Pre-Conference Agenda

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The Official Annual Event for The Natural Products Association
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Growing Your Business. Growing the Industry.

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8:00am

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Pre-Conference Registration and Breakfast
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9:00am

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Welcoming Remarks & Event Kickoff

Dr. Daniel Fabricant, Executive Director and CEO, Natural Products Association

Introduction of the Conference Chair

Mark A. LeDoux, J.D., CEO & Chairman of the Board, Natural Alternatives International, Inc.

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9:15am

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FTC Spotlight Address: Marketing in the Natural Product Space – Thoughts and Recommendations

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

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9:45am

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The Supplement Safety & Compliance Initiative: How Retailers & Manufacturers are working to Harmonize Global Safety & Product Standards throughout the Supplement Supply Chain

  • Dr. Guru Ramanathan, Chief Innovation Officer, GNC
  • Lee Mayberry, Global Legal Regulatory Coordinator, Whole Foods Market
  • Dadrion A. Gaston, Senior Director, Corporate Ethics & Compliance, Health & Wellness Product Safety & Compliance, Walmart/Sam’s Club

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10:45am

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Networking & Refreshment Break
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11:05am

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Spotlight Address: Inside the Psychology of the Natural Products Consumer

Sydney Scott, Assistant Professor of Marketing, Olin Business School, Washington University

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11:35am

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Spotlight on Probiotics: Best Practices & Recommendations for Executing a Probiotic Go to Market Strategy that is Regulatory Compliant & Science Supported

  • J. Patricia Kim, General Counsel and Vice President of Regulatory Affairs, Swanson Health Products
  • Najla Guthrie, President/CEO, KGK Science

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12:20pm

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Networking Luncheon

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1:30pm

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Spotlight Address: Exploring the Shift in “Naturals” and the Components of Natural That Matter Most to Consumers

  • Ronak Sheth, Chief Customer Officer, Label Insight
  • Andrew Mandzy, Director of Strategic Insights, Nielsen

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2:10pm

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Focus on Ingredients: A Discussion on How to Effectively Mine and Source the Natural Products Market: Global and Domestic

  • Kate Bahnsen, CEO, Inca Worldwide
  • Boris Hirmas Said, Founder & Chairman, SouthAm Freeze Dry, S.A.

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2:50pm

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Networking & Refreshment Break
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3:10pm

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Trend Spotting & Keeping Up with the Natural Product’s Consumer: An Eye on the Future of Natural Products -2017 and Beyond

  • Stephen Rosenman, Vice President, Corporate Marketing & Business Development, International Vitamin Corporation
  • Jeremiah C. McElwee, SVP Merchandising + Private Label, Thrive Market

In Conversation With: Bill Crawford, Founder, Principal Consultant, Crawford.Solutions

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4:00pm

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Executive Roundtable Discussions

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4:40pm

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Key Takeaways and Findings from the Roundtable Discussions
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5:00pm

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Pre-Conference Executive Workshop Adjourns
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