Special Events & Awards
In addition to the educational programming, we offer a number of ways to engage and connect with the ASLMS community while at the conference.
The Annual Conference features a variety of special events to enhance your learning and networking experience. In addition to the educational programming, we offer a number of ways to engage and connect with the ASLMS community while at the conference, including evening events and activities in the exhibit hall.
"All the special events I attended were truly excellent. The conference would not be the same without them."
Friday, March 29 | 9:30 AM - 11:00 PM | Four-Seasons Ballroom 4
Join Eric F. Bernstein, MD, MSE, current ASLMS President, for a conference welcome and presidential address, introduction of the Program Chairs, presidential citations and award presentations.
Keynote Speaker - SCOTT PARAZYNSKI
Physician, Astronaut, and Tech CEO
Dr. Scott Parazynski is a highly decorated physician, astronaut, and tech CEO, recently inducted into the US Astronaut Hall of Fame. He is a widely sought after keynote speaker on innovation, risk management, mentorship and leadership under extreme adversity.
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Awards and Citations
Each year at the Annual Conference, several prestigious awards and presidential citations are presented to individuals whose achievements have made a significant contribution to the field of lasers and energy-based devices for medicine. Several award winners deliver presentations during designated sessions. In addition, we will be offering best awards for each abstract category and outstanding abstract awards for the Early Career Abstract Session.