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2013 Fall Conference – Speaker Spotlight
Each week leading up to CHP Canada’s 2013 Fall Conference The Health-Driven Consumer, we will be spotlighting one of the conference speakers to provide members with information about the speaker and what they will be presenting at the September 26-27 Conference at the Sheraton on the Falls Hotel in Niagara Falls, ON.
This weeks speaker spotlight is on Mr. Adam Gibson, Director General of the Natural Health Products Directorate:
Adam Gibson joined the Natural Health Products Directorate (NHPD) in August 2011, as the Senior Executive Director and became Director General in July 2013. Adam is also currently the Champion for the Natural Health Products Program. Adam has been working for the Canadian federal government for over 13 years; a large portion of which has been with the Health Products and Food Branch (HPFB) of Health Canada.
Most recently, Adam was fulfilling the role of Director of Strategic Program Integration within the HPFB’s Assistant Deputy Minister’s Office. Adam was also the Senior Executive Director of the Food Directorate and worked for several years within the Therapeutic Products Directorate (TPD). Adam’s work within TPD included the roles of Advisor to the Director General and Assistant Director of Clinical Trials and Senior Regulatory Project Manager for the Bureau of Metabolism, Oncology and Reproductive Sciences.
Prior to joining Health Canada, Adam researched biotechnology products for the Life Sciences Branch of Industry Canada and has also worked for the Canada Border Services Agency.
At the 2013 Fall Conference, Adam Gibson will be presenting an informative and topical presentation on the future of natural health products regulations in Canada. Be sure to be there and register today to guarantee your spot!