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Day 1 - Wednesday, May 12, 2021

8:15
Co-Chairs’ Opening Remarks
8:30
Legal and Regulatory Food for Thought in the Age of COVID-19: Analysis of the Changing Reality, Major Challenges and Implications for Food Industry During the Pandemic
9:45
The Politics and Policy of Food: What Can the Food Industry Expect Under a Biden Administration
10:15
Morning Break
10:30
Plant-Based “Meats” and “Milks”: Examining the Standards of Identity and FDA’s/USDA’s Anticipated Regulatory Platform
11:15
What Food Lawyers Need to Know About Growing Antitrust Actions Against the Industry
12:00
1:1 Networking
12:15
Lunch Break
1:00
Food Litigation Year in Review: Class-Action Strategies and Trends
1:45
CBD and Food: Understanding How the Federal and State of the Landscape Has Changed in the Last Year and What’s Next on the Horizon
2:15
Afternoon Break
2:30

FDA RULE ROUNDUP

New Era of Smarter Food Safety Blueprint
4:00
Supply Chain Management: A Study in Sustainability, Traceability, Economic, and Environmental Impacts
4:45
Closing Remarks

Day 2 - Thursday, May 13, 2021

9:00
Co-Chairs’ Opening Remarks
9:05
A Conversation with the FTC and NAD on Claims Substantiation and Social Media
9:45
Examining the Rise of Influencers in Food Marketing
10:30
Morning Break
11:00
Ode to California: Understanding the Golden State’s Impact on Food Industry
11:45

FOCUS ON RECALLS

Examining Incidents that Give Rise to Reporting Obligation and Recalls
12:45
Afternoon Break
1:15
Anticipating How the Changes in the Tariff and Trade Environment will Affect the Food Industry
2:00
Closing Remarks