Agenda

7:00 – 8:45

Breakfast and Registration

8:45 – 9:00 a.m.

Session One: Production

Session Chair – Christian Sweeney
Session Chair – Markus Roggen, PhD

9:00 – 9:30 a.m.

Roger-LittleHow Can a Cannabis Testing Laboratory Add to Cannabis Cultivation? Phenotype Hunting and Jasmonates.
Roger Little, Ph.D. – CTA, LLC

9:30 – 10:00 a.m.

Hope JonesCannabis Micropropagation & Cost Analysis
Hope Jones, Ph.D. – Chief Scientific Officer, C4 Laboratories

10:00 – 10:30 a.m.

Andrew-AubinThe Use of Preparative Supercritical Fluid Chromatography for the Isolation of Cannabidolic Acid (CBDA) From Cannabis Extracts
Andy Aubin – Applications Chemist, Waters Corporation

10:30 – 11:00 a.m.

Break

11:00 – 11:30 a.m.

Taylor-TrahFormulation of Customized Cannabis Concentrates
Taylor Trah – Formulations Manger, OutCo

11:30 – 12:00 p.m.

ShehzadHooseinProduct Development and Commercialization in the Cannabis Industry
Shez Hoosein – VP of R&D, Cannabistry

12:00 – 12:30 p.m.

Monica-VialpandoPharmaceutical Formulation Technologies Applicable to Cannabis Product Development
Monica Vialpando, Ph.D. – Pharmaceutical Development, Vialpando LLC.

12:30 – 2:00 p.m.

Lunch

Session Two: Analytical 1

Session Chair – Roger Muse, Vice President/ANSI-ASQ National Accreditation Board (ANAB)

2:00 – 2:30 p.m.

Emily-SavageMicrobiological Contamination of Cannabis: What do we know?
Emily Savage – Lab Manager, CW Analytical

2:30 – 3:00 p.m.

Microbial Testing in Cannabis: Challenges and Best Practices
Matthew Ward – Marijuana Laboratory Auditor, CO CDPHE

3:00 – 3:30 p.m.

Break

3:30 – 4:00 p.m.

Determination of Cannabinoid and Terpene Profiles in Cannabis Oils by Mid-Infrared Spectroscopy
Brian Smith, Ph.D. – Chief Technical Officer, Big Sur Scientific

4:00 - 6:00 p.m.

Poster Session and Exhibit Hall Mixer

7:00 – 8:00

Breakfast

8:00 – 8:30 a.m.

Session 3: Regulatory Certification, Accreditation, and Standardization and Novel Clinical Development Paradigms

Session Chairs – Susan Audino  and John Abrams, PhD

8:30 a.m.

Susan-AudinoUpdates to AOAC and ASTM Cannabis Standards, Methods, and ISO/IEC 17025 Accreditation
Susan Audino, Ph.D. – Audino Consulting

8:45 – 9:45 a.m.

9:45 – 10:00 a.m.

Cannabis Manufacturing Standards and Their Relationship to Clinical Health Outcomes
Andrew Samann – CEO, Orion GMP SolutionsAndrew Samann

Break

10:30 – 11:00 a.m.

Brian-RohrbackRobust Analytics from Harvest to Finished Product Specification
Brian Rohrback, Ph.D. – Infometrix, Inc.

11:00 – 11:30 a.m.

Steven BaughNon-targeted Chemical Characterization, Authentication and Dosing of Complex Cannabis Medicines
Steven Baugh

11:30 – 12:00 p.m.

abrams-johnA Review Of Preliminary Data Trends In The Dosing Project™, A Novel Approach To Cannabis Clinical Study
John Abrams, Ph.D. – Abrams Bioconsulting

12:00 – 1:30 p.m.

Lunch

Session Four: Analytical

Session Chair – Julie Kowalski, PhD
Session Chair – Rodger Voelker, PhD

1:30 – 2:00 p.m.

Anthony SmithCannabinoid Chromatography: Precision, Accuracy and the Industrialization of Potency Analysis
Anthony Smith, Ph.D. – CSO, Evio Labs

2:00 – 2:30 p.m.

Jack CochranBetter Living Through (Sensory) Chemistry: Gas Chromatography – Vacuum Ultraviolet Spectroscopy as a New Tool for Analysis of Terpenes and Residual Solvents in Cannabis Products
Jack Cochran, Ph.D. – Senior Director of Applications, VUV Analytics, Inc.

2:30 – 3:00 p.m.

Savino-SgueraCannabis Analytics: Toward a Chemotype-Based Labeling System
Savino Sguera – Chief Science Officer, Digamma Consulting

3:00 – 3:30 p.m.

Break

3:30 – 4:00 p.m.

Ric-CuchettoContemporary Model for Analyzing Pesticides in Cannabis
Ric Cuchetto – The Cannabis Chemist

4:00 – 4:30 p.m.

4:30 - 4:40 p.m.

Ken SnokeThank you and closing remarks
Ken Snoke, President – Emerald Scientific