Programme

The IFSCC Congress features major scientific and technical aspects in the field of cosmetic science. Top international speakers will discuss and present the latest findings in their fields.

Programme at a Glance

Tuesday – 18 September 2018

10:00 – 14:30    Workshops
14:00 – 16:00    Council Meeting
18:00 – 20:00    Welcome Reception

Wednesday – 19 September 2018

09:00 – 17:00    Poster Session, Exhibition
09:00 – 17:00    Scientific Conference Sessions I, II, III

Thursday – 20 September 2018

09:00 – 17:00    Poster Session, Exhibition
09:00 – 17:00    Scientific Conference Sessions IV, V, VI
19:00 – 24:00    Social Event

Friday – 21 September 2018

09:00 – 16:00    Poster Session, Exhibition
09:00 – 16:00    Scientific Conference Sessions VII, VIII
19:00 – open end    Award Ceremony and Closing Banquet

The congress programme is subject to change. Last update: 8 February 2018

Evening Events

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Welcome Reception

Come and join us at the Welcome Reception! This is the opening event and a good opportunity to meet and greet old and new business partners from the industry.

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Social Event

Enjoy a casual evening in a traditional Bavarian atmosphere and experience authentic Bavarian music while enjoying some local culinary specialities.

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Award Ceremony and Closing Banquet

The Gala dinner puts the finishing touch to the IFSCC Congress 2018.
We invite you to enjoy a splendid evening as you bid adieu to the event.

Congress Segments

International key players from the entire cosmetic science industry will be present at this trade exhibition. Click here for further information on Exhibition Booth Packages >>

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Poster Session

Up to 350 poster presentations expose the scientific discovery and the latest global scientific innovations from some of the most creative minds in the cosmetic industry.

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Scientific Conference

The IFSCC Congress features major scientific and technical aspects in the field of cosmetic science. Top international speakers will discuss and present the latest knowledge in their fields.

The theme of the congress is: Science for Beauty and Lifestyle. What are the challenges of modern cosmetic products in connection with lifestyles? Topics like: Pollution, Sustainability, Protection, Environmental Safety, Nature will be highlighted as well as Wellbeing and Feeling, Sensory Aspects and Formulation Techniques.

A truly scientific firework – rivalling the Oktoberfest.

NEW: Keynote Address >>

NEW: Keynote Lectures >>

  1. Optical non-invasive in-vivo measurements in the cosmetic research
  2. Skin models in cosmetics
  3. Preservation of cosmetics
  4. Development and application of formulations containing caffeine for hair growth and beauty

Find more information and detailed schedules on the page Workshops >>