Speaking Engagements by Sean McAllister

Upcoming Speaking Engagements

  • Sana Symposium

    September 17, 2021

    Legal Risks of Licensed Therapists Engaging in Psychedelic Assisted Therapy Learn More

Prior Speaking Engagements

  • CU Entrepreneurial Event

    June 11, 2021

    The Many Roles and Value of General Counsel Learn More

  • Sacred Plants in the Americas II

    April 24, 2021

    The Right to Drink Ayahuasca in America: Current Status & What’s next Learn More

  • Psychedelic Medicine Association: Discussing legal issues with psychedelic assisted therapies

    September 29, 2020

  • Annual Colorado Litigators Summit

    September 5, 2020

    Discussing unique challenges in cannabis and hemp litigation

  • Telluride Mushroom Festival

    August 13, 2020 | Telluride, CO

    Psychedelic Decriminalization Efforts and Prospects for Future Reform Learn More

  • Cannabis Entrepreneurship Short Course: The State and Trajectory of Federal Legalization Efforts in the Wake of the Coronavirus Pandemic

    June 15, 2020

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  • Becoming Whole- Psychedelic Medicine and the Future of Transformational Wellness

    May 2, 2020 | Boulder, CO

    Overview of Psychedelic Decriminalization and Legalization Efforts in 2020

  • Psychedelic Liberty Summit

    April 25, 2020 | San Francisco, CA

    Denver Psilocybin Initiative: Update on Implementation and Implication for Future Psychedelic Decriminalization Learn More

  • Psychedelics Science 2020 Webinar Series

    April 23, 2020 | Webinar

    Decriminalizing Psychedelics Learn More

  • CoreNet Global

    April 20, 2020 | Denver, CO

    The Future of Cannabis

  • Cannabis World Congress and Business Expo

    September 25, 2019 | Los Angeles, CA

    The Status of Hemp CBD Under Federal and California Laws and Regulations: “To Infuse or Not to Infuse (with Hemp CBD), that is the question.” Learn More

  • Colorado Society of Public Accountants Marijuana Business Symposium

    August 15, 2019 | Denver, CO

    Financing and raising money in the cannabis industry. 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

  • 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

  • 2019 Cannabis Symposium

    February 13, 2019 | Denver, CO

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

  • 2019 Arizona Psychedelics Conference

    February 9, 2019 | Tempe, AZ

    Psychoactive Plant –Fungus-Toad Medicines and the Law 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • American Bar Association, Litigation Section, Annual Conference

    May 3, 2018 | San Diego, CA

    Speaking on product liability issues related to cannabis. Learn More

  • NCIA Seed to Sale Show

    February 7, 2018 | Denver, CO

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

  • 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

  • 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

  • NCIA Cannabis Business Summit

    June 14, 2017 | Oakland, CA

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

  • NORML Aspen Legal Seminar

    June 1, 2017 | Aspen, CO

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  • The Business of Cannabis – Legal Forum Know & Grow

    April 27, 2017 | Los Angeles, CA

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  • 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

  • Federal Bar Association, Civil Rights Division

    April 7, 2017 | New Orleans, LA

    Speaking on civil rights law overlaps with the marijuana industry.

  • 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.

  • Colorado Bar Association, Employment Law CLE

    November 10, 2016

    Speaking on employment law issues in marijuana companies.

  • 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.

  • Marijuana Business Daily Conference

    November 11, 2015 | Las Vegas, NV

    Presenting on pesticide regulations in the marijuana industry.

  • 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.

  • National Cannabis Summit

    October 13, 2015

  • Cannabis Creative Conference

    July 29, 2015 | Portland, OR

    Presented on celebrity endorsements of marijuana.

  • National Cannabis Industry Association, Cannabis Business Summit

    June 29, 2015 | Denver, CO

    Presented on Real estate issues in marijuana.

  • High Times Cannabis Cup

    April 18, 2015 | Denver, CO

    Presented on the future of marijuana legalization.

  • NORML Legal Seminar, spring 2015

    April 1, 2015 | Aspen, CO

    Presented on regulatory compliance in marijuana law.

  • Drug Policy Alliance

    September 25, 2013 | Los Angeles, CA

    Presented on DUID-Marijuana laws.

  • Students for Sensible Drug Policy

    March 23, 2012 | Denver, CO

    Presented on criminal justice issues and marijuana

  • Lions and Rotary Club

    January 2, 2012 | Denver, CO

    Presenting on the legalization of marijuana under Amendment 64.

  • Drug Policy Alliance

    November 2, 2011 | Los Angeles, CA

    Presented on the future of legalization.

  • Cannabis Business Alliance, Casselman’s Marijuana Forums

    January 3, 2011 | Denver, CO

    Numerous presentations on the rollout of marijuana legalization in CO.

  • Denver 420 Rally

    April 20, 2010 | Denver, CO

    Spoke on marijuana legalization 2010-2012.

  • CLE International “Medical Marijuana Conference”

    February 1, 2010 | Denver, CO

    Presented on regulatory framework of medical marijuana.

  • Marijuana Legalization Testimony

    January 1, 2010 | Colorado & Hawaii

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