Devoted to Hemp

The Plant for All Purposes

April 14th, 2018, 10am-7pm

Sponsored by:
MRX Extractors

As the ‘Green Rush’ grows, Cannabis industry leaders, entrepreneurs, networkers and newcomers will gather to learn best business practices for maintaining a successful Cannabis business. At the 2018 Oregon Hemp Convention at the

Portland Expo Center

they will gain knowledge about emerging Cannabis topics and policy issues.

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Add to My Calendar 2018-04-14 10:00:00 2018-04-14 19:00:00 America/Los Angeles Oregon Hemp Convention At the Oregon Hemp Convention attendees will gain knowledge about emerging Cannabis topics and policy issues. Portland, Oregon Jerry Norton

Wondering What to Expect ?

A full day of educational sessions with professional Cannabis speakers to bring you up to speed on rapidly changing developments in the Cannabis industry. A high concentration of Cannabis industry technology buyers will be present.

Donations for the Oregon Food Bank will be accepted at the door.

Thanks to all of you, the Oregon Cannabis Convention is now in it’s fifth year.

“This event is excellent for networking, and offers high value information.” ~Andrew Black, Certified Kind

Expo Schedule

Speakers and scheduled talks are subject to change.

Exhibitor Floor Opens — Opening Remarks / Hemp Data

by Jenny Dressler, Oregon Farm Bureau / Beau Whitney, Frontier Data

10:00 am

Oregon Cannabis Law Q & A

by Leland Berger, Attorney and Pioneer Pete, Omnibudsman

10:30 am

CBD Health

by Sanjeev Sharma, MD

11:00 am

Horticultural Science

by Todd Dalotto, CanResearch

11:30 am

Banking & Cannabis

by Will Patterson, Attorney at Harris Bricken

12:00 noon

True Terpenes

by Ben Cassiday, True Terpenes

12:30 pm

USDA Organic Attorney

by Chris Van Hook, Clean Green Certified

1:00 pm

American Cannabinoid Clinics

by Dr. Janice Knox

1:30 pm

Hemp Law

by Courtney Moran, EARTH Law and Jay Noller, Oregon State University Hemp Research & Development

2:00 pm

Cannabis Genetics

by Nishan Karassik, Phylos Bioscience

2:30 pm

Building Hemp Homes

by Pamela Bosch, Highland Hemp House

3:00 pm

Cannabis in the Eyes of the Public

by Rachel Kurtz, National Cannabis Industry Association

3:30 pm

Organic Growth / Hemp Fashion Show

by Tim McCormick, Cultured Biologix / Cannaflage Designs (4:20)

4:00 pm

National Cannabis Advocate Q&A

by Anthony Taylor, Compassionate ORegon

4:30 pm

Health & Healing

by Megan Schwarting, Kush Creams

5:00 pm

Cannabis Law Q&A

by Paul Loney, Attorney

5:30 pm

Labs Q & A

by Roshawn Reordan, Green Leaf Lab

6:00 pm

Opiate Addiction & CBD

by David A. Dawson

6:30 pm

Closing Remarks

by Jerry Norton, American Hemp Seed Genetics

6:55 pm

Driving & Directions

Portland Expo Center

2060 N. Marine DR Portland, OR, 97217

Driving Directions:

From Interstate 5 north and south— 
Traveling from both north or south on Interstate 5, follow either route:

 Take exit 306B and follow the signs to the Portland Expo Center.
 Take Exit 307, stay left at the fork and turn left onto N. Marine Drive. Follow signs to the Portland Expo Center, located on the west side of the freeway. 

From Portland International Airport.

When leaving the airport, turn left on N.E. 122nd Avenue. Turn left (west) onto N.E. Marine Drive and continue past (over) Interstate 5. The Expo Center will be to the left.

From Northeast Portland
: Take N.E. Martin Luther King Jr., Blvd. north until it crosses over Interstate 5. The Portland Expo Center will be to the left.

Travelling a great distance? Use Tripcheck – a convenient and up-to-date tool to plan your visit to the Rose City from any location in Oregon. For current conditions in Portland, here is the link to the various ODOT cameras in the Portland area. For I-5 conditions closest to the Expo Center, check N. Marine Drive and Victory Boulevard.

Parking – General Information
For most events at the Portland Expo Center, parking is available in the main lot at the cost of $8 per space, per entry, without in and out privileges. Carpools of three or more people are only $7 .If your vehicle (RV, trailer, or other) takes more than one space, note the charge is per space, per entry.

Exhibitor passes are sold as run-of-show passes only. Exhibitors can purchase passes for $7 per space, per event day. Exhibitor passes include in and out privileges.

Wondering Where to Stay?

Click here to go to a listing of local hotels. This is also a downloadable .pdf

TriMet MAX Light Rail Yellow Line:

A short 30 minute ride from downtown Portland, the MAX Yellow Line directly serves the Portland Expo Center. Upon arrival, you’ll cross the Expo parking lots west under a covered walkway. To plan your MAX trip and other information, visit the TriMet web site or call 503-962-7660.

Click here to review any special alerts or notices regarding interruption of TriMet Services.

For other traffic concerns
Visit the ODOT website or call their toll-free information line at 1-877-927-4343

See you soon!

The PDX HempFest Expo team

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