This session will share examples of innovation while discussing opportunities and the need for interdisciplinary collaboration between industry, scientists and engineers.
Boulder, Colorado (PRWEB) June 20, 2016
NCSLI Workshop & Symposium "Measurement Accuracy and the Impact on Society"
With the US cannabis market valued at $2.7 billion in 2014, the burgeoning cannabis industry is driving advancements across areas such as botanical medicine, medical devices, separations and analytical chemistry, manufacturing and quality management.
This session will share examples of innovation while discussing opportunities and the need for interdisciplinary collaboration between industry, scientists and engineers. Attendees will gain an improved understanding of the complexities and opportunities in this rapidly growing industry.
Jeremy Applen entered the cannabis arena with a background in pharmaceutical research and development, including experience gained at Pfizer and the Department of Veterans Affairs Cooperative Studies Program Clinical Pharmacy Coordinating Center. Founding Page Analytical, New Mexico’s first state-approved Medical Cannabis Testing Facility, Jeremy worked with the New Mexico Department of Health, Medical Cannabis Program, in drafting regulatory guidelines and improving alignment with regulations utilized by the US Food and Drug Administration for analogous products. Since that time, he has worked closely with government regulators and numerous cannabis organizations both nationally and internationally, to resolve significant issues related to regulations, product quality and product safety.
Jeremy Applen is an ISO/IEC 17025:2005 assessor for the American Association of Laboratory Accreditation and has spoken throughout the US on topics such as the practical and technical issues faced by cannabis laboratories.
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