Happi’s Anti-Aging Conference & Tabletop Exhibition will be held November 29 & 30, 2017 at the Hyatt Regency New Brunswick, NJ, located near R&D facilities of major players in the skin care industry. The 2017 conference will cover key topics delivered by industry leaders, along with a tabletop exhibition featuring the leading suppliers to the anti-aging segment.

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 “Now in its sixth year, our Conference attracts renowned experts and global suppliers to the anti-aging category. Leading voices detail the latest research that has been proven effective in combatting the signs of aging and taking care of skin. Happi’s Anti-Aging Conference & Tabletop Exhibition is the single platform where experts from the medical, regulatory and business arenas can discuss the latest developments in this multibillion-dollar segment. ”
—Navin Geria, Conference Chairman


Here’s a look at the 2017 Schedule of Events:

DAY 1. Nov. 29, 2017

8:00-9:00 AM: BREAKFAST

9:00-9:15 AM: Opening remarks.

9:15-10:15 AM: Dr. David McDaniel, MD, “Atmospheric Aging: The Role of UV, Visible, IRA and Pollution on the Skin”


11:00-11:45 AM: Pat Schneider, CEO, Biova, “Winning in the Anti-Aging, Cosmeceutical & Beauty Supplement Market”

11:45 AM-12:30 PM: Dr. Laurence Dryer, PhD, “Natural Products: Can There be Safe and Effective Alternatives to Traditional Anti-Aging Formulations?”

12:30-2:00 PM: LUNCH

2:00-2:45 PM: Dr. Jeanette Jacknin, MD, “Review of Newly Discovered Anti-Aging Properties of Topical Hemp THC and Cannabinoids”


3:15-3:45 PM: Dr. Hilary Baldwin, MD, Acne Treatment Research Center, “Adult Acne and Anti-Aging Treatments”

3:45-4:15 PM: Smitha Rao, vice president, product development and regulatory affairs, Strivectin, “Leveraging Fermentation to Create Next-Generation Cosmetics”

4:15-5:00 PM: Dr. Aanand N. Geria, MD, “The Science Behind Hyperpigmentation and Skin Lightening Cosmeceuticals.”

5:00-6:00 PM: COCKTAIL RECEPTION AND PRIZE DRAWINGS (must be present to win).

DAY 2. Nov. 30, 2017

7:45-8:45 AM: BREAKFAST

8:45-9:45 AM: Dr. Greg Hillebrand, PhD, Amway, “Age-Related Changes in the Skin Microbiome”

9:45-10:30 AM: Julie Johnson, HealthFocus International, “Consumer Attitudes About Aging, Beauty and Healthy Living”

10:30-11:00 AM: COFFEE BREAK

11:00-11:45 AM: Georgia Ravitz, Esq., Arent Fox, “Regulatory Issues Impacting the Anti-Aging Category”

11:45 AM-12:30 PM: Dr. Tom Mammone, PhD, VP-Skin Physiology & Pharmacology, R&D, The Estée Lauder Companies, “Growth Factors”

12:45-1:45 PM: LUNCHEON PRESENTATION. Dr. Annette Tobia Ph.D, JD, president & CEO, Dynamis Skin Science Inc, “Toxic Sugars and Skin Aging.”