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 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
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 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

1:30 - 2:10 Women in Cannabis
Michelle Lilly-Hester
Kristina Neoushoff
Chanda Macias
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
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
Going International
Marc Lustig
Who are the New Consumers?
Greg James
6:00 - 7:00 Networking Event
(tickets available)

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
9:50 - 10:30
New York State Legislative Panel on Adult Use
Kate M. Bell
Joel Giambra
Crystal Peoples-Stokes
Ashley Kilroy
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
2:40 - 3:20
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
Packaging - THC vs CBD
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

CWCBExpo - NYC 2017 Platinum Sponsors

The Marijuana Show
Advanced Nutrients

CWCBExpo - NYC 2017 Gold Sponsor & Press Office Sponsor


CWCBExpo - NYC 2017 Gold Sponsors & Showcase Theater Sponsors

Folium Sciences
Entourage Nutritional Distributor

CWCBExpo - NYC 2017 Silver Sponsors

Printing Done Quicky

CWCBExpo - NYC 2017 Keynote Address Sponsor

National Association Cannabis Businesses (NACB)

CWCBExpo - NYC 2017 VIP Lounge Sponsor


CWCBExpo - NYC 2017 Badge Insert Sponsor


CWCBExpo - NYC 2017 Lanyard Sponsor

Greenspoon Marder

CWCBExpo - NYC 2017 Show Bag Sponsor

Bridge West LLC

CWCBExpo - NYC 2017 Exhibitors, Association, and Media Partners

The 420 Book
Across International
Afinia Label
B2B Wholesaler
Best Value Vacs
Bio Security
Brick House Security
California Lightworks
Cannabis Doctors of NY
Cannabis and Hemp Association
Cannabis Medical Network
Cannabis Now
Cannabis Talk 101
Canna Security America
CBD for Life
CFN Media Group
Clear Bags
Clover Leaf University
Cosa Xentaur
Canna pro Series
Custom Vault
Day Dreamers
Dope Magazine
Edibles Magazine
Folium Sciences
Forever Flowering Greenhouses (FFG)
Frank Shatz
Freedom Leaf
Genius Extract Technologies
Greenspoon Marder
Health MJ
Health Way
Hemp Meds
Hemp Tech
Herbal Cleanze
Haleigh's Hope
Hiller PC
Hybrid Tech
Innovative CBD
Integrated Security
Lab Scape
Lab Society
The Marijuana Show
The Marijuana Times
Marijuana Venture
Med Men
MJ Business Association
MJ Freeway
MJ News Network
Marijuana Policy Project
MRX Xtractors
Nexus Greenhouse Systems
National Indian Cannabis Coalition(NICC)
Printing Done Quicky
Rough Brothers, Inc.
Rolland Safe and Lock
Safety Vision
Sapphire Risk
Solis Tek
Headspace International
Trichrome Institue
The Triminator
Vangst Talent
Viridian Capital Advisors
Vincent Corp
Virtual Healing Community
Women Grow
Advanced Nutrients
Entourage Nutritional Distributor
National Association Cannabis Businesses (NACB)
The Buddy Group
Micro Grow
Carp Law
Clear Concentrate
Bridge West LLC
Scientific Equipment Source
Extract Lab
Kauffman and Associates