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FDA Forum: Developing Trends and Topics for Food, Drug and Device Companies

Date: Tuesday, February 28, 2017 2:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Venue: 16th Floor Conference Center / Stinson Leonard Street LLP  Minneapolis, MN United States  Get Directions
Total Price: $45.00

Deadline to Register: February 26, 2017

The MSBA Food, Drug & Device Law Section is sponsoring an FDA Forum, hosted by Stinson Leonard Street LLP, on Tuesday, February 28, 2017. The FDA Forum brings together an all-star assembly of private practice lawyers, corporate counsel, and compliance and regulatory affairs professionals to discuss the latest topics and issues affecting the food, drug and medical device industries.

The FDA Forum is designed to provide a broad context for those interested in or new to the FDA-regulated space, as well as to pique and satisfy the interests of industry veterans. At the end of the program, panelists and attendees are invited to stay for a networking happy hour.
FDA Forum Schedule:
1:30 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.  Registration
2:00 p.m. – 2:05 p.m.  MSBA Food, Drug & Device Section Welcome

2:05 p.m. – 2:35 p.m.  FDA Update

2:35 p.m. – 2:45 p.m.  Q & A / Networking Break  

2:45 p.m. – 3:45 p.m.  Food Industry Panel

3:45 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.  Q & A / Networking Break

4:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.  Drug / Device Industry Panel

5:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.  Networking Happy Hour

The FDA Forum will be held at the Minneapolis office of Stinson Leonard Street LLP, 150 South Fifth Street, Minneapolis, MN 55402. Please take the elevator from the main lobby to the 16th floor of the 150 Tower to register. Parking is available in the Fifth Street Towers parking garage. Enter on Marquette or 2nd Avenue.


FDA Update Presenter:
Ralph Hall, Law Professor of Practice | University of Minnesota; Of Counsel | Faegre Baker Daniels

Food Panel:
Melissa Wolchansky, Legal Counsel/Litigation Partner | Halunen Law Firm
Brooke Tassoni, Senior Lawyer/Litigation Manager | Cargill Inc.                                    
Susan Matthees, Legal Counsel | General Mills          
Josh Kim, Lead Lawyer | Josh Kim Food and Feed Law LLC

Drug/Device Panel:
Peter Goss, Partner | Blackwell Burke P.A.
Sheva Sanders, Partner | Stinson Leonard Street LLP
Tracy Schubert, Senior Managing Counsel | Boston Scientific
Timothy Becker, Partner | Johnson/Becker PLLC.

Moderators: Nancy Husnik (Food), Ryan McGary (Drug/Device)

*Subject to change. 

CLE Credits:

2.5 Standard CLE Credits approved | Event Code: 234528  


Food Drug & Device Law Section Member: 35.00 
MSBA Member not in the section: $40.00 
Non-Member:  $45.00 
Law Student:  Free
New Admittees (Attorneys Admitted to the Minnesota Bar after January 1, 2016): Free

Join the Food Drug & Device Law Section:   MSBA members who are not members of the Food Drug & Device Law Section can join the section & attend for FREE. 

Non-attorneys who are not eligible for membership in the MSBA can join the Food Drug & Device Law Section.  Details are available here.

Remote Participation: 

Remote attendance is available.  Please indicate that you will attend remotely when registering.  Instructions will be sent via e-mail on Monday, February 27.

To register with a check, please mail in this registration form.

Need to cancel? Please see our cancellation policy.

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Questions? Contact Geen Mui | 612-278-6346

If you need reasonable accommodations to participate in this event, please notify Geen Mui via phone or email:  Please provide notification at least 72 hours prior to the meeting to allow sufficient time to make arrangements for accommodations at this event. Thank you.

No sessions have been associated with this event.