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Program & Schedule

Wednesday, July 27, 2016
Industrial Hemp Tour

12:15-5:30pm   $55 per person, seating is limited 

Thursday, July 28, 2016
Conference Begins

Review the Preliminary Program & Schedule 

(click the above and then click sessions for more detail including presentation titles & descriptions)

Opening Session
Professional Development CEUs: 1


Registration & Exhibitors-Silverton Ballroom, Second Floor

          Colorado Commissioner of Agriculture Don Brown

          Dr. Ernest Small, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada

First Session – Plant Genetics/Germplasm
Crop Management CEUs: 1
Professional Development CEUs: 1

9:00-9:30am      Dr. Ryan Lynch, Medicinal Genomics
9:30-10:00am    Dr. John McKay, Colorado State University

10:00-10:30am  Break

10:30-11:00am  Dr. John Page, Anandia Labs, Vancouver
11:00-11:30am  Dr. George Weiblen, University of Minnesota

11:45am-1:00pm Lunch onsite, included in conference fee

Second Session – Germplasm/Seed/Chemistry
Crop Management CEUs: 3
Professional Development CEUs: 1

1:00-1:30pm      Dr. Stephanie Greene, National Plant Germplasm System
1:30-2:00pm      Anndrea Hermann, The Ridge Consulting, Co-Creator Keith Watson, Parkland Industrial Hemp Growers
2:00-2:30pm      Duane Sinning, Colorado Department of Agriculture & Rick Novak, Colorado State University
2:30-3:00pm      John Roulac, Nutiva

3:00-3:30pm      Break

3:30-4:00pm      Garry Meier, HGI Genetics International
4:00-4:30pm      Dr. Catherine Jacobsen, Tilray
4:30-5:00pm      Greg Baumbaugh, Flexform
5:00-5:30pm      Dr. Trey Riddle, Sunstrand

5:30-6:30pm      Reception

Friday, July 29, 2016

7:30-8:00am     Registration & Exhibitors-Silverton Ballroom, Second Floor

8:00-8:30am     Ron Turco, Purdue University

Third Session – Field Production Issues
Integrated Pest Management CEUs: 1
Crop Management CEUs: 1
Professional Development CEUs: 0.5

8:30-9:00am      Dr. Stefano Amaducci, PI of EU MULTIHEMP
9:00-9:30am      Dr. David Williams, University of Kentucky
9:30-10:00am    Dr. Janna Beckerman, Purdue University

10:00-10:30am  Break

10:30- 11:00am Dr. Whitney Cranshaw, CSU
11:00-11:30am  Dr. Kevin Gibson, Purdue University

11:30am-12:45pm Lunch onsite, included in conference fee

Fourth Session – Development of the Business/Economics of Industrial Hemp
Professional Development CEUs: 2

12:45-1:30pm    Eric Carlson, Cannabis Chamber of Commerce
1:30-2:15pm      Sean Murphy, HempBiz Journal
                          Edward Woodford, Seed CX Ltd.                     

2:15-2:45pm      Panel – Defining the Industrial Hemp Research Agenda, Ron Turco, Purdue University, Moderator: audience discussion on the future research agenda with the outcome of a potential position paper.

2:45-3:00pm      Wrap-Up
3:00pm             Adjourn


Connect with Exhibitors Thursday & Friday throughout the day, beginning at 7:30am.