2021 Fall Education Conference | PERMA

2021 Fall Education Conference

Registration Deadline: October 15th

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  • Registration is FREE for all PERMA Members. Breakfast and Lunch will be provided.
  • Register by Oct. 15th


Limited discounted hotel rooms are available for $183/night during the event from October 27 to October 29. Please contact the Turning Stone Resort & Casino at 1(800)771-7711 and refer to the PERMA Fall Education Conference room block. Pricing is set for Tower King/Double Room and all rooms are subject to availability. Guest accommodations will be available after 3:00 pm on the day of arrival and guests must check out by 11:00 am on the day of departure.
Room block closes October 8th.
Cancellations: Individuals may cancel their room reservations up to 48 hours prior to arrival. Cancellations made after this time will result in a forfeiture of the deposit (including applicable taxes and surcharges).

COVID- 19 Protocols

While this will be an in-person event we are following all guidelines in accordance to the CDC. For the venue’s statement and updates on their individual protocols please visit their website.


Please contact Kimberlee Freer, Event Coordinator in Member Services via kfreer@perma.org.
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Sessions & Presenters

Wednesday, October 27th

Hotel Check-in at 3:00 p.m.
Discounted Hotel Rooms Available

Early Arrival Networking and Cocktail Reception: 6:30 – 7:30 p.m.
Get here early to meet with colleagues and PERMA Staff

Thursday, October 28th

Conference Registration & Breakfast 8:45 – 9:45 a.m.

Session I: 10:00 – 11:00 a.m.
Update on Driving Laws: NYS Legalized Recreational Marijuana vs. Federal Law
Presenter: Derek S. Andrews., Esq., Senior Attorney, Nave Law Firm

Session II: 11:15 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.
Interactive Experience with Fatal Vision Marijuana Goggles
Presenter: Tracy Mance, Trainer, Innocorp, Ltd.

Session III: 12:15 – 1:15 p.m.
The Fiscal Consequences of New York’s Rollout of Legal Marijuana: Early Evidence
Presenter: Laura Schultz, Director of Fiscal Analysis & Senior Economist, SUNY Rockefeller Institute

Lunch Buffet: 1:15 – 2:30 p.m.

Meet PERMA’s Risk Management Specialists: 2:30 – 3:00 p.m.
Networking Opportunity with Dessert

Session IV: 3:00 – 4:00 p.m.
Dispelling Myths in the Cannabis Industry 
Presenter: John Mancuso, Founder, Authentic Communication Matters

Friday, October 29th

Breakfast Buffet: 7:30 – 9:30 a.m.

Session V: 9:30 – 10:30 a.m.
New York’s Marijuana Legalization: What Does It Mean for Local Governments?
Presenter:  Tremaine S. Wright, Chair of Cannabis Control Board 

Check Out: 11:00 a.m.

Deadline to Register: October 15th
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