72nd Annual Scientific Meeting & Technology Showcase

Our Annual Scientific Meeting is where the world
connects for the best cosmetic science education!

We are delighted to announce that registration is open for the 72nd Annual Scientific Meeting
& Technology Showcase
at the Sheraton New York Times Square Hotel on Dec. 11-12, 2018!


  • ADVANCED Education – cutting edge science, technologies, and product innovations for
    industry veterans
  • NEXTGEN Education – fundamentals & basics for students and early careerists
  • Networking & Social Events – connecting you with the “Who’s Who” in the industry
  • Technology Showcase – engaging you with researchers and companies showcasing the
    latest in industry technology
  • Plus: pre-conference full-day CEP courses on Monday, December 10th


For 72 years the Society of Cosmetic Chemists, the oldest and largest non-profit organization focused on cosmetic science education, has convened a meeting known for riveting presentations and discussions on chemistry, physics, biology, physiology, psychology and even neurology -- ultimately leading to the manufacture of the next generation of must-have cosmetic and personal care consumer goods! 


Over 1,100 professionals from 16 countries attend the Annual Meeting, representing the
industry's most prestigious
corporate, government and academic institutions:

  • Cosmetics scientists (all experience levels)
  • Academic, industry and government practitioners
  • Sales & marketing professionals
  • Regulatory professionals
  • Finished-Goods professionals
  • Suppliers & manufacturers
  • Anyone interested in the industry’s latest trends and information

Suppliers, manufacturers and finished goods houses will want to take advantage of the opportunity to have a Poster and/or Tabletop at the Technology Showcase. All Technology Showcase participants will be acknowledged* in all future advertising and event promotional pieces (includes Registration Brochure, Annual Meeting Program Book, Onsite Signage and Email Marketing).

*Companies will be acknowledged once payment in full has been received