Pueblo, Colorado — On June 6, 2016, Governor John Hickenlooper of Colorado 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 topics
The 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 site: https://easychair.org/conferences/?conf=iscr2017
Registration Information: http://www.cvent.com/d/dvqjv1
ICR 2017 Conference Website: http://www.csupueblo.edu/ICR/2017/Pages/default.aspx
Tim McGettigan, PhD
Professor of Sociology