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Best Practices from Production to Distribution
Target Group

Leaders along the Medical Cannabis and Industrial Hemp value chain from industries such as growers, cultivators, dispensaries and investors

Key Topics
  • Manufacturing best practices
  • Cultivation best practices
  • Best practice production processes
  • New industry developments
Regulation and Business Strategy
Target Group

Leaders along the Medical Cannabis and Industrial Hemp value chain from industries such as retail, infused product manufacturers, pharma, healthcare and investors

Key Topics
  • Legalization in Italy
  • Business development
  • Market development and Strategies
  • Mergers and Acquisitions

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WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 16TH

9:00

Introduction of the Chairman by manetch

Michela Mastropietro

Founder and Managing Partner
Mastropietro Consulting
Switzerland

This session is in English

Introduction of the Chairman by manetch

Michela Mastropietro

Founder and Managing Partner
Mastropietro Consulting
Switzerland

This session is in English

Introduction of the Chairman by manetch

Ron Lipsky

VP of Business Development & International Relations
MGC Pharma
Australia

This session is in English

Introduction of the Chairman by manetch

Ron Lipsky

VP of Business Development & International Relations
MGC Pharma
Australia

This session is in English

9:15

Evolution of the Legal Framework in Italy: A Look to the Future

Matteo Mantero

Member of Parliament
Senate of the Republic
Italy

This session is in English

9:45

Choosing the Right Distribution Channel

Luca Fiorentino

CEO
Cannabidiol Distribution
Italy

This session is in English

10:00

Antonio Simeone

Algo Trader
Euklid
UK

CLINN: Cannabis as a Paradigm of Personalized Medicine

This session is in English
Marco Bertolotto

Chief Medical Officer
CLINN
Italy

10:15

Coffee Break with Networking

10:45

Synergies Between the Israeli and European Market

Amos Radian

VP of International Affairs
Crystal Hemp
Switzerland

This session is in English

Synergies Between the Israeli and European Market

Amos Radian

VP of International Affairs
Crystal Hemp
Switzerland

This session is in English

11:15

A Compliance Challenge: GMP, THC-Free CBD for a Changing Regulatory Framework

Caroline Valois

CEO
Materia Medica Processing
Italy

This session is in English

A Compliance Challenge: GMP, THC-Free CBD for a Changing Regulatory Framework

Caroline Valois

CEO
Materia Medica Processing
Italy

This session is in English

Cannabis for Health and Wellness: A Canadian Consumer Perspective

Pat Pellegrini

President & CEO
Vividata
Canada

This session is in English

Cannabis for Health and Wellness: A Canadian Consumer Perspective

Pat Pellegrini

President & CEO
Vividata
Canada

This session is in English

11:30

You Know Intelligence When You See It

Marc Ferguson

CEO
Hungry Planet Intelligence
Texas, United States

This session is in English

You Know Intelligence When You See It

Marc Ferguson

CEO
Hungry Planet Intelligence
Texas, United States

This session is in English

Embracing the Challenges of Building a New Industry

Ron Lipsky

VP of Business Development & International Relations
MGC Pharma
Australia

This session is in English

Embracing the Challenges of Building a New Industry

Ron Lipsky

VP of Business Development & International Relations
MGC Pharma
Australia

This session is in English

12:00

Round-Table Discussions

Engage with the speakers in extended Q&A sessions to dive deeper into the topics:

"Data Management and Personalized Prescriptions"
Led by Marco Bertolotto, CLINN, Italy
----
"Is Machine Intelligence the future of farming?"
Led by Marc Ferguson, Hungry Planet Intelligence, US
----
"How do I ensure product compliance in a changing regulatory framework?"
Led by Caroline Valois, Materia Medica Processing, Italy
----
"What are the synergies between the Israeli and European market?"
Led by Amos Radian, Crystal Hemp, Switzerland

Round-Table Discussions

Engage with the speakers in extended Q&A sessions to dive deeper into the topics:

"Data Management and Personalized Prescriptions"
Led by Marco Bertolotto, CLINN, Italy
----
"Is Machine Intelligence the future of farming?"
Led by Marc Ferguson, Hungry Planet Intelligence, US
----
"How do I ensure product compliance in a changing regulatory framework?"
Led by Caroline Valois, Materia Medica Processing, Italy
----
"What are the synergies between the Israeli and European market?"
Led by Amos Radian, Crystal Hemp, Switzerland

Round-Table Discussions

Engage with the speakers in extended Q&A sessions to dive deeper into the topics:

"What constitutes a successful distribution channel?"
Led by Luca Fiorentino, Cannabidiol Distribution, Italy
----
“What can we conclude from the most comprehensive Cannabis consumer study in Canada?"
Led by Pat Pellegrini, Vividata, Canada
----
"Embracing the challenges of building a new industry"
Led by Ron Lipsky, MGC Pharma, Australia

Round-Table Discussions

Engage with the speakers in extended Q&A sessions to dive deeper into the topics:

"What constitutes a successful distribution channel?"
Led by Luca Fiorentino, Cannabidiol Distribution, Italy
----
“What can we conclude from the most comprehensive Cannabis consumer study in Canada?"
Led by Pat Pellegrini, Vividata, Canada
----
"Embracing the challenges of building a new industry"
Led by Ron Lipsky, MGC Pharma, Australia

12:45

Lunch with Networking

14:15

What is a Cannabis Engineer and How Can They Lead your Project to Success?

Mica Renquist

Cannabis Engineer
The Indoor Farmer
Colorado, United States

This session is in English

What is a Cannabis Engineer and How Can They Lead your Project to Success?

Mica Renquist

Cannabis Engineer
The Indoor Farmer
Colorado, United States

This session is in English

Establishing A Credible Regulatory Framework for Cannabis Regulation

Lewis Koski

Chief Operating Officer
Metrc, LLC
Florida, United States

This session is in English

Establishing A Credible Regulatory Framework for Cannabis Regulation

Lewis Koski

Chief Operating Officer
Metrc, LLC
Florida, United States

This session is in English

14:45

Hemp Application in Eco-friendly Building

Mariaelena Alessandrini

CEO
Edilcanapa
Italy

This session is in English

Hemp Application in Eco-friendly Building

Mariaelena Alessandrini

CEO
Edilcanapa
Italy

This session is in English

From Global to Local: Developing the Hemp Production Chain in Italy. The Canapar Case Study.

Paolo Guarnaccia

VP Academic Affairs
Canapar
Italy

This session is in English

From Global to Local: Developing the Hemp Production Chain in Italy. The Canapar Case Study.

Paolo Guarnaccia

VP Academic Affairs
Canapar
Italy

This session is in English

15:15

Our Commitment to Extraordinary Perseverance and Awareness of our Responsibility in the Cannabis Industry

Michela Mastropietro

Founder and Managing Partner
Mastropietro Consulting
Switzerland

This session is in English

Our Commitment to Extraordinary Perseverance and Awareness of our Responsibility in the Cannabis Industry

Michela Mastropietro

Founder and Managing Partner
Mastropietro Consulting
Switzerland

This session is in English

Global Industry Update: Risks and Opportunities

Giadha Aguirre de Carcer

CEO & Founder
New Frontier Data
Washington D.C., United States

This session is in English

Global Industry Update: Risks and Opportunities

Giadha Aguirre de Carcer

CEO & Founder
New Frontier Data
Washington D.C., United States

This session is in English

15:45

Round-Table Discussions

Engage with the speakers in extended Q&A sessions to dive deeper into the topics:

"What is a Cannabis Engineer and How Can They Lead your Project to Success?"
Led by Mica Renquist, The Indoor Farmer, USA
----
"What are the viable and profitable hemp applications in construction?"
Led by Mariaelena Alessandrini, Edilcanapa, Italy
----
"What is our responsibility in the uprising Cannabis industry?"
Led by Michela Mastropietro, Mastropietro Consulting, Switzerland

Round-Table Discussions

Engage with the speakers in extended Q&A sessions to dive deeper into the topics:

"What is a Cannabis Engineer and How Can They Lead your Project to Success?"
Led by Mica Renquist, The Indoor Farmer, USA
----
"What are the viable and profitable hemp applications in construction?"
Led by Mariaelena Alessandrini, Edilcanapa, Italy
----
"What is our responsibility in the uprising Cannabis industry?"
Led by Michela Mastropietro, Mastropietro Consulting, Switzerland

Round-Table Discussions

Engage with the speakers in extended Q&A sessions to dive deeper into the topics:

"How can we establish a credible regulatory framework for Cannabis regulation?"
Led by Lewis Koski, METRC, USA
----
"Developing the hemp production chain in Italy"
Led by Paolo Guarnaccia, Canapar, Italy

Round-Table Discussions

Engage with the speakers in extended Q&A sessions to dive deeper into the topics:

"How can we establish a credible regulatory framework for Cannabis regulation?"
Led by Lewis Koski, METRC, USA
----
"Developing the hemp production chain in Italy"
Led by Paolo Guarnaccia, Canapar, Italy

16:30

Coffee Break with Networking

17:00

The Challenges of Unlocking North American Capital and Expertise for the Italian Market

Paolo Quattrocchi

Partner at NCTM Law Firm
Director at Centro Studi Italia Canada
Italy

This session is in English

The Challenges of Unlocking North American Capital and Expertise for the Italian Market

Paolo Quattrocchi

Partner at NCTM Law Firm
Director at Centro Studi Italia Canada
Italy

This session is in English

Global Industry Update: Risks and Opportunities

Giadha Aguirre de Carcer

CEO & Founder
New Frontier Data
Washington D.C., United States

This session is in English

Global Industry Update: Risks and Opportunities

Giadha Aguirre de Carcer

CEO & Founder
New Frontier Data
Washington D.C., United States

This session is in English

17:30

The Role of the Importer in the Medical Cannabis Supply Chain

Thiago Cäsar

Head of Business Development
Cansativa
Germany

This session is in English

The Role of the Importer in the Medical Cannabis Supply Chain

Thiago Cäsar

Head of Business Development
Cansativa
Germany

This session is in English

Supply and Demand Issues for Medical Cannabis in the Italian Market

Dr. Marco Ternelli

CEO
Farmagalenica
Italy

This session is in English

Supply and Demand Issues for Medical Cannabis in the Italian Market

Dr. Marco Ternelli

CEO
Farmagalenica
Italy

This session is in English

18:00

Industrial Hemp in Europe: Outlook, Potential and Challenges of a Resurging Industry

Rachele Invernizzi

CEO at South Hemp Tecno
Board Member at EIHA (European Industrial Hemp Association)
Italy

This session is in English

Industrial Hemp in Europe: Outlook, Potential and Challenges of a Resurging Industry

Rachele Invernizzi

CEO at South Hemp Tecno
Board Member at EIHA (European Industrial Hemp Association)
Italy

This session is in English

Creating New Market Opportunities with Medical Cannabis / Endocannabinoid System Education Programs

Viola Brugnatelli

CEO and Science Director
Cannabiscienza
Italy

This session is in English

Creating New Market Opportunities with Medical Cannabis / Endocannabinoid System Education Programs

Viola Brugnatelli

CEO and Science Director
Cannabiscienza
Italy

This session is in English

18:30

Round-Table Discussions

Engage with the speakers in extended Q&A sessions to dive deeper into the topics:

"What is the role of the importer in the medical cannabis supply chain?"
Led by Thiago Cäsar, Cansativa, Germany
----
"Italy: optimal conditions for Hemp cultivation?"
Led by Rachele Invernizzi, South Hemp Tecno, Italy
----
"What does moving capital to Italy entail?"
Led by Paolo Quattrocchi, NCTM, Italy

Round-Table Discussions

Engage with the speakers in extended Q&A sessions to dive deeper into the topics:

"What is the role of the importer in the medical cannabis supply chain?"
Led by Thiago Cäsar, Cansativa, Germany
----
"Italy: optimal conditions for Hemp cultivation?"
Led by Rachele Invernizzi, South Hemp Tecno, Italy
----
"What does moving capital to Italy entail?"
Led by Paolo Quattrocchi, NCTM, Italy

Round-Table Discussions

Engage with the speakers in extended Q&A sessions to dive deeper into the topics:

"How can education programs open new market opportunities?"
Led by Viola Brugnatelli, Cannabiscienza, Italy
----
"How can the needs of the Italian Medical Cannabis market be addressed?"
Led by Marco Ternelli, Farmagalenica, Italy

Round-Table Discussions

Engage with the speakers in extended Q&A sessions to dive deeper into the topics:

"How can education programs open new market opportunities?"
Led by Viola Brugnatelli, Cannabiscienza, Italy
----
"How can the needs of the Italian Medical Cannabis market be addressed?"
Led by Marco Ternelli, Farmagalenica, Italy

19:15

Summary of the First Day of the Conference

19:30

Evening Reception Sponsored by Bio Hemp Trade with Sparkling Wine, Snacks and Networking

Engage in exciting conversations. Strengthen your network after a day full of knowledge sharing, groundbreaking presentations, and interesting conversations. Join delegates and speakers in the relaxed atmosphere of the event venue.

This session is in English

THURSDAY, OCTOBER 17TH

9:00

Introduction by manetch

9:15

Cannabis Based Consumer Goods - the European Genesis

Constantin Marakhov

CEO
Hempfy
Switzerland

This session is in English

9:45

Standardization, Harmonization and Education in Medicinal Cannabis

Tjalling Erkelens

CEO/Founder
Bedrocan International
The Netherlands

This session is in English

10:15

Coffee Break with Networking

10:45

How will Growth of the Global CBD Sector fit within the Opening of Recreational and Medical Cannabis Markets?

Tim Phillips

Managing Director
CBD-Intel
Spain

This session is in English

11:15

Federico Valla

Director
Easyjoint
Italy

"Light" Cannabis: a Global Phenomenon

This session is in English
Luca Marola

Founder and Chairman
Easyjoint Project
Italy

11:45

Round-Table Discussions

Engage with the speakers in extended Q&A sessions to dive deeper into the topics:

"How can we overcome stigmas attached to cannabis consumer goods?"
Led by Constantin Marakhov, Hempfy, Switzerland
----
"Why is standardisation, harmonisation, and education so important in Medicinal Cannabis?"
Led by Tjalling Erkelens, Bedrocan, The Netherlands
----
"What is the future for the CBD category in Europe and Worldwide?"
Led by Tim Phillips, CBD-Intel, Spain
----
"Is Light Cannabis a viable long-term investment?"
Led by Luca Marola, Easyjoint, Italy

Round-Table Discussions

Engage with the speakers in extended Q&A sessions to dive deeper into the topics:

"How can we overcome stigmas attached to cannabis consumer goods?"
Led by Constantin Marakhov, Hempfy, Switzerland
----
"Why is standardisation, harmonisation, and education so important in Medicinal Cannabis?"
Led by Tjalling Erkelens, Bedrocan, The Netherlands
----
"What is the future for the CBD category in Europe and Worldwide?"
Led by Tim Phillips, CBD-Intel, Spain
----
"Is Light Cannabis a viable long-term investment?"
Led by Luca Marola, Easyjoint, Italy

12:30

Lunch with Networking

14:00

Pharmacological and Methodological Issues of the Cannabinoids Analysis

Antonio D'Avolio

CEO at CoQua Lab
Prof. of Pharmacology at University of Turin
Italy

This session is in English

14:30

Cannabusiness in Italy: Past, Present and Future

Matteo Gracis

Founder and Editor
Dolce Vita magazine
Italy

This session is in English

15:00

Synthesis: the Smart Electronic Prescription Software for Medical Cannabis

Andrea Ferrari

Sales Manager at Synthesis
Former MD at Aurora Italia
Italy

This session is in English

15:30

Round-Table Discussions

Engage with the speakers in extended Q&A sessions to dive deeper into the topics

"What are the cannabinoids analysis tools available to growers, distributors, and consumers?"
Led by Antonio D'Avolio, CoQua Lab, Italy
----
"From producer to patient: streamlining the product journey"
Led by Andrea Ferrari, Synthesis, Italy
----
"The history and future of the cannabusiness in Italy"
Led by Matteo Gracis, Dolcevita, Italy

Round-Table Discussions

Engage with the speakers in extended Q&A sessions to dive deeper into the topics

"What are the cannabinoids analysis tools available to growers, distributors, and consumers?"
Led by Antonio D'Avolio, CoQua Lab, Italy
----
"From producer to patient: streamlining the product journey"
Led by Andrea Ferrari, Synthesis, Italy
----
"The history and future of the cannabusiness in Italy"
Led by Matteo Gracis, Dolcevita, Italy

16:15

Summary of the Conference and Networking

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