Advancements in the Age of Cannabis:


09,15 - 16.00 (WITH Drinks RECEPTION AFTER)

Smock Alley Theatre, 1662, 6/7 Exchange Street Lower, Dublin 8, Dublin




[Science] Scientific Breakthroughs in Medical Cannabis Research
Presentations from our distinguished panel members on the latest developments in medical cannabis research.

[Policy] Diverse Global Models. International Medical Cannabis Policies
Experts pioneering policy in their respective countries discuss different models for regulation and analyse some of the best policies governing medical cannabis worldwide. 

[Campaigning] A Very Modern Romance. Campaigning & the Mainstream Media
Renowned advocates discuss medical cannabis campaigning in the mainstream media. The focus is on stories and experiences that are shaping the public opinion of medical cannabis.

  • Chair: Charlo Greene (The Charlo Greene Show, USA)
  • Steph Sherer (Executive Director, Americans for Safe Access, USA)
  • Tom Curran (European Coordinator, Exit International, Ireland)
  • Faye Jones (Chief Administrator, United Patients Alliance, UK)
  • Ben Morgan (Comedian, blogger and cancer patient, Ireland)
  • Stuart Harper (Political Lobbying Director, NORML, UK)
  • Clark French (Director, United Patients Alliance, UK)

  • Sean Carney (Leafly’s European Editor, Czech Republic)

[Business] Growing Up Fast. An Ever-Evolving Industry.
Socially conscious, technologically savvy and dedicated business are carving their own market niches in the medicinal cannabis industry. Sharing their insights and discussing what lies ahead are a panel of international speakers with a wide range of experience.

  • Chair: Zack Hutson (Vice President, Corporate Affairs, Privateer Holdings, USA)
  • Valerie Corral (Executive Director, Wo/Men’s Alliance for Medical Marijuana, USA)
  • Tjalling Erkelens (Chief Executive Officer, Bedrocan, Netherlands)
  • David Schacter (CEO and Co-Founder of Cannabiscope, Israel)
  • Dr Shane Morris (Vice President, Quality Assurance and Scientific Affairs, Hydropothecary Inc, Canada)
  • Joel Stanley (CEO of CW Hemp, USA)
  • Charlo Greene (Founder, The Alaska Cannabis Club, USA)

After the summit there is a chance to meet the speakers and other attendees at a drinks reception. Information for this will be provided at the event. 

Our Irish co-hosts, Help Not Harm, will be running a number of free events in the lead up to and after the summit. To find our more about these please contact: 

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