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Cannabis + Technology presented by CannaBusiness ERP by NexTec

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For the second year in a row, Business of Cannabis will host Cannabis + Technology - the preeminent event highlighting the innovators driving the cannabis sector. The program is currently under development, but will be released by September 30th. On both October 21 and 22, there will be talks, panels, demos and networking throughout the days. As well, there will be a virtual expo floor to speak to vendors, see demonstrations and explore how technology is advancing the cannabis sector.

We are proud to announce that CannaBusiness ERP by NexTec is our presenting sponsor for this Cannabis + Technology event.

Explore the tech of cannabis.
Learn about the companies innovating in the cannabis tech space.

Understand where compliance meets operations.
Regulatory changes and differences from jurisdiction to jurisdiction require flexible tech solutions. Find out how the industry is leveraging tech in this environment.

Learn while #socialdistancing
Business of Cannabis has created a varied program to engage and educate our audience.

Are you interested in partnering with Business of Cannabis on this event? Please contact us.

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Schedule

· Stage
Welcome from Business of Cannabis
Welcome from Blaine Pearson + Jay Rosenthal, Co-Founders, Business of Cannabis.
· Stage
Coffee + Conversation with Chris Milan, CannaBusinessERP
Chris Milan of CannaBusiness ERP from NexTec will join the program to help kick things off.
Jay Rosenthal Chris Milan
· Expo
Online Expo Open
Throughout Cannabis + Technology presented by CannaBusiness ERP by NexTec, please visit the Expo section of this online event system.
· Stage
Panel | Where the Supply Chain Begins
A dive into how technology, compliance and profit all go hand-in-hand from the earliest days in the cannabis supply chain.
· Stage
Virtual Tour of Stewart Farms
For the first demonstration, we will be guided through Stewart Farms, an aquaponic grower based in New Brunswick.
· Stage
State of Cannabis + Technology Talk
A forward-looking talk from Richard Carleton, CEO, Canadian Securities Exchange.
· Stage
Panel | Extraction and Finished Products
How specialization - enabled by technology - in the sector is driving better consumer choices, profitability and efficiency.
· Stage
Coffee + Conversation with Strainprint
How a Toronto-based cannabis tech company developed the largest data set about effectiveness of medical cannabis.
· Stage
Coffee + Conversation with Fern Glowinsky, CEO, Merrco Payments
A conversation with Fern Glowinsky, CEO, Merrco Payments about how tech-enabled, compliant payments and banking are driving the sector.
· Stage
Panel | Driving Compliance, Efficiency + Profit through Retail Tech
From the perspective of point-of-sale and e-commerce, this panel will look at the current and future state of cannabis retail.
· Stage
Networking kick off made possible by Grant Thornton
Quick overview of networking technology enabled by Hopin platform. Networking is presented by Grant Thornton.
· Networking
Networking | 4 Minutes and 20 Seconds of Networking
One-on-one networking session is available to all attendees. Connect with other industry professionals for 4 minutes and 20 seconds each.
· Stage
Market Opening of the Canadian Securities Exchange
Cannabis + Technology will be ringing in the market opening of the Canadian Securities Exchange.
· Stage
Welcome from Business of Cannabis
Welcome from Blaine Pearson + Jay Rosenthal, Co-Founders, Business of Cannabis.
· Stage
Coffee + Conversation with Sahil Razdan, Torkin Manes LLP
Legal responsibility for companies to protect data and privacy in this increasingly tech-centric cannabis industry.
· Expo
Online Expo Open
Throughout Cannabis + Technology presented by CannaBusiness ERP by NexTec, please visit the Expo section of this online event system.
· Stage
Panel | What Consumers See (and Want) - Packaging and Storage
Consumers demand more innovative, design-forward and useful packaging and storage. This panel features leaders from Stori and Boveda.
· Sessions
Time to Connect Face-to-Face
An opportunity to connect with other attendees, share your background. Just like a real-world event! Facilitated by Jay Rosenthal.
Jay Rosenthal
· Stage
Technology Demonstration with Stori
What does "smart storage" for cannabis mean for consumers and patients. A demo of Stori.
· Stage
Coffee + Conversation with Christian Bryant of Hopin
The future of B2B events is online. We check in with a senior engineer from Hopin - our online event platform - about the future of online events.
· Stage
State of Cannabis + Technology Talk
Elisabeth Stahura, Co-Founder and President of BDSA, will provide forward looking talk about the future of cannabis markets and consumer trends.
· Stage
Panel | Securing Your IT and Data
From the perspective of a cyber security expert, we will dive deep into protecting consumer data and consumer privacy.
· Sessions
Time to Connect Face-to-Face
An opportunity to connect with other attendees, share your background. Just like a real-world event! Facilitated by Jay Rosenthal.
Jay Rosenthal
· Stage
Conversation + Demonstration
Patient access to medical cannabis can be simplified through technology. The General Manager of MMC will talk us through their tech for patients.
· Stage
Coffee + Conversation with Jae Park, LeafLink
Jae Park, Head of Bus. Dev. and Gov. Affairs at leading cannabis tech company LeafLink provide insight into how their platform is driving innovation.
· Stage
Panel | Compliance from Seed to Shelf
Throughout the cannabis supply chain - tech-enabled compliance serves as a backbone. We will end the program with a thorough look at this backbone.

Speakers

Chris Milan

CannaBusiness ERP from NexTec

Blaine Pearson

Co-Founder, Business of Cannabis

Jay Rosenthal

Co-Founder, Business of Cannabis

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CannabusinessERP from NexTec

CannaBusiness ERP software helps cultivators and processors streamline operational efficiency and manage business growth.

Greenline POS

Greenline POS is growing the Canadian cannabis retail industry, serving over 250 stores in 5 provinces and 2 territories.

Stori

Store your 🌿 with style and respect.

Pathogenia

Pathogenia - We make cannabis safer.

Boveda

The original terpene shield.

LeafLink

LeafLink is the cannabis industry’s wholesale marketplace.

ALCiT

Cybersecurity Anyone?

Verda

The simplest way for dispensaries to provide compliant and convenient online purchasing for their customers.

Gallagher Canada

Your journey towards a better future can start right now.

Merrco Payments

Merrco is a secure payment processing solution for cannabis and regulated businesses.

MMC - a Sensi Brands Company

Making medical cannabis access easy and painless.

Grant Thornton

Now is the time to position your cannabis business for growth.