Sun Parlour Grower Presents:

Our 2019 Seminar Series  on the 

Sun Parlour Stage!

Saturday September 28

11:15 – 11:45amAn Introduction to Medical CannabisArash Taghvai, Apollo Clinics
12:15 – 12:45pmUnderstanding Edibles and ConcentratesPanel Discussion with Mike Robertson – resolveCBD, Kevin Fowler – Euphoria Extractions, Pat Newton – Munchy Brothers Inc.
1:15 – 2:00 pm Healing with CBD Panel Discussion with Tanya Dercach – Elevated Wellness, Kim Lam – Apollo Clinics, Rich Stevenson – WeedTech Niagara
2:30 – 3:00pm Growing Your 4 Legal Plants at HomeAlex Rea, Homegrown Hydroponics
3:30 – 4:15 pm Canndora Panel: Women and Cannabis Katie Pringle, Marigold PR with Jessica Letourneau – Agmedica, Samantha Dumas – Canibrands, and Caryma Sa’d – Sadvocacy.
4:45 – 5:15pmAdvance Growing – Maximizing Your YieldJawad Skinieh, Sun Parlour Grower
5:45 – 6:15pmKnow Your Legal RightsPanel Discussion with Caryma Sa’d, Sadvocacy Legal.  Featuring Andy Lee from NORML Canada
6:15 – 7:00pmCannabis Licensing – Negotiating The ProcessDenise Penczak – Uniik Organica Inc. & Conor Purdon – AAPS

Sunday September 29

11:15 – 12:00pmHealing with CBD Panel Discussion with Tanya Dercach – Elevated Wellness, Kim Lam – Apollo Clinics, Jackson Tran – resolveCBD
12:30 – 1:00 pmUnderstanding Edibles and ConcentratesPanel Discussion with Mike Robertson – resolveCBD, Kevin Fowler – Euphoria Extractions, Pat Newton – Munchy Brothers Inc.
1:30 – 2:00pmCannabis Policy: How did we get here and where do we go now?Caryma Sa’d, Sadvocacy Legal
2:30 – 3:15pmCooking with CannabisPat Crocker, Celebrity Chef & Author
3:30 – 4:15pmCannabis Wellness and InspirationPanel Discussion Moderated by  Nikita Gullion – Cannabis Living Expo, Patrina McBride, TinaRae, Alex Krause

Seminar Speakers

nikita gullion - show hostess & Ringmaster!

Cannabis Living Expo

Nikita returns as our Show Hostess for 2019, bringing her natural energy and enthusiasm to the floor!  She will be Moderating a panel discussion on “Cannabis Wellness and Inspiration”

Patrina Mcbride - stage hostess

Moderator of all our Panels & Speakers

Hosting a Workshop/Demo on “Women and THC”

Patrina’s cannabis journey began when Herb hired her as one of the High Moms for their “High Mom’s Club” web series. Since this re-introduction to cannabis Patrina has studied how different today’s cannabis is from the grass of her teens. She took that knowledge and applied it to her long honed culinary skill and has developed recipes for edibles and topicals. She hopes to become the “Paula Deen” of cannabis edibles!

Arash Taghvai

Apollo Cannabis Clinics

“An Introduction to Medical Cannabis”

Arash is an International Medical Graduate who works as Manager of Clinical Affairs at Apollo Cannabis Clinics in Toronto.  He works to support patients who are looking to improve their quality of life with medical cannabis, at Apollo Cannabis Clinics.  Apollo is a doctor’s office in Toronto, that prescribes medical cannabis for patients suffering from conditions such as pain, sleep issues, and anxiety, and Apollo educates all their patients, and the larger community, about this alternative medicine.

Pat crocker

Celebrity Chef and Best-Selling Author

Live DEMO: “Cooking With Cannabis"

Teacher, writer, photographer, and author of 22 cookbooks including Healing Cannabis Edibles, The Herbalist’s Kitchen, The Healing Herbs Cookbook, Preserving, and The Juicing Bible, Pat Crocker is a foodie and culinary herbalist. With over 1.5 million books in print and over a dozen translated into eleven languages, Pat has been honored twice by the International Herb Association and she received the 2009 Gertrude H. Foster award from the Herb Society of America for Excellence in Herbal Literature. Her books, The Juicing Bible and The Vegan Cook’s Bible attained ‘Best in theWorld’ awards from the International Gourmand Culinary Guild.

Alex Rea

Homegrown Hydroponics

“Growing Your 4 Legal Plants”

Alex Rea is Vice President of Homegrown Hydroponics Inc and co-founder of Phytomedical Cannabis Consulting. Homegrown , a Toronto based company engaged in hydroponic equipment supply is a leader in the industry, engaged in imports, wholesale supply, retailing and consulting for large scale legal cannabis growing. With Phytomedical, Alex assists clients seek legal access and information on buying, using and growing cannabis. Alex is the second generation, with a unique perspective of the cannabis industry and has a passion for learning how this plant will affect Canadian Industry.

Jawad Skinieh, Master Grower

Sun Parlour Growers

“Advanced Growing – Maximizing Your Yield”

Mr. Skieneh has over 9 years of growing experience in greenhouse production, cloning, and strain selection including a year running a facility in Humboldt County, the center of excellence for cannabis cultivation in California.

Caryma Sa’d

Founder, Sadvocacy

"Know Your Legal Rights" and "Cannabis Policy"

Caryma Sa’d is a budding lawyer in the cannabis space. She is the founder and principal of SADVOCACY Professional Corporation. The practice focuses on criminal and landlord/tenant law. The firm works closely with cannabis activists, educators, and entrepreneurs, as well as individual patients and recreational consumers. Caryma’s perspective on the intersection of law, politics, and racism underlying cannabis prohibition makes her a strong proponent of legalization and amnesty.

katie pringle

HOST & MODERATOR, CANNDORA PRESENTS:

WOMEN & CANNABIS

Legalization, Women & Wellness.

Join Canndora and guest experts to talk ‘Women and Cannabis’. In this panel we’ll explore products and brands for women, how the industry has evolved, as well as what’s coming to the market.

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Jessica Letourneau

Senior Marketing Manager, Agmedica

WOMEN & CANNABIS

Legalization, Women & Wellness.

Join Canndora and guest experts to talk ‘Women and Cannabis’. In this panel we’ll explore products and brands for women, how the industry has evolved, as well as what’s coming to the market.

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Samantha dumas

Chief Branding Officer, Canibrands

WOMEN & CANNABIS

Legalization, Women & Wellness.

Join Canndora and guest experts to talk ‘Women and Cannabis’. In this panel we’ll explore products and brands for women, how the industry has evolved, as well as what’s coming to the market.

Kim lam, md.

Apollo Cannabis CLinics

Panelist: “Healing with CBD"

Kim is a physician’s assistant and patient educator at Apollo Cannabis Clinics in Toronto.  She works to support patients who are looking to improve their quality of life with medical cannabis, at Apollo Cannabis Clinics.  Apollo is a doctor’s office in Toronto, that prescribes medical cannabis for patients suffering from conditions such as pain, sleep issues, and anxiety, and Apollo educates all their patients, and the larger community, about this alternative medicine.

Jackson Tran

Co-Founder, resolveCBD

Panelist: "Healing With CBD"

Jackson is Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer at resolveCBD.  Jackson is a Chartered Accountant and holds a Bachelor of Business Administration from Wilfrid Laurier University. He has worked in various accounting and finance functions including financial reporting, expense consulting, and debt & equity research. Jackson also has extensive knowledge of the cannabis space through his sector coverage experience, active investments, and being a medicinal patient.  

Rich stevenson

WeedTech Niagara

Panelist: "Healing With CBD"

Rich is an HVAC Technician
He has 7 years growing experience.
He is also a licensed AMCPR Grower.
Rich uses CBD every day, and has experienced incredible results.

Tanya Dercach

Creative Director/ Educator; The Elevated Wellness Co., Social Sessions Events

Panelist: "Healing With CBD"

With over 8 years of field and practical research in the Cannabis Food and Drink market, Tanya turned her attention to CBD within the last 4 years, researching all of the health and wellness benefits that it offers for both pets and humans.

Kevin fowler

Brand Ambassador, Euphoria Extractions

Panelist: "Edibles and Concentrates"

The Euphoria Extractions team is looking to continue being prime examples of how edibles should be produced and packaged with their professional approach to the brand with a major focus on portion control for harm reduction

Mike Robertson

Co-Founder, resolveCBD

Panelist: "Edibles and Concentrates"

Mike Robertson is Co-founder and Chief Product Officer at resolveCBD. Mike studied economics at the University of Guelph; during this time he managed a cafe and discovered a passion for the food and beverage industry. As a long-term medical patient of cannabis, Mike was inspired to combine his love of food with medicine, leading to years of experience creating natural and safe edibles for friends and family.

Pat newton

Head Chef & Creative Director, Munchy Brothers Inc.

Panelist: "Edibles and Concentrates"

Patrick is a classically-trained chef who studied under some of Toronto’s most prolific restauranteurs including Peter Oliver. He’s been cooking with cannabis since he was a teenager, after graduating from George Brown for food and beverage management he ran Dude Food a lifestyle cooking brand.  He’s the co-founder of Munchy Brothers, an edibles brand that is providing people the tools to become culinary cannabis aficionados. 

Denise penczak

Founder and President, Uniik Organica Inc.

Panelist: "Cannabis Licensing - Negotiating the Process"

Denise Penczak is the founder and president of Uniik Organica Inc. located in Saint-Sauveur Quebec.  The company manufactures natural, and organic skincare applications.  Denise has been working on the Application process for a micro-processing license with Health Canada, and has recently submitted the application.  She will be offering a viewpoint from within the process of licensing.

conor purdon

Academy of Applied Pharmaceutical Sciences Inc.

Panelist: "Cannabis Licensing - Negotiating the Process"

In 2018, Conor was brought on by AAPS to help develop the Cannabis Retail Management and Operations program following the announcement of a private retail model in Ontario. Conor has developed and run a number of workshops and seminars focused on cannabis retail regulations, quality assurance and cannabis management.

Alex krause

Advocate, NORML Canada

Panelist: "Cannabis Wellness and Inspiration"

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Tina rae

Veteran Ambassador, CannaConnect

Panelist: "Cannabis Wellness and Inspiration"

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