Virtual—The American Nutrition Association (ANA), a professional association for the science and practice of personalized nutrition, is hosting its 61stannual Personalized Nutrition Summit 2020 online November 12-13, 2020. 

“The ANA brings together and highlights new and emerging companies focused on personalized nutrition, science-based ingredients, products, and technologies,” said ANA CEO Michael Stroka, in a press release. “The synergies explored in Summit conversations facilitate partnerships among players in the ecosystem.”

The two-day event kicks off on Thursday with the Personalized Nutrition Business Leaders Forum, with nutrition-related businesses and investors showcasing innovations. The Forum features speakers includingDeepak Chopra on the Future of Wellbeing, and Harpreet Rai, CEO of Oura, which equips NBA players with the Oura ring.

“ANA’s Personalized Nutrition Business Leaders Forum is an opportunity to engage entrepreneurs and investors in the broader personalized nutrition ecosystem,” said Tom Aarts, ANA Foundation Board Member. “In my long history in the nutrition industry, I’ve seen how a deep understanding of the broader landscape can impact the trajectory of a growing company.”
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Topics that will be covered in the sessions:
  • Personalized Nutrition tools, technologies, devices, wearables, and digital platforms, with speakers including Victor Chapela, CEO of Suggestic.
  • Creating and Supporting a Virtual Nutrition Counseling Practice, with speakers including  Helen Messier, M.D., Ph.D., of Tailored Script. 
  • The Most Innovative Companies in Personalized Nutrition, with speakers including Nathan Price, Ph.D. of Onegevity. 
For more information and to register, gohere.
MORE EDUCATION: For a deep dive into the role personalized nutrition can play for natural products retailers, brands, and suppliers, don't miss Afif Ghannoum, CEO and Co-Founder BIOHM Health; Aline de Santa Izabel, Founder of YOGUT ME & Synbiotic Kitchen; Jay Jacobowitz,President & Founder Retail Insights; and Mariette Abrahams,CEO Qina, tackle the topic in the #NaturallyInformed panel The New frontier? AI and personalization in the microbiome space. Designing specialized food and supplement recommendations based on a person’s microbiome is an emerging market. This talk looks at current offerings and innovations on the horizon--and explore the opportunities, and the roadblocks, that brick-and-mortar retailers face as the personalization trend grows. Register to view the session for free on demand here.