The Cannabis & Psychedelics

Investment Summit 

 

A Family Office Series

February 27, 2023
The Biltmore
Coral Gables, Florida

Past Speakers Include

Join our industry experts, entrepreneurs, and investors as they discuss the critical topics investors should consider. 

 
 

Past Agenda

8:30-9:30am

Breakfast, Registration & Mingling
 

9:30-9:35am

Opening remarks:
JJ McKay, Founder/Publisher, The Fresh Toast 

 

9:35-10:30am

The Legal Marijuana Industry: An update on Federal Policy Reform

Moderator:
Michael Weiner, Partner, Dorsey & Whitney

Panelists:
David Feuerstein, Partner, Feuerstein Kulick
Joe Garcia, Co-Chairman, Mercury Public Affairs
Saphira Galoob, Executive Director at National Cannabis Roundtable | Principal and CEO, The Liaison Group

Michael Robotti, Partner, Ballard Spahr

 

10:30-11:25am

Trends in the M&A Landscape
Moderator:
David Feldman, Skip Intro Advisors

Panelists:
Matthew Kittay, Co-Chair, National M&A Practice, Fox Rothschild LLP
Murray Huneke, Managing Director, North Point Advisors 

Chris Walsh, CEO, MJBIZ

Ryan Udell, Partner, Ballard Spahr

Steven Bermudez, CEO, Redline Ventures

 

11:25-11:45am

Investing in Private Loans in the Cannabis Industry:  
Taking advantage of mispriced risk in the cannabis industry

Tony Cappell, Founding Partner, Chicago Atlantic Group

11:45-12:40pm 

Investor Pitch Session
5 companies will each pitch for seven minutes followed by Q&A by judges

Judges:
Khadijah Adams, Private Investor
Brett Finkelstein, Private Investor

Vikas Desai, Achari Ventures


Companies:
Molly Maloof, CEO, Adamo Bioscience
Christos Nicolaidis, CEO, PHILTER LABS
Michael Marinaro, Founder & CEO, Bada Bloom! Inc.
Jonathan Lubosch Haenisch, Chief Executive Officer and Director, iuvo Therapeutics 

George Hodgin, CEO, Biopharmaceutical Research Company


12:40pm-1:40pm

Networking Lunch in the Courtyard


1:40pm-2:10pm
Raising Debt for Real Estate 

Moderator:
Doug Watler, Trustee, Broward County Firefighter Health Trust Fund
 
Panelists:
Rob Sechrist, President, Pelorus Equity Group, Inc.
Elena Mervine, Managing Director, Cohn Reznick

2:10-2:55pm
Benefits of an Investment Fund in The Cannabis Industry

Moderator:
Avi Weintraub, Cannabis Investor


Panelists:
Travis Goad, Managing Partner, Pelorus Equity Group, Inc.
Matt Hawkins, Founder/Managing Partner, Entourage Effect Capital
Chi-Chien Hou, Managing Partner, AFI Capital Partners

2:55-3:40pm
Medical Cannabis

Moderator: 
Kevin McGovern, Chairman and CEO, McGovern Capital 

Panelists:
Michelle Weiner, DO, MPH, Spine and Wellness Centers of America
Jonathan Lubosch Haenisch, CEO and a Director, iuvo Therapeutics 

George Hodgin, CEO Biopharmaceutical Research Company (BRC)


3:30pm-3:45pm 
Refreshment Break
   

3:55-4:45pm

Investing in Pharmaceuticals and Psychedelics

Moderator:
Dustin Robinson, Esq. CPA, Managing Partner, Iter investments

Panelists:
Bruce Linton, Investor and Industry Expert
Tegan Adams, CEO, Arma Therapeutics
Molly Maloof, CEO, Adamo Bioscience
Sylvia Benito, CIO, Justice Partners

 

4:45-5:30pm
Investing in SSOs or MSOs

Moderator:
Matt Karnes, Founder, Greenwave Advisors

Panelists:
Jason Kabbes, Managing Partner, Bridge City Collective
Mike Goral, Partner, Armanino LLP

Olivier Blechner, EVP of Business Development, Jushi Inc. 

 

5:30-5:40pm

Closing Remarks: 
Banking Developments and their impact on the Cannabis industry and investments

Presenter: 
STEPHEN A. LENN, Phoenix Managing Partner, BRENNAN MANNA DIAMOND

5:40-6:40pm

Cocktail Reception

Gold Sponsor

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Silver Sponsor

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Bronze Sponsors

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Media Partners

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PR Partner

 

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