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PRE-Conference Workshops Agenda

Friday, June 1, 2018

Note:  Session titles and names highlighted in BLUE are linked to pages that contain speaker/moderator profiles.


12:00 pm – 6:30 pm                   Registration Open


1:00 pm – 4:30 pm                     Exhibitor Setup


12:45 pm – 3:00 pm                      Patient’s Medical Cannabis Workshop


Moderator:  Moriah Barnhart, Advocate, Founder and CEO, CannaMoms


How to Effectively Order Cannabis for Qualified Patients in Florida 

Dr. Mark Hashim, MD, Lead Physician – The Herbal Clinic, MD 


Patient’s Perspective: Medical Cannabis for Cumulative PTSD 

Tricia Zirit Schuster, RN, RYT, Mindfulness Coach

Founder and CEO; Living Now Consulting


Case Studies on Medical Cannabis and The Gift That Keeps on Giving

Annie Brandt, Founder, Best Answer for Cancer Foundation / International Organization of Integrative Cancer Physicians (IOICP)

17-year “Thriver” of end-stage cancer 

Author “The Healing Platform: Build Your Own Cure!”


Patient Audience Topic: Optimizing Your Cannabis Treatment

Andrew Muroff, Chief Executive Officer, Strainprint Technologies Ltd.

Q&A Panel Discussion


This workshop is Free to registered attendees!

3:30 pm – 5:00 pm                       Florida Cannabis Industry Crash Course Workshop


Pete Sessa, Chief Operating Officer and  Chaz Colavito, Executive Vice President, Florida Cannabis Coalition


Learn about:

  • Existing Business Opportunities in Florida
  • Cannabis Cultivation & Dispensary Basics 

(A separate registration fee of $67 is required for this Workshop)


Click HERE to register for this workshop.


5:00 pm – 6:30 pm                        Welcome Reception – Exhibit Hall

Conference Agenda

Friday, June 1, 2018

12:00 pm – 6:30 pm                   Registration Open


1:00 pm – 4:30 pm                     Exhibitor Setup


5:00 pm – 6:30 pm                        Welcome Reception – Exhibit Hall

Saturday June 2, 2018

7:45 am – 6:30 pm                         Registration Open


7:45 am – 8:45 am                         Continental Breakfast: Exhibit Hall


8:45 am – 10:00 am                      Opening Plenary Keynote Session


Welcome:  Dana Jones, Florida Medical Cannabis Conference & Exhibition


Moderator: Kate Rolston, Chief Executive Officer, M3 Life Sciences


 Keynote Speaker:


Education Before Recreation

Dr. Jenny Wilkins, NMD, CRA, CEO and Proprietor of Agevital: Pharmacy, Research and Wellness. Natural Medicine Doctor, Television personality, public speaker, Author,  and Clinical Research Associate. Medical Director for  Biom-Pharmaceuticals and Chief Scientific Officer of M3 Life Sciences


10:00 am – 10:30 am                   Break - Exhibit Hall

10:30 am – 12:00 pm                  Plenary Session

                                                            Current Status Florida Medical Cannabis Regulations & Legislation:  

                                                            Where Do We Go From Here?


Moderator:  Ron Watson, President, Watson Strategies and Executive Director, Florida Society of Cannabis Physicians


Overview of Florida Medical Cannabis

Ron Watson, President, Watson Strategies and Executive Director, Florida Society of Cannabis Physicians


Panel Discussion:  Where Do We Go From Here?


Ron Watson, President, Watson Strategies and Executive Director, Florida Society of Cannabis Physicians

Dr. Jeffrey Sharkey, Managing Partner, Capitol Alliance Group, Inc. and Executive Director, Medical Marijuana Business Association of Florida

Matthew Duffy, President & COO, AltMed Enterprises, Inc.

Dr. Barry Gordon, MD, Chief Medical Officer, Compassionate Cannabis Clinic of Venice

Robert Tornello, President, 3 Boys Farms

Representative Katie A. Edwards-Walpole

Representative Ray Wesley Rodrigues

Sally Kent Peebles, Esq., Vicente Sederberg, LLC


12:00 pm – 1:30 pm                   Lunch

1:30 pm – 3:00 pm                      Concurrent Session: Medical Session I

                                                           General Medical Cannabis Session

 

Moderator: Ron Watson, President & Senior Lobbyist, Watson Strategies and Executive Director, Florida Society of  Cannabis Physicians


Advanced Therapeutics of Medicinal Cannabis

Dr. Chris Witowski, Senior Director, Research and Development, AltMed


The Science of Endocannabinoid System and How to Effectively Treat Qualified Conditions

Dr. Mark Hashim, MD, Lead Physician – The Herbal Clinic, MD


Navigating the Inexplicable Barriers to US Marijuana Efficacy Research

Dr. Sue Sisley, MD, President and Principal Investigator, Scottsdale Research Institute and
Mike James, Running Back, NFL Free Agent


Next Generation Approaches to Patient Interaction

David Berg, President & Chief Technology Officer, Strainprint Technologies Ltd.

 

1:30 pm – 3:00 pm                      Concurrent Session: Industry Session I

                                                           Navigating Florida's Cannabis Industry

 

Moderator: Dr. Jeffrey Sharkey, Managing Partner, Capitol Alliance Group, Inc. and Executive Director, Medical Marijuana Business Association of Florida


From Black to Green: Marijuana's Coming of Age

Pete Sessa, Chief Operating Officer, Florida Cannabis Coalition  


Banking and Cannabis

John Vardaman, General Counsel and EVP, Hypur


Opportunities and Obstacles for CBD Businesses in Florida

Karl Keich, Executive Director, Canna Consulting Group 


3:00 pm – 3:30 pm                          Refreshment Break: Exhibit Hall

3:30 pm – 5:00 pm                         Concurrent Session: Medical Session II

                                                              Treating Patients with Cannabinoids: Research, Education 

                                                              and Practice 


Moderator: Eric Stevens, Deputy Executive Director, Florida for Care


Florida's Coalition for Medical Marijuana Research + Education

Dr. Nagi B. Kumar, Ph.D., R.D., FADA , Director, Cancer Chemoprevention, Moffitt Cancer Center


Medical Cannabis Uses--A Case Review

Dr. Joseph Rosado, MD, Medical Director, Coastal Wellness Centers


The Status of Medical Cannabis Practice in Florida

Dr. Barry Gordon, MD, Chief Medical Officer, Compassionate Cannabis Clinic of Venice


3:30 pm – 5:00 pm                        Concurrent Session: Industry Session II

                                                             Insights into Cannabis Cultivation

 

 Moderator: Bill Monroe, Director of Dispensary Management, 3 Boys Farm


Where We Have Been and Where We are Going - An Industry Veteran's Perspective on Cultivation and Retailing Legal Weed

Christian Hageseth, CEO, ONE Cannabis


Why Cannabis Genetics and the Protection of IP is the Future

Chris "Sunshine" Williams, Founder and CEO and Robert Roundtree, Partner, Sunshine Cannabis


Agricultural Approach to Successful and Sustainable 

 Cannabis Cultivation

Michael Williamson, Director of Cultivation, Pipp Horticulture


5:00 pm – 6:30 pm                         Reception: Exhibit Hall


FMCCE 2018:  50/50 Raffle


Winner of the raffle will receive 50% of the raffle proceeds and the other 50% of the proceeds will be awarded to CannaMoms and the Best Answer for Cancer Foundation.


Cost for a ticket is $5 or you can buy 5 tickets for $20. 


Drawing will be held in the Exhibit Hall at 6:00 pm

Sunday June 3, 2018

7:45 am – 12:00 pm                       Registration Open


7:45 am – 8:30 am                          Continental Breakfast: Exhibit Hall


8:30 am - 10:30 am                         Concurrent Session: Medical Session III

                                                               Treating Patients with Cannabinoids II

 

Moderator: Dr. Terel Newton, MD, Specialist in Cannabis Recommendations, The Holistic Cannabis Centers


Cannabis as a Safe and Effective Treatment Option

Dr. Paul R. Carney, MD and Dr. Christopher Anderson, Ph.D. 

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill North Carolina 


Cannabis Pharmacology and Clinical Applications

Dr. Jenny Wilkins, NMD, CRA, CEO and Proprietor of Agevital: Pharmacy, Research and Wellness. Natural Medicine Doctor, Television personality, public speaker, Author,  and Clinical Research Associate. Medical Director for  Biom-Pharmaceuticals and Chief Scientific Officer of M3 Life Sciences


Cannabinoids and the Immune System - An Update

Dr. Sasha Noe, DO, PhD


Medical Cannabis Dosing, as an Alternative to Opioids for Chronic Non-Malignant Pain

Dr. Terel Newton, MD, Specialist in Cannabis Recommendations, The Holistic Cannabis Centers


Followed by a Medical Panel Discussion:


Dr. Christopher Anderson, Ph.D., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill North Carolina 

Dr. Paul R. Carney, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill North Carolina 

Dr. Jenny Wilkins, NMD, CRA, CEO and Proprietor of AgeVital: Pharmacy, Research and Wellness

Dr. Mike Wilkins, MDiv, PharmD, Proprietor, AgeVital Pharmacy, LLC

Dr. Sasha Noe, DO, PhD

Dr. Terel Newton, MD, Specialist in Cannabis Recommendations, The Holistic Cannabis Centers

8:30 am - 10:30 am                            Concurrent Session: Industry Session III

                                                                   Discovering Success in the Cannabis Industry


Moderator: Nicole van Rensburg, CEO, Bloom Medicinals


Maintaining High Quality Standards and High Quality Products in the Cannabis Business

Scheril Murray Powell, Managing Partner, Scheril Murray Powell, P.A.; General Manager at Minorities 4 Medical Marijuana; In House Counsel at Green Roads of Florida, LLC; In House Counsel at the EOP Foundation- Medical Cannabinoid Research and Policy Institute; and President, Green Sustainable Strong, LLC


Tax Structuring for Cannabis Business

Craig W. Smalley, MST, EA, Co-Founder & CEO, Cannabis Accounting Group, CWSEAPA® & Tax Crisis Center®


Cannabis Career Opportunities for Everyone! 

Catherine M. Zito, CEO, American Wellness, Inc.


The Patient Journey: From Physician Certification To Medical Marijuana Dispensing

Nicole van Rensburg, CEO, Bloom Medicinals

10:30 am - 11:00 am                          Break - Exhibit Hall


11:00 am – 12:00 pm                         Plenary Closing Session

                                                                   Investing in the Cannabis Industry

 

Moderator: Derwin Wallace, CANNAINVESTOR Magazine


Choosing the Right Cannabis Investment 

Catherine M. Zito, CEO, American Wellness, Inc.


The Evolution of the Emerging Market in Cannabis

Alexander Nachman, Cannabis Investment Analyst, Advocate and Business Consultant, AHN Point Consulting Services


Closing Remarks:


Gene Jones, Conference Director, Florida Medical Cannabis Conference & Exhibition


12:00 pm                                                 Adjourn