CCE to hold second Open Academy for industry professionals

By Lucy Whitehouse

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CCE to hold second Open Academy for industry professionals
The programme for this year’s Cosmetics Consultants Europe (CCE) Open Academy has been revealed.

The event is aimed at industry professionals and offers an industry-sharing opportunity for consultants, formulators, branding professionals and regulators alike.

It is to be held in Barcelona on 5-6. November at the Spanish Society of Cosmetic Chemists​, and this will be its second consecutive year.

This year’s theme is “Cosmetics from inside Out - From latest Marketing Trends to Global Regulatory Affairs”, and registration to attend the event is set to open soon.

Overview of the programme

On the first of the two days, the programme will cover two broad areas: ‘Trends and claims and science’, and ‘From formulation to market entrance.’

Presentations currently confirmed include:

  • Latest marketing trend: Microbiota

  • Environmental aspects entering the cosmetics arena

  • The claims challenge

  • Efficacy of cosmetics and their ingredients

  • Translating trends and science into formulation

  • Regulation(EC)1223/2009 - Firewall the EU’s internal market?

  • The country pitfalls - EU member states’ additional legal requirements

  • Translating regulation into compliance: the CCE’s guidance on safety assessment

The second day of the programme will cover another two broad themes: ‘Quality & data generation & management’ and ‘Global regulatory challenges’.

Presentations under these areas so far confirmed include:

  • In-vitro test alternatives: how are we doing?

  • Embracing quality risk management to build a strong quality culture

  • IT technology enabling cosmetics’ global risk management

  • Regulations - what is presently occurring in Africa?

  • Global regulation: updates and case studies on Asia, ASEAN, Australia and North America

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