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

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Riccardo Accolla

Director of Digital Food Science
Ripe.io

Sandy Almendarez

Director, Content, Health & Nutrition
Informa Markets

Rend Al-Mondhiry

Senior Counsel
Amin Talati Wasserman LLP

Rob Alshuler

Managing Director
Critical Mass Group

Michael Altman, CN, RH (AHG)

Herbalist, Nutritionist, Owner
Anthocyanins International, LLC (SeattleCancerCareAlternatives.com)

Coley Anderson

Industry and Government Relations Director
Registrar Corp

Ann Armbrecht

Director, Sustainable Herbs Program
American Botanical Council

Earl Arnold

Global Manager Food Defense and FSMA
AIB International

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Suzy Badaracco

President
Culinary Tides, Inc.

Grace Bandong

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

Charlie Bastiaanse

Associate Editor
Informa Markets

Laura Batcha

CEO and Executive Director
Organic Trade Association

Jon Benninger

Vice President, Health & Nutrition
Informa Markets

Geri Berdak

President
CloverQuest Group LLC

Roy Bingham

CEO
BDS Analytics

Judie Bizzozero

Senior Editor
Informa Markets

Julien Bonvallet

Brand Director
Food ingredients North America

Chris Bourne

Co-Founder & VP Agriculture
Klersun

Bill Bremer

Principal
Kestrel Management LLC

Josef A. Brinckmann

Research Fellow
Traditional Medicinals, Inc.

Ann Buchman

Vice President of Marketing & Growth
TVS/Cermount

Karen Butler

Senior Editor
Informa Markets

Keith Butler

President & Lead Hemp Researcher
LifePatent, Inc.

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Erin Callahan

Director
The Climate Collaborative

Tom Chapman

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

Anthony Clark, Ph.D.

Chief Science Officer
Mycotechnology

Paul R. Clayton, Ph.D.

Chief Scientific Adviser
Gencor

Richard D. Collins, Esq.

Attorney
Collins Gann McCloskey & Barry PLLC

Jennifer Cooper

Chief Science Officer
Savant Science

Tara Lin Couch, Ph.D.

Senior Director of Dietary Supplement and Tobacco Services
EAS Consulting Group, LLC

Patrick Crowley

Founder and CEO
Chapul Farms

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Rupa Das

VP of Global Quality & Compliance
BI Nutraceuticals

Michele DeKinder-Smith

President & Founder
Linkage Research & Consulting

Lara Dickinson

Executive Director & Co-Founder
OSC2

Kim Dietz

Government Relations & Corporate Sustainability
The J.M. Smucker Company

Lynn Dornblaser

Director of Innovation and Insight
Mintel

Ed Dudley

Director Technical and Analytical Innovation
Griffith Foods

Heather Duncan-Fairman

EAS Independent Consultant, EAS Consulting Group, LLC;
Technical Advisor, SIDS DOCK/SIDS DOCK IWON

Matt Dybala

Farm Manager
HerbPharm

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Blake Ebersole

President
NaturPro Scientific LLC

Kieron Edwards, Ph.D.

Chief Scientific Officer
Sibelius Natural Products

Jim Emme

CEO
NOW Foods

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Daniel Fabricant, Ph.D.

CEO and President
Natural Products Association

Joe Farinella

VP of R&D
Imbibe

Zoe A. Feldman, MPH MBA

Director, Chobani Incubator
Chobani

David Foreman

President
Herbal Pharmacist Media LLC

Ryan Fournier

Associate
Morgan Lewis & Bockius LLP

Vasilios (Bill) Frankos MS, Ph.D.

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

Paul Frantellizzi

Co-Founder & CEO | Chief Innovation Officer
Joyful Hemp Co. Inc.

Steve French

Managing Partner
NMI (Natural Marketing Institute)

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Carl Germano, CNS, CDN

Vice President
Verdant Oasis

Bill Giebler

Content & Insights Director
Nutrition Business Journal, Informa Markets

Stacey Gillespie

Director of Product Strategy
Gaia Herbs, Inc.

Brett Goldman

Vice President, Governement and Industry
GenCanna Global

Ben Goodwin

Co-Founder and Formulator
OliPop

Tim Gordon

President
International Hemp Solutions

Heather Granato

Vice President, Content, Health & Nutrition
Informa Markets

Alejandra Gratson, Ph.D.

R&D Director of Innovation Science & Discovery
RB

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Todd Halpern

Partner
Venable LLP

Ted Harris

Chairman & CEO
Balchem Corp.

Amanda Hartt

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

Melody Harwood

Head of Scientific & Regulatory Affairs
Neptune Wellness Solutions

David Heber, MD, Ph.D., FACP, FASN

Professor Emeritus and Founding Director UCLA Center for Human Nutrition
David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA

Erin Heitkamp

Senior Vice President - Agriculture & Public Affairs
Pipeline Foods

Josh Hendrix

Director of US Hemp Production
CV Sciences, Inc.

Solange Henoud

Global Regulatory Affairs Director
Lallemand Health Solutions

Brandon Hernandez

Senior Partner/Owner
Whole Brain Consulting

Susan J. Hewlings, Ph.D., RD

Director/Co-Founder
Substantiation Sciences

Jeff Hilton

Co-Founder
BrandHive

Andrea E. Holmes, Ph.D

Chief Growth Officer and Co-Founder
Precision Plant Molecules

Karen E. Howard

CEO/Executive Director
Organic & Natural Health Association

Karen Hufnagl

Clinical Science Director
CFH, Ltd

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Loren D. Israelsen

President
United Natural Products Alliance (UNPA)

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Dawn Jackson Blatner

Registered Dietitian Nutritionist
DawnJacksonBlatner.com

Angela Jagiello

Director of Education and Insights
Organic Trade Association

Jen Johansen

Vice President of Quality, Regulatory & Government Affairs
Cyanotech Corporation

Dana Johnson Downing

Director of Partnerships and Public Policy
TraceGains

Holly E. Johnson, Ph.D.

Chief Science Officer
American Herbal Products Association

Scott Jost

Vice President, Innovation & Design
Berlin Packaging

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Bob Kaake

Natural & Organic Technical Director
General Mills

Douglas S. Kalman, Ph.D, RD, FACN

Vice President, Scientific Affairs
Nutrasource

Daniel Karsevar

CEO
PlantBased Solutions

M. Richard Kay

President
Sweet Candy Company

Smaro Kokkinidou, Ph.D.

Sr. Research and Innovation Scientist
FONA International

Richard Kreider, Ph.D., FACSM, FASEP, FISSN, FACN, FNAK

Executive Director, Human Clinical Research Facility Director, Exercise & Sport Nutrition Lab
Department of Health & Kinesiology, Texas A&M University

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Beth Lambert

Chief Executive Officer
Herbalist & Alchemist

Frank Lampe

VP of Communications & Industry Relations
UNPA

Kara Landau

CEO and Head Dietitian
Uplift Food

Tracy Landau

Owner & CMO
Marketplace

Mark LeDoux

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

Alan Lewis

Director of Government Affairs
Natural Grocers

Claudia Lewis

Partner
Venable LLP

Michael Lewis, M.D.

Founder
Brain Health Education & Research Institute

Cathy Light

Chief Executive Officer
Lideranca Group, Inc.

Josh Long

Legal & Regulatory Editor
Informa Markets

Hector Lopez, MD, CSCS, FAAPMR, FISSN

Co-Founder, Supplement Safety Solutions, LLC. / THR Biosciences, LLC.
CMO, Center for Applied Health Sciences, LLC.

Tyler Lorenzen

President
Puris

Daniel Lourenco

Ghost
CEO & Co-Founder

Connor Lovejoy

Assistant Editor
Informa Markets

Riana Lynn

Chief Executive Officer
Journey Foods

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Lisa Mabe-Konstantopoulos

CEO & Buy-ologist
Green Purse PR

Anne Malleau

Executive Director
Global Animal Partnership

Rae L. Martin

President
Continuum Partner Consulting

Carlotta Mast

Market Leader, New Hope Network
SVP Content & Insights, Health & Nutrition, Informa Markets

William McCormack Ph.D.

Business Development Manager
Synergy Flavors

Jeremiah McElwee

SVP Merchandising & Product Development
Thrive Market

Michael McGuffin

President
AHPA

Davey McHenry

Vice President, Consulting Services
The Hartman Group

John Mckay, Ph.D.

Director of Genetics, Founder
New West Genetics

Derek A. McNamara

Senior Purchasing Manager
Nutiva

Sarah Meis

SVP Marketing and Innovation
Lily's Sweets

Gregory Miller

Partner
Rivkin Radler LLP

Steve Mister

President & CEO
Council for Responsible Nutrition

Marcia S. Moll

Marketing Director, Dietary Supplements and Herbal Medicines
U.S. Pharmacopeia

Maryellen Molyneaux

President, Founding Partner
NMI (Natural Marketing Institute)

Len Monheit

Executive Director
Global Prebiotics Association

Terry Moran

President of Operations
Bija Hemp

Courtney N. Moran, LL. M.

Founding Principal, Attorney and Counselor at Law
Earth Law, LLC

Claire Morton Reynolds

Senior Industry Analyst
Nutrition Business Journal, Informa Markets

Wendy Mosher

Co-Founder & CEO
New West Genetics

Mary C. Mulry, Ph.D.

Managing Director
Foodwise One LLC

Steve Myers

Senior Editor
Informa Markets

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Sara Newmark

VP of Social Impact
MegaFood

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Matthew Oster

Head of Consumer Health
Euromonitor International

James R. Ott

Founder, CEO & General Manager
CFH, Ltd.

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George Paraskevakos

Executive Director
International Probiotics Association (IPA)

Niyati Parikh

Dirtector of Operations/R&D
Koia

Rahul Pasarnikar

President
CRED Enterprises

Steve Peirce

President
Ribus

Dana Perls

Senior Food Policy Campaigner
Friends of the Earth

Eric Pierce

VP of Business Insights
NEXT Data & Insights, Informa Markets

Nate Powell-Palm


National Young Farmers Coalition

Rooban Princely

Sales & Marketing Director
FMCG Gurus

Justin Prochnow

Shareholder
Greenberg Traurig

Scott Propheter

Vice President
Criticality, LLC

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Rachael Rapinoe

Co-Founder & CEO, Head Coach
Mendi

Chris Rawlings

Founder & CEO
Sophie Society

Diane Ray

Vice President, Strategic Innovation
NMI (Natural Marketing Institute)

Catherine Rimmer, Ph.D.

Research Chemist
National Insititute of Standards and Technology

Todd Runestad

Senior Editor
Informa Markets

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Jourdan Samel

CEO
Evo Hemp

David Sandler

Chief Operations Officer
ProSupps USA, LLC

Joshua Schall

President
J.Schall Consulting

Kurt Schneider

President
Tech Bridge West

Darren Seifer

Food & Beverage Industry Analyst
The NPD Group

Michael Selden

Co-Founder & CEO
Finless Foods

Rachel Sexton

Strategy & Innovation Director
RB Health, Schiff Institute

Christopher Shade, Ph.D.

Founder & CEO
Quicksilver Scientific

Tapan Shah

Principal
Pepsico Ventures Group

Kantha Shelke, Ph.D., CFS

Principal
Corvus Blue LLC

Ari Sherman

President
Evo Hemp

Rahul Shinde

Global Director, Open Innovation & Strategic Partnerships
Naturex, part of Givaudan

Justin Singer

Chief Executive Officer
Caliper Foods

Adrienne Smith

Senior Food Business Reporter
New Hope Network, Informa Markets

Alex Smolokoff

Editorial Coordinator
Informa Markets

Perteet Spencer

Principal, Strategic Partners Group
SPINS, LLC

Katie Stage, N.D., RH (AHG)

Director, Therapeutics Division, Associate Professor
SCNM (Southwest College of Naturopathic Medicine)

Glenn Steiner

Sr. Vice President, Supply Chain
Fresca Foods

√Član Sudberg

CEO
Alkemist Labs

Andy Swenson

VP of Quality
Dietary Supplement Experts

Kinga Swiderska

Senior Content Producer
Informa Markets

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Amishi Takalkar

CEO
NAILBITER

Jessica ter haar, Ph.D.

Scientific Director
International Probiotics Association

Anthony Thomas, Ph.D.

Director of Scientific Affairs
Jarrow Formulas

James S. Tonkin

Founder & President
HealthyBrandBuilders

Kevin Turner, Ph.D.

R&D Innovation Project Manager
Carbery Group

Marie Turner, Ph.D.

Director of Breeding
Sunrise Genetics

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Marc Ullman

Of Counsel
Rivkin Radler LLP

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Ryan VandenBussche

Retired Professional Ice Hockey Player
Founder & President, New Leaf Canada

Tom Vierhile

VP Strategic Insights, North America
Innova Market Insights

Nina Vinot

Area Sales Manager
Probiotical

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Michael Wagner, Ph.D.

Director of Extract Manufacturing
BI Nutraceuticals

Ivan Wasserman

Managing Partner
Amin Talati Wasserman LLP

Jessica Wasserman

Partner
Greenspoon Marder LLP

Ali Webster, Ph.D., RD.

Associate Director, Nutrition Communications
International Food Information Council

Marielle Weintraub, Ph.D.

Vice President of Regulatory and Government Affairs
Eureka 93

Megan Westgate

Executive Director
Non-GMO Project

Robert Wildman Ph.D., RD, LD, CISSN, FISSN

Chief Science Officer
Dymatize, PowerBar, Premier Protein

Alex Woo, Ph.D.

CEO
W20 Food Innovation

Jason Wrobel

Celebrity Chef and Co-Founder of Wellevatr
Wellevatr

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Hariom Yadov Ph.D.

Assistant Professor
Wake Forest School of Medicine

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Rachel B. Zemser, BS, MS, CCS, CFS

Food Scientist
A LA Carte Connections, LLC

Anthony Zolezzi

Board of Directors
Twinlab Consolidated Holdings