HomeCanMar Global Expo October 2020

Day 2 Agenda – 24th October 2020

CanMar Welcome Message

9am – 9.15am CST

A few words of welcome from Zachary Fish, Managing Director CanMar Events.

Zachary Fish - Managing Director

Zachary Fish

Managing Director, CanMar Events

Legacy to Legalization

9.15am – 10.15am CST

From self-regulated to over-regulated, those who fought for legalization deserve to benefit from it. We’ll discuss the opportunities and challenges for brands on the journey from the Legacy Market to the Legal Industry

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Ashley Athill

HRVSTR

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Andrea Dobbs

The Village Bloomery

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Tijen Yalchin & Ashley Short

EKS

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Travis Lane

Entrepreneurs and Start-Ups

10.15am – 10.45am CST

Getting a cannabis business up and running is no easy feat but these pros are here to share how they got it done! We’ll dive into the opportunities and challenges of entrepreneurship and startup culture including regulations, funding and work/life balance.

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Kiernan Patenaude

Shop Cori

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Kieley Beaudry

Parkland Flower

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Elva Xu

Nibbler Technology

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Derek Mascarenhas

Mika Ventures

Networking

10.45am – 11.00am CST

An opportunity to connect, meet and grow your network

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People & Culture (HR)

11.00am – 11.30am CST

People & Culture are what make the cannabis industry special. We’ll discuss what makes HR for cannabis companies unique, mentorship, recruitment, cultivating your company culture and the importance of creating a diverse and inclusive environment.

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Mary Erin

Nextleaf

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Erika Zakrevsky

The Valens Company

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Romain Magnieux

CanMar

Fireside Chat – Elias Theodorou moderated by Bridget Hoffer

11.30am – 12.15pm CST

Explore the journey of a MMA icon and his advocacy for medical cannabis.

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Elias Theodorou

MMA Fighter, Medical Cannabis Advocat

Networking

12.15pm – 12.30pm CST

An opportunity to connect, meet and grow your network

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CannCareers

12.30pm – 2.00pm CST

Discover your career of choice within the cannabis industry. Meet and hear from 5 leading professionals their journey up the career ladder and education that reinforced every step forward.

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State of the Industry

2.00pm – 2.30pm CST

It’s time for a “Reality Check” on the state of the global cannabis sector. The magnitude of the global opportunity is significant, however the industry is evolving slower than many hoped and expected. Hear about some of the challenges being faced and best practices to navigate the global sector.

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David Hyde

Hyde Advisory & Investments

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Sherry Boodram

CannDelta

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Ashley Chiu

EY

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Nathan Mison

Diplomat Consulting

Networking

2.30pm – 2.45pm CST

An opportunity to connect, meet and grow your network

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The Budtenders Perspective

2.45pm – 3.15pm CST

What does cannabis legalization look like at the retail level? From the most frequently asked questions to popular products we’re talking cannabis retail with the people who know it best; Budtenders.

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Megan Henderson

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Shane D’Costa

Spiritleaf Keyholder

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Ryan Black

Friendly Stranger

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Michele Shuster
Superette

Networking

3.15pm – 3.30pm CST

An opportunity to connect, meet and grow your network

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Did you know?

$4.20 from price of every ticket sold will be donated to the charity of your choosing from the options provided.

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