71st Annual Scientific Meeting & Technology Showcase
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The Following Technical Sessions will run concurrently throughout the Annual Meeting

The Green Color = Advanced Track Sessions - 5th Majestic Ballroom
The Orange Color = Basic/NextGen Track Sessions - 4th Floor Gershwin Ballroom

Please note: any changes made to the program will be reflected here

Sunday, December 10, 2017
CEP CoursesThe Safety Assessment as Tool for Global Compliance of Cosmetic Products and their Ingredients 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM [More Info]
Karl Popp, President, KPopp Consulting LLC
Steven Hanft, President, CONUSBAT Regulatory Services
Uwe Rossow, Managing Director, CCR GmbH & Co. KG
Craig Weiss, President, Consumer Product Testing Company (CPTC
Annelie Struessmann, Technical Regulatory Director, CONUSBAT Regulatory Services
Claim Substantiation for Cosmetic Products 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM [More Info]
Nava Dayan Ph.D., Owner, Dr. Nava Dayan L.L.C.

Monday, December 11, 2017
Welcome AddressWelcome and Introduction 9:00 AM - 9:05 AM (with Live Feed in Gershwin Ballroom) [More Info]
Sunscreen Review Roundtable 9:05 AM - 10:30 AM [More Info]
Guy German Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Binghamton University
Edward V. Sargent MPH, Ph.D., DABT, Managing Director, EV Sargent LLC
Joshua Williams Ph.D., Principal Scientist, Johnson & Johnson Consumer, Inc.
Roseann Termini Esq., Food and Drug Law Attorney
Formulating Skin Care Products with Silicones: Approaches and Strategies 9:05 AM - 9:50 AM [More Info]
Bart Maxon, Senior Industry Specialist , Dow Chemical Company – Home & Personal Care (Dow Corning Corporation)
K-Beauty: The science behind the transformational texture phenomenon (9:50 - 10:30) [More Info]
Marc Cornell, Vice President of Innovation, Englewood Lab
KeynoteHenry Maso Keynote Award Lecture - 'Stem Cells of the Skin: Their Biology and Their Therapeutic Promise' 10:30 AM - 11:15 AM (with Live Feed in Gershwin Ballroom) [More Info]
Elaine Fuchs Ph.D., Rebecca C. Lancefield Professor, Investigator Howard Hughes Medical Institute, Laboratory of Mammalian Cell Biology and Development, The Rockefeller University
Break Break for Coffee & Technology Showcase 11:15 AM - 12:00 PM (The New York Atrium - 9th Floor) [More Info]
Luncheon 2017 Annual Meeting Awards Luncheon 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM (Broadway Ballroom - 3rd Floor)
Measuring Hair Damage & Strategies to Deliver Healthy Hair 1:30 PM - 2:00 PM [More Info]
Jennifer Marsh Ph.D., Research Fellow, Beauty Technology Division, P&G Beauty
Back to Basics: Fundamentals of Using Colorants in Cosmetics and Personal Care Products 1:30 PM - 2:15 PM [More Info]
Kelly Dobos, Technical Manager , Sun Chemical Corporation
Innovative hair care biomimetic peptide: a promising solution to fight gray hair 2:00 PM - 2:30 PM [More Info]
Estelle Loing Ph.D., Global R&D Director, IFF-Lucas Meyer Cosmetics
Learnings of Fundamental properties of the fine Powders in Cosmetics 2:15 PM - 3:00 PM [More Info]
Arvind Shah, Senior Chemist R & D - Personal Care Division, Micro Powders, Inc
Biological Signature of the Well-Aging Skin 2:30 PM - 2:40 PM [More Info]
David Boudier, Scientific Communication Manager, SILAB
Five critical regulatory considerations when developing a new product 3:00 PM - 3:45 PM [More Info]
Pascal Yvon PharmD, MBA, Consultant, IDEA TESTS Group
A natural extract from sprouts to stimulate hair cycling and vitality 2:40 PM - 2:50 PM [More Info]
Giorgio Dell’Acqua Ph.D., Technical Director, Akott Evolution
Biomechanical properties improved through dermis microRNA control 2:50 PM - 3:00 PM [More Info]
Manasi Chavan Ph.D., Marketing Manager , BASF Personal Care
Novel 3D human ex vivo sebaceous gland model to study skin lipid metabolism and modulations 3:00 PM - 3:10 PM [More Info]
Philip Ludwig, Technical Account Manager, BASF Beauty Care Solutions
Balancing the Microbiome: Natural Antimicrobials and the Microbial Population of Skin Microflora 3:10 PM - 3:20 PM [More Info]
Tia Alkazaz, Technical Marketing Manager , Active Micro Technologies
Phytoglycogen: A Superb Moisturizer and Powerful Anti-Aging Ingredient 3:20 PM - 3:30 PM [More Info]
Marty Kurylowicz Ph.D., Research and Development Manager, Mirexus Biotechnologies Inc
Green Chemistry Innovations through the Lens of the Biological World 3:35 PM - 4:10 PM [More Info]
Laura Muollo Ph.D., Director, Life Sciences R&D, The Warner Babcock Institute for Green Chemistry, LLC
The INCI Nomenclature Process 3:45 PM - 4:30 PM [More Info]
Joanne Nikitakis, Director of Cosmetic Chemistry, Personal Care Products Council
Nature’s amazing chemistry: extraction from sustainable sources and application in cosmetics 4:10 PM - 4:35 PM [More Info]
Richard S Blackburn Ph.D., Founder of Keracol Limited and Associate Professor, University of Leeds
Unique but Abundant Algal Lipids as New Ingredients for Greener Cosmetic Formulations 4:35 PM - 5:00 PM [More Info]
Prof. Dr. Greg O’Neil, Associate Professor in the Department of Chemistry, Western Washington University
Reception Suppliers' Cocktail Reception 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM (The New York Atrium - 9th Floor) [More Info]

Tuesday, December 12, 2017
KeynoteFrontiers of Science Award Lecture - 'Beyond gene editing using CRISPR-dCas9: the tale of using a dead molecule for a living genome' 9:00 AM - 9:50 AM (with Live Feed in Gershwin Ballroom) [More Info]
Stanley Qi Ph.D., Assistant Professor Departments of Bio-engineering Department of Chemical and Systems Biology Faculty member, ChEM-H, Stanford University
Break Break for Coffee & Technology Showcase 9:50 AM - 10:30 AM (The New York Atrium - 9th Floor) [More Info]
The Brain-Skin Connection: Formulating For the Wellness World 10:35 AM - 11:10 AM [More Info]
Claudia Aguirre Ph.D., Neuroscientist and Mind-Body Expert, doctorclaudia.com
The Role of Cosmetics in Society - An Historical Marketing Perspective 10:30 AM - 11:15 AM [More Info]
Joseph Pavlichko, Owner and Consultant, PCT Consulting, LLC
Ultrafast Bioinformatics and Curated Genome Databases for Rapid Microbiome Profiling - Applications to Skin Microbiome 11:10 AM - 11:45 AM [More Info]
Rita Colwell Ph.D., Global Science Officer and Chairman,, CosmosID, Inc.
In vitro tests strategy for sensitization risk assessment of cosmetics 11:15 PM - 12:00 PM [More Info]
Frederic Nunzi Ph.D., ERT, Doctor in Cell Biology and Microbiology , IDEA Tests Group
Genetics and the future of skincare 11:45 AM - 12:20 PM [More Info]
Debbie Alexander DPhil, Director, Business Development , 23andMe
LunchLunch on the Go (Broadway Ballroom - 3rd Floor) [More Info]
Delayed DNA Damage - How Significant this Pathway is for Skin Damage? 1:45 PM - 1:55 PM [More Info]
Ratan Chaudhuri Ph.D., Founder, President and Chief Executive Officer , Sytheon Ltd
Imaging Hair: Understanding Phenomena at the Microscopic and Macroscopic Level 1:45 PM - 2:45 PM [More Info]
Roger McMullen Ph.D., Principal Scientist, Ashland Specialties Ingredients
A Holistic Approach for an Improved Cutaneous Defense Barrier 1:55 PM - 2:05 PM [More Info]
Cristina Carreño Ph.D., Global New Business Development Director for Active Ingredients, Lipotec, a Lubrizol Company
Strat-M membrane, a synthetic diffusion model for study of transdermal and topical formulations 2:05 PM - 2:15 PM [More Info]
Vivek Joshi Ph.D., Applications and Market Adoption Manager , MilliporeSigma
How Do Sensory Receptors Participate in Skin Alert Under Environmental Stresses? 2:15 PM - 2:25 PM [More Info]
Karine Cucumel Ph.D., Senior manager, Evaluations and Sci Communication, Ashland Specialties France SAS
Replacing petroleum-based ingredients with plant-based (hydrocarbon) alternatives: Renewable paraffin waxes, emollients, petrolatum, and mineral oil 2:25 PM - 2:35 PM [More Info]
Dzmitry Malevich Ph.D., Research Manager, Advonex International
Analytics Case Studies from the Retail/Consumer Sectors 2:35 PM - 3:10 PM [More Info]
Ujjwal Sinha Ph.D., Founder and Chief Executive Officer, Management Foresight
Skin pH vs Product pH in the context of Skin cleansing and Care 2:45 PM - 3:45 PM [More Info]
K.P. Ananth Ph.D., Professor, College of Pharmacy at University of Cincinnati
Immersive Realities 3:10 PM - 3:45 PM [More Info]
Daniel Japiassú, Director and Chief Executive Officer , YDreams Global
Emerging Trends for Cosmetic Applications on Personal Devices 3:45 PM - 5:00 PM [More Info]
Michael Isnardi Ph.D., Senior Principal Research Scientist, SRI International
David Berends, Technology Leader , SRI International
A cosmetic chemist’s guide to beauty supplements 3:45 PM - 4:45 PM [More Info]
Christopher Caires Ph.D., Chief Innovation Officer, Perricone MD