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      October 16, 2019

      Wednesday   8:30 AM

      255 Front Street West
      Toronto, Ontario M5V 2W6

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      Canadian Grown: The 2020 Cannabis Public Policy Conference

      Canadian Grown: The 2020 Cannabis Public Policy Conference October 16 & 17, 2019 | Metro Toronto Convention Centre  AGENDA NOW AVAILABLE FOR DOWNLOAD Where will you be on the one-year anniversary of legalization in Canada?  On October 17, 2018, Canada became the first G7 country to legalize cannabis on a national level. Since that time, unprecedented levels of capital, investment, research, and innovation have shaped Canada's cannabis market into a global leader.  In order to maintain that first-mover advantage, smart, strategic public policy will continue to play a pivotal role in the years to come. Join Canada 2020 on the anniversary of legalization for Canadian Grown, The 2020 Cannabis Public Policy Conference, hosted in partnership with Genome Canada, for an in-depth look at the policy, science and business forces shaping Canada's cannabis industry. CORE THEMES Election 43 & Cannabis Policy  Agenda setting for the incoming administration, and mapping Year 2 scenarios for Bill C-45. Industrial Policy & Market Structure  Firmly establishing cannabis as a top-tier industrial sector within government and analyzing the ways public policy and market forces intersect and enable growth. Science, Research & Genomics  Forging a path to cannabis’ untapped genomic potential, and targeting the policy frameworks that will enable new research, innovation and scientific discovery in Canada. Global Pressures & Opportunities  Assessing global pressures and determining the international opportunities that can help fuel policy and market momentum. PARTICIPANTS Bruce Linton, "Cannabis Sector Suit" Hon. Anne McLellan, Senior Partner, Bennett Jones and Co-Chair, Canada's Task Force on Cannabis Legalization and Regulation Dr. Mark Ware, Chief Medical Officer, Canopy Growth Corporation & Co-Chair, Canada's Task Force on Cannabis Legalization and Regulation Matthew Nordgren, CEO, Arcadian Ventures Trina Fraser, Partner, Brazeau Seller LLP Marc LePage, President & CEO, Genome Canada Alison Gordon, CEO, 48North Chuck Rifici, Founder, Auxly Group, Nesta, Canopy Growth + others Ruth Ross, Professor and Chair, Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto Trevor Fencott, CEO, Fire & Flower Corporation Cindy Bell, Executive Vice-President, Corporate Development, Genome Canada Nik Nanos, Chairman, Nanos Research Click here for the full list of speakers.  Inquiries to info@canada2020.ca  Presented in partnership with: 

      Categories: Politics & Activism

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