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Advancing Applications in Cannabis

August 11–12, 2020 | Virtual

The ICR Conference 2020 will be virtual this year. This is the fourth annual edition of this event. The ICR at Colorado State University-Pueblo is pleased to host researchers and attendees from every field of cannabis expertise. The conference is an ideal forum for researchers from universities, representatives from government agencies, and a host of industry experts to share the most recent advancements in the rapidly expanding arena of cannabis research. Presentations, panels, and posters will cover the scientific, medical, industrial, legal, economic, and social elements of cannabis research.

Please join other presenters and attendees from around the globe at the ICR Virtual Conference 2020, August 11-12, 2020.

The Virtual Conference Platform

This year's program, with the theme of "Advancing Cannabis Application", will be a comprehensive, cutting-edge scientific event that you will not want to miss! The program consists of following tracks for parallel sessions. 

The updated program can be found at the virtual conference platform starting from Friday, July 31. 

  • Biology, Chemistry, Physiology, and Agronomy of Cannabis
  • Cannabinoid Pharmacology
  • Cannabis Industry
  • Economic and social impact
  • Hemp Cultivation, Processes, and Uses
  • Mass Media
  • Medical & Clinical Research
  • Non-medical (industrial) hemp
  • Public Health and Education
  • Public Policy and Regulation
  • Quality Assurance and Quality Control of Cannabis Products
  • Research administration and collaboration
  • Others

Registration for the ICR 2020 Conference is now open!

Registration for the ICR 2020 is now open! Registration grants access to all academic sessions and the exhibit area.

Keynote Speakers

Dr.Jeffrey Steiner
Dr. Jeffery Steiner will deliver the Opening Plenary Lecture at the Institute of Cannabis Research – 2020 Conference. Dr. Steiner is the Associate Director of the Global Hemp Innovation Center at Oregon State University. 
Dr.Roger Pertwee
Dr. Roger Pertwee will deliver the Mechoulam Lecture at the Institute of Cannabis Research – 2020 Conference. Dr. Pertwee was personally recommended by Dr. Raphael Mechoulam for this honor.

Program Planning Committee

Subject matter experts and researchers in cannabis research space. 

Contact the Chairs

Questions? Contact the ICR Conference Co-Chairs.


Learn about the Exhibitors at ICR Virtual Conference 2020. 

Conference Exhibitors

Cannabis and Cannabinoid Research
Thomas Jefferson
Shot of three students in online, in person, and hybrid learning formats.

Get Ready for Fall 2020

Cross-campus plans have been developed that allow for in-person, hybrid, and online class experiences that will help you to tailor your schedule in a flexible way that meets your personal needs.

Institute of Cannabis Research

Faculty and Staff

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