Confidence in Your Cannabis: Exploring New Horizons

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Webinar Date/Time: Wednesday, Feb 15th and Thursday, Feb 16th, 2023 Day 1: 9:00 am EST – 2:45 pm EST Day 2: 8:30 am EST – 4:30 pm EST

Join us for two days of exciting sessions related to sustainability and laboratory efficiency. Learn about the new tools, techniques, and innovative approaches that are being utilized to keep pace with the demand for increased product quality and safety.

Register Free: https://www.cannabissciencetech.com/cst/confidence

Event Overview:

As the cannabis industry matures its focus is shifting to long term sustainability and providing an increased level of consumer product safety. Efficient workflows in both laboratory design and analysis platforms are required to ensure sustainable business models. As the legal cannabis industry continues to evolve, new tools and techniques are being utilized to keep pace with the demand for increased product quality and safety. Innovative approaches to meeting these demands will be presented. 

Key Learning Objectives:

  • Strategies for increasing laboratory efficiency and productivity
  • Novel techniques for cannabis analysis
  • Maintaining regulatory compliance and ensuring consumer product safety


Who Should Attend:

  • Future or current cannabis compliance laboratory staff
  • Cannabis industry regulators
  • Cannabis production managers

Symposium Agenda:

Wednesday, February 15th
Day One

Session 1: Optimizing Laboratory Workflows
 
9:00 am EST
Opening Remarks by LSSU President, Dr. Rod Hanley

9:00 am - 10:00 am EST
Keynote Lecture on Potency Inflation (Q&A Session: 15 minutes)
Julie Kowalski; JA Kowalski Science Support

10:00 am - 10:30 am EST
Considerations for Cannabis Lab Layout (Q&A Session: 5 minutes)
Heather Reece; Agilent

10:30 am - 11:00 am EST
Chemical Residues in Cannabis: microExtracts and Action Limits (Q&A Session: 5 minutes)
Vernon LaLone; Cambium Analytica

11:00 am - 11:15 am EST
Break



Session 2: New Strategies to Solve Old Problems

11:15 am - 11:45 am EST
LCMS for Potency (Q&A Session: 5 minutes)
Jean-Francois Roy; Agilent

11:45 am - 12:15 pm EST
LC-TOF for Cannabinoid Fingerprinting (Q&A Session: 5 minutes)
Mark Zierdin; Lake Superior State University

12:15 pm - 12:45 pm EST
Break



Session 3: Screening Methods for Adulteration of Cannabis Products

12:45 pm - 1:15 pm EST
LDIR for Cannabis Microplastics (Q&A Session: 5 minutes)
Ben Southwell; Lake Superior State University

1:15 pm - 1:45 pm EST
Using SEM for Foreign Matter Identification (Q&A Session: 5 minutes)
David Edwards; JEOL, and Hanna Clause; Lake Superior State University

1:45 pm - 2:15 pm EST
Heavy Metals Contamination of Rolling Papers (Q&A Session: 5 minutes)
Derek Wright; Lake Superior State University

2:15 pm - 2:45 pm EST
Ask the Experts - Open Forum Q&A (Breakout Room for each session)

2:45 pm EST
Audience Raffle and Closing Remarks



Thursday, February 16th
Day Two

Session 1: Growing Paradigms in Regulatory Compliance 
 
8:30 am - 9:30 am EST
Keynote Lecture on How Lab Design, Workflow Optimization can Impact Accreditation and Regulatory Requirements (Q&A Session: 15 minutes)
Kate Evans; Longboard Scientific Consulting

9:30 am -10:00 am EST
Laboratory Compliance for Cannabis Testing (Q&A Session: 5 minutes)
Matt Abrahms; Agilent

10:00 am - 10:30 am EST
EU Pharmacopeia (Q&A Session: 5 minutes)
Jean-Francois Roy; Agilent

10:30 am - 11:00 am EST
Ask the Experts - Open Forum Q&A

11:00 am - 12:00 pm EST
Audience Raffle and Break


Session 2: Certificate-Based Agilent Workshop

12:00 pm - 4:00 pm EST
Everyday Data Analysis Workshop
Julie Kowalski; JA Kowalski Science Support, and Kate Evans; Longboard Scientific Consulting

4:00 pm - 4:30 pm EST
Q&A with Julie Kowalski and Kate Evans

4:30 pm
Closing Remarks by Agilent, LSSU, and LCGC

Speakers

Dr. Rod Hanley
President
Lake Superior State University

Julia Kowalski
Owner
JA Kowalski Science Support

Heather Reece
National Account Manager, Emerging Markets
Agilent Technologies

Vernon LaLone
Director - R&D
Cambium Analytica

Jean-Francois Roy
Mass Spectrometry Application Scientist
Agilent Technologies

Mark Zierden

Assistant Professor
Lake Superior State University

Benjamin Southwell
Assistant Professor
Lake Superior State University

David Edwards
EDS Product Manager
JEOL

Dr. Hanna Clause
Assistant Professor
Lake Superior State University

Derek D. Wright
Associate Professor
Lake Superior State University

Katherine M. Evans
Owner/CEO
Longboard Scientific Consulting Corporation

Matt Abrahms
Americas Compliance Application Expert
Agilent Technologies

Register Free: https://www.cannabissciencetech.com/cst/confidence