Vrije Universiteit Brussel

Scientific programme 2011

Sunday 11 September

20.00

Welcome reception

Monday 12 September

Session 1 : Skin care

09.00 - 09.15 Welcome.
Prof. V. Rogiers (Vrije Universiteit Brussel, SCCS, BE)

09.15 - 10.15

Anatomy and physiology of skin and hair.
Prof. D. Roseeuw (Universitair Ziekenhuis, BE)
10.15 - 10.30 Coffee Break
10.30 - 11.30

Skin types and daily care.
Prof. V. Rogiers (Vrije Universiteit Brussel, SCCS, BE)

11.30 - 11.45 Coffee Break
11.45 - 12.45

Lipids and biochemical mechanisms involved in barrier function.
Dr. N. Schürer (Universität Osnabrück, DE)

12.45 - 14.15 Lunch

Session 2 : Barrier function of the skin

14.15 - 15.00

Dermal absorption of cosmetic ingredients.
Dr. W. Steiling (Henkel, Düsseldorf, DE)

15.00 - 15.15 Coffee Break
15.15 - 16.00 Dermato-cosmetics affecting the barrier function.
Prof. K. De Paepe (Vrije Universiteit Brussel, BE) )

Tuesday 13 September

09.00 - 09.45

Skin care of the napkin zone.
Dr. R. Adam (Procter & Gamble, Schwalbach am Taunus , DE)

09.45 - 10.00 Coffee Break

Session 3 : Sun, skin and aging

10.00 - 11.00

Is there something like a healthy tan?
Prof. J. Lambert (Rijksuniversiteit Gent, BE)

11.00 - 11.15 Coffee Break
11.15 - 12.15

Human exposure to sunlight and its impact on vitamin D synthesis in skin.
Prof. B. Diffey ( Newcastle University , UK )

12.15 - 13.45 Lunch
13.45 - 14.45

A hierarchy of sun protection.
Prof. B. Diffey ( Newcastle University , UK )

14.45 - 15.00 Coffee Break
15.00 - 16.00

Overview of new UV-filters.
Ing. U. Osterwalder (BASF, Ludwigshafen, DE)

16.00 - 16.15 Coffee Break
16.15 - 17.15 Actinic and chronobiological aging.
Prof. D. Roseeuw (Universitair Ziekenhuis Brussel, BE)

Wednesday 14 September

Session 4 : Legislative aspects of dermato-cosmetic products

09.00 - 10.30

Actual EU-legislation on cosmetics and Recast.
Dr. G. Renner (Colipa, BE)

10.30 - 10.45 Coffee Break
10.45 - 11.45

The New Regulatory Framework for Cosmetic Product Claims.
Dr. I. Martin (Estée Lauder, FR)

11.45 - 12.00 Coffee Break
12.00 - 13.00 Colipa's Practical Guidance on Methodology for Cosmetic Claim Substantiation.
Dr. M. Coroama (Colipa, BE)
13.00 - 14.00 Lunch
Afternoon

Guided visit to Mechelen with get-together and dinner.

Thursday 15 September

Session 5 : Safety of dermato-cosmetic products

09.00 - 10.00 Side effects of cosmetics
Dr. A. Goossens (UZ Leuven, BE)
10.00 - 10.15 Coffee Break
10.15 - 11.15

Safety testing of cosmetics in the cosmetic industry today.
Dr. E. Dufour (L'Oréal, Clichy, FR)

11.15 - 11.30 Coffee Break

11.30 - 12.30

Testing of cosmetics without experimental animals.
Prof. V. Rogiers (Vrije Universiteit Brussel, SCCS, BE)

12.30 - 14.00 Lunch

Session 6 : Efficacy testing of cosmetics

14.00 - 15.00

Microrelief and wrinkle measurements.
Dr. U. Koop (Beiersdorf, Hamburg, DE)

15.100 - 15.15 Coffee Break
15.15 - 16.15 Skin hydration and TEWL measurements in efficacy testing of cosmetics.
Prof. V. Rogiers (Vrije Universiteit Brussel, SCCS, BE)

Friday 16 September

Session 6 : Efficacy testing of cosmetics (continued)

09.00 - 09.45

Sensitive skin, tests available and objectivation by functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI).
Dr. B. Querleux (L'Oréal, Aulnay Sous Bois, FR)

09.45 - 10.30

Induced Chemiluminescence and Near Infra Red-Remission Spectroscopy : relevant techniques in skin efficacy measurements.
Dr. M. Rohr (Institut Dr. Schrader, Holzminden, DE )

10.30 - 10.45

Coffee Break

10.45 - 11.30 Cellulite and critical overview of different anti-cellulite treatments.
Prof. A. Barel (Vrije Universiteit Brussel, BE)
11.30 - 12.15 Applicability of in vivo confocal Raman spectroscopy in efficacy measurements of dermato-cosmetics.
Dr. J. de Sterke (River Diagnostics BV, Rotterdam, NL)
12.15- 13.30

Lunch

13.30 - 14.30 Course exam
15.00
Closure of the course

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