C3 CANNA SUMMIT 2019

TUE, SEP 24th
TUE, SEP 24th

SEPTEMBER 24, 2019 UNION LEAGUE CLUB, NEW YORK CITY

THEME "Transforming Hemp to Healthcare and CBD to Commerce"


8:00 am - 8:50 am

Round Table Sessions

#1: The Marketing and Branding Challenges Facing the Cannabis Industry

  • Ryan Kocot, Director of Compliance and in-house legal counsel at ikänik Farms
  • Derek DuChesne, Chief Growth Officer, EcoGen Laboratories

 

#2: The Role and Use of Technology in the Production of Hemp

  • George Likourezos, Partner, Carter, DeLuca, Farrell & Schmidt, LLP
  • Jay Yonamine, Head of Data Science, Ops, and Quality, Global Patents at Google

 

#3: CBD Everyday Secrets: A Lifestyle Guide to Hemp-Derived Health and Wellness

  • Shira Adler, CEO / Synergy by Shira Adler

 

#4: From Clothing to Cars: The Commercial Evolution of Hemp

  • Geoff Whaling, Chairman, National Hemp Association

 

8:50 am - 9:00 am

Welcoming Remarks

  • Anthony Pepe, Founder & CEO, Erba Verde Group
  • Ransel Potter, Founder & Managing Partner, C3 Summit International

 

9:00 am - 10:00 am

Keynote Address: A Conversation with Mark Zekulin, CEO of Canopy Growth Corporation, and Kevin Murphy, Chairman and CEO of Acreage Holdings

  • Mark Zekulin, CEO, Canopy Growth Corporation
  • Kevin Murphy, Chairman & CEO Acreage Holdings
  • Robert Carp, Esq., (Moderator) Author of "Marijuana Business Operations Guide"

 

Synopsis: This past spring, Canada's Canopy Growth, the largest cannabis operator in every market outside America, and Acreage Holdings, the largest cannabis operator in the U.S., entered an arrangement that will have Canopy acquire Acreage when growing and selling cannabis in the U.S. becomes federally permissible. Together, the merged companies will form a superpower in one of the world's fastest-growing industries. Join moderator Bob Carp, Canopy Growth CEO Mark Zekulin and Acreage Holdings Chairman and CEO Kevin Murphy for a stimulating discussion about the challenging regulatory framework that necessitated an innovative deal structure, and how each company is unlocking one another's potential to lead cannabis in their respective markets.

 

10:00 am - 10:30 am

Opening Plenary: Introduction to Hemp and Cannabis: Facts vs Fiction

  • Axel Bernabe, Assistant for Health to Governor Andrew M. Cuomo

 

10:30 am - 11:30 pm

Panel #1: Pharmaceutical Industry’s Role in Sustaining CBD as a Natural Medicinal Alternative

  • Tom Zuber, (Moderator), Managing Partner, Zuber Lawler
  • Dr. Jayashree Mitra, Managing Partner, Zuber Lawler

 

11:30 am - 12:30 pm
Panel #2: Hemp vs. CBD vs. Marijuana: The Differences Explained

  • Geoff Whaling, (Moderator), Chairman, National Hemp Association
  • Hiliary Black, Chief Advocacy Officer, Canopy Growth Corporation
  • Axel Bernabe, Assistant for Health to Governor Andrew M. Cuomo

 

12:30 pm - 2:00 pm

Luncheon

 

Keynote Adress: Hemp and Medical Marijuana - The New Economic Pillars in Global Innovation

  • Dr Armando R. Lampe, Minister of Education, Science and Sustainable Development of Aruba

Synopsis: Innovation is the causal mechanism for creating prosperity because it introduces newer and typically better ways of tackling pressing problems that make society more productive. Increasing productivity in society ultimately leads to prosperity. Innovation simply is a path in which a person, an organization, or even a country chooses to solve a particular problem. Innovation can be high-tech or low-tech, digital or analog, and can be done in a small or large organization, or n a small or large country. The global market for hemp consists of more than 25,000 products in nine submarkets: agriculture, textiles, recycling, automotive, furniture, food and beverages, paper, construction materials, and personal care. Hemp is also being used in nutritional supplements and in medicinal and therapeutic products, including pharmaceuticals.Synopsis: Innovation is the causal mechanism for creating prosperity because it introduces newer and typically better ways of tackling pressing problems that make society more productive. Increasing productivity in society ultimately leads to prosperity. Innovation simply is a path in which a person, an organization, or even a country chooses to solve a particular problem. Innovation can be high-tech or low-tech, digital or analog, and can be done in a small or large organization, or n a small or large country. The global market for hemp consists of more than 25,000 products in nine submarkets: agriculture, textiles, recycling, automotive, furniture, food and beverages, paper, construction materials, and personal care. Hemp is also being used in nutritional supplements and in medicinal and therapeutic products, including pharmaceuticals.

 

2:15 pm - 3:15 pm
Panel #3: Canada's Legalization Experiment: A Year in Review

  • David Clement, North American Affairs Manager, Consumer Choice Center

 

3:15 pm - 4:15 pm

Panel #4: Benefits of Using CBD for Treatment of Depression and Disabilities

  • Dr. Andre Ragnauth, CEO Unifi Biotechnologies
  • Dr. Monica B. Taing, Doctors for Cannabis Regulation (DFCR)
  • Kamal Kalsi, Lt. Colonel/US Army
  • Sonia Gomez, Founder, Hemp Revolution Podcast & Medicalsecrets.com

 

4:15 pm - 5:15 pm

Panel #5: Not Just CBD: Hemp In Capital Markets

  • Richard Carleton, CEO of the Canadian Securities Exchange

 

5:20 pm - 5:30 pm

Closing Remarks

  • Anthony Pepe, Founder & CEO, Erba Verde Group
  • Ransel Potter, Founder & Managing Partner, C3 Summit International

 

5:30 pm - 7:00 pm

Networking Reception

 

NOTE: BUSINESS ATTIRE REQUIRED

 

 

 

 


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Note: Business Attire Required