We host events and meetups that explore the science behind medical cannabis, how the plant impacts our economy and investigate the potential of the local and global industry. 

Expand your network and learn from industry leaders while they share their knowledge and experience.

A platform for information to be shared, ideas to be explored and connections to be created


Join us for an interactive discussion on how medical cannabis is currently being integrated, advised and what the future holds.

We have invited experts and thought leaders in the local medical cannabis ecosystem to discuss how we can escalate the integration of medical cannabis into current mainstream practise.

We are using Humanitix, an Australian not for profit platform that are disrupting the ticketing industry by redistributing profits from booking fees to projects of meaningful social impact.

This events fees will be donated Co-Ground a Melbourne based charity who support education and livelihood programs in the Asia Pacific region.

Our sponsor CannaTech are offering an amazing door prize!

Win a free ticket to

Sydney 29-30th October

We have partnered with CannaTech to bring this incredibly curated medical cannabis conference to Australia!

CannaTech showcases leading thinkers and influencers from the across the globe and presents the most relevant conversations industry wide. Focusing on science, research, finance, medicine, tech, agriculture, innovation and government policy, win the chance to partake in the first class event!

Our sponsors


Fiona Patten

Fiona Patten is the leader of the Reason party, and Member of the Victorian Legislative Council for the Northern Metropolitan region. Since being elected in 2014, Fiona has campaigned for evidence-based policies including drug law reform, safe access to abortion clinics and voluntary assisted dying.

Prof. Ian Brighthope

Professor Brighthope’ s ambition is to help change the way medicine and healthcare is practised for the benefit of the public. He jointly initiated the establishment and content of Australia’s first RACGP CPD points course in medicinal cannabis and wasinstrumental in the reconfiguration of a Human Research Ethics Committee to nominate GP's for Authorised Prescriber status of medicinal cannabis as required by Australian federal legislation.

Matt Hayward

Managing Director of HL Pharma Pty Ltd, specialising in the supply of unregistered medical products under The Special Access Schemes and Authorised Prescriber Scheme. This includes the supply of medical cannabis products. Matt qualified as a Pharmacist in Australia in 1984 and moved to The UK in 1986. In 2014 set up HL Pharma Pty Ltd, based in Melbourne and supplies products all across Australia to hospitals, pharmacies and doctors.

Leah Bisiani

Leah Bisiani has 35 years’ experience within aged /dementia care, establishing a highly skilled knowledge basis as a global leader in this field. Her primary vision has focused on changing negative cultures and philosophies of care associated with people living with dementia. Leah is interested in advancing the development of medicinal cannabis clinical promotion, presenting at various conferences globally.

Berne Gibbons

Berne is the Chair of the AIIA Health Special Interest Group, a member of the Dean of Health Advisory Board at UTS and an Assoc Professor of Healthcare Industry at UTS. Berne worked with the Australian Digital Health Agency delivering a strategic Framework for Interoperability for healthcare systems in Australia. Berne is currently the director of Vitro Software is a leading international technology company that provides technology & services that drive efficiencies and quality in healthcare.

Adam Miller


Over the past seven years, Adam has worked in the field of disruptive innovation, with a specific focus on education and community building technology. In 2016 Adam published two Australian industry White Papers with MGC Pharmaceuticals & The University of Sydney on medical cannabis. Additionally, Adam is the organiser of Seedlings, Australia first medical cannabis innovation conference.


BuddingTech run medical cannabis meetups across Australia. Established to help people learn more about medical cannabis, its impact on our economy and the importance it will play in society.


Connect with entrepreneurs, investors, medical professionals, government officials, activists, enthusiasts, and other like-minded individuals. Meet cannabis industry leaders, learn from expert speakers and help us guide Australia into this new and exciting medical industry.


Expand your network and learn from industry leaders while they share their knowledge and experience.

BuddingTech hosts a range of events, from community meetups, info nights all the way to technology hackathons. If you are interested in organising or attending any of our technology, government, medical or social events please contact us

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