July 25–27, 2018
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Jacob Policzer

President & Founder The Cannabis Conservancy

Brian Farmer

Co-Founder & Director of Auditing and CertificationThe Cannabis Conservancy

Brittny Anderson

Co-Founder & Director of OperationsThe Cannabis Conservancy

Aaron Smith

Executive DirectorNational Cannabis Industry Association

Jasmine L. Tyler

Advocacy Director, US ProgramsHuman Rights Watch

Matt Schweich

Executive DirectorMarijuana Policy Project

Emily Paxhia

Managing DirectorPoseidon Asset Management

Christie Strong

Marketing Communications ManagerKiva Confections

Jeanine Moss

CEOAnnaBis Style

Allison Margolin

Founding PartnerMargolin & Lawrence

Lindsay Robinson

Executive DirectorCalifornia Cannabis Industry Association

James Anthony

Founder and Lead AttorneyAnthony Law Group

Jake Heimark

Founder and CEOPlus Products

Jason Horst

PrincipalHorst Legal Counsel

Kimberly R. Simms

AttorneyLaw Office of Kimberly R. Simms, APC

Sean McAllister

AttorneyMcAllister Garfield

Jim Thorburn

AttorneyThorburn Walker

Dr. Jonathan Vaught

CEO and FounderFront Range Biosciences

John Hudak

Senior FellowBrookings Institution

Anne Forkutza

Director of Customer ExperienceCova Software

Sumit Mehta


Amy Larson


Joe Segilia

General CounselTerra Tech Corp.

Lara DeCaro

Founder & Board MemberNational Cannabis Bar Association

Alan Hanson

AttorneyEmerge Law Group

Kelvin Keith

Senior Manager of Global Business DevelopmentTidel

David Elkind

PartnerLowenstein Sandler LLP

Heidi Quan

Attorney at LawMurchison & Cumming LLP

Nancy Whiteman

OwnerWana Brand

Khurshid Khoja

PrincipalGreenbridge Corporate Counsel

Simone Cimiluca-Radzins

Founder and CEOKalogia

Ethan Moon

Chief Operating OfficerViridios LLC

Ian Stewart

ChairWilson Elser's National Cannabis Law Practice Team

Eduardo Provencio

General CounselMary’s Brands

Amanda Conley

PartnerBrand & Branch LLP

Lisa Jordan

Director of MarketingCanna Advisors

Shabnam Malek

PartnerBrand & Branch LLP

Carly Alameda

PartnerFarella Braun + Martel

Tanya Hoke

Managing DirectorGalen Diligence

Patrick McManamon

Founder and Managing DirectorCannasure Insurance Services, LLC

Olivia Mannix

Founder & CEOCannabrand

Henry Wykowski

AttorneyHenry G. Wykowski & Associates

Beau Whitney

Senior EconomistNew Frontier Data

Steve Fox

DirectorNCIA's Policy Council

John Downs

Director of Business DevelopmentArcview

Troy Dayton

CEOThe Arcview Group

Denyelle Bruno

PresidentTender Greens

Jessica Lukas

Client EngagementBDS Analytics, Inc.

Jason Thomas

CEO & Managing BrokerAvalon Realty Advisors, Inc.

Andrea Unsworth

OwnerTulip & Oak Consulting

Dr. Christopher Shade, PhD

CEO & FounderTHR Technologies

Patrick Goggin

Senior AttorneyHoban Law Group

Robert T. Hoban

Managing PartnerHoban Law Group

Taylor West

Senior Communications DirectorCOHNNABIS

Giadha Aguirre de Carcer

Founder and CEONew Frontier Data

AC Braddock

CEOEden Labs LLC

Ryan Sullivan

Corporate CounselBIC Corporation

Courtney Maltais

Founder and Lead BotanistThe Clear™

Roger Obando

Co-Founder & CTOBaker Technologies

Bob Holtzapple

PartnerFarella Braun + Martel

Adam Cole

Learning & Development SpecialistNative Roots Dispensary

Peter Suddard

Director of SalesVeld

Katie Das

OwnerStand Assured Consulting Group

Dr. Richard Kaufman

Chief Science OfficerNanoSphere Health Sciences Inc.

Ron Seigneur

Managing Partner Seigneur Gustafson LLP

Luigi Zamarra

OwnerLuigi, CPA

Colby McKenzie


Scott Milne

PresidentRocky Mountain Efficiency Group

Colin Bell

Co-founder & Chief Growth OfficerGrowcentia

Lauren Fraser

Founding Director Cannabis Distribution Association

Nicole Howell Neubert

PrincipalClark Neubert LLP

Marc Graboyes

Co-founder & CEONext Frontier Biosciences

Genny Kiley

AttorneyEmerge Law Group

Ellen Moy

AttorneyGreenbridge Corporate Counsel

Karson Humiston

Founder & CEOVangst Talent

Emily Leongini

AssociateArent Fox

Diane Romza-Kutz

PartnerThompson Coburn

Michael Correia

Director of Government RelationsNational Cannabis Industry Association

Rebecca Stamey-White

PartnerHinman & Carmichael LLP

Rachel K. Gillette

PartnerGreenspoon Marder LLP

Brett Roper

CEO & Co-FounderMedicine Man Technologies

Nico Roberts


Felipe Recalde

FounderRISE Brands

Jolene Forman

Staff AttorneyDrug Policy Alliance

Ilan Weiss

PrincipalMNfuse LLC

Zela G. Claiborne

Mediator & ArbitratorJAMS Mediation, Arbitration and ADR Services

Shawn Hauser

Senior AssociateVicente Sederberg LLC

Rod Kight

AttorneyKight Law Office

Dana Chaves

Sr. Director of Business DevelopmentMs. Mary Staffing/Hybrid Payroll

Shawna Seldon McGregor

Managing PartnerGrasslands

Afzal Hasan

EVP, Corporate Development & General CounselCannaRoyalty

Mary Shapiro

Managing DirectorEvoke Law

Marco Materazzi

ShareholderEmerge Law Group

Aaron Flynn

Co-ChairSan Francisco Chapter of the California Growers Association

Carmella Murphy Houston

Vice President – Business ServicesSalal Credit Union

Mara Gordon

FounderAunt Zelda's Inc.

Adam Mintz

McKinney Capital

Carrie Roberts

Director of Client ServicesMedicine Man Technologies

Amy O’Gorman Jenkins

Senior Policy Director California Cannabis Industry Association

Hailey Stephenson

Assistant Vice PresidentNorick Risk Funding Concepts

Lanese Martin

Co-Founder + Co-Executive Director Hood Incubator

Stephanie Moriarty

Principal and Commercial Insurance Broker Abe Insurance

Camille Dixon

Statewide Program Manager and Cannabis Insurance External Affairs DirectorCalifornia Department of Insurance

Shay Aaron Gilmore

AttorneyThe Law Office of Shay Aaron Gilmore

James Marek

CEOStratton Agency

Phil Cherner

Denver Attorney (Retired)Law Office of Phil Cherner

Pamela Epstein

Managing Partner and CEOGreen Wise Consulting

Karen J. Bernstein

AttorneyBernstein IP

Dr. Bao Le

Co-Founder & CEOBAS Research

Michael Chernis

AttorneyChernis Law Group

Corinne Celko

ShareholderEmerge Law Group

Jaime Lewis

Coldwater Consulting

James Cole

Former Deputy Attorney General of the United StatesPartner at Sidley Austin LLP

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