Jun 28, 2019, 9:00 AM
Jun 30, 2019, 12:30 PM
The Vinoy® Renaissance St. Petersburg Resort & Golf Club


FMCCE is for professionals wanting to learn about evidence based cannabinoid medicine.

FMCCE Annual Conference in 2018, attracted right at 400 physicians and industry professionals that traveled to hear from acclaimed doctors and leaders in the medical cannabis industry.

FMCCE is proud to be one of the largest medical cannabis conferences in the United States. Drawing renowned physicians and seasoned medical professionals, attorneys, banking and finance representatives, operations and communications experts, entrepreneurs and consumers who believe in this new frontier in medicine. FMCCE is bringing you the science on functional Cannabinoid Clinical applications and how this growing arena will impact you.

You are not going to want to miss the 2019 program!



Friday, June 28, 2019

9:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Registration Open

9:00 am – 1:00 pm
Exhibitor Setup

5:30 pm – 7:00 pm
Welcome Reception – Exhibit Hall

Saturday, June 29, 2019

7:45 am – 7:00 pm
Registration Open

7:45 am – 8:30 am
Continental Breakfast: Exhibit Hall

8:30 am – 10:00 am
FMCCE 2019 Opening Session

Welcome: Gene Jones, Co-Founder, Florida Medical Cannabis Conference & Exhibition
Moderator: TBD
Keynote Speaker:
Optimize Your Health with Cannabis
Dr. Mark Hashim, MD, The Herbal Clinic, MD

10:00 am – 10:30 am
Break - Exhibit Hall

10:30 am – 12:30 pm
Plenary Session

Moderator: Dr. Jeffrey Sharkey, Executive Director, Medical Marijuana Business Association of Florida

Florida Legislative Update: A Review of Medical Cannabis Legislation and the Impact on You
Ron Watson, Watson Strategies

Navigating the Complex Regulatory Landscape of Medical Marijuana in Florida
Nichole Geary, Floridian Partners

What You Need to Know About Insuring Your Cannabis Business/Practice
Steven Sherman JD, PSA Insurance

Medical Cannabis and Workplace Impairment
Dr. Kevin Smith, MD, Promedica

12:30 pm – 1:30 pm

1:30 pm – 3:00 pm
Concurrent Session: Medical Session I

Moderator: Dr. Vipul Kabaria, MD, Pain Management Specialist, Pain Management & Anesthesiology

High-tech Cannabinoids in Stem Cell Therapy Instead of Drugs/Surgery
Dr. Wm. J. Cole, Jr., The kNOw Pain Institute & Foundation

THCV - For Weight Loss and Metabolic Syndrome: Next Big Cannabinoid
Dr. Gregory L Smith, MD, MPH, Green Mountain Health Alliance

Women & Medical Cannabis, Clinical Considerations
Dr. Janet Taylor MD, MPH, Cognitive Health & Wellness

1:30 pm – 3:00 pm
Concurrent Session: Industry Session I

Moderator: Gary Stein, MPH, Executive Director, Clarity

PR/Marketing and Media in the Cannabis Industry
Andrew Felix, Cannabis News Florida

Cannabis Branding: Building, Growing, Protecting & Advertising Your Cannabis Brand
Bob Reilly, Founder and CEO, HIGHLIFE®

Developing a Loyalty Program that is Measurable from an ROI Perspective and Delivers Positive Financial Results for Your Business
Jeffrey Harris, Founder and CEO, springbig

3:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Refreshment Break: Exhibit Hall

3:30 pm – 5:30 pm
Concurrent Session: Medical Session II

Moderator: Dr. Jenny Wilkins, NMD, CRA, PharmD Candidate, AgeVital Pharmacy

Whole Plant Medicine
Phoenix Fermin, Community Herbalist, Regional Director at the Florida School of Holistic Living and Educator for MMTC (Medical Marijuana Treatment Clinics)

Full Spectrum CBD with Terpenes & Flavonoids For Medicine
Dr. Betty Wedman St Louis, PhD

Special Considerations for Medical Cannabis Treatment in Immune-Mediated Disorders
Dr. Sasha Noe, DO, PhD

Cannabis Pharmacology
Dr. Mike Wilkins, PharmD, AgeVital Pharmacy

3:30 pm – 5:30 pm
Concurrent Session: Industry Session II

Moderator: Robert Roundtree, FloridaMarijuana.net / Sunshine Cannabis

Presentation To Be Determined
Victoria Walker, Marketing and Community Relations, Trulieve

The Bright Future of Banking Cannabis in Florida
Anastasia D. Stull, Attorney at Law, Clark Partington

Trends & Opportunities in Cannabis Investing
Catherine M. Zito, CEO, American Wellness, Inc.

Presentation 4

5:30 pm – 7:00 pm
Reception: Exhibit Hall

FMCCE 2019: 50/50 Raffle

Winner of the raffle will receive 50% of the raffle proceeds and the other 50% of the proceeds will be awarded to a non-profit to be announced.

Cost for a ticket is $5 or you can buy 5 tickets for $20.

Drawing will be held in the Exhibit Hall at 6:30 pm

Sunday, June 30, 2019
7:45 am – 12:30 pm
Registration Open

7:45 am – 8:30 am
Continental Breakfast: Exhibit Hall

8:30 am - 10:30 am
Concurrent Session: Medical Session III

Moderator: Dr. Sasha Noe, DO, PhD

Dosing and Administration of Medical Cannabis
Dr. Mark Hashim, MD, The Herbal Clinic MD

Alzheimer's/Dementia and Cannabis
Dr. Joseph Rosado, MD, MBA

Evidence Based Medicine for the Qualifying Conditions
Dr. Terel Newton, MD
Board-Certified Anesthesiologist
Regenerative Medicine Consultant
Medical Cannabis and Pain Specialist

Medical Cannabis the Florida Experience...3500 Patients and the 10 Things I Know!
Dr. Barry Gordon, MD, Co-Founder & Chief Medical Officer, Compassionate Cannabis Clinic

8:30 am - 10:30 am
Concurrent Session: Industry Session III

Moderator: Josephine Cannella-Krehl, LCSW, Founder, MMJ Knowledge, LLC

Rescheduling vs. Descheduling: What it Means for Your Cannabis Business
Allison Margolin, Margolin & Lawrence

Cannabis: Finding the Gold in the Green Rush
Scheril Murray Powell and Billy Rennalls, Green Sustainable Strong, LLC

Building a Cannabis Company from a Crockpot
Adam Grossman, Papa & Barkley

What does Cannabis Compliance Actually Mean?
Kyle Sherman, Flowhub

10:30 am - 11:00 am
Break - Exhibit Hall

11:00 am – 12:30 pm
Plenary Closing Session

Moderator: TBD
Panel Discussion with FMCCE Speakers

12:30 pm