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History and Current State of Cannabis Industry


Dr. Brenda Wells
Dr. Brenda Wells

Ph.D., CPCU, AAI, CRIS

Robert F. Bird Distinguished Professor of Risk and Insurance, East Carolina University

What Risk Takers Should Know About the Marijuana/Hemp Industry


Joseph Pangaro
Joseph Pangaro

Associate, Duane Morris, LLP

Summit Panel

All Toked Up: Challenges Insuring the New Cannabis Industry


John Donahue
John Donahue

President & CEO, Topa Insurance Group

Beth Medvedev
Beth Medvedev

CPCU, RPLU

Underwriting Manager - Life Sciences, James River Insurance Company

Kyle Hales
Kyle Hales

Principal & Consulting Actuary, Perr & Knight

Blaine Sherwin
Blaine Sherwin

Assistant Vice President, Woodruff-Sawyer

The Actuarial Experience with Cannabis


Greg Fanoe
Greg Fanoe

FCAS, MAAA

Senior Consulting Actuary, Merlinos & Associates

Who Needs Cannabis Insurance?


Max Meade
Max Meade

Cannabis Insurance Advisor, Brown & Brown Insurance

Cannabis Insurance Coverage Facts & Myths


Phillip Skaggs
Phillip Skaggs

Assistant Counsel, American Association of Insurance Services (AAIS)

Summit Panel

Cannapreneur Panel


Chris Boden
Chris Boden

CIC, CLCS, TRIP

Practice Group Team Leader, Crouse and Associates

Matt Porter
Matt Porter

Vice President, Brown & Brown

Jeffrey Samuels
Jeffrey Samuels

Cannabis and Hemp Practice Leader, Embroker

Jerrad Coots
Jerrad Coots

Principal Agent, Burrows Insurance Agency

Cannabis Underwriting 101


Charles Pyfrom
Charles Pyfrom

Senior Vice President of Commercial Programs, CannGen Insurance Services

Cannabis Product Liability


Patrick Wraight
Patrick Wraight

CIC, CRM, CISR, AU, AINS

Director, Insurance Journal's Academy of Insurance

Broker's Role in Educating Cannabis Industry


Kieran O'Rourke
Kieran O'Rourke

VP Director of Underwriting, Cannasure

Impact of Legalization of Marijuana on Workers' Compensation


Laura Kersey
Laura Kersey

Executive Director—Regulatory & Legislative Analysis, NCCI

Legalization and Employer Liability and Employee Rights


Michael J. Progar
Michael J. Progar

Partner, Doherty & Progar LLC

Medical Cannabis Products and Reimbursement Policies


Adam Goers
Adam Goers

Vice President Corporate Affairs, Columbia Care