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Mon, Oct 22


Mission Bay Conference Center at UCSF

Microdosing: The Benefits, Risks, & Unknowns

Conversation with Jim Fadiman, the psychologist who popularized the modern wave of microdosing, and Ayelet Waldman, author of A Really Good Day: How Microdosing Made a Mega Difference in My Mood, My Marriage, and My Life | Hosted by Mike Margolies

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Microdosing: The Benefits, Risks, & Unknowns
Microdosing: The Benefits, Risks, & Unknowns

Time & Location

Oct 22, 2018, 6:00 PM – 9:30 PM

Mission Bay Conference Center at UCSF, 1675 Owens St, San Francisco, CA 94158 (Robertson Auditorium, 2nd floor)

About the event

Can't make it to SF? This event will be livestreamed!

Free YouTube livestream event is here.

The livestream portion begins at 7pm Pacific.

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Tickets still available to join us in SF

$30 online , $35 door

Doors open at 6. We recommend coming early to get seated before the show.


From Silicon Valley to the living room, people have been self-experimenting with microdosing: taking sub-perceptual doses of LSD or psilocybin mushrooms. Rather than a full trip, the microdose experience has been reported to result in higher levels of creativity, more energy, increased focus, improved relational skills, and reduction in anxiety. But placebo-controlled studies are lacking, and not much is known about the long-term effects.

Join us to learn about the benefits, risks, and what we still need to research. We'll sit down with the psychologist responsible for popularizing the trend and the mother who published her vulnerable account of her personal experiment.

Dr. Jim Fadiman is a psychologist who has been involved with psychedelic research since the 1960s. He is the author of The Psychedelic Explorer's Guide, which popularized the modern wave of microdosing.

Ayelet Waldman is the author of A Really Good Day: How Microdosing Made a Mega Difference in My Mood, My Marriage, and My Life. She was a Federal public defender and an adjunct professor at the UC Berkeley law school where she developed and taught a course on the legal implications of the War on Drugs.

Hosted by Mike Margolies, Founder of Psychedelic Seminars.


5:30 VIP meet-and-greet

6:00 Doors and reception

7:00 Show

8:30 Reception

9:30 End of event

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Curious what to expect? Check out the livestream replay from our last event with Michael Pollan.

A limited number of scholarships are available for those who cannot afford a ticket. Please inquire with a short description of your situation and interest on our contact page.

Presented by Psychedelic Seminars, San Francisco Psychedelic Society, and Simulation.


  • VIP/Supporter

    Includes preferred seating, a pre-show meet-and-greet with the speakers, a photo with the speakers, signed copies of both books, and our gratitude for your support. Thank you!

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