Speaker: Michele Simon, JD, MPH

Speaker: Michele Simon, JD, MPH

Opening Keynote By

Michele Simon, JD, MPH

Author of Appetite for Profit & Executive Director of Plant Based Foods Association

9:40am - 10:10am

"Avoiding Conflicts of Interest When Working in the Public's Interest"



  1. Review examples of problematic sponsorships of health organizations by the food industry.

  2. Describe the role of front groups and other biased experts in the dissemination of science and health information.

  3. Outline ways to reduce conflicts of interest when working in the public's interest.



10:10am – 10:30am 

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