Seminar Schedule - New York 2017

Day 1 - Thursday, June 15, 2017

Ancillary Business
Advocacy Legislation
Special Features

Ann Shuch
  Room 1A08 Room 1A11 Room 1A13 Room 1A16
8:00 - 8:40 Into the Unknown
Dr. Naira Gorovits
Amy Margolis
David Jaroslaw
Operating Procedures and Facility Design
Peter Maguire
Autumn Karcey
Bryan Berger
Why Cannabis Builds Fail
Dan Gustafik
9:00 - 9:40 Hold the Weed: Industrial Hemp Processing
David Schmitt
Bruce Perlowin
Shanel Lindsay
Investment Insights for Marijuana Investors
Chris Leavy
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
Nick Kovacevich
Marc Ross
Cannabinoid Therapeutics
Jason Cranford
11:00 - 11:40 Current Medical Research on CBD
Stu Titus
e-Commerce and e-Payment solutions for the Cannabis Industry
Steve Janjic
Physical Security Panel
Tony Gallo
Roberto Doering
Greg Haber
Tom Siciliano
Keith McCuen
Real Estate in the Cannabis Industry
Barbara Koz Paley
Glen Shear
George Stone
Joe Segilia
11:50 - 12:30
Jesse Ventura Keynote

Sponsored by National Association of Cannabis Businesses
12:40 - 1:20 Increasing Sales and Compliance with Patient Education
Phil Cohen
New Federalism
Neal Levine
Building Your Cannabis Security Plan
Tony Gallo
Direct Effects Technology: A Novel Non-Systemic Means of Cannabinoid Therapy
Dr. Ronald Aung-Din
1:30 - 2:10 Women in Cannabis
Kristina Neoushoff
Chanda Macias
Ann Shuch
Gia Moròn
Tracey Henry
The Marijuana Landscape: Let's Talk Diversity
LaMon Bland
Bertha Lewis
Dr. Greg Daniel
Marvin Washington
Cannabis: The Exit Drug
Dr. Uma Dhanabalan
Derek Domenici
Neal Shipley
Cannabis and Tribal Partnerships: Challenges and Opportunities
Jeff Doctor
2:30 - 3:10 Public & Private Investment Trends in Cannabis
John Kagia
Hemp Cultivation Basics
Nuka Reddy
Ben Droz
Light Science in the Grow Room
Alan Lien
The Importance of Cannabis Testing
Josh Crossney
3:30 - 4:10 Cannabis Doesn't Sell Itself- Solutions to Creating Your Own Cannabis Brand
Sean Eubanks
Simplifying Green Business
Sara Gullickson
Impurities and Quality Control
Chris Hudalla
Edible Go Pro
Paul Bohannon
Peggy Noonan
4:30 - 5:10 Running a NY Dispensary
Melissa Meyer
Jon Gilbert
Hillary Peckham
Rachel Schepart
Stephen Dahmer
Chris Leavy
Emerging Technologies
David Goldstein
Customer-Centric Product Development
Matt Christopherson
Who are the New Consumers?
Greg James
6:00 - 7:30 Networking Mixer
(tickets available at registration)

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
Mark Doherty
Jordan Mello
Anthony Parrinello
Indoor, Outdoor, Greenhouse
Eric Brandstad
Al Sray
New Cultivation Tech
Nic Easley
Environmental Concerns
Carla Kinslow
9:00 - 9:40 Vertically Integrated Seed-to-Sale
George Schidlovsky
Bridgette Fonseca
Rick Heuman
Jordan Thacker
Proper Dosing Protocols for Medical Patients
Mara Gordon
Laboratory Accreditation
Roger Brauninger
Chromatography: The Key to Large-Scale Production of THC-free Botanical Extracts from Industrial Hemp
Pulak Sharma, MBA
Dr. Priyanka Sharma
Dr. Anil Oroskar
Dr. Asha Oroskar
9:50 - 10:30
New York State Legislative Panel on Adult Use
Kate M. Bell
Joel Giambra
Assemblywoman Crystal Peoples-Stokes
Ashley Kilroy
Senator Liz Krueger
Ted Shepard

Sponsored by NY Grows
10:30 - 11:10
Roger Stone Keynote

11:20 - 12:00 Intellectual Property and the Intersection of Product Labeling and Packaging for Your Cannabis Business
Karen Bernstein
Justin McNaughton
David Boag
How to Enter the Industry if You're New
Koushi Sunder
Re-branding Cannabis: Hacking into Mainstream America
Dasheeda Dawson
Lewis Goldberg
Security and Risk Reduction
Matt Gifford
12:10 - 12:50 University as Vanguard: Educating Future Caretakers about Medical Marijuana
Dr. Kim Hewitt
Dr. Joanne Levine
Dr. Amy Ruth Tobol
Dr. Daramola N. Cabral
CBD Panel
Bob Hoban
Rudy Scott
Jason Cranford
David Hargett
Land A Career In The Cannabis Industry
Karson Humiston
Seasoned Investors: Let's Talk Money!
Jeanne Sullivan
Alain Bankier
Andrea Goldman
1:00 - 1:40
Diane Savino Keynote

1:50 - 2:30 Veterans Access
Life Griffith
Dr. Philip Blair
Diversity Panel
Keiko Beatie
Koushi Sunder
Amanda Gonzalez
Legal Threats To The Cannabis Industry
Hanan B. Kolko
The Endocannabinoid System
Jahan Marcu, Ph.D
David Hargett
2:20 - 3:00
Rev. Dr. Al Sharpton Keynote

3:30 - 4:10 Mycotoxin Screening: Testing Options That Meet State Regulations
Danrey Toth
Super Critical CO2 Extraction
Andy Joseph
Greenhouse and Indoor Grow Facilities: Design, Control, and Operations
Tom Piini
Tom Vezdos
New York Leads on Industrial Hemp
Daniel Dolgin
Donna Lupardo
4:30 - 5:10 Vetting Your Investors
Tanya Hoke
Marijuana: Value Drivers and Valuation Issues to Know in '17
Jim Marty
The 5 Misconceptions of Raising Capital for Cannabis Companies
Neil M. Kaufman
Exit Strategy
Bob Hoban

*Seminar schedule can change without notice