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Anti-Ageing Skin Care Conference

Anti-ageing Skin Care Conference - Programme

Skin Health and Skin Ageing

The 2-day international meeting is established as a high-level forum for in-depth presentations and discussions on the scientific, regulatory and marketing issues affecting this highly relevant and rapidly developing anti-ageing skin care sector.

The general theme of the conference focusses on defining and maintaining healthy skin and safe-guarding against premature skin ageing. The effects of environment al insults, genetics and the benefits of active skin care products and nutrition will be discussed.

Professor Christopher Griffiths, Foundation Professor of Dermatology, University of Manchester gave the inaugural lecture (‘Fountain of Youth -Fact and Fiction?’) at our first conference in 2008. He will open the 2018 conference with his keynote lecture ‘10 years on but can we prevent skin ageing?’

Other speakers include Dr Frédéric Flament, Research and Innovation, L’Oréal Paris, France (Mapping skin ageing): Dr Bianca McCarthy, University of Sydney, Australia (Vitamin D for healthy skin) and Prof Paul Matts, Proctor and Gamble, UK (Healthy skin and Ageing skin)

There will be 18 invited speakers, expert in their field, who will present and discuss the topics mention above and new formulation technologies, innovative product testing for functional activity and claims support.

The meeting will give new insights into skin health, beauty, skin age prevention and treatment with active discussions with the Industry’s top scientists and technologists. 

Conference session titles:

1)     The science of skin health and skin ageing

2)     Performance testing for innovative claims

3)     Creating effective skin care for healthy younger looking skin

4)     Functional skin carem new concepts, impact of technology and the he regulatory challenges

Jack Ferguson - Director, Skinnovation Ltd UK

Dr. Jack Ferguson

Jack Ferguson is the scientific programme organiser for the biennial London Sun Protection and Anti-Ageing Skin Care Conferences. He has participated in CTPA and Colipa technical committees and chaired the Colipa Task Force on sun protection measurement (1990 to 1998). Jack is an independent consultant to the cosmetics industry and is expert in sun care, skin care and support for advertising claims for cosmetic products. Jack is a past president of the Society of Cosmetic Scientists (UK) and was the Scientific Programme Chairman for the 2002 IFSCC Congress in Edinburgh.

Jack established the consulting company Skinnovation Ltd in the year 2000. The company provides bespoke formulation development services to cosmetic and pharmaceutical organisations for sun care and skin care products.

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