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10:00 am - 4:00 pm Meet-Ups, Networking Lounge and Expo Hall
Networking Lounge
11:30 am - 12:15 pm "Survive to Thrive" Executive Strategies
Navigating the Current Landscape: An Update on the USDA and FDA
Jonathan Havens
Partner & Co-Chair Cannabis Law , Saul Ewing Arnstein & Lehr
12:00 pm - 12:30 pm Hemp Hangout - Roundtable Conversations
Hemp Hangout Roundtable Discussion: Navigating Brokers, Strategic Partners and Mitigating Risk
Rocco Petrilli
Chairman , National Cannabis Risk Management Association
12:30 pm - 1:15 pm "Survive to Thrive" Executive Strategies
Breaking through the Bottleneck: Solving Today’s Supply Chain Glitches in the Hemp Market for Tomorrow
Annie Rouse
CEO , Overcome
Alex Seleznov
Treasurer , National Hemp Association
1:00 pm - 1:30 pm Roundtable Conversations
Cultivation Roundtable: How Are Social Distancing Guidelines Affecting Your Cultivation Operations? *This roundtable will include both marijuana and hemp operators
Steve Allan
President , Caliva
1:30 pm - 2:15 pm "Survive to Thrive" Executive Strategies
A New World: How Hemp Operators Have Adapted in the 2020 Fallout
Mike Lewis
Co-Founder & Director of Agriculture , Third Wave Farms
Rocco Petrilli
Chairman , National Cannabis Risk Management Association
2:00 pm - 2:30 pm Roundtable Conversations
Retail Roundtable: How Are You Reaching New Customers During the Pandemic? *This roundtable will include both marijuana and hemp operators
Annie Rouse
CEO , Overcome
2:30 pm - 3:15 pm "Survive to Thrive" Executive Strategies
Hire Learning: Strategies to Overcome Today’s Hemp Workforce Challenges
James Yagielo
Co-founder & CEO , HempStaff
Andrei McQuillan
CMO , EcoGen Laboratories
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm Meet-Ups, Networking Lounge and Expo Hall
Marketing Meet-Up in Partnership with Cannabis Marketing Association
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm Meet-Ups, Networking Lounge and Expo Hall
Cultivation Meet-Up in Partnership with Cannabis Certification Council
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10:00 am - 4:00 pm Meet-Ups, Networking Lounge and Expo Hall
Networking Lounge
11:30 am - 12:15 pm Key Market Insights to Embrace the Future
A Closer Look at The Development of Hemp Genetics
Josh Schneider
CEO & Co-Founder , Cultivaris Hemp
Dr. John McKay
Director of Genetics , New West Genetics
12:00 pm - 12:30 pm Roundtable Conversations
Processing Roundtable: How Are You Using Automation or Technology To Increase Your Efficiency? *This roundtable will include both marijuana and hemp operators
Arnaud Dumas de Rauly
Co-founder & CEO , The Blinc Group
12:30 pm - 1:15 pm Key Market Insights to Embrace the Future
Cutting Edge Cultivation Technology: How Mainstream Ag is Driving the Explosive Growth of Hemp as a Commodity Crop
Corbett Hefner
VP, R&D and Business Development , Formation AG
Aaron Mullins
Systems Coordinator , Next Big Crop
Anson Mitchell
Owner and Operator , Vermillion Hill Farms
1:00 pm - 1:30 pm Hemp Hangout - Roundtable Conversations
Hemp Hangout Roundtable Discussion: The Exploration of Minor Cannabinoids
Alex Seleznov
Treasurer , National Hemp Association
1:30 pm - 2:15 pm Key Market Insights to Embrace the Future
Fiber, Food and Fuel: Advancing Industrial Hemp Products
Adrienne Snow
Co-founder & Business Development Manager , Western States Hemp
Blake Butler
Executive Director , NC Industrial Hemp Association
2:00 pm - 2:30 pm Roundtable Conversations
Cultivation Roundtable: How Are You Keeping Your Cultivation Costs Down? *This roundtable will include both marijuana and hemp operators
2:30 pm - 3:15 pm Key Market Insights to Embrace the Future
Smokable Hemp: Cultivation, Distribution and Where Big Tobacco Comes Into Play – A Fireside Chat with Hemp Editor, Kristen Nichols
Jackson Garth, MBA, DBA
President & CEO , Verde Leaf
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm Meet-Ups, Networking Lounge and Expo Hall
Hemp Industry Professionals Meet-Up in Partnership with Hemp Industries Association
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm Meet-Ups, Networking Lounge and Expo Hall
Extraction Meet-Up in Partnership with Cannabis Science and Technology
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10:00 am - 4:00 pm Meet-Ups, Networking Lounge and Expo Hall
Networking Lounge
11:30 am - 12:15 pm Practical Applications for a Successful Business
Brick and Mortar vs. E-Commerce: Retail Strategies Emerging From Uncertain Economic Times
Blake Patterson
CEO , MarketHub
Franny Tacy
Chief Creative Officer and Farmer , Franny's Farmacy and Franny's Farm
12:00 pm - 12:30 pm Roundtable Conversations
Processing Roundtable: How Are You Handling Supply Chain Interruptions Due To COVID-19? *This roundtable will include both marijuana and hemp operators
12:30 pm - 1:15 pm Practical Applications for a Successful Business
Hemp on the Shelf: What You Need to Know About the Hemp-Based Food Market
Chad Rosen
Founder & CEO , Victory Hemp Foods
1:00 pm - 1:30 pm Hemp Hangout - Roundtable Conversations
Hemp Hangout Roundtable Discussion: CBD Retailers and Manufacturers
Blake Patterson
CEO , MarketHub
1:30 pm - 2:15 pm Practical Applications for a Successful Business
Testing and Product Safety of Hemp and CBD Products
Marielle Weintraub
President , US Hemp Authority
2:00 pm - 2:30 pm Roundtable Conversations
Roundtable: What Sustainability Practices Are You Implementing In Your Company? *This roundtable will include both marijuana and hemp operators.
Derek Smith
Executive Director and Board Member , Resource Innovation Institute
2:30 pm - 3:30 pm Meet-Ups, Networking Lounge and Expo Hall
Retail Meet-Up in Partnership with CanEx Jamaica
2:30 pm - 3:30 pm Meet-Ups, Networking Lounge and Expo Hall
Minorities in Cannabis Meet-Up in Partnership with Minority Cannabis Business Association