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Modern humans must learn how to relate to psychoactives
responsibly, treating them with respect and awareness,
working to minimize harms and maximize benefits, and
integrating use into a healthy, enjoyable, and productive life.
Upcoming Conferences & Events
[ Past Events ][ Past Conference Reports ]

Feb 23-25, 2018
Plantas Sagradas en las Américas
Ajijic, Jalisco, Mexico
International congress discussing aspects related to the diversity of uses for psychoactive plants throughout history and in different geographical areas.
Mar 2-5, 2018
SSDP Conference
Baltimore, Maryland, USA
Students for Sensible Drug Policy
Annual event with keynote speakers and panels addressing the timely topics in policy, harm reduction, leadership, organizing, and advocacy.
April 2018
Semana Psicoactiva 2018
Bogota, Colombia
Ministry of Health, Bogota & Acción Técnica Social
Seven events and 10 plenaries covering a diversity of topics related to psychoactives and Latin America including drug policy reform, cannabis, coca, harm reduction, indigenous uses of sacred plants, new psychoactives substances, and more.
April 21, 2018
Who is Tobacco? Ways of Seeing this Twilight Plant
Occidental, CA, USA
Botanical Dimensions
A look at various tobacco species and their traditional roles, myths and powers, with ethnobotanist Kathleen Harrison.
May 4-6, 2018
science+fiction Festival der Wissenschaft
Basel, Switzerland
University of Basel
2018 theme is "intoxication", exploring "what drives people around the world to get intoxicated - and how was the intoxication culture in antiquity?"
May 15-17, 2018
Club Health
11th International Conference
on Nightlife, Substance Abuse and Related Health Issues
Amsterdam, the Netherlands
Multi-organizational hosting and sponsorship
Focusing on the wide range of issues that affect the health of people in nightlife settings including alcohol and drug use; sexual health; violence and anti-social behavior; management and design of nightlife settings; late night transport; staff training; and international nightlife tourism.
Jul 21, 2018
Big Botanical Beings:
The Roles of Ayahuasca, Peyote & Magic Mushrooms in Times of Change
Occidental, CA, USA
Botanical Dimensions
Workshop with ethnobotanist Kathleen Harrison. Considering the roles of these plants and fungi from an animistic point of view, in indigenous history, contemporary culture & global consciousness.
Jul 30 - Aug 5, 2018
O.Z.O.R.A. Festival
Dádpuszta, Hungary
Multi-stage "psychedelic tribal gathering" with speakers and workshops.
Oct 13-14, 2018
Colloquium on Psychedelic Psychiatry
Stockholm, Sweden
Nätverket för psykedelisk vetenskap [Swedish Network for Psychedelic Science]
First ever Swedish conference on the use of psychedelics in psychiatry.
Oct 18-21, 2018
12th National Harm Reduction Conference
New Orleans, LA, USA
Harm Reduction Coalition
Multidisciplinary conference focused on improving the health of people who use drugs.
Nov 2018
Nights 2018 [Stadt Nach Acht]
Belgium, date/location TBA
Nightlife Empowerment & Well-Being Network, Club Commission Berlin & Stadtnacht
Integrates perspectives for a healthy, safe and sustainable nightlife and brings together different stakeholders in the field including researchers, practical experts, and governmental agency representatives. (European focus)
Nov 6-9, 2019
Reform Conference
St. Louis, Missouri, USA
Drug Policy Alliance
The International Drug Policy Reform Conference is a biennial event that brings together people from around the world who believe that the war on drugs is doing more harm than good. In 2017 it brought together 1,500 attendees representing 50 different countries.

Other Calendars:
ERIE - Events
Drug Policy Alliance - Calendar
MAPS - Upcoming Events Calendar
Harm Reduction Coalition - Upcoming Conferences
Psychedelic Club (University of Colorado - Boulder) - Awareness Events
American Library Association - Events & Conferences International Workshops & Meetings

Recurring Events:
Wasiwaska Research Centre for the Study of Psychointegrator Plants, Visionary Arts, and Consciousness