FEB 11, 2019


What does the InterCannAlliance do?

The InterCannAlliance brings advancements from mature legal cannabis markets to new and evolving legal cannabis markets around the globe, while fostering responsible, transparent and effective market practices.

Mission and Vision

The International Cannabis Alliance (InterCannAlliance) was created to educate and inform future market and thought leaders interested in the cannabis industry. The Alliance seeks to simplify the complex and inconsistent regulatory environments being implemented across and within nations and to help emerging markets capitalize on lessons learned.

Where recognized leaders from legal cannabis markets worldwide share best practices and lessons learned.”

Our Members


The inaugural InterCannAlliance Latin America Symposium to be held in Panama on February 11th 2019. Offering connections and insights from expert thought leaders and pioneers in the fields of: policy, regulations, taxation and revenue, lab testing and more.

No other opportunity will present such high calibre cannabis experts, offering a unique opportunity to capitalize on this emerging and fast growing market. By sharing global expertise and best practices from legal cannabis markets, New Frontier Data’s ICA Symposium will simplify and educate regulators and C-level executives on regulatory, business and healthcare solutions.


FEB 11, 2019

This exclusive event includes presentations from the leaders of the North American cannabis industries. You will have the opportunity to connect and share direct experiences with innovators and shapers of mature legal cannabis ecosystems.

Venue - The American Trade Hotel

Of all the upscale options in Casco Viejo, the American Trade Hotel consistently shines brighter. The property occupies a lovely restored 1917 building, and it stands at the ecological and cultural crossroads of the Americas, deeply connected to both the historic Old Quarter and the nascent new Panama City; a meeting place for influencers, creatives and multi international visionaries from around the world. The property and surrounding area are steeped in local heritage and culture, while the hotel has been thoroughly retrofitted with every contemporary convenience and modern luxury that today’s discerning traveler needs.

Additional activities will be shared with ticket holders.


Vicente Sederberg

To close out this special day, at 19:30 you are invited to a private rooftop party in the center of Casco Viejo, an ideal venue for some of the highest caliber mingling and networking opportunities.



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Giadha Aguirre De Carcer

Giadha Aguirre De Carcer is the Founder and Chief Executive Officer of New Frontier Data, a cutting edge business intelligence firm providing unbiased real-time data and analytics in the global cannabis industry. She is an entrepreneur with over 20 years of experience in business execution, management and strategic business development with an emphasis on emerging markets.


Cannabis Legal Expert
Sally Kent Peebles has developed an expertise on cannabis and hemp state laws; and during her time at Vicente Sederberg has developed an impressive client list in Florida, Colorado and Oregon. She is considered a leading voice on cannabis law and policy in Florida, and Folio Weekly magazine included her in its "Best of Jax 2018" list of the "Best Marijuana Lawyers" in Jacksonville.
Marion Mariathasan

Marion Mariathasan

Marion is the CEO and CO-founder of Simplifya, the leading developer of regulatory compliance software for the cannabis industry, and the Founder and Chairman of Ceylon Solutions, a global software development company founded in 2005 focusing on developing applications for the cannabis industry. He is a regular guest speaker at events such as Denver Start-up Week, CU Denver's program on social entrepreneurship, and the United Nations Global Accelerator Initiative.

Michael Harlow

Michael Harlow is a partner and the Co-Practice Director for the DC Metro Tax Practice for CohnReznick, the eleventh largest public accounting firm in the United States. Michael has taken a lead role in the CohnReznick Cannabis Practice, bringing his existing skill set to this emerging industry after more than 15 years of experience in public accounting serving clients in attestation, accounting, and tax advisory roles and multiple real estate-related industries.
Bob Hoban

Bob Hoban

Managing Partner
Bob Hoban is the Managing Partner at Hoban Law Group (HLG), the nation’s premier cannabusiness law firm. HLG is the Nation’s first (since 2009) full time, full service business-oriented law firm serving the cannabis industry exclusively and the first U.S.-based law firm to expand its cannabis industry services across the globe, with attorneys in the European Union, Latin America, and beyond. Bob is recognized as one of the leading commercial cannabis practitioners nationwide.
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Nick Pateras

Vice President of Strategy
Nick Pateras is Vice President of Strategy at Lift & Co. (TSXV: LIFT), Canada's leading cannabis media and technology company. Nick has developed a specialty in international strategy in emerging markets and propelling corporate growth in through unique insights, award-winning marketing programs, disciplined data analytics and adroit P&L management. Nick is accompanied by Matei Olaru, Lift & Co.’s Chief Executive Officer (CEO) whose leadership established the publicaly-traded company as the world’s leading review platform of federally-legal cannabis products and launched several key products that empower the cannabis industry to make better-informed decisions through superior information and connections. Matei previously helped advise international governments on business and investment policy with the World Bank in Washington, D.C. and practiced law in Toronto with a focus on cannabis and corporate matters.
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Jaime Lewis

CEO Jaime Lewis boasts over a decade of experience of launching and leading vertically-integrated cannabis operations, business development ventures, and infused-product manufacturing in legal cannabis markets around the country. Lewis is co-founder and man-aging partner of Coldwater Consulting, the founder and CEO of Mountain Medicine, an award-winning medical and recreational cannabis edibles producer in Colorado, and a dedicated industry leader and advocate, Lewis serves on the Board of Directors for the National Cannabis Industry Association.

Dr. Reggie Gaudino

Vice President for Scientific Operations
Dr. Reggie Gaudino oversees all scientific research and development for Steep Hill and is responsible for building the cannabis genetics and research division. Dr. Gaudino directed a team of researchers leading to the development of GenKit™, the first cannabis DNA-based sex test. The research from Dr. Gaudino has been peer-reviewed and published, leading to important new discoveries in the cannabis industry. He is internationally recognized as a leader in the field of cannabis genetics where his former experience as a Patent Agent with Sequenom brings valuable insight to the cannabis industry.

“Organizations can begin thinking responsibly and holistically about cannabis best practices and standards, and they will learn from others who have confronted similar challenges and pitfalls.”

– Giadha Aguirre de Carcer, Founder & CEO, New Frontier Data –

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