This year’s theme is Beauty of the Northern Lights. The busy schedule incorporates a cultural evening exploring Swedish traditions, a highly anticipated Make-Up and Body Art Competition, the annual gala dinner, and lectures and an exhibition with top industry experts from all over the world.
The lineup of industry speakers consists of:
René Nagels: Dermato-cosmetic scientist and founder of Nannic R&D.
Presenting “Choosing the right type of radio frequency for non-surgical anti-ageing treatments”
Trevor Steyn: South African chemist and founder of Esse Probiotic Skincare.
Presenting “Billions of live Probiotics (beneficial bacteria) – The future in professional skincare!”
Dirk Hundertmark: Founder and owner of Purebeau New Cosmetics.
Presenting “The principle of Plasma technology. Fibroblast non-ablative lifting without surgery.”
Andrew Christie: Skin and microneedling expert, author of several microneedling books and over 600 papers for industry publications.
Presenting “Microneedling & Papulopustular Acne – delivering innovative and effective patient solutions”
Andrea Bovero PhD: Spa expert and critic.
Presenting “Spa & Beauty Evolution: Market Trends and Innovation”
Michael Q. Pugliese: Educator, writer and skincare expert.
Presenting “Innovative Ingredients Technology”
Linda Mehrens Flodin: Makeup artist, and founder and creative director of Mehrens Academy, Scandinavia’s first stand-alone CIDESCO Media Makeup School.
Presenting “To work professionally with makeup”
Jens Bergström: Tattoo artist and founder of Tattoo and Piercing Education 2010; consultant and educator on workplace hygiene and safety.
Presenting “Breaking the skin barrier and keeping it safe”
Sophie Alemany: Former training manager for Givenchy in Europe and the Middle East.
Presenting “Mineral therapies – health or skincare?”
Dimitra Tsantidou: Member of the Greek Health Tourism Association and assistant of the Greek Thermal Medicine Academy.
Presenting “Healing Waters”
Dr. Ghoncheh Yazdani: Physician with broad knowledge in traditional health care, private medicine and entrepreneurship.
Presenting “Innovative treatment for Acne Vulgaris shown in a new study”