Emerald Conference 2018 Presentations
Welcome and Opening Remarks
Ken Snoke, President – Emerald Scientific
How Can a Cannabis Testing Laboratory Add to Cannabis Cultivation? Phenotype Hunting and Jasmonates
Roger Little, Ph.D. – CTA, LLC
CTA, LLC has developed a method of screening seedlings for cannabinoids at the third leaf node stage that is predictive of final potency and cured flower mass.
Cannabis Micropropagation & Cost Analysis
Hope Jones, Ph.D. – Chief Scientific Officer, C4 Laboratories
Hope brings more than a decade of experience utilizing her unique qualifications and education to help drive scientific innovation within the cannabis industry.
The Use of Preparative Supercritical Fluid Chromatography for the Isolation of Cannabidolic Acid (CBDA) From Cannabis Extracts
Andy Aubin – Applications Chemist, Waters Corporation
Andrew Aubin has been working as an applications chemist at Waters Corporation for the past 19 years…
Group 1 Q & A
Roger Little, Ph.D., Hope Jones, Ph.D. and Andy Aubin
The morning’s presenters field questions from conference attendees…
Formulation of Customized Cannabis Concentrates
Taylor Trah – Formulations Manger, OutCo
Taylor Trah is the Formulation Manager for OutCo (San Diego) where he works to develop the vertically integrated medicinal product line for Outliers Collective.
Product Development and Commercialization in the Cannabis Industry
Shez Hoosein – VP of R&D, Cannabistry
Shehzad brings proven technical leadership in product innovation developed at DIAGEO, the world’s number one premium spirits company.
Pharmaceutical Formulation Technologies Applicable to Cannabis Product Development
Monica Vialpando, Ph.D. – Pharmaceutical Development, Vialpando LLCy
This presentation will provide an overview of the most promising pharmaceutical formulation strategies for cannabis for product development…
Microbiological Contamination of Cannabis: What do we know?
Emily Savage – Lab Manager, CW Analytical
Emily oversees day-to-day operations and technological additions and advancements of the microbiology laboratory as well as ongoing research…
Microbial Testing in Cannabis: Challenges and Best Practices
Matthew Ward – Marijuana Laboratory Auditor, CO CDPHE
Matthew Ward is a marijuana laboratory auditor for the Colorado Department of Health and Environment (CDPHE), Marijuana Laboratory Inspection Program.
Reggie Gaudino, Ph.D. – Chief Scientific Officer, SteepHill Labs
Dr. Reggie Gaudino oversees all scientific research and development for Steep Hill and manages the Ynsight™ genetics division.
Cannabis Manufacturing Standards and Their Relationship to Clinical Health Outcomes
Andrew Samann – CEO, Orion GMP Solutions
Orion GMP Solutions focuses on the implementation and auditing of internationally harmonized Good Manufacturing Practices…
Robust Analytics from Harvest to Finished Product Specification
Brian Rohrback, Ph.D. – Infometrix, Inc.
The quality control of botanically-derived pharmaceutical products represents a challenge and drove the development of a unique chemometric approach.
Non-targeted Chemical Characterization, Authentication and Dosing of Complex Cannabis Medicines
Mr. Baugh’s extensive background allows him to quickly understand complex topics like the recent FDA warning letters to the CBD market…
A Review Of Preliminary Data Trends In The Dosing Project™, A Novel Approach To Cannabis Clinical Study
John Abrams, Ph.D. – Abrams Bioconsulting
Dr Abrams continues his ongoing Cannabis Chemotyping analyses with a detailed description of Cannabinoid and Terpenoid levels and patterns…
Cannabinoid Chromatography: Precision, Accuracy and the Industrialization of Potency Analysis
Anthony Smith, Ph.D. – CSO, Evio Labs
Anthony has over 15 years of natural product research, quality assurance, product development, GMP manufacturing, FDA & regulatory experience…
Better Living Through (Sensory) Chemistry: Gas Chromatography – Vacuum Ultraviolet Spectroscopy as a New Tool for Analysis of Terpenes and Residual Solvents in Cannabis Products
Jack Cochran, Ph.D. – Senior Director of Applications, VUV Analytics, Inc.
Cannabis Analytics: Toward a Chemotype-Based Labeling System
Savino Sguera – Chief Science Officer, Digamma Consulting
Savino Sguera is Director of Digamma Consulting. He has been in the cannabis analytical laboratory industry for many years.
Contemporary Model for Analyzing Pesticides in Cannabis
Ric Cuchetto – The Cannabis Chemist
Ric has over thirty years of experience in analytic chemistry.
Alternative Approaches LC-MS/MS
Paul Winkler, Ph.D. – Marketing Development Manager, SCIEX
Paul’s career includes working for the Dow Chemical, the Finnigan Corporation and over 20 years experience in environmental and bioanalytical laboratories.