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The Future of Formulations in Cosmetics

Date: 19th June 2019 - 20th June 2019 Location: Dusseldorf - Germany

ACI’s 5th edition of Future of Formulations in Cosmetics Summit will bring together senior executives and experts from raw materials and active ingredients manufacturers, chemical companies, major associations, technology companies, brand owners, cosmetic companies, testing companies, amongst the others, to discuss the latest changes, challenges and developments within the industry.

The two day event will give you an insight into the latest updates on the regulations, the global overview of the market, new trends and ingredients projects, new technologies, and much more.


19th June 2019
20th June 2019


Krisztina Maria Szabo – Commercial Partnerships
+44 (0) 203 141 0603


Radisson Blu Scandinavia Hotel Dusseldorf
Karl Arnold Platz, 5
Düsseldorf, D-40474 Germany

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+49 211 45530

Key Topics 2019 Include:

  • Evaluating Current And New Regulations In Cosmetics’ Formulation
  • Analysing The Global Overview Of The Cosmetics’ Formulation Market
  • Focusing On The Role Of Microbiome In Cosmetics’ Formulation
  • Elaborating On The Use Of New Ingredients In Cosmetics’ Formulation
  • Introducing New Technologies And New Trends In Cosmetics’ Formulation And Skin Protection
  • Assessing The Sustainability Of Formulated Products
  • Elaborating On The Formulation Of Oil Based Cosmetics
  • Key Market Trends And The Future Of The Cosmetics’ Formulation Market Up To 2025
  • Focusing On The Application Of Cosmetic Products In Personal Care
  • Analysing The Connection Between The Gourmet And Natural Ingredients In Cosmetics’ Production
  • Assessing The Holistic Approach Towards Beauty And Cosmetics


  • Fabrice Sauvez, Regulatory Affairs, L’Oréal (Cosmetics Europe)
  • Bitta Nelson, Business Development Manager, Cellulose Products, Stora Enso
  • Dirk Petersohn, Director Biological & Clinical Research, Henkel
  • Silke Garmatz, Head Of Shower Formula Development Lab, Beiersdorf
  • Alban Muller, President, Alban Muller
  • Thierry Baldecchi, Manager Innovation & Application Cosmetics SW Europe, Merck
  • Simona Morlacchi, Formulation Chemist, Hallstar
  • Stephane Le Moullec, Managing Director, Butterfly London
  • Majella Lane, Director, Skin Research Center, University College London
  • Bridgette Howard, Founder & CEO, Parlor West Ventures
  • Peter Röthlisberger, Managing Director, Lipoid Kosmetik
  • Folkert Blok, Dermatologist-chemist, SkinConsult BV
  • Michelle Hines, Director, Global Upstream Research & Technology, Mary Kay
  • Olivia Santoni, Director, Bloom Regulatory, Ltd.
  • Celia Campos, Toxicology & Clinical Affairs Director, C&U Assessors
  • Gallant KL Chan, Research Assistant Professor, HKUST Shenzhen Research Institute
  • Dr. Matteo Zanotti Russo, CEO, Angel Consulting 
  • Rita Palmeira Oliveira, Co-founder, Labfit
  • Dr. Ulrich Issberber, Director, Operative Marketing Personal Care Europe, BASF Personal Care And Nutrition GmbH
  • Martin Andersson, Area Manager Liquid Formulation, RISE Research Institutes Of Sweden
  • Alexandra Mandl, Board Director, Butterfly London
  • Megan Powell, Consultant, Butterfly London

Company type:

Raw materials producers
Active ingredients producers
Brand Owners
Cosmetic companies
Testing companies
Packaging companies
Research companies


Job titles:

Director of R&D
Chief Research & Innovation Officer
Director of Product Innovation
Principal Scientist Personal Care
Formulation Department
Technical Specialist
Senior Technology Chemist Colour Cosmetic & Skincare
Brand Manager
Technical Director
VP Technology
Sales and Marketing Director


Previous Speakers Included:

Clara Le Berre, Senior Technology Chemist Colour Cosmetic & Skincare, Oriflame

Syed Hussain Abbas, Head of R&D and QC, Seville Products – IFFCO

Javier Castaño, President, Spanish Association of Cosmetics Ingredients (AEIC)

Andrea Mitarotonda, Chief Research & Innovation Officer, Neal’s Yard Remedies

Eva Baldaro, Technical Director, Hallstar

Sophie Cambos, Valorisation Manager, SEPPIC

Lovisa Ringstad, Deputy Head of Section, Formulation Department, RISE Research Institutes of Sweden

Jürgen Vollhardt, Principal Scientist Personal Care, DSM

Dr. Majella Lane, Senior Lecturer Pharmaceutics, University College London

Tom Hornshøj-Møller, R&D Manager, Urtekram International A/S

Emma Dawes, Technical Specialist, The Soil Association

Maria Del Mar Arasa, R&D Director, Sepai Beauticeutical Division

Kimberly La Fleur, Brand Manager, Maesa

Marie Drago, Founder, Gallinée

Nick Wallen, Founder, JooMo

Kit Wallen Russell, R&D Director, JooMo

Kim-Davy Hoeu, Director of Product Innovation, Scentbird

Mark Evans, Commercial Director Europe, Inolex



Part of the bioeconomy, Stora Enso is a leading global provider of renewable solutions in packaging, biomaterials, wooden constructions and paper. Our customers include packaging manufacturers, brand owners, paper and board producers, publishers, retailers, print houses, converters, and joinery and construction companies.

Our fibre-based materials are renewable and recyclable. Our solutions offer low-carbon alternatives to products based on fossil fuels and other non-renewable materials. We believe that everything that is made from fossil-based materials today can be made from a tree tomorrow.

We make every effort to use 100% of a tree for our products as well as for producing bioenergy. In production, we are pushing towards carbon neutrality as much as it is technically and commercially feasible. We practice and promote sustainable forestry, and work to ensure that more trees are planted than are harvested.

Stora Enso has some 26 000 employees in over 30 countries. Our sales in 2018 were EUR 10.5 billion, with an operational EBIT of EUR 1.3 billion. Stora Enso shares are listed on Nasdaq Helsinki Oy (STEAV, STERV) and Nasdaq Stockholm AB (STE A, STE R).


Stora Enso – Division Biomaterials

The Biomaterials division offers a variety of pulp grades to meet the demands of paper, board, tissue, textile and hygiene product producers. We are maximising the business potential of bio-based chemicals, such as tall oil and turpentine, extracted in our processes from biomass. Based on our strong innovation approach, all fractions of biomass, like sugars and lignin, hold potential for use in various applications.

Bio-based materials (MFC): https://www.storaenso.com/en/products/bio-based-materials



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: [email protected]



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:

Kamila Jurdziak

Tel: +48 (0) 616 46 7051

Email: [email protected]

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Supporting Partners

Founded in 1903, the KNCV is the professional association of chemists, life scientists and process technologists in the Netherlands.

The KNCV is the largest chemical professional association in the Netherlands. Our member base consists of people with a shared passion for molecules and includes chemists, life scientists, process technologists and (bio-)molecular scientists. Our 8,500 members, who work hard to bring the variety and richness of the molecular field to life, operate in business, education and government or study at universities or institutions of higher education in Netherlands.

Get connected and join the KNCV: www.en.kncv.nl

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 Skin Forum is an organisation that seeks to unite scientists from academia and industry across a range of skin-related disciplines. These include skin permeation, transdermal drug delivery, skin barrier investigation, pharmaceutical and cosmetic formulation, dermatology, skin testing as well as the biophysical methods used to reveal information relating to the skin at a molecular level. The Forum seeks to encompass academic, business and regulatory aspects of these areas.

The purpose of this collaboration between industry and academia, is to promote and improve scientific understanding of topical and transdermal applications, for the benefit of consumers.

Opportunities for interaction include our annual Skin Forum meeting  which brings together internationally recognized experts to discuss such topics and provides opportunities for research students to meet opinion leaders in a relaxed and informal manner.

We also have a LinkedIn group that provides a platform where members can post interesting articles, mention job vacancies, ask experts for their opinions, hold discussions and share ideas related to skin science.

The chairperson of the Skin Forum is Dr Majella Lane, a senior lecturer in Pharmaceutics at UCL, she is also the director of the Skin Research Group  at UCL and Editor-in-Chief of the International Journal of Cosmetic Science.


Media Partners


Life Sciences Ingredients Magazine is one of the publication of Chem Media, which is the unique publisher of chemical industry magazines in Turkey. Life Sciences Ingredients is Cosmetic, Pharma, Food, Nutrition and Home&Care Ingredients industry magazine which is the official publication of Life Science Ingredients Exhibitions (Cosmetic&Home Care – Pharmaist – Food&Nutrition) will be held in Istanbul/Turkey on 24-26 October 2019. The magazine can be read digitally from its web site www.chemmedia.com.tr . The magazine published quarterly and distributed to Turkey’s industry and related international exhibitions. Contact: [email protected]

Industria Cosmetica

Industria Cosmética is  Spanish trade magazine that presents practical and innovative solutions to create cosmetic products, personal care products and perfumes. It is aimed at manufacturers of cosmetic products to provide them with updated market information, research results, and information from all industry suppliers and the industry itself.

Industria Cosmética covers the different product development stages. From the initial idea of a new cosmetic product through all phases from research, selection of ingredients, process and production, packaging, distribution, to marketing and services.



Oleoline is a market research organisation started in the year 2000 by the HBI group. HBI has been publishing market reports on Glycerine since 1986.  Over the years  Oleoline has developed a portfolio of products in glycerine, oleochemicals and biodiesel .

Unlike other market report firms, Oleoline is unique in that it provides an independent and accurate portfolio of reports from the market. Each report is written by an experienced broker who has been handling a significant volume of the product for many years. making Oleoline’s reports  significantly more reactive to market changes and equally importantly, not vulnerable to market player manipulation.

Oleoline   also provides   comprehensive archives of historical price data for the   markets we study. If none of our regular reports meet your requirements, you may engage Oleoline on a consulting basis to work on a customized project


“Chemistry & Business. Cosmetics & Household Chemicals Market”  is an informative platform of EPS Media. It has been created to provide reliable and professionally prepared current information on cosmetics and detergents market.

Through www.chemiaibiznes.com.pl website and magazine we provide our readers with a reliable information about cosmetics/detergents market situation, trends, and perspectives. To our readers belongs everyone who is looking for suppliers or prospective clients, companies, specialized in production, distribution or providing services, especially managerial team, marketing and R&D departments and everyone who is interested in cross-sectional information from cosmetics and household chemicals market.


EPS Media Ewelina Płońska-Stepulak
Miklaszewskiego 6/64
02-776 Warsaw, Poland
phone/fax: +48 22 253 81 01






Chemistry & Industry (C&I) is a news breaking, topical and international chemistry-based magazine published on behalf of the Society of Chemical Industry (SCI) bridging the gap between scientifi­c innovation and industrial and consumer products.

C&I specialises in the authoritative, objective and yet easy to understand interpretation of scienti­fic information. It is relied on by an academic and  industry-informed readership, particularly interested in keeping abreast of current innovations and commercialisation of research and discovery.

C&I’s readers are business people, academics, opinion formers and decision makers from all sectors of chemistry-related scienti­fic organisations, from universities and research organisations to chemical and pharmaceutical producers, entrepreneurs and SMEs and other technology-based manufacturers and suppliers.

C&I provides an extremely targeted global readership of high-level specifi­ers and purchasers of materials, equipment and services. Over 70% of Chemistry & Industry readers work in industry and over 60% represent higher levels of management including presidents, CEOs and chairmen.

C&I’s editorial is focused on scientifi­c and industrial innovation that will result in commercially signi­cant developments in the next ten years.

C&I combines strong news coverage with a diverse features programme, and is available both digitally and in hard copy formats.



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


ASD Media is an online media company. We provide professionals in dedicated markets with news, intelligence, and interaction opportunities. During the last five years we developed dedicated websites for events, reports, news distribution and source data, and changed the name of the ASD-Network to ASDNews to emphasize the news focus.


Chemical Search International specialises in global talent acquisition, management and professional development for the chemicals, materials, resources and bioscience sectors. This year we launch our exclusive ChemExecSM | Executive Club offering faster, simpler networking for our industry. Please join our Club or get in touch for an exploratory chat.


ChemExecSM | Executive Club is an exclusive online Club offering faster, simpler networking for chemicals, materials, resources and bioscience professionals on a worldwide basis. Please join us.

LINK:  ChemExecSM | Executive Club

Chemical Watch

Chemical Watch provides the global business community with the facts and perspectives it needs to achieve safer chemicals in products. We provide a 360 degree view of this agenda, impartially reporting on the actions and opinions of all stakeholders in our community. Our company has a strong shared sense of purpose, fuelled by motivated staff who want to make a difference with their work.


Homecare, I&I, personal care, cosmetics and dermatology are the topics of H&PCToday. Funded in 2003 as a supplement to Chimica Oggi – Chemistry Today, it gained an immediate appreciation and soon became a new independent publication distributed worldwide. In accordance with the sound scientific style of its publisher TeknoScienze, H&PCTodayaccounts the innovations that the research brings to people in fields such as skincare, homecare and wellbeing. The journal guests both technical and opinion articles and regularly deals with topics like sustainable innovation and regulations. Monographic supplements to the journal focusing on specific selected topics of interest are regularly published along with the main issues of the journal. H&PCToday works closely with many associations in the sector and important university faculties. Providing accurate information on companies and its people is the link that keeps it all together.


Packaging Herald is a state-of-the-art B2B magazine about news and contemporary trends in the packaging industry and related fields. Every two months it gives practical tips for daily business and provides readers with innovation insights. Its mission is to create communication and an information exchange platform for all participating parties that deal with packaging and related services: the packaging users, the packaging producers, packaging technology providers, designers, service partners and retailers.

The digital version of the magazine is distributed to 7200 registered readers. 63% of which are packaging users from various industries. They are usually decision makers in charge of vendor selection and corporate strategy including research and development. Therefore, each presentation in our magazine is a targeted form of promotion. It is a unique chance to raise the awareness of your product or service. The digital version of the catalogue can be downloaded from www.packagingherald.cz and readers have unlimited access to the magazine archive. The portal www.packagingherald.cz  also offers segment news on a daily basis. We also publish fortnightly online newsletter.

Worldofchemicals.com is a powerful chemistry driven online marketplace, connecting everything related to chemistry and chemical industry. With distinct segments for Chemicals, Corporate, Academic, Services and Media, the portal creates a globally networked, ‘One Stop Solution,’ for the chemical fraternity.

We believe in sourcing information related to chemicals (database of 800,000) – their availability, chemical properties, manufacturers, traders & distributors, academic-related research, logistic service providers, consultants and activities of major chemical players.



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