This panel discussion will bring together various extractors in the industry for an informational discussion focused on refining formulas and improving processes. Topics covered will include best practices for various extraction methods, troubleshooting issues, as well as how you can utilize testing to improve product formulas.
Thu, Jul 8, 2021 · 6:00 PM Eastern Time (US & Canada) (GMT -4:00)
Sohan Shen
Business Development Manager at MCR Labs
Sohan assists MCR clients in identifying the appropriate screens for their cannabis product’s unique needs and leveraging the data from those screens to improve product quality. As a sales and marketing professional with a background in start ups, Sohan maintains a keen understanding of current industry trends and can often be found at community events across Massachusetts.
Kara Tracy
Lead Scientist at MCR Labs
Kara is a Lead Scientist at MCR Labs specializing in food science. With a biochemistry degree from Western Illinois University, Kara has years of experience in the analytical space and has previously served as an Ethanol Processor, running an analytical lab testing extracts.
Jordani Joseph
Director of Extraction at Levia
As one of the first processors to be employed by a licensed facility in MA, Jordani has an extensive background in cultivation and extraction. He brings over 10 years of cannabis-related experience to the table.
Erin Colton
CEO/President/ Executive Chef at Cannabakeri
Erin is the owner of Cannabakeri LLC DBA Puffin Penguin, a Cannabis Product Manufacturing Company applicant proposed for Worcester, MA. She is a Massachusetts cannabis industry professional with a Bachelor's of Science in Healthcare Administration minor in health sciences from the University of Central Florida. Prior healthcare worker and longtime Entrepreneur following in mom and family footsteps, with extensive training and knowledge of baking and edible infusion science. Erin has previous experience working for a medical dispensary kitchen in MA with years of working within the cannabis industry with extensive knowledge of METRC and CCC state regulations.
Samuel Adam
Lab Director at Trade Roots
Sam is the Lab Director for Trade Roots, a vertically integrated cannabis facility in Wareham MA, where he is responsible for the manufacturing of products from flower intake to packing to compliance. Having been in the legal industry for over 7 years, Sam is knowledgeable in startups, product development and manufacturing.
Mark Huard Jr.
Owner of Hole in the Wall Cultivation
Owner and Operator of the award-winning Hole In The Wall Cultivation, Mark’s passionate about cultivating cannabis and making hash. He is known for educating the community on cultivating in live organic soil.
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