2022 Agenda

Wednesday, April 20, 2022 | The Westin San Diego Gaslamp Quarter

7:30 - 8:30 AM

Check-in & Networking Breakfast

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7:45 - 8:30 AM

Morning Workshop on Entrepreneurship & Innovation

Presented By:
Irina Erenburg, President & CEO - Blossom Innovations / CEO - AVAVA
Earl "Eb" Bright, President & General Counsel - ExploraMed

8:30 - 8:35 AM

Welcome & Co-Chairs’ Opening Remarks:

W. Grant Stevens, MD, FACS, CEO - Marina Plastic Surgery / Former President of the Aesthetics Society

8:35 - 8:50 AM

The Evolving Aesthetic Patient Journey

Presented By:
Brian Laird, SVP, Digital Healthcare - Lippe Taylor
David Richeson, Chief Digital Officer - Lippe Taylor

8:50 - 9:25 AM

The Year of the Aesthetics Consumer  

Overview Presented By:
Steven Dayan, MD, FACS

Michael Boerner, Founder & CEO - Engage Technologies
Scott Jorgensen
, Co-Founder & President - PatientFi
Vojin Kos, CEO - FriendMedia
Andrew Stanleick, President & CEO - The Beauty Health Company

Moderated By:
Steven Dayan, MD, FACS

9:25 - 10:30 AM

Innovation Showcase 

Jeune | Bhushan Hardas, MD, MBA, President
RVL Pharmaceuticals | JD Schaub, EVP & Chief Operating Officer
ClearIT | Gordie Nye, CEO
Raziel Therapeutics | Alon Bloomenfeld, CEO
Ultimate Contour | John Meadors, MD, Owner
Nufabrx | Jordan Schindler, CEO
Exocel Bio | Patrick Retif, CEO
Candesant Biomedical | Niquette Hunt, President & CEO
AVAVA | Irina Erenburg, CEO

10:30 - 10:50 AM

Keynote Conversation

Brent Saunders, Executive Chairman - The Beauty Health Compnay

Interviewed By:
W. Grant Stevens, MD, FACS

10:50 - 11:20 AM

Morning Networking and Refreshment Break

11:20 - 12:10 PM

Spotlight on Regenerative Medicine & Cell Therapy

Presenting Companies:
Collplant | Dr. Jasmine Seror, Head of Aesthetic Medicine and Exploratory Products
Rion | Atta Behfar, MD, PhD, Co-Founder
Suneva Medical | Pat Altavilla, CEO
Lipocube Biotechnology | Steven Cohen, MD, Co-Founder

Lou Bucky, MD, FACS - Bucky Plastic Surgery
Steven Cohen, MD, FACS, Medical Director & President - Faces Plus
Thomas Davenport, MD, FACS - Long Island Plastic Surgical Group

Moderated by:
Alisa Lask, Chief Commercial Officer - Rion

12:10 - 1:00 PM

Networking Lunch

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1:00 - 1:55 PM

Spotlight on Hair Restoration

Presenting Companies:
Venus Concept | Joseph Brown, VP, Business Development
Stemson Therapeutics | Geoff Hamilton, Co-Founder & CEO
Hair Science | Douglas Greif, CEO
Keravive | Jwala Karnik, MD, EVP, Global Strategy & Partnership

Richard Chaffoo, MD, FACS, FICS - La Jolla Plastic Surgery & Dermatology
Jack Fisher, MD - The Fisher Hair Center
Domenic Serafino, CEO - Venus Concept

Moderated by:
Stephen Ronan, MD, President - Blackhawk Plastic Surgery

1:55 - 2:45 PM

Spotlight on Emerging Cellulite Therapies

Presenting Companies:
Revelle Aesthetics | Caroline (Caro) Van Hove, President & CEO
Endo Aesthetics | Rob Catlin, SVP & General Manager
Soliton | Brad Hauser, President & CEO

Laurie Casas, MD, FACS - Casas Aesthetic Plastic Surgery
Jennifer Harrington, MD, FACS - Harrington + Associates
Sachin M. Shridharani, MD, FACS - LUXURGERY
Holly Wall, MD, FACS - The Wall Center for Plastic Surgery

Moderated By:
W. Grant Stevens, MD, FACS, CEO - Marina Plastic Surgery / Former President of the Aesthetics Society

2:45 - 3:15 PM

Afternoon Networking and Refreshment Break

3:15 - 4:15 PM

Spotlight on Skin Health

Jan Marini Skin Research | John Connors, CEO & President
Alastin Skincare | Diane Goostree, CEO
skinBetter science | Seth Rodner, Co-Founder & Managing Partner
Aerolase | Pavel Efremkin, Founder, CEO & CTO
Cutera | Michael Karavitis, Chief Technology Officer

Glynis Ablon, MD, FAAD, Ablon Skin Institute & Research Center / Associate Clinical Professor - UCLA
Brian Biesman, MD, FACS, Director - Nashville Center for Laser and Facial Surgery
Kiya Movassaghi, MD, DMD, FACS - Movassaghi Plastic Surgery & Ziba Medical Spa
Saranya Wyles, MD, PhD, Assistant Professor of Dermatology, Pharmacology, and Regenerative Medicine & Program Director of Clinical Regenerative Medicine Education - Mayo Clinic Department of Dermatology

Moderated By:
Philippe Schaison, CEO - Soltégo

4:15 - 4:45 PM

Emerging Trends, Challenges & Opportunities for the Aesthetics Device Market

Aaron Burton, CEO - Sciton
MaryAnn Guerra, Founder & CEO - Aesthetics Biomedical
Tim Holt, President & CEO - R2 Technologies
Steve Kreider, SVP, Global Marketing - Cutera
Liz Panzica Newman, General Manager - Solta Medical

Moderated By:
Dennis E. Condon, Executive Chairman - Suneva Regenerative Aesthetics

4:45 - 5:15 PM

Aesthetics Investing and Funding Trends

Carrie Caulkins, VP, US Marketing - Galderma
Daliana Mauch, Business Development and Acquisitions - AbbVie
William Meury, Partner - Hildred Capital Management
Dan Nicholson, SVP, Medical Technology Investment Banking - Jefferies
Ethan Rigel, Managing Director - Gore Range Capital

Moderated By:
Jessica Hou, Partner - 1315 Capital

5:15 - 5:30 PM

Closing Remarks
Award Presentations

5:30 - 6:30 PM

Networking Reception

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