FRIDAY, May 19th

Registration Opens

8:30 am

Pre-Conference Workshops

9:30 – 11:30 am

Florida Cannabis Industry Crash Course

Learn about:

Existing Business Opportunities in Florida

Cannabis Cultivation & Dispensary Basics

What to do to Open a Dispensary or Grow

(A separate registration fee of $97 is required for this session.)

12:30 – 4:00 pm

Medical Marijuana Treatment Centers Showcase:

Physician & Patient Education

Learn directly from Florida’s licensed providers of Medical Cannabis about what is available now and how patients are accessing this medicine.

The 3 MMTC’s that currently have cannabis medicine available for patients in Florida will be presenting:

 

 

4:15 – 5:15 pm

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Incorporating Medical Cannabis into Your Practice

Laurie Oliver, PA – CEO

Medical Marijuana Consultants of Florida

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4:15 – 5:15 pm

Navigating the Maze of Medical Cannabis Research

Dr. Paul Carney, MD

Professor, Chief of Pediatric Neurology

University of North Carolina School of Medicine

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5:30 – 7:00 pm

Welcoming Reception

 

SATURDAY, May 20th

7:30 – 8:30 am

Breakfast & Open Networking

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8:30 – 10:00 am

Opening Session

Welcome

Dennis P. St. Pierre-Charles

Director of Programs

Florida Medical Cannabis Conference & Exhibition

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KEYNOTE: The History of Cannabis

Vipul Kabaria, MD

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KEYNOTE:

Take Action Now! Advocacy 101:

Affect Positive Change in Cannabis Laws

at the Local, County, and State Level

Roz McCarthy

CEO & Founder, Minorities for Medical Marijuana

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10:00 – 10:30 am

Refreshment Break & Open Networking

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10:30 – 11:30 am

Medical Cannabis – Policy & Law

Florida: Past | Present | Future

Ron Watson

President & Senior Lobbyist, Watson Strategies

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Cannabis & Legal Protection:

Physicians, Patients & Industry

Michael Minardi, Esq.

Senior Partner, Minardi Law

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11:30 am – 12:30 pm

Emerging Markets for Investment

and New Product Adoption

Alexander Nachman

Cannabis Investment Analyst, Advocate, and Business Consultant

Pacific Cannabis Corp.

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12:30 – 1:30 pm

Lunch Break & Open Networking

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1:30 – 3:30 pm

SATURDAY MEDICAL SESSIONS:

The Function of Cannabinoids

Cannabis and the Aging Patient

Dr. Genester Wilson-King, MD

CEO and Medical Director – Victory Rejuvenation Center, Inc.

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Emerging Cannabinoid Therapies

Dr. Paul Carney, MD

Professor, Chief of Pediatric Neurology

University of North Carolina School of Medicine

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3:30 – 4:00 pm

Refreshment Break & Open Networking

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4:00 – 5:30 pm

Administration of Cannabinoid Medicine

How to Effectively Order Cannabis

for Qualified Patients in Florida

Dr. Mark Hashim, MD

Lead Physician – The Herbal Clinic, MD

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Patient’s Perspective: Medical Cannabis for Cumulative PTSD

Tricia Zirit, RN, RYT

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How Patients Consume Medical Cannabis

Dr. Malik Burnett, MD, MBA, MPH

Resident Physician, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health

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5:30 – 7:00 pm

Networking Reception & Fundraiser

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1:30 – 3:30 pm

SATURDAY CONCURRENT INDUSTRY SESSIONS:

Keynote: Breaking into Florida’s Cannabis Industry

Pete Sessa

Chief Operating Officer

Florida Cannabis Coalition

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Medical Cannabis & Money

Banking Marijuana-Related Businesses

Keith Bell, Jr., Esq.

Shareholder, Clark Partington Attorneys At Law

Scott Remington, Esq.

President & Managing Shareholder, Clark Partington Attorneys At Law

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3:30 – 4:00 pm

Refreshment Break & Open Networking

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4:00 – 5:30 pm

Tax Structuring for Cannabis Business

Craig Smalley, MST, EA

‎Co-Founder & CEO at Cannabis Accounting Group, CWSEAPA® & Tax Crisis Center®

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The Business of Medical Cannabis

Inclusivity is an Art

Erik Range

CEO and founder of ART420, LLC

Board Chair, Minorities 4 Medical Marijuana

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5:30 – 7:00 pm

Networking Reception & Fundraiser

 

SUNDAY, May 21st – Final Day

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7:30 – 8:30 am

Breakfast & Open Networking

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8:30 – 10:30 am

MEDICAL SESSION: Clinical Applications

Cannabinoid Pharmacology: The Clinical Paradigm

Dr. Jenny Wilkins, NMD, CRA, AMC

CEO – Proprietor – Clinical Consultant

ageVital Pharmacy, Research & Wellness

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Medical Cannabis Panel Discussion: Dosing

Moderated by Vipul Kabaria, MD

PANEL:

Dr. Paul Carney, MD

Professor, Chief of Pediatric Neurology, University of North Carolina School of Medicine

Principle Investigator, Florida Department of Health Study on with Cannabinoid Therapies and Epileptic Children

Dr. Mark Hashim, MD

Lead Physician – The Herbal Clinic, MD, Anesthesiologist, Specialist in Interventional & Traditional Pain Management,

Regenerative Medicine, Stem Cell Therapies, Biologics & Wellness

Dr. Terel Newton, MD

Board-Certified Anesthesiologist, The Holistic Cannabis Centers

Recommending Medical Cannabis since 2010

Dr. Jenny Wilkins, NMD, CRA, AMC

Public Health Specialist | Specialist in Naturopathy & Functional Medicine | TV Personality

Nutrition Consultant | CEO, ageVital: Pharmacy, Research & Wellness Center

Dr. Mike Wilkins, PharmD, MDiv

Managing Pharmacist | Master of Divinity

Proprietor, ageVital: Pharmacy, Research & Wellness Center

Dr. Genester Wilson-King, MD

CEO – Medical Director & Age Management Physician, Victory Rejuvenation Center, Inc.

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10:30 – 11:00 am

Refreshment Break & Open Networking

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8:30 – 10:30 am

SUNDAY,  MAY 21st

CONCURRENT INDUSTRY SESSION:

Learning from Cannabis Industry

Successes & Challenges

Jeffrey Friedland

CEO – Friedland Global Capital Inc., INTIVA, Inc.

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Best Practices in the Cannabis Industry

Karl Keich

Executive Director, Canna Consulting Group

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10:30 – 11:00 am

Refreshment Break & Open Networking

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11:00 am – 12:30 pm

Closing Session

Roundtable Discussion:

Advancing Medical Cannabis in Florida

PANEL:

Jared Bambis

Communications Committee Chair, Florida Cannabis Action Network

Moriah Barnhart

Advocate, Founder and CEO, CannaMoms

Keith Bell, Jr., Esq.

Shareholder, Clark Partington, Attorneys at Law

Christopher Cano

Advocate, Executive Director, Central Florida NORML

Dr. Paul Carney, MD

Professor, Chief of Pediatric Neurology, University of North Carolina School of Medicine

Jeffrey Friedland

CEO, Friedland Global Capital Inc. and Intiva, Inc.

Dr. Mark Hashim, MD

Lead Physician – The Herbal Clinic, MD

Jodi James

Advocate, Executive Director, Florida Cannabis Action Network

Shannon Livingston

Advocate, President, Livingston Foundation

Rosalind McCarthy

Advocate, Founder & President, Minorities for Medical Marijuana

Michael Minardi, Esq.

Senior Partner, Minardi Law | Chairman, Regulate Florida

Alexander Nachman

Cannabis Investment Analyst, Advocate and Business Consultant, Pacific Cannabis Corp.

Dr. Terel Newton, MD

Specialist in Cannabis Recommendations, The Holistic Cannabis Centers

Erik Range

Founder, CEO, ART420 | Board Chair, Minorities for Medical Marijuana

Robert Roundtree, III

Editor-in-Chief, FloridaMarijuana.net, CEO, Conscious Communications

Tricia Zirit Schuster

RN, RYT, Founder & CZO, Zirit Life Mindfulness Programs

Gary Stein

Author, Advocate, Consultant, Interim Deputy Director, Central Florida NORML

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12:30 pm

Adjournment

 

PLEASE BE ADVISED THIS SCHEDULE MAY BE SUBJECT TO CHANGE.