Oklahoma Seminars

Expanding Your Cannabis Business Internationally

by Tom Zuber, Zuber Lawler & Del Luca LLP,
April 18, 2019 | 10:30 am - 11:20 am | Business / Legal in Room 2

Tom Zuber will discuss how to grow and maintain your cannabis business internationally as the world moves towards global relaxation regarding legalization of hemp and recreational cannabis. He will inform you about the dos and do nots concerning the cannabis business in the international scope.

Medical Cannabis 102

by Dr. Stanley Mills, 788technologies,
April 18, 2019 | 11:40 am - 12:30 pm | in Room 1

Use of cannabis for medical conditions require in depth knowledge of the disease process. Medical grade products require a close partnership between the cultivator, processor, dispensary, and patient. These are not one size fits all products. In this seminar Dr. Stanley Mills will clarify the complexity of the medical conditions under consideration, elucidate the complex…

Civics Class for Marijuana Businesses and Entrepreneurs: How to Comply with Current Regulations and What you can do to Change Future Regulations

by Dwight Clark, Vicente Sederberg LLC,
April 18, 2019 | 11:40 am - 12:30 pm | Business / Legal in Room 2

In this seminar Dwight will discuss how compliance and community relations can make or break a marijuana business. From strategic community outreach tactics to common compliance pitfalls, this session will provide attendees with a roadmap to license approval and ongoing success. He aims to offer Oklahoma operators and those seeking to do business in Oklahoma…

Influencing the Endocannabinoid System With Non-Cannabis Plants

by Chip Paul, GnuPharma,
April 18, 2019 | 1:30 pm - 2:20 pm | in Room 1

Chip Paul will discuss the endocannabinoid system and its importance as well as as how to influence it with non-cannabis plants. He will provide research examples plus practical and logical examples to help educate attendees about the tremendous promise of the endocannabinoid system as a medical target.

Protecting Your Green: Utilizing Payroll, HR and Timekeeping to Your Advantage

by Teresa Kearney, Panacea Payroll,
April 18, 2019 | 1:30 pm - 2:20 pm | in Room 2

For those knowledgeable in cannabis but not as strong in back office practices, this session is for you. Often overlooked, payroll, HR and timekeeping can drive your business to success or failure. Learn the essentials from a payroll professional. Teresa Kearney will discuss 1099 vs. W-2, employee handbooks and job descriptions, HR/OSHA compliance, timekeeping (buddy…

Maximizing Deductions for Your Budding Business: Proper Accounting & Recordkeeping

by Sandy Suchoff, The Canna CPAs,
April 18, 2019 | 2:40 pm - 3:30 pm | in Room 2

280E can be a killer. Learn how to navigate these waters. The emphasis in this class is on how to maximize deductions that would withstand the scrutiny of an IRS audit, and learn about landmark court cases, P&L for each vertical, and the pros and cons of LLCs and Corps. Sandy Suchoff will educate attendees…

The 5 W’s of Cannabis Analytical Testing in an Unregulated Market

by Dr. Kyle Felling, F.A.S.T. Laboratories,
April 18, 2019 | 2:40 pm - 3:30 pm | in Room 1

This presentation will cover the ins and outs of testing cannabis and cannabis products in an unregulated market. Topics will include the who, what, when, where and why to test even though it may not be required in your state. Kyle Felling aims to show the importance of testing products at all stages in order…

Consuming Cannabis Based on Terpenes

by Ben Cassiday, True Terpenes,
April 18, 2019 | 3:50 pm - 4:40 pm | Cultivation in Room 1

Ben Cassiday will provide an explanation of a classification system for cannabis-based on terpenes and cannabinoids, which focuses on personal experience rather than prescriptive outcomes.

Is Your Website Working for You? Assessing Your Website’s Usability

by Seth Worby, Cannabis Creative Group,
April 18, 2019 | 3:50 pm - 4:40 pm | in Room 2

Seth will discuss why your website is your most important marketing tool. Not only does it need to visually impress, it must convey your brand promise, be easy to navigate and convert visitors to customers. What You Can Expect to Learn: • Best practices in web navigation • How to capture customer contact information using…

Oklahoma’s Regulatory Landscape–Past, Present, and Future

by Sarah Lee Gossett Parrish,
April 18, 2019 | 3:50 pm - 4:40 pm | Business / Legal in Room 2

I will discuss Oklahoma’s medical marijuana rules and regulations–where we have been, where we are now, and where we are headed in the future. Discussion will also include the Unity Bill, OMMA’s evolving structure, and what to expect next. My objective is to help attendees comply with Oklahoma’s evolving medical marijuana rules and regulations, and…

Helping the Cannabis Industry Grow the Right Way: The Importance of Testing to Legitimize our Industry

by Ian Cameron, Scissortail Laboratory, LLC,
April 18, 2019 | 10:30 pm - 11:20 pm | in Room 1

In this seminar Ian Cameron will discuss how the analytical testing of flower, concentrate, edibles, and topical is paramount to creating a legitimate industry that can put cannabis into the spotlight as a real medicine. He will show how the accreditation of laboratories, such as Scissortail Laboratory, is imperative to trusting the data it produces.…

Maximizing ROI with The Latest in Horticulture Technology

by Adam Wolf, California LightWorks,
April 19, 2019 | 10:30 am - 11:20 am | in Room 1

Adam Wolf will discuss the importance of LED technology in horticulture, the best way to use it, and how it helps emerging businesses compete in today’s highly saturated cannabis market. He will educate growers, investors, and people thinking about starting up new grow operations on short term vs. long term results, how to grow high quality…

Leveraging Marketing to Target Potential Consumers

by Tony Vann, Brownie Mary & Jane,
April 19, 2019 | 10:30 am - 11:20 am | in Room 2

This presentation will showcase simple methods to utilize information to identify, target and deliver the right message to potential consumers. Tony Vann will enable attendees to gain a tangible knowledge of a few basic marketing techniques to immediate grow their brand awareness and inturn, their business.

Utilizing Microbes with Precision to Enhance Cannabis Productivity

by Colin Bell, PhD, Mammoth Microbes,
April 19, 2019 | 11:40 am - 12:30 pm | Cultivation in Room 1

Plants have co-evolved with soil microbes over hundreds of millions of years. In nature, the plants interact with tens of thousands of soil microbial species throughout the plant growth stages. Soil microbes benefit plants by facilitating important nutrient cycling activities as well as many other important functions that support plant health and ultimately maximize plant…

Oklahoma is Just the Beginning – Current Legal Environment in OK and Expanding to Other States

by Paula Givens, Cannabis Attorney & Co-Owner, ElectraLeaf,
April 19, 2019 | 11:40 am - 12:30 pm | Business / Legal in Room 2

Paula will inform current licensees of the current state of the law in Oklahoma and how to leverage their Oklahoma operations into other states, focusing on business opportunities and regulatory challenges. She will discuss current Oklahoma law and regulations, OMMA, opportunities in other states, and how to expand throughout the country.

Efficiency and Precision: Temperature and Humidty Control in Grow Rooms

by Conor Guckian, Accelerated Growth Solutions,
April 19, 2019 | 1:30 pm - 2:20 pm | in Room 1

This will be a discussion of the different systems available to cultivators. Conor Guckian will explore the pros and cons on each system, giving a brief analysis of capX and opX, life cycle, and an analysis of the the precision and controllability of each system type. He will educate cultivators and facility owners about what…

How To Market Your Dispensary On Social Media

by Corey Hunt, Ounce Magazine,
April 19, 2019 | 1:30 pm - 2:20 pm | Marketing & Branding in Room 2

It’s tough to market cannabis businesses on social media. Facebook and Instagram are shutting accounts down daily. There is a way to market on social media without getting shut down. This presentation will teach you how to stay connected. Corey will teach you how to market your dispensary or brand on Facebook and Instagram without…

Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Feminized Seeds… But Were Too Afraid to Ask

by Rick Campanella; Mr. Soul, Cannabis Breeder,
April 19, 2019 | 2:40 pm - 3:30 pm | Cultivation in Room 1

Rick Campanella “Mr. Soul” will host a discussion to help attendees understand why the female cannabis plant is important and how feminized seeds are created.

Intellectual Property in the Cannabis Space: Protecting Your Brand

by Blake Johnson, Crowe & Dunlevy,
April 19, 2019 | 2:40 pm - 3:30 pm | Marketing & Branding in Room 2

In this seminar Blake will review and discuss a variety of ways to protect intellectual property, including patents, trademarks, copyrights, and trade secrets, and discuss how each can be used to develop and protect your cannabis brand. He will also inform attendees about the interplay of intellectual property law and cannabis industry, discuss limitations to…

Facility Labor and Grow Efficiency

by John Paul, Hemptemps,
April 19, 2019 | 3:50 pm - 4:40 pm | Business / Legal in Room 2

In this seminar John Paul aims to educate the industry on how to use experts to their advantage and to show them what the future looks like, bad and good. He hopes to promote industry standards and ethics and answer the following questions: When is time to roll up your sleeves or outsource? How to…

Liquid Fertilizers in Ionic Form

by Ray Cogo,
April 19, 2019 | 3:50 pm - 4:40 pm | in Room 1

In this seminar Ray will define liquid plant food concentrate in ionic form and educate attendees on fertilizer quality and ingredients.  

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