Schedule

This is sample of page tagline and you can set it up using page option
Expand All +
  • Saturday

    July 23, 2017

  • 11:00 - 11:50
    Engage with our speakers to better understand Federal, State & local perspectives. Get a review of the movement while the industry’s leading minds discuss how the situation may change as more states legalize cannabis. Explore key wins and current challenges – what will be required to take the next step forward? How will the fabric of the nation be impacted as we become more permissive – How will someone born in 2010 be different, culturally, socially and spiritually, from someone born in 1960? · Jedidiah Haney: Schedule None · Farmer Tom: Founder, Farmer Tom Organics · Melissa Hysom: Cannabis Freedom March · MODERATOR: TBA
    Where
    Main Stage #1

  • 12:00 - 12:50
    Cannabis ballot initiatives won in eight of nine states in November 2016 – this is the largest shift forward in legalization, suggesting as a nation, we may have reached a tipping point leaving us speculating if an end to prohibition is near. Simultaneously, as the world watched in wonder, a new regime has taken power in Washington – leading our nation and the ‘free world.’ What impact, if any, will the new leadership and political climate have on the current state of legal cannabis – must we fear a backward step? · Gerry Goldstein: JD, Lifetime Chair NORML Legal Committee & Criminal Defense Lawyer · Joe DiSalvo: Aspen-Pitkin County Sheriff · John Hunt: Serial Entrepreneur w/ businesses in media, cannabis & beyond · MODERATOR: TBA
    General Sessions
    Where
    Main Stage #2

  • 12:00 - 12:50
    Discover the art of cultivation from expert growers. The panelists have dedicated years to understand how to produce the healthiest, most productive and efficacious medicines – learn how these agriculturists came to love the cannabis cycle and how they have each dedicated their lives to producing and delivering top quality product. Learn about recent advances in lighting, nutrients, and technology that continue to help optimize the growth cycle and reduce the global footprint of production. To include the future of cultivation/conscious cultivation – path to zero impact cultivation.
    Penthouse Chats
    Where
    Penthouse #2

  • 1:30 - 2:30
    Join us on a journey through cannabis culinary pairings. Come with questions and engage with these accomplished cannabis chefs. We will also discuss the current status of mass produced edibles – the positives and negatives of current edible explosion and path to widespread acceptance. Portion control, packaging & access will also be discussed. Menu and demo TBD - Guided cooking demo(s) - Samples will not be provided
    Culinary
    Where
    Main Stage #3

  • 1:30 - 2:30
    Learn the critical path to capturing funding for cannabusiness – explore strategies and tips to netting interest and seed capital from a variety of opportunities. Discover the basics of angel investing and how to not only attract but also retain funding and expertise in this arena. From initial concepts through brand planning, external investment and launch – explore in a WORKSHOP setting – bring your questions and perspectives!
    Penthouse Chats
    Workshops
    Where
    Penthouse #3

  • 2:40 - 3:30
    Hemp has the power to propel our economy, drastically reduce our carbon footprint on the planet and provide us with sustainable textiles and building materials.  Learn about the promise of hemp, from plastics to concrete. Come to understand the current state of legislation, production, access and marketing in Washington and throughout the U.S.
    General Sessions
    Where
    Main Stage #4

  • 2:40 - 3:30
    Learn from some of the industry's top brand owners how form factor and product type play a role in developing, designing and marketing a cannabis product. The discussion will cover all aspects of the brand, as it relates to the many types of products currently available and entering the canna-market. From flower, oil & extracts, tinctures & pills, edibles & beverages to sublingual slips and transdermal patches - form factor plays a major role in everything from distinct use, consumption, and uptake to packaging and brand. Come hear what today's top product developers are concerned about and consider when developing new cannabis products.
    Penthouse Chats
    Where
    Penthouse #4

  • 4:00 - 5:00
    Gather details of the evolving landscape of cannabis legislation and taxation across the nation with a specific focus on the Pacific North West. Current trends in taxation, impacts on medical and recreational users, resurgence and persistence of unregulated trade, impacts to international trade and a pragmatic approach to taxation.
    General Sessions
    Where
    Main Stage #5

  • 4:00 - 5:00
    While states may differ on their interpretation of as well as access to medicinal cannabis, 25+ states now allow patients to consume cannabis to treat a wide variety of illness. The picture of access is evolving rapidly within and across states. Get an overview of what cannabis, as a medicine can offer, what has already been achieved for the very sick including cancer patients, epileptics, and pain sufferers – learn about the profound, partially unexpected impact across society – lower ER admissions, lower use of prescription pain and anxiety medications. What may be possible when we as a society open our consciousness to the medicinal properties of cannabis – how will our society evolve, how will our ‘pill’ culture change? What does the path forward look like? Is it possible to combine ‘eastern’ and ‘western’ medicine in the name of patient outcomes? How do we get there together? What will it take for cannabis, or its extracts, to be widely accepted as medicine?
    Penthouse Chats
    Where
    Penthouse #5

  • 5:00 - 5:50
    Learn from dynamic, charismatic brand architects about the struggle to create relevant, authentic brands in the Cannasphere and beyond. Walk the path of entrepreneurship, authenticity and value creation in the complex, cluttered cannabis space. Learn about the tough choices that must be made to differentiate a brand and succeed in cannabis. What keeps a brand alive while so many are flailing and failing in our cluttered marketspace?
    General Sessions
    Where
    Main Stage #6

  • 5:00 - 5:50
    The Cannasphere is evolving – with legalization and the influx of technology; cannabis relationships have been reshaped and retooled by technology. Cannabis, long grown and traded away from the public eye, only recently over the counter of a legal dispensary, has is now traded as a commodity. Take a look forward in the cannabis space through the lens of technology – learn about what’s next from some of the leaders of the canna-tech revolution.
    Penthouse Chats
    Where
    Penthouse #6

  • 6:00 - 7:00
    Up to 50% of the cannabis consumed today is not flower! This trend will continue to rise as recreational use and product proliferation expands. Let industry leaders walk you through the world of extractions and applications. Learn from the experts about integrating the extractions process and products into the differently regulated markets. Explore challenges, and current approaches from legal, equipment, facility and product standpoints.
    General Sessions
    Where
    Main Stage #7