The 2017 Annual Conference
of the
Natural Health Products Research Society of Canada
“Beyond Tradition”

May 8 to 11, 2017

Pinnacle Hotel Vancouver Harbourfront
1133 West Hastings Street
Vancouver, British Columbia



Important dates:

Abstract submission – February 28 for priority consideration
Early bird registration –  March 15 : Regular registration – April 15
Late registration will also be available
Hotel room booking – April 14

 This year’s themes include:

• NHPs and Regulatory Affairs • Gut Health and the Intestinal Microbiome
• NHPs and Cardiovascular Disease • Functional / Supplemented Foods
• NHPs and Cancer • Cannabis
• NHPs and Drug Interactions • NHPs, Ethnobotany, and Pharmacognosy
• NHPs and Women’s Health • Phytochemistry & Quality Control
• NHPs and Neurodegenerative Disorders • Traditional Medicines
• NHPs and Metabolism, Disease & Immunity • Medicinal Plants
• Industrial Innovations and Emerging Technologies in the NHP Sector

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2016 Conference

May 17-20

University of Prince Edward Island
Charlottetown, PEI

From idea through commercialization:
Filling the gap in Natural Product Research and Development

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Our conference is perfectly timed and located to highlight the recent Government of Canada announcement that Natural Products Canada (NPC), headquartered in Charlottetown, PEI, will received $14 million over five years. Shelley King, the CEO of NPC, will be presenting at our conference!


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Past Conferences

  • Convergence, Multi-Sector Integration for Advancing Transdisciplinary NHP R&D (London, ON, 2015)

  • A Shifting Cultural Landscape of Natural Health Products (Kelowna, BC, 2014)

  • The Best of Both Worlds – Tradition and Modern Approaches (Windsor, Ontario, 2013)

  • Reflections (Kelowna, BC 2012)

  • Multidisciplinary Approach to Modern therapeutics (Montreal, 2011)

  • The Next Wave (Halifax, 2010)

  • Gateway to Wellness (Vancouver, 2009)

  • Science Across Borders (Toronto, 2008)

  • Tradition to Technology (Saskatchewan, 2007)

  • Natural Health Products in Clinical Practice – A Scientific Symposium (Edmonton, 2006)

  • From Concept to Consumer (Toronto, 2006)

  • Integrating Basic & Clinical Research (Vancouver, 2005)

  • Building Bridges Between Government, Academic & Industry NHP Researchers (Montreal, 2004)