Conference Room

Conference Room

Policy Making & Regulation

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10:00-10:20

WHO and its impact on national policies

International organisations such as the World Health Organisation are becoming increasingly vocal on the application of medical cannabis. How is this impacting policy makers at state-level across different continents?

10:20-10:30

Prohibitive licensing fees

Companies are worried that the cost of setting up a medical cannabis business are prohibitive to launching products that are affordable for the patient. How are european markets handling this?

10:30-10:40

Israel: Export regulations

How Israel regulates and enforces the global export of medical cannabis products grown and cultivated locally.

10:40-11:00

Emerging markets: a cross-continent comparison

How is the Asian market progressing in the medical cannabis industry and what future developments are expected?

Brian Armstrong

Patient Testimony

11:00-11:20

From advocacy to reality

In what way have patients contributed to legislative changes in Europe and how does this compare to the story in North America?

11:20-11:30

Paedriatic care

Use cases in children with different illnesses.

11:30-11:40

A personal story

One person’s experience with medical cannabis for the management of chronic pain and how this compared to traditional medication.

11:40-12:00

Cannabis education: a public approach

What sort of public awareness campaigns are needed to de-stigmatise medical cannabis and give appropriate information on the available options?

Medical Research

12:00-12:20

Long term effects of treatment and symptom management with medical cannabis

There’s a lot of debate around the potential negative effects on health of long-term medical cannabis use. How valid is this argument?

12:20-12:30

Treating CNS disorders

An overview of the research on treating central nervous system disorders with medical cannabis.

12:30-12:40

Clinicial trials in the treatment of epilepsy

Treating epileptic patients with medical cannabis. How do the clinical trials compare to the anecdotal evidence?

12:40-13:00

The ongoing debate about cancer treatment

Leading oncologists discuss the research on treating various cancers with medical cannabis.

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Business considerations

10:00-10:20

Revenue generation from ancillary services

What kinds of ancillary businesses are needed to support and grow the medical cannabis sector and how will they benefit?

10:20-10:30

Canada: Supply and demand

What can european markets learn from Canada for the accurate forecasting of demand in this new industry?

10:30-10:40

Public and private healthcare insurance

How are both the public and private healthcare sectors meeting the insurance requirements of medical cannabis patients. What issues do they face?

10:40-11:00

Educating medical professionals

What sort of qualifications should medical professionals obtain before prescribing cannabis based treatments?

Investment

11:00-11:20

Review of cannabis stocks

How have the most successful cannabis stocks performed over the past year?

11:20-11:30

Raising funds from traditional sources

How to attract investment and loans in a sector that’s not only new, but also has negative connotations associated with it.

11:30-11:40

Strategies for risk mitigation

Investment firms have highlighted several risk factors in investing in the Asia medical cannabis industry. How are these to be reduced?

11:40-12:00

Exchange-traded funds

What’s the advantages of entering the medical cannabis investment market via exchange traded funds?

Grow Operations

12:00-12:20

Bridging the knowledge gap

How is innovative software helping to connect the doctor, the patient and the supplier?

12:20-12:30

Large-scale cultivation and extraction

What are the best practices for the design, build and marketing of cultivation and extraction facilities in Israel, US and Canada?

12:30-12:40

Traceability: how blockchain and cannabis are a match made in heaven

How will blockchain disrupt this sector and transform it into a more lucrative and competitive endeavour?

12:40-13:00

Advances in nano-cannabinoid technology

What are the pros and cons of this budding new technology?

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