A Vibrant Community

Dedicated To The Understanding Of Psychedelics

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In early 2015, Breaking Convention achieved registration as a UK Charity (#1,159,687). The charity’s objectives are specifically restricted to the following:

a) Organising and hosting a biennial academic conference bringing together multiple disciplines (including medicine, psychology, anthropology, sociology, law, politics and the arts) associated with the research of psychedelic substances

b) Promoting and supporting research on psychedelic substances and the dissemination, and assistance in the dissemination, of the useful results of such research.

c) The publication of an academic book based on each conference.

The sixth Breaking Convention conference will be held in 2023.

Breaking Convention

Executive Directors

Nikki Wyrd
Nikki Wyrd
Executive Director
Chair
Aimee Tollan
Aimee Tollan
Executive Director
Hattie Wells
Hattie Wells
Executive Director
Alexander Beiner
Alexander Beiner
Executive Director

Non-Executive Directors

David Luke
David Luke
Non-Executive Director
Trustee
David King
David King
Non-Executive Director
Trustee
Cameron Adams
Cameron Adams
Non-Executive Director
Trustee, Awards

Team

Stuart Griggs
Stuart Griggs
Art
Paul Bloom
Paul Bloom
Cinema
Sam Oliver
Sam Oliver
Cinema
Darren Springer
Darren Springer
Academic Programme Co-organisor
Danny Nemu
Danny Nemu
Ethics and Environment
Adam Malone
Adam Malone
Entertainments
Cara Lavan
Cara Lavan
Film
Andy Millns
Andy Millns
Installations
Mark Lewis
Mark Lewis
IT
Andy Roberts
Andy Roberts
Merchandise
María Almena
María Almena
Performances Curator
Darren-Paul Kley
Darren-Paul Kley
Production Consultant
Rosalind Stone
Rosalind Stone
Press
Peter Sjöstedt-H
Peter Sjöstedt-H
Print Programme Designer
Rob Dickins
Rob Dickins
Publishing
Ashleigh Murphy
Ashleigh Murphy
Sponsors, Partners & Workshops
Maria Papaspyrou
Maria Papaspyrou
TRIPP Network
Julian Vayne
Julian Vayne
Volunteers