Cannabis Conference - 2020

Cannabis Conference - 2020
Presented by the Cannabis Law Section

The 3rd ANNUAL CANNABIS CONFERENCE

California Cannabis in the Time of COVID-19


 Date  Tuesday, November 17, 2020
 MCLE Registration  8:30 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.
 Program  9:00 a.m. - 12:35 p.m.
 MCLE  3 Hours 


The BASF Cannabis Conference provides attorneys an opportunity to enhance their practical skills in the rapidly-evolving cannabis space; offers attorneys the chance to learn about the cannabis industry and movement; and provides attorneys the chance to build connections and a strong bar for San Francisco.

During this half-day event:
  • Attendees will strengthen their skills to practice, and their knowledge of, cannabis law.
  • Leading attorneys, regulators, and operators will give valuable insight about the current state of legal cannabis in California.
  • BASF members can learn about San Francisco’s Cannabis Equity Program from the office administering it.

Opening Remarks
Shay Aaron Gilmore, The Law Office of Shay Aaron Gilmore
BASF Cannabis Law Section Chair

Session I - San Francisco Cannabis Equity Program
SFOOC Director Marisa Rodriguez will headline an extended interview of her office on San Francisco’s Cannabis Equity Program.

Moderator
Nicole Howell, Clark Howell LLP

Speakers

Marisa Rodriguez, San Francisco Office of Cannabis 
Eugene Hillsman, San Francisco Office of Cannabis
Jeremy Schwartz, San Francisco Office of Cannabis  
Nikesh Patel, San Francisco Office of Cannabis


Session II - All of the “Hot Topics” in Cannabis
From a cross-section of the industry, panelists will tackle the cannabis law issues of the day, from COVID-19 to recent state legalizations.

Moderator 
Jeff Hamilton, Farella Braun + Martel LLP

Speakers 
Harry Berezin, Bloom Farms  
Maximillian Mikalonis, K Street Consulting
Lara DeCaro, Leland, Parachini, Steinberg, Matzger & Melnick, LLP

Session III - California Cannabis Enforcement
This panel will look at recent developments with enforcement actions against operators in California and will address regulator perspective.

Moderator 

Shay Aaron Gilmore, The Law Office of Shay Aaron Gilmore

Speakers 

Lindsay Herrick, California Department of Food & Agriculture
Nicole Elliott, Senior Advisor on Cannabis to Governor Newsom

Closing Remarks
BASF Cannabis Law Section Executive Committee Members


Supporting Sponsor:
Sacramento County Bar Association

For sponsorship opportunities, e-mail events@sfbar.org.

For a printable flyer, click here.

Registrants' access to this program will be available here on the day of the event.

Event Code: G202401


Cost

 $35 BASF Cannabis Section Members
 $50 BASF Members
 $75 Non Members




Note
To receive MCLE credit, you must sign in during the designated MCLE registration period. This activity is approved for Minimum Continuing Legal Education credit by the State Bar of California. BASF is a certified provider: Provider #103


Special Requests
 
People with disabilities should contact BASF regarding reasonable accommodations at events@sfbar.org.

When
11/17/2020 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Where
Virtual San Francisco, CA
 

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