The world of plastic surgery evolves each year as cosmetic procedures advance, techniques evolve, and new products come out. If you want to provide the most state-of-the-art services at your aesthetic plastic surgery center, you should attend conferences for plastic surgeons. At plastic surgery events, you can meet with the top leaders in the field, take surgical education courses to progress your career, learn about breakthrough reconstructive surgery technology, and gain critical insights to progress your center’s growth.
Read on to learn about the top plastic surgery meetings in 2024 so you can mark your calendar.
Why You and Your Team Should Attend Plastic Surgery Events
As an attendee, you can:
- Take advantage of networking opportunities
- Enjoy hands-on training from industry experts
- Gain exposure to new technologies in interesting topics like clinical vascular surgery
- Take Continuing Education courses
- Attend research presentations on aesthetic plastic surgery
- Join ethical discussions to expand your medical perspectives
- Increase your accreditation and certifications
- Get peer feedback on projects you’ve been working on
- Gain field inspiration and motivation
- Launch your professional development
Top 5 Plastic Surgery Events Plus Honorable Mentions
The year 2024 is packed with plastic surgery meetings that you and your team shouldn’t miss. Below, we discuss the top five events coming in 2024, plus a few honorable mentions, so you can begin planning your calendar accordingly.
1. SAFPAS Winter Meeting
Each year, the California Society of Facial Plastic Surgery and the California Society of Rhinoplasty Specialists present the Skin Aging, Facial Plastic & Aesthetic Surgery winter meeting, where leaders from around the world gather in California to discuss emerging trends and new techniques. The next winter meeting will take place in Lake Tahoe, California, on February 1 and 2 at the Everline Resort & Spa.
You can register to join the 25th annual winter meeting by visiting the SAFPAS website. All registered conference members can take advantage of 20 Continuing Medical Education (CME) credits.
2. NYRSPS Annual Meeting
The New York Regional Society of Plastic Surgeons hosts an annual meeting each fall to discuss hot topics in the field. The next NYRSPS Annual Meeting will be on November 23, 2024, in New York, with the exact location still to be announced. If you can’t make it in person, the organization will be releasing virtual content 60 days after the meeting date.
As an ACCME-accredited academic surgery gathering, the NYRSPS Annual Meeting provides a maximum of six Continuing Medical Education credits. Registration is not yet open for the 2024 meeting, so be sure to check the website regularly if you’re interested in attending.
3. American Society of Plastic Surgeons Advocacy Summit
The ASPS hosts the Advocacy Summit in Washington, D.C., near the end of each year. In 2023, the Advocacy Summit took place on December 4 through 6, discussing legislative topics relating to health care. The American Society of Plastic Surgeons has yet to announce 2024’s exact date and location, so be sure to check the website regularly if you’re interested in meeting with the nation’s top healthcare representatives to actively influence healthcare policies.
4. LIMITLESS Leaders Summit by the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, the Aesthetic Society, and the American Hernia Society
The American Society of Plastic Surgeons, the Aesthetic Society, and the American Hernia Society will be hosting the LIMITLESS Leaders Summit in Santa Ana Pueblo, New Mexico, from January 31 to February 2, 2024, to break down the barriers of early-career women surgeons working to achieve leadership positions. This powerful meeting will discuss how collaboration, mentorship, and education can help female surgeons overcome the boundaries faced in the industry.
5. Mountain West Society of Plastic Surgeons Annual Meeting
The Mountain West Society of Plastic Surgeons will host the 9th Annual Meeting from March 7 to 10, 2024, in Whistler, British Columbia, to discuss the latest scientific advancements in the field while recognizing opportunities to enhance safety in reconstructive procedures. The MWSPS Annual Meeting offers CME credits plus the opportunity to join a mock oral board. You can sign up on the meeting’s website before registration closes.
Additional Events for Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons
Whether you can’t attend an in-person event or need one in a different location, check out our honorable mentions below:
- ASPS Spring Meeting: Virtual gathering from March 1 through 3
- ACEPS Annual Winter Meeting (hosted by the American Association of Plastic Surgeons): St. Louis, Missouri, from February 22 to 25
- AAPS 2024 Meeting: Boston, Massachusetts, from May 18 to 21
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