April 24 - 26, 2019 |
Los Angeles, CA

Regulatory Focus Day: Monday, September 24th, 2018

8:30 am - 9:00 am Workshop Registration & Morning Jumpstart

9:00 am - 11:00 am Workshop A: Explore Must-Know Protocols for Beauty Brands from Start Ups to Established Companies

Harvey Remz - Directory Regulatory Affairs, Ithos Global
For those that are new to the industry, new to the conference, or just want to level set prior to the main conference, this workshop reviews all of the key elements to creating a successful product.

  • Discuss some of the most important (and sometimes unknown) elements to cosmetic development and development from the ground up
  • Analyze contract manufacturers; who they are, the pros and cons of working with them, and some of the key questions you should ask when partnering with them
  • Understand regulatory considerations around packaging labeling in the U.S. and abroad Explore best practices for product distribution, including what must be done prior to securing distributors

Harvey Remz

Directory Regulatory Affairs
Ithos Global

11:00 am - 11:15 am Workshop Registration & Quick Recharge Break

11:15 am - 1:15 pm Workshop B: Structural Changes and Regulatory Reform: An Update on the U.S., Canada, and China

Vic Mencarelli - Group Director - Regulatory Affairs, Hain Celestial
With a constantly changing global regulatory landscape, it’s hard to keep up! Let us do the work for you and provide you with the most important updates.

  • Get up to speed on regulations in some of the fastest changing markets, and explore their forward-looking impact on global products
  • Work through what the new regulations will do for your day-to-day operations and departments
  • Anticipate the evolving regulatory landscape to understand how it may affect your products, your resources and your go-to-market strategy

Vic Mencarelli

Group Director - Regulatory Affairs
Hain Celestial

1:30 pm - 2:00 pm Workshop Registration & Quick Recharge

2:00 pm - 3:00 pm Workshop C: Regulatory Briefing: Evolving Markets around the World

Yonca Aksemsettinoglu - Regulatory Affairs Manager, North America, Colgate-Palmolive
Although the EU and US provide the gold standard when it comes to the regulatory landscape, the rest of the world is in a constant struggle to keep up. From Asia to Brazil to Turkey, countries all over the world are starting to catch up. Explore some of the new and anticipated regulatory changes in growing markets around the world.

  • Get up to speed on the quirky, international, regulatory landscape
  • Understand which markets are the hardest to get into in order to decide if they’re worth breaking into
  • Learn about the hottest trends around the world and how to capitalize on them compliantly
  • Anticipate new markets and their biggest regulatory hurdles

Yonca Aksemsettinoglu

Regulatory Affairs Manager, North America

3:00 pm - 4:00 pm The Fundamentals Of Doing A Regulatory Review On A Cosmetic Product

  • The order assignments during a review-preliminary and final
  • The impact of California Safe Cosmetic Act
  • How best to collaborate with suppliers
  • Reviewing ingredient attributes
  • Assembling PIFs for product registration 

4:00 pm - 4:00 pm End of Workshop Day