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Upcoming Conferences, Lectures and Panels

Western Canada Addiction Forum (May 3-4, 2019—Kelowna, BC): “Psychedelic Medicine: New Pathways to Addiction Recovery”

PAST Speaking Engagements

Mass Gathering Medicine Summit (March 15-16, 2019—Las Vegas, NV): “Drug Checking: Bridging Public Health and Consumer Safety to Reduce Drug-Related Health Risks at Music Festivals” and “Psychedelic Emergency Response: Reducing Drug-related Harms at Large Music Festivals”

Cantech Investment Conference (January 29, 2019—Toronto, ON): “Science of Psychedelics”

Transcendence: Psychedelics & Healing at the End of Life (December 7-8, 2018—Ottawa, ON): “Public Health & Legal Challenges”

Psychedelic Psychotherapy Forum (October 11-14, 2018—Victoria, BC): “Minding the Future: From Psychedelic Renaissance to Health System Reform”

Stimulus 2018: Drugs, Policy and Practice in Canada (October 3-5, 2018—Edmonton, AB): “Psychedelic Science: Research, Policy and Practice Implications”

University of British Columbia Faculty of Education's Frankly Speaking 2018 (September 22, 2018—Vancouver, BC): "The Opioid Epidemic: How do educators become more accountable during the crisis?"

Recovery Capital Conference of Canada (September 6, 2018—New Westminster, BC): “Psychedelic Medicine: Innovative Pathways to Recovery from Addictions”

International Society of Studies in Drug Policy (May 16, 2018—Vancouver, BC): “Informing About a Toxic Street Drug Supply –  Preliminary Results of a Drug Checking Pilot Project in Vancouver, British Columbia”

Canadian Centre on Substance Use & Addiction’s Issues of Substance Conference (November 14, 2017—Calgary, AB): “Psychedelic Medicine: New Scientific Findings”

Psychedelic Medicine: New Frontiers in Palliative Care (October 27, 2017—Seattle, WA): “Psychethanasia: Psychedelic Palliation, Entheogenic Education and Learning to Die”

Interface Health Summit (October 17, 2017—Vancouver, BC): “What does the photograph of the whole Earth got to do with VR and mental health?”

Contemporary Drug Problems Conference (August 23, 2017—Helsinki, Finland): “Is ayahuasca a ‘drug’?: Research and policy implications of ontological complexity”

Psychedelic Science 2017 (April 21, 2017—Oakland, CA): “Psychedelics and Policy” [invited panel presentation]

World Ayahuasca Conference II (October 18, 2016—Rio Branco, Brazil): “Global Expansions of Ayahuasca: Philosophical and Political Issues”

World Ayahuasca Conference (October 20, 2016—Rio Branco, Brazil): “Nurturing the Inner Void: Can Ayahuasca Support Recovery from Eating Disorders?”

Interdisciplinary Conference on Psychedelic Research (June 3, 2016—Amsterdam, the Netherlands): “Nourishing the Spirit: Exploratory Research on Ayahuasca and Eating Disorders” 

Interdisciplinary Conference on Psychedelic Research (June 5, 2016—Amsterdam, the Netherlands): “Intersections Between the Psychedelic and Drug Policy Reform Movements”

Canadian Public Health Association Conference (May 26, 2015—Vancouver, BC): “Street Drug Testing – Does Canada Have a Public Health Blind Spot?”

World Ayahuasca Conference (September 26, 2014—Ibiza, Spain): “Ayahuasca, Psychedelic Studies and Health Sciences: The Politics of Knowledge and Inquiry into an Amazonian Plant Brew”



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