Agenda

THE FUTURE OF CANNABIS”

CanEx Jamaica – Business Conference & Expo 2017

September 1, 2017

8:00 – 8:45

Registration

9:00 – 9:15

Welcome to CanEx

9:15 – 9:25

REMARKS
T’Shura Gibbs
President of the Montego Bay Chamber of Commerce & Industry

9:25 – 9:35

REMARKS
Jose Belen

9:35 – 9:40

Introduction of Keynote
Ashley-Ann Foster

9:40 – 10:25

KEYNOTE
Montel Williams

THE PATIENT EXPERIENCE
Description:  Possibly the most visible advocate for medicinal cannabis in the United States, Montel Williams’ path to becoming a patient began with his diagnosis with multiple sclerosis in 1999. Ever since, he has been a daily user of medicinal cannabis to manage intractable neuropathic pain and other symptoms. Williams will address challenges facing patients in the United States and how the industry can help mitigate them.

10:25 – 11:00

Presentation
CANNABIS THE EXIT DRUG
Dr. Uma Dhanabala

11:00 – 12:00

Panel Discussion
CANNABIS: THE PLANT OF THE FUTURE
Moderator: Ashley-Ann Foster
Panel: Dr. Uma Dhanabalan, Montel Williams, Dr. Haughton, Barry G., John Salley

12:00 – 13:00

LUNCH

13:00 – 13:30

Presentation
Dr. Henry Lowe

“Past, Present and Future of Jamaica’s Cannabis Potential”

13:30 – 14:15

HEALTH & WELLNESS
Panel Discussion
Panelists: Christine Cohen, Dr. Henry Lowe, John Salley

14:15 – 15:00

CULTIVATION
Outdoor Growing – challenges, standards and opportunities with focus on sustainability and observing traditions.
Natural pest prevention on an island / Avoiding cross-pollination in Jamaica’s farms

Panelists: Dani Fontaine-Billings, Orville Silvera, Mark Santiago

14:15 – 15:00

15:00 – 15:10

Presentation
RASTAFARI DISPENSING AND ADVOCACY
Dr. Jalani Niaah

15:15 – 15:30

PIONEER AWARD
Peter Tosh

15:30 – 16:20

CANNABIS & POLICY
Moderator:
Panel Lead: Hilary Bricken (Canna Law Group)
Panelists: Scheril Powell Murray, Congressman William “Billy” Tauzin, Ras Iyah-V, Michael C. Minardi, Greg Douglas

15:30 – 16:20

ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT
Moderator: Ka’Bu Ma’at Kheru Nikki Z
Panelists:  Gappy Ranks, Nomad (Damian Elliott), Niambe Tosh, Arby Barroso

17:00 – 17:15

Presentation
Dr. Lorenzo Gordon

17:15 – 18:00

RESEARCH & EDUCATION
Medical Research, Genetics and Molds, Standards
Moderator: Dr. Andre Haughton
Panelists: Dr. Larisa Bolivar, Dr. Lorenzo Gordon, Sidney Himmel

18:00

Chairman’s Closing and End of Conference

21:00

CanEx Wrap Party
Live Performances, Great DJs
Hard Rock Cafe Montego Bay
9pm – until

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