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Through a mix of case-study presentations, interactive roundtable discussions, Q&A sessions and hands-on workshops you will gain a diverse and inspiring perspective. The multi stream format allows you to move freely between the conferences and choose the sessions of most interest and relevance. Create your program from the case studies and interactive round tables.

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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
  • CBD and THC Developments
  • Best Practice Production Processes
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
  • Global Legalization (CBD and THC)
  • Business Development
  • Market Development
  • Marketing Strategies

Agenda

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TUESDAY, JUNE 25TH

9:00

Introduction of Chairman by manetch

Nicolas Guillermo Lyng Benitez

CEO
Patagonia Farms
Chile

This session is in English

9:15

How to Rapidly Launch Cultivation in New Markets

Ryan Douglas

Cannabis Growth Consultant
Ryan Douglas Cultivation
Colombia

This session is in English

9:45

Cannabis in Chile and Understanding Latin America

Ana María Gazmuri

Executive Director
Fundación Daya
Chile

This session is in English

10:15

Integral Regulation of Cannabis in Uruguay

Sebastian Eirea

Director Técnico
IRCCA Instituto de Regulación y Control del Cannabis
Uruguay

This session is in English

10:45

Coffee Break with Networking

11:15

Guidelines for Investors in Colombia and Latin America in General

Rodrigo Arcila Gomez

Presidente Ejecutivo
Asociación Colombiana de Industrias de Cannabis ASOCOLCANNA
Colombia

This session is in English

11:45

Challenges of Cannabis Production on a Large Scale in Latin America. Uruguay´s Journey of Success

Sebastian Gutierrez

Director
Cannabis Uruguay Consulting Group
Uruguay

This session is in English

12:15

Round-Table Discussions

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

"How to ensure your investment in a cultivation start-up will be a success?", led by Ryan Douglas, Ryan Douglas Cultivation
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"How will Chile and investors benefit from cannabis legalization?", led by Ana María Gazmuri, Fundación Daya
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"What needs to move forward in terms of legalization?", led by Sebastian Eirea, IRCCA
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"What opportunities are expected in the Colombian cannabis industry?", led by Rodrigo Arcila, ASOCOLCANNA
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"What challenges can you encounter when cultivating on a large scale?", led by Sebastian Gutierrez, Cannabis Uruguay Consulting Group

Round-Table Discussions

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

"How to ensure your investment in a cultivation start-up will be a success?", led by Ryan Douglas, Ryan Douglas Cultivation
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"How will Chile and investors benefit from cannabis legalization?", led by Ana María Gazmuri, Fundación Daya
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"What needs to move forward in terms of legalization?", led by Sebastian Eirea, IRCCA
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"What opportunities are expected in the Colombian cannabis industry?", led by Rodrigo Arcila, ASOCOLCANNA
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"What challenges can you encounter when cultivating on a large scale?", led by Sebastian Gutierrez, Cannabis Uruguay Consulting Group

13:00

Lunch with Networking Sponsored by Patagonia Farms

Engage in exciting conversations. Strengthen your network while enjoying a wonderful meal.

This session is in English

14:30

Emerging Lab Testing Standards: Creating a Base for Regional and Global Markets

Rebecca Gasca

CEO/Founder
Pistil + Stigma
Nevada, United States

This session is in English

15:00

Monica Carrillo

Senior Medical Advisor & Co-Founder
Saviandina Organics
Colombia

Medicinal Cannabis: Where is the Evidence?

This session is in English
Horacio Yepes

Senior Medical Advisor & Co-Founder
Saviandina Organics
Colombia

15:30

Coffee Break with Networking

16:00

International Cannabis Export Opportunities Require Careful Considerations

Chris Bolton

Chief Operations Officer
TheraCann International
Canada

This session is in English

16:30

High Quality Strains and Supercritical co2 Extraction in Pharmaceutical Active Principles Production

Nicolas Guillermo Lyng Benitez

CEO
Patagonia Farms
Chile

This session is in English

17:00

Cannabis-Based Pharmaceuticals Development and Evolution

Yona Levy

CEO
Alvit LCS Pharma
Israel

This session is in English

17:30

Changing Minds And Improving Medical Cannabis Accessibility

Danial Schecter

Director
Canopy Growth Corporation
Canada

This session is in English

18:00

Round-Table Discussions

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

"How can we set safe and responsible standards for lab testing to ensure product consistency?", led by Rebecca Gasca, Pistil + Stigma
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"How to identify opportunities in the Latin American market?", led by Monica Carrillo and Horacio Yepes, Saviandina
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"What can we expect for pharmaceutical development in the cannabis industry?", led by Yona Levy, Alvit LCS Pharma
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"How to ensure a reliable and safe cannabis regulatory?", led by Chris Bolton, TheraCann International
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"How to find the best way to export cannabis in Latin America?", led by Nicolás Lyng, Patagonia Farms
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"Why is medical cannabis accessibility so important?", led by Danial Schecter, Canopy Growth Corporation

Round-Table Discussions

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

"How can we set safe and responsible standards for lab testing to ensure product consistency?", led by Rebecca Gasca, Pistil + Stigma
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"How to identify opportunities in the Latin American market?", led by Monica Carrillo and Horacio Yepes, Saviandina
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"What can we expect for pharmaceutical development in the cannabis industry?", led by Yona Levy, Alvit LCS Pharma
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"How to ensure a reliable and safe cannabis regulatory?", led by Chris Bolton, TheraCann International
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"How to find the best way to export cannabis in Latin America?", led by Nicolás Lyng, Patagonia Farms
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"Why is medical cannabis accessibility so important?", led by Danial Schecter, Canopy Growth Corporation

18:45

Summary of the First Day of the Conference

19:00

Evening Reception Sponsored by TheraCann International 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

WEDNESDAY, JUNE 26TH

9:00

Welcoming Speech by manetch

9:15

How to Create a Scalable Cannabis Business

Lynn Honderd

CEO and Founder
Mary's Medicinals
Colorado, United States

This session is in English

9:30

Emerging Research, Emerging Markets, Emerging Future: Seeing Through Our Blind Spots

Dede Osborn

Founder
G4G Consulting
Colorado, United States

This session is in English

10:00

Coffee Break y Networking

10:30

Cannabis Industry In Chile: Projects And Challenges

Claudio Venegas

CEO
Grupo Cañamo
Chile

This session is in English

11:00

Hemp In Mexico Current Status And Perspectives For Economic And Social Development.

Jorge R. Treviño

President & CEO
Be Hemp
Mexico

This session is in English

11:30

Round-Table Discussions

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

"How to navigate regulations from market to market?", led by Lynn Honderd, Mary´s Medicinals
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"Why is it important to invest in the senior population and it´s rising medical use?", led by Dede Osborn, G4G Consulting
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"What projections can we expect for the cannabis industry in Chile?", led by Claudio Venegas, Grupo Cañamo
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“How will the hemp industry expand in Mexico”, led by Jorge Treviño, Be Hemp

Round-Table Discussions

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

"How to navigate regulations from market to market?", led by Lynn Honderd, Mary´s Medicinals
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"Why is it important to invest in the senior population and it´s rising medical use?", led by Dede Osborn, G4G Consulting
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"What projections can we expect for the cannabis industry in Chile?", led by Claudio Venegas, Grupo Cañamo
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“How will the hemp industry expand in Mexico”, led by Jorge Treviño, Be Hemp

12:15

Lunch with Networking

13:45

How to Build a Sustainable Organic Cannabis Company in Latin America

Rodolfo Ellenbogen

CEO
Cannabis On Purpose
Colorado, United States

This session is in English

14:15

Perú and it´s Road Towards Cannabis Legalization

Samantha Boy

Associate
García Sayán Abogados
Perú

This session is in English

14:45

New Cannabis Growing and Cultivation Opportunities in Latin America

Alvaro Gomez

CEO
Agrofuturo
Chile

This session is in English

15:15

Cann-Operative, The Amazon Of The Cannabis Industry

Mohammad Hassain

Founder and CEO
Natur Bazaar
Colombia

This session is in English

15:45

Round-Table Discussions

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

"What benefits can you obtain from growing organic cannabis in Latin American?", led by Rodolfo Ellenbogen, Cannabis On Purpose
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"What opportunities can stakeholders expect in Perú?", led by Samantha Boy Roca, Garcia Sayán Abogados
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"What opportunities does the Latin American market bring?", led by Alvaro Gomez, Agrofuturo

Round-Table Discussions

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

"What benefits can you obtain from growing organic cannabis in Latin American?", led by Rodolfo Ellenbogen, Cannabis On Purpose
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"What opportunities can stakeholders expect in Perú?", led by Samantha Boy Roca, Garcia Sayán Abogados
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"What opportunities does the Latin American market bring?", led by Alvaro Gomez, Agrofuturo

16:30

End of The Conference

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