2022 Symposium Classes and Speakers

 Classes and Speakers 

The 33rd Annual AHG Symposium features 28 classes and five plant walks along with many opportunities to interact with other attendees.  We also offer six Pre-Symposium Intensives on Friday, October 21, and a day-long Post-Symposium Intensive on Monday, October 24. 

Here are details about the Symposium:

Keynote Address: Energetic Herbalism with Kat Maier, Friday, October 21, 2022, 8:00 PM

AHG is proud to host outstanding keynote speakers that inspire and deepen our vision of herbalism. Kat Maier, our 2022 keynote speaker, joins an illustrious group of past keynote speakers including Phyllis D. Light, Mark Blumenthal, Steven Foster, Rosemary Gladstar, Tieraona Low Dog, Kevin Spelman, Paul Stamets, Phyllis Hogan, and Patrisia Gonzalez.

Pre-Symposium Intensives: Friday, October 21, 2022, 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

In addition to the two-day Symposium, we offer six Pre-Symposium Intensives on Friday, October 21. Each session is three hours in length. Attend in person in Bethesda, or access two of the six sessions livestreamed online or via recordings. Online Pre-Symposium Intensives are Cannabis: The Most Medicinal Herbs with Lola Ohanba, and Mushroom Medicine: Updates, Controversies, and Uses with Christopher Hobbs. Learn more here.

Post-Symposium Intensive: Monday, October 24, 2022, 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM

A six-hour Post-Symposium Intensive session, TBA, with Althea Northage-Orr and Samuel Perry will be offered in person or online on Monday. Attendance at this session is required to earn a certificate in Energetic Principles in Herbal Medicine. For details and registration, click here.

Energetic Principles in Herbal Medicine Certificate Track

Each year, AHG presents a themed certificate track to provide you with the opportunity to learn about a specific clincial topic. Attend at least five sessions designated as part of the Energetic Principles in Herbal Medicine track and the Post-Symposium Intensive, either in person in Bethesda or online, and complete a short follow-up evaluation to earn a certificate of completion in Energetic Principles in Herbal Medicine. The Post-Symposium Intensive is held on Monday, October 24, from 9:00 AM to 4:30 PM. For details and registration information, click here.

Online Symposium Option

Can't join us in person? No worries. Register for the online Symposium to access eight pre-selected class sessions via livestream on Saturday and Sunday, or access the recordings at your convenience. We also offer the option to attend two of the Pre-Symposium sessions and the Post-Symposium Intensive online or as recordings. For details and registration, click here.

Continuing Education

AHG does not confer CE credits to Symposium attendees, however, we are happy to supply you with a certificate of attendance that you may present to your licensing organization. Contact us for details.