The 9th CannaGrow Expo

Start:
Aug 17, 2019, 9:00 AM
End:
Aug 18, 2019, 5:00 PM
Venue:
Palm Springs Convention Center & Renaissance Palm Springs Hotel
Tickets:
$ 69–299

About The 9th CannaGrow Expo

The ultimate weekend dedicated to the art & science of growing cannabis.
The CannaGrow Expo is open to all, 18+, and is intended for cannabis growers, grow managers, extractors, and grow enthusiasts to explore the latest cannabis cultivation technology, tools, and techniques.
CannaGrow Palm Springs will feature a selection of 35+ cultivation-focused educational sessions lead by world-class growers over two action-packed days, endless networking with cultivators from around the globe, and a 125+ booth expo hall packed with the latest tools & technology for growing and extracting cannabis.
If you care about cultivating and extracting world-class cannabis, you need to be at the CannaGrow Expo.

Reasons to Attend

There is no better place to find the education, products, and services to grow premium cannabis than the CannaGrow Expo.

There will be 35+ educational sessions offered, including a ‘Cultivation 101’ style class on each day for those just getting started. Sessions will address various topics essential to a successful grow, and are lead by a lineup of world-class cannabis cultivators and educators. If you grow, don’t miss this show!

Speakers

Scott Seidewitz
Founder & Principal The Seidewitz Group
Christian West
Lead Cultivator Big Earth Consulting
HENRY FINKELSTEIN
Peter Holzworth
Director of Cannabis Client Services Zuber Lawler & Del Duca
Dana Cisneros
TANNER BUDDE
General Manager Good Weed
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Charlie Hayes
Bio-Chemist, Founder, President Advanced Treatment Technologies
Neil Bailey
Director of Strategic Security Hoplite Hemp Solutions
Steve Kruss
President Light-Waves Electronics
Heather DeRose
CEO Green House Healthy
JEFF LOWENFELS
Consultant, Speaker for hire at Teaming With Microbes at Teaming With Series
Alex Pasternack
Vice President of Business Development Binske
Kimberly Simms
Attorney Law Office of Kimberly R. Simms, APC
Jennifer Germano
Tom Alexander
CEO Sinsemilla Tips Business Services
Jennifer Martin
Founder/Owner MarijuanaPropagation.com
Travis Bliss
IP Attorney and IP Biotechnology Group Chair Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney PC
Frenchy Cannoli
Cannoli Brand Master Hashishin
PRESTON GARDNER
Research Analyst CVC Partners, LLC
Murphy Murri
Extraction Specialist, Cannabis Educator Sharpe, Inc
Jay Kitchen
Content Creator/Owner Uptowngrowlab Inc.
Adam Jacques
Breeder, Cultivator, Consultant AgSense
Rachael Carlevale
Regenerative Cannabis Farmer, Yoga Instructor
Ellen Brown
Founder Sinsemilla Seminars
Todd Dalotto
President, Global Cannabis Division Organto Foods

Partners

Emerald
Canna Magazine
Cannabis Industry Journal
Theweedblog
Wordonthetree

Agenda

DAY ONE
Saturday August 17, 2019
Saturday
9:00 - 10:00
Check-in & Registration / Expo Hall Opens
Expo Hall (Oasis)
Welcome to the 9th CannaGrow Expo! First sessions begins at 10AM. Expo Hall open from 9AM – 6PM.
Saturday
10:00 - 10:50
10:00am - 10:50am
Cannabis Cultivation 101: The Fundamentals of a Successful Grow Operation
Room: Catalina Christian West Lead Cultivator @ Big Earth Consulting
10:00am - 10:50am
Pathway to Licensure: Navigating the Complex Local & State Licensing Requirements
Room: Pasadena Kimberly R. Simms | Attorney @ Law Office of Kimberly R. Simms APC
10:00am - 10:50am
Using Cutting Edge Market Research and Branding Techniques to Build Powerhouse Cannabis Brands
Room: Sierra Scott Seidewitz | Founder & Principal @ The Seidewitz Group
10:00am - 10:50am
A Data-Driven Case Study of Living Soil & Craft Cannabis
Room: Madera Tanner Budde | General Manager @ Good Weed
Saturday
11:00 - 11:50
11:00am - 11:50am
IP Protection for Cannabis Producers: Analysis of 4 Major Types of IP Available for Novel Plant Cultivars & How They Apply to Cannabis & Hemp
Room: Catalina Travis Bliss | IP Attorney & IP Biotechnology Group Chair @ Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney
11:00am - 11:50am
Cannabis Economics for Cultivators: Understanding Economies of Scale & How to Establish Distribution Networks
Room: Madera Preston Gardner | Research Analyst @ CVC Partners
11:00am - 11:50am
Protecting Landrace and Rare Genetics by Aligning with Mother Nature
Room: Pasadena Kat A. Donnelly Ph. D. | Founder & Co-CEO @ AZENTIVE
Saturday
12:00 - 1:00
12:00pm - 1:00pm
Expo Hall Time / Lunch in the Expo Hall (All Access)
Expo Hall (Oasis)
Saturday
1:00 - 1:50
1:00pm - 1:50pm
Clean Cultivation: Why Consumers Want Organic Cannabis & What Producers Can Do to Meet the Demand
Room: Catalina Heather DeRose | CEO @ Green House Healthy
1:00pm - 1:50pm
How to Compete with Corporate Cannabis: Branding, Packaging, and Marketing for Independent Cannabis Producers
Room: Madera Tom Alexander | CEO @ Sinsemilla Tips Business Services
1:00pm - 1:50pm
The Soul of Soil: Deepen Your Understanding of the Soil Food Web
Room: Pasadena Rachael Carlevale | Regenerative Cannabis Farmer & Yoga Instructor @ Ganjasana
1:00pm - 1:50pm
Automated Cultivation Analytics: How To Build Reports & Predictive Models to Support Cultivation Decisions
Room: Sierra Henry Finkelstein | CEO @ Cannabis Big Data
Saturday
2:00 - 2:50
2:00pm - 2:50pm
Measuring and Maintaining the Critical Environmental Parameters for Perfectly Healthy Plants
Room: Catalina Jennifer Martin | Founder/Owner @ MarijuanaPropagation.com
2:00pm - 2:50pm
There’s a New Bud in Town! Growing Autoflowering Cannabis with Jeff Lowenfels
Room: Madera Jeff Lowenfels | Lord of The Roots @ Teaming With Microbes
2:00pm - 2:50pm
Examining Micropropagation Applications & Potential in Cannabis Cultivation
Room: Pasadena Hope Jones | CEO @ Emergent Cannabis Sciences
2:00pm - 2:50pm
LED Case Study: Learn How to Evaluate Fixtures & Make Successful Lighting Decisions for Your Grow Operation
Room: Sierra Steve Kruss | President @ Light-Waves Electronics Inc.
Saturday
3:00 - 3:30
3:00pm - 3:30pm
Emergency Ice Cream Break in the Expo Hall
Expo Hall (Oasis) Quick! Before it melts!
Saturday
3:30 - 5:00
3:30pm - 5:00pm
Grower Networking Roundtables
Oasis 4 (Entrance in Back of Expo Hall)
Sit down, introduce yourself, spark a conversation, and connect with other growers & extractors over your shared interests. The ultimate networking opportunity.
Saturday
5:00 - 6:00
5:00pm - 6:00pm
Cocktails & Networking in the Expo Hall
Expo Hall (Oasis)
Join fellow attendees and exhibitors in the Oasis exhibit hall for some cocktails & networking.
Saturday
8:30 - 10:30
8:30pm - 10:30pm
Crop King Seeds Poolside Bash
East Pool Deck
Pick up your free pass in the expo hall at the Crop King Seeds booth on Saturday!

DAY TWO
Sunday August 18, 2019
Sunday
9:00 - 10:00
900am - 1000am
Check-in & Registration / Expo Hall Opens
Expo Hall (Oasis)
Welcome back! First sessions begin at 10AM. Expo Hall open from 9AM – 4:20PM. Coffee available!
Sunday
10:00 - 10:50
10.00am - 10.50am
Foundational Plant Health Principles: The Impact of Root Health on Leaf Environment
Room: Catalina Charlie Hayes | Bio-Chemist - Founder - President @ Advanced Treatment Technologies
10.00am - 10.50am
Hemp 101: A Guide to Understanding the Emerging Hemp Industry from Seed to Sale
Room: Madera Farmer Tom Educator Founder & Owner @ Farmer Tom's Hemp Company
10.00am - 10.50am
Distilling Regulations for Cannabis Manufacturers: An In-Depth Examination of California Cannabis Regulations & the Practical Issues Facing Producers
Room: Pasadena Dana Cisneros | Attorney @ Cannabis Corporate Law Firm
10.00am - 10.50am
Terroir & Appellation d'Origine Pathway to Quality as Defined by the French Wine Industry: Protecting the Heritage of Small Cannabis Farmers
Room: Sierra Frenchy Cannoli | Master Hashishin
Sunday
11:00 - 11:50
11.00am - 11.50am
Crop & Property Security For an Evolving Industry: How to Properly Secure the Supply Chain to Efficiently Expand Operations
Room: Catalina Neil Bailey - Director of Strategic Security @ Hoplite Hemp Solutions
1100am - 1150am
The Art & Science of Breeding Cannabis for Therapeutic Benefit
Room: Madera Adam Jacques | Breeder - Cultivator & Consultant @ AgSense
11.00am - 11.50am
Prevention, Eradication, & Maintenance to Achieve a Pest & Plague Free Indoor Grow
Room: Pasadena Jay Kitchen | Content Creator/Owner @ Uptowngrowlab Inc.
11.00am - 11.50am
[Extraction Summit] Processing Biomass in Today's Small-Batch Market While Preparing for Nationwide & Global Expansion
Oasis 4 (Entrance in Back of Expo Hall) Murphy Murri | Extraction Specialist & Cannabis Educator @ Sharpe Inc.
Sunday
12:00 - 1:00
12.00pm - 1.00pm
Expo Hall Time / Lunch in the Expo Hall (All Access)
Expo Hall (Oasis)
Sunday
1:00 - 1:50
10.0pm - 15.0pm
Under the Microscope of Compliance: Transition into the Regulated Cannabis Market & Keep Your Business Compliant in the Face of Constant Change
Room: Catalina Jennifer Germano | CEO @ ICS Consulting Service
100pm - 150pm
The Science Behind Sustainable Cannabis Production: How It Can Help You Achieve Lower Capital & Operating Expenses
Room: Madera Todd Dalotto | President of Global Cannabis Division @ Organto Foods Inc.
10.0pm - 15.0pm
Global Licensing for Cannabis Producers: Best Practices for Building a Brand & Moving Into New Markets
Room: Pasadena Alex Pasternack | Vice President of Business Development @ Binkse
10.0pm - 15.0pm
Understanding Upcoming FDA Regulations: Patent & Protect Genetics on a Domestic & Global Level
Room: Sierra Peter Holzworth | Director of Cannabis Client Services @ Zuber Lawler
Sunday
2:00 - 2:50
20.0pm - 2.50pm
Panel Discussion: Understanding the 2018 Farm Bill & Your Rights
Room: Catalina Panel Catalina
200pm - 250pm
Panel Discussion: Industry Outlook: The Future of Cannabis Production
Room: Madera Panel Madera
2.00pm - 2.50pm
Panel Discussion: Breeding & Preserving Your Cannabis Genetics
Room: Pasadena Panel Pasadena
2.00pm - 2.50pm
Panel Discussion: Ask a Commercial Cultivator
Room: Sierra Panel Sierra
2.00pm - 2.50pm
[Extraction Summit] Panel Discussion: Your Extraction Questions Answered
Oasis 4 (Entrance in Back of Expo Hall) Panel Oasis
Sunday
3:00 - 4:20
3.00pm - 4.20pm
High Tea & Afternoon Keynote in the Expo Hall
Expo Hall (Oasis) Open to All Ticket Holders (Keynote Begins 3:30)