Featured Speakers

We are excited to present the following speakers for the 2018 World Medical Cannabis Conference & Expo. Our speakers will be added as they are confirmed and are subject to change. Click on the images to see a brief bio of each guest speaker.

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Dr. Cyril Wecht

Dr. Cyril Wecht

Forensic Science Consultant, Author & Former Coroner of Allegheny County

Darren McCarty

Darren McCarty

4-Time Stanley Cup Champion & Vice President of Business Development for Cushman Wakefield

Frank Shamrock

Frank Shamrock

Retired UFC Middleweight Champion

Eben Britton

Eben Britton

Athletes For CARE Ambassador & Former NFL Offensive Linesman

CAPTAIN KIRK

Captain Kirk

Instructor at Oaksterdam University, Creator of Award-Winning Edibles

Patrick Nightingale

Patrick K. Nightingale, Esq

Partner, Cannabis Legal Solutions & Executive Director, Pennsylvania Medical Cannabis Society

Regina Nelson, Ph.D.

Regina Nelson, Ph.D.

Medical Cannabis Author

Cátia Kossovsky

Cátia Kossovsky

Owner of Kossovsky Law PLLC

Rylie Maedler

Rylie Maedler

CEO, Rylie’s Smile Foundation

Dr Bryan Doner

Dr. Bryan Doner

CEO & Co-Founder of Compassionate Certification Centers

Melonie Kotchey

Melonie Kotchey

COO & Co-Founder of Compassionate Certification Centers

Robert Cormier

Robert Cormier

ERS Vice-President/Chief Operating Officer (COO)

Jim Thorburn

Jim Thorburn

Founding Partner of Thorburn Walker LLC

Sebastien Cotte

Sebastien Cotte

Director and Board Member for the Flowering Hope Foundation

Marvin Washington

Marvin Washington

Athletes For CARE Ambassador, NFL Super Bowl Winner & Cannabis Advocate

Jose Belen

Jose Belen

United States Army Combat Veteran

Jill Christensen

Jill Christensen

Founder & President of Jill Christensen International

Laura Bianchi

Laura A. Bianchi

Partner and Director Rose Law Group

Ron Seigneur

Ron Seigneur

CPA/ABV/CFF, ASA, MBA, CVA, CGMA, Seigneur Gustafson LLP

Theresa Nightingale

Theresa Nightingale

Regional Coordinator – Pittsburgh NORML Women’s Alliance, Business Development Manager – Dispensary Supply Group, Executive Director – Parents for Pot PA

Sara Gullickson

Sara Gullickson

CEO, DispensaryPermits.com

Snowden Bishop

Snowden Bishop

Editor-in-Chief, Host of The Cannabis Reporter Radio Show

Robert Kowalski

Robert Kowalski

President, Founder V.E.T.S.

Ian Schwartz

Ian Schwartz

Secretary, Founder V.E.T.S.

Michael Sena

Michael Sena

Director of Education and Sales, PreScript-Ease

Alex Abellan

Alex Abellan

CEO of National Access Cannabis

Diana Briggs

Diana Briggs

Wife, Mother, Medical Cannabis Advocate, and Director of Campaign For Compassion

Javier Hasse

Javier Hasse

Writer/Reporter

Jahan Marcu, PhD

Dr. Jahan Marcu, Ph.D

Chief Auditor for Patient Focused Certification

Kerstin Hadzik

Kerstin Hadzik

Partner, NOW CFO

Alyson Hutchins

Alyson Hutchins

Business Development, NOW CFO

Dr. Matt Burnett

Dr. Matt Burnett

Doctor of Chiropractic, Head Chiropractor for Pittsburgh Steelers

Michael Boris

Michael Boris

World Famous Comedian

Melissa Parks

Melissa Parks

Co-author of HERB Mastering the Art of Cooking with Cannabis

Dr. Christian Bogner, MD

Dr. Christian Bogner, MD

MD, Cannabis Researcher

Sue Sisley

Dr. Sue Sisley

Psychiatrist & Former Clinical Assistant Professor at the University of Arizona College of Medicine

Leland McKay

Leland McKay

Presenter, Legally Mine, Inc.

Philip M. Cohen

Philip M. Cohen

CEO/Chairman of CMN

Jim McAlpine

Jim McAlpine

Founder, 420 Games, New West Summit, CannaDads

Dr. Jeanette Jacknin

Dr. Jeanette Jacknin

CEO of Dr. Jacknin’s Skincare, LLC

Shad Ewart

Shad B. Ewart

Department Chair/Professor

David Hodes

David Hodes

Editor/Reporter for the Cannabis Industry

Josh Crossney

Josh Crossney

President, CEO & Founder jCanna, Inc.

Mike Folmer

Mike Folmer

PA State Senator

Riley Cote

Riley Cote

Former NHL Philadelphia Flyers

Gus Frerotte

Gus Frerotte

VP, Brain Health Initiatives

Robert Kassoff

Robert Kassoff

Vice President of Sales & Marketing, Wilson Safe Company

Dr. Anu Anand

Dr. Anu Anand

Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation Specialist

Aimee Faiella

Aimee Faiella

Registered Nurse, Cannabis Consultant

Campaign For Compassion

Campaign For Compassion

Cannabis Advocates