High NY is New York's Largest Cannabis Meetup. Since 2014, we've organized monthly education & networking events for the NYC community. Each month, 100+ High NYers gather for an evening of fun, connection, & education.
Our May 31st event will be about Cannabis Chemistry & Plant Science.
- 7:00 - 7:30: Dinner, Drinks, Intro to High NY
- 7:30 - 8:15: Keynote Speaker & Q&A
- 8:15 - 9:00: Networking
Andrew Defries, PhD, Director of Quality & Analytics for Tikun Olam USA
Dr. Andrew Defries, PhD is a botanical chemist with training in human physiology, pharmacology, genetics/genomics, & plant physiology. Currently the Director of Quality & Analytics for Tikun Olam USA he has experience overseeing quality & analytical testing from cultivation to extraction.He completed his graduate degree in Plant Chemical Genetics from the agricultural focused University of California Riverside in 2013. Seeking post doctoral work with Cannabis he was integral for the debut of New York's Medical Marijuana program for state licensed Bloomfield Industries in 2016. At Bloomfield he utilized his botanical expertise to enhance the cultivation department & completed the build of the CO2 extraction & analytical laboratories.
Friend of High NY --H3MP-- will be providing a Terpene Smelling Station
AS ALWAYS THERE IS ABSOLUTELY NO CANNABIS CONSUMPTION OR TRANSACTING PERMITTED. Please respect our beautiful venue & our crappy laws.
To submit questions for our guest speaker, request press passes, or inquire about partnership opportunities please contact Mike@HighNY.org