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MAPS Psychedelic Science Conference

At Psychedelic Science 2017, the international scientific community will come together at the Oakland Marriott City Center in Oakland, Calif., to share and discover new research into the benefits and risks of MDMA, LSD, psilocybin, ayahuasca, ketamine, ibogaine, medical marijuana, and more.

Please join us for this historic six-day global gathering, featuring three days of conference presentations and three days of workshops, a Sunset Cruise on the San Francisco Bay, the world's first Psychedelic Comedy Banquet, and much more.

Three-Day Conference

Discover the latest research into the benefits and risks of psychedelics and marijuana for psychotherapy, neuroscience, spirituality, and creativity, and more.


Full-Day Workshops

Go in-depth with your favorite topics during all-day pre- and post-conference workshops taught by leading experts.


Psychedelic Comedy Banquet

Explore the lighter side of psychedelic science with an evening of fine dining and unique performances from nationally recognized stand-up comics, plus music, addresses from hosts and partners, and more.


The Marketplace

Discover unique handcrafted arts, sustainable products, cutting-edge technologies, holistic health services, and more. The Marketplace will also feature our expansive Art Gallery, with original works from world-renowned and up-and-coming international visionary artists, plus scientific poster sessions and all-day programming on the Psymposia Stage. Free and open to the public!