2021 Agenda

Panels featuring the latest innovations in Medical Aesthetics, a Keynote from Former Allergan CEO, David Pyott, LaunchPad Presentations & more.

Aesthetics Tech Summit 2021 Agenda

Wednesday, January 20, 2021

6:00 – 7:30 pm

EXPERIENCE

On-Boarding & Cocktail Party

Get to know your fellow attendees, get a run down of the agenda and learn how we’ll be using our virtual platform to help you get the most our of Octane’s Aesthetics Tech Summit 2021. 

Thursday, January 21, 2021

7:00 – 8:00 am

EXPERIENCE

Exhibits, Networking, Roundtable

8:00 – 8:15 am

EXPERIENCE

Opening Comments

Bill Carpou, CEO, Octane

8:15 – 8:45 am

PANEL

State of Aesthetic Industry Report

A market overview of unmet needs in the medical aesthetics industry.

Vamil Divan, MD, Managing Director, Equity Research, Biopharmaceuticals, Mizuho Securities USA LLC

8:45 – 9:30 am

PANEL

Panel: Unmet Needs in Medical Aesthetics

Join top industry leaders as they discuss the current unmet needs in Medical Aesthetics. Learn how each of these companies handled economic resilience, industry needs, patient requirements. This dynamic panel will also discuss the need for innovation and market growth expectations for the industry.

9:30 – 10:15 am

KEYNOTE

Keynote Interview

A discussion about innovation in aesthetics and the industry more broadly and what David envisions for the future.

David Pyott, Former CEO, Allergan

10:15 – 11:00 am

PANEL

Panel: Best Practices Post COVID

The pandemic has provided many challenges and obstacles to overcome. However, it has also provided us with opportunities and innovation. How are companies adapting to the ”new normal”? How has healthcare delivery changed and will it change further? What innovations stand out? How has the pandemic affected the medical device industry?

Bruce Maller, Bruce Maller Consulting

11:00 – 11:30 am

EXPERIENCE

Exhibits, Networking, Roundtables

11:30 am – 12:15 pm

PANEL

Panel: Physician Entrepreneurs: From Concept to Commercialization

An insurgence of physician entrepreneurs brings new ideas to the aesthetic industry. Learn how these entrepreneurs received funding and the steps they took to take their idea from concept to commercialization.

12:15 – 1:00 pm

PANEL

Panel: Telemedicine in Medical Aesthetics

Telehealth is the use of digital information and communication technologies, such as computers and mobile devices, to access health care services remotely and manage your health care.

1:00 – 1:30 pm

EXPERIENCE

Lunch, Exhibits, Networking, Roundtables

1:30-2:15 pm

PANEL

Panel: Diversity in Aesthetics

Join industry leaders for a session focused on promoting and developing diversity in the aesthetics industry.

2:15 – 3:00 pm

PANEL

Panel: Connecting Consumers to Aesthetic Innovation

As consumers spend more time online and on social networks, it is beginning to have an effect on our behavior, shifting the way doctors are marketing to their patients. There are many different ways to get products to the consumer, one of which is social media. During this panel, we will hear from four leading experts in the industry and learn about physician dispensed, e-commerce and digital marketing. 

3:00 – 3:15 pm

EXPERIENCE

Closing Day 1
Friday, January 22, 2021

7:00 – 8:00 am

EXPERIENCE

Exhibits, Networking, Roundtables

8:00 – 8:15 am

EXPERIENCE

Opening Comments 

8:15 – 9:00 am

PANEL

Panel: Investment Opportunities

8:15 – 9:00 am

FIRESIDE CHAT

Fireside Chat

Bill Carpou, CEO, Octane

9:45 – 10:30 am

PANEL

Panel: AI In Aesthetics

Topics of this session include machine and deep learning and the application in medical image interpretation. AI tools that are available for the aesthetics industry. The future of AI in medicine and surgery.

Anthony Chang, MD, MBA, MPH, MS, Chief Intelligence and Innovation Officer, CHOC Children’s Hospital

10:30 am – 12:00 pm

LAUNCHPAD

LaunchPad Company Presentations & Award

Our annual pitch competition, featuring 4 ophthalmic startups. Each company gets 10 minutes to pitch their company, followed by a Q+A with our expert judges. Our independent judges choose one startup to be the winner. Learn more about our award-winning accelerator, LaunchPad.

JC Ruffalo, Director of LaunchPad SBDC, Octane

12:00 – 12:45 pm

LAUNCHPAD

Panel: LaunchPad Success Stories

Learn about LaunchPad from companies who have completed the process and have successfully raised capital and are demonstrating revenue growth.

12:45 – 1:15 pm

BOOTCAMP

LaunchPad SBDC Accelerator: Resources for Startups

Calling all physician entrepreneurs and startups! Jumpstart your company by amplifying your capital funding strategy with Octane’s LaunchPad Accelerator, a Top 5 SBDC-ranked accelerator in the US!

This session will dive into LaunchPad’s proprietary process, including:

  • How to apply to LaunchPad
  • Core elements of a business plan
  • Core elements of an impactful investor pitch deck and presentation
  • Tips on how to best prepare for success and lessons learned along the way
  • Live Q&A with the LaunchPad Team

12:45 – 1:15 pm

BOOTCAMP

Women Leaders in the Aesthetic Industry

What does it mean to lead? Hear from our panel of fearless leaders in aesthetics in Orange County. How are they leading their organizations in today’s dynamic business landscape? Learn how they guide their teams, execute strategies, and deliver business results.

12:45 – 1:15 pm

BOOTCAMP

Private Investor Network

Gain early access to some of the most innovative aesthetic and growth-stage companies. Learn more about Octane’s Private Investor Network (PIN), and how qualified investors can tap into the high-quality deal flow from the Octane network.  We work with venture funds, corporate venture, family offices, high net-worth individuals, and other capital providers to identify new investment deals that meet their investment thesis.

12:00 – 12:15 pm

EXPERIENCE

Closing Day 2