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The Biggest Week Of The Psychedelic Renaissance

The Psychedelic Science 2023 Agenda spans two weekends including one week with events on-site at the Colorado Convention Center and throughout Denver, CO from June 17-25. 

Classes And Meetings offer an opportunity to dive into the world of psychedelic science on Monday and Tuesday. Conference Tracks offer a curated guide of sessions focused on 12 exciting categories. 

Agenda

Track — June 21 to 23

Plenary

Day 1: The story of psychedelic science
Day 2: The breakthrough era
Day 3: The future of psychedelics
Track — June 21 to 22

Medicine & Healthcare

Day 1: Psychedelic medicine at the threshold

Track introductory remarks

10:30 am

Towards regulatory approval in the US and Canda

11:00 am

Towards regulatory approval in the US and Canda

11:00 am

Preparing for the delivery of psychedelic therapy

12:15 pm

Lunch

1:30 pm

Educating the public about psychedelic medicine

3:00 pm

Reflections on two decades of psychedelic medical research

4:30 pm

Track concluding remarks

5:45 pm

Day 2: Scaling access to psychedelic medicine

Track introductory remarks

10:30 am

Building the clinical infrastructure for psychedelic care

11:00 am

Integrating psychedelic care into the healthcare industry

12:15 pm

Lunch

1:30 pm

Training and accrediting of care providers

3:00 pm

Safety and accountability in psychedelic care

4:30 pm

Track concluding remarks

5:45 pm

Day 3: Dialogues in psychedelic medicine

Track introductory remarks

10:30 am

Managing hype and expectations

11:00 am

Ensuring inclusive access to psychedelic therapy

12:15 pm

Lunch

1:30 pm

What can psychiatry learn from psychedelics?

3:00 pm

Will psychedelic therapy improve public health?

4:30 pm

Track concluding remarks

5:45 pm

Track — June 21 to 23

Practitioners & Clinicians

Day 1: Becoming a psychedelic practitioner

Track introductory remarks

10:30 am

Who can and will provide psychedelic care?

11:00 am

Ethical considerations for psychedelic practitioners

12:15 pm

Lunch

1:30 pm

Psychological models & processes

3:00 pm

Neuropharmacological models for clinicians

4:30 pm

Track concluding remarks

5:45 pm

Day 2: Day 2: Guiding psychedelic sessions

Track introductory remarks

10:30 am

The art and science of guiding sessions

11:00 am

Individual vs. group therapy

12:15 pm

Lunch

1:30 pm

Integration and everything after

3:00 pm

The role of music in psychedelic therapy

4:30 pm

Track concluding remarks

5:45 pm

Day 3: Dialogues in psychedelic therapy practice

Track introductory remarks

10:30 am

Providing culturally-attuned care

11:00 am

Learning from traditional practices

12:15 pm

Lunch

1:30 pm

Providing end-of-life care

3:00 pm

Building a new therapeutic culture

4:30 pm

Track concluding remarks

5:45 pm

Track — June 21 to 23

Clinical Research

Day 1: Leading treatments and indications

Track introductory remarks

10:30 am

Trauma and PTSD

11:00 am

Depression

12:15 pm

Lunch

1:30 pm

Addiction and substance abuse disorders

3:00 pm

Terminal anxiety and existential distress

4:30 pm

Track concluding remarks

5:45 pm

Day 2: Emerging treatments and indications

Track introductory remarks

10:30 am

Behavioral disorders

11:00 am

Neurodegenerative disorders

12:15 pm

Lunch

1:30 pm

Relationship and family therapy

3:00 pm

Microdosing

4:30 pm

Track concluding remarks

5:45 pm

Day 3: Traditional, novel, and emerging medicines

Track introductory remarks

10:30 am

Ketamine

11:00 am

Short-acting psychedelics

12:15 pm

Lunch

1:30 pm

Ayahuasca & iboga

3:00 pm

Novel compounds

4:30 pm

Track concluding remarks

5:45 pm

Day 3: Basic science & chemistry

Track introductory remarks

10:30 am

Neuroscience I

11:00 am

Neuroscience II

12:15 pm

Lunch

1:30 pm

Chemistry I

3:00 pm

Chemistry II

4:30 pm

Track concluding remarks

5:45 pm

Track — June 21

Neuroscience & Pharmacology

Single Day: Neuroscience & Pharmacology

Track introductory remarks

10:30 am

The search for underlying mechanisms of the psychedelic experience

11:00 am

Neuroplasticity and therapeutic outcomes

12:15 pm

Lunch

1:30 pm

Reflections on a decade of psychedelic imaging studies

3:00 pm

Why are psychedelics effective at treating multiple indications?

4:30 pm

Track concluding remarks

5:45 pm

Track — June 21

Plant Medicine & Ethnobotany

Single day: Plant Medicine & Ethnobotany

Track introductory remarks

10:30 am

Why psychedelic plants & fungi matter

11:00 am

Conservation, ecology, and psychedelic plants

12:15 pm

Lunch

1:30 pm

Ayahuasca traditions, tourism, and neoshamanism

3:00 pm

Finding healing with ceremony and tradition

4:30 pm

Track concluding remarks

5:45 pm

Track — June 21 to 23

Funding & Investment

Day 1: June 21, 2023

Why and how to fund the growth of the psychedelic economy

10:30 am

An overview of the psychedelic sector and market

11:00 am

A survey of psychedelic verticals

3:30 pm

Global markets for growth

4:30 pm

Day 2: June 22, 2023

Building psychedelic venture funds

11:00 am

Courting institutional capital

12:15 pm

Going public and retail investors

3:00 pm

Public funding and philanthropy

4:30 pm

Day 3: June 23, 2023

ESG and impact investing in psychedelics

11:00 am

Cryptocurrency and psychedelics

12:15 pm

Lessons from the cannabis industry

3:00 pm

Predictions for the future of the psychedelic economy

4:30 pm

Track — June 21 to 23

Entrepreneurs & Executives

Day 1: June 21, 2023

Why and how to join the psychedelic industry

10:30 am

Creating values-aligned organizations

11:00 am

Regulatory and compliance essentials

3:00 pm

Raising funds for psychedelic startups

4:30 pm

Day 2: June 22, 2023

The drug discovery process

11:00 am

Patents and the business of psychedelics

12:15 pm

Clinical operations for psychedelic care

3:00 pm

Insurance and payor infrastructure

4:30 pm

Day 3: June 23, 2023

Conscious leadership and psychedelic business culture

11:00 am

Developing an intellectual property commons for psychedelics

12:15 pm

Reciprocity and equity in the psychedelic industry

3:00 pm

Can psychedelics be a new kind of industry?

4:30 pm

Track — June 21 to 23

Industry Showcase

Day 1: June 21, 2023

Trade and professional associations

10:30 am

EMR and clinical tech

11:00 am

Pharmaceuticals and drug discovery I

3:00 pm

Pharmaceuticals and drug discovery II

4:30 pm

Day 2: June 22, 2023

Manufacturing I

11:00 am

Manufacturing II

12:15 pm

Clinics I

3:00 pm

Clinics II

4:30 pm

Day 3: June 23, 2023

Professional education and training

11:00 am

Public media, education, and entertainment

12:15 pm

Retreat centers

3:00 pm

Consumer products

4:30 pm

Track — June 21 to 23

Policy & Law

Day 1: June 21, 2023

Decriminalization, legalization, medicalization

10:30 am

The possibility of bipartisan federal drug policy reform in the US

11:00 am

Updates on regional psychedelic policy reform in North America

3:00 pm

Updates on global psychedelic policy reform

4:30 pm

Day 2: June 22, 2023

Moving from drug policy reform to public health

11:00 am

Psychedelics and intellectual property policy reform

12:15 pm

Legal frameworks for psychedelic religious practice in the US

3:00 pm

Case studies of psychedelic religious practices in the US

4:30 pm

Day 3: June 23, 2023

The future of psychedelic activism

11:00 am

Lessons from cannabis reform and regulation

12:15 pm

Reflections on 23 years of activism

3:00 pm

Visioning the post-prohibition future

4:30 pm

Track — June 21 to 23

Culture & Community

Day 1: June 21, 2023

Community mental health and collective cultural healing

10:30 am

Psychedelic inspiration from across the globe

11:00 am

White supremacy in the psychedelic community

3:00 pm

Towards a more equitable psychedelic movement

4:30 pm

Day 2: June 22, 2023

Psychedelics and international conflict resolution

11:00 am

Right relationship and working with indigenous communities

12:15 pm

Indigenous perspectives I

3:00 pm

Indigenous perspectives II

4:30 pm

Day 3: June 23, 2023

Celebrating psychedelic subcultures

11:00 am

Psychedelic peer societies and support projects

12:15 pm

Looking at psychedelics in the media

3:00 pm

Side effects of the mainstreaming of psychedelics

4:30 pm

Track — June 22

Religion & Spirituality

Single day: Religion & Spirituality

Track introductory remarks

10:30 am

Meditation, mindfulness, and psychedelics

11:00 am

Psychedelics and mysticism, revisited

12:15 pm

Lunch

1:30 pm

The Psychedelics & Religious Leaders study

3:00 pm

Integrating psychedelics into religious practices

4:30 pm

Track concluding remarks

5:45 pm

Track — June 23

Creativity, Art, & Music

Single day: Psychedelics and creativity

Track introductory remarks

10:30 am

Studying psychedelics for creativity and insight

11:00 am

Creating music for psychedelic therapy

12:15 pm

Lunch

1:30 pm

Psychedelics and the arts

3:00 pm

Psychedelics, festivals, music, and dancing

4:30 pm

Track concluding remarks

5:45 pm

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