Cosmotalks

CosmoTalks 2018

@Service Center - Ground floor

COSMOTALKS will be back in 2018 too, in order to motivateinspire 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”

Moderated by:

Giovanni VACCHI, Partner, EY-PARTHENON

Speakers:

Shannon GOLDBERG, Vice President of Marketing, MDNA skin

Paul PEROS, CEO, FOREO

Federico BONELLI, Partner, EY-PARTHENON

Abstract:

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.

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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

Moderated by:

Jill GILBERT, Producer, BeautyTech @  CES

 Speakers:

Sylvain DELTEIL, Director Business Development, PERFECT CORP EUROPE

Robin RASKIN, Journalist and Producer - High Tech Retailing, CES

Abstract:

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. 

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1:30 – 2:15 p.m. 

“BEAUTY COLORS EMBRACE DIVERSITY”

Partner: PeclersParis

Moderated by:

Laurence DORLHAC, Journalist and Founder, AGENCE ELIOT

 Speakers:

Dominique ASSENAT, Head of Color, Beauty & Accessories, PECLERSPARIS

Eva YEAN, Vice President of Product Development, L’ORÉAL

Abstract:

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.

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2:30 – 3:15 p.m.

“THE SKIN CHALLENGE: ADAPTING SKIN CARE AROUND THE WORLD”

 Partner: BEAUTYSTREAMS

Moderated by:

Michael NOLTE, Creative Director, BEAUTYSTREAMS

 Speakers:

Dr. Michèle VERSCHOORE, Medical Director, L’ORÉAL 

Mario DE LUIGI, Founder /ArtDirector, B.KOLORMAKEUP&SKINCARE

Abstract:

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.

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3:45– 4:30 p.m. 

WHAT'S NEXT IN INFLUENCER MARKETING? MEET TODAY’S BEAUTY INFLUENCERS

 Partner: STYLE COALITION

 Moderated by:

Yuli ZIV, Founder & CEO, STYLE COALITION

Speakers:

Simply ANDREA, Influencer (@ANDREEACRISTINA

Jaleesa MOSES, Influencer (@SAYTHELEES

Amanda STANTON, Influencer, (@AMANDASTANTONN)

Nathalia ASHBA, Influencer, (@NATYASHBA)

Abstract:

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.

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5:00 –7.00 p.m.  

“L’EVOLUZIONE DELLA PROFUMERIA: I PROTAGONISTI” 

(only in Italian)

 Partner: PAMBIANCObeauty

 Moderated by:

David PAMBIANCO, CEO, PAMBIANCO

Speakers:

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

Abstract:

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.

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Friday, 16 March

10:30 – 11:15 a.m.

“NATURAL & ORGANIC: AN UPDATE OF WHAT’S ON IN THE INDUSTRY”

Partner: ECOVIA INTELLIGENCE

Moderated by:

Amarjit SAHOTA, Founder and President, ECOVIA INTELLIGENCE (ORGANIC MONITOR)

Speakers:

Steven KO, CEO, HAIR O’RIGHT INTERNATIONAL CORPORATION

Mark SMITH, Director General, NATRUE 

Lotte TISENKOPFA-ILTNERE, Founder & Creative Director, MÁDARA

Abstract:

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?

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11:30 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.

“ALIGNING BRAND STRATEGIES WITH NEW CONSUMER VALUES”

 Partner: EUROMONITOR INTERNATIONAL

Moderated by:

Irina BARBALOVA, Global Lead Beauty and Personal Care , EUROMONITOR INTERNATIONAL

Speakers:

Lee PANG, Executive Director, BODIBASIXS MANUFACTURING SDN BHD

Romualdo PRIORE, Strategic Marketing Director, CHROMAVIS

Bridgette HOWARD, Managing Partner and Founder, PARLOR WEST VENTURES  

Abstract:

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. 

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12.30 -1.15 p.m.

“BEAUTY AND ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE (AI)”

 Partner: WGSN

Speakers:

Theresa YEE, Senior Beauty Editor, WGSN

Emma Grace BAILEY, Associate Editor Beauty, WGSN

Luca ALTIERI, Chief Marketing Officer, IBM ITALIA

Abstract:

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.

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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)

PartnerIl Sole 24 Ore - How to spend it

Moderated by:

Nicoletta POLLA MATTIOT, Director, HTSI

Speakers:

Mario Dell’Oglio, President, CAMERA ITALIANA BUYER MODA

Gianluca TONIOLO, Global Travel Retail Managing Director, LVMH PERFUMES & COSMETICS

Abstract:

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.

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3.30 - 4.15 p.m.

“RETAIL 2025: adapt to the new beauty retail landscape”

 Partner:  

Moderated by:  

Jenny B. Fine, Executive Editor, Beauty, WWD

Speakers:

Dongeun SHIN, Team Leader / Merchandise Team,  LOTTE H&B Business(LOHB`s)

Andrey GOLOUB, Founder and CEO, ELSE CORP

Cindy DIPRIMA, CEO, CAP BEAUTY

Abstract:

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.

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Saturday, 17 March

10:30 – 11:15 a.m.

“THE COSMOPROF TRENDS REPORT 2018 BY BEAUTYSTREAMS: MACROTRENDS AND KEY DRIVERS BEHIND THE INNOVATIONS”

 Partner: BEAUTYSTREAMS

Moderated by:

Lan VU, CEO, BEAUTYSTREAMS 

Speakers:

Anne-Catherine AUVRAY, Editorial Director, BEAUTYSTREAMS

Vittorio GIOMO, Vice-President, INTERCOLOR

Iris MARTIN, Make-up Artist

Abstract:

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.

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11:30 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.

“BEAUTY'S COLOR QUAKE”

 Partner: CARLIN GROUP

Moderated by:

Virginie CORBASSON, Consulting Director, CARLIN GROUP

Speakers:

Ela BENCZEK, Product Coordinator, BELL PPHU

Caterina BONDIOLI, R&D Managing Director, RED OF VIEW

Abstract:

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.

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12:30 – 1:15 p.m.

“REINVENTING BEAUTY: HOW ARE TECH STARTUPS REDEFINING THE RULES OF THE BEAUTY INDUSTRY”

 Partner: FOUNDERS FACTORY

Moderated by:

Laura DELGADO, Business Development Lead, FOUNDERS FACTORY  

Speakers:

Maciej KIRYŁŁO, Business Development Director, TALKINTHINGS 

Marius T. KRISTIANSEN, CEO, BAD NORWEGIAN

Andi HADISUTJIPTO, Founder and CEO, RIVITER

Abstract:

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.

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1:30 – 2:15 p.m.

“THE BEAUTY WORKOUT: KEEPING UP WITH THE ATHLETIC BEAUTY TREND”

Partner: MINTEL

Moderated by:

Andrew MCDOUGALL, Global Beauty & Personal Care Analyst, MINTEL

Speakers:

Daniele VERSOLATO, Sales & Marketing Director, BIOFARMA SPA

Luisa POISA, Head of Marketing, [ COMFORT ZONE ] SKINCARE DIVISION, DAVINES

Abstract:

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.

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2:30 – 3:15 p.m.

“PACKAGING & INNOVATIONS IN 2025”

 Partner: COSMETICSDESIGN-EUROPE

Moderated by:

Lucy WHITEHOUSE, Editor, COSMETICSDESIGN-EUROPE

Speakers:

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

Abstract:

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.  

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3:30 – 4:15 p.m.

“THE RISE OF CHINESE BRANDS AND NEW DISTRIBUTION CHANNELS”

Partner: CREATIVE CAPITAL

Moderated by:

Louis HOUDART , Founder and managing Partner, CREATIVE CAPITAL CHINA

Speakers:

Feng SHUAI, Founder and Chairwoman, INOHERB

Torsten STOCKER, COO, THARKAL CORPORATION

Thibault VILLET, Chairman and Co-founder, MEI.COM

Abstract:

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.

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4:30 – 5:15 p.m.

“COLLETTIVE INTELLIGENCE IN THE BEAUTY INDUSTRY”

Partner: centdegrés

Moderated by: 

Elie PAPIERNIK, Managing Partner and Creative Director, centdegrés

 Speakers:

Sonia CERATO, Category Manager Make-Up Division, QUADPACK

 Juan MANTILLA, Design Manager, KIKO

 Sara ZANAFREDI, CEO, PENNELLIFARO

Abstract:

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.

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