Explore the Myths and Realities of Cosmetic Compliance  

The cosmetic industry is poised to see 7% growth over the next five years. It will grow from having a market value of $532 billion to $805 billion. With this growth it is important that cosmetic stakeholders keep their customers safe from toxins, allergens, parabens and many other elements that are part of the creams, hair treatments, lipsticks, nail products, skincare products, makeup, perfumes and deodorants and many other items that they industry, as whole, produces. This event serves as an opportunity for the cosmetic community to come together and learn about compliance best practices, hear case studies from large and small companies, and learn how regulations are affecting the market now and in the future.


Are you ready? If so, join us for the industry's most comprehensive conference to address - on a global scale - how mergers and acquisitions are reshaping the market, how consumers are playing a more active role in a products life-cycle, what ingredients are now more regulated, what new regulations there are, how both independent companies and brand leaders are scaling, and a lot more. 

Spring 2019 Program Themes

Explore some of the overarching industry trends that need to be on your radar now

Discuss how to prepare for a merger or acquisition, regardless of if you’re being acquired or interested in acquiring other companies

Compliantly market your product via digital channels

Analyze changing regulations around the world to determine which markets may be easiest to break into 

Review plausible alternatives for banned substances

Explore key considerations for packaging, including a push towards green/recyclable packaging 

2018 Speakers

Vic Mencarelli

Group Director - Regulatory Affairs
Hain Celestial

Kristin Adams

Founder & CEO
Afterglow Cosmetics

Yonca Aksemsettinoglu

Regulatory Affairs Manager, North America

Claire Bing

Director of Regulatory Affairs
Tarte Cosmetics

Jennifer Martin

Director Regulatory Affairs, North America

Kapal Dewan

Team Lead, Cosmetics Division
Food and Drug Administration (FDA)

Adrienne Nagy

International Regulatory Affairs Manager
ET Browne Drug Co, Inc.

Michael Maynard

Vice President, Global Product Safety

YoeuJin Brongo

Manager, Global Regulatory Affairs
La Prairie Group AG

Shawn Creedon

General Counsel
Sundial Brands

Viny Srinivasan

Assistant Vice President, Head of Post-Market Safety & Surveillance (Americas Region)

Sidney Peter Foltis

Senior Principal Scientist
L’Oréal USA

Nyree Mack

Contract Product Safety Specialist
Mother Dirt

Emily Perez

Associate Principal Scientist- Claims Substantiation

Ken Bubeck

Ithos Global

Kristin Hartzell

Director, Product Quality and Regulatory Affairs
e.l.f. Cosmetics

Kathy Lou

Senior Regulation Compliance Specialist

Darryl Do

Delbia Do Company

Bruce Beilfuss

Vice President, Veeva Consumer Goods Strategy
Veeva Systems

Carolyn Herrmann

Deputy General Counsel
Consumer Healthcare Products Association

Sponsors & Exhibitors
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