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World Ayahuasca Conference

May 31 – June 2, 2019 | Girona, Spain
Pre-events and workshops begin on May 27

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Join us for AYA2019! This will be the third World Aya Conference and we anticipate over 1200 attendees from around the earth.

“AYA2019 will be more than a conference. It will be the largest event ever held about ayahuasca, one where our diverse community will come together to plant the seeds for a better future.
We invite you to join us in beautiful, historic Girona to celebrate the diversity of ayahuasca cultures, practices, art, film, and research.”

Join the visual journey of highly curated inspiring ayahuasca and visionary art from around the globe. From the far reaches of the Amazon to North America, to the European continent and beyond, we will bring together the luminous work of amazing international artists such as Luis Tamani and Amanda Sage.

Stay tuned for more info on the special art collections, music and cultural events!!!

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Stay Tuned in 2019!

Visionary Convergence 2015 Presenters

Allan Badiner
The Sixties was just a Dress Rehearsal. Allan Badiner is a contributing editor at Tricycle magazine, [more]
Amanda Sage
Amanda Sage is a visionary artist using her painting as a tool for spiritual and planetary [more]
Anderson Debernardi
Live Painting. Anderson Debernardi is one of the most prolific rainforest visionary artists in Peru. He [more]
Anja Loizaga-Velder, PhD
Anja Loizaga-Velder, PhD is a German-Mexican clinical psychologist who has been investigating the therapeutic potential of [more]
Annie Oak, MS
Embracing European shamanic traditions and the Eleusinian Mysteries. Annie Oak is the founder of the Women’ [more]
Ashley Booth, MS
PlantTeachers host. Ashley Booth, MS is a scientist, philosopher, and advocate, currently working as an oceanographer [more]
Ayasmina Flores, JD
PlantTeachers panelist, moderator, host. Ayasmina is a lawyer, translator, interpreter, and researcher active in the areas [more]
Benjamin De Loenen
Life after AYA2014, Iboga in Bwiti and the West. Benjamin De Loenen studied audiovisual media in [more]
Berra Yazar-Klosinski, PhD
Clinical Research, Plant Medicines & the FDA. Berra earned her PhD in Molecular, Cell, and Developmental [more]
Bia Labate, PhD
Indigenous Peoples & the Urban Ayahuasca Circuit in Brazil. Beatriz Caiuby Labate has a PhD in [more]
Brad Adams, PhD
Psychiatric Distress and the Meaning of Life. Brad Adams received his Ph.D. in counseling psychology [more]
Brian Anderson, MD, MSC
Ayahuasca Communities & 12-Step Programs. Brian Anderson is a resident physician in the Department of Psychiatry [more]
Celina M. De Leon, MPH (cand.)
Yagé, Traditional Medicine of Columbia; Ayahuasca & Women’s Health. Celina De Leon is an MPH [more]
Chris Kilham
Ayahuasca in the Media; Hacking the Cosmic Motherboard. Chris Kilham is a medicine hunter, and has [more]
Cvita Mamic
Healing with Plant Wisdom. Cvita Mamic is a visionary artist, writer, and a co-founder of Nihue [more]
Dan Engle, MD
Dr. Dan Engle is Board Certified in Psychiatry and Neurology with a clinical practice in holistic [more]
Dave Zaboski
Live Painting. Dave Zaboski picked up a crayon as a child and never put it down, [more]
David Nickles
Questioning Psychedelic Dogmas. David Nickles is a moderator for the DMT-Nexus community and editor of The [more]
Dimitri Mugianis
Commodification of Psychedelics. Dimitri Mugianis is an activist, anarchist, community organizer, artist, and
 Bwiti N'ganga (spiritual [more]
Erica Wohldmann, PhD
Finding and Using Local Medicinal Plants. Dr. Erica Wohldmann holds a joint Ph.D. in Psychology [more]
Jeremy Narby, PhD
A Dialogue About Ayahuasca. Joining us via Skype. Jeremy Narby, PhD, grew up in Canada and [more]
Joe Tafur, MD
Spiritual Healing in Modern Health Care, Epigenetics and the House of Spirits. Over the years, Dr. [more]
John Harrison, MA, PsyD(c)
Addiction Treatment, Continuing Care and Integration. John Harrison MA, PsyD (candidate), has had life experiences ranging [more]
Julie D. Megler, MSN, NP-BC
Entheogenic First Aid, Risk Minimization & Outcome Optimization. Julie D. Megler is a board certified nurse [more]
Kathleen Harrison, MA
Keynote Address, Evolving Traditions; Who is Cannabis? Kathleen Harrison, MA, is an independent scholar and teacher [more]
Kenneth Tupper, PhD
Ayahuasca, Philosophical & Political Challenges. Kenneth Tupper, PhD, is an Adjunct Professor in the School of [more]
Larry Norris, MA
Larry Norris, MA is the co-founder and executive director of ERIE (Entheogenic Research, Integration, and Education) [more]
Leanna J. Standish, ND, PhD
Leanna J. Standish, ND, PhD, LAcup, FABNO is a neuroscientist and physician living in Seattle. She [more]
Luis Tamani
Live Painting. Luis Tamani is an artist from the Amazonian rainforest of Peru. Born in 1983, [more]
Martina Drassl
Panelist & Moderator, Shipibo Ayahuasca Shamanism. Martina Drassl was born in South Tyrol, Northern Italy. She [more]
Mitch Schultz
Open Source Reality. Mitch Schultz began his life journey in Memphis, TN, and has since called [more]
Norton Arbeláez, JD
Regulatory Approaches to Plant Medicines; Legal Cannabis Saving Lives. Norton Arbeláez is a lawyer who [more]
Richard Grossman, PhD
Richard Grossman studied Oriental Medicine at the California Acupuncture College in Los Angeles and received his [more]
Robyn Griggs Lawrence
Cannabis is a Superfood. Robyn Griggs Lawrence first helped introduce sustainable lifestyles and healthy homes to [more]
Russell Feingold
Russell Feingold is a shamanic sound healer, ceremonialist, and the author of Heart Wisdom. He is [more]
Sarah Brewer
Chef for Visionary Convergence 2015. Sarah is a worldwide freelance chef specializing in nutritious food, sourcing [more]
Shonagh Home
Sacred Mushroom: The Making of a Medicine Woman. Shonagh Home is an author, shamanic bridge, teacher [more]
Sitaramaya Sita
Sita is a PlantWisdom Practitioner trained in the Shipibo tradition.  She shepherds a powerful community in [more]
Solara Aerie
From childhood, UK based artist Solara Aerie had a strong curiosity for the spirit world and [more]
Susana Bustos, PhD
Integration and Rooting the Teachings in Daily Life. Susana Bustos, PhD, is a transpersonal counselor, professor [more]
Terra Celeste
Education and Integration. Terra is a writer, traveler, artist, and organizer with a background in non-profit, [more]
Todd Youngs
Ayahuasca as Catalyst for the 12 Steps. Todd is 48 years old and a recovering alcoholic [more]
Tony Moss
Tony Moss is an artist, songwriter, event producer, and founder of I.AM.LIFE, a youth [more]
Vicki Kraft, MA, MFT
Magic, Mystery & Our Daily Lives. Vicki Kraft, MA, MFT is the leader of the Flor [more]
Yalila Espinoza, PhD, RSW
Yalila Espinoza, PhD, RSW, serves as an intimacy coach and integrative health educator guiding consciousness explorers [more]

Visionary Convergence 2015 Sponsored by:

Nihue Rao Centro Espiritual

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Visionary Convergence 2015 in Alliance with:

Botanical Dimensions
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