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Canadian Grown: The 2020 Cannabis Public Policy Conference

October 16 - October 17

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

Hon. Anne McLellan, Senior Partner, Bennett Jones and Co-Chair, Canada’s Task Force on Cannabis Legalization and Regulation

Dr. Mark Ware, Chief Science Officer, Canopy Growth Corporation & Co-Chair, Canada’s Task Force on Cannabis Legalization and Regulation

Alison Gordon, CEO, 48North

Chuck Rifici, Founder, Auxly Group, Nesta, Canopy Growth + others

Marc LePage, President & CEO, Genome Canada

Trevor Fencott, CEO, Fire & Flower Corporation

Trina Fraser, Partner, Brazeau Seller LLP

+ More names announced weekly

Inquiries to info@canada2020.ca

Venue

Metro Toronto Convention Centre
Toronto, Ontario Canada + Google Map
Phone:
(416) 585-8000
Website:
https://www.mtccc.com/