IPA World Congress + Probiota Americas 2020 postponed until November
In light of the ongoing novel Coronavirus (COVID19) public health emergency, IPA World Congress + Probiota Americas has been postponed until November 16-18, 2020 at the Crystal Gateway Marriott Hotel, Washington DC.
IPA World Congress + Probiota Americas is the leading annual event for the prebiotic, probiotic and the microbiota-focused food and pharma industries in the Americas. The event is hosted by NutraIngredients-USA, a leading publication for William Reed Business Media.
“Our top priority is the health and safety of our sponsors, speakers, delegates, and staff,” said Stephen Daniells, PhD, Editor-in-Chief of NutraIngredients-USA and Editorial Consultant for Probiota Americas. “Following a consultation with our partners at the International Probiotics Association, we believe that this postponement is the best course of action at this time.
“We look forward to a time later this year when we can reconnect with the community and deliver a great program for all attendees.”
Daniells added that the editorial team at NutraIngredients-USA will continue to serve the market with the best and most timely information about how the coronavirus COVID-19 situation is impacting global supply chains and business operations.
George Paraskevakos, IPA’s Executive Director, commented: “Given the ongoing fluid situation, this is an important decision for the health and safety of the probiotics and prebiotics community. The IPA World Congress + Probiota Americas is a key fixture in the annual calendar, and by postponing until November we are confident that it will be able to showcase the best information for the probiotic, prebiotic, and microbiome-related industries.
“Until then, IPA will continue to be the Global Voice of Probiotics® during these challenging times and wish our members and industry friend’s good health.”
The program for the event, which can be found HERE, features speakers covering topics including postbiotics, the changing retail landscape, microbes and the mitochondria, and fermented foods.
For more information on how to attend, please click HERE.