Winter Emerge 2020 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 Emerge 2020 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 Emerge 2020 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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3 days. 3 subject tracks. Over 30 sessions. More than 50 exhibitors. 2,500+ attendees. 

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Spring Emerge 2021 Live Kickoff starts Tues, March 16, through Thurs, March 18, 2021. Utilize the environment for 90 days.