On June 6, 2016, Governor John Hickenlooper signed Senate Bill 16-191 which created an Institute of Cannabis Research (ICR) at CSU-Pueblo, wherein cannabis experts will bring their expertise to the academic forefront.The ICR at CSU-Pueblo will hold its first annual conference: ICR 2017 at CSU-Pueblo on April 28-30, 2017. The conference will be a three-day forum where cannabis experts will share ideas and knowledge about scientific, medical, industrial, legal, economic, and social elements of cannabis.The ICR at CSU-Pueblo invites submissions of 250 word abstracts for oral or poster presentations, proposals to lead a discussion panel, or academic papers. Categories include the following aspects of cannabis: * Industrial and engineering studies * Scientific and medical studies * Economic and business aspects * Social, behavioral, and public health impacts * Ethics, regulation, legalization, and public policy * Other relevant research topicsThe deadline for abstract submission is November 15, 2016. All submissions will undergo a peer-reviewed selection process.Awards will be given for the best faculty and student presentations.Abstract Submission Sitehttps://easychair.org/conferences/?conf=iscr2017ICR 2017 Conference Websitehttp://www.csupueblo.edu/ICR/2017/Pages/default.aspxCONTACT:Tim McGettigan, PhDProfessor of SociologyCSU-PuebloE-mail: ICR2017@csupueblo.edu
Friday, April 28, 2017 - Sunday, April 30, 2017 8:00 AM - 8:00 PMMountain Time
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