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About the event

MedCan Summit 2020 will bring 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.

The purpose of MedCan Summit 2020 is to educate and enable the New Zealand medicinal cannabis sector. We want to ensure that New Zealanders are equipped to maximise the opportunities that medicinal cannabis brings – improving quality of life and fuelling economic growth.

MedCan Summit 2020 has been created to educate, inspire and inform:

  • Healthcare professionals
  • Academics
  • Researchers
  • Government officials
  • Business
  • Investors
  • Entrepreneurs and innovators
  • Growers
  • Patients


Disclaimer: The scope of MedCan 2020 Summit is limited to the Medicinal Cannabis sector and does not include the “adult or recreational use” issue.

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Speakers

Learn from leading international and national thought leaders on everything from seed to sale, clinical trials, prescribing, patient case studies as well as the social, cultural and economic benefits to New Zealand. Explore the content through the core pillars of medicine, science, industry and technology to further understand the complexity of cannabis as a medicine.

It is an exciting time in New Zealand for medicinal cannabis and I am delighted to be part of MedCan 2020 to ensure that the scientific knowledge is disseminated to patients, practitioners, scientists and industry on the benefits of medicinal cannabisProfessor Raphael Mechoulam, PhD, Professor at Hebrew University of Jerusalem. (Video keynote address)

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Audience

Healthcare professionals will receive accredited education covering everything from prescribing and dispensing medicinal cannabis, to the current body of evidence and safety considerations.

Science, technology and industry stakeholders will learn about the business of cannabis, world markets, new technologies, and international research.

Patients will discover how cannabis is being used to treat many different conditions, and how products are accessed in New Zealand.

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Callaghan Innovation
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AI Forum of New Zealand
Agritech New Zealand
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NZ IoT Alliance
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PAANZ


Disclaimer: MedCan Summit 2020 is an event to enable conversation & education about medicinal cannabis. We do not provide opinions or medical advice, diagnosis or treatment. If you are concerned about your health and wellbeing, please seek professional advice immediately. The scope of Medcan Summit 2020 is limited to Medicinal Cannabis and does not include adult or recreational use. MedCan 2020, BioTechNZ, our supporters and volunteers take no formal position on the current parliamentary debate around the safety and efficacy of medical cannabis.