Visionary Convergence 2015 Presenters

Thank you everyone for helping create a wonderful event!
Please check back in the coming weeks for a recap of Visionary Convergence.

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]