Fall Meeting Speakers

James Barton

Challenges and Solutions in Ingredient Procurement:

James Barton - Vice President Global Strategic Purchasing, Herbalife Jim has nearly 30 years experience in Procurement, Contract Manufacturing and Sourcing of raw materials, intermediates, API and Drug...



Cara Welch, Ph.D.

Whose Test Results Can You Rely On?:

Cara Welch, Ph.D., Vice President, Scientific and Regulatory Affairs, Natural Products Association: Cara Welch oversees NPA’s quality assurance programs, including the NPA Natural Seal and GMP...



Elizabeth Sloan, Ph.D.

Predictions Without the Crystal Ball:

Elizabeth Sloan, Ph.D, President Sloan Trends. Sloan Trends was founded in 1992 and provides its strategic partners - in the food, beverage and supplement industries - expert counsel and business building...



Zhaoping Li, M.D. Ph.D.

In the Lab Today, On the Shelf Tomorrow:

Zhaoping Li, M.D. Ph.D. Dr. Li is a Professor of Medicine, at UCLA School of Medicine, Ronald Regan Medical Center. She directs the Clinical Research Unit at the UCLA Center for Human Nutrition, overseeing...



Loren Israelsen

Consumer perception of ingredient country of origin and the need to be proactive

Loren Israelsen Mr. Israelsen is executive director of the United Natural Products Alliance (UNPA), a trade association of dietary supplement companies committed to safety, science and quality. He has...