Program

Download the advance programme to discover the speaker line-up, extensive range of networking opportunities available and topics that will be discussed at the Sports Nutrition Summit USA 2020.

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The Sports Nutrition Summit USA 2020 will provide insights from the cutting-edge of science, from probiotics and the microbiome to mitochondrial function. The program is also designed to provide valuable information about marketing and positioning, and formulation that will accelerate your ability to innovate in the sports nutrition category and bring commercial success to your organizations and better health and performance to your consumers. Basic agenda and key topics/themes are:

Monday February 3rd

4:00 pm – Registration

4:35 pm – Welcome

4:35 pm – The role of influencers and where consumers get their information, featuring Jim Stoppani

From a leading writer at Muscle & Fitness to launching the hugely successful JYM Supplement Science brand and working with The Rock, Dr Jim Stoppani’s career is a success story worth discussing. We kick of the Sports Nutrition Summit with an informal conversation with Dr Stoppani about his career, and hear about some of the best lessons he’s learned along the way – both good and bad.

6:00 pm – Evening networking reception
7:00 pm – Close

Tuesday February 4th

The female athlete and consumer
Brands are waking up to the potential of White Space in the Sports Nutrition Category. In this session, we’ll take a deep dive into the opportunities.

The role of influencers and where consumers get their information
Influencers are everywhere, but who qualifies as an influencer? What are the do’s and don’ts of working with influencers? And how should brands maximize the relationship and boost consumer engagement?

Sleep, performance and nutrition
A representative of the US Olympic Committee discusses how sleep factors in to the training of elite level athletes, and the implications for nutrition

Professional Sports and Dietary Supplements
Soccer players run for run miles and miles during a competitive game, and players at the highest level may be playing at least twice a week. Hear from the nutritionist for English Premier League giants Everton FC about how supplementation can play a key role.

Breaking the formulation bottle necks with Artificial Intelligence
Two of the key formulation challenges for sports nutrition products are 1. The lack of new and novel ingredients, and 2. Using new flavor to mask the taste of existing ingredients. In this panel discussion we’ll hear from experts from the world of A.I. and product formulation about the possibilities offered by machine learning.

Wednesday February 5th

Probiotics and Athletic performance
From protecting athletes from respiratory infections to boosting recovery and maybe even helping body composition, the science around probiotics for sports nutrition is expanding. This session will provide an exhaustive view of where the science currently stands and what comes next.

Protein
Understanding protein sources, quality, and labeling from a leading advocate for all things protein: Dr Rob Wildman

State of the Industry Panel
Leaders from across the Sports Nutrition category will assemble for an extensive discussion of the lessons learned during the Sports Nutrition Summit, discuss some of the outstanding issues, and generally put the world to rights in our highly-anticipated closing panel.

2.00 pm – End of event & departures

If you’re looking to book travel and accommodation, please see the list of approximate timings below!

Approximate timings for the event:

Monday 3 February
5.00 pm Registration
5.30 pm Welcome and opening session
8.00 pm End of day one

Tuesday 4 February
7.14 am Wellness Program Morning walk/jog/run with PLT Health Solutions
9.00 am Day two sessions start
5.30 pm Sessions Finish
Evening reception

Wednesday 5 February
9.00 am Day three sessions start
2.00 pm End of event & departures

 

 

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