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Adah Parris, a renowned futurist and innovator, creates a future where technology and heritage merge through her Cyborg Shamanism™ concept. Forbes Brazil hails her as a leading thinker for combining ancient wisdom with digital progress for a greener future. As the Chair of Mental Health First Aid England, she highlights the need for good mental health in our digital lives. Parris urges us to think about our footprint and innovate thoughtfully. Her mission to distort perceptions of time motivates us to be present and proactive, aiming to honour our past while exploring future opportunities.

Adam Roa is an internationally touring poet, coach and speaker who helps people build a fulfilling life through embracing their inner artist and inner entrepreneur. His “Creative Path Podcast” breaks down the creative process of some of the world's most influential people and his viral poem, “You Are Who You’ve Been Looking For is the most viewed poetry performance in history, seen more than 250 million times.

Alexander Beiner is an author, journalist and facilitator. He's the author of 'The Bigger Picture: How psychedelics can help us make sense of the world' and one of the executive directors of Breaking Convention, Europe's longest-running conference on psychedelic medicine and culture. He writes a bestselling Substack (The Bigger Picture) where he makes sense of culture, technology, politics and spirituality. As a facilitator, he has run group processes for thousands of people with a focus on personal development, creativity enhancement and cultural de-polarisation.

Dr Andy Letcher is a Senior Lecturer at both Schumacher College, Devon UK – where he is the Programme Lead for the MA Engaged Ecology –, and at the University of Exeter, where he teaches on the PGCert Psychedelics: Mind, Medicine and Culture. He is the author of Shroom: A Cultural History of the Magic Mushroom, and numerous papers on psychedelics, ecology, animism and paganism. Andy researches the contemporary use of psychedelics with a particular focus on the role psychedelics might play in our cultivating an ecological self. He is currently researching ritual and animistic usage of psychedelics by contemporary British Druids, and the contemporary use of the Fly Agaric mushroom.  He has been a guest on the Green Dreamer, Hive, Living Mir

Since childhood, Angharad has followed pathways in search of ancient myths, folklore, song, poetry and the native spirituality of Britain. Today, she draws the fragments together to guide and sustain a living spiritual practice connected to this land, which she shares through retreats, storytelling gatherings, ceremonies, writings and pilgrimages, that are conceived as radical acts of re-membering our deep humanity and reconnection with the web of life. She is a member of the Wisdom Keepers collective, creator of Dadeni, a programme exploring the native spiritual traditions of Britain, and a founding member of The Animate Earth Collective. Her book, Wise Women – a collaboration with Sharon Blackie, will be published by Virago this October.

Anya is a documentary filmmaker, event organizer, and educator. She is a co-founder and co-director of PsyAware, a not-for-profit organization providing education and support systems in the psychedelic space. From 2018 to 2024, she co-directed the Psychedelic Society UK, leading education and harm reduction initiatives. She managed strategic planning, administration, and finances, and as a safeguarding officer, she played a crucial role in handling reports and establishing safe practice guidelines. She is a consultant for the Polish Psychedelic Society and an official advisor to the Global Psychedelic Society. Her filmmaking explores psychedelics, mental health, and social justice, exemplified by her documentary The Psychedelic Chronicles.

Arizona is one of the fashion sectors most highly regarded champions for sustainability. She has been a model for the past 13 years, engaging with brands such as Prada, YSL and Chanel and over 40 covers of Vogue titles around the world. She uses her influence to raise funds for her charity DIRT whose mission is to turn fashion into a climate solution by regenerating the soil in which our clothes are grown. DIRT Charity regenerates soil by supporting the Biodynamic Farming movement, and has already partnered with brands such as Vrai, Anya Hindmarch and Weleda on projects that support the transition of the fashion sector to grow all it’s raw materials

Benjamin Mudge is doing PhD research about ayahuasca and is planning clinical trials of sacred ayahuasca ceremonies for the treatment of mental illnesses. He has participated in ayahuasca ceremonies since 2007, experiencing a wide range of traditions in various countries. He facilitates Kambô frog medicine ceremonies, having trained since 2010 with Huni Kuin, Noke Kuin, Puyanawá and Yawanawá tribes and other Brazilians. He led a team to the Parliament of the World’s Religions to get recognition of ayahuasca ceremonies as legitimate religious practices. He has a background in political activism and recently founded of the not-for-profit community interest company Bipolar Disorder CIC. His sings and plays guitar in Santa Estrela and Mudge FM.

Bruce Parry is an English documentarian, indigenous rights advocate, author, explorer, trek leader and former Royal Marines commando officer. He employs an ethnographic style and a form of participant observation for his documentaries.

Camila Moreno is a thinker and writer from Brazil. Her current work investigates the convergence of digitalization, artificial intelligence and global climate governance. She has been attending UNFCCC negotiations as an observer since 2008. She developed a critique of the dominant “carbon metrics” and how it furthers a broader, financialized and technocratic regime.

Daniel Pinchbeck is the author of Breaking Open the Head, Quetzalcoatl Returns, and When Plants Dream (with Sophia Rokhlin). In his 2017 book, How Soon Is Now, he explored the systemic changes needed to avert ecological collapse and extinction. His work was featured in the 2010 documentary, 2012: Time for Change, which promoted the value of indigenous knowledge systems. He has written for The New York Times Magazine, Rolling Stone, Wired, and elsewhere. He speaks at festivals and conferences around the world.

Darren Le Baron is a world renowned educator in Ethnomycology and Psychedelic studies. Darren is a knowledgeable and dynamic speaker who is passionate about sharing his research and findings on ethnomycology, ancient African plant medicines and their various applications. Known around the world for his Shroomshop Master classes he is a keen mushroom cultivator and teacher. Collectively his work aims to inform and empower individuals from diverse backgrounds to cope with social challenges and contribute to community development as well as self-improvement in an innovative, creative, culturally-aware style.

Dr David Luke is Associate Professor of Psychology at the University of Greenwich. His research focuses on transpersonal experiences, anomalous phenomena and altered states of consciousness, especially via psychedelics, having published more than 100 academic papers in this area, including thirteen books, such as Otherworlds: Psychedelics and Exceptional Human Experience. When he is not running clinical drug trials with LSD, conducting DMT field experiments or observing apparent weather control with Mexican shamans he manages a small ancient woodland and is a cofounder and trustee of Breaking Convention: International Conference on Psychedelic Consciousness.

Ebyän Zanini is a Somali-Italian writer and poetess. She is the founder of Mother Tongue and teaches at the intersection of decolonization, eco-sensuality, and feminine mysticism. Ebyan’s offerings are deeply inspired by the animist spirituality of her Nubian ancestral heritage, weaving worlds of poetic enchantment for the cultural revolution of our times.

Emily is an anthropologist of ayahuasca shamanism. Her PhD research, focusing on developing gender dynamics and cosmology, was based in Iquitos, Peru, where she lived and worked as a centre facilitator, apprentice and anthropologist between 2014 and 2022. She is a member of Chacruna Institute's Ayahuasca Community Committee and led their initiative to combat sexual abuse in ayahuasca contexts, co-creating their 'Guidelines for the Awareness of Sexual Abuse aimed at safeguarding participants in ayahausca settings. As a single mother of three year old daughter Aeva, she is also now working in the field of 'Psychedelic Parenthood' and is interested in making our communities open to and safe for 'psychedelic parents' and their children.

Farrah Al-Jarrah, a criminal defence solicitor and sound healer, has advocated for safety in the ethnobotanical and psychedelic community for over two decades. Her expertise bridges ancient practices and modern law, supporting those navigating this complex intersection. A pioneer in exploring regulated, safe ceremonial use of ethnobotanicals in the UK, Farrah co-founded ESRA (Ethnobotanical Safety and Research Alliance) with therapist Rob. This newly launched Community Interest Company, affiliated with ICEERS, focuses on education, support, and guidance to ensure safe ethnobotanical practices. Farrah's vision emphasises protecting traditional wisdom while promoting rigorous safety protocols.

Felipe is Chilean born artist, strategist and academic specialising in storytelling for impact, program design and fundraising. He has worked with governments and organisations globally, and helped to co-found Culture Hack Labs, a not-for-profit consultancy that supports organisations, social movements and activists to create narrative-led systems change. Throughout his career Felipe has championed epistemic justice, social and Indigenous peoples rights. Felipe is a Bertha Fellow, a member of the UN Harmony with Nature initiative and a board member at Amazon Watch. He holds an MSc in Whole Systems Ecology from Schumacher College, in the UK.

Director of Local Futures Helena Norberg-Hodge is a pioneer of the worldwide localisation movement. Her film “The Economics of Happiness” and books “Ancient Futures” and “Local is Our Future” spell out essential learning from indigenous cultures for our future. After decades of work in Ladakh - “Little Tibet” and Bhutan, Helena has been raising awareness about restoring ecological and spiritual wellbeing by strengthening community and local economies. With a central focus on food and farming, she has helped to build a worldwide local food movement. Helena is recipient of the Alternative Nobel prize, the Arthur Morgan Award and the Goi Peace Prize and cofounder of the International Forum on Globalization and the Global Ecovillage Network.

Holiday is a mother, wife, sister and friend. She is also a culture and leadership expert, speaker, writer and leader at Human Work, a transformational training in service to the remembrance of human connection. She is devoted to exploring and developing the stories, skills and structures needed for a wiser, kinder world. She spent two decades as a leader in and advisor to some of the world's biggest businesses, such as Apple, Google and Visa. She continues to work with business focussing on regenerative and self-other-and world nourishing practises as well as non-profits, governments and community groups. She is passionate about redistribution of wealth, community building, transformative conflict resolution and matriarchal leadership.

Justine Aldersey-Williams is a regenerative clothing activist, founder of the Northern England Fibreshed and a botanical textile dyer and educator at The Wild Dyery. She recently made fashion history by producing the U.K.’s first pair of homegrown jeans - in the process capturing the imaginations of industry, media and consumers alike with her mythic ‘field to fashion’ initiation story. Her pioneering work intersects creativity, deep ecology and spirituality. As a lifelong meditator, she experiences clothing is an interface between our personal and planetary bodies that needs re-sanctifying. Her practice involves connecting to traditional wisdom and natural lore through the matrilineal textile crafts that transform seeds into cloth.

Khrisha's professional interests centre around driving social change by enabling interdisciplinary dialogue and intentional collaborations. She leverages insights, experience, and perspectives from diverse communities, including the public sector, business and industry, citizen movements, independent media initiatives, creative professionals, and others. She sees herself as a sacred artist and activist, working to bring wonder and enchantment to the everyday and the ordinary. Her ultimate aim is to build a more harmonious and beautiful world for all segments of society. Her work and initiatives are inspired by ‘Jñānganj’, a shared vision amongst those aspiring towards a New Earth.

Leor Roseman is a Senior Lecturer and Psychedelic researcher at the University of Exeter. His interdisciplinary research covers neuroscience, psychology, phenomenology, anthropology and conflict resolution, using various research methods such as fMRI, quantitative, qualitative, microphenomenology, ethnographic, and participatory research. Currently, Leor is investigating relational processes and group dynamics in psychedelic rituals. He is interested in how psychedelics enhance connectedness and can serve as a social cure. Together with Palestinian and Israeli activists and researchers, he is developing a praxis of research & action which utilizes the potential of psychedelics for peacebuilding, liberation and justice.

Martin Winiecki (he/him) is a long-term member of the Tamera community in Portugal, an activist (mainly focusing on ecology and international solidarity), co-initiator of the “Defend the Sacred Alliance” and co-director of the documentary film Water is Love: Ripples of Regeneration. His writings have appeared in Kosmos Journal, CommonDreams, TruthOut, Films for Action and other outlets.

Phoebe Tickell is a biologist, imagination activist, visionary and founder of Moral Imaginations, an organisation driving a cultural mindset shift in society. They do this by building kinship with humans and non-humans, past, present and future through imagination, including embodied play, practice and visioning. By fostering connection to nature, future generations and ancestors through leadership and governance practices, Moral Imaginations is helping drive a larger paradigm shift in organisations, institutions and government, to place life back at the heart of society. They have worked with over 50 organisations and trained 1000 people in their methodology. Phoebe holds a first-class degree in Biological Natural Sciences from Cambridge.

Dr. Beau Lotto is a professor of Neuroscience & Complex Adaptive Systems, as well as founder and CEO of the Lab of Misfits (the world’s first neuro-design studio). He's a three-time mainstage TED speaker with over 10,000,000 views. He has contributed to television, radio and podcast programs by the BBC, National Geographic, etc. At Medicine, Beau will discuss his lab's work in education - as well as the school they aim to build in Somerset. His Beautiful Mind Learning Lab empowers young to thrive in a world that doesn't yet exist by exercising their brain's innate desire and skills to expand itself.

The group of Palestinian and Israeli musicians and activists performing and facilitating in Medicine, represents the work of RIPPLES. RIPPLES is a non-profit working with medicines to support collective healing and liberation between the river and the sea and beyond. This emerging collective know each other through the astral planes. They have seen another option, and they want to ripple it out. They seek to activate movement, looking for collective liberation from systems of domination – and the way we internalized them. Bending societal frameworks, holding each other in moments of despair, Connecting, Liberating, Healing, Visioning. The group consists of activists Sulaiman Khatib and Haneen Abualsoud, musicians Noam Enbar, Marwan Halabi, and Rawan Roshni, and psychedelic researcher Leor Roseman.

Rob is a therapist specialising in psychedelic integration support, having helped thousands of people throughout his 20-year career. He is also Co-director of ESRA (Ethnobotanical Safety and Research Alliance) alongside Farrah Al-jarrah who is a criminal defence solicitor. ESRA is due to launch later this year and is a newly registered British Community Interest Company, associated with ICEERS. ESRA aims to provide education, information, support and legal guidance around safe practice within the UK and so much more !

Dr Rosalind Watts is a prominent voice in the psychedelic field, known for creating tools, models and practices such as the ACE (Accept, Connect, Embody) Model for psychedelic assisted therapy, and the Watts Connectedness Scale. She now focuses on community and lineage building to contribute to our collective work of restitching a fabric of care strong enough to support the introduction of psychedelics into western culture at this time when the old paradigm is collapsing. She created the ACER (Accept, Connect, Embody, Restore) Integration Community, an online global mycelial network of people seeking to regenerate their inner and outer worlds via a 12 month process guided by the wisdom of Nature.

Sam is a PhD ecologist and independent researcher. He has varied experience of working within the psychedelic field, including as a past scientific assistant to the director of the Beckley Foundation and as a research assistant with the Synthesis Institute. His work has also involved science communication, including as a senior science writer for Wavepaths, delivering presentations in association with Seed Talks, and delivering fungi cultivation workshops in association with the Psychedelic Society. A lifelong nature lover, he has a research interest in the capacity of psychedelics to influence human relationships with nature, and is a collaborator with Onaya Science and the Centre for Psychedelic Research at Imperial College London.

Peace-pilgrim, life-long activist and former monk, Satish Kumar has been inspiring global change for over 50 years. Aged 9, Satish renounced the world and became a wandering Jain monk. Inspired by Gandhi, he decided at 18 that he could achieve more back in the world, campaigning to turn Gandhi's vision of a peaceful future into reality. In his early 20s, Satish was inspired by the British peace activist, Bertrand Russell who was arrested aged 89 at an anti-nuclear demonstration. This prompted Satish's peace pilgrimage from India to Moscow, London, Paris, and America. Walking with no money and depending on the kindness and hospitality of strangers, Satish delivered a humble packet of 'peace tea' to the leaders of the four capitals of the nuclear world. Now in his 80s, he has devoted his life to campaigning for ecological regeneration, social justice, and spiritual fulfilment. A world-renown author and international speaker, Satish founded The Resurgence Trust, an educational charity that seeks to inform and inspire a just future for all. He was the Editor of the charity's change-making magazine, Resurgence & Ecologist, for over 40 years, making him the UK's longest-serving editor of the same magazine. He continues to serve this publication as Editor Emeritus and by writing for each and every trailblazing issue of this much-loved and acclaimed magazine which has been described by The Guardian as the 'spiritual and ecological flagship of the environmental movement'. Satish has been the guiding spirit behind several other internationally respected ecological and educational ventures. He co-founded Schumacher College which he continues to serve as a Visiting Fellow. Resurgence & Ecologist issue cover 344 BUY THE CURRENT ISSUE Satish appears regularly on podcasts and on radio and television shows. He has been interviewed by Richard Dawkins, Annie Lennox and many more. He appeared as a guest on Radio 4's Desert Island Discs, Thought for the Day, and Midweek. Satish presented a 50-minute documentary as part of BBC2's Natural World series, which was watched by over 3.6 million people. Satish is the author of countless articles and books. His autobiography, 'No Destination' sold over 50,000 copies, inspiring change around the world. Through his writing, teaching and international talks, Satish passionately shares visions of the more beautiful world our hearts know is possible. In recognition of his commitment to animal welfare and compassionate living, Satish was elected vice-president of the RSPCA. In 2014, he was appointed an Oxfam UK Ambassador and is also a member of the Advisory Council of the Gross National Happiness Centre of Bhutan. Satish has been awarded Honorary Doctorates at the University of Lancaster, the University of Exeter, the University of Suffolk, the University of Wales, and the University of Plymouth. He also received the Jamnalal Bajaj International Award for promoting Gandhian values outside of India.

Growing up between two hemispheres and immersed in a variety of paradigms, Shanti has always built bridges to shape her relationship with Life. She studied communications to support this path and quickly entered the world of activism to help bridge the most devastating gaps today. She is on an eternal path to honor, weave and learn about activism, ancient wisdom, human connection, creative evolution, paradigm alchemy, sustainable livelihoods, agroecology and intergenerational relations. Most importantly, she is a mother, raising children among fellow single mothers; a community of Youth and the Sacred Feminine inspiring her everyday to continue working towards a regenerative future.

Sulaiman Khatib is Co-Founder of Combatants for Peace, and was nominated for the 2017 & ’18 Nobel Peace Prize, on behalf of Combatants for Peace. He is a Board Member of ELHAM – the Day After and a local organizer who has been recognized internationally for his contributions to promoting, peace, social justice and equality for all. He is a renown speaker and lecturer worldwide. In 2006, Khatib was the co-founder and General Director of Al-Qud’s Association for Democracy and Dialogue. The program works with youth in order to create effective and sustainable projects and programs focusing on the promotion of peace, democracy and civic participation in the Palestinian Territories. In 2008, he co-founded the People’s Peace Fund. In 2010, he became the director of Alquds, an organization that organized joint Israeli-Palestinian sports teams for youth. At the age of 14 Khatib was sentenced to fifteen years in prison and served a term of ten and a half years where he spent his time learning about history, Hebrew, English and about other world conflicts and peace activists such as Ghandi and Mandela. He acquired his entire education and worldview in jail. This is when he started to have new thoughts about the conflict and the means for resolving it. As a result he is today a committed advocate for peace in the Middle East and an has been an active member of various programs aiming to promote a peaceful solution to the Palestinian-Israeli conflict for the last twenty years. During the second Intifada, he was one of the main voices calling for non-violent resistance. In 2004, he went on a mission to Antarctica with a joint group of Israelis and Palestinians. Their team consisted of eight members: four Israeli, four Palestinian – many of whom were former fighters from both sides. They sailed over 100 km in the world’s most dangerous waters and climbed a previously unclimbed peak. The objective: “to find common ground.” Sulaiman and Chen Alon, another co-founder of Combatants for Peace, were nominated twice for the Nobel peace prize in 2017 and 2018. Both times the nomination was on behalf of CfP. Sulaiman starred alongside fellow CfP activists in ‘Disturbing the Peace‘, an award winning film detailing the origins of the Combatants for Peace movement, which was released in 2016. Sulaiman is the author of In This Place Together: A Palestinian’s Journey to Collective Liberation, alongside co-author Penina Eilberg-Schwartz. The work chronicles the powerful experiences that led him to dedicate his life to joint nonviolence, through encountering the deep injustice of torture, witnessing the power of hunger strikes, and studying Jewish history.

Vandana Shiva is an Indian scholar, environmental activist, food sovereignty advocate, ecofeminist and anti-globalization author. Based in Delhi, Shiva has written more than 20 books. She is often referred to as Gandhi of grain for her activism associated with the anti-GMO movement.

Ya'Acov has been recognised as a practicing shaman by Elder Shamans from the Sami (European tradition), and Achuar and Sápara peoples of the Amazon. Together with his wife Susannah, he is the Co-Founder of Movement Medicine, a contemporary, dynamic practice designed to support people from all walks of life to be who they are and give what they've got. His teaching is a blend of humour, strength and sensitivity. He is also the author of three books and numerous other creations.

Zach Bush MD is a physician specializing in internal medicine, endocrinology and hospice care. He is an internationally recognized educator and thought leader on the microbiome as it relates to health, disease, and food systems. Dr Zach founded *Seraphic Group and the nonprofit Farmer’s Footprint to develop root-cause solutions for human and ecological health. His passion for education reaches across many disciplines, including topics such as the role of soil and water ecosystems in human genomics, immunity, and gut/brain health. His education has highlighted the need for a radical departure from chemical farming and pharmacy, and his ongoing efforts are providing a path for consumers, farmers, and mega-industries to work together for a healthy future for people and planet.

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