Tracks and Topics

The Congress will have three main tracks (1) Bioprospecting/Biodiversity and Bio-trade, (2) Phytocosmetics, and (3) Phytotherapy.

(1) Bioprospecting/Biodiversity and Bio-trade: Dr. Iguatemi Costa chairs this track

  • Biodiversity
  • Benefit sharing
  • Natural Resource Management
  • Sustainable, Ethical and “no harm” practices
  • International Treaties

(2) Phytocosmetics:  Professor Jelena Nadinic chairs this track

  • Phytochemistry
  • Cosmetic chemistry
  • Hair and Skin Products
  • Formulation
  • Bioactive Compounds: Antioxidants and Antimicrobials
  • Regulations and Market

(3) Phytotherapy:  Professor Armando Caceres chairs this track

  • Phytochemistry
  • Pharmacology
  • Pharmacognosy
  • Personal Care Products
  • Aromatherapy
  • Clinical Trials
  • Regulations and Market