Cassels Brock is hosting a global cannabis conference with Eight Capital on Thursday, September 19, 2019 at the Shangri-La Hotel in Toronto. This is a one-day conference that focuses on the global cannabis industry, and connects cannabis companies and investors.
Nancy Choi will provide opening remarks and an overview on the state of the global cannabis industry. Jamie Litchen will discuss how Canada's first-mover status on legalization has opened the possibility of a multi-billion dollar global cannabis market on a panel entitled "Going Global: The Path Ahead in Creating an International Market." Chandimal Nicholas will examine the Canadian cannabis market approximately one year after legalization and how lessons learned to date will shape future endeavors on a panel entitled "Adult-Use Anniversary: Lessons Learned and Opportunities Ahead." Jonathan Sherman will discuss how management teams strike a balance between transformative M&A opportunities and realizing organic growth in an effort to achieve and sustain market leadership on a panel entitled "Managing Growth & Operational Excellence."