Seminar Schedule - Boston 2017

Day 1 - Thursday, October 5, 2017

Science & Research
Law & Regulations
Taxes & Finance
Special Features

8:00 - 8:40  Start-ups, Diversity, and Regulatory Processes
Scot Albert
Bear Michael
Tara Hopper
Profitable Application of Micropropagation to Produce Quality Cannabis Product
Scott Hyndman
 Working with your Cannabis Laboratory
Shannon Swantek
Winning Funding Moves in the Challenging US Cannabis Industry  
9:00 - 9:40Managing Humidity in Greenhouses
Al Sray
Low Cost Production of Vape Oils
George Stantchev
Success in the Retail Environment through Design and Branding
John Sofio
Cannabis Complexities and Fundamentals
Max Montrose
Cannabis, Seniors, and Pharmacy
Windy Irwin
Cultivating Intellectual Property: Registering Patents and Trademarks
Mary Shapiro
Corporate Structure and Legal Protection Strategies for the Cannabis Business
Larry Mishkin
10:00 - 10:40Cogeneration for Commercial Cannabis Cultivation
Kurt Parbst
Investing in Science Physical Security Panel
Tom Siciliano
Tom Walsh
Cannabis Patient and Care Giver Panel
Aaron Wood
Breaking the Grass Ceiling: Women, Weed, and Business
Jaime Lewis
Ashley Picillo
Wanda James
Meg Sanders
Guide to Massachusetts Licensing and Regulatory Compliance
Charles Smith
The Private Equity Investment Thesis
Chris Leavy
11:00 - 11:40Energy Efficiency and Utility Incentives for Cannabis Production Facilities
Fran Boucher
Fred Green
Fred Green
Cannabis Contaminants: Practical Considerations vs Regulatory Requirements
Christopher Hudalla
Not Your Average Startup: Best Practices for Dispensary Operators in Emerging Markets
Jamie Lewis
Cannabis as a Medicine
Stuart Titus
 Maine: The Way Marijuana Should Be
Chris McCabe
11:50 - 1:10Keynote: Reverend Al Sharpton
1:30 - 2:10Networking Event
2:30 - 3:10Cannabis Testing: How Industry-Specific Requirements Enhance the Value of ISO/IEC 17025 Accreditation
Roger Brauninger
Transdermal Application of Cannabinoids
Jeremy Riggle
 Israel and Cannabis: The Future of Technology and Research
Michael Scherr
State of the Industry: Massachusetts
Kamani Jefferson
Sonia Espinosa
Joseph Gilmore
Taxation in the Cannabis Industry
Craig Smalley, MST, EA
Cannabis and the Capital Markets
Julius Kalcevich
3:30 - 4:10Indoor Cannabis Energy Usage Solutions: 6 Ways To Conserve While Increasing Crop Yield
Brandy Keen
Translating Sciences into CBD Products that Perform
Raj Gupta
What Don't You Know?
Rebecca Gasca
High Quality Cannabis
Daryl Guberman
Make Money without Touching the Plant
Marcus Johnson-Smith
When Bark Becomes Bite: Preparing Your Business for Enforcement
Mark Slaugh
Investing in Publicly Traded Companies
Aaron Wood
4:30 - 5:10Sensor and Monitoring Technology for Growers
Michael Kadonoff
Methods and Devices Used to Create Cannabis Concentrates
Nick Yerico
Celebrity Licensing and Branding in the Cannabis Industry: What You Need to Know
Andrew Pitsicalis
Mycotoxin Screening: Testing Options That Meet State Regulations
Elise Palmer
The Power of the Plant Federal Legislative Update and the Need for More Cannabis Lobbying
Adrian Snead
Joshua Sanderlin
Red Flags of Opportunity for Plant-Touching Investors
Brian Staffa

Day 2 - Friday, October 6, 2017

Science & Research
Law & Regulations
Taxes & Finance
Special Features

8:00 - 8:40        
9:00 - 9:40Doubling the Yield Using LED Grow Light Technology
Max Random
3 Things Successful Dispensaries Do
Maria Scully
Bio-Materials and Consumer Acceptance
Dan Ziegler
Journey of CBD: A Global Experience
Ash Clatworthy
The Psychology of Cannabis
Frank Sacco
Building and Regulating Edibles Businesses Marijuana: Value Drivers and Valuation Issues to Know
Jim Marty
10:00 - 10:40The High Cost of Inefficiency: How to Streamline Operations Despite Restrictive Regulations
Diane Czarkowski
Jay Czarkowski
The Secret to Cannabis Product Homogeneity: The 13 Food Defense Best-Practices You Need To Know
Rick Scarpello
Re-Branding for the East Coast
Dasheeda Dawson
Cannabis Dosing: Essentials for Producers, Patients, and Clinicians
Dustin Sulak
How to Break Into the Cannabis Industry
Karson Humiston
 Investing Internationally
Mike Gorenstein
11:00 - 11:40Greenhouse Planning: What Growers & Investors Need to Know
Eric Brandstad
Edibles Not Just Grandma's Brownies Any Longer
Keiko Beatie
Making a Security Plan
Chris Hinnershitz
Bob Kassoff
Mike Rego
Sam Wonderling
Next Generation Pre-clinical Development Support for Medicinal Cannabis Products
Andrew Hall
The ROI of Professional Networking
David Rheins
Cannabis and Social Media with Some Practical and Legal Implications
Patricia Heer
Analyzing the Flow of Capital into the Cannabis Industry
Harrison Phillips
11:50 - 1:10TBA
1:30 - 2:10Networking Event
2:30 - 3:10  Make Your Cannabis Brand Stand Out Amongst The Crowd
Sean Eubanks
CBD Panel
Dustin Sulak
Jason Cranford
  Secure Property, Comply with Zoning, and Obtain Local Support
Valerio Romano
3:30 - 4:10     Cannabis Advertising and Commercial Speech
Bryan Adamson
4:30 - 5:10        

*Seminar schedule can change without notice

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Viridis Security Group
Nexus Greenhouse Systems
The Triminator
Growers Supply
Canna Security America
Forever Flowering Greenhouses (FFG)
Lab Scape
Cannabis and Hemp Association
Black Bear Coatings and Concrete
The Marijuana Times
Cannabis Talk 101
Identification Products
The Marijuana Show
Folium Sciences
Entourage Nutritional Distributor
Mayflower Medicinals
Kevins Worldwide
Freedom Leaf
Hanf Journal
Vista Green Group
Wilson Safe Company
Purple Haze Properties
McCabe Law, LLC
Across International
Awesome CBD
Trichrome Institue
Clover Leaf University
Schulz and Malley
Cann Media Group
Data Aire
Vangst Talent
Showcase Source
National Investment
Precision Extraction
Cision PR Newswire
Sinsemilla Seminars
New Frontier
HBI International
Advanced Nutrients
Liberty Storage Bags
Netwatch USA
Printing Done Quicky
Hemp Meds
Innovation & Tech
1130 Solutions
Drug Policy Alliance
Pot Brothers at Law
Athletes For Care
The 420 Book
Canna Share Consulting
Solis-Tek Digital Lighting
Stash CBD
MJ Business Association