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 The Non-Surgical Symposium is going virtual 

Saturday 28 – Sunday 29 November 2020

Virtual Symposium

The Australasian Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons (ASAPS) are excited to announce The Non-Surgical Symposium 2.0 – Reimagined, a virtual, innovative reimagining of the traditional Non-Surgical Symposium live event.

Two full days of scientific, education programming has been created to give delegates access to the latest information and learnings from the world of aesthetic products, procedures and developments.  With a faculty comprised of both international and local experts, the NSS 2.0 – Reimagined promises to provide you with the high level of educational content that you have come to expect from ASAPS events.

The Non-Surgical Symposium 2.0 – Reimagined will be hosted online using robust, innovative digital technology which will offer you access to a multi stream program, panel discussions, live Q & A’s, and polling, a virtual exhibition hall, networking and communication platforms, and a virtual social event with all the pizzazz that you have come to expect from our conference organisers, The Production House Events.

With the full program and speaker details to follow in the following weeks, we invite you to click to register below and join us in making the Non-Surgical Symposium 2.0 – Reimagined, the standout Australasian Aesthetics meeting of 2020.

Dr Naveen Somia 
NSS 2.0 Reimagined Scientific Convenor

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 The Non-Surgical Symposium is going virtual 

Saturday 28 – Sunday 29 November 2020

Virtual Symposium

The Australasian Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons (ASAPS) are excited to announce The Non-Surgical Symposium 2.0 – Reimagined, a virtual, innovative reimagining of the traditional Non-Surgical Symposium live event.

Two full days of scientific, education programming has been created to give delegates access to the latest information and learnings from the world of aesthetic products, procedures and developments.  With a faculty comprised of both international and local experts, the NSS 2.0 – Reimagined promises to provide you with the high level of educational content that you have come to expect from ASAPS events.

The Non-Surgical Symposium 2.0 – Reimagined will be hosted online using robust, innovative digital technology which will offer you access to a multi stream program, panel discussions, live Q & A’s, and polling, a virtual exhibition hall, networking and communication platforms, and a virtual social event with all the pizzazz that you have come to expect from our conference organisers, The Production House Events.

With the full program and speaker details to follow in the following weeks, we invite you to click to register below and join us in making the Non-Surgical Symposium 2.0 – Reimagined, the standout Australasian Aesthetics meeting of 2020.

Dr Naveen Somia 
NSS 2.0 Reimagined Scientific Convenor

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So, what is a virtual conference?

We have taken the best bits of the Non-Surgical Symposium in-person event and recreated the magic in a virtual platform.

Virtual Exhibition

Discover the latest and greatest from the comfort of your own home or office. The virtual symposium platform enables you to browse through the exhibitor showcase, and should you feel suddenly inspired it is very simple to setup a video meeting with a representative. Exchange contact details, take notes and download exhibitor information all within the platform.

Networking

Use the private messaging or video chat functionalities to meet with like-minded attendees, exchange ideas, or reconnect with colleagues from all over the world.

Live Sessions with Q&A

With unprecedented access to international experts, expect leading edge presentations with new ways of thinking and actionable steps that you can immediately bring into your practice and to your patients.

Hamper pack with goodies

Early bird registration includes a hamper delivered to your door filled with goodies to enjoy during the networking drinks.

* Only available for attendees in Australia and New Zealand and registrations must be booked 3 weeks before the event to receive the hamper.

Two streams

There will be 2 concurrent streams of live speaker presentations happening at any given time to ensure we can cover the non-surgical cosmetic medicine spectrum over two days. You can simply jump between streams as you desire.

Get Social

Connecting with like-minded individuals has been really difficult in 2020, so join us for virtual networking drinks and get your dose of connection over video chat and drinks.

Keynote Speakers

The Non-Surgical Symposium is known for hosting some of the world’s top experts and presenters.
For 2020 we are excited to welcome the following Key Opinion Leaders to the virtual stage.

USA

Dr Ashish Bhatia

Dr. Ashish Bhatia is a Board-certified and fellowship trained dermatologist and dermatologic surgeon. He is an internationally recognised expert in dermatologic surgery and cosmetic surgery. His expertise includes facial and body aesthetic surgery, skin cancer therapy, Mohs and reconstructive surgery, laser surgery, and skin resurfacing procedures including scar reduction and revision. Dr. Bhatia has contributed to the advancement of techniques in facial reconstruction, scar revision, fat reduction, and the use of purified neurotoxins and fillers.

Spain

Dr Gabriela Casabona

Dr Gabriela Casabona is a dermatologist practicing in Spain.

She has dedicated the first 10 years of her career to mastering cosmetic rejuvenation of both the face and body. She then traveled to the USA to serve a variety of externships with experts in various procedures and technologies. Dr Casabona had spent a great deal of her time as a collaborator in the Laser department of Universidade ABC- Brazil. Since 2010, Dr Casabona shifted her career to more the surgical side. She spent much of the last 5 years in many training programs in the USA, Latin America and Europe furthering her expertise in skin cancer surgery, Mohs surgery, and honing her reconstruction skills (especially oculoplastics). She is also trained in cosmetic surgery including, fat grafting, endoscopic browlifting and blepharoplasty. For 15 Years Dr Casabona has built her own clinic where 85% of her patients are cosmetic, mainly fillers, botulinum toxin combined with technology treatments and the newest generation of thread lifting procedures. The other 15% are surgical patients (cosmetic and oncology). Dr Casabona is presently an International Speaker for, Merz Medical.

USA

Dr Charlene DeHaven

Dr. Charlene DeHaven is board-certified in both Internal Medicine and Emergency Medicine and is a Fellow of the American College of Emergency Physicians. During her training, she received the Upjohn Clinical Award for Outstanding Resident of the Year.

Over the past 16 years, her professional activities have focused on mitigation of skin aging and development of scientifically based skincare products. She has served as Clinical Director of INNOVATIVE SKINCARE since the company began in 2000.

Her professional experience includes a broad spectrum of clinical practice in addition to corporate development, medical education, and age management.

Dr. DeHaven has extensive media experience and has published and lectured worldwide on wellness and skin health. She serves on the clinical lecture faculty for the University of Washington, School of Medicine.

 

USA

Dr Yael Halaas

Yael Halaas, MD, FACS, is recognized as one of the best facial plastic surgeons in New York City. Fully bilingual in English and Spanish and conversational in Hebrew, Dr. Halaas has a special interest in the treatment of the aging face in both women and men. Her advanced education and continued training make her an expert in the complex areas of primary and reparative rhinoplasty, and the medical and surgical treatment of hair loss.

Hong Kong

Dr Wilson Ho

Dr Ho is the director of The Specialists: Lasers, Aesthetic & Plastic Surgery, Hong Kong and is the honorary assistant professor of the Faculty of Medicine, The Chinese University of Hong Kong. Dr Ho has authored or co-authored over 50 articles in peer-reviewed journals and 3 book chapters, with his work appearing in the Lancet, Dermatologic Surgery, British Journal of Plastic Surgery, Burns, and Lasers in Surgery and Medicine.

UNITED KINGDOM

Dr Asif Hussein

Dr. Asif Hussein specialises in cosmetic dermatology and laser surgery of the skin, including laser resurfacing. He operates from skin clinics in London, Epsom, Esher and Brighton. He is a renowned expert in cosmetic dermatology and teaches internationally in all modalities of cosmetic dermatology and laser surgery. He is a Medical Director at sk:n clinics. Dr. Hussein also enjoys teaching and is a Senior Clinical Lecturer at Barts & The Royal London Blizard Institute. He also runs a training academy for cosmetic dermatology. His solid knowledge and experience combined with state of the art technologies make him one of the UK’s most respected leaders in the field.

South Korea

Dr Kwon Han Jin

Dr. Kwon is the Representative Director of DERMASTER Clinic Network; Faculty, International Fellowship in Advanced Aesthetic Science and Advisory Director of the Korean Association of Stem Cell Therapy. He has more than 20 years of work experience in Aesthetic Medicine and has trained more than 5,000 physicians globally. He is the inventor of the Ultra-V PCL Thread Lifting Technique and many other innovative Cosmetic Injectables that are popularly used in more than 50% of the local clinics in South Korea. Often featured on South Korean media including SBS, MBC, KBS, and CNBC as an expert on hair loss and anti-aging procedures, he has worked on more than 10,000 cases of facial lifting treatments using PDO/ PCL threads and combination therapies and is the true pioneer in the region.

Dubai

Dr Jaffer Khan

Bio coming soon….

Germany

Dr Wolfgang Philipp-Dormston

Bio coming soon….

USA

Dr Michael Somenek

Michael Somenek, M.D., is a double board-certified facial plastic surgeon in Washington, D.C. whose practice offers specialized cosmetic and reconstructive services. Dr. Somenek got an undergraduate degree in microbiology at the University of Miami and a medical degree at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago, and he completed an intensive fellowship in facial plastic and reconstructive surgery at the University of Chicago, Illinois. As an author of multiple peer-reviewed journal articles, textbook chapters, and presentations at national and international meetings, he has contributed extensively in his field.

USA

Dr Steven Weiner

Dr. Weiner was born and raised in Los Angeles and attended UCLA for his undergraduate degree. After graduating Magna Cum Laude, he completed his medical degree at University of Michigan. His internship, residency, and fellowship training took place at the prestigious Johns Hopkins Hospital. For 2 years, he was appointed as a faculty member in the Department of Otolaryngology.
Dr. Weiner has 25 years of experience as a Facial Plastic Surgeon. In 2005, “he laid down his scalpel” to concentrate on nonsurgical aesthetic procedures. He currently divides his time between his active clinical practice, training other physicians, and lecturing in the US and abroad. Dr. Weiner enjoys innovating new techniques for injecting dermal fillers, and creating new treatment protocols for devices. He is currently working on developing new devices and procedures in conjunction with an aesthetic laser company.
Dr. Weiner is a researcher, lecturer, and trainer for Lutronic Corporation. He is the largest user of Infini, High Intensity Radiofrequency, in the US with over 1000 procedures performed in just under 4 years. He has written several articles and papers on the benefits of Infini for skin tightening, neck and jawline rejuvenation, as well as for acne scars.
In the field of dermal fillers, Dr. Weiner is one of the highest volume users of Gladerma’s family of products in the US. He travels throughout the US to lecture and train other physicians on how to use fillers safely and most effectively. He does similar work with Suneva for the filler, Bellafill, a PMMA filler with a 5 year indication. He has become a referral center for acne scars with his technique using Bellafill for correction of deep rolling scars and Infini for treatment of the remaining superficial, icepick, and boxcar scars.

*subject to change

The NSS has a history of world class speakers from around the globe

These are the speakers who have delivered a talk (or a few!) on the Non-Surgical Symposium stage in previous years. From right across the non-surgical cosmetic medicine spectrum, these speakers have delivered presentations that have kept NSS attendees at the forefront of innovation and patient safety.

Dr Niamh Corduff (AUSTRALIA)
Dr Francesca de Angelis (ITALY)
Dr Seemal Desai (USA)
Dr Nimrod Friedman (ISRAEL)
Dr Wilson Ho (HONG KONG)
Dr Ravi Jain (UK)
Dr Eyal Kramer (ISRAEL)
Professor Hee-Jin Kim (SOUTH KOREA)
Dr Nima Naghshineh (USA)
Dr Andreas Nikolis (CANADA)
Dr Tapan Patel (UK)
Dr David Sieber (USA)
Dr Grant Stevens (USA)
Dr Hema Sundaram (USA)
Dr Patrick Trevidic (FRANCE)
Dr Steven Weiner (USA)
Dr Macrene Alexiades (USA)
Dr Luiz Avelar (BRAZIL)
Dr Philippe Berros (MONACO)
Dr Christine Dierickx (GERMANY)
Dr Kuldeep Minocha (UK)
Dr Patrick Bitter (USA)
Dr Wayne Carey (CANADA)
Joel Cohen (USA)
Izolda Heydenrych (SOUTH AFRICA)
Dr Peter Huang (TAIWAN)
Dr Krishan Mohan Kapoor (INDIA)
Dr William Ko (TAIWAN)
Jani Van Loghem (NETHERLANDS)
Dr Reha Yavuzer (TURKEY)
Dr Jay Burns (USA)
Dr Gabriela Casabona (BRAZIL)
Dr Vandana Chatrath (INDIA)
Dr Steven Fagien (USA)
Dr Julius Few (USA)
Dr Benoit Hendrickx (BELGIUM)
Dr Patricia Ogilvie (GERMANY)
Dr Nowell Solish (USA)
Dr Rodrigo Ferraz (BRAZIL)
Professor Dario Bertossi (USA)
Dr Daniel Cassuto (ITALY)
Professor Chee Leok Goh (SINGAPORE)
Dr Haideh Hirmand (USA)
Dr Hervé Raspaldo (MONACO)
Dr Gun Young Ahn (SOUTH KOREA)
Dr Richard Green (USA)
Dr Philippe Berros (MONACO)
Dr André Braz (BRAZIL)
Dr Jeffrey Kenkel (USA)
Dr Edward Ross (USA)
Dr Vic Narurkar (USA)
Virtual Agenda

NSS 2.0 Day 1

Sessions
8.30 AM – 5.30 PM

Virtual Networking Event
5.30 PM – 6.30 PM

NSS 2.0 Day 2

Sessions
8.00 AM – 5.00 PM

NSS 2.0 Reimagined will cover the entirety of the aesthetic spectrum over two days and two streams. Join us to hear from world leading experts in aesthetic treatments covering the following topics:

  • Beauty, Aesthetics and facial assessment
  • Complex cases from my Practice and how to approach them safely
  • Personalised skin care using Cosmeceuticals
  • Lasers and Energy Devices
  • Periorbital Rejuvenation
  • Photography, Bias and Ageing
  • Hair Transplant Techniques
  • Lower Face and Jawline Rejuvenation
  • High Definition Body Contouring
  • Beauty versus attractiveness – what we need to know to optimise patient’s outcome
  • Marketing your practice and good customer service
  • Male- female attractiveness – differentiated treatment approaches
  • Advanced uses of Toxins and Fillers
  • Ethnic difference
  • Thread lifts

Full virtual agenda coming shortly.

Virtual Sponsors & Exhibitors

Get ready to find out who we will be welcoming the NSS 2.0 Reimagined virtual exhibition showcase. Announcement coming soon!

Principal Sponsors

Partner Sponsor

Supporting Sponsor

“Invaluable for anyone in the cosmetic industry”

“I think this is the best scientific meeting in Australia.” 

“Thoroughly enjoyable. My brain felt very full!” 

“Just brilliant! There was something for everyone.” 

“Highly educational and very well organised event.”

“It’s good to see my technique and practice is in line with current practices, it reinforces my learning and teachings.”

“You absolutely cannot miss this event.”

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What does your ticket include?

  • Complete access to 2 days of world class content over 2 concurrent streams, as well as the recordings post-event
  • A complimentary hamper delivered to your door (early bird registrations only, must be located in Australia or New Zealand to be eligible)*
  • Access to the virtual exhibition to meet with exhibitors and see what is the latest in the world of Aesthetics
  • Entry to the networking event

*Hampers will only be sent to attendees who register and pay before Midnight AEST 31 October 202o and who are located in Australia or New Zealand.

Registration Category Early Bird Registration
before 1 November
Final Release
1 November Onwards
ASAPS / ASCD / NZSCM Member $375 $450
AADFA Member $425 $475
Non-Member Doctor $475 $550
Dentist $475 $550
Nurse Practitioner $275 $325
ASAPS / ASCD / NZSCM Registered Nurse / Practice Manager / Practice Staff $275 $325
Non Member Registered Nurse / Practice Manager / Practice Staff $325 $375
Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery Trainees $275 $325

Prices are listed in $AUD and are GST inclusive.

ASAPS / ASCD / NZSCM Member
Anyone registering within this category must be a member with either ASAPS (Australasian Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons), NZSCM (New Zealand Society of Cosmetic Medicine) and Australasian Society of Cosmetic Dermatologists (ASCD). All registrations received under this category will be verified with the Societies.

AADFA Member
Anyone registering within this category must be a member with the Australasian Academy of Dento-Facial Aesthetics and Training (AADFA)

Non-member Doctor
Anyone registering within this category may be a General Practitioner, Dermatologist, Dentist, Cosmetic Physician, Facial Plastic Surgeon (ENT), Ophthalmic Surgeon or Non ASAPS Plastic Surgeon. For further verifications within this category, please contact Suzane Ali, ASAPS Executive Secretary on +61 2 9437 0495 or email sali@asaps.org.au

Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Trainees
Anyone registering within this category must be training in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery with the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons (RACS). All registrations received under this category will be verified.

ASAPS / ASCD / NZSCM Registered Nurse / Nurse Practitioner
Anyone registering within this category must have their registration verified by an ASAPS, NZSCM, or ASCD member in active practice. Your registration will not be confirmed until we have received verification.

ASAPS / ASCD / NZSCM Practice Staff
Anyone registering within this category must have their registration verified by an ASAPS, NZSCM, or ASCD member in active practice. Your registration will not be confirmed until we have received verification.

Non-member Registered Nurse / Nurse Practitioner
Anyone registering within this category must have their registration verified by a General Practitioner in active practice. Your registration will not be confirmed until we have received verification

Non-member Practice Staff
Anyone registering within this category must have their registration verified by a General Practitioner in active practice. Your registration will not be confirmed until we have received verification.

Media/Industry Registrations:
Media interested in registering for this event contact nss@tphe.com.au. Industry Attendees interested in registering for this event please contact Courtney Hogan, at sponsorship@tphe.com.au. Please note that only industry sponsoring or exhibiting at the NSS may register and attend the Symposium.

For Media registrations please contact nss@tphe.com.au

For Industry Exhibitor/Sponsor registrations, please contact sponsorship@tphe.com.au.

 Cancellation Policy / Refund Policy for NSS 2.0 – Reimagined

Registration cancellation requests for the NSS 2.0 – Reimagined received up to and including Friday 13 November 2020 will receive a full refund. * Registrations cancelled after Friday 13 November will be refunded less a $AUD50 administration fee.

If you decided after Friday 13 November 2020 that you cannot attend the NSS 2.0 – Reimagined, the $50 administration fee will be waived if you wish to transfer the registration to another person (for the same registration category).

All cancellation requests must be made in writing to NSS@tphe.com.au.

*Credit card surcharges associated with registrations will not be refunded in the case of cancellation.  

Cancellation Policy / Refund Policy for Non-Surgical Symposium 2020

Registrations for the 2020 Non-Surgical Symposium will be automatically transferred to the NSS 2.0 – with the difference in registration fees being automatically refunded to registered delegates. If you do not wish to attend the NSS 2.0 – Reimagined, virtual Symposium, please click here to request a full refund.

Registration cancellation requests for the NSS 2.0 – Reimagined received up to and including Friday 13 November 2020 will receive a full refund. * Registrations cancelled after Friday 13 November will be refunded less a $AUD50 administration fee.

If you decided after Friday 13 November 2020 that you cannot attend the NSS 2.0 – Reimagined, the $50 administration fee will be waived if you wish to transfer the registration to another person (for the same registration category)

All cancellation requests must be made in writing to NSS@tphe.com.au.

*Credit card surcharges associated with registrations will not be refunded in the case of cancellation. 

The members of the ASAPS Council and The Production House Events do not accept any liability for any losses incurred pre, post or during the Conference due to unforeseen cancellation or postponement. In the event of the Conference being cancelled, refunds will only be issued in accordance with the cancellation policy.

The Australasian Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons has the right to decline delegates attending/accessing meetings managed by the Society. The Production House Events reserves the right to cancel or modify any registration that has been made in an incorrect category.

Please ensure you have read the category descriptions to register yourself for the appropriate category. All registrations will be checked and verified.

 

Continuing Professional Development (CPD) Points

This meeting is an Australasian Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASAPS) educational activity that may contribute to your Continuing Professional Development (CPD). At the conclusion of the meeting, delegates will receive a Certificate of Attendance which can be used as supporting documentation when you submit your CPD claim.

Royal Australasian College of Surgeons (RACS) CPD

Details to be advised shortly.

Australian Dental Association CPD

Relevant CPD may be claimable in accordance with the Dental CPD Registration Standard click here

Australasian College of Dermatologists (ACD) CPD

Fellows of the Australasian College of Dermatologists can claim one Category 1 Level 1 CPD point per hour for this symposium.

Australasian College of Dermatologists (ACD) CPD

Fellows of the Australasian College of Dermatologists can claim one Category 1 Level 1 CPD point per hour for this symposium.

Royal Australian College of General Practitioners (RACGP) CPD

GPs may submit online via the myCPD or by sending a paper application to the relevant state QI&CPD office.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

NSS 2.0 Reimagined is a virtual event. Once you register you will receive an email the day prior to the event that includes details on how to join.
Sessions will be streamed live from across Australia, New Zealand, and some international locations. Sessions will also be recorded.
A two day, multi stream event that will offer delegates a new event experience including:
  • Robust, innovative digital viewing platform
  • A great opportunity to claim CPD / CME points
  • Access to a multi stream program, panel discussions, live Q & A’s and live polling
  • A virtual exhibition hall hosting all the best industry products and services
  • Peer to peer communication platforms
  • A virtual Cocktail event with a gift hamper full of goodies delivered directly to your door!*

*Aus and NZ attendees only. Must register before Midnight AEST 31 October to be eligible.

Australian Eastern Standard Time (AEST).
If your registration has processed successfully you will receive an automatic confirmation email.
To contact The Production House Events please email nss@tphe.com.au.

Nothing is more important than the health and safety of our attendees, sponsors and exhibitors, and staff. Due to the ongoing COVID-19 situation the difficult decision was made to postpone the in-person event until 2021. 

As the Non-Surgical Symposium November Gold Coast event has been postponed, we are pleased to provide two options.

Option 1: You wish to attend NSS 2.0 Reimagined

Should you wish to transfer your registration to the NSS 2.0 – Reimagined, the difference in registration fees will be refunded directly to your original method of payment.

Option 2: You wish to cancel your registration and receive a refund.

If you wish to cancel your registration, your registration fee will be refunded accordingly (not including credit card surcharges incurred).

Once you have decided on which options you wish to choose, please submit your request below.

Submit your request here.

To see what refund you are eligible for please check the fee comparison chart.

The NSS 2.0 – Reimagined is going to be an exciting, immersive virtual event offering from ASAPS. If you are not sure yet if you wish to attend, thats ok. If you choose not to complete the above form at this time, we will send you a friendly reminder email closer to the event.

Unfortunately we are only able to transfer your Non-Surgical Symposium 2020 registration to the virtual NSS 2.0 Reimagined event OR offer you a full refund (not including credit card surcharges). 

To be eligible to receive the FREE Gift Hamper, you must register before Midnight AEST 31 October 2020 (Early Bird). Gift Hampers are available for Australian and New Zealand Attendees only.
Please note if you choose to opt out of the Gift Hamper there is no reduction in registration fee.

Please send an email to nss@tphe.com.au and your Non-Surgical Symposium registration will be refunded accordingly.

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