Florida Medical Cannabis Conference Agenda

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Patient Day Agenda

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Friday, June 28, 2019

10:00 am – 7:00 pm                  Registration Open


10:00 am – 2:45 pm                   Exhibitor Setup


12:30 pm – 1:30 pm                   Medical Cannabis Education Workshop


Planting a Seed: Developing Florida's First University Program in Cannabis

Dr. Martha Rosenthal, Professor, Florida Gulf Coast University and Nicole Shadwick, Student, Florida Gulf Coast University

1:30 pm - 1:45 pm                    Refreshment Break- Pre-function Area


1:45 pm – 3:45 pm                  Patient Workshop Part I


Moderator: Eric Stevens, Director, Business Development, MJ Buddy


Introduction to Medical Cannabis: An Overview of How it Works and Treatment Opportunities

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


A Caregivers Perspective to the Benefits of Medical Cannabis as it Relates to Dementia, Stress and Pain

Colette Florido, Founder and President, CR World, Corp.


Pediatric Use of Medical Cannabis

Dr. David Berger, MD, FAAP – Board Certified Pediatrician, Wholistic Pediatrics & Family Care


Improving Senior Wellness with Safe Use of Medical Cannabis

Stephanie Maruca, RN, CCM, Manager of Provider Relations for Florida, Surterra Wellness


3:45 pm - 4:00 pm                    Exhibit Hall Opens at 3:45 pm

                                                         Refreshment Break: Exhibit Hall


4:00 pm – 5:30 pm                  Patient Workshop Part II


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


Cannabis for the Treatment of Cumulative PTSD

Tricia Schuster, RN, RYT, Founder and CEO, Zirit Life Mindfulness Coaching


Hormones, Sex and Cannabis

Dr. Jenny Wilkins, NMD, CRA, PharmD Candidate, AgeVital Pharmacy


How to Use Cannabis to Treat Qualified Conditions

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

Board Certified Anesthesiologist

Interventional Pain Management Physician

Cannabis Educator


5:30 pm – 7:00 pm                      Welcome Reception – Exhibit Hall

                                                            Open to all Patients and Conference Attendees

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Conference Agenda

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Friday, June 28, 2019

See above.  Full Conference registration includes Patient Day.

Saturday, June 29, 2019

8:00 am – 7:00 pm                         Registration Open


8:00 am – 8:45 am                         Continental Breakfast: Exhibit Hall


8:45 am – 10:00 am                      FMCCE 2019 Opening Session


Welcome:  Gene Jones, Conference Director, Florida Medical Cannabis Conference & Exhibition (FMCCE)


Moderator: Ron Watson, President, Watson Strategies


Keynote Speaker:


Optimize Your Health with Cannabis

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

Board Certified Anesthesiologist

Interventional Pain Management Physician

Cannabis Educator


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

10:30 am – 12:30 pm                  Plenary Session


Moderator: Taylor Patrick Biehl, Policy Director, Medical Marijuana Business Association of Florida (MMBAFL)


Florida Legislative Update: A Review of Medical Cannabis Legislation and the Impact on You

Ron Watson, President, Watson Strategies


Navigating the Complex Regulatory Landscape of Medical Marijuana in Florida

Nichole Geary, Floridian Partners, LLC


What You Need to Know About Insuring Your Cannabis Business/Practice

Steven Sherman JD, PSA Insurance


Medical Cannabis and Workplace Impairment

Dr. Kevin Smith, MD, MPH, ProMedica


12:30 pm – 1:30 pm                   Lunch

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

 

Moderator: Dr. Vipul Kabaria, Fellowship trained Interventional Pain Management Specialist, Anesthesiology


High-tech Cannabinoids in Stem Cell Therapy Instead of Drugs/Surgery 

Dr. William J. Cole, Jr., The kNOw Pain Institute & Foundation


THCV - For Weight Loss and Metabolic Syndrome: Next Big Cannabinoid

Dr. Gregory L Smith, MD, MPH, Green Mountain Health Alliance


Women & Medical Cannabis, Clinical Considerations

Dr. Janet Taylor MD, MPH, Cognitive Health & Wellness


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


Moderator: Gary Stein, MPH, Executive Director, Clarity


 PR/Marketing and Media in the Cannabis Industry

Andrew Felix, Cannabis News Florida


Cannabis Branding:  Building, Growing, Protecting & Advertising Your Cannabis Brand

Bob Reilly, Founder and CEO, HIGHLIFE®


Marketing in Cannabis

Michael Thompson, CEO/Founder, Green Peak Media


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

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

 

Moderator: Dr. Jenny Wilkins, NMD, CRA, PharmD Candidate, AgeVital Pharmacy


Whole Plant Medicine

Phoenix Fermin, Herbalist, Director of Education in Tallahassee, FL

Lichgate on High Road and Florida School of Holistic Living


Full Spectrum CBD with Terpenes & Flavonoids For Medicine

Dr. Betty Wedman St Louis, PhD


Special Considerations for Medical Cannabis Treatment in Immune-Mediated Disorders

Dr. Sasha Noe, DO, PhD


Cannabinoid Pharmacology

Dr. Mike Wilkins, PharmD, AgeVital Pharmacy


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


Moderator: Robert Roundtree, FloridaMarijuana.net / Sunshine Cannabis


Creating the Best Customer Experience

Victoria Walker, Marketing and Community Relations, Trulieve


The Bright Future of Banking Cannabis in Florida

Anastasia D. Stull, Attorney at Law, Clark Partington


Cannabis Investments, Banking, Payment Processing

Catherine M. Zito, CEO, Cannabis Business Solutions


VA Benefits and Medical Cannabis Use: Information Veterans and the Medical Cannabis Industry Needs to Know

Joshua Linney, Director of Web Development, Veterans For Cannabis


5:30 pm – 7:00 pm                         Reception: Exhibit Hall


FMCCE 2019:  50/50 Raffle


Winner of the raffle will receive 50% of the raffle proceeds and the other 50% of the proceeds will be awarded Florida Cannabis  Action Network  (FLCAN)  and  Veterans For Cannabis.


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


Drawing will be held in the Exhibit Hall at 6:30 pm

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Sunday, June 30, 2019

7:45 am – 12:30 pm                       Registration Open


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


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


Moderator: Dr. Sasha Noe, DO, PhD


Dosing and Administration of Medical Cannabis

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

Board Certified Anesthesiologist

Interventional Pain Management Physician

Cannabis Educator


Alzheimer's/Dementia and Cannabis

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


Evidence Based Medicine for the Qualifying Conditions

Dr. Terel Newton, MD

Board-Certified Anesthesiologist

Regenerative Medicine Consultant

Medical Cannabis and Pain Specialist


Medical Cannabis the Florida Experience...3500 Patients and the 10 Things I Know!

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

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


Moderator: Josephine Cannella-Krehl, LCSW, Founder, MMJ Knowledge, LLC


Cannabis:  Finding the Gold in the Green Rush

Scheril Murray Powell, Esq. and Ladi March-Goldwire, Green Sustainable Strong, LLC


Patients, Caregivers and Physicians: Ensuring Legal Compliance

Vijay S. Choksi, Esq., Compliance Manager, GrowHealthy


Risk Management for the Florida Cannabis Marketplace

Brian Scarborough, Executive Vice President, HUB International


Cannabis Law Overview: Marijuana Business Licensing, Tax and Hemp

Paula Savchenko, Esq., Associate Attorney, Moffa, Sutton, & Donnini, P.A.

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


11:00 am – 12:30 pm                         Plenary Closing Session

                                           

Moderator: Dr. Richard Boxer, MD,  Chief Medical Officer, iAnthus Capital Holdings, Inc.


Panel Discussion with FMCCE Speakers:

Dr. Mark Hashim, MD

Dr. Joseph Rosado, MD

Dr. Terel Newton, MD

Dr. Jenny Wilkins, NMD, CRA, PharmD Candidate

Dr. Barry Gordon, MD

Dr. Sasha Noe, DO, PhD

Ron Watson


12:30 pm                                                 Adjourn

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