Agenda

Agenda Sponsored By:
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Please note conference is now Tuesday – Thursday.
Every year The NBJ Summit provides stellar content and networking from beginning to end! The agenda is packed with timely and relevant topics presented by visionaries and leaders in our industry.

All Sessions

July 17, 2018

7:30 AM  -  10:00 AM

The Links at Terranea

NBJ Summit Golf Open – 3 Par Golf – Round 1

Round 1- 8:00 AM tee time | Round 2 – 11:00 AM tee time. Enjoy a fun and relaxing way to network with fellow attendees during the NBJ Summit Open, at the Links at Terranea, the best Par-3 golf course in the nation. The Links at Terranea is an amazing ocean front 9-hole par-3 golf … Continued

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July 17, 2018

10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM

The Links at Terranea

NBJ Summit Golf Open Networking Break

Enjoy networking, food and drinks between rounds of golf at The Links.

Learn More

July 17, 2018

11:00 AM  -  1:00 PM

The Links at Terranea

NBJ Summit Golf Open – 3 Par Golf – Round 2

Round 1- 8:00 AM tee time | Round 2 – 11:00 AM tee time. Enjoy a fun and relaxing way to network with fellow attendees during the NBJ Summit Open, at the Links at Terranea, the best Par-3 golf course in the nation. The Links at Terranea is an amazing ocean front 9-hole par-3 golf … Continued

Learn More

July 17, 2018

11:30 AM  -  1:00 PM

Palos Verdes Ballroom 7

Women’s Leadership Luncheon: The Journey of a Female Leader

Women have been successful leaders for thousands of years; today, the role of females in business seems more relevant than ever. During this panel, three inspiring female leaders in the nutrition industry will take us on their personal journeys, sharing roadblocks, successes and experiences that helped get them to where they are now and the … Continued

Learn More

July 17, 2018

1:00 PM  -  1:30 PM

Palos Verdes Foyer

July 17, 2018

1:30 PM  -  5:05 PM

Palos Verdes Ballrooms 4&5

NBJ Summit Innovation FIX

Six game-changing entrepreneurs and business visionaries will present their innovations and challenges to a select group of nutrition industry leaders as part of this interactive and high-impact “master mind” session. NBJ Summit participant will get to know and help those who are working to create new opportunities for the nutrition industry, while sharing their talent, … Continued

Learn More

July 17, 2018

6:30 PM  -  7:30 PM

Point Terrace

Opening Reception

Join us Tuesday night at the Opening Reception as we kickoff the 21st Annual NBJ Summit. Enjoy the opportunity to network with the top leaders in the industry

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July 17, 2018

7:30 PM  -  10:00 PM

Catalina Lawn

NBJ Summit Welcome Dinner

Join us Tuesday night at the Opening Reception and Welcome Dinner as we kickoff the 21st Annual NBJ Summit. Enjoy the opportunity to network with the top leaders in the industry.

Learn More

July 18, 2018

7:00 AM  -  8:00 AM

Palos Verdes Terrace

July 18, 2018

8:00AM  -  1:00 PM

Palos Verdes Ballrooms 4&5

Sketch Effect: Live Illustrator

In a day of engaging content, it’s easy to lose the intangible energy of the community that offers its own commentary on the issues explored. At NBJ Summit we don’t want to lose that. Throughout the presentations, an artist from The Sketch Effect will capture experiences and elements, creating illustrations that tell a story of … Continued

Learn More

July 18, 2018

8:00 AM  -  8:15 AM

Palos Verdes Ballrooms 4&5

July 18, 2018

8:15 AM  -  8:30 AM

Palos Verdes Ballrooms 4&5

July 18, 2018

8:30 AM  -  9:40 AM

Palos Verdes Ballrooms 4&5

NBJ State of the Industry

Change in the dietary supplement industry is happening faster than ever, driven by forces that include regulatory developments, health-tracking technologies, ingredient innovation and the accelerating complexity of consumers spreading purchases across sales channels. This session will showcase Nutrition Business Journal’s proprietary market data and survey results to reveal where the market is expanding, where consumers … Continued

Learn More

July 18, 2018

9:40 AM  -  9:55 AM

Palos Verdes Ballrooms 4&5

International Data: State of the Global Nutrition Industry

Global supplements sales are three times larger than United States supplements sales alone – Opportunities in the international nutrition industry are enormous. Understand what regions represent the greatest opportunities, from emerging to established markets. Explore the high level trends driving sales across these regions to understand where the largest impact could be for your business. … Continued

Learn More

July 18, 2018

9:55 AM  -  10:20 AM

Palos Verdes Ballrooms 4&5

International Vision: An Interview with Peter Osborne

Want to learn more? Purchase NBJ’s Global Supplement Business Report for all of the data and insights on the industry.

Learn More

July 18, 2018

10:20 AM  -  10:35 AM

Palos Verdes Foyer

July 18, 2018

10:35 AM  -  11:00 AM

Palos Verdes Ballrooms 4&5

Case Studies in International Strategies & Opportunities

Learn what trending ingredients, consumer behaviors, category growth and mergers executives at the top of the organizational charts are watching. Accompanied by a deep dive into data and product development trends, this session will reveal where the sharpest minds see the markets moving. Want to learn more? Purchase NBJ’s Global Supplement Business Report for all … Continued

Learn More

July 18, 2018

11:00 AM  -  11:15 AM

Palos Verdes Ballrooms 4&5

Inside the Bottle: Understanding Supplements Today

The supplement industry is rife with both opportunities and challenges. But by prioritizing collaboration and proactivity, we believe that its future is in our hands. At 2017’s NBJ Summit, we came together to map out the story of supplements and identified The Healer as the industry’s archetype. Through Inside the Bottle, an initiative that unites … Continued

Learn More

July 18, 2018

11:15 AM  -  12:00 PM

Palos Verdes Ballrooms 4&5

Keynote: Dale Bredesen, MD

In a nation facing a multitude of health crises, the most anxiety provoking challenge is Alzheimer’s disease. With enormous costs both financial and emotional, the pressure to find a cure is enormous. Dr. Dale Bredeson may have come closer than anybody with the Bredesen Protocol. The author will speak about his findings on using nutrition … Continued

Learn More

July 18, 2018

12:00 PM  -  1:00 PM

Palos Verdes Ballrooms 4&5

The Blurring Line Between Big Pharma and Nutraceuticals

The line between nutraceuticals, OTC and pharma is being redefined. Active and engaged on that blurring line, this panel of experts will explore what’s coming and how we might re-envision DSHEA to take the industry where it needs to go to realize the goal of changing healthcare. Defining the right science and how it fits … Continued

Learn More

July 18, 2018

1:00 PM  -  2:00 PM

Palos Verdes Terrace

July 18, 2018

2:30 PM  -  6:00 PM

Meet at Pointe Discovery

NBJ Summit Land & Sea Activities

New for 2018, the NBJ Summit is introducing the Terranea Resort’s Land and Sea Adventures. On Wednesday afternoon, we are offering multiple activities including ocean kayaking along the Terranea Resort coastline, a whale watching expedition, guided coastal hike and stand up paddle boarding with beautiful views of the Pacific Ocean.

Learn More

July 18, 2018

2:30 PM  -  4:30 PM

Ocean Lawn

July 18, 2018

6:30 PM  -  7:30 PM

Point Terrace

NBJ Summit Cocktail Reception

After a day of stimulating education and the Land and Sea Adventures, sit down and enjoy a farm to table dinner as we unveil who are the 2017 Nutrition Business Journal award winners.

Learn More

July 18, 2018

7:30 PM  -  10:00 PM

Catalina Lawn

NBJ Summit Awards Dinner

After a day of stimulating education and the Land and Sea Adventures, sit down and enjoy a farm to table dinner as we unveil who are the 2017 Nutrition Business Journal award winners.

Learn More

July 18, 2018

10:00 PM  -  11:59 PM

PQAA (Port Tasting Party)

Wrap up an active day with a glass of port and enjoyable conversations with friends and colleagues. Don’t miss this NBJ Summit tradition.

Learn More

July 19, 2018

7:00 AM  -  8:00 AM

Palos Verdes Terrace

July 19, 2018

8:00 AM  -  5:30 PM

Palos Verdes Ballrooms 4&5

Sketch Effect: Live Illustrator

In a day of engaging content, it’s easy to lose the intangible energy of the community that offers its own commentary on the issues explored. At NBJ Summit we don’t want to lose that. Throughout the presentations, an artist from The Sketch Effect will capture experiences and elements, creating illustrations that tell a story of … Continued

Learn More

July 19, 2018

8:00 AM  -  8:10 AM

Palos Verdes Ballrooms 4&5

July 19, 2018

8:10 AM  -  8:40 AM

Palos Verdes Ballrooms 4&5

Youth Food Culture: How the Digital Age Is Driving the Future of Food

Eve Turow Paul will reveal why young people today are so obsessed with food, and provide a deep understanding of what drives today’s food trends. Blending findings from sociology and psychology with journalistic research, you’ll walk away seeing “foodies” in a whole new light.

Learn More

July 19, 2018

8:40 AM  -  9:10 AM

Palos Verdes Ballrooms 4&5

Innovation Fix: Company Highlights

Three game-changing entrepreneurs and business visionaries will present the takeaways from the pre-conference Fix programing where they presented their unique industry challenges to a select group of nutrition industry leaders as part of an interactive and high-impact “master mind” session in finding innovative solutions.

Learn More

July 19, 2018

9:10 AM  -  10:00 AM

Palos Verdes Ballrooms 4&5

Keynote: Brian Solis, CEO, Altimeter Group

There is no element in modern life not being transformed by emerging technology and it takes active and engaged attention to see where those innovations will take us next. Futurist and author Brian Solis keeps a constant vigil on the latest developments and how they are influencing consumer behavior, health solutions and the most basic … Continued

Learn More

July 19, 2018

10:00 AM  -  10:20 AM

Palos Verdes Foyer

July 19, 2018

10:20 AM  -  11:20 AM

Palos Verdes Ballrooms 4&5

The Power of the Plant

The natural products industry has an important relationship with agriculture, but remains in many cases peripherally involved in the science and government policy that influences the farms that grow food and ingredients. This panel will explore new ways agricultural innovation could influence the nutrition industry and opportunities for the nutrition industry to get involved in … Continued

Learn More

July 19, 2018

11:20 AM  -  12:15 PM

Palos Verdes Ballrooms 4&5

The (Fuzzy?) Future of Hemp and CBD

The CBD industry may be the hottest scene in supplements, but it’s also the most misunderstood. From regulatory challenges to innovations in extraction and applications there is a rising urgency to stay up to speed on the latest developments. In this panel, experts in the supply chain, finished product and legal worlds will talk about … Continued

Learn More

July 19, 2018

12:15 PM  -  1:00 PM

Palos Verdes Ballrooms 4&5

Keynote: Juliet Funt, CEO, WhiteSpace At Work

Innovation and long-term success may not be the time management issues you think they are. Indeed, in a time-crunched society, building a pause button into the schedule might be the best way to improve productivity—Let the mind wander and it may discover insights and ideas that are impossible to find in a bulging day planner. … Continued

Learn More

July 19, 2018

1:00 PM  -  2:00 PM

Palos Verdes Terrace

Lunch

July 19, 2018

2:00 PM  -  2:30 PM

Palos Verdes Ballrooms 4&5

Innovation Fix: Company Highlights

Three game-changing entrepreneurs and business visionaries will present the takeaways from the pre-conference Fix programing where they presented their unique industry challenges to a select group of nutrition industry leaders as part of an interactive and high-impact “master mind” session in finding innovative solutions.

Learn More

July 19, 2018

2:30 PM  -  2:40 PM

Palos Verdes Ballrooms 4&5

Personalized Lifestyle Nutrition, at the Tipping Point

Perhaps most promising and consistently in the not-quite-here future for supplements, personalized medicine holds the promise of making nutrition a focal point for health care and that promise is already being realized, incrementally. Speakers in this session will provide an update on the latest developments in the form of business models, new technologies and new … Continued

Learn More

July 19, 2018

2:40 PM  -  2:55 PM

Palos Verdes Ballrooms 4&5

Personalized Lifestyle Nutrition: Microbiome Intelligence

The relationship between the bacteria in the human gut and every other system in the body adds complexity to personalized nutrition that could take years to untangle, but the first step is taking a census of that microbe population. Naveen Jain, founder & CE at Viome, will talk about the home test kit his company … Continued

Learn More

July 19, 2018

2:55 PM  -  3:05 PM

Palos Verdes Ballrooms 4&5

Personalized Lifestyle Nutrition: Challenges for Mainstream Medicine

Personalized nutrition holds promise to change western medicine, but mainstream doctors are going to need guides in that new future. James Maskell is already stepping up to show the way. The author of the Evolution of Medicine will talk about what it will take to shift how healthcare is practiced and how the supplement industry … Continued

Learn More

July 19, 2018

3:05 PM  -  3:20 PM

Palos Verdes Ballrooms 4&5

Personalized Nutrition: Clinical Implementation

Want to learn more? Purchase NBJ’s Condition Specific Report for all of the data and insights on the industry.

Learn More

July 19, 2018

3:20 PM  -  3:35 PM

Palos Verdes Ballrooms 4&5

What’s Next for Personalized Nutrition

Hear about the latest science and the commercial challenges facing companies in personalized nutrition in this conversation with people engaged and immersed in the field.

Learn More

July 19, 2018

3:35 PM  -  3:50 PM

Palos Verdes Foyer

July 19, 2018

3:50 PM  -  4:45 PM

Palos Verdes Ballrooms 4&5

Disrupted Retail

We will close the NBJ Summit by navigating the seismic changes happening in nutrition retail being driven by Amazon, Whole Foods, private label and other powerful forces. Want to learn more? Purchase NBJ’s Retail Issue for insight into how the omnichannel world is changing everyone’s status quo.

Learn More

July 19, 2018

4:45 PM  -  5:30 PM

Palos Verdes Ballrooms 4&5

Closing Keynote: Walter Robb

Few people have had a bigger impact on how Americans perceive and purchase natural and organic foods and dietary supplements than Walter Robb. The former Whole Foods Market Co-CEO helped lead the chain through years of growth that inspired upheaval across the grocery sector. Robb has strong opinions about conscious capitalism, building purpose into a … Continued

Learn More

July 19, 2018

5:30 PM  -  5:35 PM

Palos Verdes Ballrooms 4&5

July 19, 2018

5:35 PM  -  7:00 PM

Point Terrace

Chairman’s Cocktail Reception and Featured Entertainment

After a stimulating and engaging few days, wrap up the NBJ Summit with the Chairman’s Cocktail Reception. Don’t be late! Follow us down the rabbit hole with Pitch Publicity’s Wonderland festivities and make some “mad” new friends.

Learn More

Tuesday, July 17, 2018

July 17, 2018

7:30 AM  -  10:00 AM

The Links at Terranea

NBJ Summit Golf Open – 3 Par Golf – Round 1

Round 1- 8:00 AM tee time | Round 2 – 11:00 AM tee time. Enjoy a fun and relaxing way to network with fellow attendees during the NBJ Summit Open, at the Links at Terranea, the best Par-3 golf course in the nation. The Links at Terranea is an amazing ocean front 9-hole par-3 golf … Continued

Learn More

July 17, 2018

10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM

The Links at Terranea

NBJ Summit Golf Open Networking Break

Enjoy networking, food and drinks between rounds of golf at The Links.

Learn More

July 17, 2018

11:00 AM  -  1:00 PM

The Links at Terranea

NBJ Summit Golf Open – 3 Par Golf – Round 2

Round 1- 8:00 AM tee time | Round 2 – 11:00 AM tee time. Enjoy a fun and relaxing way to network with fellow attendees during the NBJ Summit Open, at the Links at Terranea, the best Par-3 golf course in the nation. The Links at Terranea is an amazing ocean front 9-hole par-3 golf … Continued

Learn More

July 17, 2018

11:30 AM  -  1:00 PM

Palos Verdes Ballroom 7

Women’s Leadership Luncheon: The Journey of a Female Leader

Women have been successful leaders for thousands of years; today, the role of females in business seems more relevant than ever. During this panel, three inspiring female leaders in the nutrition industry will take us on their personal journeys, sharing roadblocks, successes and experiences that helped get them to where they are now and the … Continued

Learn More

July 17, 2018

1:00 PM  -  1:30 PM

Palos Verdes Foyer

July 17, 2018

1:30 PM  -  5:05 PM

Palos Verdes Ballrooms 4&5

NBJ Summit Innovation FIX

Six game-changing entrepreneurs and business visionaries will present their innovations and challenges to a select group of nutrition industry leaders as part of this interactive and high-impact “master mind” session. NBJ Summit participant will get to know and help those who are working to create new opportunities for the nutrition industry, while sharing their talent, … Continued

Learn More

July 17, 2018

6:30 PM  -  7:30 PM

Point Terrace

Opening Reception

Join us Tuesday night at the Opening Reception as we kickoff the 21st Annual NBJ Summit. Enjoy the opportunity to network with the top leaders in the industry

Learn More

July 17, 2018

7:30 PM  -  10:00 PM

Catalina Lawn

NBJ Summit Welcome Dinner

Join us Tuesday night at the Opening Reception and Welcome Dinner as we kickoff the 21st Annual NBJ Summit. Enjoy the opportunity to network with the top leaders in the industry.

Learn More

Wednesday, July 18, 2018

July 18, 2018

7:00 AM  -  8:00 AM

Palos Verdes Terrace

July 18, 2018

8:00AM  -  1:00 PM

Palos Verdes Ballrooms 4&5

Sketch Effect: Live Illustrator

In a day of engaging content, it’s easy to lose the intangible energy of the community that offers its own commentary on the issues explored. At NBJ Summit we don’t want to lose that. Throughout the presentations, an artist from The Sketch Effect will capture experiences and elements, creating illustrations that tell a story of … Continued

Learn More

July 18, 2018

8:00 AM  -  8:15 AM

Palos Verdes Ballrooms 4&5

July 18, 2018

8:15 AM  -  8:30 AM

Palos Verdes Ballrooms 4&5

July 18, 2018

8:30 AM  -  9:40 AM

Palos Verdes Ballrooms 4&5

NBJ State of the Industry

Change in the dietary supplement industry is happening faster than ever, driven by forces that include regulatory developments, health-tracking technologies, ingredient innovation and the accelerating complexity of consumers spreading purchases across sales channels. This session will showcase Nutrition Business Journal’s proprietary market data and survey results to reveal where the market is expanding, where consumers … Continued

Learn More

July 18, 2018

9:40 AM  -  9:55 AM

Palos Verdes Ballrooms 4&5

International Data: State of the Global Nutrition Industry

Global supplements sales are three times larger than United States supplements sales alone – Opportunities in the international nutrition industry are enormous. Understand what regions represent the greatest opportunities, from emerging to established markets. Explore the high level trends driving sales across these regions to understand where the largest impact could be for your business. … Continued

Learn More

July 18, 2018

9:55 AM  -  10:20 AM

Palos Verdes Ballrooms 4&5

International Vision: An Interview with Peter Osborne

Want to learn more? Purchase NBJ’s Global Supplement Business Report for all of the data and insights on the industry.

Learn More

July 18, 2018

10:20 AM  -  10:35 AM

Palos Verdes Foyer

July 18, 2018

10:35 AM  -  11:00 AM

Palos Verdes Ballrooms 4&5

Case Studies in International Strategies & Opportunities

Learn what trending ingredients, consumer behaviors, category growth and mergers executives at the top of the organizational charts are watching. Accompanied by a deep dive into data and product development trends, this session will reveal where the sharpest minds see the markets moving. Want to learn more? Purchase NBJ’s Global Supplement Business Report for all … Continued

Learn More

July 18, 2018

11:00 AM  -  11:15 AM

Palos Verdes Ballrooms 4&5

Inside the Bottle: Understanding Supplements Today

The supplement industry is rife with both opportunities and challenges. But by prioritizing collaboration and proactivity, we believe that its future is in our hands. At 2017’s NBJ Summit, we came together to map out the story of supplements and identified The Healer as the industry’s archetype. Through Inside the Bottle, an initiative that unites … Continued

Learn More

July 18, 2018

11:15 AM  -  12:00 PM

Palos Verdes Ballrooms 4&5

Keynote: Dale Bredesen, MD

In a nation facing a multitude of health crises, the most anxiety provoking challenge is Alzheimer’s disease. With enormous costs both financial and emotional, the pressure to find a cure is enormous. Dr. Dale Bredeson may have come closer than anybody with the Bredesen Protocol. The author will speak about his findings on using nutrition … Continued

Learn More

July 18, 2018

12:00 PM  -  1:00 PM

Palos Verdes Ballrooms 4&5

The Blurring Line Between Big Pharma and Nutraceuticals

The line between nutraceuticals, OTC and pharma is being redefined. Active and engaged on that blurring line, this panel of experts will explore what’s coming and how we might re-envision DSHEA to take the industry where it needs to go to realize the goal of changing healthcare. Defining the right science and how it fits … Continued

Learn More

July 18, 2018

1:00 PM  -  2:00 PM

Palos Verdes Terrace

July 18, 2018

2:30 PM  -  6:00 PM

Meet at Pointe Discovery

NBJ Summit Land & Sea Activities

New for 2018, the NBJ Summit is introducing the Terranea Resort’s Land and Sea Adventures. On Wednesday afternoon, we are offering multiple activities including ocean kayaking along the Terranea Resort coastline, a whale watching expedition, guided coastal hike and stand up paddle boarding with beautiful views of the Pacific Ocean.

Learn More

July 18, 2018

2:30 PM  -  4:30 PM

Ocean Lawn

July 18, 2018

6:30 PM  -  7:30 PM

Point Terrace

NBJ Summit Cocktail Reception

After a day of stimulating education and the Land and Sea Adventures, sit down and enjoy a farm to table dinner as we unveil who are the 2017 Nutrition Business Journal award winners.

Learn More

July 18, 2018

7:30 PM  -  10:00 PM

Catalina Lawn

NBJ Summit Awards Dinner

After a day of stimulating education and the Land and Sea Adventures, sit down and enjoy a farm to table dinner as we unveil who are the 2017 Nutrition Business Journal award winners.

Learn More

July 18, 2018

10:00 PM  -  11:59 PM

PQAA (Port Tasting Party)

Wrap up an active day with a glass of port and enjoyable conversations with friends and colleagues. Don’t miss this NBJ Summit tradition.

Learn More

Thursday, July 19, 2018

July 19, 2018

7:00 AM  -  8:00 AM

Palos Verdes Terrace

July 19, 2018

8:00 AM  -  5:30 PM

Palos Verdes Ballrooms 4&5

Sketch Effect: Live Illustrator

In a day of engaging content, it’s easy to lose the intangible energy of the community that offers its own commentary on the issues explored. At NBJ Summit we don’t want to lose that. Throughout the presentations, an artist from The Sketch Effect will capture experiences and elements, creating illustrations that tell a story of … Continued

Learn More

July 19, 2018

8:00 AM  -  8:10 AM

Palos Verdes Ballrooms 4&5

July 19, 2018

8:10 AM  -  8:40 AM

Palos Verdes Ballrooms 4&5

Youth Food Culture: How the Digital Age Is Driving the Future of Food

Eve Turow Paul will reveal why young people today are so obsessed with food, and provide a deep understanding of what drives today’s food trends. Blending findings from sociology and psychology with journalistic research, you’ll walk away seeing “foodies” in a whole new light.

Learn More

July 19, 2018

8:40 AM  -  9:10 AM

Palos Verdes Ballrooms 4&5

Innovation Fix: Company Highlights

Three game-changing entrepreneurs and business visionaries will present the takeaways from the pre-conference Fix programing where they presented their unique industry challenges to a select group of nutrition industry leaders as part of an interactive and high-impact “master mind” session in finding innovative solutions.

Learn More

July 19, 2018

9:10 AM  -  10:00 AM

Palos Verdes Ballrooms 4&5

Keynote: Brian Solis, CEO, Altimeter Group

There is no element in modern life not being transformed by emerging technology and it takes active and engaged attention to see where those innovations will take us next. Futurist and author Brian Solis keeps a constant vigil on the latest developments and how they are influencing consumer behavior, health solutions and the most basic … Continued

Learn More

July 19, 2018

10:00 AM  -  10:20 AM

Palos Verdes Foyer

July 19, 2018

10:20 AM  -  11:20 AM

Palos Verdes Ballrooms 4&5

The Power of the Plant

The natural products industry has an important relationship with agriculture, but remains in many cases peripherally involved in the science and government policy that influences the farms that grow food and ingredients. This panel will explore new ways agricultural innovation could influence the nutrition industry and opportunities for the nutrition industry to get involved in … Continued

Learn More

July 19, 2018

11:20 AM  -  12:15 PM

Palos Verdes Ballrooms 4&5

The (Fuzzy?) Future of Hemp and CBD

The CBD industry may be the hottest scene in supplements, but it’s also the most misunderstood. From regulatory challenges to innovations in extraction and applications there is a rising urgency to stay up to speed on the latest developments. In this panel, experts in the supply chain, finished product and legal worlds will talk about … Continued

Learn More

July 19, 2018

12:15 PM  -  1:00 PM

Palos Verdes Ballrooms 4&5

Keynote: Juliet Funt, CEO, WhiteSpace At Work

Innovation and long-term success may not be the time management issues you think they are. Indeed, in a time-crunched society, building a pause button into the schedule might be the best way to improve productivity—Let the mind wander and it may discover insights and ideas that are impossible to find in a bulging day planner. … Continued

Learn More

July 19, 2018

1:00 PM  -  2:00 PM

Palos Verdes Terrace

Lunch

July 19, 2018

2:00 PM  -  2:30 PM

Palos Verdes Ballrooms 4&5

Innovation Fix: Company Highlights

Three game-changing entrepreneurs and business visionaries will present the takeaways from the pre-conference Fix programing where they presented their unique industry challenges to a select group of nutrition industry leaders as part of an interactive and high-impact “master mind” session in finding innovative solutions.

Learn More

July 19, 2018

2:30 PM  -  2:40 PM

Palos Verdes Ballrooms 4&5

Personalized Lifestyle Nutrition, at the Tipping Point

Perhaps most promising and consistently in the not-quite-here future for supplements, personalized medicine holds the promise of making nutrition a focal point for health care and that promise is already being realized, incrementally. Speakers in this session will provide an update on the latest developments in the form of business models, new technologies and new … Continued

Learn More

July 19, 2018

2:40 PM  -  2:55 PM

Palos Verdes Ballrooms 4&5

Personalized Lifestyle Nutrition: Microbiome Intelligence

The relationship between the bacteria in the human gut and every other system in the body adds complexity to personalized nutrition that could take years to untangle, but the first step is taking a census of that microbe population. Naveen Jain, founder & CE at Viome, will talk about the home test kit his company … Continued

Learn More

July 19, 2018

2:55 PM  -  3:05 PM

Palos Verdes Ballrooms 4&5

Personalized Lifestyle Nutrition: Challenges for Mainstream Medicine

Personalized nutrition holds promise to change western medicine, but mainstream doctors are going to need guides in that new future. James Maskell is already stepping up to show the way. The author of the Evolution of Medicine will talk about what it will take to shift how healthcare is practiced and how the supplement industry … Continued

Learn More

July 19, 2018

3:05 PM  -  3:20 PM

Palos Verdes Ballrooms 4&5

Personalized Nutrition: Clinical Implementation

Want to learn more? Purchase NBJ’s Condition Specific Report for all of the data and insights on the industry.

Learn More

July 19, 2018

3:20 PM  -  3:35 PM

Palos Verdes Ballrooms 4&5

What’s Next for Personalized Nutrition

Hear about the latest science and the commercial challenges facing companies in personalized nutrition in this conversation with people engaged and immersed in the field.

Learn More

July 19, 2018

3:35 PM  -  3:50 PM

Palos Verdes Foyer

July 19, 2018

3:50 PM  -  4:45 PM

Palos Verdes Ballrooms 4&5

Disrupted Retail

We will close the NBJ Summit by navigating the seismic changes happening in nutrition retail being driven by Amazon, Whole Foods, private label and other powerful forces. Want to learn more? Purchase NBJ’s Retail Issue for insight into how the omnichannel world is changing everyone’s status quo.

Learn More

July 19, 2018

4:45 PM  -  5:30 PM

Palos Verdes Ballrooms 4&5

Closing Keynote: Walter Robb

Few people have had a bigger impact on how Americans perceive and purchase natural and organic foods and dietary supplements than Walter Robb. The former Whole Foods Market Co-CEO helped lead the chain through years of growth that inspired upheaval across the grocery sector. Robb has strong opinions about conscious capitalism, building purpose into a … Continued

Learn More

July 19, 2018

5:30 PM  -  5:35 PM

Palos Verdes Ballrooms 4&5

July 19, 2018

5:35 PM  -  7:00 PM

Point Terrace

Chairman’s Cocktail Reception and Featured Entertainment

After a stimulating and engaging few days, wrap up the NBJ Summit with the Chairman’s Cocktail Reception. Don’t be late! Follow us down the rabbit hole with Pitch Publicity’s Wonderland festivities and make some “mad” new friends.

Learn More