Virtual roundtable chats will close out the final day of Beauty Accelerate Virtual (October 18-21, 2021). These small-format sessions, led by select speakers, are limited to 15 participants to foster intimate discussions with the experts. Registration is now open.
Taking place at 11:00 a.m. Central Time (UTC-06:00) on October 21, the virtual roundtables will engage attendees in forward-thinking conversations on specified topics and provide attendees the opportunity to ask questions. Seats cost $20 with a full registration to Beauty Accelerate and are available on a first-come, first-served basis. See the full event lineup here.
Featured Topic: Formulating Clinical Efficacy
The pandemic has imposed physically and mentally induced effects on skin, presenting as redness, breakouts (i.e., maskne), irritation and inflammation (i.e., chafing from masks), and even triggering flare-ups of eczema, rosacea, psoriasis, etc. This roundtable discussion will explore unique considerations when it comes to formulating for compromised skin, especially in terms of topical restoration and protection.
Expert: Ruandro Knapik is an R&D Technical Leader and External Innovation Leader at a major manufacturer. He serves as an R&D business partner to drive progress and achievements in sun care, sensitive skin, eczema prone skin and face care, working with global and multidisciplinary teams. He also supports upper management for growth strategies regarding technical aspects for these categories.
Knapik previously served as senior formulation chemist for the company when he joined in 2018. Prior to that, he was principal formulation scientist at Oriflame, researcher III and IV at Grupo Boticário and senior scientist at Johnson & Johnson.
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Hear more from this company/expert at Beauty Accelerate Virtual. Taking place Oct. 18-21, 2021, this 100% virtual event features live Q&A sessions, digital roundtables and more, giving attendees access to industry experts. On-demand options also cater to global attendees. Education sessions and panel discussions will inspire novel product ideas, convey solutions to innovation challenges and illuminate emerging trends as beauty resurges from the past year.