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Meet the People & Machines Building the Future of Cannabis Manufacturing

Seemingly every day we read headlines about a new brand, and understandably so. As cannabis mainstreams, brands are the most accessible touchpoint for consumers. But those in the industry know that the real story, what will truly determine the future of cannabis, is playing out a level deeper – in the supply chain.



That’s precisely why we created the Machines portion of our conference, because if the cannabis industry is to actually reach that vaunted $60 billion a year in revenue projection, it will be because the supply chain has stabilized. After all, even the greatest brand in the world will fail without consistent access to safe, reliable, and approved product. 

Stabilizing that supply chain will depend on leaps forward in terms of technology and manufacturing processes – all with the approval of regulators – and behind those advancements are some of the best and brightest minds in cannabis, many of whom we’re honored to have as speakers:

Dustin Powers: The founder of GoodLifeGang and the Future4200 Forum, Dustin has gone on to pioneer multiple breakthroughs in the industry, from the beginnings of ethanol extraction to pesticide remediation.


Ace Shelander: The co-founder of Beaker & Wrench, Ace has brought wiped-film evaporation and machine design to a new level of excellence. His dosing pump made formerly unuseable machines useable and Beaker & Wrench is now releasing their own wiped-film evaporator. 

Dr. Wyeth Calloway, Ph.D:  Wyeth joined the Jetty Extracts team in 2017 where he has focused on analytics, operational efficiency, new product lines (including high purity d8), and more. As a result of his work, Jetty’s capacity has risen 10 times and is now one of the top 5 brands in CA.

Noah Cook: Noah is the President and Co-Founder at HZB Manufacturing in Los Angeles and is at the forefront of industrial cannabis applications in a regulatory environment. His work on ethanol extraction and recovery systems is now world renown.

We can say without exaggeration that this will be the first time this number and caliber of manufacturing experts will be in one place, and we expect their insights on topics like processing biomass and scaling while meeting regulations to be enormously valuable. These aren’t analysts or observers, these are the people actually building the machines and facilities the industry depend on, and consultations with them run in the thousands of dollars (if you can even get one).  

In addition, some of the technology being presented at the conference hasn’t been displayed before anywhere, giving attendees a sneak peek at some of the equipment that will help redefine what’s possible in cannabis manufacturing. 

This topic is both critically important and chronically overlooked by most cannabis conferences, and we hope you’ll join us for a day filled with actionable insights and guidance – purchase your tickets now.