Cannabis Europa: Leaders Summit – New York 7th November 2019

Cannabis Europa: Leaders Summit – New York 7th November 2019

As the European market opens up, Cannabis Europa is crossing the Atlantic to bring you the latest news, insights and intelligence from European innovators, policymakers and stakeholders.

As international leaders look to capitalise on the growing global market, Cannabis Europa is bringing the industry’s most influential operators and experts to the financial hub of the US for an exclusive leaders summit at the historic Metropolitan Club.

Join us to learn about the burgeoning European cannabis market as Europe’s industry leaders convene in New York, this November.

The Cannabis Europa New York: Leaders Summit will take place in New York City, the cultural, financial and commercial capital of the North American market. With its fast-paced rhythm, technology-focused view and politically-infused climate, it is the perfect place for our attendees to learn about the latest ventures in the cannabis world.

Speakers:

Michael Prytz

Michael Prytz

Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Denmark

Investment Manager at Denmark’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Michael Prytz helps Canadian and US businesses establish their presence in the Danish market. His knowledge of regulatory frameworks in a European/Danish context has been instrumental in attracting international medical cannabis companies to Denmark.

Axel Bernabe

Axel Bernabe

Office of Governor Andrew M. Cuomo

Axel Bernabe is Assistant Counsel to Governor Andrew M. Cuomo, overseeing legal and policy deliberations in the health portfolio. As part of his responsibilities, he oversees the implementation of all initiatives related to medical, hemp, and adult-use cannabis. Over the last four years he has supervised the expansion of the medical program and the launch of the State's hemp program. Axel is also responsible for driving the administration's proposal for comprehensive regulation of all segments of the cannabis economy, including the creation of a new Office of Cannabis Management that would permit the implementation of an adult-use program.

Natalie	Fertig

Natalie Fertig

Politico

Natalie is a journalist based in Washington, DC. She has reported on cannabis policy and elections, and has a special interest in the way that federal policy affects rural communities, being from one herself.

Catharine Dockery

Catharine Dockery

Vice Ventures

Founder of a venture fund investing in early-stage vice companies, Catharine Dockery works in areas where investors have traditionally been less inclined to venture, including cannabis. Vice Ventures has big-name backers, including investor Bradley Tuk and Marc Andreessen, the entrepreneur and cofounder of esteemed VC firm Andreessen Horowitz.

Latham French

Latham French

Department of International Trade

Latham French is an international trade and investment specialist at the UK Department of International Trade. He advises Canadian companies...

Gaurav	Jain

Gaurav Jain

Barclays Investment Bank

Gaurav Jain is a consumer analyst at Barclays in London where he covers global tobacco and cannabis sectors. With extensive experience in global consumer and TMT sectors, as well as in working across three continents, Gaurav is dedicated to advancing stakeholder's interests by applying systematic thinking to investement opportunities.

Lorenza Romanese

Lorenza Romanese

European Industrial Hemp Association

A veteran policy advisor, Lorenza Romanese has led the European Industrial Hemp Association's efforts in Brussels since February 2019 and is a global thought leader on the benefits of hemp. She works with MEPs to propose hemp reforms to the EU.

Alexandra Chong

Alexandra Chong

Jacana

Alexandra is Founder and CEO of the first ever company to export the Jamaican medical cannabis flower internationally, Jacana. She’s one of the sector’s most pioneering business leaders and has forged a global company across Europe, North America and the Caribbean.

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