2017 SpeakersLearn From The Industry Experts

Nancy Whiteman

Co-founder & Co-owner Wana Brands

Mary Smith

Co-FounderAVO Lifestyle Science

Julie Dooley

PresidentJulie's Natural Edibles

Jim Thorburn

PartnerThorburn & Walker

Jacob Policzer

Co-Founder and PresidentThe Cannabis Conservancy LLC

Debra Kimless

Medical DirectorForwardGro

Aaron Smith

Executive DirectorNational Cannabis Industry Association

Brian Richardson

PresidentFoundations Insurance

Frank Vizcarra

Former VP Strategy Restaurant Support GroupMcDonald's

J. Chandler

Vice President of Cultivation Technologies urban-gro

Joel Milton

CEOBaker Technologies

Nick Hice

OwnerDenver Relief Consulting

Matthew Huron

Founder & CEOGood Chemistry Nurseries

Paul Golden

Special Projects EngineerNexus Greenhouse Systems

Liz Stahura

Co-Founder and Vice PresidentBDS Analytics

Allison Justice PhD

VP of CultivationOutCo Labs

Roy Bingham

CEOBDS Analytics

Joe Hodas

Chief Marketing OfficerDixie Brands

Session Host: Maureen McNamara

Founder & Chief FacilitatorCannabis Trainers

Rich Walker

PartnerThorburn & Walker

Jake Browne

ContributorThe Cannabist

Peggy Moore

OwnerLove's Oven Bakery

Session Host: Guy Rocourt

Co-FounderPapa & Barkley

Session Host: Alex Cooley


Session Host: Shelly Peterson

Vice President of Light Product Solutionsurban-gro

Session Host: Amanda R. Conley

PartnerBrand & Branch LLP ®

Michael Weiss

President & FounderNature’s Dream, Inc.

Kara Bradford

Chief Talent OfficerViridian Staffng

Shane Young

Founder Natural Enemies

Carole Richter

PrincipalCRichter~HR Consulting

James Kelly

PresidentCultivated Power

Sohum Shah

CEOCannabis Commodities Exchange

Robert O'Shaughnessy

Co-Founder & PartnerHigher Ground Agency

Session Host: Shabnam Malek

PartnerBrand & Branch LLP ®

Brenda Blanchard-Kooser

VP of People and Organizational DevelopmentFaces Human Capital Management

Session Host: Bethany Moore

Communications & Project ManagerNational Cannabis Industry Association

Session Host: Jamie L. Pearson

Director of OperationsBhang Corporation

Scott Afable

Founder Highest Reward, Inc.

Stephanie Hopper

Founder & CEOKSF Consulting

Shannon Brooks

Director of MarketingLightshade

Trey Fisher

Marketing DirectorMedicine Man

Nancy Gruskin Warner


Lisa Buffo

Founder & CEOCannabis Marketing Association

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