Pre-Conference CBD Focus Day

Start of Pre-Conference Focus Day

8:00 am - 9:00 am Registration & Welcome Coffee

9:00 am - 11:00 am What Do You Need to Know Integrating CBD in Your Product Line

Matthew T. Lewis, Esq. - Managing Partner, Davis & Lewis, PLLC
The CBD-infused cosmetics market is poised to grow by USD 3.09 billion during 2020-2024 (Business Wire). So it’s logical, that a lot of companies are trying to incorporate CBD to their product line.
But where to begin with CBD ingredients and what the regulatory landscape looks like? In this session, you will have the opportunity to learn about the latest news around the FDA’s discovery request and what is to come down the pipe from a regulation standpoint.
Learn what do you need to ask from a team, manufacturing, and a distribution standpoint.

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Matthew T. Lewis, Esq.

Managing Partner
Davis & Lewis, PLLC

11:00 am - 11:15 am Morning Tea Break and Networking Session

11:15 am - 11:45 am Taking a Data-Driven Approach to CBD Products in Cosmetics: Kannalife’s Ethical Approach in the Pharma and Cosmetics Industry

  • Understanding Kannalife’s data driven approach to CBD in the pharma industry and how this has translated to robust and compliant CBD products in both the pharma and cosmetics space
  • Ensuring compliance throughout their CBD supply chain- from supplier selection to product packaging and marketing
  • Analyzing how a clinical approach is combined with GMP guidelines to ensure regulatory compliance
  • Reviewing lessons learnt and steps forward

Interactive Discussion Groups

Roundtable 1

11:45 am - 12:45 pm CBD in Cosmetics 101

Everything You Need to Consider from a Legal, Regulatory and Liability Standpoint before Starting Up

Roundtable 2

11:45 am - 12:45 pm Understanding the International, National and Local Regulations around CBD and how this Impacts Your Business and Compliance Strategy
Colleen Quinn - Clinical Aromatherapist, Formulator & Brand Consultant, Colleen Quinn Consultancy
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Colleen Quinn

Clinical Aromatherapist, Formulator & Brand Consultant
Colleen Quinn Consultancy

Roundtable 3

11:45 am - 12:45 pm Setting Up Your Supply Chain in CBD: One Size Does Not Fit All?

Roundtable 4

11:45 am - 12:45 pm Managing Claims Substantiation, Marketing CBD Products and Social Influencers
Elaine Noack - Global Regulatory Affairs & Compliance Manager, Paula Choice Skincare
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Elaine Noack

Global Regulatory Affairs & Compliance Manager
Paula Choice Skincare

Roundtable 5

11:45 am - 12:45 pm Developing a Robust Compliance Framework and Architecture to Ensure Product Quality and Success

1:00 pm - 2:00 pm Lunch and Networking Break

2:00 pm - 2:45 pm Navigating Regulatory and Legal Risks for CBD Products- Ensuring that Your Organization is Protected from Liability

Ronie Schmelz - Counsel, Tucker Ellis LLP
  • Sourcing the right suppliers and ensuring robust oversight
  • Best practices in setting up contracts with your vendors and partners
  • How to secure insurance coverage in an ambiguous marketplace
  • Developing a comprehensive risk assessment framework and strategy
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Ronie Schmelz

Counsel
Tucker Ellis LLP

2:45 pm - 3:30 pm CLOSING PANEL DISCUSSION: How To Get Your Brand CBD – Ready in the Next 12 Months

Elaine Noack - Global Regulatory Affairs & Compliance Manager, Paula Choice Skincare
Ronie Schmelz - Counsel, Tucker Ellis LLP
  • How will incoming regulations further affect CBD in cosmetics?
  • What do you need to prepare for and be aware of?
  • Knowing the regulations isn’t enough- how do you interpret and apply this within the confines and parameters of your organization?
  • What do your legal, regulatory affairs, marketing and product development teams need to do in order to get your brand CBD-ready?
  • One size does not fit all- How do you create a solid blueprint for success in a rapidly evolving landscape?
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Elaine Noack

Global Regulatory Affairs & Compliance Manager
Paula Choice Skincare

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Ronie Schmelz

Counsel
Tucker Ellis LLP

3:00 pm - 3:10 pm End of CBD in Cosmetics Focus Day