The Fall 2019 Symposium for the MS in Medical Cannabis Science and Therapeutics program will be held on Thursday, September 5, 2019, at the Universities at Shady Grove (USG).

Review the information provided below for additional details about the symposium's agenda, location, and local accommodations.

About the Symposium:

The objectives of the Fall 2019 Symposium are to orient students to the program and coursework, bring students and industry professionals together to talk about careers in the medical cannabis industry, and explore current topics in medical cannabis through presentations from experts in the field.

Students will have the opportunity to meet program faculty and staff, explore the Universities at Shady Grove campus, and start to build a professional network with peers and industry professionals. Business casual attire is required.

Symposium Agenda:

Below is a tentative agenda for the Fall 2019 Symposium, provided for the convenience of event attendees.

8 a.m. Check-in and Breakfast
9-11 a.m. Welcome and Program Overview
11 a.m. - Noon Roundtable Sessions with Industry Professionals
Noon - 1 p.m. Lunch
1-4 p.m. Expert Seminars
4:30-6 p.m. Networking Event

Location and Accommodations:

The Fall 2019 Symposium will be held at USG, located at 9630 Gudelsky Drive (Building 2, First Floor) in Rockville, Md. To help familiarize yourself with the campus, download and review a campus map.

Visit the USG website for information about local hotels as you begin to make your travel arrangements.

Directions and Parking:

Visit the USG Directions and Transportation webpage for additional information about traveling to campus.

The Traville-Gateway Garage is the closest parking garage to the event. Attendees may also park in the Shady Grove Garage, but will need to allow more walking time to reach the event. Cost to park at USG is $2.00/hour, with a maximum of $14.00/day.