Schedule of Events

Ask the Experts: Cultivation Virtual Conference

01:00 PM – 01:05 PM


01:05 PM – 01:25 PM

Rebates: An Incentives Journey
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During this portion of Cannabis Business Times’ ‘Ask the Experts’ Cultivation Virtual Conference, Jason Battles, a rebate expert with Fluence, will share helpful insights on lighting rebates available for cannabis growers, including:

Why Do Rebates Exist?

  • The reasoning behind rebates
    • Information about the utility company and how they view facility upgrades

How Can They Help You Do Upgrades to Your Facility?

  • Discussion about Cap and Op Ex and how facility upgrades can impact both

How Do You Know if You Are Eligible?

  • The different ways in which utilities let you know if you are eligible for rebates/incentives

Lucrative Programs

  • Information about the most lucrative programs currently active in the country
Jason Battles
Speaker Jason Battles Rebate Expert Fluence View Bio

01:25 PM – 01:45 PM

Dama - The full end to end solution for your cannabis business.
Sponsored By
Dama is the cannabis industry's leading provider of access to banking and financial services, powering safe and secure depository solutions for top licensed cannabis operators throughout the United States as well as electronic consumer payment solutions. In 2022, Dama acquired Growflow, a SaaS seed-to-sale POS, and whose business management and compliance tools have processed more than $3.3 billion for cannabis businesses. Combining Dama’s fintech and payment solutions and GrowFlow’s industry-leading software platform has created the most sophisticated, comprehensive solution for cannabis companies, integrating product, operations, compliance, and financial data in a more usable and flexible solution than any current offering in the industry. It has enabled the cannabis industry to be able to operate more traditionally. Learn how we provide our customers access to all the business tools they need to thrive, from a full suite of banking and merchant services to cash management, credit and payroll products, to retail POS.
Aaron Ranka
Speaker Aaron Ranka CRO Dama Financial View Bio

01:45 PM – 02:05 PM

An Unseen Enemy: The Hidden Costs of Microbial Contamination
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How can you minimize or prevent a microbial contamination in your grow? This is one of the great questions facing all cannabis cultivation teams. Alex Hearding, Chief IMPACT Officer, and Andrew Hatch, Director of Biosecurity will share critical insights from their work with IMPACT Powered by NCRPS. Producing safe, clean cannabis is paramount for your business to compete in today’s complex economic environment.
Alex Hearding
Speaker Alex Hearding Chief IMPACT Officer IMPACT View Bio
Andrew Hatch
Speaker Andrew Hatch Director of Biosecurity IMPACT View Bio

02:05 PM – 02:25 PM

Professional criteria in the selection of your growing media
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Pablo Segovia from Medicoir discusses the importance of selecting the right growing media for your cannabis crop requirements, what to look out for and which questions to ask.
Pablo Segovia
Speaker Pablo Segovia Sales Manager Americas Legro Group View Bio