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Agenda

The CBD and Hemp Workshop agenda has been released! Join experts from Euromonitor, Via Innovations, Eurofins Food Integrity & Innovation, The Hemp Mine LLC, and much more!

All timing in EST, Eastern Standard Time.
Session I: Trends & Market Insights
CBD State of the Industry
This session will cover the Hemp-derived CBD industry, including the market landscape, consumer trends, and innovations driving the category. Brightfield Group is a leading consumer insights and market research firm specializing in emerging industries including Cannabis, CBD and other wellness categories.
Kate Stevenson | Director of Client Strategy, Brightfield Group
Green Horizons: The Global Reach of Legal Cannabis
Additional Presenter:
Spiros Malandrakis – Industry Manager - Alcoholic Drinks, Euromonitor


Synthesising proprietary data on 20 global markets - including segment forecasts and in-depth consumer surveys - and deep industry and FMCG expertise this session will examine three of the key dynamics driving the legal cannabis industry as a truly global proposition: geographic expansion, normalisation and democratisation and the creation of novel product types and marketing frameworks. Understand how and where the cannabinoid opportunity will manifest in coming years and why this extends well beyond the current weight of geographic, regulatory and cannabinoid focus.   
Shane MacGuill | Global Lead - Nicotine & Cannabis, Euromonitor
Session II: The Current Regulatory Landscape
The Evolving Law and Regulatory Regime for Hemp and CBD
Jonathan Miller, General Counsel to the U.S. Hemp Roundtable, the hemp industry’s national advocacy organization, shares his unique perspective on the challenges and opportunities facing the hemp and CBD industries before Congress, federal agencies and state legislatures.  Miller will update participants on the efforts to secure federal legal recognition and regulation of CBD, as well as developments in the states to promote legal and safe hemp and hemp products.
Jonathan Miller | General Counsel, U.S. Hemp Roundtable
Networking Break
What the UK is Doing to Regulate the Market
The PACT Act and CBD and Delta-8 Vaping Products
In late December 2020, Congress passed new legislation that imposes a costly new set of regulatory requirements on manufacturers, distributors, and online retailers of CBD and Delta-8 vaping products by lumping these products in with electronic nicotine delivery systems.  During this session, we will address what products are covered by these requirements, what steps stakeholders need to take to become compliant, restrictions on shipping such products imposed by parcel carriers like Fed Ex, UPS, and DHL, the outlook for the continued ability to mail such products via the US Postal Service, and the potential penalties and enforcement landscape.
Lunch
Session III: The Importance of Understanding + Changing Perceptions
In late December 2020, Congress passed new legislation that imposes a costly new set of regulatory requirements on manufacturers, distributors, and online retailers of CBD and Delta-8 vaping products by lumping these products in with electronic nicot
Panelists coming soon

This panel will discuss the importance of consumers and people outside of the industry (as well as newcomers) understanding what CBD is in order to help the industry move forward and in the right direction.
We’re not Hemp or CBD People. We’re Plant People.
More details to come
Session IV: The Future of the Industry
PANEL: Exploring Emerging Cannabinoids
Panelists
  • Dr. Miyabe Shields – Chief Science Officer, Real Isolates
  • Dr. Allison Justice – Founder and CEO, The Hemp Mine LLC
This panel will dive into new and exciting ways cannabinoids are currently being used and new discoveries that will impact the years to come
 
Networking Break
PANEL: A Look at the Future Landscape
Moderator:
  • Asa Waldstein – Principal, Supplement Advisory Group & AHPA Cannabis Committee Chair
Panelists:
  • Vanessa Snyder – Business Development Director, Eurofins Food Integrity & Innovation
  • David Dawson – Senior Scientist, Via Innovations
  • Alex Capano – Chief Science Officer, EcoFibre Limited
  • More panelists to come!
Description
  • Discuss new products, technology, and the expansion of the market landscape
  • Potential opportunities and growth as we move the market further
  • Expand on challenges within the market
  • Bring to the forefront any big conversations or discussions that were seen within the workshop
Closing Remarks