Aug 23, 2017
Cannabis Sustainability Symposium Releases Agenda

The Cannabis Certification Council (CCC) has released the agenda for the second annual Cannabis Sustainability Symposium, which will take place Oct. 17 and 18, in Denver.

“We’re looking forward to taking a deeper dive into environmental and social sustainability topics at this year’s expanded symposium,” said Ashley Preece, executive director of the CCC. “The expertise of the speakers will appeal to a variety of industry members, from facility operators to CEOs.”

The sessions will feature expert panels on topics including lighting, greenhouse design, HVAC, packaging, corporate social responsibility and certifications. Experts from across the US will present at the event, including: Derek Smith, founder and executive director of the Resource Innovation Institute, Shelley Peterson, vice president of lighting technologies at urban-gro, and Elizabeth A. Bennett, assistant professor of international affairs and the director of the Political Economy Program at Lewis & Clark College.

The symposium will be keynoted by David Bronner, prominent advocate of drug policy reform and cosmic engagement officer of Dr. Bronner’s, a top-selling soap brand in the United States.

The symposium is being planned with in-kind support from Denver Environmental Health and sustaining sponsorship from Denver Relief Consulting. “We are proud to support this important event for the second year,” said Kayvan S.T. Khalatbari, co-founder of Denver Relief Consulting. “The organizers have collected a top-notch group of speakers that will help highlight and elevate the growing importance of sustainability in the cannabis industry.”

Tickets are on sale now at www.cannabissustainability.org. Sponsorship opportunities are available; for more information visit www.cannabissustainability.org/#becomeasponsor or email [email protected].


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