Down Arrow

Thank you to our attendees and presenters who made our second year so incredible. See you in 2024!

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Discovery Sessions 2023

Discovery Sessions were held on April 18th and 19th at The Midway in San Francisco. This two-day conference, art exhibition, and evening celebration will return in 2024. Questions or comments? Reach out to us and say hello! [email protected]

Discovery Sessions

Build a deeper appreciation for the potential of psychedelics to inspire, heal and transform.

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Culture Track

The Bay Area has historically been ground zero for the psychedelics movement. Our Culture track pays homage to The Bay’s vibrant psychedelic history while bravely looking forward. Join in the conversation as the artists, icons, dreamers, and legends share their stories on the stage.

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Policy and Entrepreneurship

Meet the hustlers, policy-changers, outlaws, and investors who broke the rules before there were any rules, and are carving out a new landscape today. Learn about equity models, frameworks for safe and legal dispensation, and discuss how the future of legalization can be more inclusive.

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Science and Therapeutics

We bring the latest science and research to the stage with this illuminating track. Sit in on the conversations as we host the brightest researchers, organizations and scientists from the Bay Area and beyond and share their latest discoveries in medical, therapeutic and even virtual technology.

Speakers and Panelists

Meet today’s leaders changing the face of psychedelics in science, culture and policy.

Mikaela de la Myco

Mushwomb Educator

Bia Labate

Cha***na Institute

Robin Carhart-Harris, PhD

Neuroscape UCSF

Acacea Lewis

Founder, Divine Master Alchemy
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Hamilton Morris

Journalist, Scientist

Madison Margolin

Writer, Educator

Elizabeth Summers

Educator, Art Evangelist

Carlos Plazola

Decriminalize Nature

Vince Kadlubek

Founder, Meow Wolf

Jim Fadiman


Leonard Pickard

Outlaw Chemist

Seth Ferranti


Tuesday Evening Psychedelic Happy Hour

Join us for three special events, starting at 4:00 PM

Global Premiere

Seth Ferranti’s new film – Psychedelic Revolution: The Secret History of the LSD Trade

Scott Guberman & Friends

All-star Greatful Dead Tribute Band

Psychedelic Art Walk

Guided tour of The Midway’s Psychedelic Art Gallery with Tribe 13’s Jennifer Ingram

Our Sponsors

Empowering the future of psychedelic innovation and exploration through generous support.