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Garden States 2022 Presentations

In Conversation
– with Douglas Rushkoff
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From hanging with Tim Leary in the 80s underground psychedelic culture to playing a crucial role chronicling the rise...
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Permaculture: Stories celebrating floristic and fungal abundance
– David Holmgren
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  David Holmgren draws on a lifelong passion for ethnobotanical knowledge and practise to tell stories that celebrate abundance and...
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Psychedelics in Medicine. Placebo or panacea?
– Dr Suresh Muthukumarasway
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There is increasing interest in the potential for psychedelic drugs such as psilocybin, LSD and ketamine to treat several...
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Strychnine
– Keeper Trout
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Strychnine What is strychnine, and why do people seem to believe that it is in so many different plants and...
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Tobacco Substitutes in Australia – the Whitefella Perspective
– Snu Voogelbreinder
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Following on from my previous EGA presentation on pituri and tobacco substitutes used by Aboriginal Australians, we revisit the...
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Psychedelics 2.0 and beyond
– Dr Sam Banister
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In the past decade, there has been an explosion of research focused on the medicinal chemistry of psychedelics. Dozens...
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Drilling Down
– Mark Pesce
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What does nitrous oxide, delivered in an Endodontist’s chair in Chatswood, have to do with the interdependent co-arising of...
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‘Deep Ecology’ (and the power of ethnobotanical plants)
– John Seed
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'Deep Ecology' (and the power of ethnobotanical plants)   I have worked for worldwide rainforests since 1979. Although many of our...
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Transcendent Technologies: Shamanism in the digital age
– Lynette Wallworth
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Wallworth will discuss the creative journey she experienced while co-creating her ground-breaking Virtual Reality work Awavena with a Brazilian...
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Psychedelic-Assisted Psychotherapy for more complex presentations: expanding our models
– Renee Harvey
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Psychedelic-assisted psychotherapy research is being expanded to examine its effectiveness for people with a variety of diagnostic presentations.  Is...
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The St Vincent’s Melbourne Psilocybin-Palliative Care Trial
– Dr Margaret Ross & Dr Martin Williams
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The St Vincent’s Melbourne Psilocybin-Palliative Care Trial   Friday 31st January 2020 was a momentous day in the history of psychedelic...
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Between Sex and Death – A Journey in the Mycosphere
– Dr Alison Pouliot
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Between Sex and Death – A Journey in the Mycosphere   The scent of the prized Périgord truffle is somewhere 'between...
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New World Technology and Old World Wisdom
– Dr Agnieszka Sekula & Dr Prash Puspanathan
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New World Technology and Old World Wisdom   This talk explores VR scenarios designed to promote movement through phases of psychedelic-assisted...
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Discovering the ancient through native power plants
– The Seed SistAs
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Discovering the ancient through native power plants   Belladonna, Henbane and Datura are some of the European power plants, holding the...
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The alchemical life
– Janet Laurence
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The alchemical life   I am thinking about the dreams of plants in order to enter into an intimate relationship with...
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Every nectar needs a vessel to hold it. The greater the vessel, the more potent the nectar can be
– Lila Lieberman
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Every nectar needs a vessel to hold it. The greater the vessel, the more potent the nectar can be...
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Philosophical issues in psychedelic research: A review of emerging themes
– Dr Chris Letheby
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Philosophical issues in psychedelic research: A review of emerging themes   Serotonergic (or “classic”) psychedelics have struck many researchers as raising...
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MDMA research down under: What does a decade of persistence look like?
– Dr Stephen Bright
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MDMA research down under: What does a decade of persistence look like?   Prior to MDMA being banned internationally in 1987,...
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Whose Stories Are We Telling: Ethnobotanical Understandings in the Corporadelic Era
– David Nickles
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Whose Stories Are We Telling: Ethnobotanical Understandings in the Corporadelic Era   Storytelling has played a central role in the creation...
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What we know so far about microdosing
– Vince Polito
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What we know so far about microdosing   Microdosing has exploded in popularity over the past six years. A microdose can...
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Ayahuasca and DMT-Based Medicines for Mental Health Applications
– Jerome Sarris & Daniel Perkins
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Ayahuasca is a psychoactive tea containing DMT and several harmala alkaloids, which have been used ceremonially for centuries by...
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Sex and psilocybin genes in magic mushrooms
– Alistair McTaggart
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Most magic mushrooms are species of Psilocybe, which nearly all share a cluster of genes that metabolise tryptophan into psilocybin....
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Cannabis Agronomy – A Modern Review of Cannabis Cultivation
– Tom Forrest
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In this workshop will show a short film about cannabis cultivation at our licensed and certified organic (BioGro) cannabis...
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DanceWize: Trip sitting and psychedelic harm reduction
– Steph Tzanetis
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DanceWize: Trip sitting and psychedelic harm reduction   The principles for psychedelic support (otherwise known as ‘trip sitting’) that are promoted...
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Some Traps, Pitfalls and Questions of the Psychedelic Path
– Nick Sun
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Some Traps, Pitfalls and Questions of the Psychedelic Path   With the increasing acceptance within the mainstream, many people are seeking...
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Bill Richard’s Living Room: How are we designing psychedelic clinical spaces?
– Anna Conrick
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The “living room” has long been considered the optimal spatial configuration to contain therapeutic psychedelic experiences. Recognised for its...
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The problems of the throwing out of Babies with Bathwaters: who’s paradigms are we really shifting?
– Simon Green
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For at least 25 years I have worked in the Healing Arts, and for 20 deeply engaged with the...
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A New Trip: towards a path of representation, inclusion and safety in the psychedelic movement
– Meredith Drinkell
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A New Trip: towards a path of representation, inclusion and safety in the psychedelic movement   Psychedelics have moved to the...
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Ayahuasca: A Complex Elixir With Variable Effects
– Benjamin Mudge
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Ayahuasca: A Complex Elixir With Variable Effects   While researching the therapeutic potential of ayahuasca from a Psychiatry perspective, I have...
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A Prescription of NeuroGnostics; Entheogenic Herbalism
– Rachel Gagen
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A Prescription of NeuroGnostics; Entheogenic Herbalism   We are going to explore psychotropic herbalism, that is organic biological organisms used as...
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Mapping Entheogenesis Through The Ecological-Self
– Jef Baker
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Mapping Entheogenesis Through The Ecological-Self   Evolving from my 2015 Honours thesis examining the overlaps, intersections and parallels between the philosophy...
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Please Note: We will add more content to our program as the conference draws closer. Please monitor this website for more information and updates on the program.

Disclaimer

Unfortunately, the impact of COVID-19 has been severe, prolonged and unanticipated. Given the circumstances, some minor changes to the program speaker line up and the way we run events may occur. International guests may face travel or economic barriers associated with attending, and some presentations may have to be delivered remotely. We appreciate your patience and understanding as we do our best and work through this together.