Grow Up Conference and Expo is bringing the top growers in North America together in Niagara Falls. We are excited to have so many cannabis experts together under one roof, that we have proud to produce our 2nd annual Grow at Home Hands-on Workshop dedicated to the recreational user that wants to learn how to grow at home, legally, safetly and responsibly.

This one-day workshop focuses on what’s involved in growing cannabis at home from scratch. Topics include: picking a location, security, soil selection, nutrients, irrigation, ventilation, cloning, lighting, flower and vegetative stages, harvesting and storing.

Registration is available below. Workshops held at Scotiabank Convention Centre.

Presented by:

BC Northern Lights

As a Bonus: Attendees will be allowed to attend the expo on Saturday.


Schedule – Friday Sept 13, 2019

10:00am – 10:05am Opening Remarks

Trevor Dietrich – GroPro

10:05am – 10:50am Legalization, Regulation, Security

Learn the regulations and laws regarding homegrown recreational cannabis. Explore options on how to secure your crop from children, pets and intruders.
Caryma S’ad – [s]advocacy

Jayson Goodale – Cannabis Compliance Inc.

10:55am – 11:25am Growing Space

Picking the spot for best growing area indoor system and products. Size of room, electrical, ventilation and water needs. A look into purchasing the proper home equipment. Review of tents, all-in-one grow systems.
Katy Perry – Grow Op Hydroponics

11:30am  – 12:00pm Before You Begin

Discussion of the differences between seeds and clones. Methods of germinating cannabis seeds.
Isaac Maurice – My Green Planet

12:00pm – 1:00pm Lunch Break

1:00pm – 1:30pm Growing Mediums

Choose your medium: soil, nutrients, maintain PH balance, temp, air quality, water, ventilation.
Jonathan Stemeroff – Edenbrooke

1:35pm – 2:05pm Light It Up

Review all types of lighting available. HID, LED, Fluorescent. Associated pros and cons and costs involved.
John Ryan – California Light Works
Scott Belton – Niagara College

2:10pm – 2:30pm – BC Northern Lights Demonstration

BC Northern Lights

BC Northern Lights (BCNL) has been an industry leader in fully self-contained indoor grow boxes for the last 20 years.  At this year’s Grow Up conference, BCNL will be featuring our new, feature-packed four plant RoomMate Pro grow box.  During the Grow At Home workshop, Myles from BCNL will go over the features and functions of the new Roommate Pro as well as be available for any questions.   Attendees of the workshop will also be provided with an exclusive show special for any pre-orders.
Myles Omand – BC Northern Lights

2:35pm – 3:05pm Pest and Bug Control

Review different types of pests, bugs, mold and mites that can destroy your plants and how to defend your crop.
Mitchell Kennedy – Humboldt County Laboratory Nutrients
Stacey Hickman – Natural Insect Control

3:05pm – 3:20pm Coffee Break

3:20pm – 3:50pm Vegetative and Flowering Stages

Review stages of growing from seeds to vegetation and blooming and learn how to maintain good health and growth.
Ed Rosenthal – The Guru of Ganja
Sarah Kenney – Wash Hydro
Scott Belton – Niagara College

3:55pm – 4:25pm Harvesting, Drying, Curing and Storing

Learn how and when to harvest your buds. View different curing and storage methods.
Jonathan Hirsh – Weedstagram416

4:30pm – 5:00pm Dosing Demystified

With cannabis moving into more mainstream acceptance, emergency rooms are seeing an upsurge in visits from people trying different cannabis products without any idea how to properly consume. We will learn how to demystify product labels, and how to consume responsibly – whether as a medicine or for pure enjoyment. Nothing is a bigger buzzkill than a trip to the ER!
Dr. Olga Chernoloz – Omnica Biotech
Joya Halls – Strainprint

5:00pm – 5:15pm GroPro Tips ‘n’ Tricks

GroPro staff have learned many lessons over the years. We will share tips & tricks for lighting, watering, scrogging and harvesting. Our hope is you can avoid common mistakes people make.
Trevor Dietrich – GroPro

Schedule and Session subject to change

Grow @ Home Speakers


Scotiabank Convention Centre
6815 Stanley Ave, Niagara Falls ON, L2G 3Y9


Thursday September 12, 2019    8:00 AM – 6:00 PM
Friday September 13, 2019          8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Saturday September 14, 2019     8:00 AM – 5:00 PM


Thursday September 12, 2019  10:30 AM – 5:00 PM

Main Stage (expo floor)
Fiday September 13, 2019   10:30 AM – 5:00 PM
Saturday September 14, 2019   10:30 AM – 5:00 PM


Friday September 13, 2019     10:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Saturday September 14, 2019     10:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Networking Cocktail Mixer

(details to follow)

Networking Breakfasts

(Ticketed Event)
Friday September 13, 2019 8:30 AM – 9:45 AM
Saturday September 14, 2019 8:30 AM – 9:45 AM