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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
  • Global Legalization (CBD and THC)
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • CBD and THC Developments
  • Business Development
  • New Industry Developments

Agenda

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THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 28TH

9:00 am

Introduction of the Chairman by manetch

Charles Feldmann

International Cannabis Advisor
Cantafio Feldmann Nagel Margulis
Colorado

This session is in English

9:15 am

The Future of the Global Cannabis Industry

Adam Miron

Co-Founder & Chief Brand Officer
HEXO
Canada

This session is in English

10:00 am

Cannabis Goes Global: Corporate Structuring and Strategies for International Expansion

Laura Bianchi

Partner and Director of Cannabis Department
Rose Law Group
Arizona

This session is in English

10:30 am

Coffee Break with Networking

11:00 am

Navigating International Waters: Cannabis Regulation Around the World

Charles Feldmann

International Cannabis Advisor
Cantafio Feldmann Nagel Margulis
Colorado

This session is in English

11:45 am

CBD International Regulatory and Market Intelligence

Tim Phillips

Managing Director
CBD-Intel

This session is in English

12:30 pm

Round-Table Discussions

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

"How to create a strategic vision for international expansion?", led by Adam Miron, HEXO
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"How can you take advantage of opportunities for international transactions in Cannabis?", led by Laura Bianchi, Rose Law Group
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"What risks may I encounter when opening to international markets?", led by Charles Feldmann, Cantafio Feldmann Nagel Margulis
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"International regulations: What should you know?", led by Tim Phillips, CBD-Intel

Round-Table Discussions

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

"How to create a strategic vision for international expansion?", led by Adam Miron, HEXO
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"How can you take advantage of opportunities for international transactions in Cannabis?", led by Laura Bianchi, Rose Law Group
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"What risks may I encounter when opening to international markets?", led by Charles Feldmann, Cantafio Feldmann Nagel Margulis
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"International regulations: What should you know?", led by Tim Phillips, CBD-Intel

1:15 pm

Lunch with Networking

2:45 pm

Bridging the Gap Between Cannabis-Based Drug Development and Molecular Research

Hinanit Koltai

Research Scientist
Agricultural Research Organization - Volcani Center
Israel

This session is in English

3:30 pm

The Connected Global Cannabis Market

Salmeron Barnes

Director of Growth and Strategy
Marijuana Policy Group
Colorado

This session is in English

4:15 pm

Coffee Break with Networking

4:45 pm

Round-Table Discussions

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

"How to identify C. Sativa medical-grade products in collaboration with enterprises?", led by Hinanit Koltai, Agricultural Research Organization - Volcani Center
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“Succeeding in the global cannabis nodal network", led by Salmeron Barnes, Marijuana Policy Group

Round-Table Discussions

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

"How to identify C. Sativa medical-grade products in collaboration with enterprises?", led by Hinanit Koltai, Agricultural Research Organization - Volcani Center
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“Succeeding in the global cannabis nodal network", led by Salmeron Barnes, Marijuana Policy Group

5:30 pm

Summary of the First Day by manetch

5:45 pm

Evening Reception with 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

FRIDAY, MARCH 1ST

9:00 am

Conference Opening by manetch

9:15 am

Cannabis Made in Germany - Who, When and How?

Florian Rister

Vice CEO
Deutscher Hanfverband / German Cannabis Association
Germany

This session is in English

10:00 am

Coffee Break with Networking

10:30 am

Towards Cannabis Legalization in Germany - What's Ahead?

Valter Foschini

Architect
Art of Living International
Colorado

This session is in English

11:15 am

Enhancing Global Marketing Strategy Through Understanding the Medical Cannabis Older Adult Patient Experience

Nicola Morris

CEO Management Consultant
The Neoteric Group
Canada

This session is in English

12:00 pm

Round-Table Discussions

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

"What can you expect in terms of legislation in Germany?", led by Valter Foschini, Art of Living International
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"How to enhance market share for your benefit?", led by Nicola Morris, The Neoteric Group

Round-Table Discussions

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

"What can you expect in terms of legislation in Germany?", led by Valter Foschini, Art of Living International
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"How to enhance market share for your benefit?", led by Nicola Morris, The Neoteric Group

12:45 pm

Lunch with Networking

2:15 pm

Retail Cannabis A-Z

Robert Hendrix

Owner/Founder/President
Cannabis Consulting Nationwide
Washington

This session is in English

3:30 pm

Coffee Break with Networking

4:00 pm

Leadership in Economic and Market Development in the Cannabis Industry

Steve Milbury

Senior Director, Priority Opportunities
ONB Canada
Canada

This session is in English

4:45 pm

Round-Table Discussions

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

"How to deal effectively with local government?", led by Robert Hendrix, Cannabis Consulting Nationwide
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"How can you identify and attract the best companies to partner with?", led by Steve Milbury, ONB Canada

Round-Table Discussions

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

"How to deal effectively with local government?", led by Robert Hendrix, Cannabis Consulting Nationwide
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"How can you identify and attract the best companies to partner with?", led by Steve Milbury, ONB Canada

5:30 pm

Conference Summary with Coffee and Networking - End of the Conference

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