Los Angeles 2018 Zuber Lawler & Del Duca Conference Program Schedule

Add-On Workshops Only. Seminars and the Expo Floor will not be open.

Workshops ONLY - Expo Floor and Conferences are NOT open

Open a Cannabis Business

Quickly identify the national opportunities, legislative parameters, associated risks, business models, regulations and steps necessary to open a cannabis business... Read More


Price Goes Up On: 9/25
Clover Leaf
September 26, 2018
9:00AM - 3:00PM

Advanced Cannabis Investment Workshop

New Frontier Data presents this exciting workshop featuring some of the brightest minds and thought leaders in the cannabis industry... Read More


Price Goes Up On: 9/25
New Frontier Data
September 26, 2018
10:00AM - 3:00PM

Conference Sessions and Exhibit Floor Open

  Business Opportunities
Policy and Legislation
9:00 - 9:15 Welcome Address
Christine Ianuzzi
9:15 - 10:00 Industry Update - The Impending End of Prohibition What It Means for Investment and Business
Troy Dayton
Sponsored by:
10:00 - 10:50 Keynote sponsored by Elixinol
Steve DeAngelo
Sponsored by:
11:00 - 11:50 Networking Break
12:00 - 12:50 Cannabis Mergers and Acquisitions
Cam Battley
Dena Jalbert
Josh Lawler
Jay Purcell
Cannabis and the Capital Markets
Lewis Goldberg
Kris Krane
Tahira Rehmattulah
William Simpson
Beth Stavola
California State Policies
Karen O'Keefe
Hacking Diabetes and Metabolic Disease with CBD
Dr. Philip Blair
Add On Workshop

Cannabis Retailing:
Beyond the Basics

1:00 - 1:50 Hiring in the Cannabis Industry
Karson Humiston
Investing in Ancillary Companies
Marco Hegyi
Tim McGraw
Kyle Porter
After the Farm Bill
Erica McBride
Geoff Whaling
The Next Generation of Cannabis Plants
Mowgli Holmes
2:00 - 2:50 Scaling Up Your Cannabis Company
Jenna Butterfield
Charlie Cangialosi
Ryan Smith
James Kennedy
Chloe Villano
California is the New Capital of Cannabis: Will Raising Capital Become Easier?
Eric Baum
Nick Kovacevich
Derek Peterson
Alen Nguyen
The Good, the Bad, the Ugly: The Reality of the Cannabis Industry in 2018
Avis Bulbulyan
Pharmaceutical Research
Robert Davidson
Martin Tindall
Dr. Stuart Titus
Kyle Porter
3:00 - 3:50   Cannabis Investment Due Diligence Essentials (and Expensive Mistakes to Avoid)
John Downs
Cannabis' Next Frontier: Key Trends that Will Shape the Industry's Future
John Kagia
CTE & Cannabis
Jared Odrick
Stephanie Canestraro
Jeffrey Raber

Cannabis Retailing: Beyond the Basics

Marijuana Retail Report will provide workshop attendees with in-depth, actionable content that will help them generate more business in their stores through new and valuable insights from experts in the industry. Read More


Price Goes Up On: 9/25
Marijuana Retail Report
September 27, 2018
12:00PM - 3:00PM

Conference Sessions and Exhibit Floor Open

Cover Your Assets
9:00 - 9:50 Issues and Opportunities in the Cannabis Supply Chain: Strategies and Actions to Improve Your Bottom Line
Beau Whitney
  Creative Ways to Push Through Marketing Restrictions
Olivia Mannix
Laboratory Testing in California
Roger Brauninger
Safedin Beqai
Holly Johnson
Lori Glauser
Jeffrey Raber
10:00 - 10:45 Double Featured Panel
Cannabis Banking: An Idea Whose Time has Come
Fiona Ma
Tom Zuber
Tyler Beuerlein
10:45 - 11:30 Regulation: Where We Were, Where We Are, and Where We Are Going
Lori Ajax
Rafael de la Cruz
Cat Packer
11:30 - 12:00 Networking Break
12:00 - 12:50 Sustainable Cannabis Cultivation
Brandy Keen
Nick Caston
Matt Mayberry
Priscilla Vilchis
Insurance for the Cannabis Industry
Mike Bush
Camille Dixon
Jeffrey Rosen
Kramer Hendricks
California Cannabis Infrastructure
Dr. Dariush Adli
Packaging: The Physical Expression of Your Brand
Kevin Fortin
Jesse McConnell
Kary Radestock
Courtney Zalewski
Selling In and Selling Through: Getting the Second Order
Heidi Arsenault
Roger Obando
Pat Eason
Christian Valdez
1:00 - 1:50 Good Neighbors: Scent Control and Cannabis Production
Daniel Gustafik
Cannabis Inventory Management: Top 10 Best Practices
Pranav Sood

The ABC’s of CBD
Rachel Gillette
Joshua Sanderlin
Justin McNaughton

Wellness, Women and Cannabis
Maya Elisabeth
Mistress Matisse
Nina Parks
Cryptocurrency and Cannabis
Joseph Ciccolo
Ellen Moy
Ken Ramirez
2:00 - 2:50 The Future Grow Room: How Science is Changing Cultivation Practices
Alan Lien
Compliance as a Business Advantage
Eugene Morgulis
Stephanie Hopper
Avoid Shutdown: Navigating California’s State Water Resources Control Board Cannabis Cultivation Policy
Eric Lindberg PG, CHG
Courtney Barrett, PE
Customer Retention and Brand Loyalty
Emma Chasen
Vijay Damojipurapu
Jared Mirsky
Jamie Schau
Precision Dosing: The Knowns and Unknowns
Jeremy Riggle
3:00 - 3:50 From Cannabis to Mainstream
Craig Powell
David Shearer
Jon Vaught
Secure Your Joint
Ryan Schonfeld
Chris Dunn
Clint Olivier
Aaron Lachant
Embracing Risk Management as a Core Value
Ian Stewart
Maeve Rothman
Corey Tobin
LA’s Dispensary Chaos
Calvin Frye
Cannabis Pharmacology and the Entourage Effect
Jon Cooper

Conference Sessions and Exhibit Floor Open

The Secret Sauce: Developing IP and Production Best Practices with the incredibles Kitchen & Extraction Laboratory

incredibles is a top selling cannabis edibles, extracts and wellness products brand... Read More


Price Goes Up On: 9/25
September 29, 2018
12:00PM - 3:00PM

California Deep Dive: An Evolving Cannabis Regulatory Landscape

Nine months after the enactment of Prop 64, we'll evaluate what's going well in California and what isn't, as well as an analysis of predictions that California's adult use market would quickly eclipse states like Colorado, Washington... Read More


Price Goes Up On: 9/25
Hoban Law
September 29, 2018
12:00PM - 3:00PM

Growing Organic Cannabis

Both the public and government agencies demand pesticide-free, organic cannabis products. At the same time, prices for cannabis are dropping...
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Price Goes Up On: 9/25
Jeffrey Lowenfels
September 29, 2018
12:00PM - 3:00PM


Los Angeles Convention Center

1201 S. Figueroa St
Los Angeles, CA 90015

Trade Show Hours:

Wednesday, Sept 26

On-Site Registration Opens

  • 8:00AM - 5:00PM
  • Add-On Workshops Only.

Thursday, Sept 27 & Friday, Sept 28

On-Site Registration Opens

  • 8:00AM - 6:00PM

Conference & Sessions, Keynotes

  • 9:00AM - 4:00PM

Exhibit Hall Open for Exposition

  • 11:00AM - 5:00PM

Saturday, Sept 29

On-Site Registration Opens

  • 8:00AM - 4:00PM

Conference & Sessions, Keynotes

  • 9:00AM - 12:00PM

Exhibit Hall Open for Exposition

  • 10:00AM - 4:00PM

Important Trade Show Deadlines:

Pre-Show Registration:

  • 8/6/2018 - 9/25/2018

On-Site Registration:

  • 9/26/2018

Special Hotel Pricing: