Anti-Aging Answers

By Tom Branna, Editorial Director | April 30, 2012

You asked for it and Happi’s got it. When we held an anti-aging breakfast seminar a while back, attendees told us they wanted more of these kinds of events. We listened, and I’m proud to announce that Happi’s Anti-Aging Conference & Tabletop Exhibition will be held Sept. 18 & 19, 2012 at the Hyatt Regency in New Brunswick, NJ.

We’ve put together an impressive list of speakers and topics that includes:

Day 1 keynote speaker Dr. Nicholas V. Perricone, MD, Perricone, MD, “Nutrigenomics and Cell Signaling: The Future of New Product Development,” and Day 2 keynote speaker Dr. Jennifer Linder, MD, “The Aging Face, What’s Really Happeningand HowCan We Fix It with Anti-Aging Skin Care.”

Other presenters will include: Dr. Andrew Alexis, MD, “Current ApproachestoFacialRejuvenationin Ethnic Skin;” Dr.Jeanine B. Downie, MD, “Cosmeceutical Update—Problems Associated with Cosmetic Products and How to Remedy Them;” Georgia Ravitz, Esq., Arent Fox, “Anti-Aging Market and Regulatory Trends;” May Shana’a, VP-R&D, Johnson & Johnson, “FormulatingEffective Cosmeceuticals;” Carrie Mellage, Kline & Company, “Identifying New Growth Opportunities for Cosmeceuticals;” Elizabeth Nach, Federal Trade Commission, “Clarifying Rules for Labeling Claims;” and James Larkey, VP-Marketing, Canfield Scientific, “Advances in Skin Imaging Applications: From Research to Retail.”

Finally, a roundtable discussion entitled “The Four Sides Of Advertising Claims: How to Effectively Promote Your Product While Managing Legal Risks” will feature Gail Civille, Sensory Spectrum and David Zetoony, Esq., Bryan Cave.

The conference will be chaired by our own Anti-Aging & Cosmeceutical Corner columnist and ex-Pfizer Research Fellow Navin Geria, who is asenior technical advisor and principal for Doctors Skin Prescription (DSP), founded by dermatologist Dr. David J. Goldberg M.D. J.D. and plastic surgeon William P. Adams M.D. F.A.C.S. To register for the conference, visit: http://conference.happi.com/.

But you don’t have to wait until September to learn more about the all-important skin care category. Go to "Rising to the Surface" feature toread Melissa Meisel’s coverage of this multibillion-dollar segment.

We hope you enjoy this edition of Happi and we look forward to seeing many of you in September at our Anti-Aging Conference.


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