Schedule of Events

Ask the Experts: Cultivation Virtual Conference

12:00 PM – 12:30 PM

Putting PPFD to work: How to leverage high light intensity to maximize output
General Session
The latest insights from Fluence by OSRAM’s global research team are in: Cannabis plants thrive under high light intensities. But growing under high PPFDs requires careful environmental considerations to optimize your grow. In this session, Fluence horticulture service specialist Taylor Kirk will discuss the power of high light intensity strategies and the key adjustments to your environmental parameters that will maximize your yield and plant quality to ensure future operational success.
Taylor Kirk
Speaker Taylor Kirk Horticulture Service Specialist Fluence by OSRAM View Bio

12:30 PM – 1:00 PM

Keeping it Clear
General Session
Sponsored By

Biofilms and their associates microbial species can significantly harm cannabis grow operations. Irrigation and grow room components build up these films that can affect plant growth and operational efficiency. I’m this session we will cover the science of biofilm and introduce an all-natural  product for removal and maintenance.

1:00 PM – 1:30 PM

Breeding for the bottom line: inside Canada’s most advanced program
General Session
Sponsored By

Goldberry Kush is an early success story in growing cannabis outdoors in Canada: it produces large, potent and high quality flowers weeks earlier than traditional genetics. Join Aurora’s head of breeding and genetics, Dr. Greg Baute, for an inside look at Canada’s largest cannabis breeding program, and their most recent advances in cannabis breeding, through a case study of this novel cultivar. By the end of this webinar, you’ll have a better understanding of performance-driven breeding techniques that enable LPs to meet consumers’ fast-changing tastes, achieve exclusivity, and improve bottom lines. Attendees can also opt in for a sneak preview of Aurora’s exclusive database of 20+ cultivars that aren’t yet released anywhere else on the market.

Dr. Greg Baute
Speaker Dr. Greg Baute Senior Director, Breeding and Genetics Aurora Cannabis View Bio

1:30 PM – 2:00 PM

Control Systems Design for Decision Support Management
General Session
Sponsored By

As technology becomes smaller, faster, and cheaper it is becoming more desirable to find ways to implement technology, to manage the business operations from seed to sale. This segment will share current applications of control systems which manage the growth environment, labor, and business intelligence.

David Story, PhD
Speaker David Story, PhD Sales and Service Operations Manager Ridder North America View Bio