August 28th-30th, 2017 at the Oregon Convention Center in downtown Portland, OR

GROW WITH US in 2017 at the Oregon Convention Center in Downtown Portland, OR, August 28th-30th! This year we will have 60,000 square feet of exhibit hall space and 50,000 square feet of meeting space for technical presentations. We hope that you will join us for this historic event.

Don't miss out on our 2017 Canna Boot Camp! This is our full-day workshop that covers everything from Cultivation, Extraction, Sample Prep, Analytical Testing, Edibles Manufacturing and more! This event sold out VERY quickly in 2016.

 

Cannabis Science Conference is the world's largest cannabis science expo. Our conference pulls together cannabis industry experts, instrument manufacturers, testing labs, research scientists, medical practitioners, policy makers and interested novices. Our annual event is aimed at improving cannabis science. Join us in Portland, Oregon, for an exciting conference with keynotes, presentations, round table discussions and exhibits. At our inaugural event we hosted over 750 attendees from all over the world!

 

NEW FOR 2017:

  • 60,000 sq. ft. of exhibit hall space
  • 50,000 sq. ft. of meeting space for presentations
  • Parallel medical & scientific technical sessions
  • Expanded Canna Boot Camp with new cultivation segment
  • Technical poster presentations and much, much more!

jCanna's 2016 Cannabis Science Conference & Canna Boot Camp in the News!

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Photos from the inaugural Cannabis Science Conference...

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2017 TECHNICAL PROGRAM

  

Analytical Science Track

    Tuesday, August 29th, 2017

7:00 AM Registration Open
8:00 AM Networking & Coffee in Exhibit Hall
8:55 AM

Welcome Address by Joshua Crossney, President & Founder, jCanna, Inc.

 

Cultivation & Genomics  Session, Chair:

Autumn Karcey,  Cultivo, Inc.

9:00 AM Cultivation Panel: Autumn Karcey, Cultivo, Inc., Peter Maguire, Lighthouse Worldwide Solutions, Skye Hanke, Smart Bee Controllers
9:40 AM

Questions & Discussions

9:55 AM

Technology to Enable High Throughput Analysis of The Entire Cannabis Supply Chain

Dr. Michael Hogan, CSO, Pathogen Dx

10:30 AM  Keynote Address
11:10 AM Questions & Discussion
11:20 AM

Lunch on Your Own in Exhibit Hall/Networking & Poster Presentations

  Cannabis Testing Session
1:00 PM

Cannabis Testing, Compliance/Regulations

Josh Wurzer, President, SC Laboratories  

1:20 PM

The Problem with Cannabinoids: Investigation of Various Sample Preparation Approaches to Remove Cannabinoids for Trace Level Pesticide Analysis

Julie Kowalski, PhD, Tracy Analytics Laboratory

1:40 PM

Standardization in the Cannabis Industry

Cindy Orser, PhD, CSO, Digipath Labs

 

2:00 PM

Cannabis Testing, Research, Business/Lab Management

Jeff Angermann, CSO, 374 Labs, LLC.

2:20 PM

Questions & Discussion

2:40 PM

Cannabis Standards Panel

Panelists:

Cynthia Ludwig, Director, Technical Services, AOCS, Susan Audino, PhD,  Chair of the Cannabis Advisory Panel & Chair of the Cannabis Working Group, AOAC International

Robert Morgan, Director, Technical Committee Operations,  ASTM

Joe Konschnik, ACIL

3:30 PM

Networking & Poster Sessions in Exhibit Hall

 

INDUSTRY SESSION - Chair:  Laura Bush, LCGC

4:30 PM

An Easy Approach for the Analysis of Active Cannabis Compounds in Edible Food Products: Gummy Bears and Brownies

Katherine Stenerson, Principal Scientist, Millipore Sigma

4:50 PM

Analysis of Cannabis for Pesticide Residues by GC/Q-TOF

Philip Wylie, Sr. Research Scientist, Agilent Technologies

5:10 PM

Cannabis Testing- ICPMS

Dan Davis, Elemental Product Manager, Shimadzu Scientific Instruments

5:30 PM

The Use of Orthogonal Methods to Monitor the Major Degradation Products of Cannabidiol (CBD)

Catharine Layton, Waters Corporation

5:50 PM

Questions & Discussion
6:00 PM Mixer in Exhibit Hall Sponsored by Shimadzu Scientific Instruments
 

Analytical Science Track

Wednesday, August 30th, 2017

7:00 AM Registration Open
8:00 AM Networking & Coffee in Exhibit Hall
8:55 AM Welcome Address
  History & Extractions Session
9:00 AM History of Cannabis
9:30 AM

The science and economics of CO2 extraction and oil manufacturing

Dr. Markus Roggen, Director of Science & Technology, OutCo 

10:00 AM

Extraction and Refinement in Colorado:

A 5,280 ft. View

Christian Sweeney, Director of Science & Technology, Cannabistry Labs

 

10:30 AM Keynote Address - Prof. Jack Henion, PhD, Advion
11:10 AM Questions & Discussions
11:20 AM

Lunch on Your Own in Exhibit Hall/Networking & Poster Presentations

 

Cannabis Research Session

1:00 PM

Comprehensive analysis of Cannabis sativa from cannabinoids to terpenes using multiple reaction monitoring (MRM) gas chromatography-triple quadrupole-mass spectrometry

Allegra Leghisa, University of Texas at Arlingotn

1:20 PM

Stable isotopes of cannabis – A powerful new analytical tool

Brett J. Tipple, Ph.D., Research Assistant Professor, Department of Biology, University of Utah

James R. Ehleringer, Ph.D., Distinguished Professor of Biology, Department of Biology, University of Utah

1:40 PM

Molecular Structure and Dynamics of Cannabinoids, Terpenes and Their Associated Receptors: From Quantitative Analytical Testing to Probing Metabolomics and the ‘Entourage Effect’

Jeff Yarger, Professor, Arizona State University

2:00 PM

Oral THCA-A as an adjuvant to a cannabis-based oromucosal formulation for the management of chronic noncancer pain

Dr. Kenton Crowley, ABAGUNE Research

2:20 PM

Questions & Discussions

2:30 PM

Lab Information Management (LIMS) for Cannabis Quality Assurance

Alan Vaughn, Lab Informatics Advocate, LabLynx

2:50 PM

LIMS: A Critical Tool for the Cannabis Industry

Dr. Christine Paszko, Accelerated Technologies

3:10 PM

Special Industry Presentation

Rapid, Accurate & Automated Residual Solvent, Terpene and Total Potency Analysis using a Compact Ultrafast GC Analyzer with FID and High Pressure Mass Based Detection

Graham Shelver, Commercial Lead - Applied Markets, 908 Devices Inc.

3:30 PM

Questions & Discussions

3:40 PM

Special Session

4:00 PM

Closing Mixer in Exhibit Hall Sponsored by

908 Devices, Inc.

  

                 Medical Cannabis Track  

                 Tuesday, August 29th, 2017   

7:00

AM

Registration Open

8:00

AM 

Networking & Coffee in Exhibit Hall
8:55 AM Welcome Address by Tracy Ryan, CEO & Founder, CannaKids & Emcee of the Medical Cannabis Track
 

Medical Cannabis Session I -

Chair: Tracy Ryan (CannaKids)

9:00

AM 

Keynote Address

Dr. Sue Sisley, Arizona-based physician practicing Internal Medicine and Psychiatry & the Site PI for only FDA approved cannabis trial for veterans with PTSD                                                      

9:40

AM     

Questions & Discussion                                                                                      

9:50

AM

Pediatric Cannabis Treatment Options

Panelists:

Tracy Ryan, CEO & Founder, Cannakids

Janie Maedler, Founder, Rylie's Smile Foundation

Sebastien Cotte, Board Member, Flowering Hope Foundation

Moriah Barnhart, Founder, CannaMoms

10:30 AM

Questions & Discussions

10:40 AM

Cannabis in Personalized Nutrition

Curtis Phinney, CNS, LDN,  Former Reference Standards Scientist and Scientific Liaison, U.S. Pharmacopeia

11:00 PM

Patient Testimony

Pete Tranchemontagne, Co-Owner, Green Gold, Inc.

11:20  PM Lunch on Your Own in Exhibit Hall/Networking & Poster Presentations
 

Medical Cannabis Session II- Chair: Nurse Heather, R.N., Cannabis Nurses Network

 

1:00  PM

Carla Kay, Founder, Specialized Formulations

1:30  PM

Heather Manus, RN, Cannabis Nurses Network
2:00 PM

Questions & Discussions

2:45

PM

Cannabis Nurses Panel

Panelist:

Heather Manus, RN

Juhlzie Monteiro, RN, BSK

Marcie Cooper, RN, MSN, ADS, AHN-BC

3:30 PM

Networking & Poster Sessions in Exhibit Hall 
  Medical Cannabis Session III
4:30 PM

PTSD & CBD: What You Need to Know

Dr. Philip Blair, Elixinol

4:50 PM

Understanding Pain in Aged Care: Exploring the nature and treatment of chronic pain in the Australian aged care setting

Leah Bisaini, RN, MHlthSc, Director of Clinical Research, Leafcann

5:10

PM

Questions & Discussions
5:20 PM

International Medical Cannabis Updates Panel

6:00 PM Mixer in Exhibit Hall Sponsored by Shimadzu Scientific Instruments
 

Medical Cannabis Track

Wednesday, August 30th, 2017

7:00 AM

Registration Open

8:00 AM

Networking & Coffee in Exhibit Hall

8:55 AM

Welcome Address by Tracy Ryan, CEO & Founder, CannaKids & Emcee of the Medical Cannabis Track
  Medical Session IV
9:00 AM Keynote Address - Dr. Uma Dhanabalan, MD, MPH, FAAFP, Founder, Uplifting Health & Wellness
9:40 AM Questions & Discussions
9:50 AM Women Veterans Collective Panel
10:20 AM

Toxicity Studies of Pesticide Exposures in Cannabis Users

Maxwell C.K. Leung, PhD, Associate Toxicologist, California EPA

10:40 AM

Special Session on Moisture Control

Charlie Rutherford, Development Director , Boveda, Inc.

11:00 AM

Questions & Discussions

11:20 AM

Lunch on Your Own in Exhibit Hall/Networking & Poster Presentations

 

Medical Session V

1:00

PM

Cannabis Medicine Translational Panel

Panelists:

Tracy Ryan, CEO & Founder, CannaKids

Robert Davidson, CURE Pharmaceuticals

1:45

PM

Questions & Discussions

1:55

PM

An Integral Exploration of Doctor-Patient Experiences

Dr. Regina Nelson, The eCS Therapy Center

2:15

PM

PTSD Research

Dr. Genane Loheswaran, Apollo Applied Research

2:25

PM

Personalized Cannabis Therapy Pathways

Dr. Igor Kovalchuk, Pathway Rx

2:45

Organic Minimalist Cultivation

James Schwartz, CEO, Cascade High

3:05 PM

Questions & Discussions

3:20 PM

The Doc and the Jocks Panel featuring Dr. Uma Dhanabalan, MD, and several professional athletes

4:00 PM Closing Mixer in Exhibit Hall Sponsored by 908 Devices, Inc.

What people are saying about the 2016 Cannabis Science Conference:

 

“There will be ripples around the world from some of the amazing presentations you had and the people that came together.”

-Paul M.

“This conference gave me goosebumps!”

-Dr. Paul L.

“Words can't express how grateful we are for taking part in the Cannabis Science Conference.” 

-Dr. Michele R.

“I thought it was very well organized and attended, and the topics and discussions that arose were very pertinent to solving the current shortcomings in the industry.”

-Michael K.

“I have been to a lot of conferences over the past year or so and yours was definitely one of the more unique and informative ones.  Well done!”

-Mike S.

“I just wanted to tell you again what a fantastic job you did in organizing this event. It was a blast, and I learned a lot. It was also an excellent first step for us in helping the Cannabis community with their scientific and regulatory needs.”

-Ron S.

“Thank you so much for hosting the Cannabis Science Conference.  I was truly amazed by the scope and depth of the topics covered.”

-Melissa D.

“I just want to thank you so very much for organizing this marvelous first-of-a-kind conference here in Portland AND for introducing yourself. Your passion is evident and much appreciated-especially from my "old timer" and medical professional perspective.”

-Melanie F.

 
2017 Advisory Planning Committee:
 
Joshua Crossney,
jCanna, Inc.
Maureen Quaranta,
Shimadzu Scientific instruments
Bobbie Jo Seyler,
MilliporeSigma
 Melissa Fauth,
FRITSCH
Joe Konschnik,
RESTEK
 
 
 2017 Scientific Advisory Committee:
 
Dr. Uma Dhanabalan, MD, MPH, FAAFP
Uplifting Health & Wellness
Robert Clifford, PhD, 
Shimadzu Scientific Instruments
Barry Schumbehl,
FRITSCH
Anthony Macherone, PhD
Agilent Technologies

Pre-Conference workshops

Please note that both 2017 Cannabis Science Conference pre-conference workshops will be full-day events on August 28th.

Please join us on August 28th for the 2nd annual pre-conference Canna Boot Camp hosted by jCanna & Chalice Farms!Canna Boot Camp is our full-day, interactive workshop that covers everything from Cultivation, Pre-Processing, Sample Prep, Analytical Testing, Extraction and Edibles Manufacturing. Companies join forces to demonstrate techniques, instruments and technologies to share their experiences. In one day you can get a full understanding of many aspects of the cannabis industry and analytical testing & extraction. This is also a great opportunity to network with industry experts.

 

Our 2016 Canna Boot Camp was a HUGE success and SOLD OUT very quickly!

jCanna & Cannabis Science Conference would like to THANK Chalice Farms for hosting our 2016 & 2017 Canna Boot Camp at their amazing facility!

Get tickets to the 2017 Canna Boot Camp below!

 

 

Cannabis Nurses Network Pre-Con Workshop Just Added

 

"Making Endocannabinoid Connections"

 
Join Cannabis Nurses Heather Manus, RN, Juhlzie Monteiro, RN, BSK, Marcie Cooper, RN, MSN, ADS, AHN-BC for a full-day pre-conference workshop that will dive deep into the endocannabinoid system hosted by Ken Sobel, Esq. Includes hands-on aromatherapy & holistic approach workshop, as well as sweet gift bags & workshop supplies.
Register below today!
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2016 SPONSORS & EXHIBITORS

ABOUT jCANNA

jCanna is a non-profit, 501(c)3 organization comprised of affiliates including cannabis industry insiders, scientists, medical doctors, policy makers and interested novices working together to advance awareness of legal, medicinal cannabis related topics. Our members work to share insights and advance solutions to improve cannabis analytical testing technologies.

 

Our meetings and roundtables include topics on sample preparation, chromatography, mass spectrometry, cannabinomics, terpene profiling, quality control testing for public safety, contamination analysis (pesticides, residual solvents, microorganisms and heavy metals), genetics/genomics, regulations, legalization, scientific methods/standards and medicinal uses of cannabis.

 

jCanna is committed to the advancement of medicinal cannabis information, education, cannabis quality control testing, cannabis science and cannabis research through education and training of practitioners, laboratory scientists, industrial scientists, and health care professionals involved in research and patient care.

 

jCanna supports the development of new cannabis testing technologies, methods/protocols and standards. We provide a forum for cannabis science discussions and workshops. jCanna aims to inform and educate its members as well as bring together laboratory directors, researchers, growers, dispensaries, consultants and curious novices through its annual meeting and website.

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ACCOMMODATIONS

Stay close to the Oregon Convention Center and close to all the action of Downtown Portland at our host hotel, The Double Tree by Hilton. Cannabis Science Conference attendees receive a special rate of $179/a night. All attendees who book a room at the Double Tree by Hilton Portland will receive a complimentary Portland MAX Light Rail pass to use during your stay.

 

Click here to book your hotel room and receive the 2017 Cannabis Science Conference group rate of $179/a night.

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