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Altered States of Consciousness

Mind. Body. Spirit.

Altered States of Consciousness is an event with purpose of rediscovering altered states and giving meaning to their use in our current society. It's an experience where you will learn through mind body and spirit how to take control of your current reality live a life of purpose and growth.

27th of April 2019




José Carlos Bouso (SPA)

Scientific Director at ICEERS

José Carlos Bouso is a Clinical Psychologist with a PhD in Pharmacology. He developed his scientific endeavors while at the ‘Universidad Autónoma de Madrid’, the ‘Instituto de Investigación Biomédica IIB-Sant Pau de Barcelona’, and the ‘Instituto Hospital del Mar de Investigaciones Médicas de Barcelona (IMIM)’. During this time, he conducted studies about the therapeutic effects of MDMA (“ecstasy”) and psychopharmacological studies on the acute and neuropsychiatric long-term effects of many substances, both synthetic and of plant origin. As the Scientific Director at ICEERS, José Carlos oversees studies on the potential benefits of psychoactive plants, principally cannabis, ayahuasca, and ibogaine, with the goal of improving public health. He is co-author of numerous scientific papers and several book chapters.


Don’t Miss Out

9:00 - 9:30

Opening Remarks

Greetings and opening by event organisers Michal Škrek in Spanish and Oliver Devillard in English

9:30 - 10:00

Michal Škrek

Introduction to the science of psychoactive substances and the therapeutic use of psychedelics

10:00 - 10:45

Anton Gomez-Escolar Sanz

MDMA in psychotherapy: Neurochemistry, clinical studies and legalization

10:45 - 11:15

Oliver Devillard

Quantifying consciousness to better understand our mental state, behaviour and situations we find ourselves in

11:15 – 11:45 


Free tea and coffee + possibility of buying variety of warm and cold snacks courtesy of 'Savor Nusantara', the only Indonesian restaurant in town

11:45 - 12:30

Luke Wills

Talk about Wim Hof Method

12:30 - 13:00

Melany Zarate

Thank you, gracias , merci, Arigato, dhanyavaad, todá rabá, Paschi

13:00 - 13:30

Matt Brown

Shamanism and the Birth of Meditation within the Indus Valley Culture

13:30 - 14:30

Lunch Break + Music

Free coffee and tea + possibility to buy a variety of typical food of Indonesian cuisine courtesy of 'Savor Nusantara', the only Indonesian restaurant in town

14:30 - 15:15

José Carlos Bouso

“Psychedelic medicine or medical psychedelics”: the future has arrived

15:15 - 16:00

Discussion Panel

Discussion with all the speakers


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Palacio De Altamira

Calle de la Flor Alta, 8
Madrid, 28004


+34 625 950 189