CAMH, together with our co-hosts the Canadian Centre on Substance Use and Addiction and the Mental Health Commission of Canada, and with the support of international leaders in the field, would like to invite you to the world’s first global summit on psychedelic medicine, at the Toronto Hilton Downtown, May 27 to 29, 2022 (with additional options for virtual attendance).
From Research to Reality: Global Summit on Psychedelic-Assisted Therapies and Medicine will bring together policymakers, researchers and clinicians from around the world to discuss the state of research on psychedelic therapies and its translation to policy and practice.
It will focus on high-quality scholarship that reflects diverse ways of knowing, including panels on pathways to the regulation of psychedelic substances and on the intersection of science and spirituality, among other topics.
Featured speakers include:
- David Nutt, PhD — Edmond J Safra Chair in Neuropsychopharmacology and deputy head of the Centre for Psychedelic Research at the Imperial College London, Editor of the Journal of Psychopharmacology, and president of the European Brain Council
- Anja Loizaga-Velder, PhD — Director of Research and Psychotherapy at the Nierika Institute for Intercultural Medicine in Mexico
- Matthew W. Johnson, PhD — Professor and Associate Director for the Center for Psychedelics & Consciousness Research at Johns Hopkins University
- Monnica Williams, PhD — Associate Professor in the School of Psychology at the University of Ottawa, Canada Research Chair in Mental Health Disparities, and Director of the Laboratory for Culture and Mental Health Disparities
- Joe Tafur, MD — Integrative Family Physician at the Ocotillo Center for Integrative Medicine in Phoenix, Arizona, curandero, speaker and author of Fellowship of the River exploring role of spiritual healing in modern healthcare
The evening of Saturday, May 28 will feature a special in-person and virtual public event entitled Psychedelic-Assisted Therapy - Facts & Fiction featuring some of the world’s top researchers and advocates in the field of psychedelic-assisted therapies and medicine. Accessible to anyone curious about psychedelics for the treatment of mental health and addictions, this exciting panel discussion will cover the latest research in the field, opportunities in the psychedelics industry, Indigenous and cultural perspectives and much more.
See the website for details, and to register.