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About MedCan Summit 2021

MedCan Summit 2021 (MedCan 2021) is the only event in New Zealand that focuses on all aspects of the medicinal cannabis industry.

Because the industry is so new and diverse, we will continue to bring together medicine, science, industry and technology.

MedCan 2021 is a multi day summit creating a platform that brings together researchers, physicians, patients, entrepreneurs, and others in a format that fosters education and collaboration in the pursuit of innovation.

You can not afford to miss this event if you are an;

  • Academic
  • Researcher
  • Prescriber/Clinician/GP
  • Government official
  • Business
  • Investor
  • Entrepreneur and innovator
  • Grower
  • Patient

Experience MedCan 2021 by joining us digitally, or in person at the Cordis, Auckland, New Zealand, October 12 – 13.

Summit objectives

  • Bring together leading experts, scientists, clinicians, entrepreneurs, investors, policy makers and thought leaders to gain first-hand, expert and up to date information about the world of medicinal cannabis.
  • Create discussions to ensure robust understanding of the complex science and medical benefits for patients.
  • Gain insights into the future of the industry for local and global markets.
  • Foster networking and collaboration, nationally and internationally.
  • Learn from the many years of experience from other countries.

This event continues to play a significant role in the aggregation of knowledge, to ensure a solid foundation of scientific understanding of cannabis for the continued advancement of public policy, and the nation’s overall public health.

Background

MedCan Summit was created by NZTech, BioTechNZ and Helius Therapeutics with the vision to build a sustainable event that plays a significant role in the aggregation of knowledge, to ensure a solid foundation of scientific understanding of cannabis for the advancement of public policy, and the nation’s overall public health.

Bringing together leading experts, scientists, clinicians, entrepreneurs, investors, policy makers and thought leaders, to share first-hand insights and up-to-date information about the world of medicinal cannabis, to help support the developing New Zealand sector.

MedCan Summit 2021 will build on the success of last year’s inaugural event, continuing to advance the sector with speakers presenting the latest medical and scientific findings and breakthrough technologies across medicine, science and industry.

Disclaimer: The scope of MedCan Summit 2021 is limited to the Medicinal Cannabis industry and does not include the “adult or recreational use” issue.


MedCan Summit is brought to you by NZTech and BioTech New Zealand (BioTechNZ)