Adam Miller - Founder, BuddingTech
Adam is the Founder and Managing Director of BuddingTech. He was involved in Australia’s first Medical Cannabis White Paper.
Adam has strong connections in the startup ecosystem and the medical cannabis industry.
Additionally, Adam also founded the Medical Cannabis Council, Australia's first national industry body to represent the medical cannabis industry in Australia.
Paul is the co-founder and CEO of Elixinol LLC, one of the world's largest manufacturers of whole plant CBD hemp oil (low THC) bulk, OEM and branded products.
Paul has a wealth of experience boasting over 25 years of experience in the cannabis industry globally which is currently being applied to his role of CEO at Elixinol Global Limited (ASX: EXL)
Paul Benhaim, CEO, founder of Elixinol LLC, Elixinol Pty Ltd and Hemp Foods Australia
A leading scientists and member member of the largest cannabis research institute in Australia.
Dr. Richard is an excellent cannabinoid scientist at the Lambert Initiative and an accomplished, prize-winning lecturer and teacher.
Dr Richard Kevin - Postdoctoral Research Associate – The Lambert Initiative for Cannabinoid Therapeutics
Avishai co-patented the platform technology and co-founded "InPlant Technologies" alongside academic and commercial entities.
After graduating from Cann10's Medicinal Cannabis Leadership Program in Israel, Avishai had partnered with a number of international cannabis companies working on the development and implementation of oil extraction techniques and cultivation optimisation.
Avishai currently provides cannabis consultancy services to Australian companies including Releaf Global and United Cannabis Australia.
Avishai Karney - Lead Bio-Chemist with Native Extracts
Cannabis horticulture specialist working with several Australian cannabis firms, universities and research groups.
Tom brings expertise in cannabis botanical features, plant development, harvest and production methods, cannabis nutrition, facility design and horticultural lighting, environmental control, production systems and organic interactions.
Tom Forrest – Co-founder, Indicated Technology Pty Ltd
Dr Katrina Green is a medical science lecturer in the School of Medicine, University of Wollongong and a research scientist at the Centre for Translational Neuroscience, Illawarra Health and Medical Research Institute.
Katrina's research aims to improve the pharmacological treatment of mental illness, with a particular interest in exploring the potential of cannabinoids as novel medications. She has 11 years of health research experience.
Dr Katrina Green, Medical & Health Sciences Lecturer
Justin is a Pharmacognosist, Herbalist, Lecturer and a passionate advocate with close ties to United In Compassion.
Justin is a research fellow at Western Sydney University, a Principal Consultant with Traditional Medicine Consultancy, Co-ordinator at the National Institute of Complementary Medicine and he also sits on the Scientific Advisory Board for BioCeuticals.
Justin Sinclair, M.HerbMed, BHSc (Nat) – Chief Scientist, United in Compassion
A world-renowned cannabis scientist currently leading the Laboratory of Cancer Biology and Cannabinoid Research at the Technion in Israel.
Dr. Meiri collaborates with cannabis growers, clinicians and major manufacturers and distributors of medical cannabis in the purpose of revolutionizing cannabis treatment.
He also co-ordinates the “Cannabis Database Project” and his lab with clinical trials covering diverse aspects of cannabis treatment, such as: colon disease, pain prevention, cancer treatment and epilepsy.
Dr Dedi Meiri – A/Prof Biology, Technion Israel Institute of Technology
Leah is a Dementia consultant specialist, cannabis scientist, researcher and industry advocate. Leah has been involved in a number of publications that explore the promising therapeutic benefits of medicinal cannabis for the treatment of chronic intractable pain in the older population.
In 2016, Leah, established and founded, “GreenC Medical”, as Managing Director/CEO, post her published submission to the Victorian Law Reform on medicinal cannabis in 2015.
Leah has become a popular and prominent speaker at foremost Australian and Global medicinal cannabis conferences, symposiums and summits.
Leah Bisiani, RN.1, MHlthSc – Dementia Consultant, Uplifting Dementia
Mara has a background as a process engineer and she is the Founder of, Aunt Zelda's, Calla Spring Wellness, and Zelda Therapeutics. Mara is a world-class keynote speaker and has a wealth of experience in the industry.
Mara specializes in the development of treatment protocols utilizing Bio Pharmaceutical grade cannabis oils for seriously ill patients in California. She co-founded of Aunt Zelda's, Calla Spring Wellness, and Zelda Therapeutics in order to provide real outcomes for patients with serious diseases.
Mara Gordon - Founder, Aunt Zelda’s, Inc. and Calla Spring Wellness; Zelda Therapeutics
Dr Teresa is a partner in Mills Oakley's Intellectual Property, Health and Life Sciences group. She is both a lawyer and PhD-qualified scientist with 25 years' experience in the health and life sciences sector.
She has gained particular prominence in Australia as the leading lawyer in the regulation of medicinal cannabis (Federal and State).
Dr Teresa Nicoletti - Partner, Mills Oakley
Janelle is an Experienced Director Of Quality Assurance with a demonstrated history of working in the hospital & health care industry.
Skilled in Research and Development (R&D), U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), Quality Control, Verification and Validation (V&V), and Corrective and Preventive Action (CAPA).
Janelle is a strong and experienced quality assurance professional who achieved approval for the first 3 Medical Cannabis Licenses (Cultivation, Research and Manufacture) from the Office of Drug Control, Canberra.
McDonald-Stuart was the founding COO and CTO of Cann Operations, prior to the company being awarded the first Australian medicinal cannabis licence and has been operating in Medicinal Cannabis space in both Australia and the US over the last four years.
Cameron founded his consulting and technology company, Medicabis, representing US-based technology companies serving solutions for Governments and Cannabis Cultivators.
He also consults as a subject matter expert to a number of overseas consulting groups advising analysts on the Australian market.
Cameron MacDonald Stuart – Director, Medicabis
Dr Kathryn Mumford is a Senior Lecturer in the Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering at The University of Melbourne. She is a chemical engineer specialising in extraction technologies and a member of the UTT BioPharma research group.
Kathryn's research interests are in the areas of separations processes specifically ion exchange, solvent absorption and solvent extraction technologies.
Kathryn will be exploring whole plant extraction methods and sharing her academic experience and expertise.
Dr Kathryn Mumford – Senior Lecturer, The University of Melbourne
Elisabetta is a passionate advocate of P4 (person centred) Health Care and she sees medicinal cannabis as a powerful disruptor of outdated models of primary and community medicine.
Elisabetta is a pre-eminent medicinal cannabis cultivator, producer and manufacturer. has extensive project planning, strategic partnerships and fundraising experience helping secure joint ventures both nationally and internationally.
Elisabetta Faenza – Co-Founder, LeafCann