IPAWC + Probiota Americas 2022: Regulators, start-ups & investment headline Day 3

By Stephen Daniells

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IPAWC + Probiota Americas 2022: Regulators, start-ups & investment headline Day 3

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The return of the IPA World Congress + Probiota Americas is just over a week away. Don’t wait to register your attendance for this world-class program in Washington, D.C.

Returning as a face-to-face event, the 2022 IPA World Congress + Probiota Americas​, June 1-3 in Washington, D.C., will feature world-leading experts to present the latest scientific, technical, regulatory, business, and market insights. 

The show takes a magnifying glass to all-things microbiome-related, what areas are growing, and in which direction.


As many people in the microbiome space appreciate, diversity is important, and this year’s program promises to be one of the most diverse ever produced, with the range of topics covered over the three days including Immune support and COVID-19 outcomes, insights from retailers on new quality initiatives, novel market data from Lumina Intelligence, plus deep dives into a range of hot scientific topics, including sleep and stress management.

Day 3 will give attendees the opportunity to hear from Federal regulatory agencies​, including Betsy Jean Yakes, PhD, from the Office of Dietary Supplement Programs at the U.S. Food & Drug Administration and Serena Viswanathan from the Federal Trade Commission.

Betsy and Serena will join also join a panel discussion featuring Corey Hilmas, MD, PhD, KGK Science and Solange Henoud, Vice President Regulatory & Compliance, Lallemand Health Solutions to dig down into category’s key issues, from the recently re-released New Dietary Ingredient draft guidance​ to the proposed mandatory product listing​ for all dietary supplements.

Staying on the regulatory train, Susan Hewlings, PhD from Nutrasource, will provide insights on structure-function claims specifically relating to the emerging category of postbiotics​.

We’ll then change gear and look at the business of probiotics and prebiotics, with a start-up panel featuring three of the category’s highest profile early-stage companies to the stage, including FitBiomics, Synbiotic Health, and TargEDys.

The late morning session will feature tips and tricks on working with influencers to communicate with consumers, and features Ara Katz from Seed Health and Rhonda Hoffman from Pharmavite.

The event closes with an exploration of the changing business environment and investment, and features Greg Horn from William Hood & Company, Caroline Beckman from Nouri, and George Paraskevakos from the International Probiotics Association (IPA).

IPAWC + Probiota Americas

Other key themes include: Immune support and COVID-19 outcomes; e-commerce markets across the Americas; Retailer quality initiatives; Microbiome modulation to improve sleep and manage stress, and our Tech Showcase.

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


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