• 28 - 29 August 2021
  • ICC Sydney Darling Harbour

CONFERENCE AGENDA

DAY 1 // SATURDAY 28 AUGUST

9:30am - 9.40am

Welcome from the Event Director and Chairperson 
Flyn Roberts, Event Director, Beauty Expo; Tamara Reid, Beaute Industrie

9:40am - 10:00am

Keynote: Maria Thattil ‘Redefining Beauty'
Maria Thattil, Miss Universe Australia 2021

10:00am - 10:45am

Panel: The Future looks Bright
Chair: Tamara Reid, Beaute Industrie
Panelists: Emma Hobson, Director of Education APAC, Dermalogica;  Lance Kalish, Co-founder, Salon Lane; Trina Storey-Hollis, Industry Lead, TAFE NSW; Mary Haddock, Timely Software

10:45am - 11:00am

MORNING TEA BREAK

STREAM 1

THE BUSINESS OF BEAUTY

 

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11:00am - 11:45am

Building a strong team culture = Team retention
Faye Murray, Business Coach, Your Coach

 

 

11:45am - 12:30pm

Win/Win Commission Structures and profit sharing for your team
Julie Piantadosi, Director, Total Coaching Academy

 

STREAM 2

DERMAL HEALTH & WELLNESS SERIES

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11:00am - 11:45am


Essential fatty acids, omega supplementation and the skin. 
Fiona Tuck, Founder/Managing Director, Vita-sol

11:45am - 12:30pm

The gut-skin hormone connection - an inside out approach to treating the skin
Dominique Salemi, Founder, Skin Nutrition Co

 

STREAM 3

THE ART OF AESTHETICS

 

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11:00am - 11:45am

Where is the Aesthetics Industry Heading?
Tina Viney, CEO, Aesthetics Practioners Advisory Network (APAN)

 

11:45am - 12:30pm

Learn how non-surgical cosmetic treatments (cosmetic injections) can enhance your skin treatments
Fiona Kuysters, Cosmetic Nurse/Dermal Therapist, FJK Aesthetics

12:30pm - 1:30pm

LUNCH BREAK

2:15pm - 3:00pm

Branding – Defining the Face of your Business
Sarah Garner, Creative Director & Founder, Digital Bloom

1:30pm - 2:15pm

Natural extracts to help calm and manage Inflammatory Skin Conditions
Dr Donna Marçal, Co-founder, Dermatonics
 

2:15pm - 3:00pm

Herbal Management and Clearance of Acne
Jacine Greenwood, CEO, Roccoco Botanicals
 

1:30pm - 2:15pm

Incorporating Skin Needling into Your Business
Madeline Firkins , Owner, SM Aesthetic Lab & Clinical Trainer For AACDS
 

2:15pm - 3:00pm

Plasma Fibroblast – what you need to know
Nancy Abdou, CEO, The Australian Dermal & Laser Institute  

3:00pm - 3:15pm

AFTERNOON TEA BREAK

3:15pm - 4:00pm

Repacking your Offerings for Increased Profit
Carly Knowles, Owner, Belle Pelle Body Clinic 



 

3:15pm - 4:00pm

Panel: The Clean Beauty Movement and the Conscious Consumer 
Chair: Margo Woolcott, Director, Agencie Plus
Panelists: Louisa Hollenberg, Owner, Earth & Skin; Paul Frasca, Co-founder, Sustainable Salons; Michelle Reeve, Founder, Waterlily 

3:15pm - 4:00pm

Choosing the right aesthetic devices for your business and effectively use multi-modalities
Lashana Shepherd, Educator, The Skin PT


 

 

 

DAY 2 // SUNDAY 29 AUGUST

10:00am - 10:05am

Welcome from Event Director
Flyn Roberts, Event Director, Beauty Expo

10:05am - 10:45am

Panel: Elevating Your Salon - Strategies to increase customer engagement and satisfaction
Chair: Julie Piantadosi, Director, Total Coaching Academy
Panellists: Rene Herald, Director, The Temple Skincare; Matt Williams, Managing Director, Professional Beauty Solutions; Meghan Croft, Director, The Haven Skin Body Shop

10:45am - 11:00am

MORNING TEA BREAK

STREAM 1

THE BUSINESS OF BEAUTY

 

Sponsored by

 

 

11:00am - 11:45am

7 Keys to Selling High-end Products and Treatments
Cherie Stokic, Director, Elevate My Clinic 
 

11:45am - 12:30pm

How to Build a Profitable Business
Daniela Boerma, Director, Bliss Day Spa


 

STREAM 2

DERMAL HEALTH & WELLNESS SERIES

Sponsored by

 

 

11:00am - 11:45am

The HPA Axis and the Impact it has on the Skin
Gay Wardle, Gay Wardle Education

 

11:45am - 12:30pm

Managing Stress Through Nutrition and Lifestyle
Chiza Westcarr, Glow Skin and Nutrition


 

STREAM 3

THE ART OF AESTHETICS

 

Sponsored by

 

 

11:00am - 11:45am

Key Considerations in the Consultation
Susan Neilon, Senior Training Specialist, The Dermal Health Institute

11:45am - 12:30pm

Beauty Through a Needle: The Top 5 Things You Need to Know About Dermal Fillers and Anti-Wrinkle Injections
Dr Mariusz Gajewski, Cosmetic Physician and Founder of Star Cosmetic Medicine

12:30pm - 1:30pm

LUNCH BREAK

1:30pm - 2:15pm

Top 10 Tips on Influencer Marketing
Adam Bouris, Co-Founder, snatchit.shop
 

2:15pm - 3:00pm

Panel: Social Media Success in Salons (when you’re short on time)
Chair: Dawn Rose, Owner, The Bridal Business School
Panellists: Jazz Pampling, Brow Artist; Karla McDiarmid, Director, Macquarie Medispa; James Vivian, Owner, James Vivian

1:30pm - 2:15pm

Unpacking Skincare Ingredients
Rita Sellers, Director & Chief Cosmetic Chemist, pH Factor   

2:15pm - 3:00pm

My Skin Struggles and How They Lead Me to Create a Quality Skincare Range
Nina Gajic, Founder, Skin Virtue  



 

1:30pm - 2:15pm

Advancements and Results with Threads
Madeline Firkins, Owner, SM Aesthetics Lab  
 

2:15pm - 3:00pm

How COVID has impacted the Heart Shaped Face
Dr Martina Lavery, Founder, + Aesthetics




 

3:00pm - 3:15pm

AFTERNOON TEA BREAK

3:15pm - 4:00pm

Panel: Remaining relevant in today’s changing beauty market and how to successfully transition into Aesthetics
Chair: Sarah Hudson, Owner, Skin by Sarah Hudson
Panelists: Nancy Abdou, CEO, The Australian Dermal & Laser Institute; Rebecca Miller, Founder, La Bella Medispa and The Skin Whisperer