Meetings and Conferences
The Organic & Natural Health Association
7th Annual Conference
The 3R’s: Resolution, Resourcefulness and Resilience
Creating An Action Plan for our Future
January 25-27, 2022
Fort Myers Beach, Florida
OPEN TO MEMBERS AND INVITED GUESTS
Room Reservations are Open (Close December 15)
To stay 3 days before or later – based on room availability – Call (855) 666-7314 and use the code ONHA2020
Schedule of Events
Monday, January 24 – Bogeys, Beers and Bourbon (optional)
Play 18 holes of golf at the beautiful PalmettoPine Country Club, followed by dinner at the Mercola headquarters, where we will network, dine, talk about our ‘golf lies’ and sip from some of the best Bourbons we can find!
Tuesday, January 25 – 5:00PM – 9:00PM
COCKTAIL and DINNER: We’ll meet at the DiamondHead Beach Resort, and start the official Conference with a lively round of introductions as we watch the sunset, followed by dinner.
Wednesday, January 26 8:00AM – 9:00PM
8:00AM – 9:45AM BREAKFAST and OPENING KEYNOTE
DR. PIERRE KORY, CRITICAL CARE PHYSICIAN and PRESIDENT, FRONT LINE COVID-19 CRITICAL CARE ALLIANCE
10:00AM – 4:00PM SUPPLY CHAIN: RESOURCE RESTRAINTS & OPPORTUNITIES
10:00 AM – 11:45 AM REGENERATIVE/BIODYNAMIC/ORGANIC. YES, and…..
Will we lead the way to effect utilization of regenerative, biodynamic and organic by changing our business practices? Internationally renowned author and leader, ANDRE LEU (Regeneration International) will moderate a panel of experts including PAUL ALTAFFER (RFI Ingredients), RONNIE CUMMINS(Organic Consumer Association), BETHANY DAVIS (MegaFood), ELIZABETH CANDELARIO (Mad Agriculture).
12:00 PM – 1:30 PM LUNCH & MAKING THE INVISIBLE VISIBLE
Innovation in testing and research takes the stage and we will learn how science can support our objectives. Say goodbye to Fake Organics! JOHN FAGAN , Chairman and Chief Scientist, HRI Labs, will show us ‘The Way’ though the murky waters of quality with his new Full Spectrum Molecular Analysis.
I:30PM – 2:15PM RESEARCH: BE THE EARLY BIRD, GET THE WORM
DHAVAL PATEL, PHD, Scientific Program Manager at NemaLife is “defining a new paradigm for functional chemical screens in whole organisms with the aim of improving the quality of life on a healthy planet.”
2:15PM – 3:00PM TRUST IN BLOCK CHAIN
DEREK LURTH, CEO HealthLoq Keep your friends close….audit them!
3:00PM – 4:00PM FOR THE SAKE OF THE CONSUMER
Let’s Create a Message and Get it Out. DAVID TROSIN, Managing Director, NSF Health Sciences Certification, NSF International, leads a conversation to create a quality definition for quality standards.
4:30PM DEPART BY BUS FOR COCKTAIL & DINNER
We finish the day with the sun setting on the water during and organic and natural dinner at our familiar watering hole in Cape Coral – you won’t want to miss the bus!
Thursday, January 27 – 8:00AM to 1:00PM
8:00AM – 9:00AM BREAKFAST AND O&N UPDATE
9:00AM – 10:00AM RETAIL RELATIONSHIPS
We are nowhere without our retailer relationships. Join SENPA’s DEBRA SHORT, Executive Director and RENEE SOUTHARD, President, to learn more about their work and their future.
10:15AM – 11:30AM POLITICS…WHO ARE THESE PEOPLE??
Presenting the O&N 2022 Candidate Surveys: TODD HARRISON, President O&N (Venable), CHARLIE BROWN, Secretary O&N, (Mercury Free Dentistry) and ALAN LEWIS, O&N Board Member (Natural Grocers).
11:30AM – 1:00PM LUNCH AND CLOSING KEYNOTE
THE AMAZON FACTOR: BRETT LEMKER, Founder/CEO optiAMZ