Thai Cannabis Industry Association (under formation)

The Thai Cannabis Industry Association (in formation) is being established to become the combined industry driver in this new and fast evolving sector. the ThaiCanIA is initiated by key stakeholders in the Cannabis sector and invited all segments to join the Association.

CanIAT is being established as the center of the industries that represent the entire group of stakeholder that will emerge in the market. Its key mission is to unite the stakeholders and ensure the industry development to produce the highest standards of Cannabis related products.

Event Details

After the successful Invest Cannabis Asia held last January 31, 2019, we are pleased to announce the dates of our second supported event, the Thai Cannabis Investment Forum. based on the outcome the the previous conference, which was attended by 230 participants, we are currently developing a new conference program based on the current and upcoming regulatory framework.

Our intention is the help Thailand to develop into an International R&D center with collaborations between International and local Academic institutions and companies by creating a local Eco-system.

Session will include a speakers from Prohibition Partners, and an address by the Executive Director of the National Cannabis Industry Association (USA)

Call for papers

We invite interested parties to submit their interest in our CALL FOR PAPERS (Click here for the details)

The event

The conference will have the same format as the January conference: One full day of sessions followed by a social networking event. Sessions will be short presentations as well as Panel Sessions.


Delegates shall be updated on the current structures in place and receive an overview of the fast evolving marketing in the region which are likely to follow Thailand's trends. In addition, the focus shall be on infrastructure and medical approaches in the industry.

Update on TCIA

Information on TCIA can be found on our website This will also include membership information and the associations' focus area. Please note that TCIA is an Industry Association and not a Society, therefore represent the industry sector that relates to the Medical Cannabis Industry.

Event Management

The conference is managed by global professional event organizer MCI.


December 3, 2019

Main Schedule

8:00 AM
Please bring your confirmation letter to collect your badge
9:00 AM - 9:10 AM
Welcome remarks - why have an association
Why an industry association can help streamline the sector and why is it all taking so long?
9:10 AM - 10:00 AM
Why Medical Developments should be on the forefront
One of the pioneer researchers in the benefits of CBD is Dr Meiri. He will share what has been achieved and what provides promising opportunities for RnD. This session will tell us what we can expect on the Medical side in the next few decades.
Dedi Meiri
10:00 AM - 10:50 AM
The Legal Panel: a Dialog on where what and what we don't know yet
Three legal observers from Thailand, Australia and the USA will share their views on what is coming, what is holding things back and what we have learned from other locations. Speakers: Tilleke & Gibbins (TH), National Cannabis Industry Association (US)
10:50 AM - 11:20 AM
Morning coffee break
11:20 AM - 11:45 AM
How can we ensure a Quality Assurance framework
Knowing under what standards products are produced is a vital step. Medical developments need to be of the highest and purest standards.
11:45 AM - 12:05 PM
Opportunities in Hemp - deregulation will open new doors
It's done but its till unclear how to operate a business that creates new products. But the opportunities are wide scaled, but in the shadow of the CBD business. This session will explore how we see new products developed for the Thai and Export markets.
12:05 PM - 12:30 PM
Open slot
12:30 PM - 2:00 PM
Networking Lunch
Share a table and a meal at the cafeteria and meet your fellow delegates
2:00 PM - 2:25 PM
The challenge on customizing a Cannabis Project for Medical Needs
Producing medicine comes with many hurdles and regulatory complications. This presentation will share what challenges you will have if you are involved in the various steps.
2:25 PM - 3:00 PM
Keynote Session: The Thai framework
Presented by a representative of the Royal Thai Government
3:00 PM - 3:45 PM
Special Panel by Prohibition Partners: Market Size and Opportunities - what investors know and want to know
3:45 PM - 4:10 PM
Coffee break
4:10 PM - 4:35 PM
Will Thailand have opportunities to expand Medical Tourism to Cannabis Treatments
Has the deregulation opened a new sector in the booming Medical Tourism Sector? Hear from a leading Thai hospital on their views, activities and outlook.
4:35 PM - 5:15 PM
Panel Session: Investors - how to separate cowboys from unicorns
5:15 PM - 6:00 PM
Panel Session: PR, National Pride and foreign sharks
How do you navigate your image and reputation in a opinionated social media environment, a Thai pride with a anti-foreign sentiment

Sponsors and Partners

Early Registration

Early Bird Price฿10,000
Standard Price฿12,000

How to get involved

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Hotel to be advised
Bangkok, BKK, Thailand

Contact us

For additional event or venue information, please email marcel.ewals@mci-group.comYou can also reach us at +65 93523133

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