Seminar Schedule - New York 2017

Day 1 - Thursday, June 15, 2017

Ancillary Business
Advocacy Legislation
Special Features

  Room 1A08 Room 1A11 Room 1A13 Room 1A16
8:00 - 8:40 Acquiring a Hemp License in NY
Lance Rogers
Operating Procedures and
Facility Design
Peter Maguire
Autumn Karcey
Nutrients Marijuana Cultivation Basics
9:00 - 9:40 Hold the Weed: Industrial Hemp Processing
David Schmitt
Processing Cannabis Isolates Man vs. Machine: Who Trims Best?
Gary Fast
10:00 - 10:40 Licensing
Avis Bulbulyan
PTSD & CBD: What You Need to Know
Dr. Philip Blair
Finding Rewards in a Risky Environment
Phil Carlson
Derek Peterson
Cannabinoid Therapeutics
Jason Cranford
Renee Petro
11:00 - 11:40 Current Medical Research on CBD
Stu Titus
Expansion of e-Commerce and e-Payment Solutions for the Cannabis Industry
Steve Janjic
Physical Security Panel
Tony Gallo
Roberto Doering
Greg Haber
Josh Ray
Keith McCuen
Real Estate in the
Cannabis Industry
Barbara Paley
11:50 - 1:10
Special Features

1:30 - 2:10 Women in Cannabis
Michelle Lilly-Hester
Leah Heise
Chanda Macias
Tracey Henry
The Marijuana Landscape: Let’s Talk Diversity
LaMon Bland
Bertha Lewis
Dr. Greg Daniel
Cannabis: The Exit Drug
Uma Dhanabalan
Derek Domenici
Advantages of
Tribal Partnership
Jeff Doctor
2:30 - 3:10 Special Features Pesticides
Bryan Berger
Why Cannabis Builds Fail
Dan Gustafik
Urban-Gro Commercial Cannabis Cultivation
Part 1
Mark Doherty, Jordan Mello, Anthony Parrinello
3:30 - 4:10 Simplifying Green Business
Sara Gullickson
Impurities and Quality Control
Chris Hudalla
Edibles Go Pro
Paul Bohannon
Peggy Noonan
4:30 - 5:10 Running a NY Dispensary
Melissa Meyer
Jon Gilbert
Hillary Peckham
Rachel Schepart
Emerging Technologies
David Goldstein
Going International
Courtney Betty
Who are the New Consumers?
Greg James

Day 2 - Friday, June 16, 2017

Ancillary Business
Advocacy Legislation
Special Features

  Room 1A08 Room 1A11 Room 1A13 Room 1A16
8:00 - 8:40 Urban-Gro Commercial Cannabis Cultivation
Part 2
Mark Doherty
Indoor, Outdoor,
Eric Brandstad
New Cultivation Tech
Nic Easley
Environmental Concerns
Carla Kinslow
9:00 - 9:40 Vertically Integrated Seed-to-Sale
George Schidlovsky
Proper Dosing for Medical Patients
Mara Gordon
Laboratory Accreditation
Roger Brauninger
Building Your Cannabis Security Plan
Tony Gallo
10:00 - 10:40 Intellectual Property
Karen Bernstein
Amy T. Margolis
How to Enter the Industry if You're New
Koushi Sunder
Marketing Challenges
and Solutions
Dasheeda Dawson
Risk Protection and Liability
Matt Gifford
11:00 - 11:40 Cannabis in Mainstream Education
Joanne Levine
Amy Ruth Tobol
Dr. Kim Hewitt
CBD Panel
Bob Hoban
Rudy Scott
Jason Cranford
Dave Hargett
Keep Your Career,
Change Your Industry
Karson Humiston
Investing in the Cannabis Sector
Jeanne Sullivan, Alain Bankier, Andrea Goldman
11:50 - 1:10
Special Features

1:30 - 2:10 Veterans Access
Life Griffith
Dr. Philip Blair
Sean Judge
Diversity Panel
Keiko Beatie
Koushi Sunder
Amanda Gonzalez
Legal Threats to the Industry
Hanan B. Kolko
The Endocannabinoid System
Jahan Marcu, Ph.D
2:30 - 3:10 Special Features Hemp Cultivation Basics
Nuka Reddy
Choosing Your Light: HID vs LED Importance of Testing Your Cannabis
Josh Crossney
3:30 - 4:10 Super Critical CO2 Extraction
Andy Joseph
International Business Panel
Mark Lustig
Packaging - THC vs CBD
4:30 - 5:10 Vetting Your Investors
Tanya Hoke
Jumping the 280E Hurdle
Jim Marty
Sales Exit Strategy
Bob Hoban

*Seminar schedule can change without notice