Tuesday, November 19, 2019 from 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM MST
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New Mexico State University 
3000 Herb Wimberly Dr
Golf Course Banquet Room
Las Cruces, NM 88003

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Enjole Tabrizi 
Shimadzu Scientific Instruments 

Shimadzu Hemp Symposium 

Experts from eight organizations will be discussing topics such as the hempindustry, sample preparation, testing for compliance, LIMS, quality data, andinstruments for testing potency, terpenes, pesticides, residual solvents, heavymetals, moisture content, and mycotoxins. The symposium is open to all, butseating is limited to 60. There are no costs and lunch will be provided.


9:00-9:15 am - Introduction

Bob Clifford, Ph.D., General Manager, Shimadzu Scientific Instruments

9:15-10:00 am - Overview of the New Mexico Hemp Licensing Program

10:00-10:30 am - Methods for Controlled Particle Size Reduction in Cannabis Processing & Sample Preparation

Jeff Scott, Application Specialist, Fritsch Milling & Sizing, Inc.

10:30-11:00 am - Break

11:00-11:30 pm - How Multiplexed Microarray Technology Is Revolutionizing Microbial Testing in Hemp

Byron Taylor, South and Southeast Director of Sales, PathogenDx

11:30-12:15 pm - Industrial Hemp: Testing for Compliance, Quality, and Product Safety

Volker Bornemann, Ph.D., CEO, Avazyme, Inc.

12:15-1:00 pm - Lunch

1:00-1:30 pm - Why is Sample Preparation so Important?

Tristan DeBona, SPEX Sample Prep LLC

1:30-2:00 pm - Why Mycotoxin Testing Is Important

Volker Bornemann, Ph.D., CEO, Avazyme, Inc.

2:00-2:30 pm - New and Novel Research Areas in Hemp Utilization

2:30-2:45 pm - Break

2:45-3:30 pm - Analytical Instruments Utilized in Hemp Testing

Bob Clifford, Ph.D., General Manager, Shimadzu Scientific Instruments

3:30-4:00 pm - The Importance of Implementing a Laboratory Information Management System for Data Integrity and Efficiency

Sandy Laughlin, Sales Enablement Manager, CompuGroup Medical, Inc Laboratory Solutions

4:00-5:00 pm - Discussion of the Shimadzu Hemp Analyzer for Cannabinoid Profiling

Chris McGuire, Tech Support Scientist, Shimadzu Scientific Instruments