Winter 2020 Emerge Speakers Coming Soon!

Fall 2020 Keynote Speakers

STEVE DEANGELO

Founder | Last Prisoner Project and Harborside

WANDA JAMES

Founder & CEO | Simply Pure Dispensary

CARLOS DEW

CEO | superbad inc.

JIM BELUSHI

Founder | Belushi’s Farm Cannabis

SENATOR DAYLIN LEACH

Senator | PA State Senate

RICKY WILLIAMS

Co-Founder & VP, Product Development | Real Wellness

Fall 2020 Emerge Session Leaders

Cannabis industry experts and advocates leading deeper discussions.

AUSTIN STEVENSON

Chief Innovation Officer | Vertosa

CHRISTOPHER FOLTZ

VP Global Reach | Sensi Media Group

OMAR FIGUEROA

Founder | Law Offices of Omar Figueroa

ANDRE BOURQUE

Industry Connector & Emerge Co-Founder

JAKE KUCZERUK

VP, Business Development | The Arcview Group

MORRIS BEEGLE

Co-Founder & President | WAFBA

RY RUSSELL

Host & Producer | WeedBudz Radio

SARAH GERSTEN

Executive Director & General Counsel | Last Prisoner Project

WES BURK

President | Emerald Scientific

MAHALA HERRON

Founder | Hala Hemp

PETER VOGEL

Co-Founder | Leafwire

NATALIE PAPILLION

Founder & Executive Director | The Equity Organization

SOPHIE FELIX

President | ICBWA

BRIAN APPLEGARTH

Co-Founder & President | Enlightn Strategies

JENNY-BETH DILLS

Founder | Kind Cannabis Consulting

ROZ MCCARTHY

Founder & CEO | Minorities for Medical Marijuana, Inc.

ASHLEY GRACE

CRO | Dalwhinnie Enterprises

MARA GORDON

Founder | Aunt Zelda’s

TODD ROSALES

Creator & Host | Elevate Your Grind Podcast

LISA BUFFO

Founder & CEO | Cannabis Marketing Association (CMA)

LISA TSOU

Founder | The Winning Pitch

GEOFF TROTTER

Co-Founder & CGO | Regennabis

SOHUM SHAH

Founder & CEO | Durban Creative Media

CAMILLE ROISTACHER

Founder & CEO | Voyage Distribution / Wyllow

JAMES KEYES

Owner | BODU Solutions

Fall 2020 Emerge Speakers

Meet the best speakers and cannabis experts in the industry, plus “A List” lifestyle advocates and supporters.

LEAH LAKSTINS

Co-Founder | Higher Ed Hemp Tours

SAHAR AYINEHSAZIAN

Attorney & Co-Lead, Banking and Financial Services Access Dept | Vicente Sederberg LLP

DR. HALELI SHARIR

VP, Business Development | Univo Pharmaceuticals

FELICIA CARBAJAL

Community Organizer | The Social Impact Center

JONATHAN SPADAFORA

Head of Sales & Marketing | Veritas

FRANCES GONZALEZ

Founder | Latinas Cannapreneurs

RON SILVER

Chief Creative Officer | Azuca

WARREN BOBROW

CEO: Klaus Apothicaire | Author | Chef/Barman | Cannabis Alchemist | Master Mixologist

ANUJ DESAI

Host | The Cannabis Conversation Podcast

ALEX ROWLAND

Chairman & CEO | NT Ventures (New Tropic)

SIERRA E. COOKE

CA Director | Coda Signature

ELISE MCROBERTS

CMO | Doc Green

ROGER BROWN

President | ACS Laboratory

TYLER WILLIAMS

Founder & CTO | Cannabis Safety & Quality

DR. SWATHI VARANASI

Integrative Health & Medical Cannabis Pharmacist

SCOTT GOLDIE

Co-Founder | Goldenseed

TINA GORDON

Cultivation | moonmade farms

THE DANK DUCHESS

Managing Editor | Skunk Magazine

ANDREW DEANGELO

Co-Founder | Last Prisoner Project and Harborside Inc.

MAHA HAQ

Founder & President | Cannaclub University

TAE DARNELL

Co-Founder | Sensi Media Group

LES SZABO

Director of Constructive Capital | Dr. Bronner

JOSEY HESTON

Sr. Sales Executive | Mammoth Microbes

CYNTHIA SALARIZADEH

Founder & President | House of Saka

TRACEY MASON

Co-Founder & CEO | House of Saka

MELANIE CODDINGTON

Founder | Sungrown Studio

DOOMA WENDSCHUH

Co-Founder | Province Brands of Canada

KELLIE SERINGER

Founder | Symmetry Capital Management / Medicus LP

JOE CALTABIANO

Cannabis Entrepreneur

SARAH BLANKINSHIP

Founder & CEO | Right Sciences

JOSH RUBIN

Co-Founder & CEO | Day Three Labs

SHALINA KAUR PANNU

Founder & CEO | Shal We Toke?

SHANNON KAYGI

CEO & Co-Founder | Eossi Beauty

LINA CONSTANTINOVICI

Founder | Innovation 4.4

RICO LAMITTE

Founder | The Suave Life, LLC

SHAWN BIEGA

CEO & Co-Founder | Daytrip Beverages

SHELBY HARTMAN

Co-Founder | DoubleBlind

MARION MARIATHASAN

CEO & Co-Founder | Simplifya

SOLONJE BURNETT

Co-Founder | Humble Bloom

CRISTIAN BARCAN

Principal/Founder | Crossover Sustainability Solutions

HELENE SERVILLON

Chief Strategy Officer | Greater Holdings

ARI WALKER

CEO | Integrated Beverage Group

MATT HAWKINS

Founder & Managing Partner | Entourage Effect Capital

WEED+GRUB

Mike Glazer & Mary Jane Gibson | Weed+Grub

MALIA ANDERSON

Founder | LadyLike 420

JONATHAN YOHANNAN

SVP, Integrated Communications | KIND

MILA JANSEN

Founder | Pollinator Company Amsterdam

ERIK RANGE

Board Chair | Minorities for Medical Marijuana

LINDSEY BARTLETT

Cannabis Beat Journalist

NIRANJAN ARYAL

Lab Director | Certus Analytics

SEIBO SHEN

Co-Founder & CEO | VapeXhale

MONIQUE JACKSON-FITZGERALD

Co-Founder & CEO | Inndica.com

ERICA HALVERSON

CEO & Founder | Tiny e Paper Co.

RU JOHNSON

Owner | Roux Black Consulting

TODD HUGHES

Chairman of the Board | Minority Cannabis Business Association

RYAN DOUGLAS

Cannabis Growth Consultant | Ryan Douglas Cultivation, LLC

MELISSA “MJ” STAPLEY

Founder & CEO | MJ Hybrid Solutions

JOHN HOSKINS

Operations Manager | ASI Food Safety

STONE SLADE

Co-Founder, Producer & Host | Pleasure Crew Productions

RICARDO BACA

CEO & Founder | Grasslands: A Journalism-Minded Agency

CHARLES CAI

Associate Research Faculty | CE-CERT

GIA MORÓN

President | WomenGrow

JOHN KAGIA

Chief Knowledge Officer | New Frontier Data

DREW HATHAWAY

Senior Scientist | Stillwater Brands & Caliper Foods

HIRSH JAIN

Director of Government Affairs | Caliva

SHABNAM MALEK

Partner | Brand & Branch LLP

JIMI DEVINE

Cannabis Columnist & Critic | L.A. Weekly

TOM BROOKSHER

CEO | Clear Cannabis, Inc.

MATT YOUNG

Co-Founder & CEO | APOP Media

JAVIER HASSE

CEO | El Planteo

ROBERT TANKSON

Co-Founder & COO | PrestoDoctor

DR. SUSAN TRAPP

Cannabis, Hemp & Terpene Consultant

CAIT CURLEY

CEO | Cait Curley Media

EVELYN LACHAPELLE

Community Engagement Manager | Vertosa

MARC GRIGNON

Director | Hempstead Project Heart, Inc.

MELISSA FAUTH

President & CEO | FRITSCH Milling & Sizing Inc.

JACKIE BOWEN

Executive Director | Clean Label Project

CAT PACKER

Executive Director & General Manager | LA Dept of Cannabis Regulation

SCHERIL MURRAY POWELL, ESQ.

Agricultural & Cannabis Attorney | Doumar, Allsworth, et al.

JUNE JOHNSON

Event & Social Media Manager | Sava

RON KOLB

CEO & Founder | Sensi Media Group

MADISON MARGOLIN

Co-Founder | DoubleBlind

MATTHEW NORDGREN

CEO & Co-Founder | ARCADIAN Fund

SYSAMONE PHAPHON

Head of Growth | Vertosa

JOHN HOUSTON

CEO | Kushla Life Sciences

KEVIN KOBY

Founding Partner & Chief Science Officer | ABSTRAX

STEPHANIE WILSON

Editor in Chief | Sensi Magazine

JEANNE SULLIVAN

CIO | Arcview Ventures

DR. JOHN ABRAMS

Chairman & CSO | The Clinical Endocannabinoid System Consortium (CESC)

NINA SIMOSKO

CCO | Akerna

MERRIL GILBERT

Co-Founder & CEO | TraceTrust

ASH GANLEY

CEO | GrowRay Lighting Technologies

DAVID JAKUBOVIC

Founder | Mad Machine Films / Director | "CBD Nation"

NAOMI GRANGER

Founder | NACAT Pros

FABIOLA JIMENEZ

Sr Transactional Attorney | Cultiva Law, PLLC

ANDY SINGH

Founder | Nuvata

DANIELLE JACKSON “MIZ D”

CEO | Dvibz

MIKELINA BELAINEH

Dir, Criminal Justice Law & Policy | Last Prisoner Project

JAKE BULLOCK

Co-Founder & CEO | Cann

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WHAT

3 days. 4 subject tracks. Over 30 sessions. More than 50 exhibitors. 5,000+ attendees. PLUS: The Cannabis CLIO Awards and the USA CBD Expo are included!

WHEN

Winter 2020 Emerge Live Kickoff begins Tues., Dec. 15, through Thurs., Dec 17, 2020. Utilize the environment for 90 days.