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Agenda

Concurrent NextGen & Advanced Sessions

The technical education sessions offer top-notch scientific information on the latest topics and trends. This year, we are pleased to have presentations on formulation, sustainability, regulatory, safety and/or claims specific to the following topics: 75 Years of Beauty & Beyond | Advances in Natural, Cleaner and Milder Formulation Techniques |  Diversity in Beauty | Makeup & Hair Care | New Discoveries in CBDs and Microbiome | Skincare at the Forefront | Smarter Predictive Test Methods for Cost Effectiveness and Speed to Market | Sustainability Roundtable | Sustainability Deep Dive

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Monday, December 13, 2021


1:30 PM - 2:15 PM | Henry Maso Keynote Award, Sponsored by Siltech and the Maso Family
Historical Review of the Science of Skin
Presented by Howard Maibach, MD (UC San Francisco)
Location: 3rd Floor New York Ballroom

 

2:15 PM - 4:00 PM | Session A: 75 Years of Beauty & Beyond
Location: 3rd Floor New York Ballroom
Moderators: Art Georgalas and Helen Knaggs, PhD

  • 2:15 PM - 2:35 PM |75 Years of Scientific Innovation and Advancements and Future Predictions
    Presented by Randy Wickett, PhD (University of Cincinnati)
  • 2:35 PM - 2:55 PM | Key Technological Milestones in Skin Care: A 75 Year Retrospective 
    Presented by Jason Harcup, PhD (VP R&D Unilever)
  • 2:55 PM - 3:15 PM | A Colorful 75 Years
    Presented by Jane Hollenberg (JCH Consulting)
  • 3:15 PM - 3:35 PM | 50 years of INCI labeling
    Presented by Joanne Nikitakis (PCPC)
  • 3:35 PM - 3:55 PM | Innovation Driving the Future of the Beauty Industry, Serving an Inclusive Consumer, and Attracting Diverse Talent
    Presented by Lisa Napolione (Estee Lauder)

4:00 PM - 6:00 PM | Welcome Happy Hour (Full Access and Monday Access Only)
Location: 3rd Floor New York Ballroom

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Tuesday, December 14, 2021


8:15 AM - 8:25 AM | Welcome Address and 75th Anniversary Video Reveal
Location: 2nd Floor Metropolitan East Ballroom

8:25 AM - 9:30 AM | The 17 UN Sustainable Development Goals for a Better Future
Presented by Robert Lochhead, PhD (University of Mississippi) followed by Q&A with Robert Skinner (United Nations Department of Global Communications)
Location: 2nd Floor Metropolitan East Ballroom

8:30 AM - 10:30 AM | Showcase Exhibition & Continental Breakfast
Location: 2nd Floor Metropolitan West Ballroom

 

10:30 AM - 12:30 PM | Session B: Sustainability Roundtable
Location: 2nd Floor Empire Ballroom
Moderator: Scott Cardinali

  • 10:30 AM - 10:55 AM | Soft Matter Circular Economy
    Presented by Kate Beers, PhD (National Institute of Standards and Technology)
  • 10:55 AM - 11:20 AM | A Sustainable Outlook for the U.S. Cosmetics Industry
    Presented by Hayley Peri (Dandi Day)
  • 11:20 AM - 11:45 AM | Leading Sustainably from your Supply Chain
    Presented by Phil Ruxton (Croda)
  • 11:45 AM - 12:10 PM | TBD
    Presented by Dr. Michael Traudt (Revlon)
  • 12:10 PM - 12:30 PM | Q&A

10:30 AM - 12:30 PM | Session C: Skincare at the Forefront, Sponsored by LipoTrue
Location: 3rd Floor New York Ballroom
Moderator: Akshay Talati

  • 10:30 AM - 10:55 AM | Facilitating Machine Learning and AI in Skincare
    Presented by Leslie Baumann, MD, FAAD (Skin Type Solutions)
  • 10:55 AM - 11:20 AM | Atopic dermatitis comprehension thanks to a new 3D microbial inflammatory skin model 
    Presented by Sebastien Cadau, PhD (BASF Beauty Care Solutions)
  • 11:20 AM - 11:45 AM | Ectopically expressed olfactory receptor OR2AG2 is involved in a skin stress response
    Presented by Joan Attia, PhD (IFF-Lucas Meyer Cosmetics)
  • 11:45 AM - 12:10 PM | Approaching the ideal of beauty 
    Presented by Cristina Carreno, PhD (Lipotec S.A.U. - The Lubrizol Corporation)
  • 12:10 PM - 12:30 PM | Q&A

12:30 PM - 1:45 PM | President's Luncheon & Business Meeting
Location: 2nd Floor Metropolitan East Ballroom

1:45 PM - 3:00 PM | Showcase Exhibition & Coffee Break
Location: 2nd Floor Metropolitan West Ballroom

 

3:00 PM - 5:00 PM | Session D: New Discoveries in CBD's, Microbiome and Personalization
Location: 2nd Floor Empire Ballroom
Moderator: Craig Weiss

  • 3:00 PM - 3:25 PM | Variability in sourcing and potency of Cannabidiol (CBD) and Hemp Extracts can impact gene expression changes in-vitro, highlighting the need for reliable analytical methods and standards
    Presented by Brian Cook (Nu Skin Enterprises)
  • 3:25 PM - 3:50 PM | Exploration of wrinkle skin microbiome 
    Presented by Allison Garlet, MSc (BASF)
  • 3:50 PM - 4:15 PM | Skin microbiota modulation made visible: The prebiotic effects of an Epilobium flesicheri extract
    Presented by Riccardo Sfrinso, PhD (DSM Nutritional Products)
  • 4:15 PM - 4:40 PM | Precision skincare: revealing and addressing true skin needs through a continuous learning model 
    Presented by Liyuan Ji (Compass Beauty)
  • 4:40 PM - 5:00 PM | Q&A

3:00 PM - 5:00 PM | Session E: Makeup & Haircare
Location: 3rd Floor New York Ballroom
Moderator: Daphne Benderly, PhD

  • 3:00 PM - 3:25 PM | The NPD Group: A Reemergence of Beauty in 2021 and Beyond
    Presented by Jennifer Famiano (NPD Group)
  • 3:25 PM - 3:50 PM | A Novel Method to Assess Mask Resistance Transfer of Color Cosmetic Products 
    Presented by Loviena Mascarenhas (Eurofins CRL, Inc.)
  • 3:50 PM - 4:15 PM | Evaluating the Environmental Impact of Natural and Synthetic Mica Through Life Cycle Assessment
    Presented by Amy Ethier, PhD (BASF) 
  • 4:15 PM - 4:40 PM | A new short palmitoylated peptide to trigger natural hair pigmentation 
    Presented by Richard Leroux, PhD (Sederma, Inc.)
  • 4:40 PM - 5:00 PM | Q&A

5:30 PM - 7:30 PM | Cocktail Reception
Location: 2nd Floor Metropolitan West Ballroom

Wednesday, December 15, 2021


8:00 AM - 10:00 AM | President's Award Breakfast, Sponsored by Ashland
Location: 2nd Floor Metropolitan East Ballroom

  • with Frontiers of Science Keynote Award Lecture, Sponsored by Nu Skin:
    Phytoestrogens- Controversies and Misinformation versus In Vitro and Clinical Efficacy Evidence
    Presented by Edwin D. Lephart, PhD (Brigham Young University)

8:30 AM - 10:30 AM | Showcase Exhibition & Coffee Break
Location: 2nd Floor Metropolitan West Ballroom

 

10:30 AM - 12:30 PM | Session F: Diversity in Beauty Panel Discussion
Location: 2nd Floor Empire Ballroom
Moderator: Amber Evans, PhD

  • 10:30 AM - 10:50 AM | Ethnic/Multi-Cultural Beauty Trends 
    Presented by Mallory Huron (Fashion Snoops)
  • 10:50 AM - 11:10 AM | Curly Hair: Structure, Properties & Care
    Presented by Drs. Ali and Maliha Syed (Avlon Industries)
  • 11:10 AM - 11:30 AM | Diversity in Beauty 
    Presented by
     Cynthia Johnson (Cindy J Cosmetic Labs)​
  • 11:30 AM - 11:50 AM | Meeting the needs of a diverse, global consumer set – the R&D approach
    Presented by Barbara Green (Johnson & Johnson)
  • 11:50 AM - 12:30 PM | Q&A

10:30 AM - 12:30 PM | Session G: Sustainability Deep Dive
Location: 3rd Floor New York Ballroom
Moderator: Scott Cardinali

  • 10:30 AM - 10:55 AM | Where to Begin? Sustainability 101 & How to Check All the Boxes 
    Presented by Helen Yang (A Fame)
  • 10:55 AM - 11:20 AM | Upcycled Ingredients: Circular Beauty’s Answer for Eco-Friendly Formulations
    Presented by Heather Rochelle Grove (Heather Grove LLC)
  • 11:20 AM - 11:45 AM | Bottle your sustainability goals – Minimize your environmental and VOC footprint in Sun Care Products 
    Presented by
     Anna Howe (Evonik Corporation)
  • 11:45 AM - 12:10 PM | A far-reaching plant-based human collagen type I fragment: David vs. Goliath
    Presented by Silvia Pastor, PhD (LipoTrue)
  • 12:10 PM - 12:30 PM | Q&A

12:30 PM - 2:00 PM | Networking Luncheon
Location: 2nd Floor Metropolitan East Ballroom

1:30 PM - 2:30 PM | Showcase Exhibition & Dessert (closes at 2:30 PM)
Location: 2nd Floor Metropolitan West Ballroom

 

2:30 PM - 4:30 PM | Session H: Advances in Natural, Cleaner and Milder Formulation Techniques
Location: 2nd Floor Empire Ballroom
Moderator: Dennis Abbeduto

  • 2:30 PM - 2:50 PM | Bridging personal care and environmental care: A holistic approach to formulation development in the post-COVID-19 era
    Presented by Brittany Pease (Inolex Chemical Company)
  • 2:50 PM - 3:10 PM | Qualitative and quantitative interactions of cationic surfactants with cosmetic anionic ingredients
    Presented by Paul Salama, PhD, Eng. (Sharon Laboratories)
  • 3:10 PM - 3:30 PM | Building a High SPF Sunscreen Formulation with Zinc Oxide
    Presented by Cheryl Hili (EverCare)
  • 3:30 PM - 3:50 PM | Assessing baby cleanser mildness: combining non-invasive testing on adults and predictive computational modeling of the infant epidermis
    Presented by Georgios Stamatas, PhD (Johnson & Johnson Santé Beauté France)
  • 3:50 PM - 4:10 PM | Sustainable Smart Cosmetic Emulsions
    Presented by Prof. Samiul Amin (Manhattan College)
  • 4:10 PM - 4:30 PM | Q&A

2:30 PM - 4:30 PM | Session I: Smarter Predictive Test Methods for Cost Effectiveness and Speed to Market
Location: 3rd Floor New York Ballroom
Moderator: Caryn Weiss

  • 2:30 PM - 2:50 PM | Senotherapeutic approach revealed on human skin cells as a skin anti-aging strategy
    Presented by Dr. Mathilde Frechet (Clariant AI)
  • 2:50 PM - 3:10 PM | Microfluidic arrays of dermal spheroids: a high-throughput screening platform of skincare products
    Presented by Oussama El Baraka, MSc (BASF Beauty Care Solutions)
  • 3:10 PM - 3:30 PM | Quantitative sensory interpretation of rheological and tribological parameters of emulsions: impact of the nature of the emollient on key sensorial attributes
    Presented by Séverine Jeulin, PhD (Ele Corporation)
  • 3:30 PM - 3:50 PM | Screening of personal care ingredients for potential in immediate wrinkle blurring
    Presented by Daphne Benderly, PhD (Presperse Corporation)
  • 3:50 PM - 4:10 PM | Predict the local tolerance of ingredients for gentler personal care applications
    Presented by Alicia Roso (Seppic)
  • 4:10 PM - 4:30 PM | Q&A

 

 


 

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