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Fall 2024 Meeting Dates Announced -- make plans to join us! 

October 20, 2022: FLSCC Meeting

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Join us for an evening with cocktails, dinner and a presentation by Matt Zoeller, as the FLSCC returns to in-person events in the Orlando area!  

Presentation: "Strange Love: Learning to love polyglyceryl fatty acid esters" -- click below for additional details! 

Location: Blu on the Avenue, 326 S. Park Avenue, Winter Park FL 32789

Registration is OPEN!  Please follow this link to register: https://forms.gle/EyjY47mrvmRVYBdu8

Cost: FREE for all Florida SCC Members  **Please RSVP before Oct. 17th**

$ 40 for all Non-FLSCC Members

3 ... 2 ... 1 ... Countdown to Sustainability!

Inaugural Sustainability Focused Event hosted by the Florida Chapter, Society of Cosmetic Chemists!

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The FLSCC is excited to present a full day event in which experts and professionals will join us to discuss themes related to what a building a responsible and sustainable future for the cosmetic industry looks like. This is an excellent opportunity to learn about insights, innovations, and perspectives on sustainable practices and advancements in cosmetic chemistry. We encourage individuals passionate about shaping the future of the cosmetic industry to register to join us and participate in this important dialogue.

This event will take place at the Kennedy Space Center's Visitor Center

There are three ways to support this event:

    • Only 10 Sponsorships will be available. This is by design and is intended to provide our sponsors with a more personal interaction with our attendees.
    • Each Sponsor will have one of the 10 available slots in our "Speed Dating" interactive session, where they will share their sustainability story, technology, platform or RTB with attendees
    • Sponsor slots are $2500 and include two attendee registrations for your team members who will participate in the Speed Dating activity.
    • Abstracts will be accepted through May 31st 2024
    • Priority will be given to abstracts that focus on topics such as: biodegradability, green chemistry, ESG, climate technology, sustainable development, sustainable packaging, life cycle analysis or similar. 
    • This is a sponsored ($3500) speaking slot 
    • All abstracts should be emailed to Krupa Koestline (Chair-Elect and Technical Program Chair) at: flsccchairelect@gmail.com and cc: FLSCCAbstracts@gmail.com 
    • All abstacts will be blinded and judged on merit alone
    • $ 100 Registration for Suppliers, Service Providers, Supporting Roles
    •  Reduced Pricing of $50 for Chemists, Formulators, Brands and Students only
    •  Registration includes participation in all events, parking, lunch (extended lunch so that you can see exhibits), "speed dating" with sponsors, cocktails & networking in the Rocket Garden and our raffle giveaway. 

Registration opens May 7th for attendees and Speed Dating Sponsors *** SPACE IS LIMITED ***

Link for additional details and to Register (for both Attendees and Sponsors):  3 ... 2 ... 1 ... Countdown to Sustainability

Also, please see our May newsletter (available for download on the newsletter tab) for the general program agenda


Future Chemist Workshop @ NYSCC Supplier's Day!!

This event has taken place. Congratulations to all of the student members who were co-sponsored by NYSCC and FLSCC to attend FCW and Supplier's Day!

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Attention all FLSCC Student Members

Once again, the FLSCC is partnering with NYSCC to send multiple students to attend the Future Chemist Workshop, which takes place at NYSCC Supplier's Day.  This workshop aims to provide STEM-related students an opportunity to engage in a hands-on formulation course and gain insights into our incredible industry. Students will also have the opportunity to explore the tradeshow and enhance their professional development in the field of cosmetic science. Additional information can be found here:  https://link.edgepilot.com/s/c3aaf148/A73nPr4vMkmfwvSuR6Pp3Q?u=https://nyscc.org/fcw/

To be considered for this amazing opportunity, please fill out the application and acknowledge that you are: 1) a current FLSCC member; 2) currently enrolled in a college or university program, and 3) able to travel on the dates April 30 - May 2. 

We are grateful to the NYSCC for their continued partnership in co-sponsoring students from the FLSCC to attend the Future Chemist's Workshop, part of NYSCC Supplier's Day! 


Please direct any questions to: FLSCCChair@gmail.com 


March 21, 2024 FLSCC Meeting, Tampa Florida

Registration is OPEN!

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Location:   Seasons 52

                     204 N. Westshore Blvd.

                     Tampa FL 33609

PresenterLois Lu, M.S. Chem. Eng., B.S. Pharma, General Manager, Bloomage Biotechnology, USA

Presentation:  Sustainable Solutions: Advancements in Synthetic Biology and its Applications in Personal Care

Date:  Thursday, March 21, 2024

Time: 5:30 - 8:30 PM 

                     Check-In & Cocktail Hour - 5:30 - 6:30 PM

                     Introductions, Dinner & Presentation - 6:30 - 8:00 PM

FLSCC Members in good standing* as of March 14, 2024: NO CHARGE

                   *2024 SCC dues must be paid in order to take advantage of this offer  

                   *Applies only to Florida SCC chapter members, who RSVP before the cutoff date

Non-FLSCC Members - $ 60 

*all attendees must RSVP by Thursday March 14th* 

Registration for this event is CLOSED; please email flsccchair@gmail.com with any questions

The FLSCC would like to thank Cargill Beauty for sponsoring the cocktail hour and Bloomage Biotechnology for their gracious venue sponsorship for the March 2024 meeting! 

February 22, 2024 FLSCC Meeting, Daytona Beach, Florida

Thank you so much to all who joined us in Daytona Beach!!

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LocationRock Bottom Restaurant & Distillery

                   1864 Victory Circle Bldg. K

                   Daytona Beach FL 32114

PresenterPhilip Ludwig

Presentation:  Beyond DNA Damage: Analysis of Cellular and Skin Damage from UV and High-Energy Visible Light

Date:  Thursday, February 22, 2024

Time: 5:30 - 8:30 PM 

                   Check-In & Cocktail Hour - 5:30 - 6:30 PM

                   Introductions, Dinner & Presentation - 6:30 - 8:00 PM

FLSCC Members in good standing* as of February 15, 2024: NO CHARGE

                   *2024 SCC dues must be paid in order to take advantage of this offer  

                   *Applies only to Florida SCC chapter members, who RSVP before the cutoff date

Non-FLSCC Members - $ 60 

*all attendees must RSVP by Thursday February 15th* 

The FLSCC would like to thank IMCD, U.S. and BASF for their gracious support of the February 2024 meeting!