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O’Cannabiz Conference and Expo

Sun, Dec 9 - Tue, Dec 11

39 Smithe St, Vancouver, BC V6B 5E7, Canada map

Afterlegalization, what’s next? The O’Cannabiz Conference and Expo Vancouverpresented by MNP will be Canada’s first major cannabis conference and expopost-legalization. The producers of the annual O’Cannabiz Conference and Expoin Toronto and Grow Up Cannabis Conference and Expo in Niagara Falls areexcited to announce their expansion to Canada’s west coast, and cannabis hub –Vancouver, British Columbia.

Canada’sleading cannabis industry event, O’Cannabiz will gather the most innovative andforward-thinking leaders in the industry. This groundbreaking three-day eventwill encompass a cannabis meets healthcare forum, a consumer Expo as well as anindustry Conference where participants will meet to explore topics including:

• The Feds, TheProvince and Your City – Where key legalization policies mesh and/or collide
• Big Issues Beyond the Bud – The realities of the cannabis business, includingreal estate, distribution, marketing, branding and pricing
• Tomorrow Today – Innovations in cannabis technology, production and logisticsthat could leave non-embracers behind
• Controlled or Free-market? – The politics and practicalities of privatizedretail
• First Nations First – Cannabis revenue and Indigenous enterprise
• A Roadmap for Licensed Producers – An all-stages strategy session from plantto consumer
• Thinking Locally – The “craft brew” approach to cannabis and the philosophyof marketing to “loca-vapers”
• The Liquor Boards’ Pot Report – A 60-days-in recap from the liquor boards ofBritish Columbia, Ontario and Alberta, which will oversee the buddingrecreational cannabis trade

HIGHLIGHTS:
• Keynote by actor and former TV personality Montel Williams, who has been amedical cannabis advocate for nearly two decades due to his personal battlewith multiple sclerosis
• Over 100 speakers including some of the most innovative and forward-thinkingleaders in the industry including Jody Vukas (Smart Grow Pros), Dr. DavidOstrow (Vancouver Coastal Health Authority), Dr. Joseph Rosado (CoastalWellness Centre), Wendy Hulton (Dickinson Wright LLP), Sumit Mehta (The ArcviewGroup), Dr. Brigitte Simons (Molecular Science Corp.), Dr. Dedi Meiri (TechnionInstitute), DJ NDN (from A Tribe Called Red), Bruce Linton (Canopy Growth) andmore
• More than 150 exhibitor booths in 60,000 square feet of space