EDMONTON

APRIL 13-14


BUSINESS DAY

Friday, April 13th

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CONSUMER DAY

Saturday, April 14th

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AGENDA

Friday, April 13th, 2018

8:30am
Doors Open
9:00am
Welcome from Cannabis Canada Association
Allan Rewak, Executive Director, CCA
9:10am
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).
9:50am-11:00am
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
11:00am-11:45am
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.
11:00am-2:00pm
Edmonton 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, Colton Kirsop, A/Director Development and Zoning Services, City of Edmonton
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.
Speakers: Geoff Thomson, Sundial Growers, Cam Battley, Aurora
2:00pm-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)
2:30pm-3:15pm
Investing in Cannabis
The Next Big Opportunity in Alberta - Owning, Operating and/or Investing in the Cannabis Retail. Panel Discussion
3:30pm-4:15pm
Edibles – Canada’s Next Great Product Category
What are they, how will it impact the cannabis markets. What is on the horizon for innovation and investment.
4:20pm-4:45pm
Top 10 Predictions for Cannabis in Canada for 2018

Saturday, April 14th, 2018

9:30am
Doors Open
10:00am-10:45am
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.
11:00am-12:00pm
Legislative Update
Legislative update on distribution systems, taxes and grow regulations City and Provincial Overview (Q & A with audience)
Public Safety and Harm Reduction
Plans for programs in place for youth and public education on legalized cannabis.
12:15pm-12:45pm
Innovations in the Canadian Cannabis Space
Learn about new product categories that are changing the way Canadians Consume cannabis
1:00pm-1:20pm
Cooking with Cannabis
How to get the best results when cooking/baking with cannabis. What works, what doesn’t – how it’s changed with different cooking methods
1:30pm-2:00pm
Myths and Realities
Being safe and using cannabis responsibly.
2:00pm-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.
3:00pm-5:00pm
Cannabis Job Fair

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