The Digital Hollywood Experience

Digital Hollywood Spring

May 21-23, 2019




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On stage Host:

Dr. Jacqueline Sanderlin, Education Consultant & Personality, CEO/Founder, Why Not Incubator

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The Power of Influencers: Accelerating Brand Value Across Platforms - From Internet TV - Mobile - Social Networks

Spencer McClung, Principal, Advisory Firm Three

Isaac Rosales, Sr. Manager, Partnerships & Campaigns, Univision Creator Network

Jade Sherman, Vice President, Digital Media, Abrams Artists Agency

Gregg Martin, Actor/Social Media Influencer

Owen Leimbach, Co-Founder & Managing Partner, Tiny Horse

Brian Sokolik, Talent Manager, Authentic Talent & Literary Management

Ceslie Armstrong, CEO & executive producer, NYTEX Productions LLC, Moderator

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The Influencer Lifestyle - Defining Your Life - Your Voice - Your Future

Goldie Chan, Founder, Warm Robots, Leading Linkedin Influencer

Eylul Savas, Founder, Lw/ND Media, Influencer, “Llama With No Drama”

YiZhou, Influencer, Actor, Director & Founder Global Intuition

Sam Leigh, Media Strategist, inArtists (iA)

Brendan Kane, Author, Best Selling Book, “One Million Followers”

David Bloom, Columnist/Contributor, TVRev / Tubefilter / Forbes, Moderator

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Simply Genius - Beauty – Skincare – Wellness - Fitness – Brains Behind the Lifestyle Industry

Michael Bumgarner, CEO, Cannuka

Yanni Hufnagel, CEO, Perfect Lemon

Kane Sarhan, CEO, The Well

Ashley Lewis, CEO, Fleur Marche

Billy Hawkins, CEO, Arsenic

Corey Weiss, Head of Business Development, ipsy, Moderator

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Branded & Influencer Entertainment Marketing - Across Platforms - Leveraging Image, Content and Celebrity

Kirstin Benson, VP of Global Entertainment, Getty Images

Gina Jorge, Head of Acura National Advertising, American Honda Motor Co.

Jason Jercinovic, Global Head of Marketing Innovation, Havas

Veronica Belmont, Podcaster and Product Manager for Adobe Spark

Hilary Williams, SVP of Talent, Digital Brand Architects

Andrew Solmssen, Managing Director, POSSIBLE, Los Angeles, Moderator

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The Future of Brand Partnerships and Influencer Marketing

Kendra Bracken-Ferguson, Founder, BrainTrust

Sybil Grieb, US Head of Influencer Strategy, Edelman

Lisa Bilgrei, Head of Branded Content, Google/YouTube

Twitter, speaker to be announced

Kyle Cushman, VP of Strategy, Fullscreen

Simon Kelly, Co-CEO and Chief Enthusiasm Officer, Story Worldwide

Moderator - Mark Kapczynski, President, Storymill

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Influencer Brand Building Workshop: Finding Your Voice and Design a Strategy to Create the Right Content

Alex Diehl, (@therealalexdiehl)

Ashwin Jacob, Entertainment & Brand Consultant, New Hollywood  (@ashwinjacob)

Amanda Marzolf, Agent, Abrams Artists Agency

Marissa Meizz, (@MarissaMeizz)

Peter Van Voorhis, Chief Strategist, Magnum Strategies (@petervanvoorhis)

Moderator - Marsha Collier, Marketing Futurist & Radio Host, President, The Collier Company (@marshacollier)

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Because You Can't Pay Your Rent With Free Product: A Do-It-Yourself Guide to Finding and Navigating Deals

Kasia Szarek, Casting Director, Harlowe Casting (@kasia)

Mahzad Babayan, Director of Talent, Fullscreen

Diego Vargas, CEO, GOAT Marketing (@diegovargas)

Peggy Glenn, (@GrannyPottymouth)

YeeLi Lee, CEO, 4MeGlam (@4meglamsg)

Moderator - Mike Prasad, CEO, Tinysponsor (@mikeprasad)

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Instagram: A Deep Dive

Ayoub Omar, Co-Founder, GOAT Marketing, (@clips)

Donnoven Nguyen, (@donnoven)

Robert Palmer Watkins, (@robertpalmerwatkins)

Sara Mills, (@saraontheinternet)

Serena Laurel, (@serenalaurel)

Moderator - Alex Hager, Tinysponsor, (@alexhager)

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Eat, Pray, Post - Inside the Lives of Food & Travel Influencers

Josh Zimmerman, JZ Management / Creator Coach

Mona Molayem, (@monacorona)

Sarah Gim, (@thedelicious)

Sondra Barker, (@cuisineandtravel)

Tinger Hseih, (@dashofting)

Moderator - Lindsay Hoffman, Host/Reporter (@lindsaybhoffman)

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Short-Form Video: The explosive nature behind Tik Tok

Christine Barger, (@christinebarger)

Jack Jerry, (@jackjerry)

Kailey Maurer, (@kaileymaurer)

Kelianne Stankus, (@keliannestankus)

Marina Leigh, (@uniquelymarina)

Moderator - Alex Hager, Tinysponsor, (@alexhager)

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The Emergence of Gaming Influencers: YouTube Gaming, Twitch and beyond

Chris Saint, (@saintpiercing)

Mari Takahashi, (@atomicmari)

Mike Wann, CEO, mobcrush

Niles Heron, CSO, Popdog

Moderator - Michael J Lambie, Head of Product, CreatorIQ

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The Power of Food, Wellness and Innovation: Wellness – Lifestyle – Technology

Bryce Fluellen, Community Impact Director/Chef, American Heart Association

Sara Neff, Senior Vice President, Sustainability, Kilroy Realty  Corporation

Dr. Christopher Vincent, co-founder & CEO, Altus Health

Elliot Roth, founder, Spira

Michele Stueven, Food Editor, L.A. Weekly, Moderator

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The Farm to Table Transformation - The Food & Wellness Ecosystem - The Home - The Restaurant - The Institution

Melisa Nicola, renown restaurateur, co-owner, Nic's Beverly Hills, President, Culinary Arts Kids Eat (C.A.K.E.)

Mark Anderson, CEO, Farmer Mark

James Bell, Associate Director of Programs, Los Angeles, Common Threads

Sabrina Williams, CEO, SEED

Trevor Hudson, Founder, inHouse Produce

Nicole Landers, co-founder, Community Healing Gardens (CHG)

Susan Haymer, Eco-Food Specialist, 360 Degree Communications, Moderator

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Investments and Partnerships in Wellness - Sports - Athletes - Science Companies

Kristina Serafim, Director, Verizon Ventures

Paul Sterling, Vice President of Emerging Products, UnitedHealthcare

Derrick Morgan, NFL Star, Tennessee Titans, Managing Partner, Huddle Ventures

Angela Abshier, CMO, Flote CBD and Board member, Freedom Football League

Moderator - Gregory Bedrosian, Managing Partner & CEO, Drake Star Partners

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Brand Partnerships in Sports - Wellness - Celebrity - Strategies with Media/Entertainment/Technology Partners

Brian Kelly, SVP of Sales, Bleacher Report

Anne-Marie O’Neill, COO, Whalerock Industries

Ashley McCollum, General Manager, Tasty, BuzzFeed

Jesse Nunez, CEO, PopFlyXP

Art Sims, CEO, 1124 Design, Inc.

Moderator - Mark Kapczynski, President, Storymill

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Food as Medicine: Food for the Body – Food for the Soul - Food as a Creative Experience

Serena Poon, Nutritionist and Celebrated Chef & founder, Just Add Water™

Annie Vonheim, Wellness Expert, Creator, Smart Pressed Juice

Stephanie Kordan, The Sensual Foodie®

Kanchan Koya, Tasty Creator and founder, Spice Spice Baby

Dr. Rahi, M.D., Dr. Raheleh Sarbaziha, Moderator

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Food Innovators, Disruptors & Influencers: The Industry Change Agents and Start-Up Pioneers

Elina Fuhrman, founder, CEO + Chef, Soupelina

Chef Charity Morgan, Plant Based Culinary Innovator

Sam Polk, Co-Founder & CEO, Everytable, Founder and Feast

Andreas Wuerfel, Director US Strategic Partnerships, METRO Group

Poull Brien, Partner/Co-founder, Wild Fish Direct

Moderator - David J. Whelan, Co-Founder & Chief Operating Officer, Rebel Labs Inc.

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The Technology - Innovation in Sports Performance Data and Display  – from Biometrics to AR/XR - In-Venue and Broadcast

Aaron Stanton, founder & Director, Virtual Reality Institute of Health and Exercise

Courtney M. Brunious, Associate Director of the University of Southern California's Sports Business Institute

Dave Anderson, Former NFL Player/Co-Founder, Gains Group

Coach Tim Adams, SuperCoach behind Olympic, NFL, NHL, Super Bowl All Stars

Jeb Terry, NFL Alum, President, Double Seven Sports, Moderator

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The Wellness Entrepreneur – Beauty – Fitness – Food – Fashion – Media - Tech

Courtney Casgraux, Founder, GBY BEAUTY

Amanda Russell, founder, The Influencer Code and Founder + Chief Editor, Fit Strong and Sexy

Rob Jacobs, co-founder and Chief UnSitter, UnSit

Ken Rosenblood, CEO and Founder, obVus Solutions

KJ Matthews, Emmy Winning Journalist, (CNN, ABC, CBS, FOX), Moderator

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Funding and Business Development in ICOs, Blockchain, AR/VR, AI and Immersion

Michael Terpin, Founder and CEO, Transform Group;

Elizabeth Kukka, Program Director, ETC Labs

Maxim Wheatly, Founder & CEO, WeScreen

Brett Noyes, Founder, Unbank Ventures

Benjamin Tsai, President & Managing Partner, Wave Financial Group and Co-Founder & CFO, LA Blockchain Lab

Randall Crowder, Chief Operating Officer, Phunware

Moderator - Mariana Danilovic, Founder and Managing Director, Hollywood Portfolio

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VR/AR as a Branding/Advertising Strategy: The Immersive Experience as Image Maker - Movies/TV/Brand

Jason Yim, CEO and Executive Creative Director, Trigger

Marcy Boyle, CEO, Hot Bit VR

Nicole Meighan, Qualitative Analyst, Magid

Demetrio Cuzzocrea, Partner + CIO, Hourglass Technologies

Michael McGar, President, QuantumERA

James Giglio, CEO and Founder, MVP Interactive

Cynthia Lieberman, Marketing and Media Strategist, LieberComm, Moderator

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VR-AR/MR ThinkTank - The Deep Dive - Creative - Visionary Experiential Content and Technology

Evette Vargas, Writer, Director, Producer, Multiplatform and Virtual Reality Creator

Mark Rickard, Founder, Executive Producer, Virtuality

Marta Ordeig, founder, Garage Stories

David Gull, CEO, Outer Realm

David Birnbaum, Design Director, Immersion Corporation

Eric Navarrette, Co-founder, Chief Marketing Officer, ARwall

Moderator, Danilo Moura Silva, VP Immersive Experiences, EXPERIUS VR

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Sponsored by Women in Film


Stacy Jones, CEO of Hollywood Branded, Moderator

Alma Bogden-Turner, Founder and owner of ÜberPRomo, Film Producer

Courtney Jackson, Senior Integrations Producer of Steve Harvey's talk show "STEVE"

Daniela Polk, Producer, Marketing Consultant at Chapo, LLC.

Michael Mihail, Director and Executive Producer of Guerilla Hollywood

Mimi Slavin, Head of Marketing & Business Development at Greenfence Consumer, Former Head of Global Marketing Partnerships at DreamWorks Animation

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Women on the Creative Edge: From Film & TV to Athletes, Wellness and Technology: Experiences in a Changing Landscape

Dr. Jacqueline Sanderlin, Education Consultant, CEO/Founder, Why Not Incubator

Tanna Frederick, Producer, Director, Actress, and Activist

Dr. Fiorella Terenzi, Astrophysicist, Author, Musician and FIU CASE Board Member

Julia Hunter, President, Jenni Kayne

Tracey S. Kardash, Deputy Director Development Los Angeles, PEN America Los Angeles

Susan Campos, Media Consultant, former Reporter, KABC-TV, MSNBC Moderator

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The DealMaking Process: From Feature Film, TV & OTT to Branded Content, Internet and Indie Film Making

Linda Benjamin, COO & Head of Business Affairs, Covert Media

Justin Hochberg, CEO, Just Entertainment

Darrell Miller, Chair, Entertainment Department, Fox Rothschild LLP

Efe Akbulut, Head of Analytics, BritBox (BBC and ITV Joint Venture)

John Alan Simon, Writer - Director - Producer, "“Radio Free Albemuth”, "The Getaway"

Melisse Lewis, Entertainment Attorney, Moderator

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The Hollywood Masterclass: TV, Film and Video - Packaging - Producing - Bundling - Distributing in a Cross-Platform World

Andrew Sugerman, Producer

Todd Garner, Founder & CEO, Broken Road Productions

Jordan Berg, Agent, Digital Talent and Packaging, Creative Artists Agency

Adam Leipzig, Founder & CEO, MediaU

Moderator, Catherine Clinch, TV Writer, TV veteran

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The TV/Film/Video - Platforms and Partnerships - Developing Hollywood Content as Brand and Distribution Package

Ed Rivero, Executive Producer, Havoc Content/ The Cortez Brothers

Folayo Lasaki, Head of Marketing, SoulPancake, div. of Participant Media

Larry Namer, President/CEO, Metan Global Entertainment Group

Rachel Meskin, director of editorial video and social, Gamma Ray

Jessica Lacy, Partner/Head of International and Independent Film Finance, ICM Partners

Stuart McLean, founder and president, Content & Co.

Moderator - Kimberly King-Burns, Partner, convergenz/solutions

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VCs, Private Equity and Corporate Investments: The Funding and Accelerating the Content and Technology Marketplace

Schuyler M. Moore, Partner, Greenberg Glusker

Zach Katz, CEO, Raised In Space Enterprises

Christopher G. Howland, Vice President | Entertainment Industries Division, PACIFIC MERCANTILE BANK

Gregory Bedrosian, Managing Partner & CEO, Drake Star Partners

Megan Jones, Attorney, Withers Bergman LLP

Paul Hanson, founder and Chief Executive Officer, Covert Media

Moderator - Mike Vorhaus, CEO, Vorhaus Advisors

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AR/VR/MR as a Branding/Advertising Strategy: The Immersive Experience as Image Maker - Movies/TV/Brand/Experiential/LBE

Juliana Patel, Creator of Fun, The Wild Optimists

Dan Rutstein, President, Laduma

Natascha French, Chief Marketing Officer, VNTANA

Dan Phillips, Global Head of Innovation, MPC Advertising

Barry Sandrew, Ph.D., COO/Executive Producer, Southbay Feature Film Technologies

Grant Ogburn, Head Of Client Services, Tiltshift Agency, Publicis Groupe

Ted Cohen, Managing Partner, TAG Strategic llc, Moderator

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Entrepreneurs and Innovators: Sharing Experience - Real Life Stories - Lifestyle Choices and Lifestyle Alternatives

Leah Caplanis, founder and CEO, Social Sparkling Sake @SocialSparkling

Julie Spira, CEO, Cyber-Dating Expert; Author @JulieSpira

Debra Fine, CEO, Fine Line Accelerator; Founder, Well Healed @DebraLynnFine

Elizabeth Barrutia, CEO, BARU Marketing & Media @BaruAdvertising

Erin Kapczynski, SVP Marketing, Kontrol Media, @ErinK217

Linda Sherman, Managing Editor, Boomer Tech Talk, @LindaSherman, Moderator

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The Luncheon Roundtable

Fireside Chat: Enterprise Sponsorships, LinkedIn and Twitter

Winnie Sun, Managing Director, Sun Group Wealth Partners (@WinnieSun)

Goldie Chan, Founder, Warm Robots

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Do’s & Don’ts of Influencer Marketing

Cat Mendez, Social Media & Influencer Marketing Strategist

Philip Hickey, EVP, Brand & Marketing, Seriously Digital

Simon Kelly, CEO, Story Worldwide

Tanya Bershadsky, CEO, CastingInfluence

Tiffanie Petett, Director, Strategic Partnerships, Influential

Moderator - Anais Ganouna, Brand & Marketing Strategist (@anaisganouna)

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#sponsored: How To Make Money Through Brand Sponsorships

Adin Kolansky, Digital Media Strategist, Chief Creative Officer at Stealth Mode (@adin)

Cheyenne Brink, Agent, Bella Agency

Megan Niquette, Creator Partnerships Coordinator, ipsy

Morgan Harvill, (@morganharvill)

Moderator - Mike Prasad, CEO, Tinysponsor (@mikeprasad)

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Youtube: A Deep Dive

Bailey Sarian, Bailey Sarian Channel

Madison Miller, Madison Miller Channel

Matt Gielen, President, Little Monster Media Co.

Tay Zonday, Tay Zonday Channel

Zack James, Yo Mama Channel

Moderator - Chris Saint, (@saintpiercing)

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The Cannabis Luncheon

Luncheon Co-Host

Michael Miller, LA Weekly Cannabis Editor, “CannaBusiness” podcast, Ygeia Capital Partners, principal

The Cannabis - Wellness Luncheon - Two VIP Guests

Marvin Washington, NFL Star Discusses his DEA Lawsuit - A Lawsuit and a Movement Demanding Change

Jim Belushi, Actor and Cannabis Activist

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The Cannabis Wellness Culture: A Lifestyle of  Innovation - Healing, Beauty and Relaxation to Massage Therapy

Varuni Palacios, Head of Growth, Miss Grass

Andrea Drummer, Food Editor, CannabisMD

Aaron Ramirez, founder, Bodywork by Aaron

Dan Braunstein, founder, Grassfed


Dr. Jacqueline Nguyen, Founder, Dr. J’s Natural and Ensohara, Moderator

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The Science of Medical Cannabis: Matching Strains, Potency and Dosage to Specific Diseases and Disorders

Dr. Andrea Small-Howard, Chief Science Officer, GB Sciences (GBS)

Michael Backes, Scientific and Medical Advisory Board, Maui Grown Therapies

Tim Blake, Founder and Producer, The Emerald Cup

Sundarajan Mutialu, Chief Technology Officer and Co-CEO, AZENTIVE

Cameron Keluche, President and CEO, KelSie Biotech

David C. Traub, Co-Founder, Epiphany Film Fund, Moderator

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The Cannabis Legal Barometer – FDA Rulings – Hemp – CBDs – Banking and Local

Jackie Rocco, Business Development Manager, West Hollywood City Council

Bruce Margolin, Director, Los Angeles Chapter, NORML, National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws

Peter Gigante, Head of Policy Research, Eaze

Ariel Clark, founder, Clark Neubert, LLP

Derek Riedle, founder and Publisher, Civilized

Mitchell Berman, Managing Partner, Rise Entertainment, LLC, Moderator

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Cannabis Medical Efficacy, Cannabis Innovation and Investment: Medicine, Research & Technology

Dr. Sue Sisley, MD & Principal Investigator

Julie Raque, Vice President of Marketing, Cannabistry Labs

Matthew Nordgren, CEO and Founder, ARCADIAN Fund and ARCADIAN Capital Management

Boone Cutler, Author, Columnist and Warfighter Rights leader

Steve Albarran, CEO & Co-Founder, Confident Cannabis

Keith Spears, Managing Partner, Skytree Capital Partners

David C. Traub, Co-Founder, Epiphany Film Fund, Moderator

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The Women Cannabis Entrepreneur – Wellness – Scientist – Activist - Personality

Allison Margolin, co-founder & Partner, Margolin & Lawrence

Felicia Carbajal, Executive Director, The Social Impact Center

Madison Margolin, Features Editor, Civilized, Freelance Rolling Stone, Playboy & Vice

Anna Duckworth, co-founder + chief content officer, Miss Grass

Amanda Chicago Lewis, Columnist, Rolling Stone

Dr. Sandra Carrillo, Medical Doctor and Medical Cannabis Expert

Ariel Clark, founder, Clark Neubert, LLP, Moderator

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On the Forefront of Medical Cannabis Innovation: The Struggles & Triumphs in Transforming “The Wellness Industry”

David C. Traub, Co-Founder, Epiphany Film Fund

Robert Schubring, Co-Founder, Give Pain a Voice

Janice Hardoon, Owner, KTown Collective, The Antidote CBD and Elevate CBD Skin Care

Nancy Duitch, Founder & CEO, Sera Labs

Mskindness B. Ramirez, MA.Ed., Founder/CEO, Club Kindness and Elixirs by Kindness

Dr. Robb Flannery, CEO, Dr. Robb Farms

Merrill Shindler, Executive Producer and Host of High on the Hog, The Potcast, Moderator

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The Luncheon Roundtable - Two Issues in Discussion

I. Veterans and Cannanbis - Veteran Access to Cannabis, Wellness and Quality of Life - A Nationwide Challenge

II. Cannabis Advocacy and Legal Jeopardy

Sarah Stenuff, founder, Veterans Ananda

Ryan Miller, Director, Operation EVAC

Sean Kiernan, President, Weed For Warriors Project

Todd Scattini, “The Hemp Colonel”, Moderator

Dr. Sue Sisley, MD & Principal Investigator for the only FDA-Approved Study of Safety/Efficacy of Cannabis and Combat Veterans

Mieko Hester-Perez, International Autism & Healthcare Cannabis Advocate

Michael Miller, LA Weekly Cannabis Editor, “CannaBusiness” podcast, Ygeia Capital Partners, principal

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Back to the Future - Using Landrace Genetics and Biomimicry to Produce Safe Medicine

Sundarajan Mutialu, Chief Technology Officer and Co-CEO, AZENTIVE

Brett Leonard, Award-Winning Filmmaker/Futurist

Michael Angelotti, Geneticist and Product Developer, Emerald Cup Products

Jeff Lowenfels, Lawyer and Award Winning Author, "Teaming With Microbes: The Organic Gardener's Guide to The Soil Food Web"

Dr. Kat A. Donnelly, Founder and Co-CEO, AZENTIVE, Moderator

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Cannabis Compatibility for the Individual Consumer: Discovering Optimal CBD, THC & Terpene Ratios and Formulas

Len May, Co-Founder/CEO, Endocanna Health

Anya Cravitz, Cannabinoid Wellness Industry Thought Leader/Director of Growth Endocanna Health

Cameron Clarke, founder and CEO, Sunderstorm

Jonathan Small, Editor in Chief, Green Entrepreneur, Moderator

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