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THE PSYMPOSIA STAGE

at The Marketplace in the West Hall

 

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Welcome to the Psymposia Stage, a cornerstone of the Marketplace at Psychedelic Science 2017. We’ll feature storytellers, authors, artists, panels, and discussions about psychedelic science, medicine, spirituality, and culture. We'll include elders, indigenous voices, and a place to explore beyond the science. We’ll also have many slots reserved for "open mic" storytelling, so if you have a psychoactive tale you want to share with the world, come tell it here—you never know whose life you might change by sharing your story. Please join us to listen, share, and meet the others.

The Psymposia Stage is located in the Marketplace in the West Hall (Oakland Convention Center), immediately adjacent to the Oakland Marriott City Center.

The Marketplace is free and open to the public.

SCHEDULE

Friday, April 21: 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM / 8:00 PM - 1:00 AM
Saturday, April 22: 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM / 10:30 PM - 1:00 AM
Sunday, April 23: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

FEATURING

PANELS

Microdosing with Jim Fadiman, Ph.D., & John Harrison, Psy.D.
The State of Psychedelics Around the World with international scholarship recipients
People and Plants from the wisdom of our indigenous brothers and sisters
Subjective Experiences in Psychedelic Studies with scientists sharing their personal views and observations
The Art of Psychedelics

STORYTELLING

David Lukoff, PhD., of Sofia University on psychedelic competency
Brendan Burns on Clusterbusters and psychedelic brewing

AUTHORS & BOOK SIGNINGS

Marc Franklin - "The Psychedelic Pioneers, Photographs, 1988-2015" as narrated by Valerie Corral of the Wo/Mens Alliance for Medical Marijuana (WAMM)
Stephen Gray - Cannabis and Spirituality: An Explorer’s Guide to an Ancient Plant Spirit Ally
Don Lattin - Changing Our Minds
Jerry Brown - The Psychedelic Gospels: The Secret History of Hallucinogens in Christianity
James Guy - Beyond Entheogenic Mind

ACADEMIC PERSPECTIVES

Stephanie Schmitz - "Beyond Acid-Free: A Day in the Life of a Psychoactive Substances Archivist"
Ido Hartogsohn - "The History & Future of Set & Setting"

FILMS

Panel: "The Sunshine Makers" featuring Amanda Feilding of The Beckley Foundation and writer Connie Littlefield

Zina Brown’s "Faery Rings"

PODCASTS

Duncan Trussell
Shane Mauss

...and much more...

ABOUT PSYMPOSIA

Psymposia is an events group and digital magazine, that focuses on how the big emerging social issues of psychedelic science, drug reform, and harm reduction affect society, law, and medicine. Psymposia creates collaborative projects that have positive social impact, network community, and change perceptions of plants, psychedelics, and psychoactives. Psymposia organizes networking events, conferences, parties, fundraisers, and live streaming at lofts, universities, and venues across the United States and Europe.

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