Cannabis Categories from the Influencer Awards

Cannabis Legalization Visionaries:

Celebrities, Music, Movies & TV

Willie Nelson, Legendary Musician, Company Name: “Willie’s Reserve” including “Willy’s Weed”

Cheech Marin, Cinematic Legend, The Voice of a Generation

Melissa Etheridge, Superstar and founder, Etheridge Farms

Whoopi Goldberg, Advocate and co-founder, “Whoopi & Maya, Medical Cannabis”

Snoop Dogg, Legendary Stoner, founder, Merry Jane Media, creator, Marijuana Moms

Montel Williams, TV Star, Cannabis Advocate, founder of LenitivLabs

Martha Stewart, VH1 Show “Martha & Snoop’s Potluck Dinner”

Margaret Cho, Comedian, Personal Brand, “Margaret Cho-G’s”

Brad Pitt, High Priest of Weed

Tommy Chong, Cinematic Legend & Cannibis Brand, "Chong's Choice"

Seth Rogan, The Superman of Weed, Inventor of "The Cross Joint"

The Marley Family Brand, “Marley Naturals”

Morgan Freeman, Cannabis Legalization Advocate

Patrick Stewart, Cannabis Legalization Advocate

Susan Sarandon, Cannabis Legalization Advocate

Wiz Khalifa, Rapper, Developer of Cannabis Blend, “Wiz Khalifa OG”

Senator Kirsten Gillibrand, co-sponsorer, Marijuana Justice Act

Ricki Lake, TV/Film Actor, Exec. Producer, "Weed the People"

Joe Montana, Hall of Fame Football Star and Weed Investor

Ghostface Killah, Wu-Tang Clan rapper, "Wu Goo", hash oils

Woody Harrelson, Weed Hero to a Generation

Sarah Silverman, Cannabis Legalization Advocate

Megan Fox, Cannabis Legalization Advocate

Kevin Smith, Cinematic Visionary of Weed

Cypress Hill "I Wanna Get High"

Bob Dylan "Rainy Day Women #12 & 35", aka "Everybody Must Get Stoned"

Brewer & Shipley, “One Toke Over The Line"

Bob Marley & The Wailers, “Kaya"

Peter Tosh, “Legalize It”

Little Feat, "Don’t Bogart That Joint"

Pineapple Express, A Cinematic Primer of Pot

The Big Lebowski, The Stoner’s King of Kings

Up In Smoke, An Intergalactic Message of Peace

Dazed And Confused, The Stoner Catcher in the Rye

Jay And Silent Bob Strike Back, The Indescribables

ted & ted 2, Signaling the Global Comeback of Weed

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Tracks and Themes

I. Advertising Hollywood: Brand and Influencer Marketing

II. Immersive Hollywood - VR/AR-MR-XR

III. The Micro-Influencers - The Two Day Intensive & Awards

IV. The Artistic Creators: Directors – Technologists – Actors – Producers – Performers - Writers

V. Finance Hollywood: Investment - Packaging - Blockchain

VI. California Cannabis Forum - Medical - Legislation - Media

VII. Food Tech + Wellness Forum: Food Culture - Food Industry

VIII. Internet TV: The Disruption - OTT: Phones - Tablets - PC - TV

IX. The Women's Summit & Workshops - Content - Discussion - Recognition

X. The Mobile - Social Lifestyle: Tablets - Phones - Communication

XI. The University Project: Internet & Entertainment - AR/VR Accelerating the Educational Process

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The California

Cannabis Forum

Wednesday, Oct. 17th, 2018

9:45 AM - 10:00 AM - Herscher Hall - Guerin B

The Welcome Keynote

Cat Packer, Executive Director of the Department of Cannabis Regulation, City of Los Angeles

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10 AM - 10:45 AM - Herscher Hall - Guerin B

The Business of Cannabis: Banking – Investment – Branding – What’s Legal and Not Legal in California

Jay Purcell, Senior Associate, Clark Neubert LLP

Senator Robert Hertzberg, California State Senate

Lillian Conroe, Small Business and Permit Specialist, Governor Brown's Office of Business and Economic Development, GO-Biz

Matthew S. Schweber, General Counsel, Avalon Bridge Capital, Inc.

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

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11 AM - 11:45 - Herscher Hall - Guerin B

The California Cannabis Industry: Year One of Legalization - From LA to Sacramento - The Rules & Regulations - The Supply Chain and Demand Curve and how it Serves the Consumer

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

Amanda Ostrowitz, Esq., Founder & Chief Executive Officer, CannaRegs

Dennis O’Malley, CEO, Caliva

Lori Glauser, Co-Founder, Chief Operations Officer, and Director, EVIO Labs

Peter Gigante, Head of Policy Research, Eaze

Jocelyn Kane, Legislative Director, CVCAN Coachella Valley Cannabis Alliance Network, Moderator

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The Luncheon - The California Cannabis Forum

Co-Sponsored by:

Los Angeles NORML (National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws)

Noon - 1:30 PM - Herscher Hall, Guerin B, Additional Ticket Required

On the Forefront of Medical Cannabis Innovation: The Struggles & Triumphs of Major Medical Pioneers - Cancer, Epilepsy, PTSD and other Life Threatening Diseases

Welcome: Bruce Margolin, Director, Los Angeles Chapter, NORML

Tracy Ryan, CEO, CannaKids

Eben Britton, Board Member, Athletes for Care & Former NFL Offensive Linesman

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

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

Moderator - Marty Perlmutter, President, Multisensory Interactive Learning Institute (MILI

Interviews by: Madison Margolin, Journalist, Merry Jane, Rolling Stone, & Playboy

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1:45 PM – 2:45 PM, Herscher Hall - Guerin B

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)

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

Tim Blake, Founder and Producer, The Emerald Cup

Dr. Catherine Jacobson, Director of Clinical Research, Tilray

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

Mowgli Holmes, PhD, co-founder, CEO, Phylos Bioscience

David Traub, Global Ambassador, Unify.Earth, Moderator

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

Meet the Women of Weed: The Pioneers Who Are Elevating the Cannabis Industry

Rosie Rothrock, VP Branding/Marketing, Caliva

Madison Margolin, Journalist, Merry Jane, Rolling Stone, & Playboy

Kate Miller, Co-Founder & CEO, Miss Grass

Alice Moon, "The Edible Expert"

Andrea Drummer, Renowned Cannabis Chef, Director of F&B, Elevation VIP Cooperative

Katie Labrie, EVP, Civilized Studios

Ariel Clark, founder, Clark Neubert, LLP, Moderator

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4:00 PM - 5:00 PM - Herscher Hall - Guerin B

The Cannabis/CBD Technology Innovators: Science - Medicine - Investment

Julie Raque, Vice President of Marketing, Cannabistry Labs

Robert Schubring, Co-Founder, Give Pain a Voice

Cameron Keluche, President and CEO, KelSie Biotech

Elizabeth Ashford Davis, Principal, CERES Strategies

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

David Traub, Global Ambassador, Unify.Earth, Moderator

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

End-of-Day Reception – Tent Area

Outdoor Area In Front of Ahmanson Hall

 

The End-of-Day Keynote Event

6:00 PM - 7:45 PM, Ahmanson Hall

“Honoring Women in the Cannabis Industry and the film “Mary Janes: The Women of Weed”

Evening co-Host, Windy Borman, Award Winning Filmmaker

a) The Medicine and Science of Cannabis

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

Brandie Cross, PhD: Chief Scientific Officer, Smart Pharm Research Group

Swetha Kaul, PhD: Chief Scientific Officer, Cannalysis

Heather Manus, RN: Founding Member, Cannabis Nurses Network

b) Social Justice and Cannabis Legalization

Betty Aldworth: Executive Director, Students for Sensible Drug Policy

Fanny Guzman: Co-Founder, Latinos for Cannabis

Karen O’Keefe: Director of State Policies, Marijuana Policy Project

Janve Judasha Praise Sobers: CEO and Founder, Born + Bred

c) The Business of Cannabis: From Cultivation to Dispensaries to Media

Felicia Carbajal: Community Engagement Director, Smart Pharm Research Group

Tiffany Chin: Co-Founder and President, Leafs By Snoop

Ophelia Chong: Founder, Stock Pot Images

Jeanine Moss: CEO, AnnaBis

Priscilla Vilchis: CEO, Premium Produce

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Thursday, October 18th

11:00 AM – 11:45 AM, Herscher Hall, Herscher Hall - Guerin B

Doctors, Researchers, the Medical Profession and Cannabis: Cannabis Efficacy, Cannabis Innovation and Medical Leadership

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

Dr. Allan I. Frankel, Founder, GreenBridge Medical, Inc.

Dr. Philip Oubre, MD, Oubre Medical, Austin, TX

Karen Mo, MD, Cannabis Advocate and Expert

Moderator, Laura Braden, Vice President of Communications, California Medical Association

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The Luncheon at Skirball Center

12:15 PM - 1:45 PM - Herscher Hall, Guerin B, Additional Ticket

Native American Leadership in the Cannabis Industry

Tina Braithwaite, former, Chairwoman, Benton Paiute Tribe

David Vilapondo, Executive Director, Ilpay Nation, Santa Ysabel Tribal Cannabis Regulatory Agency and Interim Executive Director, California Native American Cannabis Association (CNACA)

John Poss, CEO, GB Sciences

Cameron Keluche, President and CEO, KelSie Biotech

Moderator - Amanda Chicago Lewis, Columnist, Rolling Stone

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2:15 PM - 3:00 PM - Herscher Hall - Guerin B

Cannabis in California - Wellness Lifestyle and Programs for Innovation - from Foods to Massage Therapy and Relaxation

Jackie Rocco, Business Development Manager, West Hollywood City Council

Aaron Ramirez, founder, Bodywork by Aaron

Dan Braunstein, founder, Grassfed

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

Rob Rosenheck, founder and CEO, Lord Jones

Chef Luke Reyes, founder, La Hoja

Moderator, Brad Davis, Product Category Manager, Acorn Paper Cannabis Packaging (APCP)

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3:15 PM - 4:00 PM - Herscher Hall - Guerin B

Cannabis and Corporate Social Responsibility: Social Equity

Adam Vine, founder, Cage Free Cannabis

Felicia Carbajal, Latinos for Cannabis / CA Cannabis Advocates

Lauren Estevez Esq, Head of the Business & Regulatory group, Margolin & Lawrence

Jake Gildea, Community Impact Director

Jennifer Lujan, Director of Social Impact, eaze, Moderator

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4:45 PM - 6:00 PM - Ahmanson Food Tent

End of Day Reception - Open to All Attendees

Wednesday, October 17 - Thursday 18, 2018 - The Skirball Center

Special Event at Digital Hollywood!

It's Legal! Medical - Media - Investment Opportunities

Medical - Legislative - Technology - Science - Media - Lifestyle

Cannabis Categories from the Influencer Awards

Cannabis Influencers - The Industry

Abdullah Saeed, Host, Bong Appétit on Vice Media

Alice Moon, "The Edible Expert"

Krishna Sai Andavolu, Host, Web Series, WEEDIQUETTE

Joel Hradecky, Youtube Channel, CustomGrow420

Michele Ross, PhD, Founder & Executive Director of IMPACT Network

Dr. Dina, The Expert Cannabis Consultant, "The Mona Lisa of Mary Jane"

Keith Stroup, founder, NORML

David Bienenstock, Weed Guru, Producer, Bong Appetit on Vice Media

Matt Gray, founder & CEO, HERB

Ophelia Chong, Founder of StockPot Images, The Getty of Cannabis & Founder, Asian Americans for Cannabis Education

Jodie Emery, Cannabis Rights Advocate

Troy Dayton, Board Member, Marijuana Policy Project

Matt Gray, Founder & CEO, HERB

Teresa Garibyan (@Trippy.Treez), Cannabis Producer, Marketer and Model

Jennifer Lujan, Director of Social Impact, Eaze

Lynne Lyman, California State Director, Drug Policy Alliance

Susan Soares, Founder, JUSTCare, Green Oasis

Joshua Otten, Co-Founder, PRØHBTD Media

Rachel Garland, founder, Women of Cannabiz

Kurt Whitt, Founder-CEO, Studio 420

Aaron Justis, President, Buds & Roses

Jessica Assaf, Founder, Cannabis Feminist

Jacqueline McGowan, Founder, California - City & County Regulation Watch

Charlo Greene, Weed Activist and Host, “The Weed Show”

Jazmin Hupp, co-founder, WomenGrow

Cat Packer, Executive Director of the Los Angeles Department of Cannabis Regulation

Ariel Clark, Leading Cannabis Lawyer, Clark Neubert LLP

Adelia Carrillo, CEO, Direct Cannabis Network

David Hua, co-founder and CEO, Meadow

Jim Patterson, CEO, Eaze

Bill Levers, Owner/Founder, Beard Bros Pharms

Omar Figueroa, lawyer and Author Cannabis Codes of California

Tracy Ryan, CEO, CannaKids; CK Sciences

Brian Weiss, Founder, L.A. Cannabis News

Ashley Manta, AKA The Cannasexual - The World's First Cannabis Sex Coach

Steve D'Angelo, Founder Harborside, Activist

Andrew Mieure, Founder, Top Shelf Budtending

Olivia Alexander, Founder of Kush Queens, Crystal Cult, and Buddfeed

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