Cannabis Connections Symposium

Jun 5, 2019, 8:00 AM
Jun 5, 2019, 5:00 PM
CU Boulder University Memorial Center

About Cannabis Connections Symposium

The Cannabis Consumer Institute presents Cannabis Connections: Bringing Patients, Medical Communities, and the Industry Together.

The symposium features cannabis experts and influencers discussing topics ranging from mainstreaming cannabis to health and wellness to regulations to pet care. Reception afterward co-sponsored by CCI at The Rio Grande (rooftop) in downtown Boulde


Stephen Cital
PhD in Neuroscience, Chief Science Officer LucidMood
Brian G. Reid
Head of Scientific Research Canopy Growth Corporation
Kelsey Darragh
Comedian, Director, and Producer
David Casarett
Professor at Duke University
Karli Thomas
Regulatory Affairs Advisor – Pharmaceuticals, Cosmetics, and Cannabis
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Alexis Mayne
VP of Research & Development
Dan Schmink
CEO Deviant Apex
Nate Jackson
Athlete Ambassador for Athletes for Care


8:00am – 8:30am REGISTRATION

8:45am – 9:30am Cannabis and Veterinary Medicine, Stephen Cital, RVT, RLAT, SRA, VCCS, VTS- LAM

9:30am – 10:15am Ditching the Joint: How Formulated Cannabis Products will Make Cannabis Mainstream,Tristan Watkins, PhD, CSO LucidMood

10:15am – 11:00am Cannabis Chemistry and Pharmacology: Towards Customized Formulations for Health and Wellness, Brian G. Reid, PhD, Head of Scientific Research, Americas Canopy Growth Corporation

11:00am – 11:45am Kelsey's Update, Kelsey Darragh, highly influential cannabis patient gives her update

11:45am – 12:30pm Medical Cannabis: Weed or Wonder Drug? Dr. David Casarett, Chief of Palliative Care, Professor of Medicine, Duke University/Duke Health (as seen on TEDMED)

12:30pm – 1:15pm LUNCH (included)

1:15pm – 2:00pm Cannabis Regulations Defined: Keeping up with Current Events and Taking Proactive Action,Karli Thomas, Regulatory Compliance Advisor for Cosmetics, Nutraceuticals, Cannabis, and Consumer Goods

2:00pm – 2:45pm The Future of Cosmetics, Terpenes, and Cannabis, Alexis Mayne, Chief Operations Officer, Sanitas Skincare/Rocky Mountain Natural Labs.

2:45pm – 3:30pm Combat to Cannabis: Science Behind the Story, Dan Schmink, US Army Combat Veteran CEO, Deviant Apex

3:30pm – 4:15pm Athletes for Care, Athlete Ambassador, Nate Jackson –former NFL Tight end, joined by former Bronco players

4:15pm – 4:45pm Interactive Panel Q&A – with Moderator

5pm Closing Remarks / Conclusion

5:30pm – 7:30pm Reception - The Rio Grande, Boulder