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Speakers

Adam Jacques--USA

Adam JacquesUSA

Adam is from Eugene, Oregon. Lead Geneticist at ZED Therapeutics. Technical Advisor for Curtis Mathes Lighting. Editorial Review Board for Cannabis Science and Technology Magazine. Reviewed author on hemp and cannabis scientific advancements, with numerous articles and appearances. 2016 Most Influential in the Industry

Alex Pasternack --USA

Alex Pasternack USA

Alex is the EVP/CRO of binske, a multi-state cannabis brand from the US. Currently available in 6 US markets, binske has one of the largest portfolios of the entire cannabis industry with products in all sectors from edibles, to flower, vapes and concentrates. 

 

Ana Erika Santana--Mexico

Ana Erika SantanaMexico

Corporate lawyer specializing in cannabis, doctoral student in law, general director of the National Council for Research and Development of Bioderivatives (CONIDEBID). LAIHA (Latin American Hemp Industry Association) Ambassador for Mexico. Former President of Lawyers Lic. Maria Sandoval de Zarco, A.C. Former director of INMUJER, former director of Canacintra and Canaco, in B.C. Co-author of the book Victims in Human Rights Perspective, published by the Congress of the Union. Human rights activist. Nominated for the human rights award for her support to vulnerable people.

Ana Rodríguez--Spain

Ana RodríguezSpain

With a degree in Art History, Ana Rodríguez is manager of the Hash Marihuana & Hemp Museum of Barcelona, a modernist palace that houses the world's largest collection dedicated to the cannabis plant.

 

Arnau Sanmartí--Spain

Arnau SanmartíSpain

Graduated in Business Administration and Management, Arnau Sanmartí Carreras is co-founder of Hemp&Love, a small company dedicated to sustainable and ecological fashion, essentially focused on hemp fibre and recycled plastic.

Bernardo Soriano--Spain

Bernardo SorianoSpain

Law degree from the Complutense University of Madrid with a master's degree in Criminal Law from ICAM. He is a practicing lawyer and co-director of the S&F Law Firm, a firm specialized in matters related to cannabis in all its aspects. He has worked for the last twelve years in favor of the regulation of cannabis. He is the spokesperson for the Responsible Regulation Platform and has been the coordinator of the legislative design team and the drafter of the Proposal for the Comprehensive Regulation and Control of Cannabis in Adults Law, registered in the Congress by the Confederal Group of Unidas Podemos - En Comú Podem - Galicia en Común.

Carles Castillo Rosique--Spain

Carles Castillo RosiqueSpain

Lawyer, 46 years old, father of two children, one 15 and the other 11. His interest in politics began in the high school student union and from there he affiliated. Councilor for Security and Urban Planning of the Tarragona City Council. Now a deputy for ERC in Parliament.

 

Clara Sativa--Spain

Clara SativaSpain

Graduated in journalism from the UCM, graduated from the Narco News México School of Authentic Journalism and a master's degree in Cinematography from the University of East London. Co-founder of Marihuana Televisión, Mujeres Cannábicas and REMA (State Network of Anti Prohibitionist Women), she has been informing and raising awareness about the world of cannabis and the war on drugs for almost a decade. She collaborates in different media and is co-creator and editor of the Documentary CANNÁBICAS, the first collective documentary of cannabis women in the world.

Fernando Caudevilla--Spain

Fernando CaudevillaSpain

Family medicine physician. Medical Advisor for Energy Control. He has been working for the last ten years in several different research, counselling and outreach projects about the therapeutic uses of cannabis, offered for healthcare professionals, cannabis associations and the general public. Regular contributor to the Cannabis Magazine.

Gabriel Miró Miquel--Spain

Gabriel Miró MiquelSpain

Lawyer specialized in criminal law, associate professor at the University of Barcelona, ​​professor in the Master's degree in Criminology at the University of Barcelona, ​​subject “Drug Policies and Human Rights. Prohibitionism versus Regulation ”. Member of the Group for the Study of Cannabis Policies (GEPCA) and of the Observatory of the Penal System and Human Rights of the University of Barcelona (OSPDH).

Genís Oña--Spain

Genís OñaSpain

Psychologist, doctoral student in Health, Psychology and Psychiatry and specialist in pharmacological research. Master in Sciences of the Central Nervous System and in Pharmacology, he did his dissertations at the Hospital de la Santa Creu i Sant Pau (IIB-Sant Pau), Barcelona, ​​where he worked in phase I clinical trials involving the acute administration of psychoactive drugs, as well as experimental drugs for the treatment of neurodegenerative diseases. He is currently developing scientific research at ICEERS and at the Center for Research in Medical Anthropology (Rovira i Virgili University, Tarragona).

Héctor Brotons Albert--Spain

Héctor Brotons AlbertSpain

CEO of Brotsanbert Abogados. Specialist in criminal, public health, human rights and cannabis policy. Defend cannabis social clubs across the state. Lawyer of Pannagh (acquitted in the Constitutional Court) and of the pardon of Albert Tío. Lawyer of the Guild of the Cannabis Industry. It has obtained licenses from the AEMPS. Defend industrial hemp and CBD companies. He writes popular and scientific articles, lectures, and has written five books on law and cannabis. Together with his team, he has defended more than a thousand cases. As an activist, he is a spokesperson for the OECCC.

Joan Manel Vilaseca--Spain

Joan Manel VilasecaSpain

Graduated from film and audiovisuals, editor and professor of communication, he develops in parallel his interest in ethnobotany, phytochemistry, horticulture and sustainability. Collaborator of the ICEERS Foundation and initiatives related to education, research and harm reduction.

Joan-Marc Moreu--Spain

Joan-Marc MoreuSpain

Graduated in Industrial Engineering (with a specialty in Organization) and co-founder of Hemp&Love, a slow fashion brand that designs and produces all its hemp garments in Barcelona in an ethical, conscious and sustainable way.

Jorge Moruno--Spain

Jorge MorunoSpain

Sociólogo y diputado en la Asamblea de Madrid por Más Madrid. En la editorial Akal ha publicado No tengo tiempo. Geografías de la precariedad (2018) y La fábrica del emprendedor. Trabajo y política en la empresa-mundo (2015)”.

Joseba del Valle--Spain

Joseba del ValleSpain

Born in Bilbao and a journalist by profession, he began his career in cannabis activism in Barcelona in 2007, where he began to develop the model of cannabis social clubs in the hands of the historic association La Maca. After his return to Bilbao, he was part of the Pannagh board of directors, while he was the communication manager of the FAC. Since 2013, he has been the coordinator of the Renovatio Foundation, a non-profit organization dedicated to research and dissemination of studies and works related to the regulation of cannabis and drug policies in general. Since 2014, he has been the coordinator of the Responsible Regulation platform.

Lucía Muñoz--Spain

Lucía MuñozSpain

Born in Bilbao and a journalist by profession, he began his career in cannabis activism in Barcelona in 2007, where he began to develop the model of cannabis social clubs in the hands of the historic association La Maca. After his return to Bilbao, he was part of the Pannagh board of directors, while he was the communication manager of the FAC. Since 2013, he has been the coordinator of the Renovatio Foundation, a non-profit organization dedicated to research and dissemination of studies and works related to the regulation of cannabis and drug policies in general. Since 2014, he has been the coordinator of the Responsible Regulation platform.

Maja Kohek--Slovenia

Maja KohekSlovenia

Doctor in Medical Anthropology and Global Health. He is investigating the contemporary ritual use in Catalonia of psychoactive plants (such as cannabis and ayahuasca) and their personal and social effects. He is currently investigating participation in ayahuasca ceremonies and its impact on public health in the Netherlands.

MarihuanaTV--Spain

MarihuanaTVSpain

The counterinformation media, born as an audiovisual response to the indifference of the main media and institutions to cover in a dignified and plural way the news about the cannabis culture. It is the first YouTube channel on the Spanish-language about the plant in the world, created by audiovisual professionals and activists who are committed to transforming society.

Mireia Berdún--Spain

Mireia BerdúnSpain

Co-founder of La Encantada, a healing and spiritual retreat house in Castellterçol. She has been, since 2002, immersed in the knowledge of the spiritual and rituals uses of the master plants, especially with Holy Mary (Cannabis sativa L.).Mireia works with the Holy Mary in ceremonies of deep spiritual character, in order to maintain the state of attention and expansion of the heart, for reconnection with our higher purposes. Promotes careful, meditative and self-knowledge use of this sacred and healing plant.

Òscar Parés--Spain

Òscar ParésSpain

Graduate in Anthropology, Philosophy and Master in Drug Addiction. At the ICEERS Foundation, he coordinates educational and research projects in the field of cannabis and psychedelics.

Patty Amiguet--Spain

Patty AmiguetSpain

Cannabis activist, anti-prohibitionist and feminist. Graduated in Management and Finance and student of the degree in Social and Cultural Anthropology at UNED. Founder of the Pachamama Cannabis Association, president of CatFAC, co-founder of REMA and of the Cannabis Women member project and co-spokesperson of ConFAC. Currently, he works as the person in charge of dissemination and promotion of the RDRCannabis project, a resource of the General Subdirectorate of Drug Addiction of the Generalitat de Catalunya that works to reduce the risks of cannabis use in cannabis associations.

Raúl del Pino--Spain

Raúl del PinoSpain

Raúl del Pino was born in the city of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria in 1972. He studied Psychology at the UNED in the mid 90s since his great passion was the Modified States of Consciousness and psychedelics as tools of personal growth and transcendence.

In 1996, right on the high point of the new psychedelic awakening, he created the first website in Spanish dedicated to drugs. It was the same year that publications such as "Cañamo" were born and international conferences were held in Barcelona on entheogens.

Since then he has been committed to informing, in a realistic and objective way, about the topic of psychoactive substances and the Modified States of Consciousness by creating numerous articles on psychedelics, actively participating in forums and in general in the dissemination of information in this matter.

In 2008 he became part of the "Feria del Cáñamo" team as Head of Communication for Spannabis and Chief Editor of the magazine "Cannabis Magazine". He is currently responsible for the digital area.

Rezwan Khan--USA

Rezwan KhanUSA

Rezwan Khan is the VP of Global Corporate Development for DNA Genetics, co-Founder of seedleSs, and the President of the Global Alliance for Cannabis Commerce (GACC)."Rez" is one of the most widely-respected voices within the world-wide cannabis community with decades of hands-on experience in the issues facing international and emerging cannabis marketplaces.

 

Sarah Russo--USA

Sarah RussoUSA

Writer, researcher and creative director in the field of medicinal plants. He earned his degree in environmental studies from Evergreen State College. She is the founder of Herbs for the Apocalypse, a project to deepen connection to nature and build resilience.

 

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