From the event website:
Psymposium 2014 – The Nature of Psychedelics
April 12th and April 13th
UMass, Amherst: Mahar Auditorium
$20 in advance, $30 at the door.
SATURDAY, APRIL 12TH 2014
2:00pm-6:00pm – Come visit our table at Extravaganja Festival in the Amherst Town Commons with Dennis McKenna. Psymposium 2014 tickets will be available.
6:30pm – Opening Night Reception at UMass Amherst, Mahar Auditorium
7:15pm – Introduction by Jag Davies, Drug Policy Alliance (DPA)
7:30pm – Welcoming Address, Dr. Lyle Craker (UMass)
7:45pm – Ryan Joana LeCompte of the Veterans for Entheogenic Therapy (VET)
8:00pm – 9:30pm Screening of Neurons to Nirvana
9:30-10pm – Q+A with Speaker Panel Discussion
SUNDAY, APRIL 13TH 2014
Doors open at 9:00am
10:00am-10:15am – Introduction by Lex Pelger
10:15am-11:00am – Clint Canal, Ph.D., “Psychedelic Neuroscience”
11:15am-12:00pm – Lily Kay Ross, “Sex, Drugs and Power”
12:15pm-12:45 – Alexandre Tannous, “Psychedelic Sound and Healing”
1:00pm-2:00pm – Break
2:15pm-3:00pm – Lawrence Millman, “Ritual use of Amanita Muscaria in Siberia”
3:15pm-4:00pm – Hamilton Morris, “From MXE to PCP: a history of arylcyclohexylamines”
4:15pm-5:15pm – Sound Meditation by Alexandre Tannous
5:15pm-5:45pm – Break
6:00pm-6:45pm – Joshua Wickerham, Ethnobotanical Stewardship Council, on the sustainability and safe use of traditional plants, and supporting the communities who work with them.
6:45pm-7:45pm – Dennis McKenna, “Plant & Human Symbiosis and the Origins of the Imagination”
7:45pm-8:30pm – Panel Discussion
9:00pm-1:00am – Party at the Amherst Pub, http://www.amherstpub.com/ featuring members of Outer Stylie, Rubblebucket and more…
For more information, visit the event website.