Cannabis Finance Symposium
at Global Alpha Forum

Speakers and Panels

For the 2016 edition of the Global Alpha Forum, we will be hosting a Cannabis Industry Symposium during the conference. The symposium will provide detailed insight into the current state of investment into the Cannabis Industry and will address issues and opportunities related to investment options within the Cannabis Industry.

In addition to industry leading panels and speakers, the Symposium provides unprecedented industry access to the active investment community and robust networking opportunities.

Cannabis Business Presentations & Contest

Startups and Established Cannabis businesses will have the opportunity to present their company to an audience that includes some of the most influential industry participants and financiers. Each participant will be allocated a 15-minute time slot, with 10 minutes allotted to present their business model and 5 minutes to answer questions.

Presenting companies will have a one-page write up provided to conference attendees, and will compete for the BurnTV / CFN Global Alpha Cannabis Business Award, with the winner to be showcased on each of these two networks.



Who Attends?

Investors

Industry Attorneys

Consultants

Advisors

Industry Businesses

Industry Media

Mainstream Media

Bloggers

Day 1, Thursday, 6th October 2016

08:00 AM
07:00 PM
Registration - Silicon Harbor Lobby
Check In for Global Alpha Forum
08:50 AM
09:00 AM
General Session - Amphitheater
Opening Remarks
09:00 AM
09:45 AM
Cannabis Finance Symposium - Cannabis Symposium Hall
Cannabis Industry Overview
09:45 AM
10:25 AM
Cannabis Finance Symposium - Cannabis Symposium Hall
Legal, Banking and Regulation of the Cannabis Industry
10:30 AM
11:15 AM
Featured Keynote - Amphitheater
Keynote Presentation by Doug Haynes, President of Point72
11:15 AM
12:15 PM
Cannabis Finance Symposium - Cannabis Symposium Hall
Cannabis Company Presentations - Session 1
12:15 PM
01:15 PM
Meals and Breaks - Atrium
Buffet Lunch
01:15 PM
02:00 PM
General Session - Amphitheater
Family Office Invesment Panel
04:00 PM
05:00 PM
Cannabis Finance Symposium - Cannabis Symposium Hall
Cannabis Company Presentations - Session 2
05:00 PM
07:00 PM
Cocktail Reception - Sponsor Hall
Cocktails and Networking

Day 2, Friday, 7th October 2016

08:00 AM
03:30 PM
Registration - Silicon Harbor Lobby
Check In for Global Alpha Forum and Symposiums
09:00 AM
09:10 AM
General Session - Amphitheater
Day 2 Opening Remarks
09:10 AM
10:00 AM
Cannabis Finance Symposium - Cannabis Symposium Hall
Cannabis Company Presentations - Session 3
10:00 AM
10:50 AM
Cannabis Finance Symposium - Cannabis Symposium Hall
Brand Building in the Cannabis Industry
11:00 AM
11:50 AM
General Session - Amphitheater
Price Transparency in the Cannabis Industry
12:00 PM
01:15 PM
Meals and Breaks - Atrium
Buffet Lunch
01:00 PM
01:50 PM
Cannabis Finance Symposium - Cannabis Symposium Hall
Cannabis Company Awards Ceremony
02:00 PM
04:00 PM
Cocktail Reception - Atrium Courtyard (Weather Permitting)
Closing Cocktails and Networking

Day 3, Thursday, 23rd February 2017

Pricing

Contact us for sponsorship opportunities at sponsorships@GlobalAlphaForum.com or call 203.202.1622

Sponsorships

Silicon Harbor

Address

Silicon Harbor
Building and Land Technology
1 Elmcroft Rd
Stamford, CT 06902

By Air

There are three airports convenient to the Stamford, CT

  • Westchester County Airport (HPN) 18.5 miles.
  • LaGuardia Airport (LGA) 31.9 miles.
  • Kennedy Airport (JFK) 37.9 miles.

By Train

Metro-North

  • Take Metro-North to Stamford Station.
  • Take a taxi to the Silicon Harbor.

Amtrak

  • Take Amtrak to Stamford Station.
  • Take a taxi to the Silicon Harbor.

History

Providing the Alternative Investment Industry with the most relevant speakers and networking since 2007

  • 2007

    Conference Launch

    First annual conference in Greenwich, CT with keynote speaker Nouriel Roubini, who warned about the impending banking crisis. Other notable speakers included Anthony Ryan of the US Treasury Dept. and Roger Ibbotson of Yale University and Zebra Capital.

  • 2008

    Rudy Giuliani & Larry Summers

    Global Alpha Forum hosted its second annual conference in Greenwich, CT with keynote speakers including Larry Summers, former Secretary of the Treasury, and Rudy Giuliani, former Mayor of New York City.

  • 2009

    CT Hedge Fund Day

    Global Alpha Forum’s third conference in Greenwich, CT with keynote speaker John Thain, the former CEO of Merrill Lynch, who spoke about how Wall Street has not yet learned its lessons. Connecticut Governor Jody Rell declared the day “Connecticut Hedge Fund Day”.

  • 2011

    Gov. Malloy Delivers Keynote

    In 2011, Global Alpha Forum conference in Greenwich, CT featured a keynote speech by Dan Malloy, the Governor of Connecticut. Other notable speakers were Michael Darda of MKM Partners and Richard Breeden of Breeden Capital.

  • 2013

    Global Alpha in NYC

    In 2013, the Global Alpha Forum was held for the first time in New York City at the New York Athletic Club. Keynote speakers included Greg Lippman of LibreMax providing his unique perspective on global markets.

  • 2015

    Global Alpha Returns To CT

    Global Alpha Forum returned to Connecticut, hosting its conference in Greenwich. Our best-in-class content included Marc Lasry and Nouriel Roubini and was augmented by one-on-one meetings between Investors and Fund Managers.

Contact us for sponsorship opportunities at sponsorships@GlobalAlphaForum.com or call 203.202.1622

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Cannabis Finance Co-Hosts





Cannabis Finance Sponsors and Presenting Companies



Panelists and Speakers

Alain Bankier

New York Angels

Early Stage Investor and Serial Entrepreneur

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Mitchell Baruchowitz

Merida Capital Partners

Founder and Managing Partner

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Roy Bingham

BDS Analytics

Founder & CEO

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Jon Cooper

ebbu, LLC

Founder, CEO

 

Peter Dougherty

Orion Paartners

Founder & CEO

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Al Foreman

Tuatara Capital

Partner, CIO

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Alice Globus

Globus Growth - Family Office

General Partner

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Steve Gormley

Seventh Point, LLC

Founding/ Managing Partner & CEO

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Alan Hirsch

Diagnostic Lab Corporation

Principal

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Mowgli Holmes

Phylos Bioscience

Co-Founder and Chief Science Officer

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Robert Hunt

Teewinot Life Sciences

President

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Lance Johnstone

STAR Angel Network

Director

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Matt Karnes

GreenWave Advisors

Founder and Managing Partner

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Shanel Lindsay

Ardent

Founder and President

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Brian Liston

Seed CX

Co Founder

 

Kevin McGovern

McGovern Capital

Chairman and CEO

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Kevin Provost

Greenhouse Ventures / CoFund 360

CoFounder and COO

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Tahira Rehmatulah

 

 

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Marc Ross

Sichenzia Ross Friedman Ference LLP

Founding Partner

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Johnathan Rubin

Cannabis Benchmarks

CEO

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Jason Santos

Burn TV

Chariman and CEO

 

Steve Schain

Hoban and Feola

Counsel

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Shannon Soqui

Ackrell Capital

Partner , Head of Cannabis Investment Banking

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Eric Spitz

Mercury

Managing Director

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Adam Stites

Mirth Provisions

Founder

 

Nicholas Vita

Columbia Care, LLC

Co-Founder, Vice Chairman and Chief Executive Officer

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Dooma Wendschuh

Province

Co-Founder and CEO

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James Winokur

CannaKorp

CO-FOUNDER and CEO

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