CEP Courses Open for Registration

CEP Courses Open for Registration

Upcoming SCC Courses

The National Office strives to provide our members with the latest research on Cosmetic Science. We accomplish this through presentations, from experts in the industry, at one of the society’s well recognized Continuing Education Program Courses (CEP). Providing an in-depth focus on a number of topics, you’ll be sure to find an appropriate course to fit every level and every interest. Every CEP course attendee receives a certificate of completion which shows your employer, colleague or professor that you have working knowledge in that particular subject. Register today to get the most out of your career!

Please register here: http://www.scconline.org/nationalcepcourses/

FREE Cosmetic Chemists Guide to Natural Product Formulation Webinar NextGen
April 26, 2017 (starting at 2:00pm CENTRAL TIME)

Instructed by Perry Romanowski – Vice President of Brains Publishing
A free webinar for anyone interested in learning how to formulate natural products. Attendees will learn; who defines “Natural” in the Cosmetic Industry?, what natural standards should be followed when formulating?, which ingredients are okay for natural cosmetics? and should you get natural certified? In addition, we’ll offer the chance to answer some of the participating attendees’ questions LIVE!

Perry Romanowski is the Vice President of Brains Publishing specializing in the creation of information products including websites, traditional books, eBooks, audio and video focusing on science and its application to the real world. He has numerous publications to his credit including “Beginning Cosmetic Chemistry”. He has a Master’s degree in Biochemistry from DePaul University and is an active member of the Society of Cosmetic Chemists.

Cosmetics Formulations
May 1, 2017 (9:00 am-5:00 pm) at the Jacob Javits Center during NY Suppliers’ Day

Instructed by Mark Chandler, President – ACT Solutions Corp
One of the most popular CEP courses offered by the National Office, this course is perfect for anyone interested in the mechanics of designing a cosmetic formulation. From this course, attendees will obtain a better understanding of Emulsion Theory, the Basics of Sunscreen, Preservation, Makeup, Hair Care, Cleanser Formulation and more!

Mark Chandler is President of ACT Solutions Corp (Adaptive Cosmetic Technology Solutions), a formulation design consultancy founded in 2012, serving the cosmetic and topical pharmaceutical industries, focusing on Adaptive Aesthetic Design™, Advanced Emulsion Solutions™, and Formulating for Efficacy™, with formulation laboratories in Delaware and Ohio.

SCC Member | Non-Member | SCC Student Member
Early Bird $360 $490 $210
After 04/17/2017 $410 $540 $235

Beginning Cosmetic Chemistry
May 1, 2017 (9:00 am-5:00 pm) at the Jacob Javits Center during NY Suppliers’ Day

Instructed by Perry Romanowski – Vice President of Brains Publishing
As one of the most popular CEP courses offered by the National Office, Beginning Cosmetic Chemistry is designed specifically with beginning cosmetic chemists in mind, but information presented will also be useful for QA chemists and seasoned veteran scientists who want to learn about other areas of formulations. By attending this course, attendees will receive an introduction to the industry, basic physiology of skin and hair, obtain formulation techniques, learn a few tools of the trade and be able to conduct Claims substantiation testing, among many other education tools.

Perry Romanowski is the Vice President of Brains Publishing specializing in the creation of information products including websites, traditional books, eBooks, audio and video focusing on science and its application to the real world. He has numerous publications to his credit including “Beginning Cosmetic Chemistry”. He has a Master’s degree in Biochemistry from DePaul University and is an active member of the Society of Cosmetic Chemists.

SCC Member | Non-Member | SCC Student Member
Early Bird $360 $490 $210
After 04/17/2017 $410 $540 $235

Basic Hair Science
May 18, 2017 (9:00 am – 5:00 pm) at the National Office

Instructed by Dr. Roger McMullen – Principal Scientist at Ashland Specialty Ingredients
This course will be beneficial to anyone interested in learning more about hair science and hair care technology and how they relate to problems facing cosmetic scientists. After attending this course, attendees will be able to better understand the fine structure of hair and how it relates to its mechanical and surface properties. In addition, the basics of hair will be explored allowing for attendees to create better formulations.

Roger McMullen received a B.S. in Chemistry from Saint Vincent College and completed a Ph.D. in Biophysical Chemistry at Seton Hall University. Roger has over 20 years of experience in the Personal Care industry, having worked in many facets of product development and claims substantiation leading to the commercial launch of new technologies.

SCC Member | Non-Member | SCC Student Member
Early Bird $360 $490 $210
After 05/03/2017 $410 $540 $235

Practical Basics and Theory in Emulsion Technology
August 23, 2017 (9:00 am – 5:00 pm) at the National Office

Instructed by Mark Chandler, President – ACT Solutions Corp
From the sales and marketing personnel who would like to gain greater insight on emulsion formulation, or the quality control and manufacturing personnel who want to gain an appreciation for the products they are testing and producing – to the formulators looking to learn better ways to make oil and water peacefully coexist; these are the perfect registrants for this course. Mark will cover the Introduction to Emulsion Formulation, the numerous Concepts, Evaluations and Processing.

Mark Chandler is President of ACT Solutions Corp (Adaptive Cosmetic Technology Solutions), a formulation design consultancy founded in 2012, serving the cosmetic and topical pharmaceutical industries, focusing on Adaptive Aesthetic Design™, Advanced Emulsion Solutions™, and Formulating for Efficacy™, with formulation laboratories in Delaware and Ohio.

SCC Member | Non-Member | SCC Student Member
Early Bird $360 $490 $210
After 08/08/2017 $410 $540 $235

Cosmetic Chemists Guide to Product Development
September 20, 2017 (9:00 am – 5:00 pm) at the National Office

Instructed by Perry Romanowski – Vice President of Brains Publishing
Covering the basic process of generating ideas for new cosmetics, developing them into functional products and scaling them up to be sold commercially; this class would be useful for cosmetic formulators, quality control scientists, regulatory scientists, marketing and product development professionals and others who are interested in the process of taking an idea from a brainstorm session to a store shelf. This class will cover Technology Transfer and Market & Consumer Research. Attendees will learn how to start formulas, create prototypes and understand the process for engineering and scale up, production batching and Regulatory issues.

Perry Romanowski is the Vice President of Brains Publishing specializing in the creation of information products including websites, traditional books, eBooks, audio and video focusing on science and its application to the real world. He has numerous publications to his credit including “Beginning Cosmetic Chemistry”. He has a Master’s degree in Biochemistry from DePaul University and is an active member of the Society of Cosmetic Chemists.

SCC Member | Non-Member | SCC Student Member
Early Bird $360 $490 $210
After 09/05/2017 $410 $540 $235

The Safety Assessment as Tool for Global Compliance of Cosmetic Products and their Ingredients

December 10, 2017 (9:00 am – 5:00pm) at The Westin New York at Times Square during the 71st Annual Scientific Meeting and Technology Showcase

Moderator, Steven L. Hanft, M.A.; CONUSBAT Regulatory Services
Speaker, Karl Popp, R.Ph.; KPopp Consulting LLC
Speaker, Craig R. Weiss, Consumer Product Testing Company (CPTC)
Speaker, Dr. Uwe Rossow, CCR GmbH & Co. KG
Speaker, Dr. Annelie Struessmann; CONUSBAT Regulatory Services

This workshop will provide attendees with knowledge on the current industry regulations by delivering the following information through presentations and panel discussions: (1) Requirements for a cosmetic ingredient and cosmetic product safety assessment, (2) Necessary data to support the safety of the ingredients and the product, (3) Hazard characterization and exposure assessment and (4) Establishing a cosmetic product safety report as legal document for proof of liability and for global market access. Attendees will learn the FDA Requirements for Establishing the Safety of Cosmetics, be updated on EU’s Cosmetics Product Safety Report, and understand the Individual Safety Assessment – addressing Raw Materials, Ingredients, Impurities.

SCC Member | Non-Member | SCC Student Member
Early Bird $360 $490 $210
After 10/31/2017 $410 $540 $235

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