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CANNABIS + VAPING
WEDNESDAY NOVEMBER 20TH 2019
6:30PM TO 9:30PM
45 BLEECKER ST, NEW YORK, NY 10012
LEADERS IN CANNABIS + VAPING
UNDERSTANDING THE VAPING CRISIS.
There have been many headlines in recent weeks about the dangers of vape cartridges and e-cigarettes.
We couldn’t be more honored to have some of the most interesting and innovative leaders with deep multi-disciplinary backgrounds in cannabis sharing their expertise regarding this issue at this event. Join us as they discuss what is happening with the vaping crisis.
STACIA WOODCOCK, PHARMD
New York Assistant Director of Dispensary Operations / Curaleaf (NY)
Experienced and articulate doctor of pharmacy, public speaker, and writer with strong background in clinical pharmacy, original content creation and medical media relations. Passionate advocate and clinical educator for medical cannabis, especially in regards to increasing clinician knowledge and reversing public stigma. Significant experience with MTM/STARS program implementation and associated patient clinical review.
Vice President, Manufacturing, Region (East) / Cresco Labs (IL)
Tamer Mohamed is the Vice President of Manufacturing at Cresco Labs. As VP of Manufacturing Mr. Mohamed is responsible for designing new labs, bringing new products to market, maintaining compliance while managing and growing a team. He has designed, built, and operated some of the most productive labs in the industry across several states including Colorado, California, Illinois, New York, Massachusetts, Michigan, Maryland, and Pennsylvania. Mr. Mohamed started his cannabis career in CO in 2012 while attending the University of Colorado Boulder where he studied Chemical and Biological Engineering. In 2017 Mr. Mohamed moved to Chicago, IL to join the Cresco Labs team full-time with a focus on maximizing extract production and product development. Coupling his passion for cannabis and quality-minded approach, Mr. Mohamed has helped Cresco Labs become an industry leader in extraction and manufacturing.
Co-founder / Sublimation (CA)
"Accidentally" Co-founded via investment one of the largest CBD/Industrial Hemp enterprises in the US.
Developed all brands and products.
Led, negotiate, and dictate terms for two institutional rounds of financing (Series B, 45MM total)
Created the nations largest CPG manufacturer of CBD/Industrial hemp products (Baron Todd)
Founder + CEO / Witi (CA)
Ramon Alarcon is the founder and CEO of Witi (Wellness Insight Technologies, Inc.), a technology company bringing the connected-health revolution to botanical medicines. He previously served as VP of Engineering and Technology at blu, an e-cigarette company. He took blu from infancy to e-cig market maker and global #1 brand. He led his team through two big tobacco acquisitions, 20+ product launches, and growth to $250M in annual sales. He also built its portfolio of 80+ patents. Ramon has played a pivotal role in defining a new industry, setting industry standards for high-volume e-cig manufacturing at a global scale, and provided the FDA expertise to help shape regulations. He previously worked in VR at NASA, a pre-IPO computer device startup, vehicle tech at Ford, and has engineering degrees from Stanford. Ramon is a member of a number of industry and standards organizations, including the Cannabis Manufacturing Committee and Safe Vaping Taskforce for the National Cannabis Industry Association and the UL Standards Technical Panel for e-cigarette battery safety.
President / CannaSafe (CA)
Aaron Riley is the President of CannaSafe, the first ISO accredited cannabis lab in the world. He holds a Bachelor’s Degree& M.B.A. from Jacksonville University, where he earned his way through college on a football scholarship. A seasoned entrepreneur, he brought his business acumen to the cannabis industry, taking over as President of CannaSafe in late 2016. Under Aaron's leadership, CannaSafe has received multiple industry awards and has established itself as a leader in the most highly regulated cannabis testing State in the nation - California. Headquartered in Los Angeles, CannaSafe has become the largest testing laboratory in California, the world’s largest cannabis market.
Chief Knowledge Officer / New Frontier Data (DC)
John Kagia is one the pioneering thought leaders in the cannabis industry. He has developed market leading forecasts for the growth of the industry, uncovered groundbreaking research into the cannabis consumer, and led the first-of-its-kind analysis of global cannabis demand. Kagia is a sought-after speaker and his presentations have been regarded as some of the most thought provoking and rich updates on key trends shaping the industry. He is widely quoted in countless publications (NYT, WaPo, CNN, Fortune, BBC, ABC) and has played an active role in advising lawmakers and regulators looking to establish and regulate cannabis industries.
EVENT SCHEDULE & PROGRAM
6:30PM - Doors Open
6:30PM to 7:15PM - Reception & Networking
7:15PM - Start of Programming
8:30PM - Group Q&A
9:00PM - 11:00 Post Event Networking
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Q&A will happen after each speaker. Questions will be answered via Twitter. Please use the hashtag #ONTHEREVEL to post your question.