CALGARY

MARCH 2-3


BUSINESS DAY

Friday, March 2nd

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CONSUMER DAY

Saturday, March 3rd

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AGENDA

Friday, March 2nd, 2018

8:30am
Doors Open
9:00am
Welcome from Cannabis Canada Association
Allan Rewak Executive Director, Cannabis Canada Association
9:10am-9:40am
Medical Cannabis 101
This presentation will give a general overview of medical cannabis: plant, effects, and consumption means, THC, CBD, strains. (Q & A with audience).
9:45am-10:30am
Cannabis in the Retail Sector
Alberta’s next great economic opportunity. How to engage as business leaders, suppliers and employers. What’s new and trending in Cannabis product.
Speakers: Darren Bondar – Spirit Leaf Inc, Ivonne Martinez – Alberta Liquor Store Association
10:30am-11:20am
Cannabis in the Workplace
Adapting to the new world of medical cannabis in the workplace from a Human Resources Perspective.
Panel includes: Hugh McPhail QC- McLennan Ross, Jennifer Miller QC- Bennett Jones, Dr. Fiona Clement - University of Calgary
11:30am-1:30pm
Calgary Chamber of commerce Luncheon
Legislative Landscape: Ministerial and Municipal Update
Update on plans for legalization roll out, potential mandates for government levels and public safety concerns.
Speakers: Kim Capstick, Executive Director Community Engagement, Alberta Cannabis Secretariat, Ivonne Martinez, ALSA, Matt Zabloski, Business Strategist Cannabis, City of Calgary, David Berry, VP of Regulatory Services for the AGLC
Cannabis Presidents Panel
A group discussion on how these business leaders became involved in Cannabis, the challenges of becoming a Licensed Producer, looking forward in the industry.
Moderator: Cassandra Farrington, MJBiz
Speakers: Bruce Linton – Tweed/Canopy Growth, Cam Battley, Aurora
1:45pm-2:30pm
Business Opportunities / New Private Retail Environment
A panel will discuss business opportunities related to funding, security, branding, consulting, laboratory testing,law, accounting, packaging, horticulture among many others. (Q & A with audience)
Speakers: Derek Ingraham-Chandos Construction, Paul Dhillon-Cultivated Solutions
2:40pm-3:15pm
Investing in Cannabis
The Next Big Opportunity in Alberta - Owning, Operating and/or Investing in the Cannabis Retail. Panel Discussion
3:15pm-4:00pm
Canadian Cannabis Chamber presents – The Colorado Experience
What are they, how will it impact the cannabis markets. What is on the horizon for innovation and investment.
Speaker: Tyler Henson
4:05pm-5:00pm
Top 10 Predictions for Cannabis in Canada for 2018
Speaker: Will Stewart, Managing Principal Navigator Ltd.

Saturday, March 3rd, 2018

10:00am
Doors Open
10:45am-11:15am
Cannabis 101
This presentation will give a general overview of medical cannabis: plant, effects and consumption means, THC, CBD, strains. (Q & A with audience)
Current medical access system.
11:20am-11:50pm
Legislative Update
Legislative update on distribution systems, taxes and grow regulations City and Provincial Overview (Q & A with audience)
11:55am-12:40pm
Public Safety and Harm Reduction
Plans for programs in place for youth and public education on legalized cannabis.

Myths and Realities
Being safe and using cannabis responsibly.

12:40pm-1:15pm
Innovations in the Canadian Cannabis Space
Learn about new product categories that are changing the way Canadians Consume cannabis
1:30pm-2:30pm
Cannabis in the Workplace – Employee Perspective
What is allowed, what isn’t. Using Common Sense. Benefits if prescribed?
2:45pm-3:00pm
Careers in Cannabis
What opportunities are available, what skills and talents are they looking for, what are some of the position names and brief outlines. What are your transferable skills?
Panel: Paul Dhillon - Cultivated Solutions
3:00pm-5:00pm
Cannabis Job Fair

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