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Time Sessions Speakers
10:00 am - 5:00 pm Canada Marijuana Business Crash Course *Separately ticketed, registration required
Deepak Anand
Vice President of Business Development, Cannabis Compliance
Trina Fraser
Partner, Brazeau Seller Law
Mitchell Osak
Managing Director, Strategic Advisory Services, Grant Thornton
Michael Gorenstein
CEO, Cronos Group
Matt Lamers
Reporter, Marijuana Business Daily
Cheryl Reicin
Partner & Chair, Life Science Group, Torys
David Hyde
President & CEO, David Hyde & Associates
Ian Dawkins
President, Althing Consulting
Lilach Mazor Power
Founder & Managing Director, Giving Tree Wellness Center
Richard Carleton
CEO, Canadian Securities Exchange
John McMullen
CEO, LGC Capital
Mario Castillo
Regional General Manager, Canopy Growth Corp.
10:00 am - 5:00 pm Cannabis Investing Crash Course *Separately ticketed, registration required
Scott L. Greiper
President, Viridian Capital Advisors
Patrick Rea
CEO & Co-founder, CanopyBoulder
Stephen Murphy
Managing Director, Prohibition Partners
Matt Karnes
Founder, GreenWave Advisors
Kyle Detwiler
CEO, Northern Swan Holdings
Troy Dayton
CEO, The Arcview Group
Inbar Maymon Pomeranchik
Founder, BioDiligence
Samuel Proctor
CEO, GTV Capital
Micah Tapman
Managing Director, Canopy Ventures
Hadley Ford
CEO & Director, iAnthus Capital Management
Jason Zandberg
Cannabis Equity Analyst, PI Financial
Hamish Sutherland
President & CEO, White Sheep Corp.
Time Sessions Speakers
9:00 am - 9:20 am General Session
A $10B+ Opportunity: Overview of the International Cannabis Market
Chris Walsh
Founding Editor & Vice President, Marijuana Business Daily
9:20 am - 10:00 am General Session
Keynote
Brendan Kennedy
CEO, Tilray
10:00 am - 10:40 am General Session
International Science & Research Update
David Meiri
Head, Laboratory of Cancer Research, Technion Israel Institute of Technology
10:40 am - 11:00 am General Session
General Session
11:00 am - 12:00 pm General Session
Global Insights from Industry Experts
Lilac Mandeles
VP, Business Development and Innovation, Better of Cann Pharmaceuticals
Dr. Monica Vialpando
Founder, Vialpando
Vic Neufeld
President & CEO, Aphria
12:30 pm - 2:00 pm EMEA Networking Lunch *Seperately ticketed, registration reequired
2:00 pm - 2:50 pm Business Insights: International Considerations
Researching Overseas Opportunities: First Steps, Common Missteps & Due Diligence
Sara Gullickson
Founder & CEO, Dispensary Permits
Stephen Konigsberg
Managing Director & General Counsel, Tikun Olam
Joshua G. Church
Chief Regulatory & Compliance Officer, Joyetech Group
2:00 pm - 2:50 pm Canadian Market
Canada Industry Overview
Deepak Anand
Vice President of Business Development, Cannabis Compliance
Sara Zborovski
Partner, Norton Rose Fulbright Canada
Hamish Sutherland
President & CEO, White Sheep Corp.
2:00 pm - 2:50 pm Technical: Cultivation & Extraction
How to Create New Cannabis Compositions via Dedicated Processing Techniques & Technologies
Aharon “Ari” Eyal
Co-founder & CSO, Bazelet
3:00 pm - 3:50 pm Business Insights: International Considerations
Navigating the International Landscape: Intellectual Property, Ownership & Legal Concerns
Bob Hoban
Managing Partner, Hoban Law Group
Kai-Friedrich Niermann
Founder & Lawyer, KFN+
Andrew Samann
Principal Consultant & CEO, Orion GMP Solutions
3:00 pm - 3:50 pm Canadian Market
Capitalizing on Cannabis Tourism
Trina Fraser
Partner, Brazeau Seller Law
Matt Cronin
Founder & CEO, Canada High Tours
Shaman Ferraro
Founder & CEO, Gocanna
3:00 pm - 3:50 pm Technical: Cultivation & Extraction
Bridging the Gap Between Soil and Oil: Increasing Revenue with Molecular Distillation
Dr. Ivan Casselman
Director of Research & Development, Nextleaf Solutions
4:00 pm - 4:50 pm Technical: Cultivation & Extraction
Creating the Ideal Potting Mix
Av Singh
Cannabis Cultivation Advisor, Flemming & Singh Cannabis
4:00 pm - 4:50 pm Business Insights: International Considerations
Working with Foreign Companies: Do’s & Don’ts
Jennifer M. Sanders
Founder & CEO, CNS Equity Partners
4:00 pm - 4:50 pm Canadian Market
What’s Next? The Future of Canada’s Cannabis Industry
Michael Gorenstein
CEO, Cronos Group
Jeannette VanderMarel
President & Co-Founder, Good & Green
Brad Rogers
President, Canntrust
Time Sessions Speakers
9:00 am - 9:50 am Business Insights: International Considerations
Building a Global Cannabis Market Leader
Bruce Linton
Founder & CEO , Canopy Growth
9:00 am - 9:50 am Funding & Investing
Attracting International Investment Capital
Emily Paxhia
Managing Director , Poseidon Asset Management
Tahira Rehmatullah
Managing Director , Hypur Ventures
9:00 am - 9:50 am Regional Breakdowns: Overview, Updates & Opportunities
Europe
Juriën Koster
Business Developer , Phytonext
Stephen Murphy
Managing Director , Prohibition Partners
Pavel Pachta
Consultant , International Cannabis & Cannabinoids Institute
Dave Pryce
VP, International Market Expansion & Global Government Relations , Canopy Growth Corp.
10:00 am - 10:50 am Regional Breakdowns: Overview, Updates & Opportunities
Latin America & the Caribbean
Alfredo Pascual
CEO , Transnational Cannabis Consultancy
Balram Vaswani
Chairman , Kaya
José Alberto Campos Vargas
Partner , Sanchez Devanny
10:00 am - 10:50 am Business Insights: International Considerations
Creating a “Dual Track” Cannabis Business: Pharmaceutical & Medical/Adult-Use
Stephen Konigsberg
Managing Director & General Counsel , Tikun Olam
10:00 am - 10:50 am Funding & Investing
How to Make Yourself an M&A Target
Derek Peterson
CEO , Terra Tech
11:00 am - 11:50 am Funding & Investing
Investing in the Global Cannabis Market: Strategies, Risks & Due Diligence
Jason Moscovici
Lawyer & Biochemist , Robic
Michael Feinsod
Chairman , General Cannabis Corp.
Inbar Maymon Pomeranchik
Founder , BioDiligence
11:00 am - 11:50 am Regional Breakdowns: Overview, Updates & Opportunities
Israel & Africa
Lilac Mandeles
VP, Business Development and Innovation , Better of Cann Pharmaceuticals
Deepak Anand
Vice President of Business Development , Cannabis Compliance
Dr. Dallas McMillan
President , Rhizo Sciences
Dr. Michael Dor
Senior Medical Advisor, Medical Cannabis Unit , Israeli Ministry of Health
12:30 pm - 2:00 pm LATAM & Caribbean Networking Lunch *Separately ticketed, registration required
2:00 pm - 2:50 pm Science & Research
How to Use Science & Research to Boost Your Cannabis Business
Alvaro Torres
CEO , Khiron Life Sciences Corp.
Jon Cooper
Founder & CEO , Ebbu
Lincoln Fish
CEO , Outco
2:00 pm - 2:50 pm Trend Watch
Global Patient & Consumer Trends
Vivien Azer
Managing Director , Cowen
Eric Klein
Head of Marketing & Domestic Medical Sales , Cronos Group
3:00 pm - 3:50 pm Regional Breakdowns: Overview, Updates & Opportunities
United States
Dustin Moore
Principal , Main Street Strategies
Kris Krane
President , 4Front Ventures
Lily Colley
National Director of Marketing , Incredibles
3:00 pm - 3:50 pm Trend Watch
Hemp & CBD Opportunities
Judith May
CEO , Alixer Gold CBD Oil
Avnish Pandya
Co-Founder & Director of Research & Development , Bombay Hemp Company
Jennifer Larry
President , CBD Strategy Group
3:00 pm - 3:50 pm Science & Research
Latest Academic Research
Dr. Silviu Brill
Director, Pain Medicine Center , Tel Aviv Medical Center
Dr. Sue Sisley
President & Principal Investigator , Scottsdale Research Institute
Justin Sinclair
Research Fellow , NICM Research Institute
Aharon “Ari” Eyal
Co-founder & CSO , Bazelet
4:00 pm - 4:50 pm Science & Research
The Future of Science & Research
Dr. Ron Aung-Din
Medical Consultant , Isodiol
Dr. Michael Dor
Senior Medical Advisor, Medical Cannabis Unit , Israeli Ministry of Health
Dr. Tony Salas
President , ACM
4:00 pm - 4:50 pm Regional Breakdowns: Overview, Updates & Opportunities
Asia & Oceania
Rhys Cohen
Senior Project Officer , The University of Sydney
Avnish Pandya
Co-Founder & Director of Research & Development , Bombay Hemp Company
Michael Horsfall
Founder & CEO , Solaris Nutraceuticals