SYDNEY 2022 SPEAKERS
The Hemp Health and Innovation Symposium features a range of speakers discussing a variety of topics including medicinal uses of cannabis, health benefits, personal experiences, industrial and agricultural uses of hemp and more. These industry experts can broaden your knowledge and answer all your questions surrounding this game changing plant.
2022 SPEAKERS ANNOUNCED SOON.
2022 | Sat 4 & Sun 5 June
Dr John Teh MBBS
Medicinal Cannabis In Australia: Where, What, How Much
Dr John Teh Medical Director and Educator of PlantMed Medical Cannabis Clinic has been working within the Medicinal Cannabis industry since the legalisation of cannabis for medicinal use in Australia in February, 2016. Treatment with natural whole plant products in conjunction with conventional medical treatment has always been a top personal priority for Dr Teh. Dr Teh has a passion for Cannabis education and lectures in the areas of medical cannabis to both medical professionals and patients.
Andrew Kavasilis (Founder - Medical Cannabis Limited)
Cannabis Jobs In Australia
Founder of and technical director of Medicinal Cannabis Limited (MCL) and its subsidiary VitaCann, Andrew Kavasilas has a history in the hemp industry that goes back two decades. He has been growing industrial hemp under state permits since 1999. In 2001, he was involved in cultivating one of the first authorised Australian medicinal cannabis crop. Kavasilas is also the secretary of the Australian Hemp party, has been campaigning for cannabis law reform for years, was an instrumental player in the legalisation of hemp seed food, and is a long-term critic of the NSW roadside drug testing regime.
Glover & Sorrensen
Australia's only certified Hemp Olympix Officials (cert #101, #102, Brussels, 2001), Glover & Sorrensen have officiated at Hemp Olympix games around the world. No, they haven’t. But they are comedians. Together they'll share the spirit, fun and the history of the Hemp Olympix movement whilst hosting a series of Hemp Olympix events including joint rolling competitions.
Arthur Wajs (Managing Director Hempet)
CBD for your Pet
HempPet™ is created by Pet Lovers, recommended by Vets and enjoyed by Pets. All products are made in Australia and are100% natural.
James Vosper (President: Australian Industrial Hemp Alliance)
Industrial Hemp & Carbon Sequestration
It was James' passion for the environment that led to his first involvement in industrial hemp in 2009. His interest in all aspects of industrial hemp soon expanded and he has addressed many forums on the benefits of hemp for the economy, the environment, as food and as medicine.
James is the President of the Industrial Hemp Association of NSW, an organisation whose members have been prime movers in the legalisation of hemp as food. He is President of the Australian Industrial Hemp Alliance (AIHA) a national organisation representing members from all Australian states. He is also the Chair of the AIHA sub-committee on medicinal cannabis.
Dolph: The Dean of Green (Australian Cannabis University)
Growing Cannabis In Australia (Freeing your Mind, Body & Spirit)
The Australian Cannabis University is a not for profit community of like-minded people, aiming to bust through the political nonsense and to get the cannabis plant the legal recognition that it deserves. Restoring the perception of cannabis through hands-on education, community and healing.
Michelle Stanvic (RN MPallCAgedCare, Budding Herbalist - Founder of ECS Wellness Collective)
An Introduction to the Endocannabinoid System: A foundational way to prevent and treat disease and optimize health and wellbeing.
The endocannabinoid system, often referred to as the ECS, is still a relatively new idea in the health and wellness sphere—but it's one of the most fascinating discoveries ever made.The endocannabinoid system is integral to the balance and healthy function of nearly every system in our bodies. Once we understand the key principles of the endocannabinoid system we can start to take steps to take control of our health and wellbeing as well as learn some health hacks to optimise ECS function.
CRAIG ELLIS (LEGALISE CANNABIS NSW PARTY)
The Politics of Cannabis – The State of Play
Craig Ellis on what the result of the Federal election could mean for cannabis law reform, the latest with drug-driving laws and the pathways to getting cannabis legalised. He will report on the campaign that led to the election of two Legalise Cannabis Party candidates to the West Australian parliament, the establishment of the NSW Legalise Cannabis Party and what you can do to help the cause.
New speakers announced every few days, watch this space!