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SupplySide West


SupplySide Why Agenda

Thursday, November 14

11-11:10am

FDA Update

SPEAKER

Daniel Fabricant, Ph.D., director, division of dietary supplement programs, Food and Drug Administration

11:15-11:25am

What’s New at the National Osteoporosis Foundation

SPEAKER

Taylor C. Wallace, Ph.D., senior director of science policy and government relations, National Osteoporosis Foundation

11:30-11:40am

Is it Time to Re-Brand?

SPEAKER

Jeff Hilton, partner and co-founder, BrandHive

11:45-11:55am

NutraResearch: A Validated Pathway to Enhanced Product Value

SPEAKER

Alan Feldstein, Esq., of counsel, Collins, McDonald & Gann P.C.

Noon-12:10pm

Lutein for Every Age

SPEAKER

James M. Stringham, Ph.D., research professor, University of Georgia; senior scientist, Air Force Research Laboratory

Sponsored by

12:15-12:25pm

Is There a Brand of Stevia that Actually Tastes Good?

SPEAKER

Michael Lelah, Ph.D., technical director, NOW Foods / Healthco

Sponsored by

12:30-12:40pm

The Iron Absorption / Side Effect Conundrum

SPEAKER

Jonathan Bortz, M.D., medical affairs consultant, Albion

Sponsored by

12:45-12:55pm

Why Hemp CBD is the Future Raw Ingredient

SPEAKER

Christopher J. Boucher, vice president, product development, U.S. Hemp Oil

1-1:10pm

10 Reasons to Partner with Natreon Now!

SPEAKER

Sanni Raju, Ph.D., R.Ph., CEO and president, Natreon Inc.

Sponsored by

1:15-1:25pm

Winning the Battle against Chondroitin Adulteration

SPEAKER

Weiguo Zhang, president, Synutra Ingredients

1:30-1:40pm

Botanical Adulteration: Bilberry as a Case Study

SPEAKER

Giovanni Appendino, professor, faculty of pharmacy, Universita del Piemonte Orientale

1:45-1:55pm

The Results of CRN’s Health Care Cost Savings Study

SPEAKER

Steven M. Mister, Esq., president and CEO, Council for Responsible Nutrition

2-2:10pm

The Impact of FSMA on the Dietary Supplement Industry

SPEAKER

Joy A. Joseph, president, Joys Quality Management Systems

2:15-2:25pm

The Necessity of Balance and Fortification for Pets

SPEAKER

George Collings, Ph.D., president, Nutrition Solutions LLC

2:30-2:40pm

10 Tips for Better PR Communications and Staying Ahead of Your Competitors

SPEAKER

Sheldon Baker, senior vice president and partner, Baker Dillon Group

2:45-2:55pm

Give Me a Break, Is that Really a Disease Claim? – What Regulators Do Not Want to Secretly Admit

SPEAKER

Todd A. Harrison, Esq., chair, FDA group, Venable LLP

Friday, November 15

11-11:10am

Marketing Insights and Optimizing Your Brand Outreach

SPEAKER

John Siefert, CEO, VIRGO

11:15-11:25am

Optimizing Your Product Development: The Role of Post-Market Surveillance and Complaint Monitoring

SPEAKER

Andrew Shao, Ph.D., vice president, global product science and safety, Herbalife

11:30-11:40am

Trade Show PR: Making the Most of Your Investment

SPEAKER

Suzanne Shelton, president, The Shelton Group

11:45-11:55am

Why We Asked for NDI Enforcement: Industry Integrity and Public Health

SPEAKER

Marc S. Ullman, Esq., partner, Ullman, Shapiro & Ullman LLP

Noon-12:10pm

Five Hot Items I Saw at the Show!

SPEAKER

James S. Tonkin, co-founder and host, SupplySide Beverage Insights

12:15-12:25pm

The Top 10 Labeling Issues to Avoid

SPEAKER

Justin J. Prochnow, Esq., shareholder, Greenberg Traurig LLP

12:30-12:40pm

Crossing the Aisle: Becoming a Destination

SPEAKER

Kantha Shelke, Ph.D., food scientist and principal, Corvus Blue LLC

12:45-12:55pm

Hot Markets and Ingredients

SPEAKERS

Catherine Adams Hutt, Ph.D., R.D., chief science and regulatory officer, Sloan Trends Inc.; A. Elizabeth Sloan, Ph.D., CEO and owner, Sloan Trends Inc.

1-1:10pm

The Impact of the Self Regulatory Effort

SPEAKER

David Brown, chairman, Natural Products Foundation

1:15-1:25pm

Jerked Around: Seeking Truth about the Chinese Pet Jerky Health Scares

SPEAKER

Anthony Bennie, founder and president, Clear Conscience Pet LLC

1:30-1:40pm

Trends in the Health Care Practitioner Channel – Top Lines from HPC’s 2013 Physician Survey

SPEAKER

Erik Goldman, editor, Holistic Primary Care

1:45-1:55pm

Supply Chain Integrity and the Modern Herbal and Dietary Supplement Industry

SPEAKER

Mark Blumenthal, founder and executive director, American Botanical Council

* The views or opinions expressed by the guest speakers are solely their own and do not necessarily represent the views or opinions of VIRGO.

 

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