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Tuesday, March 24, 12:00 PM - 12:50 PM

  • Room: 16B - Mezzanine Level
  • Session Number:Cannabis101
In this session, our expert panelists will review recently enacted and pending federal legislation involving Tribal commercial cannabis, hemp production and sales, as well as the potential impact on cannabis enterprise development by tribes. ...
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Mr.  Brendan Johnson
Partner
Robins Kaplan LLP
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Jason Giles
Executive Director
National Indian Gaming Association
Moderator
Lael Echo-Hawk
Principal
MThirtySix, PLLC
Panelist
Tina Braithwaite
Owner / CEO
Sovereign Nations Cannabis
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Tuesday, March 24, 1:00 PM - 1:50 PM

  • Room: 16B - Mezzanine Level
  • Session Number:Cannabis102
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  • Room: 16A - Mezzanine Level
  • Session Number:Bootcamp101
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Tuesday, March 24, 2:00 PM - 2:50 PM

  • Room: 16B - Mezzanine Level
  • Session Number:Cannabis103
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  • Room: 16A - Mezzanine Level
  • Session Number:Bootcamp102
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Tuesday, March 24, 3:00 PM - 3:50 PM

  • Room: 16B - Mezzanine Level
  • Session Number:Cannabis104
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  • Room: 16A - Mezzanine Level
  • Session Number:Bootcamp103
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Tuesday, March 24, 4:00 PM - 4:50 PM

  • Room: 16B - Mezzanine Level
  • Session Number:Cannabis105
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  • Room: 16A - Mezzanine Level
  • Session Number:Bootcamp104
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Wednesday, March 25, 9:00 AM - 9:50 AM

  • Room: 17A - Mezzanine Level
  • Session Number:MAR101
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  • Room: 1B
  • Session Number:FIN101
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  • Room: 7AB
  • Session Number:GO101
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  • Room: 11B
  • Session Number:NIGC101
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  • Room: 16A - Mezzanine Level
  • Session Number:SB101
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  • Room: 3
  • Session Number:EG101
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  • Room: 17B - Mezzanine Level
  • Session Number:R&C101
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  • Room: 16B - Mezzanine Level
  • Session Number:SS101
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  • Room: 11A
  • Session Number:L&P101
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Wednesday, March 25, 10:00 AM - 10:50 AM

  • Room: 1B
  • Session Number:FIN102
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  • Room: 17A - Mezzanine Level
  • Session Number:MAR102
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  • Room: 1A
  • Session Number:F&B102
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  • Room: 17B - Mezzanine Level
  • Session Number:R&C102
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  • Room: 11B
  • Session Number:NIGC102
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  • Room: 10
  • Session Number:M&D102
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  • Room: 11A
  • Session Number:L&P102
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  • Room: 7AB
  • Session Number:GO102
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  • Room: 16A - Mezzanine Level
  • Session Number:SB102
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Wednesday, March 25, 11:00 AM - 11:50 AM

  • Room: 1B
  • Session Number:FIN103
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  • Room: 11B
  • Session Number:NIGC103
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  • Room: 17A - Mezzanine Level
  • Session Number:MAR103
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  • Room: 16B - Mezzanine Level
  • Session Number:SS103
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  • Room: 7AB
  • Session Number:GO103
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  • Room: 3
  • Session Number:EG103
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  • Room: 9
  • Session Number:HT103
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  • Room: 1A
  • Session Number:F&B103
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  • Room: 10
  • Session Number:M&D103
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  • Room: 16A - Mezzanine Level
  • Session Number:SB103
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Wednesday, March 25, 2:00 PM - 2:50 PM

  • Room: 17A - Mezzanine Level
  • Session Number:MAR104
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  • Room: 16B - Mezzanine Level
  • Session Number:SS104
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  • Room: 1A
  • Session Number:F&B104
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  • Room: 1B
  • Session Number:FIN104
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  • Room: 9
  • Session Number:HT104
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  • Room: 17B - Mezzanine Level
  • Session Number:R&C104
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  • Room: 16A - Mezzanine Level
  • Session Number:SB104
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  • Room: 10
  • Session Number:M&D104
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Wednesday, March 25, 2:00 PM - 3:50 PM

  • Room: 11B
  • Session Number:NIGC104
This training is intended for tribal gaming commissions or other tribal agencies who submit fingerprints (electronic and hard card) through the NIGC and receive criminal history record information (CHRI) for non-criminal justice purposes (licensing) pursuant to authorizations allowed under federal law (25 U.S.C. § 2710(b)(2)(F), (c)(1)-(2), & (d)(1)(A)). Attendees will... ...read more...
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Dana Dinkins
Compliance Officer
National Indian Gaming Commission
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Tom Cunningham
Assistant Compliance Director
National Indian Gaming Commission
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Wednesday, March 25, 3:00 PM - 3:50 PM

  • Room: 1B
  • Session Number:FIN105
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  • Room: 10
  • Session Number:M&D105
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  • Room: 3
  • Session Number:EG105
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  • Room: 16A - Mezzanine Level
  • Session Number:SB105
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  • Room: 16B - Mezzanine Level
  • Session Number:SS105
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  • Room: 4
  • Session Number:CRO105
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  • Room: 17B - Mezzanine Level
  • Session Number:R&C105
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Wednesday, March 25, 4:00 PM - 4:50 PM

  • Room: 3
  • Session Number:EG106
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  • Room: 9
  • Session Number:HT106
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  • Room: 16A - Mezzanine Level
  • Session Number:SB106
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  • Room: 16B - Mezzanine Level
  • Session Number:SS106
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  • Room: 10
  • Session Number:M&D106
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  • Room: 17B - Mezzanine Level
  • Session Number:R&C106
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  • Room: 11B
  • Session Number:NIGC105
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  • Room: 1A
  • Session Number:F&B106
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  • Room: 4
  • Session Number:CRO106
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  • Room: 11A
  • Session Number:L&P106
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  • Room: 1B
  • Session Number:FIN106
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  • Room: 17A - Mezzanine Level
  • Session Number:MAR106
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Thursday, March 26, 12:00 PM - 12:50 PM

  • Room: Showcase Sessions - Chairmans Lounge - Show Floor
  • Session Number:SHW1
Native American cuisine is surging in popularity across the country,  due in part to a shift in consumer appetites away from processed foods and towards more wholesome and traditional ingredients. But as once-scarce ingredients become more readily available, Native American casinos are best positioned to preserve and present their culture.... ...read more...
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Ben Jacobs
Owner
Tocabe: An American Indian Eatery
Panelist
Ms  Hillel Echo-Hawk
Cook
I-Collective, Birch Basket
Moderator
Jesse Robles
Editor
Pechanga.net
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Mr.  Ryan Clark
Executive Chef
Casino Del Sol
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Thursday, March 26, 1:00 PM - 1:50 PM

  • Room: Showcase Sessions - Chairmans Lounge - Show Floor
  • Session Number:SHW2
Several gaming Tribes have partnered with non-gaming Tribes for nation-to-nation economic development. This talk explores several examples of how sovereign partnerships benefit both Tribes and Indian Country in general. We’ll discuss active examples of Tribal agribusiness, manufacturing, and retail.We will examine how aquaculture, tourism, hemp/cannabis, restaurants, and other Tribal businesses... ...read more...
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Presenter
Gary Green
Star of TV Series "Casino Insider"; Chairman of Gary Green Gaming Inc; and bestselling author
Gary Green Gaming, Inc.
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Thursday, March 26, 2:00 PM - 2:50 PM

  • Room: Showcase Sessions - Chairmans Lounge - Show Floor
  • Session Number:SHW3
The Purchasing Power Initiative powered by Red Rock Innovations provides an online platform for Tribes to streamline their vendor management across all enterprises, grow their vendor pool to increase competitiveness of bids, truly provide American Indian preference in their spend and credibly identify real opportunities for joint purchasing with other... ...read more...
Speaker(s)
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Ashwani Dhiman
CEO and Founder
Red Rock Innovations
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Jason Larson
Director of Operations
Red Rock Innovations
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Joanne Whiterabbit
Executive Director
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Thursday, March 26, 3:00 PM - 3:50 PM

  • Room: Showcase Sessions - Chairmans Lounge - Show Floor
  • Session Number:SHW4
Who you are holistically is what defines you as a leader. Your credibility as a leader is shaped by your values and characteristics. If I were to ask anyone who works with you to describe you, they should be able to use the values you stand for and the characteristics... ...read more...
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Andrea Bolin
Director of Strategic Initiatives
Mille Lacs Corporate Ventures
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