AGENDA AT A GLANCE

PRE-SUMMIT WORKSHOPS & TOURS MONDAY, JUNE 20, 2016

8:00am

Full Day Workshop B (SOLD OUT)
(JUNIOR BALLROOM 2/3 - LEVEL II)

9:30am - 3:30pm

Karin Lazarus
Karin Lazarus Author & Founder
Sweet Mary Jane
Luicienne Lazarus
Luicienne Lazarus Marketing & Sales Director
Sweet Mary Jane
Gaetano Iannaccone
Gaetano Iannaccone Director of the Re-Leaf Tincture line
Sweet Mary Jane

Morning Workshop D
(JUNIOR BALLROOM 4 - LEVEL II)

9:30am - 12:00pm

Real time review of great examples and real industry challenges as we all try to grow the global base of cannabis consumers.  What’s working, what’s not and how to make sure your content guides customers right to your door.  Is your brand accessible to consumers unfamiliar with your product?  Can it be improved?  Join us for real discussion about retail, branding, and CRM best practices.  Please feel free to bring samples of your marketing and advertising work and plan to participate.  

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Mary Smith
Mary Smith CEO & Co-Founder
Greenito™

Morning Tour A: Harborside Health Center(SOLD OUT)

10:30am - 12:00pm

With locations in Oakland and San Jose, Harborside Health Center is the premier medical cannabis dispensary in California. As one of the first alternative health facilities of its kind, Harborside offers the best quality product and compassionate, individualized service to all medical cannabis patients. Harborside also strives to protect community safety and cleanliness by strictly observing and enforcing state laws regarding medical cannabis. 

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Morning Tour B: CW Analytical Laboratories(SOLD OUT)

10:30am - 12:00pm

Through rigorous scientific testing procedures, CW Analytical ensures the safety and quality of medical marijuana products sold in dispensaries for improved patient safety.  CW Analytical provides dispensaries with important information about the safety, quality, and potency of their medicinal marijuana products. We also work with manufacturers of medical marijuana edibles to ensure dosage and label accuracy while also providing microbiological testing for quality assurance.

The PhDs on the CW Analytical team have the ability and experience to analyze a wide range of medical marijuana products, along with the academic and professional expertise required to interpret and defend our results. These attributes make CW Analytical the ideal candidate for providing third party product assurance for dispensaries, edible manufacturers, growers, and cultivation facilities.  Take a trip inside this unique medical cannabis testing company CW Analytical. 

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Morning Tour C: Berkeley Patients Group(SOLD OUT)

10:30am - 12:00pm

Berkeley Patients Group (BPG) is the nation’s longest continuously operating medical cannabis dispensary. Over the past 16 years, BPG has provided safe and affordable access to quality medicine for patients suffering from AIDS, cancer, glaucoma, multiple sclerosis, chronic pain, and other serious illnesses. We provide quality-controlled medical cannabis to our registered members in an environment that is safe, comfortable, and professional.  BPG has provided free life-enhancing services to its patients, including therapeutic massage, acupuncture, support groups, peer counseling, educational events, legal assistance, and end-of-life palliative care. BPG’s philosophy of putting patients before all else compels us to be a philanthropic force in our community. BPG is a regular contributor to a variety of social causes and organizations that work to improve the lives of our patients and the community-at-large. 

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Morning Tour D: Steep Hill Labs(SOLD OUT)

10:30am - 12:00pm

Steep Hill is an independently owned and operated cannabis analysis, biotechnology, and research and development facility. The Steep Hill laboratory in Oakland, California was BPG’s first testing and research facility. Located at the heart of the cannabis legalization movement and serving the largest population of legal cannabis consumers, Steep Hill California provides extensive cannabis testing services to any cultivators, processors, dispensaries, collectives and Proposition 215-compliant medical cannabis patients with a valid recommendation and state-issued picture ID. Steep Hill California works with its customers to ensure product quality and optimize production methods. Regardless of experience level or expected test sample volume, the Steep Hill California team is dedicated to helping customers find the right test packages to fit their needs, and we encourage you to consider our team as your go-to cannabis testing and knowledge resource. 

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Morning Tour E: Dark Heart Nursery(SOLD OUT)

10:30am - 12:00pm

Dark Heart Nursery is a cutting edge clone cannabis production facility. Daily operations implement Lean Manufacturing principles while our facility operates with a state of the art HVAC system and an in house fertigation system. 

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12:00pm - 1:00pm

Afternoon Workshop A
(JUNIOR BALLROOM 1 - LEVEL II)

1:00 pm - 3:30 pm

This workshop will be covering marketing and public relations innovations for the cannabis industry through hyper-specific market data provided through Cannabis Reports. Both brands will conduct a brief intro. Breakout groups will use Cannabis Reports’ marketing technology to come up with a new product to bring to market. The second half will conclude with groups learning how to market their product as well as grab the attention of the press.

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Matt Bell Matt Bell Communications Director
Cannabrand
Devon Richardson Devon Richardson Partner & Head of Strategic Alliances
Cannabrand
Megan Carr Megan Carr Account Director
Cannabrand

Full Day Workshop B Cont'd(SOLD OUT)
(JUNIOR BALLROOM 2/3 - LEVEL II)

9:30 am - 3:30 pm

*(Full Day Workshop runs from 9:30 am to 3:30 pm)

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Karin Lazarus Karin Lazarus Author & Founder
Sweet Mary Jane
Luicienne Lazarus Luicienne Lazarus Marketing & Sales Director
Sweet Mary Jane
Gaetano Iannaccone Gaetano Iannaccone Director of the Re-Leaf Tincture line
Sweet Mary Jane

Afternoon Workshop C
(ROOM 208 - LEVEL II)

1:00 pm - 6:00 pm

*CLE registration priority for licensed attorneys. APPROVED FOR CLE CREDIT IN THE FOLLOWING STATES: California, Washington and Oregon.

***(Workshop C is a half-day CLE training from 1:00pm - 6:00 pm)

CLE Topics and Schedule:

1:00-2:00  Practical Contracting Advice for Cannabis Business Lawyers (Moderator: Lara DeCaro)

2:10-3:10   Intellectual Property Licensing in the Cannabis Industry (Moderator: Amanda Conley)

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Cathleen Rocco Cathleen Rocco Founder & Principal
Grow IP Law

Afternoon Workshop D
(JUNIOR BALLROOM 4 - LEVEL II)

1:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Jonathan Valdman Jonathan Valdman Director of Industry Relations
The Cannabis Conservancy LLC
Alex Cooley Alex Cooley Co-Founder
Solstice
Jacob Policzer Jacob Policzer Co-Founder and President
The Cannabis Conservancy LLC
Brian Farmer Brian Farmer Director of Auditing and Certification
The Cannabis Conservancy LLC

Afternoon Tour A: Harborside Health Center(SOLD OUT)

2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

With locations in Oakland and San Jose, Harborside Health Center is the premier medical cannabis dispensary in California. As one of the first alternative health facilities of its kind, Harborside offers the best quality product and compassionate, individualized service to all medical cannabis patients. Harborside also strives to protect community safety and cleanliness by strictly observing and enforcing state laws regarding medical cannabis. 

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Afternoon Tour B: CW Analytical Laboratories(SOLD OUT)

2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Through rigorous scientific testing procedures, CW Analytical ensures the safety and quality of medical marijuana products sold in dispensaries for improved patient safety.  CW Analytical provides dispensaries with important information about the safety, quality, and potency of their medicinal marijuana products. We also work with manufacturers of medical marijuana edibles to ensure dosage and label accuracy while also providing microbiological testing for quality assurance.

The PhDs on the CW Analytical team have the ability and experience to analyze a wide range of medical marijuana products, along with the academic and professional expertise required to interpret and defend our results. These attributes make CW Analytical the ideal candidate for providing third party product assurance for dispensaries, edible manufacturers, growers, and cultivation facilities.  Take a trip inside this unique medical cannabis testing company

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Afternoon Tour C: Berkeley Patients Group(SOLD OUT)

2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Berkeley Patients Group (BPG) is the nation’s longest continuously operating medical cannabis dispensary. Over the past 16 years, BPG has provided safe and affordable access to quality medicine for patients suffering from AIDS, cancer, glaucoma, multiple sclerosis, chronic pain, and other serious illnesses. We provide quality-controlled medical cannabis to our registered members in an environment that is safe, comfortable, and professional.  BPG has provided free life-enhancing services to its patients, including therapeutic massage, acupuncture, support groups, peer counseling, educational events, legal assistance, and end-of-life palliative care. BPG’s philosophy of putting patients before all else compels us to be a philanthropic force in our community. BPG is a regular contributor to a variety of social causes and organizations that work to improve the lives of our patients and the community-at-large. 

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Afternoon Tour D: Steep Hill Labs

2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Steep Hill is an independently owned and operated cannabis analysis, biotechnology, and research and development facility. The Steep Hill laboratory in Oakland, California was BPG’s first testing and research facility. Located at the heart of the cannabis legalization movement and serving the largest population of legal cannabis consumers, Steep Hill California provides extensive cannabis testing services to any cultivators, processors, dispensaries, collectives and Proposition 215-compliant medical cannabis patients with a valid recommendation and state-issued picture ID. Steep Hill California works with its customers to ensure product quality and optimize production methods. Regardless of experience level or expected test sample volume, the Steep Hill California team is dedicated to helping customers find the right test packages to fit their needs, and we encourage you to consider our team as your go-to cannabis testing and knowledge resource.

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Afternoon Tour E: Dark Heart Nursery(SOLD OUT)

2:30 pm - 3:30 pm

Dark Heart Nursery is a cutting edge clone cannabis production facility. Daily operations implement Lean Manufacturing principles while our facility operates with a state of the art HVAC system and an in house fertigation system. 

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Late Afternoon Workshop A
(JUNIOR BALLROOM 1 - LEVEL II)

3:30 pm - 6:00 pm

Kara Bradford Kara Bradford Chief Talent Officer
Viridian Staffng

Late Afternoon Workshop B
(JUNIOR BALLROOM 2/3 - LEVEL II)

3:30 pm - 6:00 pm

Keith Roberts Keith Roberts President & Founder
Zenman

Afternoon Workshop C cont.
(ROOM 208 - LEVEL II)

3:30 pm - 6:00 pm

***Workshop C is a half-day CLE training from 1:00pm - 6:00 pm

*CLE registration priority for licensed attorneys. APPROVED FOR CLE CREDIT IN THE FOLLOWING STATES: California, Washington and Oregon.

 

CLE Topics & Schedule: 

3:20-4:20  Consumer Protection: Safety First  

4:30 – 5:30 Cannabis Business Financing: Strategies, Securities & Other Regs

 

 

 

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Mary Shapiro Mary Shapiro Managing Director
Evoke Law, PC

Afternoon Workshop D cont.
(JUNIOR BALLROOM 4 - LEVEL II)

3:30 pm - 6:00 pm

Jonathan Valdman Jonathan Valdman Director of Industry Relations
The Cannabis Conservancy LLC
Alex Cooley Alex Cooley Co-Founder
Solstice
Jacob Policzer Jacob Policzer Co-Founder and President
The Cannabis Conservancy LLC
Brian Farmer Brian Farmer Director of Auditing and Certification
The Cannabis Conservancy LLC

Late Afternoon Tour A: Harborside Health Center(SOLD OUT)

3:15 pm - 4:15 pm

With locations in Oakland and San Jose, Harborside Health Center is the premier medical cannabis dispensary in California. As one of the first alternative health facilities of its kind, Harborside offers the best quality product and compassionate, individualized service to all medical cannabis patients. Harborside also strives to protect community safety and cleanliness by strictly observing and enforcing state laws regarding medical cannabis. 

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Late Afternoon Tour B: CW Analytical Laboratories

3:15 pm - 4:15 pm

Through rigorous scientific testing procedures, CW Analytical ensures the safety and quality of medical marijuana products sold in dispensaries for improved patient safety.  CW Analytical provides dispensaries with important information about the safety, quality, and potency of their medicinal marijuana products. We also work with manufacturers of medical marijuana edibles to ensure dosage and label accuracy while also providing microbiological testing for quality assurance.

The PhDs on the CW Analytical team have the ability and experience to analyze a wide range of medical marijuana products, along with the academic and professional expertise required to interpret and defend our results. These attributes make CW Analytical the ideal candidate for providing third party product assurance for dispensaries, edible manufacturers, growers, and cultivation facilities.  Take a trip inside this unique medical cannabis testing company CW Analytical. 

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Late Afternoon Tour C: Berkeley Patients Group(SOLD OUT)

3:15 pm - 4:15 pm

Berkeley Patients Group (BPG) is the nation’s longest continuously operating medical cannabis dispensary. Over the past 16 years, BPG has provided safe and affordable access to quality medicine for patients suffering from AIDS, cancer, glaucoma, multiple sclerosis, chronic pain, and other serious illnesses. We provide quality-controlled medical cannabis to our registered members in an environment that is safe, comfortable, and professional.  BPG has provided free life-enhancing services to its patients, including therapeutic massage, acupuncture, support groups, peer counseling, educational events, legal assistance, and end-of-life palliative care. BPG’s philosophy of putting patients before all else compels us to be a philanthropic force in our community. BPG is a regular contributor to a variety of social causes and organizations that work to improve the lives of our patients and the community-at-large. 

 

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Late Afternoon Tour D: Steep Hill Labs

3:15 pm - 4:15 pm

Steep Hill is an independently owned and operated cannabis analysis, biotechnology, and research and development facility. The Steep Hill laboratory in Oakland, California was BPG’s first testing and research facility. Located at the heart of the cannabis legalization movement and serving the largest population of legal cannabis consumers, Steep Hill California provides extensive cannabis testing services to any cultivators, processors, dispensaries, collectives and Proposition 215-compliant medical cannabis patients with a valid recommendation and state-issued picture ID. Steep Hill California works with its customers to ensure product quality and optimize production methods. Regardless of experience level or expected test sample volume, the Steep Hill California team is dedicated to helping customers find the right test packages to fit their needs, and we encourage you to consider our team as your go-to cannabis testing and knowledge resource.

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Late Afternoon Tour E: Dark Heart Nursery(SOLD OUT)

3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Dark Heart Nursery is a cutting edge clone cannabis production facility. Daily operations implement Lean Manufacturing principles while our facility operates with a state of the art HVAC system and an in house fertigation system. 

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4:45 pm - 8:00 pm

5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

6:00 pm - 6:30 pm

GENERAL SUMMIT DAY ONE TUESDAY, JUNE 21, 2016

8:00 am - 10:00 am

10:00 am - 10:15 am

10:15 am - 11:00 am

Ahmed Rahim
Ahmed Rahim Co-Founder, CEO and Chief Alchemist
Numi Organic Tea
John Roulac
John Roulac CEO & Founder
Nutiva

11:00 am - 11:45 am

Gavin Newsom
Gavin Newsom Lieutenant Governor of California

12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

11:45 am - 12:15 pm

12:45 pm - 1:30 pm

Karin Lazarus
Karin Lazarus Author & Founder
Sweet Mary Jane

1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

TRACK 1 : The Fine Print: Money, Law, and Your Business
(EAST HALL 1 - LEVEL I)

TRACK 2 : Cultivation & Processing
(GRAND BALLROOM DE - LEVEL I)

TRACK 3 : Running Your CannaBusiness
(JUNIOR BALLROOM - LEVEL II)

Track 4 : Policy & Reform
(GRAND BALLROOM FGH - LEVEL I)

TRACK 5 : Leading Edge: Emerging Topics in the Cannabis Industry
(GRAND BALLROOM ABC - LEVEL I)

2:00 pm - 2:45 pm

Todd Winter Todd Winter Managing Partner
Winter LLP
Mary Shapiro Mary Shapiro Managing Director
Evoke Law, PC

2:00 pm - 2:45 pm

Guy Rocourt Guy Rocourt Partner & Lead Extraction Artist
Neos
Derek Cumings Derek Cumings Creative Director
incredibles

2:00 pm - 2:45 pm

Rhory Gould Rhory Gould CEO & Founder
ArborSide
Karl Keich Karl Keich Executive Director
Canna Consulting Group

2:00 pm - 2:45 pm

Art Way Art Way Senior Director of National Criminal Justice Reform Strategy & State Director of Colorado
Drug Policy Alliance
Steve Fox Steve Fox Director of VS Strategies & Of Counsel
Vicente Sederberg LLC

2:00 pm - 2:45 pm

Cynthia Ludwig Cynthia Ludwig Director, Technical Services
AOCS
David Egerton David Egerton VP of Technical Services
CW Analytical Laboratories
John MacKay John MacKay Senior Director, Strategic Technologies
Waters Corporation

3:00 pm - 3:45 pm

3:00 pm - 3:45 pm

Chris Wrenn Chris Wrenn Vice President of Americas Sales
AEssense Corp.
Alex Cooley Alex Cooley Co-Founder
Solstice

3:00 pm - 3:45 pm

Amy Poinsett Amy Poinsett Co-Founder & CEO
MJ Freeway
Diane Czarkowski Diane Czarkowski Founding Partner
Canna Advisors

3:00 pm - 3:45 pm

Sam Tracy Sam Tracy Business Development
4Front Ventures
Rob McEvoy Rob McEvoy VP Information & Writing Services
Shift Cannabis Co.

3:00 pm - 3:45 pm

Ah Warner Ah Warner Founder & CEO
Cannabis Basics

4:00 pm - 4:45 pm

Joe Rogoway Joe Rogoway Attorney at Law
Rogoway Law Group
Jay Czarkowski Jay Czarkowski Founding Partner
Canna Advisors

4:00 pm - 4:45 pm

Shelly Peterson Shelly Peterson Vice President of Light Product Solutions
urban-gro
Damian Solomon Damian Solomon Director of Cultivation
MedMen

4:00 pm - 4:45 pm

Jeannette Ward Jeannette Ward Director of Data and Marketing
MJ Freeway

4:00 pm - 4:45 pm

Erin Carlstrom Erin Carlstrom Associate Attorney
Rogoway Law Group

4:00 pm - 4:45 pm

Dr. Aseem Sappal Dr. Aseem Sappal Provost & Dean of the Faculty
Oaksterdam University
Maureen McNamara Maureen McNamara Founder & Chief Facilitator
Cannabis Trainers
Mark H. Slaugh Mark H. Slaugh Chief Executive Officer
iComply, LLC

4:45 pm - 5:15 pm

5:15 pm - 5:45 pm

5:45 pm - 6:15 pm

5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

GENERAL SUMMIT DAY TWO WEDNESDAY, JUNE 22, 2016

8:00 am - 10:00 am

9:30 am - 9:45 am

9:45 am - 10:00 am

10:00 am -10:45 am

10:45 am - 11:15 am

TRACK 1: The Fine Print: Money, Law, and Your Business
(EAST HALL 1 - LEVEL I)

TRACK 2: Cultivation & Processing
(GRAND BALLROOM DE - LEVEL I)

TRACK 3: Running Your CannaBusiness
(JUNIOR BALLROOM - LEVEL II)

TRACK 4: Policy & Reform
(GRAND BALLROOM FGH - LEVEL I)

TRACK 6: MEDICAL APPLICATIONS OF CANNABIS
(GRAND BALLROOM ABC - LEVEL I)

11:15 am - 12:00 pm

11:15 am - 12:00 pm

J. Chandler J. Chandler Vice President of Cultivation Technologies
urban-gro
Cynthia Ludwig Cynthia Ludwig Director, Technical Services
AOCS

11:15 am - 12:00 pm

Kara Bradford Kara Bradford Chief Talent Officer
Viridian Staffng
Corey Barnette Corey Barnette Owner & Operator
District Growers

11:15 am - 12:00 pm

John Hudak John Hudak Senior Fellow in Governance Studies and Managing Editor
Brookings Institution
Sarah Trumble Sarah Trumble Senior Policy Counsel
Third Way
Michael Correia Michael Correia Director of Government Relations
National Cannabis Industry Association
Graham Boyd Graham Boyd Founder & Director
New Approach PAC

11:15 am - 12:00 pm

Sue Sisley, M.D. Sue Sisley, M.D. Director of Medical Plant Research
HelioSpectra

12:00 pm - 12:30 pm

12:00 pm - 1:15 pm

1:15 pm - 2:00 pm

Joe Rogoway Joe Rogoway Attorney at Law
Rogoway Law Group
Al Foreman Al Foreman Partner & CIO
Tuatara Capital

1:15 pm - 2:00 pm

1:15 pm - 2:00 pm

Amanda Ostrowitz, Esq. Amanda Ostrowitz, Esq. Co-Founder & Chief Strategy Officer
CannaReg§

1:15 pm - 2:00 pm

1:15 pm - 2:00 pm

Nancy Whiteman Nancy Whiteman Co-founder & Co-owner
Wana Brands

2:15 pm - 3:00 pm

Mica Gross Mica Gross Director of Operations
Wana Brands

2:15 pm - 3:00 pm

Robert Martin Robert Martin Principal Scientist & Co-founder
CW Analytical Laboratories

2:15 pm - 3:00 pm

2:15 pm - 3:00 pm

Erin Carlstrom Erin Carlstrom Associate Attorney
Rogoway Law Group
Meg Collins Meg Collins Vice President of Public Affairs
Good Chemistry

3:00 pm - 3:15 pm

3:15 pm - 3:45 pm

Ellen Flenniken
Ellen Flenniken Deputy Director, Development
Drug Policy Alliance
Nate Bradley
Nate Bradley Executive Director & Co-Founder
California Cannabis Industry Association
James Anthony
James Anthony Counselor & Attorney at Law
Law Offices of James Anthony

3:45 PM