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4th Annual Dietary Supplement Regulatory Strategy Conference

December 4-5, 2019 | Arlington, VA

Key Bridge Marriott

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DAY TWO | THURSDAY, DECEMBER 5

8:45 REGISTRATION AND WELCOME COFFEE

9:10 CHAIRPERSON’S OPENING REMARKS
Julie Helm, Director of Content & Compliance, ANCIENT NUTRITION

9:15 FTC FIRESIDE CHAT: TARGETING STRUCTURE FUNCTION CLAIMS IN DIETARY SUPPLEMENTS
Acting to safeguard consumer health, the FTC actively investigates claims made by dietary supplement firms in order to ensure statements are scientifically proven and have data and research to support the accuracy of each claim, with an increased focus and enforcement on structure function claims made by manufacturers. Through a question and answer format, attendees will have the opportunity to participate in a dialogue with the FTC in an educational environment.

Rich Cleland, Assistant Director, Advertising Practices, Bureau of
Consumer Protection, FEDERAL TRADE COMMISSION

Raqiyyah Pippins, Partner, ARNOLD AND PORTER

Katie Bond, Partner, AMIN, TALATI, WASSERMAN

 

10:15 SMALL GROUP DISCUSSIONS: DATA AND RESOURCE CONSIDERATIONS FOR PRODUCT CLAIM SUBSTANTIATION
Sharing experiences and challenges of claims substantiation, while exploring available resources and avoiding expensive testing, executives will come together in small groups to draw focus on how to effectively support product claims.

  • Competent and reliable evidence to support claims
  • Differentiating FDA & FTC claims substantiation regulation
  • Paired marketing & regulatory efforts to support product claims

FACILITATORS: Travis MacKay, PLEXUS WORLDWIDE

Varun Koneru, YOUNG LIVING ESSENTIAL OILS

Kathleen Dunnigan, BETTER BUSINESS BUREAU

 

11:00 COFFEE AND NETWORKING BREAK

 

11:30 PANEL: CONTINUOUS SELF-REGULATING ACTIONS FOR DIETARY SUPPLEMENTS
With an increased consumer awareness surrounding preventative healthcare, the dietary supplement industry continues to grow at a rapid rate, requiring industry executives stay on top of state and federal regulations, along with trends and consumer requests, while maintaining a high level of safety accountability. With various self-regulating actions available, such as voluntary label sharing and robust quality standards, manufacturers must consider the regulatory differentiators positively impacting the reputation of the dietary supplement industry. Analyzing current self-regulating opportunities, and potential impact of future regulatory standards, executives will align best practices in promoting a safe consumer experience.

Julie Helm, ANCIENT NUTRITION

Susan Storch, LANG PHARMA NUTRITION

Russ Michelson, RECKITT BENCKISER

 

12:30 LUNCHEON FOR ALL SPEAKERS, SPONSORS AND ATTENDEES

 

1:30 SMALL GROUP DISCUSSIONS: RISK ANALYSIS OF CBD PRODUCT MANUFACTURING & MARKETING
As dietary supplement manufacturers look into the scientific evidence, product claims and revenue potential of CBD products, while awaiting guidance from FDA, regulatory executives must evaluate several risk considerations prior to the launch of any new CBD products. Small group discussions will provide participants with an opportunity to delve further into the challenges and risks associated with the expansion of product lines to include CBD derived supplements.

  • Risk vs. benefit analysis & considerations of CBD products
  • Suitability of CBD products with current supplement offerings
  • Aligning marketing, legal and compliance initiatives

Marc Ullman, Of Counsel, RIVKIN RADLER LLP

 

2:15 REGULATORY CONCERNS OF DIETARY SUPPLEMENT E-COMMERCE MARKETPLACES

  • Exploring e-commerce opportunities and online retailors for supplements
  • Navigating regulatory considerations for on-line sales and marketing
  • Employing risk monitoring processes for e-commerce focused products
  • Impact of open consumer reviews dietary supplements and compliance

Julie Helm, Director of Content and Compliance, ANCIENT NUTRITION

 

3:00 CLOSING REMARKS AND CONFERENCE CONCLUSION

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