Schedule subject to change/updates

THURS, OCT 11, 2018DAY 1
Venue: Westin Bear Mountain Resort, Victoria, BC
8:00amRegistration
8:00amContinental Breakfast
8:30amWelcome
Kevin Parker, MA, RCC; Pauline Goh, MA, RCC, Integral Counselling BC
Invocation & Blessing
Opening Remarks
Kevin Parker, MA, RCC

"Say it with a Picture" - introduction
Bruce Tobin, PhD, RCC
8:45amKeynote Address: Psychedelics and the "Entropic" Brain
Robin Carhart-Harris, PhD
10:15amCoffee/Tea Break
10:30amKetamine-assisted Psychotherapy
Philip Wolfson, MD; Donna Dryer, MD; Richard Yensen, PhD
11:30amPsychedelic Medicine Community
Bradley Foster, MA, RP; Tarzie McLean, MC; Carolyn Green, PhD
12:30pmLunch
1:30pm Innovations at CIIS: The First Accredited Program in Psychedelic Therapy and Research
Janis Phelps, PhD
2:00pmPioneers of the New Frontier: Training the Psychedelic Psychotherapist
Anthony Bossis, PhD; Philip Wolfson, MD; Richard Yensen, PhD; Donna Dryer, MD
3:30pmCoffee/Tea Break
3:45pmAyahuasca: Cultivating a Therapeutic Relationship with a Plant Spirit
Joe Tafur, MD; Rachel Harris, PhD; Leanna Standish, PhD
5:15pmClosing Circle
Kevin Parker, MA, RCC
5:30pmEnd
DINNER EVENTBY SEPARATE ADMISSION/REGISTRATION Venue: Westin Bear Mountain Resort, Victoria, BC
7:00 – 10:00pm Dreamtime Campfire
Hot buffet dinner, followed by two hours of community sharing - including songs, poems, teachings and storytelling
FRIDAY, OCT 12, 2018DAY 2
Venue: Westin Bear Mountain Resort, Victoria, BC
8:00amRegistration
8:00amContinental Breakfast
8:30amOpening Remarks
8:45amAyahuasca Shamanism: Illuminating the Interface between Biology, Emotion and Spirituality
Joe Tafur, MD
10:15amCoffee/Tea Break
10:30amThe Dangers of Disembodiment and the Promise of Somatic Psychedelic Therapy
Devon Christie, MD
11:45amActivist Therapists -- Taking Initiatives to Change Laws
Bruce Tobin, PhD, RCC; Bradley Foster, MA; Tom Eckert, MS, LPC; Sheri Eckert, MA
1:00pmLunch
2:00pmMinding the Future: From Psychedelic Renaissance to Health Care Reform
Kenneth Tupper, PhD
2:30pmMDMA Clinical Trials for PTSD -- Updates and a Preview of the Road Ahead
Charlotte Jackson, MA, RCC; Rick Miners, PhD, RPsych; Hayden Rubensohn, MD
3:30pmCoffee/Tea Break
3:45pmPsilocybin: Research, Case Studies, Patient Experiences
Anthony Bossis, PhD
5:00pmCommunity Circles,
Closing Remarks

Kevin Parker, MA, RCC
5:30pmEnd
SATURDAY, OCT 13, 2018DAY 3 - POST-FORUM WEEKEND WORKSHOPS
(BY SEPARATE ADMISSION - FORUM ATTENDEES GET PRIORITY REGISTRATION)
Note: Workshops are held at two different venues in Victoria, BC
Workshops A & B
Venue: Victoria Conference Centre (downtown Victoria)
Workshop A
10:00am – 4:00pm
Bringing Art Therapy into Psychedelic Medicine
Bruce Tobin, PhD, RCC, ATR
Workshop B
9:00am - 4:00pm
Intention and Integration: Realizing Transformation in Psychedelic Therapy
Joe Tafur, MD; Cvita Mamic
Workshops C1 and C2
Venue: James Bay Athletic Centre (downtown Victoria)
Workshop C1
9:00am - 6:00pm
Holotropic Breathwork(TM)
Ellen Watson (of Esalen Institute); Carolyn Green, PhD
Workshop C2
6:00pm - 9:00pm
Occupy YourSelf: The Practice of Presence
Ellen Watson (of Esalen Institute); Carolyn Green, PhD
SUNDAY, OCT 14, 2018DAY 4 - POST-FORUM WORKSHOPS
(BY SEPARATE ADMISSION)
Workshop C2
9:00am - 8:00pm
Occupy YourSelf: The Practice of Presence - continued
Ellen Watson (of Esalen Institute); Carolyn Green, PhD
Register