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Blakes and EY Cannabis Forum: How Do You Define Success in an Undefined Market?

Calgary, April 11, 2018 - January 1, 0001

With cannabis legalization coming in the next few months, it’s time to talk about what the recreational market looks like.

Join Blakes and EY for a lively, in-depth discussion with some of the cannabis sector’s leaders on topics critical to this emerging industry.


  • Strategy – The importance of building the right approach and operating model
  • Governance – Heightened governance in the cannabis sector and what board members expect of their management teams
  • Health – Balancing public health in the free-market economy by identifying critical issues and risks within adult-use legalization space that the industry will need to manage


  • Khalid Abdul Razak, Manager, Strategy Consulting, Ernst & Young
  • Cam Battley, Chief Corporate Officer, Aurora Cannabis Inc.
  • Robyn Bews, Director, Sales and Sector Development, Calgary Economic Development
  • Rebecca Haines-Saah, Associate Professor, Department of Community Health Sciences, Cumming School of Medicine, University of Calgary
  • Paul Logan, Partner, Blakes
  • Lance Mortlock, Partner, Ernst & Young (Moderator)


Breakfast and Registration: 7:30-8:10 a.m.

Presentation: 8:10-9 a.m.


Calgary Petroleum Club
Devonian Room 319 – 5th Avenue S.W.
Calgary, Alberta (Map)