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Thursday, March 31

10:30 – 11:00 AM

The FDLI Student Member Debrief
Benjamin Butz, Director, Membership and Stakeholder Engagement, FDLI
Norman Francis Jr., Coordinator, Stakeholder Engagement, FDLI
Tess Garraty, 
Manager, Member Engagement, FDLI

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11:00 AM – 12:00 PM

FDLI Welcome and Keynote Address
Sandra Eskin, Deputy Under Secretary for Food Safety, Office of Food Safety, United States Department of Agriculture (USDA)
Steven Leslie, Deputy Director, Educational Programs, FDLI

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12:10 – 1:10 PM 

Environmental Challenges and Impacts on Product Safety
Samuel D. Jockel, Senior Associate, Alston & Bird LLP
Marisa Kreider, Principal Science Advisor, Cardno ChemRisk
Timothy York, Chief Executive Officer, California Leafy Greens Marketing Agreement (LGMA)
Moderated by Neal D. Fortin, Director, Institute for Food Laws and Regulations, Michigan State University and Professor, Department of Food Science and Human Nutrition, Michigan State University College of Law 

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1:10 – 1:40 PM 


1:40 – 2:40 PM 

Preparing for a World Where Cannabis-Derived Ingredients are Legal for Food and Dietary Supplements
Holly J. Bayne, Founder, The Law Office of Bayne & Associates
T. Daniel Logan, Associate, Kleinfeld, Kaplan & Becker, LLP
Moderated by Kate W. Hardey, Partner, McGuireWoods LLP

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2:50 – 3:50 PM

Alternative Proteins and Regulating Novel Products
José Alberto Campos-Vargas, Partner, Sánchez Devanny 
Amaru J. Sánchez, Associate, Wiley Rein LLP 
Eric Schulze, Vice President of Product and Regulation, UPSIDE Foods
Moderated by Deepti A. Kulkarni, Partner, Sidley Austin LLP

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4:00 – 4:50 PM

The Future of Food and Dietary Supplement Regulation: Looming Challenges and Bold Predictions
Ricardo Carvajal, Director, Hyman, Phelps and McNamara P.C. and Member, FDLI Board of Directors
Michael T. Roberts, Executive Director for the Resnick Center for Food Law and Policy, UCLA School of Law
R. Trent Taylor, Partner, McGuireWoods LLP

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4:50 PM

Closing Remarks and Adjournment

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