GMA Legal Conference 2018


The GMA Legal Conference schedule is subject to change. Please check back frequently for updates!


  • Tuesday, February 27

    8:30 am - 11:00 am

    Pre-Con Session:  FSMA Update
    This session will be a comprehensive overview of current and pending FSMA compliance issues, including FDA’s current positions on “gray areas” in the regulations.

    11:30 am - 1:00 pm

    Welcome Lunch and CPG Industry Year-in-Review

    1:30 pm – 5:00 pm

    General Session
    Sessions will cover Prop 65, class action litigation, and legal issues unique to organic products.

    5:30 pm – 7:00 pm


  • Wednesday, February 28

    7:00 am - 8:00 am


    8:00 am - 11:50 am

    Breakout Sessions
    Sessions will cover the Biotech Discolsure Law, litigation defense strategies, eDiscovery, legal issues for personal care and household products, and more.

    Noon – 1:00 pm


    1:15 pm – 4:45 pm General Session
    Sessions will cover developing an overall corporate legal strategy and future industry legal issues.
    5:00 pm – 6:30 pm


    8:00 pm – Midnight Balcony Party at the Royal Sonesta Hotel