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Wednesday, September 11
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

There’s almost nothing that nature’s most nearly perfect plant cannot do; Hemp for everything from clothes to food to tinctures is at hand. Join us in Baltimore for the Natural Products Hemp & CBD Summit to learn how to select quality products for your retail store shelves, educate consumers, prepare for...
Speakers
Joy Beckerman

Regulatory Officer & Industry Liaison, Elixinol;
President, Hemp Industries Association; VP, U.S. Hemp Authority
Speaker

Tara Caton

Research Coordinator
The Rodale Institute
Speaker

Jennifer Cooper

CSO
Savant Science Inc.
Speaker

Bill Giebler

Content & Insights Director
Nutrition Business Journal
Moderator

Merril Gilbert

Co-Founder & CEO
TraceTrust
Speaker

Mark Goldfogel

CEO
IWorkForCannabis.com
Speaker

John Grubb

Founder & Managing Partner
Summit Venture Management
Speaker

Melody Harwood

Head of Scientific & Regulatory Affairs
Neptune Wellness Solutions
Speaker

Josh Hendrix

President
US Hemp Roundtable - Board of Directors
Speaker

Christine Kapperman

Senior Content Director, New Hope Network
Editor-in-Chief, Natural Foods Merchandiser
Moderator

Jessica Lukas

Vice President, Consumer Insights
BDS Analytics
Speaker

Andrea McGrath

Wellness Category Manager
Rainbow Blossom Natural Food Markets
Speaker

Steve Mister

President & CEO
Council for Responsible Nutrition
Speaker

Claire Morton Reynolds

Senior Industry Analyst
Nutrition Business Journal
Speaker

Abraham Nabors

Owner, Director of Education & Standards
Mustard Seed Market & Cafe
Speaker

Justin Prochnow

Co-Chair Food, Beverage & Agribusiness Practice
Greenberg Traurig
Speaker

John Roulac

CEO & Founder
RE Botanicals, Inc.
Speaker

Annie Rouse

Co-Founder
Anavii Market
Speaker

Todd Runestad

Senior Editor, Ingredients & Supplements
New Hope Network / Natural Products Insider
Master of Ceremonies

Rebecca Spector

West Coast Director
Center for Food Safety
Speaker

Eric Steenstra

President, Vote Hemp
Vice President, California Hemp Council
Speaker

Anne Thompson

VP Marketing
Manitoba Harvest
Speaker

Gwendolyn Wyard

Vice President of Regulatory & Technical Affairs
Organic Trade Association
Speaker

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Thursday, September 12
9:30 AM - 6:00 PM

  • Thursday, September 12, 9:30 AM - 6:00 PM
New for 2019, the Hemp Pavilion is where attendees will find the hottest hemp and CBD products on the market. Rooms 314-317 will be set aside solely for cannabinoid products.

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Thursday, September 12
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

  • Location:   Hilton, Key Ballroom 10
  • Thursday, September 12, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
From new delivery methods to innovative blends, Medterra's Chief Revenue Officer, Natasha Cuda, will review the future of CBD and what it means for retailers looking to provide the highest quality and most innovative products to their consumers. 
Speaker
Natasha Cuda

Chief Revenue Officer
Medterra
Speaker

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Thursday, September 12
1:30 PM - 2:30 PM

  • Location:   Hilton, Key Ballroom 9
  • Thursday, September 12, 1:30 PM - 2:30 PM
The Imperative of Strong Retailer Support In any fast-growth and disruptive new product category, solid Manufacturer-to-Retailer Partner Support is absolutely critical – and this has never been more true than in the hemp extract / CBD category.   It’s important to understand the right questions to ask your hemp product suppliers regarding cannabinoid...
Speaker
Jeff Cole

Director of Program Development
Restorative Botanicals
Speaker

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Friday, September 13
9:30 AM - 6:00 PM

  • Friday, September 13, 9:30 AM - 6:00 PM
New for 2019, the Hemp Pavilion is where attendees will find the hottest hemp and CBD products on the market. Rooms 314-317 will be set aside solely for cannabinoid products.

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Friday, September 13
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

  • Location:   Hilton, Key Ballroom 10
  • Friday, September 13, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
With the recent passing of the 2018 Farm Bill, hemp has been welcomed back as an agricultural powerhouse in America.  As we return to our country's roots, more hemp will be planted nationwide, and more hemp-derived products will be hitting the shelves. Like CBD.     This means that with more producers of hemp-derived CBD,...
Speakers
Pamela Baxter, PhD

Director of Quality and Regulatory Affairs
Charlotte's Web
Speaker

Karen Lewis

Sr. Director of Wellness
Earth Fare
Speaker

Tony True

Cheif Customer Officer
Charlotte's Web
Speaker

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Friday, September 13
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

  • Location:   Hilton, Key Ballroom 10
  • Friday, September 13, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Your lawyer, accountant, the media, and your business partner may all have different ideas about how to approach CBD in your marketplace. Come and get the best information from Joy Beckerman, Regulatory Officer and Hemp Industry Liaison. 
Speaker
Joy Beckerman

Regulatory Officer & Industry Liaison, Elixinol;
President, Hemp Industries Association; VP, U.S. Hemp Authority
Speaker

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Friday, September 13
1:30 PM - 2:30 PM

  • Location:   Hilton, Key Ballroom 9
  • Friday, September 13, 1:30 PM - 2:30 PM
It’s been a long time since the Natural Products industry has seen an explosion like we are seeing now with CBD. Staying up to date and relevant on CBD, as well as knowing how to talk with your customers, will set your store apart and make you the go-place for...
Speakers
Dr.   Jonny Bowden PhD, CNS

Board Certified Nutrition Specialist
Speaker

Suzanne Kappelmann

Co-owner
Reid’s Nutrition Center
Speaker

Ola Lessard

Vice President of Marketing and Communications
Barlean's
Speaker

Joel Matteson J.D., LLM.

General Counsel
Barlean's
Speaker

Jonathan Miller

General Counsel
US Hemp Roundtable
Speaker

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Friday, September 13
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

  • Location:   Hilton, Key Ballroom 9
  • Friday, September 13, 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Join this lecture to explore the history of the hemp CBD market since prohibition was lifted, what the future holds for the hemp category in the natural products industry and beyond, the difference between FDA approved drug therapies and health food store hemp extracts, and how to choose a trusted...
Speaker
Stuart Tomc

Vice President of Human Nutrition
CV Sciences
Speaker

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Saturday, September 14
9:30 AM - 4:00 PM

  • Saturday, September 14, 9:30 AM - 4:00 PM
New for 2019, the Hemp Pavilion is where attendees will find the hottest hemp and CBD products on the market. Rooms 314-317 will be set aside solely for cannabinoid products.

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