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NEW YORK STATE CANNABIS NEWS

New York State Cannabis Control Board Meeting

Streamed Live on 9/20/2022

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Pre-conference meet & greet

Saturday, October 29, 2022 @ 6pm-9pm

Meet & Network with Conference Speakers, Sponsors & Vendors in a casual, informal setting.

Sponsored by

Hosted by City of Albany, NY Cannabis Advisory Committee

Presented by

Kristin Jordan

  • Limited Open Bar
  • Complimentary Buffet

C.H. Evans Brewing Co. at the Albany Pump Station
19 Quackenbush Square
Albany, NY 12207

DEVELOPING AN EQUITABLE NYS CANNABIS INDUSTRY; 
Strategies to Ensure Market & Social Equity From Legacy Craft to a Mainstream Industry

w/ Joseph Bondy & Friends

COMMUNITY STAKEHOLDER’S BRUNCH

Sunday, October 30, 2022 @ 10am-2pm

Connect with Community & Municipal Leaders.

Sponsored by

Hosted by City of Albany, NY Common Council Members

Corey Ellis
President

Derek Johnson

Gabriella Romero

Sergio Adams

Owusu Anane

Presented by

Kristin Jordan

Renaissance Albany Hotel
144 State St
Albany, NY 12207

  • Buffet Style
  • Included w/ Conference Ticket

2022 CONFERENCE

Keynote Speaker

Ruben Lindo

International Cannabis Executive
Founder/CEO of Blak Mar Farms

TOPIC:
“The Globalization of Cannabis”

Hosts

EXPO STAGE MC

Devon Brott

Conference Co-Director

New York State Expo, Conference & Career Fair

MAIN STAGE MC

Kristin Jordan

CEO

Park Jordan LLC

Special Invited Guests

Assembly Member
Patricia Fahy

NYS Assemblymember
District 109

New York State Assembly

Carolyn McLaughlin

County Legislator

Albany County Legislator
1st District

City of Albany
Cannabis Advisory Committee

City of Albany, NY

Business

Jason Salmon

Deputy Director For Campaigns and Outreach

New York State Office of Cannabis Management (OCM)

Shannon Young

Reporter

Politico

Brad Racino

Editor & Publisher

Syracuse.com’s New York Cannabis Insider

Leonard Robinson

Reporter

New York Business Journal

Andrew Schriever

Co-Founder / President

Hudson Valley Cannabis Industry Association (HVCIA)

David Holland

Co-Founder / President

New York City Cannabis Industry Association (NYCCIA)

Sheri Tarr

Founder / Chief Advisor

’68 Partners LLC

Candice Nonas

Chief Risk Officer & Operations Executive

RPG

Sally Nichols

President

Bloom Farms

Claire Hankin

Associate

Feuerstein Kulick LLP

James Landau

Partner

Prince Lobel

John Sullivan

Co-Founder

Sullivan Adventures LLC

Anne Forkutza

Head of Strategic Growth

Dutchie

Melissa Gibson

Founder

Qple LLC / Hemp & Humanity

Steve Phan

Founder

Come Back Daily

Nhi Kha

Founder / CEO

Sativa Remedy

Joshua LittleJohn

CEO

High Grade Brands

The Commission Cartel

Richard Marion

COO

High Grade Brands

Eric Schwartz

Founding Member

Farm Bug Co-op

J Jasper

Phase 1 Coordinator

Farm Bug Co-op

Kyle Sosebee

Counsel

Law Office of Kyle Sosebee LLC

Glenna Colaprete-Hudson

Owner & CEO

Glenna’s CBD & Spa
Glenna & Co. LLC,

Samir Mahadin

Founder

Breathing Web Farms

Michelle Fields, Esq.

Strategic Consultant & Global Advisor

Mary Jane Consulting Group

Matthew Leonardo

Counsel

Hinman Straub

Shane Pennington

Counsel

Vicente Sederberg

Benjamin Rattner

Counsel

Cermele & Wood LLP

Jeffrey Hoffman

Attorney

Law Office of Jeffrey Hoffman

Diversity & Advocacy

Darrin Chandler jr.

President

Premium Genetics

Director of Cannabis
Real Estate

Real Estate Professionals and Service Providers (RIPCO)

Kimberleigh Krepp

Job Title

Capital District Cannabis Consortium

Tyme C. Ferris

Founder & CEO

Pantheon Collective LLC

Cynthia L. Mompoint

Founder/CEO

The Danbala Group

COO

Shakti Green Lit

Maur B. Stringer

Owner/CEO

The Magi Tree LLC

Owner/Founder

Shakti Green Lit

CEO

Black and Brown Economic Power in Cannabis

Tabetha Wilson

Board President

AVillage

Eva Bass

Chief Executive Officer

Bridge Tha Gap Community Resources & Outreach

Be A Better Grower Workshop Series

Michael McGuire

Executive Director

Home Cultivation Association of New York

President

StableGarden

Richard Koloszyc

Founding Member

Apical Genetics,
A Service of Farm Bug Co-op

Dr. Paul Rushton M.A., Ph.D.

President & Chief Scientific Officer

LPC Naturals

Sidney Barrett

President and Founder

CannaCall Solutions

Ted Snowberger

Director of Marketing

CannaCall Solutions

Kyle Stack

Head of Research & Development

CannaCall Solutions

Dwyane R. Norris

Co-Founder

The New Grow Center LLC

Alejandro Alvarez

Co-Founder

The New Grow Center LLC

Deivid R. Elliot

Co-Founder

The New Grow Center LLC

Career Fair Seminar

JeanMarie Reinke

Regional Director
Capital District

Workforce Development Institute (WDI)

Samantha Adkisson

Cannabis Workforce Navigator

New York State
Department of Labor
Cannabis Employment, Education and Development (CEED)

TBD

Syracuse University

Tony Contento, PhD

Dean for the School of Agriculture, Business & Hospitality

SUNY Morrisville

Glenna Colaprete

Adjunct Professor

Finger Lakes Community College

Christa Haifley, PhD