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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 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 retail, infused product manufacturers, pharma, healthcare and investors

Key Topics
  • 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

9:00

No Chairman Yet

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Introduction of the Chairman by manetch

Charles Feldmann

Co-Founder & Head, Int'l Cannabis Team
Feldmann Nagel Cantafio, PLLC
Colorado, United States

This session is in English

Introduction of the Chairman by manetch

Charles Feldmann

Co-Founder & Head, Int'l Cannabis Team
Feldmann Nagel Cantafio, PLLC
Colorado, United States

This session is in English

9:15

The Cannabis Industry: From Boom to a Real Industry

Oliver Zugel

Founder and CEO
Foliumed
Spain / Colombia

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

Choosing the Right Distribution Channel

Luca Fiorentino

CEO
Cannabidiol Distribution
Italy

This session is in English

10:15

Standardisation, Harmonisation and Education in Medicinal Cannabis

Tjalling Erkelens

Founder & CEO
Bedrocan
The Netherlands

This session is in English

10:45

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

Benjamin Patock

Head of International Relations
Boveda Inc.
Germany

This session is in English

11:00

Coffee Break with Networking

11:30

No Speaker Yet

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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

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

11:45

No Speaker Yet

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12:00

Sourcing Medical Cannabis In and For the European Market

Julian Vaterrodt

Project Manager (Medical Cannabis)
CC-Pharma
Germany

This session is in English

Sourcing Medical Cannabis In and For the European Market

Julian Vaterrodt

Project Manager (Medical Cannabis)
CC-Pharma
Germany

This session is in English

Top Ten Strategies for Success in the Global Supply Chain

Charles Feldmann

Co-Founder & Head, Int'l Cannabis Team
Feldmann Nagel Cantafio, PLLC
Colorado, United States

This session is in English

Top Ten Strategies for Success in the Global Supply Chain

Charles Feldmann

Co-Founder & Head, Int'l Cannabis Team
Feldmann Nagel Cantafio, PLLC
Colorado, United States

This session is in English

12:30

Round-Table Discussions

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

"How has the European medical cannabis industry evolved from then till now?"
Led by Oliver Zugel, Foliumed, Spain / Colombia
----
"Can nano-metric powders of full-spectrum cannabis take the industry to the next phase?"
Led by Rafael Ezra, CannaPowder, Israel
----
"What is the correlation between storage methods of cannabis flowers and topline sales?"
Led by Benjamin Patock, Bodeva Inc., Germany
----
"How can we improve sourcing for medical cannabis in Germany?"
Led by Julian Vaterrodt, CC Pharma, Germany

Round-Table Discussions

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

"How has the European medical cannabis industry evolved from then till now?"
Led by Oliver Zugel, Foliumed, Spain / Colombia
----
"Can nano-metric powders of full-spectrum cannabis take the industry to the next phase?"
Led by Rafael Ezra, CannaPowder, Israel
----
"What is the correlation between storage methods of cannabis flowers and topline sales?"
Led by Benjamin Patock, Bodeva Inc., Germany
----
"How can we improve sourcing for medical cannabis in Germany?"
Led by Julian Vaterrodt, CC Pharma, Germany

Round-Table Discussions

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

"What can Greece offer to the European medical cannabis industry?"
Led by Costas Vamvakas, VK PREMIUM Business Consultants, Greece
----
"How can we be successful in the global supply chain?"
Led by Charles Feldmann, Feldmann Nagel Cantafio PLLC, United States
----
"How do we choose the right distribution channel within the industry?"
Led by Luca Fiorentino, Cannabidiol Distribution, Italy
----
"Why are standardization, harmonization, and education so important in medicinal cannabis?"
Led by Tjalling Erkelens, Bedrocan, The Netherlands

Round-Table Discussions

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

"What can Greece offer to the European medical cannabis industry?"
Led by Costas Vamvakas, VK PREMIUM Business Consultants, Greece
----
"How can we be successful in the global supply chain?"
Led by Charles Feldmann, Feldmann Nagel Cantafio PLLC, United States
----
"How do we choose the right distribution channel within the industry?"
Led by Luca Fiorentino, Cannabidiol Distribution, Italy
----
"Why are standardization, harmonization, and education so important in medicinal cannabis?"
Led by Tjalling Erkelens, Bedrocan, The Netherlands

13:15

Lunch with Networking

14:45

Challenges and Opportunities in the Austrian CBD Industry

Sofie Sagmeister

CEO and Co-Founder
Magu-CBD
Austria

This session is in English

15:30

Overcome the Challenges of Communicating in Heavily Regulated Markets and Industries

Boris Moshkovits

Co-Founder & Managing Director
alephSana
Germany

This session is in English

15:45

Coffee Break with Networking

16:15

Hemp Production in Czech Republic - What is it all About?

Iva Hoskova

Managing Director
Carun Pharmacy / KonoPro
Czech Republic

This session is in English

Hemp Production in Czech Republic - What is it all About?

Iva Hoskova

Managing Director
Carun Pharmacy / KonoPro
Czech Republic

This session is in English

No Speaker Yet

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16:45

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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

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

17:15

Round-Table Discussions

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

"Where does the future of the Austrian CBD industry lie?"
Led by Sofie Sagmeister, Magu-CBD, Austria
----
"What can we expect from hemp players in Czech Republic?"
Led by Iva Hoskova, Carun Pharmacy / KonoPro, Czech Republic

Round-Table Discussions

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

"Where does the future of the Austrian CBD industry lie?"
Led by Sofie Sagmeister, Magu-CBD, Austria
----
"What can we expect from hemp players in Czech Republic?"
Led by Iva Hoskova, Carun Pharmacy / KonoPro, Czech Republic

Round-Table Discussions

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

"What are the best ways to communicate in a heavily regulated market and industry like ours?"
Led by Boris Moshkovits, alephSana, Germany
----
"What is the impact of the ABS regulation on European companies?"
Led by Kathleen Denoodt, KDenoodt International Consult, Belgium

Round-Table Discussions

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

"What are the best ways to communicate in a heavily regulated market and industry like ours?"
Led by Boris Moshkovits, alephSana, Germany
----
"What is the impact of the ABS regulation on European companies?"
Led by Kathleen Denoodt, KDenoodt International Consult, Belgium

18:00

Summary of the First Day of the Conference

18:15

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

Opportunities for Cannabis Cultivation in Europe - What Lies Ahead?

Hendrik Knopp

Managing Director Aphria & Nuuvera Deutschland
Aphria Deutschland
Germany

This session is in English

9:45

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

10:15

Coffee Break with Networking

10:45

From Seed to Table: Challenges and Opportunities of Building the Scandinavian Hemp Food Market

Alexander Gamborg

Director
Moellerup Estate / Moellerup Brands
Denmark

This session is in English

From Seed to Table: Challenges and Opportunities of Building the Scandinavian Hemp Food Market

Alexander Gamborg

Director
Moellerup Estate / Moellerup Brands
Denmark

This session is in English

GMP Certification in Jamaica: What are the Impacts on the European Medical Cannabis Industry?

Courtney Betty

President and CEO
Timeless Herbal Care
Jamaica

This session is in English

GMP Certification in Jamaica: What are the Impacts on the European Medical Cannabis Industry?

Courtney Betty

President and CEO
Timeless Herbal Care
Jamaica

This session is in English

11:15

No Speaker Yet

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Cannabis Socialism in Germany - 2.6 tons is not enough!

Florian Rister

Vice CEO
Deutscher Hanfverband / German Cannabis Association
Germany

This session is in English

Cannabis Socialism in Germany - 2.6 tons is not enough!

Florian Rister

Vice CEO
Deutscher Hanfverband / German Cannabis Association
Germany

This session is in English

11:45

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

Miles Voigt

Chief Sales Officer
AE Grünkraft
Switzerland

This session is in English

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

Miles Voigt

Chief Sales Officer
AE Grünkraft
Switzerland

This session is in English

Looking Beyond CBD: What other Cannabinoids are the Future?

Luis Sarmento

Head of Sales
MH Medical Hemp
Germany

This session is in English

Looking Beyond CBD: What other Cannabinoids are the Future?

Luis Sarmento

Head of Sales
MH Medical Hemp
Germany

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:

"How will the future of European's cannabis cultivation scene look like?"
Led by Hendrik Knopp, Aphria Deutschland, Germany
----
"How can the potential of the Scandinavian hemp market be maximized?"
Led by Alexander Gamborg, Moellerup Estate / Moellerup Brands, Denmark
----
"What is the role customer service plays in the B2B hemp industry?"
Led by Miles Voigt, AE Grünkraft, Switzerland

Round-Table Discussions

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

"How will the future of European's cannabis cultivation scene look like?"
Led by Hendrik Knopp, Aphria Deutschland, Germany
----
"How can the potential of the Scandinavian hemp market be maximized?"
Led by Alexander Gamborg, Moellerup Estate / Moellerup Brands, Denmark
----
"What is the role customer service plays in the B2B hemp industry?"
Led by Miles Voigt, AE Grünkraft, Switzerland

Round-Table Discussions

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

"Where is the wholesale medical cannabis industry in Germany heading towards?"
Led by David Henn, Cannamedical Pharma, Germany
----
"How will GMP certification in Jamaica successfully translate into the European medical cannabis industry?"
Led by Courtney Betty, Timeless Herbal Care, Jamaica
----
"Is the German cannabis cultivation industry sustainable?"
Led by Florian Rister, Deutscher Hanfverband / German Cannabis Association, Germany
----
"What are the other cannabinoids of the future?"
Led by Luis Sarmento, MH Medical Hemp, Germany

Round-Table Discussions

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

"Where is the wholesale medical cannabis industry in Germany heading towards?"
Led by David Henn, Cannamedical Pharma, Germany
----
"How will GMP certification in Jamaica successfully translate into the European medical cannabis industry?"
Led by Courtney Betty, Timeless Herbal Care, Jamaica
----
"Is the German cannabis cultivation industry sustainable?"
Led by Florian Rister, Deutscher Hanfverband / German Cannabis Association, Germany
----
"What are the other cannabinoids of the future?"
Led by Luis Sarmento, MH Medical Hemp, Germany

13:00

Lunch with Networking

14:30

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

Cornelius Maurer

Co-Founder
Demecan
Germany

This session is in English

15:00

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

15:30

Round-Table Discussions

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

"How do we ensure that Germany companies can compete against Canadian companies in Europe?"
Led by Cornelius Maurer, Demecan, Germany
----
"What are the common mistakes European companies commit in the CBD production process and how can we correct them?"
Led by Jakub Hajek, International Cannabis and Cannabinoids Institute (ICCI), Czech Republic

Round-Table Discussions

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

"How do we ensure that Germany companies can compete against Canadian companies in Europe?"
Led by Cornelius Maurer, Demecan, Germany
----
"What are the common mistakes European companies commit in the CBD production process and how can we correct them?"
Led by Jakub Hajek, International Cannabis and Cannabinoids Institute (ICCI), Czech Republic

16:15

End of the Conference with Coffee and Networking

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

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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.

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