Preliminary Program


Scientific and Medical Track

The Cannabinoids: Looking Back and Ahead, Prof. Raphael Mechoulam, Institute for Drug Research, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, World Pioneer in Cannabis Research

Cannabis in Autoimmune Diseases, Prof. Yehuda Shoenfeld, Head Of The Zabludowicz Center For Autoimmune Diseases, Sheba (Tel Hashomer) Medical Center

Pharmacological Actions and Potential Novel Therapeutic Uses of Plant Cannabinoids: Great Expectations, Prof. Roger G. Pertwee, tute of Medical Sciences University of Aberdeen, Scotland, UK

TBA, Dr. David (Dedi) Meiri, Ph.D, Assistant Professor Genetics, Cell Biology, Molecular Biology Researcher,  Technion, Israel Institute of Technology

Does Cannabis has a Potential Role in the Treatment of Fibromyalgia?, Prof. Howard Amital, Department of Internal Medicine B and Research Center for Autoimmune Diseases, Sheba Medical Center

Pharmaceutical Challenges in the Delivery of THC and CBD, Prof. Abraham (Avi) J. Domb, Professor for Medicinal Chemistry and Biopolymers at the Faculty of Medicine of the Hebrew University, Jerusalem Azrieli - Jerusalem College of Engineering & Prof. Amnon Hoffman, Chairman, Division of Clinical Pharmacy Head, Pharm. D. Program, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem

Scientific Issue - Dose Response Graphs of CBD vs Cannabis Extracts, Prof. Ruth Gallily, Department of Immunology, Hebrew University, Jerusalem

Cannabis and Autoimmune Overview, Daphna Katz, Researcher

Cannabis Use in Elderly Population, Dr. Bat Sheva Porat KatzTel-Aviv District Health Bureau, Ministry of Health

Peripheral vs Global Cannabinoid - 1 Receptor Blockade for the Treatment of the Metabolic Syndrome, Dr. Yossi (Joseph) Tam, D.M.D., Ph.D. Head, Obesity and Metabolism Laboratory The Institute for Drug Research, Faculty of Medicine, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem

Using Medical Cannabis to Treat Inflammatory Bowel Diseases: Specific Lines, Personalized Treatment, Dr. Hinanit Koltai, PhD, Institute of Plant Science ARO, Volcani Center HaMaccabim Road, Rishon LeTsiyon

Cannabis and Synthetic Cannabinoids for Palliative Indication in Cancer Patients, Prof. Gil Bar-Sela, Deputy Director of the Division of Oncology at Rambam Health Care Campus, Head of the Palliative and Supportive Oncology Unit

Cannabis and personalized cancer therapy, Dr. Eyal Ballan, Co-founder and CTO at Cannabics Parmaceuticals Inc.

Psychiatric Outcomes of Cannabis Use: Why Don't We Have a Simple Answer to a "Simple" Question, Dr. Shaul Lev-Ran, Director, Addiction Medicine Services, Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer

Cannabinoids Use in Neuropsychiatry: Highly relevant or Dangerous - and for whom?, Dr. Ilya Reznik, M.D., MaReNa Diagnostic and Consulting Center, Bat-Yam/Tel-Aviv

Cannabis Studies - A must in Health Education, Dr. Bareket Schiff-Keren, Pain Management Specialist


Technology and Commercial Track

CannTrap Technology: A Unique Formulation Technology that Captures the Complete Cannabinoid Complex Present in Cannabis Smoke/Vapor, Dr. William Z Levine, Executive Chairman and Founder, Izun Pharmaceuticals Ltd.

From Plant to Product: Understanding the Rational Design and Development of a Robust and Consistent Polymolecular Cannabis Medication for Pain, Dr. William Z Levine, Executive Chairman and Founder, Izun Pharmaceuticals Ltd.

The Challenges of Patent Protecting Medicinal Uses of Cannabis - A Substances  Known for Thousands of Years, Tamar Gallily, Patent Attorney, Yissum Research Development Company of the Hebrew University in Jerusalem 

Advanced Climate Control Systems for Year-Round Cannabis Greenhouses, Avraham (Avi) Arbel, Ph.D. Head Department of Growing Production and Environmental Engineering Institute of Agricultural Engineering Agricultural Research Organization - The Volcani Center MOAG

Marijuana Infused Products - Product Strategies, Mr. David Spitz, Hi-End Medical Cannabis Grower in Colorado


Agriculture and Genetics Track

Cannabis Genetics: Past and Future Prospects, Dr. Noam Chehanovsky, Ph.D.Cannabis Geneticist and Breeder, Seed specialis, Kedem Seeds

The Use of Plant Growth Regulators in Cannabis Cultivation
, Dr. Oded Sagee, Founder, Israel Plant Sciences, Founder & Co-CEO iBreedit

Cannabis Breeding: Present Trends and the Future, Mr. Gilad Livni, Genetic Development and Consultant, Seach Ltd.