Special Events and Awards
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.
Celebration of ASLMS Women in Energy-Based Devices
Thursday, March 28 | 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM | Room 402
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.
The 2019 Celebration features 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 will enjoy complimentary light hors d’oeuvres and non-alcoholic beverages, drink tickets for the bar, and networking with peers and luminaries.
Featured Speaker Suzanne L. Kilmer, MD
Merete Hædersdal, MD,
Dana M. Hutchison, MS
Friday, March 29 | 9:30 AM - 11:00 AM | 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.
Read more about Scott Parazynski
Ask Me Anything
Friday, March 28 | 2:00 PM - 2:20 PM | Exhibit Hall A | Arielle N. Kauvar, MD; Brian D. Zelickson, MD
Saturday, March 29 | 3:00 PM - 3:20 PM | Exhibit Hall A | Roy G. Geronemus, MD; Suzanne L. Kilmer, MD
Listen to and participate in an energetic open questions/answers non-CME discussion. Inquiries to the session hosts may focus on devices, clinical approaches, and personal recommendations for practice.
Arielle N. Kauvar, MD
Brian D. Zelickson, MD
Roy G. Geronemus, MD
Suzanne L. Kilmer, MD
Welcome Reception and Early Career Networking
Friday, March 29 | 4:45 PM - 5:30 PM |Four Seasons Ballroom Foyer
All attendees are invited to relax and mingle prior to the Tech Connect session. This is the place for early career participants to network and build relationships with peers and luminaries. Complimentary light hors d’oeuvres and non-alcoholic beverages, drink ticket for the bar.
Friday, March 29 | 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM | Four Seasons Ballroom 4
In this non-CME session experts share their perspectives regarding specific technologies and procedural approaches. Audience participation is encouraged, and lively discussions are guaranteed. Topics for 2019 include: Body Contouring Devices, Vaginal Rejuvenation, Picosecond Devices and Vascular. Learn More
Complimentary soda/water available. Cash bar.
The Welcome Reception and Tech Connect Session are sponsored by:
Candela, Cartessa Aesthetics, Cutera, Lutronic Global, Pulse Biosciences, Solta Medical, and Thermi, an Almirall Company
Saturday, March 30 | 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Located in Lobby A | Sponsored by Merz Aesthetics
Get your professional headshot taken by an expert portrait photographer. Free to all attendees! Makeup artists will be available for touch-ups. No need to pre-register, just stop by.
Exhibit Hall Social & Live/Silent Auction
Saturday, March 30 | 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
Come grab a bite to eat and a beverage. It's your last opportunity to visit the exhibit booths and mingle with the exhibitors before they close and head home. Complimentary light hors d’oeuvres and non-alcoholic beverages, drink tickets for the bar.
In addition to the Exhibit Hall Social, ASLMS will host its 14th annual auction to support research grants. New for 2019 is the addition of a live auction plus new electronic bidding for the silent auction via mobile app or kiosk in the Exhibit Hall. Proceeds from both support research. Live Auction will take place from 5:45 PM - 6:15 PM. Silent auction bidding closes at 6:30 PM followed by announcement of the winners. Learn more