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About MedCan Summit 2022

MedCan Summit 2022 (MedCan 2022) 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 2022 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 2022 by joining us digitally, or in person at the Cordis, Auckland, New Zealand, 10–11 February.

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 2022 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.

MedCan Summit Safe Events Guidelines 

Check-in please check in at event registration on both days to ensure accurate records for essential contact tracing. Please also scan the event QR code on entrance on both days. 

Be healthy while you’re at the event. If you’re at all unwell, please refrain from attending the in-person event. The conference content is available via live stream or on-demand so you can watch remotely. 

Good hygiene – Practice good hygiene throughout your time at the event. Observe coughing and sneezing etiquette. Sanitiser stations are positioned at the entrance of all conference rooms, at catering areas and at the stage entrance. 

MedCan Summit Code of Conduct

NZTech and BioTechNZ are intent on creating quality events within safe and respectful environments for all attendees to share knowledge, express their thoughts and opinions and network. 

Our code of conduct requires all attendees and stakeholders to act in a manner that is harassment-free and respectful of people in a public environment, be it gender, age, sexual orientation, disability, race or religion. 

The code of conduct requires that speakers’ presentations and content offered in the various formats within our events is respectful and devoid of content/images of a sexual or discriminatory nature.

The code of conduct also extends to:

inappropriate approaches of a sexual nature and aggressive behaviour offensive comments, questions or posts made on event engagement technology, twitter and other online media platforms.

It is our expectation that attendees will act in a responsible manner in regard to alcohol consumption.

Any attendee that is deemed to be violating the code of conduct may be sanctioned or expelled from our event without refund, at the discretion of the organisers.

If you have any concerns about conduct at our event, please contact staff at the registration desk.

Disclaimer: The scope of MedCan Summit 2022 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)