2016 Schedule

Interactive: March 11–15  •  Film: March 11–19  •  Music: March 15–20

Ending Cannabis Prohibition: Tech Politics Culture

Monday, March 14
12:30PM - 1:30PM

JW Marriott
Salon 1-2
110 E 2nd St

When stakeholders do not exercise their voice, a market is at significant risk. Due to the state of current US drug policy, collateral technology companies can be the best voice for this emerging market, and thereby ensure that the market breadth satisfies clients and investors.

In order to gain acceptance in the mainstream, cannabis needs to be understood, quality controlled, de-stigmatized, and made more accessible.

The on demand economy has enabled more seamless access to cannabis across existing markets -- as well as promotes the creation of new markets -- by both extending the storefront and providing access to patients who may have otherwise not had access to this care.

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Elizabeth Conway at SXSW

Elizabeth Conway


Gide LLC

Elizabeth Conway has almost 2 decades in public policy work with clients as diverse as the New Orleans YMCA, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, and the U.S. Department of the Treasury....

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Keith McCarty at SXSW

Keith McCarty



A seasoned Executive (Yammer and Eaze) with proven experience thinking outside of the box and delivering successful outcomes. Working around cumbersome processes, implementing necessary process, wh...

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