Past Conferences

Below you will find agendas, abstract booklets and downloadable presentations from previous years' conferences, where available.

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18th ICSB - April 9th - 12th 2018

  • Agenda (includes speaker bios and abstracts, click to download)
  • Poster Abstracts (click to download)
  • Daily agenda with downloadable presentations
    Session 8: "Natural Product Research and Regulation in the Americas: Work Underway Across the Region" - OCC AuditoriumModerator and Session Chair: Michael Smith, Consultant, MJS Consulting
    Mathew Bown, Senior Policy Advisor, Health Canada "Modernizing the Regulation of Self-Care Products in Canada" Rosa Amelia Villar Lopez, Country Representative, Health Ministry "Research and Regulation Of Natural Products In Peru" - click to download Veronica Margarita Lopez Moreno, Country Representative, Health Ministry; Daniel Gallego-Perez, PAHO/WHO "Natural Products Regulation in Nicaragua And Way Forward, A Brief Case Study" - click for download Lucrecia PĂ©rez de Batres, Pharmacist, Universidad de San Carlos de Guatemala "The Central American Regulation of Medicinal Natural Products" - click for download

    Session 9a: "Natural Products Research On TCM" - OCC AuditoriumModerator and Session Chair: De-An Guo, Professor, Shanghai Institute of Materia Medica
    Rong-Rong He, Professor, Jinan University "Pharmacological evaluation of Chinese patent herbal medicine: a hard nut to crack"
    Quan-bin Han, Professor, Hong Kong Baptist University "The discovery, chemistry, and immunomodulating effects of a unique polysaccharide of Dendrobii Officinalis Caulis"
    De-An Guo, Professor, Shanghai Institute of Materia Medica "Discovery of effective combination in the exact of Ginkgo biloba"

    Session 9b: "Future Initiatives on Dietary Supplements" - OCC Magnolia Moderator and Session Chair: Loren Isrealsen, President, UNPA
    Gloria Zhang, Director, Herbridge Media "Regulatory and Environmental Trends in China : Clean, Land, Air and Water"
    Loren Israelsen, President, United Natural Products Alliance "The Globalized Botanical Industry - The 5 Critical Challenges" - click to download
    Mark Blumenthal, Founder/CEO, American Botanical Council "Proposed BAPP Best Practices SOP for the Disposal/Destruction of Irreparably Defective Materials"
    12:00 - 1:00 | Lunch (OCC Cedar)

    Session 10a: "Town Hall Meeting" - OCC Auditorium
    Moderators and Session Chairs:
    Rick Kingston,
    President of Regulatory and Scientific Affairs, SafetyCall; Corey Hilmas, Senior VP of Scientific & Regulatory Affairs, NPA.

    Session 10b: "CENAPT Workshop - Practical Implementation of Metabolomics for the Study of Botanicals"- OCC Magnolia Moderator and Session Chair: Charlotte Simmler, Research Assistant Professor, Center for Natural Product Technologies (CENAPT), University of Illinois at Chicago
    Paula Brown, Director of Applied Research, Natural Health & Food Products, British Columbia Institute of Technology "Metabolomics Analysis as a Tool for Understanding Plant Secondary Metabolite Production and Improved Quality of Botanical-Based Products"
    Joshua J. Kellogg, Post-Doctoral Associate, The University of North Carolina Greensboro "Approaches to Evaluate Botanicals via Mass Spectrometry Metabolomics"
    2:00 - 3:00 | Afternoon tour of NCNPR facilities or Medicinal Plant Garden

    3:00 - 9:00pm | ICSB Picnic at the Jefferson

    Located at The Jefferson, 365 Highway 6 East, Oxford, MS 38655
    Join us for Food, Fun, Music and Outdoor Games

    The shuttle leaves from the Conference Center at 3:00pm!

    ICSB Picnic

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16th Annual International Conference on the Science of Botanicals (ICSB) & 5th Interim American Society of Pharmacognosy (ASP)
April 11th - 14th, 2016