Agenda

July 25–27, 2018
San Jose, CA

Gain Valuable Insights to Accelerate Your Business

At NCIA’s Cannabis Business Summit & Expo, attendees can engage in three days of interactive material, including a Pre-Summit day filled with workshops, tours, and bootcamps.

Pre-Summit Workshops, CLE, and Tours

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Wednesday, July 25, 2018

8:00 AM

9:00 AM–12:00 PM

Morning Workshop A

Troy Dayton
CEO
Arcview
John Downs
Director of Business Development
Arcview

9:00 AM–12:00 PM

Morning Workshop B

Jacob Policzer
President & Founder
The Cannabis Conservancy
Brian Farmer
Co-Founder & Director of Auditing and Certification
The Cannabis Conservancy
Brittny Anderson
Co-Founder & Director of Operations
The Cannabis Conservancy

9:00 AM–12:00 PM

Full Day Bootcamp Workshop (9:00 AM–5:00 PM)

Robert T. Hoban
Managing Partner
Hoban Law Group
Patrick Goggin
Senior Attorney
Hoban Law Group
Giadha Aguirre de Carcer
Founder and CEO
New Frontier Data
Sumit Mehta
CEO
MAZAKALI

9:00 AM–12:00 PM

Emily Leongini
Associate
Arent Fox
Diane Romza-Katz
Partner
Thompson Coburn
Rebecca Stamey-White
Partner
Hinshaw & Carmichael
Shabnam Malek
Partner
Brand & Branch, LLP

9:00 AM–12:00 PM

Full-day Tour Package A (9:00AM–5:00PM)

9:00 AM–12:00 PM

Full-day Tour Package B (9:00 AM–5:00 PM)

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Morning Tour C: The Guild San Jose

12:00 PM–1:00 PM

1:00 PM–4:00 PM

Afternoon Workshop A

Karson Humiston
Founder & CEO
Vangst Talent

1:00 PM–4:00 PM

Afternoon Workshop B

1:00 PM–4:00 PM

Full Day Bootcamp Workshop (continued)

Robert T. Hoban
Managing Partner
Hoban Law Group
Patrick Goggin
Senior Attorney
Hoban Law Group
Giadha Aguirre de Carcer
Founder and CEO
New Frontier Data
Sumit Mehta
CEO
MAZAKALI

1:00 PM–5:00 PM

Emily Leongini
Associate
Arent Fox
Diane Romza-Katz
Partner
Thompson Coburn
Rebecca Stamey-White
Partner
Hinshaw & Carmichael
Shabnam Malek
Partner
Brand & Branch, LLP

1:00 PM–5:00 PM

Full-day Tour Package A (9:00 AM–5:00 PM) (continued)

1:00 PM–5:00 PM

Full-day Tour Package B (9:00 AM–5:00 PM) (continued)

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Afternoon Tour C: The Guild San Jose

General Summit Day One

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Thursday, July 26, 2018

8:00 AM–10:00 AM

10:00 AM

10:00 AM–10:30 AM

Aaron Smith
Executive Director
National Cannabis Industry Association

10:30 AM–11:15 AM

Opening Keynote

11:30 AM–1:30 PM

1:30 PM–2:30 PM

TRACK 1

MODERATOR
Rachel K. Gillette

Partner
Greenspoon Marder LLP
Jim Thorburn
Attorney
Thorburn Walker
Henry Wykowski
Attorney
Henry G. Wykowski & Associates
Ron Seigneur
Managing Partner
Seigneur Gustafson LLP
Luigi Zamarra
Owner
Luigi, CPA

1:30 PM–2:30 PM

TRACK 2

Dr. Jonathan Vaught
CEO and Founder
Front Range Biosciences
Courtney Maltais
Founder
The Clear™

1:30 PM–2:30 PM

TRACK 3

Jessica Lukas
Client Engagement
BDS Analytics, Inc.
Taylor West
Senior Communications Director
COHNNABIS

1:30 PM–2:30 PM

TRACK 4

MODERATOR
Matt Schweich

Executive Director
Marijuana Policy Project
Jasmine L. Tyler
Advocacy Director, US Programs
Human Rights Watch
John Hudak
Deputy Director of the Center for Effective Public Management and a Senior Fellow in Governance Studies
Brookings Institution
Jolene Forman
Staff Attorney
Drug Policy Alliance

1:30 PM–2:30 PM

TRACK 5

MODERATOR
Anne Forkutza

Director of Customer Experience
Cova Software
Roger Obando
Co-Founder & CTO
Baker Technologies
Colby McKenzie
Co-Founder
Eyechronic
Nico Roberts
Co-Founder
Rootery

2:45 PM–3:45 PM

MODERATOR
Emily Paxhia

Managing Director
Poseidon Asset Management
Sumit Mehta
CEO
MAZAKALI

2:45 PM–3:45 PM

Scott Milne
President
Rocky Mountain Efficiency Group

2:45 PM–3:45 PM

MODERATOR
Jeanine Moss

CEO
AnnaBis Style
Christie Strong
Marketing Communications Manager
Kiva Confections
Amy Larson
VP Marketing
COHNNABIS
Chris Foster
North American President
Burson-Marsteller

2:45 PM–3:45 PM

MODERATOR
Lindsay Robinson

Executive Director
California Cannabis Industry Association
Joe Segilia
General Counsel
Terra Tech Corp.
Lara DeCaro
Founder & Board Member
National Cannabis Bar Association
Allison Margolin
Founding Partner
Margolin & Lawrence

2:45 PM–3:45 PM

Beau Whitney
Senior Economist
New Frontier Data

4:00 PM–5:00 PM

MODERATOR
Kelvin Keith

Senior Manager of Global Business Development
Tidel
Alan Hanson
Attorney
Emerge Law Group
Dana Chaves
Sr. Director of Business Development
Ms. Mary Staffing/Hybrid Payroll

4:00 PM–5:00 PM

MODERATOR
Brittny Anderson

Co-Founder & Director of Operations
The Cannabis Conservancy
Colin Bell
Co-founder & Chief Growth Officer
Growcentia

4:00 PM–5:00 PM

MODERATOR
Andrea Unsworth

Owner
Tulip & Oak Consulting
Jason Thomas
CEO & Managing Broker
Avalon Realty Advisors, Inc.

4:00 PM–5:00 PM

MODERATOR
James Anthony

Founder and Lead Attorney
Law Offices of James Anthony

4:00 PM–5:00 PM

Lauren Fraser
Chair
California Distributors Associations
Nicole Howell Neubert
Principal
Clark Neubert LLP
Felipe Recalde
Founder
RISE Brands

5:00 - 7:00 PM

General Summit Day Two

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Friday, July 27, 2018

10:00 AM–10:45 AM

10:45 AM–11:15 AM

11:15 AM–12:15 PM

TRACK 1

MODERATOR
Heidi Quan

Attorney at Law
Murchison & Cumming LLP
David Elkind
Partner
Lowenstein Sandler LLP
Patrick McManamon
Founder and Managing Director
Cannasure Insurance Services, LLC

11:15 AM–12:15 PM

TRACK 2

Katie Das
Owner
Stand Assured Consulting Group
Ilan Weiss
Principal
MNfuse LLC

11:15 AM–12:15 PM

TRACK 3

Nancy Whiteman
Owner
Wana Brand
Adam Cole
Learning & Development Specialist
Native Roots Dispensary

11:15 AM–12:15 PM

TRACK 4

11:15 AM–12:15 PM

TRACK 5

Dr. Christopher Shade, PhD
CEO & Founder
THR Technologies
Dr. Richard Kaufman
Chief Science Officer
NanoSphere Health Sciences Inc.

12:15 PM–1:30 PM

1:30 PM–2:30 PM

MODERATOR
Carly Alameda

Partner
Farella Braun + Martel
Khurshid Khoja
Principal
Greenbridge Corporate Counsel
Bob Holtzapple
Partner
Farella Braun + Martel
Zela G. Claiborne
Mediator & Arbitrator
JAMS Mediation, Arbitration and ADR Services

1:30 PM–2:30 PM

Jake Heimark
Founder and CEO
Plus Products
Simone Cimiluca-Radzins
Founder and CEO
Kalogia
Peter Suddard
Director of Sales
Veld

1:30 PM–2:30 PM

Ian Stewart
Chair
Wilson Elser's National Cannabis Law Practice Team
Eduardo Provencio
General Counsel
Mary’s Brands
Ryan Sullivan
Corporate Counsel
BIC Corporation

1:30 PM–2:30 PM

MODERATOR
Jason Horst

Principal
Horst Legal Counsel

1:30 PM–2:30 PM

Lisa Jordan
Director of Marketing
Canna Advisors

2:45 PM–3:45 PM

MODERATOR
Sean McAllister

Attorney
McAllister Garfield
Kimberly R. Simms
Attorney
Law Office of Kimberly R. Simms, APC
Shabnam Malek
Partner
Brand & Branch, LLP
Tanya Hoke
Managing Director
Galen Diligence

2:45 PM–3:45 PM

MODERATOR
AC Braddock

CEO
Eden Labs LLC
Ethan Moon
Chief Operating Officer
Viridios LLC

2:45 PM–3:45 PM

MODERATOR
Amanda Conley

Partner
Brand & Branch LLP
Marc Graboyes
Co-founder & CEO
Next Frontier Biosciences

2:45 PM–3:45 PM

MODERATOR
Shawn Hauser

Senior Associate
Vicente Sederberg LLC
Genny Kiley
Attorney
Emerge Law Group
Rod Kight
Attorney
Kight Law Office

2:45 PM–3:45 PM

Ellen Moy
Attorney
Greenbridge Corporate Counsel

4:00 PM–5:00 PM

Steve Fox
Director
NCIA's Policy Council

5:00 PM

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