September 16 - 19, 2019 |
New York, NY

Main Day One: Tuesday, September 25th, 2018

8:00 am - 8:30 am Registration & Morning Jumpstart

8:30 am - 8:45 am OPENING REMARKS & WELCOME FROM CONFERENCE CHAIRWOMEN

Jennifer Martin - Director Regulatory Affairs, North America Colgate-Palmolive
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Jennifer Martin

Director Regulatory Affairs, North America
Colgate-Palmolive

8:45 am - 9:30 am Keynote- Hatch Versus Feinstein-Collins: Which Bill is Fit to Finally Modernize Cosmetic Oversight?

Jennifer Martin - Director Regulatory Affairs, North America Colgate-Palmolive
  • Does cosmetics law need to modernize after 80 years of the status quo?
  • Comprehend the gravity of recently proposed legislation on the regulatory landscape and your organization
  • Learn the difference between the bills and discuss what is best for the industry
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Jennifer Martin

Director Regulatory Affairs, North America
Colgate-Palmolive

9:30 am - 10:15 am Run Through Plausible Alternatives for Banned Substances

Kapal Dewan - Team Lead, Cosmetics Division Food and Drug Administration (FDA)
  • Review several banned substances and the implications for your products and supply chain process and why are they banned
  • How the FDA use post market surveillance tools such as sampling, research and testing to gather information about the ingredients
  • What can you use in their place without sacrificing product efficacy? 
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Kapal Dewan

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

10:15 am - 10:45 am Networking Break

10:45 am - 11:30 am Your Compliance strategy Is Overdue For A Makeover

Bruce Beilfuss - Vice President, Veeva Consumer Goods Strategy Veeva Systems
It’s past time to modernize your regulatory compliance approach and decrease product time to market. Imagine collaborating in real-time across teams, departments, and locations, and having global visibility on regulatory changes by market, country, and product. Through industry case studies, Veeva’s Bruce Beilfuss will show you what’s possible when cosmetics companies like yours adopt cloud-based technology to manage their regulatory processes, content, and data. 
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Bruce Beilfuss

Vice President, Veeva Consumer Goods Strategy
Veeva Systems

11:30 am - 1:15 pm Update on Recent FTC Guidance and Cases Relevant to Cosmetics

  • Learn about proper disclosures and what to do if you use endorsers or influencers to market your products
  • Become familiar with the FTC’s Green Guides and what you should do if you make recycling claims
  • Gain insights into the FTC’s requirements for substantiation and advertising cosmetics

12:15 pm - 1:00 pm Addressing Chemicals of Concern

Michael Maynard - Vice President, Global Product Safety Beautycounter
  • Advance your efforts in addressing chemicals of consumer concern
  • How to move towards from mostly untested and largely unregulated ingredients
  • Determine how to best assess ingredients without animal testing
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Michael Maynard

Vice President, Global Product Safety
Beautycounter

1:00 pm - 2:00 pm Networking Lunch

  • Examine why the industry is ripe for mergers and acquisitions, and which companies are most in-demand
  • Understand key considerations as the seller (decreased privacy, increased workload) and buyer (increased risk, increased work load) in preparation for an M&A
  • Identify the transactional goals from both sides of the deal and identify the implications the goals may have on both parties 
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Shawn Creedon

General Counsel
Sundial Brands

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Viny Srinivasan

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

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Sidney Peter Foltis

Senior Principal Scientist
L’Oréal USA

3:00 pm - 3:30 pm Afternoon Recharge – Continue Conversations Over Snacks & Refreshments

Ignitor Discussion Groups – 2018 Trends

Group A

3:30 pm - 4:30 pm Natural and Organics
Vic Mencarelli - Group Director - Regulatory Affairs Hain Celestial
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Vic Mencarelli

Group Director - Regulatory Affairs
Hain Celestial

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Jacqueline (Jackie) Kazanjian Liou

Group Director, Regulatory Affairs
Chanel

Group C

3:30 pm - 4:30 pm The Microbiome
Nyree Mack - Contract Product Safety Specialist Mother Dirt
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Nyree Mack

Contract Product Safety Specialist
Mother Dirt

Group D

3:30 pm - 4:30 pm Cannabis in Skincare
Kristin Adams - CEO Afterglow Cosmetics
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Kristin Adams

CEO
Afterglow Cosmetics

4:30 pm - 5:15 pm Regulatory Compliance from Concept to Consumer

YoeuJin Brongo - Manager, Global Regulatory Affairs La Prairie Group AG
  • Understand the role regulation plays from product development to consumer delivery
  • Discuss effective methods of communication to ensure each part of your process is compliant
  • Identify the biggest pain points in getting a product to market quickly
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YoeuJin Brongo

Manager, Global Regulatory Affairs
La Prairie Group AG

5:15 pm - 6:15 pm Networking Reception

6:15 pm - 6:15 pm End of Main Day One