The California Cannabis Forum - Special Event at Digital Hollywood

Start:
May 22, 2019, 10:30 AM
End:
May 23, 2019, 6:15 PM
Venue:
The Skirball Cultural Center

About The California Cannabis Forum - Special Event at Digital Hollywood

The Forum on Medical & Lifestyle Innovation

Medical - Legislative - Technology - Science - Media - Lifestyle

Speakers

Jessica Assaf
Founder Cannabis Feminist
Anna Duckworth
Co-Founder and Editor-in-Chief Miss Grass
Andrea Drummer
Food Editor, CannabisMD
Aaron Ramirez
Founder, Bodywork by Aaron
Dan Braunstein
Founder Grassfed
Jacqueline Nguyen
Founder, Dr. Jā€™s Natural and Ensohara
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Dr. Andrea Small-Howard
Chief Science Officer GB Sciences, LLC
Michael Backes
Scientific and Medical Advisory Board, Maui Grown Therapies
Tim Blake
Founder and Producer, The Emerald Cup
Sundarajan Mutialu
Chief Technology Officer and Co-CEO, AZENTIVE
Cameron Keluche
President and CEO, KelSie Biotech
David C. Traub
Co-Founder, Epoch.Blue
Michael Miller
LA Weekly Cannabis Editor
Marvin Washington
NFL Star
Jim Belushi
Actor and Cannabis Activist
Jackie Rocco
Business Development Manager, West Hollywood City Council
Bruce Margolin
Director, Los Angeles Chapter NORML
Peter Gigante
Head of Policy Research Eaze
Ariel Clark
Derek Riedle
Founder and Publisher, Civilized
Mitchell Berman
Managing Partner, Rise Entertainment
Sue Sisley
MD & Principal Investigator for the only FDA-Approved Study of Safety/Efficacy of Cannabis and Combat Veterans
Julie Raque
Vice President of Marketing Cannabistry Labs
Robert Schubring
Co-Founder, Give Pain a Voice
Matthew Nordgren
CEO and Founder, ARCADIAN Fund and ARCADIAN Capital Management
Boone Cutler
Author, Columnist and Warfighter Rights leader
Steve Albarran
CEO & Co-Founder Confident Cannabis
Allison Margolin
Co-founder & Partner Margolin & Lawrence
Felicia Carbajal
Executive Director, The Social Impact Center
Madison Margolin
Features Editor, Civilized
Kate Miller
Co-Founder & CEO Miss Grass
Amanda Chicago Lewis
Columnist, Rolling Stone
Nancy Duitch
Founder & CEO, Sera Labs
Mskindness B. Ramirez
Founder/CEO, Club Kindness
Merrill Shindler
Executive Producer and Host of High on the Hog
Mieko Hester-Perez
International Autism & Healthcare Cannabis Advocate
Brett Leonard
Award-Winning Filmmaker/Futurist
Michael Angelotti
Geneticist and Product Developer, Emerald Cup Products
Kat A. Donnelly
Founder and Co-CEO, AZENTIVE
Anya Cravitz
Director of Growth Endocanna Health
Len May
CEO Endocanna Health
Jonathan Small
Editor in Chief, Green Entrepreneur

Agenda

Wednesday, May 22nd, 2019

10:30 AM - 11:15 AM - Herscher Hall - Guerin C, Live Webcast

The Cannabis Wellness Culture: A Lifestyle of Innovation - Healing, Beauty and Relaxation to Massage Therapy

Jessica Assaf, Founder, Cannabis Feminist, co-founder, Hempia

Anna Duckworth, co-Founder and Editor-in-Chief, Miss Grass

Andrea Drummer, Food Editor, CannabisMD

Aaron Ramirez, founder, Bodywork by Aaron

Dan Braunstein, founder, Grassfed

Dr. Jacqueline Nguyen, Founder, Dr. J’s Natural and Ensohara, Moderator

11:30 AM - 12:15- Herscher Hall - Guerin B, Live Webcast

The Science of Medical Cannabis: Matching Strains, Potency and Dosage to Specific Diseases and Disorders

Dr. Andrea Small-Howard, Chief Science Officer, GB Sciences (GBS)

Michael Backes, Scientific and Medical Advisory Board, Maui Grown Therapies

Tim Blake, Founder and Producer, The Emerald Cup

Sundarajan Mutialu, Chief Technology Officer and Co-CEO, AZENTIVE

Cameron Keluche, President and CEO, KelSie Biotech

David Rosenstein, CEO, Epoch.Blue

David C. Traub, Co-Founder, Epiphany Film Fund, Moderator

12:30 - 2:00 PM, Herscher Hall, Guerin B, Live Webcast

Luncheon Co-Host

Michael Miller, LA Weekly Cannabis Editor, “CannaBusiness” podcast, Ygeia Capital Partners, principal

The Cannabis - Wellness Luncheon

Marvin Washington, NFL Star vs. DEA - A Lawsuit and a Movement Demanding Change

Jim Belushi, Actor and Cannabis Activist

2:00 PM - 2:45 PM - Herscher Hall, Guerin B

The Cannabis Legal Barometer – FDA Rulings – Hemp – CBDs – Banking and Local

Jackie Rocco, Business Development Manager, West Hollywood City Council

Bruce Margolin, Director, Los Angeles Chapter, NORML, National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws

Peter Gigante, Head of Policy Research, Eaze

Ariel Clark, founder, Clark Neubert, LLP

Derek Riedle, founder and Publisher, Civilized

Mitchell Berman, Managing Partner, Rise Entertainment, LLC, Moderator

3:00 PM - 3:45 PM - Herscher Hall, Guerin B

Cannabis Medical Efficacy, Cannabis Innovation and Investment: Medicine, Research & Technology

Dr. Sue Sisley, MD & Principal Investigator for the only FDA-Approved Study of Safety/Efficacy of Cannabis and Combat Veterans

Julie Raque, Vice President of Marketing, Cannabistry Labs

Robert Schubring, Co-Founder, Give Pain a Voice

Matthew Nordgren, CEO and Founder, ARCADIAN Fund and ARCADIAN Capital Management

Boone Cutler, Author, Columnist and Warfighter Rights leader

Steve Albarran, CEO & Co-Founder, Confident Cannabis

David C. Traub, Co-Founder, Epiphany Film Fund, Moderator

4:00 PM - 4:45 PM - Herscher Hall - Guerin B, Live Webcast

The Women Cannabis Entrepreneur – Wellness – Scientist – Activist - Personality

Allison Margolin, co-founder & Partner, Margolin & Lawrence

Felicia Carbajal, Executive Director, The Social Impact Center

Madison Margolin, Features Editor, Civilized, Freelance Rolling Stone, Playboy & Vice

Kate Miller, Co-Founder & CEO, Miss Grass

Amanda Chicago Lewis, Columnist, Rolling Stone

Ariel Clark, founder, Clark Neubert, LLP, Moderator

5:00 PM - 6:15 PM Open to all attendees

End-of-Day Reception – Tent Area

Outdoor Area In Front of Ahmanson Hall

Thursday, May 23rd, 2019

The California Cannabis Forum - Day Two

11:30 AM - 12:30- Herscher Hall - Guerin B, Live Webcast

On the Forefront of Medical Cannabis Innovation: The Struggles & Triumphs in Transforming “The Wellness Industry”

David C. Traub, Co-Founder, Epiphany Film Fund

Robert Schubring, Co-Founder, Give Pain a Voice

Janice Hardoon, Owner, KTown Collective, The Antidote CBD and Elevate CBD Skin Care

Nancy Duitch, Founder & CEO, Sera Labs

Mskindness B. Ramirez, MA.Ed., Founder/CEO, Club Kindness and Elixirs by Kindness

Dr. Robb Flannery, CEO, Dr. Robb Farms

Merrill Shindler, Executive Producer and Host of High on the Hog, The Potcast, Moderator

12:30 PM - 2:00 PM, Herscher Hall, Guerin B

The Luncheon Roundtable - Two Issues in Discussion

I. Veterans and Cannanbis - Veteran Access to Cannabis, Wellness and Quality of Life - A Nationwide Challenge

II. Cannabis Advocacy and Legal Jeopardy

Sarah Stenuff, founder, Veterans Ananda

Ryan Miller, Director, Operation EVAC

Doug Distaso, Executive Director, Veterans Cannabis Project

Todd Scattini, “The Hemp Colonel”, Moderator

Dr. Sue Sisley, MD & Principal Investigator for the only FDA-Approved Study of Safety/Efficacy of Cannabis and Combat Veterans

Mieko Hester-Perez, International Autism & Healthcare Cannabis Advocate

Michael Miller, LA Weekly Cannabis Editor, “CannaBusiness” podcast, Ygeia Capital Partners, principal

2:00 PM - 2:45 PM - Herscher Hall - Guerin B, Live Webcast

Back to the Future - Using Landrace Genetics and Biomimicry to Produce Safe Medicine

Sundarajan Mutialu, Chief Technology Officer and Co-CEO, AZENTIVE

Brett Leonard, Award-Winning Filmmaker/Futurist

Michael Angelotti, Geneticist and Product Developer, Emerald Cup Products

Jeff Lowenfels, Lawyer and Award Winning Author, "Teaming With Microbes: The Organic Gardener's Guide to The Soil Food Web"

Dr. Kat A. Donnelly, Founder and Co-CEO, AZENTIVE, Moderator

3:00 PM - 3:45 PM - Herscher Hall - Guerin C, Live Webcast

Cannabis Compatibility for the Individual Consumer: Discovering Optimal CBD, THC & Terpene Ratios and Formulas

Len May, Co-Founder/CEO, Endocanna Health

Anya Cravitz, Cannabinoid Wellness Industry Thought Leader/Director of Growth Endocanna Health

Cameron Clarke, founder and CEO, Sunderstorm

Jonathan Small, Editor in Chief, Green Entrepreneur, Moderator

5:00 PM - 6:15 PM Open to all attendees

End-of-Day Reception – Tent Area

Outdoor Area In Front of Ahmanson Hall