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Best Practices from Production to Distribution, Regulation and Business Strategy
Target Group

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

Key Topics
  • Manufacturing best practices
  • Cultivation best practices
  • Best practices in the production process
  • New industry developments
  • CBD and THC innovations
  • Legalisation in Europe and particularly Germany (CBD and THC)
  • Business development
  • Market development
  • Marketing strategies
  • Mergers and Acquisitions

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THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 7TH

9:15

Introduction of the Chairman by manetch

Oliver Zugel

Founder and CEO
Foliumed
Spain / Colombia

This session is in English

9:30

Standardisation, Harmonisation and Education in Medicinal Cannabis

Tjalling Erkelens

Founder & CEO
Bedrocan
The Netherlands

This session is in English

10:00

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

Rafael Ezra

CTO
CannaPowder
Israel

This session is in English

10:15

Coffee Break with Networking

10:45

How Unproper Storage of Cannabis Flowers Can Affect Terpene Profile and Revenue

Benjamin Patock

Head of International Relations
Boveda
Germany

This session is in English

11:00

Business Opportunities and Regulation in the Greek Medical Cannabis Industry

Costas Vamvakas

Founder and CEO
VK PREMIUM Business Consultants
Greece

This session is in English

11:15

Round-Table Discussions

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

Standardisation, Harmonisation and Education in Medicinal Cannabis - Tjalling Erkelens, Founder & CEO, Bedrocan

Nano-metric Powder of Full Spectrum Cannabis: Technology Features and Opportunities - Rafael Ezra, CTO, CannaPowder

How Unproper Storage of Cannabis Flowers Can Affect Terpene Profile and Revenue - Benjamin Patock, Head of International Relations, Boveda

Business Opportunities and Regulation in the Greek Medical Cannabis Industry - Costas Vamvakas, Founder and CEO, VK PREMIUM Business Consultants

Round-Table Discussions

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

Standardisation, Harmonisation and Education in Medicinal Cannabis - Tjalling Erkelens, Founder & CEO, Bedrocan

Nano-metric Powder of Full Spectrum Cannabis: Technology Features and Opportunities - Rafael Ezra, CTO, CannaPowder

How Unproper Storage of Cannabis Flowers Can Affect Terpene Profile and Revenue - Benjamin Patock, Head of International Relations, Boveda

Business Opportunities and Regulation in the Greek Medical Cannabis Industry - Costas Vamvakas, Founder and CEO, VK PREMIUM Business Consultants

12:15

Lunch with Networking

13:45

The Cannabis Industry: From Boom to a Real Industry

Oliver Zugel

Founder and CEO
Foliumed
Spain / Colombia

This session is in English

14:15

Sourcing Medical Cannabis In and For the European Market

Julian Vaterrodt

Project Manager (Medical Cannabis)
CC-Pharma
Germany

This session is in English

14:45

Access and Benefit Sharing of Genetic Resources - Are Companies based in Europe Disadvantaged by this Regulation?

Kathleen Denoodt

Founder and Consultant
KDenoodt International Consult
Belgium

This session is in English

15:00

Challenges and Opportunities in the Austrian CBD Industry

Sofie Sagmeister

CEO and Co-Founder
Magu-CBD
Austria

This session is in English

15:30

Coffee Break with Networking

16:00

Round-Table Discussions

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

The Cannabis Industry: From Boom to a Real Industry - Oliver Zugel, Founder and CEO, Foliumed

Sourcing Medical Cannabis In and For the European Market - Julian Vaterrodt, Project Manager (Medical Cannabis), CC-Pharma

Access and Benefit Sharing of Genetic Resources - Are Companies based in Europe Disadvantaged by this Regulation? - Kathleen Denoodt, Founder and Consultant, KDenoodt International Consult

Challenges and Opportunities in the Austrian CBD Industry - Sofie Sagmeister, CEO and Co-Founder, Magu-CBD

Round-Table Discussions

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

The Cannabis Industry: From Boom to a Real Industry - Oliver Zugel, Founder and CEO, Foliumed

Sourcing Medical Cannabis In and For the European Market - Julian Vaterrodt, Project Manager (Medical Cannabis), CC-Pharma

Access and Benefit Sharing of Genetic Resources - Are Companies based in Europe Disadvantaged by this Regulation? - Kathleen Denoodt, Founder and Consultant, KDenoodt International Consult

Challenges and Opportunities in the Austrian CBD Industry - Sofie Sagmeister, CEO and Co-Founder, Magu-CBD

17:00

Courtney Betty

President and CEO
Timeless Herbal Care
Jamaica

GMP Certification in Jamaica: What are the Impacts on the European Medical Cannabis Industry? (Moderated by Sandra Gogal, Partner at Miller Thomson LLP)

This session is in English
Sheldon Reid

Legal Officer
Cannabis Licensing Authority
Jamaica

17:30

Summary of the First Day of the Conference

17:45

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

FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 8TH

9:00

Introduction by manetch

9:15

Leading a Revolutionary Industry: Cannamedical’s Perspective on the German Medical Cannabis Market

David Henn

CEO & Founder
Cannamedical Pharma
Germany

This session is in English

9:45

"Swiss Standards": Why Switzerland stands out from the rest of Europe

Miles Voigt

Chief Sales Officer
AE Grünkraft
Switzerland

This session is in English

10:15

Coffee Break with Networking

10:45

Medical Cannabis Legislation in Europe: Where are the Investment Opportunities?

Marcus Ramkissoon

Director / Cannabis Policy Adviser
Caribbean Cannabis Institute
Trinidad and Tobago

This session is in English

11:15

Looking Beyond CBD: What other Cannabinoids are the Future?

Luis Sarmento

Head of Sales
MH Medical Hemp
Germany

This session is in English

11:45

Round-Table Discussions

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

Leading a Revolutionary Industry: Cannamedical’s Perspective on the German Medical Cannabis Market - David Henn, CEO & Founder, Cannamedical Pharma

"Swiss Standards": Why Switzerland stands out from the rest of Europe - Miles Voigt, Chief Sales Officer, AE Grünkraft

Medical Cannabis Legislation in Europe: Where are the Investment Opportunities? - Marcus Ramkissoon, Director / Cannabis Policy Adviser, Caribbean Cannabis Institute

Looking Beyond CBD: What other Cannabinoids are the Future? - Luis Sarmento, Head of Sales, MH Medical Hemp

Round-Table Discussions

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

Leading a Revolutionary Industry: Cannamedical’s Perspective on the German Medical Cannabis Market - David Henn, CEO & Founder, Cannamedical Pharma

"Swiss Standards": Why Switzerland stands out from the rest of Europe - Miles Voigt, Chief Sales Officer, AE Grünkraft

Medical Cannabis Legislation in Europe: Where are the Investment Opportunities? - Marcus Ramkissoon, Director / Cannabis Policy Adviser, Caribbean Cannabis Institute

Looking Beyond CBD: What other Cannabinoids are the Future? - Luis Sarmento, Head of Sales, MH Medical Hemp

12:45

Lunch with Networking

14:15

Making A Stand Locally - How can German Companies Survive amidst Competition from Canada?

Cornelius Maurer

Co-Founder
Demecan
Germany

This session is in English

14:45

CBD Quality Trends in Europe: What Can We Improve Upon?

Jakub Hajek

Global Business Development Manager
International Cannabis and Cannabinoids Institute (ICCI)
Czech Republic

This session is in English

15:15

Round-Table Discussions

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

Making A Stand Locally - How can German Companies Survive amidst Competition from Canada? - Cornelius Maurer, Co-Founder, Demecan

CBD Quality Trends in Europe: What Can We Improve Upon? - Jakub Hajek, Global Business Development Manager, International Cannabis and Cannabinoids Institute (ICCI)

Round-Table Discussions

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

Making A Stand Locally - How can German Companies Survive amidst Competition from Canada? - Cornelius Maurer, Co-Founder, Demecan

CBD Quality Trends in Europe: What Can We Improve Upon? - Jakub Hajek, Global Business Development Manager, International Cannabis and Cannabinoids Institute (ICCI)

16:15

End of the Conference

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Radisson Blu Hotel Cologne
Messe Kreisel 3
DE-50679, Cologne

How to get there:

Tram: At just a 10-minute walk away, the nearest tram station to the hotel is Koelnmesse, Lines 3 and 4 will drop you here.

Train: The Intercity-Express (ICE) is a high-speed train known throughout Germany. You can catch it at the S-Bahn train Köln-Messe/Deutz station, which is just 800 m from the hotel.
Köln Hauptbahnhof (Cologne Central Station) is Cologne’s main train station and just 3 km from the hotel.

Plane: Cologne-Bonn Airport (CGN) is only 15 km away. You can take the ICE directly to the airport’s own railway station. Düsseldorf Airport is only 45 km away, and Frankfurt Airport is just an hour away on the ICE.

By car: Cologne is located on the main motorway routes, which makes it very accessible by car. If you have a navigation system, simply enter Brügelmannstraße to reach the hotel.

Book your accommodation at the Radisson Blu Hotel in Cologne. For more information, please contact the Radisson Blu Hotel Cologne at +49 221 277 203 537 or email them at events.cologne@radissonblu.com. The hotel's website is available at: https://www.radissonblu.com/en/hotel-cologne.

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