Building the Cannabis IndustryName: Building the Cannabis IndustryDate: April 23, 2019Time: 7:30 AM - 9:45 AM EDTRegistration: Register NowEvent Description:
As the cultivation and sale of cannabis products becomes mainstream in Massachusetts, there is opportunity for the AEC industry to build the required facilities. Advanced building methodologies are required to construct controlled-environment agricultural facilities and regulatory frameworks inform retail design. What's required? What's legal? Who's doing it? Please join us as we ask these and other questions of the experienced panelists who will lead a vibrant discussion on this new and exciting industry.John Hyde is a Senior Project Manager at Chapman Construction/Design with 20 years of experience managing a diverse portfolio of commercial construction projects. For the past 5 years, John has been immersed in the Cannabis market overseeing construction of both cultivation and dispensary spaces. John holds a Bachelor of Science in Construction Management/Wood Products Engineering from SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry. He is a PHIUS Certified Builder, LEED Accredited Professional, holds a Massachusetts Construction Supervisors License, and OSHA 30-Hour Construction Certification.
Kay Doyle, Esq., Commissioner, Cannabis Control Commission
Brian Anderson, AIA, Anderson Porter Design
John Hyde, Sr. Project Manager, Chapman Construction/Design
Kay Doyle was appointed to the Massachusetts Cannabis Control Commission as a joint appointment of the Governor, Treasurer and Attorney General in September, 2017. Kay also serves as the Chair of the Commission Energy and Environment Working Group, which includes representatives of the Department of Energy Resources, the Department of Environmental Protection and the Department of Agricultural Resources. Prior to serving on the Commission, Kay was Deputy General Counsel at the Department of Public Health, acting as primary counsel to the Medical Use of Marijuana Program from the dawn of the program in 2013 through to her appointment as Commissioner. Kay also served as primary counsel to the Food Protection Program and the Tobacco Control Program while at DPH. Kay worked over fifteen years as a municipal attorney at the law firm now known as KPLaw, PC, specializing in land use, including agricultural law, and civil rights law. She is an experienced litigator, admitted to practice in Massachusetts and New York, the United States District Court of Massachusetts, the United States Court of Appeals for the First Circuit and the United States Supreme Court.
Brian is a founding Partner of Anderson Porter Design with over 25 years of experience in the field of architecture, and over four years of concentration in architecture for the Cannabis Industry. Combined experience working as Architects for the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston during 9/11 and as Architects for MIT on 400,000sf of Neuroscience labs in Cambridge, Anderson and his firm have a deep background with integrated security, clean room and bio labs, which led them to be recommended for their first medical marijuana project in 2014. Since, APD has designed 25+ retail dispensaries and over 800,000 SF of cultivation facilities in 10+ states and the EU. In the process has developed a proprietary stage gate process for project delivery specific to the Cannabis Industry. Brian is a member of the NCIA the national cannabis industry association, he sits on an ‘Energy and Environment Cannabis Working Group’ which advises the State of MA DOE on energy issues. Brian is also an active member of the Lean Construction Institute which is a national AE&C industry group. Brian and his firm implement Lean methodologies in Controlled Environment Agriculture facilities and beyond.