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On this page you can find a selection of the best talks from ICPR conferences in 2012, 2016, and 2020 as well as other events organised by the OPEN Foundation such as Opening Up Symposium in 2019, European Ayahuasca Research Symposium in 2011, and Mind Altering Science in 2010.

INTERDISCIPLINARY CONFERENCE ON PSYCHEDELIC RESEARCH 2020

The fourth edition of the Interdisciplinary Conference on Psychedelic Research took place from 24 - 27 September. ICPR 2020 was an academic conference focused on high-quality scientific and scholarly research into psychedelics. Many academic disciplines have important contributions to make within the field of psychedelic studies. ICPR aims to bridge and connect these disciplines, and to facilitate a dialogue between the diverse academic fields and researchers involved in the study of psychedelics.

2020

ICPR CONFERENCE

INTERDISCIPLINARY CONFERENCE ON PSYCHEDELIC RESEARCH 2016

The Interdisciplinary Conference on Psychedelics Research 2016 (3-5 June) was the third international scientific conference on research into psychedelics organised by the OPEN Foundation. During this three-day event, international researchers from a wide range of academic disciplines presented their latest results and advances in scientific research on psychedelics. ICPR is a multidisciplinary, strictly scientific conference featuring the most current research on psychedelic substances.

2016

ICPR CONFERENCE

INTERDISCIPLINARY CONFERENCE ON PSYCHEDELIC RESEARCH 2012

On October the 6th & 7th of 2012 OPEN’s second international scientific conference took place in Amsterdam: the Interdisciplinary Conference on Psychedelic Research. In a sold out Mozeskerk over 400 researchers, students, therapists and scholars gathered to listen and discuss the latest psychedelic research. From brain imaging studies on psilocybin, philosophical discussions on the meaning of altered states of consciousness to a debate on the place of MDMA in psychotherapy, ICPR set the standard for future events.

2012

ICPR CONFERENCE

THE EUROPEAN AYAHUASCA
RESEARCH SYMPOSIUM 2011

The European Ayahuasca Research Symposium (EARS; June 17th 2011) was a multidisciplinary series of lectures that focused on ayahuasca research in Europe. At the University of Amsterdam, experts from different disciplines presented their studies on ayahuasca’s effects on health, neural functioning and consciousness.

2011

EARS SYMPOSIUM

MIND ALTERING SCIENCE
CONFERENCE 2010

The Mind Altering Science (MAS) conference was organised on 23 and 24 October 2010 at the University of Amsterdam. With researchers and therapists from a wide variety of academic disciplines, this event was dedicated to the exploration of a broad range of subjects. From addiction treatment to psychotherapy with the aid of psychedelics, from the neurobiology of ayahuasca to the social, ritual, and legal implications of its use, and from human psychopharmacology research and the exploration of exceptional mind states to new views on the legalization of psychedelic substances.

2010

MAS CONFERENCE

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