(Presentation) The legalization of cannabis marks the next stage in the normalization of cannabis. This presentation will take stock of current public perspectives on cannabis and connect it to the regulatory environment facing legal adult use recreational cannabis. The presentation will then look at the coming edibles opportunity and use a social acceptance approach to create a pathway to a balanced regulatory environment for cannabis in Canada.
This presentation delves into the historic parallels and current trends on national and international levels.
(Presentation) Despite the vernacular term "weed", cannabis growing is an art as much as it is a science and at times the artist/scientist just has a bad day. Whether it's nutrient deficiencies or problem pests, join Av Singh, PhD, PAg and Randy Flemming (aka the Pot Whisperer) as they highlight the common cultivation mis-practices that lead to your cannabis plant not growing as healthy as you would want.
(Interview) Ed Rosenthal – a.k.a the Guru of Ganja - is the cannabis industry’s distinguished veteran in the war between federal and state rights. The horticulturalist, author and longtime High Times columnist stepped up to help meet demand when California okayed medicinal marijuana (under the Compassionate Use Act of 1996). And he was among the first medicinal growers to be tried (twice) for what the Fed still considered a crime. His activism opened eyes and helped bring about the legislative loosening of oppressive “Drug War” laws we enjoy today.
(Presentation) Join Michael Shumate, Partner in MNP’s U.S. Corporate Tax Practice, as he walks you through the complexities of U.S. cannabis companies going public in Canadian markets. Learn more about how to structure your corporation for tax efficiencies and remaining compliant with Canadian regulations. SPONSORED BY:
All too often, operators overseeing cultivation facility design, build-out & production are not granted the luxury of spare time or energy to carefully consider different options in the larger scheme of things. Maintain regulatory compliance & move as quickly as possible is the general mantra in cannabis industry start-ups. The principles of resource efficiency & operational resiliency provide a great foundation from which operators can place in the backdrop of major decision points. Join Jonathan Cachat, PhD (CTO, SunGrown Zero) & (John Perricone?) for a conversation covering what exactly resource efficiency and operational resiliency mean, and how you can apply these principles to reduce costs and increase longevity of your business.
What are Cryptos, Tokens and BlockChains (Distributed Ledger Technology)? How can this Technology be Introduced to the Cannabis Industry, Benefits and Use Cases. Review of Current Cannabis Tokens, BlockChains and Crypto Technologies The Future of Cannabis Cryptos and why companies need to create a Canna-Crypto Solution now Growing your Cannabiz on the Cannabis Internet BlockChain · How Individuals can Participate in the Era of Crypto Cannabis
Levi Swanson will focus on how to maximize the full genetic potential of cannabis plants through proper fertilization techniques. The importance of using cannabis specific pharmaceutical grade fertilizer while growing medicinal cannabis to imperative to the process, and will be explained in detail during this presentation. SPONSORED BY:
PRØHBTD creates, builds and markets cannabis brands to global audiences. The company has helped more than 100 cannabis companies build their businesses through a variety of brand development and content programs. CEO Drake Sutton-Shearer will lead this exclusive opportunity to learn about cannabis brand building. Drake has spent the past 25 years helping some of the biggest brands in the world introduce and scale their products and services. In this fast paced and informational seminar you will learn how to develop a cannabis brand that will drive sales, create customer loyalty and work within the restrictive framework of Canadian packaging requirements.
Expand your Market Opportunity, Increase Revenue, and Protect your License by Reducing Mold in your Grow Operations
(Presentation) As the cannabis industry in Canada approaches full legalization and export market opportunities increase, a microbial contaminant remediation strategy is more critical than ever. Join Arthur de Cordova as he discusses the problems high total yeast and mold counts (TYMC) can cause, the benefits of using radio frequency treatment vs. other treatment methods to safeguard against these issues, and the business reasons for incorporating this solution into your SOPs. RF treatment is an organic, non-toxic, and chemical-free process that retains cannabis potency and terpenes.