Anti-Aging Conference is Oct. 29 & 30

By Tom Branna, VP/Editorial Director | April 3, 2013

Efficacy, product claims, testing, active ingredients, FDA Warning Letters…keeping up with all the issues surrounding the fast-growing anti-aging category will age anyone. Luckily, you’ll get answers to all your questions in one spot when you register to attend Happi’s Anti-Aging Conference & Tabletop Exhibition, Oct. 29 & 30, 2013 at the Hyatt Regency in New Brunswick, NJ. The two-day event, sponsored by Sabinsa Corporation, Jeen International and Nova Technology, features presentations by some of the leading authorities in the anti-aging category. Take a look at this roster of experts and their presentation topics:
  • Day 1 Keynote speaker Dr. Howard Murad,MD, Murad, “Youth Building;”
  • Dr. Ronni Weinkauf, VP-R&D, Neostrata, “Anti-Aging Formulations;”
  • Dr. Curtis Cole, VP-R&D, Johnson & Johnson, “Sunscreen Issues Update;”
  • Nancy Mills, Kline & Company, “Global Cosmeceutical Innovations;”
  • Dermatological Roundtable—Dr. Patricia Farris, “Satisfactory, Superior or Superfluous? Stem Cells, Growth Factors, DNA Protective Actives and Botanical Antioxidants;” Dr. Neil Sadick, “Causes of Hyperpigmentation and the Most Effective Non-Hydroquinone-based Skin Lightening Cosmeceuticals;” and Dr. Susan C. Taylor, “Understanding Asian, Hispanic, Black, Caucasian Skin Differences and Appropriate Skin Care Product Guidelines;”
  • Day 2 Keynote speaker Dr. James Leyden, University of Pennsylvania, “Safety & Clinical Considerations in Developing Skin Care Products for Photoaging;”
  • Dr. Laurence Dryer, director of R&D, Obagi, “Allowable, Defensible, Supportable—Strong Anti-Aging Claims;” and
  • Regulatory Roundtable—Georgia Ravitz, partner, Arent Fox; Jennifer Thomas, US Food and Drug Administration; and representatives from FTC and NAD.
In addition, the one-day tabletop exhibition will feature products and services from dozens of the leading suppliers to the anti-aging category. Attendees who register by Sept. 1 get a 10% discount and a chance to win a MacBook Air computer. Visit Happi.com to register today.

To get the conversation started, email your anti-aging questions to conference chairman Navin Geria, tokuho02@optonline.net; we will be sure to answer your questions during the conference. Of course, if you have questions regarding the anti-aging event or anything in Happi or on Happi.com, please don’t hesitate to contact me.