AGENDA

WEDNESDAY, MAY 1, 2024 | COAST COAL HARBOUR VANCOUVER HOTEL

7:30 - 8:25 AM

Check-in & Networking Breakfast

8:25 - 8:30 AM

Welcome & Co-Chairs’ Opening Remarks:

W. Grant Stevens, MD, FACS, Chairman of the Board - Engage Technologies Group - APX | Founder & Host - The Technology of Beauty Podcast | Former President - The Aesthetics Society

8:30 - 8:45 AM

Setting the Stage: State of the Aesthetics Market

Presented By:
Tim Lugo, Partner - William Blair

8:45 - 9:15 AM

Disruptive Marketing Programs That Work

Moderated By:
Philippe Schaison, CEO - Soltégo

9:15 - 10:10 AM

Innovation Shark Tank

Sharks:
John Doux, MD, Analyst - Palo Alto Investors
Fauad Hassan, Board Member / Investor / Company Executive
Susan Stimson, Managing Director - KCK Medtech

10:10 - 10:40 AM

Morning Networking & Refreshment Break

10:40 - 11:30 AM

Innovation Showcase

11:30 AM - 12:10 PM

Non-Therapeutic Innovations & Advancements in the Business of Aesthetics

Moderated By:
Erin Stevens, VP, Strategic Partnerships - Revance

12:10 - 12:40 PM

Consolidation & Rollups of Aesthetics Practices
How are PE investors capitalizing on this growing trend?
How practices can prepare to maximize value for an exit.
Various ownership and equity models.
Ancillary benefits + advantages to the practice.

Panelists:
Stephen J Ronan, MD, FACS, CEO &Founder - Premier Plastic Surgery Partners
Daniel Schacter, CEO - Cosmetic Physician Partners

Moderated By:
Grant Stevens, MD, FACS, Chairman of the Board - Engage Technologies Group - APX | Founder & Host - The Technology of Beauty Podcast | Former President - The Aesthetics Society

12:40 - 1:30 PM

Networking Lunch

1:30 - 2:30 PM

Spotlight on Beauty Below the Belt ™ – Combination Therapies

Company Showcase

 

Expert Panel Discussion

Panelists:
Laurie Casas, MD - Casas Aesthetic Plastic Surgery
Johnny Franco, MD, Founder - Austin Plastic Surgeon
Emily Hartmann, MD, Plastic Surgeon/Owner, Medical Director - Beauty Eternal

Moderated By:
Foad Nahai, MD, FACS - Center for Plastic Surgery at Metroderm / Editor Emeritus - The Aesthetic Surgery Journal

2:30 - 3:30 PM

Spotlight on Regenerative Medicine
The Quest for Immortality

Company Showcase

 

Expert Perspectives

Panelists:

Young Cho, MD, PhD – Integrated Aesthetics

Daniel Gould, MD, PhD – Beverly Hills Plastic Surgery

Jennifer Harrington, MD – Harrington Plastic Surgery

Moderated By:
Simeon Wall, Jr., MD, FACS - The Wall Center for Plastic Surgery

3:30 - 4:00 PM

Afternoon Networking & Refreshment Break

4:00 - 5:00 PM

Spotlight on Advancements in Lasers, Light + Energy Based Therapies

Company Showcase

 

Expert Perspectives

Panelists:
Mark Epstein, MD - Long Island Plastic Surgeon
Walter Joseph, MD - LRMD
Justin Perez, MD - Marina Plastic Surgery

Moderated By:
Jay Burns, MD - Resurrect Skin MD

5:00 - 5:40 PM

Industry Leaders Discuss Market Trends and Opportunities

Moderated By:
Grant Stevens, MD, FACS, Chairman of the Board - Engage Technologies Group - APX | Founder & Host - The Technology of Beauty Podcast | Former President - The Aesthetics Society

5:40 - 5:45 PM

Closing Remarks & Aesthetics Innovation Award Presentation

5:45 - 6:45 PM

Networking Reception