Blakes Cannabis Roundtable

Join us for discussions around the current landscape and trends of the cannabis industry in Canada as we approach the legalization date. Hear from thought leaders on the state of the market, best practices for marketing and branding and the impact legalization will have on capital markets.

For more information about legal trends to watch, please read our 2018 Legal Trends: Cannabis publication.

Topics and Panellists:
State of the Market

  • Hugo Alves, President & Director, Cannabis Wheaton Income Corp.
  • Derek Ogden, President, National Access Cannabis Corp.
  • Chuck Rifici, Founder and CEO, Nesta Holding Co. Ltd.; Chairman & CEO, Cannabis Wheaton Income Corp.; Chairman, National Access Cannabis Corp.
  • Alexis Levine, Partner, Blakes

 Marketing and Branding

  • Darren Karasiuk, Vice-President, Strategy, MedReleaf
  • Ruth Chun, General Counsel, Newstrike Resources Ltd./Up Cannabis Inc.
  • Christy Zhou, Vice President – Legal, Tilray Canada
  • Norbert Knutel, Partner, Blakes

Capital Markets

  • Fabian Monaco, Director, XIB Financial Inc.
  • Xiuming Shum, General Counsel, Cronos Group Inc.
  • Ari Unterman, ‎Director of Operations & Legal Counsel, ‎TerrAscend Corp.
  • Tim Andison, Partner, Blakes

Medical Cannabis 2030

Agenda

  • Lunch and Registration: 12 – 12:30 p.m. EDT

  • Presentations/Live Webcast: 12:30 – 2 p.m. EDT

Mandatory Continuing Education

Ontario
This program contains 1 hour and 30 minutes of Substantive content.

Quebec
This program is approved by The Law Society of Ontario for up to 1 Hour and 30 Minutes of Mandatory Continuing Education and is automatically recognized by the Quebec Bar. You must still declare the hours completed on your training statement and keep proof of your participation in this activity. 

British Columbia
This program has been accredited for 1.5 CPD Credit Hours with The Law Society of British Columbia.

Where

Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP
199 Bay Street
Suite 4000, Commerce Court West
Toronto, Ontario (Map)

Join by Live Webcast

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