The two events will be held on 8 - 9 October at the Hotel Catalonia Barcelona Plaza.
For the last six years the Regulatory Summit has helped cosmetics companies address compliance pressures, increasing claims regulation and consumer expectations.
This year is no different and will cover the latest trends, country regulations including Australasia and China, legal updates and claim validation.
Meanwhile, Packaging Live is a new event for 2019 and will be dedicated to all things packaging with a sustainability focus. Discover the latest packaging trends, sustainable innovations and materials to take your brand’s eco-promise into 2020 and beyond.
Ithos, Delphic and XCellR8 confirmed to return for 2019
“The Regulatory Summit continually delivers high-value content to the cosmetic industry so companies can enter new markets with confidence – this is something that aligns with our value driven approach to modernise and automate compliance reporting," explained Ken Bubeck, CEO of Ithos.
Ithos provides clients worldwide with content management solutions and access to country-specific regulatory requirements.
With an in-depth knowledge of global regulatory legislation, Ithos helps companies efficiently deliver regulatory compliance reports, decrease time to market, create safety documents and organise regulatory information.
Ken Bubeck presenting at the 2018 edition of the Regulatory Summit
Delphic will also be returning this year, with representatives presenting the latest updates and how to break into the thriving Australasian and Chinese markets.
Tom Garner, Managing Director of Delphic HSE, said: “The Cosmetics Business Regulatory Summit is a recognised event for bringing together like-minded people to learn, to share experiences and to foster new relationships.
“Let's face it, maintaining regulatory compliance while in pursuit of new and innovative products can be challenging and we are, after all, in this together.
“At Delphic HSE we are bursting with pride to sponsor this year’s event. Delphic HSE are global experts, providing holistic services to support your Cosmetic Safety and Regulatory requirements.”
Delphic HSE is a multinational consultancy firm providing specialist product safety and regulatory compliance services to the global consumer and industrial chemicals markets.
Delphic representatives talking to a delegate in 2018
XCellR8 will also be returning as sponsors for the second time. The GLP-accredited laboratory is exclusively devoted to animal-free safety and efficacy tests for cosmetics, personal care and chemical industries.
Carol Treasure, CEO and founder of XCellR8, commented: “XCellR8 is proud to be back as sponsors of the Cosmetics Business Regulatory Summit after a stimulating event last year.
"I am looking forward to presenting the results of the exciting R&D programme we have completed to develop a new predictive model for mildness to skin, after sharing the hypothesis with delegates in 2018.
"Our research shows that validating claims around mildness is a high priority for the industry at the moment, helping brands to stand out in a competitive market.
"I’ll share the latest thinking on this subject, plus how vegan test methodologies meet both scientific and ethical requirements for regulatory teams.”
Treasure's presentation ‘Taking the sting out of mildness testing’ will take place on the morning of day one at the Regulatory Summit.
New exhibitors joining for 2019
Intertek, the global Total Quality Assurance experts, will be sponsoring and presenting at both conferences.
Gary Parker, Sustainability Group Head at Intertek, will be sharing his expertise in providing sustainable cosmetic products from ingredients to distribution.
At the Regulatory Summit his session will cover the standards, claims and brand protection you need to know.
During Packaging Live, Parker will provide a step-by-step guide on how brands can move to sustainable packaging with ease in response to the increasing consumer demand.
MSL will also be making their debut at the event and lead microbiologist, Ben Elmadi, will be presenting during the Regulatory Summit on ‘Microbiological testing in vegan beauty.’
Operations Director, Alex Fotheringham, commented ”MSL, as an industry-leading regulatory consultancy and testing laboratory, is proud to support the Regulatory Summit.
“Our aim is to solve problems with innovative new solutions and we look forward to doing just that in Barcelona!”
MSL is a consultancy specialising in the regulatory compliance and microbiological testing of cosmetics and personal care products.
MILE HIGH LABS
Also joining the conference is Mile High Labs. The CBD supply chain partner is committed to advancing the industry forward and making CBD accessible to all through scientific innovation and research.
AYTON GLOBAL RESEARCH
A premier research platform, Ayton Global Research, will be making their exhibitor debut at the conference.
Carys Smith, Training Director of Ayton Global Research, said: “We are very much looking forward to meeting everyone in Barcelona, as these events provide us with a fantastic opportunity to share our knowledge and expertise in this industry.”
The company provides services for online surveys, concept testing, and product testing for claim substantiation, efficacy testing, benchmark testing, and much more.
Brand owners, contract manufacturers and marketing departments benefit from the efficient service offered by Ayton’s friendly team of experienced Study Managers.
Cosmedesk, the software platform, will also be joining the conference for the first time.
The company is focused on providing a solution to automate the creation of Product Information File (PIF) and documents required by EU regulation 1223/2009.
Joana Santos, Product Consultant, commented: “Cosmedesk is the solution for those who want to guarantee cosmetics compliance in a faster, more organised and precise manner.
“We provide innovative software that answers the cosmetics industry's regulatory requirements.“The Regulatory Summit is the perfect place to meet and share experiences that can help industry professionals provide an excellent service to their clients. See you in Barcelona!"
Cosmedesk empowers safety assessors to produce the Cosmetic Product Safety Report (CPSR) and the PIF in a faster and efficient manner, saving more than half of the time spent with its preparation and bureaucracy.
Veeva, an industry cloud solution data provider, will also be joining the event.
They will be informing delegates about their software, services and extensive ecosystem of partners to help support the brands attending with their most critical functions from R&D through commercial.
Christel Rollin, Senior Director of Marketing Europe for Veeva, explained: “At cosmetics companies worldwide, pressures are mounting. How can we get more new products, into more markets, faster? And maintain compliance? And avoid employee burnout?
“Increasingly, forward thinking cosmetics companies are finding that Veeva's cloud solutions address their biggest challenges and our mission is in phase with the Regulatory Summit. Veeva helps cosmetic companies bring innovative quality products to market with more agility.”
Veeva helps companies of all sizes bring products to market faster and more efficiently, and maintain compliance.
EcoMundo, is the latest addition to the conference and will be joining the other exhibitors in Barcelona.
EcoMundo aims to free companies from regulatory constraints, and they will be sharing their expertise in REACH, CLP, Cosmetics and Biocides
Sylvain De Backer, Cosmetics Sales Director, added: "EcoMundo provides regulatory and toxicological expertise to the world's leading cosmetics brands to register their products all around the world, therefore, assisting the Regulatory Summit is a must, especially in Barcelona where EcoMundo just opened a new branch.”
There is still time to register for both events. Simply visit regulatorysummit.com or packaginglive.com to secure your place.
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