Main Panels & Speaking Sessions

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9:00 - 10:00

The Cannabis Sommelier

Max Montrose explores the art and science of “Interpening” evaluating flower for total quality control, psychotropic effects, and variety type designation.

speaker-1

Max Montrose

10:00 - 11:00

The New Florida Dispensary Licenses

Navigating the New Crop of 27 Florida Medical Marijuana Treatment Center Licenses Over the Next 24 Months.

speaker-1

Moriah Barnhart

speaker-2

David Kotler, Esq.

speaker-3

Warren Harasz

speaker-4

Krysta Jones

11:00 - 12:00

Pathways to Legalization

Overcoming the Various Obstacles Facing Cannabis & Psychedelic Legalization in Florida.

speaker-1

Michael C. Minardi, ESQ

speaker-2

Ryan Morales

speaker-3

Scheril Murray Powell, ESQ

speaker-4

Courtney Barnes

speaker-5

Gregory Frederick Ferenstein, M.Sc.

12:00 - 1:00

Legacy & Legalization

What Can the Psychedelics Industry Learn from Legalizing Cannabis? A panel focused on open source, decriminalization, and advocacy intersections, extraction/growing and laws to expand access.

speaker-1

Bill Levers

speaker-2

Jeff Levers

speaker-3

Dustin Powers

speaker-4

Catherine Sidman

speaker-5

Cassandra Posey

speaker-6

Reggie Harris

1:00 - 2:00

Lunch

2:00 - 3:00

Biggest Challenges for the Cannabis Industry in 2022

Despite rapid growth, the pandemic created major upheaval in the cannabis industry in 2021, and the industry faces major challenges in 2022.

speaker-1

Elizabeth Corbett

speaker-2

Josh Crossney

speaker-3

Oswaldo Graziani

speaker-4

Philip Wolf

speaker-5

Catherine Sidman

3:00 - 4:00

This is My Life: First-Hand Accounts of Hope & Healing

First-Hand Accounts How Cannabis & Psychedelics Have Healed Trauma & Injury

speaker-1

Jeffrey DeMond

speaker-2

Fionna Sebastiano

4:00 - 4:30

Nano Cannabis

Producing water-soluble nano-formulations of cannabis extracts and bioactive alkaloids with increased bioavailability and shortened onset of action.

speaker-1

Dr. Alexey Peshkovsky

9:00 - 9:55

Indigenous Inclusion

Concerns with Commercializing Sacred Plants & Suggestions from the Front Line

speaker-1

David Heldreth

speaker-2

Lucas Gerler

10:00 - 10:55

God & Mushrooms

Psychedelics, Religion, and the First Amendment

speaker-1

Greg Lake

speaker-2

Gary Smith, Esq.

11:00 - 11:55

Psychedelic Research Renaissance

Clinical Trials Hope to Understand Power of Psychedelics to Treat Mental Illness

speaker-1

Julia Mirer MD

speaker-2

Dr. Scott Fisher

speaker-3

Bonnie Segal

speaker-4

Dr. Denise Vidot

12:00 - 12:55

The New Exit Drugs

How Cannabis & Psychedelics are Changing the Definition of Recovery

speaker-1

Harry Stern

speaker-2

Charles Patti

speaker-3

Jessica Morell

speaker-4

Anthony Gonzalez, LCSW, QS

1:00 - 2:00

Lunch

2:00 - 2:55

Disassociating Trauma

How Ketamine is Saving Lives and Paving the Way for the Future of Mental Health Treatment.

speaker-1

Dr. Michelle Weiner

speaker-2

Dustin Robinson, Esq.

speaker-3

Julia Mirer MD

speaker-4

Warren Gumpel

speaker-5

Scott Theaman

3:00 - 3:55

The Cannadelic Panel

Understanding the Differences & Similarities Between Cannabis & Psychedelic Business Models & Opportunities

speaker-1

Tim Blake

speaker-2

Carlos "Los" Arias, J.D.

speaker-3

Josh Crossney

speaker-4

Garyn Angel

speaker-5

Patrick Moher

speaker-6

Juan Pablo Cappello

speaker-7

Santiago Rodriguez Tarditi

4:00 - 4:55

Psychedelic Tourism & Marley One

A Conversation with Silo Wellness' Douglas Gordon & Rohan Marley

speaker-1

Steve Bloom

speaker-2

Douglas K. Gordon

speaker-3

Rohan Marley

5:00 - 5:55

The Future of Psychedelics & Human Consciousness

Keynote Address

speaker-1

Zappy Zapolin

6:00 - 6:55

The Politics of Prohibition

Lawmakers discuss the implications of and potential for legalized cannabis & psychedelics in the Sunshine State

speaker-1

State Representative Michael Grieco

speaker-2

Ryan Morales

speaker-3

Holly Bell

speaker-4

Michael C. Minardi, ESQ

8:00 - 8:55

Startup Cannabis

The Changing Face of Cannabis Entrepreneurship Amid Legal Changes, Technological Advances & the Pandemic

speaker-1

Brianna Bowes

speaker-2

Henry Calix

speaker-3

Deontae Rodney Mack

speaker-4

Susan Scherer

9:00 - 9:55

Hiring Challenges In A Disruptive Industry

How Companies Are Finding Qualified Candidates When Training and Experience Aren't Traditional

speaker-1

Bryan Passman

speaker-2

Scheril Murray Powell, ESQ

speaker-3

Natalia Velasco

10:00 - 10:55

Selling Cannabis & Psychedelics

The Roles of Education, Entertainment & Ethics in Product Marketing

speaker-1

Emma Collard

speaker-2

Brandon Jones

speaker-3

Mandy Harlan

speaker-4

Lisa Buffo

speaker-5

Elise McRoberts

speaker-6

Derek Thomas

speaker-7

Stephanie Frohock

11:00 - 11:55

Cannabis as Medicine

Filling the Patient Education Gaps in the Medical Marijuana Industry

speaker-1

Dr. Rob "Doc Rob" Streisfeld

speaker-2

Dr. Denise Vidot

speaker-3

Dr. Kelly King

speaker-4

Dr. Luis Enrique R. Liogier-Weyback

speaker-5

Dr. Lakisha Jenkins

speaker-6

Catherine Sidman

12:00 - 12:55

Extraordinary Extractions

A Cutting-Edge Discussion About the Differences and Trends in Cannabis & Psilocybin Extraction Methods

speaker-1

Masha Belinson

speaker-2

​Marcus Moates

speaker-3

The Dank Duchess

speaker-4

Murphy Murri

speaker-5

Jane Bowyer

speaker-6

Jessica Watson

1:00 - 1:55

Lunch Break

2:00 - 2:55

The Delta Dilemma

The Rising Popularity of Different, Legal THC Types & OTC Delta 9 Products

speaker-1

Joshua Navarro

speaker-2

Holly Bell

speaker-3

Justin Cummings

speaker-4

Masha Belinson

3:00 - 3:30

Psychedelic Furs

Can Our Pet Fur Babies Benefit from Cannabis & Psychedelics

speaker-1

Angela Ardolino

3:35 - 4:35

Cannabis & Food

The Future of Cannabis & Psychedelic Edibles

speaker-1

Sarah Jain Bergman

speaker-2

Elise McRoberts

speaker-3

Philip Wolf

speaker-4

Maya Elisabeth

speaker-5

Jamie L. Pearson

speaker-6

Alex Pasternack

8:00 - 8:55

What Are Psychedelics, Entheogens & Hallucinogens?

Unpacking the Terms Widely Used, But Seldom Understood

speaker-1

Max Montrose

speaker-2

Julia Mirer MD

speaker-3

Joseph Lichter, PhD

speaker-4

Valery Montanez

9:00 - 9:55

Microdosing

The Facts and Myths Behind the Popularity of Regularly Consuming Small Amounts of Psychedelics

speaker-1

Max Montrose

speaker-2

Julia Mirer MD

speaker-3

Dr. Lola Ohonba, PharmD

speaker-4

Joseph Lichter, PhD

speaker-5

Steven Holdt

10:00 - 10:55

Integrating Psychedelic Assisted Mental Health Therapy

The Importance of Set, Setting and the Integration of Psychedelic Breakthroughs with Everyday Life

speaker-1

Dr. Michelle Weiner

speaker-2

Kaia Roman

speaker-3

Shari B. Kaplan, LCSW

speaker-4

Rachael Carlevale

speaker-5

Kazi Hassan, M.D.

speaker-6

Leah Benson, LMHC

11:00 - 11:55

Ask Max Anything

Max Montrose has tried 'em all… the toad and the frog, Ayahuasca, Peyote, LSD, a dozen Mushroom types, many San Pedro types, both forms of DMT, Ibogaine and more. Want to know what these experiences are like or how to maximize them?

speaker-1

Max Montrose

12:00 - 12:55

Hope for Heroes

How Cannabis & Psychedelics Have Been Helping Veterans Treat PTSD and the Promise of New Therapies

speaker-1

Jeffrey DeMond

speaker-2

Nurse Deb

speaker-3

Emma Collard

speaker-4

Dr. Kelly King

speaker-5

Jaime Renee Cruz

speaker-6

Ron Millward

speaker-7

Catherine Sidman

1:00 - 1:55

Lunch Break

2:00 - 2:55

Pathways to Federal Legalization Amid Misconceptions & Stigma Surrounding the Use of Psychedelic Substances

While psychedelics may be on a faster trajectory to FDA approval than cannabis, public perception of psychedelics remains a major hurdle to decriminalization.

speaker-1

Zack Lawrence

speaker-2

Tom Zuber

speaker-3

Gregory Frederick Ferenstein, M.Sc.

speaker-4

Patrick Moher

3:00 - 3:55

New Frontiers in Nursing

How Alternative Therapies are Creating Big Opportunities for Nurses Around the World

speaker-1

Nurse Colleen

speaker-2

Nurse Deb

speaker-3

Elizabeth Hayes

speaker-4

Jessica Morell

speaker-5

Meagan Lynn Pilawski BSN

4:00 - 6:00

Lighter: A Ketamine Experience | Film Screening + Q&A with Cast

STM Studios Presents | Lighter: A Ketamine Experience
How can a dissociative anesthetic be used as a therapeutic tool to help cure treatment-resistant depression? And why does it make you feel lighter? Lighter: A Ketamine Experience, is an one hour documentary that explores how ketamine therapy is helping three diverse individuals discover healthier and more fulfilling lives.

speaker-1

Dr. Michelle Weiner

speaker-2

Dustin Robinson, Esq.

speaker-3

Charles Patti

speaker-4

Jessica Morell