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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.

Special Events

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."


Celebration of ASLMS Women in Energy-Based Devices

Thursday, March 28 | 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM | Room 401/402/403
Event and awards sponsored by Solta Medical

The 5th Annual Celebration of ASLMS Women in Energy-Based Devices will highlight networking and inspiration, with a focus on women from all specialties involved in ASLMS, which includes scientists, clinicians, allied health practitioners and women in the energy-based device industry.

For 2019, the Celebration will feature speaker Suzanne L Kilmer, MD.  The evening will also include an expert panel with opportunity for audience questions, plus the presentation of the ASLMS Leadership, Mentorship & Public Advocacy for Women in Medical Science award and new Early Career Development award. 

All attendees are invited! Attendees enjoy complimentary light hors d'oeuvres, beverages, and networking with peers and luminaries.

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Suzanne L. Kilmer, MD

Plenary Session

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.

aslms-2019-keynote-speakerKeynote 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.

The American Society for Laser Medicine and Surgery is the world’s largest scientific organization dedicated to promoting research, education and high standards of clinical care in the field of medical laser applications. It provides a forum for the exchange of scientific information and participation in communicating the latest developments in laser medicine and surgery to clinicians, research investigators, government and regulatory agencies, and the public.

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