13th Annual Oxford International Conference on the Science of Botanicals
April 15th - 17th, 2014
The focus of the 13th ICSB is to discuss approaches for post market surveillance, risk and safety assessment, quality control and adverse event reporting (AER) for botanical dietary supplements (BDS) and natural products, as well as regulatory aspects with perspectives from government, manufacturers and trade associations. To this end, the program will include relevant presentations from members of CFSAN/FDA, government officials, major trade associations and industry representatives discussing pressing topics that affect BDSs and their impact on consumers.
This conference is supported by a cooperative agreement between the NCNPR and the Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition (CFSAN) at the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA).
Preliminary Agenda Released
We are pleased to announce that the preliminary agenda is available for this year's conference. You can find the details posted on the Agenda page. We are very pleased to tell you that in spite of this year's tighter focus and shortened schedule, the agenda features both our outdoor games and picnic day as well as tours of the NCNPR and our ever-popular closing banquet, complete with Dr. Ikhlas Khan's traditional closing presentation. Registration and hotel reservation deadlines are approaching soon. Hotel rooms are booking fast, with the conference so close now, be sure to Register and book your accommodations ASAP, before time runs out! We look forward to seeing you all in April!
Important Dates and Information
The dates for the 13th ICSB have been announced! The conference will be held April 15th to the 17th, 2014. This year's conference will focus on the safety and regulatory aspects of botanicals and natural products, with presentations from CFSAN/FDA, governmental officials and Industry representatives. A full agenda, registration and logistical details will be made available here on our site once that information is finalized. Email and facebook notifications will be made regarding all pertinent deadlines for registration and booking accommodations.