October 29-30, 2020
Presented by Ashwagandha
Mandalay Bay, 3950 S Las Vegas Blvd Las Vegas, NV 89119

Tuesday, October 15
7:00 AM - 5:00 PM

  • Location:  Level 1, Bayside F Foyer & Shark Reef Foyer
  • Tuesday, October 15, 7:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Session details

  • Location:  Level 1, Bayside F Foyer
  • Tuesday, October 15, 7:00 AM - 5:00 PM

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Tuesday, October 15
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

  • Location:  Level 3, Palm A
  • Session Number:   CFR
  • Tuesday, October 15, 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
GMP and Regulatory Compliance Training Program Produced by: Attend an extensive 2-day training course on 21 CFR 111, the current Good Manufacturing Practices (cGMPs) in manufacturing and packaging, labeling or holding operations for dietary supplements. This course is geared to those individuals involved in the dietary supplement industry including: Manufacturing Management Packaging and Labeling Suppliers and...

Session details

  • Location:  Level 3, Palm B
  • Session Number:   CANSA
  • Tuesday, October 15, 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
GMP and Regulatory Compliance Training Program Produced by: NSF International & SupplySide West  This course provides an overview of the current U.S. and Canadian legal and regulatory landscape in connection with Cannabis Sativa L. derivatives, including marijuana, hemp, and CBD. The course includes a discussion of current proposed legislative and regulatory activity...

Session details

  • Location:  Level 3, Palm C
  • Session Number:   DSCS
  • Tuesday, October 15, 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
GMP and Regulatory Compliance Training Program Produced by: NSF International & SupplySide West  The labeling and promotion of your dietary supplement products are the most visible ways that the Food & Drug Administration and the Federal Trade Commission can track your compliance with federal regulations. A perfect complement to “Dietary Supplement Labeling...

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  • Location:  Level 3, Palm D
  • Session Number:   FSMA
  • Tuesday, October 15, 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
GMP and Regulatory Compliance Training Program Produced by: NSF International & SupplySide West  This course will provide an introduction to all seven new rules and regulations established by FSMA and provide insight on which rules impact dietary supplement companies. The course will also provide tools, references and ideas for implementing the changes...

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Wednesday, October 16
7:00 AM - 6:00 PM

  • Location:  Level 1, Bayside F Foyer & Shark Reef Foyer
  • Wednesday, October 16, 7:00 AM - 6:00 PM

Session details

  • Location:  Level 1, Bayside F Foyer
  • Wednesday, October 16, 7:00 AM - 6:00 PM

Session details


Wednesday, October 16
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

  • Location:  Level 3, Palm A
  • Wednesday, October 16, 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
GMP and Regulatory Compliance Training Program Produced by: NSF International & SupplySide West  Attend an extensive 2-day training course on 21 CFR 111, the current Good Manufacturing Practices (cGMPs) in manufacturing and packaging, labeling or holding operations for dietary supplements. This course is geared to those individuals involved in the dietary supplement...

Session details

  • Location:  Level 3, Palm B
  • Session Number:   BT
  • Wednesday, October 16, 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
GMP and Regulatory Compliance Training Program Produced by: NSF International & SupplySide West  This one-day course is designed for any quality assurance personnel working to meet FDA compliance for Botanical ID. This course is to analyze botanical unknowns through analytical and molecular methods. This course may also support in-house testing for botanical...

Session details

  • Location:  Level 3, Palm C
  • Session Number:   DSLC
  • Wednesday, October 16, 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
GMP and Regulatory Compliance Training Program Produced by: NSF International & SupplySide West  It is up to dietary supplement manufacturers to ensure their supplement labels are compliant before they go to market, however the regulations can be confusing and difficult to interpret. Label noncompliance can cause your product to be considered misbranded...

Session details

  • Location:  Level 3, Palm D
  • Session Number:   VQA
  • Wednesday, October 16, 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
GMP and Regulatory Compliance Training Program Produced by: NSF International & SupplySide West  This course is designed to give people who want to improve quality in their facility and who already have a basic understanding of the Dietary Supplement GMPs, the knowledge and skills necessary to qualify suppliers. Since the evaluation of...

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Wednesday, October 16
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

  • Location:  Level 3, South Seas H
  • Session Number:   WKSHP3
  • Wednesday, October 16, 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
The Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) brought sweeping legislation designed to improve food safety for Americans with new authority for FDA, requirements for foreign imports and a shift toward prevention rather than response. Visitors will learn what the law requires, how to implement the requirements and where companies are falling short. An...
Speakers
Tim Gordon

President
International Hemp Solutions
Moderator

Josh Hendrix

Director of US Hemp Production
CV Sciences, Inc.
Moderator

Holly E. Johnson, Ph.D.

Chief Science Officer
American Herbal Products Association
Moderator

Marc Ullman

Of Counsel
Rivkin Radler LLP
Moderator

Michael Wagner, Ph.D.

Director of Extract Manufacturing
BI Nutraceuticals
Moderator

James S. Tonkin

Founder & President
HealthyBrandBuilders
Moderator

Jon Benninger

Vice President, Health & Nutrition
Informa Markets
Moderator

Heather Granato

Vice President, Content, Health & Nutrition
Informa Markets
Moderator

Karen E. Howard

CEO/Executive Director
Organic & Natural Health Association
Moderator

Frank Lampe

VP of Communications & Industry Relations
UNPA
Moderator

Rend Al-Mondhiry

Senior Counsel
Amin Talati Wasserman LLP
Panelist

Grace Bandong

AD, Scientific Strategy Leader, Contaminants
Eurofins Food Integrity and Innovation
Panelist

Carl Germano, CNS, CDN

Vice President
Verdant Oasis
Panelist

Melody Harwood

Head of Scientific & Regulatory Affairs
Neptune Wellness Solutions
Panelist

Andrea E. Holmes, Ph.D

Chief Growth Officer and Co-Founder
Precision Plant Molecules
Panelist

Terry Moran

President of Operations
Bija Hemp
Panelist

Christopher Shade, Ph.D.

Founder & CEO
Quicksilver Scientific
Panelist

Élan Sudberg

CEO
Alkemist Labs
Panelist

Marie Turner, Ph.D.

Director of Breeding
Sunrise Genetics
Panelist

Jessica Wasserman

Partner
Greenspoon Marder LLP
Panelist

Marielle Weintraub, Ph.D.

Vice President of Regulatory and Government Affairs
Eureka 93
Panelist

Jim Emme

CEO
NOW Foods
Panelist

Daniel Fabricant, Ph.D.

CEO and President
Natural Products Association
Panelist

Vasilios (Bill) Frankos MS, Ph.D.

Sr. Corp Advisor, Product Science, Safety & Compliance
Herbalife Nutrition
Panelist

Karen E. Howard

CEO/Executive Director
Organic & Natural Health Association
Panelist

Loren D. Israelsen

President
United Natural Products Alliance (UNPA)
Panelist

Beth Lambert

Chief Executive Officer
Herbalist & Alchemist
Panelist

Mark LeDoux

CEO and Chairman of the Board of Directors
Natural Alternatives International, Inc.
Panelist

Michael McGuffin

President
AHPA
Panelist

Steve Mister

President & CEO
Council for Responsible Nutrition
Panelist

Anthony Zolezzi

Board of Directors
Twinlab Consolidated Holdings
Panelist

Laura Batcha

CEO and Executive Director
Organic Trade Association
Panelist

Tom Chapman

Director of Ingredient Sourcing, CLIF Bar & Co.
CLIF Bar & Co
Panelist

Angela Jagiello

Director of Education and Insights
Organic Trade Association
Panelist

Bob Kaake

Natural & Organic Technical Director
General Mills
Panelist

M. Richard Kay

President
Sweet Candy Company
Panelist

Tyler Lorenzen

President
Puris
Panelist

Steve Peirce

President
Ribus
Panelist

Nate Powell-Palm


National Young Farmers Coalition
Panelist

Josh Long

Legal & Regulatory Editor
Informa Markets
Chair

Todd Runestad

Senior Editor
Informa Markets
Chair

Steve Myers

Senior Editor
Informa Markets
Chair

Sandy Almendarez

Director, Content, Health & Nutrition
Informa Markets
Chair

Karen Butler

Senior Editor
Informa Markets
Chair

Judie Bizzozero

Senior Editor
Informa Markets
Chair

Heather Granato

Vice President, Content, Health & Nutrition
Informa Markets
Chair

Judie Bizzozero

Senior Editor
Informa Markets
Chair

Alex Smolokoff

Editorial Coordinator
Informa Markets
Chair

Josh Long

Legal & Regulatory Editor
Informa Markets
Chair

Charlie Bastiaanse

Associate Editor
Informa Markets
Chair

Connor Lovejoy

Assistant Editor
Informa Markets
Chair

Adrienne Smith

Senior Food Business Reporter
New Hope Network, Informa Markets
Chair

Kinga Swiderska

Senior Content Producer
Informa Markets
Chair

Connor Lovejoy

Assistant Editor
Informa Markets
Chair

Adrienne Smith

Senior Food Business Reporter
New Hope Network, Informa Markets
Chair

Sandy Almendarez

Director, Content, Health & Nutrition
Informa Markets
Chair

Heather Granato

Vice President, Content, Health & Nutrition
Informa Markets
Chair

Bill Giebler

Content & Insights Director
Nutrition Business Journal, Informa Markets
Chair

Heather Granato

Vice President, Content, Health & Nutrition
Informa Markets
Chair

Sandy Almendarez

Director, Content, Health & Nutrition
Informa Markets
Chair

Kinga Swiderska

Senior Content Producer
Informa Markets
Chair

Judie Bizzozero

Senior Editor
Informa Markets
Chair

Steve Myers

Senior Editor
Informa Markets
Chair

Karen Butler

Senior Editor
Informa Markets
Chair

Len Monheit

Executive Director
Global Prebiotics Association
Chair

Josh Long

Legal & Regulatory Editor
Informa Markets
Chair

Heather Granato

Vice President, Content, Health & Nutrition
Informa Markets
Chair

Karen Butler

Senior Editor
Informa Markets
Chair

Alex Smolokoff

Editorial Coordinator
Informa Markets
Chair

Session details

  • Location:  Level 3, South Seas C
  • Session Number:   WKSHP2
  • Wednesday, October 16, 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
As the average lifespan continues to increase, many consumers are taking a more proactive approach to healthy aging, looking for solutions to help support well-being throughout their lives. Scientists are also unlocking the mysteries of the aging process, which has made way for some deeply engrained notions to be unseated...
Speakers
Tim Gordon

President
International Hemp Solutions
Moderator

Josh Hendrix

Director of US Hemp Production
CV Sciences, Inc.
Moderator

Holly E. Johnson, Ph.D.

Chief Science Officer
American Herbal Products Association
Moderator

Marc Ullman

Of Counsel
Rivkin Radler LLP
Moderator

Michael Wagner, Ph.D.

Director of Extract Manufacturing
BI Nutraceuticals
Moderator

James S. Tonkin

Founder & President
HealthyBrandBuilders
Moderator

Jon Benninger

Vice President, Health & Nutrition
Informa Markets
Moderator

Heather Granato

Vice President, Content, Health & Nutrition
Informa Markets
Moderator

Karen E. Howard

CEO/Executive Director
Organic & Natural Health Association
Moderator

Frank Lampe

VP of Communications & Industry Relations
UNPA
Moderator

Rend Al-Mondhiry

Senior Counsel
Amin Talati Wasserman LLP
Panelist

Grace Bandong

AD, Scientific Strategy Leader, Contaminants
Eurofins Food Integrity and Innovation
Panelist

Carl Germano, CNS, CDN

Vice President
Verdant Oasis
Panelist

Melody Harwood

Head of Scientific & Regulatory Affairs
Neptune Wellness Solutions
Panelist

Andrea E. Holmes, Ph.D

Chief Growth Officer and Co-Founder
Precision Plant Molecules
Panelist

Terry Moran

President of Operations
Bija Hemp
Panelist

Christopher Shade, Ph.D.

Founder & CEO
Quicksilver Scientific
Panelist

Élan Sudberg

CEO
Alkemist Labs
Panelist

Marie Turner, Ph.D.

Director of Breeding
Sunrise Genetics
Panelist

Jessica Wasserman

Partner
Greenspoon Marder LLP
Panelist

Marielle Weintraub, Ph.D.

Vice President of Regulatory and Government Affairs
Eureka 93
Panelist

Jim Emme

CEO
NOW Foods
Panelist

Daniel Fabricant, Ph.D.

CEO and President
Natural Products Association
Panelist

Vasilios (Bill) Frankos MS, Ph.D.

Sr. Corp Advisor, Product Science, Safety & Compliance
Herbalife Nutrition
Panelist

Karen E. Howard

CEO/Executive Director
Organic & Natural Health Association
Panelist

Loren D. Israelsen

President
United Natural Products Alliance (UNPA)
Panelist

Beth Lambert

Chief Executive Officer
Herbalist & Alchemist
Panelist

Mark LeDoux

CEO and Chairman of the Board of Directors
Natural Alternatives International, Inc.
Panelist

Michael McGuffin

President
AHPA
Panelist

Steve Mister

President & CEO
Council for Responsible Nutrition
Panelist

Anthony Zolezzi

Board of Directors
Twinlab Consolidated Holdings
Panelist

Laura Batcha

CEO and Executive Director
Organic Trade Association
Panelist

Tom Chapman

Director of Ingredient Sourcing, CLIF Bar & Co.
CLIF Bar & Co
Panelist

Angela Jagiello

Director of Education and Insights
Organic Trade Association
Panelist

Bob Kaake

Natural & Organic Technical Director
General Mills
Panelist

M. Richard Kay

President
Sweet Candy Company
Panelist

Tyler Lorenzen

President
Puris
Panelist

Steve Peirce

President
Ribus
Panelist

Nate Powell-Palm


National Young Farmers Coalition
Panelist

Josh Long

Legal & Regulatory Editor
Informa Markets
Chair

Todd Runestad

Senior Editor
Informa Markets
Chair

Steve Myers

Senior Editor
Informa Markets
Chair

Sandy Almendarez

Director, Content, Health & Nutrition
Informa Markets
Chair

Karen Butler

Senior Editor
Informa Markets
Chair

Judie Bizzozero

Senior Editor
Informa Markets
Chair

Heather Granato

Vice President, Content, Health & Nutrition
Informa Markets
Chair

Judie Bizzozero

Senior Editor
Informa Markets
Chair

Alex Smolokoff

Editorial Coordinator
Informa Markets
Chair

Josh Long

Legal & Regulatory Editor
Informa Markets
Chair

Charlie Bastiaanse

Associate Editor
Informa Markets
Chair

Connor Lovejoy

Assistant Editor
Informa Markets
Chair

Adrienne Smith

Senior Food Business Reporter
New Hope Network, Informa Markets
Chair

Kinga Swiderska

Senior Content Producer
Informa Markets
Chair

Connor Lovejoy

Assistant Editor
Informa Markets
Chair

Adrienne Smith

Senior Food Business Reporter
New Hope Network, Informa Markets
Chair

Sandy Almendarez

Director, Content, Health & Nutrition
Informa Markets
Chair

Heather Granato

Vice President, Content, Health & Nutrition
Informa Markets
Chair

Bill Giebler

Content & Insights Director
Nutrition Business Journal, Informa Markets
Chair

Heather Granato

Vice President, Content, Health & Nutrition
Informa Markets
Chair

Sandy Almendarez

Director, Content, Health & Nutrition
Informa Markets
Chair

Kinga Swiderska

Senior Content Producer
Informa Markets
Chair

Judie Bizzozero

Senior Editor
Informa Markets
Chair

Steve Myers

Senior Editor
Informa Markets
Chair

Karen Butler

Senior Editor
Informa Markets
Chair

Len Monheit

Executive Director
Global Prebiotics Association
Chair

Josh Long

Legal & Regulatory Editor
Informa Markets
Chair

Heather Granato

Vice President, Content, Health & Nutrition
Informa Markets
Chair

Karen Butler

Senior Editor
Informa Markets
Chair

Alex Smolokoff

Editorial Coordinator
Informa Markets
Chair

Session details

  • Location:  Level 3, South Seas B
  • Session Number:   WKSHP1
  • Wednesday, October 16, 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Consumer demand for clean labels and food and beverage products that align with values related to health and wellness, sustainability and eco-consciousness is pushing plant-based ingredients and products into the spotlight. According to Innova Market Insights, plant-based product claims increased by 62 percent globally between 2013 and 2017 with growth...
Speakers
Tim Gordon

President
International Hemp Solutions
Moderator

Josh Hendrix

Director of US Hemp Production
CV Sciences, Inc.
Moderator

Holly E. Johnson, Ph.D.

Chief Science Officer
American Herbal Products Association
Moderator

Marc Ullman

Of Counsel
Rivkin Radler LLP
Moderator

Michael Wagner, Ph.D.

Director of Extract Manufacturing
BI Nutraceuticals
Moderator

James S. Tonkin

Founder & President
HealthyBrandBuilders
Moderator

Jon Benninger

Vice President, Health & Nutrition
Informa Markets
Moderator

Heather Granato

Vice President, Content, Health & Nutrition
Informa Markets
Moderator

Karen E. Howard

CEO/Executive Director
Organic & Natural Health Association
Moderator

Frank Lampe

VP of Communications & Industry Relations
UNPA
Moderator

Rend Al-Mondhiry

Senior Counsel
Amin Talati Wasserman LLP
Panelist

Grace Bandong

AD, Scientific Strategy Leader, Contaminants
Eurofins Food Integrity and Innovation
Panelist

Carl Germano, CNS, CDN

Vice President
Verdant Oasis
Panelist

Melody Harwood

Head of Scientific & Regulatory Affairs
Neptune Wellness Solutions
Panelist

Andrea E. Holmes, Ph.D

Chief Growth Officer and Co-Founder
Precision Plant Molecules
Panelist

Terry Moran

President of Operations
Bija Hemp
Panelist

Christopher Shade, Ph.D.

Founder & CEO
Quicksilver Scientific
Panelist

Élan Sudberg

CEO
Alkemist Labs
Panelist

Marie Turner, Ph.D.

Director of Breeding
Sunrise Genetics
Panelist

Jessica Wasserman

Partner
Greenspoon Marder LLP
Panelist

Marielle Weintraub, Ph.D.

Vice President of Regulatory and Government Affairs
Eureka 93
Panelist

Jim Emme

CEO
NOW Foods
Panelist

Daniel Fabricant, Ph.D.

CEO and President
Natural Products Association
Panelist

Vasilios (Bill) Frankos MS, Ph.D.

Sr. Corp Advisor, Product Science, Safety & Compliance
Herbalife Nutrition
Panelist

Karen E. Howard

CEO/Executive Director
Organic & Natural Health Association
Panelist

Loren D. Israelsen

President
United Natural Products Alliance (UNPA)
Panelist

Beth Lambert

Chief Executive Officer
Herbalist & Alchemist
Panelist

Mark LeDoux

CEO and Chairman of the Board of Directors
Natural Alternatives International, Inc.
Panelist

Michael McGuffin

President
AHPA
Panelist

Steve Mister

President & CEO
Council for Responsible Nutrition
Panelist

Anthony Zolezzi

Board of Directors
Twinlab Consolidated Holdings
Panelist

Laura Batcha

CEO and Executive Director
Organic Trade Association
Panelist

Tom Chapman

Director of Ingredient Sourcing, CLIF Bar & Co.
CLIF Bar & Co
Panelist

Angela Jagiello

Director of Education and Insights
Organic Trade Association
Panelist

Bob Kaake

Natural & Organic Technical Director
General Mills
Panelist

M. Richard Kay

President
Sweet Candy Company
Panelist

Tyler Lorenzen

President
Puris
Panelist

Steve Peirce

President
Ribus
Panelist

Nate Powell-Palm


National Young Farmers Coalition
Panelist

Josh Long

Legal & Regulatory Editor
Informa Markets
Chair

Todd Runestad

Senior Editor
Informa Markets
Chair

Steve Myers

Senior Editor
Informa Markets
Chair

Sandy Almendarez

Director, Content, Health & Nutrition
Informa Markets
Chair

Karen Butler

Senior Editor
Informa Markets
Chair

Judie Bizzozero

Senior Editor
Informa Markets
Chair

Heather Granato

Vice President, Content, Health & Nutrition
Informa Markets
Chair

Judie Bizzozero

Senior Editor
Informa Markets
Chair

Alex Smolokoff

Editorial Coordinator
Informa Markets
Chair

Josh Long

Legal & Regulatory Editor
Informa Markets
Chair

Charlie Bastiaanse

Associate Editor
Informa Markets
Chair

Connor Lovejoy

Assistant Editor
Informa Markets
Chair

Adrienne Smith

Senior Food Business Reporter
New Hope Network, Informa Markets
Chair

Kinga Swiderska

Senior Content Producer
Informa Markets
Chair

Connor Lovejoy

Assistant Editor
Informa Markets
Chair

Adrienne Smith

Senior Food Business Reporter
New Hope Network, Informa Markets
Chair

Sandy Almendarez

Director, Content, Health & Nutrition
Informa Markets
Chair

Heather Granato

Vice President, Content, Health & Nutrition
Informa Markets
Chair

Bill Giebler

Content & Insights Director
Nutrition Business Journal, Informa Markets
Chair

Heather Granato

Vice President, Content, Health & Nutrition
Informa Markets
Chair

Sandy Almendarez

Director, Content, Health & Nutrition
Informa Markets
Chair

Kinga Swiderska

Senior Content Producer
Informa Markets
Chair

Judie Bizzozero

Senior Editor
Informa Markets
Chair

Steve Myers

Senior Editor
Informa Markets
Chair

Karen Butler

Senior Editor
Informa Markets
Chair

Len Monheit

Executive Director
Global Prebiotics Association
Chair

Josh Long

Legal & Regulatory Editor
Informa Markets
Chair

Heather Granato

Vice President, Content, Health & Nutrition
Informa Markets
Chair

Karen Butler

Senior Editor
Informa Markets
Chair

Alex Smolokoff

Editorial Coordinator
Informa Markets
Chair

Session details


Wednesday, October 16
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

  • Location:  Level 3, South Seas E
  • Session Number:   SUMCBD
  • Wednesday, October 16, 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Cannabinoids are on everyone’s mind—consumers, industry, regulators and marketers. In particular, the ingredient cannabidiol (CBD) has gone from zero to 60 across the dietary supplement, food and beverage markets, with new product releases, marketing campaigns and much more. However, we’ve also seen major concerns crop up in areas as diverse...
Speakers
Tim Gordon

President
International Hemp Solutions
Moderator

Josh Hendrix

Director of US Hemp Production
CV Sciences, Inc.
Moderator

Holly E. Johnson, Ph.D.

Chief Science Officer
American Herbal Products Association
Moderator

Marc Ullman

Of Counsel
Rivkin Radler LLP
Moderator

Michael Wagner, Ph.D.

Director of Extract Manufacturing
BI Nutraceuticals
Moderator

James S. Tonkin

Founder & President
HealthyBrandBuilders
Moderator

Jon Benninger

Vice President, Health & Nutrition
Informa Markets
Moderator

Heather Granato

Vice President, Content, Health & Nutrition
Informa Markets
Moderator

Karen E. Howard

CEO/Executive Director
Organic & Natural Health Association
Moderator

Frank Lampe

VP of Communications & Industry Relations
UNPA
Moderator

Rend Al-Mondhiry

Senior Counsel
Amin Talati Wasserman LLP
Panelist

Grace Bandong

AD, Scientific Strategy Leader, Contaminants
Eurofins Food Integrity and Innovation
Panelist

Carl Germano, CNS, CDN

Vice President
Verdant Oasis
Panelist

Melody Harwood

Head of Scientific & Regulatory Affairs
Neptune Wellness Solutions
Panelist

Andrea E. Holmes, Ph.D

Chief Growth Officer and Co-Founder
Precision Plant Molecules
Panelist

Terry Moran

President of Operations
Bija Hemp
Panelist

Christopher Shade, Ph.D.

Founder & CEO
Quicksilver Scientific
Panelist

Élan Sudberg

CEO
Alkemist Labs
Panelist

Marie Turner, Ph.D.

Director of Breeding
Sunrise Genetics
Panelist

Jessica Wasserman

Partner
Greenspoon Marder LLP
Panelist

Marielle Weintraub, Ph.D.

Vice President of Regulatory and Government Affairs
Eureka 93
Panelist

Jim Emme

CEO
NOW Foods
Panelist

Daniel Fabricant, Ph.D.

CEO and President
Natural Products Association
Panelist

Vasilios (Bill) Frankos MS, Ph.D.

Sr. Corp Advisor, Product Science, Safety & Compliance
Herbalife Nutrition
Panelist

Karen E. Howard

CEO/Executive Director
Organic & Natural Health Association
Panelist

Loren D. Israelsen

President
United Natural Products Alliance (UNPA)
Panelist

Beth Lambert

Chief Executive Officer
Herbalist & Alchemist
Panelist

Mark LeDoux

CEO and Chairman of the Board of Directors
Natural Alternatives International, Inc.
Panelist

Michael McGuffin

President
AHPA
Panelist

Steve Mister

President & CEO
Council for Responsible Nutrition
Panelist

Anthony Zolezzi

Board of Directors
Twinlab Consolidated Holdings
Panelist

Laura Batcha

CEO and Executive Director
Organic Trade Association
Panelist

Tom Chapman

Director of Ingredient Sourcing, CLIF Bar & Co.
CLIF Bar & Co
Panelist

Angela Jagiello

Director of Education and Insights
Organic Trade Association
Panelist

Bob Kaake

Natural & Organic Technical Director
General Mills
Panelist

M. Richard Kay

President
Sweet Candy Company
Panelist

Tyler Lorenzen

President
Puris
Panelist

Steve Peirce

President
Ribus
Panelist

Nate Powell-Palm


National Young Farmers Coalition
Panelist

Josh Long

Legal & Regulatory Editor
Informa Markets
Chair

Todd Runestad

Senior Editor
Informa Markets
Chair

Steve Myers

Senior Editor
Informa Markets
Chair

Sandy Almendarez

Director, Content, Health & Nutrition
Informa Markets
Chair

Karen Butler

Senior Editor
Informa Markets
Chair

Judie Bizzozero

Senior Editor
Informa Markets
Chair

Heather Granato

Vice President, Content, Health & Nutrition
Informa Markets
Chair

Judie Bizzozero

Senior Editor
Informa Markets
Chair

Alex Smolokoff

Editorial Coordinator
Informa Markets
Chair

Josh Long

Legal & Regulatory Editor
Informa Markets
Chair

Charlie Bastiaanse

Associate Editor
Informa Markets
Chair

Connor Lovejoy

Assistant Editor
Informa Markets
Chair

Adrienne Smith

Senior Food Business Reporter
New Hope Network, Informa Markets
Chair

Kinga Swiderska

Senior Content Producer
Informa Markets
Chair

Connor Lovejoy

Assistant Editor
Informa Markets
Chair

Adrienne Smith

Senior Food Business Reporter
New Hope Network, Informa Markets
Chair

Sandy Almendarez

Director, Content, Health & Nutrition
Informa Markets
Chair

Heather Granato

Vice President, Content, Health & Nutrition
Informa Markets
Chair

Bill Giebler

Content & Insights Director
Nutrition Business Journal, Informa Markets
Chair

Heather Granato

Vice President, Content, Health & Nutrition
Informa Markets
Chair

Sandy Almendarez

Director, Content, Health & Nutrition
Informa Markets
Chair

Kinga Swiderska

Senior Content Producer
Informa Markets
Chair

Judie Bizzozero

Senior Editor
Informa Markets
Chair

Steve Myers

Senior Editor
Informa Markets
Chair

Karen Butler

Senior Editor
Informa Markets
Chair

Len Monheit

Executive Director
Global Prebiotics Association
Chair

Josh Long

Legal & Regulatory Editor
Informa Markets
Chair

Heather Granato

Vice President, Content, Health & Nutrition
Informa Markets
Chair

Karen Butler

Senior Editor
Informa Markets
Chair

Alex Smolokoff

Editorial Coordinator
Informa Markets
Chair

Session details

  • Location:  Level 3, South Seas F
  • Session Number:   SUMSN
  • Wednesday, October 16, 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
The sports nutrition market remains one of the most vibrant, as it shifts from the traditional bodybuilder to the broader active nutrition positioning. First off, explore issues related to ideation and innovation driving the sports nutrition market, including formulation considerations, product formats, and market opportunities and whitespace identified in market...
Speakers
Tim Gordon

President
International Hemp Solutions
Moderator

Josh Hendrix

Director of US Hemp Production
CV Sciences, Inc.
Moderator

Holly E. Johnson, Ph.D.

Chief Science Officer
American Herbal Products Association
Moderator

Marc Ullman

Of Counsel
Rivkin Radler LLP
Moderator

Michael Wagner, Ph.D.

Director of Extract Manufacturing
BI Nutraceuticals
Moderator

James S. Tonkin

Founder & President
HealthyBrandBuilders
Moderator

Jon Benninger

Vice President, Health & Nutrition
Informa Markets
Moderator

Heather Granato

Vice President, Content, Health & Nutrition
Informa Markets
Moderator

Karen E. Howard

CEO/Executive Director
Organic & Natural Health Association
Moderator

Frank Lampe

VP of Communications & Industry Relations
UNPA
Moderator

Rend Al-Mondhiry

Senior Counsel
Amin Talati Wasserman LLP
Panelist

Grace Bandong

AD, Scientific Strategy Leader, Contaminants
Eurofins Food Integrity and Innovation
Panelist

Carl Germano, CNS, CDN

Vice President
Verdant Oasis
Panelist

Melody Harwood

Head of Scientific & Regulatory Affairs
Neptune Wellness Solutions
Panelist

Andrea E. Holmes, Ph.D

Chief Growth Officer and Co-Founder
Precision Plant Molecules
Panelist

Terry Moran

President of Operations
Bija Hemp
Panelist

Christopher Shade, Ph.D.

Founder & CEO
Quicksilver Scientific
Panelist

Élan Sudberg

CEO
Alkemist Labs
Panelist

Marie Turner, Ph.D.

Director of Breeding
Sunrise Genetics
Panelist

Jessica Wasserman

Partner
Greenspoon Marder LLP
Panelist

Marielle Weintraub, Ph.D.

Vice President of Regulatory and Government Affairs
Eureka 93
Panelist

Jim Emme

CEO
NOW Foods
Panelist

Daniel Fabricant, Ph.D.

CEO and President
Natural Products Association
Panelist

Vasilios (Bill) Frankos MS, Ph.D.

Sr. Corp Advisor, Product Science, Safety & Compliance
Herbalife Nutrition
Panelist

Karen E. Howard

CEO/Executive Director
Organic & Natural Health Association
Panelist

Loren D. Israelsen

President
United Natural Products Alliance (UNPA)
Panelist

Beth Lambert

Chief Executive Officer
Herbalist & Alchemist
Panelist

Mark LeDoux

CEO and Chairman of the Board of Directors
Natural Alternatives International, Inc.
Panelist

Michael McGuffin

President
AHPA
Panelist

Steve Mister

President & CEO
Council for Responsible Nutrition
Panelist

Anthony Zolezzi

Board of Directors
Twinlab Consolidated Holdings
Panelist

Laura Batcha

CEO and Executive Director
Organic Trade Association
Panelist

Tom Chapman

Director of Ingredient Sourcing, CLIF Bar & Co.
CLIF Bar & Co
Panelist

Angela Jagiello

Director of Education and Insights
Organic Trade Association
Panelist

Bob Kaake

Natural & Organic Technical Director
General Mills
Panelist

M. Richard Kay

President
Sweet Candy Company
Panelist

Tyler Lorenzen

President
Puris
Panelist

Steve Peirce

President
Ribus
Panelist

Nate Powell-Palm


National Young Farmers Coalition
Panelist

Josh Long

Legal & Regulatory Editor
Informa Markets
Chair

Todd Runestad

Senior Editor
Informa Markets
Chair

Steve Myers

Senior Editor
Informa Markets
Chair

Sandy Almendarez

Director, Content, Health & Nutrition
Informa Markets
Chair

Karen Butler

Senior Editor
Informa Markets
Chair

Judie Bizzozero

Senior Editor
Informa Markets
Chair

Heather Granato

Vice President, Content, Health & Nutrition
Informa Markets
Chair

Judie Bizzozero

Senior Editor
Informa Markets
Chair

Alex Smolokoff

Editorial Coordinator
Informa Markets
Chair

Josh Long

Legal & Regulatory Editor
Informa Markets
Chair

Charlie Bastiaanse

Associate Editor
Informa Markets
Chair

Connor Lovejoy

Assistant Editor
Informa Markets
Chair

Adrienne Smith

Senior Food Business Reporter
New Hope Network, Informa Markets
Chair

Kinga Swiderska

Senior Content Producer
Informa Markets
Chair

Connor Lovejoy

Assistant Editor
Informa Markets
Chair

Adrienne Smith

Senior Food Business Reporter
New Hope Network, Informa Markets
Chair

Sandy Almendarez

Director, Content, Health & Nutrition
Informa Markets
Chair

Heather Granato

Vice President, Content, Health & Nutrition
Informa Markets
Chair

Bill Giebler

Content & Insights Director
Nutrition Business Journal, Informa Markets
Chair

Heather Granato

Vice President, Content, Health & Nutrition
Informa Markets
Chair

Sandy Almendarez

Director, Content, Health & Nutrition
Informa Markets
Chair

Kinga Swiderska

Senior Content Producer
Informa Markets
Chair

Judie Bizzozero

Senior Editor
Informa Markets
Chair

Steve Myers

Senior Editor
Informa Markets
Chair

Karen Butler

Senior Editor
Informa Markets
Chair

Len Monheit

Executive Director
Global Prebiotics Association
Chair

Josh Long

Legal & Regulatory Editor
Informa Markets
Chair

Heather Granato

Vice President, Content, Health & Nutrition
Informa Markets
Chair

Karen Butler

Senior Editor
Informa Markets
Chair

Alex Smolokoff

Editorial Coordinator
Informa Markets
Chair

Session details


Wednesday, October 16
10:00 AM - 6:30 PM

  • Location:  Level 3, South Seas Ballroom J
  • Wednesday, October 16, 10:00 AM - 6:30 PM
Companies and investors looking for the best innovations in nutrition science & technology are invited to register for the tenth annual investing and partnering meeting held at SupplySide West. 14-18 companies in nutritional ingredients, science, and technology will present business plans at 10-minute intervals to an audience of investors. All companies...

Session details


Wednesday, October 16
1:30 PM - 4:30 PM

  • Location:  Level 3, South Seas H
  • Session Number:   WKSHP6
  • Wednesday, October 16, 1:30 PM - 4:30 PM
It’s not a matter of using the Force; companies are increasingly finding that focusing on issues of justice, equity, diversity and inclusion (JEDI) create more engaged employees, attract loyal consumers and ultimately support a profitable business. Hear more about the research illustrating the business case for implementing programs that align...
Speakers
Tim Gordon

President
International Hemp Solutions
Moderator

Josh Hendrix

Director of US Hemp Production
CV Sciences, Inc.
Moderator

Holly E. Johnson, Ph.D.

Chief Science Officer
American Herbal Products Association
Moderator

Marc Ullman

Of Counsel
Rivkin Radler LLP
Moderator

Michael Wagner, Ph.D.

Director of Extract Manufacturing
BI Nutraceuticals
Moderator

James S. Tonkin

Founder & President
HealthyBrandBuilders
Moderator

Jon Benninger

Vice President, Health & Nutrition
Informa Markets
Moderator

Heather Granato

Vice President, Content, Health & Nutrition
Informa Markets
Moderator

Karen E. Howard

CEO/Executive Director
Organic & Natural Health Association
Moderator

Frank Lampe

VP of Communications & Industry Relations
UNPA
Moderator

Rend Al-Mondhiry

Senior Counsel
Amin Talati Wasserman LLP
Panelist

Grace Bandong

AD, Scientific Strategy Leader, Contaminants
Eurofins Food Integrity and Innovation
Panelist

Carl Germano, CNS, CDN

Vice President
Verdant Oasis
Panelist

Melody Harwood

Head of Scientific & Regulatory Affairs
Neptune Wellness Solutions
Panelist

Andrea E. Holmes, Ph.D

Chief Growth Officer and Co-Founder
Precision Plant Molecules
Panelist

Terry Moran

President of Operations
Bija Hemp
Panelist

Christopher Shade, Ph.D.

Founder & CEO
Quicksilver Scientific
Panelist

Élan Sudberg

CEO
Alkemist Labs
Panelist

Marie Turner, Ph.D.

Director of Breeding
Sunrise Genetics
Panelist

Jessica Wasserman

Partner
Greenspoon Marder LLP
Panelist

Marielle Weintraub, Ph.D.

Vice President of Regulatory and Government Affairs
Eureka 93
Panelist

Jim Emme

CEO
NOW Foods
Panelist

Daniel Fabricant, Ph.D.

CEO and President
Natural Products Association
Panelist

Vasilios (Bill) Frankos MS, Ph.D.

Sr. Corp Advisor, Product Science, Safety & Compliance
Herbalife Nutrition
Panelist

Karen E. Howard

CEO/Executive Director
Organic & Natural Health Association
Panelist

Loren D. Israelsen

President
United Natural Products Alliance (UNPA)
Panelist

Beth Lambert

Chief Executive Officer
Herbalist & Alchemist
Panelist

Mark LeDoux

CEO and Chairman of the Board of Directors
Natural Alternatives International, Inc.
Panelist

Michael McGuffin

President
AHPA
Panelist

Steve Mister

President & CEO
Council for Responsible Nutrition
Panelist

Anthony Zolezzi

Board of Directors
Twinlab Consolidated Holdings
Panelist

Laura Batcha

CEO and Executive Director
Organic Trade Association
Panelist

Tom Chapman

Director of Ingredient Sourcing, CLIF Bar & Co.
CLIF Bar & Co
Panelist

Angela Jagiello

Director of Education and Insights
Organic Trade Association
Panelist

Bob Kaake

Natural & Organic Technical Director
General Mills
Panelist

M. Richard Kay

President
Sweet Candy Company
Panelist

Tyler Lorenzen

President
Puris
Panelist

Steve Peirce

President
Ribus
Panelist

Nate Powell-Palm


National Young Farmers Coalition
Panelist

Josh Long

Legal & Regulatory Editor
Informa Markets
Chair

Todd Runestad

Senior Editor
Informa Markets
Chair

Steve Myers

Senior Editor
Informa Markets
Chair

Sandy Almendarez

Director, Content, Health & Nutrition
Informa Markets
Chair

Karen Butler

Senior Editor
Informa Markets
Chair

Judie Bizzozero

Senior Editor
Informa Markets
Chair

Heather Granato

Vice President, Content, Health & Nutrition
Informa Markets
Chair

Judie Bizzozero

Senior Editor
Informa Markets
Chair

Alex Smolokoff

Editorial Coordinator
Informa Markets
Chair

Josh Long

Legal & Regulatory Editor
Informa Markets
Chair

Charlie Bastiaanse

Associate Editor
Informa Markets
Chair

Connor Lovejoy

Assistant Editor
Informa Markets
Chair

Adrienne Smith

Senior Food Business Reporter
New Hope Network, Informa Markets
Chair

Kinga Swiderska

Senior Content Producer
Informa Markets
Chair

Connor Lovejoy

Assistant Editor
Informa Markets
Chair

Adrienne Smith

Senior Food Business Reporter
New Hope Network, Informa Markets
Chair

Sandy Almendarez

Director, Content, Health & Nutrition
Informa Markets
Chair

Heather Granato

Vice President, Content, Health & Nutrition
Informa Markets
Chair

Bill Giebler

Content & Insights Director
Nutrition Business Journal, Informa Markets
Chair

Heather Granato

Vice President, Content, Health & Nutrition
Informa Markets
Chair

Sandy Almendarez

Director, Content, Health & Nutrition
Informa Markets
Chair

Kinga Swiderska

Senior Content Producer
Informa Markets
Chair

Judie Bizzozero

Senior Editor
Informa Markets
Chair

Steve Myers

Senior Editor
Informa Markets
Chair

Karen Butler

Senior Editor
Informa Markets
Chair

Len Monheit

Executive Director
Global Prebiotics Association
Chair

Josh Long

Legal & Regulatory Editor
Informa Markets
Chair

Heather Granato

Vice President, Content, Health & Nutrition
Informa Markets
Chair

Karen Butler

Senior Editor
Informa Markets
Chair

Alex Smolokoff

Editorial Coordinator
Informa Markets
Chair

Session details

  • Location:  Level 3, South Seas B
  • Session Number:   WKSHP4
  • Wednesday, October 16, 1:30 PM - 4:30 PM
The global beverage market is expected to exceed US$1.9 trillion by 2021; however, rising demand for convenience beverages among health-conscious consumers is driving growth in the $94 billion functional beverage category. Brands have adapted to the new norm of clean label ingredients and are now disrupting the beverage aisle with...
Speakers
Tim Gordon

President
International Hemp Solutions
Moderator

Josh Hendrix

Director of US Hemp Production
CV Sciences, Inc.
Moderator

Holly E. Johnson, Ph.D.

Chief Science Officer
American Herbal Products Association
Moderator

Marc Ullman

Of Counsel
Rivkin Radler LLP
Moderator

Michael Wagner, Ph.D.

Director of Extract Manufacturing
BI Nutraceuticals
Moderator

James S. Tonkin

Founder & President
HealthyBrandBuilders
Moderator

Jon Benninger

Vice President, Health & Nutrition
Informa Markets
Moderator

Heather Granato

Vice President, Content, Health & Nutrition
Informa Markets
Moderator

Karen E. Howard

CEO/Executive Director
Organic & Natural Health Association
Moderator

Frank Lampe

VP of Communications & Industry Relations
UNPA
Moderator

Rend Al-Mondhiry

Senior Counsel
Amin Talati Wasserman LLP
Panelist

Grace Bandong

AD, Scientific Strategy Leader, Contaminants
Eurofins Food Integrity and Innovation
Panelist

Carl Germano, CNS, CDN

Vice President
Verdant Oasis
Panelist

Melody Harwood

Head of Scientific & Regulatory Affairs
Neptune Wellness Solutions
Panelist

Andrea E. Holmes, Ph.D

Chief Growth Officer and Co-Founder
Precision Plant Molecules
Panelist

Terry Moran

President of Operations
Bija Hemp
Panelist

Christopher Shade, Ph.D.

Founder & CEO
Quicksilver Scientific
Panelist

Élan Sudberg

CEO
Alkemist Labs
Panelist

Marie Turner, Ph.D.

Director of Breeding
Sunrise Genetics
Panelist

Jessica Wasserman

Partner
Greenspoon Marder LLP
Panelist

Marielle Weintraub, Ph.D.

Vice President of Regulatory and Government Affairs
Eureka 93
Panelist

Jim Emme

CEO
NOW Foods
Panelist

Daniel Fabricant, Ph.D.

CEO and President
Natural Products Association
Panelist

Vasilios (Bill) Frankos MS, Ph.D.

Sr. Corp Advisor, Product Science, Safety & Compliance
Herbalife Nutrition
Panelist

Karen E. Howard

CEO/Executive Director
Organic & Natural Health Association
Panelist

Loren D. Israelsen

President
United Natural Products Alliance (UNPA)
Panelist

Beth Lambert

Chief Executive Officer
Herbalist & Alchemist
Panelist

Mark LeDoux

CEO and Chairman of the Board of Directors
Natural Alternatives International, Inc.
Panelist

Michael McGuffin

President
AHPA
Panelist

Steve Mister

President & CEO
Council for Responsible Nutrition
Panelist

Anthony Zolezzi

Board of Directors
Twinlab Consolidated Holdings
Panelist

Laura Batcha

CEO and Executive Director
Organic Trade Association
Panelist

Tom Chapman

Director of Ingredient Sourcing, CLIF Bar & Co.
CLIF Bar & Co
Panelist

Angela Jagiello

Director of Education and Insights
Organic Trade Association
Panelist

Bob Kaake

Natural & Organic Technical Director
General Mills
Panelist

M. Richard Kay

President
Sweet Candy Company
Panelist

Tyler Lorenzen

President
Puris
Panelist

Steve Peirce

President
Ribus
Panelist

Nate Powell-Palm


National Young Farmers Coalition
Panelist

Josh Long

Legal & Regulatory Editor
Informa Markets
Chair

Todd Runestad

Senior Editor
Informa Markets
Chair

Steve Myers

Senior Editor
Informa Markets
Chair

Sandy Almendarez

Director, Content, Health & Nutrition
Informa Markets
Chair

Karen Butler

Senior Editor
Informa Markets
Chair

Judie Bizzozero

Senior Editor
Informa Markets
Chair

Heather Granato

Vice President, Content, Health & Nutrition
Informa Markets
Chair

Judie Bizzozero

Senior Editor
Informa Markets
Chair

Alex Smolokoff

Editorial Coordinator
Informa Markets
Chair

Josh Long

Legal & Regulatory Editor
Informa Markets
Chair

Charlie Bastiaanse

Associate Editor
Informa Markets
Chair

Connor Lovejoy

Assistant Editor
Informa Markets
Chair

Adrienne Smith

Senior Food Business Reporter
New Hope Network, Informa Markets
Chair

Kinga Swiderska

Senior Content Producer
Informa Markets
Chair

Connor Lovejoy

Assistant Editor
Informa Markets
Chair

Adrienne Smith

Senior Food Business Reporter
New Hope Network, Informa Markets
Chair

Sandy Almendarez

Director, Content, Health & Nutrition
Informa Markets
Chair

Heather Granato

Vice President, Content, Health & Nutrition
Informa Markets
Chair

Bill Giebler

Content & Insights Director
Nutrition Business Journal, Informa Markets
Chair

Heather Granato

Vice President, Content, Health & Nutrition
Informa Markets
Chair

Sandy Almendarez

Director, Content, Health & Nutrition
Informa Markets
Chair

Kinga Swiderska

Senior Content Producer
Informa Markets
Chair

Judie Bizzozero

Senior Editor
Informa Markets
Chair

Steve Myers

Senior Editor
Informa Markets
Chair

Karen Butler

Senior Editor
Informa Markets
Chair

Len Monheit

Executive Director
Global Prebiotics Association
Chair

Josh Long

Legal & Regulatory Editor
Informa Markets
Chair

Heather Granato

Vice President, Content, Health & Nutrition
Informa Markets
Chair

Karen Butler

Senior Editor
Informa Markets
Chair

Alex Smolokoff

Editorial Coordinator
Informa Markets
Chair

Session details

  • Location:  Level 3, South Seas C
  • Session Number:   WKSHP5
  • Wednesday, October 16, 1:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Today’s consumers are overstressed and under-rested, which is no surprise considering the two—stress and sleep—go hand-in-hand. Demand for sleep aids and stress support has increased in recent years as consumers look for solutions to manage stress and improve sleep. This session will look at the market for sleep and stress...
Speakers
Tim Gordon

President
International Hemp Solutions
Moderator

Josh Hendrix

Director of US Hemp Production
CV Sciences, Inc.
Moderator

Holly E. Johnson, Ph.D.

Chief Science Officer
American Herbal Products Association
Moderator

Marc Ullman

Of Counsel
Rivkin Radler LLP
Moderator

Michael Wagner, Ph.D.

Director of Extract Manufacturing
BI Nutraceuticals
Moderator

James S. Tonkin

Founder & President
HealthyBrandBuilders
Moderator

Jon Benninger

Vice President, Health & Nutrition
Informa Markets
Moderator

Heather Granato

Vice President, Content, Health & Nutrition
Informa Markets
Moderator

Karen E. Howard

CEO/Executive Director
Organic & Natural Health Association
Moderator

Frank Lampe

VP of Communications & Industry Relations
UNPA
Moderator

Rend Al-Mondhiry

Senior Counsel
Amin Talati Wasserman LLP
Panelist

Grace Bandong

AD, Scientific Strategy Leader, Contaminants
Eurofins Food Integrity and Innovation
Panelist

Carl Germano, CNS, CDN

Vice President
Verdant Oasis
Panelist

Melody Harwood

Head of Scientific & Regulatory Affairs
Neptune Wellness Solutions
Panelist

Andrea E. Holmes, Ph.D

Chief Growth Officer and Co-Founder
Precision Plant Molecules
Panelist

Terry Moran

President of Operations
Bija Hemp
Panelist

Christopher Shade, Ph.D.

Founder & CEO
Quicksilver Scientific
Panelist

Élan Sudberg

CEO
Alkemist Labs
Panelist

Marie Turner, Ph.D.

Director of Breeding
Sunrise Genetics
Panelist

Jessica Wasserman

Partner
Greenspoon Marder LLP
Panelist

Marielle Weintraub, Ph.D.

Vice President of Regulatory and Government Affairs
Eureka 93
Panelist

Jim Emme

CEO
NOW Foods
Panelist

Daniel Fabricant, Ph.D.

CEO and President
Natural Products Association
Panelist

Vasilios (Bill) Frankos MS, Ph.D.

Sr. Corp Advisor, Product Science, Safety & Compliance
Herbalife Nutrition
Panelist

Karen E. Howard

CEO/Executive Director
Organic & Natural Health Association
Panelist

Loren D. Israelsen

President
United Natural Products Alliance (UNPA)
Panelist

Beth Lambert

Chief Executive Officer
Herbalist & Alchemist
Panelist

Mark LeDoux

CEO and Chairman of the Board of Directors
Natural Alternatives International, Inc.
Panelist

Michael McGuffin

President
AHPA
Panelist

Steve Mister

President & CEO
Council for Responsible Nutrition
Panelist

Anthony Zolezzi

Board of Directors
Twinlab Consolidated Holdings
Panelist

Laura Batcha

CEO and Executive Director
Organic Trade Association
Panelist

Tom Chapman

Director of Ingredient Sourcing, CLIF Bar & Co.
CLIF Bar & Co
Panelist

Angela Jagiello

Director of Education and Insights
Organic Trade Association
Panelist

Bob Kaake

Natural & Organic Technical Director
General Mills
Panelist

M. Richard Kay

President
Sweet Candy Company
Panelist

Tyler Lorenzen

President
Puris
Panelist

Steve Peirce

President
Ribus
Panelist

Nate Powell-Palm


National Young Farmers Coalition
Panelist

Josh Long

Legal & Regulatory Editor
Informa Markets
Chair

Todd Runestad

Senior Editor
Informa Markets
Chair

Steve Myers

Senior Editor
Informa Markets
Chair

Sandy Almendarez

Director, Content, Health & Nutrition
Informa Markets
Chair

Karen Butler

Senior Editor
Informa Markets
Chair

Judie Bizzozero

Senior Editor
Informa Markets
Chair

Heather Granato

Vice President, Content, Health & Nutrition
Informa Markets
Chair

Judie Bizzozero

Senior Editor
Informa Markets
Chair

Alex Smolokoff

Editorial Coordinator
Informa Markets
Chair

Josh Long

Legal & Regulatory Editor
Informa Markets
Chair

Charlie Bastiaanse

Associate Editor
Informa Markets
Chair

Connor Lovejoy

Assistant Editor
Informa Markets
Chair

Adrienne Smith

Senior Food Business Reporter
New Hope Network, Informa Markets
Chair

Kinga Swiderska

Senior Content Producer
Informa Markets
Chair

Connor Lovejoy

Assistant Editor
Informa Markets
Chair

Adrienne Smith

Senior Food Business Reporter
New Hope Network, Informa Markets
Chair

Sandy Almendarez

Director, Content, Health & Nutrition
Informa Markets
Chair

Heather Granato

Vice President, Content, Health & Nutrition
Informa Markets
Chair

Bill Giebler

Content & Insights Director
Nutrition Business Journal, Informa Markets
Chair

Heather Granato

Vice President, Content, Health & Nutrition
Informa Markets
Chair

Sandy Almendarez

Director, Content, Health & Nutrition
Informa Markets
Chair

Kinga Swiderska

Senior Content Producer
Informa Markets
Chair

Judie Bizzozero

Senior Editor
Informa Markets
Chair

Steve Myers

Senior Editor
Informa Markets
Chair

Karen Butler

Senior Editor
Informa Markets
Chair

Len Monheit

Executive Director
Global Prebiotics Association
Chair

Josh Long

Legal & Regulatory Editor
Informa Markets
Chair

Heather Granato

Vice President, Content, Health & Nutrition
Informa Markets
Chair

Karen Butler

Senior Editor
Informa Markets
Chair

Alex Smolokoff

Editorial Coordinator
Informa Markets
Chair

Session details


Wednesday, October 16
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

  • Location:  Fleur by Hubert Keller at Mandalay Bay
  • Session Number:   FTVR
  • Wednesday, October 16, 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
The First-Time Visitor Reception welcomes new show visitors the evening before the expo hall opens. This two-hour reception offers a fun and intimate setting for new participants to meet with industry rock stars, various members of the SupplySide team, show supporters, and other first-timers. Prepare for the upcoming expo days...

Session details


Wednesday, October 16
5:30 PM - 7:30 PM

  • Location:  Topgolf at the MGM Grand
  • Wednesday, October 16, 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Produced by Vitamin Angels Get into the swing of things at SupplySide West by networking with executives in the industry! Have fun while helping Vitamin Angels reach millions of women and children in need worldwide. *Separate Registration Required. Purchase tickets here. Want to reserve a private booth for your group? Email events@vitaminangels.org      ...

Session details


Thursday, October 17
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM

  • Location:  Level 1, Shark Reef Foyer
  • Thursday, October 17, 7:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Session details


Thursday, October 17
7:00 AM - 5:30 PM

  • Location:  Level 1, Bayside F Foyer
  • Thursday, October 17, 7:00 AM - 5:30 PM

Session details

  • Location:  Level 1, Bayside F Foyer
  • Thursday, October 17, 7:00 AM - 5:30 PM

Session details


Thursday, October 17
7:30 AM - 8:30 AM

  • Location:  Level 3, Palm Foyer
  • Session Number:   YOGA1
  • Thursday, October 17, 7:30 AM - 8:30 AM
Before you walk the aisles of this year’s expo, start your day refreshed & rejuvenated by joining the SupplySide West Wellness Yoga sessions, sponsored by Wellmune®, a Kerry Brand.  *Separate registration required. Learn more and register here. 

Session details


Thursday, October 17
8:30 AM - 10:00 AM

  • Location:  Level 3, Palm A
  • Session Number:   BB6
  • Thursday, October 17, 8:30 AM - 10:00 AM
Learn about the booming business of eSports and the ingredients to blow away the competition! Gamers represent a unique opportunity for supplement makers. Whether gamers are competing in a professional event or playing for the love of the sport, they are looking for a competitive edge. In fact, for gamers...

Session details


Thursday, October 17
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

  • Location:  Level 3, Palm C
  • Session Number:   BB4
  • Thursday, October 17, 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
One Innovation Labs’ One Hemp™ CBD ingredient is created using a completely novel, proprietary continual extraction process that combines natural full spectrum phytocannabinoids derived from the hemp plant with natural lipid metabolites. The high level of bioavailability lies in its unique composition. Our proprietary extraction process, and micro-encapsulation technology, preserves...

Session details

  • Location:  Level 3, Palm B
  • Session Number:   BB1
  • Thursday, October 17, 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Balchem invites you to a review of the latest lifestyle trends. The Breakfast Brief is targeted to innovators seeking information on supplementation and healthy fats to optimize energy metabolism. Healthy fats are essential for energy production in endurance exercise. Join us for Breakfast to learn about the Healthy Liver Triangle...

Session details

  • Location:  Level 3, Palm D
  • Session Number:   BB5
  • Thursday, October 17, 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
With 20 years of clinical research, tocotrienol (EVNol SupraBio®) is poised to redefine and recharge the vitamin E and brain health market. The first researcher to publish on this ingredient, Dr. Chandan Sen, will share his overview of the research on EVNol SupraBio®, and will be joined by functional medicine...

Session details


Thursday, October 17
9:00 AM - 11:00 AM

  • Location:  Level 3, South Seas F
  • Thursday, October 17, 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Twenty-five years after the passage of the Dietary Supplement Health & Education Act (DSHEA), the supplement industry is larger and more robust than could be imagined. However, industry members and regulators have continued to push for reconsideration as to whether the law is working as best it can for consumers...
Speakers
Tim Gordon

President
International Hemp Solutions
Moderator

Josh Hendrix

Director of US Hemp Production
CV Sciences, Inc.
Moderator

Holly E. Johnson, Ph.D.

Chief Science Officer
American Herbal Products Association
Moderator

Marc Ullman

Of Counsel
Rivkin Radler LLP
Moderator

Michael Wagner, Ph.D.

Director of Extract Manufacturing
BI Nutraceuticals
Moderator

James S. Tonkin

Founder & President
HealthyBrandBuilders
Moderator

Jon Benninger

Vice President, Health & Nutrition
Informa Markets
Moderator

Heather Granato

Vice President, Content, Health & Nutrition
Informa Markets
Moderator

Karen E. Howard

CEO/Executive Director
Organic & Natural Health Association
Moderator

Frank Lampe

VP of Communications & Industry Relations
UNPA
Moderator

Rend Al-Mondhiry

Senior Counsel
Amin Talati Wasserman LLP
Panelist

Grace Bandong

AD, Scientific Strategy Leader, Contaminants
Eurofins Food Integrity and Innovation
Panelist

Carl Germano, CNS, CDN

Vice President
Verdant Oasis
Panelist

Melody Harwood

Head of Scientific & Regulatory Affairs
Neptune Wellness Solutions
Panelist

Andrea E. Holmes, Ph.D

Chief Growth Officer and Co-Founder
Precision Plant Molecules
Panelist

Terry Moran

President of Operations
Bija Hemp
Panelist

Christopher Shade, Ph.D.

Founder & CEO
Quicksilver Scientific
Panelist

Élan Sudberg

CEO
Alkemist Labs
Panelist

Marie Turner, Ph.D.

Director of Breeding
Sunrise Genetics
Panelist

Jessica Wasserman

Partner
Greenspoon Marder LLP
Panelist

Marielle Weintraub, Ph.D.

Vice President of Regulatory and Government Affairs
Eureka 93
Panelist

Jim Emme

CEO
NOW Foods
Panelist

Daniel Fabricant, Ph.D.

CEO and President
Natural Products Association
Panelist

Vasilios (Bill) Frankos MS, Ph.D.

Sr. Corp Advisor, Product Science, Safety & Compliance
Herbalife Nutrition
Panelist

Karen E. Howard

CEO/Executive Director
Organic & Natural Health Association
Panelist

Loren D. Israelsen

President
United Natural Products Alliance (UNPA)
Panelist

Beth Lambert

Chief Executive Officer
Herbalist & Alchemist
Panelist

Mark LeDoux

CEO and Chairman of the Board of Directors
Natural Alternatives International, Inc.
Panelist

Michael McGuffin

President
AHPA
Panelist

Steve Mister

President & CEO
Council for Responsible Nutrition
Panelist

Anthony Zolezzi

Board of Directors
Twinlab Consolidated Holdings
Panelist

Laura Batcha

CEO and Executive Director
Organic Trade Association
Panelist

Tom Chapman

Director of Ingredient Sourcing, CLIF Bar & Co.
CLIF Bar & Co
Panelist

Angela Jagiello

Director of Education and Insights
Organic Trade Association
Panelist

Bob Kaake

Natural & Organic Technical Director
General Mills
Panelist

M. Richard Kay

President
Sweet Candy Company
Panelist

Tyler Lorenzen

President
Puris
Panelist

Steve Peirce

President
Ribus
Panelist

Nate Powell-Palm


National Young Farmers Coalition
Panelist

Josh Long

Legal & Regulatory Editor
Informa Markets
Chair

Todd Runestad

Senior Editor
Informa Markets
Chair

Steve Myers

Senior Editor
Informa Markets
Chair

Sandy Almendarez

Director, Content, Health & Nutrition
Informa Markets
Chair

Karen Butler

Senior Editor
Informa Markets
Chair

Judie Bizzozero

Senior Editor
Informa Markets
Chair

Heather Granato

Vice President, Content, Health & Nutrition
Informa Markets
Chair

Judie Bizzozero

Senior Editor
Informa Markets
Chair

Alex Smolokoff

Editorial Coordinator
Informa Markets
Chair

Josh Long

Legal & Regulatory Editor
Informa Markets
Chair

Charlie Bastiaanse

Associate Editor
Informa Markets
Chair

Connor Lovejoy

Assistant Editor
Informa Markets
Chair

Adrienne Smith

Senior Food Business Reporter
New Hope Network, Informa Markets
Chair

Kinga Swiderska

Senior Content Producer
Informa Markets
Chair

Connor Lovejoy

Assistant Editor
Informa Markets
Chair

Adrienne Smith

Senior Food Business Reporter
New Hope Network, Informa Markets
Chair

Sandy Almendarez

Director, Content, Health & Nutrition
Informa Markets
Chair

Heather Granato

Vice President, Content, Health & Nutrition
Informa Markets
Chair

Bill Giebler

Content & Insights Director
Nutrition Business Journal, Informa Markets
Chair

Heather Granato

Vice President, Content, Health & Nutrition
Informa Markets
Chair

Sandy Almendarez

Director, Content, Health & Nutrition
Informa Markets
Chair

Kinga Swiderska

Senior Content Producer
Informa Markets
Chair

Judie Bizzozero

Senior Editor
Informa Markets
Chair

Steve Myers

Senior Editor
Informa Markets
Chair

Karen Butler

Senior Editor
Informa Markets
Chair

Len Monheit

Executive Director
Global Prebiotics Association
Chair

Josh Long

Legal & Regulatory Editor
Informa Markets
Chair

Heather Granato

Vice President, Content, Health & Nutrition
Informa Markets
Chair

Karen Butler

Senior Editor
Informa Markets
Chair

Alex Smolokoff

Editorial Coordinator
Informa Markets
Chair

Session details

  • Location:  Level 3, South Seas B
  • Session Number:   WKSHP8
  • Thursday, October 17, 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Certifications can be a valuable tool for both brand owners and consumers. Acting as third-party “referees,” certifications provide increased transparency to business practices and standards for brands with the goal of fostering trust with consumers. But certifications often come with a weighty investment of both time and resources, begging the...
Speakers
Tim Gordon

President
International Hemp Solutions
Moderator

Josh Hendrix

Director of US Hemp Production
CV Sciences, Inc.
Moderator

Holly E. Johnson, Ph.D.

Chief Science Officer
American Herbal Products Association
Moderator

Marc Ullman

Of Counsel
Rivkin Radler LLP
Moderator

Michael Wagner, Ph.D.

Director of Extract Manufacturing
BI Nutraceuticals
Moderator

James S. Tonkin

Founder & President
HealthyBrandBuilders
Moderator

Jon Benninger

Vice President, Health & Nutrition
Informa Markets
Moderator

Heather Granato

Vice President, Content, Health & Nutrition
Informa Markets
Moderator

Karen E. Howard

CEO/Executive Director
Organic & Natural Health Association
Moderator

Frank Lampe

VP of Communications & Industry Relations
UNPA
Moderator

Rend Al-Mondhiry

Senior Counsel
Amin Talati Wasserman LLP
Panelist

Grace Bandong

AD, Scientific Strategy Leader, Contaminants
Eurofins Food Integrity and Innovation
Panelist

Carl Germano, CNS, CDN

Vice President
Verdant Oasis
Panelist

Melody Harwood

Head of Scientific & Regulatory Affairs
Neptune Wellness Solutions
Panelist

Andrea E. Holmes, Ph.D

Chief Growth Officer and Co-Founder
Precision Plant Molecules
Panelist

Terry Moran

President of Operations
Bija Hemp
Panelist

Christopher Shade, Ph.D.

Founder & CEO
Quicksilver Scientific
Panelist

Élan Sudberg

CEO
Alkemist Labs
Panelist

Marie Turner, Ph.D.

Director of Breeding
Sunrise Genetics
Panelist

Jessica Wasserman

Partner
Greenspoon Marder LLP
Panelist

Marielle Weintraub, Ph.D.

Vice President of Regulatory and Government Affairs
Eureka 93
Panelist

Jim Emme

CEO
NOW Foods
Panelist

Daniel Fabricant, Ph.D.

CEO and President
Natural Products Association
Panelist

Vasilios (Bill) Frankos MS, Ph.D.

Sr. Corp Advisor, Product Science, Safety & Compliance
Herbalife Nutrition
Panelist

Karen E. Howard

CEO/Executive Director
Organic & Natural Health Association
Panelist

Loren D. Israelsen

President
United Natural Products Alliance (UNPA)
Panelist

Beth Lambert

Chief Executive Officer
Herbalist & Alchemist
Panelist

Mark LeDoux

CEO and Chairman of the Board of Directors
Natural Alternatives International, Inc.
Panelist

Michael McGuffin

President
AHPA
Panelist

Steve Mister

President & CEO
Council for Responsible Nutrition
Panelist

Anthony Zolezzi

Board of Directors
Twinlab Consolidated Holdings
Panelist

Laura Batcha

CEO and Executive Director
Organic Trade Association
Panelist

Tom Chapman

Director of Ingredient Sourcing, CLIF Bar & Co.
CLIF Bar & Co
Panelist

Angela Jagiello

Director of Education and Insights
Organic Trade Association
Panelist

Bob Kaake

Natural & Organic Technical Director
General Mills
Panelist

M. Richard Kay

President
Sweet Candy Company
Panelist

Tyler Lorenzen

President
Puris
Panelist

Steve Peirce

President
Ribus
Panelist

Nate Powell-Palm


National Young Farmers Coalition
Panelist

Josh Long

Legal & Regulatory Editor
Informa Markets
Chair

Todd Runestad

Senior Editor
Informa Markets
Chair

Steve Myers

Senior Editor
Informa Markets
Chair

Sandy Almendarez

Director, Content, Health & Nutrition
Informa Markets
Chair

Karen Butler

Senior Editor
Informa Markets
Chair

Judie Bizzozero

Senior Editor
Informa Markets
Chair

Heather Granato

Vice President, Content, Health & Nutrition
Informa Markets
Chair

Judie Bizzozero

Senior Editor
Informa Markets
Chair

Alex Smolokoff

Editorial Coordinator
Informa Markets
Chair

Josh Long

Legal & Regulatory Editor
Informa Markets
Chair

Charlie Bastiaanse

Associate Editor
Informa Markets
Chair

Connor Lovejoy

Assistant Editor
Informa Markets
Chair

Adrienne Smith

Senior Food Business Reporter
New Hope Network, Informa Markets
Chair

Kinga Swiderska

Senior Content Producer
Informa Markets
Chair

Connor Lovejoy

Assistant Editor
Informa Markets
Chair

Adrienne Smith

Senior Food Business Reporter
New Hope Network, Informa Markets
Chair

Sandy Almendarez

Director, Content, Health & Nutrition
Informa Markets
Chair

Heather Granato

Vice President, Content, Health & Nutrition
Informa Markets
Chair

Bill Giebler

Content & Insights Director
Nutrition Business Journal, Informa Markets
Chair

Heather Granato

Vice President, Content, Health & Nutrition
Informa Markets
Chair

Sandy Almendarez

Director, Content, Health & Nutrition
Informa Markets
Chair

Kinga Swiderska

Senior Content Producer
Informa Markets
Chair

Judie Bizzozero

Senior Editor
Informa Markets
Chair

Steve Myers

Senior Editor
Informa Markets
Chair

Karen Butler

Senior Editor
Informa Markets
Chair

Len Monheit

Executive Director
Global Prebiotics Association
Chair

Josh Long

Legal & Regulatory Editor
Informa Markets
Chair

Heather Granato

Vice President, Content, Health & Nutrition
Informa Markets
Chair

Karen Butler

Senior Editor
Informa Markets
Chair

Alex Smolokoff

Editorial Coordinator
Informa Markets
Chair

Session details

  • Location:  Level 3, South Seas C
  • Session Number:   WKSHP7
  • Thursday, October 17, 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Artificial just won’t do any longer in foods, beverages and supplements, so formulators must look to natural sources to color and flavor products that are attractive to consumers. Both colors and flavors play an enormous role in the success or failure of a finished product, because if a product doesn’t...
Speakers
Tim Gordon

President
International Hemp Solutions
Moderator

Josh Hendrix

Director of US Hemp Production
CV Sciences, Inc.
Moderator

Holly E. Johnson, Ph.D.

Chief Science Officer
American Herbal Products Association
Moderator

Marc Ullman

Of Counsel
Rivkin Radler LLP
Moderator

Michael Wagner, Ph.D.

Director of Extract Manufacturing
BI Nutraceuticals
Moderator

James S. Tonkin

Founder & President
HealthyBrandBuilders
Moderator

Jon Benninger

Vice President, Health & Nutrition
Informa Markets
Moderator

Heather Granato

Vice President, Content, Health & Nutrition
Informa Markets
Moderator

Karen E. Howard

CEO/Executive Director
Organic & Natural Health Association
Moderator

Frank Lampe

VP of Communications & Industry Relations
UNPA
Moderator

Rend Al-Mondhiry

Senior Counsel
Amin Talati Wasserman LLP
Panelist

Grace Bandong

AD, Scientific Strategy Leader, Contaminants
Eurofins Food Integrity and Innovation
Panelist

Carl Germano, CNS, CDN

Vice President
Verdant Oasis
Panelist

Melody Harwood

Head of Scientific & Regulatory Affairs
Neptune Wellness Solutions
Panelist

Andrea E. Holmes, Ph.D

Chief Growth Officer and Co-Founder
Precision Plant Molecules
Panelist

Terry Moran

President of Operations
Bija Hemp
Panelist

Christopher Shade, Ph.D.

Founder & CEO
Quicksilver Scientific
Panelist

Élan Sudberg

CEO
Alkemist Labs
Panelist

Marie Turner, Ph.D.

Director of Breeding
Sunrise Genetics
Panelist

Jessica Wasserman

Partner
Greenspoon Marder LLP
Panelist

Marielle Weintraub, Ph.D.

Vice President of Regulatory and Government Affairs
Eureka 93
Panelist

Jim Emme

CEO
NOW Foods
Panelist

Daniel Fabricant, Ph.D.

CEO and President
Natural Products Association
Panelist

Vasilios (Bill) Frankos MS, Ph.D.

Sr. Corp Advisor, Product Science, Safety & Compliance
Herbalife Nutrition
Panelist

Karen E. Howard

CEO/Executive Director
Organic & Natural Health Association
Panelist

Loren D. Israelsen

President
United Natural Products Alliance (UNPA)
Panelist

Beth Lambert

Chief Executive Officer
Herbalist & Alchemist
Panelist

Mark LeDoux

CEO and Chairman of the Board of Directors
Natural Alternatives International, Inc.
Panelist

Michael McGuffin

President
AHPA
Panelist

Steve Mister

President & CEO
Council for Responsible Nutrition
Panelist

Anthony Zolezzi

Board of Directors
Twinlab Consolidated Holdings
Panelist

Laura Batcha

CEO and Executive Director
Organic Trade Association
Panelist

Tom Chapman

Director of Ingredient Sourcing, CLIF Bar & Co.
CLIF Bar & Co
Panelist

Angela Jagiello

Director of Education and Insights
Organic Trade Association
Panelist

Bob Kaake

Natural & Organic Technical Director
General Mills
Panelist

M. Richard Kay

President
Sweet Candy Company
Panelist

Tyler Lorenzen

President
Puris
Panelist

Steve Peirce

President
Ribus
Panelist

Nate Powell-Palm


National Young Farmers Coalition
Panelist

Josh Long

Legal & Regulatory Editor
Informa Markets
Chair

Todd Runestad

Senior Editor
Informa Markets
Chair

Steve Myers

Senior Editor
Informa Markets
Chair

Sandy Almendarez

Director, Content, Health & Nutrition
Informa Markets
Chair

Karen Butler

Senior Editor
Informa Markets
Chair

Judie Bizzozero

Senior Editor
Informa Markets
Chair

Heather Granato

Vice President, Content, Health & Nutrition
Informa Markets
Chair

Judie Bizzozero

Senior Editor
Informa Markets
Chair

Alex Smolokoff

Editorial Coordinator
Informa Markets
Chair

Josh Long

Legal & Regulatory Editor
Informa Markets
Chair

Charlie Bastiaanse

Associate Editor
Informa Markets
Chair

Connor Lovejoy

Assistant Editor
Informa Markets
Chair

Adrienne Smith

Senior Food Business Reporter
New Hope Network, Informa Markets
Chair

Kinga Swiderska

Senior Content Producer
Informa Markets
Chair

Connor Lovejoy

Assistant Editor
Informa Markets
Chair

Adrienne Smith

Senior Food Business Reporter
New Hope Network, Informa Markets
Chair

Sandy Almendarez

Director, Content, Health & Nutrition
Informa Markets
Chair

Heather Granato

Vice President, Content, Health & Nutrition
Informa Markets
Chair

Bill Giebler

Content & Insights Director
Nutrition Business Journal, Informa Markets
Chair

Heather Granato

Vice President, Content, Health & Nutrition
Informa Markets
Chair

Sandy Almendarez

Director, Content, Health & Nutrition
Informa Markets
Chair

Kinga Swiderska

Senior Content Producer
Informa Markets
Chair

Judie Bizzozero

Senior Editor
Informa Markets
Chair

Steve Myers

Senior Editor
Informa Markets
Chair

Karen Butler

Senior Editor
Informa Markets
Chair

Len Monheit

Executive Director
Global Prebiotics Association
Chair

Josh Long

Legal & Regulatory Editor
Informa Markets
Chair

Heather Granato

Vice President, Content, Health & Nutrition
Informa Markets
Chair

Karen Butler

Senior Editor
Informa Markets
Chair

Alex Smolokoff

Editorial Coordinator
Informa Markets
Chair

Session details


Thursday, October 17
9:00 AM - 6:00 PM

  • Location:  Level 1, Bayside B
  • Thursday, October 17, 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM

Session details


Thursday, October 17
10:00 AM - 5:30 PM

  • Thursday, October 17, 10:00 AM - 5:30 PM

Session details

  • Location:  Booth #5447
  • Thursday, October 17, 10:00 AM - 5:30 PM
The Omega-3 Resource Center is a focused knowledge hub that is run in association with internationally recognized EPA & DHA experts, GOED Omega-3. In this area of the exhibition, visitors are able to access a number of valuable resources such as infographics and product showcases, and will be able to sample...

Session details

  • Location:  Booth #5646
  • Thursday, October 17, 10:00 AM - 5:30 PM
The IPA Probiotics Resource Center, organized in association with the International Probiotics Association (IPA) and sponsored by Nutrasource Pharmaceutical & Nutraceutical Services, offers SupplySide West visitors a high-profile location to learn about key issues in the probiotics market. View more information here. 

Session details

  • Location:  Bayside B Lobby
  • Thursday, October 17, 10:00 AM - 5:30 PM
New Products Zone is designed to highlight ingredients and finished products at the forefront of innovation and invention. Visit this show feature, located in the Bayside B Lobby, to source the latest offerings to hit the market and learn about the exhibitors that are producing them. Learn more here.

Session details

  • Location:  Bayside F Lobby
  • Thursday, October 17, 10:00 AM - 5:30 PM
The Product Concept Center at SupplySide West showcases how brands can partner with ingredient suppliers and a contract manufacturer to create exceptional products and bring them to market. Developed in collaboration with Herbally Yours, the Product Concept Center offers real world examples of the product lifecycle.  See a product go from...

Session details

  • Location:  Booth #5921
  • Thursday, October 17, 10:00 AM - 5:30 PM
Tasting Bar is returning for the fourth year with a larger presence, SupplySide West is bringing back the Tasting Bar, a free-to-attend show feature that enables visitors to see, touch and sample the latest functional foods and beverages. Learn more here.

Session details

  • Location:  Bayside F Lobby
  • Thursday, October 17, 10:00 AM - 5:30 PM
Back for the second year, be sure to visit The SupplySide Bookstore Presented By CRC Press in the Lobby F Main Entrance. Attendees of SupplySide West will find a variety of practical must-have books that support their work in the areas of food ingredients, natural products, botanical products, nutrition, functional foods, nutraceuticals and...

Session details

  • Location:  Bayside B Lobby
  • Thursday, October 17, 10:00 AM - 5:30 PM
Because the evolving legal and regulatory landscape affects our industry in unprecedented ways, SupplySide West has once again partnered with Venable LLP to provide you with an opportunity to sit down with one of our attorneys in a one-on-one meeting to discuss the legal issues facing your business. Learn more and...

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Thursday, October 17
11:00 AM - 5:00 PM

  • Location:  Booth #3009
  • Thursday, October 17, 11:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Located in the Food ingredients North America show area, this free-to-attend program offers a Protein Spotlight with keynote speaker Mike Seldon (Finless Foods), Pat Crowley (Chapul) speaking on non-plant protein alternatives, protein trends and more by Mintel, as well as sessions on using blockchain technology for product lifecycle management, and...

Session details


  • Location:  Food ingredients Theater, Booth #3009
  • Thursday, October 17, 11:40 AM - 12:10 PM
Consumers want to see accountability, quality, safety and security in the system that provides their food. There is growing evidence that blockchain technology presents an opportunity to bring greater efficiency, transparency and more reliable traceability to the supply chains.The presentation will showcase how a blockchain-based platform can be used as...
Speaker
Riccardo Accolla

Director of Digital Food Science
Ripe.io
Speaker

Session details

  • Location:  Food ingredients Theater, Booth #3009
  • Thursday, October 17, 3:00 PM - 4:10 PM
Consumer demand for clean labels in the US and globally is no longer something that ingredients suppliers and food manufacturers can afford to ignore. Health-conscious and increasingly informed consumers – from millennials through to the elderly – are looking for natural ingredients, clear packaging and product narratives that resonate. Learn about...
Speakers
Anthony Clark, Ph.D.

Chief Science Officer
Mycotechnology
Speaker

Riana Lynn

Chief Executive Officer
Journey Foods
Speaker

Eric Pierce

VP of Business Insights
NEXT Data & Insights, Informa Markets
Speaker

Session details

  • Location:  Food ingredients Theater, Booth #3009
  • Thursday, October 17, 12:20 PM - 2:50 PM
Chair: Kinga Swiderska, Senior Content Producer, Informa Markets The global protein ingredient market is booming and is driving industry innovation in the form of new protein sources, new production methods and new applications. Food and beverage manufacturers are constantly looking for novel ways to meet the growing consumer demand for protein intake....
Speakers
Suzy Badaracco

President
Culinary Tides, Inc.
Speaker

Patrick Crowley

Founder and CEO
Chapul Farms
Speaker

Lynn Dornblaser

Director of Innovation and Insight
Mintel
Speaker

Michael Selden

Co-Founder & CEO
Finless Foods
Speaker

Kinga Swiderska

Senior Content Producer
Informa Markets
Chair

Session details

  • Location:  Food ingredients Theater, Booth #3009
  • Thursday, October 17, 11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Consumers want health, but they also want flavor and experience. Increasingly, companies are finding ways to deliver both. This presentation will explore what consumers look for when they think ‘indulgence’ and what the industry is providing to them.
Speaker
Lynn Dornblaser

Director of Innovation and Insight
Mintel
Speaker

Session details

  • Location:  Food ingredients Theater Booth #3009
  • Thursday, October 17, 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Speaker
Julien Bonvallet

Brand Director
Food ingredients North America
Speaker

Session details


Thursday, October 17
11:00 AM - 5:20 PM

  • Location:  Booth #1266 & Booth #1467
  • Thursday, October 17, 11:00 AM - 5:20 PM
The Supplier Presentation Theater is one of the most effective ways to learn about new and innovative ingredient technologies. These exhibitor-sponsored presentations are devoted to ingredient-and service-specific science, applications, formulation and marketing and are free to all visitors. Click Here to See Sponsored Session Details!

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  • Location:  Supplier Presentation Theater, Booth #1467
  • Thursday, October 17, 2:00 PM - 2:50 PM
Peter Holocher, Head of Dietary Supplement Market Development at ESHA Research will walk through the product formulation and label creation process. He will demonstrate how Genesis R&D Supplements can significantly accelerate speed to market while mitigating commercialization risk. Peter will focus on input of new ingredients and the evaluation of scale-up formulations to generate the...

Session details

  • Location:  Supplier Presentation Theater, Booth #1266
  • Thursday, October 17, 12:00 PM - 12:50 PM
Join Elite Trail Runner Joseph Gray and AstaReal's Dr. Karen Hecht as they discuss how natural astaxanthin helps high-level athletes perform at their best. Joseph Gray is a 16-time USA National Champion, 28-time Team USA Member, 6-time USA Mountain Running National Champion, and 9-Time USA Mountain Runner of the Year. Joseph also has a passion for...

Session details

  • Location:  Supplier Presentation Theater, Booth #1467
  • Thursday, October 17, 11:00 AM - 11:20 AM
Overcoming the challenges associated with transforming vegetable proteins into meat alternative applications to match the expected mouthfeel, taste, nutritional profile, and eating experience that traditional meat eaters know and expect.  An overview of technologies for product development and innovation in the vegan, vegetarian and flexitarian marketspace. Speaker: Nancy Stachiw, Director Applications R&D, N. America 

Session details

  • Location:  Supplier Presentation Theater, Booth #1266
  • Thursday, October 17, 11:30 AM - 11:50 AM
CBD oil in combination products with any ingredients, including herbal extracts, is an exciting possibility that allows for targeted and improved impact. However, CBD cannot always be directly combined nor, can it always be delivered in high enough, efficacious dosages. ComboCap’s dual-delivery technology is an elegant solution that allows CBD oil to be delivered side-by-side...

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  • Location:  Supplier Presentation Theater, Booth #1467
  • Thursday, October 17, 12:00 PM - 12:20 PM
Cranberry PACs are increasingly recognized for their powerful antioxidant properties and their benefits in urinary tract health. Recent AUA guidelines recommend soluble PACs in cranberry as an effective alternative to antibiotics for preventing UTIs. However, adulteration remains a significant concern in the marketplace. Simmons will provide examples of common adulterants, explain how to authenticate...

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  • Location:  Supplier Presentation Theater, Booth #1467
  • Thursday, October 17, 1:00 PM - 1:20 PM
Maintaining healthy circulation is critical, and supplementation with vasoactive nutrients like resveratrol is a key strategy for healthy living. Evolva, a health ingredients innovator, will present new results from RESHAW (Resveratrol for Healthy Aging in Women), the largest trial of its kind studying post-menopausal women.  Learn the benefits of Veri-te™ resveratrol...

Session details

  • Location:  Supplier Presentation Theater, Booth #1266
  • Thursday, October 17, 1:00 PM - 1:20 PM
In the recent years, there has been an increasing number of scientific publications on the potential health and performance benefits of collagen. To provide a deeper insight into this topic, PB Leiner has invited Professor Michael Ormsbee (Associate Director at Florida State University Institute of Sports Sciences & Medicine), to talk about the effectiveness of...

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  • Location:  Supplier Presentation Theater, Booth #1266
  • Thursday, October 17, 3:30 PM - 4:20 PM
Christian Krueger (CEO) of Complete Phytochemical Solutions and Derek Timm, (nutrition scientist) with Taiyo International present exciting science-based advances in cranberry ingredients. You will discover how your company can benefit with quality cranberry ingredients - taken every day by everyone. You will learn the sales and growth opportunities cutting edge innovation that take cranberry beyond UTI. The seminar...

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  • Location:  Supplier Presentation Theater, Booth #1467
  • Thursday, October 17, 3:00 PM - 3:50 PM
The complex biochemical processes of aging, the major risk factor for cardiovascular disease, relates to endothelial dysfunction, high blood pressure, hyperglycemia leading to diabetes and altered gut-microbiota. Inspired by the healthy aging benefits of the Mediterranean Diet, Euromed fruit extracts from pomegranate (Pomanox®), olive (Mediteanox®), artichoke (Cynamed™) and fig (ABAlife®) are obtained with innovative extraction technologies...

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  • Location:  Supplier Presentation Theater, Booth #1467
  • Thursday, October 17, 12:30 PM - 12:50 PM
In a preclinical study, a delphinidin-rich maqui berry extract (Delphinol®) demonstrated beneficial effects on bone metabolism - both in vitro and in vivo. Delphinol® stimulated osteoblastic differentiation and in parallel, it inhibited osteoclast genesis through downregulation of specific genes. In addition, micro-CT analyses showed that daily oral administration of the...

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  • Location:  Supplier Presentation Theater, Booth #1467
  • Thursday, October 17, 1:30 PM - 1:50 PM
Pre-diabetes and Type 2 diabetes prevalence  Milk and diabetes prevention Pep2Dia, an innovative dairy bioactive Pre-clinical and clinical study results on glycaemia  Ingredia, the leader in dairy bioactives, will showcase its new bioactive ingredient to prevent type 2 diabetes onset: Pep2Dia®. In 2017, 352 million people were at risk of developing type 2 diabetes....

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  • Location:  Supplier Presentation Theater, Booth #1467
  • Thursday, October 17, 4:30 PM - 4:50 PM
Dr. Sven Rohmann, our Chief Medical Officer will talk about how we have the number one immune additive. We have new data to share with you, proprietary. Our immune additive is sold as a stand-alone or in combination with one of your existing products, putting you ahead of your competition....

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  • Location:  Supplier Presentation Theater, Booth #1266
  • Thursday, October 17, 2:00 PM - 2:20 PM
In the last year, black elderberry has experienced a boom of popularity and awareness for its notable immune support benefits.  However, not all elderberry ingredients are created equal and Artemis International, in conjunction with Iprona, is proud to officially launch the ElderCraft® brand of premium European black elderberry extract offerings. ...

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  • Location:  Supplier Presentation Theater, Booth #1467
  • Thursday, October 17, 4:00 PM - 4:20 PM
The role of omega-3 in sports performance is explored in a recent clinical trial. Effects of Move3 – a blend of KD-Pür® Omega-3 EPA/DHA and NEM® brand natural eggshell membrane - on pain, stiffness and cartilage damage in healthy men and women following exercise are examined. Improvements were seen after 3 days and a marker...

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  • Location:  Supplier Presentation Theater, Booth #1266
  • Thursday, October 17, 11:00 AM - 11:20 AM
The study published in the Journal of Medicinal Foods confirmed the 5-day benefits for joint health using 450 mg BiovaFlex. The study showed statistically significant improvement in performance in 5-days as measured by the 6-minute walk test. The WOMAC stiffness score also significantly improved for BiovaFlex subjects over placebo within 5 days.  Daily consumption of...

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  • Location:  Supplier Presentation Theater, Booth #1266
  • Thursday, October 17, 4:30 PM - 5:20 PM
The evidence base describing the benefits of psychoactive, non-intoxicating cannabidiol (CBD) has contributed to the rabid enthusiasm for “CBD”. However, the CBD used in these studies is modestly to dramatically different from “CBD” and hemp extracts. Can the “entourage effect” from “partial spectrum” extracts explain anecdotes of efficacy? How is...

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  • Location:  Supplier Presentation Theater, Booth #1467
  • Thursday, October 17, 11:30 AM - 11:50 AM
All minerals are not created equal. Join us to understand the characterization of chelated minerals and how they offer multiple functional advantages over non-chelated minerals. More notably, learn to distinguish the differences between various minerals and understand the quality of the products you are buying. Dr. Mitchell will explain the methods used to prove chelation and...

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  • Location:  Supplier Presentation Theater, Booth #1266
  • Thursday, October 17, 2:30 PM - 3:20 PM
Vitamin K2 Supplements: Combining Science of Product Formulation with Art of Product Design Description: Join this speaking event to learn about a range of market-ready formulations that combine the science of vitamin K2 formulation with the art of delivering it in innovative dose forms. key learnings include: Ready-to-market vitamin K2 formulations for a faster product launch Formulating unique supplements in...

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  • Location:  Supplier Presentation Theater, Booth #1266
  • Thursday, October 17, 1:30 PM - 1:50 PM
Turmeric is one of the ancient herbs used for various purposes with significance in medicine, culinary and cosmetics. Most of the studies on Turmeric emphasized on curcuminoids, whereas, during our research appreciable benefits were observed in the water-soluble components of Turmeric, called Turmerosaccharides™. This formed the basis to develop a...

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Thursday, October 17
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

  • Location:  Level 3, Palm B
  • Session Number:   LB3
  • Thursday, October 17, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
FDA approved qualified claims related to Hypertension and Coronary heart disease. Find out how clinically proven Accelon Omega-3 absorption technology, a consumer tested new delivery experience can help you address consumer needs and grow your Omega-3 segment.  Additionally, introducing the brand new chewable format of Omega-3, with a range of...

Session details

  • Location:  Level 3, Palm A
  • Session Number:   LB2
  • Thursday, October 17, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
What is the gut microbiota and how does it affect health and wellbeing?  The human gut is home to the largest community of microbes that play a key role in maintaining our health and metabolic balance. Prebiotics can selectively promote the growth of beneficial microbes, e.g. Bifidobacteria, and thereby address...

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Thursday, October 17
12:00 PM - 5:00 PM

  • Location:  Booth # 5759
  • Thursday, October 17, 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
SupplySide Central is where science & strategy intersect in a live, interactive forum. Located in the expo hall, SupplySide Central offers a variety of interactive, quick-paced programming, designed to delve into some of the hot topics facing the industry. From the SupplySide Launchpad, where exhibitors will highlight their new products,...

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  • Location:  SupplySide Central, Booth #5759
  • Thursday, October 17, 4:00 PM - 4:30 PM
The pre-workout product category is booming, but undesirable side effects associated with beta-alanine are resulting in formulations with less than efficacious doses. Join Dr. Hector Lopez, MS, as he unveils the science behind BetaPrime, a new patented ingredient that unleashes the full potential of beta-alanine by reducing paresthesia, or “tingles”,...

Session details

  • Location:  SupplySide Central, Booth #5759
  • Thursday, October 17, 4:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Presented by the Climate Collaborative, American Botanical Council and American Herbal Products Association Climate change presents a huge opportunity--and risk--for companies with agricultural supply chains, and more than ever, consumers want to see the businesses they purchase do more to reduce their footprint. In this panel, you'll hear from experts like...
Speakers
Ann Armbrecht

Director, Sustainable Herbs Program
American Botanical Council
Speaker

Erin Callahan

Director
The Climate Collaborative
Speaker

Matt Dybala

Farm Manager
HerbPharm
Speaker

Sara Newmark

VP of Social Impact
MegaFood
Speaker

Session details

  • Location:  SupplySide Central, Booth #5759
  • Thursday, October 17, 2:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Today’s values-driven consumers expect more from the brands and products they use. As consumers seek products that help them live longer, healthier lives, manufacturers need product strategy that guides them from “now” to “next” - thoughtfully designed, relevant products that delight consumers and respect the planet, and help them build...

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  • Location:  SupplySide Central, Booth #5759
  • Thursday, October 17, 1:00 PM - 1:30 PM
Saw Palmetto extract market has been challenged with adulterated and fake extract products sold worldwide straining the supplier/consumer relationship. USPlus® Saw Palmetto has successfully completed USP's rigorous Dietary Ingredient Verification Program, which evaluated adherence to Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP) and officially recognized quality standards. USP DIVP helps ingredient manufacturers ensure...

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  • Location:  SupplySide Central, Booth #5759
  • Thursday, October 17, 3:30 PM - 4:00 PM
Presented by Innova Market Insights Speaker: Tom Vierhile, VP Strategic Insights, North America Innovation around specific health conditions, need states, novel ingredients, and diverse delivery systems are driving growth and opportunity in supplements and nutraceuticals. This presentation will examine the industry’s growing focus on cognitive health, rising interest in herbal and botanical...
Speaker
Tom Vierhile

VP Strategic Insights, North America
Innova Market Insights
Speaker

Session details

  • Location:  SupplySide Central, Booth #5759
  • Thursday, October 17, 1:30 PM - 2:00 PM
Interested in carving out a unique niche in the digestive health space? 2’-FL is a human prebiotic, along with some other human milk oligosaccharides (HMOs), that most people have ingested at one point in their lifetime. It selectively stimulates the growth of beneficial bacteria to shape the microbiome and immune...

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  • Location:  SupplySide Central, Booth #5759
  • Thursday, October 17, 2:30 PM - 3:00 PM
Join BrandHive to preview emerging branded ingredients driving consumer interest in improved health and daily performance. These science-backed nutrients are fueling supply channel innovation. Speaker: Jeff Hilton, Co-founder, BrandHive Interviewees: Rob Brewster, President, Ingredients by Nature™ Jordi Espadaler, Chief Scientific Officer & Miquel Bonachera, Executive Director, Floradapt Vaughn DuBow, Brand Manager, MitoCarn™   Sponsored by BrandHive

Session details

  • Location:  SupplySide Central, Booth #5759
  • Thursday, October 17, 12:30 PM - 1:00 PM
SupplySide Launchpad showcases some of the latest innovative launches from across the global health and nutrition space. Stop in for these short, quick-hitting talks covering: What is the product/ingredient? What are its benefits? What is the science behind it? What are the applications and opportunities for product development?

Session details

  • Location:  SupplySide Central, Booth #5759
  • Thursday, October 17, 3:00 PM - 3:30 PM
The ocean covers 70% of our planet, and is a unique, diverse system with a critical role to play in the world’s future. It is also the source of myriad unique ingredients with health-promoting capabilities. However, we are facing a crisis in ocean biodiversity, and only by banding together can...

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  • Location:  SupplySide Central, Booth #5759
  • Thursday, October 17, 12:00 PM - 12:30 PM
Cargill presents the world premiere of a new documentary, developed with Food Insider Journal, exploring the stevia supply chain and the innovations the company has put into place to enhance sustainability through the lifecycle. Join Cargill’s executive team for a special Q&A along with the documentary screening to explore how...

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Thursday, October 17
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

  • Location:  Level 3, South Seas H
  • Session Number:   WKSHP9
  • Thursday, October 17, 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
The nearly US$3 trillion food and beverage market are experiencing phenomenal growth, due in part to consumer demand for innovative offerings and healthier products, which means brands will be bringing innovative products to market faster than ever. But the process from ideation to final product isn’t easy, partnering with a...
Speakers
Tim Gordon

President
International Hemp Solutions
Moderator

Josh Hendrix

Director of US Hemp Production
CV Sciences, Inc.
Moderator

Holly E. Johnson, Ph.D.

Chief Science Officer
American Herbal Products Association
Moderator

Marc Ullman

Of Counsel
Rivkin Radler LLP
Moderator

Michael Wagner, Ph.D.

Director of Extract Manufacturing
BI Nutraceuticals
Moderator

James S. Tonkin

Founder & President
HealthyBrandBuilders
Moderator

Jon Benninger

Vice President, Health & Nutrition
Informa Markets
Moderator

Heather Granato

Vice President, Content, Health & Nutrition
Informa Markets
Moderator

Karen E. Howard

CEO/Executive Director
Organic & Natural Health Association
Moderator

Frank Lampe

VP of Communications & Industry Relations
UNPA
Moderator

Rend Al-Mondhiry

Senior Counsel
Amin Talati Wasserman LLP
Panelist

Grace Bandong

AD, Scientific Strategy Leader, Contaminants
Eurofins Food Integrity and Innovation
Panelist

Carl Germano, CNS, CDN

Vice President
Verdant Oasis
Panelist

Melody Harwood

Head of Scientific & Regulatory Affairs
Neptune Wellness Solutions
Panelist

Andrea E. Holmes, Ph.D

Chief Growth Officer and Co-Founder
Precision Plant Molecules
Panelist

Terry Moran

President of Operations
Bija Hemp
Panelist

Christopher Shade, Ph.D.

Founder & CEO
Quicksilver Scientific
Panelist

Élan Sudberg

CEO
Alkemist Labs
Panelist

Marie Turner, Ph.D.

Director of Breeding
Sunrise Genetics
Panelist

Jessica Wasserman

Partner
Greenspoon Marder LLP
Panelist

Marielle Weintraub, Ph.D.

Vice President of Regulatory and Government Affairs
Eureka 93
Panelist

Jim Emme

CEO
NOW Foods
Panelist

Daniel Fabricant, Ph.D.

CEO and President
Natural Products Association
Panelist

Vasilios (Bill) Frankos MS, Ph.D.

Sr. Corp Advisor, Product Science, Safety & Compliance
Herbalife Nutrition
Panelist

Karen E. Howard

CEO/Executive Director
Organic & Natural Health Association
Panelist

Loren D. Israelsen

President
United Natural Products Alliance (UNPA)
Panelist

Beth Lambert

Chief Executive Officer
Herbalist & Alchemist
Panelist

Mark LeDoux

CEO and Chairman of the Board of Directors
Natural Alternatives International, Inc.
Panelist

Michael McGuffin

President
AHPA
Panelist

Steve Mister

President & CEO
Council for Responsible Nutrition
Panelist

Anthony Zolezzi

Board of Directors
Twinlab Consolidated Holdings
Panelist

Laura Batcha

CEO and Executive Director
Organic Trade Association
Panelist

Tom Chapman

Director of Ingredient Sourcing, CLIF Bar & Co.
CLIF Bar & Co
Panelist

Angela Jagiello

Director of Education and Insights
Organic Trade Association
Panelist

Bob Kaake

Natural & Organic Technical Director
General Mills
Panelist

M. Richard Kay

President
Sweet Candy Company
Panelist

Tyler Lorenzen

President
Puris
Panelist

Steve Peirce

President
Ribus
Panelist

Nate Powell-Palm


National Young Farmers Coalition
Panelist

Josh Long

Legal & Regulatory Editor
Informa Markets
Chair

Todd Runestad

Senior Editor
Informa Markets
Chair

Steve Myers

Senior Editor
Informa Markets
Chair

Sandy Almendarez

Director, Content, Health & Nutrition
Informa Markets
Chair

Karen Butler

Senior Editor
Informa Markets
Chair

Judie Bizzozero

Senior Editor
Informa Markets
Chair

Heather Granato

Vice President, Content, Health & Nutrition
Informa Markets
Chair

Judie Bizzozero

Senior Editor
Informa Markets
Chair

Alex Smolokoff

Editorial Coordinator
Informa Markets
Chair

Josh Long

Legal & Regulatory Editor
Informa Markets
Chair

Charlie Bastiaanse

Associate Editor
Informa Markets
Chair

Connor Lovejoy

Assistant Editor
Informa Markets
Chair

Adrienne Smith

Senior Food Business Reporter
New Hope Network, Informa Markets
Chair

Kinga Swiderska

Senior Content Producer
Informa Markets
Chair

Connor Lovejoy

Assistant Editor
Informa Markets
Chair

Adrienne Smith

Senior Food Business Reporter
New Hope Network, Informa Markets
Chair

Sandy Almendarez

Director, Content, Health & Nutrition
Informa Markets
Chair

Heather Granato

Vice President, Content, Health & Nutrition
Informa Markets
Chair

Bill Giebler

Content & Insights Director
Nutrition Business Journal, Informa Markets
Chair

Heather Granato

Vice President, Content, Health & Nutrition
Informa Markets
Chair

Sandy Almendarez

Director, Content, Health & Nutrition
Informa Markets
Chair

Kinga Swiderska

Senior Content Producer
Informa Markets
Chair

Judie Bizzozero

Senior Editor
Informa Markets
Chair

Steve Myers

Senior Editor
Informa Markets
Chair

Karen Butler

Senior Editor
Informa Markets
Chair

Len Monheit

Executive Director
Global Prebiotics Association
Chair

Josh Long

Legal & Regulatory Editor
Informa Markets
Chair

Heather Granato

Vice President, Content, Health & Nutrition
Informa Markets
Chair

Karen Butler

Senior Editor
Informa Markets
Chair

Alex Smolokoff

Editorial Coordinator
Informa Markets
Chair

Session details

  • Location:  Level 3, South Seas C
  • Session Number:   WKSHP10
  • Thursday, October 17, 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Contract laboratories play a critical role in the dietary supplement industry. However, selecting the right lab and working together to deliver safe, efficacious products to market demands cooperation. Understanding the issues affecting how a lab performs and the services they provide is critical to making the best selection. Topics include: Good...
Speakers
Tim Gordon

President
International Hemp Solutions
Moderator

Josh Hendrix

Director of US Hemp Production
CV Sciences, Inc.
Moderator

Holly E. Johnson, Ph.D.

Chief Science Officer
American Herbal Products Association
Moderator

Marc Ullman

Of Counsel
Rivkin Radler LLP
Moderator

Michael Wagner, Ph.D.

Director of Extract Manufacturing
BI Nutraceuticals
Moderator

James S. Tonkin

Founder & President
HealthyBrandBuilders
Moderator

Jon Benninger

Vice President, Health & Nutrition
Informa Markets
Moderator

Heather Granato

Vice President, Content, Health & Nutrition
Informa Markets
Moderator

Karen E. Howard

CEO/Executive Director
Organic & Natural Health Association
Moderator

Frank Lampe

VP of Communications & Industry Relations
UNPA
Moderator

Rend Al-Mondhiry

Senior Counsel
Amin Talati Wasserman LLP
Panelist

Grace Bandong

AD, Scientific Strategy Leader, Contaminants
Eurofins Food Integrity and Innovation
Panelist

Carl Germano, CNS, CDN

Vice President
Verdant Oasis
Panelist

Melody Harwood

Head of Scientific & Regulatory Affairs
Neptune Wellness Solutions
Panelist

Andrea E. Holmes, Ph.D

Chief Growth Officer and Co-Founder
Precision Plant Molecules
Panelist

Terry Moran

President of Operations
Bija Hemp
Panelist

Christopher Shade, Ph.D.

Founder & CEO
Quicksilver Scientific
Panelist

Élan Sudberg

CEO
Alkemist Labs
Panelist

Marie Turner, Ph.D.

Director of Breeding
Sunrise Genetics
Panelist

Jessica Wasserman

Partner
Greenspoon Marder LLP
Panelist

Marielle Weintraub, Ph.D.

Vice President of Regulatory and Government Affairs
Eureka 93
Panelist

Jim Emme

CEO
NOW Foods
Panelist

Daniel Fabricant, Ph.D.

CEO and President
Natural Products Association
Panelist

Vasilios (Bill) Frankos MS, Ph.D.

Sr. Corp Advisor, Product Science, Safety & Compliance
Herbalife Nutrition
Panelist

Karen E. Howard

CEO/Executive Director
Organic & Natural Health Association
Panelist

Loren D. Israelsen

President
United Natural Products Alliance (UNPA)
Panelist

Beth Lambert

Chief Executive Officer
Herbalist & Alchemist
Panelist

Mark LeDoux

CEO and Chairman of the Board of Directors
Natural Alternatives International, Inc.
Panelist

Michael McGuffin

President
AHPA
Panelist

Steve Mister

President & CEO
Council for Responsible Nutrition
Panelist

Anthony Zolezzi

Board of Directors
Twinlab Consolidated Holdings
Panelist

Laura Batcha

CEO and Executive Director
Organic Trade Association
Panelist

Tom Chapman

Director of Ingredient Sourcing, CLIF Bar & Co.
CLIF Bar & Co
Panelist

Angela Jagiello

Director of Education and Insights
Organic Trade Association
Panelist

Bob Kaake

Natural & Organic Technical Director
General Mills
Panelist

M. Richard Kay

President
Sweet Candy Company
Panelist

Tyler Lorenzen

President
Puris
Panelist

Steve Peirce

President
Ribus
Panelist

Nate Powell-Palm


National Young Farmers Coalition
Panelist

Josh Long

Legal & Regulatory Editor
Informa Markets
Chair

Todd Runestad

Senior Editor
Informa Markets
Chair

Steve Myers

Senior Editor
Informa Markets
Chair

Sandy Almendarez

Director, Content, Health & Nutrition
Informa Markets
Chair

Karen Butler

Senior Editor
Informa Markets
Chair

Judie Bizzozero

Senior Editor
Informa Markets
Chair

Heather Granato

Vice President, Content, Health & Nutrition
Informa Markets
Chair

Judie Bizzozero

Senior Editor
Informa Markets
Chair

Alex Smolokoff

Editorial Coordinator
Informa Markets
Chair

Josh Long

Legal & Regulatory Editor
Informa Markets
Chair

Charlie Bastiaanse

Associate Editor
Informa Markets
Chair

Connor Lovejoy

Assistant Editor
Informa Markets
Chair

Adrienne Smith

Senior Food Business Reporter
New Hope Network, Informa Markets
Chair

Kinga Swiderska

Senior Content Producer
Informa Markets
Chair

Connor Lovejoy

Assistant Editor
Informa Markets
Chair

Adrienne Smith

Senior Food Business Reporter
New Hope Network, Informa Markets
Chair

Sandy Almendarez

Director, Content, Health & Nutrition
Informa Markets
Chair

Heather Granato

Vice President, Content, Health & Nutrition
Informa Markets
Chair

Bill Giebler

Content & Insights Director
Nutrition Business Journal, Informa Markets
Chair

Heather Granato

Vice President, Content, Health & Nutrition
Informa Markets
Chair

Sandy Almendarez

Director, Content, Health & Nutrition
Informa Markets
Chair

Kinga Swiderska

Senior Content Producer
Informa Markets
Chair

Judie Bizzozero

Senior Editor
Informa Markets
Chair

Steve Myers

Senior Editor
Informa Markets
Chair

Karen Butler

Senior Editor
Informa Markets
Chair

Len Monheit

Executive Director
Global Prebiotics Association
Chair

Josh Long

Legal & Regulatory Editor
Informa Markets
Chair

Heather Granato

Vice President, Content, Health & Nutrition
Informa Markets
Chair

Karen Butler

Senior Editor
Informa Markets
Chair

Alex Smolokoff

Editorial Coordinator
Informa Markets
Chair

Session details

  • Location:  Level 3, South Seas B
  • Session Number:   WKSHP11
  • Thursday, October 17, 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Think of it as GMO 2.0, this evolution of the rapidly emerging, often under-the-radar technologies that are impacting the supply chain for foods and dietary supplements, challenging traditional thinking on ingredient pricing, sustainability, safety, labeling and transparency. Join us for an overview of the taxonomy of biotechnology, the global regulatory...
Speakers
Tim Gordon

President
International Hemp Solutions
Moderator

Josh Hendrix

Director of US Hemp Production
CV Sciences, Inc.
Moderator

Holly E. Johnson, Ph.D.

Chief Science Officer
American Herbal Products Association
Moderator

Marc Ullman

Of Counsel
Rivkin Radler LLP
Moderator

Michael Wagner, Ph.D.

Director of Extract Manufacturing
BI Nutraceuticals
Moderator

James S. Tonkin

Founder & President
HealthyBrandBuilders
Moderator

Jon Benninger

Vice President, Health & Nutrition
Informa Markets
Moderator

Heather Granato

Vice President, Content, Health & Nutrition
Informa Markets
Moderator

Karen E. Howard

CEO/Executive Director
Organic & Natural Health Association
Moderator

Frank Lampe

VP of Communications & Industry Relations
UNPA
Moderator

Rend Al-Mondhiry

Senior Counsel
Amin Talati Wasserman LLP
Panelist

Grace Bandong

AD, Scientific Strategy Leader, Contaminants
Eurofins Food Integrity and Innovation
Panelist

Carl Germano, CNS, CDN

Vice President
Verdant Oasis
Panelist

Melody Harwood

Head of Scientific & Regulatory Affairs
Neptune Wellness Solutions
Panelist

Andrea E. Holmes, Ph.D

Chief Growth Officer and Co-Founder
Precision Plant Molecules
Panelist

Terry Moran

President of Operations
Bija Hemp
Panelist

Christopher Shade, Ph.D.

Founder & CEO
Quicksilver Scientific
Panelist

Élan Sudberg

CEO
Alkemist Labs
Panelist

Marie Turner, Ph.D.

Director of Breeding
Sunrise Genetics
Panelist

Jessica Wasserman

Partner
Greenspoon Marder LLP
Panelist

Marielle Weintraub, Ph.D.

Vice President of Regulatory and Government Affairs
Eureka 93
Panelist

Jim Emme

CEO
NOW Foods
Panelist

Daniel Fabricant, Ph.D.

CEO and President
Natural Products Association
Panelist

Vasilios (Bill) Frankos MS, Ph.D.

Sr. Corp Advisor, Product Science, Safety & Compliance
Herbalife Nutrition
Panelist

Karen E. Howard

CEO/Executive Director
Organic & Natural Health Association
Panelist

Loren D. Israelsen

President
United Natural Products Alliance (UNPA)
Panelist

Beth Lambert

Chief Executive Officer
Herbalist & Alchemist
Panelist

Mark LeDoux

CEO and Chairman of the Board of Directors
Natural Alternatives International, Inc.
Panelist

Michael McGuffin

President
AHPA
Panelist

Steve Mister

President & CEO
Council for Responsible Nutrition
Panelist

Anthony Zolezzi

Board of Directors
Twinlab Consolidated Holdings
Panelist

Laura Batcha

CEO and Executive Director
Organic Trade Association
Panelist

Tom Chapman

Director of Ingredient Sourcing, CLIF Bar & Co.
CLIF Bar & Co
Panelist

Angela Jagiello

Director of Education and Insights
Organic Trade Association
Panelist

Bob Kaake

Natural & Organic Technical Director
General Mills
Panelist

M. Richard Kay

President
Sweet Candy Company
Panelist

Tyler Lorenzen

President
Puris
Panelist

Steve Peirce

President
Ribus
Panelist

Nate Powell-Palm


National Young Farmers Coalition
Panelist

Josh Long

Legal & Regulatory Editor
Informa Markets
Chair

Todd Runestad

Senior Editor
Informa Markets
Chair

Steve Myers

Senior Editor
Informa Markets
Chair

Sandy Almendarez

Director, Content, Health & Nutrition
Informa Markets
Chair

Karen Butler

Senior Editor
Informa Markets
Chair

Judie Bizzozero

Senior Editor
Informa Markets
Chair

Heather Granato

Vice President, Content, Health & Nutrition
Informa Markets
Chair

Judie Bizzozero

Senior Editor
Informa Markets
Chair

Alex Smolokoff

Editorial Coordinator
Informa Markets
Chair

Josh Long

Legal & Regulatory Editor
Informa Markets
Chair

Charlie Bastiaanse

Associate Editor
Informa Markets
Chair

Connor Lovejoy

Assistant Editor
Informa Markets
Chair

Adrienne Smith

Senior Food Business Reporter
New Hope Network, Informa Markets
Chair

Kinga Swiderska

Senior Content Producer
Informa Markets
Chair

Connor Lovejoy

Assistant Editor
Informa Markets
Chair

Adrienne Smith

Senior Food Business Reporter
New Hope Network, Informa Markets
Chair

Sandy Almendarez

Director, Content, Health & Nutrition
Informa Markets
Chair

Heather Granato

Vice President, Content, Health & Nutrition
Informa Markets
Chair

Bill Giebler

Content & Insights Director
Nutrition Business Journal, Informa Markets
Chair

Heather Granato

Vice President, Content, Health & Nutrition
Informa Markets
Chair

Sandy Almendarez

Director, Content, Health & Nutrition
Informa Markets
Chair

Kinga Swiderska

Senior Content Producer
Informa Markets
Chair

Judie Bizzozero

Senior Editor
Informa Markets
Chair

Steve Myers

Senior Editor
Informa Markets
Chair

Karen Butler

Senior Editor
Informa Markets
Chair

Len Monheit

Executive Director
Global Prebiotics Association
Chair

Josh Long

Legal & Regulatory Editor
Informa Markets
Chair

Heather Granato

Vice President, Content, Health & Nutrition
Informa Markets
Chair

Karen Butler

Senior Editor
Informa Markets
Chair

Alex Smolokoff

Editorial Coordinator
Informa Markets
Chair

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Thursday, October 17
5:30 PM - 7:30 PM

  • Location:  Lower Level, Tradewinds E
  • Thursday, October 17, 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Join the LGBTQ+ allies for an evening of networking and fun! This event is a benefit for The Trevor Project, dedicated to crisis intervention and suicide prevention with LGBTQ+ youth. 

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Friday, October 18
7:30 AM - 8:30 AM

  • Location:  Level 3, Palm Foyer
  • Friday, October 18, 7:30 AM - 8:30 AM
Before you walk the aisles of this year’s expo, start your day refreshed & rejuvenated by joining the SupplySide West Wellness Yoga sessions, sponsored by Wellmune®, a Kerry brand. *Separate registration required. Learn more and register here. 

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Friday, October 18
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM

  • Location:  Level 1, Bayside F Foyer
  • Friday, October 18, 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM

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  • Location:  Level 1, Bayside F Foyer
  • Friday, October 18, 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM

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Friday, October 18
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

  • Location:  Level 3, Palm C
  • Session Number:   BB3
  • Friday, October 18, 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Consumers are more focused than ever on health and wellness. Help them live their best life with SR CarnoSyn®, a patented, sustained-release version of beta-alanine clinically proven to support: brain function, muscle fitness, heart health, systemic support and strong bones. Dr. Jay R. Hoffman, Ph.D., FACSM, FNSCA, Professor in the...

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  • Location:  Level 3, Palm B
  • Session Number:   BB2
  • Friday, October 18, 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
The sports nutrition sector continues to expand and diversify. There is no longer a narrowly defined “typical” sports nutrition consumer, but there are a few distinguishable categories: “Hardcore” endurance athletes and bodybuilders, casual athletes, and “lifestyle” consumers who are not necessarily interested in sports, but use sports nutrition to improve...

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Friday, October 18
9:00 AM - 11:00 AM

  • Location:  Level 3, South Seas F
  • Friday, October 18, 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Sales of organic products topped $52 billion in the United States last year, according to the Organic Trade Association (OTA) and Nutrition Business Journal (NBJ), while global sales of organic foods and beverages were more than $100 billion, per Ecovia Intelligence. Continued consumer interest in and demand for organic products...
Speakers
Tim Gordon

President
International Hemp Solutions
Moderator

Josh Hendrix

Director of US Hemp Production
CV Sciences, Inc.
Moderator

Holly E. Johnson, Ph.D.

Chief Science Officer
American Herbal Products Association
Moderator

Marc Ullman

Of Counsel
Rivkin Radler LLP
Moderator

Michael Wagner, Ph.D.

Director of Extract Manufacturing
BI Nutraceuticals
Moderator

James S. Tonkin

Founder & President
HealthyBrandBuilders
Moderator

Jon Benninger

Vice President, Health & Nutrition
Informa Markets
Moderator

Heather Granato

Vice President, Content, Health & Nutrition
Informa Markets
Moderator

Karen E. Howard

CEO/Executive Director
Organic & Natural Health Association
Moderator

Frank Lampe

VP of Communications & Industry Relations
UNPA
Moderator

Rend Al-Mondhiry

Senior Counsel
Amin Talati Wasserman LLP
Panelist

Grace Bandong

AD, Scientific Strategy Leader, Contaminants
Eurofins Food Integrity and Innovation
Panelist

Carl Germano, CNS, CDN

Vice President
Verdant Oasis
Panelist

Melody Harwood

Head of Scientific & Regulatory Affairs
Neptune Wellness Solutions
Panelist

Andrea E. Holmes, Ph.D

Chief Growth Officer and Co-Founder
Precision Plant Molecules
Panelist

Terry Moran

President of Operations
Bija Hemp
Panelist

Christopher Shade, Ph.D.

Founder & CEO
Quicksilver Scientific
Panelist

Élan Sudberg

CEO
Alkemist Labs
Panelist

Marie Turner, Ph.D.

Director of Breeding
Sunrise Genetics
Panelist

Jessica Wasserman

Partner
Greenspoon Marder LLP
Panelist

Marielle Weintraub, Ph.D.

Vice President of Regulatory and Government Affairs
Eureka 93
Panelist

Jim Emme

CEO
NOW Foods
Panelist

Daniel Fabricant, Ph.D.

CEO and President
Natural Products Association
Panelist

Vasilios (Bill) Frankos MS, Ph.D.

Sr. Corp Advisor, Product Science, Safety & Compliance
Herbalife Nutrition
Panelist

Karen E. Howard

CEO/Executive Director
Organic & Natural Health Association
Panelist

Loren D. Israelsen

President
United Natural Products Alliance (UNPA)
Panelist

Beth Lambert

Chief Executive Officer
Herbalist & Alchemist
Panelist

Mark LeDoux

CEO and Chairman of the Board of Directors
Natural Alternatives International, Inc.
Panelist

Michael McGuffin

President
AHPA
Panelist

Steve Mister

President & CEO
Council for Responsible Nutrition
Panelist

Anthony Zolezzi

Board of Directors
Twinlab Consolidated Holdings
Panelist

Laura Batcha

CEO and Executive Director
Organic Trade Association
Panelist

Tom Chapman

Director of Ingredient Sourcing, CLIF Bar & Co.
CLIF Bar & Co
Panelist

Angela Jagiello

Director of Education and Insights
Organic Trade Association
Panelist

Bob Kaake

Natural & Organic Technical Director
General Mills
Panelist

M. Richard Kay

President
Sweet Candy Company
Panelist

Tyler Lorenzen

President
Puris
Panelist

Steve Peirce

President
Ribus
Panelist

Nate Powell-Palm


National Young Farmers Coalition
Panelist

Josh Long

Legal & Regulatory Editor
Informa Markets
Chair

Todd Runestad

Senior Editor
Informa Markets
Chair

Steve Myers

Senior Editor
Informa Markets
Chair

Sandy Almendarez

Director, Content, Health & Nutrition
Informa Markets
Chair

Karen Butler

Senior Editor
Informa Markets
Chair

Judie Bizzozero

Senior Editor
Informa Markets
Chair

Heather Granato

Vice President, Content, Health & Nutrition
Informa Markets
Chair

Judie Bizzozero

Senior Editor
Informa Markets
Chair

Alex Smolokoff

Editorial Coordinator
Informa Markets
Chair

Josh Long

Legal & Regulatory Editor
Informa Markets
Chair

Charlie Bastiaanse

Associate Editor
Informa Markets
Chair

Connor Lovejoy

Assistant Editor
Informa Markets
Chair

Adrienne Smith

Senior Food Business Reporter
New Hope Network, Informa Markets
Chair

Kinga Swiderska

Senior Content Producer
Informa Markets
Chair

Connor Lovejoy

Assistant Editor
Informa Markets
Chair

Adrienne Smith

Senior Food Business Reporter
New Hope Network, Informa Markets
Chair

Sandy Almendarez

Director, Content, Health & Nutrition
Informa Markets
Chair

Heather Granato

Vice President, Content, Health & Nutrition
Informa Markets
Chair

Bill Giebler

Content & Insights Director
Nutrition Business Journal, Informa Markets
Chair

Heather Granato

Vice President, Content, Health & Nutrition
Informa Markets
Chair

Sandy Almendarez

Director, Content, Health & Nutrition
Informa Markets
Chair

Kinga Swiderska

Senior Content Producer
Informa Markets
Chair

Judie Bizzozero

Senior Editor
Informa Markets
Chair

Steve Myers

Senior Editor
Informa Markets
Chair

Karen Butler

Senior Editor
Informa Markets
Chair

Len Monheit

Executive Director
Global Prebiotics Association
Chair

Josh Long

Legal & Regulatory Editor
Informa Markets
Chair

Heather Granato

Vice President, Content, Health & Nutrition
Informa Markets
Chair

Karen Butler

Senior Editor
Informa Markets
Chair

Alex Smolokoff

Editorial Coordinator
Informa Markets
Chair

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  • Location:  Level 3, South Seas B
  • Session Number:   WKSHP13
  • Friday, October 18, 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Almost 9 in 10 Americans believe they live in a wasteful society, reflecting the majority impression (71%) who stated they think many products are overpackaged, according to 2018 data from the Natural Marketing Institute (NMI). Additionally, 3 in 10 Americans said they look for something else to buy if a product...
Speakers
Tim Gordon

President
International Hemp Solutions
Moderator

Josh Hendrix

Director of US Hemp Production
CV Sciences, Inc.
Moderator

Holly E. Johnson, Ph.D.

Chief Science Officer
American Herbal Products Association
Moderator

Marc Ullman

Of Counsel
Rivkin Radler LLP
Moderator

Michael Wagner, Ph.D.

Director of Extract Manufacturing
BI Nutraceuticals
Moderator

James S. Tonkin

Founder & President
HealthyBrandBuilders
Moderator

Jon Benninger

Vice President, Health & Nutrition
Informa Markets
Moderator

Heather Granato

Vice President, Content, Health & Nutrition
Informa Markets
Moderator

Karen E. Howard

CEO/Executive Director
Organic & Natural Health Association
Moderator

Frank Lampe

VP of Communications & Industry Relations
UNPA
Moderator

Rend Al-Mondhiry

Senior Counsel
Amin Talati Wasserman LLP
Panelist

Grace Bandong

AD, Scientific Strategy Leader, Contaminants
Eurofins Food Integrity and Innovation
Panelist

Carl Germano, CNS, CDN

Vice President
Verdant Oasis
Panelist

Melody Harwood

Head of Scientific & Regulatory Affairs
Neptune Wellness Solutions
Panelist

Andrea E. Holmes, Ph.D

Chief Growth Officer and Co-Founder
Precision Plant Molecules
Panelist

Terry Moran

President of Operations
Bija Hemp
Panelist

Christopher Shade, Ph.D.

Founder & CEO
Quicksilver Scientific
Panelist

Élan Sudberg

CEO
Alkemist Labs
Panelist

Marie Turner, Ph.D.

Director of Breeding
Sunrise Genetics
Panelist

Jessica Wasserman

Partner
Greenspoon Marder LLP
Panelist

Marielle Weintraub, Ph.D.

Vice President of Regulatory and Government Affairs
Eureka 93
Panelist

Jim Emme

CEO
NOW Foods
Panelist

Daniel Fabricant, Ph.D.

CEO and President
Natural Products Association
Panelist

Vasilios (Bill) Frankos MS, Ph.D.

Sr. Corp Advisor, Product Science, Safety & Compliance
Herbalife Nutrition
Panelist

Karen E. Howard

CEO/Executive Director
Organic & Natural Health Association
Panelist

Loren D. Israelsen

President
United Natural Products Alliance (UNPA)
Panelist

Beth Lambert

Chief Executive Officer
Herbalist & Alchemist
Panelist

Mark LeDoux

CEO and Chairman of the Board of Directors
Natural Alternatives International, Inc.
Panelist

Michael McGuffin

President
AHPA
Panelist

Steve Mister

President & CEO
Council for Responsible Nutrition
Panelist

Anthony Zolezzi

Board of Directors
Twinlab Consolidated Holdings
Panelist

Laura Batcha

CEO and Executive Director
Organic Trade Association
Panelist

Tom Chapman

Director of Ingredient Sourcing, CLIF Bar & Co.
CLIF Bar & Co
Panelist

Angela Jagiello

Director of Education and Insights
Organic Trade Association
Panelist

Bob Kaake

Natural & Organic Technical Director
General Mills
Panelist

M. Richard Kay

President
Sweet Candy Company
Panelist

Tyler Lorenzen

President
Puris
Panelist

Steve Peirce

President
Ribus
Panelist

Nate Powell-Palm


National Young Farmers Coalition
Panelist

Josh Long

Legal & Regulatory Editor
Informa Markets
Chair

Todd Runestad

Senior Editor
Informa Markets
Chair

Steve Myers

Senior Editor
Informa Markets
Chair

Sandy Almendarez

Director, Content, Health & Nutrition
Informa Markets
Chair

Karen Butler

Senior Editor
Informa Markets
Chair

Judie Bizzozero

Senior Editor
Informa Markets
Chair

Heather Granato

Vice President, Content, Health & Nutrition
Informa Markets
Chair

Judie Bizzozero

Senior Editor
Informa Markets
Chair

Alex Smolokoff

Editorial Coordinator
Informa Markets
Chair

Josh Long

Legal & Regulatory Editor
Informa Markets
Chair

Charlie Bastiaanse

Associate Editor
Informa Markets
Chair

Connor Lovejoy

Assistant Editor
Informa Markets
Chair

Adrienne Smith

Senior Food Business Reporter
New Hope Network, Informa Markets
Chair

Kinga Swiderska

Senior Content Producer
Informa Markets
Chair

Connor Lovejoy

Assistant Editor
Informa Markets
Chair

Adrienne Smith

Senior Food Business Reporter
New Hope Network, Informa Markets
Chair

Sandy Almendarez

Director, Content, Health & Nutrition
Informa Markets
Chair

Heather Granato

Vice President, Content, Health & Nutrition
Informa Markets
Chair

Bill Giebler

Content & Insights Director
Nutrition Business Journal, Informa Markets
Chair

Heather Granato

Vice President, Content, Health & Nutrition
Informa Markets
Chair

Sandy Almendarez

Director, Content, Health & Nutrition
Informa Markets
Chair

Kinga Swiderska

Senior Content Producer
Informa Markets
Chair

Judie Bizzozero

Senior Editor
Informa Markets
Chair

Steve Myers

Senior Editor
Informa Markets
Chair

Karen Butler

Senior Editor
Informa Markets
Chair

Len Monheit

Executive Director
Global Prebiotics Association
Chair

Josh Long

Legal & Regulatory Editor
Informa Markets
Chair

Heather Granato

Vice President, Content, Health & Nutrition
Informa Markets
Chair

Karen Butler

Senior Editor
Informa Markets
Chair

Alex Smolokoff

Editorial Coordinator
Informa Markets
Chair

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Friday, October 18
9:00 AM - 6:00 PM

  • Location:  Level 1, Bayside B
  • Friday, October 18, 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM

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Friday, October 18
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

  • Friday, October 18, 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

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  • Location:  Booth #5447
  • Friday, October 18, 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
The Omega-3 Resource Center is a focused knowledge hub that is run in association with internationally recognized EPA & DHA experts, GOED Omega-3. In this area of the exhibition, visitors are able to access a number of valuable resources such as infographics and product showcases, and will be able to sample a selection...

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  • Location:  Booth #5646
  • Friday, October 18, 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
The IPA Probiotics Resource Center, organized in association with the International Probiotics Association (IPA) and sponsored by Nutrasource Pharmaceutical & Nutraceutical Services, offers SupplySide West visitors a high-profile location to learn about key issues in the probiotics market. View more information here. 

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  • Location:  Bayside B Lobby
  • Friday, October 18, 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
New Products Zone is designed to highlight ingredients and finished products at the forefront of innovation and invention. Visit this show feature, located in the Bayside B Lobby, to source the latest offerings to hit the market and learn about the exhibitors that are producing them. Learn more here.

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  • Location:  Bayside F Lobby
  • Friday, October 18, 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
The Product Concept Center at SupplySide West showcases how brands can partner with ingredient suppliers and a contract manufacturer to create exceptional products and bring them to market. Developed in collaboration with Herbally Yours, the Product Concept Center offers real world examples of the product lifecycle.  See a product go from idea to sourcing to formulation to testing to manufacturing, and finally packaging. Visit...

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  • Location:  Booth #5921
  • Friday, October 18, 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Tasting Bar is returning for the fourth year with a larger presence, SupplySide West is bringing back the Tasting Bar, a free-to-attend show feature that enables visitors to see, touch and sample the latest functional foods and beverages. Learn more here.

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  • Location:  Bayside F Lobby
  • Friday, October 18, 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Back for the second year, be sure to visit The SupplySide Bookstore Presented By CRC Press in the Lobby F Main Entrance. Attendees of SupplySide West will find a variety of practical must-have books that support their work in the areas of food ingredients, natural products, botanical products, nutrition, functional foods, nutraceuticals and...

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  • Location:  Bayside B Lobby
  • Friday, October 18, 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Because the evolving legal and regulatory landscape affects our industry in unprecedented ways, SupplySide West has once again partnered with Venable LLP to provide you with an opportunity to sit down with one of our attorneys in a one-on-one meeting to discuss the legal issues facing your business. Learn more and...

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Friday, October 18
10:30 AM - 4:00 PM

  • Location:  Booth # 5759
  • Friday, October 18, 10:30 AM - 4:00 PM
SupplySide Central is where science & strategy intersect in a live, interactive forum. Located in the expo hall, SupplySide Central offers a variety of interactive, quick-paced programming, designed to delve into some of the hot topics facing the industry. From the SupplySide Launchpad, where exhibitors will highlight their new products,...

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  • Location:  SupplySide Central, Booth #5759
  • Friday, October 18, 1:30 PM - 2:00 PM
Presented by the American Botanical Council, NOW Health and Pharmavite A new program will soon provide a supplier-buyer contract template to reduce or halt the resale of irreparably defective articles into the supply chain. When will this program be implemented by leading suppliers, manufacturers and brands? How will it help industry...

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  • Location:  SupplySide Central, Booth #5759
  • Friday, October 18, 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Presented by Chris Rawlings, Sophie Society Most brands don’t realize the impact that images and product descriptions have on a customer's decision-making process. This presentation will teach you how to take advantage of the expensive real estate that is your Amazon product listing. 
Speaker
Chris Rawlings

Founder & CEO
Sophie Society
Speaker

Session details

  • Location:  SupplySide Central, Booth #5759
  • Friday, October 18, 12:00 PM - 12:30 PM
Presented by TraceGains With major shifts in consumer priorities and changing sales channels, pressure for food, beverage, and supplement companies to innovate is at an all-time high. Yet the new product development process is rife with challenges from poor collaboration to fragmented supply chains and internal silos. Old school ways of...
Speaker
Dana Johnson Downing

Director of Partnerships and Public Policy
TraceGains
Speaker

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  • Location:  SupplySide Central, Booth #5759
  • Friday, October 18, 11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
This session will break down NEXT Data & Insights and Inside the Bottle research that reveals why transparency and traceability are the most important supplement industry practices—and how to make them a reality for your business. 

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  • Location:  SupplySide Central, Booth #5759
  • Friday, October 18, 11:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Presented by Innova Market Insights Speaker: Tom Vierhile, VP Strategic Insights, North America Today’s consumer recognizes that food and beverage choices directly impact physical and mental health. This mindset is driving innovation around specific health conditions and desired outcomes, like disease prevention, stress relief, and emotional wellbeing. See how innovators are using...
Speaker
Tom Vierhile

VP Strategic Insights, North America
Innova Market Insights
Speaker

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  • Location:  SupplySide Central, Booth #5759
  • Friday, October 18, 12:30 PM - 1:00 PM
The NEXTY Awards at SupplySide West recognize innovation, inspiration and integrity across a range of finished product categories—from condition-specific supplements and nutrient delivery innovation to functional food/beverage and brand storytelling. One winner in each category will be honored on stage at the NEXTY SupplySide Awards presentation! Friday’s presentation will call out...

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  • Location:  SupplySide Central, Booth #5759
  • Friday, October 18, 1:00 PM - 1:30 PM
Presented by: Evan Cobb, Business Development Manager, NEXT Data & Insights Eric Pierce, VP, Business Insights, NEXT Data & Insights Data is a key component that helps companies elevate their decision making prowess and drive business growth. Myriad challenges from supply chain complexity and shifting distribution channels make accessing reliable data about the...
Speakers
Amanda Hartt

Market Research Manager-Trends
Informa Markets, NEXT Data & Insights Team
Speaker

Eric Pierce

VP of Business Insights
NEXT Data & Insights, Informa Markets
Speaker

Session details

  • Location:  SupplySide Central, Booth #5759
  • Friday, October 18, 3:30 PM - 4:00 PM
Consumers today are listening to influencers online, taking advice on what to buy, what to eat, what to avoid and much more. But what are these influencers saying about the nutrition and food ingredients in the SupplySide space? Two leading nutrition industry influencers—Dawn Jackson Blatner, RDN (@djblatner) and Jason Wrobel...
Speakers
Dawn Jackson Blatner

Registered Dietitian Nutritionist
DawnJacksonBlatner.com
Speaker

Jason Wrobel

Celebrity Chef and Co-Founder of Wellevatr
Wellevatr
Speaker

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  • Location:  SupplySide Central, Booth #5759
  • Friday, October 18, 2:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Presented by the Climate Collaborative, American Botanical Council and American Herbal Products Association  Speakers:  Josef A. Brinckmann, Research Fellow, Traditional Medicinals, Inc. Rupa Das, Vice President of Global Quality & Compliance, BI Nutraceuticals In this panel, Josef Brinckmann, Traditional Medicinals Research Fellow, and Rupa Das, VP of Global Quality & Compliance for BI Nutraceuticals,...
Speakers
Josef A. Brinckmann

Research Fellow
Traditional Medicinals, Inc.
Speaker

Rupa Das

VP of Global Quality & Compliance
BI Nutraceuticals
Speaker

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  • Location:  SupplySide Central, Booth #5759
  • Friday, October 18, 3:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Presented by Roy Bingham, CEO, BDS Analytics With the growing interest and popularity of hemp-derived cannabinoids within CPG industries, understanding the legal cannabis market and the consumer has quickly become essential for developing successful market strategies. This presentation will focus on the U.S. cannabinoid market scale and growth, the rise of...
Speaker
Roy Bingham

CEO
BDS Analytics
Speaker

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  • Location:  SupplySide Central, Booth #5759
  • Friday, October 18, 2:30 PM - 3:00 PM
Presented by Tracey Landau, President + Partner, MarketPlace  Wellness consumers find touch points throughout the day to make time for their personal health. To better understand consumers’ awareness, attitudes, and behaviors related to supplements and the wellness economy, MarketPlace conducted a survey of supplement users. To deepen our understanding of the...
Speaker
Tracy Landau

Owner & CMO
Marketplace
Speaker

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Friday, October 18
11:00 AM - 4:00 PM

  • Location:  Booth #3009
  • Friday, October 18, 11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Located in the Food ingredients North America show area, this free-to-attend program offers an Organic Spotlight with special guest Kim Dietz (President of OTA) on opportunities in organic, Amishi Takalkar (Nailbiter) on shopper behavior in organic and clean label, as well as sessions exploring successful innovation in the food space,...