We are Speaking @Cannabis Labs Virtual Conference!


CloudLIMS is delighted to participate in the Cannabis Labs Virtual Conference to be held on December 9, 2021, from 12 PM – 4 PM ET. Our CEO, Mr. Arun Apte, is delivering a talk titled “USDA’s Hemp Testing Rules Have Changed: Accelerate Your Lab’s Preparedness” at the event from 2:15 PM to- 2:50 PM ET. The talk will be followed by a 10-minute Q&A session.

Key Takeaways

  • An overview of the USDA’s new hemp testing rules.
  • The operational changes hemp testing laboratories need to make to comply with the new hemp testing rules.
  • The regulatory compliance framework and quality standards the testing labs need to meet.



Arun Apte, CEO, CloudLIMS

Arun Apte

Arun Apte is a serial entrepreneur and laboratory research scientist specializing in bioinformatics. He founded CloudLIMS in 2014, bringing the benefits of a SaaS LIMS to the cannabis testing laboratory market. This has enabled hundreds of cannabis testing and extraction laboratories to manage data, automate testing workflows, and follow regulatory compliance, such as ISO/IEC 17025:2017. Arun is an invited speaker at cannabis conferences all over the world. He was an invited speaker at the 2021 CSC East, Pittcon 2021, 2020 Food Labs/Cannabis Labs Conference, 2019 Cannabis Science Conference West, Cannabis Quality Conference & Expo 2019, and the Southeastern 2019 Hemp & Medical Cannabis Convention. He is on the Labroots committee for their event, Cannabis Sciences 2022.

Prior to founding CloudLIMS, he founded PREMIER Biosoft forging strategic partnerships with Thermo, Agilent, SCIEX and other mass spectrometry instrument companies. Arun holds a B.A. in molecular and cell biology and biophysics from the University of California at Berkeley. He has published extensively on bioinformatics.


You can register for the event at no charge. After registration, you will get instructions from the organizers on how to join the webinar.

Have Suggestions? We are Listening

We are eager to hear your suggestions. If you have any suggestions for talk topics, you can drop your suggestions in the comment box below.

Busy on December 9th? You can still register to hear it on-demand. You can share information on this virtual event with your friends and colleagues using social media icons just above the comment box.

Also, read our blog titled “Does Laboratory Accreditation Assure Accurate Cannabis Testing?” to learn how a LIMS helps cannabis testing laboratories stay ahead of the regulatory curve.