ESPD55’s program*, curated by Dennis McKenna explores the wide interdisciplinary field of psycho-ethnopharmacology through the life-centric theme of SPHERES. Key triggers within these spheres are central to the debates, which include the role of emerging researchers, bridges to ancestral wisdom, the respectful use of plant medicines, and policy development.


The McKenna Academy also offers an exclusive Pre-Release Screening of their short documentary: “BioGnosis: Bridges to Ancestral Wisdom.” Visit the BioGnosis Biologue, a visual journey of the making of the short documentary.

* Program subject to change