Event schedule: 7th International Symposium on Corneotherapy

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Attendance fee: I.A.C. members: €400.00 Non-members €500.00
Fee includes all lectures, Welcome dinner, refreshments, lunches and Saturday evening dinner

Schedule as of 5th February 2020

October 2, 2020

16.00-17.30: Registration. Welcome with Coffee & Drinks

17.30: Evening Get Together at Melia Hotel Seville

18.30: Welcome to Symposium; Elena Hernandez, PhD

18.45: Welcome to Symposium; Igal Kariv

18.50: Opening of the Symposium and Introduction; Hans Lautenschläger, PhD

20.00: Welcome dinner at Melia Hotel

October 3, 2020

8.45: Preview of the Day's Format; Margaret Walsh

9.00-9.45: Corneobiology, Stratum corneum and its defense lines – an update; Elena Hernandez, PhD

9.45-10.30: Corneobiology, Microbiome and inflammation – causes and interactions; Ghita Lanzendörfer-Yu, PhD

10.30-11.00: Break

11.00-11.45: Applied corneotherapy, Sustainable cosmetic ingredients – judging long term efficacy & side effects; Cornelia Keck, Prof PhD

11.45-12.30: Applied corneotherapy, Sustainable anti-aging treatments – dream or reality?; Hans Lautenschlaeger, PhD

12.30-13.15: Applied & adjuvant corneotherapy, Condition & indication – definitions, limits and chances of sustainable treatments; René Serbon

13.15-14.15: Lunch

14.15-15.00: Sustainable practice in corneotherapy, Diagnosis & anamnesis – possibilities, equipment & literature; Christiane Uhl

15.00-15.45: Sustainable practice in corneotherapy, Education – How to make complex and multidisciplinary matter available; Florence Barrett-Hill

15.45-16.00: I.A.C. videos – short presentations; Florence & Ralph Barrett-Hill

16.00-16.30: Coffee Break

16.30-18.30: I.A.C. General Assembly

20.00: Dinner at Restaurant Melia Hotel


October 4, 2020

8.45: Preview of the Day's Format; Margaret Walsh

9.00-9.45: Ecology, Environment – sustainable and eco-friendly cosmetics; Eduardo Cuerda. Prof PhD

9.45-10.30: Ecology, Minimalism in cosmetics - can less also be more?; Hans Lautenschläger, PhD

10.30-11.00: Break

11.00-11.45: Dermatology, Sustainable treatment aspects to maintain the skin microbiome balance; Ghita Lanzendörfer-Yu, PhD

11.45-12.30: Dermatology, Sustainable treatment aspects to prevent skin barrier and pigmentation disorders: Chia-Yu Chu, Prof MD PhD

12.30-13.15: Dermatology, Reduction of skin reactivity – innate & adaptive immune responses; Elena Hernandez, PhD

13.15-14.15: Lunch

14.15-15.00: Closing Speech, Current Stage of Corneotherapy; Elena Hernandez, PhD & Hans Lautenschläger, PhD

15.00-16.00: Optional post-discussions; Clinical update & cases

16.00-16.30: Coffee Break 

16.30: Individual Tours & Walks

20.00: Dinner for participants of sponsor KOKO special event on Oct 5-6 (Note this is not part of the I.A.C. program)



General Information


International Association for Applied Corneotherapy

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Executive Team

Executive Board:
Dr. Elena Hernandez, Ph.D. - Russia
Dr. Hans Lautenschlager, Ph.D. - Germany

Margaret Walsh - New Zealand

Scientific Advisory Board:
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Lars Norlén.
Department of Dermatology, University Hospital, Stockholm, Sweden.

Dr Ghita Lanzendoerfer-Yu, PhD.
Inorganic Chemistry. Independant consultant and writer- Germany

Dr Cornelia M. Keck. 
Department of Pharmaceutics and Biopharmaceutics, Philipps Universität Marburg, Germany

Education Commission:
Florence Barrett-Hill (NZ)
Rene Serbon (CAN)
Alexandra J. Zani (US)
Simone Vescio (AU)
Bev Greenwood (AU)
Nataliia Gumenna (UKR)
Igal Kariv (Spain)
Dr Ghita Lanzendoerfer-Yu (GER)

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