Jim Stoppani, the female athlete white space, & AI: Sports Nutrition Summit announces first raft of speakers

By Stephen Daniells contact

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Jim Stoppani, the female athlete white space, & AI: Sports Nutrition Summit announces first raft of speakers
The role and impact of influencers in sports nutrition product marketing, how AI can deliver the next wave of ingredients that formulators are waiting for, and why female athletes are an underserved opportunity are among the many highlights lined up for the second annual NutraIngredients-USA Sports Nutrition Summit.

The event, which will take place February 3-5, 2020 at the Hyatt Regency Mission Bay Hotel in San Diego, is again held in association with the International Society for Sports Nutrition.

Speakers already confirmed include: Dr Jim Stoppani, founder of JYM Supplement Science; Dr Susan Kleiner, Owner, High Performance Nutrition, LLC and Director of Science and Communication for Vitargo, Inc.; Dr Rob Wildman, CSO for Dymatize, Premier Protein and PowerBar; Josh Schall from J. Schall Consulting; Neil Foster from Nuritas; Jason Cohen, Founder and CEO of Analytical Flavor Systems (Gastrograph); and Dr Ralf Jaeger from Increnovo.

Stephen Daniells, PhD, Editor-in-Chief of NutraIngredients-USA, ​commented: “The inaugural NutraIngredients-USA Sports Nutrition Summit was a resounding success and we’re raising the bar yet again with the 2020 program.

“The event’s key themes and the experts on the stage will elevate the conversation around sports nutrition products, including the science, the trends, the regulations, and the market opportunities that brands are searching for.”

Key themes

The inaugural NutraIngredients-USA Sports Nutrition Summit​, in association with ISSN, will bring together leading scientists, brands and retailers, market analysts, and innovators in a unique, market-leading face-to-face event. 

The key themes for the 2020 event include: 

  • The role of influencers and where consumers get their information, featuring Jim Stoppani
  • Professional Sports and Dietary Supplements
  • eSports
  • Professional soccer
  • The female athlete and consumer
  • Sleep and performance
  • Protein
  • Cutting edge science, from microbiome modulation to mitochondrial function
  • And much more…

For more information and to register, please click HERE​.

To whet your appetite, here are the highlights from the inaugural 2019 event:

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