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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, retail, infused product manufacturers, pharma, healthcare and investors

Key Topics
  • Manufacturing best practices
  • Cultivation best practices
  • Best practices in the production process
  • New industry developments
  • CBD and THC innovations
Regulation and Business Strategy
Target Group

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

Key Topics
  • Legalization in France
  • Business development
  • Market development
  • Marketing strategies
  • Mergers and acquisitions

Agenda

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MONDAY, MAY 4TH

9:00

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9:15

Cannabis and CBD Regulations in Europe: A Focus on the EU and French Regulatory Landscape

Eveline Van Keymeulen

Head of the Life Sciences Regulatory Practice
Allen & Overy
France

This session is in English

9:45

Ludovic Rachou

Treasurer
Syndicat Professionnel du Chanvre
France

Political and Legal Issues of Hemp Wellness in France

This session is in English
Aurélien Delecroix

President
Syndicat Professionnel du Chanvre
France

10:15

Unlocking the French Medical Cannabis Market : A Concerted Effort

Hélène Moore

Managing Director Aurora
France

This session is in English

10:45

Coffee Break with Networking

11:15

When Biotech Disrupts Cannabis Issues

Franck Pradier

Managing Director
Alkion BioInnovations
France

This session is in English

When Biotech Disrupts Cannabis Issues

Franck Pradier

Managing Director
Alkion BioInnovations
France

This session is in English

Is the European Union Learning from the Canadian and US Experience of the Cannabis & Hemp Market?

Patrycja Bartosz-Burdiak

CEO and Co‑Founder
Orbis Cannabis
Poland

This session is in English

Is the European Union Learning from the Canadian and US Experience of the Cannabis & Hemp Market?

Patrycja Bartosz-Burdiak

CEO and Co‑Founder
Orbis Cannabis
Poland

This session is in English

11:45

Learning from Germany's Medical Cannabis Approach

Jakob Sons

General Counsel and Co‑Founder
Cansativa
Germany

This session is in English

Learning from Germany's Medical Cannabis Approach

Jakob Sons

General Counsel and Co‑Founder
Cansativa
Germany

This session is in English

Does Cannabis Status Changes Within the International Scheduling Help and Facilitate Scientific Research and the Development of the Market for Medicinal Purposes?

Farid Ghehioueche

Head of Advocacy
FAAAT think & do tank
France

This session is in English

Does Cannabis Status Changes Within the International Scheduling Help and Facilitate Scientific Research and the Development of the Market for Medicinal Purposes?

Farid Ghehioueche

Head of Advocacy
FAAAT think & do tank
France

This session is in English

12:15

Round-Table Discussions

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

Cannabis and CBD Regulations in Europe: A Focus on the EU and French Regulatory Landscape - Eveline Van Keymeulen, Head of the Life Sciences Regulatory Practice, Allen & Overy


When Biotech Disrupts Cannabis Issues - Franck Pradier, Managing Director, Alkion BioInnovations


Political and Legal Issues of Hemp Wellness in France - Ludovic Rachou , Treasurer, Syndicat Professionnel du Chanvre and Aurélien Delecroix, President, Syndicat Professionnel du Chanvre


Learning from Germany's Medical Cannabis Approach - Jakob Sons, General Counsel and Co‑Founder, Cansativa

Round-Table Discussions

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

Cannabis and CBD Regulations in Europe: A Focus on the EU and French Regulatory Landscape - Eveline Van Keymeulen, Head of the Life Sciences Regulatory Practice, Allen & Overy


When Biotech Disrupts Cannabis Issues - Franck Pradier, Managing Director, Alkion BioInnovations


Political and Legal Issues of Hemp Wellness in France - Ludovic Rachou , Treasurer, Syndicat Professionnel du Chanvre and Aurélien Delecroix, President, Syndicat Professionnel du Chanvre


Learning from Germany's Medical Cannabis Approach - Jakob Sons, General Counsel and Co‑Founder, Cansativa

Round-Table Discussions

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

Unlocking the French Medical Cannabis Market : A Concerted Effort - Hélène Moore, Managing Director Aurora, France


Is the European Union Learning from the Canadian and US Experience of the Cannabis & Hemp Market? - Patrycja Bartosz-Burdiak, CEO and Co‑Founder, Orbis Cannabis


Does Cannabis Status Changes Within the International Scheduling Help and Facilitate Scientific Research and the Development of the Market for Medicinal Purposes? - Farid Ghehioueche, Head of Advocacy, FAAAT think & do tank

Round-Table Discussions

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

Unlocking the French Medical Cannabis Market : A Concerted Effort - Hélène Moore, Managing Director Aurora, France


Is the European Union Learning from the Canadian and US Experience of the Cannabis & Hemp Market? - Patrycja Bartosz-Burdiak, CEO and Co‑Founder, Orbis Cannabis


Does Cannabis Status Changes Within the International Scheduling Help and Facilitate Scientific Research and the Development of the Market for Medicinal Purposes? - Farid Ghehioueche, Head of Advocacy, FAAAT think & do tank

13:00

Lunch with Networking

14:30

Why Raising Capital Is a Challenge for Cannabis and Hemp Startups in France

Franck Milone Delacourt

Founder and CEO
DelleD
France

This session is in English

Why Raising Capital Is a Challenge for Cannabis and Hemp Startups in France

Franck Milone Delacourt

Founder and CEO
DelleD
France

This session is in English

France Experiences Cannabis: Aims and Facts, Hopes and Limitations

Alexandre Maciuk

Associate Professor
BioCIS, University Paris Sud
Member of France's Temporary Scientific Committee (CST) For Medical Cannabis
France

This session is in English

France Experiences Cannabis: Aims and Facts, Hopes and Limitations

Alexandre Maciuk

Associate Professor
BioCIS, University Paris Sud
Member of France's Temporary Scientific Committee (CST) For Medical Cannabis
France

This session is in English

15:00

Europe's Evolving Medical Cannabis Ecosystem: How Can France Play a Role?

Alexandre Ouimet-Storrs

Co‑Founder and Managing Director
Oskare Capital
France

This session is in English

Europe's Evolving Medical Cannabis Ecosystem: How Can France Play a Role?

Alexandre Ouimet-Storrs

Co‑Founder and Managing Director
Oskare Capital
France

This session is in English

Cosmetics and Beauty Market: CBD is the New Black!

Joanna Weaver-Pélissier

CEO
Be Cann
France

This session is in English

Cosmetics and Beauty Market: CBD is the New Black!

Joanna Weaver-Pélissier

CEO
Be Cann
France

This session is in English

15:30

Coffee Break with Networking

16:00

Regulation and Quality Control in CBD Industry

Sébastien Béguerie

CEO and Founder
Alpha‑CAT
France

This session is in English

Regulation and Quality Control in CBD Industry

Sébastien Béguerie

CEO and Founder
Alpha‑CAT
France

This session is in English

A Bright Future for Legalization - What France Can Learn from Luxembourg and Belgium

Miles Voigt

Chief Sales Officer
AE Grünkraft
Switzerland

This session is in English

A Bright Future for Legalization - What France Can Learn from Luxembourg and Belgium

Miles Voigt

Chief Sales Officer
AE Grünkraft
Switzerland

This session is in English

16:30

Engineering Cannabis of the Future: What to Expect

Ying Shao

Co‑Founder & CEO
Plantik Biosciences
France

This session is in English

Engineering Cannabis of the Future: What to Expect

Ying Shao

Co‑Founder & CEO
Plantik Biosciences
France

This session is in English

CBD Business in France: How to Navigate the Complex Regulatory Landscape

Marie Sanchez

Attorney
Paris and Quebec Bars
France

This session is in English

CBD Business in France: How to Navigate the Complex Regulatory Landscape

Marie Sanchez

Attorney
Paris and Quebec Bars
France

This session is in English

17:00

Round-Table Discussions

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

Why Raising Capital Is a Challenge for Cannabis and Hemp Startups in France - Franck Milone Delacourt, Founder and CEO, DelleD


Europe's Evolving Medical Cannabis Ecosystem: How Can France Play a Role? - Alexandre Ouimet-Storrs, Co‑Founder and Managing Director, Oskare Capital


Regulation and Quality Control in CBD Industry - Sébastien Béguerie, CEO and Founder, Alpha‑CAT


Engineering Cannabis of the Future: What to Expect - Ying Shao, Co‑Founder & CEO, Plantik Biosciences

Round-Table Discussions

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

Why Raising Capital Is a Challenge for Cannabis and Hemp Startups in France - Franck Milone Delacourt, Founder and CEO, DelleD


Europe's Evolving Medical Cannabis Ecosystem: How Can France Play a Role? - Alexandre Ouimet-Storrs, Co‑Founder and Managing Director, Oskare Capital


Regulation and Quality Control in CBD Industry - Sébastien Béguerie, CEO and Founder, Alpha‑CAT


Engineering Cannabis of the Future: What to Expect - Ying Shao, Co‑Founder & CEO, Plantik Biosciences

Round-Table Discussions

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

France Experiences Cannabis: Aims and Facts, Hopes and Limitations - Alexandre Maciuk, Associate Professor, BioCIS, University Paris Sud


Cosmetics and Beauty Market: CBD is the New Black! - Joanna Weaver-Pélissier, CEO, Be Cann


A Bright Future for Legalization - What France Can Learn from Luxembourg and Belgium - Miles Voigt, Chief Sales Officer, AE Grünkraft


CBD Business in France: How to Navigate the Complex Regulatory Landscape - Marie Sanchez, Attorney, Paris and Quebec Bars

Round-Table Discussions

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

France Experiences Cannabis: Aims and Facts, Hopes and Limitations - Alexandre Maciuk, Associate Professor, BioCIS, University Paris Sud


Cosmetics and Beauty Market: CBD is the New Black! - Joanna Weaver-Pélissier, CEO, Be Cann


A Bright Future for Legalization - What France Can Learn from Luxembourg and Belgium - Miles Voigt, Chief Sales Officer, AE Grünkraft


CBD Business in France: How to Navigate the Complex Regulatory Landscape - Marie Sanchez, Attorney, Paris and Quebec Bars

17:45

Panelists

Aurélien Bernard ‑ Newsweed
Sentob Toledano ‑ La Hemperie
Karolina Willoqueaux ‑ Biokonopia
Quitterie de Rivoyre ‑ WholyMe

Panel Discussion: Innovations in the Cannabis Industry - What Makes France Stand Out?

This session is in English
Benjamin-Alexandre Jeanroy

CEO
Augur Associates
France

18:45

Summary of the First Day of the Conference

19:00

Evening Reception

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

TUESDAY, MAY 5TH

9:00

Introduction by manetch

9:15

Benjamin-Alexandre Jeanroy

CEO
Augur Associates
France

Panel Discussion: Medical Use of Cannabis in France - Where Do We Stand Today?

This session is in English
Panelists

Pascal Douek ‑ Elmo
Franck Milone ‑ DelleD
Hélène Moore ‑ Aurora

10:15

European Companies: How to Ride the Cannabis Wave on the Continent?

Laurène Tran

Executive Director
ACTIVE
France

This session is in English

10:45

Smokable Hemp in Europe: Legal Framework and Future Perspective

Karolina Willoqueaux

Vice President
Biokonopia
Switzerland

This session is in English

11:15

Coffee Break with Networking

11:45

Medical Cannabis in France: The Green Light to a Two-year Experiment

Pascal Douek

Medical Doctor, Blogger and Author
Member of France's Temporary Specialized Scientific Committee (CSST) For Medical Cannabis from 2018 to 2019
France

This session is in English

12:15

No Speaker Yet

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No Speaker Yet

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12:45

Round-Table Discussions

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

European Companies: How to Ride the Cannabis Wave on the Continent? - Laurène Tran, Executive Director, ACTIVE


Smokable Hemp in Europe: Legal Framework and Future Perspective - Karolina Willoqueaux, Vice President, Biokonopia


Medical Cannabis in France: The Green Light to a Two-year Experiment - Pascal Douek, Medical Doctor, Blogger and Author, Member of France's Temporary Specialized Scientific Committee (CSST) For Medical Cannabis from 2018 to 2019

Round-Table Discussions

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

European Companies: How to Ride the Cannabis Wave on the Continent? - Laurène Tran, Executive Director, ACTIVE


Smokable Hemp in Europe: Legal Framework and Future Perspective - Karolina Willoqueaux, Vice President, Biokonopia


Medical Cannabis in France: The Green Light to a Two-year Experiment - Pascal Douek, Medical Doctor, Blogger and Author, Member of France's Temporary Specialized Scientific Committee (CSST) For Medical Cannabis from 2018 to 2019

13:30

Lunch with Networking

15:00

Pavel Kubu

Chief Executive Officer
International Cannabis and Cannabinoids Institute (ICCI)
Czech Republic

Navigating the International Drug Control Landscape for Cannabis

This session is in English
Pavel Pachta

Director for International Regulatory Affairs
International Cannabis and Cannabinoids Institute (ICCI)
Czech Republic

15:30

Medicinal Cannabis in Luxembourg: Regulatory Challenges in the Heart of Europe

Bill Wirtz

Senior Policy Analyst
Consumer Choice Center
Belgium

This session is in English

16:00

What France Can Learn from The Danish Medical Cannabis Pilot Program

Rikke Jakobsen

CEO
Cannabis Danmark
Denmark

This session is in English

16:30

Round-Table Discussions

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

Navigating the International Drug Control Landscape for Cannabis - Pavel Kubu, Chief Executive Officer, International Cannabis and Cannabinoids Institute (ICCI) and Pavel Pachta, Director for International Regulatory Affairs, International Cannabis and Cannabinoids Institute (ICCI)


Medicinal Cannabis in Luxembourg : Regulatory Challenges in the Heart of Europe - Bill Wirtz, Senior Policy Analyst, Consumer Choice Center


What France Can Learn from The Danish Medical Cannabis Pilot Program - Rikke Jakobsen, CEO, Cannabis Danmark

Round-Table Discussions

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

Navigating the International Drug Control Landscape for Cannabis - Pavel Kubu, Chief Executive Officer, International Cannabis and Cannabinoids Institute (ICCI) and Pavel Pachta, Director for International Regulatory Affairs, International Cannabis and Cannabinoids Institute (ICCI)


Medicinal Cannabis in Luxembourg : Regulatory Challenges in the Heart of Europe - Bill Wirtz, Senior Policy Analyst, Consumer Choice Center


What France Can Learn from The Danish Medical Cannabis Pilot Program - Rikke Jakobsen, CEO, Cannabis Danmark

17:15

End of the Conference with Summary

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Follow Roissy en France / Senlis, then Roissy en France, Allée des Vergers

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