The International Centre
The International Centre, 6900 Airport Road, Mississauga, Ontario, Canada L4V 1E8

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Event Date Thu Apr 25 EDT - Sat Apr 27 EDT (over 2 years ago)
Location The International Centre
6900 Airport Road, Mississauga, Ontario, Canada L4V 1E8
Region Americas

The country’s premiere cannabis business conference & expo, O’Cannabiz is a gathering of the complete Canadian and International industry conducting high level networking under one roof. It is a full-spectrum cannabis B2B event that connects thousands of expert companies and brands integrated in the full 360 degrees of the industry. These include: lighting, nutrients, greenhouse construction and supplies, peer-reviewed agri-practices, lifestyle, medical and legal issues, marketing, the hiring of professionally trained growing staff, best financial and investment advice, quality control and market analyses. It is, in short, a buffet of best-business practices. And it’s your best opportunity to source shop, network and grow.


2019 Speakers

Mike Abbott
President & Co-founder, Canntx

Ashton a. Abrahams, Mba
Co-founder, Chairman and COO, Sigma Analytical Services Inc.

Andrew Adams
President & CEO, Cala Inc.

Narbe Alexadrian
President, Canopy Rivers

Carman Allison
VP Consumer Insights, Nielsen Canada

Hugo Alves
President & Director, Auxly

Krishna Andavolu
Host and Executive Producer of Weediquette, Vice Media

Brian Applegarth
Founder & President, California Cannabis Tourism Association

Michelle Arbus
VP Research, Strainprint Technologies

Dr. Toby Astill
Sr. Business Manager, Perkinelmer

Karen Balderama
Co-chair of the Business Practice Group, Wendel Rosen Black & Dean Llp

Emma Baron
Founder, Milkweed

Cam Battley
Chief Corporate Officer, Aurora Cannabis Inc.

Kelly Beker
Manager of Special Events, Aurora Cannabis Inc.

Erin Benjamin
President & CEO, Canadian Live Music Association

Shaun Bernstein
Employment Lawyer, Rudner Law

Laleh Bighash, B.pharm, MBA
President and Dean of Scientific Affairs, Aaps

Sherry Boodram
CEO, Canndelta/Cann-Wise

Carla Boose
Manager, Diversity & Inclusion, OCS Ontario Cannabis Store

Jaime Brassard
Registered Veterinary Technician

Rebecca Brown
Founder and President, Crowns

Geoff Brown
Brand and Product Manager, Agronomic IQ

Ellen Brown
Director of Cultivation & Education, Cannacollective Inc.

Ashleigh Brown
Community Manager & Patient Liasion, Strainprint Technologies, and Founder, Shecann

Mimi Busk-downey
Director of Regulatory Affairs, Theracann International

Lisa Campbell
CEO, Lifford Cannabis Solutions

Tony Chapman
Tony Chapman Reactions

Nicholas Chepesiuk
Founder & CEO, Oncall Health

Max Cherney
Reporter, Marketwatch

Dr. Olga Chernoloz
Founder, Omnica Biotech

Jacqui Childs
Social Media Influencer

Nancy Choi
Partner, Cassels Brock & Blackwell Llp

Melani Chong
Founder, Mc2industries Inc.

Erika Christian
Account Manager F&B, Pall Corporation

Michael Ciardullo
Regulatory Affairs & Quality Manager, Cannabis Licensing Lead, Dicentra

Thomas H. Clarke
Owner, THC Distribution

Bethany Rae Cornish
Founder & CEO, Flower & Freedom Lifestyle Co. Ltd.

Dr. Carlen Costa
Sexologist, Psychotherapist Cannabis Educator, the Everyday Goddess

Riley Cote
Former Pro Athlete, National Hockey League (NHL)

Kelly Coulter
Founder, SLO Farms

Jacquie Court
Digital Content Writer, Once Upon a Brand

Tania Cyalume
Bloom High Tea Social Club

Mike Dacks
SVP Global Affairs, Plena Global Holdings Inc.

Scott Dagondon
Director of Artificial Intelligence, Co-founder, Motorleaf

Zack Darling
CEO (Chief Eternal Optimist), the Hybrid Creative

Steve Deangelo
Co-founder & President, Arcview Group

Rahim Dhalla Pharm.d, MBA
Owner and Founder, Hybrid Pharm

Dr. Mike Dixon
Professor, University of Guelph

Neill Dixon
President & COO, O'cannabiz

Danya Dixon
VP Programming, O'cannabiz

Terry Donnelly
CEO, Hill Street Beverage Company

Sharlene Dozois
Senior VP, Sales & Client Experience, Cision

Tom Dyck
CEO, Mihi

Selina Jane Eckersall
Director of Marketing & Communications, Kanata Earth

Michael Elkin
Director of Strategic Sales, Cannabis Compliance Inc.

Greg Engel
CEO, Organigram

Abby Epstein
Actress, Talk Show Host, Executive Producer, Weed the People

Shaman Ferraro
CEO, Gocanna

Chad Finkelstein
Partner, Dale & Lessmann Llp

Jason Fleming
Strategic Advisor, Hr Consulting Services, Cannabis at Work

Trina Fraser
Co-Managing Partner, Brazeau Seller Law

Charlene Freedom
Natural Health Practitioner

Martin Fregeau
Vice President - Finances & Sales, Gardaworld

Tabitha Fritz
Co-founder & COO, Fritz’s Cannabis Company

Renee Gagnon
Ceo, Hollyweed North Cannabis Inc.

Robert Galarza
CEO, Blockstrain

Hilda Gan
Chrl Founder and Chief People Office, People Bright Consulting

Joanne Garrah
Director of Licensing and Security - Controlled Substances and Cannabis Branch, Health Canada

Myrna Gillis Q.c., Ll.b., B.a.
CEO & Co-founder, Aqualitas Inc.

Fern Glowinsky
President & CEO, Merrco Payments

Andrew Gordon
Senior Vice President - Strategic Alliances & Community Engagement, KIARO

Alison Gordon
CEO, 48north Cannabis Corp.

Dr. Edith Gorecki
Medical Liasion, Senior Clinical Specialist, Dicentra

Micheline Gravelle
Managing Partner, Bereskin & Parr Llp

Kevin Hall
CEO, International Cannabis Solutions

Lisa Harun
CMO & Co-founder, Vapium Inc.

Afzal Hasan
President and General Consul, Origin House

Megan Henderson
Executive Producer, Thegrowthop

Corey Herscu
Founder & CEO, RNMKR PR

Tanya Hoke
Founder & Managing Director, Galen Diligence

David Hyde
President, 3| Sixty Secure Corp

Miz D
Chief Envisioning Officer of Dvibz Enterprises Inc., Founder of the Cannatherapy Concept, Canexions, Green Hat Society &

Tyler James
Manager of Stakeholder Engagement, Aurora Cannabis Inc.

Dr. Kaveh Kahen
Co-founder and CEO, Sigma Analytical Services

Stephanie Karasick
Co-founder and Chief Creative Officer, Strainprint

Noah Kauffman
Director of Sales, Strainprint Technologies

Dr. Hyder a. Khoja, Ph.d., M.SC.
Chief Science Officer, Northern Roots Cannabis Corporation Inc.

Vladimir Klacar
Vp Regulatory Affairs & Associate General Counsel, Auxly

Corey Koffler
Co-founder & COO, Green Tank Technologies

Zohar Koren, Phd
CEO, Scicann Therapeutics

Alex Kroon
President, Canada House Clinics Inc.

Phil Kwong
Founder, 3 Carbon Extractions

Ricki Lake
Actress, Weed the People

Jenn Larry
President, CBD Strategy Group

Jennifer Lee
Consumer Advisory & Analytics, Cannabis Leader, Deloitte

Travis Lee
Operations, Seederp

Brandi Leifso
CEO, Evio

Shannon Leroux
Founder & CEO, SIIVVA Inc.™

Noah Leszcz
Lawyer, Cassels Brock & Blackwell Llp

Mackenzie Lewis
Director of Benchmark Grow, Theracann International

Robin Lightstone
Manager of Client Care, Medreleaf

Steven Looi
Director of Origination, White Sheep Corp

Laurence Macphie
Partner, Bereskin & Parr Llp

Gerald Major
Canadians for Fair Access to Medical Marijuana

Niel Marotta
President & CEO, Director, Founder, Indiva

Dave Martyn
Co-founder/president, Starbuds

Brianna Martyn
Co-founder, Director of Operations, Starbuds

Vin Maru
Research Analyst, Editor in Chief, Entrepreneur, Invest in MJ

Matt Maurer
Vice-chair Cannabis Law Group, Partner and Litigator, Torkin Manes Llp

Lorilynn Mccorrister

Jennifer Mckenzie
Partner, Bereskin & Parr Llp

Sean Mcnulty
Principal, XIB Financial Inc

Wayne Miller
Genedisc Development Manager, Pall Food and Beverage, Pall Corporation

Farrell a Miller
Director of Legal Affairs, Dicentra Cannabis Consulting

Dr. Zeid Mohamedali
Chief Medical Officer, Zenabis

Rosy Mondin
CEO & Director of Quadron Cannatech Corporation, Co-founder & Executive Director at Cannabis Trade Alliance of Canada

Jessica Moran
Director of Marketing & Communications, Strainprint

Chef Mike Morgan
Co-founder & Director of Operations, The Green Chef

Dr. Shane Morris, Phd
SVP, Product Development and Regulatory Affairs, Aurora Cannabis Inc.

Jason Moscovici
Lawyer, Biochemist, Robic, L.l.P.

Dr. Craig Mosley
Medical Director, VCA Canada

Angela Mustone
Founder, High on Love

Emily Nathanson
Sales Director, Hal Extraction

Pari Nejatie
Sr. Recruiting Specialist, People Bright Consulting

Matthew Nordgren
CEO & Founder, Arcadian Fund

Jessica Nudo
CEO at Nuda Media, the Elevated Collective Inc., Contributor at the Her(B) Life

James O'hara
Past President & CEO, Canadians for Fair Access to Medical Marijuana

Dr. John Oram

Greg Pantelic
CEO, Ahlot

Andrew Parshad
Founder and President, Cannabis License Experts

Nick Pateras
Vice President, Strategy, Lift&CO

David Perruzza
Vice President, Strategic Partnerships, Rouge Media Group

Katy Perry
Founder, Grow OP Hydroponics

Tim Phillips
Managing Director, CBD Intel

Gill Polard
Founder & Editor, the Her(B) Life

John Prentice
President / CEO, Ample Organics

Dr. Ira Price Md, Frcpc
Medical Director, Epic Group of Companies

Adolfo Proietti
Business Development Director, Gardaworld

Sabrina Ramkellawan
Vice President, of Clinical Affairs at Terrascend Corp; President, Clinical Research Association of Canada, Founder & CEO, Canadian Institute for Medical Advancement

Reena Rampersad
High Society Supper Club

Srinivas Reddy
CEO, Phytoteq

Alex Revich
Director of Partner Development and Education, Flowr

Joseph Ricard
Co-founder and CEO, Seederp

Chuck Rifici
CEO & Chairman, Auxly Cannabis Group

Abi Roach
President, Hotbox Holdings

George Robinson
CEO, Ravensquest

Michael Rodenburgh
Executive Vice President, IPSOS

Henry Rollins
Musician, Actor, Writer, Television and Radio Host, Comedian

Samantha Roman
Principal, Credible Cannabis

Paul Rosen
Founder, CEO and Chairman, Tidal Royalty Corporation

Jay Rosenthal
Co-founder & President, Business of Cannabis

Tracy Ryan
CEO & Founder, Cannakids/ck Science Kids/ Saving Sophie

Tricia Ryan
Vice President of Marketing, Canntx Life Sciences

Dr. Natasha Ryz
Chief Science Officer, Zenabis

Codie Sanchez
Managing Partner, Cresco Capital Partners

Dr. Ian Sandler
Founder & CEO, Grey Wolf Animal Health

Daniel Sax
Founder & CEO, Sensi Properties Ltd.

Cy Scott
Co-founder & CEO, Headset Inc.

Prad Sekar
CEO, CB2 Insights

Irie Selkirk
CEO, The Green Tent

Robert Selna
Cannabis Practice Group Chair and Attorney, Wendel Rosen Black & Dean

Matt Shalhoub
Managing Director, Green Acre Capital

Anna Sharatt
Journalist, Freelance Author

Jamie Shaw
Partner, Groundwork

Adam Shedletzky
Head of Retails and Partnership, Canopy Growth Corporation

Cheryl Shuman
CEO & Founder, Beverly Hills Cannabis Club

Dr. Sarah Silcox
Founder & President, Canadian Association of Veterinary Cannabinoid Medicine

Dr. Brigitte Simons
VP of Laboratories and Operations, Molecular Science Corp

Av Singh
Commercial Science Specialist, Greenstar Plant Products

Samantha Slattery
Owner and Founder, Capital Presents Inc.

Pranav Sood
Founder, Trellis

Dejan Spasic
Director of Food Safety and Quality Services, Dicentra

Elizabeth Staltari
Principal, Managing Director, Investment Banking, Eight Capital

Brian Sterling
President & Founding Partner, SCS Consulting

Marina Strauss
Retailing Reporter, The Globe and Mail

Hamish Sutherland
President and CEO, White Sheep Corp.

Charles Taerk

President and Chief Executive Officer, Faircourt Asset Management Inc.

Dr. Celeste Thirlwell MD, FRCPC
Founder & Director, Sleep Wake Awareness Program (SWAP)

Dr. Jenna Valleriani
Post Doctoral Fellow, BC Centre on Substance Abuse

Jeanette Vandermarel
Co-CEO, 48north

Dr. Michael Verbora MBA, MD, CCFP
Chief Medical Officer, Aleafia Health, Assistant Professor, Mcmaster University

Peter Vogel
Co-founder & CEO, Leafwire

Gordon Weiske
Director of Entertainment & Media Relations, Rolling Greens

Unity Marguerite Whittaker
Co-founder & Creative Director, Blysscloud

Eric 'swiss' Wilhelm
Sales Engineer, Extractiontek Solutions

Montel Williams
Founder, Lenitiv Scientific

Dr. Sarah Wilner
Chair, Brand Communications, Associate Professor, Marketing, Lazaridis School of Business & Economics, Wilfred Laurier University

Kim Wilson
Executive Director, Global Cannabis Partnership

Alfred Wong
President & CEO, Micron Waste Technologies

Buck Young
Executive Director and Co-founder, CANNTX

Jeff Zimmer
Manager, SRC Analytical Environmental Lab

Rob Zomok
President, Global Relations, Inmar

Sponsors & Partners

2018 Sponsors, Partners and Exhibitors

• 3 Sixty
• 365 Cannabis
• Access Security Products Ltd.
• Advance Nutrients
• Ag Medica
• Agrima
• Aird Berlis
• AL
• Alternative Health Association of Canada
• Aqualitas
• ATS Scientific Inc.
• Aurora
• AX Source
• Beacon
• Bellwyck
• Berger
• Bigass Fans
• Boveda
• Budvue
• Bulldog
• Camridge Environmental Products Inc.
• Can-neth Imports LTD
• Cannabis at Work
• Cannabis Supply Co.
• Cannabis MD
• Canna Cover
• Cannada
• Canna Pro
• Canna Supplies
• Cann mg
• Cann Trust
• Cantek
• Cannabis Compliance Inc.
• Cedar Island LED
• Cedarlane
• Ceres
• CFN Media Group
• Chemtech Services
• Cicer One
• Cilicant
• Chicago Metallic
• Color Ad
• Commissionaires
• Compact Growth
• Continental Olive Oil
• CPG Executive Search
• David Hyde
• DC67
• Denote Group
• Dicentra
• Dimlux
• Duber
• Dura Fast Label Company
• Earth's Edibles
• EnviroNize
• ERB & ERB Insurance Brokers
• Eurofins Experchem
• Euwana Capital
• eVe
• extraktLAB
• Fafard
• Freedom Cannabis
• Garda World
• Feeding
• Grow Legally
• Grow Opportunity
• Grow Up
• Joshua Tree
• High Park
• Homegrown
• Hydropothecary
• Hydrotek
• Illumitex
• Indiva
• Infyniti
• Isodiol
• Jupiter
• Knalysis
• Koppert
• Laporte
• Laval Lab
• Lift & co
• Live Patrol
• Mabre
• Mandel
• mary ag
• Medi-green
• MediPharm Labs
• Metro
• Montel
• Native seed cannabis co.
• NiC
• The New Agora
• Nucro Technics
• Nurture Growth
• Organigram
• uvonair
• paq
• Peace Naturals
• Perkin Elmer
• Plant Products
• Postmedia
• Printed Tapes
• ProAmpac
• Prohbtd
• Protech
• Protect IP
• Provincial Partitions
• QC
• Riceland
• Safety Seal
• SaniFlame Inc.
• Sciex
• Seed Technology
• Tran Spring
• Silver Point
• Smoke Arsenal
• Smokus Focus
• Solace Health
• Solace Health Network
• Sonitrol
• Strainpoint
• Stractural Panels Inc.
• Sungrown Zero
• Sun Parlour Supply
• tabu
• Terra Cube
• The Gren Organic
• Thar Process
• The green tent
• Thrive Agritech
• Tilray
• Trellis
• Tri Dim
• tweed
• United Label & Sales Corp
• Urban-gro
• Veridin
• Vivid Gro
• Zenabis
• Ziel
• ZorTech LED

• AIRD Berlis
• Aurora
• Cassels Block Lawyers
• Cilicant
• denote group
• Grow Opportunity
• Montel
• silver Point
• Solace Health

• Cannabis Business Times
• Cannabis Now
• Cann mg
• CFN Media Group
• Dope Magazine
• Emerald
• Grow Opportunity
• Grow Up
• High Canada Magazine
• Marijuana Venture
• Maximum Yield
• The New Agora
• Niche Canada
• Post Media

• Bigass Fans
• Cannabis Compliance
• Fafard
• Hydropothecary
• Indiva
• Strainprint

• Advanced Nutrients
• Tweed