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Cannabis Cultivation and Extraction Best Practices

/Cannabis Cultivation and Extraction Best Practices

Cannabis Cultivation and Extraction Best Practices

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2018-06-28 18:00 - 21:30

Hosted by Cannabis Community Care and Research Network

Thursday, June 28 at 6 PM – 9:30 PM

321 Main St, Worcester, Massachusetts 01608

Virtual Cannabis Center of Excellence (CoE), powered by C3RN

2018 Cannabis Science, Education, and Networking Series

Join us June 28, 2018 for Cannabis Cultivation and Extraction: Standards and Best Practices

If you are student, contact Joseph Gilmore for a FREE ticket!

Location: Mechanics Hall (Upstairs) – 321 Main St, Worcester, MA 01608

Event Schedule

6:00 – 6:30 Registration and Networking

6:30 – 8:00 Speakers

8:00 – 9:30 Networking and Interactive Education Station Walk


Sam Milton – Principal – Climate Resources Group
Tim Keough – CEO – AmeriCann
George W. Hightower – Director of Business Development – Stalk&Bean
Pete Glantz – Founder – Howls Tinctures
Gene Ray – Lab Manager and Asst. Formulation Scientist – Garden Remedies
David Vaillencourt – Chief Operations Officer – Orion GMP
Co-host – Randy MacCaffrie – Co-founder and Chief Creative Officer – C3RN
Co-host – Dr. Nigam Arora – Chief Scientific Officer – C3RN

Event Topic

Panelists will cover topics including:

Sustainable cultivation standards, compliance, and operating procedures for small and large cultivation operations
Efficient and evidence based extraction chemistry methods
Standards for scoring sustainable energy use and best practices under new regulations
Indoor vs. outdoor considerations
Optimal Lighting and HVAC systems for maximizing yield in Massachusetts and New England

What can you expect?

Expert speakers
Networking with cultivators, policy makers, academics, scientists, healthcare providers, and cannabis industry leaders
Interactive education stations that provide opportunities to learn about cannabis science, research, and policy
Event report summary emailed post event
Hors d’oeuvres and bar
Live Music

Who will be there?

Local cannabis businesses, advocacy groups, cultivators, students, patients, clinical, public health, academic, policy, advocacy, consumer, and community leaders

What’s the cost?

Ticket price: Early bird $30 until June 23; Regular Price: $40. Medical cannabis patients, seniors, nonprofits get 40% off!

Are you a student? Contact Joe Gilmore at for a FREE TICKET!

We also encourage sponsoring a ticket for someone who cannot afford it


MCR Labs, Revolutionary Clinics, NETA, Seaweed Technologies, Sira Naturals, Rise Dispensaries, Bask Fairhaven, Orion, NECANN, Sensi, Phylos Bioscience, The Harvest Cup, Mass Cannabis Chefs, Green Lion Partners, and the Boston University BUild Lab!

Thank you to Boston Solar for sponsoring this event!

Interested in being a sponsor for this event or others in our series? Visit: to participate and have a booth at the next C3RN event!

January – June 2018 Event Series Details

January 2018 – How can we advance cannabis research?

The opportunities for cannabis cultivation, laboratory, clinical, social, and public health research in Massachusetts

February 2018 – Community first!

Models and best practices for ensuring engagement and equitable access, consumption, and integration in the industry in Massachusetts

March 2018 – Research collaborations from seed to bedside

Medical cannabis cultivation, clinical care, and research models in Massachusetts

April 2018 – The relationship between cannabis and opioids: prevention and treatment

Addressing the opioid epidemic using cannabis as a tool in Massachusetts

May 2018 – Cannabis Cultivation and Extraction: Standards and Best Practices

Creating pathways for multi-sectorial collaboration to advance cannabis science, education, and innovation in Massachusetts

June 2018 – A community-led cannabis research ecosystem

Advancing the medical and adult-use cannabis research agenda in the Commonwealth

Learn More and Sign Up for Updates:

The virtual Cannabis Center of Excellence (CoE), powered by Cannabis Community Care and Research Network (C3RN), is a group like minded cannabis industry, advocacy, academic, public health, clinical, patient, policy, and community experts that embrace open-source principles to drive collaborative science in the cannabis industry.

This event series is powered by Cannabis Community Care and Research Network (C3RN)