Microbiome: Mastering the Market 2024 Schedule

Please see the schedule below; subject to changes.

Day 1: June 25, Tuesday

10:00 – 10:20 AM EDT

Maggie Jaqua & Len Monheit

Conference Welcome & ITC Global Insights

10:20 – 11:05 AM EDT

Eduardo Cardona-Sanclemente, DSc, PhD

Keynote - Historical Ayurvedic Perspectives on the Microbiome & Human Health
With an Emphasis on Depression and Obesity

11:05 – 11:35 AM EDT

Nathan Price, PhD

Developments in Microbiome Technology

11:35 AM – 12:05 PM EDT

Erin Meyer, RD; Carl Rosier, PhD; Anya Knecht

The Story of Healing From the Ground Up

12:05 – 12:15 PM EDT

Len Monheit

NI Microbiome Trivia

Join the fun for a chance at a Naturally Informed with Blueshift Tumbler & supplement pack!

12:15 – 12:45 PM EDT

Lizbeth Cabigas

Fruitful Complexity: Unraveling the Power of Whole Kiwi Fruit Prebiotics to Address 24 Health Outcomes

Thank you champion sponsor, AIDP, for underwriting this session.

12:45 – 1:00 PM EDT

Hamdi Jama, PhD

GPA Young Researcher Grant Winner
Prebiotic intervention with HAMSAB in untreated essential hypertensive patients assessed in a phase II randomized trial
Day 2: June 26, Wednesday

10:00 – 10:05 AM EDT

Maggie Jaqua

Day 2 Welcome

10:05 – 10:50 AM EDT

Pascal Baudar

Keynote - The Wild Microbiome & Creating Cuisine from Nature
Creative Solutions to Modern Nutrition Shortcomings: Health in a Natural & Sustainable Way

10:50 – 11:35 AM EDT

Marie Drago, PharmD; Elsa Jungman, PhD

Emerging Considerations in the Skin Microbiome

11:35 AM – 12:05 PM EDT

Julia Craven

Enzymes + Probiotics: Key Catalysts for Gut-Brain Axis Support

Join Julia Craven to learn about the Gut-Brain Axis works and how lifestyle, the addition of digestive enzymes, and targeted probiotics can optimize the bidirectional communication system between the gut and the brain. Thank you champion sponsor, Enzymedica, for underwriting this session.

12:05 – 12:15 PM EDT

Len Monheit

NI Microbiome Trivia

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Hariom Yadav Ph.D.

12:15 – 12:45 PM EDT

Hariom Yadav, PhD

You 'Age' What You Eat: Researching the Link of the Gut, Brain, and Microbiome for a Healthier, Longer Lifespan

Thank you champion sponsor, Postbiotics Inc., for underwriting this session.

12:45 – 1:10 PM EDT

Sabina Bruehlmann, PhD

Women in Microbiome Science - Advances in Product Testing with the SIMBA Capsule

Thank you WIN for being a program supporter.

Day 3: June 27, Thursday

10:00 – 10:05 AM EST

Maggie Jaqua

Day 3 Welcome

10:05 – 10:50 AM EDT

Jill Carnahan, MD

Keynote - Gut-Brain Connection: Could the Gut Be the Key to Your Happiness?

Dr. Jill will describe the significance of the gut brain axis and how this bi-directional communication affects neurotransmitters and hormones and interacts with various aspects of the human body and mental health in particular. We will dive into evidence-based probiotic strains that have support for altering mental status and end with practical applications in lifestyle changes that will best help your patients heal

10:50 – 11:20 AM EDT

Brandon Casteel

Microbiome Market Trends & Implications

Thank you SPINS for being a program supporter.

11:20 – 11:50 AM EDT

Elizabeth Thundow

Navigating the Biotics Horizon: Market Evolution and Beyond

11:50 AM – 12:35 PM EDT

Miguel Freitas, PhD; Kristina Campbell; Asa Waldstein

Engaging the 'Biotics Supplement Consumer
Discover the Key Data, Mindset Shifts & Regulatory Mastery That Will Set You Apart in a Crowded Space

Join industry experts Miguel Freitas, PhD, Vice President of Scientific Affairs for Danone North America; Kristina Campbell, Science and Medical writer; and Asa Waldstein, Principal of Supplement Advisory Group, for a look at ‘biotic supplement consumers. Learn how you can capitalize on the latest trends and insights in the space to reach your target audience in a compelling and compliant way. The experts will:

  • Explore consumer data on ‘biotics.
  • Set the record straight on common myths and misperceptions.
  • Reveal some of the big ideas and shifts in mindset occurring among consumers.
  • Get updated on the latest need-to-know regulatory issues to ensure compliance.

Attend live to get your specific questions answered.

12:35 – 12:45 PM EDT

Len Monheit

NI Microbiome Trivia

Join the fun for a chance at a Naturally Informed with Blueshift Tumbler & supplement pack!

12:45 – 1:00 PM EDT

Erica Bonazzi, PhD

GPA Young Researcher Grant Winner
Individualized microbiotas dictate the impact of dietary fiber on colitis sensitivity

1:00 – 1:30 PM EDT

Brendan Kesler

Exploring Nature’s Fiber-Bound Polyphenols in Microbiome Health

Dietary fiber is one of the most significant nutrition gaps in the United States impacting a staggering 90% of women and 97% of men. Additionally, emergent science shows that true dietary fiber from nature is often accompanied by a powerful class of antioxidants known as polyphenols. This presentation will explore both the vast fiber gap in America and the emergent science on the relationship between dietary fiber and polyphenols and their role in supporting the microbiome. Thank you champion sponsor, FutureCeuticals, for underwriting this session.

1:30 – 1:55 PM EDT

Kara Landau, RD

Women in Microbiome Science - Implications of GLP-1 on the Microbiome

Thank you WIN for being a program supporter.