Thursday May 4, 2017
Thursday May 4, 2017
Cocktail Party and Scholarship Fundraiser
Spanish Court Hotel. Kingston Jamaica. Invitation Only.
Friday May 5, 2017
CanEx Jamaica – Seminar Series
Jamaica Pegasus Hotel, Kingston, Jamaica
7:30am – 8:45am
9:00am – 12:00pm
Welcome – State of the Union
Cannabis: The Plant for the Future – Dr. Uma Dhanabalan
Remarks: Delano Seivright – Special Advisor to Ministry of Tourism and Director of Cannabis Licensing Authority (Jamaica)
Cannabis: The Health & Wellness Tourism Opportunity in Jamaica – Hon. Edmund Bartlett. Minister of Tourism Jamaica
Remarks: Hon. Luke Browne – Minister of Health, St. Vincent & Grenadines
Demonstration: Hemp Bricks – Dani Fontaine
Demonstration: Extract Machine
12:00pm – 1:00pm
1:00pm – 6:30pm
Afternoon Session: Seminars
1:00pm – 2:35pm
Seminar I – Medicinal Cannabis
This seminar will focus on developments, trends, research and the current state of the market. The seminar will share developments specific to the science and medical relevance of cannabis, exploring opportunities in research and development, clinical trials, education and patient care.
The seminar will include experienced medical practitioners who can speak to patient care, dosage levels and administering medicinal cannabis.
Moderator: Alexandra Chong
2:45pm – 4:15pm
Session II: Health & Wealth for Jamaica
This seminar will focus on Jamaica’s ganja industry, its history of medicinal, therapeutic and scientific research & use. Its advantages and challenges that this experienced panel have been familiar with over the years.
It will look at our under-utilized resources and other assets and offer recommendations in using them to build a vibrant and prosperous industry for the benefit of the nation.
Moderator: Richard Crawford
Dr. Lawrence Williams l Professor Archibald McDonald l Mr. Bindley Sangster l Verald Vassel l Dr. Ellen Campbell – Grizzle l Hon. Audley Shaw
Sponsored by Timeless Herbalcare Jamaica is a Timeless country
4:25pm – 5:25pm
Session III: Business & Legal
This seminar will focus on the business and legal side of the industry covering topics that range from establishing your cannabis enterprise and the peculiar considerations to securing startup financing and exit options.
Legal expertise will be represented to speak to some of the industry considerations involved in securing and representing clients as well as understanding some of the specific considerations for operating in the industry.
Moderator: Patrick Casserly
5:25pm – 6:30pm
Seminar IV – Processing & Cultivating
A full understanding of the processing and cultivating side of the business.
This seminar will offer a thorough understanding of how processing and cultivating work and the industry standards and conditions that apply to creating a world-class, high quality and consistent product.
Sponsored by AG Chem Plant Ltd