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  • Take a deeper dive into specific topics in consumer healthcare categories. OTC Academy seminars offer a larger group setting with multiple experts who will share knowledge and engage in Q&A with the audience.

    OTC 101 Seminar

    Dietary Supplements Seminar

    A collaborative event featuring updates and insights from FDA and Industry

    Hosted by:
    Dietary Supplements Seminar Sponsors

    May 10, 2017, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
    Marriott Bethesda North Hotel
    North Bethedsa, MD

    Seminar Overview

    The Dietary Supplements Seminar is an unprecedented collaboration between CHPA, AHPA, CRN, and UNPA – the trade associations representing the dietary supplements industry. This one-day regulatory seminar will feature updates and insights from FDA and industry regulatory experts, focused on the key regulatory compliance issues facing the dietary supplements industry.

    Who should attend?

    This seminar is open to all. Members of CHPA, AHPA, CRN and UNPA are eligible to receive member pricing. This seminar is designed specifically for manufacturers, marketers, and regulators of dietary supplements focused in the regulatory and quality disciplines.

    Course Level

    Intermediate – For the professional with 3-5 years of experience who has a general understanding of the industry, but wants to learn more about specific topics.

    Seminar Schedule & Topics

    Full Seminar Agenda

    10:00 - 10:10 amWelcome and Introduction
    10:10 - 10:40 amElements of a Successful New Dietary Ingredient Notification
    10:40 - 11:10 amFDA Analysis of Trends in New Dietary Ingredient Notifications from Industry
    11:10 - 11:40 amFDA Update on Adverse Event Report Handling Process and Suggestions for Improvements
    11:40 - 12:00 pmBreak
    12:00 - 12:30 pmFSMA Implementation
    12:30 - 1:30 pmLunch
    1:30 - 2:00 pmFDA Update on Frequently Asked Questions Regarding Changes to Nutrition/Supplement Facts Labeling
    2:00 - 2:50 pmFDA and Industry Session on GMP Inspections
    2:50 - 3:10 pmBreak
    3:10 - 3:35 pmFDA Process for Issuing and Reviewing Hold Notices
    3:35 - 4:00 pm How to Respond to FDA Hold Notices
    4:00 - 5:00 pmFDA and Industry Update on Priorities and Opportunities for Collaboration

    Registration Information

    $595 – CHPA/CRN/APHA/UNPA Member pricing
    $995 – Non-member pricing
    $115 – Government

    Register Online
    Registration Form

    Meeting Location

    Bethesda North Marriott Hotel
    5701 Marinelli Road
    North Bethesda, MD 20852

    Logistics Information

    Train Information

    • On-site parking is available. The fee is $5 hourly or $15 per day.
    • Amtrak train service is available to Washington, D.C. Union Station (WAS).
    • The taxi stand is located at the front of Union Station outside the Main Hall entrance.
    • Closest metro stop is White Flint Metro Station (red line).
    • Walking directions from White Flint Metro Station to hotel: head south on Rockville Pick toward Marinelli Road, turn right onto Marinelli Road and continue 0.1 mile.
    • Link to WMATA:


    Aurora Tice
    Director, Education

    Registration and Logistics Information

    Shanae McFadden
    Coordinator, Meetings & Education

    Allie Mamone
    Manager, Meetings & Events

    If you are interested in a private seminar for your company, please contact CHPA’s Aurora Tice.


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