@Service Center - Ground floor
COSMOTALKS will be back in 2018 too, in order to motivate, inspire and empower its attendees by showcasing Beauty Experts and top professionals from an array of industries.
COSMOTALKS puts relevant intelligence at your fingertips so that you can easily make informed decisions to positively impact your business.
COSMOTALKS define what’s next:
• What are the most pressing issues?
• Which are the latest trends?
• How is each industry responding?
It’s a perfect combination of strategic insight and granular detail, with coverage that moves as fast as the market itself. We dig deeper, look further and make our partner and speaker think harder in search of innovation and unseen opportunities.
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Thursday, 15 March
10:45 - 11.30 a.m.
“THE NEW LUXURY IN BEAUTY”
Giovanni VACCHI, Partner, EY-PARTHENON
Shannon GOLDBERG, Vice President of Marketing, MDNA skin
Paul PEROS, CEO, FOREO
Federico BONELLI, Partner, EY-PARTHENON
The global luxury market will reach EUR 295 billion in revenue by 2020. Redefining luxury and what it mean for beauty brands in terms of product development, innovation, service, distribution channel and experience will be the main topic of the opening panel discussion of Cosmotalks 2018.
12:00 – 12:45 p.m.
"THE METEORIC RISE OF BEAUTY TECH: SMART, SAVVY, DISRUPTIVE AND HYPER-PERSONAL”
Partner: LIVING IN DIGITAL TIMES
The Producers of the BeauyTech summit @ CES
Jill GILBERT, Producer, BeautyTech @ CES
Sylvain DELTEIL, Director Business Development, PERFECT CORP EUROPE
Robin RASKIN, Journalist and Producer - High Tech Retailing, CES
With technologies that have been typically only used in gaming, social media, healthcare monitoring and medical device development, beauty tech innovators are soaring to new heights. Beauty routines have received a colossal makeover. Consumers can now self-educate and self-treat their own personal beauty issues. VR and augmented reality systems are analyzing and treating skin problems as well as teaching proper techniques 100% personalized to the consumer.
1:30 – 2:15 p.m.
“BEAUTY COLORS EMBRACE DIVERSITY”
Laurence DORLHAC, Journalist and Founder, AGENCE ELIOT
Dominique ASSENAT, Head of Color, Beauty & Accessories, PECLERSPARIS
Eva YEAN, Vice President of Product Development, L’ORÉAL
Is the Makeup Industry Finally Embracing Diversity? When it comes to beauty products, women of color now have more choices than ever. Brands are expanding their color palettes and using color-matching technology to make it easier for women with darker skin to find the perfect shade of foundation or concealer.
2:30 – 3:15 p.m.
“THE SKIN CHALLENGE: ADAPTING SKIN CARE AROUND THE WORLD”
Michael NOLTE, Creative Director, BEAUTYSTREAMS
Dr. Michèle VERSCHOORE, Medical Director, L’ORÉAL
Mario DE LUIGI, Founder /ArtDirector, B.KOLORMAKEUP&SKINCARE
BEAUTYSTREAMS, together with leading dermatologist Dr. Michèle Verschoore and respected contract manufacturer B.KOLORMAKEUP&SKINCARE, will examine the skin differences internationally and how to adapt and market products regionally.
3:45– 4:30 p.m.
“WHAT'S NEXT IN INFLUENCER MARKETING? MEET TODAY’S BEAUTY INFLUENCERS”
Partner: STYLE COALITION
Yuli ZIV, Founder & CEO, STYLE COALITION
Simply ANDREA, Influencer (@ANDREEACRISTINA)
Jaleesa MOSES, Influencer (@SAYTHELEES)
Amanda STANTON, Influencer, (@AMANDASTANTONN)
Nathalia ASHBA, Influencer, (@NATYASHBA)
Hear firsthand from these Beauty Influencers, who collaborate with top tier beauty brands from around the world, what they have found to be the most effective practices so you can build your brand’s very own influencer strategy! Additionally, panelists will share upcoming Influencer Marketing trends for 2018 and beyond.
5:00 –7.00 p.m.
“L’EVOLUZIONE DELLA PROFUMERIA: I PROTAGONISTI”
(only in Italian)
David PAMBIANCO, CEO, PAMBIANCO
Raffaella BUDA, Branded Content Director, CONDÉ NAST ITALIA
Michelangelo LIUNI, Presidente, FENAPRO
Roberto SERAFINI, GM, L’ORÉAL LUXE ITALIA; AD, HELENA RUBINSTEIN
Carlo BIANCHINI, General Manager Italy & Greece, COTY LUXURY
Luciano BERTINELLI, AD, FERRAGAMO PARFUMS
Giancarlo ZINESI, CEO, SISLEY ITALIA
New players at play on the chessboard of beauty, international challenges and strategies to face an 'evolutive' distributive market, which in Italy is witnessing a strict competition between channels and aggregative phenomena: these are the key issues of the seminar.
Friday, 16 March
10:30 – 11:15 a.m.
“NATURAL & ORGANIC: AN UPDATE OF WHAT’S ON IN THE INDUSTRY”
Partner: ECOVIA INTELLIGENCE
Amarjit SAHOTA, Founder and President, ECOVIA INTELLIGENCE (ORGANIC MONITOR)
Steven KO, CEO, HAIR O’RIGHT INTERNATIONAL CORPORATION
Mark SMITH, Director General, NATRUE
Lotte TISENKOPFA-ILTNERE, Founder & Creative Director, MÁDARA
This panel of key experts will discuss latest developments in the natural and organic cosmetics industry: standards, green raw materials, and marketing issues. What is the state of the natural and organic cosmetics market, and what developments are on the horizon?
11:30 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.
“ALIGNING BRAND STRATEGIES WITH NEW CONSUMER VALUES”
Partner: EUROMONITOR INTERNATIONAL
Irina BARBALOVA, Global Lead Beauty and Personal Care , EUROMONITOR INTERNATIONAL
Lee PANG, Executive Director, BODIBASIXS MANUFACTURING SDN BHD
Romualdo PRIORE, Strategic Marketing Director, CHROMAVIS
Bridgette HOWARD, Managing Partner and Founder, PARLOR WEST VENTURES
The needs and values of beauty consumers will continue to evolve in tandem with behavioural shifts stemming from healthier lifestyles, digital connectivity, green and ethical consumerism, as well as more authentic brand experiences.
12.30 -1.15 p.m.
“BEAUTY AND ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE (AI)”
Theresa YEE, Senior Beauty Editor, WGSN
Emma Grace BAILEY, Associate Editor Beauty, WGSN
Luca ALTIERI, Chief Marketing Officer, IBM ITALIA
WGSN and IBM will explore how the combination of AI (Artificial Intelligence) + EI (Emotional Intelligence) are crucial in the future strategy of any beauty company, and with examples of the capabilities of IBM Watson how technology should be implemented in a manner that is authentic to the brand’s heritage.
2.15 -3.15 p.m.
“SHOPPING IN BEAUTY - THE PERFUME EXPERIENCE 4.0:
PERFUMERY AND OLFACTORY LUXURY - A DELICATE BALANCE BETWEEN INNOVATION AND TRADITION”
(only in Italian)
Partner: Il Sole 24 Ore - How to spend it
Nicoletta POLLA MATTIOT, Director, HTSI
Mario Dell’Oglio, President, CAMERA ITALIANA BUYER MODA
Gianluca TONIOLO, Global Travel Retail Managing Director, LVMH PERFUMES & COSMETICS
Exploring how the customer experience changes, and keeps on changing, requires commercial, economic, ICT and psychological expertise. It is both a strategic and a practical issue and involves getting into consumers’ hearts and minds. “How to” is the shared theme of meetings and panels by “How to Spend it”, with experts from the luxury sector examining this expertise.
3.30 - 4.15 p.m.
“RETAIL 2025: adapt to the new beauty retail landscape”
Jenny B. Fine, Executive Editor, Beauty, WWD
Dongeun SHIN, Team Leader / Merchandise Team, LOTTE H&B Business(LOHB`s)
Andrey GOLOUB, Founder and CEO, ELSE CORP
Cindy DIPRIMA, CEO, CAP BEAUTY
Predicting the next innovation that will forever change the retail landscape from the experience of top worldwide retailers, media innovative start ups: the panel discussion will analyze the next disruptors with sights on the market. The speakers will explore a variety of emerging technology including 3D printing, artificial intelligence, driverless transportation, robotics, wearable technology and virtual reality.
Saturday, 17 March
10:30 – 11:15 a.m.
“THE COSMOPROF TRENDS REPORT 2018 BY BEAUTYSTREAMS: MACROTRENDS AND KEY DRIVERS BEHIND THE INNOVATIONS”
Lan VU, CEO, BEAUTYSTREAMS
Anne-Catherine AUVRAY, Editorial Director, BEAUTYSTREAMS
Vittorio GIOMO, Vice-President, INTERCOLOR
Iris MARTIN, Make-up Artist
Each year, Cosmoprof presents its official Cosmoprof Trends Report to highlight directional products from exhibitors. Join BEAUTYSTREAMS for an exclusive insight into the Cosmoprof Trends Report for 2018.
11:30 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.
“BEAUTY'S COLOR QUAKE”
Partner: CARLIN GROUP
Virginie CORBASSON, Consulting Director, CARLIN GROUP
Ela BENCZEK, Product Coordinator, BELL PPHU
Caterina BONDIOLI, R&D Managing Director, RED OF VIEW
How to be sure that product colors will be in line with client’s expectations? How the material and the finishes can renew the basic colors? How to harmonize the color ranges, renew the timeless, develop ranges? During our discussion, Carlin will share with experts about color best practices, fast-fashion colors and their vision of color codes.
12:30 – 1:15 p.m.
“REINVENTING BEAUTY: HOW ARE TECH STARTUPS REDEFINING THE RULES OF THE BEAUTY INDUSTRY”
Partner: FOUNDERS FACTORY
Laura DELGADO, Business Development Lead, FOUNDERS FACTORY
Maciej KIRYŁŁO, Business Development Director, TALKINTHINGS
Marius T. KRISTIANSEN, CEO, BAD NORWEGIAN
Andi HADISUTJIPTO, Founder and CEO, RIVITER
At Founders Factory we matchmake startups with large corporates, providing an unprecedented opportunity for these new companies to scale. With L'Oreal, our beauty partner, we grow five existing early stage technology companies and create - from scratch - two new startups per year. In this session, Founders Factory will present three of our most promising and exciting beauty startups, changing the face of the beauty industry.
1:30 – 2:15 p.m.
“THE BEAUTY WORKOUT: KEEPING UP WITH THE ATHLETIC BEAUTY TREND”
Andrew MCDOUGALL, Global Beauty & Personal Care Analyst, MINTEL
Daniele VERSOLATO, Sales & Marketing Director, BIOFARMA SPA
Luisa POISA, Head of Marketing, [ COMFORT ZONE ] SKINCARE DIVISION, DAVINES
Consumers are being encouraged to exercise their bodies and brains, while health and wellness is seen as an integral part of daily life from a physical and emotional standpoint. Beauty brands are formulating products and positioning themselves to better align with these interests in order to meet the unique needs of active consumers.
2:30 – 3:15 p.m.
“PACKAGING & INNOVATIONS IN 2025”
Lucy WHITEHOUSE, Editor, COSMETICSDESIGN-EUROPE
Rusty MARTIN, Global Strategic Marketing Director, POREX FILTRATION GROUP
Angelo FARAVELLI, Founder and Chief Strategic Officer, MCI BRAND APPEAL
Riccardo MASTRONARDI, CEO, Cadicagroup SpA and A+A Design Studio
The revolution of the distributions channels, the new generation consumers and the infinitive possibilities opened by customization and personalization bring even more attention to multiple packaging solutions. Panelists will analyze the most important solutions that will have a strong impact in the beauty packaging scenario.
3:30 – 4:15 p.m.
“THE RISE OF CHINESE BRANDS AND NEW DISTRIBUTION CHANNELS”
Partner: CREATIVE CAPITAL
Louis HOUDART , Founder and managing Partner, CREATIVE CAPITAL CHINA
Feng SHUAI, Founder and Chairwoman, INOHERB
Torsten STOCKER, COO, THARKAL CORPORATION
Thibault VILLET, Chairman and Co-founder, MEI.COM
To talk about the constant evolution of the Chinese market is an euphemism. During our panel discussion we will have 4 experts with very different backgrounds and experiences sharing with us some best practices combined with their vision of where the market is heading.
4:30 – 5:15 p.m.
“COLLETTIVE INTELLIGENCE IN THE BEAUTY INDUSTRY”
Elie PAPIERNIK, Managing Partner and Creative Director, centdegrés
Sonia CERATO, Category Manager Make-Up Division, QUADPACK
Juan MANTILLA, Design Manager, KIKO
Sara ZANAFREDI, CEO, PENNELLIFARO
The world is changing at a fast pace. Product cycles are getting shorter. Luxury and beauty groups are asking for quicker time to market. Brands, like their clients, require high vivacity, but considering the competition, they also need high creativity. With a panel of great experts, we will share experiences to find the right answers.