MUNICH TO HOST
2018 IFSCC CONGRESS
• Planning is underway for the IFSCC
Congress 2018, which will be held Sept.
18-21, 2018 in Munich, Germany—just
before the start of the popular Oktoberfest
season. Those companies and participants
interested in getting an early jump on
sponsorships, hospitality suites or exhibiting should contact Michaela Reitmayer,
Tel.: + 49 8281 79940 44; Email: michaela.
More info: www.ifscc2018.com
Call for Papers: Twin Cities
Holistic Cosmetic Symposium
• The Twin Cities Chapter has issued a
call for papers for its eighth biennial Holistic
Cosmetic Symposium, which is scheduled for March 27, 2017 at the Earle Brown
Heritage Center in Brooklyn Center, MN.
Topics of particular interest include: organic ingredients; green packaging; natural
preservatives; green manufacturing; formulating green, sustainable or Fair Trade
ingredients; biodiversity and ethical sourcing; marketing and consumer trends; and
regulatory updates. (Tradenames cannot be
used in the abstract or presentation.)
The abstract deadline is Dec. 27, 2016
Abstracts should be submitted via email
to Dawn Thiel ( email@example.com).
Papers will be selected by Jan. 13, 2017.
More info: www.tccscc.org
Intermountain West Hosts
Grand Seminar on Dec. 1
• The Intermountain West Chapter will
host its Grand Seminar on Dec. 1 in Salt
Lake City, UT. Speakers will include Marc
Cornell and Steve Puelo who will discuss
formulating natural products and green
formulation, respectively. Additionally,
the event will include the Rich Brown
Scholarship and chapter installation.
More info: www.imwscc.org
• On Nov. 14, Karl F. Popp will lead a
national CEP course on cGMPs for
Cosmetics and OTCs at the SCC’s national office in New York City. The course
is designed to educate and review salient
aspects of the cGMP regulations for drug
products and pending GMP regulations
for cosmetics. Formulators, production
personnel, managers and quality team
members will benefit from the practical,
quality systems approach used to describe
GMP requirements and activities.
On Dec. 8, SCC will host a CEP course
on clinical and instrumental testing of
skin and skin care products. The course
focuses on non-invasive testing of human skin in vivo. Modern methods for
testing the effects of skin care products
will be discussed. The major emphasis
will be on instrumental measurements of
skin function. The course goal is to teach
cosmetic scientists how the latest nonin-vasive methods for studying product effects on human skin in vivo can be used
for research guidance and cosmetic claim
support. The instructor will be Randall
Also in December, SCC has planned a
CEP course on fragrance in personal care.
This Dec. 14 event at the national office
will cover the sense of smell, the history
of perfume, fragrance creation and duplication, aroma chemicals and reactions,
fragrance applications in personal care
and household products, fragrance regulations, natural and sustainable fragrances,
aromatherapy and aromascience.
More info: www.scconline.org •
Nov. 8: Midwest Chapter Installation
More info: www.midwestscc.org/
Nov 10: Quebec Chapter Supplier Day.
More info: www.scc-quebec.org/category/
Nov. 10: Michigan Chapter Meeting, The
Waldron Public House, Grand Rapids.
More info: www.sccmi.org
Nov. 10: Ontario Chapter Evening
Meeting, The Venetian Banquet &
Hospitality Centre, Concord, ON.
More info: www.ontarioscc.org/index.htm
Nov. 14: SCC CEP Course, cGMPs for
Cosmetics and OTCs, New York.
More info: www.scconline.org
Nov. 15: Connecticut Chapter meeting.
More info: www.ctscc.org
Nov. 15: Lake Erie Chapter Installation
More info: www.lescc.com
Nov. 15: Twin Cities Office Installation &
More info: www.tccscc.org
Nov. 16: Southeast Chapter Officer
Installation Meeting, Memphis, TN.
More info: www.southeastscc.org
Nov. 17: Carolina Chapter Meeting.
More info: www.carolinascc.org/home.html
Nov. 17: Long Island Chapter Meeting.
More info: www.liscc.org/home.html
Nov. 17: New England Chapter
Installation of Officers.
More info: www.newenglandscc.org/meet-
Nov. 17: St. Louis Chapter Installation of
More info: www.stlouisscc.org/events-
Nov. 17: Southwest Chapter Officer
More info: http://swscc.org/events
Nov. 22: Quebec Chapter Meeting.
More info: www.scc-quebec.org/
Nov. 22: California Chapter Meeting.
More info: www.caliscc.org/events.html
Nov. 25: Ontario Chapter Holiday
Dinner Dance, The Venetian, Vaughan,
More info: www.ontarioscc.org