Cannabis Sustainability Symposium Cannabis Sustainability Symposium

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Monday, October 5, 2020

- MDT
Welcome
Ben Gelt
Ben Gelt Cannabis Certification Council, Chair
Drew Emmer
Drew Emmer Boveda, Inc, Strategic Relationships
- MDT
Community Engagement Plenary Presentation Policy
The Cannabis Health Equity Movement
Rachel Knox
Rachel Knox Doctors Knox, Inc., Endocannabinologist & Certified Cannabinoid Medicine Specialist
- MDT
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Design Health / Wellness Panel
Cultivating Quality: The Science Behind Sustainable Medicine
Karyemaitre Aliffe
Karyemaitre Aliffe Ethicannons, Praxigen Biomedia, Executive Officer
Eleanor Kuntz
Eleanor Kuntz LeafWorks, Chief Executive Officer
Samantha Taylor
Samantha Taylor The Grow-Off, CEO
Damian Solomon
Damian Solomon Plant Geek Consulting, LLC, Founder
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Business Community Engagement Panel
Social Equity from the Operator's Viewpoint
Hilary Black
Hilary Black Canopy Growth, Chief Advocacy Officer
Chanda Macias
Chanda Macias Ilera Holistics, Chief Executive Officer
Victor Guadagnino
Victor Guadagnino Keystone Canna Remedies, Chief Business Development Officer
- MDT

Tuesday, October 6, 2020

- MDT
Welcome
Corinne Wilder
Corinne Wilder Fluence, Vice President of Global Commercial Operations
- MDT
Business Design Environment Speaker
Policy Challenges in Sustainable Cannabis Enterprise
Michael Wheeler
Michael Wheeler Flow Cannabis Company, Vice President of Policy Initiatives
Adam Smith
Adam Smith Craft Cannabis Alliance, Founder & Executive Director
Shanita Penny
Shanita Penny Budding Solutions, Founder/ Principal
Ean Seeb
Ean Seeb State of Colorado, Governor's Special Advisor on Cannabis
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Business Environment Panel
Stakeholder Capitalism Applied to the Cannabis Industry
Marc Ross
Marc Ross Needle Consultants, LLC, Chief Instigator
Annie Davis
Annie Davis Growing Impact & Care By Design, Founder & VP Sales & Marketing
Geoff Trotter
Geoff Trotter Regennabis, Co-Founder & Chief Growth Officer
Matt Lindsey
Matt Lindsey Charlotte's Web, Director of Social Responsibility
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Design Environment Panel Resource Innovation Institute
The Challenges and Opportunities of Energy Codes
Thao Chau
Thao Chau California Energy Commission, Electrical Engineer
Jen Amann
Jen Amann ACEEE, Buildings Program Director
Derek Smith
Derek Smith Resource Innovation Institute, Executive Director
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Environment Policy Speaker
Environmental Standards and Regulations
Ben Gelt
Ben Gelt Cannabis Certification Council, Chair
Jackee Riccio
Jackee Riccio Cannabis for Conservation, Executive Director
Margaret Mantor
Margaret Mantor California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Senior Environmental Scientist (Specialist)
Harry Etra
Harry Etra HXE Partners, CEO
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Business Community Engagement Panel
Social Equity Best Practices for the Cannabis Industry
Ernest Toney
Ernest Toney BIPOCANN, Founder
Amanda Reiman
Amanda Reiman Flow Cannabis Company, VP of Community Development
Gia Moron
Gia Moron Women Grow, President
Kevin Ford Jr.
Kevin Ford Jr. The Uplift Companies, CEO
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Design Environment Panel
Sustainable Cannabis Packaging
Cole Gibbs
Cole Gibbs Dama Distributing, Founder & CEO
Tarek Moharram
Tarek Moharram Moharram Ventures Inc., Founder & President
James Eichner
James Eichner Sana Packaging, Co-Founder & CSO
- MDT
Wrap Up Presentation
Wrap Up
Cody Hitchcock
Cody Hitchcock Smokey's Cannabis Co, Horticulturist & Grower

Wednesday, October 7, 2020

- MDT
Welcome
Chris Walsh
Chris Walsh Marijuana Business Daily, CEO & President
- MDT
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Business Design Environment Panel
Best Practices: Energy, waste, water, design
Kyle Lisabth
Kyle Lisabth Silver Bullet Water Treatment, Director of Operations & Business development
Nick Collins
Nick Collins ERS, Associate Director
Brandon Rhea
Brandon Rhea Native Roots Cannabis Co., Sr. Compliance Officer & Sustainability Program Coordinator
Rebecca Spence
Rebecca Spence The Rodman Law Group, Associate Attorney
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Business Community Engagement Panel Policy
Restorative Justice in Cannabis
Evelyn LaChapelle
Evelyn LaChapelle Vertosa, Community Engagement manager
Sarah Gersten
Sarah Gersten Last Prisoner Project, Executive Director & General Counsel
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Design Environment Panel Policy
Hemp and Sustainability
Langdon Brown
Langdon Brown Southern Cross Hemp Oil, CEO
Austin Stevenson
Austin Stevenson Vertosa, Chief Innovation Officer
Nicholas Huminski
Nicholas Huminski High Falls Hemp NY, Business Development & Farming
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Business Environment Speaker
Lets Talk Trash
Steve Peterson
Steve Peterson WasteTrakr, COO
Arman Zeytounyan
Arman Zeytounyan EcoWaste Services, Inc, CEO
Trey Riddle
Trey Riddle Sunstrand LLC, CEO & Founder
- MDT
Health / Wellness Panel
The Future of Cannabis Medicine
Karyemaitre Aliffe
Karyemaitre Aliffe Ethicannons, Praxigen Biomedia, Executive Officer
Jessica Knox
Jessica Knox Doctors Knox, Inc., American Cannabinoid Clinics, and ADVENT Academy, Co-Founder
Golan Vaknin
Golan Vaknin ESEV R&D
Janice M Vaughn-Knox MD
Janice M Vaughn-Knox MD American Cannabinoid Clinics, Co-Founder
- MDT
Open Q & A with Fluence
Brady Nemeth
Brady Nemeth Fluence, Utility Rebate Coordinator

Thursday, October 8, 2020

- MDT
Welcome
Tyler Ammerman
Tyler Ammerman Gannett Fleming, Inc, Sr. Project Manager, Business Development
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Business Speaker
Certifications in the Cannabis Industry
Josh Sarvis
Josh Sarvis Dragonfly Earth Medecine/ DEM Pure Certification, Owner/Founder
Ben Gelt
Ben Gelt Cannabis Certification Council, Chair
Josh Wurzer
Josh Wurzer SC Labs, President & Co-Founder
Casey O'Neill
Casey O'Neill HappyDay Farms, Co-Operator
- MDT
Business Panel
Insights from the Global Cannabis Market
Jessica Steinberg
Jessica Steinberg The Global C & entOURage Network, Founder
Douglas Gordon
Douglas Gordon CanEx, Founder
James Brobyn
James Brobyn American Fiber Co., CEO
- MDT
Business Design Environment Panel
Pathways towards Regenerative Cannabis
Alison Grantham
Alison Grantham Grow Well Consulting, Principal
Suehiko Ono
Suehiko Ono EOS Farm LLC, Co-Founder/ COO
Jacob Policzer
Jacob Policzer The Cannabis Conservancy, Director of Science and Strategy
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Business Environment Speaker
What are the challenges to Sustainable Business in Cannabis?
Edward Dow
Edward Dow Solar Therapeutics, CEO
Mark Johnson
Mark Johnson Gannett Fleming, Inc., Senior Vice President, Director Private Sector Services
Zachary Carson
Zachary Carson Imaginal, CEO
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Design Environment Panel Resource Innovation Institute
The Factors that Drive Water Consumption and Advance Efficiency
John Kagia
John Kagia New Frontier Data
Rob Eddy
Rob Eddy CEA Consultancy LLC, Principal Consultant
Derek Smith
Derek Smith Resource Innovation Institute, Executive Director
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Business Panel
Sungrown Cannabis: Stories from the Fields
Johnny Casali
Johnny Casali Huckleberry Hill Farms, Owner operator
Daniel Stein
Daniel Stein Briceland Forest Farm, Owner
Zachary Carson
Zachary Carson Imaginal, CEO
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Business Design Panel
Implementing the Safe and Circular Economy Design into the Cannabis Industry
Howie Fendley
Howie Fendley Avocado Sustainability Advisors, Co-Founder
Jackee Riccio
Jackee Riccio Cannabis for Conservation, Executive Director
Kate Christian
Kate Christian EcoCycle, Corporate Sustainability Manager
- MDT

Friday, October 9, 2020

- MDT
Welcome
Cody Hitchcock
Cody Hitchcock Smokey's Cannabis Co, Horticulturist & Grower
- MDT
Business Design Environment Panel
Energy Efficiency in Cultivation
Ryan Wankel
Ryan Wankel Heliospectra, Cannabis Plant + Light Expert/Grower Liaison
Corinne Wilder
Corinne Wilder Fluence, Vice President of Global Commercial Operations
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Business Community Engagement Speaker
Social Benefit Programs in Cannabis
Luna Stower
Luna Stower Luna Stower Marketing, LLC, Owner, CEO
Ryan Miller
Ryan Miller OpEVAC, Founder
Alex De La Campa
Alex De La Campa A Future for Vets Foundation, Managing Director
Ramon Garcia
Ramon Garcia Original Equity Group, Sanctuary Farms LLC, Co-founder, President
- MDT
Business Panel
Sustainable Cannabis Investment Markets
David Hess
David Hess Tress Capital, Co-Founder and President
Emily Paxhia
Emily Paxhia Poseidon, Co-Founder & Managing Partner
Coleman Beale
Coleman Beale CEO and Board Member
- MDT
Business Speaker
Marketing Sustainable Cannabis
Lisa Buffo
Lisa Buffo Cannabis Marketing Association, Founder & CEO
Gagan Levy
Gagan Levy Founder/ CEO, Guru
Zack Darling
Zack Darling CannaCraft, Vice President Marketing
Ru Johnson
Ru Johnson Roux Black Consulting, Founder
- MDT
Design Environment Speaker
Seeding Sustainability: Seeds vs Clones
Nathaniel Pennington
Nathaniel Pennington Humbolt Seed Co, CEO
Betsy Samuelson
Betsy Samuelson Seed & Soil, Co-Owner & Seed Integrity Specialist
Sarah Schuette
Sarah Schuette Dirty Business Soil, Co-Owner & COO
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Closing Presentation
Closing Ceremony
Ben Gelt
Ben Gelt Cannabis Certification Council, Chair