Cannabis is legal in 29 states across the U.S and in Washington D.C., with eight among them offering recreational cannabis. As the industry quickly expands, so do its risks and coverage needs.
Cannabis Cover 2017 comes to Boston on December 7, 2017. Brought to you by the world’s largest insurance magazine, this first-of-its-kind cannabis insurance conference brings together key perspectives on regulations, perilous gaps in coverage, product liability risks and how these forces combine to shape the insurance market.
Over 100 leading insurance influencers will unite in Boston for discussions of the current conditions shaping cannabis coverage and the future market outlook.
Join us at The Bostonian’s Seasons Ballroom in downtown Boston
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8 AM – 8:45 AM
9 AM – 9:50 AM
Cannabis cover: current needs and future opportunities
What are the most relevant risks and coverage needs to the burgeoning cannabis industry? Get the inside scoop from a regulator, a broker and an underwriter as they discuss the best-practices for placing comprehensive coverage.
Adam Fine – Attorney, Vicente Sederberg
Jaime Lewis – Massachusetts Cannabis Advisory Board and Founder of Mountain Medicine
10 AM - 10:50 AM
Legality, new regulation and insurance reform
Both insurance professionals and cannabis business owners alike will the feel the impact of legalization at the state level. How will regulatory changes paired with the legal shift surrounding cannabis impact risk mitigation and coverage?
Find out in this essential talk, featuring:
Dean Rocco – Employment and labor practice chair, Wilson Elser
Ian Stewart – Partner and cannabis practice co-chair, Wilson Elser
11:10 AM -12 PM
Understanding cannabis through proxies and parallels
The risks and rates of cannabis industry are manifold – yet we can begin to understand them if we filter the issues through industry proxies and parallels. Supported by actuarial perspectives, this must-attend session will take you through the useful similarities between the cannabis market and other comparable areas.
Among the questions being asked:
Karen Landrum – Consulting Actuary, Merlinos & Associates
12:15 PM – 1:15 PM
1:20 PM - 2:10 PM
Coverage case study: Best practices, how to properly cover your insured
In order to properly engage with the minutiae of each sector, it is vital to fully understand the recreational and medicinal cannabis markets is key. Secure a seat at this session for critical consideration of how cannabis businesses operate, the coverages they need and the risks they face now and in the future.
Mike Aberle – Senior Vice President, Next Wave
2:20 PM – 3:10 PM
Cash-heavy risk: New regulation on cannabis banking and the implications
Legalization is bringing legitimacy to the world of recreational cannabis – and there are all sorts of financial repercussions to consider. Join our panel of leading experts as they reveal how federal financial regulations will impact transactional security, the storage and transport of funds and business operations … and how to use this insight to create involved insurance needs.
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Adam Fine – Attorney, Vicente Sederberg
3:15 PM – 4:45 PM
Networking reception presented by:
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Terms & Conditions:
One pass admits one person to the event and cannot be split between multiple delegates. If you are unable to attend, a substitute delegate is welcome at no extra charge. Cancellations received in writing 14 or more days in advance will incur a $200 fee. The remaining balance will be refunded to you or issued as credit valid for use towards another Key Media event within 12 months of the date of issuance. The company regrets no refunds will be made less than 14 days prior to the event. Should Key Media cancel or postpone the event, delegates will receive a full refund. Key Media is not responsible for any loss, damage or additional costs incurred as a result of alteration, cancellation or postponement. Please note all speakers and content are confirmed at time of publication, however we reserve the right to modify or alter the program including advertised speakers without notice. Key Media is not liable for the content of any speaker presentations.
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