Practical Dermatology® Magazine’s Sister Publication Named Exclusive Media Partner for Octane’s Aesthetics Tech Forum 2023

December 25, 2022
Practical Dermatology Magazines Sister Publication Named Exclusive Media Partner for Octanes Aesthetics Tech Forum 2023 image

Mark your calendar for Octane’s Annual Aesthetics Tech Forum at the Balboa Bay Resort in Newport Beach, CA on January 26-27.

Practical Dermatology’s sister publication, Modern Aesthetics® magazine, is the exclusive media partner for Octane’s Aesthetics Tech Forum 2023.Now in its fourth year, Octane's Aesthetics Tech Forum is a two-day immersive, in-person and digital experience that brings together leading physicians, industry, and entrepreneurs to discuss groundbreaking medical aesthetic technologies as well as unmet clinical needs and new business opportunities. This year’s Forum will take place in Newport Beach, CA from January 26-27, 2023.

“Octane is excited to work alongside the highly professional team at Modern Aesthetics® magazine,” says Natalie Matsumoto, Octane’s Director of Marketing. “With content by and for clinicians, an industry-leading media strategy, and the ability to syndicate content across their channels, we believe that Modern Aesthetics®is the perfect partner to amplify the Forum’s reach, which in turn helps drive networking at the event and foster a greater number of meaningful connections.” 

“We are so excited to be a part of Octane's Aesthetics Tech Forum, which is known to be one of the most prestigious and innovative meetings in the aesthetic space,“ says Mojo McDaniel, the Executive Director for New Initiatives for Dermatology and Aesthetics at Modern Aesthetics® and Practical Dermatology® magazines. “This announcement further solidifies our publications’ role as the go-to sources for aesthetic physicians, entrepreneurs, and industry members.”

Coverage plans include live on-site reporting of breaking news as well in-depth feature articles on the new technologies unveiled at the meeting throughout 2023.

This year’s Forum will feature keynote addresses from Jonah Shacknai, the Founder and Executive Chairman of Skinbetter Science and Chief Strategic Development Officer, L’Oreal US, along with a fireside chat with Flemming Ørnskov, MD, MPH, CEO of Galderma, as well as Southern Calfornia’s leading accelerator, the LaunchPad SBDC accelerator, company pitches followed by Q&A from investor judges.

Octane’s LaunchPad SBDC helps entrepreneurs boost presentation skills and provides them with actionable feedback from subject matter experts, exposure to seasoned and vetted advisors, and proprietary analytics, and data to help improve their chances of success.

“Plans are well underway for what is set to be an incredible year for the aesthetics community attending the Forum, as we once again come together to learn, discover, network, and celebrate with peers, friends, and world-leading aesthetic practitioners,” says Cara Parchment, Senior Signature Event Manager for Octane. 

Mark your calendar for Octane’s Annual Aesthetics Tech Forum at the Balboa Bay Resort in Newport Beach, CA on January 26-27.

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About Octane

Octane is building the SoCal of Tomorrow by connecting people, resources, and capital to fuel technology growth in Southern California. Its members represent technology executive leaders, entrepreneurs, investors, venture capitalists, academicians, and strategic advisors, all working together to fuel innovation in the OC. The organization has helped more than 1,400 companies via the LaunchPad SBDC accelerator. LaunchPad companies have raised more than $4.6 billion in investment and equity exits. Octane annually welcomes more than 7,000 people to its programs and events. More than 2,000 business leaders throughout the region are Octane members. For more information, visit

About Modern Aesthetics®

Modern Aesthetics® magazine delivers expert advice on patient care and practice development for core aesthetic physicians. With content by and for clinicians, each edition offers unique perspectives and pearls, while reporting the latest developments in minimally-invasive aesthetics—from skincare to advanced procedures. Leaders from the core specialties help clinicians successfully integrate new technologies into practice by sharing success strategies.

About Practical Dermatology®

Practical Dermatology® is the monthly publication that provides coverage of medical care, cosmetic advancements, and practice management for clinicians in the field. With straight-forward, how-to advice from experts in various fields, we strive to enhance quality of care and improve the daily operation of dermatology practices. 

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