Schedule

THURSDAY, MAY 17, 2018

LEGALIZATION THROUGH LEGISLATION

PROGRAM HOST: BETTY ALDWORTH | Executive Director of Students for Sensible Drug Policy

8:30 - 9:00 am | Registration

9:00 - 9:30 am | Breakfast and Networking with Industry Professionals

9:30 - 10:00 am| Welcome & Opening Remarks

Maria McFarland Sanchez-Moreno

Executive Director, Drug Policy Alliance

10:00 - 11:00 am | Medical Session

Introduction to Cannabis & Tri-state Medical Programs (1.0 CLE*)

Dr. Bernie Lee, Associate Chief Medical Officer, MJHS, Hospice & Palliative Care

Patricia Heer, Esq., Duane Morris

Followed by Q & A

11:00 am - 12:30 pm | Panel of Industry Experts

NYS Compassionate Care Act and proposed amendments (2.0 CLE++)

Cristina Buccola, Esq., Cristina Buccola Counsel PLLC

Edmund DeVeaux, Executive Vice President, Burton Trent

Hillary Peckham, COO, Etain

Leslie Hoffman, Harmony Dispensary

Followed Q & A

12:30 - 1:30 pm | Lunch Sponsored by Duane Morris

1:30 pm - 3:00 pm | Keynote Speaker

Regulating Adult Use (1.0 CLE*) with Shaleen Title, Commissioner

Massachusetts Cannabis Control Commission

Conversation / Interactive Q & A

Shanita Penny, President, Minority Cannabis Business Association

3:00 - 3:30 pm | Coffee Break

3:30 - 5:30 pm | Panel of Activists & Policy Makers

Overview of Adult Use Legislation in New York & New Jersey (2.0 CLE*)

Christoper Alexander, Policy Coordinator, Drug Policy Alliance

Malik Burnett, MD, MBA, MPH, Managing Director of Prevision Strategies & Analytics

Senator Liz Krueger, Ranking Democratic Member, 28th District

Amol Sinha, Executive Director, ACLU NJ

DON'T MISS THE AFTER PARTY!

Once the first day of learning is over, join us for the after party and a fundraiser with incredible food and drinks and company. Please come ready to give towards some of favorite non-profit organizations!

Click here to RSVP: #JUDAPARTY

FRIDAY, MAY 18, 2018

CANNABIS LAW PRIMER

PROGRAM HOST: SHANEL LINDSAY, Ardent Cannabis

9:00 - 9:30 am | Breakfast Sponsored by MJM Strategy | Opening Remarks by Dasheeda Dawson

9:30 am - 11:30 am | Finance Panel

Follow the Money: Demystifying the Art of Investing in Cannabis (2.0 CLE*)

Jeanne Sullivan, Founder & Chief Inspiration Officer, Sullivan Adventures LLC

Abner Kurtin, Founder, JM10 Partners

Andi Goldman, Esq., Principal, Equitas Partners Fund & ABG Advisory

11:30 am - 12:30 pm | Insurance Session

Insurance Implications for Cannabis Lawyers (1.0 CLE*)

Rebecca Greenberg, Esq., Partner, The Greenberg Law Firm

12:30 - 2:00 pm | Litigation Lunch

Litigation Lunch: Cannabis Strategies (1.0 CLE*)

David C. Holland, Esq., Holland Litigation followed by Q & A

2:00 - 3:00 pm | Employment Session

Marijuana Matters in the Workplace (1.0 CLE*)

Amy Epstein Gluck, Esq., Partner, FisherBroyles LLP

3:00 - 4:00 pm | Intellectual Property Session

Protecting Your Cannabis Intellectual Property (1.0 CLE*)

Karen Bernstein, Esq., Principal, Berstein IP

4:00 - 4:15 pm | Coffee Break

4:15 - 5:15 pm | Ethical Considerations

Retainers and Disclaimers (1.0 CLE: Ethics Credit*)

Heather Burke, Esq., Greenspoon Marder LLP

5:15 - 5:30 pm | Closing Remarks by Mannada

Thank You & Recognition to Sponsors

*Accreditation provided by National Academy of Continuing Legal Education, an accredited NY, NJ, PA & CT CLE Provider. The Cannabis Law Summit is appropriate for both newly admitted and experienced attorneys. All CLE credits, except as noted, are approved for NY, NJ, PA & CT.

++Please note: PA and CT only get 1.5 CLE for New York Compassionate Care Act and proposed amendments. All other sessions provide equal CLE credits for NY, NJ, PA & CT.


Thank you to our sponsors & Speakers

NYC Cannabis Law Summit Flyer.pdf