Our PS2023


Featuring 300+ Speakers from around the world. Be part of the breakthrough.



Our conference speaker program covers a range of Psychedelic Science topics, including science, medicine, arts, education and more. We are currently accepting speaker and panel proposals.

Read our Statement On Diversity for more info on our selection of speakers.

We are open to adding speakers to the conference. Submit a Speaker Proposal if you would like to join.


Jamie Beachy, PhD, MDiv
Professor and Chaplain at Center for Psychedelic Studies, Naropa University
Carla Burns, MDiv
Program Manager at Naropa University
Elizabeth Nielson, PhD
Chief Visionary Officer, Co-Founder and Lead Trainer at Fluence
Ingmar Gorman, PhD
Chief Executive Officer, Co-Founder and Lead Trainer at Fluence
Victor Cabral, MSW, LSW, CCTP-I
Director of Policy and Regulatory Affairs and Trainer at Fluence
Sara Lewis, PhD, LCSW
Associate Professor and Director at Naropa University, Center for Psychedelic Studies
Jordan Quaglia, PhD
Associate Professor at Naropa University
Travis Cox, PhD
Professor and Concerned Human at Naropa, Ecopsychology MA and Environmental Studies BA
Brian D. Richards, PsyD
Research & Clinical Psychologist at Sunstone Therapies
Tim Ferriss
Author, Investor, Founder at The Saisei Foundation
Sami Awad
Founder at Holy Land Trust
William A. Richards, PhD
Author and psychologist at Sunstone Therapies & Johns Hopkins Center for Psychedelic & Consciousness Research
Paul Summergrad, MD, FRCPsych (Hon)
Dr. Frances S. Arkin Professor and Chairman of the Department of Psychiatry and Professor of Psychiatry and Medicine at Tufts University School of Medicine
Kasia Malinowska, Dr. PH
Director, Drugs Policy @ Global Programs at Open Society Foundations
David E. Nichols
Adjunct Professor of Chemical Biology and Medicinal Chemistry, University of North Carolina
T. Cody Swift, MFT
Co-Director Riverstyx Foundation and Research Assistant, Johns Hopkins University
Dr. Anne Wagner, C.Psych.
Founder and Psychologist at Remedy and Remedy Institute
Franz X. Vollenweider, Prof. Dr., MD, FMH
University Hospital of Psychiatry Zürich, Department of Psychiatry, Psychotherapy and Psychosomatics, University of Zürich
Amanda Feilding
Executive Director at The Beckley Foundation
Adele Lafrance, PhD
Emotion Science
Yahav Erez
Christopher Medina-Kirchner
Psychology (Neuropsychopharmacology) PhD Student at Columbia University Neuropsychopharmacology Lab
Peter S. Hendricks, PhD
Professor and Director of Research, Department of Health Behavior at School of Public Health, University of Alabama at Birmingham
Dr. Angela Carter
Oregon Psilocybin Advisory Board, Oregon Health Authority, Alma Training Institute
Paula Graciela Kahn
Community Health Worker, Health Justice and Violence Prevention Strategist, Psychedelic Rematriation, Cosmovisiones Ancestrales
The Rev. Hunt Priest
Executive Director at Ligare: A Christian Psychedelic Society
Rachel Yehuda, PhD
Vice-Chair and Professor of Psychiatry, Professor of Neuroscience, Director, Center for Psychedelic Psychotherapy and Trauma Research, Director, Traumatic Stress Studies division Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai - Director, Mental Health Patient Care Cntr. at James J Peters VA Medical Center
Robert “Roman” Haferd
Restorative Justice Coordinator, Office of the Attorney General of the District of Columbia, Founding Board Member at Psychedelic Bar Association
Dr. Kwasi Adusei, DNP, PMHNP
Co-founder at Decentralize Psychedelics
Benjamin Kelmendi, MD
Assistant Professor of Psychiatry at Yale School of Medicine
Kassandra Frederique
Executive Director at Drug Policy Alliance
Thomas Insel
Executive Chairman at Vanna Health
Berra Yazar-Klosinski, PhD
Chief Scientific Officer at MAPS
David B. Yaden, PhD
Assistant Professor, Center For Psychedelic And Consciousness Research / Behavioral Pharmacology Research Unit, Department Of Psychiatry And Behavioral Sciences at Johns Hopkins
Eric Vermetten, MD, PhD
Professor Psychiatry at LUMC Leiden University Medical Center
Kathryn Tucker, JD
Director of Advocacy at National Psychedelics Association
Chris Timmermann, PhD
Imperial College London - The ECHO Foundations
Justin Strickland
Assistant Professor at Johns Hopkins
Paul Stamets
Myconaut, Earthling
Dr. Ben Sessa
Chief Medical Officer at Awakn
Nathan Sepeda
Research Data Specialist at Johns Hopkins
Eduardo Schenberg, PhD
Founder And Managing Director at Instituto Phaneros
Ceyda Sayali, PhD
Postdoctoral Fellow at Johns Hopkins
Adam Safron
Postdoctoral Research Fellow at Johns Hopkins
Barbara Olasov Rothbaum, PhD
Director, Emory Healthcare Veterans Program, Paul A. Janssen Chair In Neuropsychopharmacology at EMORY University School of Medicine
Stephen Ross, MD
Research Associate Professor Of Psychiatry And Child & Adolescent Psychiatry Associate Director at NUY Langone Health
Leor Roseman
Postdoctoral Researcher at the Centre for Psychedelic Research, Imperial College London
Favianna Rodriguez
President at The Center For Cultural Power
Sara Reed, MS, LMFT
Creative Executive at Minds iHealth Solutions
Charles L. Raison, MD
Mary Sue and Mike Shannon Distinguished Chair for Healthy Minds, Children & Families, School of Human Ecology, University of Wisconsin-Madison Director of Clinical and Translational Research, Usona Institute Director of Research on Spiritual Health, Emory Healthcare, Atlanta, GA
Katrin Preller, PhD
Research Group Lead at University of Zurich
Janis Phelps, PhD
Professor, Founder And Director at California Institute of Integral Studies
Tomáš Páleníček, MD, PhD
Head of Psychedelics Research Centre at National Institute of Mental Health Czech Republic
Jason Ortiz
Executive Director at SSDP
Anny Ortiz
PhD Candidate at School of Human Ecology
Payton Nyquvest
Founder, Chair & CEO at Numinus
David Nutt
Professor Of Neuropsychopharmacology And Head Of The Centre For Psychedelic Research
Sandeep Nayak, MD
Assistant Professor at Johns Hopkins
Ethan Nadelmann, PhD
Podcast Host: PSYCHOACTIVE Founder & Former Executive Director (2000-2017) of the Drug Policy Alliance
Dennis J. McKenna, PhD
President And Principal Founder at McKenna Academy of Natural Philosophy
Dr. David Mathai, MD
Postdoctoral Research Fellow And Assistant Faculty at John Hopkins
Dr. Gabor Maté
Physician, Author, Public Speaker
Aubrey Marcus
Author, Podcaster
Murtaza Majeed
Center Of Excellence
Dr. Larissa Maier, PhD
Global Drug Survey
Candace R. Lewis, MC, PhD
Assistant Professor / University Of Arizona College Of Medicine – Phoenix
Ronan Levy
CEO at Field Trip
Bia Labate, PhD
Public Education And Culture Specialist, MAPS
Dr. Kim PC Kuypers, PhD
Associate Professor at Maastricht University
Robert L. Koffman, MD, MPH
Psychiatrist, Sunstone Therapies / Board Of Psychedelic Medicine And Therapies, Chair (BPMT)
Dr. Rachel Knox, MD, MBA
Co-Founder And President, Cannabis Health Equity Movement / Co-Founder, Pivital Holdings
Sutton King, MPH
Co-Founder & President of Urban Indigenous Collective & Program Manager of Indigenous Medicine Conservation Fund
Daniel F. Kelly, MD
Director & Co-Founder at Pacific Neuroscience Institute
Jeffrey D. Kamlet, MD
Chief Medical Officer at Beond
Rabbi Zac Kamenetz
Founder and CEO at Shefa: Jewish Psychedelic Support
Matthew W. Johnson, PhD
Susan Hill Ward Professor Of Psychedelics & Consciousness Research at Johns Hopkins
Robert Jesse
Researcher & Advisor
Ayize Jama-Everett, MDiv, MA, MFA
A Table Of Our Own
Steven Huang
Justice Equity Diversity Inclusion (JEDI) Officer
Julie Holland, MD
Psychiatrist and Author
Danielle M. Herrera, MA, LMFT
Harm Reduction & Psychedelic Psychotherapist at Sage Integrative Health
Carl Hart, PhD
Ziff Professor Of Psychology (In Psychiatry) at Columbia University Irving Medical Center
Natalie Gukasyan, MD
Assistant Professor, Department Of Psychiatry And Behavioral Sciences Medical Director, Center For Psychedelic And Consciousness at Johns Hopkins
Roland Griffiths, PhD
Founding Director, Center For Psychedelic And Consciousness Research, Departments Of Psychiatry And Neuroscience at Johns Hopkins
George Greer, MD
Board Chair at HEFFTER
Joe Green
President And Co-Founder at PSFC
Mitchell Gomez
Executive Director at DanceSafe
Albert Garcia-Romeu, PhD
Assistant Professor Of Psychiatry And Behavioral Sciences at Johns Hopkins
Sara Gael
Harm Reduction Officer; Sub-Investigator, MAPS MDMA Assisted Therapy Clinical Trials at MAPS
Rock Feilding-Mellen
Co-Founder at Beckley Waves, Beckley Retreats, and Beckley Academy
Cosmo Feilding
CEO at Beckley Foundation
James Fadiman, PhD
Independent Researcher
Tom Eckert, MS
Founder at Sheri Eckert Foundation
Manoj Doss
Postdoctoral Scholar at John Hopkins
Gül Dölen, MD, PhD
Principal Investigator, Dölen Lab, Department Of Neuroscience at Johns Hopkins
Harriet De Wit, PhD
Professor Of Psychiatry & Behavioral Neuroscience at University of Chicago
Christina Dent
Founder & President at End It For Good
Benjamin De Loenen
Founder & Executive Director at Iceers
Corine De Boer, MD, PhD
Chief Medical Officer at MAPS
Elias Dakwar, MD
Associate Professor Of Clinical Psychiatry At Colombia University
Mary Cosimano, LMSW
Director Of Guide Services at Johns Hopkins Center for Psychedelics and Consciousness Research
Terence Ching, PhD
Postdoctoral Associate / Yale OCD Research Clinic
Robin Carhart-Harris, PhD
Ralph Metzner Distinguished Professor Of Neurology, Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences at USF
Graham Boyd
Co-Founder & Executive Director at Psychedelic Science Funder Collaborative
Anthony P. Bossis, PhD
Clinical Assistant Professor Of Psychiatry at NYU School of Medicine
Frederick Barrett, PhD
Associate Director, Center For Psychedelic And Consciousness Research at John Hopkins
Matthew Baggott, PhD
Co-Founder & CEO of Tactogen
Brian Anderson, MD, MSc
Assistant Clinical Professor, Dept. Psychiatry And Behavioral Sciences at UCSF School of Medicine
Rachel Aidan
CEO of Synthesis Institute
Rick Doblin
Founder and Executive Director of MAPS
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