Valletta, Malta, April 25th, 2019 – Following the successful inaugural two-day event in 2018, Medcann World Forum has officially announced the 2nd annual event in Malta set for November 19th – 21st.
Key speakers at this year’s summit will include, Malta’s Prime Minister, Dr. Joseph Muscat. In 2008 Dr. Muscat was elected as the leader of the Labour Party and was subsequently elected Prime Minister on the 11th of March 2013. Dr. Muscat won his second term as Prime Minister in June 2017.
Hendrik Knopp, the Managing Director of Aphria Germany will also be addressing the forum in 2019. Knopp has been at the helm of Aphria Germany since the company was set up and has recently lead the process which resulted in Aphria being successfully selected by the German Federal Institute for Drugs and Medical Devices to receive a license for the domestic cultivation of medical cannabis in Germany.
Tjalling Erkelens CEO at Bedrocan has also been announced as one of this year’s speakers. For the past 26 years, Erkelens has developed and standardized unique methods of producing cannabis to pharmaceutical standards, to a level achieved by no other company. His strong commitment to product quality resulted in the Dutch Bedrocan production facilities being approved for GMP/API (Good Manufacturing Practice/Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients) by the Dutch Health Authorities in 2017.
Additionally, Prof. Anthony Serracino will be speaking at this year’s event. Anthony Serracino Inglott is a Professor at the Department of Pharmacy, Faculty of Medicine and Surgery at the University of Malta. He is also the Chairman of the Malta Medicines Authority, Chairman of the Malta Laboratories Network and a member within the Ethics Committee, Faculty of Medicine and Surgery and the board of governors of the Malta Competition and Consumer Affairs Authority.
Medcann World Forum is set on bringing together policymakers, analysts, researchers and business leaders, that will provide key insights from the professionals at the forefront of the cannabis industry.
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Medcann World Forum 2019 will take place at the Mediterranean Conference Centre which has long been considered one of Valletta’s most remarkable landmarks. Located towards the tip of Valletta peninsula, the MCC stands for distinction with magnificent views across the Grand Harbour.