Event Highlights: Managing Disease in Hemp, COVID-19 Restructuring, VT Legislative Update

Heady Vermont Staff 27 Jul 2020

2020 is confusing AF – but there’s plenty of free online info in the age of Zoom and COVID. Check out our event highlights for this week – and keep an eye out for a rescheduling of Meet Up to Scale Up – “Spending Money to Scale” REDUX Session #4 with AJ Van Wallendael in coming weeks!

VBSR Webinar Series: Organizational Restructuring During COVID-19

July 28 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm

Organizations are shifting and adjusting as we navigate through this global public health crisis. As our new work paradigm becomes clear and more consistent, business leaders are faced with difficult decisions when positions and employees are no longer needed. While the talent market has changed since before COVID-19, your Employer Brand is still key to attracting, engaging, and retaining the best talent. How you treat employees as they leave your organization is as important as how you onboard new employees. It tells a very important story about employee experience. Join us to discuss how to lead with compassion if you have to lay-off or furlough employees.

Opioids In America

July 28 @ 1:30 pm – 2:45 pm

Discussions exploring chronic pain and the distinction of cannabis and opioid patient treatments. How cannabis and opioids differ in addressing adjunctive and intractable pain, further chronic pain resulting from Covid 19 hospitalizations and the existing government restrictions imposed within physician practices.

Fireside Chats with NCIA’s Government Relations Team: Thinking It Through – A Discussion on Cannabis & the 2020 Election with Think Tanks

July 29 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

With the 2020 election fast approaching, there’s one thing on everyone’s mind: what will the results mean for cannabis policy?

This year, all 435 members of the House, 35 Senate seats, and of course, the White House, are up for grabs. Tune into this month’s fireside chat with our Government Relations team, Mike and Michelle, as they are joined by John Hudak of the Brookings Institute to discuss what this November will mean for the future of the cannabis industry for years to come.

2020 UVM Hemp Growing Season Webinar Series: Identify and Manage Disease in Hemp

July 30 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Coordinated by the University of Vermont Extension Northwest Crops & Soils Program and the Center for Sustainable Agriculture.

Join us for these webinars being offered LIVE and FREE on Thursdays from noon to 1pm. See below for dates/topics. UVM will record the webinars and post them. The July 30 session focuses on understanding and containing common diseases in hemp crops.

Cannabis Legislative Update and Virtual Happy Hour

July 30 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm

Join David Zuckerman and friends for a relaxed evening of conversation around cannabis legislation. This week’s special guests include: Laura Subin, Kathy Blume, and David Silberman. We will share an overview of the progress Vermont has made and a brief update of the proposed cannabis legislation that will be revisited when the Vermont Legislature reconvenes at the end of August.

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