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Nutracon China preview

Second annual conference spotlights China
Following its successful debut last year in Beijing, the second Nutracon China conference will take place in Shanghai Dec 3-4. The conference is aimed at senior executives who are planning future growth, product developers designing new products and brand marketers developing new strategies. It will bring suppliers face to face with key manufacturers and leading government officials.

Delegates will learn about the rapidly changing regulatory environment for supplements and food products in China and how to improve products? quality and comply with regulations in overseas markets.

Senior business and government leaders from around the globe will discuss business, regulatory and quality issues, as well as China?s role as a current and future leader in the nutrition industry. Delegates will be able to:

  • Capitalise on underserved sectors, the latest growth trends and the drivers of future consumer needs through up-to-the-minute market research from industry experts;
  • Gain a better understanding of the business, marketing and scientific developments in Asia and worldwide, and the implications of these developments on your business; and
  • Meet and network with highly regarded leaders from the business, scientific and regulatory communities from around the world — the people shaping the nutrition industry.

Nutracon China 2005 When: Dec 3-4, 2005
Where: Shanghai International Convention & Exhibition Centre

Event Co-Chairs:
Professor Guoan Luo, deputy director of the Institute of Pharmacology, Tsinghua University, Beijing, China
Derek Hall, chief executive officer of Unigen Pharmaceuticals, Washington state
Nutracon China programme
Saturday, Dec 3

Registration & networking

Greetings and Introductions Susan Haeger, vice president of strategic global affairs, New Hope Natural Media
Guoan Lou, professor and deputy director of the Institute of Pharmacology, Tsinghua University
Derek Hall, CEO of Unigen Pharmaceuticals

Welcome and Introduction of SFDA ?Future of Health Industry in China,?
Professor Ren DeQuan

Keynote Address
?Regulatory Status and Changes in China?s Health & Nutrition Market?
Xiaoyu Xie, deputy director-general of the Department of Drug Registration, State Food & Drug Administration of China

?Health and Nutrition Market Opportunity/Success in China?

Morning Tea Break

?Health Food Evaluation in China?
Jiansheng Huang, director general of the Center for Health Food Evaluation, State Food & Drug Administration of China

Lunch Break

?Korean Market and Pan-Asian Market Opportunities/ Challenges?
Sung Sick Woo, chief operating officer/chief scientific officer Unigen

?The Latest Facts, Trends and Market Data on North America?
Grant Ferrier, editor in chief, Nutrition Business Journal

Afternoon Tea Break

?Health Food Market Supervision in China?
Linping Zhang, vice director of the Department of Supervision Ministry of Health, China

?Market Development from Traditional TCM Products Developing into Combination of TCM and Health Products?

Q & A Session
Industry Dinner
Derek Hall of Unigen, and President Chen BaoHua of Shanghai Pharma

Sunday, Dec 4
Executive Breakfast

Registration and Networking

?Export/Import of Herbals and Non-Herbal Health Products?
Moderator: Sheldon Habiger, managing director of China Natural Organic Products Co.

?Demands for Quality Standards for Herbs and Herbal Products?
Moderator: Professor Guoan Lou

Morning Tea Break

?Market Opportunities and Overview of Europe?
Simon Pettman, executive director of IADSA Ric Hobby, vice president of Government Relations and European Affairs, Herbalife International

Lunch Break

?Japanese Market Opportunities for Health Products?
Randy Dennin, chairman of IADSA Nobuo Iwasawa, CEO of Health Life Business, Japan

US Regulatory Issues Representative from the Food and Drug Administration

3:35-4:55 Afternoon Tea Break

?Retailing Health Products in China?

Round Table: ?The Global Health & Nutrition Market?
Moderator: Derek Hall

Q & A Session
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