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3rd Future of Formulations in Cosmetics

Date: 17th May 2017 - 18th May 2017 Location: Barcelona - Spain

Despite the difficulties faced in the economic climate, one thing that does remain constant is the purchasing of cosmetics and personal care products—meaning European cosmetic innovation continues to thrive! With an outlook on skin, hair, body and makeup categories, ACI’s 3rd Future of Formulations in Cosmetics conference brings forth all aspects of the chain keeping the industry updated with market outlooks, sector-related trends, regulatory legislation, guidelines on overcoming practical challenges and scientific innovations shaping new product development.


3rd Future of Formulations in Cosmetics - Conference Pass (inc. documentation package)£1,595.00
3rd Future of Formulations in Cosmetics - Documentation Package Only£420.00


17th May 2017
18th May 2017
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Joanna Mieloch – Delegate Sales
+48 (0) 616 46 9780
Mado Lampropoulou – Marketing, Sales & Media Partnerships
+ 44 (0) 203 141 0607
Krisztina Maria Szabo – Sponsorship
+44 (0) 203 141 0603
Chris Taylor – Content
0044 (0)20 3141 0602
Claire Taylor-Payne – Logistics
+ 44 (0)20 3141 0601


We will confirm the venue approximately 4-6 weeks before the event to ensure we find the most suitable space because numbers can vary dramatically. There will be a discounted accommodation rate for conference attendees.
Barcelona, Spain
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Regional Influence with Global On-trend Formulation Concepts

Highlighting EU Regulatory Updates Concerning Raw Materials

Skin Protection: Anti-pollution in Skincare – Fad or Real Need?

Skin Protection Pt. 2: UV/ Visible & Infrared Light Protection

Skin Innovations: Devising Novel Formulations

Cutting- edge Manufacturing Techniques and Advancements in Processing Tech.

Innovating Trends for Tomorrow

Exploring the Benefits of Sensory Science in Product Formulations

Green Cosmetics & Best Sustainability Practices

Cosmetic product / ingredient formulators, product development scientists, product technologists, raw material suppliers, regulatory affairs specialists,  personal care brand owners, natural cosmetic /ingredient producers, consultants, cosmetic associations, equity firms and individuals interested  in growing in the cosmetic business.

If you would like to be considered as a speaker for the event with a 30-45 minute presentation, please submit an abstract for consideration to:

Chris Taylor

Tel: +44 (0)20 3141 0609

Email: ctaylor@acieu.net  

Andrea Mitarotonda, Head of R&D, Neal’s Yard Remedies
John Jimenez, Senior Scientist—Skin care, Belcorp
Paolo Camattari, Formulation Tech. Manager, Oriflame
Katalin Berenyi, Founder, Erborian, L’Occitane Group
Agnes Yousri, R&D, Ales Groupe


Sappi is a US$5 billion global diversified woodfibre group, focused on dissolving wood pulp, paper-based solutions and high quality functional biomaterials. We manufacture operations on 3 continents with sales to more than 150 countries. We are using our global leadership and strong investment in R&D in coated graphic papers, speciality and consumer packaging grades as well as dissolving wood pulp to also meet the growing global demand for high quality functional biomaterials.

Sustainability is central to our business ethos. We depend on our stakeholders to help us create long-term business value and on renewable natural resources for our commercial viability. We are committed to being a responsible corporate citizen. We use natural resources like woodfibre and water to create products that support society’s needs. To ensure the ongoing viability of these resources, we strive to achieve the highest standards of environmental performance. Our woodfibre is harvested from our or purchased from trusted sources. The wood and pulp needed for our products is either grown by Sappi in sustainably managed commercial plantations 100% certified by internationally recognised independent authorities, produced within Sappi or is certified and bought from accredited suppliers. No woodfibre is sourced from ancient or endangered forests.




Isobutylene is an important petrochemical building block that can be converted into fuels, chemicals and cosmetic ingredients. Global Bioenergies (Paris NYSE FR0011052257) has developed a fermentation process for the biological production of isobutylene from renewable resources.  The company is operating its industrial pilot in Pomacle (France) since 2014 and has begun the construction of its demo plant in Leuna (Germany), scheduled to start operations mid 2016. Together with Cristal Union, the second biggest French sugar producer, Global Bioenergies has founded a Joint Venture to prepare the first full-scale bio-based isobutylene plant.



ACI has put together a range of packages to suit your requirements. These range from branding options, to full scale partner solutions and can be tailored to meet your objectives and budgets.

If you are launching a new product or service and wish to gain visibility and brand recognition within your industry, contact us today!

For commercial opportunities, please contact:

Krisztina Maria Szabo

Tel: +44 (0) 203 141 0603

Email: Kszabo@acieu.net

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Supporting Partners 

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OUR MISSION: We make our companies more competitive by creating new projects and offering value added services, through individual and collective initiatives. We interact within our own ecosystem cluster but also with other ecosystems that enhance our capacities.



The Spanish Society of Cosmetic Chemists (SEQC) is a nonprofit organisation which brings together nearly 1000 cosmetic and personal care professionals and scientists. It was founded in 1958 by a group of chemists to provide a forum for the exchange of ideas and new developments in cosmetic science, and to cooperate with other cosmetic societies around the world.

The main mission of the SEQC is to advance the science of Cosmetics and Perfumery in Spain by promoting research, education, dissemination and collaboration. It is part of the International Federation of Societies of Cosmetic Chemists (IFSCC), being the 6th society in terms of membership.

SEQC organizes the 2nd edition of COSMETORIUM to be held in Barcelona on 3 and 4 October 2017, a 2-day forum for detailed investigation and discussion on issues relating to formulation, production and delivery of personal care products. It recognises the significance of Spain in the international market and provides answers to many of the key issues in the sector.


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Perfumery and Cosmetics Association of Russia (PCAR) is the national trade association of the federal level. PCAR is a member of the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Russia and a corresponding member of Cosmetics Europe. PCAR’s members are Russian manufacturers of cosmetics, the Russian representatives of the leading global manufacturers of raw materials for cosmetics, trade companies and professional magazines. PCAR participates in developing of regulatory documents, supports research and innovations in cosmetic industry, provides industry specialists with trainings and represents Russia at the international level. PCAR organizes the International Scientific-Practical Conference «Cosmetic Industry: Envision the Future» annually since 1996.

Address: 119021, Moscow, Russia, L’va Tolstogo str, 5/1, office B-506
Website: www.pcar.ru
E-mail: info@pcar.ru
Tel.: +7 495 980 82 40/41/42


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Asian Beauty Biz (ABB) is a premium business publication catering to business needs of people related to beauty and cosmetic business.  ABB has a worldwide circulation and is the key media partner various international business fairs of the industry.


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Cosmeticos br is an international portal dedicated to the cosmetics industry and the business it generates. It was established in 2004 and is developed by journalist Sueli Ortega. It is a bilingual daily publication in Portuguese and English. Its e-news is sent weekly to the Brazilian market and also for professionals and companies from several countries to promote business locally and disseminate the domestic market to foreign markets. More than that, favor business with relevant information on the potential of this market to international companies operating in the country or that want to establish themselves in Brazil. End-product companies, as well as to their suppliers, creative professionals, the whole trade, scholars at last to the whole market that this industry generates have in cosmetics br a reference to get reliable information.



WorldPressOnline is the leading portal of information for international journalists in the trade press of Beauty & Personal Care (Make-Up, Ingredients & Spa included), Packaging, Printing, Publishing & Converting industries.

  • Connecting Business to Media
  • Informing Decision Makers
  • Creating Business Opportunities

With WorldPressOnline, company can target press releases (in different languages) by product, material, market, geographical zone etc. ; Remain in direct and permanent contact with international journalists ; Increase press releases visibility thanks to the Online Archive Center with powerful search engine; Upload unlimited photos (300 dpi) in your Image Gallery, accessible 24/7 for the journalists; Measure the impact of press communication by a Statistics Report.

WorldPressOnline, we do more than sending your news to the world!

Visit us at http://www.worldpressonline.com/Pages/Principal/home.aspx


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