General Information

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ASERF Silent Auction
Walk away from The Aesthetic Meeting a winner!  With amazing silent auction opportunities, including everything from essential aesthetic products to marketing packages, come to The Aesthetic Meeting and bid to win!  All proceeds from the ASERF Silent Auction, held in the ASAPS Marketplace, will directly support the Mission of ASERF by funding the creation of a plastic surgery Data Hub.

Business Attire.  Comfortable walking shoes are strongly recommended.  Also see “Dinner Dance.”

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Dinner Dance
Join us for a Taste of New York on Monday, April 15, at our Presidential Dinner Dance. The dress code is black tie optional. Active Members of the Aesthetic Society (both domestic and international) and their registered spouses receive complimentary tickets to the Presidential Dinner Dance. Additional tickets are available for purchase for ASAPS Candidates and Life Members, as well as Guest Surgeons, both domestic and international. For information on Presidential Dinner Dance tickets, contact Victoria Ruiz, Meeting Registrar, at

Education on Demand
Take advantage of special Education on Demand online viewing prices and receive 24/7 access to both recorded Scientific Sessions A and B [39.75 hours of instruction] through April 2014 via online, on demand video streaming.  Attend one Session at the Meeting, watch the other after it is posted online. Viewing of both Sessions is unlimited.

“Friends of Bill W”
There will be a meeting for “Friends of Bill W” during The Aesthetic Meeting 2013. The date, time and meeting room location will be printed in the Program Book. For further information, please contact James Fernau, MD at (412) 715-6320 or via e-mail at:

Passports and Visas
Visitors entering the United States under the Visa Waiver Program (VWP) must have machine-readable passports, or apply for a visa to enter the country.  For detailed information, visit

Policy on Faculty, Sponsor and Attendee Disclosure
The Aesthetic Society policy requires the faculty to disclose real or apparent conflicts of interest relating to topics of the educational activity, and to also disclose off-label/unapproved uses of drugs or devices mentioned during their presentation(s) and during question and answer periods.  Detailed disclosures will be made in the course descriptions and at the time of presentation.  Attendees providing comments or asking questions during presentations are also required to disclose all commercial interests.

Practice Changers
Our new learning format features theaters set up in the ASAPS Marketplace.Stop by to hear a short presentation on various topics related to education, practice management and plastic surgery in general. View the scheduled Practice Changers HERE.

Temperature / Weather
The average New York City April high/low temperature is 60°F (16°C)/ 44°F (7°C) and the average rainfall is 3.9"