Scientific agenda

Day 1 – Thursday – November 5, 2020
08h55 Welcome Address

09h00 – 10h30

Session 1 – Skin Ageing & Challenges 2020 – State of the Art 
Mechanistics Aspects and Recent Advances

New insights into skin ageing
Christopher Griffiths,
University of Manchester, United Kingdom

10h40 – 13h25 Short Oral & Poster Session

14h30 – 15h30

Session 2 – Skin Microbiota: Recent Scientific Advances

Distinct skin microbiome and skin physiological functions between bedridden older patients and healthy people: A single center study in Japan
Shigefumi Okamoto,
Kanazawa University Institute of Medical, Pharmaceutical and Health Sciences, Japan

Dialogue between the skin and the microbiota: The immune system is under control
Chantal Pichon,
French National Centre for Scientific Research, France

16h20 – 17h00 Short Oral & Poster Session

Session 3: Iron Homeostasis, Regeneration, Wound Healing & Skin

Introduction on the role of iron and hepcidin in the process of cells and wound healing
Charareh Pourzand,
University of Bath, United Kingdom

Iron and UVA: The destructive duo, particularly in postmenopausal skin
Xi Huang,
I Beauty Tech, Inc., dba i-On Skincare, USA

Harnessing the power of extracellular vesicles for wound regeneration
Hugo Fernandes,
University of Coimbra, Portugal

18h00 End of the first day lecture
Day 2 – Friday – November 6, 2020
08h55 Opening of the second day

09h00 – 10h30

Session 4: Life Style, Diet, Environment and Skin

The relationship between intrinsic and extrinsic aging of human skin
Jean Krutman, Leibniz Research Institute for Environmental Medicine, Germany

Skin aging in Indians living in highly polluted areas
Tamara Schikowski,
Leibniz Research Institute for Environmental Medicine, Germany

Interaction of different UV wavelengths present in natural sunlight
Thomas Haarmann-Stemmann,
Leibniz Research Institute for Environmental Medicine, Germany

11h15 – 13h00 Short Oral & Poster Session

14h00 – 15h30

Session 5:  
Presentation of Innovations, Biotechnology Products & Devices Artificial Intelligence & Skincare

The imaging technique to evaluate oxidative stress in the human skin
Masaki Kobayashi, 
Tohoku Institute of Technology, Japan

Implications of skin ageing for treatments, sensory perception and wearable technologies
Reinhold H. Dauskardt,
Stanford University, USA

Novel state of the art topicals & regimens show statistically significant improvement in cutaneous photoaging
Ardeshir Bayat,
University of Manchester, England

The role of artificial intelligence (AI) in skin cancer diagnosis
Ricardo Vardasca,
University of Porto, Portugal

How artificial intelligence (AI) is re-shaping the consumer skin care journey
Wayne Liu,
Perfect Corp, USA

15h05 – 15h30 Short Oral & Poster Session
15h30 – 16h00 Round Table Discussion & Concluding Remarks
  Skin Challenges 2020 Awards
  End of Skin Challenges 2020

Key dates to remember - Skin Ageing & Challenges 2020