From the Publishers of Marijuana Business Daily Marijuana Business Daily's

November 11-13, 2015
Rio All Suites Hotel & Casino, Las Vegas
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Fall 2015 Agenda Coming Soon

The Fall 2015 Agenda will be posted shortly. Until then, you can review the Spring 2015 agenda and read session descriptions and speaker bios.


8:00-6:00pm Registration Open
12:30-5:00pm Marijuana Business Crash CourseĀ (additional fee)
5:00-7:00pm Welcome Reception in the Expo Halls
8:00-9:30am Illinois MMJ Business
Networking Breakfast

(additional fee)
Networking Breakfast
in the Expo Halls
9:00-9:45am Opening Session – Exclusive Industry Projections, Profitability Benchmarks and Business Data
George Jage, Marijuana Business Media
Chris Walsh, Marijuana Business Daily


Steven Levitt, Author of Freakonomics
11:00-12:00pm Investor Pitch Slam
12:00-2:00pm Networking Lunch in the Expo Halls
TRACKS Track 1 Track 2 Track 3
2:00-2:50pm New Markets: The Native American Marijuana Industry

Jeff Doctor, Indian Cannabis Coalition
Demitri Downing,Medican Nations
Lael R. Echo-Hawk, Garvey Shubert Barber
California Cannabusiness Forum:
The $1 Billion Market

Andrew DeAngelo, Harborside Health Center
Lakisha Jenkins,California Cannabis Industry Association
Kenny Morrison,Venice Cookie Company
3:00-3:50pm The Testing Conundrum: Challenges, Methods and the Future

Michelle Sexton, PhytaLab
Steph Sherer, Americans for Safe Access
Ken Snoke, Emerald Scientific
Tapping Big New MMJ Markets: Nevada, Illinois and New York

Adam Bierman, MedMen
Sara Gullickson, MariMed
Trent Woloveck, American Cannabis Consulting
Roundtables: Dispensaries & Recreational Stores
4:00-4:50pm From Startups to Starbucks: Building a Retail Brand

Charles Cain, Former Starbucks Vice President
Recreational Marijuana:
Opportunities in the Next New States

Tim Cullen, Colorado Harvest Company
Tripp Keber, Dixie Brands
Alex Rodriguez, Cannar
Roundtables: Edibles & Infused Product Makers
5:00-6:30pm Cocktails in the Expo Halls
7:00-9:00pm Marijuana Business Daily’s 5th Year Kick Off Celebration!
(additional fee)
DAY 2: THURSDAY MAY 21, 2015
8:00-10:00am Marijuana Business Investors Networking Breakfast
(additional fee)
Networking Breakfast
in the Expo Halls
TRACKS Track 1 Track 2 Track 3
9:30-10:20am Cannabinoid Therapy: The Next Big Biotech Industry

Josh Stanley, Citiva Medical
Top Challenges for Commercial Growers: Consolidation, Competition and Cost

Jay Czarkowski, Canna Advisors
Mitchell Stern, Burning Bush Nurseries
Dispensary & Retail Real Estate: Renting vs. Buying, Layout & Design, Expansion

Matthew Abel, Cannabis Counsel P.L.C.
Meg Sanders, Mindful
Megan Stone, High Road Design Studio
10:30-11:20am Insider View: Insights on Banking From a Former FinCEN Official

Tom Fleming, Former Assistant Director at FinCEN
Crop Optimization: Advanced Growing Methods, Tech & Tactics

James Lowe, MJardin
Ed Rosenthal, Quantum 9 Inc.
Battling the Black Market: Tips for Winning Patients, Customers

Rhory Gould, Arborside
Patricia Rosi, Wellness Connection of Maine
Aaron Varney, Dockside Cannabis
11:30-12:15pm Banking Update: Spring 2015 Developments & Trends

Lance Ott, Guardian Data Systems
Jacque Riordon, Riordon Consulting
John Sullivan,Integrated Compliance Solutions
Indoors vs. Greenhouse vs. Field Grows: Cost, Quality & Yield

Stephen Keen, Surna
Matthew Sampson, North Coast Growers
Tom Vezdos, Rough Brothers
Dispensary Dosing, Strain Advice for Key Medical Conditions

Aari Ruben, Desert Bloom Re-leaf Center
Cy Scott, Leafly
12:00-2:00pm Networking Lunch in the Expo Halls
TRACKS Track 1 Track 2 Track 3
2:00-2:50pm Cannabusiness Finance: Managing Large Amounts of Cash

Andrew DeAngelo, Harborside Health Center
Noah Stokes, CannaGuard Security
Major Legal Concerns for Cannabusiness Investors

Robert Hoban, Hoban & Feola, LLC
Khurshid Khoja, Greenbridge Law
Dina Rollman, Rollman Law Group, P.C.
Top Edibles & Concentrates Product Trends

Julie Berliner, Sweet Grass Kitchen
Len Goodman, New MexiCann Natural Medicine
Kenny Morrison,Venice Cookie Company
3:00-3:50pm IPO Craze: Should You Go Public? Warnings, Advice and What to Expect

Scott Greiper, Viridian Capital & Research
Derek Peterson, Terra Tech
Marijuana Business Expansion Financing: Valuations, Sources & Tactics
Scott Jordan, Dynamic Funding, Inc.
Douglas H. Leighton, Dutchess Capital
Adam Denmark Cohen, MJardin
The Future of Edibles Packaging & Dosing

Julie Dooley, Julie’s Natural Edibles
Ata Gonzalez,, G Farma Labs
Arnold Heckman, Cannaline
4:00-4:45pm Closing General Session – Future Shock: Marijuana Business, Finance & Legal Projections

Ata Gonzalez, G Farma Labs
Brendan Kennedy, Privateer Holdings
Steph Sherer, Americans for Safe Access
Josh Stanley, Citiva Medical
Andy Williams, Medicine Man

*all sessions and speakers are subject to change without notice.

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