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Ed Rosenthal is recognized worldwide as a leading authority on marijuana. In almost 40 years as America’s “Guru of Ganjasm” he has written or edited more than two dozen books about marijuana cultivation and social policy that cumulatively have sold over two million copies. His first book is the only title on marijuana cultivation to be reviewed by the New York Time’s Book Review and his latest release, Marijuana Grower’s Handbook has become the definitive marijuana cultivation resource and official course book for Oaksterdam University, the leading trade school for the cannabis industry. After almost three decades, his Ask Ed column continues to answer questions on all matters of marijuana from readers around the world.
Patrick has spent 35 years in the agricultural industry from the picks and shovels to numerous licensed cannabis companies. Patrick is the Founder and CEO of Soil King Enterprises, his businesses touch every part of legal cannabis. Soils, Garden Centers, Soil King Approved Products, National Soils, OrganiKing Consulting, Genetics, Distribution, Manufacturing, Transportation, Retail, Events, Remediation, Nursery, Cultivation, Marketing, Filming, Packaging and more. “I’m on a mission to change the world one plant at a time”.
Wendy Kornberg is first and foremost a mother to two beautiful girls, a legacy regenerative farmer, and KNF expert, and is the CEO and Founder of Sunnabis: Humboldt’s Full Sun Farms, based in Southern Humboldt County. Her legacy farm has produced high-grade, medical cannabis for herself and California patients alike, respectfully tending to their stunning, off-grid location through organic and natural farming methods. She is extremely passionate about providing cannabis with the core value of sustainability, held to the highest degree possible by using environmentally friendly farming methods and respecting the natural rhythms of the plants, animals, and the environment around them.
“Justin Calvino is an Emerald Triangle entrepreneur on a personal mission to save the small cannabis farmers and artisans of the region through his imaginative regenerative economics model, The Emerald Road.
Calvino believes that Mendocino possesses all the creative genius it needs to solve its own problems and build a vibrant, sustainable, local, living economy. Small cannabis farmers didn’t get into the business to build brands and compete with multinational corporations. The Emerald Road was born out of necessity, to help save this industry but also to support all of the diverse artisans of Mendocino.
The Emerald Road is a crypto-exclusive California lifestyle platform that will leverage decades of local cultural experiences with emergent technologies. When launched in June, this revolutionary platform will be a unique bazaar-like marketplace that allows users to engage with brands, artists, creators, teachers, and practitioners via web/mobile devices and live events.”
– Cannabis Radio
Called “The Swami of Pot” by Rolling Stone Magazine, Swami Chaitanya is a radical human being. Having started life as an East Coast academic and now an Emerald Triangle homesteader in his seventies, Swami has helped shape both cannabis culture and policy over the years, making the transition himself from a rebellious outlaw to a respected thought leader in a multibillion dollar industry. A self-described “original hippie,” Swami moved to San Francisco in 1967. From there, he traveled the world, living in South America, Europe and India for many years before settling in Northern California’s Mendocino County in the heart of the Emerald Triangle. Also a well-known figure in the music festival scene, Swami speaks and teaches publicly on meditation, spirituality, and more.
History: Chris began his edible line of chocolate bars in 2010 known as Zonka Bars. After being one of the first edible companies on the market, The Zonka Brand endured many challenges both legal and financial like many start up companies in Arizona at that time. But with perseverance, resolve and amazing patient loyalty, The Zonka Brand has survived the tests of time and has relaunched better than ever: OG Zonka Farms is back.
Present Day: In Jan 2020 Chris restarted his production of the original Zonka Bar – a 4oz Milk Chocolate bar (450mg) and a variety of 2oz bars (200mg). The 2oz bar flavors are; Milk Chocolate, Milk Chocolate Crunch, Dark Chocolate, Dark Chocolate Mint Cookies and Cream, White Chocolate with Pop Rocks. They also carry a 1 gm/ 40 mg Golden Nugget for single use dosing as well. 2021 they’re looking to reopen their cafe!
The Future: In addition to the chocolate bars a variety of other items are available including a variety of Kief strains such as Grand Daddy Purple and Blue Dream. Other edibles, rosin and RSO are also in the development stages. Also the goal is to bring back the baked line of edibles as well, truffles, brownies, cookies and rice krispee treats.
Today Chris and his wife Andi are successful entrepreneurs’. Chris continues to devote his life to helping end Cannabis Prohibition. He is a founder of a nonprofit program assisting children in need of care as well as a re-entry program for inmates returning home from incarceration such as counseling, rehab and job placement. Check out “One Life: The Chris Martin Story” the book,
https://hempfulfarms.com/product/one-life-the-chris-martin-story/ and their Documentary #hatersmakemefamous on Amazon Prime
Mack spent two decades in the water treatment business directly responsible for 1000’s of in-home residential systems. He presently oversees sales and distribution in one the largest home improvement, National store chains in the US, featuring a no salt hybrid water filtration system that manages hardwater issues and virtually eliminates heavy metals, pesticides, herbicides, chlorine, and volatile organic chemicals, capable of customizing any size water treatment system from large scale commercial systems down to single family residences. These are manufactured and assembled in the US.
Allen Saadeh is the CEO of Growganica inc. a high quality, simple and effective organic fertilizer company. Allen has over 15 years of experience in plant cultivation and processing. He has been passionate about the study of microbiology, agronomy, and is very passionate about regenerative farming and soil remediation techniques. Allen’s passion in farming and gardening has lead him on a path to bring very simple effective methods of cultivation to any small family farm or large scale commercial farms.
My name is Chef Turtle and I am a cannabis infusion educator/award winning cannabis chef. I have an Infusion cooking show called “Chef Turtle’s Infusion Kitchen” and an infusion guide book. My goal in this industry is to help teach patients how to medicate/dose properly while making their own edibles with a full plant infusion. Along with that I help out in the veteran community teaching about natural medicine and advocating for patients rights. I am here today to also talk about my story and to help motivate everyone to follow their dreams!
Earlvin Proctor is Managing Director for The Amazing Doctor Zymes, accountable for marketing, sales, revenue, profit, and client satisfaction. He has been responsible for leading The Amazing Doctor Zymes through its most important challenges and opportunities since 2019. His mission is to drive business expansion by offering socially and environmentally responsible products of the highest quality.
Earlvin has over 15 years of business leadership experience in multi-industry environments. During his career, he has built a reputation for operational excellence, innovative strategic thinking, working with the highest level of integrity, and a deep passionate commitment to The Amazing Doctor Zymes’ clients. He holds a Business Administration degree from Bowie State University, and currently resides in the DMV, Washington, DC area.
Marybeth Sanchez, born in a flood in 1955, she is obsessed with the weather. She Started life as a farmer’s daughter immersed in agriculture with a great interest in plants in general.
Marybeth studied horticultural and agriculture independently for most of her life. She was formally educated in college majoring in Horticulture. As an experienced home grower of a variety of crops, she managed a local nursery in the town she lives in, for 11 years. With over 12 years of cannabis industry immersion, she regularly advises cannabis growers of all levels of practice from small home growers to commercial operations.
Marybeth is a frequent lecturer on the subjects of compost, compost tea, soil biology, organic, regenerative and sustainable growing practices. She has produced published articles for Skunk Magazine and is a frequent guest on a variety of popular cannabis podcasts.
Daniel “Rasta” Searcy
™ Beleaf Cannabis is a trusted source for amazing selected phenos for licensed growers. HUNTER, SELECTOR AND NAMER OF WHITE TRUFFLE BRED BY FRESH COAST: We are located in Tulsa Oklahoma. We pheno hunt thousands of phenos at a time from respected and amazing breeders in the industry such as Inhouse Genetics, Solfire, ￼ Canarado, Square1 Genetics, Compound, LIT Farms, Fresh Coast Seed Co, ThugPug, Calyx Bros and many, many more. We have been operational for over 7 years as BeLeaf and have over 30 years of cultivation experience. We will soon be in over 40+ countries- following all legal guidelines- as well as facilitating fire all around the united states. We treat every plant with the utmost RASPECT and LOVE in every process. BOOM FIYA
“Social Equity Through Commercial Autoflower Cultivation” – This segment will touch on Joshua’s experience growing autoflowers at commerical scale and how it relates to social equity in cannabis sales. We will touch on intentional cultivation for a “value shelf”, the current status of that product grade across the industry and how important it is for lower income customers to have access to product that is safe and enjoyable. His partner, Grigoriy Dubyago will also talk about new genetics bred for homogenuity at scale and different genotypes for smokeable flower and fresh frozen extraction. In conclusion we will talk about how the new genetics complement our intentional cultivation practices.
PooGod Colorado is known for supplying mushroom growers with the most premium gear in the mycology industry. If you’re interested in growing mushrooms or have been growing mushrooms this topic is where quality in-depth conservation is to be had. Topics include, laboratory procedures, how to get larger fruits, best environmental conditions and dealing with contamination. Come get to know us!
Jay is a seasoned executive with broad and diverse global experience in leading organizations. He is Co-Founder and COO of Ornavera, a Precision Agriculture company that assists growers to improve crop yield, plant quality and resources used.
Jay’s career includes executive roles leading Global Sales, Services and Engineering organizations with private equity owned companies and over 30 years with Motorola and Intel’s IoT Group. He has been an Adjunct Professor at the University of Northern Colorado teaching undergraduate Fundamentals of Entrepreneurship, Fundamentals of Project Management and Management & Organizational Behavior. In addition, Jay is an active Advisor assisting start-up programs associated with the University of Colorado, Colorado State University and Innosphere’s Sage program.
Mary Jane Oatman
Mary Jane Oatman is an enrolled member of the Nez Perce Tribe and descendant of the Delaware Tribe and proud mother of three beautiful people. She is the founder of the Indigenous CANNabis Coalition (ICANNC) and publisher of THC Magazine, host of THC SmokeSignals Podcast.The mission of ICANNC is to provide education and outreach to tribal communities and to support the preservation and protection of Indigenous plant medicines, homelands, and stories.
Mary Jane has been dedicated to reclaiming Indigenous cultures and restoring pre colonial economies in hemp and cannabis. She has worked for her tribe and other communities to advocate to state and federal agencies to protect tribal sovereignty and to ensure more effective government to government relationships are steered by building bridges between diverse stakeholders. In 2009, Oatman was the youngest member appointed by President Barack Obama to serve on the National Advisory Council on Indian Education, while also serving as the first Director of Indian Education for the state of Idaho.
Tribal Cannabis Liason and CEO, Green Chief Farms First Tribal Cultivation and Cannabis Business Licenses, Big Valley Band of Pomo Indians, Big Valley Rancheria. He has been actively working on tribal cannabis for the last 5 years. He is networking and connecting with tribal leaders in California and across the country to address tribes and cannabis policy. Joseph’s passion is to work with all Native American tribes interested in the cultivation of cannabis while contributing to a tribal network for cannabis cultivation and distribution between all tribes in the country with an emphasis in California.
Keiko Beatie has been a practitioner of Ayurveda, Chinese and Holistic Medicine since the 1970’s. Her specialty in Homeopathic has continued with whole plant cannabis medicine and focusing on education for better patient care. She is the Director of Education for Coral Cove Wellness Resort located in Jamaica as well as an owner. This is an oceanfront cannabis and psychedelic educational facility.
She speaks at many mainstream and cannabis conferences across the country on subjects Senior Education, Edibles, Pain Management, Canna Travel Tourism, Patient Care, just to name a few. Her background, education and knowledge on the whole plant has assisted many to be able to be in this industry and community, but most of all heal themselves from many serious diseases.
At this time, she is a Board Member for many various organizations starting with Advisory Board Member for Cannabis World Congress & Business Expo, OC NORML, The Cannabis Chamber of Commerce, Asian Cannabis Roundtable, Judge of Edibles for The Emerald Cup, Ambassador for the California State Fair Cannabis Competition and Board Member for Cashom.
Mike Chang is a Staff Agronomist with GrowersHouse and CannaCribs Consulting. Mike has a BS in Agriculture Technology Management and is a licensed California Pesticide DDA. He has worked in plant genetics labs, produce greenhouses and commercial cannabis operations. Mike’s main focus is to help growers find the most expedient and sustainable solutions to increase cultivation ROI by means of operational efficiencies and increased production.
Rose Taylor, EA is a well-experienced accountant with abundant professional experience in varying industries for the past 15+ years. She has worked with public and private companies ranging from small businesses to multi-million dollar corporations. Rose is no stranger to the cannabis industry; she loves the challenges it brings. Over her career, she has owned multiple businesses and had vested partnership interests in retail, e-commerce, and real estate.
Rose’s entrepreneurial experience and exposure to companies of all sizes provides her with a unique perspective compared to most in the industry. She brings exceptional knowledge to the table when it comes to advising and representing her clients’ best interests.
Rocky Edward Petrullo
Rocky Petrullo has a background as a cannabis pioneer in Jamaica and Columbia back in the 1970’s as well as these last 5 years in Jamaica acquiring 4 legal cannabis licenses and building and opening a weed dispensary in Ocho Rios. Currently, his operations have moved into Colombia where he hopes to grow for export classic heirloom strains for medical importers. Rocky also has Arizona water quality knowledge from being an ADEQ water quality expert and EPA compliance officer. He will give examples of contaminated groundwater and examples of areas that have naturally occurring contamination like arsenic, fluoride, nitrates, surface water quality issues (CAP), all of which lead to the importance of filtration and water treatment for commercial cannabis; especially in the West.
Delene Gilbert joined OSB in October of 2020 as an extension of the Oklahoma cannabis industry in the form of providing consultative insight for OSB to understand the professional business needs of the cannabis market. Her guidance was provided based on her established expertise operating her own cannabis businesses in Oklahoma alongside her husband.
In August, she was promoted to director of the MRB program at OSB where she has proven her ability to grow the MRB -portfolio responsibly working in direct accordance of FINCEN guidelines with BSA/AML procedural efficiencies monitored and addressed daily. Delene has brought various professional relationships to add value to the existent and future customers of OSB to enhance the customer’s experience and provide necessary functional business items every business should have. She is the cofounder of 501c(3) nonprofit organization, Oklahoma Women Cann Association, and also founded the Little Buds Charity that financially assists families in obtaining medical marijuana cards for minors in the state of Oklahoma. Delene has also been featured in national and local cannabis publications and podcasts.
Th owner of CannaFREEZE, Richard L. DeLong has 33 years of experience in the field of botanical freeze dryers and is an expert in the process of Botanical Lyophilization. He was instrumental in the development of floral preservation on a global basis, and co-founded the International Freeze Dried Flower Association (IFDFA). He trained the entire botanical preservation industry through 275 training classes, spanning three decades.
Richard was also active in the basic design of several models of Commercial Freeze Dryers for both the VirTis and FTS Kinetics companies (now SP Scientific). For the past twenty years, he has been designing freeze dryers for his own company, Botanique Preservation Equipment, Inc.
In 2017, Richard partnered with a leading manufacturer of freeze dryers to build th CannaFREEZE line of equipment specifically for the Cannabis and Hemp Industries. This factory has been supplying very robust, industrial quality freeze dryers for a variety of industries for over 28 years. All of the CannaFREEZE freeze dryers are built to Richard’s specifications in this ISO:9001 accredited factory by a dedicated team of experience engineers.
Personal Customer Service and Dependable Support is at the center of everything he does.
As the Business Manager for Key Grow Solutions, Joel is privileged to be at the forefront of nutrient delivery innovation. Having previously managed the biological nutrient company Primordial Solutions, dispensaries (including the opening of recreational sales in Las Vegas at Oasis Cannabis), cultivation and production facilities, wholesale sales, product development, as well as distribution, Joel brings unique insights to the plant, its effects, and the emerging legal market from seed to sale.
Rocco Petrilli is Chairman of the National Cannabis Risk Management Association, leading its creation and growth as the only dedicated cannabis risk management association in the Americas. Mr. Petrilli also serves as CEO | President of National Cannabis Risk Prevention Services (NCRPS), where he developed a comprehensive risk assessment tool, CRP2, has extensive experience in all aspects of global and multinational business planning/development. He also specializes in risk management and talent optimization, achieving multiple team victories in more than a dozen business startups by creating the proper organizational architecture and ensuring continuous improvement. Mr. Petrilli earned a BSc in Chemical Engineering from Pennsylvania State University.
John “Harts” Hartsell is the co-founder and CEO of DIZPOT, a leading-edge global cannabis packaging company providing customers with single source branding, packaging, and proprietary technology solution, known for bringing compliant products to market quickly in the highly competitive CPG environment.
Armed with international expertise and a sharp sense of humor, Hartsell is a lifelong entrepreneur with a marketing background who has worked with some of the world’s largest brands such as YUM! Brands, Walmart, and Harkins Theaters. After creating and building several successful companies, Hartsell co-founded DIZPOT in 2017, and since then, the company has grown into one of the largest cannabis packaging firms in the country boasting proprietary technologies, a 14,000 sq. ft. facility in Phoenix, and a presence in all legalized states.
True to his roots, Hartsell and his business partner, Jeff Scrabeck, built their company upon the foundation of “Old School Service, The Golden Rule” and “No Hesitation” core values that stand true every day. Hartsell, who attributes his success to the innovative company culture, is known to combine business and fun while seriously supporting legalization efforts in the U.S. and abroad. Putting his money where his mouth is, Hartsell was an ardent supporter of Arizona’s Prop 207 which legalized adult use in that state. He is still actively involved on a state and federal level with lobbying and political activities that move the industry forward. For fun, Hartsell co-hosts the YouTube PODCAST “Alice & Bill’s,” where he entertains his audience by inviting special VIP guests to dab and discuss life from DIZPOT’s in-house recording studio. John’s greatest achievement is not professional at all, it’s his strong family bond with Marcie, Maddox, and Gracie.
Karly Cramer is an Arizona native. She is on the board of Freedom Grow, an all-volunteer nonprofit that helps cannabis prisoners take back their freedom by offering commissary money, books, magazines, family outreach and public education. She also does volunteer work for CAN-DO, a nonprofit foundation that advocates Clemency for All Non Violent Drug Offenders.
NOTE: This schedule – subject to minor tweak up until the time of the specific event… so please check back here to confirm! These sessions are going to be invaluable to your business so you won’t want to miss a single speaking event. This is how and where we all learn and grow. Thank you so much!
|Panel Day 1 - Friday June 17||Time||Names of Contact||Names of Panelists|
|Room 1||Opening Keynote: Tips for Growers w/ Ed Rosenthal||10:00-10:25||Jane Rosenthal||Ed Rosenthal|
|Room 1||Taxation and Accounting Discussion||11:00-11:25||Rose Taylor||Rose Taylor|
|Room 1||Grow your Grow||11:30-11:55||Katie Corley||Mike Chang|
|Room 1||Women Opportunities in Cannabis||12:00-12:25||Kerri Accardi||Kerri Accardi|
|Room 2||Speaker: Implementing Growganica Organic Fertilizer in Regenerative Farming Practices||12:00-12:25||Dan Turbyfill||Allen Saadeh|
|Room 1||National Cannabis Risk Management Association||12:30-12:55||Diana Ramos||Rocco Petrillia|
|Room 1||State of the Industry Past, Present and Future||1:00-1:25||Dan Turbyfill||Patrick King, Justin Calvino|
|Room 2||Managing Your Plant Nutrients||1:00-1:25||Joel Perkins||Joel Perkins|
|Room 1||"Snip it in the bud" - How to eliminate waste and increase productivity to maximize profits||1:30-1:55||Mayo, Jacqueline||Jacqueline Mayo|
|Room 1||Optimizing Plant Health & Quality with AI||2:00-2:25||Jay Anderson||Jay Anderson|
|Room 2||Legends of Legacy||2:00-2:55||Dan Turbyfill||Wendy Kornberg, Patrick King, Swami Chaitanya, Justin Calvino|
|Room 2||Indigenous Cannabis and Community||3:00-3:45||Dan Turbyfill||Mary Jane Oatman, Joe Montoya|
|Panel Day 2 - Saturday June 18||Time||Names of Contact||Name of Panelists|
|Room 2||Intro to Mushroom Growing||10:15-10:55||PooGod Colorado||PooGod Colorado Team|
|Room 1||Cannabis Infusion||10:45-11:25||Neil McAlister||Chef Turtle|
|Room 1||Best Water Best Plant: Do you know your water?||11:30-11:55||Rocky||Mack Davis, Edward Rocky Petrullo|
|Room 2||Saving Dollars & Making Sense on Organic Pest Management Made Simple||11:30-11:55||Earlvin Proctor||Earlvin Proctor & Marybeth Sanchez|
|Room 1||Saving Water and Nutrients — The Wick System||12:00-12:25||Jane Rosenthal||Ed Rosenthal|
|Room 1||Freedom Grow - Bringing Light to a Dark Cell||1:00-1:25||Karly Cramer||Chris Martin, Andi Martin, Karly Cramer|
|Room 2||Social Equity Through Commercial Autoflower Cultivation||1:00-1:25||Joshua Gonzales||Joshua Gonzales|
|Room 1||Technology in the Cannabis Packaging Space||1:30-1:55||Sadie Thompson||John Hartsell, CEO and co-founder of DIZPOT|
|Room 2||Love and Vibrational Cultivation||1:30 - 1:55||Daniel 'Rasta' Searcy||Daniel 'Rasta' Searcy|
|Room 2||Cannafreeze: Perfectly Preserved Cannabis||2 - 2:25||Richard DeLong||Richard Delong, President/Founder - CannaFREEZE|
|Room 1||Haters Make Me Famous||2:00-2:25||Chris Martin||Chris Martin|
PHOENIX 2022 EXHIBITOR LIST
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