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Tuesday April 21

8:00-9:00 am

9:00-10:00 am

Keynote Session: Entrepreneurial Brand Building

Eric Schnell Eric Schnell
Founder, BeyondBrands & Co-Founder, mood33

10:00-10:30 am

10:30-11:15 am

Strategies for Entering the Cannabis Edibles Industry

Session Description

Mark Grindeland, Co-Founder & CEO, Coda Signature

11:15-12:00 pm

The Cannabis Opportunity: Understanding Consumer Need States and Preferences

Session Description

Carl Edstrom, Sr. Vice President & Principal, Survey Solutions, IRI
Jessica Lukas, Sr. Vice President, Commercial Development, BDS Analytics

12:00-1:30 pm

1:30-2:15 pm

Establishing Benchmarks for Cannabis Food & Beverage Success

2:15-3:00 pm

Understanding Cannabis Ingredient Processing Dynamics

Session Description

Matthew Anderson, CEO, Vanguard Scientific Systems

3:00-3:30 pm

3:30-4:30 pm

What Can Be Carried Over from Traditional CPG to Cannabis?

Tom Newmaster, Partner, FORCEpkg

4:30-7:00 pm

* Agenda subject to change


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Wednesday, April 22

8:00-9:00 am

9:00-9:45 am

Keynote Presentation: A Roadmap to Legal Cannabis Food & Beverage Product Development

Keynote Description

Mike Hennesy - Wana BrandsMike Hennesy, Director of Innovation, Wana Brands

9:45-10:30 am

Creating Unified Cannabis Food & Beverage Food Safety Production Protocols

Session Description

Lezli Engelking, Founder, FOCUS: The International Cannabis Health & Safety Organization

10:30-11:30 am

11:30-12:15 pm

Legal Insights into the Cannabis Edibles & Beverage Industry

Session Description

Rakesh Amin, Partner, Amin Talati Wasserman
Justin J. Prochnow, Shareholder, Greenberg Traurig, LLP
Steve Schain, Esq., Senior Attorney, Hoban Law Group

12:15 pm

Conference Adjourns

* Agenda subject to change


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