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  • Sunday, March 22 | Monday, March 23 | Tuesday, March 24

    Sunday, March 22

    1:00-5:00 p.m. Golf Tournament
    2:00-5:00 p.m.Networking by the Pool
    5:00-6:00 p.m.CHPA Women’s Leadership Forum Event
    Finding Your Voice

    Mack McKelvey
    Managing Partner/CEO

    You will not want to miss this opportunity to hear from Mack McKelvey during this session. McKelvey's mission as CEO and Founder of SalientMG is to help women, minority, and LGBTQ executives build their personal brands. The marketing visionary executive who helped Millennial Media fast-grow to IPO, Mack will explore why women often forget to build their personal brands, and what's in a name. All AEC attendees are invited! 
    6:00-7:00 p.m.First-Time Attendee/New Member Orientation (Invitation only)
    7:00-10:00 p.m.Welcome Reception & Dinner Event
    Opening Night Reception, Dinner & Entertainment

    Bring your cowboy boots and jeans and join us at our CHPA County Fair. Enjoy the warm weather and water views while chatting with old friends and making new connections. The CHPA County Fair will feature game booths, delicious food and drinks, and musical performances by Country Airwaves. Be ready for a fun filled evening with a country twist. 

    Monday, March 23

    Evolution of Self-Care
    7:00-8:00 a.m.Continental Breakfast
    8:00-9:30 a.m. Leadership Session

    Carrie Chomiak
    President and General Manager
    Avrio Health L.P.
    2020 AEC Program Chair

    Gary R. Downing
    Chief Executive Officer
    Clarion Brands, LLC
    CHPA Chair

    Paul Gama
    Vice President & General Manager, North America Personal Healthcare
    Procter & Gamble
    CHPA Chair Elect

    Scott Melville
    President and CEO
    Consumer Healthcare Products Association

    Presentation of the Ivan D. Combe Lifetime Achievement Award
    9:30-10:15 a.m. Education Session
    State of the Industry: A Look Back and Forward
    Kristin Hornberger
    Client Insights
    Executive & Team Leader

    Robert J. Sanders, Jr.
    Executive Vice President and Practice Leader, Health and Home

    During this session, State of the Industry: A Look Back and Forward, IRI’s Robert J. Sanders, Jr. and Kristin Hornberger will showcase the performance of the consumer healthcare industry and the competitive landscape, including how the industry performed in 2019 and prospective growth opportunities for manufacturers in 2020 and beyond. Both Sanders and Hornberger have a proven track record of delivering innovative “Growth Delivered” insights and solutions generating industry thought leadership, uncovering client growth opportunities, and leading the transformation of client insight capabilities by fusing disparate data sources into one strategic approach. This session will also feature a deep dive into changing consumer preferences.

    10:15-10:30 a.m.Refreshment Break
    10:30-11:15 a.m.Education Session
    A View from the Top: Today's FDA and Healthcare System
    Cindy DiBiasi
    3D Communications

    Barbara Kochanowski, M.S., Ph.D.
    Senior Vice President, Regulatory & Scientific Affairs
    Consumer Healthcare Products Association

    Scott Gottlieb, M.D.
    Physician; Former Commissioner Food and Drug Administration (2017-2019);
    Former Senior Advisor - CMS  

    Don't miss this opportunity to hear directly from Dr. Gottlieb as he shares his ideas for working with the agency to enable growth and disruption in our industry, specifically as it relates to the OTC Monograph system, dietary supplements regulation, and the future of Rx-to-OTC switch!  
    11:15 a.m.-12:15 pmEducation Session
    Tapping into the Emerging Brand Landscape
    Fuad Sawaya
    Managing Partner
    Sawaya Partners

    Shaun Callaghan
    McKinsey & Company    

    Andrew Vagenas
    Founder/Chief Executive Officer

    12:15-1:00 p.m. Board Luncheon with Sponsors (Invitation only)
    12:15-5:00 p.m.Business Appointments (with lunch available 12:15-1:00)
    1:00-4:00 p.m.Board of Directors Meeting (CHPA Board members only)
    4:00-5:30 p.m.CHPA Foundation Board Meeting (Foundation Board members only)
    5:45-7:00 p.m. Cocktails and Conversation Reception Hosted by CHPA Board of Directors (All attendees welcome)
    7:00-9:00 p.m. CHPA Board of Directors Dinner (Invitation only)
    7:00-9:00 p.m.Open Evening for Member Networking/Dinners
    9:00-11:00 p.m.CHPA After-Hours

    Tuesday, March 24

    Business of Self-Care
    7:00-8:00 a.m.CHPA Educational Foundation Wellness Activity: Yoga Class 
    Start your day off right with a refreshing yoga class to improve your strength, flexibility, and concentration through breathing, transition, and relaxation. You'll leave this class feeling empowered and energized. All levels are welcome. Sign up today!
    8:00-9:45 a.m.Breakfast and Business Appointments
    9:45-10:00 a.m.Association Business
    Election of Officers and Directors Amendments to the Bylaws
    10:00-10:45 a.m. Education Session
    Adaptive Leadership for Today’s World
    Kevin Cashman
    Global Leader, CEO and Executive Development
    Korn Ferry 

    Kevin Cashman is an expert in organizational transformation and leadership. During this session, Cashman will discuss our addiction to speed and transaction, and how pausing is an intentional process of stepping back to reflect and deliberate, and then moving forward to lead with greater clarity and impact. Rather than merely doing more, we must learn to pause and do things differently in order to grow, achieve and innovate. Cashman will provide attendees with real tools and practices to make a pause a pragmatic practice of deep, reflective inquiry for focused problem-solving and for engendering creative insights. All these practices lead to purposeful change, and contribution, an essential part of a leader's everyday life. 
    10:45-11:15 a.m.Education Session
    Digital Health and the Evolving Consumer Healthcare Landscape
    Jill Major
    Senior Director, Global Offering Management, Consumer Health 
    IQVIA Consumer Health 

    The potential of digitalization to transform healthcare has so far only scratched the surface and we are just at the beginning of a recognition process as to how digital health tools can be applied in meaningful ways to support consumers in the health and wellness journey.  Please join Jill Major from IQVIA Consumer Health explore how Digital Health tools are driving current consumer trends, forcing change in how industry is innovating and uncovering new ways to generate evidence to reinforce safety, efficacy and product claims.
    11:15 a.m.-12:15 p.m.Education Session
    State of the Dietary Supplement Industry with Market Updates and Key Trends
    Tom Aarts
    Managing Director
    Nutrition Business Advisors

    Jennifer Cooper
    Chief Science Officer
    Savant Science Inc.

    Loren Israelsen
    United Natural Products Alliance

    This session will present a framework for understanding the new era of the $46 billion-dollar dietary supplement and nutritionals marketplace. 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.

    The panel discussion will help you understand the complexities of the science, business, and regulatory considerations that may help guide your company’s decision making in this fast-moving and dynamic industry. Hear from experts on the latest market data and key trends in the supplement segment, including updates and strategic insights on scientific developments, CBD/hemp extracts, and personalized nutrition.

    12:15-1:00 p.m.Lunch
    1:00-2:00 p.m.Education Session
    Creativity, Storytelling and Innovation—Doing Business as (Un)usual

    John Ondrasik
    Singer-Songwriter, Five for Fighting

    Looking ahead while looking back, John Ondrasik will offer AEC attendees an intimate Keynote Session of storytelling, humor, and great music as he provides insights on the creative process and innovation related to "Doing Business as (Un)Usual." You don't want to miss it!

    John Ondrasik, better known by his stage name Five for Fighting, is a platinum-selling, Grammy nominated American singer-songwriter who has released six major albums and sold more than 2.5 million records, including hits "100 Years," "Superman (It's Not Easy)," "Chances," "The Riddle," "Freedom Never Cries," and "What If." Ondrasik is a featured speaker from Ted Talks to the Salk Institute. He’s also presented at various private and corporate events, graced The Kennedy Center stage, performed for world leaders and presidents, and contributed to a special performance for NASA to commemorate the conclusion of the Space Shuttle Mission.
    2:00-6:00 p.m. Optional Business Appointments
    2:00-4:00 p.m.RSAC PPS Meeting (Invitation only)
    2:00-6:00 p.m.Presidents’ Forum Meeting (Invitation only)
    AEC Concludes


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