ADVISORY/First National Policy Summit for Low Carb Diet & Industry.
ADVISORY...for Thursday (May 6)
LowCarbiz and Penton Media are pleased to present LowCarbiz Summit: Policy & Best Practices Highlighting key policy and regulatory issues surrounding low carb diets Where: Washington DC When: May 6th and 7th, 2004 Location: Marriott Wardman Park Hotel 2660 Woodley Road, NW Who: Low-Carb Industry Leaders, Physicians/Scientists, Regulators, Retailers, Consumer Groups and Lobbyists The HOT topic of the Summit will be policy and regulatory issues now pending before the FDA and other agencies, include debate on the definition of "low carb." This is the FIRST MAJOR POLICY EVENT in the industry FOR the industry. Topics on the agenda include: ----------------------------- The definition of 'Low Carb' The latest developments in medical research Accurate labeling of low-carb products The validity of 'net carbs' Consumer habits & attitudes Low Carb and the fight against childhood obesity Expert speakers include: -- Congressman Ron Paul, M.D. (Texas) -- Stuart L. Trager, M.D., Chairperson, Atkins Physicians Council -- Mary Engle, Acting Director, Div. Of Advertising Practices, Bureau of Consumer Protection, Federal Trade Commission -- Gerry Sikorski, former Congressman (Minnesota) -- Eric Westman, M.D., Duke University Medical Center -- Arne Bey, Chief Executive, Keto Foods -- Dr. Fred Pescatore, author, The Hamptons Diet Major sponsors include: Blimpie International Inc., Keto Foods, Carbolite Foods, LowCarb Energy and Low Carb Success. For more information: www.lowcarbsummit.com For interviews (and to register to attend the summit): Kelly Frost, Booth Media Group, Inc., 760-929-1111 firstname.lastname@example.org Peg Booth at the summit, May 5-7 ONLY, 619-980-3552