 3:10pm

Willa Hall, Ph.D.
Clinical Psychologist, Sub Investigator and Therapist
"MDMA-Assisted Clinical Study of PTSD: Update and Therapists' Experience"
Speaking Saturday, October 6th, 2018 at 2:20pm - 3:10pm

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 10:40am - 11:30am

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 10:00am - 10:40am

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 & Philosophy Host & Moderator

Sara 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 10:40am - 11:30am

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 4:25pm - 5:15pm

Annie Oak
Event Producer, Human Rights and Risk Reduction Activist
“Building Risk Reduction and Community Safety Systems in Festival Environments"
Speaking Sunday, October 7th, 2018 at 11:45pm - 12:30pm

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 - 6:00pm

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 1:35pm - 2:15pm

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 11:45am - 12:25pm

Bett Williams
Author, Journalist, and Radio Host for Planet Juniper
“The Wild Kindness; Between Sacred and Secular in the New Mushroom Underground”
Speaking Sunday, October 7th, 2018 at 11:00am - 11:45am

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 3:10pm - 4:00pm

Dustin Yellin
Founder and Director, Pioneer Works
“How Heavy is a Light Year"
Speaking Saturday, October 6th, 2018 at 4:30pm - 5:10pm

 

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