Conference programme

Wednesday, 4th September

Schedule & timings are indicative. The programme and additional activities will be confirmed closer to the date.

Conference Tracks

We’re planning to have eight tracks in the conference:

Consciousness & embodiment track. EUROTAS 2024

Consciousness
& embodiment

Transformative education track. EUROTAS 2024

Transformative
education

Transpersonal psychology & the renewal of sacred traditions track. EUROTAS 2024

Transpersonal psychology & the renewal of sacred traditions* 

Therapeutic, creative & healing paths track. EUROTAS 2024

Therapeutic, creative
& healing paths

Inner work & social change track. EUROTAS 2024

Inner work &
social change

Ecopsychology & spirituality track. EUROTAS 2024

Ecopsychology
& spirituality

Psychedelic renaissance track. EUROTAS 2024

Psychedelic
renaissance

Transpersonal research praxis track. EUROTAS 2024

Transpersonal
research praxis

* A symposium on Transpersonal Psychology will be offered by the Transpersonal Psychology section of the British Psychological Society.

Each track will showcase original papers, workshops, and panel discussions. If you have something to contribute in one or more of these areas, or if you simply want to learn and engage with like-minded people, then we hope to see you at Creative Bridges 2024 in Oxford!

Wednesday, 4th September

  • 14:00 – 18:00 Registration
  • 14:30 – 16:30 Eurotas Assembly (for member organisations only)
  • 16:30 – 17:00 Tea & coffee
  • 18:00 – 18:45 Conference opening ceremony
  • 18:45 – 19:30 Keynote speaker: Grevel Lindop

Thursday, 5th September

  • All day Registration continues
  • Morning activities Meditation / Movement practice / Shamanic work
  • 9:00 – 9:30 Communal focusing / notices
  • 9:30 – 10:15 British Psychological Society Transpersonal Psychology Section Symposium
    Keynote Speaker: Steve Taylor
  • 10:15 – 11:00 BPS TP symposium panel & audience discussion: Reconnection and Rediscovery
  • 11:00 – 11:30 Tea & coffee
  • 11:30 – 13:00 Parallel sessions: Workshops / talks / roundtables / performances etc.
  • 13:00 – 14:15 Lunch
  • 14:15 – 15:45 Parallel sessions: Workshops / talks / roundtables / performances etc.
  • 15:45 – 15:55 Short break
  • 15:55 – 17:10 Parallel sessions: Workshops / talks / roundtables / performances etc.
  • 17:10 – 17:30 Tea & coffee
  • 17:30 – 18:15 Keynote speaker: Chris Roe
  • 18:15 – 19:00 Panel & audience discussion: Parapsychology and its links with transpersonal psychology
  • 19:00 – 19:30 Conference reflective session
  • Evening activities Film launch

Friday, 6th September

  • Morning activities Meditation / Movement practice / Shamanic work
  • 9:00 – 9:30 Communal focusing / notices
  • 9:30 – 10:15 Keynote speaker: Marjorie Woollacott
  • 10:15 – 11:00 Panel & audience discussion: Cognitive neuroscience and its links with transpersonal psychology
  • 11:00 – 11:30 Tea & coffee
  • 11:30 – 13:00 Parallel sessions: Workshops / talks / roundtables / performances etc.
  • 13:00 – 14:15 Lunch
  • 14:15 – 15:45 Parallel sessions: Workshops / talks / roundtables / performances etc.
  • 15:45 – 15:55 Short break
  • 15:55 – 17:10 Parallel sessions: Workshops / talks / roundtables / performances etc.
  • 17:10 – 17:30 Tea & coffee
  • 17:30 – 18:15 Keynote speaker: Cassandra Vieten
  • 18:15 – 19:00 Panel & audience discussion: Transpersonal activism and social change
  • 19:00 – 19:30 Conference reflective session
  • Evening activities To be confirmed

Saturday, 7th September

  • Morning activities Meditation / Movement practice / Shamanic work
  • 9:00 – 9:30 Communal focusing / notices
  • 9:30 – 10:15 Keynote speaker: Chris Bache
  • 10:15 – 11:00 Panel & audience discussion: Psychedelic research and its links with transpersonal psychology
  • 11:00 – 11:30 Tea & coffee
  • 11:30 – 13:00 Parallel sessions: Workshops / talks / roundtables / performances etc.
  • 13:00 – 14:15 Lunch
  • 14:15 – 15:45 Parallel sessions: Workshops / talks / roundtables / performances etc.
  • 15:45 – 15:55 Short break
  • 15:55 – 17:10 Parallel sessions: Workshops / talks / roundtables / performances etc.
  • 17:10 – 17:30 Tea & coffee
  • 17:30 – 18:15 Conference reflective session
  • 18:15 – 19:00 Conference dinner (ticketed)
  • Evening activities To be confirmed

Sunday, 8th September

  • Morning activities Meditation / Movement practice / Shamanic work
  • 8:30 – 9:00 Communal focusing / notices
  • 9:00 – 9:45 Keynote speaker: Cheryl Hunt
  • 9:45 – 10:30 Panel & audience discussion: Transformational education and its links with transpersonal psychology
  • 10:30 – 11:00 Tea & coffee
  • 11:10 – 11:45 Keynote Speaker: Athena Potari
  • 12:00 – 13:00 Concluding roundtable to focus reflections and to include the next generation
  • 13:15 – 14:15 Conference closing ceremony