Distinguished Speakers Confirmed for Legislative Meetings

April 12, 2018

UEP is pleased to announce the following speakers for the May Legislative meetings in Washington, D.C.

Greg Ibach, Under Secretary, U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Marketing and Regulatory Programs

In his role as the Under Secretary, Mr. Ibach carries out the MRP mission area’s broad task of facilitating domestic and international marketing of U.S. agricultural products and ensuring the health and care of animals and plants.


Stephen Ostroff, M.D., Deputy Commissioner for Foods and Veterinary Medicine, U.S. Food and Drug Administration

Dr. Ostroff oversees the food and animal health activities of FDA, including FDA's responsibilities in the areas of food safety and nutrition, food labeling, food and color additives, animal drugs and animal feed, and research to support the food and veterinary medicine mission of FDA.


The meetings will be held May 16-18 at the Hyatt Regency on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C.  UEP and UEA members planning on attending the meetings need to register as soon as possible.  The meeting schedule can be viewed on the registration link.  Due to outstanding attendance, the UEP room block is sold out!  Nearby hotels are The Liaison Capitol Hill Hotel and Washington Court Hotel.  Congressional speakers and the final schedule will be distributed in early May.





for Foods and Veterinary Medicine

U.S. Food and Drug Administration