Parq Vancouver
Parq Vancouver, 39 Smithe St, Vancouver, BC V6B 0R3

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Event Date Sun Dec 9 EST - Tue Dec 11 EST (almost 3 years ago)
Location Parq Vancouver
39 Smithe St, Vancouver, BC V6B 0R3
Region Americas

Conference Topics Include:

• Policy & Regulations
Canada’s Cannabis Legalization and Implementations
Government, Advocates and Regulations
National & International Market Opportunities

• Marketing, Advertising & Branding
Building Customer Loyalty
Packaging and Labeling Compliance
Brand Building and Marketing Strategies

• Growing & Cultivation
Seed to Sale Tracking and Inventory Solutions
Cultivation Techniques and Best Practices
Indoor & Greenhouse Grows

• Health & Wellness
Public Health, Safety and Protection
Ensuring Dosage Uniformity
Medical Cannabis Treatments, Case Studies

• Cannabis Science
Testing, Analytics & Future of Cannabis Research
Extraction Methods
Laboratory Accreditation & Standard Methods

• Managing Your Cannabiz
Banking, Payment Processing and Cash Management
Business Growth & Profitability
Real Estate, Security and Compliance Software

• High Finance
Investing Outlook & Opportunities
Funding & Approaching Investors
Accounting & Insurance

• Emerging Topics
Future of Dispensaries
Intellectual Property
License Applications

• Alternative Consumption Methods
Vaporizing, Edibles, Ingestible Oils, Tinctures, Topicals, Dabbing
THC and CBD components
Hemp & Infused Products


2018 Speakers

Vahan Ajamian
Managing Director of Analyst Relations, MedMen

Sherri Altshuler
Partner, Aird & Berlis LLP

Hugo Alves
President & Director, Cannabis Wheaton

Deepak Anand
Vice President of Government Relations, Cannabis Compliance Inc.

Steve Anthony
Cofounder, DJ MASTERxS Brand & President, Zaza Financial Group

Ricardo Baca
Founder, Grasslands

Cam Battley
Chief Corporate Officer, Aurora Cannabis

David Berg
President & Chief Technology Officer, Strainprint

Courtney Betty
CEO, Timeless Herbal Care

Laleh Bighash, B.Pharm, MBA
President and Dean of Scientific Affairs, AAPS

Dave Bigoni
Chief Marketing Officer, Canopy Growth

Hilary Black
Director of Patient Education and Advocacy, Canopy Growth Corporation

Rudy Blair
Host, Rudy Blair Entertainment Media

Angelina Blessed
CEO, Blessed Ventures

Alex Blumenstein
Co-Founder, Leaf Forward

Jonathan Cachat, PhD
PhD - Co-Founder/CTO, SunGrown Zero, LLC

Rachel Colic
VP of Brand Strategy & PR, PureSinse

Rod Colon
Owner (ICS Committee Member), Rod Colon Consulting, LLC

Amanda Conley
Partner, Founding Treasurer of Nat’l Cannabis Bar Assoc., Brand & Branch LLP

Josh Crossney
President & Founder, jCanna, Inc.

Robert Davidson
CEO & Chairman of the Board of Directors, CURE Pharmaceuticals

Arthur de Cordova
Managing Director & Co-Founder , Ziel

Steve DeAngelo
Co-Founder & President, Arcview Group

Philippe Depault
Founder, Maitri

Dr. Uma Dhanabalan
MD, MPH, FAAFP, Uplifting Health and Wellness

Roy Dias
Head of Corporate Finance, Ontario, BMO

Pat DiCapo
Founder, PowerOne Capital Markets Limited

Neill Dixon
President, O'Cannabiz

Vello Ehvert
President, Ehvert Engineering

Bobby Elam
Partner, Epperly | Elam

Maya Elisabeth
Owner, CEO, Om Edibles & Whoopi and Maya.

Michael Elkin
Vice President Partner Channels, Cannabis Compliance Inc.

Dr. Dean Elterman
Attending Surgeon, University Health Network (UHN)

Jodie Emery

Catherine Enny
Founder & CEO, Co-Producer (New West Summit), Guerrilla Management

Beau Epperly
Partner, Epperly | Elam

Randy Flemming
Cannabis Cultivation & Facility Design Advisor, Flemming & Singh Cannabis Inc.

Trina Fraser
Co-Managing Partner, Brazeau Seller Law

Faruk Gafic
Partner, Aird Berlis

Marco Gammone
Partner, Aird Berlis

Hilda Gan
President and Chief People Office (ICS Committee Member), People Bright Consulting Inc.

Michael Garbuz
Corporate Strategy and Legal Counsel, CannaRoyalty

Myrna Gillis Q.C., LL.B., B.A.
CEO & Co-Founder, Aqualitas Inc.

Bob Gilson, B. Comm. MBA
Co-Founder & CEO, Cadence Agricultural Systems Inc. (CASi)

Sony Gokhale
General Counsel, The Supreme Cannabis Company, Inc.

Daniel Goldberg
CEO, Good & Green

Grant Gottgetreu
Forensic Consultant, Traffic Offences, Gottgetreu Consulting

Ray Gracewood
CCO, Organigram

Cailey Greenberg
Corporate Counsel, Canopy Growth Corporation

Adam Greenblatt
Quebec Brand Manager, Canopy Growth Corporation

Scott Greenlay
Partner, National Director of Technology Consulting, MNP

Tom Halinski
Partner, Aird Berlis

Kevin Hall
CEO, International Cannabis Solutions

Basem Hanna
Board of Directors, Former Co-Founder & CEO, TerrAscend Corp.

David Hazan
Founder, DLH Marketing

Jeremy Heidl
Co-Founder & President, Organa Brands

Elizabeth Hogan
VP Brands, GCH Inc.

Ellen Holland
Senior Editor, Cannabis Now Magazine

Dr. Darryl Hudson
Co-Founder, InPlanta Biotechnology

Dr. Jeanette Jacknin
Holistic Dermatologist , J.J.m.d. Dermatology

Nick Jikomes
PhD, Principal Research Scientist, Leafly

Harrison Jordan
Cannabis Law Student, Lewin & Sagara LLP

Noa Kahner
Founder, Kahner Global

Stephanie Karasick
Chief Patient Advocate, Strainprint

Pierre Killeen
Vice President of Public Affairs, Hydropothecary

Vladimir Klacar
Associate General Counsel & Head of Regulatory Affairs, Cannabis Wheaton

Steve Koskie
Partner, The Hand Picked Company

Chef Guy Kramer
Co-Founder & Product Development, The Green Chef

Maira Kuzminski-Vallejo
Patient Educator, Solace Health Network

Tracy Lamourie
CEO & Creative Director, Lamourie Public Relations

Jenn Larry
President, CBD Strategy Group

Brian Lawson
VP Commercial & Region Head, Member Experience, Alterna

Sarah Leamon
Barrister & Solicitor, Sarah Leamon Law Corporation

Paul Lewin
Cannabis Lawyer, Lewin & Sagara LLP

Michael Lickver
Executive VP, Cannabis Wheaton

Bruce Linton
Founder, Chairman & CEO, Canopy Growth Corporation

Lorenzo Lisi
Partner, Workplace Law, Aird Berlis

Jack Lloyd
Associate Lawyer, Tousaw Law Corp

James Lyle
Associate, Cassels Brock & Blackwell LLP

Lisa MacNeil
Head of Operations, Bloomera

Shabnam Malek
Partner, Founding President of Nat’l Cannabis Bar Assoc., Brand & Branch LLP

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

Lilach Mazor Power
Founder/Managing Director, The Giving Tree Wellness Center

Alison McMahon
CEO, Cannabis At Work

Eileen McMahon
Partner, Torys LLP

Peter Miller
CEO, Slang Worldwide

Ehsaan Moosa

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

Jason Moscovici
Lawyer, Biochemist, ROBIC LLP

Dr. Michael Nashat
President & CEO, TerrAscend Corp.

Shane Christopher Neal
Media Personality, BS Live Rocks Entertainment Group

Pari Nejatie
Healthcare Recruitment Consultant (ICS Committee Member), Stoakley Stewart Consultants

Margaret Nelligan
Corporate and Securities Lawyer, Aird & Berlis LLP

Danielle O'Beirne

Director of Licensing & Strategic Initiatives, Cannabis Wheaton

John O'Malley
Partner, Guerrilla Management

Odessa Paloma Parker
Head of Content, HIKU

Nick Pateras
Vice President of Growth,

Dessy Pavlova
Chair of Canadian Students for Sensible Drug Policy / Marketing Instructor, Kwantlen Polytechnic University KPU

John Perricone
Founder & CEO, Double Clef Management

Michael Perron
Senior Manager, Consulting, MNP

Brian Platt
Reporter, National Post

Berkeley Poole
Roles at Barneys New York, V Magazine, Visionaire, Laird + Partners (working on Karl Lagerfeld and Calvin Klein), and MTV

Bradley Poulos
Professor, Ryerson University

April Pride
Founder, Van der Pop

Robyn Rabinovich
Vice President of Business Development, TerrAscend Corp.

Natasha Raey
Founder, Cadence Health Centre and Head of Public Relations - Sail

Dean Raise
Artist Manager, C3 Management

Barinder Rasode

Maruf Raza
National Director, Public Companies, MNP

Alex Rea
President, Homegrown

David S. Reiter
Partner, Aird Berlis

Mark Rendell
, Financial Post

Chuck Rich
Partner, Financial Services Group, Cassels Brock

Derek Riedle
Founder and Publisher, Civilized

Chuck Rifici
CEO, Cannabis Wheaton

Samantha Roman
Principal, Credible Cannabis

Dr. Joseph Rosado
, (ICS Committee Member)

Ed Rosenthal
, The Guru of Ganja

Dr. Michele Ross
Board of Advisor Member, NanoSphere Health Sciences

Dan Rowland
Principal Consultant, 420 Advisory Management

Tracy Ryan
CEO & Founder, CannaKids/CK Science Kids/ Saving Sophie

Caryma Sa'd
Lawyer and Notary Public, [s]advocacy

Vijay Sappani
TerrAscend Corp., Chief Strategy Officer

Daniel Sax
Founder & CEO, Sensi Properties Ltd.

Benoît P. Séguin
Associate Director of Operations, Office of Medical Cannabis: Health Canada

Irie Selkirk
Market Actuator: Strategy. Education. Influence., Emblem Cannabis Corp

Matt Shalhoub
Managing Director, Green Acre Capital

Jamie Shaw
Partner, Groundwork

Alex Shiff
Senior Consultant, Navigator

Cheryl Shuman
Founder, Beverly Hills Cannabis Club

Michael Shumate
U.S. Corporate Tax Advisor, MNP

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

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

Av Singh
Cannabis Cultivation Advisor, Flemming & Singh Cannabis Inc.

Koby Smutylo
COO and General Counsel, Director, Founder, INDIVA

Pranav Sood
Founder, Trellis

Drake Sutton-Shearer
CEO & Founder, PRØHBTD

Levi Swanson
Commercial Account Manager, Advanced Nutrients

Danny Timmins
National Cyber Security Leader, MNP

Dr. Jordan Tishler
Chief Medical Officer, inhaleMD

Mario Torres
Associate (ICS Committee Member), Brazeau Seller Law

Virginia Vidal
Mary's Wellness

Scott Walters
CEO, Molecular Science Corp.

Amy Wasserman
Director of Marketing, Canopy Growth Corporation

Nathan Woodworth
President, CEO, JWC (James E Wagner Cultivation)

Shega Youngson, BSc, MA
National Community Engagement Manager, Canopy Growth Corporation

Maxim Zavet
Founder & Business Development Lead, Emblem

James Zaza
President & CEO, Zaza Financial Group

John Fowler
President & CEO, Supreme Pharmaceuticals Inc.

John Prentice
President & CEO, Ample Organics

Sponsors & Partners

2018 Sponsors

• 3 Sixty
• 365 Cannabis
• Access Security Products LTD.
• Active Grow
• Advanced Nutrients
• Ag Medica
• Agrima
• Aird Berlis
• AL
• Alternative Health Association of Canada
• Aqualitas
• Aurora
• AX Source
• Beacon
• Bellwyck
• Berger
• Bigass Fans
• Boveda
• Budvue
• Bulldog
• Cambridge Environmental Products
• Can-neth Imports LTD
• Cannabis at Work
• Cannabis Supply Co.
• Cannabis MD
• Canna Cover
• Cannada Management Group
• Canna Pro
• Canna Supplies
• Cann mg
• Cann Trust
• Cantek
• Cannabis Compliance Inc.
• Cedar Island LED
• Cedarlane
• Ceres
• CFN Media Group
• Chemtech Services, Inc.
• Cicer One
• Cilicant
• Chicago Metallic
• Color Ad
• Commissionaires
• Compact Growth
• Continental Olive Oil
• CPG Executive Search
• Canadian Securities Exchange
• David Hyde & Associates
• DC67
• Detonate Group
• Dicentra
• Dimlux
• Duber
• DuraFast Label Company
• Earth's Edibles
• EnviroNize
• Eurofins Experchem
• Euwana Capital
• eVe
• ExtraktLAB
• Fafard
• Freedom Cannabis
• Garda World
• Feeding
• Grow Legally
• Grow Opportunity
• Grow Up
• Joshua Tree
• High Park
• Home Grown
• Hydropothecary
• Hydrotek 20
• Illumitex
• Indiva
• Infyniti
• Isodiol
• Jupiter
• Knalysis
• Koppert
• Laporte
• Laval Lab
• Lift & co
• Live Patrol
• Mabre
• Mandel
• Mary G
• MCW Consultants Ltd.
• Medi-green
• MediPharm Labs
• Metro
• Montel
• Molecular Science Corp
• MSW Plastics
• Native Seed Cannabis Co.
• Paq
• Peace Naturals Medical Cannabis
• Perkin Elmer
• Plant Products
• Postmedia
• Printed Tapes
• Pro Ampac
• Prohbtd
• Protech
• Protect IP
• Provincial Partitions
• qc
• riceland
• Safety Seal
• SaniFlame Inc.
• Sciex
• Seed technology
• TranSpring
• Silver Point
• Smoke Arsenal
• Smokus Focus
• Solace Health
• Sonitrol
• Strain Print
• Structural Panels Inc.
• Sungrown
• Sun Parlour Grower Supply
• Tabu
• TerraCube
• The Green Organic Dutchman
• TharProcess
• 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 Brock 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
• Cannabi Compliance
• Fafard
• Hydropothecary
• Indiva
• Strainprint

• Advance Nutrients
• Tweed