Who should attend?

The Aesthetic Extender Symposium is an annual educational conference aimed to educate and train an audience of aesthetic physician extenders by providing innovative education on the newest therapies, technologies and procedures in dermatology and aesthetic medicine. Physicians, Physicians Assistants, Nurses and Nurse Practitioners are encouraged to attend.


How many hours of CME/CE does the Symposium offer?

The exact number of continuing education credits will be determined once the agenda is finalized. Generally, the symposium offers between 16-20 hours of AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ and 16-20 contact hours for nurses.


Do you offer hands-on training during the Symposium?

Hands-on training will be offered during workshops held in conjunction with AES for a separate fee. The number of attendees for the hands-on workshops are limited thereby offering an intimate learning experience for participants.


Who can participate in the hands-on training?

Attendees must be licensed in the state of Florida to participate in the hands-on portion of the workshops. If an attendee is not licensed in the state of Florida, they may observe the course without injecting. The course fee is the same for hands-on and observation only participants. Nurse Practitioners, Physicians Assistants and Nurses must submit an authorization form, signed by his/her supervising physician, in order to participate in the hands-on portion of the course.


How do I book my hotel room for the Symposium?

The AES has negotiated a discounted room rate at the JW Marriott Miami Turnberry Resort & Spa for the Symposium starting at $189/night plus taxes. All attendees are required to book their own hotel room. To book your hotel room visit the hotel's online reservations link here or call the hotel directly at 888-539-7894 and ask for the AES room rate. The group rate is guaranteed for reservations made on or before July 15, 2020, or until the AES room block is filled. The room block does sell out, so it is encouraged to book early.


What is the hotel cancellation policy?

A deposit equal to one night’s stay is required to hold the reservation. Should a guest cancel a reservation, the deposit will be refunded if notice is received at least fourteen (14) working days prior to arrival, and a cancellation number is obtained.


What is the cancellation policy for the conference?

A cancellation fee of $200 will be charged for cancellations received 30 days prior to the start of the Symposium. There will be no refunds or transfers for cancellations made less than 30 days prior to the start of the Symposium. If an attendee must cancel less than 30 days prior to the Symposium, accommodations for cancellations less the $200 cancellation fee will be made for the following exceptions.

  • Death in the Family – Provide written notification
  • Natural Disaster – Provide a letter indicating the circumstances preventing your attendance at the symposium

All cancellation notifications must be emailed to kplennox@aol.com.


Can I bring a guest to AES?

Guests are not permitted to attend the AES sessions. Guests are invited to attend the evening reception on Friday August 7 and may purchase a guest reception ticket. A guest reception ticket can be purchased at the time you register for the Symposium or if you need to add a guest reception ticket after you have already registered please visit the AES registration page here and enter the email address you used to register and click “Look up existing registration”. You will be able to add a guest ticket to your registration account. If you have issues please contact the AES staff at info@aestheticextendersymposium.com.


What is the attire for the Symposium?

Attire is business casual. The meeting rooms tend to be cool, so attendees are encouraged to bring a jacket or sweater while in sessions.