Speaking Engagements

October 17-18, 2016 | Bio Investor ConferenceSan Francisco, CA
Presented a discussion on how cannabinoids may be used in drug development.

October 6-7, 2016 | Global Alpha Conference – Stamford, CT
Moderated an investment panel, moderated a branding panel, and presented a forum on how cannabinoids are being used in forward thinking drug development.

June 15 -17, 2016 | International Cannabis Association / Cannabis World Congress New York City, NY
Presented a discussion on the divergence between the cannabis and cannabinoid industries.

May 12-13, 2016 | NCIA Lobby Days – Washington, D.C.
Met with senators and congressmen to discuss banking regulations, disparate tax treatment and the evolving legislative landscape.

May 11-12, 2016 | New York Bio New York City, NY
Sat on a medical cannabis panel to discuss cannabinoids in medicine.

May 4, 2016 | Cannabis Private Investment SummitBeverly Hills, CA
Participated in a panel to discuss the role of private equity in the cannabis industry.

April 23, 2016 | New England Cannabis ConventionBoston, MA
Sat on a panel discussing how to properly launch a cannabis brand to the market.

March 18, 2016 | StartUp High – Boston, MA
Was a “Shark” on an investment panel.

March 3-5, 2016 | Marijuana Investor SummitSan Francisco, CA
Gave a speech on forecasting the medicinal cannabinoid industry. (Use password “420” to access.)

January 13, 2016 | WPO – Los Angeles, CA
Spoke on the history of cannabis as medicine and where the best business opportunities are in the medical cannabis space.

September 16-18, 2016 | Cannabis World Congress and Business Expo – Los Angeles, CA
Presented a speech on “States with the Best Cannabis Investment Opportunities”: a state by state comparison of pending cannabis legislation and which of those markets will be attractive to investment capital.

Panelist on the “Setting the Standard in Cannabis Testing” discussion.
Co-presenter of the “Macro View of Industry (medical vs adult use)”: a discussion of the aspects of the medical and adult use channels along with the opportunities and future of the cannabis industry at the macro level.

July 19 – 21, 2015 | Conference of Western Attorneys General: “Marijuana Legalization Update—Establishing Standards to Address Law Enforcement, Public Safety and Consumer Needs” – Maui, HI
Spoke on transparency in banking to 25 Attorneys General at their national conference. (Robert at 45m:40s)

June 29-July 1, 2015 | National Cannabis Industry Association Business Summit – Denver, CO
Presented a legislative landscape discussion contrasting each of the 23 legal cannabis states and what that means from an investment perspective.

June 18-19, 2015 | International Cannabis Association / Cannabis World Congress – New York City, NY
Gave a discussion on the legislative landscape contrasting each of the 23 legal cannabis states and what that means from an investment perspective.

April 20-22, 2015 | Marijuana Investor Summit – Denver, CO
Sat on an investment panel as a “Shark”.