Speakers

  • Rick Doblin

    Rick Doblin, Ph.D., is the founder and executive director of the Multidisciplinary Association for Psychedelic Studies (MAPS). He received his doctorate in Public Policy from Harvard’s […]
    Rick Doblin
  • Amanda Feilding

    Amanda Feilding is Director of the Beckley Foundation, a UK-based think tank and UN-accredited NGO, which she founded in 1998. Its chief objectives are studying the […]
    Amanda Feilding
  • William Richards

    William A. Richards Ph.D. is a psychologist in the Psychiatry Department of the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Bayview Medical Center, where he and his colleagues have […]
  • Ede Frecska

    Dr. Ede Frecska is the Chairman of Psychiatry at the Faculty of Medicine of the University of Debrecen. He received his medical degree in 1977 from the […]
    Ede Frecska
  • Martin A Lee

    Martin A Lee is the director of Project CBD (projectcbd.org), an educational nonprofit that focuses on cannabis science and therapeutics. He is the author of Smoke […]
    Martin Lee
  • Friederike Meckel

    Friederike Meckel trained as a medical doctor and a medical psychotherapist in Germany. From 1989-1991 she trained as a Holotropic Breathwork © facilitator with Prof. Stanislav Grof in […]
    Friederike Meckel
  • Petra Bokor

    Petra Bokor earned her first degree in Engineering and Management but then turned to Psychology and completed an MSc in Consciousness and Transpersonal Psychology. She is […]
  • Danny Nemu

    Danny Nemu is a writer, activist and ayahuasca researcher with academic background in the History and Philosophy of Medicine. He first encountered ayahuasca when living in […]
    Danny Nemu
  • Peter Sjöstedt-H

    Peter Sjöstedt-H is an Anglo-Scandinavian philosopher of mind and a metaphysician who specialises in the thought of Whitehead, Nietzsche and Schopenhauer, with special regard to panpsychism […]
  • Nikki Wyrd

    Nikki Wyrd enjoys helping people communicate their thoughts. She is a director of the charity ‘Breaking Convention’ (a biennial conference on psychedelics), Editor of the Psychedelic […]
    Nikki Wyrd
  • Julian Vayne

    Julian Vayne is a British occultist with over three decades of experience of esoteric culture: from Druidry to Chaos Magick, from indigenous American shamanism through to […]
    Julian Vayne
  • Petr Winkler

    Dr. Petr Winkler is the head of the Department of Social Psychiatry at the National Institute of Mental Health, Czech Republic (NIMH CZ). After graduating in […]
    Petr Winkler
  • Miroslav Horak

    Miroslav Horak (1981, Zlin, Czech Republic), social and cultural anthropologist, environmentalist and philologist. He specializes in ethnobotany and phytotherapy. Currently works as a research assistant at […]
    Miroslav Horak
  • Torsten Passie

    Torsten Passie M.D., Ph.D. Professor of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy Goethe-University Franfurt/Main, Germany (Visiting Scientist) Hannover Medical School, Germany (affiliate) Studied philosophy and sociology at Leibniz University […]
    Torsten Passie
  • Jonathan Hobbs

    Jonathan Hobbs read Natural Sciences at Cambridge where his dissertation looked at the medical history of psychedelics. He went on to study Science, Technology and Medicine […]
    Jonathan Hobbs
  • Fiona Measham

    Fiona Measham was appointed Professor of Criminology in the School of Applied Social Sciences at Durham University, UK, in 2012. Fiona has conducted research for over […]
    Fiona Measham
  • Matthew Johnson

    Matthew W. Johnson, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Psychiatry at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, is a leading expert on the effects of psychedelics. He is […]
    Matthew Johnson
  • Jiří Horáček

    Prof. Jiří Horáček, MD, Ph.D. is a Professor of Psychiatry at the 3rd Faculty of Medicine, Charles University, Prague, Czech Republic. He holds a degree in […]
    Jiří Horáček
  • Ingmar Gorman

    Dr. Ingmar Gorman is a psychologist who specializes in assisting populations who have had experiences with psychedelics and other psychoactive compounds. He is the Administrative Director […]
    Ingmar Gorman
  • Tomáš Páleníček

    Tomáš Páleníček, MD has been employed at National Institute of Mental Health, Czech Republic (NIHM CR, formerly Prague Psychiatric Centre) since 2001. He started his career […]
    Tomáš Páleníček
  • Ben Sessa

    Ben Sessa is a consultant psychiatrist in adult addictions, working part-time at Addaction in Weston-Super-Mare and is senior research fellow at Bristol, Cardiff and Imperial College […]
    Ben Sessa
  • Patrick K. Kroupa

    Patrick K. Kroupa is an ibogaine treatment expert, writer, hacker, and activist. Patrick was a high-functioning heroin addict for his entire early adult life. His relationship […]
    Patrick K Kroupa
  • Eleonora Molnar

    Eleonora Molnar is a relational somatic psychotherapist, health care systems planner and an independent researcher with interests in public and primary health, ethics, policy reform, eco-psychology […]
    Eleonora Molnar
  • Daniel Perkins

    Dr Daniel Perkins is an Honorary Research Fellow at the University of Melbourne, where he is leading the development of a multidisciplinary ayahuasca research project (www.globalayahuascaproject.org), […]
    Daniel Perkins
  • Vincent Moon

    Dubbed ‘the re-inventor of the music video’ by the New York Times, born in the digital and internet age, Vincent was the main director of the […]
    Vincent Moon
  • Ayana Iyi

    Ayana Iyi – Detroit native has realized that her journey as Warrior High Priestess is a journey of wisdom, innerstanding and truth. As a visionary in […]
    Ayana Iyi
  • Giorgia Gaia

    Giorgia Gaia is an independent researcher with a MA degree in Cultural and Social Anthropology and in Theology (Western Esotericism) at the University Van Amsterdam. Since […]
    Giorgia Gaia
  • Tania de Jong

    Acclaimed Australian soprano, award-winning social entrepreneur, creative innovation authority, global speaker, spiritual journeywoman Founder Creative Universe, Creativity Australia, Dimension5, Music Theatre Australia, Pot-Pourri, The Song Room […]
    Tania de Jong
  • Octavio Rettig

    Dr. Octavio Rettig Hinojosa, author of The Toad of Dawn, 5-MeO-DMT and the Rise of Cosmic Consciousness, is a pioneer in the treatment of toad medicine […]
    Octavio Rettig
  • Darren Springer

    Darren Springer is a grass-roots researcher and event organizer based in London. He’s the Director of Ancient Future, convenor of the Psychedelia Railway Gatherings and curator […]
    Darren Springer