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1. 5cc & Covid-19

1.1    WHERE AND HOW WILL 5CC 2021 TAKE PLACE? 
5CC 2021 will be held as a live event from September 2 – 5, 2021, at the CCIB - Centre de Convencions Internacional de Barcelona. 

1.2    HOW WILL YOU ENSURE THE SAFETY OF ALL ATTENDEES?
The health and safety of our delegates, faculty, industry partners, and their communities are our very first priority. Therefore, for now, we are releasing only a strictly limited number of in-person passes for 5CC 2021.

As the situation evolves, we will update you in due course with the necessary measures we will take to minimize the risk of exposure to COVID-19 while working closely with the conference venue CCIB and Spanish Authorities to ensure the safety of meeting participants and personnel. 

If you have any questions on this important issue, feel free to reach out to hannah.wolff(at)logi-vent.de at any time.
 

2. Key Moments & Deadlines

For a full list of conference key moments and important deadlines to consider, please visit the Key Moments page.

3. General Information

3.1     WHAT IS THE 5CC MEETING AND WHO IS THE 5CC GROUP?
The 5-Continent-Congress is comprised of an international group of highly acclaimed dermatologists and plastic surgeons who are key opinion leaders in their fields. Since the first edition in 2009, the 5CC has been recognized internationally as one of the top conferences dedicated to innovations and controversies in the field of medical and aesthetic dermatology.

Our topics encompass: 

  • Medicines for the skin
  • Injectables for aesthetic & medical use
  • Cosmetic & aesthetic energy-based systems
  • Aesthetic gynecology
  • Practice management & digital marketing 
  • Artificial intelligence & deep learning in medicine

3.2     WHAT DOES THE 5CC FAMILY SAY ABOUT THE MEETING?
"Honestly, the best aesthetic conference you can find anywhere in the world! So well put together, so organized, great content, excellent speakers. For a multi-specialty, multicultural, forward-thinking educational experience, this is hands down THE best conference there is! I absolutely love it!” - Dr. Jill Lezaic - Jacksonville Beach, FL

3.3    WHERE AND WHEN WILL THE 13TH 5CC WORLD CONGRESS BE HELD?
Thursday, September 2 – Sunday, September 5, 2021

Centre de Convencions Internacional de Barcelona (CCIB)
Plaça de Willy Brandt, 11-14 | 08019 Barcelona, Spain
www.ccib.es

3.4    HOW CAN I GET THERE?
For travel information to Barcelona, please visit the City & Travel information page. For information on how to get to the congress venue CCIB and parking in that area, please visit the Congress Venue page.

Access to 5CC will be granted through ENTRANCE B at the back of the CCIB. A map with information on public transport stops and parking close to the CCIB is available for download here. 

3.5   WHO ARE YOUR OFFICIAL ALLIANCE NETWORK TRAVEL PARTNERS?
Information on our official alliance network travel partners will be available on the City & Travel information page shortly. 

3.6    WHAT IS THE OFFICIAL MEETING LANGUAGE AND DO YOU OFFER SIMULTANEOUS TRANSLATION?
The official language of the meeting is English. Simultaneous translation to Spanish will be provided on all days in all lecture rooms. Simultaneous translation to Russian will be provided on all days in selected lecture rooms. Translation receivers and headphones for the translations are available free of charge at the rental station on Level P1 (between rooms 112 and 111). While this service is free of charge, a deposit will be held until the return of the translation sets.

3.7    CAN I BUY FOOD AND BEVERAGES AT THE CONFERENCE?
Sure. The 5CC cafeteria offering food and beverages will be open during all conference days in the foyer or the industry exhibition.

3.8    ARE CHILDREN ALLOWED AT THE CONFERENCE? DO YOU OFFER CHILD CARE?
5CC is kid-friendly, however, children are allowed in the foyer and exhibition only, not in scientific session rooms. We do not offer child care- please ask the concierge at your hotel for options.

3.9    WHERE CAN I GET BARCELONA CITY INFORMATION?
For information on Barcelona please visit www.barcelona.cat. 

Barcelona Tourist Office
Plaça de Catalunya, 17
08002 Barcelona
+34 932 85 38 34
Opening hours: daily, from 8.30 to 21.00h
www.barcelonaturisme.com

3.10    WHAT TO WEAR FOR THE MEETING?
We suggest business casual attire for the meeting. Please also bring a sweater or jacket, as the air conditioner will be running during the conference.

3.11    CAN I TAKE PICTURES AND VIDEOS DURING THE SESSIONS? 
No! Recording, photography, and filming during the sessions is strictly prohibited without prior written permission from the congress organization. In consideration of other attendees, we kindly ask you to put your cell phone in a silent mode during all sessions, symposia, and live sessions. Also, save the hassle- your registration for 5CC 2021 includes free and unlimited access to 5CC ON AIR, our web-based learning tool. Most of the 5CC meeting content will be provided online as presentations, videos, and abstracts. For detailed information on 5CC ON AIR, please refer to section 4.1 WHAT IS 5CC ON AIR?
 

4. 5cc On Air

4.1     WHAT IS 5CC ON AIR?
5CC ON AIR is our web-based learning tool for education in advanced medical dermatology and aesthetic medicine. 5CC ON AIR is an exclusive offer for delegates of the 5CC, as we strive to offer an unparalleled platform for learning, education, and training for each and every registered attendee. You can enjoy unlimited access to high-level learning possibilities, such as 200+ hours of presentations, video material of teaching courses and live treatments, and abstracts of the 13th 5CC World Congress. 

4.2     IS 5CC ON AIR FREE OF CHARGE?
Yes, we proudly offer our delegates and faculty unlimited and free lifetime access to all of the content on 5CC ON AIR.

4.3     IN WHICH LANGUAGES IS THE CONTENT ON 5CC ON AIR AVAILABLE?
The content of 5CC 2021 will be available in English, Spanish, and Russian. 

4.4     HOW DO I SIGN UP FOR 5CC ON AIR?
We will send you an email with your personal login credentials for 5CC ON AIR after 5CC 2021. After you set up your account, you will have unlimited access to all of the content on 5CC ON AIR.
 

5. Registration for Delegates

For detailed information on registration categories, deadlines, and fees, please visit the Registration Information page.  

6. Industry Partners

6.1    WHAT DO OUR INDUSTRY PARTNER SAY ABOUT 5CC?
"Without question, in 30 years of exhibiting in the fields of dermatology and plastic surgery, the 5CC meeting was the most productive for us, in addition to being the most enjoyable! While not the largest of meetings, it had exactly the right mixture of great content and great people. Add to that what might be the world’s most beautiful venue, and this is a meeting everyone in our industry should consider participating in.” - John Kulesza of Young Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

6.2    WHO ARE OUR INDUSTRY PARTNERS?
Over 180 key-players in the field of dermatology and aesthetics have joined previous 5CC meetings as industry partners and exhibitors:

ACMEDI KOREA, Across, Adoderm, Advalight, Aerolase, Allergan, Alma, ALMIRALL, amiea med, ANTIAGING.CH, Anti-Aging Medical Systems A.A.M.S., APTOS, Archidemia, Asclepion Laser Technologies, ASTERASYS, Beauty Cluster Barcelona, Berger & Kraft, BIOFIBRE HAIR, BIOFRONTERA, BIOPHOTON, BIOPTRON, Bovie Medical, Brera Medical Technologies, Brymill Cryogenics Systems, BTL, Candela, Canfield Scientific, CAPENERGY MEDICAL, Carismed, Caromed, Cellenis® PRP, CeraVe DMI, Chromogenex, CLASSYS, Clinique, cocoon medical, Cortex Technology, Courage + Khazaka electronic, Crisalix, Croma-Pharma, CUTERA, Cynosure, Cysteamine, Deleo, Derma Faith, Dermaceutic, Dermaroller, Dermasence, Doctor‘s Equipe, Dr. Hönle Medizintechnik, EDIPEC Instruments, Ellipse, Ellman International, EndyMed Medical, Envy Medical, Erchonia Lasers, Estheticline, Estheticon, EUFOTON Medicalasers, EUNSUNG GLOBAL, FERRER INTERNACIONAL, FineMEC, FotoFinder Systems, Fotona, French Laboratoires, Galderma, Laboratories, German Medical Engineering, Global Med Technologies, GLORECA, GMV, GPQ, G&P Medizintechnik, HAFILLER, HIRONIC, Iclo Teaching and Research Center, ILOODA, INDIBA DEEP CARE, Incredible Marketing, INMODE, Institute BCN, ITAI MEDICAL, Japan Bio Products, Jeisys Medical, JenLab, JetPeel, jettmedical.cz, JUVAPLUS, Karger Publishers, LASEROPTEK, LASERVISION, Light Age, LINLINE MEDICAL SYSTEMS, Lumenis, Lutronic, MAS, Matex Lab (Neauvia), Medicos Kosmetik, MEDIKALIGHT, Merz, Mesalyse/Inex, Mesoestetic, Milta-Physioquanta, MINERVA Research Labs, Miramar Labs / miraDry, MobileODT, MT.DERM, MyoScience, NeoGraft, Nevisense by SciBase, Newpong, NEXT MOTION, N-Finders Company, NIRA, NoIR LaserShields , NovaCutis, Novoxel, NuGene, Oculo-Plastik, Omnilux, OPATRA, Palomar, Philips, Prollenium Medical Technologies, PROMOITALIA GROUP, QuantifiCare, QUINTESSENCE, Receptura Apotheke, REGEN LAB, Regenera Activa, Renovilab, Restoration Robotics, S&V Technologies, Sanofi, SciBase, Sciton, Scientis, Sciton, Skinbetter Science, SkinCeuticals, SciVision Biotech, Sebacia, Sensus Healthcare, SESDERMA, SHENB, Sinclair, SkinCeuticals, SKIN TECH PHARMA GROUP, Skymedic, SmartGraft FUE by Vision Medical, Sofwave Medical, Solta Medical, Stellar Biomolecular Research, Stetic Sense, STORZ MEDICAL, Strathspey Crown, Stratpharma Switzerland, SUISSELLE, Suncom/Fotolux, Tavger, The HydraFacial Company, Thermi, THR Medical Products, TSK Laboratory Europe, ULTRA V, Ulthera, United Cosmeceuticals, V LIFT PRO, vSculpt PRO, Venus Concept, Viveve, VivoSight, VYDENCE MEDICAL, Wisepress Medical Bookshop, WON TECH, Young Pharmaceuticals, ZELTIQ, Zero Gravity Skin, Zmed-Laser, ZIMMER MedizinSysteme

For more information on the partners of the 13th 5CC World Congress, please visit our 2021 Industry Partners & Collaborations page.

6.3    WHO WILL ATTEND 5CC 2021?
Key-opinion leaders, dermatologists, cosmetic and plastic surgeons, physicians, specialists, clinical practitioners, and registered nurses from around the globe will attend this high-level medical meeting.

6.4    HOW DO YOU ENSURE CONTINUOUS FREQUENTING OF THE BOOTHS IN THE INDUSTRY EXHIBITION?
The industry exhibition and lecture rooms will be located on the same floor, ensuring short distances for the delegates. Complimentary coffee breaks for delegates, faculty and industry as well as the cafeteria, offering warm lunch in the industry exhibition, will ensure continuous frequenting of the booths.

6.5    MY COMPANY IS INTERESTED IN BECOMING AN INDUSTRY PARTNER/EXHIBITOR. HOW CAN WE APPLY?
Please visit the Become an Industry Partner page for contacts and to review/download the Industry Partnership & Exhibit Brochure. 

6.6    HOW WILL BOOTH SPACES BE ASSIGNED?
Exhibition booths are limited and will therefore be allocated on a first-come-first-served basis. Mobile booths will be allocated at the discretion of the organizer. Organizers reserve the right to change the layout and allocation of booths should the need arise. Exhibitors will be notified if this becomes necessary. Confirmed spaces may also be released without prior notice if the exhibitor fails to settle any invoice in due time. 

Please download the exhibition floor plan for current availability. 

6.7    WHAT ARE THE SET-UP AND DISMANTLING DATES/TIMES AND CONFERENCE KEY DATES?
For a full list of conference key moments and important deadlines to consider, please visit the Key Moments page. All times are to be confirmed in the Exhibitor Manual, which will be available in May 2021.

6.8    DOES MY EXHIBITOR BADGE GRANT ACCESS TO THE SCIENTIFIC SESSIONS?
At 5CC, your exhibitor badge is an ‘All Access Pass’. We want you to join our scientific sessions, engage in discussions, interact with speakers and delegates and learn from each other. That’s just how 5CC works.

6.9    WHERE CAN I GET FURTHER INFORMATION ON THE INDUSTRY PARTNERSHIP?
Should the Industry Partnership & Exhibit Brochure, the exhibition floor plan, and the Exhibitor Manual (available in May 2021) do not provide the answers you were looking for, please do not hesitate to contact hannah_wolff(at)logi-vent.de.
 

7. CME Accreditation

7.1    IS 5CC ACCREDITED FOR CONTINUING MEDICAL EDUCATION (CME)?
Accreditation for the 13th 5CC World Congress has been applied for from the European Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (EACCME®) to provide the CME activity for medical specialists. EACCME® is an institution of the European Union of Medical Specialists (UEMS). For more information please visit the UEMS website. Any updates on the accreditation status will be posted on the CME Information page.

7.2    HOW MANY CME CREDITS ARE AVAILABLE FOR THE 13TH 5CC?
Recent 5CC meetings were granted up to 27 European CME credits (ECMEC®). Any updates on the accreditation status will be posted on the CME Information page.

7.3    HOW DO I CLAIM CME?
Each participant can only receive the number of credits he/she is entitled to according to his/her actual participation at the virtual event (Cf. criteria 9 and 23 of UEMS 2016.20). All attendees will be scanned when entering and exiting the lecture room. CME credits will be granted for visited (= attendance at least 60 minutes) sessions only. 

To receive the CME credits and certificate, the participant must complete an online evaluation after 5CC. Upon completion of the survey, the participant will receive a link to download the certificate.

To obtain the CME credits, the participant must contact the national authorities in his/her country of residency to validate the European CME credits and to convert them to the national CME credits. Afterward, the participant must send the certificate of attendance to his/her national authorities. Additional information is available on the CME Information page.
 

8. Faculty

8.1    I AM INTERESTED IN PRESENTING AT 5CC- WHO CAN I CONTACT?
Please send your abstract(s) for consideration with the 5CC Scientific Board to hannah_wolff(at)logi-vent.de.

8.2    I AM A SPEAKER AT 5CC- DO I HAVE TO REGISTER FOR THE CONGRESS?
As an invited speaker, you are automatically registered for the congress and your delegate fee will gladly be covered. Please do not register again online!

8.3    ABSTRACTS
We will publish the abstracts of lectures from our faculty in the 5CC Abstract Journal. If you’d like to have yours included, please send the abstract of each accepted lecture (max. 300 words as MS-Word document) to hannah_wolff(at)logi-vent.de by May 31, 2021.

8.4    HOW AND WHERE CAN I SUBMIT MY PRESENTATION(S)?
We will be offering simultaneous translation to Spanish and Russian. To ensure that the interpreters can prepare accordingly, we kindly ask you to submit your recorded presentation(s) via www.wetransfer.com to hannah_wolff(at)logi-vent.de by June 15, 2021, at the latest. You will still be able to make changes to your presentation(s) after submitting. Please submit your final presentation(s) by August 20, 2021.

8.5    WHO CAN ANSWER TECHNICAL/GENERAL QUESTIONS ABOUT MY LECTURE OR 5CC?
Our technical staff at event(at)video-art.de will assist with any technical questions you may have. For general questions on 5CC please contact Hannah Wolff at hannah_wolff(at)logi-vent.de.


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