Learn what's next for post-legalization Canada at the O'Cannabiz Conference this December

Nov 15 2018, 7:42 am

Canada’s leading cannabis conference is coming to Vancouver this winter.

The O’Cannabiz Conference will be taking place from December 9 to 11 at the Parq Casino Resort.

The event will bring together experts in the industry who will discuss and debate issues and topics including tourism, quality control, aboriginal participation, and potential corporate mergers.

Among the keynote speakers includes actor and former TV personality Montel Williams. Williams has been an advocate for medical cannabis for several years after being diagnosed with multiple sclerosis.

Krishna Andavolu of VICELAND’s Weediqette web series will be speaking about media coverage on cannabis.

Dr. Mike Dixon, Professor at the School of Environmental Sciences at the University of Guelph, and Dr. Dedi Meiri, Principle Investigator at Technion Israel Institute of Tech and the Laboratory of Cancer Biology and Cannabinoid Research will be speaking about significant scientific research in the industry.

Other speakers include:

  • Rebecca Brown – Founder and President of Crowns
  • Bethany Rae Cornish- Founder and CEO of Flower and Freedom Lifestyle
  • Ian Dawkins- President of Cannabis Commerce Association of Canada
  • Abby Epstein and Ricki Lake – Producers of the Weed People
  • Anne Forkutza- Director of Customer Experience at Cova
  • Jamie Kenkel – Owner of Smoke Signal
  • Sarah Leamon- Barrister and Solicitor at Sarah Leamon Law Corporation
  • Christ Lee – Chief Marketing Officer at Ascent Industries
  • Sumeet MEtha – CEO of Mazakali
  • Gill Polard – Founder and editor of The Her(b) Life
  • Peter Vogel – Co-founder and CEO of Lifewire
  • Jamie Shaw – Partner at Groundwork
  • Chuck Smith- CFO and COO of Dixie Brands Inc.
  • Tahira Rehmatullah- CFO at MTech Acquisition Corp
  • Jody Vukas -Design and Operational Specialist at Smart Grow Pros.

There will be over 100 industry-leading speakers at the event, offering their expertise on the industry.

The conference will also feature an inaugural one-day forum called Cannabis Meets Healthcare, which will focus on the medical community and allow members to network and expand their knowledge about medical use. The exclusive all-day ticketed event is taking place on Sunday, December 9.

New to the O’Cannabiz Conference is the O’Cannabiz Bud Awards, celebrating industry front-runners.

Be sure to get your tickets today! Tickets and registration are now available online.

O’Cannabiz Conference and Expo

When: Sunday, December 9 to Tuesday, December 11, 2018

Where: Parq Casino and Resort — 39 Smithe St, Vancouver,

Tickets: Available online

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