Running from 24th to 26th November in Cape Town, South Africa, this event seeks to discuss some of the key innovations that have been developed and launched for use in this burgeoning industry. Forty hand-picked speakers and influencers will deliver 45 sessions over the three days. Reputedly one of the best hemp events in the world, this year’s in South Africa will pay close attention to the African hemp market, which is widely untapped. It’s set to be a busy event by the looks of things going by the theme of this event which is focused squarely on accelerating cannabis innovation globally.
As we have previously reported on, hemp-based industrial materials could see mass adoption across the wide-ranging sport and entertainment sectors. Paul Moynan, Dragon CEO, said that ‘this event once again highlights the phenomenal growth of the cannabis and hemp industry which is happening globally. While attention often focuses on large industrial developments in China and Thailand, I predict that within a matter of years, Africa will become a serious player in this sector.’
Dubbed as "CannaTech", this event will discuss the use of technology and tech-related services and how they can support the growth of this million-dollar industry. Paying close attention to the African market, it will discuss some of the many challenges that significant professionals in the industry have overcome and it will discuss some of the ways the integration of technology into this industry can help solve these problems in the years to come.
This event will have in attendance several executives, business leaders, mentors, and investors. To address issues facing the hemp or cannabis industry, the organizers have brought together some of the leading names in the industry to act as guest speakers. Key notes will be delivered by Nirit Bernstein, senior research scientist, Aro, Volcani institute and teenager Rylie Maedler CEO, Rylie’s Sunshine. Rylie has long campaigned for children's’ rights to access quality cannabis medicines starting Rylie’s sunshine in 2017 to bring quality formulas into the marketplace as well as beginning to farm hemp this year on her family farm in Virginia.
While delegates learn about the latest technological advancements in the industry, they would also be able to network and interact others with all in attendance forging powerful partnerships that will be of immense help to the growth of the industry now and in the years to come. As Dragons evolution of the Entertainment industry takes shape, the R&D department continue to investigate the latest developments in cannabis and hemp with an eye on bringing these innovations to the wellness industry.
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