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Conference Schedule

Thursday, May 28

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Workshops – Cannabinoid Medicine Studies endorsed by Cannabinoid Industry Association (separate fee required)

CBD and Cannabinoid professionals committed to advancing the quality of the product and education of the industry bring you certified courses on a myriad of topics.  See Friday and Saturday workshops for additional sessions.             … Read More >

Day:Thursday, May 28
Time:8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Keynote – Entrepreneurial Journey from Technology to the Center of Cannabis

Come listen to one of the first women of cannabis. She will discuss the entrepreneurial road she traveled that was rooted in the technology landscape, and filled a dire need in the cannabis space for solutions from seed-to-sale. Hear what… Read More >

Day:Thursday, May 28
Time:10:15 am - 10:45 am

Industry Update – Taking A Fundamental Analysis Approach To Cannabis

The data can tell us what is selling, but the next question is why are consumers buying these products and what does this mean for cannabis companies and investors. This panel will bring together the hard data on what is… Read More >

Day:Thursday, May 28
Time:10:45 am - 11:45 am

KEYNOTE – Cannabis Capital Crossroads

While the march toward legalization offers a multi-generational wealth creation opportunity, the road to cannabis riches can be quite tumultuous. Learn from two respected financial and cannabis strategists on how you can navigate the journey from pitfalls to profits in… Read More >

Day:Thursday, May 28
Time:11:45 am - 12:30 pm

Equity: Early to Later Stage Equity Investing

For investors and entrepreneurs, this will be a discussion of various instruments and how they evolve with the life cycle of the company and investor risk/return preference. Read More >

Day:Thursday, May 28
Time:1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Medical Cannabis for Autoimmune Disease

I will be presenting our current understanding of autoimmune diseases that point to a confluence of 3 factors: genetics, environment and gut dysbiosis. Research over the last 20-30 years has shown increasing evidence that the Endocannabinoid System is intimately involved… Read More >

Day:Thursday, May 28
Time:1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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Workshop – Know the Law in Your Industry: : A Starting Point for Entrepreneurs and Investors (separate fee required)

Starting to Pay Attention to Cannabis? Come to this workshop and learn from the top attorney in the field the wheres, whens and hows of the legal aspect of the cannabis industry.                     … Read More >

Day:Thursday, May 28
Time:1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

The World of Extraction

The market is growing tremendously. Extracted oil continues to be a major revenue stream with vape cartridges, edibles, lotions, and CBD oils and it is now expanding into nutraceuticals and big pharma. This panel will address a wide range of… Read More >

Day:Thursday, May 28
Time:2:15 pm - 3:15 pm

Friday, May 29

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Workshops – Cannabinoid Medicine Studies endorsed by Cannabinoid Industry Association (separate fee required)

CBD and Cannabinoid professionals committed to advancing the quality of the product and education of the industry bring you certified courses on a myriad of topics.  See Thursday and Saturday workshops for additional sessions.  Certified Flavonoid Specialist - 7am to… Read More >

Day:Friday, May 29
Time:7:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Workshop – Navigating the Hemp Industry: Regulation, Cultivation, Commercialization

The National Hemp Association is proud to present this workshop which will provide attendees the opportunity to speak directly to those charged with developing Regulations at both the Federal and State levels. USDA Deputy Administrator for the Specialty Crops Program,… Read More >

Day:Friday, May 29
Time:8:30 am - 3:00 pm

In Conversation with Bruce Linton: The Next Great Adventure

One of the most influential voices in the cannabis industry, Bruce Linton will be speaking about what his next venture will be. Read More >

Day:Friday, May 29
Time:11:00 am - 11:45 am

East Coast vs. West Coast: What Can the Emerging Markets Learn from the Growing Pains of the More Mature Programs

As more and more east coast states adopt and grow their adult-use cannabis programs, there are a number of lessons they can learn from the trials and tribulations of the early adopters on the west coast. From modeling policies based… Read More >

Day:Friday, May 29
Time:1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Getting Application Ready

A panel of experts will provide prospective cannabis business operators with tips to ensure a successful and efficient application for licensing, as well as steps to take now, even before applications are issued. Take a deep dive into the licensing… Read More >

Day:Friday, May 29
Time:1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Bankruptcy Issues in the Cannabis Industry

Cannabis companies are taking on debt, going public, and spending money at an extraordinary rate without any real strategy for dealing with burn rate, understanding the market, or the effect of the black market. This panel will examine bankruptcy and… Read More >

Day:Friday, May 29
Time:2:15 pm - 3:15 pm

Raising Cannabis Capital

Looking to raise capital for your cannabis business? Raising money in cannabis is extremely difficult. So what are your options? Gain an appreciation for the types of financings taking place in the industry and the challenges being encountered. How do… Read More >

Day:Friday, May 29
Time:2:15 pm - 3:15 pm

Cannabis Investment Funds: A State of the Union and Look into the Future

The cannabis investing landscape is rapidly changing – and so too are the opportunities for investors. More mainstream players are looking to capitalize on the sector, the regulatory environment is fluid, and many operators in the US and Canada have… Read More >

Day:Friday, May 29
Time:3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

The Importance of De-scheduling and a Federal Regulatory Regime

There are dozens of cannabis related bills pending in Congress. This session will highlight the importance of establishing a federal regulatory regime and why cannabis reform must start with de-scheduling Read More >

Day:Friday, May 29
Time:3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Saturday, May 30

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Workshops – Cannabinoid Medicine Studies endorsed by Cannabinoid Industry Association (separate fee required)

CBD and Cannabinoid professionals committed to advancing the quality of the product and education of the industry bring you certified courses on a myriad of topics.  See Thursday and Friday workshops for additional sessions.  Certified CBD Pain Management Consultant -… Read More >

Day:Saturday, May 30
Time:9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Branding What Used to be Un-Brandable: Branding and Trademarks in the Cannabis Space

Branding (trademarks), including legal brand protection, in the cannabis space is heavily nuanced and challenging to navigate. As the legalized cannabis, hemp, CBD, medical marijuana, and related industries and regulations evolve, so do the brand protection strategies available. Once impossible… Read More >

Day:Saturday, May 30
Time:12:30 pm - 1:20 pm

The Award for Best Actor: The Cannabis Industry’s Leading Role in Protecting the Environment

The cannabis industry uses an inordinate amount of packaging, electricity and water. It's time for the industry to step up and to be leaders in environmental sustainability. Whether it's adopting voluntary policies around waste or lobbying state regulators to limit… Read More >

Day:Saturday, May 30
Time:12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

The Media Crisis: Planning for and then Rebuilding Consumer and Investor Confidence

Does your company or business have a crisis communication plan? It's too late when the news breaks, Paving the way in a new space, cannabis professionals are learning the ropes and can be blindsided when a crisis occurs. This was… Read More >

Day:Saturday, May 30
Time:1:35 pm - 2:25 pm

How to Leverage Digital Marketing to Grow Your Cannabis Business

Digital marketing in the cannabis industry is hard, there are so many rules and regulations that you have to adhere to. To make it even harder certain platforms won't even allow you to advertise, so how do you create a… Read More >

Day:Saturday, May 30
Time:2:40 pm - 3:30 pm

Topics, speakers and times may change without notice.