Australian Medicinal Cannabis Conference (Past Events)

Australian Medicinal Cannabis Conferences

This page describes the Annual Medicinal Cannabis Conference that was held in Australia in March 2019. 

Visit the 2020 page – 23-24 March 2020 Cannabis Conference in Australia 

We also have new medicinal cannabis industry training courses in South Africa, Australia and New Zealand.

Register here for the 2020 Medicinal Cannabis Conference – held in Australia (Melbourne) – Asia-Oceania Region.

Please contact us for upcoming GMP events and/or the 2020 Cannabis Conferences in Australia and across the globe. 


Historical Presentations at the past Cannabis Industry Conferences (Australia)

Day 1 – Medicinal Cannabis and GMP: Education Track

2019 Australian Medicinal Cannabis Conference (Welcome) PDF
Trevor Schoerie, Managing Director, PharmOut

Marijuana: Is It Medicine Yet? PDF
Professor Donald Abrams, University of California San Francisco

Despite over 3000 years of use as a medicine, cannabis is just now making a comeback into the health care system.  This session will review the history of cannabis as medicine, how cannabis interacts with our system of cannabinoid receptors and endogenous cannabinoids and the therapeutic benefits that are best supported by the medical literature. Barriers to investigating and realizing the full therapeutic potential of cannabis as medicine will be explored.

ODC and TGA compliant cultivation and manufacturing facility – Australian Case study – Trials and tribulations PDF
Matt Cantelo, CEO, ANTG

Choosing Genetics PDF

Thanks to the unsung heroes in the cannabis world —breeders —we have the opportunity to pick and choose a wide variety of cannabis “strains”. Strain selection involves careful consideration of not just the smell, taste, yield and high of a particular variety, but also how fast it grows, yields, and what kind of climate best suits its particular genetic makeup.

Day 2 – Cannabis Education Track

Head house and Grow House Design PDF
Nic van der Nol, Architectural & Engineering Director, PharmOut

Key considerations when qualifying a Supercritical Fluid Extractor PDF
Ashley Isbel, Validation Services Director, PharmOut

Analytical Cannabis Testing – TGO 93 explained PDF
Rob Curran, Senior Consultant, PharmOut

Day 1 – Specialist Track for Cannabis Growers & Horticulture 

Heavy Metal Analysis in Cannabis using ICP Mass Spectrometry PDF
Iouri Kalinitchenko, Analytik Jena

The Australian Research Council Industrial Transformation Research Hub for Medicinal Agriculture PDF
Tony Bacic, Director, LIAF, LTU

Day 2 – Cannabis Specialist Track

GACP & GMP – Unpacking the meaning behind these acronyms PDF
Maria Mylonas, L&D Director, PharmOut

In the world of various guidelines and regulations, it can get confusing as to what the requirements are and what they look like in practice.  This session unpacks the key requirements of both Good Agricultural and Collection Practices (GACP) and Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP) for Medicinal Products.  You will realise that GMP doesn’t just stand for Great Mounds of Paperwork! We will go through the Why’s, What’s and How’s and I will share with you some current industry stumbling blocks so you can know where to apply your effort. All of this in under 30 mins….it is regulations on steroids.

Using Office 365 to accelerate your compliance journey PDF
Matthew Schoerie, Founder, QikSolve

Office 365 is a cloud-based subscription service from Microsoft that brings together the best tools for the way people work today. By combining best-in-class apps with powerful cloud services, Office 365 lets anyone create and collaborate anywhere on any device. Microsoft takes security and compliance to the next level. Now you have even more control with built-in privacy, transparency, and refined user controls.QikSolve have worked in partnership with Pharmout to develop a set of Office 365 template sites that accelerate your compliance journey. Electronic processes for managing your Quality and operations processe, allowing you to scale your business without the pain of paper.

Site Selection and Facility Design Considerations PDF
Nic van der Nol, Architectural & Engineering Director, PharmOut

Plant Tissue Culture: History and practical applications PDF

Supplemental and Sole-Source Lighting Options for Cannabis PDF
David Cohen, CEO, Fluence

 

Page last updated September 18, 2019.