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9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

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Uplisting to an Exchange
What Every Company Needs to Know Before, During and After Listing

MODERATOR:
Andrew Hall, Managing Director, New Listings, NASDAQ

PANELIST:
Jeffrey Fessler, Partner, Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP
Mitchell S. Nussbaum, Partner, Loeb & Loeb LLP
Bruce Piognant, Senior Consultant, Donohoe Advisory Associates LLC

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

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Chinese Investment in the United States: Venture, M&A, and EB-5 Capital
Priority Sectors for Chinese Investment, Considerations for Protecting Intellectual Property (IP), Tapping EB-5 Capital, Obtaining Premium Valuations, and the Economic Outlook for Outbound China Investment

MODERATOR:
Drew Bernstein, Co- Managing Partner, Marcum Bernstein Pinchuk

PANELIST:
Mitchell S. Nussbaum, Partner, Loeb & Loeb LLP
Lou Taubman, Partner, Hunter Taubman Fischer & Li LLC
Robert K. Whyte, Managing Partner, Whyte & Co. LLC

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

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Best Practices in Corporate Governance, Legal and Accounting Matters
Key Issues and Hot Topics that Matter to Investors and Regulators

MODERATOR:
Caryn Schechtman, Partner, DLA Piper

PANELIST:
David Briones, Managing Member, BRIO Financial Group, LLC
Sarah Hewitt, Partner, Schnader Harrison Segal & Lewis LLP
Greg Kramer, Partner, Haynes & Boone, LLP
Howard Yeaton, Managing Partner & Founder, Financial Consulting Strategies LLC

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

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Up in Smoke? How to Invest in the Cannabis Industry
Identifying Opportunities, Financial and Legal Hurdles, and the Outlook for the Cannabis Industry under the new Administration

MODERATOR:
Marc Ross, Partner, Sichnezia Ross Ference Kesner LLP

PANELIST:
Brett Finkelstein, Managing Director, Phyto Partners LP
Scott Greiper, President, Viridian Capital Advisors
Nick Kovacevich, CEO, Kush Bottles
Derek Peterson, President & CEO, TerraTech

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

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Using Tax Credits as a Planning Tool

MODERATOR:
Melina Ambrosino, Executive Vice President, Cherrytree Group

PANELIST:
Monte Colbert, Director, Marcum LLP
Lawrence Curtis, President, WinnDevelopment
Warren Kirschenbaum, President, Cherrytree Group

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

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Identifying Breakthrough Opportunities in Life Sciences
How to Evaluate Early Stage and Pre-Revenue Life Sciences Companies

MODERATOR:
Jim Alfaro, Managing Director, Healthcare Investment Banking, Maxim Group LLC

PANELIST:
Bob Giordano, President, The Giordano Group, a division of Network 1 Financial Securities
Stephen Goodman, Partner, Pryor Cashman LLP
James Sapirstein, CEO, Contravir
Bill Welch, CEO, Trovagene

9:30 AM - 10:30 AM

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Regulation A+: Two Years After the Creation of the "The Mini IPO"
How this Significant Change in Capital-Raising has been Utilized by the Marketplace -- What has Worked, Where It Needs to be Improved, and the Future Outlook

MODERATOR:
Mitchell Littman, Founding Partner, Littman Krooks LLP

PANELIST:
Mark Elenowitz, CEO and Founder, BANQ, a division of TriPoint Global Equities, LLC
John Hughes, Director, Marcum LLP
Jason Paltrowitz, Executive Vice President, Corporate Services, OTC Markets Group
Jeff Ramson, Founder and CEO, PCG Advisory Group

10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

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The Current Environment for Capital-Raising
Funding Options and Structures Geared towards Microcap Companies

MODERATOR:
Alexander McClean, Partner, Harter Secrest & Emery LLP

PANELIST:
David Bocchi, Head of Investment Banking, Aegis Capital Corp.
Eric Cheng, Managing Director, Head of Healthcare Investment Banking, ROTH Capital Partners
Jason Goldstein, Founder and Managing Partner, Peak One Investments

11:30 AM - 12:30 PM

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How Liquidity Impacts the Value of a Microcap Stock
How to Identify Companies that are Effectively Building an Active and Diverse Shareholder Base and Techniques to Achieve those Results

MODERATOR:
Jeffrey Goldberger, Managing Partner, KCSA

PANELIST:
R. Douglas Armstrong, Ph.D., Chief Business Officer, Dawson James Securities, Inc.
Francis Mainville, CPA/APV, CFA, Senior Vice President, VRC| Valuation Research Group
Joseph Oltmanns, Vice President, Corporate Services, OTC Markets Group