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Conference Sessions

Select Criteria: Session Type = Conference Session - Main Stage

Tuesday, December 15, 8:10 AM - 8:30 AM

    Digital disrupters in scent emitting and more recently odor detection are infiltrating our world. Which ones truly hold potential? This does not solely depend on their technological capabilities but most importantly depend on their user experience and the role and story they play in our lives. This talk will be... Read More
    Speaker(s)
    Speaker
    Olivia Jezler
    Founder
    Future of Smell
    • Conference Session - Main Stage

    Tuesday, December 15, 8:30 AM - 8:50 AM

      The Fragrance Industry has become a melting pot of artistic and scientific ideas to create beautiful fragrances that have the consumer feel good in their ever day life. Whether it were that the consumer wants to convey to the world that they are, confident, active, sexy or just clean, there... Read More
      Speaker(s)
      Speaker
      Jessica Reichert
      Perfumer
      Premier Fragrances
      • Conference Session - Main Stage

      Tuesday, December 15, 2:00 PM - 2:45 PM

        Between tradition and modernity, this workshop outlines how to customize fragrances for new players, influencers and iconic brands using science new technologies, sustainable ingredients, social media and the art of listening to translate emotions into fragrances....
        Speaker(s)
        Speaker
        Catherine Selig
        Senior Fine Fragrance Perfumer
        Takasago/NYG
        • Conference Session - Main Stage

        Tuesday, December 15, 3:30 PM - 4:00 PM

          The world of perfumery is being taken into a new direction as new studies on how scents can affect emotional wellbeing are reaching consumers faster and faster, increasing the search for such benefits in products that are being launched on the market. The present case shows how using the knowledge generated by a... Read More
          Speaker(s)
          Speaker
          Anne Churchill
          Research Fellow
          Givaudan UK
          Speaker
          Paulo Alexandre dos Santos Roseiro
          R&D Director, Grupo Boticário
          • Conference Session - Main Stage

          Tuesday, December 15, 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

            In a time when consumers are increasingly curious about what’s in their products, Fragrance Creators Association built FragranceConservatory.com to be a one-stop shop for contextualized, sound and science-based information about fragrance ingredients, benefits, safety, sustainability, and more. For the first time, the fragrance industry is sharing its story in its... Read More
            Speaker(s)
            Speaker
            Farah Ahmed
            President & CEO
            • Conference Session - Main Stage

            Wednesday, December 16, 8:45 AM - 9:05 AM

              One of the oldest civilizations of the world, India is a land of diversities with ancient rituals, distinct cultures, and various festivals and ceremonies. It is a vibrant assortment of uncountable and sophisticated spices, herbs and flowers native to the country. Of its population of more than 1.3 billion, 50%... Read More
              Speaker(s)
              Speaker
              Manoj Arora
              Chief Perfumer & Managing Director
              Sacheerome Fragrance & Flavour
              • Conference Session - Main Stage

              Wednesday, December 16, 9:45 AM - 10:10 AM

                Artificial intelligence and machine learning are having incredible impact in all areas of business, and moreso today in flavor & fragrance. But what exactly is artificial intelligence, and how is it different than machine learning? More importantly, how could it be useful in flavor and fragrance? Google is a world... Read More
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                Speaker
                Alexander Wiltschko
                Senior Research Scientist
                Google
                • Conference Session - Main Stage

                Wednesday, December 16, 10:10 AM - 10:30 AM

                  The art and science of design a modern fragrance is a centenary process based on the perfumer's expertise, to perform the harmonic combination of the ingredientes. A perfumer must create a fragrance that has great agradabillity, be unique and meet technical performance requirements. In industry, fragrances are evaluated by olfactive... Read More
                  Speaker(s)
                  Speaker
                  Paulo Alexandre dos Santos Roseiro
                  R&D Director, Grupo Boticário
                  • Conference Session - Main Stage

                  Wednesday, December 16, 2:00 PM - 2:45 PM

                    Speaker(s)
                    Speaker
                    Rafael Trujillo
                    Research Fellow and Master F&HC perfumer
                    Procter & Gamble
                    Sponsored by

                    • Conference Session - Main Stage

                    Wednesday, December 16, 3:30 PM - 3:50 PM

                      John Cherkauskas, vice president, R&D, scent at IFF will present what consumers are saying about upcycling, and IFF and LMR’s waste upcycling journey. He will challenge audience members to consider how they can do more good for the planet through a review of waste upcyclings initiatives, learnings, and future plans....
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                      Speaker
                      John Cherkauskas
                      Vice President, Global Scent Research
                      International Flavors & Fragrances
                      • Conference Session - Main Stage

                      Wednesday, December 16, 3:50 PM - 4:30 PM

                        A frank conversation focused on the relationship between perfumer and client. ...
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                        Speaker
                        Roger Schmid
                        Global Innovation Advisor
                        Natura Co
                        • Conference Session - Main Stage

                        Thursday, December 17, 8:50 AM - 9:10 AM

                          Segolene, vice president, HR, of IFF's scent division will present the company's initiatives to find, select, train, and grow the perfumers and talent of the future....
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                          Speaker
                          Segolene Prot
                          VP Global HR Business Partner, Scent
                          IFF
                          • Conference Session - Main Stage

                          Thursday, December 17, 2:45 PM - 3:30 PM

                            Steve will present the positive impact that fragrances have on people’s well-being and as a father and member of the community, how perfumers can rethink creation to use more renewable and repurposed materials to do more good for the planet....
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                            Speaker
                            Stephen Nicoll
                            Master Perfumer
                            International Flavors & Fragrances
                            • Conference Session - Main Stage

                            Thursday, December 17, 4:00 PM - 4:30 PM

                              Suzanne McCormick, senior director of fragrance at Method, will discuss the company’s four pillars; approach to sustainability in both its product and community; and approach to working with fragrance houses....
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                              Speaker
                              Suzanne McCormick
                              Method Products, Inc.
                              • Conference Session - Main Stage