Conference Sessions

Select Criteria: Session Type = Conference Session - Main Stage

Tuesday, June 05, 2:45 PM - 3:05 PM

  • Room: Athena Ballroom Level 2
The Société Internationale des Parfumeurs Créateurs (SIPC) is working to express a larger vision for perfumers and perfumery in the industry. Master perfumer, Calice Becker will present a brief intro on SIPC and the global association mission to defend the name of the perfumer/creator, including the need for perfumers to work with... Read More
Speaker(s)
Speaker
Calice Becker
Speaker, Executive Perfumer
International Society of Perfumer Creators (SIPC)
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Handout(s)
  • Conference Session - Main Stage

Tuesday, June 05, 3:05 PM - 3:50 PM

  • Room: Athena Ballroom Level 2
Fragrance has the power to enhance lives, bringing moments of delight and joy to the world. As the industry creates, innovates, and grows, it is critical that policies we advance – legislative, regulatory, and finished goods and retailer programs – foster our ability to continue enhancing lives. In this session,... Read More
Speaker(s)
Panel Member
Farah Ahmed
President & CEO
Fragrance Creators Association
Panel Member
Martina Bianchini
Speaker, President
IFRA-The International Fragrance Association
Panel Member
Pamela Oskiuta
Senior Director of Sustainability
SC Johnson
Handout(s)
  • Conference Session - Main Stage

Tuesday, June 05, 4:05 PM - 4:25 PM

  • Room: Athena Ballroom Level 2
In this talk, Wilson-Brown will discuss some of the challenges inherent in the recreation of historic perfumes; the impact historic scents could have on society; and how the perfume industry can adapt to the new culture of transparency and open access heralded by the internet age....
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Speaker
Saskia Wilson-Brown
Founder and Executive Director
The Institute of Art and Olfaction
Handout(s)
  • Conference Session - Main Stage

Tuesday, June 05, 4:30 PM - 4:50 PM

  • Room: Athena Ballroom Level 2
In recent years many companies embarked on a journey to redefine the purpose of their business and their brands. This broad movement in today’s business should make us reflect on the purpose of our industry. While we are sometimes challenged by new consumers' expectations, our industry has made noticeable progress... Read More
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Speaker
Bérangère Magarinos-Ruchat
VP, Global Head of Sustainability
Firmenich
Handout(s)
  • Conference Session - Main Stage

Wednesday, June 06, 3:25 PM - 3:50 PM

  • Room: Athena Ballroom Level 2
This presententation surveys the cultural and business landscape from which niche perfumery originated, including its subsequent category splintering. Bulliqi will discuss what consumer behavior and shifts in scent culture over the last twenty years can tell us about the future of niche perfumery in terms of brand marketing, perfumers’ creative... Read More
Speaker(s)
Speaker
Eddie Bulliqi
Fragrance journalist
Handout(s)
  • Conference Session - Main Stage

Wednesday, June 06, 4:05 PM - 4:50 PM

  • Room: Athena Ballroom Level 2
What are the biggest changes that will shape the fragrance industry in the next decade? Fragrance industry executives from leading houses will join together on stage to discuss the state of the fragrance business and market, as well as key challenges and opportunities in the near term. Discussion points include: Current and... Read More
Speaker(s)
Panel Member
Dionisio Ferenc
Global VP Fine Fragrances
International Flavors & Fragrances
Moderator
Farah Ahmed
President & CEO
Fragrance Creators Association
Panel Member
Felix Mayr-Harting
Global Head of Fine Fragrances
Givaudan
Panel Member
Jerry Vittoria
President, Fine Fragrance Worldwide
Firmenich
Panel Member
Ricardo Omori
Senior Vice President, Global Find Fragrance & Speaker
Symrise
  • Conference Session - Main Stage

Thursday, June 07, 3:05 PM - 3:25 PM

  • Room: Athena Ballroom Level 2
In 1947, Tide was introduced to the public following a successful market test as the first synthetic heavy-duty granular detergent. The same year, the perfume for the detergent was added. This date marks the beginning of a journey that has, to a large degree, influenced the perfume industry and shaped the olfactive landscape... Read More
Speaker(s)
Speaker
Rafael Trujillo
Speaker
Procter & Gamble
Handout(s)
  • Conference Session - Main Stage

Thursday, June 07, 3:30 PM - 3:50 PM

  • Room: Athena Ballroom Level 2
Our industry is at a crossroad. On one hand it is the most vibrant it has been in a long time and enjoying growth, but on the other, it is facing significant threats that if not addressed could curtail our growth significantly. Some of the threats are external and known,... Read More
Speaker(s)
Speaker
Miguel Alemañy
Director of R&D, Flavors and Fragrances
Procter & Gamble
Handout(s)
  • Conference Session - Main Stage

Thursday, June 07, 4:05 PM - 4:25 PM

  • Room: Athena Ballroom Level 2
Social media has changed—in an irreversible fashion—the way people desire, discover and understand perfumes. Laudamiel and Ryan share their unique initiatives of telling the public the story of how fine fragrances are actually created to enhance the general appreciation around perfume making. Consumers now demand knowledge, transparency, and authenticity in... Read More
Speaker(s)
Speaker
Christophe Laudamiel
Master Perfumer
DreamAir NYC
Speaker
Josiah Ryan
Senior Producer - Social Media
CNN
  • Conference Session - Main Stage

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