Monday March 11, 2019

5:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.: WELCOME RECEPTION, 22nd Floor Capitol

  • Commissioner Nikki Fried & Legislators

Tuesday, March 12, 2019

7:30 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.: OPEN REGISTRATION

7:30 a.m. – 8:30 a.m.: BREAKFAST BUFFET

8:30 a.m. – 8:45 a.m.: WELCOME OPENING SESSION REMARKS

  • Jeffrey Sharkey MMBAFL – Welcome Participants & Sponsor recognition

8:45 a.m. – 10:15 a.m.: 2019 STATE OF THE MJ INDUSTRY

Jeff Sharkey – moderator

  • Kim Rivers, CEO Trulieve,
  • Casey Cook, Florida League of Cities
  • Laura Youmans, FL Association of Counties
  • Jodi James, Florida Cannabis Action Network
  • Richard Boxer, iAnthus Medical Advisor
  • Holly Bell, Director of Cannabis, DOACS
  • Patricia Nelson, Patricia A. Nelson P.A.

10:15 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.: BREAK

10:30 a.m. – 11:45 a.m.: PHYSICIANS, PATIENTS AND TESTING ISSUES

Eric Stevens – Moderator

  • Dr. Sasha Noe, Compassionate Medical CannabisCare
  • Jade Green, American Medical Marijuana Physician Association
  • Cynthia Brewer,  EvioLabs
  • Susan Scherer, RN Cancer Guides Solution
  • Mary Lynn Mathre, Patients Out of Time
  • Josephine Krehl, MMJ Knowledge, LLC

11:45 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.: LUNCH BREAK

12:15 p.m.– 1:15 p.m.: LEGISLATIVE & CABINET PERSPECTIVE

Jeff Sharkey – moderator                  

  • Commissioner Nikki Fried, Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services
  • Senators Bradley, Brandes, Farmer, Rouson, etc. (Invited)
  • Representatives Rodrigues, Eagle, McGhee, Guillermo-Smith, (Invited)

1:15 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.: MMTC INDUSTRY LEADERS PANEL

Jake Bergman – moderator

  • Kim Rivers, CEO Trulieve
  • Andrew Smith, VP Surterra
  • John Tipton, CEO MUV AltMed
  • Robert Tornello, 3 Boys Farm

2:30 p.m. – 3:45 p.m.: PROGRAM RESEARCH & EFFICACY

Eric Stevens – moderator

  • Dr. Nagi Kumar, H. Lee Moffit Center
  • Andrew Muroff, Chief Executive Officer, Strainprint
  • Peter Harris, FAMU Medical Marijuana Program
  • Dr. Greg Gerdeman, Chief Scientific Officer, 3 Boys Farm
  • Dr Barry Gordon, Compassionate Cannabis Clinic

3:30 p.m. – 4:45 p.m. – LEGAL ISSUES, BANKING & ACQUISITIONS

Jeff Sharkey – moderator

  • Jeremy Smith, Director, Division of Financial Institutions
  • Anthony DiMarco, Florida Bankers Association
  • Ken LaRoe, former CEO, First Green Bank
  • Justin Costello, GRN Funds
  • Jim Eaton, Capital Strategies
  • Jonathan Robbins, Attorney, Akerman LLP
  • Paula Savchenko, Moffa, Sutton and Donnini P.A.

4:45 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.: FUTURE OF MARIJUANA IN FLORIDA

  • Ben Pollara, Converge, United for Care
  • Kevin Daly, Mindful, Denver, CO