PLMA outlines program for virtual Washington Conference

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PLMA outlines program for virtual Washington Conference

By David Salazar - 07/20/2020

PLMA outlines virtual Washington Conference program.

The Private Label Manufacturers Association has opened registration for its annual Washington Conference and announced speakers. The conference, which is going virtual this year, will take place Oct. 6 and 7, 

The conference speakers include Amy Walter of the Cook Political Report; Dr. Susan Mayne of the Food and Drug Administration; Rep. Ron Kind, D-Wis.; cybersecurity expert Chuck Brooks of Brooks Consulting International; and former acting commissioner of the Federal Trade Commission Maureen Ohlhausen of Baker Botts. 

The preliminary program for Oct. 6 includes an introduction to the briefings by Windborn Solutions president Erik Winborn. Throughout the day, Walter will offer an election briefing and Mayne, who is the director of the FDA’s Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition, will offer a regulatory update. Additionally, Kind will offer an update on U.S.-China trade relations and there will be a discussion of safety in the supply chain. 

The Oct. 7 program will once again feature an introduction from Winborn, as well as a briefing on public issues in the media from Politico’s White House reporter Nancy Cook, who has been invited to speak, as well as a cybersecurity briefing from Brooks. Ohlhausen will offer an overview of antitrust, the FTC and e-commerce, and there will be a discussion on retailing and the economy. 

Registration for members costs $200 before Sept. 7 and $250 after. Non-member registration, which is subject to availability, costs $350. Retailer registration is complimentary. The registration form can be found here

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