MAPS’ is hosting the 2017 Psychedelic Science Conference in Oakland, CA, from April 20th-24th, and we are excited to be there to cover the event for Evolve and Ascend!

This SOLD OUT conference is sure to be a revolutionary (and evolutionary) experience, as this six-day global gathering will feature three days of conference presentations, three days of workshops, as well as psychedelic comedy, and convesations on the research, benefits and risks of  MDMA, LSD, psilocybin, ayahuasca, ketamine, ibogaine, medical marijuana, and more!

What’s Happening at Psychedelic Science

To see the full line up of talks, events and happenings at the conference click here.

If you do not have a pass to the conference, The Marketplace is offering free experiences during Psychedelic Science at the Oakland Convention Center West Hall.


  • The Psymposia Stage: Talks on psychedelic culture, creativity, and society.
  • The Visionary Art Gallery: Highlighting the visionary artists whose work is illuminating the psychedelic renaissance.
  • Psychedelic Exhibitors: A meticulously curated selection of creators, organizations, designers and artists will be exhibiting their wares for your enjoyment!

Let’s Connect!

If you will be in town for this epic gathering, we would love the opportunity to connect in person!

Please, join our Facebook Group – and comment with a post letting us know where you’ll be, and why you’d like to connect – and tag Jennifer Sodini in the comments.

Learn More

At Psychedelic Science 2017, scientists, doctors, therapists, students, educators, policymakers, artists, and others from around the world will come together to share and discover recently completed and ongoing research into the risks and benefits of psychedelics and medical marijuana for science, medicine, spirituality, creativity, and more. Join us at Psychedelic Science 2017 and connect with the expanding global psychedelic science community.

Opportunities are everywhere for psychedelic science and medicine, with U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval of MDMA-assisted psychotherapy as a legal treatment for posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) expected as soon as 2021. At Psychedelic Science 2017, we’ll explore the opportunities and challenges that lay ahead for the expanding field of psychedelic science, medicine, and spirituality.

Psychedelic Science 2017 is the third international Psychedelic Science conference, building on the success of Psychedelic Science in the 21st Century (2010, San Jose, Calif.) and Psychedelic Science 2013 (Oakland, Calif.).

"This, then, is the ultimate paradox of thought: to want to discover something that thought itself cannot think."- Soren Kierkegaard

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