and technology for a new frontier of care New Zealand's Medicinal Cannabis Summit Connecting medicine, science, industry MedCan Summit 2021

12 - 13 October

Cordis Auckland

About the event

In 2020 MedCan Summit was the creation of BioTechNZ 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.

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

  • Academic
  • Researcher
  • 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

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


    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 and industry to further understand the complexity of cannabis as a medicine.


    Healthcare professionals will receive accredited education covering everything from prescribing and dispensing medicinal cannabis, to the current body of evidence and safety considerations.
    Patients will discover how cannabis is being used to treat many different conditions, and how products are accessed in New Zealand.

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

    Foundation Sponsor

    Callaghan Innovation
    AI Forum of New Zealand
    Agritech New Zealand

    Blockchain NZ
    NZ IoT Alliance

    Disclaimer: MedCan Summit 2021 is an event held to enable conversation and 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 2021 is limited to Medicinal Cannabis and does not include adult or recreational use.