2019 CCS Agenda

The Canadian Cannabis Summit agenda features keynotes and panel presentations from a diverse range of industries. With two theatres, attendees can select from a variety of talks and verticals.

Please note: This is a proposed agenda and is subject to time changes as the remainder of our speakers are updated. Please keep an eye on this page for updates or subscribe to our newsletter at the bottom of the page to receive these details in your inbox.

Launch Party: May 30th 6-8:30pm, Barcelona Tavern, Stephen Ave.
Summit Days: May 31st-June 1st, Downtown Marriott Hotel.

 

Day One MAY 31ST

Day One Theatre A

8:00am - 8:50am

Doors Open, Exhibitor Hall.

8:50am - 9:00am

Opening Remarks & Introductions.

9:05am - 9:50am

Kevin Lea - Cannabis Insurance & Risk Management.

9:50am - 10:20am

Coffee & Bites Networking Break.
10:25 - 11:10am

Crystal DeCnodder - Marketing Cannabis.

11:20am - 12:05pm Len May - Cannabis Is Personal: The Intersection Between Human Genetics and Cannabis.

12:10pm  - 1:30pm

Lunch break Stephen Ave.
1:30pm - 1:50pm Settling time - coffee
2:00pm - 2:10pm Intro/Welcome
2:10pm - 2:55pm

Chef John Michael MacNeil - Cooking with Cannabis.

2:55pm - 3:25pm Networking Food and Wine
3:30pm - 4:15pm Chris Budd- Why GMP? Understanding Compliance In The Cannabis Open Market.
4:25pm - 5:10pm Jo-Anne Yau - Budding Growth: Legal Strategies for Business Development in the Cannabis Industry.
5:10pm - 5:30pm Giveaways!

Day One Theatre B

8:00am - 8:50am

Doors Open, Exhibitor Hall.

8:50am - 9:00am

Opening Remarks & Introductions.

9:05am - 9:50am

Nick Pateras - Industry Overview.

9:50am - 10:20am

Coffee & Bites Networking Break.
10:25 - 11:10am

Dr. Sana-Ara Ahmed - A Cannabinoid Medicine Specialist Viewpoint on Legalization of Cannabis and How it Affects You & Your Family.

11:20am - 12:05pm Georgina Rodriguez - Cultivation and Quality, a Regulatory Approach.

12:10pm - 1:30pm

Lunch break Stephen Ave.
1:30pm - 2:00pm Settling time - coffee - return to Marriott.
2:00pm - 2:10pm Intro/Welcome
2:10pm - 2:55pm

Panel - IoT and the Role of Technology in the Cannabis Industry. Featuring: Rana Banik, Christoph Buchmann, Wayne Logan, and moderated by Trish Joesphs.

2:55pm - 3:25pm Networking Food and Wine
3:30pm - 4:15pm Annaliese Kibler - 
4:25pm - 5:10pm Panel
5:10pm - 5:30pm Giveaways!

Day Two JUNE 1ST

Day Two Theatre A

8:00am - 8:50am

Doors Open, Exhibitor Hall.

8:50am - 9:00am

Opening Remarks & Introductions.

9:05am - 9:50am

Darren Bondar- Retailing in a Regulated Environment.

9:50am - 10:20am

Coffee & Bites Networking Break.
10:25 - 11:10am

Mark Raffan- The 7 Deadly Sins of Negotiation. - Confirmed Time

11:20am - 12:05pm Trevor MacMillan Ph.D.

12:10pm  - 1:30pm

Lunch break Stephen Ave.
1:30pm - 1:50pm Settling time - coffee - return to Marriott.
2:00pm - 2:10pm Intro/Welcome
2:10pm - 2:55pm

Jeff Bradshaw- Fit For Duty: What does it mean and why should you care?

2:55pm - 3:25pm Networking, Wine.
3:30pm - 4:15pm To Be Announced.
4:25pm - 5:10pm Michael Wynn - Visual Design in Cannabis Brands.
5:10pm - 5:30pm Giveaways!

Day Two Theatre B

8:00am - 8:50am

Doors Open. Exhibitor Hall.

8:50am - 9:00am

Opening Remarks & Introductions.

9:05am - 9:50am

Nancy-Anne Rose - Government Audits/ Quality.

9:50am - 10:20am

Coffee & Bites Networking Break.
10:25 - 11:10am

Panel - The Opioid Crisis and Medical Cannabis. Featuring: Fred Mills CMF SFP FMP. Dr. Robert L. Tanguay, Dr. Helena Mentz, and more! 

11:20am - 12:05pm Panel - Marketing Cannabis: How the Rules Have Changed Since Legalization and What This Means Moving Forward. Featuring: Crystal DeCnodder, Michael Wynn, Nick Pateras, Lana Rogers, and Moderated by Shyla Wolf.

12:10pm  - 1:30pm

Lunch break Paper St.
1:30pm - 1:50pm Settling time - coffee - return to Marriott. 
2:00pm - 2:10pm Intro/Welcome
2:10pm 2:55pm

Panel - The Alberta Advantage: Bringing Home Innovation and New Opportunity in Alberta. Featuring: Jaspreet Grewal, ATB Financial, Gail Evans, Scott Jenkins, and moderated by Trish Joesphs.

2:55pm - 3:25pm Networking, Exhibitor Hall, Wine.
3:30pm - 4:15pm To Be Announced.
4:25pm - 5:10pm To Be Announced.
5:10pm - 5:30pm Giveaways!

Workshops

Day & Time Workshop
Room
TBD Crystal DeCnodder - Marketing Cannabis
TBD
TBD Fred Mills - Home Growing TBD

Topics

Policy & Regulations

Canadian Cannabis regulations and Federal legislation will be announced by the Federal Government with the upcoming legalization of recreational Marijuana in July 2018.

High Finance

Investor opportunities, trends, innovations, markets, and insurance.

Health, Wellness & Safety

Therapeutic and medical treatments, personal well-being, lifestyle, fitness, public health and safety.

Growing & Cultivation

Exploring the process and journey of seed to sale, cultivation technologies, and the foreseen challenges of tracking and taking inventory of Cannabis products.

Cannabis Science

Research, case studies, extraction methods, THC, CBD, accreditation and standards in laboratories and greenhouses.

Marketing & Advertising

Discussing the complex guidelines on branding cannabis products and services. Strategies for effective marketing.

Share the event schedule