Saturday 10:15am –10:50am
Learn how this technology can support valuable customer data collection and retention, drive more strategic marketing campaigns, elevate ambassador and influencer strategies, and optimize omnichannel experience design.
Saturday 11:00am – 11:45am
As the retail sale of cannabis begins to sweep across the nation, consumer education is needed to help them choose quality products for their desired result. Patients and consumers will be empowered with tools to have the best experience.
Saturday 12:00pm – 12:45pm
Growing quality cannabis at home and the cost of hydroponics vs regenerative gardening.
Robert WaldeckView Bio & Details
Saturday 1:00pm – 1:45pm
Explain the use and importance of sustainable agriculture practices and tertiary cannabis cultivation avenues i.e composting and bio remediation.
RYAN VASSARView Bio & Details
Saturday 2:00pm – 2:45pm
Saturday 3:00pm – 3:45pm
Hemp’s history is explored as are its current uses for building materials, food, fuel, plastic and body care products. Attendees will learn what they can do to help hemp reach its full potential as an environmentally friendly and profitable crop.
JOHN DVORAKView Bio & Details
Saturday 4:00pm – 4:45pm
Information and education about PTSD causes, symptoms, and treatments. Ways to cope with the stigma of cannabis use as well as mental health in general.
DR. ERIN DOOLITTLEView Bio & Details
Saturday 5:00pm – 5:45pm
The Cost Structure analysis shows attendees how to array competitors under the supply curve, how to identify which competitors are of most concern, and provides a specific list of actions that regulators can take in support of small entrepreneurs.
STEVEN YERGANView Bio & Details
Saturday 10:45am – 11:30am
Tips and easy tricks to successfully establish your canna-business in the space.
CHRISTINA De GIOVANNIView Bio & Details
Saturday 11:45am – 12:30pm
A review of license types in CT, limitations of license types, social equity licensing, entity structure, 208E, and operational efficiencies.
BRIAN SILVAView Details
Dylan LoweryView Details
Michael McQueenyView Details
Saturday 12:45pm – 1:30pm
Describe the differences between the Medical Cannabis Program in CT and the Adult-Use program.
BRIAN ESSENTERView Details
MICHELE VALLEEView Details
Ann Marie Luisi-RosadoView Details
Saturday 1:45pm -2:30pm
Join us for a panel discussion with approved and provisionally licensed individuals in the CT Adult Use Cannabis Industry. Learn from DIA Cultivators, AU and Hybrid Retailers, Delivery and Food and Beverage Licensees about the process to become licensed, progress they have made to becoming fully operational and what they see for the future of Adult Use Cannabis in the state of CT.
KEBRA SMITH-BOLDENView Details
LUIS VEGA IIIView Details
Saturday 2:45pm -3:30pm
Panel and open discussion on medical marijuana education and Cannabinoid Therapeutics: PTSD, Terpenes, & Insomnia
DR. ERIN DOOLITTLEView Bio & Details
DR. UZMA ZAKIRView Bio & Details
PAULINA MIKLOSZView Bio & Details
ANDREW MERCADOView Bio & Details
Saturday 3:45pm -4:30pm
Connecticut’s cannabis industry has been on a roll the past year, quickly transitioning to an adult-use market only 1.5 years after legalizing. Over 37,000 cannabis business license applications were submitted in the first round of lotteries and adult-use sales officially launched in January 2023.
Are you ready to jump into this market? Attend this session for reflections on the Nutmeg State’s 2022 licensing lottery process, guidance for applying in 2023, and insight into what’s might be coming during this year from the legislature, Dept of Consumer Protection, and the Social Equity Council.
MICHELLE BODIANView Bio & Details
Saturday 4:45pm -5:30pm
Explore how to create a winning presentation and review an actual case study where the operator struck out several times until they found the obstacle and adjusted their approach to become oversubscribed. It was more following a plan than magic.
DAVID RABINOVITZView Bio & Details
Sunday 11:00am – 11:45am
Inform attendees on the steps needed to successfully launch a brand and/or product in the Recreational/Medical Marketplqce without needing to go through the headache or overhead of maintaining a state licence or location.
MIKE BRAISView Bio & Details
Sunday 12:00pm – 12:45pm
Overview and tips or Cannabis companies looking to raise capital.
LEE GENEROUSView Details
JI KIMView Details
MATTHEW McCARTHYView Details
Sunday 1:00pm – 1:45pm
Providing scientific-based education for the cannabis industry is needed. The goal is to take plant science-based information and connect it to the production of cannabis. Panel with Kiera Ulmer
MATTHEW DeBACCOView Bio & Details
Sunday 2:00pm – 2:45pm
This Session will cover growing auto flowering cannabis indoors as well as outdoors, from seed to harvest, including growing equipment/tools, soil, environment, cultivation, IPM, and harvesting.
Corey FinkeView Bio & Details
Sunday 3:00pm – 3:45pm
Discuss how Policy, Banking, & Legislation have negatively impacted communities, but Reinvestment can also bring them back!
ERIN GORMAN KIRK, ESQUIREView Details
LUIS VEGA IIIView Details
JASON ORTIZView Details
Sunday 4:00pm – 4:45pm
Cannabis industry becoming more competitive, small operators need to focus on niche areas, organic growth and proprietary products to succeed.
ALEX MAZINView Bio & Details
Sunday 10:30am – 11:15am
Sweet Leaf Madison Capital will be discussing the evolution of cannabis financing and provide a baseline of information for business owners to help make financing decisions.
KEVIN BUSHView Bio & Details
Sunday 11:30am – 12:15pm
Jeff’s presentation covers the colorful history of cannabis across the ages., Jeff will cover the origin of cannabis, names, uses and legal vs illegal times combining historical educational information.
JEFF ELEVELDView Bio & Details
Sunday 12:30pm – 1:15pm
You will learn some unique tax codes and how to build a tax free pension for your business and family.
JOSEPH LOMBARDIView Bio & Details
Sunday 1:30pm – 2:15pm
The way that most of us take a hit of pot needlessly takes a hit on our health. Learn how to smoke cannabis in ways that reduce its health risks. Based on solid science, Braunstein will offer advice on every phase of the cannabis smoking experience.
MARK BRAUNSTEINView Details
SAM CLAYTORView Details
Sunday 2:30pm – 3:15pm
In this session I will provide an overview of different organic, natural, sustainable, regenerative farming practices, and how they can be applied to the home garden or cannabis grow.
SHAWN MAGILLView Bio & Details
Sunday 3:30pm – 4:15pm
Starting in 2020, MassLive Media and Cannabis360 began asking cannabis shoppers in Mass what they buy, where they buy it, why they buy it, and what they might buy next. We’ve asked for 3 consecutive years and now have trends and insights to share.
ROBIN THOMPSONView Bio & Details