IPA Bets Big on SupplySide West in Las Vegas Nov 6-10

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Strategy meets science as more than 16,000 ingredient buyers and suppliers from a wide-range of industries gather at SupplySide West  this November. Leaders in dietary supplement, beverage, functional food, personal care and sports nutrition will share expertise in product development for the global economy. Over 1,300 exhibitors and 140 hours of educational and conference programming will spotlight new trends.

Held at the beautiful Mandalay Bay Resort, SupplySide West offers an interesting array of presentations including personalized nutrition, healthy aging, sports nutrition, CBD and hemp extracts, and block chain integration in your supply chain.  Read the full agenda.

In this area of the exhibition, attendees can access a wide range of content, including theater presentations and product showcases, and have the opportunity to sample a selection of ingredients and products from category leaders. Participating companies include: Amin Talati Upadhye, Health Wright Products, MeriCal, Prenexus Health, RNI Consulting, UAS Labs, Unique Biotech, Winclove Probiotics and more.

And with sponsorship by Nutrasource Pharmaceutical and Nutraceutical Services, IPA will serve up the latest info on the probiotics market at the Probiotics Resource Center.

IPA Probiotics Resource Center

Located at Booth #5355, the IPA Probiotics Resource Center will share insights on technology, regulatory updates, consumer analysis and market trends. Located in the Lower Level of the North Convention Center, the IPA Probiotics Resource Center will offer unique programming Thursday, Nov 8th, 10am-5:30pm and Friday, Nov 9th, 10am-5pm. Participating companies include Amin Talati Upadhye, Health Wright Products, MeriCal, Prenexus Health, RNI Consulting, UAS Labs, Unique Biotech and Winclove Probiotics.

In addition, a special workshop will be offered on Saturday, Nov 10th from 8:30-11:30am:

Probiotic Product Development: A Need-To-Know Guide before Taking That First Step (Produced with the support of IPA (International Probiotics Association)

The workshop is underwritten by Deerland Enzymes, DuPont Nutrition & Health, Lallemand Health Solutions, Morinaga Nutritional Foods, Probi USA Inc. dba Nutraceutix, and Sabinsa Corporation.

IPA Probiotics Resource Center Schedule


10:30 AM

Smart Science: Genomic tools to help both manufacturing and marketing teams

Mehgan Styke, Business Development Manager, Eurofins BioDiagnostics


11:20 AM

The Role of Probiotics in Sports Nutrition

John Deaton, PhD, Vice President of Science and Technology, Deerland Probiotics & Enzymes


12:10 PM

Temperature Stable Probiotics (TSP) with World’s Only Thermostable Probiotics

Dr. Shrilakshmi Desiraju PhD, MBA, Co-Founder/ Director Business Development, Triphase Pharmaceuticals


1:00 PM

Gut-Brain-Axis: New Study – Probiotic Supplementation Improves Mental Health in Healthy Women

Dr. Ralf Jäger, FISSN, CISSN, MBA, Managing Member, Increnovo LLC, Senior Scientific Advisor to Ashland


1:50 PM

BNR17: A Clinically Supported Weight Management Probiotic

Dr. Gregory Leyer, PhD, Chief Scientific Officer, UAS Labs


2:40 PM

The Art of Manufacturing an Innovative Probiotic Product

Jeremy Bartos, PhD, VP of Research & Development, MeriCal


3:30 PM

B. lactis LAFTI® B94: The Probiotic Strain for Hearty Kids and Teens

Morgane Maillard, Product Manager, Lallemand Health Solutions


4:20 PM

Emerging Global Trends in Probiotic Products

Eileen O’Shea, PhD, Senior RD&A Manager, Kerry


10:30 AM

Oral multispecies probiotic supplement to colonize vaginal epithelium, restore healthy vaginal microbiota and reduce recurrences rate of bacterial vaginosis.

Dr Cristiana Piangiolino, Market Manager, Nutraceutical & Food, ROELMI HPC


11:20 AM

Thriving in a microbiome health revolution and the growing demand for prebiotics

Steve Hanson, Senior Vice President, Global Sales, Prenexus Health, Inc.


12:10 PM

New Evidence for Lactobacillus Plantarum TWK10 in Human Exercise Performance

Wen-Shiaw Lan, Overseas Affairs Manager, SYNBIO TECH


1:00 PM

Finding what is real and reproducible in microbiome datasets

Greg Gloor, PhD, Professor of Biochemistry, University of Western Ontario


1:50 PM

Selecting probiotics from their mechanism of action: from bench to bedside

Jordi Espadaler PhD, Chief Scientific Officer, AB-Biotics SA


2:40 PM

Drugs: Learn How to Turn a “Bad” Word into a Growth Opportunity

Joshua Baisley, Director of Clinical Trials, Nutrasource Pharmaceutical & Nutraceutical Services


3:30 PM

Efficacy of Bacillus coagulans Unique IS2 in Digestive Health

Dr. Ahire Jayesh , Ph.D, Research Scientist , Centre of Research & Development, Unique Biotech Limited


4:30 PM

IPA Comedy Show

Last Probiotic Comic Standing

Ivan Wasserman, Esq. IPA Legal Counsel & Managing Partner, Amin Talati Upadhye

Ivan Wasserman is once again trading in his Code of Regulations for a rubber chicken with his attempt at stand-up “comedy.” A funny lawyer?   You’ll have to judge for yourself.


Don’t miss out on this opportunity to hear about the latest trends in the probiotic space!