Spring 2016 Agenda PRE-CONFERENCE: MONDAY, MAY 9, 2016 8:00-6:00pm Registration Open 10:00-5:00pm Marijuana Business Crash Course (additional fee) 5:00-7:00pm Welcome Reception in the Expo Halls DAY 1: TUESDAY, MAY 10, 2016 8:00-9:30am Women’s Marijuana Business Breakfast (additional fee) Networking Breakfast in the Expo Halls Expo Halls Open 9:00-9:45am Keynote: Market Projections, Benchmark Data & Industry OutlookChris Walsh – Editorial Director, Marijuana Business Daily 9:45-10:35am Keynote: Generational Engagement Strategiesfor the Cannabis Industry Chuck Underwood – Demographic Study Pioneer and Author 11:00-12:00pm The Great Debates: Opposing Views on Hot-Button IssuesEan Seeb, Steve White, Patrick Devlin, Wanda James, Steph Sherer, Dale Sky Jones 12:00-2:00pm Networking Lunch in the Expo Halls 2:00-2:50pm The Tipping Point: The Time is Now for MMJ Legalization John Morgan – Medical Marijuana Legalization Advocate 3:00-3:50pm Future of Medical Marijuana in a Rec WorldDr. Jack D’Angelo, Rachael Speegle, Lilach Power, John Lord 4:00-5:00pm Election Overview: Battleground States, Market Impact & Keys to VictoryRob Kampia, Chris Walsh, Zeta Ceti, Ethan Nadelmann 7:00-9:00pm The #MJBizCon Mixer (additional fee) DAY 2: WEDNESDAY, MAY 11, 2016 8:00-9:30am Marijuana Business Investors Breakfast (additional fee) Networking Breakfast in the Expo Halls Expo Halls Open TRACKS Track 1 Track 2 Track 3 Roundtables 9:30-10:20am Growing Dispensaries: Acquisitions, Add-Ons & Additional LocationsMeg Collins, Steve White, Lauren Rudick Cultivation Facilities of the Future & Scaling a GrowMatt Gulden, Autumn Rose Karcey, Jacob Salazar, Nate Mendel Developing a Dominant Infused Products BrandNancy Whiteman, Patrick Devlin Generational Campaign Strategy WorkshopChuck Underwood 10:30-11:20am Retail Trends: Technology, Design & Product MixMegan Stone, Scott Levy Upcoming Challenges for Growers: Conservation, Pricing Pressure & CommoditizationKathleen Hokanson, Sara Batterby Going National: Possibilities & Pitfalls in Infused Products ExpansionDahlia Mertens, Tripp Keber Generational Marketing WorkshopChuck Underwood 11:30-12:15pm The Testing Conundrum: Finding a Credible, Reliable LabKen Snoke, Cynthia Ludwig Wholesale Grows: Gaining More Retail Clients & Market ShareAlex Cooley, Maryam Mirnateghi Coming Soon: Regulatory Trends for Infused Products MakersDiane Romza-Kutz, Manny Munson-Regala Retail RoundtablesRoundtable registration will open soon. 12:00-1:30pm Networking Lunch in the Expo Halls TRACKS Track 1 Track 2 Track 3 Roundtables 2:00-2:50pm In the Penalty Box: Top Regulatory Infractions & Issues for Cannabis RetailersSteve Owens, A. Michelle Blakeley Staying Small: Competing With Big Grows & the Case for Craft CannabisDavid Galluzzi, Rich Abromeit 2016 Fundraising & Investing OutlookEmily Paxhia (moderator), Troy Dayton, Jeanne Sullivan, Tom Quigley Infused Products RoundtablesRoundtable registration will open soon. 3:00-3:50pm Surviving Challenges: Sluggish Markets, Price Wars, CompetitionBruce Nassau, Manny Munson-Regala, Tim Smale All the Rage: Converting to a GreenhouseShivawn Brady, Shelly Peterson, Karl Keich Bootstrapping a Company & Determining When to Seek FinancingAmy Poinsett, Bob Carp Cultivation RoundtablesRoundtable registration will open soon. 4:00-4:45pm What to Expect When You’re Expecting: Challenges, Opportunities in Transitioning to RecKarl Keich, Meg Sanders, Shane McKee The Status of CBD: Demand, Preferences & PossibilitiesRobert Hoban, Gregory Smith Closed Closed *all sessions and speakers are subject to change without notice.