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Health & Beauty Conference – Speaker Spotlight: Mr. Adam Gibson, Director General of NNHPD
In preparation for the joint CHP Canada and CCTFA Health & Beauty Conference taking place
September 17-19, 2014 at the JW Marriott The Rosseau Muskoka Resort & Spa,
we will be providing a weekly Speaker Spotlight.
Each Spotlight will highlight details of one of our conference speakers and provide you with an
outline of who they are and what they will be presenting based on the Conference theme of
The Evolving Retail Landscape in Canada.
Mr. Adam Gibson
Natural and Nonprescription Health Products Directorate
Presentation date: Friday, September 19th
Presentation time: Breakfast (7:30 am – 8:45 am)
Adam Gibson joined the Natural and Nonprescription Health Products Directorate in August 2011 as the Senior Executive Director. He became the acting Director General (DG) in July 2013 and was appointed to the position of Director General later than same year.
In addition to his role as the DG, he sits on the Council of the United States Pharmacopeial Convention (USP).
Adam holds a Bachelor of Science, Honors in Life Science from Queens University in Kingston, Ontario.
In his earlier career, Adam researched biotechnology products for the Life Sciences Branch of Industry Canada, and he has also worked for the Canada Border Services Agency. More recently, Adam filled the role of Director of Strategic Program Integration within the Health Products and Food Branch`s Assistant Deputy Minister`s Office; he has worked as the Senior Executive Director of the Food Directorate, as well as occupying a number of positions within the Therapeutic Products Directorate.
Adam has been working for the federal Government for over 14 years – most of which has been at Health Canada.
What You Will Hear:
Keynote title: Natural and Nonprescription Products Program: Updates, Priorities & Emerging Issues
This presentation will include an update on the key activities, priorities and emerging issues of the Natural and Nonprescription Health Products Directorate of the Health Products and Food Branch.
Join us at the
Health & Beauty Conference
September 17-19, 2014
JW Marriott The Rosseau Muskoka Resort & Spa
1050 Paignton House Road – Minett, ON