Speaking Engagements – Sean McAllister

Upcoming Speaking Engagements

Prior Speaking Engagements

  • Marijuana Legalization Testimony

    January 1, 2010 | Colorado & Hawaii

    Testimony in front of the Colorado and Hawaiian legislatures on marijuana legalization, 2010-2014.

  • CLE International “Medical Marijuana Conference”

    February 1, 2010 | Denver, CO

    Presented on regulatory framework of medical marijuana.

  • Denver 420 Rally

    April 20, 2010 | Denver, CO

    Spoke on marijuana legalization 2010-2012.

  • Cannabis Business Alliance, Casselman’s Marijuana Forums

    January 3, 2011 | Denver, CO

    Numerous presentations on the rollout of marijuana legalization in CO.

  • Drug Policy Alliance

    November 2, 2011 | Los Angeles, CA

    Presented on the future of legalization.

  • Lions and Rotary Club

    January 2, 2012 | Denver, CO

    Presenting on the legalization of marijuana under Amendment 64.

  • Students for Sensible Drug Policy

    March 23, 2012 | Denver, CO

    Presented on criminal justice issues and marijuana

  • Drug Policy Alliance

    September 25, 2013 | Los Angeles, CA

    Presented on DUID-Marijuana laws.

  • NORML Legal Seminar, spring 2015

    April 1, 2015 | Aspen, CO

    Presented on regulatory compliance in marijuana law.

  • High Times Cannabis Cup

    April 18, 2015 | Denver, CO

    Presented on the future of marijuana legalization.

  • National Cannabis Industry Association, Cannabis Business Summit

    June 29, 2015 | Denver, CO

    Presented on Real estate issues in marijuana.

  • Cannabis Creative Conference

    July 29, 2015 | Portland, OR

    Presented on celebrity endorsements of marijuana.

  • National Cannabis Summit

    October 13, 2015

  • Colorado Marijuana Industry – Legal, Accounting, Advice and Compliance Conference

    November 5, 2015 | Denver, CO

    Co-sponsored by the Colorado/Wyoming Chapter of NACVA (The National Association of Certified Valuators and Analysts) and the Colorado Bar Association Cannabis Law Committee, presenting on Legal and Accounting Advice and Compliance.

  • Marijuana Business Daily Conference

    November 11, 2015 | Las Vegas, NV

    Presenting on pesticide regulations in the marijuana industry.

  • Challenges & Opportunities of Owning & Operating a Marijuana Business

    December 2, 2015 | Denver, CO

    Sean spoke at the Colorado Marijuana Industry Legal and Accounting Advice and Compliance live CLE Seminar.

  • Colorado Bar Association, Employment Law CLE

    November 10, 2016

    Speaking on employment law issues in marijuana companies.

  • MEDICOLEGAL Aspects of Marijuana In Criminal Law, Civil Regulations, and Forensic Science

    December 4, 2016

    Presenting on Business Regulation and the Enforcement Process for Colorado Marijuana Law.

  • Federal Bar Association, Civil Rights Division

    April 7, 2017 | New Orleans, LA

    Speaking on civil rights law overlaps with the marijuana industry.

  • Electric Utility Consultants, Inc. Conference, The Cannabis Industry Energy Challenge

    April 11, 2017 | San Francisco, CA

    Speaking on the marijuana industry’s energy needs and challenges in dealing with energy companies. Learn More

  • The Business of Cannabis – Legal Forum Know & Grow

    April 27, 2017 | Los Angeles, CA

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  • NORML Aspen Legal Seminar

    June 1, 2017 | Aspen, CO

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  • NCIA Cannabis Business Summit

    June 14, 2017 | Oakland, CA

    Speaking on “Let’s Make a Deal! Business Relationships and Contract Best Practices.” Learn More

  • Cannabis World Congress & Business Exposition

    September 13, 2017 | Los Angeles, CA

    Open a Cannabis Business Workshop at Clover Leaf University – Sean discussed legal issues around opening a marijuana business in California at the event. Learn More

  • cLab Best Practices in Business

    October 19, 2017 | Hollywood, CA

    The Transition to Regulation in Los Angeles and California Starting in 2018″, October 19, 2017 at the historic Grauman Chinese Theater in Hollywood, CA Learn More

  • California Roadshow

    December 4, 2017 | San Francisco, CA

    "Golden State of Mind" - Legal and Accounting Tips for the New California Marijuana Regulations and Market.

  • NCIA Seed to Sale Show

    February 7, 2018 | Denver, CO

    Spoke on a panel “Better Safe Than Sued”. Learn More

  • American Bar Association, Litigation Section, Annual Conference

    May 3, 2018 | San Diego, CA

    Speaking on product liability issues related to cannabis. Learn More

  • 2018 National Cannabis Bar Association Conference

    June 28, 2018

    Insurance issues in the cannabis area and risks of the industry including products liability, recalls, and pesticide issues. The event was hosted by the National Cannabis Bar Association and Sean was joined by attorney Jason Horst. Learn More

  • National Cannabis Bar Association – Cannabis Business Summit

    July 25, 2018 | San Jose, CA

    Ethics – Competency: Legal Knowledge and Preparation: This special credit (one hour) ethics panel will consider the how to determine whether a lawyer has the requisite knowledge and skill to address a particular issue or opportunity in the cannabis industry. Applicable factors include the relative complexity and specialized nature of the matter, the lawyer’s general experience, the lawyer’s experience in the cannabis industry, the preparation the lawyer is able to give the matter, and whether it is feasible to refer the matter to, or associate or consult with, a lawyer of established competence in the cannabis field. Learn More

  • NCIA Cannabis Business Summit & Expo

    July 27, 2018 | San Jose, CA

    Speaking at the “Stop, Drop, and Do Your Due Diligence: Preparedness for Engaging with Investors and Partners”. Learn More

  • 2018 State of Cannabis Conference

    September 25, 2018 | Long Beach, CA

    Sean McAllister, Kresimir Peharda, and Navid Brewster will be presenting a workshop at the State of Cannabis Conference in Long Beach, CA on September 25, 2018. The workshop will focus on “Attracting Investment to Your Cannabis Business.” For more information, Learn More

  • 2019 Cannabis Symposium

    February 13, 2019 | Denver, CO

    Sean spoke on how cannabis companies can raise money without relying on banks. Learn More

  • Cannabis Private Investment Summit 2019

    May 1, 2019 | Beverly Hills, CA

    Discussing overview of cannabis business opportunities and the regulatory environment around the US. Learn More

  • IC3 The Third Institutional Capital & Cannabis Conference (West)

    May 9, 2019 | Los Angeles, CA

    Discussing the overview of cannabis business opportunities and the regulatory environment around the US, May 9th and 10th. Learn More