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2016 Educational Seminar Program

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New England Chapter – Society of Cosmetic Chemists

Annual Scientific Seminar

October 6, 2016

Massachusetts College of Pharmacy – Worcester Campus

19 Foster Street, Worcester, MA 01608

Fuller Conference Room


Moving Beyond the Basics —The Journey for MORE Knowledge

Special Thanks to our moderator and Event Chairman, Karl Popp



9:00 AM – Opening Welcome : Patrick Clark, NESCC Chapter Chair

9:15-10:15 AM – Martin Vethamuthu, Ashland Chemical

Title: Developing Skin Cleansing Compositions with Care and Beauty Benefits: Challenges and Opportunities

10:15 – 11:15 AM – Betty Aucar, BASF Corporation

Title: Effects of Pigments in Skin and Personal Products

11:15 – 1:00 PM – Lunch, Table Top Exhibits and Networking

1:00 – 2:00 PM – Francis Mc Ateer, Microbiology Research Associates

Title: Ins and Outs of Preservation Tests

2:00 – 3:00 PM – Jamin Willoughby, PhD., Cyprotex US

Title: Current Methods for Safety Testing of Cosmetics

3:00 – 3:15 PM – Coffee Break and Exhibitor Visits

3:15 – 4 15 PM – Aloy Anaebonam, Breej Technologies

Title: Shaving Bumps [Pseudofolliculitis barbae]: A discussion on the Causes, Biochemistry, Demographics, and Resolution Opportunities

4:15 PM – Closing comments


Registration contact: Beth McGowan, or call (413) 537-1070


Event Registration Fee (including lunch and tabletop exhibits: $75 for members, non-member $100.


Table Top Exhibit Space $200. Space is limited. Please register early.


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