CannaBiz Invest Asia,

29-30 Aug, 2019 - Bangkok, THAILAND

Holiday Inn Bangkok Sukhumvit

About our Event Speakers

We pride ourselves in presenting to you accomplished leaders, authors and advocates with strong track records of achievement and vision in a wide array of backgrounds, professional fields and life experiences. We believe you will benefit from their years of knowledge and experience and also from the latest thinking and innovative processes driving individuals and organizations forward.

Speakers at this Event

Dr. Tamir Gedo

Dr. Tamir Gedo

CEO

BOL Pharma Ltd

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Dr. Tamir Gedo

Dr. Tamir Gedo

CEO

BOL Pharma Ltd

AGENDA SESSION

FROM FARM TO PHARMACEUTICAL PRODUCTS – ISRAEL’S EXPERIENCE

Day 1 [Thu 29, August], at 11:40 AM

PROFILE

https://www.cmtevents.com/EVENTDATAS/190819/speakers/TamirGedo.jpgDr. Tamir Gedo serves as the CEO of BOL Pharma, one of Israel’s pioneers driving the worldwide medical cannabis industry. In this capacity, he draws upon a 25 year career as a marketing and business strategy expert serving in academic, government, and industry functions. A veteran of the pharma and nutraceutical industries, Dr.
Gedo has extensive experience sourcing, producing and marketing specialty products.


As a senior manager in both local and international companies, Dr. Gedo contributed to a wide range of branding, strategic planning, and market penetration activities in a variety of industries. As a consultant, Dr. Gedo provided services to companies in the medical, food, nutritional supplements, and pharma industries.
In parallel to his business and consulting practice, Dr. Tamir has served as the head of the marketing department and other faculty positions of several colleges in Israel. He was a guest lecturer in the Department of Business Administration of Shanghai University. Over the years, he has taught undergraduate and graduate level courses in global marketing, business strategy, innovation, and entrepreneurship.


Dr. Gedo received his PhD in Behavioral Economics from Manchester Business School (UK) and an MBA from Ben Gurion University (Israel). He completed a B.Sc. in Molecular Biology at Bar Ilan University (Israel). 

Mr. Jahan Peston Jamas

Mr. Jahan Peston Jamas

Co-founder & & Director, Strategic Development and Collaborations

Bombay Hemp Company Private Limited (BOHECO)

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Mr. Jahan Peston Jamas

Mr. Jahan Peston Jamas

Co-founder & & Director, Strategic Development and Collaborations

Bombay Hemp Company Private Limited (BOHECO)

AGENDA SESSION

INDUSTRIAL AND MEDICAL CANNABIS INVESTMENT IN INDIA – SCIENTIFIC AND LEGAL PERSPECTIVE

Day 2 [Fri 30, August], at 09:10 AM

PROFILE

https://www.cmtevents.com/EVENTDATAS/190819/speakers/JahanPestonJamas.jpgJahan undertakes the company’s strategic engagements with domestic and international stakeholders. He engages with academicians, scientific experts, and hemp entrepreneurs from around the world to build and strengthen our network, and to evaluate the previously unexplored applications of hemp. His pragmatic vision powers his work as one of the leaders of the BOHECO Innovation Lab. Jahan also leads BOHECO’s commercial & strategic endeavors in establishing one of the World’s first Hemp based graphitic nano-materials business divisions. Equally Jahan also co-leads BOHECO’s initiatives with Medicinal Cannabis through the wholly owned BOHECO subsidiary company ‘ IndoCannabinoid Pvt Ltd’.

Mr. Paul Benhaim

Mr. Paul Benhaim

CEO

Elixinol Global Ltd

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Mr. Paul Benhaim

Mr. Paul Benhaim

CEO

Elixinol Global Ltd

AGENDA SESSION

GROWTH OUTLOOK FOR HEMP FOODS, PROTEIN & THE CBD MARKET IN JAPAN & GLOBALLY

Day 1 [Thu 29, August], at 12:10 PM

PROFILE

https://www.cmtevents.com/EVENTDATAS/190819/speakers/PaulBenhaim.jpgPaul has over 25 years’ experience in the industrial hemp industry and medical cannabis space, and is co-founder of Elixinol US, Nunyara and Hemp Foods Australia. Paul is considered an expert in the industrial hemp industry and has a particular focus on industrial hemp legislation, cultivation, manufacturing, production, sales and marketing globally. Paul is a respected author having written numerous books on the topic of hemp, and frequently presents at industry conferences worldwide.

Mr. Manu Caddie

Mr. Manu Caddie

CEO

Hikurangi Cannabis Company

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Mr. Manu Caddie

Mr. Manu Caddie

CEO

Hikurangi Cannabis Company

AGENDA SESSION

CANNABIS LEGISLATION IN NEW ZEALAND: REFLECTIONS ON GOVERNMENT EFFORTS TO DESIGN WORLD-LEADING MEDICINAL CANNABIS & FULL LEGALISATION

Day 1 [Thu 29, August], at 02:20 PM

PROFILE

https://www.cmtevents.com/EVENTDATAS/190819/speakers/ManuCaddie.jpgManu Caddie is CEO of Hikurangi Cannabis, the first company to receive a medicinal cannabis license in New Zealand and the first company to legally grow high THC cannabis. Mr Caddie is working with partners in Asia, Europe, North America, South America and Africa to develop a truly sustainable medicinal cannabis industry and evidence-based medicines.

Cam Battley

Cam Battley

Chief Corporate Officer

Aurora Cannabis Inc.

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Cam Battley

Cam Battley

Chief Corporate Officer

Aurora Cannabis Inc.

AGENDA SESSION

GLOBAL CANNABIS MARKET OUTLOOK & INVESTMENT LANDSCAPE

Day 1 [Thu 29, August], at 11:10 AM

PROFILE

https://www.cmtevents.com/EVENTDATAS/190819/speakers/CamBattley.jpgCam  Battley  is  Chief  Corporate  Officer  of  Aurora  Cannabis, one  of  the world’s  largest  and  fastest growing cannabis companies. A passionate spokesperson for the medical cannabis industry, Cam started with Aurora Cannabis in March 2016 and has been a key driver to Aurora’s emergence as a global leader.


As a senior healthcare industry leader and strategist with more than 20 years of international experience, Cam is the lead external-facing executive of Aurora, responsible for establishing and managing relationships with shareholders, analysts, media, regulators, governments, and other companies and organizations operating in the cannabis sector.

Mr. Manit Patel

Mr. Manit Patel

Chief Executive Officer

Akseera Pharma Corp

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Mr. Manit Patel

Mr. Manit Patel

Chief Executive Officer

Akseera Pharma Corp

AGENDA SESSION

PHARMACEUTICAL DEVELOPMENT IN MAN-MADE CANNABINOIDS

Day 2 [Fri 30, August], at 12:10 PM

PROFILE

https://www.cmtevents.com/EVENTDATAS/190819/speakers/ManitPatel.jpgManit Patel, CEO, and co-founder of Akseera Pharma with over 15 years of international experience where he has successfully researched, developed and launched novel formulations. He has worked in the highly regulated industries such as pharmaceuticals, medical devices and food. Since 2014, he has been involved with the medical marijuana industry including his leadership role in medical cannabis research at Akseera.

 

Manit is a Pharmacist with an MBA in Finance and has a broad network of international business contacts, which have helped navigate Akseera Pharma’s business initiatives to fruition. Under his lead, Akseera became the first and only company in the world to hold license to research Cannabis in India and Canada. In March 2019, Akseera’s first Hemp based Natural Health product received Health Canada approval and is under review for approval by USFD

Mr. Glenn Davies

Mr. Glenn Davies

Co-Founder & Group CEO

CannAcubed Pte Ltd

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Mr. Glenn Davies

Mr. Glenn Davies

Co-Founder & Group CEO

CannAcubed Pte Ltd

AGENDA SESSION

CHINA – INDUSTRIAL HEMP CULTIVATION & VALUE CHAIN INVESTMENT CASE STUDY

Day 1 [Thu 29, August], at 10:10 AM

PROFILE

https://www.cmtevents.com/EVENTDATAS/190819/speakers/GlennDavies.jpgGlenn is currently the Founder & Group CEO of CannAcubed Private Limited, a global diversified Cannabis Company with headquarters in Singapore, and operations in China, Israel, Los Angeles & Hong Kong. Cannacubed has under its Company over 200,000 hectares of land in China where the Group plans to make an economic and environmental impact utilising the many applications of Industrial Hemp from CBD production, to new materials and bioplastics, to creating alternate clean energy sources.

 

CannAcubed is also developing the Industry standards around Hemp in China by developing a Big Health Cannabis traceability platform to ensure quality, governance and compliance is adhered to in the industry.

Mr. Andy Chan

Mr. Andy Chan

CFO

Kingdom Holdings Limited

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Mr. Andy Chan

Mr. Andy Chan

CFO

Kingdom Holdings Limited

AGENDA SESSION

THE FUTURE OF SUSTAINABLE FASHION & HEMP FIBRES INDUSTRY

Day 1 [Thu 29, August], at 04:20 PM

PROFILE

https://www.cmtevents.com/EVENTDATAS/190819/speakers/AndyChan.jpgMr. Chan graduated from the University of Hull in the United Kingdom with a bachelor’s degree in economics and accounting in 1992 and graduated from the Ivey Business School with Western University, Canada with an Executive MBA in 2008. Mr. Chan is a fellow member of both the Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants (HKICPA) and the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA).  Mr. Chan joined Kingdom Group in January 2014.

Mr. Markus Hoffmann

Mr. Markus Hoffmann

VP of Business Development

Jacana Holdings Inc.

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Mr. Markus Hoffmann

Mr. Markus Hoffmann

VP of Business Development

Jacana Holdings Inc.

AGENDA SESSION

“GREEN GREEN PROFITS” - THE CULTIVATION OF OUTDOOR MEDICAL CANNABIS AS A BUSINESS MODEL FOR ASIA

Day 2 [Fri 30, August], at 09:40 AM

PROFILE

https://www.cmtevents.com/EVENTDATAS/190819/speakers/MarkusHoffmann.jpgMarkus Hoffmann is the VP of Business Development at Jacana, a fully integrated producer of medical cannabis products in Jamaica with sales across Canada and the European Union. A lawyer by training, Markus has a background in the private equity sector and has been active in the medical cannabis industry since 2016.

Mr. Blaise Bratter

Mr. Blaise Bratter

Australia Operations Manager

MGC Pharmaceuticals Ltd

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Mr. Blaise Bratter

Mr. Blaise Bratter

Australia Operations Manager

MGC Pharmaceuticals Ltd

AGENDA SESSION

COMMERCIALIZATION OF PLANT-DERIVED CANNABINOID PRESCRIPTION MEDICINES TO MEET GLOBAL DEMAND

Day 2 [Fri 30, August], at 11:40 AM

PROFILE

https://www.cmtevents.com/EVENTDATAS/190819/speakers/BlaiseBratter.jpgMr Blaise Bratter has been MGC Pharma's Operations Manager for Australia since February 2018, while concurrently playing a significant role in international business development. He has been involved in the medicinal cannabis industry in Australia since early 2016 in several roles, including launching and running the country's main industry association.

Anthony Dutton

Anthony Dutton

CEO

Cannex Capital

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Anthony Dutton

Anthony Dutton

CEO

Cannex Capital

AGENDA SESSION

Day 1 [Thu 29, August], at 01:50 PM

PROFILE

Will update soon
Dr. Atthachai Homhuan

Dr. Atthachai Homhuan

Manager, Regulatory Affairs

Tilleke & Gibbins International Ltd

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Dr. Atthachai Homhuan

Dr. Atthachai Homhuan

Manager, Regulatory Affairs

Tilleke & Gibbins International Ltd

AGENDA SESSION

UNDERSTANDING THE MEDICAL CANNABIS INVESTMENT LANDSCAPE & REGULATORY HURDLES IN THAILAND

Day 1 [Thu 29, August], at 09:40 AM

PROFILE

Will update soon
Erick Factor

Erick Factor

Executive Chairman & Founder

MYM Nutraceuticals

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Erick Factor

Erick Factor

Executive Chairman & Founder

MYM Nutraceuticals

AGENDA SESSION

ACCESSING CAPITAL MARKETS FOR CANNABIS INVESTMENTS – OPTIONS & CHALLENGES

Day 1 [Thu 29, August], at 01:50 PM

PROFILE

Will update soon
Preet Marwaha

Preet Marwaha

CEO

Blue Sky Biologicals

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Preet Marwaha

Preet Marwaha

CEO

Blue Sky Biologicals

AGENDA SESSION

HEMP: BEYOND CBD & THC, A WHOLE PLANT MODEL

Day 1 [Thu 29, August], at 03:50 PM

PROFILE

Will update soon
Paul Manning

Paul Manning

Co founder and Excutive Director

Helius Therapeutics

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Paul Manning

Paul Manning

Co founder and Excutive Director

Helius Therapeutics

AGENDA SESSION

Day 1 [Thu 29, August], at 01:50 PM

PROFILE

Will update soon
Dr. Khwanchai Visithanon

Dr. Khwanchai Visithanon

Director

(DTTAM) - Dept of Thai Traditional and Alternative Medicine, Ministry of Health

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Dr. Khwanchai Visithanon

Dr. Khwanchai Visithanon

Director

(DTTAM) - Dept of Thai Traditional and Alternative Medicine, Ministry of Health

AGENDA SESSION

INTEGRATION OF MEDICAL CANNABIS IN THAI TRADITIONAL MEDICINE - A BALANCING GAME

Day 1 [Thu 29, August], at 09:10 AM

PROFILE

Will update soon