MARRIOTT CITY CENTER OAKLAND, CA

THE Cannabis tech conference 2017.

Oct 13, 14 & 15 2017

The first conference to focus exclusively on the game-changing, disruptive developments in technology, investment and media within the cannabis space.

Thank you to our Platinum Sponsors

OAKLAND, 2017

New West Summit 3.0 comes to Oakland for a bigger, brighter experience in one of the most beautiful and diverse cities in the world.

PANEL SCHEDULE

Our Panel Discussions

The Summit and panelists of active, accredited investors and successful entrepreneurs will look at what’s next for branding, media, technology, non-profits, venture-backed startups, publicly traded companies and crowd-funding in the new “green rush” industry of Cannabis and beyond.

George Clinton

Founding Member of Parliament

Dave Morin

Co-Founder/CEO, Path

Jason Silva

Host of Brain Games on Nat Geo

Introducing

Consumer Day

For the Canna- Curious we’ve added new this year a Consumer Day featuring exhibits, education, career, samples and Keynote , George Clinton of Parliament Funkadelic.

OUR MANTRA

Create an experience of quality over quantity

Come join us for three days of B2B and peer community networking, 100 exhibitors, 45 panel discussions, over 2000 attendees, parties, education, Bloom Farms Job Fair and a consumer day to connect with those new to the Cannabis industry.
Business
Legal cannabis has an estimated $11 billion annual economic impact, and the sector is rapidly professionalizing. Cut through the hype.
Technology
High technology guarantees the near future of cannabis looks nothing like the present. Get the complete picture of the next generation of consumer marijuana apps and business services.
Media
Mobile, internet, digital word of mouth and the broader media is the single greatest force shaping the destiny of cannabis consumers and the companies selling to them.

New West Summit 3.0 comes to Oakland for a bigger, brighter experience in one of the most beautiful and diverse cities in the world.

Matthew Greene

New York, NY, USA
CEO & Founder, Edible Science, LLC

Matt Greene has spent his entire career in the marketing, advertising and AdTech industry. His fascination with technology began in 1987 while working with his client Steve Jobs in developing the launch strategies for NeXT Computers. Starting in 1998, Matt pioneered online advertising and supporting technologies for the digital ad agency he founded, Blue Ribbon Digital, where his team drove innovation across all aspects of digital media - from Search to Mobile and Video, his agency measurably generated over $2BB in revenues for their Fortune 100 clients. In this capacity, Matt has spoken at leading conferences such as AdTech, iMedia Summits and the Googleplex in Mountain View, CA. Starting in 2015, Matt re-focused his energies on the burgeoning cannabis industry knowing that the need for innovation in technologies to support the industry would be mandatory. With his his new company, Edible Sciences, he and his team on concentrating their energies in solving the #1 problem facing the edibles sector: Dosing Accuracy. He will be speaking at Binghampton University's TIER Talks in SEPT '17 on technology innovations occurring in the cannabis ancillary space.
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Brett Finkelstein

Boca Raton, FL
Managing Director, Phyto Partners LP

Brett is an experienced executive, venture capital and private equity investor and advisor. He has partnered with, worked with and developed key relationships with numerous premier private equity, investment banks, and venture capital companies. As one of the founders of Phyto Partners LP, Brett’s fundamental ambition for the company’s stakeholders is to creatively apply his unique resources of extensive operating skills, certainty to close, access to capital, extensive network of resources and relentless pursuit of excellence to facilitate a more super-charged evolution for enterprises we fund, launch, and maintain activist roles in. For the powerhouse companies we invest in, advise, and or buy we will be providing more investment value and a comfort level for our financial capital partners, as well as our portfolio companies that join us. Phyto Partners LP was profiled in Forbes as one of the leaders in the cannabis industry. Phyto has invested in half of what CB insights profiled as the trailblazers of 2017. 
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