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So You Wanna Get Into the Cannabis Industry?

Blake Johnson will give a quick review and update on Oklahoma law regarding medical marijuana and hemp as well as a primer on the most common initial legal challenges (formation, tax planning, investor issues, IP) newcomers to industry will face.

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Crop Optimization and High Tech Irrigation

Marielle will be speaking about proven precision growing methods to optimize crop production, using irrigation strategies and other operational factors, to produce the best quality plants using the least amount of inputs. She will educate participants on proper irrigation strategies and how irrigation and climate changes can be used to steer generative/vegetative growth for optimal…

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The Importance of Paraphernalia Sales and Training Your Bud Tenders to Increase Average Transaction

Brett Harris will be teaching the tricks of the trade successfully utilized in mature markets such as Colorado, Washington and Oregon, as well as how to use non THC sales to drive revenue, improve Tax reporting practices and profitability. He will cover, simple tips on merchandising and bud tender training utilized to increase average transaction…

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Infused Cooking Demo with Chef Shaun O’Neale

Learn infused cooking techniques from Chef Shaun O’Neale winner of season 7 of Fox’s hit show Masterchef.

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Lumens are for Humans: Understanding Artificial Lighting and its Terminology for Gardening

Lighting is one of the most critical aspects of growing Cannabis indoors, but the technical terminology and how light spectrum affects plant growth can be confusing. This presentation provides an overview of critical knowledge for artificial light. Kevin Frender will inform the audience of the terminology associated with artificial lighting for indoor growing, and how…

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Unity and Beyond: Staying Compliant in a Sea of Change

With SQ 788, Oklahomans created an anomaly—a cannabis free market. A year in, is this still the case? Given Unity, trailer bills, and OMMA’s expanded rule-making authority, what’s next? How do you stay compliant in this sea of change? Sarah Lee Gossett Parrish will provide attendees with practical ways to recognize and resolve compliance issues,…

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How to Operate a Compliant and Profitable Schedule One Business in Oklahoma

Logan Jones will provide guidance and counsel to business owners and operators on the formation and successful operation of these businesses given the evolving legal, legislative, compliance and regulatory environments.

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Integrated Technologies: Ready for Primetime

Until very recently, commercial growers had to choose between efficiency-focused sustainability practices and yield. Recent advances in technology now allow growers to have access to both simultaneously. This is a true game changer. Ash Ganley will demonstrate, from the perspective of a multi-state operator that also invests in sustainability tech, that it’s now possible to…

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Creating a Well-Controlled Environment With the Right HVAC Systems for You

Choosing and implementing the right environmental control system to manage loads and energy is widely complex when you are unfamiliar with HVAC. We will compare and contrast different HVAC Systems to help you make the right choice for long term success. Paul Van Lare will educate engineers, building owners, and growers on the HVAC options…

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Five Factors to Successful Cultivation Facility Design and Construction

In an interactive session, we share integrated solutions and technology best practices to maximize your investment and construction dollars. Commercial cultivators and investors will walk away with design and construction road-map to success. Through a virtual reality presentation, attendees will see successful cultivation facilities, and with lessons from Big Ag, they will learn what’s coming…

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Psychrometrics from Seed to Harvest

When designing HVAC systems for controlled environment agriculture (CEA), engineers and equipment manufacturers should plan for the whole spectrum of load profiles and operating conditions. A good understanding of how the psychrometrics vary from seed to harvest is paramount for optimizing yield and minimizing energy consumption. By giving attendees a basic understanding of psychrometrics (the…

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Getting Banked: How to Get a Bank Account for Your Cannabis Business, and Keep It!

It’s a common misconception that the cannabis industry is unbanked. While compliance burdens inhibit many banks from entering the cannabis space, options do exist. In this session, you will learn about the current cannabis banking landscape, how banks view the different tiers of marijuana related businesses, and how you can get a bank account for…

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Solventless Extraction & The Entourage Effect

Chet Tucker will present basic facts of the organic extraction process and how patients benefit from “The Entourage Effect”. Other extraction processes can strip the plant’s cannabinoids and terpenes which reduces the overall power of the cannabis plant. His objective is to educate the marketplace of the benefits of using full spectrum-solventless products. When consuming…

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Into the Weeds: A Deep Dive Into Cannabis Case Law

Recommendations on best entity structures to minimize tax burdens related to 280E. An in depth look at relevant court cases and their impact on cannabis business owners. Best practices for business expenses through entities to maximize deductions. Ryan Milam will educate attendees on how to best minimize tax burdens in the cannabis industry.

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Living Soil and Organic Inputs: Understanding Your Environmental Impact

Growing organically and in living soil might not be as environmentally friendly as you think. In this seminar Chip Baker will educate attendees on what “organic” means, challenge preconceived notions of sustainability and organic fertilizers, and encourage sustainable environmental impact in organic production. He will discuss the origins of organic fertilizers, the different types of…

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Human Resources and the Cannabis Industry

The field of human resources management is influenced and shaped by state and federal laws governing employment issues. Edana Koehler will discuss compliance pitfalls, employment laws, and human resources legal requirements.

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Introduction to Cannabis Testing

Ready to start testing your cannabis? Not sure where to begin? This session will explain the how’s and why’s of cannabis testing. Simon Bergeron will inform attendees about regulations, requirements, and best practices for testing within the cannabis industry.

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Cannabusiness Technology, Compliance and Scaling Your Business

With so many new terms, such as seed-to-sale and track-and-trace, do you find yourself lost on what they all mean? Okay, sure, you may know the definition of each, but do you know how they apply to Oklahoma’s laws including the Unity Bill? Join the conversation with John Tytus, MJ Freeway’s onboarding consultant as he…

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How to Choose Software to Grow Your Canna-Business

The complexity of operating a cannabis business means the right software systems can be the difference between success and failure. Sean will help business owners prioritize growth with a simple strategy of ‘The Software Hierarchy of Needs.’ He will provide business owners with the tools to choose the software that is right for their business.

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Consuming Cannabis Based on Terpenes

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.

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Advantages of a Security K-9

Irene Howcroft will inform and educate as to the effective value of security K9’s for the cannabis industry. Her company, Ruidoso Malinois, specializes in Belgian Malinois K-9 and she will discuss: • Differences between breeds, genetic strength, health, temperament and ability to work • Unique Security needs within the Cannabis industry and application of dogs…

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Scientifically Driven Solutions to Maximize Plant Yield and Quality

In nature, plants interact with their surrounding ecosystems to form synergistic relationships. For example, plants interact with tens of thousands of soil microbial species to maximize benefits of nutrient cycling activities within the plant rhizosphere. Additionally, there are natural processes and predators in nature that work to protect plants by repelling and preying on pests….

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Why Does Testing Take So Long: The Ins and Outs of Analytical Testing

Analytical Testing is a complex process that requires precision with each step.  Instrument maintenance is also paramount to producing accurate results.  With a greater understanding of the analytical process, growers and producers can have a better expectation of the outcome of their testing. In an easy-to-follow format, Ian Cameron hopes to educate growers and producers…

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Soil Health: Hemp

Soil Health in relation to Hemp crop health. Soil fertility and plant nutrition play a vital role in maximizing hemp genetic potential to obtain high quality oil while minimizing inputs. Nutritionally balanced hemp plants are less susceptible to biotic and abiotic stressors such as disease, insects, weeds, wet/cold springs, droughts, salinity, etc. Balanced nutrition monitored…

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