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Happi’s Anti-Aging Conference & Tabletop Exhibition will be held September 10 & 11, 2015 at the Hyatt Regency New Brunswick, NJ, located near R&D facilities of major players in the skin care industry. The 2015 conference will cover key topics delivered by industry leaders, along with a tabletop exhibition featuring the leading suppliers to the anti-aging segment.

Now in it’s fourth year, Happi’s Anti-Aging Conference & Tabletop Exhibition is your source for information on breakthrough technology, novel raw materials, regulatory activity and market research involving the multibillion-dollar global anti-aging industry.

Geria “The most innovative feature of this conference is that we are, for the first time, introducing Total Protection Factor (TPF), Environmental Protection Factor (EPF) and Genetic Protection Factor (GPF). These three factors compliment the current SPF protection system.”
—Navin Geria, Conference Chairman
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Here’s a look at the 2015 Schedule of Events:

DAY 1. Sept. 10, 2015

8:00-9:00: BREAKFAST

9:00-9:15: Opening Remarks, Tom Branna, Happi and Conference Chairman Navin Geria, senior technical advisor and principal, Doctors Skin Prescription.

9:15-10:15am: Keynote. Dr. Adnan Nasir MD, PhD, president, Nanodermatology Society and Clinical Professor of Dermatology at UNC, Chapel Hill. “Challenges and Opportunities for Nanotechnology in Anti-Aging Skin Care.”

10:15-11:00: COFFEE BREAK in the EXHIBITION HALL

11:00-11:45: Dr. Michael Southall, research director, skin care, J&J, “New Insights on the Role of Inflammation in Skin Aging and the Treatment of Lines, Wrinkles and Pigmentation.”

11:45-12:30: Dr. Paolo Giacomoni, consultant and former VP-R&D, Herbalife, “Is Skin Aging Inevitable?”

12:30-2:00: LUNCH in the EXHIBITION HALL

2:00-2:45: Barbara Green, Neostrata, “Next Generation Anti-Aging Skin Care Technologies: From Discovery to Commercialization and Licensing.”

2:45-3:15: COFFEE AND ICE CREAM in the EXHIBITION HALL

3:15-5:00: Dermatological Roundtable
• Dr. Mark Lees, PhD, CIDESCO diplomat. The Applied Science of Cosmeceuticals: Real World Results.”
• Dr. Reena Rupani, MD. “Greening the Skin: An Organic Approach to Anti-Aging Skin Care.”
• Dr. Macrene Alexiades-Armenakas, MD. “What’s Missing from Today’s Anti-Aging Formulas?”

5:00-6:00: RECEPTION AND PRIZE GIVEAWAYS IN THE EXHIBITION HALL

DAY 2. Sept. 11, 2015

7:45-8:45: BREAKFAST

8:45-9:45: Keynote Dr. Mary Lupo, MD. “Understanding and Fighting Skin Aging.”

9:45-10:30: Joe Lewis, founder, US Cosmeceutechs, “Beyond SPF: What every Formula Needs for Truly Effective Protection.”

10:30-11:15: Karen Doskow, director, consumer products, Kline & Co., “Anti-Aging Innovations & Insights.”

11:15-11:30: COFFEE BREAK

11:30-1:30: Regulatory Roundtable moderated by GeorgiaRavitz Esq., Arent Fox.
Dr. Nakissa Sadrieh, director of the Division of Cosmetics, US Food and Drug Administration
Dr. Nadim Shaath, president, Alpha R&D and charter member, PASS Coalition
Annie M. Ugurlayan, senior staff attorney, National Advertising Division, Better Business Bureau
Serena Viswanathan, assistant director, Division of Advertising Practices, Federal Trade Commission

1:30-2:30: SPECIAL LUNCH PRESENTATION: Jill Scalamandre, chief marketing officer, Coty Inc., “The Global Skincare Consumer – Her Needs & Insights.”

2:30: Conference Adjourns.