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Tuesday, November 01
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
  • Tuesday, November 01:  1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
  • Location:  Islander Ballroom H
Consumers are increasingly expecting products and services to meet their individual needs; personalization has never been more relevant. At the same...

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  • Education Sessions
Moderator
Heather Granato
Vice President, Partnerships & Sustainability | Food | EMEA
Informa Markets
Speaker
Jennifer Cooper
President
Alternative Labs
Speaker
Joy Devins
Director of Personalization, Global R&D
Nestle Health Science
Speaker
Matthew Oster
Senior Industry Manager, Consumer Health
Euromonitor International
Speaker
Silvia Berciano
Research Director, Tufts Food & Nutrition Innovation Institute
Tufts University
  • Tuesday, November 01:  1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
  • Location:  Islander Ballroom D
Much has been learned about the diversity of the roughly 40 trillion bacterial cells that make up the human body,...

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  • Education Sessions
Panelist
Alexis Collins
Director of Product and Brand Strategy
Stratum Nutrition
Panelist
Anurag Pande, Ph.D.
Vice President, Scientific Affairs
Sabinsa Corporation
Speaker
Arghya Mukherjee
A Marie Sklodowska-Curie CareerFit Postdoctoral Fellow at the Department of Biosciences
Teagasc Food Research Centre
Speaker
Bill Giebler
Content & Insights Director
Nutrition Business Journal, Informa Markets
Moderator
Duffy Hayes
Associate Editor
Informa Markets
Speaker
Erin Lewis, Ph.D.
Scientific Director-Nutritional Sciences
KGK Science Inc.
Panelist
George Paraskevakos
Executive Director
International Probiotics Association (IPA)
Panelist
Michael Hartman, Ph.D.
VP, Research and Development
Plexus Worldwide
Speaker
Sandra Saville, RD
Education and Communication Director
International Probiotics Association
  • Tuesday, November 01:  1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
  • Location:  Islander Ballroom C
COVID upended the world in ways small and large, including a spike in immune-support supplement sales that will likely never...

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  • Education Sessions
Speaker
Carl Germano, CNS, CDN
Vice President
Verdant Oasis
Speaker
Charlotte Traas
Vice President of North America
TopGum, Inc.
Speaker
Claire Morton Reynolds
Senior Industry Analyst
Nutrition Business Journal, Informa Markets
Speaker
Holly E. Johnson, Ph.D.
Chief Science Officer
American Herbal Products Association
Speaker
Jeffrey Bland, Ph.D.
President
Big Bold Health
Speaker
Rend Al-Mondiry
Partner
Amin Talati Wasserman LLP
Moderator
Todd Runestad
Senior Editor
Informa Markets
  • Tuesday, November 01:  1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
  • Location:  South Pacific Ballroom F
The plant-based foods market is growing and is expected to value over US$162 billion in 2030, according to Bloomberg Intelligence....

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  • Education Sessions
Moderator
Audarshia Townsend
Content Director, Food & Beverage Insider
Informa Markets
Speaker
Carl Jorgensen
Agriculture Consultant
Plant Based Foods Institute
Speaker
Kantha Shelke, Ph.D., CFS
Principal
Corvus Blue LLC
Moderator
Karen Butler
Senior Managing Editor
Informa Markets
Speaker
Steve French
Managing Partner
NMI (Natural Marketing Institute)
Speaker
Zak Weston
Senior Supply Chain Manager
Good Food Institute
Wednesday, November 02
9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
  • Wednesday, November 02:  9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
  • Location:  Islander Ballroom H
This is not your grandparents’ workplace. Today’s marketplace and workforce is fluid, demanding and empowered. The pandemic amplified these and...

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  • Education Sessions
Panelist
Brent Laffey
President, Nutrition & Chief Officer
Armada and Prinova
Speaker
Daniel Lourenco
CEO & Founder
GHOST
Moderator
Joshua Schall
President
J.Schall Consulting
Panelist
Michael Bischoff, Jr.
Founder and CEO
GLAXON
Panelist
Nicole Atchinson
CEO
Puris Holdings
Moderator
Sandy Almendarez
Vice President, Content
Informa
Speaker
Tracey Halama
CEO
Vital Proteins
  • Wednesday, November 02:  9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
  • Location:  Islander Ballroom C
Sustainability is more than just a buzzword; it’s an expectation from consumers that businesses are acting in a responsible way...

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  • Education Sessions
Speaker
Carol Fitzgerald
President & CEO
buzzback
Speaker
Chisara Ehiemere
Senior Research Lead, Return on Sustainability Investment (ROSI)
NYU Stern Center for Sustainable Business
Moderator
Heather Granato
Vice President, Partnerships & Sustainability | Food | EMEA
Informa Markets
Speaker
Julie Johnson
General Manager
Health Focus International
Wednesday, November 02
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
  • Wednesday, November 02:  2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
  • Location:  Islander Ballroom D
Do you buy raw materials for use in dietary supplements, foods, OTC drugs or cosmetics? What happens when you get ingredients that are adulterated or contaminated? Do your rejected ingredients end up back in the supply chain? Join us for the launch of the ABC-AHP-NCNPR “BAPP Best Practices Standard Operating Procedure...
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Thursday, November 03
9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
  • Thursday, November 03:  9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
  • Location:  Islander Ballroom H
New to the industry or to the food and beverage marketplace? This is session is for you. It will give...

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  • Education Sessions
Speaker
Aimy Steadman
Co-Founder & COO
Beatbox Beverages, LLC
Moderator
Audarshia Townsend
Content Director, Food & Beverage Insider
Informa Markets
Speaker
Carlos Barroso
Founder & President
CJB and Associates
Speaker
Heather Fairman
CEO, Chief Consulting Officer
DF Guardian Consulting, Inc.
Speaker
Lynn Dornblaser
Director, Innovation & Insight
Mintel Group Ltd
Speaker
Sam Kessler
Owner
Stir Innovation
  • Thursday, November 03:  9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
  • Location:  Islander Ballroom D
2022 has been a stimulating time for U.S. supplement regulations and legal affairs. The market has seen a bill introduced...

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  • Education Sessions
Panelist
Claudia Lewis
Partner
Venable LLP
Panelist
Erica Stump
Attorney
Erica W. Stump, P.A.
Panelist
Jack Wenik
Member of the Firm
Epstein Becker Green
Panelist
Jessica Wasserman
Partner
WassermanRowe
Moderator
Josh Long
Legal & Regulatory Editor
Informa Markets
Moderator
Marc Ullman
Of Counsel
Rivkin Radler LLP
Friday, November 04
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
  • Friday, November 04:  9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
  • Location:  South Pacific Ballroom F
Beverages that quench thirst and deliver nutrients are all the rage, especially if they also showcase a clean label and...

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  • Education Sessions
Moderator
Audarshia Townsend
Content Director, Food & Beverage Insider
Informa Markets
Speaker
Dan Machtemes
Director of Research & Development
Allen Flavors Inc
Speaker
James S. Tonkin
Founder & President Emeritus
Healthy Brand Builders
Speaker
John Simmons
Co-Founder
Weller CBD
Moderator
Karen Butler
Senior Managing Editor
Informa Markets
Speaker
Maria Littlefield
Co-Founder
Owl's Brew
Speaker
Tom Hicks
CEO
Zico Rising
Speaker
Tom Vierhile
VP Strategic Insights, North America
Innova Market Insights
  • Friday, November 04:  9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
  • Location:  Islander Ballroom C
The brain can be entertained in many ways, and among the things that are “all in your head”—stress, sleep, anxiety,...

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  • Education Sessions
Speaker
Bill Giebler
Content & Insights Director
Nutrition Business Journal, Informa Markets
Speaker
Crista Trippodi Murphy
Associate Director, Scientific Substantiation
Lumanity
Speaker
David Foreman
President
Herbal Pharmacist Media LLC
Speaker
Kaela Gerald
Associate Director, Regulatory
Lumanity
Speaker
Pat Murphy
Filmmaker
Hard Rain Films
Speaker
Randy Kreienbrink
VP Marketing
Martin Bauer, Inc.
Speaker
Suzy Badaracco
President
Culinary Tides, Inc.
Moderator
Todd Runestad
Senior Editor
Informa Markets
  • Friday, November 04:  9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
  • Location:  Islander Ballroom D
As the sport nutrition industry gets back up to speed following pandemic-related disruptions, brands and their partners face new regulatory,...

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  • Education Sessions
Panelist
Benjamin Kane
President
PricePlow
Moderator
Cassie Smith
Senior editorial content director
Informa
Moderator
David Sandler
Consultant
StrengthPro Inc.
Panelist
Diana Morgan
VP of Global Regulatory Affairs
Nutrabolt
Moderator
Douglas S. Kalman, Ph.D, RD
SVP of scientific and regulatory affairs, Co-Founder of ISSN
Natural Products Association (NPA), ISSN
Speaker
Jaime Tartar Ph.D.
Professor of Neuroscience
Nova Southeastern University (NSU)
Panelist
Katie Banaszewski
Director of Quality
NOW Foods
Panelist
Kyle Turk
Director of Government Affairs
Natural Products Association (NPA)
Speaker
Omar Eldakar
Associate Professor of Biological Sciences
Nova Southeastern University
Moderator
Richard D. Collins, Esq.
Partner
Collins Gann McCloskey & Barry PLLC
Speaker
Rick Polito
Editor in Chief
Nutrition Business Journal, Informa Markets
Panelist
Ryan Bucki
CEO
Fitness Informant
Speaker
Scott Dicker
Senior Market Insights Analyst
SPINS
  • Friday, November 04:  9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
  • Location:  Islander Ballroom H
Contract manufacturers saw firsthand and up close what supply chain and logistic disruptions look like, many for the first time during...

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Speaker
Alan Lewis
V.P. Govt Affairs, Stakeholder Relations, Organic Compliance
Natural Grocers by Vitamin Cottage
Panelist
Brea Viratos
CEO
Columbia Nutritional
Moderator
Duffy Hayes
Associate Editor
Informa Markets
Speaker
Heather Fairman
CEO, Chief Consulting Officer
DF Guardian Consulting, Inc.
Panelist
Jim Emme
CEO
NOW Health Group
Speaker
John Fagan, Ph.D.
Chairman and Chief Scientist
Health Research Institute – HRI Labs
Speaker
Karen E. Howard
CEO/Executive Director
Organic & Natural Health Association
Speaker
Larisa Pavlick
Senior Director, Product Quality and Technical Affairs
Consumer Healthcare Products Association
Panelist
Mark LeDoux
Chairman & CEO
NAI (Natural Alternatives International Inc.)
Panelist
Melissa Mack
VP of Operations
Pharmore Ingredients, Inc.
Speaker
Pat Schneider
CEO
Healthy Bizz
Panelist
Wilson Lau
CEO, NuTraditions & President, NuHerbs
NuTraditions & NuHerbs