Mar 152013
 March 15, 2013

national cannabis industry association ncia boston symposium cannabusinessNortheastern CannaBusiness Symposium & Networking Reception March 16, 2013 – Boston, Massachusetts

If you are lucky enough to be attending the Northeastern CannaBusiness Symposium this weekend in Boston, I can assure you, you are in for a treat. I attended a similar event in Denver the day after the 2012 Election, and it was one of the greatest things I have ever been lucky enough to do during my days here at The Weed Blog. Below is the agenda for the event, there are a lot of my heroes on that roster:

12:00-12:20 p.m.Opening remarks
Aaron Smith, National Cannabis Industry Association
12:20-1:20 p.m.By the Numbers: Benchmarks and Market Data from the Marijuana Business Factbook 2013
Chris Walsh, Medical Marijuana Business Daily
1:30-2:50 p.m.Panel and Q&A: Government Relations and Regulatory Models
Betty Aldworth, National Cannabis Industry Association(moderator)
Scott Hawkins, GRUN Strategic
Rob Hunt, Coalition for Responsible Patient Care
Christian Sederberg, Amendment 64 Task Force
Matt Simon, Marijuana Policy Project
3:00-3:30 p.m.Presentation by Blue Sage Microbes
3:30-4:00 p.m.Networking Break
4:00-5:20 p.m.Panel and Q&A: Dispensary, Cultivation, and Infused Product Operations
Kayvan Khalatbari, Denver Relief Consulting (moderator)
Jay Czarkowski, CANNA
Becky DeKeuster, Wellness Connection of Maine
Tripp Keber, Dixie Elixirs
Ken Sobel, The Green Halo
5:30-6:30 p.m.Panel and Q&A: Ancillary Businesses in the Emerging Cannabis Industry
Troy Dayton, ArcView Group (moderator)
Jessica Billingsley, MJ Freeway
Patrick McManamon, Cannassure
Genifer Murray, CannLabs
6:30-8:00 p.m.Reception sponsored by the Massachusetts Medical Marijuana Association

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