Unprecedented Opportunity to Interview Experts on Plastic Surgery Trends and Developments
The International Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery 20th Biennial Congress - San Francisco - August 14-18, 2010
SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 13 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is being released by the International Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ISAPS):
WHO: The International Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ISAPS) is the world's leading international medical society for aesthetic and cosmetic surgery. Founded at the United Nations in 1970, ISAPS celebrates its 40th Anniversary at an international gathering of leading plastic surgeons known for innovation, scientific breakthroughs, and expertise in various specialties within plastic surgery.
WHEN: The ISAPS Congress takes place in San Francisco on August 14-18. ISAPS Congresses rotate to different continents every two years and will not return to the US until 2018. Do not miss this exceptional opportunity to hear firsthand what is happening in the world of plastic surgery.
Interview Opportunities: Dr. Foad Nahai, President of ISAPS (Atlanta, Georgia) and Dr. Renato Saltz, Chair of the ISAPS Scientific Program Committee (Salt Lake City, Utah) have organized a Congress that features an array of international experts that you will find in no other single location. Noted plastic surgeons from the Bay Area as well as throughout California are available for interview, pending availability.
WHAT: First Global Summit on Patient Safety – August 14 – 12:30-6:30
The Congress kicks off with a first-of-its-kind Global Summit on Patient Safety and for the first time in the history of the profession brings together leaders from a variety of fields that impact ISAPS' key mission: patient safety. In his invitation to participants, Dr. Nahai observed, "We have invited representatives from the worlds of international plastic surgery and anesthesiology, as well as legislators and representatives from the insurance, tourism and cosmetic drug and device industries." Since his invitation went out, dozens of experts who rarely appear on the same program have accepted, and, as Dr. Nahai observed, "We could think of no better way to celebrate ISAPS' 40th Anniversary than by making a bit of history in San Francisco in the realms of patient education and safety."
ISAPS SCIENTIFIC PROGRAM: The ISAPS Congress Scientific Program is an important source of information. "Expect the best and brightest in our profession, to share what is happening in their countries," noted Dr. Saltz in a recent interview. "Scientific programs at ISAPS Congresses are always compelling. This year we have 386 distinct papers being presented by more than 100 practicing plastic surgeons, from 44 countries."
How to Access Summit Topics and Scientific Papers: The full Scientific Program and a complete list of Speakers and Panelists at the Global Summit on Patient Safety are available at: www.isapscongress2010.com
Media Registration Requirements: Working members of the media are invited to attend the Congress. Freelancers with assignment letters on the letterhead of the media requesting the assignment will also be accommodated. To pre-register, contact: firstname.lastname@example.org. On Site: Moscone Convention Center Room 110
Press Center phone during the Congress: 415.905.1003
Historic Survey on World Plastic Surgery Trends Released at ISAPS Congress
For the first time, an independent, scientific survey of world trends and procedures in aesthetic plastic surgery has been commissioned by ISAPS. The ISAPS Biennial Global Survey results are available at: www.isaps.org
Contact: Tony Staffieri, ISAPS Communications Director, email@example.com, cell: 917.204.3131
SOURCE International Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ISAPS)