Be Informed…

Find out about the key issues facing our industry.

The Inform seminars at SCS Formulate will focus on the key issues facing the personal care and cosmetic industry. Attendees will have the opportunity to enhance formulation techniques, learn about the latest and future trends, get advice on the regulatory and scientific issues in the market place.

INFORM Seminars: Entrance to the INFORM Seminars is Free of Charge to all SCS Members if registered by 8 November.
N.B. The standard charges will apply if registering onsite at SCS Formulate. £90 + VAT per day to all non-members.

12 November

Inform 1

9:30 am

Key Updates to the Cosmetics Regulatory Framework

Speaker

10:00 am

Mintel on Trends

Speaker

11:30 am

EFfCI (The European Federation for Cosmetic Ingredients) Who We Are, What We Do.

Speaker

  • Andrea Maltagliati General Secretary - EFfCI - The European Federation for Cosmetic Ingredients

12:00 pm

KEYNOTE: Rising Trends

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Speaker

2:00 pm

PANEL – Challenges and Opportunities of Going Sustainable, or Not?

Speakers

4:00 pm

PANEL – Equity, Diversity and Inclusion in the Personal Care Industry – More than policies, programmes or box-ticking

Speakers

  • Dan Sumners Head of Policy and Engagement - The Science Council
  • Grace Abamba Founding President - Society of Cosmetic Scientists Nigeria - Nigeria
  • Jennifer Carlsson Founder & Beauty Brand Expert - Mintoiro

Inform 2

9:30 am

Inform 2

PANEL – Bringing Products to Market

11:30 am

Inform 2

Beauty Trends to Take You into 2025

Speaker

  • Julia Wray Editor - Cosmetics Business at HPCi Media

12:00 pm

Inform 2

Beyond the Cosmetic Regulation – Transversal Regulatory Challenges

Speakers

2:00 pm

Inform 2

PANEL – AI Unleashed: Enabling and Redefining the Possible in Cosmetics and Personal Care

Speakers

4:00 pm

Inform 2

PANEL – Formulating Effective Products

13 November

Inform 1

9:30 am

How Hard Can It Really Be!

Speaker

10:00 am

Living with MoCRA – Almost 1 Year On

Speaker

2:00 pm

PANEL – Innovation – Consumer Led or Technology Fed?

Inform 2

9:30 am

Inform 2

Cosmetic Consequences, from Hype to Harm. The Real Cost of Marketing to Young People

Speaker

  • Sam Farmer SCS President – 2022 - Owner, Samuel Farmer

10:00 am

Inform 2

Mintel on Trends

Speaker

11:30 am

Inform 2

A Brands Approach to Claim Support

Speaker

12:00 pm

Inform 2

The Changing Landscape of Regulations Impacting the Industry

Speaker

  • View full profile for Sue BullockSue Bullock Head of Chemical Compliance, Stewardship & Sustainability - Sagentia Innovation

2:00 pm

Inform 2

PANEL – Supply Chain Costs

Speakers

14 November

Inform 1

9:30 am

Key Updates to the Cosmetics Regulatory Framework

Speaker

10:00 am

Mintel on Trends

Speaker

11:30 am

EFfCI (The European Federation for Cosmetic Ingredients) Who We Are, What We Do.

Speaker

  • Andrea Maltagliati General Secretary - EFfCI - The European Federation for Cosmetic Ingredients

12:00 pm

KEYNOTE: Rising Trends

[view]

Speaker

2:00 pm

PANEL – Challenges and Opportunities of Going Sustainable, or Not?

Speakers

4:00 pm

PANEL – Equity, Diversity and Inclusion in the Personal Care Industry – More than policies, programmes or box-ticking

Speakers

  • Dan Sumners Head of Policy and Engagement - The Science Council
  • Grace Abamba Founding President - Society of Cosmetic Scientists Nigeria - Nigeria
  • Jennifer Carlsson Founder & Beauty Brand Expert - Mintoiro

Inform 2

9:30 am

Inform 2

PANEL – Bringing Products to Market

11:30 am

Inform 2

Beauty Trends to Take You into 2025

Speaker

  • Julia Wray Editor - Cosmetics Business at HPCi Media

12:00 pm

Inform 2

Beyond the Cosmetic Regulation – Transversal Regulatory Challenges

Speakers

2:00 pm

Inform 2

PANEL – AI Unleashed: Enabling and Redefining the Possible in Cosmetics and Personal Care

Speakers

4:00 pm

Inform 2

PANEL – Formulating Effective Products

13 November

Inform 1

9:30 am

How Hard Can It Really Be!

Speaker

10:00 am

Living with MoCRA – Almost 1 Year On

Speaker

2:00 pm

PANEL – Innovation – Consumer Led or Technology Fed?

Inform 2

9:30 am

Inform 2

Cosmetic Consequences, from Hype to Harm. The Real Cost of Marketing to Young People

Speaker

  • Sam Farmer SCS President – 2022 - Owner, Samuel Farmer

10:00 am

Inform 2

Mintel on Trends

Speaker

11:30 am

Inform 2

A Brands Approach to Claim Support

Speaker

12:00 pm

Inform 2

The Changing Landscape of Regulations Impacting the Industry

Speaker

  • View full profile for Sue BullockSue Bullock Head of Chemical Compliance, Stewardship & Sustainability - Sagentia Innovation

2:00 pm

Inform 2

PANEL – Supply Chain Costs

Speakers