US Olympic Committee and Everton Football Club experts join Sports Nutrition Summit USA program

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US Olympic Committee and Everton Football Club experts join Sports Nutrition Summit USA program

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Experts from English Premier League giants Everton Football Club and the US Olympic Committee have joined the speaker faculty for NutraIngredients-USA’s upcoming Sports Nutrition Summit USA.

Everton have competed in England’s top division for a record 116 seasons, and the club has the fourth most league championships, being names champions of England on nine occasions.

Lloyd Parker, Everton’s Head of Nutrition, will discuss the rise of nutrition supplements for elite soccer during the three-day event, which will take place February 3-5, 2020 in sunny San Diego, CA.

Prior to joining Everton, Parker also worked for Manchester City, Salford Red Devils Rugby League team, and Ulster Rugby.

Also joining the program is Dr Lindsay Shaw, a senior sport psychophysiologist at the United States Olympic Committee, who will discuss how optimizing sleep can boost performance and health. Dr Shaw supports both summer and winter US National Team athletes.

A winning faculty

Shaw and Parker join an impressive speaker list for the event, which will also feature discussions and presentations around 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.

Speakers at the event, which is held in association with the International Society for Sports Nutrition, include:

Josh Schall from J. Schall Consulting;
Dr Jim Stoppani, founder of JYM Supplement Science;
Dr Susan Kleiner, High Performance Nutrition and Director of Science and Communication of Vitargo;
Dr Rob Wildman, CSO for Dymatize, Premier Protein and PowerBar;
Neil Foster from Nuritas;
Jason Cohen, Founder and CEO of Analytical Flavor Systems (Gastrograph);
Dr Ralf Jaeger from Increnovo;
Dr Douglas Kalman, Co-founder ISSN;
John Venardos from;
Nick Morgan from Sports Integrated (UK);
Dr Shawn Arent from the University of South Carolina Sport Science Lab;
Tom Morgan with Lumina Intelligence.

Stephen Daniells, PhD, Editor-in-Chief, North and South America, William Reed, ​added: “Looking at our speakers, we have an outstanding combination of sports nutrition practitioners, market leading brands, pioneers, thought leaders, academics, and scientists on the cutting edge of Artificial Intelligence.

“Attendees will have plenty of opportunity to hear and learn from the best in the business, and spend time networking with their peers.

“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 NutraIngredients-USA Sports Nutrition Summit​, in association with ISSN, brings 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,
Professional Sports and Dietary Supplements – the US Olympic Committee and Everton Football Club
Innovation in nutrition bars
The female athlete and consumer
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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