FRIDAY APRIL 16th Pre-Party!
"Psychedelia" (2020) Film Screening and Q&A with director Pat Murphy
Free Zoom Access (no registration necessary): https://cuboulder.zoom.us/j/4204196969
(this link is a special ID for the film; the Zoom ID you received with your registration will apply to all of the Saturday sessions)
SATURDAY APRIL 17th
Opening Plenary: Dr. Marty Otañez, Anthropology, University of Colorado Denver
"Transformative Cannabis: Exploring Ways to Unite Cannabis Consumers, Weed Workers and Multi-State Operators"
Panel #1: Social and Racial Justice in the Age of Drug Policy Reform
Moderator: Reilly Capps, journalist, The Rooster Magazine
Wanda James (CEO, Simply Pure Cannabis Dispensary)
Dr. Tracy Ferrell (Program for Writing and Rhetoric, University of Colorado Boulder)
Betty Aldworth (Director of Communications and Events, Multidisciplinary Association of Psychedelic Science; former Exec. Director, Students for Sensible Drug Policy)
K Nicole Foerster (Founder and Director, Decriminalize Nature Boulder County)
Oriana Mayorga (Co-Director, SPORE Psychedelic Justice Council; Board Director, SSDP)
Faculty Keynote: Dr. Ingrid Walker, American Studies, University of Washington-Tacoma
"The Politics of Normal: Talking About Drugs"
Panel #2: Shifting Paradigms for Drug Users and Activists
Moderator: Susan Squibb, Cannabis Maven
Brigitte Mars (herbalist, author, professor, and natural chef)
Dr. Kent Hutchison (Psychology and Neuroscience, University of Colorado Boulder)
Art Way (former Senior Drug Policy Manager, Drug Policy Alliance Colorado)
Craig Salerno (mental health and addiction counselor)
Alan Floyd (patient activist)
Practitioner Keynote: Alexandre Tannous, founder of ResonantMind Collective
"On Sound and Consciousness"
Closing Plenary: Dr. Dennis McKenna, McKenna Academy of Natural Philosophy
"Our Teacher Plants: Natural Psychedelics, Symbiosis, and the Promise of Drug Policy Reform"
Closing Q & A: Alexandre Tannous and Dennis McKenna