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Agenda

Concurrent Scientific 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 the following topics: The Future of Beauty | Diversity in Beauty​ | Make Up, Fragrance, and Sensory | Innovations in Skin Care| Hair Care Innovations| Future of Skin Care | Sustainability | Modern Formulation and Sunscreen Design| Claims & Regulatory.

Monday, December 12, 2022


1:00 PM - 2:00 PM | Opening Keynote: 
SESSION A: The Future of Beauty
Presented by Dr. Robb Akridge (Opulus Beauty Labs)

 

2:30 PM - 4:30 PM | Session B: The Future of Beauty
Moderators: Helen Knaggs, PhD & Dennis Abbeduto

  • 2:30 PM - 3:00 PM |The Power of Biology
    Presented by Jasmina Aganovic (Arcaea)
  • 3:00 PM - 3:30 PM | Applying Innovation to Consumer Products -
    A New Carbon Economy for a Blue-Sky Future
    Presented by Ellie Wood (Lanzatech)
  • 3:30 PM - 4:00 PM | my-Beauty
    Presented by Amit Chandra, PhD (Amway)
  • 4:00 PM - 4:30 PM | Panel Q&A

4:30 PM - 6:30 PM | Welcome Happy Hour

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Tuesday, December 13, 2022


8:15 AM - 8:25 AM | Welcome Address

8:25 AM - 9:30 AM | SESSION C: Frontiers of Science Award and Keynote Address

  • Presented by Paul Alan Cox, PhD (Brain Chemistry Labs)

8:30 AM - 10:30 AM | Showcase Exhibition & Continental Breakfast

 

10:30 AM - 12:30 PM | Session D: Diversity in Beauty
Moderator: Akshay Talati

  • 10:30 AM - 10:50 AM | TBD 
    Presented by Robyn-Melissa Watkins (Holistic Beauty Group)
  • 10:50 AM - 11:10 AM | Addressing Hyperpigmentation in Melanated Skin 
    Presented by Allison Garlet, MSc (BASF)
  • 11:10 AM - 11:30 AM | Nature diversity to serve beauty diversity 
    Presented by Richard Leroux (Sederma)
  • 11:30 AM - 11:50 AM | Passport to Textured Hair Solutions
    Presented by Gina Guiliano-Koustoubardis & Mythili Nori (BASF)
  • 11:50 AM - 12:10 PM | Research-Driven Initiatives to Transform the Future of Hair and Scalp Care
    Presented by Crystal Porter, PhD (Mane Insights)
  • 12:10 PM - 12:30 PM | Panel Q&A
     

10:30 AM - 12:30 PM | Session E: Make Up, Fragrance, and Sensory
Moderator: Kelly Kanellis

  • 10:30 AM - 10:55 AM | Application of Digital Sensory in Odor and Taste Differentiation 
    Presented by Lily Jiang (SGS)
  • 10:55 AM - 11:20 AM | EEG approach in detecting emotions induced by skin care products
    Presented by Jasmine Leong, PhD (Croda)
  • 11:20 AM - 11:45 AM | Factors Affecting the Darkening of Liquid Foundations on Skin 
    Presented by Yinli Wang  (Guanzhou Cadlin Cosmetics)
  • 11:45 AM - 12:10 PM | Innovative royal jasmine extract to connect skin biology & emotion  
    Presented by Joseph A. Dallal, MSc (Ashland)
  • 12:10 PM - 12:30 PM | Panel Q&A
     

12:30 PM - 1:45 PM | President's Luncheon & Business Meeting

1:45 PM - 3:00 PM | Showcase Exhibition & Coffee Break

 

3:00 PM - 5:00 PM | Session F: Hair Care Innovations
Moderator: Scott Cardinali

  • 3:00 PM - 3:20 PM | Untangling hair: A holistic approach to hair damage by linking biological and mechanical datasets
    Presented by Ella Hudson, MSc  (University of Sheffield)
  • 3:20 PM - 3:40 PM | Assessing UV Damage and Antioxidant Influence on Human Hair Using a Combination of Spectroscopic, Thermal and Physical Measurements  
    Presented by Yingxia He, PhD (Croda)
  • 3:40 PM - 4:00 PM | Semi-Permanent Hair Dyes: Using an empirical model to optimize formulation efficacy 
    Presented by Raissa Bittar Mastello (Sensient) 
  • 4:00 PM - 4:20 PM | Targeting Inflammation and Pro-Resolving Mediators: A New Pathway to Improve Scalp Condition  
    Presented by Joan Attia, PhD (Lucas Meyers Cosmetics)
  • 4:20 PM - 4:40 PM |A natural, effective alternative to synthetic hair bond multipliers  
    Presented by Natascia Grimaldi, PhD (Evonik)
  • 4:40 PM - 5:00 PM | Panel Q&A
     

3:00 PM - 5:00 PM | Session G: Innovations in Skin Care Panel
Moderators: Caryn Weiss & Daphne Benderly

  • 3:00 PM - 3:15 PM | Reviving a More Than Century-Old Technology for Modern Skincare 
    Presented by Paul Lawrence, PhD (Biocogent
  • 3:15 PM - 3:30 PM | Meeting the challenge of formulating a live probiotic to expand its use in cosmetics 
    Presented by Allison Garlet, MSc (BASF)
  • 3:30 PM - 3:45 PM | Investigation into the delivery and efficacy of a unique Avena Sativa (Oat) Lipid Complex using Raman spectroscopic, immuo-diagnostic led analysis and skin evaluation
    Presented by Angus Robertson (Oat Cosmetics)
  • 3:45 PM - 4:00 PM | Improvement of the Dermal-Epidermal Junction and skin appearance by a plant-derived PPAR-α agonist complex
    Presented by Krys Bojanowski (Sunny Biodiscovery)
  • 4:00 PM - 4:15 PM | Bakuchiol and Ethyl (Linoleate/Oleate) Synergistically Modulate Endocannabinoid Tone in Keratinocytes and Repress Type I Interferon, TNF and COX-2 Pathways 
    Presented by Ratan Chaudhuri, PhD (Sytheon)
  • 4:15 PM - 4:30 PM | A Multi-Functional Anti-Aging Moisturizer Positively Influences the Facial Skin Microbial Diversity on Female Subjects  
    Presented by Sofia Iglesia (Revision Skincare)
  • 4:30 PM - 5:00 PM | Panel Q&A
     

5:30 PM - 7:30 PM | Cocktail Reception with Exhibitors

9:00 PM - 1:00 AM | California Chapter After-Party @ The NOVO LA Live
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Wednesday, December 14, 2022


8:00 AM - 10:00 AM | Award Breakfast, Sponsored by Ashland

  • SESSION H: Henry Maso Keynote Award Lecture
    Presented by Katherine Oglesby (Nuritas)

8:30 AM - 10:30 AM | Showcase Exhibition & Coffee Break

 

10:30 AM - 12:30 PM | Session I: Sustainability
Moderator: Daphne Benderly

  • 10:30 AM - 10:50 AM | Converting biomass to affordable biorenewable cosmetic ingredients 
    Presented by Steve Block (NxtLevvel)
  • 10:50 AM - 11:10 AM | A different direction using rheology as a screening tool when reformulating is needed to improve sustainability
    Presented by Alicia Roso, MBA (Seppic)
  • 11:10 AM - 11:30 AM | Measuring Biobased Content of Personal Care Products with Carbon-14 Testing
    Presented by Haley Gershon (Beta Analytic)
  • 11:30 AM - 11:50 AM | A new generation of sustainable cosmetic peptides obtained by Yeast Fermentation 
    Presented by Valerie Andre-Frei (BASF)
  • 11:50 AM - 12:10 PM | Sustainable Development During the Infodemic
    Presented by Jennifer Novakovich (The Eco Well)
  • 12:10 PM - 12:30 PM | Panel Q&A
     

10:30 AM - 12:30 PM | Session J: Future of Skin Care
Moderator: Jacob Sessions

  • 10:30 AM - 10:50 AM | Leveraging Artificial Intelligence to Uncover Natural, Soothing Peptides for Personal Care  
    Presented by Philip Ludwig  (BASF)
  • 10:50 AM - 11:10 AM | Livestreaming to win: how Chinese indie beauty brands thrive with their marketing innovations on mobile social platforms
    Presented by Zhi Li, PhD (Independent Consultant)
  • 11:10 AM - 11:30 AM | Emulating microcurrent devices for the next dimension of facial sculpting 
    Presented by Cristina Carreño, PhD (Lipotec™ Active Ingredients, Lubrizol Life Science)
  • 11:30 AM - 11:50 AM | A New Look At Skin Cell Turnover 
    Presented by Rong Kong (Amway)
  • 11:50 AM - 12:10 PM |Sales and Consumer Trends in Skincare
    Presented by Michael Galaburda (NielsenIQ)
  • 12:10 PM - 12:30 PM | Panel Q&A
     

12:30 PM - 1:30 PM | Networking Luncheon

1:30 PM - 2:30 PM | Showcase Exhibition & Dessert (closes at 2:30 PM)

 

2:30 PM - 4:30 PM | Session K: Claims & Regulatory
Moderator: Craig Weiss


Co-Sponsored by the Independent Beauty Association

  • 2:30 PM - 2:50 PM | New Regulations
    Presented by Sharon Blinkoff  (Locke Lord LLP)
  • 2:50 PM - 3:10 PM | Selecting the Right TiO2/ZnO for Performance and Regulatory Compliancy 
    Presented by Yun Shao, PhD (Kobo Products, Inc.)
  • 3:10 PM - 3:30 PM | A Novel Approach to Formulation, Scale-Up and Testing
    Presented by Stephanie Ross Leshney (Dabble & Dollop)
  • 3:30 PM - 3:50 PM | The Skin Sensitivity Index:  Paving the Way to Objective Evaluation and Grading of Skin Sensitivity
    Presented by Paul Slavashevich (Symrise)
  • 3:50 PM - 4:10 PM | Making sense of China’s new CSAR 
    Presented by Zhi Li, PhD (Independent Consultant)
  • 4:10 PM - 4:30 PM | Panel Q&A 
     

2:30 PM - 4:30 PM | Session L: Modern Formulation and Sunscreen Design
Moderator: Dennis Abbeduto

  • 2:30 PM - 2:50 PM | Polymer design of naturally-derived cellulosic polymer for emulsion stabilization  - Functional Skincare, Makeup & Sunscreen, Sustainability 
    Presented by Hani Fares, PhD (Ashland)
  • 2:50 PM - 3:10 PM | A clear solution for sustainable solubilization and preservation: Polyglyceryl esters tuned for fast micellar dynamics 
    Presented by Michael Fevola, PhD (Inolex)
  • 3:10 PM - 3:30 PM | Dispersion of Mineral UV Filters in Plant Based Emollients
    Presented by Benjamin Schwartz  (AAK)
  • 3:30 PM - 3:50 PM | High Internal Phase (HIP) Gel-in-Oil Emulsions: optimization of composition and preparation factors
    Presented by Alicia Roso, MBA (Seppic)
  • 3:50 PM - 4:10 PM | How to best formulate aesthetically pleasing mineral sunscreen products
    Presented by Stellie Balthazard  (Sensient Cosmetic Technologies)
  • 4:10 PM - 4:30 PM | Panel Q&A 

 

 


 

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