Cannabis Europa will be taking their cutting-edge European expertise, knowledge and research across the Atlantic to Toronto, Canada, the market at the forefront of the medicinal cannabis sector.
With hand-picked delegates from all over the world and a panel of over 30 curated expert speakers, the Cannabis Europa Transatlantic Forum will bring industry leaders, investors, business innovators, politicians, patients and advocates together for a content-packed day of networking and learning.
We’re right at the beginning of opening up access to a plant which has so much potential to improve people’s lives and I think this is going to be a really positive social change, one of the great social changes of our generation
Join the leading European innovators and Canadian pioneers to understand the future of the international cannabis industry.
The Cannabis Europa Transatlantic Forum will take place at Toronto’s historic Fairmont Royal York hotel, situated just a minute walk from the city’s biggest attractions like the CN Tower, Scotiabank Arena and the bustling Bay Street.
Hannah Skingle is Chief Operating Officer of European Cannabis licensing and regulation at one of Europe’s leading CBD companies, Dragonfly Biosciences. She’s an expert at the forefront of creating new policies and setting industry standards.
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.
Dr Marcus Schmidt is Director of Chemicals and Healthcare at Germany Trade and Invest (GTAI). He is a strategic adviser to corporations seeking international expansion opportunities with focus on medical technology, new materials, and chemicals. Marcus plays a key role is helping North American cannabis companies who wish to supply the medical cannabis market establish a presence in Germany.
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.
Angus Whiteman is a Global Business Development Director at G4S International Logistics, a firm specialised in moving and securing high value commodities such as money, art, etc. In an industry where cannabis falls in the category of high calue commodities, the input of firms like G4Si is key in understanding the European transport and logistics infrastruscture.
Louis Barré runs a global fund which focuses solely on cannabis companies. He helps international cannabis entrepreneurs, investors, clinical practitioners, regulators, researchers, universities, licenced producers, multinationals and business start-ups scale their businesses to international success.
Co-founder and CEO of Canadian medical cannabis licensed producer, Atlas Growers, Sheldon knows how to build and scale companies in tightly-regulated markets. He’s an entrepreneur with a wealth of experience operating production and distribution in government-controlled industries.
Danish politician and MP for the Liberal party, Jane Heitmann is a vocal supporter of the medical cannabis reform in Denmark. She supports the medical cannabis pilot, emphasising the benefits it brings to patients, health professionals and agriculture.