Organic & Natural Health Association

2017 Annual Conference Program

 

JANUARY 24, 2017

5:30 pm  – 9:00 pm

Opening Cocktail and Dinner Party

 

JANUARY 25, 2017

8:00 am to 9:30 am              Breakfast and Opening Session

A Political Analysis of the New Administration:  An interactive discussion with Organic & Natural Health Founders
The political landscape is changing dramatically, but will it change the way you do business?  Our Founding Members bring a wealth of political perspective to our table on what Congress will do, what the federal agencies can do, and how this might impact issues at the state level – including efforts of Attorneys General.

Speakers:

President Todd Harrison,

Treasurer Joe Sandler, Sandler Reiff Lamb Rosenstein & Birkenstock, PC

Secretary Charlie Brown, Mercury Free Dentistry

9:45 am to 10:45 am
Our Consumers:  Supporting the consumer movement and the independent retailers through education and activism

Speakers:

Debra Short, Executive Director, SENPA

Ronnie Cummins, Co-Founder and International Director, Organic Consumers Association

Dr. Nils Hoem, Chief Scientist, Aker Biomarine

10:45 am to 11:45 am
Emerging Markets, Challenges and Opportunities
Will the therapeutic value of Kratom and CBDs outweigh the legal and regulatory obstacles they face?

Speakers:

Stuart Tomc, VP Human Nutrition, CV Sciences

Todd Harrison, Venable LLC

12:00 pm to 1:15 pm                Lunch 
Beyond Organic into Biodynamic
How will regenerative and biodynamic agricultural practices change the industry?

Speakers:

Elizabeth Candelario, Executive Director, Demeter

Carrie Balkom, Executive Director, American Grassfed Association

Graham Rigby, Chief Innovation Officer, Organic India

1:15 pm to 2:15 pm
Continual Quality Improvement for the Supplement Supply Chain
What do you need to know about the residues, ingredients and any risk they play for consumers?

Speakers:

 Missy Lowery, Marketing Manager, Capsugel

John Fagan, PhD, Founder and Senior Analytic Scientist, HRI Labs

Dr. Nils Hoem, Chief Scientist, Aker Biomarine

Ivan Wasserman, Partner, Amin, Talati, Uphadhye

3 pm to 5 pm                 Gulf Coast Cruise
6 pm to 10pm                Cocktail and Dinner at the Hotel

 

2017 Annual Conference Registration