Your Gold Standard Conference Program

Put yourself in the middle of the visionaries, experts, and trendsetting best practices that are reimagining contemporary aesthetic medicine. This year's enriched conference program features over 100 expert speakers delivering over 35 hours of content that spotlights body shaping, digital marketing, energy-based anti-aging skin treatments, sexual health, generational aesthetics, injectables, microneedling, PDO threads, practice management, regenerative aesthetics and much more.

The Aesthetic Show 2019 Preliminary Program*

Friday, July 12, 2019

   
Exhibit Hall Hours 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Lafite Ballroom
   
8:00 am Breakfast in Exhibit Hall
Presentations and live demonstrations
   
8:30 am – 10:30 am Keynote Address: Generational Aesthetics
Do you know the difference between Gen-X, Millennials and the iGeneration? Are you interested in expanding your patient base? As aesthetic medicine has become more accessible and affordable, its appeal has expanded to multiple generations, with patients of all ages seeking the latest treatments. Led by Kimberly Lear, a leading researcher and authority on generational characteristics and motivations, this illuminating Keynote will take a deep dive into understanding societal trends that impact medical aesthetics. You'll emerge equipped with never-before explored information and insights to incorporate into your own practice.
   
10:30 am – 10:45 am Break in Exhibit Hall
   
10:45 am – 12:00 pm Concurrent Sessions:

The New Reality of Beauty – No Two Patients are Alike
When it comes to the concept of physical beauty, there are many factors that influence a patient's aesthetic aspirations. Learn practical approaches to analyzing and treating patients based on gender, transgender, culture and race.

Unique Uses of Microneedling
Microneedling has become one of the most in-demand aesthetic treatments today, but do you know all of the unique applications that this technology can perform? Discover some of the innovative treatment protocols being used for acne, burn scars, stretch marks, hyperhidrosis, alopecia, transdermal product delivery and more. Faculty will also examine the safety and efficacy concerns of microneedling, along with the success of using it in combination with other treatments.

Scientific Workshops
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12:00 pm – 1:15 pm Lunch in Exhibit Hall
Presentations and live demonstrations
   
1:15 pm – 2:30 pm Scientific Workshops
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1:15 pm – 3:00 pm Concurrent Sessions:

Energy-Based Aesthetic Treatments
The use of lasers, radiofrequency and light-based technologies in cosmetic procedures continues to expand as we explore the outer limits of energy-based treatments. As energy-based systems evolve there are more protocols being used effectively and safely, along with improved ease of use, less downtime and better outcomes, which will continue to drive the overall market. Gain knowledge of the most popular and efficacious energy-based aesthetic skin treatments and combination protocols.

A Glimpse into the Future of Plastic Surgery
While non-surgical therapies top the list of the most requested aesthetic treatments, data shows that surgical cosmetic procedures have experienced an overall increase in the past year. Both renowned and rising surgeons will present progressive surgical techniques and procedures that are making a marked difference in results, culminating with a discussion on managing extreme expectations.
   
3:00 pm – 3:45 pm Break in Exhibit Hall
Presentations and live demonstrations
   
3:45 pm – 5:00 pm

Concurrent Sessions:

Threads in 2019
First popularized in the 1990s, improved technology has led to a resurgence in thread-based lifting procedures. While primarily used to lift and re-contour the face, many physicians are introducing innovative treatment protocols for other areas of the body, such as the abdomen, breasts, arms and thighs. How effective and successful are these treatments? Gain more insight into today's advancements and the reality behind these unique protocols.

Emerging Procedures and Technologies
Get a step up on your competition with this extensive review of emerging procedures and technologies, and learn how to introduce them into your practice. In addition to expert information and evidence, speakers will discuss how to evaluate new technologies for safety and efficacy.

Scientific Workshops
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3:45 pm – 5:45 pm Special Focus Course Module 1 – Advanced Injectable Applications and Techniques Course
The first of three modules will provide a thorough overview and analysis of the latest applications and most advanced injection techniques.
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Special Focus Course Module 1 – Advanced Techniques for Practice Success Course
The first of three modules will cover exceptional breadth and depth of information and training in practice management. Running a successful aesthetic practice requires more than just clinical and surgical expertise – come learn the business of aesthetic medicine.
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6:00 pm – 9:30 pm Sponsor Cocktail Receptions
   
   

Saturday, July 13, 2019

   
Exhibit Hall Hours 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Lafite Ballroom
   
8:00 am Breakfast in Exhibit Hall
Presentations and live demonstrations
   
8:30 am – 10:30 am Concurrent Sessions:

The Regenerative Aesthetics Revolution
Regenerative aesthetics is creating a lot of excitement as an evidence-based anti-aging therapy. Learn about this rapidly expanding field of autologous treatments, its upside and potential downfalls, and how to successfully add these therapies into your practice. 

Developments in Skincare Science
With the increasing number of products and ingredients used in skincare formulations and cosmeceuticals, choosing the right one for your practice can be daunting. Become adept at combining the clinical and aesthetic aspects of dermatology for successful treatments, as well as applications, efficiencies and effectiveness of common ingredients and products so you can make the right choices for your practice.

Special Focus Course Module 2 – Advanced Injectable Applications and Techniques Course
The second of three modules will provide a thorough overview and analysis of the latest applications and most advanced injection techniques.
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Special Focus Course Module 2 – Advanced Techniques for Practice Success Course
The second of three modules that offer exceptional breadth and depth of information and training in practice management. Running a successful aesthetic practice requires more than just clinical and surgical expertise – come learn the business of aesthetic medicine.
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10:30 am – 11:00 am Break in Exhibit Hall  
Presentations and live demonstrations
   
11:00 am – 12:15 pm Concurrent Sessions:

The Legal Structure of an Aesthetic Practice
Get the latest information on legal matters that an aesthetic practice might face, including the current regulations related to the evolving digital landscape, liability issues, federal and state regulatory issues, best practices in asset protection and more.

Sexual Health in Aesthetics
Concepts in aesthetic medicine have driven recent advancements in the rising field of sexual health and genital aesthetics. In addition to receiving an overview of this popular – and controversial – topic, you will leave with a better understanding of the various factors that affect sex drive, sexual function and pleasure, as well as the technologies and treatments being used for women's and men's intimate health.

Scientific Workshops
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12:15 pm – 1:45 pm Lunch in Exhibit Hall 
Presentations and live demonstrations
   
1:45 pm – 3:45 pm Concurrent Sessions:

Advanced Body Shaping
The worldwide acceptance and adoption of non-surgical body shaping and skin tightening procedures is continuing to experience strong growth. Obtain a full overview and deep insights into the leading and next-generation procedures and technologies being used to achieve exceptional results.

The Evolution of Facelifting
Due to patient demand, practitioners are increasingly rejuvenating and volumizing the face using an arsenal of minimally invasive techniques, rather than traditional surgery. Tools of the trade include: dermal fillers, neurotoxins, collagen stimulating lifting threads, fat transfer, energy-based devices and more. Discover the outcomes that can be achieved with non-invasive, minimally invasive and/or microsurgical options that lift, tighten and contour facial and subdermal skin.

Special Focus Course Module 3 – Advanced Injectable Applications and Techniques Course
The last of three modules that provide a thorough overview and analysis of the latest applications and most advanced injection techniques from experts.
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Special Focus Course Module 3 – Advanced Techniques for Practice Success Course
The last of three modules that offer exceptional breadth and depth of information and training in practice management. Running a successful aesthetic practice requires more than just clinical and surgical expertise – come learn the business of aesthetic medicine.
Please see course details

   
3:45 pm – 4:15 pm Break in Exhibit Hall  
Presentations and live demonstrations
   
4:15 pm – 5:30 pm Concurrent Sessions:

Correcting Botched Cases and Complications
Learn how to avoid unwanted complications and inferior outcomes. Luminaries will provide an in-depth overview of complication rates and the circumstances under which they occur. Real life cases will be reviewed to demonstrate common and difficult complications, and specialists will provide insight on how to avoid and/or correct these challenging cases.   

Integrative Aesthetics: The Emergence of Bespoke Treatments
A reactive, one-size-fits-all approach to patient care is no longer acceptable. Each body is different, and you must relate to your patients' individual desires. Examine the importance of personalized medicine and applying an integrative approach to each new patient consult.

Scientific Workshops
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6:30 pm – 8:00 pm The Aesthetic Awards
Hosted by Andrew Ordon, M.D., F.A.C.S.
   
   

Sunday, July 14, 2019

   
Exhibit Hall Hours 8:30 am - 1:00 pm
Lafite Ballroom
   
8:30 am Breakfast in Exhibit Hall
Presentations and live demonstrations
   
9:00 am – 12:00 pm

Concurrent Sessions:

Practice Management and Marketing
Join practice management experts as they take you through a comprehensive checklist for success. Gain a critical understanding of innovative marketing initiatives and real-world examples you can draw on for your own practice.

Lecture topics include:

  • How to successfully use social media in your practice
  • Clinical photography strategies
  • Leader generation and conversion
  • Financial and practice planning
  • Focused marketing tactics – by gender and generation
  • The medspa subscription model

Advanced Injectable Applications and Techniques
Advanced injectors will be provided with a methodology to analyze the face for volume deficits and be shown a variety of unique and advanced injection methods – including off-label techniques – for different areas of the face.

   
12:00 pm – 2:00 pm The Certified Aesthetic Consultant Exam
   
   

* Program schedule and faculty subject to change.