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The US Society of Cosmetic Chemists (SCC) has been hard at work to reimagine its Annual Scientific Meeting & Technology Showcase to present the highest calibre of science and networking opportunities. Now in its 71st year, the event is moving to a new location for the first time in decades. This year it will be held at the Westin New York at Times Square Hotel from 11-12 December. It’s an event you won't want to miss. Register today at the early bird rate! Register by 31 May and you’ll be registering at the same rate as for the 2015 meeting.

The number of invited speakers programmed to deliver the latest research in cosmetic science and innovation has been increased in a conscious effort to ensure that the strongest science is presented to our. There will also be 2 distinct tracks: a Basic/NextGen* Track, geared towards young professionals and those looking for introductory level information about the cosmetics industry, will run concurrently to an Advanced Track, for those interested in learning about cutting edge science, technologies and product innovations. 

In more good news, the room rate for this year's event is drastically lower than it was in 2015. At $299 a night, attendees will enjoy a saving of $150 (another year at the Hilton Towers would have raised the room rate to $449) during the holiday season. It's all the more reason to ensure that once you have registered for the Annual Meeting, you quickly reserve your room as the room block is expected to fill up quickly.

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* The US SCC launched its NextGen initiative in 2015 to help young professionals and students further their education to attain successful and rewarding careers. Bridging the gap between young professionals and established professionals is at the heart of this critical initiative. Brought about by a need to align education and training with workforce needs, the SCC’s mission is to attract, educate and provide for the advancement of our members. 

News Date: 22/03/2017 14:00

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