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#CannabisCon Brings Together Three Levels of Government to Discuss the Changing Cannabis Landscape in Canada

Edmonton, Alberta — On Friday April 13th and Saturday April 14th, for the first time at a public forum, all three levels of Government will come together to share their roles in the emerging Canadian cannabis legalization process at #CannabisCon at The Edmonton Shaw Conference Centre. #CannabisCon has been designed to feature key industry educators and experts who will provide first-hand …

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Brad White

Brad White has been working in the Edmonton region for the last 26 years, mostly within municipal planning. He works for the City of Edmonton in the Regional and Economic Development Department in Economic Investment Section where his duties include: Business Retention and Development Facilitation. He sits at the City of Edmonton’s Cannabis Task Team Coordinating Committee and the Cannabis …

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Andrew Gordon

Andrew Gordon serves as Executive Vice President of Aura Cannabis, and specializes in operational efficiency, client relations, community partnerships and industry compliance. He has a degree in Political Science from UVIC, and is a graduate of BCIT’s Non-Profit Management Program. Andrew has led operations for a number of high-profile retail dispensaries as their General Manager and Community Integration Director; and …

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 #CannabisCon presents Cannabis Canada Forums National Educational Conference & Business Opportunity Forum, a two-day educational cannabis conference showcasing a number of industry’s top contributors 

For Immediate Release March 26, 2018 Edmonton, Alberta — On Friday, April 13th and Saturday, April 14th, #CannabisCon will be hosting its National Educational Conference & Business Opportunity Forum at the Shaw Convention Centre in Edmonton, Alberta. #CannabisCon presents Cannabis Canada Forums, an educational and informative two-day event developed to target the pressing needs of Canadians as the cannabis legalization …

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Shekhar Parmar

CEO, Harvest Medicine Over 10 years of experience as an entrepreneur, lawyer, and design thinker. Most recently hired as Chief Strategy Officer of ABcann Global, Shekhar is passionate about raising the bar on medicinal cannabis in Canada on multiple platforms. As CEO of Harvest Medicine, he led the company to become one of the fastest growing, highest rated, cannabis clinics …

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Miz D {Danielle Jackson}

Danielle Jackson (more commonly known as Miz D) is one of the most recognizable individuals in the Canadian cannabis industry and community. Self-employed as a Cannatherapy Consultant for baby boomers and seniors since 2004, she helps both new and experienced consumers learn to maximize the therapeutic benefits of cannabis. Miz D is involved in a variety of cannacentric businesses and …

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Matt Lamers

Matt is based in the Greater Toronto Area and covers the Canadian cannabis industry for Marijuana Business Daily. Previously, he worked as a business editor, photographer and reporter for newspapers and magazines in three countries, covering everything from oil and gas in British Columbia to North Korean defectors in Seoul. We are thrilled to welcome Matt Lamers to #CannabisCon’s Cannabis …

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Ken Kobly

Ken Kobly has been the President and CEO of the Alberta Chambers of Commerce (ACC) since February 2005. Over the past eleven years Ken has developed the ACC’s profile as a strong, consistent voice for Alberta business. Provincial, national and international media regularly turn to the ACC for comment on business-related issues. As the CEO of a federation of 128 …

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Jeff Ryan

Jeff Ryan is Vice President of Government and Stakeholder Relations at Canopy Growth Corporation. He is responsible for federal and provincial government relations and stakeholder engagement. Jeff has held multiple positions in the private sector and has extensive experience at the political level. Most recently, Jeff was Senior Director, Corporate Affairs at Labatt Breweries where he managed a national government …

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Honourable Deron Bilous

Alberta Minister of Economic Development and Trade Born and raised in Edmonton, Deron Bilous knows the incredible contribution Alberta workers have made to our province and our country.  Growing-up in a proudly Ukrainian home he also appreciates the strength and beauty of our province’s diversity. Between 1995 and 2005, Mr. Bilous worked in Quebec, Tunisia and China on a number …