GMA Science Forum 2019


The GMA Science Forum has consistently educated scientists and decision makers within the food, beverage and consumer products industry for nearly a decade. During this unique event, we'll examine the most newsworthy regulatory and legislative issues affecting manufacturers across the globe. In 2019, the GMA Science Forum will provide attendees with multiple views and actions to be taken in order to ensure policies, laws and regulations are based on sound, up-to-date science, and achieve compliance with the ever changing regulatory environment.

The GMA Science Forum brings together a roster of acclaimed individuals to keep the science community abreast and ahead of emerging science, innovation, safety and legal requirements in a wide array of areas. We'll explore themes including food safety, government regulations, global issues, chemical ingredients, nutrition and labeling, biotechnology and more.


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  • More Content. More Value.

    At the GMA Science Forum, attendees will gain the unique opportunity to engage top-tier scientific, manufacturing and regulatory experts from the industry and government in a wide array of learning forums, from pre-conference group sessions to keynote presentations from highly acclaimed visionaries. 
  • Who Should Attend?

    The GMA Science Forum was designed to specifically address the needs of food, beverage, consumer products, government and NGO professionals within, but not limited to the following disciplines:

    • Food & Ingredient Safety
    • Nutrition
    • Research & Development
    • Regulatory Affairs
    • Labeling
    • Quality Assurance
    • International Trade
    • Microbiology
    • Health & Wellbeing
    • Regulatory Compliance
    • Global Affairs
    • Toxicology
  • What's in It For Me?

    Nowhere else does the breadth and depth of science and regulatory affairs professionals from across the CPG industry gather to hear the latest developments in product safety, health and wellness, global trade and emerging science and technologies. Every year the GMA Science Forum brings you greater content and value. Additionally, the event will conveniently take place in the heart of the nation's capital, at the Renaissance Hotel in Washington, DC. Simply put, the GMA Science Forum is the go-to source for the latest government and industry intelligence on the regulatory, science policy and health issues that will shape the CPG industry today and for years to come.

    Back By Popular Demand
    What matters to you, matters to us. Join us for the highly rated Idea Exchange, an exclusive setting to dialogue with industry peers about emerging topics in the food, safety, legal and regulatory landscape, while helping to inform GMA's areas of focus. Attendees will be able to engage directly with one another during this session, selecting one of four subject matter areas to attend based on their specific interest.

Contact Information

Betsy Booren
Senior Vice President, Science and Technology

Dean Longhofer
Specialist, Database and Member Value Creation
(571) 378-6731

Hotel Accommodations and General Information:
Debbie DeJacques
Director, Meeting Services
(571) 378-6713

Andrew Coffey
Manager, Member Value Creation
(571) 378-6709