Washington, D.C.—The Council for Responsible Nutrition has announced keynote speakers for its Now, New, Next conference, taking place virtually October 14-16.

According to a press release, the speakers will be:
  • Steven Tave, Director of FDA’s Office of Dietary Supplement Programs, will discuss regulatory priorities on October 14;
  • Zachary Karabell, Global Authority of Economics and Politics, will explain the competitive advantages of companies that make sustainability a core component of their strategy on October 15;
  • Jim Donald, Chairman of Albertson’s, will draw on years of experience regarding how to operate in uncertain business environments and share the structure he is using to consult with CEOs globally during the pandemic, as well as best practices for leading a company at every level, on October 16.
Attendees will also have the opportunity to engage in Q&A sessions and breakout rooms. CRN’s President and CEO Steve Mister said in the press release: “We’ve put together an agenda designed to foster the kinds of social connections that get created by prompt discussions that delve into ideas that have just been presented. This year’s event celebrates the unique opportunities to interact with people in new ways offered by virtual events. We hope many of our industry colleagues who have not previously participated in our conference due to travel constraints can now take advantage of this program and the industry networking it offers.”
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Before Now, New, Next, CRN is presenting “Science in Session”—two half-days discussing challenges and opportunities for public health recommendations around dietary supplements, taking place October 13-14. It will include presentations from top research scientists on topics including:
  • Supplements in the age of personalized nutrition
  • Establishing Dietary Reference Intakes for bioactives under the DRI framework
  • The evolving science of nutrition and public policy
Details on pricing and package pricing available here.