Introduction to Cannabis Testing

August 6, 2021 | 4:00 pm | 32 | Operations Management

Are you interested in starting a cannabis testing laboratory? Are you curious how to develop and/or implement internal analytical testing procedures for additional quality control?

Navigating the world of Cannabis testing is quite an undertaking and can be overwhelming. Knowing some of the challenges ahead can greatly mitigate risks. From a grower’s perspective it is important to vet third party testing laboratories for reliability and production turn-around times. From a laboratory perspective it is equally important to validate all methods and workflows thus ensuring testing results are scientifically sound. With decades of experience in supporting and establishing regulatory compliant testing laboratories within Pharmaceutical, Toxicology and Cannabis industries, Simon Bergeron will walk you through the initial planning phases. This introductory presentation will cover the basics in Cannabis analytical laboratory start-up, from build out to production.

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Simon Bergeron, COO, Specialty Testing Solutions

Simon has been in the laboratory testing industry for over 25 years. His experience spans from implementation of analytical instrument management processes and controls within regulatory compliance for new site builds on behalf of contract research organizations. He is an established entrepreneur, specialized in mass spectrometry scientific & instrument support services to strategic lab operations. He is currently spearheading STS cannabis & hemp laboratory testing and consulting services.