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Cannabis in the Capital Markets
September 12, 2017 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pmFree
An information and networking session focused on the market’s hottest sector
The Canadian Securities Exchange along with event co-sponsors, MNP LLP, and Lexaria Bioscience Corporation invite you to attend the Cannabis in the Capital Markets presentation to be held at the Innovation Centre in Kelowna, BC.
This session kicks off with a cannabis industry presentation that will provide an overview of the current business landscape for the cannabis sector in Canada including the sentiment amongst the investment industry, profiles of deals and companies in the space as well as perspectives on major developments in the sector going forward.
Presentations from Keith Inman, Associate Council, Pushor Mitchell LLP and Bruce Campbell, Founder and Portfolio Manager, StoneCastle Investment Management Inc. will provide unique legal and investment perspectives on the cannabis industry, including challenges and opportunities for companies and investors in this space.
CSE-listed companies scheduled to present include:
- Lexaria Bioscience Corp. (CSE:LXX)
- Quadron Cannatech Corporation (CSE:QCC)
- Namaste Technologies Inc. (CSE:N)
- DOJA Cannabis Company Limited (CSE:DOJA)
Attendees will have the chance to ask questions to panelists and speakers during the Q&A session following the presentations.
Following the formal presentations, attendees will be able to meet and greet with the speakers as well as with members of the CSE team during the networking reception.
Space is limited for this event, so RSVP early to avoid disappointment. For any additional questions or information about this session, contact Anna Serin, Director of Listings Development, at [email protected] or at (778) 383-7704.
- 4:00 Industry Presentation – Cannabis Capital Market Update
- 6:00 Networking and cocktails
Keith Inman, Associate Council, Pushor Mitchell LLP
Keith is a corporate and commercial lawyer with a practice focused primarily on advising companies and underwriters with respect to public and private financings, asset and share purchases, mergers and acquisitions, amalgamations, plans of arrangement, take-over and issuer bids, reverse takeovers, changes of business and corporate restructurings and reorganizations.
Keith has advised on many corporate financing matters for private and public corporations, both domestic and international, including long-form, short-form, shelf, capital pool company, crowdfunding, bought deal, agency and underwritten prospectus offerings. Keith also assists companies with their securities reporting and compliance obligations, corporate governance and general commercial drafting requirements. Keith has been the founder and a director of multiple public companies.
Keith obtained his Bachelor of Laws degree (with distinction) from the University of Alberta in 2005. Prior to joining Pushor Mitchell, Keith was based in Calgary, Alberta and was a partner in the Securities, Mergers & Acquisitions and Corporate Finance Group of a leading global law firm.
Having started his legal career in Alberta, Keith is qualified to provide legal advice on matters pertaining to both British Columbia and Alberta laws.
Away from the office, Keith enjoys cycling, the theatre and spending time outdoors with his wife and son. Keith is an active member of the Métis Nation of Alberta.
Bruce Campbell, Founder and Portfolio Manager, StoneCastle Investment Management Inc.
Founder and Portfolio Manager of StoneCastle Investment Management Inc. and a former portfolio manager for some of the largest investment dealers in Canada and the U.S., Bruce brings over 23 years of experience to fund management.
A graduate of the University of Alberta with a Bachelor of Commerce degree specializing in finance, Bruce has earned multiple designations in investment management.
These include the Chartered Alternative Investment Analyst (CAIA) and the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) designation, one of the most prestigious designations in the financial industry. Bruce is a past president of the Okanagan CFA society.
Kory Zelickson, co-founder Namaste Technologies Inc. (CSE:N)
As co-founder of Namaste Technologies Inc., Mr. Kory Zelickson is an experienced engineer focused on designing, developing, manufacturing and distributing new products and concepts internationally.
Rosy Mondin, CEO of Quadron Cannatech Corporation (CSE:QCC)
Quadron delivers authorized cannabis participants automated extraction and processing solutions along with vertically integrated specialized products for the cannabis consumer.
Quadron’s CEO, Rosy Mondin, brings over 16 years of legal and business experience to the company. Ms. Mondin has held executive positions as General Counsel and Chief Legal Officer for companies involved in regulatory undertakings and in the securitization of real estate. She has successfully managed the development of public corporations and start-up companies while also serving as a strategic advisor and counsel in the venture capital space for well over a decade.
In addition to her role as CEO of Quadron, Ms. Mondin is the Executive Director of the Cannabis Trade Alliance of Canada (CTAC), and special advisory to the Canadian Association of Medical Cannabis Dispensaries (CAMCD).
Marc Geen, CEO & Director, Speakeasy Cannabis Club
Mr Geen has been active in the legal medical marijuana industry for more than 10 years, consulting, complying with and participating in the MMAR, MMPR and ACMPR programs. Prior to co-founding Speakeasy Cannabis Club, Marc spent 14 years as head of operations of one of North Americas largest ginseng producers, Kettle Mountain Ginseng Ltd. The experience gleaned from a long career in large scale commercial farming and being a proud 4th generation BC farmer, Mr Geen has been able to apply many cost effective, good farming practices to outdoor, indoor and greenhouse cultivation of cannabis. Mr Geen has also co-created a full line of cannabis extract products designed under ACMPR regulations.