Avantpay|19

Start:
Sep 30, 2019, 8:00 AM
End:
Oct 1, 2019, 3:30 PM
Venue:
OMNI SHOREHAM HOTEL

About Avantpay|19

Avantpay19 is an impartial conference facilitator that converges private and public sector experts in three rapidly growing industries: payments, cannabis, and cryptocurrency.

Join key stakeholders across industries and functions where you can shape and stay ahead of upcoming regulations and compliance while also finding customers/partners, demonstrating your product leadership position, and checking out your competitors.

Where some see uncertainty, you see opportunity. Join us today!

Features

500+ Attendees
100+ Organizations
80+ Speakers

Speakers

MICHAEL BREU
Chief Compliance Officer at Gemini.com
JOE CICCOLO
Founder & President of BitAML
AJAY CHANDHOK
Co-Founder of LedgerOps
GERARD DACHE
Founder & President of Government Blockchain Association
Karson Humiston
Founder & CEO of Vangst Talent
Ashley Elsner
CEO & Founder of ARTERY INC.
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Julia Jacobson
SASHA HODDER
Attorney at DLT Law Group P.A.
TANNER DANIEL
VP for Congressional Relations at the American Bankers Association
FRANCOIS DE LAIGUE
Co-Founder & CEO of Dotted Square
Doug Distaso
Executive Director of Veterans Cannabis Project
PAUL MCNEAL
Owner of The Crypto Curator
Jenn Michelle Pedini
Development Director of NORML
FRANCIS GRADY
Founder of Grady & Associates
DINA ELLIS ROCHKIND
Of Counsel at Paul Hastings
Shanita Penny
Founder & CEO of BUDDING SOLUTIONS
HANNAH ROSENBERG
Founder of Velas Commerce
DOUG GORDON
EVP & Head of Leaflink
JOSHUA SANDERLIN
General Counsel at CitizenGrown
PAIGE PETERSON
User Education & Community Team Lead at Electric Coin Company (Zcash)
LAURA THRIFT
Legislative Director for Congressman Earl Blumenauer
JONATHAN HAVENS
Co-Founder and Co-Chair of the Cannabis Law Practice at Saul Ewing Arnstein & Lehr LLP
ADELLA TOULON-FOERSTER
Director, FinTech Law Department at Cogent Law
BRITTANY RADICE
Compliance Officer at Green Bits
PETER VOGEL
CEO & Co-Founder of LeafWire
LEONARD LYONS
Founder & CEO of TrichomePay
SAMSON WILLIAMS
Principal at Axes and Eggs
TONY REPANICH
President & COO of Shield Compliance
ANGELA LUCAS
Co-Founder & Managing Partner at Sterling Compliance
Kyle Sherman
Founder & CEO of Flowhub
Lauren Murphy
Cofounder + President at Alt Thirty Six
AVICHAL GARG
Managing Partner at Electric Capital
MICHAEL CORREIA
Director of Government Relations at National Cannabis Industry Association (NCIA) Featured
MAUREEN MURAT
Principal at Crowdie Advisors

Sponsors

Partners

National Cannabis Industry Association
Minority Cannabis Business Association
Entrepreneur
Direct Cannabis Network
Brainsy, Inc.
LeafWire
lacannabisnews
Gentleman Toker
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Agenda

SEPTEMBER 30, 2019
8:00 am - 9:00 am Check-in & Registration
9:00 am - 10:00 am Opening Keynote
10:00 am - 10:15 am Coffee Break
10:15 am - 11:00 am Banking the cannabis industry: who is in, who is out, and why?
11:00 am - 11:15 am Break
11:15 am - 12:00 pm Growing a Team
11:15 am - 12:00 pm Navigating State by State vs Federal regulations
12:00 pm - 1:15 pm Lunch
1:15 pm - 2:00 pm Using cryptocurrency as a tool for transparency in the licensed cannabis space
1:15 pm - 2:00 pm Are you my regulator?
2:00 pm - 2:15 pm Coffee Break
2:15 pm - 3:00 pm When you really need to Know Your Customer (KYC)
3:00 pm - 3:15 pm Break
3:15 pm - 4:00 pm Paying Uncle Sam – tax considerations
4:15 pm - 5:30 pm Leafwire Future of Cannabis Pitch Competition
5:30 pm - 6:30 pm Happy Hour – Networking

OCTOBER 1, 2019
9:00 am - 10:00 am Morning Keynote
10:00 am - 10:15 am Coffee Break
10:15 am - 11:00 am Is cash still king?
10:15 am - 11:00 am Taking the alternate out of alternate investing
11:00 am - 11:15 am Break
11:15 am - 12:00 pm Closed loop? Open loop? Crypto? Cash? How do I pay for that?
11:15 am - 12:00 pm Highs and lows of artificial intelligence applications
12:00 pm - 1:15 pm Lunch
1:15 pm - 2:00 pm Cities take a stand: local and municipal regulation
1:15 pm - 2:00 pm Compliance as a competitive advantage
2:00 pm - 2:15 pm Coffee Break
2:15 pm - 3:00 pm Cyber criminals know how to profit, too
2:15 pm - 3:00 pm What to do if I get an enforcement action from an agency?
3:00 pm - 3:15 pm Break
3:15 pm - 3:30 pm Closing Remarks