Full Schedule

Schedule is tentative and subject to change.

Wednesday, April 19, 2017

 

Pre-Conference Workshop: Psilocybin Research and Therapy
9:00 AM - 5:30 PM

Holotropic Breathwork™ Workshop: Day 1
Time TBD

Reception in the Skyline Room
7:00 PM - MIDNIGHT


 

Thursday, April 20, 2017

 

Pre-Conference Workshops
9:00 AM - 5:30 PM

  • Principles of MDMA-Assisted Psychotherapy for PTSD
  • Immersive Visionary Art with Android Jones
  • Ayahuasca: From Science to Ceremony
  • Psychedelic Neuroscience
  • Innovation, Creativity, and the New Psychedelic Culture

Holotropic Breathwork™ Workshop: Day 2
Time TBD

Opening Reception in the Skyline Room
9:00 PM - MIDNIGHT

Join us in celebration of MAPS Board Member David Bronner, whose heroic five million dollar pledge to MAPS is launching MAPS' groundbreaking Phase 3 clinical trials of MDMA-assisted psychotherapy for PTSD.


 

Friday, April 21, 2017

 

The Marketplace
8:30 AM - 6:00 PM
Free and open to the public

3-Day Conference: Day 1
9:00 AM - 6:45 PM

Conference Welcome
Rick Doblin, Ph.D., Amanda Feilding, Bia Labate, Ph.D.
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM • East Hall

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Morning Break
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM

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The Implications of Consciousness Research for Psychiatry, Psychology, and Psychotherapy
Stanislav Grof, M.D., Ph.D.
11:00 AM - 12:30 PM • East Hall • CLINICALCECME

Rapid Antidepressant Effects of the Psychedelic Ayahuasca in Treatment-Resistant Depression: A Randomized Placebo-Controlled Trial
Draulio Barros de Araujo, Ph.D.
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM • Grand Ballroom • PLANTCECME

The Sense of Reality in Hallucinogenic Experiences: A Comparative Study of Serotoninergic and Anti-Cholinergic Plants
Martin Fortier, Ph.D. (cand.)
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM • Skyline Room • PLANT

Psychedelic Therapists: Perspectives on the Therapeutic Process in Psilocybin Assisted Therapy
Elizabeth Nielson, Ph.D.
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM • Jr. Ballroom • INTERDISC

Film Screening
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM • OCC 208

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Evaluating the Efficacy of Ayahuasca-Assisted Treatment for Substance Dependency
Anja Loizaga-Velder, Ph.D.
11:30 AM - 12:00 PM • Grand Ballroom • PLANTCE

Psychotherapeutic Intervention in Integration of Difficult Psychedelic Experiences
Marc Aixala, M.S.
11:30 AM - 12:00 PM • Jr. Ballroom • INTERDISC

Ayahuasca, Psychiatric Distress, and the Meaning of Life: Results from a Pilot Study in Peru
Brad Adams, Ph.D.
11:30 AM - 12:00 PM • Skyline Room • PLANTCE

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Treating Alcohol-Related Disorders with Ayahuasca
Luís Fernando Tófoli, Ph.D.
12:00 PM - 12:30 PM • Grand Ballroom • PLANTCE

Psychedelic Use Predicts Reduced Suicidality: Findings From a Longitudinal Study of Women Sex Workers in Vancouver, Canada
Elena Argento, Ph.D. (cand.)
12:00 PM - 12:30 PM • Jr. Ballroom • INTERDISCCE

Therapeutic Potential of the Plant Salvia Divinorum
Peter Addy, Ph.D.
12:00 PM - 12:30 PM • Skyline Room PLANTCE

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Lunch
12:30 PM - 2:00 PM

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From Taboo to Treatment: The Evolution of Psychedelic Medicine
Amanda Feilding
2:00 PM - 2:30 PM • East Hall • CLINICAL

From Jungle To “Civilization": How Plant Medicines Can Promote Health In a Toxic Culture
Gabor Maté, M.D.
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM • Grand Ballroom • PLANTCE

Microdosing: The Phenomenon, Research Results, and Startling Surprises
James Fadiman, Ph.D., and Sophia Korb, Ph.D.
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM • Jr. Ballroom • INTERDISC

Examining of the Effects of Pre- and Post-Ceremony Factors on Self-Reported Therapeutic Experiences to Identify Preliminary Guidelines for Health Care Practitioners Regarding the Ritualized Use of Ayahuasca
Melanie Oliveira, B.Sc. (Hons.), Psy.D. (cand.)
2:00 PM - 2:30 PM • Skyline Room • PLANTCE

Film Screening: Icaros - A Vision
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM • OCC 208

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Psychedelic Research: From Brain Imaging to Policy Reform
David Nutt, D.M., F.R.C.P., F.R.C.Psych, F.Med.Sci.
2:30 PM - 3:00 PM • East Hall • CLINICALCE

Nourishing the Spirit: Exploratory Research on Ayahuasca Experiences Along the Continuum of Recovery from Eating Disorders
Adele Lafrance, C. Psych.
2:30 PM - 3:00 PM • Skyline Room • PLANTCE

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

Jordi Riba, Ph.D.
4:30 PM - 5:30 PM • East Hall • CLINICALCE

Long-Term Effects of Ayahuasca on the Quality of Life, Well-Being and Health of Western Users: A Longitudinal Study
Debora González, Ph.D.
3:00 PM - 3:30 PM • Grand Ballroom • PLANTCE

SCID II Personality Disorder Symptoms Positively Resolved by MDMA Psychotherapy-Assisted Protocol for PTSD

Psychedelic Naturalism: Psilocybin and the Evolution of Amateur Applied Mycology
Joanna Steinhardt, Ph.D. (cand.)
3:00 PM - 3:30 PM • Skyline Room • PLANT

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On Psychedelics, Morality, and Virtue
Claudio Naranjo, M.D.
3:30 PM - 4:00 PM • Jr. Ballroom • INTERDISCCE

Cannabidiol in the Treatment of Anxiety: A Large Case Series
Scott Shannon, M.D., ABIHM
3:30 PM - 4:00 PM • Skyline Room • PLANTCE

The Potential Role of Epigenetics in Ayahuasca Shamanism
Joe Tafur, M.D.
3:30 PM - 4:00 PM • East Hall • PLANT

Psilocybin-Assisted Therapy – Neural Changes and the Relationship Between the Acute Peak Experience and Clinical Outcomes
Leor Roseman, M.Sc.
3:30 PM - 4:00 PM • East Hall • CLINICALCE

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Afternoon Break
4:00 PM - 4:30 PM

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Poster Session
4:30 PM - 5:30 PM • West Hall

The Psychological and Neurophysiological Effects of Music in Combination with Psychedelics
Mendel Kaelen, Ph.D. (cand.)
4:30 PM - 5:00 PM • East Hall • CLINICAL

Ayahuasca Legal Prosecution Worldwide: Connecting the Dots
Benjamin De Loenen, M.A.
4:30 PM - 5:00 PM • Grand Ballroom • PLANTCE

Bob Jesse
4:30 PM - 5:00 PM • Jr. Ballroom • INTERDISCCE

Cancer at the Dinner Table: Experiences of Psilocybin-Assisted Psychotherapy for the Treatment of Cancer-Related Psychological Distress
T. Cody Swift, M.A.
4:30 PM - 5:00 PM • Skyline Room • INTERDISCCE

Film Screening: Sacred Medicines
4:30 PM - 5:30 PM • OCC 208

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5:00 PM - 5:30 PM • East Hall • CLINICALCE

Ayahuasca Practices as Intangible Cultural Heritage: A New Piece in the Drug Policy Puzzle?
Constanza Sánchez Avilés, Ph.D.
5:00 PM - 5:30 PM • Grand Ballroom • PLANTCE

Psilocybin Enhances Mindfulness-Related Capabilities in a Meditation Retreat Setting: A Double-Blind Placebo-Controlled fMRI Study
Milan Scheidegger, M.D., Ph.D., MA ETH HPK
5:00 PM - 5:30 PM • Jr. Ballroom • INTERDISCCE

Panel: Psilocybin Partipants
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM • Skyline Room CLINICAL

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The Dependent Co-Arising of Psychedelics and Meditation
Vanja Palmers
5:30 PM - 6:00 PM • Jr. Ballroom • CLINICAL

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PANEL: Psychedelics and Policy
Kenneth Tupper, Ph.D.; Ethan Nadelmann, Ph.D.; David Nutt, M.D.; Ben de Loenen; moderator: Natalie Ginsberg
6:00 PM - 6:45 PM • Jr. Ballroom • INTERDISC

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Special Session: Marijuana and Yoga
8:30 PM - 10:00 PM • Skyline Room

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Special Session: Marijuana and Meditation
Vanja Palmers
10:30 PM - Midnight • Skyline Room

Sunset Cruise on the San Francisco Bay
7:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Moonlight Plaza in the Marketplace
8:00 PM - 1:00 AM

 


 

Saturday, April 22, 2017

 

The Marketplace
8:30 AM - 6:00 PM
Free and open to the public

3-Day Conference: Day 2
9:00 AM - 6:45 PM

History of MDMA
Torsten Passie, M.D., Ph.D.
9:00 AM - 9:30 AM • East Hall • CLINICALCE

Peyote: Plant Medicine for the Body, Mind, and Soul
Stacy B. Schaefer, Ph.D.
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM • Jr. Ballroom • PLANTCE

Psychedelic Neuroscience
LSD Gives Up a Secret

David Nichols, Ph.D.
9:00 AM - 9:30 AM • Grand Ballroom • CLINICALCECME

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Panel: Psychedelics, Injustice, and the Intersectionality of Trauma
9:30 AM - 10:30 AM • Skyline Room • INTERDISC

Ecstasy in the Laboratory: Recent Advances in MDMA Research
Harriet de Wit
9:30 AM - 10:00 AM • East Hall • CLINICALCE

Psychedelic 5HT2A Receptor Agonists Enhance Mood and Empathy and Reduce Social Pain in Healthy Humans: Implication for Mood Disorders Franz X. Vollenweider, M.D., F.M.H. Psych.
9:30 AM - 10:00 AM • East Hall • CLINICALCE

Community Forum: Student Leaders Forum: Psychedelic Advocacy on Campus
9:30 AM - 10:00 AM • Oakland Room

Film Screening: Ayahuasca: A Triptych
9:30 AM - 10:00 AM • OCC 208

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Neurobiological Mechanisms Underlying the Prosocial Effects of MDMA
Kim Kuypers, Ph.D.
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM • East Hall • CLINICAL

New Findings from the University of Zurich Studies Into the Mechanism of Action of Psilocybin and LSD: Relevance for Treatment of Major Depression and for Enhancement of Psychotherapy
Rainer Krähenmann, M.D.
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM • Grand Ballroom • INTERDISCCE

Peyote as Medicine: An Examination of Therapeutic Factors that Contribute to Healing
Kevin Feeney
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM • Jr. Ballroom • PLANTCE

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Morning Break
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

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Panel: Rebranding Psychedelics
11:00 AM - 12:30 PM • Skyline Room INTERDISC

Peyote’s Race Problem
Alexander Dawson, Ph.D.
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM • Jr. Ballroom • PLANTCE

Boris Heifets
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM • East Hall • CLINICALCE

Community Forum: Therapist Training Information Session
11:00 AM - 12:30 PM • Oakland Room

Film Screening
11:00 AM - 12:30 PM • OCC 208

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Conservation Strategies for Sustainability of the Peyote Gardens: What is the Indigenous Approach?
Dawn D. Davis, M.A.
11:30 AM - 12:00 PM • Jr. Ballroom • PLANT

MDMA-Assisted Psychotherapy for Anxiety in Life-Threatening Illness
Phil Wolfson, M.D., Julane Andries, M.F.T.
11:30 AM - 12:00 PM • East Hall • CLINICALCECME

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MDMA-Assisted Therapy for Social Anxiety in Autistic Adults: Lessons from Phase 2 Clinical Research
Alicia Danforth, Ph.D. and Charles Grob, M.D.
12:00 PM - 12:30 PM • East Hall • CLINICALCECME

Peyote Dreams: From Collective Ritual to Personal Treatment?
Diana Negrín, Ph.D.
12:00 PM - 12:30 PM • Jr. Ballroom • PLANTCECME

Aftercare Needs Related to Pilot Participant Data from the Ongoing Double Blind Placebo-Controlled Psilocybin for Alcohol Dependence Clinical Trial at NYU
Samantha Podrebarac, M.Sc.
12:00 PM - 12:30 PM • Skyline Room • INTERDISCCE

Psychotherapy with Clients who Participate in Ayahuasca Ceremonies
Adam Snider, M.A.
12:00 PM - 12:30 PM • Skyline Room • PLANT

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Lunch
12:30 PM - 2:00 PM

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Indigenous Perspectives on Peyote’s Healing Potentials and Conservation Challenges
Sandor Iron Rope
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM • Jr. Ballroom • PLANT

Ibogaine and Opioid Withdrawal: Does it Work and is it Safe?
Paul Glue, M.D., FRC Psych
2:00 PM - 2:30 PM • Skyline Room • PLANTCE

MDMA as Profound Change Agent: Insights from MDMA-assisted Psychotherapy for PTSD Research
Marcela Ot'alora, M.A., L.P.C., Bruce Poulter, R.N., M.P.H.
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM • East Hall • CLINICALCECME

Community Forum: Exploring Legal Strategies, Harm Reduction, and Best Practices for the Ayahuasca Community
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM • Skyline Room • PLANT

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Ibogaine in Brazil: Finally Stepping Out from the Underground?
Bruno Rasmussen Chaves, M.D.
2:30 PM - 3:00 PM • Skyline Room • PLANTCE

Epigenetic Predictors of Posttraumatic Stress Disorder and New Possibilities for Therapeutic Intervention
Carla Nasca, Ph.D.
2:30 PM - 3:00 PM • Grand Ballroom • INTERDISCCE

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MDMA-Assisted Psychotherapy for PTSD: Lessons from Phase 2 Clinical Trials
Michael Mithoefer, M.D., Annie Mithoefer, B.S.N.
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM • East Hall • CLINICALPLANTCECME

Enhanced Improvisation in Brain Processing by LSD: Exploring Neural Correlates of LSD Experience With Connectome-Specific Harmonic Waves
Selen Atasoy, Ph.D.
3:00 PM - 3:30 PM • Grand Ballroom • INTERDISCCE

The Impact of Ayahuasca-Assisted Therapy for Addiction and Stress Among a Rural First Nations Community in Canada: a Qualitative Analysis
Gerald Thomas
3:00 PM - 3:30 PM • Jr. Ballroom • PLANTCE

Plant Medicine or Psychedelic Medicine? Understanding the Healing Processes with Ayahuasca and Ibogaine
Bruno Ramos Gomes, M.A.
3:00 PM - 3:30 PM • Skyline Room • PLANTCE

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The Effects of Psilocybin on Perception and the Dynamics of Induced EEG/fMRI Correlates of Psychedelic Experience
Thomas Palenicek, M.D., Ph.D.
3:30 PM - 4:00 PM • Grand Ballroom • INTERDISC

“Ibogaine Works”: Examining the Effectiveness of a Psychedelic Drug Treatment from an Anthropological Perspective
Shana Harris, Ph.D.
3:30 PM - 4:00 PM • Jr. Ballroom • PLANTCE

A Novel Approach to Detoxification from Methadone Using Low, Repeated, and Cumulative Administering of Ibogaine
Clare S. Wilkins
3:30 PM - 4:00 PM • Skyline Room • PLANT

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Afternoon Break
4:00 PM - 4:30 PM

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Panel: Ibogaine
Geoff Noller, Ph.D., Thomas Kingsley Brown, Ph.D.
4:30 PM - 5:30 PM • Jr. Ballroom • INTERDISCCE

The Therapeutic Potential of Kratom
O. Hayden Griffin, III, Ph.D.
4:30 PM - 5:00 PM • Jr. Ballroom • PLANTCE

MDMA Therapy: A Child Psychiatrist's Perspective
Ben Sessa, M.D., B.Sc., MRC Psych.
4:30 PM - 5:00 PM • East Hall • CLINICAL

Community Forum: Psychedelic Society Meetup
4:30 PM - 5:30 PM • Oakland Room

Film Screening: The Sacred Plant Chronicles + Q&A with Director Ellen Spiro and Robert Barnhart
4:30 PM - 6:00 PM • California Room

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Medical Marijuana in a Recreational Age
Wendy Chapkis, Ph.D.
5:00 PM - 5:30 PM • Jr. Ballroom • PLANT

Combining Cognitive Behavioral Conjoint Therapy for PTSD and MDMA - First Cases and Understanding the MDMA Experience from a Cognitive Behavioral Framework
Anne C. Wagner, Ph.D., C.Psych.
5:00 PM - 5:30 PM • East Hall CLINICAL

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The Use of Cannabis as a Substitute for Opiate and Non-Opiate Based Pain Medication
Amanda Reiman, Ph.D.
5:30 PM - 6:00 PM • Jr. Ballroom • PLANTCE

Ibogaine and Neurotrophic Factors: GDNF, BDNF, and NGF Releasing Properties of Ibogaine and Activity of Novel Ibogaine Analogues
Ignacio Carrera, Ph.D
5:30 PM - 6:00 PM • Skyline Room • PLANTCE

Collin Reiff, M.D.
5:30 PM - 6:00 PM • East Hall • CLINICAL

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Panel: Future of Psychedelic Psychiatry
Paul Summergrad, M.D., Thomas Insel, M.D.
6:00 PM - 6:45 PM • East Hall • CLINICAL

Conflict and Transformation in Mazatec and Outsiders' Views of the Therapeutic Value of Mushroom Use in Huautla
Ben Feinberg, Ph.D.
6:00 PM - 6:30 PM • Jr. Ballroom • PLANTCE

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Psychedelic Therapy and Classical Music
Claudio Naranjo, M.D.
8:00 PM - 10:00 PM • Skyline Room

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Special Session: Marijuana and Yoga
10:00 PM - 12:00 AM • Skyline Room

Psychedelic Comedy Banquet
7:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Moonlight Celebration in the Marketplace
8:00 PM - 1:00 AM

 


 

Sunday, April 23, 2017

 

The Marketplace
8:30 AM - 6:00 PM
Free and open to the public

3-Day Conference: Day 3
9:00 AM - 6:45 PM

Panel: Marijuana for PTSD
Philippe Lucas, M.A., Suzanne Sisley, M.D., Zach Walsh, Ph.D.
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM • Grand Ballroom • CLINICAL

Optimizing Psilocybin Dosing for Clinical Precision: The Case for Weight-Adjusted Dosing
Albert Garcia-Romeu, Ph.D.
9:00 AM - 9:30 AM • East Hall • CLINICALCE

What Do the Spirits Do? Towards an Understanding of the Psychological Mechanisms of Transformation
José Carlos Bouso, Ph.D.
9:00 AM - 9:30 AM • Grand Ballroom • PLANTCE

Community Forum: Ibogaine Safety
9:00 AM - 10:30 AM • Oakland Room

Film Screening
9:00 AM - 10:30 AM • OCC 208

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Examining "Bad Trips": Acute and Enduring Positive and Negative Consequences of Challenging Experiences with Psilocybin
Darrick May
9:30 AM - 10:00 AM • East Hall • CLINICALCE

Whole Organisms or Pure Compounds? Entourage Effect versus Drug Specificity
Sidarta Ribeiro, Ph.D.
9:30 AM - 10:00 AM • Grand Ballroom • PLANTCE

Ayahuasca Treatment Center Safety for the Western Seeker
Raven Renèe Ray, M.A.
9:30 AM - 10:00 AM • Skyline Room • PLANT

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Neural Correlates of Responses to Psilocybin During Meditation and Music Listening
Frederick Barrett
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM • East Hall • CLINICALCE

Integrating Plant Medicines and Psychiatry: Theory and Methods of a Model Clinic
Jordan Sloshower, M.D.
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM • Grand Ballroom • PLANTCE

Panel: Political Opportunities and Barriers in Marijuana Research
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM • Jr. Ballroom • INTERDISC

Genios and Chullachaquis from the Rainforest Amazon and Their Ways to Cure Human Conditions
Eda Zavala Lopez
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM • Skyline Room • PLANT

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Morning Break
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

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Poster Session
11:00 AM - 12:30 PM • West Hall

Panel: Ketamine in Clinical Practice: Varieties, Research, and Opportunities
Phil Wolfson, M.D., Chadi Abdallah, M.D., Richard Roston, M.D., Alison McInnes, M.D.
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM • Skyline Room • INTERDISC

Johns Hopkins Psilocybin Research Project: Studies of Mystical Experience, Adverse Effects, Meditation in Healthy Volunteers, and Palliative Effects in Cancer Patients — Implications for Spirituality and Therapeutics
Roland Griffiths, Ph.D.
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM • East Hall • CLINICALCECME

Drug Ethnography and Clinical Trials: Designing a Psilocybin Therapy Protocol
Brian Anderson, M.D.
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM • Grand Ballroom • PLANTCE

The Placebo Paradox
Katherine Hendy, Ph.D.
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM • Skyline Room • INTERDISC

Community Forum: Integration Session
11:00 AM - 12:30 PM • Oakland Room

Film Screening: Rough cut scenes from MDMA: The Movie
11:00 AM - 12:30 PM • OCC 208

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The Role of Plants in Knowledge Production: Collaborators or Objects of Study?
Laura Dev, M.S., Ph.D. (cand.)
11:30 AM - 12:00 PM • Grand Ballroom • PLANT

Who is Keeping Tabs? LSD Lessons from the Past
Erika Dyck, Ph.D.
11:30 AM - 12:00 PM • Skyline Room • INTERDISC

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Love and Connection in Psilocybin-Facilitated Mystical Experience Research
Mary Cosimano, M.S.W.
11:30 AM - 12:30 PM • East Hall • CLINICALCE

Ayahuasca and the “Diet”: Some Cross-Cultural Considerations
Alex Gearin, Ph.D.
12:00 PM - 12:30 PM • Grand Ballroom • PLANTCE

Remembering Salvador Roquet
Stanley Krippner, Ph.D.
12:00 PM - 12:30 PM • Jr. Ballroom • INTERDISCCE

Indoleamine Hallucinogens in the Treatment of Cluster Headache
Emmanuelle Schindler, M.D., Ph.D.
12:00 PM - 12:30 PM • Skyline Room • INTERDISCCE

Ketamine’s Therapeutic Potential: Practical Considerations for Clinical Use
John Hartberg, B.Sc., M.D. (cand.)
12:00 PM - 12:30 PM • Jr. Ballroom • INTERDISC

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Lunch
12:30 PM - 2:00 PM

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Panel: Psychedelic Integration
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM • Jr. Ballroom • INTERDISC

Psychedelics as Behavior Change Agents: Addiction Recovery and Beyond
Matthew Johnson, Ph.D.
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM • East Hall • CLINICALCECME

Healing Encounters: Ayahuasca and the Politics of Knowledge
Emilia Sanabria
2:00 PM - 2:30 PM • Grand Ballroom • PLANT

Understanding the Mechanisms of Entactogens and Psychedelics in People
Matthew Baggott, Ph.D.
2:00 PM - 2:30 PM • Skyline Room • INTERDISC

Community Forum: Latin American Psychedelic Research, Therapy, and Culture
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM • Oakland Room

Film Screening: The Reality of Truth + Q&A: Psychedelic Advocacy
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM • OCC 208

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Ethnomedicine Among the Lamista Quechua: History, Innovation and Cultural Revitalization
Christina Callicott
2:30 PM - 3:00 PM • Grand Ballroom • PLANT

A Conversation with Ann Shulgin
Greg Manning and Tania Manning
2:30 PM - 3:00 PM • Skyline Room • INTERDISC

Listening to Ayahuasca: New Hope for Depression, Addiction, PTSD, and Anxiety
Rachel Harris, Ph.D.
2:30 PM - 3:00 PM • Grand Ballroom • PLANT

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Panel: MDMA Participants
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM • Skyline RoomCLINICAL

Psychedelic-Assisted Treatment of Alcohol Use Disorder: A Clinical Perspective
Michael Bogenshutz, M.D.
3:00 PM - 3:30 PM • East Hall • CLINICALCECME

Beyond Ayahuasca: Occurrence and Biological Activities of Some Naturally Occurring ß-carbolines
Dennis McKenna, Ph.D.
3:00 PM - 3:30 PM • Grand Ballroom • PLANTCE

Accredited Certificate Program in Psychedelic-Assisted Therapies and Research at CIIS: Guidelines, Competencies and Outcomes from the Pioneering YearJanis Phelps, Ph.D.
3:00 PM - 3:30 PM • Jr. Ballroom • INTERDISC

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The Varieties of Religious Leaders’ Experiences: The NYU Clinical Trial on Psilocybin-Generated Mystical Experience in Religious Leaders
Anthony P. Bossis, Ph.D.
3:30 PM - 4:00 PM • East Hall • CLINICALCE

DMT, Liminality, and Hyperspace
Graham St. John, Ph.D.
3:30 PM - 4:00 PM • Grand Ballroom • PLANT

Psilocybin Mushrooms and The Mycology of Consciousness
Paul Stamets
3:30 PM - 4:00 PM • Jr. Ballroom • INTERDISC

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Afternoon Break
4:00 PM - 4:30 PM

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Panel: Psychedelic Harm Reduction: Creating the Container
Sara Gael, M.A., Richard Gottlieb, R.N., Stefanie Jones, Katherine MacLean, Ph.D., Maria Carmo Carvalho
4:30 PM - 5:30 PM • Jr. Ballroom • INTERDISC

Psilocybin for Cancer-Related Anxiety and Depression: NYU Phase 2 Randomized Controlled Trial and Proposed Mechanisms
Stephen Ross, Ph.D. and Gabby Agin-Liebes, Ph.D. Candidate
4:30 PM - 6:00 PM • East Hall • CLINICALCECME

Ayahuasca for Posttraumatic Stress Disorder: Assessing Risks and Benefits through Anonymous Community Feedback
Jessica Nielson, Ph.D.
4:30 PM - 5:00 PM • Grand Ballroom • PLANTCE

The Use of Psychedelics in the Treatment of Psychotic Disorders
Kevin Franciotti
4:30 PM - 5:00 PM • Skyline Room • INTERDISC

Community Forum: Study Participants
4:30 PM - 5:30 PM • Oakland Room

Film Screening
4:30 PM - 6:00 PM • OCC 208

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Biological Effects of Ayahuasca in Human Neural Stem Cells and Minibrains
Stevens Rehen, Ph.D.
5:00 PM - 5:30 PM • Grand Ballroom • PLANTCE

Of Roots and Fruits: A Comparison of Psychedelic and Non-Psychedelic Mystical Experiences
Alexander Belser, Ph.D. (cand.)
5:00 PM - 5:30 PM • Skyline Room • INTERDISC

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Salvinorin-A: A Perception-Modifying Drug with a Unique Neurophysiological Profile
Jordi Riba, Ph.D.
5:30 PM - 6:00 PM • Grand Ballroom • PLANTCE

Exploring Psychoanalytic Themes and Therapeutic Alliance in MDMA-Assisted Psychotherapy
Emily Williams, M.D.
5:30 PM - 6:00 PM • Skyline Room • INTERDISCCE

Jeffrey Guss, M.D.
5:30 PM - 6:00 PM • East Hall • CLINICALCE

State of the Stone 2017: New Psychoactives, Science, Tech, and Recursion Between Undergrounds and Mainstreams
Earth and Fire Erowid
5:30 PM - 6:00 PM • Jr. Ballroom • INTERDISC

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Closing Remarks
Rick Doblin, Ph.D., Amanda Feilding, Bia Labate, Ph.D.
6:00 PM - 6:30 PM • East Hall

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Open Networking
7:00 PM - Midnight • Skyline Room

 


 

Monday, April 24, 2017

 

Post-Conference Workshops
9:00 AM - 5:30 PM

  • Ketamine: Science, Therapy, and Transformation
  • Women's Visionary Council: Psychedelic Culture and Community
  • Psychedelic Harm Reduction: Supporting and Transforming Challenging Experiences
  • Visionary Art with Alex Grey and Allyson Grey
  • Integrating Psychedelic Experiences

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