NIA West Fall 2017

Monday, November 13th The Los Angeles Athletic Club

  • FSMA, (Food Safety and Modernization Act) is here: A quick review of the top 10 issues you must know about now.

  • Emily Marden - Counsel, Sidley Austin LLP - Food, Drug and Medical Device Regulatory Practice
  • The Cannabis market is exploding. Wild West or Wild Opportunity? With projected growth from $6.7 billion in revenues last year to $21 billion two years from now, it's no wonder this industry has captured the attention of private equity and wall street investors.

  • Dr. Jeffery Raber Ph.D. - CEO, Founder - The Werc Shop, Executive Director of ACCL
  • Are unmet consumer expectations a perception or a reality? FTC and FDA issued an invitation to consumers asking them to speak up about products in the supplement space that didn't work as advertised. Time for a brush up on what we should be aware of in managing expectations.

  • Richard Cleland - Assistant Director, Advertising Practices, Bureau of Consumer Protection, Federal Trade Commission

    Robert Durkin - Deputy Director. Division of Dietary Supplements, Food and Drug Administration

  • What does innovation look like in 2017? How about packaging you can eat? Or recycled scrap programs that cut production materials cost by half? Whether in manufacturing, packaging or new product development, innovation is giving us a whole new view of the future.
  • Melissa Riddell- Technical Services Manager, Batory Food

    Ramiro Fernando Goñi Barba., MBA - President and Founder, Lindy Pharma - Softgel Technology Transfer Services.

    Lee Gregoire - Senior Engineer, Pharmavite

    Missy Lowery - Head of Integrated Marketing, Capsugel

  • Opportunity, risk, or business as usual? Never has the political landscape been quite so unpredictable…but what does this really mean for industry?

  • Dan Fabricant Ph.D. - Executive Director and CEO, Natural Products Association


    John Venardos, Vice President of Regulatory Affairs, Vitalize