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August 5, 2009

FLSCC’s Sunscreen Symposium is Sept. 9-12

The 2009 Sunscreen Symposium is set for Sept. 9-12 at World Disney World’s Contemporary Resort. The symposium is a must-attend event for all involved in sunscreen manufacturing and formulation—formulators and manufacturers of sun and skin care products, ingredient suppliers, testing laboratories, contract manufacturers, students and regulatory experts.

In addition to the main presentations andtabletop exhibits, scheduled events include a day course on sunscreen photostability sponsored by the Society of Cosmetic Chemists Florida Chapter, a UVA mini-conference (podium presentations on topics related to UVA testing methodologies and formulation strategies to meet global requirements) and a cocktail reception and gala dinner co sponsored byDSM Nutritional Products.

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2009 Technology Showcase Abstracts Are Due Sept. 15

Companies interested in participating at the SCC’s 2009 Technology Show, which is held in conjunction with the SCC’s annual Scientific Meeting (Dec. 10-11, 2009 in New York City) must submit their abstract information to the Committee on Scientific Affairs (COSA) by Sept. 15.

The Technology Showcase provides a forum for chemists and scientists of suppliers and contract laboratories serving the personal care industry to present their most recent developments in a poster format. The showcase, according to SCC, combines the details of a scientific poster session with the pragmatic directness of a commercial exhibit (trade names, demonstration prototypes and supportive literature presented).

For the 2009 Technology Showcase, SCC has carved out specific time for attendees to visit the showcase without conflicting with the Scientific Session of the annual meeting. The showcase will run from 10 a.m.–5 p.m. both days of the meeting, with morning scientific sessions ending at 11 a.m., allowing attendees an hour prior to lunch to visit the showcase. In addition, the Thursday afternoon session will end at 3:30 p.m., allowing attendees to visit the posters until 5 p.m.

Participants are invited to present their information in a poster format (4’x8’) to include experimental data, graphs, illustrations/photos and prototypes on the technical attributes of the featured product or technology. Complete trade names as well as the INCI nomenclature is requested for ingredients.Interested parties must submit approximately 150-200 words of their intended presentation to COSA on or before Sept. 15 deadline. Abstract cover sheets can be obtained by contacting the SCC National Office or may be printed at www.scc

The showcase is limited to the number of posters allowed. There is a flat fee is $1,000 per poster. (The fee does not include any meeting registrations per poster. Company representatives will be required to register for the annual meeting).

Notification of acceptance will be made by Oct.15 and payment must be made in full by Nov. 15.

The abstract and cover sheet (in Word Document format only) should emailed to

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Connecticut Chapter To Address Anti-Aging

The Connecticut Chapter of SCC will hold its next meeting Sept. 15 at Vazzy’s Fairchild Room in Fairfield, CT. Registration and cocktails begins at5:30 p.m. Following dinner,“Current theories: mechanisms for anti-aging,” will be presented by Kristen Potts of Active Concepts. The cost is $40 for members who pre-register and $45 at the door.

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SCC Calendar

Aug. 11: SCC Continuing Education Course-Aerosol 101, Sheraton Newark Airport Hotel, Newark, NJ. More info:
Aug. 22: NYSCC Bluefishing Trip. More info:
Sept. 9: NYSCC Monthly Meeting (Guidelines to in vitro skin absorption studies of cosmetic formulations and raw materials/Challenges in overcoming the stratum corneum barrier to compound penetration) The Manor, West Orange, NJ. More info:
Sept. 10: Carolina Chapter Technical Meeting/Golf, Location TBD. More info:
Sept. 15: Connecticut Chapter monthly meeting. More info:
Sept. 16: Ohio Valley Chapter general chapter meeting. More info:
Sept. 15: Twin Cities monthly chapter meeting. More info:
Sept. 24: NYSCC Cultural Event: culinary rendezvous. More info:
Oct. 6: Ohio Valley Chapter Annual Golf Outing, Twin Oaks Golf & Plantation, Covington, KY. More info:
Oct. 20: Connecticut Chapter Annual Educational Seminar, Zotos, Darien, CT. More info:
Oct. 20: Twin Cities monthly chapter meeting. More info:
Oct. 22-23: California Chapter Suppliers’ Day, Long Beach Convention Center, Long Beach, CA. More info:
Nov. 4: NYSCC Monthly Meeting, Seasons, Washington, NJ. More info:
Nov. 7: NYSCC Fall Seminar at FDU, Teaneck, NJ. More info:
Nov. 17: Twin Cities monthly chapter meeting. More info:
Nov. 18: Ohio Valley Chapter general chapter meeting. More info:
Dec. 10-11: 2009 SCC Annual Scientific Meeting and Showcase, New York Hilton Hotel, new York, NY. More info:
Dec. 15: Twin Cities monthly chapter holiday party. More info:

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