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  • COVID-19 Update: Remote Operations in Effect


    Until further notice, CSU Pueblo is serving our students and the public in a remote model.

Advancing Applications in Cannabis

August 11–13, 2020 | Pueblo, CO

The ICR Conference 2020 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 Conference 2020 at Colorado State University-Pueblo August 11-13, 2020.

Preliminary Program is Ready!

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. 

Preliminary Program

  • 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! Be sure to register prior to the early bird deadline (July 6, 2020) to receive the lowest rate. Registration grants access to all academic sessions and the exhibit area, as well as discounted hotel rates.


Mechoulam Speaker

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 Research Vendor Expo and sponsorship opportunities.

Hotels & Transportation

Discounted hotel room rates and complimentary shuttles are available.
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Campus Safety: Coronavirus (COVID-19)

We have a number of individuals working on a plan to ensure that we are prepared to take care of our students and employees in the event our campus is directly impacted by the coronavirus.

Conference Rescheduling and Updates

The ICR Conference 2020 will on August 11-13, 2020 and we are working on the logistical details that would impact the change.

Institute of Cannabis Research

Faculty and Staff

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