From Research to Reality: Global Summit on Psychedelic-Assisted Therapies and Medicine
May 26-29, 2022—Toronto, ON.

Preliminary Program at a Glance

May 27th, 2022 | Day 1:
Prevention and Treatment of Substance Use Disorders: Progress and Prospects for Psychedelic Science

8:30am – 9:15am

Conference Opening

  • Land acknowledgement by Diane Longboat
  • Welcome from host (CAMH) and collaborating institutions (CCSA, MHCC)

9:15am - 10:15am

Plenary Presentation #1

  • Dr David Nutt: Historical and recent advances in psychedelic science, neuroscience and clinical contributions to substance use and addictions
  • Discussants: Dr Erica Dyck, Dr Doris Payer

10:15am- 10:30am

Break

10:30am– 12:00pm

Peer-Reviewed Paper

presentations focused on neuroscience/clinical findings in substance use/addictions

12:00pm – 1:00pm

Lunch

1:00pm – 2:00pm

Plenary presentation #2

  • Dr Anja Loizaga-Velder: Traditional medicine, culture and psychedelic science:
    Healing for substance use and addictions

2:00pm – 3:30pm

Peer-Reviewed Paper

Presentations focused on traditional approaches to substance use/addictions

3:30pm - 3:45pm

Break

3:45pm – 5:00pm

Peer-Reviewed Paper

Presentations focused on traditional approaches to substance use/addictions

7:00pm – 8:00pm

Evening Panel

Policy, public health, and regulatory issues: Setting the research Agenda

  • Moderator: Dr Dominique Morisano

8:00pm – 9:30pm

Networking Social Event

May 28th | Day 2:
Prevention and Treatment of Mental Health Disorders:
Part I:
Neuroscience/ Clinical Applications; Traditional Medicine/Cultural Considerations

8:45am – 9:15am

Opening Remarks

9:15am - 10:15am

Plenary Presentation #3

  • Dr Monnica Williams

10:15am - 10:30am

Break

10:30am - 12:00pm

Peer-Reviewed Paper Presentations

focused on neuroscience/clinical findings

12:00pm - 1:00pm

Lunch

1:00pm – 2:00pm

Plenary presentation #4
  • Dr Joseph Tafur

2:00pm – 3:30pm

Peer-Reviewed Paper Presentations

focused on traditional approaches (6 of 15 minutes)

3:30pm - 3:45pm

Break

3:45pm – 5:00pm

Late Breaking Research Presentations (5 minutes each)

7:00pm – 8:00pm

Evening Panel

Spirit in Science—Traditional and Indigenous Perspectives on Healing Trauma with Psychedelic Plant Medicines

8:00pm – 9:30pm

Public Event with Speaker

May 29th | Day 3:
Prevention and Treatment of Mental Health Disorders:
Part II:
Public Health, Policy, and Regulatory Considerations

8:45am - 9:30pm

Opening Remarks

9:15am – 10:15am

World Regulatory and Policy Discussion: A Pathway Forward

10:15am - 10:30am

Break

10:30am - 12:00pm

Peer-Reviewed Paper Presentations

focused on policy, public health, and regulatory issues

12:00pm - 1:00pm

Lunch

1:00pm - 2:00pm

Closing Plenary
  • Dr Matthew Johnson: Psychedelics in mental health and addiction treatment

2:00pm - 3:00pm

Closing Ceremony
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