We will be announcing our 2019 Vancouver event soon!

2018 SPEAKERS

We bring you the best of industry insiders as well as cannabis icons!

Anna Serin

Director of Listings Development, CSE

Henry Rollins

Keynote Speaker

Jamie Shaw

GroundWork Consulting

Kirk Tousaw

Tousaw Law Corporation

Justin Meiklem

VP Sales & Marketing, Stockhouse Publishing

Robert Laurie

Ad Lucem Law

Drake Sutton-Shearer

CEO and Founder, PRØHBTD Media

Yasmin Gordon

Senior Investment Advisor, Canaccord

Scott Van Rixel

Founder, Bhang Corporation

Ngaio Bealum

ICBC Master of Ceremonies

Mary Patton

Nutopia Cannabis Consulting

Clint Younge

CEO, MMJ Canada

Gregg Steinberg

CEO, Growcentia

Liz Blaz

Phylos, Relationship Manager

Paul Pedersen

Co-Founder & CEO NextLeaf Solutions

Derek Riedle

Civilized.

Josh Holleb

Ceres Greenhouse Solutions

Hilary Black

Director of Patient Education and Advocacy, Canopy Growth

George Robinson

RavenQuest BioMed

Terry Roycroft

MCRCI

Jason Rhude

PRØHBTD, Director of Brand Partnerships

Emanuel Kotzian

CEO, AGENTUR SOWJET GmbH

James Munro

Partner, McMillan LLP

Jared Berry

CEO, CBDNaturals®

Dr. Anthony Holler

Chairman & CEO, Sunniva

Rosy Mondin

President and CEO, Quadron Cannatech Corporation

Marcus Richardson

Bubbleman

Barinder Rasode

CEO, NICHE

Nic Easley

CEO, C3 Consulting

Dr. Philippe Henry, PhD

Director, R&D, Flowr

Dr. Darryl Hudson, PhD

Co-Founder, InPlanta Biotechnology

Andrea Dobbs

Co-Founder & Acting COO, Bloomer

Mat Beren

Owner, House of the Great Gardener

Olivier Dufourmantelle

COO, Canopy Rivers

George Scorsis

Liberty Health Sciences

Previous Events

BERLIN 2018

SAN FRANCISCO 2018

KAUAI 2017

GALLERY

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