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How It Works

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
  • 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
  • Legalisation in Spain and Portugal
  • Business development
  • Market development and strategies
  • Mergers and acquisitions

Agenda

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WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 27TH

9:00

Welcoming Speech by manetch

9:15

Portugal Cannabis Law Overview: From Highly Regulated to Regulated Highs

João Gama

Partner
Gama Glória
Portugal

This session is in English

9:45

Nano-metric Powder of Full Spectrum Cannabis: Technology Features and Opportunities

Rafael Ezra

CTO
CannaPowder
Israel

This session is in English

10:00

The Future of Cannabis and the Need of a Comprehensive Regulation in Spain

Guillermo Fernández

Founder and Associate
Sofer Abogados
Spain

This session is in English

10:30

Coffee Break with Networking

11:00

Choosing the Right Distribution Channel

Luca Fiorentino

CEO
Cannabidiol Distribution
Italy

This session is in English

11:15

Round-Table Discussions

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

"How to discover the best way to access the Portuguese market?", led by João Gama, Gama Glória
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"What opportunities can you expect from nano-metric powder?", led by Rafael Ezra, CannaPowder
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"How the CBD market is rapidly growing and expanding in Spain and neighbouring Europen countries?", led by Guillermo Fernandez, Sofer Abogados
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"How to identify the best distribution channel for your company?", led by Luca Fiorentino, Cannabidiol Distribution

Round-Table Discussions

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

"How to discover the best way to access the Portuguese market?", led by João Gama, Gama Glória
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"What opportunities can you expect from nano-metric powder?", led by Rafael Ezra, CannaPowder
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"How the CBD market is rapidly growing and expanding in Spain and neighbouring Europen countries?", led by Guillermo Fernandez, Sofer Abogados
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"How to identify the best distribution channel for your company?", led by Luca Fiorentino, Cannabidiol Distribution

12:00

Lunch with Networking

13:30

The Portuguese Hemp Industry's Economic, Social and Environmental Benefits

António João Costa

Co-Founder
CannaCasa
Portugal

This session is in English

14:00

Promoting Responsable Regulation in Spain

Bernardo Soriano

Spokesman
Regulación Responsable
Spain

This session is in English

14:30

Cannabis-Based Therapeutics: Indication, Formulation, and Route of Administration

Guillermo Moreno

CSO
Abagune Research
Spain

This session is in English

15:00

From a Canadian R&D Company to a Vertically Integrated Multinational Focusing on Pharmaceutical and Evidence-Based Cannabis Products

Jens Kramer

VP Europe Operations
Avicanna
Germany

This session is in English

15:15

Round-Table Discussions

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

"What economic benefits does the industrial hemp market bring?", led by António João Costa, CannaCasa
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"Why is it so important to have a responsible regulation?", led by Bernardo Soriano, Regulación Responsable
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"What future opportunities can be expected for raw unheated cannabis?", led by Guillermo Moreno, Abagune Research

Round-Table Discussions

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

"What economic benefits does the industrial hemp market bring?", led by António João Costa, CannaCasa
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"Why is it so important to have a responsible regulation?", led by Bernardo Soriano, Regulación Responsable
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"What future opportunities can be expected for raw unheated cannabis?", led by Guillermo Moreno, Abagune Research

16:00

Coffee Break with Networking

16:30

Best Practices for Cultivating Medical Cannabis in Portugal

Henrique Sardinha

Founder and CEO
Preze
Portugal

This session is in English

17:00

Developments in Post-Cultivation Processing: From Dry Flower to Product

Tobias Postma

Founder and Technical Cannabis Consultant
Topo Consulting
Netherlands

This session is in English

17:30

Round-Table Discussions

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

"What challenges and benefits can you expect when cultivating in Portugual?", led by Henrique Sardinha, Preze
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"How and why it is important to apply post-processing technologies?", led by Tobias Postma, Topo Consulting

Round-Table Discussions

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

"What challenges and benefits can you expect when cultivating in Portugual?", led by Henrique Sardinha, Preze
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"How and why it is important to apply post-processing technologies?", led by Tobias Postma, Topo Consulting

18:15

Summary of the First Day by Manetch

18:30

Evening Reception 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, NOVEMBER 28TH

9:00

Welcoming Speech by manetch

9:15

From Grey to White - How Spain can Create a Real Cannabis Industry

Oliver Zugel

Founder and CEO
Foliumed
Spain / Colombia

This session is in English

9:45

Ethical and Regulated Trade: Cannabinoids, Hemp and CBD

Mike Harlington

Chairman
Cannabis Trades Association
United Kingdom

This session is in English

10:15

Coffee Break with Networking

10:45

CBD in the Spanish Market

Pablo Cano

Head of Legal Analysis
CBD-Intel
Spain

This session is in English

11:15

Best Practices For Starting a Cannabis Business in the Portuguese Market

Carlos Nunes

Co-Founder
Pangolin Solutions
Portugal

This session is in English

11:45

Round-Table Discussions

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

"How can Spain create a real cannabis industry?", led by Oliver Zugel, Folium Global
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"Why it is important to have proper and effective guidelines in the cannabis industry?", led by Mike Harlington, Cannabis Trades Association
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"What does the Spanish CBD market need to improve to become a key player?", led by Pablo Cano, CBD-Intel
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"What technologies are a must-have to thrive in the industry?", led by Carlos Nunes, Pangolin Solutions

Round-Table Discussions

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

"How can Spain create a real cannabis industry?", led by Oliver Zugel, Folium Global
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"Why it is important to have proper and effective guidelines in the cannabis industry?", led by Mike Harlington, Cannabis Trades Association
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"What does the Spanish CBD market need to improve to become a key player?", led by Pablo Cano, CBD-Intel
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"What technologies are a must-have to thrive in the industry?", led by Carlos Nunes, Pangolin Solutions

12:30

Lunch with Networking

14:00

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14:30

Accessing Medical Cannabis in Spain

Tommaso Bruscolini

Neuropsychologist and Phytotherapist
Medcan
Spain

This session is in English

15:00

Understanding Industrial Hemp in Spain and Future Opportunities

Xaquín Acosta

CEO & Co-Founder
DANA Agronomics
Spain

This session is in English

15:30

The Development and Prospect of the Industrial Hemp in China

Yu Fu Wang

Institute of Bast Fiber Crops CAAS
Professor
China

This session is in English

16:00

Round-Table Discussions

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

"How can medical cannabis be used to both treat and prevent disease?", led by Tommaso Bruscolini, Medcan
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"Why should we keep investing in industrial hemp?", led by Xaquin Acosta, DANA Agronomics
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"What important problem can impact on the development of industrial hemp in China?", led by Yu Fu Wang, Institute of Bast Fiber Crops CAAS

Round-Table Discussions

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

"How can medical cannabis be used to both treat and prevent disease?", led by Tommaso Bruscolini, Medcan
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"Why should we keep investing in industrial hemp?", led by Xaquin Acosta, DANA Agronomics
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"What important problem can impact on the development of industrial hemp in China?", led by Yu Fu Wang, Institute of Bast Fiber Crops CAAS

16:15

End of Conference

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