Speakers include key opinion leaders in the legislative, regulatory, academic and business sectors within the cannabis industry. Stay tuned for more speaker bios soon.
Currently Kline serves as the Director of Public Policy at the National Cannabis Industry Association. In addition to extensive experience working on behalf of the legal cannabis industry, Kline’s impressive professional background includes oversight and advisory roles in the FCC and the Obama Administration, as well as a stint as an Assistant U.S. Attorney.
Stearns is a partner in the law firm of Keller and Heckan LLP's Washington, DC office. For the past 26 years he has worked on a wide range of FDA regulatory issues facing manufacturers of prescription and OTC drugs, medical devices, food, dietary supplements, and cosmetics.
Atwood is an associate at Steptoe & Johnson LLP. She works with businesses throughout the supply chain, heping them with global legal and regulatory compliance activities for human and pet food, animal feed, packaging, dietary supplements, cosmetics, medical devices, and over-the-counter drugs.
Walter is the Executive Director at the Healthcare Compliance Packaging Council. Additionally, he serves as the President at SmartRmeds for Life.