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Industry's Hot Spot Is FLSCC Sunscreen Symposium, Sept. 15-17

August 11, 2011

Industry's Hot Spot Is FLSCC Sunscreen Symposium, Sept. 15-17

• Coming on the heels of the US FDA’s recent ruling regarding sunscreens, the Florida Chapter’s annual Sunscreen Symposium will surely be abuzz with heated discussions. The event—“The UVA/UVB Balancing Act: Choices and Change”—will be held Sept. 15-17 at Disney’s Yacht & Beach Club in Orlando, FL.

Presentations will focus on choices and changes in the sunscreen industry. According to FLSCC, regulatory changes are taking place globally, impacting requirements on formulators and raw material suppliers as well as testing labs, marketing groups, media outlets and ultimately consumer expectations.

The symposium kicks off on Wednesday (Sept. 14) with a cocktail reception. Thursday’s schedule includes a half-day course and golf outing with exhibits and cocktail reception. On Friday, (Sept. 16), technical presentations and round table of top scientists in sun care industry will be followed by poster and exhibits. The final day includes technical presentations, poster session, exhibits and the gala.

Early registration is open until Aug. 31. The cost is $450 for SCC members and $550 for non-members.


Deadline for 2011 Technology Showcase Is Sept. 15

• The SCC has issued a call for participation at the 2011 Technology Showcase, which is held in conjunction with the Annual Scientific Meeting, Dec. 8-9 in New York City. Companies wishing to participate may submit an abstract of approximately 150-200 words of the intended presentation no later than Sept. 15.

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Call For Papers: 2012 Annual Scientific Seminar

• Those who wish to present a paper at the 2012 Annual Scientific Seminar, hosted by Area IV, May 31-June 1 in Charleston, SC, must submit abstracts by Sept. 15, according to SCC.

Authors are invited to submit a title and abstract of no more than 150 words for original papers presented in podium format. All topics related to cosmetic science will be considered. Email submissions are preferred, according to SCC.

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Professional DevelopmentSymposium Is Oct. 19

• The NYSCC will hold a professional development symposium on Oct. 19 at Montclair State University, Montclair, NJ. This full-day session will feature top instructors from organizations such as the American Management Association (AMA) and the American Chemical Society (ACS). Included in the day are a lunch buffet and a networking cocktail event.

Registration for NYSCC members is $125 and non-members is $150. A $25 late fee for registration begins after Aug. 15.

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Save The Date: 2012 NYSCC Suppliers’ Day Is May 15-16

•The next New York Chapter of Society of Cosmetic Chemists (NYSCC) Suppliers’ Day is scheduled for May 15-16, 2012 at The New Jersey Convention and Exposition Center, Raritan Center, Edison, NJ.

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