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Saturday, February 29 • 5:30pm - 7:00pm
The Future of How We Think, Feel, and See SPOTS OPEN

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How can we operate from a place of possibility in a world full of existential fear? Our rapidly changing world is always presenting new obstacles, demanding changes in the ways we respond. This multidisciplinary panel will explore the role of expanding our consciousness in shifting how we relate to each other and the natural world. How can art, science, and plants help us vision new ways forward grounded in collective action and healing? From the often depressing front lines of climate science and mental health, we will hear from panelists whose unique research is yielding incredibly promising results, including removing carbon from the atmosphere and effectively treating PTSD, addiction, and depression with psychedelic therapy and cannabis. Indigenous traditions around the globe have long used ceremony, music, dance, and sacred plants to align and to heal community. How can we learn, and create the physical and psychological spaces to vision possibility from a place of balance?

Session Leaders & Participants
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Autumn Breon Williams

Autumn Breon works to reimagine global narratives through art and education. A graduate of Stanford, she studied Aeronautics & Astronautics and researched aeronautical astrobiology applications for NASA. As the only woman of color in her cohort and dissatisfied with a lack of representation... Read More →
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Ben Bronfman

Benjamin Zachary Bronfman is an American entrepreneur and musician. Bronfman is a strategic advisor and principal investor with Algae Systems, a carbon capture project and an associate managing director at Global Thermostat, a bio-fuel company.
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Hank Willis Thomas

Hank Willis Thomas is a conceptual artist working primarily with themes related to identity, history and popular culture. His work has been exhibited throughout the U.S. and abroad including, the International Center of Photography, Guggenheim Museum Bilbao, Musée du quai Branly... Read More →
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Jeff Rosenthal

Jeff Rosenthal is the Co-Founder of Summit, a global thought leadership community and ideas festival series. He’s the co-owner and principal designer of Powder Mountain and Summit Powder Mountain, Co-director of the Summit Action Fund, Founding Board member of the Summit Institute... Read More →
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Natalie Lyla Ginsberg

Natalie Lyla Ginsberg, M.S.W., is the director of policy and advocacy at the Multidisciplinary Association for Psychedelic Studies (MAPS). She works to dismantle the global war on drugs and stem colonialism’s erasure of traditional plant medicine practices by advocating for access... Read More →
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Peter Eisenberger

In his four decades in the field of applied sciences, Dr. Peter Eisenberger has held numerous leadership and academic positions. He started his career at Bell Laboratories and then worked at Exxon Research and Engineering Company. In 1989, he was appointed Professor of Physics at... Read More →


Saturday February 29, 2020 5:30pm - 7:00pm
Tateuchi Democracy Lab, Japanese American National Museum 100 N Central Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90012, USA

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