Going into its 7th year the Washington Cannabis Summit is a one-of-a-kind event that brings the movers and shakers from inside and outside the industry to have an interactive conversation around the innovative ideas in our industry and where we are going. 

Due to the rising numbers from the Delta Variant, we will be hosting this event online in Remo once again.

This has given us the opportunity to expand to two days and extend our content even further. We are thrilled to be able to bring you two full days of amazing content! View the full schedule below

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2021 Summit Schedule has been announced!

Thursday, September 23rd

  • 9:30AM – 10AM

    Registration and Networking

  • 10AM – 10:15AM

    Opening Organizational Address by Interim Executive Director Caitlein Ryan

  • 10:15AM – 10:30AM

    State of the State Address by David Postman – Chair, Washington Liquor and Cannabis Board

  • 10:30AM – 10:45AM – Break
  • 10:45AM – 12:00PM

    Outpacing Regulations: Innovation in Cannabinoids

    Mitzi Vaughn -Shareholder, Karr Tuttle Campbell, Founding Board Member at the International Cannabis Bar Association

    Dr. Uma Dhanabalan – MD, MPH, MRO, CMS – Fellow of the American Academy of Family Physicians and a Diplomat Certified in Cannabis Medicine

    Kathy Hoffman – Washington State Liquor and Cannabis Board Policy and Rules Manager

    David Gang – PhD, Associate Professor and Fellow, Institute of Biological Chemistry, Director of the Tissue Imaging and Proteomics Laboratory

    Moderated by: Trey Reckling – Academy Of Cannabis Science

  • 12:00PM-12:15PM – Break
  • 12:15PM-1:30PM

    Barriers to Entry: Equity and Justice in American Cannabis

    Tahir Johnson – Director of Social Equity & Inclusion for Marijuana Policy Project

    David MendozaMember, Social Equity in Cannabis Task Force, Director of Advocacy & Engagement The Nature Conservancy

    Joselin E. MonohanAttorney at Law Miller Johnson

    Moderated by: Jessica Pichardo Operations Manager at Dockside Cannabis, Founder of Canna Luz

  • 1:30PM-1:45PM – Break
  • 1:45PM-3:00PM

    Pioneering in Cannabis Sustainability

    Gretchen Schimelpfenig, PE –  Technical and Operations Director Resource Innovation Institute

    Kaitlin Urso – Environmental Consultant, Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment

    Matt Gaboury – Director of Operations & Co-founder, Calyx King Consulting

    Moderated by: Derek Smith

  • 3:00PM-3:30PM

    Closing Keynote by Shaleen Title – CEO and co-founder, Parabola Center; founding board member of the Minority Cannabis Business Association; former and inaugural Commissioner on the Massachusetts Cannabis Control Commission

  • 3:30PM-4:30PM Networking

Friday, September 24th

  • 9:30AM – 10AM

    Registration and Networking

  • 10:00AM – 10:30AM

    Opening Keynote by Tarra Simmons – Director of Civil Survival Project, Representative of the 23rd Legislative District

  • 10:30AM – 10:45AM – Break
  • 10:45AM – 12:00PM

    Cannabis and the Athlete

    Lofa Tatupu  Co-founder of ZoneIn CBD and former all-pro linebacker for the Seattle Seahawks

    Ross Rebagliati – Olympic Gold Medalist in Giant Slalom. Owner of Ross’ Gold. 

    Anna Symonds – COO of East Fork Cultivars, Former Woman’s Premier League Rugby Player, Ambassador for Athletes for Care

    Marques Ogden – Former NFL Offensive Lineman; CEO and Founder of Ogden Ventures LLC

    Moderated by: Matthew Friedlander – Owner of Skagit Organics, Cannabis Alliance Board Member

  • 12:00PM-12:15PM – Break
  • 12:15PM-1:30PM

    Impairment, Employment, and the Law

    Dr. Nick Lovrich – WSU Senior Research Affiliate; Emeritus Regents Professor in the School of Politics, Philosophy and Public Affairs; Center for Cannabis Policy, Research, and Outreach

    Sgt. Danyl Klump – Washington State Department of Fish & Wildlife Police

    Dr. Michael Milburn – Professor of Psychology (retired), University of Massachusetts/Boston Chief Science Officer and Founder of Impairment Science, Inc.

    Nicole Li – The Li Law Firm

    Moderated by: Danielle Rosellison – Owner of Trail Blazin Productions

  • 1:30PM-1:45PM – Break
  • 1:45PM-3:00PM

    Fortifying Washington State Cannabis in Preparation for Federalization

    Rep. Shelley Kloba – Washington State Representative, First Legislative District

    Rick Garza – Agency Director, Washington State Liquor and Cannabis Board

    Sheri Sawyer – Senior Policy Advisor, Office of Governor Jay Inslee

    Michael Corriea – Director of Government Relations, National Cannabis Industry Association

    Moderated by: Caitlein Ryan – Founder of Sound Cultivation, Cannabis Alliance Interim Executive Director 

  • 3:00PM-3:30PM

    Closing Keynote: The Knox Group

  • 3:30PM-4:30PM Networking

Interested in sponsoring this event? Check out our partnership kit!

You can also reach out to Jill directly by email Jill.Walker@thecannabisalliance.us

A huge thank you to our sponsors! 

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MJ Unpacked Platinum Sponsor – Click for website

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