Keynote Speaker


Dia Simms

CEO and Former President , BRN Group, Combs Enterprises

An award-winning entrepreneur, Dia Simms’ latest venture, BRN Group, is a New York-based cannabis tech company that focuses on building…

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Featured Speakers


Hilary Black

Chief Advocacy Officer , Canopy Growth

As Chief Advocacy Officer at Canopy Growth, Hilary’s mandate includes driving patient advocacy efforts worldwide, executing the Company’s global corporate…

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Andrew Livingston

Director of Economics & Research, Vicente Sederberg

Andrew Livingston serves a unique role as an economist, business analyst, and general cannabis policy work in Vicente Sederberg’s Denver…

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Eli McVey

Research Editor, Marijuana Business Daily

Eli has been a data-driven researcher throughout his career. He previously worked as an analyst for Nielsen, where he provided…

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Courtney N. Moran

Chief Legislative Strategist; Founding Principal, Agricultural Hemp Solutions; Earth Law

Courtney N. Moran, LL.M. founding principal of EARTH Law, LLC and chief legislative strategist for Agricultural Hemp Solutions, LLC is…

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Kristen Nichols

Hemp Editor, Marijuana Business Daily

Kristen is a Denver-based reporter for Marijuana Business Daily specializing in the hemp and CBD industries. Previously, she worked at…

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Speakers


Amy Andrle

Co-owner, L'Eagle Services

Amy Andrle, lives in Denver, Colorado and is co-owner of L’Eagle Services, a sustainable recreational dispensary, MIP, and cultivation facility…

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Rachael Z. Ardanuy

Attorney, RZA Legal

Rachael is a Denver-based cannabis business attorney and the founder of RZA Legal. She provides clients with guidance and counsel…

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Pamela Berstler

Principal, Flower to the People

Pamela Berstler, is a nationally recognized expert on soil and water management who developed the Watershed Approach, a regenerative landscape…

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Debbie Custer

Founder & CEO, Coeus Research

Debbie founded Coeus Research, a Virginia-based research firm for startup consumer products. Coeus provides entrepreneurs with key strategic processes to…

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Judy Daniels

Founder & Principal Geospatial Soil Scientist, Soil Sage

Dr. Judy Daniels is the Founder, Soil Scientist and Geospatial Ecologist at Soil Sage. Her current work and scientific projects…

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Jackson Garth, MBA, DBA

President & CEO, Verde Leaf

As a hemp advisor, Dr. Garth addresses challenges farmers face in the hemp arena including license acquisition, hemp cultivation &…

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Tom Dermody

Vice President of Strategic Development, International Hemp Solutions

As the Vice President of Strategic Development at International Hemp Solutions Tom Dermody is a hemp industry veteran with a…

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Adam Greenberg

CEO, iUNU

Adam Greenberg is the CEO of iUNU, a Seattle based startup that provides AI and computervision technology to greenhouses. Mr. Greenberg…

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Jonathan Havens

Partner & Co-Chair Cannabis Law, Saul Ewing Arnstein & Lehr

Jonathan is the co-chair of the Cannabis Law Practice, chair of the Food and Beverage Practice at Saul Ewing Arnstein…

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Corbett Hefner

VP, R&D and Business Development, Formation AG

Corbett serves as the VP of R&D and Business Development for Formation AG. Formation AG builds harvest, processing and decorticating…

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Jenelle Kim

Founder & Formulator , JBK Wellness Labs

Dr. Jenelle Kim, DACM, L.Ac., is the founder and leader formulator for JBK Wellness Labs. Dr. Kim is devoted to…

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John MacKay, Ph.D.

Founder & CEO, Synergistic Technologies Associates

John is an internationally recognized scientific expert in analytical testing, extraction and purification techniques within the botanical space He founded…

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Kristie Mallow

Founder, Farm to Market Hemp

Kristie Mallow worked to normalize cannabis use among corporate professionals in an effort to promote removing cannabis stigma and as…

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Roz McCarthy

Founder & CEO, Minorities for Medical Marijuana

As Founder & CEO for Minorities for Medical Marijuana Roz has been recognized by High Times Magazine as one of…

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Gia Morón

President, Women Grow

With 25 years of experience in public relations, Gia currently serves as President of Women Grow. In this role, she…

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Jason Ortiz

President, Minority Cannabis Business Association

Jason Ortiz is a founding board member of the Minority Cannabis Business Association and serves as President of the Board. He received…

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Blake Patterson

CEO, MarketHub

Blake Patterson is Co-founder and CEO for MarketHub Retail Services. MarketHub has proven itself to be a leader in the…

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Josh Schneider

CEO & Co-Founder, Cultivaris Hemp

Josh is a true innovator always pushing boundaries and working to improve upon the status quo. He is CEO & Co-Founder at Cultavris…

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Derek Smith

Executive Director and Board Member, Resource Innovation Institute

Derek Smith is Executive Director and Co-Founder of Resource Innovation Institute (RII), a national non-profit whose mission is to promote…

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Adrienne Snow

Co-founder & Business Development Manager, Western States Hemp

Adrienne is an entrepreneur who has put her stamp on the Silver State by developing the business framework for a…

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Chelsie Spencer

Attorney, Ritter Spencer

Chelsie Spencer is a cannabis and hemp attorney. She is a founding member of Ritter Spencer PLLC. Chelsie practices in…

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Steve Taormina

Business Development Manager, NSF International

Steve Taormina is a 25-year veteran to the natural products industry. He has worked for Whole Foods Markets corporate offices…

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Steven Turetsky

Managing Director, Shi Farms

Steven manages Shi Farms, a 300-acre operation in Pueblo, Colorado, that offers extraction and wholesale CBD ingredients to marijuana and…

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Marielle Kahn Weintraub, Ph.D.

President , US Hemp Authority

Marielle Weintraub, Ph.D. is a founding board member and the current President of the U.S. Hemp Authority. The U.S. Hemp Authority…

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Preston Whitfield

Director of Hemp Operations, FlexMOD

Preston Whitfield joined FlexMOD Solutions as the Director of Hemp Operations. FlexMOD is a design and build firm with collective…

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