The Cannabinoid Drug Discovery Symposium


17th Nov 2020
Start Time 08:55(GMT, UTC)


Virtual Conference

Download Agenda

The Cannabinoid Drug Discovery Symposium

This meeting is now being held virtually. It is free to attend.

This special one-day symposium on Cannabinoid Drug Discovery will explore in detail the latest drug discovery developments from leading biotech and pharmaceutical companies targeting the endocannabinoid system (ECS), and creating a new class of regulated therapeutics.

The 2020 Speaker Panel

How Will You Benefit


  • Learn about novel fatty acid-binding protein 5 inhibitors as modulators of the ECS
  • Explore how AI is driving cannabinoid drug discovery
  • Discover the therapeutic potential CB1/iNOS inhibitor in pulmonary fibrosis
  • Hear about the development of drug derived fluorescent probes for specific visualization of the cannabinoid type 2 receptor
  • Get an update on phase II clinical trial to treat chronic insomnia


This programme is designed to create a collaborative environment in which you can create enduring relationships across the full range of cannabinoid pharmaceutical discovery and development.

Download the 2020 Agenda

The agenda in brief

  • Molecular biology and target identification of the endocannabinoid system (ECS) 
  • Chemical biology for target validation of the ECS
  • New methods for synthesizing cannabinoids & the medicinal chemistry of ECS modulators
  • Lead optimization & Pre-clinical development


What you will get

  • +10 focused presentations from industry and academic leaders
  • Dedicated networking time

Pricing and Registration

The free pass includes
  • Give a poster presentation
  • Access the virtual exhibition room
  • Priority networking with other attendees
  • Create post-event connections
  • Conference workbook
  • Presentations will be available on-demand shortly after the meeting
Register now

Option 1 – Please phone +44 (0) 1865 671957 ext. 207 and we will take your details over the phone
Option 2 – Please complete the registration form


Register now to ensure your free place

Register for free

Organisations offering services and/or business & technology solutions and business consultants please contact Tony Couch or Faizel Ismail to discuss participation at this meeting.

The fees shown are available to industry, academics and not for profit organisations.

To help us comply with GDPR regulations please register using your official institution email address and not a personal email.


2020 Confirmed Sponsors


Sponsors and exhibitors at our conferences have the opportunity to meet and form partnerships with delegates on a formal and informal basis in a relaxed and professional atmosphere.

Our sponsorship packages offer a wide range of attendance options to suit your budget and business needs in order to maximize return on investment.

If there is any other way you would like to sponsor or increase branding for your company at the event, please get in touch and we will be able to offer you a bespoke service.

Twenty-Minute Prearranged One-to-One Meetings

Select which delegates you would like to meet in a series of prearranged twenty-minute one-to-one meetings. Receive advanced delegate list from which to choose whom you’d like to meet with.  Global Engage will schedule these meetings and send you an itinerary before the event

Pre or Post Event Workshops

Host your own half or full day pre or post event workshop to a dedicated audience around a subject of your choice. Global Engage will assist with the marketing of your workshop to provide a guaranteed audience.

Pre-Event Marketing & Branding

Market to our event database and / or increase brand awareness by taking a poster position or sponsoring the poster sessions. This can be supplemented by branding options such as placing your logo on the meeting background screen. 


Showcase your technologies and products throughout the conference in the dedicated exhibition areas. The booth allows you to provide a pre-recorded video or deliver a live video session to your visitors and capture emails when people register their interest. Live chat with your visitors in discussion groups or 1:1.

Speaking Opportunities

Options include:

  • 30-minute speaker presentations
  • Chairing / panelist positions during a 30-minute panel discussion
  • Hosting a 1-hour workshop within the conference program
Sponsorship Opportunities

For further details please contact
Faizel Ismail 
Telephone +44 (0) 1865 849841 or
email [email protected]

Media Partners

If you are interested in partnering with us, please contact [email protected]

Contact us about sponsoring the
The Cannabinoid Drug Discovery Symposium

Call us on +44 (0)1865 849 841

For details on attendees, packages and new opportunities, please contact our sponsorship team who will quickly provide everything you need to assess the conference for yourself.