The American Society of Plastic Surgeons® (ASPS) annual Breast Surgery & Body Contouring Symposium

The 9.8 Group attended the Brest Surgery & Body Contouring Symposium held in San Diego, California on August 10-12 2017. The event, the second of three annual conferences, was organized by the American Society of Plastic Surgeons which brought together plastic surgeons, medical residents, industry experts, leading manufacturers and Allied Health Personnel in an effort to “continue the tradition of clinical programming excellence.” In particular, the Symposium provided a comprehensive blend of educational courses and Q&A sessions on specific topics in plastic surgery for smaller audiences.

In total there were nearly 200 total guests and nearly 50 exhibitors presenting at the Symposium. The exhibitors ranged from mega multi-national and international pharmaceutical brands like Allergan to robotics and medical device companies like Regeneration Technologies to even non-profit foundations like the Musculoskeletal Transplant Foundation.

At the Symposium, the 9.8 Group met with several industry professionals to represent the interests and build new relationships on behalf of its Eastern European clients seeking US market entry opportunities in the surgical and medical technology spaces. In addition, the 9.8 Group participated in small presentations and panel discussions regarding key topics in the field of plastic surgery.