In addition, to outstanding clinical education, the AAFPRS meetings offer ample opportunities to network with peers, make new friends and to have FUN! Be sure to attend these social events.


Coffee Break & Poster Showcase
9:40 AM–10:20 AM

View this year’s posters to learn about ground-breaking, practice-changing research impacting our specialty. The Poster Showcase provides an opportunity for authors to display and discuss their work with meeting attendees. Enjoy coffee, conversation and vote for your favorite poster!

Women in Facial Plastic Surgery Luncheon
12:20 PM–1:30 PM

Join us as we celebrate, acknowledge, and expand the achievements of Women in Facial Plastic Surgery! This luncheon serves to foster camaraderie among the Academy’s female physicians and provides a forum that represents—and advances—their interests. The Women in Facial Plastic Surgery Luncheon highlights diversity in our specialty and aims to promote and encourage the personal and professional development of this important, powerful group. Featuring an inspirational keynote speaker, or panel, the luncheon provides a collaborative setting for our specialty’s successful women to discuss the challenges and opportunities they face—and serves as an authentic vehicle to inspire the next generation of facial plastic and reconstructive surgeons

Welcome Reception in the Exhibit Hall
6:10 PM–7:30 PM

Celebrate the first day of the ‘International Symposium’ with an evening of fellowship and fun! This is the perfect place to reunite with old friends, network colleagues, and create valuable connections. Meet with industry partners to see how their products and solutions can help boost your practice!

Academic Practice & Research Forum
7:30 PM–9 PM

Are you interested in Research? Do you enjoy the opportunity to network with researchers and other clinicians and academicians? If so, this is the event for you! Join fellow AAFPRS members for an ‘Evening with Experts in Research’ which features networking and roundtable discussions on Facial Reconstruction and Facial Trauma. Our knowledgeable facilitators include Clinton D. Humphrey, MD, Jessyka G. Lighthall, MD, Krishna G. Patel, MD, Travis T. Tollefson, MD and more!  Don’t miss this exciting event. Reserve your spot when you register for the meeting! Space is limited–register today!


Ask the Experts: Roundtables
7:50 AM–9:10 AM

Bring your photos, patient questions, problem cases, and discuss your experience with others. Expert facilitators will be available to share their knowledge and best practices on a variety of topics. This is your chance to listen, learn from your peers, have candid conversations, and get the specialized answers you need.

AAFPRS Fundraising Gala
7:30 PM–9:30 PM
Reunite with colleagues while supporting a great cause. Join us from 7:30–10 PM on Friday, October 21, for the AAFPRS Foundation ‘Homecoming’ Fundraising Gala. Everyone is invited to attend!

Set sail on the Spirit of Washington… this dinner cruise travels along the Potomac River, where you’ll be able to take in stunning views of Washington, DC’s famous skyline. Enjoy a delicious all-you-can-eat buffet and an amazing DJ spinning your favorite songs. Attire is casual so you can relax, unwind, and dance the night away!

Contributions are $325 Per Person. Go solo or reserve a table for your friends. Transportation is provided. Purchase your tickets when you register for the conference. For more information, contact Karen Sloat,

Your donation to the AAFPRS Foundation is a charitable contribution and is fully tax deductible according to IRS standards. Foundation Tax ID – 36-2967376


Closing Soirée
6:15PM–8 PM

Flash back, who's that dancing to the latest? It’s you and all your fantabulous AAFPRS friends. Get ready to have the time of your life at the Saturday “Totally Awesome 80’s” Soirée!

Let's go back to the days of new wave music, metal bands and big hair… grab some leg warmers, neon colors, or acid wash to wear. Sip, savor and salute what has been a most excellent Annual Meeting. Don't stop believing, this is one of our greatest hits… featuring food, music and fellowship, the Totally Awesome 80’s Soirée is guaranteed to be a bodacious good time.

Be there or be square! Whether you’re running up that road, running up that hill, or arriving in your little red Corvette, we hope to see you there.

Special Scotch Tasting & Education Event
6:45–7:45 PM
An evening of curated education and fun featuring our very own scotch whiskey expert, Neil A. Gordon, MD.  Learn about different types of scotch and the history and tradition of each one. Learn to discern the unique subtleties and the proper way to taste and analyze a spirit's flavor profile. The Scotch Tasting & Education event is held during the Saturday Soirée. It’s free to watch and $75 to drink. RSVP is required. Register Today!


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