Examining the industry’s current political, legislative, and regulatory environment.

American Conference Institute (ACI) together with the Council for Responsible Nutrition (CRN) invite you to join us at the Industry’s Premier Legal and Regulatory Dietary Supplements Conference.

This in-depth two day event will help you prepare for “one of the most significant modernizations of dietary supplement regulation and oversight in more than 25 years.

 

2019 Program Highlights

  • An Interactive session on the pros and cons of a mandatory product registry
  • A round table discussion on new retailer imposed testing and quality standards
  • Forecast for a legal pathway for CBD in food and dietary supplements
  • A case study on proprietary protections for NDIs
  • International focused sessions on the implications of tariffs, trade wars, and Certificates of Free Sale
  • Spotlight on the unique legal challenges posed by probiotics
  • Deep-dive analyses of Direct-to-Consumer and Direct-to-Healthcare Provider business models
  • An assessment of dietary supplement personalization

2019 Distinguished Co-Chairs:

Steve Mister

Steve Mister
President & CEO
Council for Responsible Nutrition

Scott Bass

Scott Bass
Partner
Sidley Austin LLP


Keynote Address

Cara Welch

Cara Welch, Ph.D.
Acting Special Assistant to the Deputy Commissioner for Policy, Legislation, and International Affairs
Office of the Commissioner, U.S. Food and Drug Administration


Key Industry Stakeholders:

Barry W. Ritz, P.h.D.

Barry W. Ritz, P.h.D.
Vice President and Chief Scientific Officer, Professional R&D and Regulatory
Atrium Innovations

Tara Falsani

Tara Falsani
Vice President and General Counsel
Nature’s Way Brands

Diana Morgan, MS

Diana Morgan, MS
Head of Scientific & Regulatory Affairs
Care/of

Randy King, DVM, PhD

Randy King, DVM, PhD
Chief Science Officer
New Chapter, Inc. (A Procter & Gamble Subsidiary)

Jeff Brams

Jeff Brams
GC, & VP R&D and Regulatory
Garden of Life, LLC

Christine Burdick-Bell

Christine Burdick-Bell
Vice President & General Counsel
Pharmavite LLC

Paul E. Konney

Paul E. Konney
Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Head of Global Regulatory Affairs
Metagenics, Inc.

Mark Brian Levine

Mark Brian Levine
Associate General Counsel
RB Health

Gregory W. Fortsch

Gregory W. Fortsch
Associate General Counsel for Regulatory Affairs & Privacy Officer
Nature’s Bounty Co.


Government

Cara Welch, Ph.D.

Cara Welch, Ph.D.
Acting Special Assistant to the Deputy Commissioner for Policy, Legislation, and International Affairs
Office of the Commissioner, U.S. Food & Drug Administration

Richard Cleland

Richard Cleland
Assistant Director Advertising Practices, Bureau of Consumer Protection
U.S. Federal Trade Commission


Consumer and Retailer Organizations and Associations

Michael McGuffin

Michael McGuffin
President
American Herbal Products Association

Randy Slikkers, MBA

Randy Slikkers, MBA
Executive Director
Global Retailer and Manufacturer Alliance

Kat Dunnigan

Kat Dunnigan
Senior Staff Attorney National Advertising Division
Advertising Self-Regulatory Council


Save Your Seat for the Post-Conference Workshops on Thursday, June 20, 2019:

  1. A – International Commercialization of Dietary Supplements
  2. B – Claims Substantiation Master Class

Be part of the leading forum which helps the dietary supplement industry chart its course through the new challenges of the day. We look forward to seeing you in New York this June.

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What Past Attendees Have to Say about this Event:

Who You Will Meet?

Dietary Supplement Industry

  • In-House Counsel, including generalists and those having responsibility for FDA and FTC compliance and regulatory affairs
  • Advertising and Promotion
  • IP, Patents and Trademarks
  • Licensing and Business Development
  • Officers, Directors and Executives for Regulatory Affairs and Business Development
 

Law Firm Attorneys for the Dietary Supplement Industry whose practices focus on:

  • FDA and FTC law
  • Advertising and Promotion
  • Trademarks, Patents and IP

Event Contacts

For sponsorship opportunities please contact:
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For media partnership opportunities please contact:
Andrea Sachs
Tel: 212-352-3220 ext. 5224
[email protected]


For questions about this year’s program/content, or information on how you can speak next year please contact:
Esther Ro
Tel: 212-352-3220 ext. 5225
[email protected]


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