The format of the 72nd Annual Scientific Meeting includes two distinct tracks—a Basic/NextGen Track for young professionals and those looking for introductory-level information about the cosmetics industry, and an Advanced Track for those interested in learning about cutting edge science, technologies and product innovations. Abstracts should be no longer than 150 words.
Topics of particular interest in the Basic/NextGen Track include: Patents & Scientific Publications (How to read and write); Skincare, Haircare and Color; Clinical Testing & Claims; Packaging Science (Materials, design and testing); Natural Product Formulation; and Ingredient Science & Chemistry (Surfactants, silicones, polymers, colorants, AHAs, etc.).
Topics of interest for the Advanced Track include: Advances in Cosmetic Dermatology (New Anti-Aging Claims, Advances in problem skin treatment Dermatological/ Professional Procedures); Health & Wellness (Skin and hair biology, oral Ccare, beauty devices); Current & Future Regulatory Environment (Claims, FDA vs. FTC, ingredient issues and replacements); Omnichannel Selling–Retailer Perspective (Online, brick and mortar, TV, social media, etc.); Consumer Science (Psychology, behavior, big data, digital trending); and Product Innovations.
Any abstract not selected for a podium presentation will be eligible as a poster and/or tabletop in the new “Technology Showcase,” according to SCC.
The abstract submission deadline for each is May 31, 2018.
More info: http://www.scconline.org/call-for-papers/