Vancouver Investor Forum Agenda | Apr. 23-25, 2019

Tuesday, April 23

9:00 am – 1:00 pm
Local Industry Tour – Details TBD
Westin Bayshore Hotel Lobby

RSVP HERE – Your RSVP is not confirmed unless the linked form has been completed.

Local Cultivation Tour, Departing at:

9:00AM – TOUR FULL
10:00AM – SEATS STILL OPEN

Join us as we take you on a tour of a cultivation facility.

1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
WORKSHOP Medical Cannabis Research: From Anecdote to FDA Approval
Cypress Room, Second Floor, Westin Bayshore Hotel
  • Andrea Small-Howard
    (Speakers)GBS Global Biopharma, Inc
  • David Cooper
    (Speakers)PhytoMedical Solutions
  • Mara Gordon
    (Speakers)Chief Research Officer,
    Gaby, Inc
  • Ed Brennan
    (Speakers)Advisor,
    FSD Pharma

This workshop will take an in-depth look at the rapidly advancing science behind cannabis, with a particular focus on the state of research as it pertains to proving efficacy and developing commercial products.

5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
New Member Dinner – Invite Only
7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Forum Welcome Reception, Sponsored by TenX Ventures
H2 Lounge, Westin Bayshore Hotel

TenX Ventures will host this special welcoming reception for all conference attendees at the Westin Hotel H2 Lounge. Enjoy libations and hors d’oeuvres alongside your Arcview peers.

Wednesday, April 24
7:00 am – 8:00 am
Yoga with Ricky Williams
Marine Room, Lobby Level, Westin Bayshore Hotel
  • Ricky Williams
    (Instructor)Real Wellness

Former NFL player and Heisman trophy winner Ricky Williams will be leading a yoga class for Arcview Investor Forum passholders, on the morning of April 24th!

7:30 am – 8:30 am
Registration Opens, Breakfast & Networking
Stanley Park Foyer, Second Floor, Westin Bayshore Hotel
8:45 am – 9:00 am
State of the Industry Address, Opening Remarks
Stanley Park Ballroom, Second Floor, Westin Bayshore Hotel
  • Troy Dayton
    (Speakers)CEO,
    The Arcview Group
  • Steve DeAngelo
    (Speakers)President,
    The Arcview Group
9:15 am – 9:30 am
Diamond Keynote: FSD Pharma
Stanley Park Ballroom, Second Floor, Westin Bayshore Hotel
  • Dr. Raza Bokhari
    (Speaker)Exec. Co Chairman & Interim CEO,
    FSD Pharma Inc.
Dr. Raza Bokhari, Executive Co-Chairman and Interim CEO of FSD Pharma will discuss investment opportunities emerging in the field of cannabinoid science and the promise of cannabinoid pharmaceuticals as a growth opportunity.
9:35 am – 10:15 am
PANEL US & Canadian Cannabis Equities: Buy, Sell, or Hold?
Stanley Park Ballroom, Second Floor, Westin Bayshore Hotel
  • Gerald Pascarelli
    (Moderator)Equity Analyst,
    Cowen & Co.
  • Graeme Kreindler
    (Speakers)Equity Analyst,
    Eight Capital
  • John Zamparo
    (Speakers)Equity Analyst,
    CIBC
  • Matthew Bottomley
    (Speakers)Equity Analyst,
    Canaccord Genuity
Canadian equity investors are seeing a lot of green when it comes to cannabis stocks, particularly Canadian cultivators (LP’s). Investors have (un)realized big gains, but is the party about to end?
10:15 am – 10:35 am
FIRESIDE View from the Top: Cannabis Market Insights with Canopy Growth
Stanley Park Ballroom, Second Floor, Westin Bayshore Hotel
  • Cyrus Sadaghiani
    (Speakers)Director of Sales Strategy,
    Canopy Growth Corporation
  • Jessica Lukas
    (Speakers)Vice President, Consumer Insights,
    BDS Analytics
10:35 am – 10:40 am
Update from Best Pitch Winner, LA 2019: Designed Technology
Stanley Park Ballroom, Second Floor, Westin Bayshore Hotel
  • Ian Carlson
    (Speaker)Designed Technology (Bello)

Hear an update from Designed Technology, the company who topped their competition at our last Investor Forum.

“Design Technology has created first vaporizer to integrate naturally into your social life. An easily shared experience via the world’s …

10:40 am – 10:50 am
CanopyBoulder
Stanley Park Ballroom, Second Floor, Westin Bayshore Hotel
  • Patrick Rea
    (Speaker)CEO & Founder,
    CanopyBoulder
“CanopyBoulder is a venture capital fund and business accelerator for ancillary cannabis businesses and hemp/CBD businesses.”
11:00 am – 12:20 pm
Sponsored Breakout Sessions A
Track A
Cypress Room I, Second Floor, Westin Bayshore Hotel

4

subsessions

11:00 am – 12:20 pm
11:00 am
Sponsored Breakout Sessions B
Track B
Cypress Room II, 2nd Floor, Westin Bayshore Hotel

3

subsessions

12:20 pm – 1:35 pm
Lunch Break
Stanley Park Foyer, Second Floor, Westin Bayshore Hotel
12:25 pm – 1:35 pm
Women’s Investor Network Meeting & Luncheon
Marine Room, Lobby Level, Westin Bayshore Hotel

Join the women of Arcview for a luncheon to discuss activating women as funders, founders, & C-Suite occupiers in the cannabis industry.

Advanced RSVP Required. Click HERE to RSVP.

12:50 pm – 1:30 pm
FSD Pharma Lunch Panel
Cypress Room I, Second Floor, Westin Bayshore Hotel
  • Dr. Raza Bokhari
    (Speaker)Exec. Co Chairman & Interim CEO,
    FSD Pharma Inc.

“Please join Dr. Raza Bokhari of FSD Pharma for a panel discussion on issues facing the industry and its growth.

The panelists  will discuss key issues in overcoming regulatory obstacles in financing the industry, supply shortages, medicinal …

1:40 pm – 2:20 pm
PANEL Investor Due Diligence and Underwriting Best Practices
Stanley Park Ballroom, Second Floor, Westin Bayshore Hotel
  • Martin Landry
    (Moderator)Managing Director Equity Research,
    GMP Securities
  • Matt Shalhoub
    (Speakers)Managing Director,
    Green Acre Capital
  • Joel Kitsul
    (Speakers)XIB Financial
  • Emily Paxhia
    (Speakers)Co-Founder & Managing Partner,
    Poseidon Asset Management
  • Sam Znaimer
    (Speakers)Founder,
    Locarno Capital
Investment due diligence is critical to investment success, and can be daunting in any industry, but especially the cannabis industry. Join this discussion on due diligence best practices with some of the most active investors in the sector. …
2:20 pm – 3:05 pm
Arc Tank Session 1: Cannabis Products
Stanley Park Ballroom, Second Floor, Westin Bayshore Hotel
TO BE ANNOUNCED
3:00 pm – 3:40 pm
PANEL Capital Market Funding Options: IPO, RTO, ETF’s, and SPAC’s
Stanley Park Ballroom, Second Floor, Westin Bayshore Hotel
  • Anna Serin
    (Moderator)Director of Listings Development,
    Canadian Securities Exchange
  • Peter McCullagh
    (Speakers)Founder & Managing Partner ,
    TenX Ventures
  • Jonathan Sandelman
    (Speakers)CSAC
  • Greg Taylor
    (Speakers)Portfolio Manager,
    Purpose Investments
Much like companies looking to raise capital, investors seeking to deploy capital are well served to understand the different structures available. There are initial public offerings (IPO), reverse takeovers (RTO), exchange traded funds (ETF) and …
3:40 pm – 4:15 pm
Arc Tank Session 2: CanopyBoulder Graduates
Stanley Park Ballroom, Second Floor, Westin Bayshore Hotel
TO BE ANNOUNCED
4:20 pm – 5:00 pm
PANEL Investing in Plant Genetics: The Cutting Edge
Stanley Park Ballroom, Second Floor, Westin Bayshore Hotel
  • Mowgli Holmes
    (Moderator)Phylos
  • Dan Grace
    (Speakers)CEO,
    Dark Heart Nursery
  • Sara May
    (Speakers)Lead Grower,
    FSD Pharma
  • Ian Davidson
    (Speakers)CMO,
    Segra International
Consumer facing cannabis brands capture the headlines, but behind the scenes work to unlock the genetic secrets of the cannabis plant is no less newsworthy.
5:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Main Stage Closing
Stanley Park Ballroom, Second Floor, Westin Bayshore Hotel
5:00 pm – 6:15 pm
Due Diligence Workshop
Cypress Room I, Second Floor, Westin Bayshore Hotel
  • Jeanne Sullivan
    (Host)General Partner ,
    The Arcview Group
  • Sumit Mehta
    (Host)MAZAKALI
You are here to invest, but how to you ‘drill into the company’ to understand if they will scale? Join the seasoned investing professionals of Arcview in a due diligence session.
6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Member Meetup SSDP Happy Hour, Sponsored by Hemptown USA
H2 Lounge, Lobby Level, Westin Bayshore Hotel

All Arcview guests are invited to enjoy a casual happy hour hosted by Students for Sensible Drug Policy and sponsored by Hemptown USA. This inspiring gathering is a great way to get to know new and returning Arcview members, plus learn how the end…

7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Member Dinner Parties

We want to offer our guests the as many opportunities as possible to make new connections and spend even more quality time together during the Forum. In order to do so, we’ve booked a few reservations for small groups at various restaurants …

Thursday, April 25

 

7:30 am – 8:30 am
Registration, Breakfast & Networking
Stanley Park Foyer, Second Floor, Westin Bayshore Hotel
8:30 am – 9:00 am
Recap of Day Two, Opening Remarks
Stanley Park Ballroom, Second Floor, Westin Bayshore Hotel
  • John Downs
    (Speaker)Director Of Business Development,
    The Arcview Group
9:10 am – 9:50 am
PANEL Building a Thriving Cannabis Brand: Lessons From Those Who Have Done It
Stanley Park Ballroom, Second Floor, Westin Bayshore Hotel
  • Shea Coulson
    (Moderator)Partner,
    Dentons
  • Paul King
    (Speakers)CEO,
    Cannafornia
  • George Jage
    (Speakers)MjLink.con / MjMicro
  • John Kaye
    (Speakers)Co-Founder & CEO,
    Burb
Building a brand is a daunting task in any industry but it is especially challenging in the cannabis space.
9:55 am – 10:10 am
Platinum Keynote: Why Operations Matter and the Coming Valuation Reckoning
Stanley Park Ballroom, Second Floor, Westin Bayshore Hotel
  • Kris Krane
    (Speaker)President & Co-Founder,
    4Front Ventures
10:10 am – 10:50 am
PANEL Hemp & CBD: Operator & Investor Perspectives
Stanley Park Ballroom, Second Floor, Westin Bayshore Hotel
  • Gurinder Sandhu
    (Moderator)Cannalife
  • Damien Lowry
    (Speakers)Hemptown USA
  • Michael Bowman
    (Speakers)Founding Board Chair National Hemp Association
  • Wy Livingston
    (Speakers)Founder,
    Wise Hemp Company, LLC.
Under the Farm Bill, the legal door is now open for major global brands and investors to enter the US cannabis industry so long as their products have no more than .3% THC.
10:50 am – 12:30 pm
Breakout Session A
Track A
Cypress Room I, Second Floor, Westin Bayshore Hotel

4

subsessions

10:50 am – 12:30 pm
10:50 am
Breakout Session B
Track B
Cypress Room II, 2nd Floor, Westin Bayshore Hotel

4

subsessions

12:25 pm – 1:50 pm
Lunch Break
Stanley Park Foyer, Second Floor, Westin Bayshore Hotel
1:00 pm – 1:30 pm
Lunchtime Fireside: IBM, Blockchain, & What’s Next for Regulated Products Technology
Stanley Park Ballroom, Second Floor, Westin Bayshore Hotel
  • Martin Lataigne
    (Speakers)Senior Partner,
    Wazabi
  • John Downs
    (Speakers)Director Of Business Development,
    The Arcview Group
  • Dan Reitzik
    (Speakers)CEO,
    DMG Blockchain Solutions
More information to come!
1:40 pm – 1:45 pm
Outstanding Member Award
Stanley Park Ballroom, Second Floor, Westin Bayshore Hotel
Presented to a special Arcview member who goes above and beyond to serve our network and industry.
1:55 pm – 2:35 pm
PANEL Crystal Balling The Future of Cannabis
Stanley Park Ballroom, Second Floor, Westin Bayshore Hotel
  • Jeanne Sullivan
    (Moderator)General Partner ,
    The Arcview Group
  • Danny Davis
    (Speakers)CEO,
    Convectium
  • Tegan Adams
    (Speakers)CEO,
    New Maple Holdings
  • Victor Jerez
    (Speakers)
  • Sander Zagzebski
    (Speakers)Partner,
    Greenspoon Marder
With so much happening within the cannabis sector, it can be difficult to make predictions about the future of the industry. What are the trends to watch as cannabis moves into the mainstream?
2:35 pm – 3:10 pm
Arc Tank Session 3: Cannabis Technology
Stanley Park Ballroom, Second Floor, Westin Bayshore Hotel
TO BE ANNOUNCED
3:15 pm – 3:45 pm
PANEL Raising Capital While Avoiding the Regulatory & Compliance Landmines
Stanley Park Ballroom, Second Floor, Westin Bayshore Hotel
  • Michael Watts
    (Moderator)Partner,
    Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
  • Amy Margolis
    (Speakers)Initiative
  • Brenna Boonstra
    (Speakers)Director, Quality and Regulatory,
    Cannabis Compliance Inc.
  • Urban Smedeby
    (Speakers)President,
    ManifestSeven
  • Arolo Devlin-Brown
    (Speakers)Partner,
    Covington
Regulatory compliance is one of the biggest obstacles for businesses looking to join the legal cannabis industry. Poor regulations have the potential to be the equivalent of a meteor-level extinction event.
3:45 pm – 4:15 pm
Partner Presentation: BDS Analytics: 30 Minute Deep Dive
Stanley Park Ballroom, Second Floor, Westin Bayshore Hotel
  • Tom Adams
    (Speakers)Managing Director, Industry Intelligence,
    BDS Analytics
  • Jessica Lukas
    (Speakers)Vice President, Consumer Insights,
    BDS Analytics

BDS Analytics provides comprehensive, actionable, and accurate industry research by producing insights from dispensary point-of-sale systems through its market-leading GreenEdge platform, driving consumer research with its Cannabis Insights group…

4:15 pm – 5:00 pm
PANEL Cannabis Goes Global: Trends in International Markets
Stanley Park Ballroom, Second Floor, Westin Bayshore Hotel
  • Kimberly Burns
    (Moderator)Partner,
    Dentons
  • Brian Sheng
    (Speakers)General Partner,
    Arcview Ventures
  • Darryl Jones
    (Speakers)CEO,
    Isracann
  • Dooma Wendschuh
    (Speakers)CEO & Co-Founder,
    Province Brands
  • Zubin Jasavala
    (Speakers)President & CEO,
    Avana
Europe is positioned to become the world’s largest legal cannabis market over the next five years with a forecasted market worth up to 123 billion euros by 2028.
5:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Best Pitch Award & Day Three Main Stage Closing
Stanley Park Ballroom, Second Floor, Westin Bayshore Hotel
5:15 pm – 7:00 pm
CanopyBoulder Jumpstart Session
Cypress Room I, Second Floor, Westin Bayshore Hotel
  • Patrick Rea
    (Host)CEO & Founder,
    CanopyBoulder

“Why bet on racehorses when you can invest in the racetrack? Dive deeper into the opportunities for investment in ancillary products and services in the cannabis space during the CanopyBoulder Jumpstart session. Get to know nine tech, data, softwa…

8:00 pm – 11:30 pm

Official Arcview After Party Sponsored by FSD Pharma, Inc. (CSE:HUGE)

Advanced RSVP Required