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

Riley Cote

Riley Cote

Former NHL Philadelphia Flyers

Marvin Washington

Marvin Washington

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

Regina Nelson, Ph.D.

Regina Nelson, Ph.D.

Medical Cannabis Author

Cheryl Shuman

Cheryl Shuman

Investor/Entrepreneur, Cheryl Shuman Inc. CEO, Beverly Hills Cannabis Club Founder

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

Patrick Nightingale

Patrick K. Nightingale, Esq

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

Jose Belen

Jose Belen

United States Army Combat Veteran

Jill Christensen

Jill Christensen

Founder & President of Jill Christensen International

Dr. Nathan Riddle

Dr. Nathan Riddle, D.C., C.C.W.P., PSc.D.

Owner of Riddle Wellness

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.

Sarara Corva

Sarara Corva

CEO of UNDOO LLC

Neko Catanzaro

Neko Catanzaro

Vice President, Proven Media

Diana Briggs

Diana Briggs

Wife, Mother, and Founder of PA Compassionate Caregivers LLC

Javier Hasse

Javier Hasse

Writer/Reporter

Dr. Randy Barrett

Randall Barrett, D.O.

Anesthesiology and Pain Management Specialist

Cátia Kossovsky

Cátia Kossovsky

Owner of Kossovsky Law PLLC

Christine Taylor Brann, Esq.

Christine Taylor Brann, Esq.

Founding Member, Campaign for Compassion and Attorney

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

Daniel McNeff

Daniel J. McNeff

CEO, Legally Mine

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

CAPTAIN KIRK

Captain Kirk

Instructor at Oaksterdam University, Creator of Award-Winning Edibles

Gus Frerotte

Gus Frerotte

VP, Brain Health Initiatives

Mandi Babkes

Mandi S. Babkes

MNH, HHC, AADP, QRA, ERT

Robert Kassoff

Robert Kassoff

Vice President of Sales & Marketing, Wilson Safe Company

Aimee Faiella

Aimee Faiella

Registered Nurse, Cannabis Consultant

Michael Bowman

Michael Bowman

Founding Chair of the National Hemp Association

Aaron Epstein

Aaron J. Epstein, Esq.

Executive Vice President, Compassionate Care Research Institute, Inc; Counsel, Franklin Labs

Lilach Mazor Power

Lilach Mazor Power

Co-Founder/Managing Director of The Giving Tree Wellness Center

Bonita “Bo” Money

Bonita “Bo” Money

Cannapreneur + Marijuana Maven

Sharlene Mavor

Sharlene Mavor

Medical Cannabis Research Australia

Paul Mavor

Paul Mavor

Owner of Health House International

Eric Hipple

Eric Hipple

Former National Football League (NFL) Quarterback

Mike Sampson

Mike Sampson

Partner, Reed Smith LLP, Insurance Recovery Group

Mark Doherty

Mark Doherty

Director of Systems Integration, Urban-Gro

Jane Fix

Jane Fix

Director of Patient Services, Copperstate Farms

Nadeem Al-Hasan

Nadeem Al-Hasan

Baked Bros Co-owner

Dr. Bob Clifford

Dr. Bob Clifford

General Manager, Shimadzu Scientific Instruments

Dr. Jason Lupoi

Dr. Jason Lupoi

Consulting Scientist/Analytical Chemist, RJ Lee Group

Danielle Mackowsky

Danielle Mackowsky

Forensic Technical Support Specialist, United Chemical Technologies

Jeff Kiehn

Jeff Kiehn

CEO of 365 Cannabis

Dr. Kelly Greenland

Dr. Kelly Greenland

Owner of a Medical Marijuana Analytical Testing Laboratory

Craig S. Young

Craig S. Young

HPLC Product Manager, Shimadzu Scientific Instruments

Stephen Hall

Stephen Hall

Director, Sales & Marketing, FiberPlus, Inc.

Dr. Andrew Rosenstein

Dr. Andrew Rosenstein

CEO of Steep Hill Maryland, and the Chief of the Division of Gastroenterology at University of Maryland Saint Joseph Medical Center

Steve Schain

Steve Schain

Senior Counsel, Hoban Law Group

Larisa Bolivar

Larisa Bolivar

Co-Founder and Managing Partner TCMS Global

Mark Goliger

Mark Goliger

CEO, National Access Cannabis

Jeff Dahl

Jeff Dahl

Application Scientist

Edmund Sulkowski D.M.D.

Edmund Sulkowski D.M.D.

Doctor, CRN Pharmacy

Daylin Leach

Senator Daylin Leach

Pennsylvania Senator & Member of the Pennsylvania General Assembly

Freeway Rick Ross

Freeway Rick Ross

Board Member for National Diversity Inclusion & Cannabis Alliance

Alex Abellan

Alex Abellan

Founder of National Access Cannabis

John W. Vardaman, III

John W. Vardaman, III

Executive Vice President & General Counsel of Hypur, Inc.

Eric Schlissel

Eric Schlissel

CEO of GeekTek

Jasa Johnson

Jasa Johnson

Trained Shamanic Healer

Nadir Pearson

Nadir Pearson

President of SMART

Don E. Wirtshafter

Attorney/Entrepreneur

Jeffrey Adkins

Jeffrey Adkins

Senior Vice President, Milford Enterprises, Inc.

Alexander Fetterman

Alexander Fetterman

Account Executive, Milford Enterprises, Inc.

Dr. Joseph Carchedi

Dr. Joseph Carchedi

MD, ABIHM

David Murét

David Murét

Co-Founder and COO of Viridian Staffing

Ben Droz

Ben Droz

Contributing Editor for Hemp Magazine

Skyler Bissell

Skyler Bissell

COO, OLEO

Kevin Fortin, Esq.

Kevin H. Fortin, Esq.

Patent Attorney, Hoban Law Group LLC

Sven Hosford

Sven Hosford

Media Director, Pennsylvania Medical Cannabis Society

Dr. Lawrence Bagnell

Dr. Lawrence Bagnell

Bagnell Chiropractic, Nutritional Services and Bagnell Solutions

Mowgli Holmes, PhD

Mowgli Holmes, PhD

Co-Founder, Chief Executive Officer, Phylos

Christina DiArcangelo Puller

Christina DiArcangelo Puller

CEO – Affinity Bio Partners, Affinity BioCeuticals, and Affinity Patient Advocacy

Heather Shuker

Heather Shuker

Managing Director, Medical Cannabis Society

Marco Hegyi

Marco Hegyi

CEO, Growlife

Chand Jagpal

Chand Jagpal

CFO, Prime Harvest

Tim McGraw

Tim McGraw

Founder & CEO, Canna-Hub

Gina Caracciolo

Gina Caracciolo

Registered Nurse

The Howard Family

The Howard Family

Penny, Dustin, Seth & Lily Howard

Cassandra Stephen & Lillyann Baker

Cassandra Stephen & Lillyann Baker

CBD Hemp Oil Patient

Benjamin Caplan, MD

Benjamin Caplan, MD

Chief Medical Officer, CED Foundation

Jean Novak

Jean Novak

Director at Strassburger McKenna Gutnick & Gefksy