From 13 to 15 January 2006 the biggest psychedelic conference ever held took place in Basel at the Congress Center - for 3 days being a "Royal Albert Hall" - with over 2'000 visitors from 37 countries!
Thanks from the heart to all speakers, participants and helpers!
Under Feedback you will find a selection of comments from the speakers and the visitors of the symposium.
Under Media Reports you will find a selection from the world wide media reports to Albert Hofmann's 100th birthday and the symposium.
Audio-Visual recordings are available from Auditorium Netzwerk in various formats.
The Appeal calls for the support of scientific research into psychoactive substances.
on the occasion of the
100th Birthday of Albert Hofmann
13 to 15 January 2006
Convention Center Basel, Switzerland
On the occasion of the 100th birthday of Dr. Albert Hofmann on 11 January 2006, the Gaia Media Foundation presented an International Symposium on the most widely known and most controversial discovery of this outstanding scientist.
LSD - three letters that changed the world.
Since 19 April 1943, the day Swiss chemist Dr. Albert Hofmann discovered this psychoactive substance, millions of people all over the world have experienced a higher reality with profound and psychological insights and spiritual renewal; created innovative social transformation, music, art, and fashion; were healed from addiction and depression; experienced enlightened insights into the human consciousness.
Some 60 years later more than 80 experts from all over the world presented an in-depth review of all aspects of this unique phenomenon, informed and discussed history, experiences, implications, assessed the risks and benefits of this most potent of all psychoactive substances.
LSD - a challenge in the past, now, and in the future.