TMA's 104th Annual Meeting & Conference

Marriott Fairview Park | Falls Church, VA
April 8 -10, 2019


We would like to thank all attendees for helping to make this year's meeting among our most successful yet.  We look forward to seeing you next year!


April 8
6:30 - 9:00pm Welcome Reception sponsored by
April 9
8:50 - 9:15am TMA Welcome & Chairman's Remarks
9:15 - 10:15am Keynote: Mitch Zeller, Director FDA-CTP
10:15 - 12:15pm

Developments in the Ongoing Flavored Products Debate
Moderator: Jim Solyst, Swedish Match

12:15 - 12:30pm Examining the Comments from FDA-CTP's Flavor Advanced Notice
Moderator: Chris Greer, TMA
Panelist: Henry Sauter, Industry Consultant
12:30 - 1:45pm Luncheon sponsored by 
2:00 - 2:20pm Remarks: Flora Okereke, RAI
2:20 - 3:30pm

Policy Trends From FDA to FCTC
Moderator: Mike Ligon, Universal Corporation

3:30 - 3:45pm Coffee Break
3:45 - 5:00pm

Retail Panel - Challenges to Retailers
Moderator: Terry Gallagher, Smoker Friendly

7:00 - 10:00pm Cocktail Reception, Dinner
April 10
8:30 - 8:45am  TMA Welcome
8:45 - 9:30am Keynote: CTP Office of Science Director Dr. Matt Holman
9:30 - 10:45am

FDA Pathways: Getting New Products to Market
Moderator: Barry Schaevitz, Fox Rothschild

10:45 - 11:00am Coffee Break
11:00 - 12:00pm

How Cannabis & Hemp Might Disrupt the Industry
Moderator: Azim Chowdhury, Keller & Heckman

12:00pm Closing Remarks


TMA Would Like to Thank Our Sponsors



Swedish Match
Luncheon Sponsor


ITG Brands
Welcome Reception Sponsor


Fox Rothschild LLP   Mane
Marquee Sponsors


EAS Consulting    Universal    Japan Tobacco International    Pinney Associates    Keller & Heckman    Alliance One International
Annual Meetings Sponsors