12:00 PM - Welcome & Introductions
Aaron Biros, Editor, CannabisIndustryJournal.com - Host and Moderator
12:05 PM - “Solvent Remediation – The Last Step for Safe, Clean Hemp Extraction”
Tom Bisbee, Production Director, EcoGen Biosciences
Attendees can expect to learn:
- Understanding solvent remediation technology and processes
- Residual solvents present huge risks
- Consumers deserve transparency
12:55 PM - TBA - Sponsored TechTalk
1:10 PM - “Advancing Cannabinoid Therapeutics Through Regulated Drug Discovery”
Matthew Anderson, CEO, Vanguard Scientific
Nick Herbst, VP of Engineering, Vanguard Scientific
Brian Brandley, Ph.D., Laboratory Director, Biopharmaceutical Research Co.
A panel discussion with Dr. Brian Brandley, the CSO of Biopharmaceutical Research Company, a DEA-licensed pharmaceutical company that is pioneering the legal cannabis space in the U.S. through the development of federally compliant active pharmaceutical ingredients (API) for plant-based therapeutics, and Nick Herbst, VP of Engineering at Vanguard Scientific, and the Lead Engineer for the Company's MIDAS SCCO2 Extraction Program. During this 45-minute round table discussion moderated by Vanguard's CEO Matthew Anderson, the panelists will provide an overview of what it takes to make 'pharmaceutical-grade' cannabis products. The conversation will range from facility requirements, methods development, equipment qualification, process validations and more.
2:00 PM - TBA - Sponsored TechTalk
2:15 PM - "GMPs for Cannabis Extraction: Don't Overcomplicate it"
Andrew Cole, Director, Client Delivery Audits, Cannon Quality Group
Attendees can expect to learn about:
- Understanding the basics in plain English.
- Learn what you need to do to meet minimum Industry expectations for Quality and Scalability.
- Implementation Strategies - Keep it simple.
3:05 PM - TBA TechTalk
3:20 PM - TBA Session
4:10 PM - Event Wrap Up