1. Key Moments and Deadlines
Please find a full list of conference key moments and important deadlines to consider, please visit our Key Moments page.
2. General Information
2.1 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. In four days and 65+ sessions, the scientific program covers all the many facets of
- medical dermatology
- injectables for aesthetic and medical use
- cosmetic and aesthetic energy-based devices
- aesthetic gynecology
- practice management and digital marketing
- artificial intelligence and deep learning in medical dermatology and aesthetic medicine
2.2 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
2.3 WHERE AND WHEN WILL THE 12TH 5CC WORLD CONGRESS BE HELD?
Thursday, August 27 – Sunday, August 30, 2020
Centre de Convencions Internacional de Barcelona (CCIB)
Plaça de Willy Brandt, 11-14 | 08019 Barcelona, Spain
2.4 HOW CAN I GET THERE?
For travel information to Barcelona, please visit our City & Travel Information page. For information on how to get to the congress venue CCIB and parking in that area, please visit our Congress Venue page. Access to 5CC will be granted through ENTRANCE B at the back of the CCIB. Click on the map below to get information on public transport stops and parking close to the CCIB.
2.5 WHO ARE YOUR OFFICIAL ALLIANCE NETWORK TRAVEL PARTNERS?
We are proud to be partnering with Lufthansa Group and SkyTeam as official alliance network travel partners for the 12th 5CC World Congress in Barcelona. Please visit our City & Travel Information page for more information and bookings.
2.6 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). Kindly note that this service is free of charge, however, a deposit will be held until the return of the translation sets.
2.7 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 in the industry exhibition.
2.8 ARE CHILDREN ALLOWED AT THE CONFERENCE AND 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.
2.9 WHERE CAN I GET BARCELONA CITY INFORMATION?
For information on Barcelona please visit www.barcelona.cat.
Barcelona Tourist Office
Plaça de Catalunya, 17
+34 932 85 38 34
Opening hours: daily, from 8.30 to 21.00h
2.10 WHAT TO WEAR FOR THE MEETING?
We suggest business casual attire for the meeting. Please bring also a sweater or jacket, as the air condition will be running during the conference.
2.11 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 you cell phone in a silent mode during all sessions, symposia and live-sessions.
Also, save the hassle- your registration for 5CC 2020 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 3.1 WHAT IS 5CC ON AIR?
3. 5CC ON AIR
3.1 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 12th 5CC World Congress.
3.2 IS 5CC ON AIR FREE OF CHARGE?
Yes, we are proud to be offering our delegates and faculty unlimited and free lifetime access to all of the content on 5CC ON AIR.
3.3 IN WHICH LANGUAGES IS THE CONTENT ON 5CC ON AIR AVAILABLE?
The content is available in English, Spanish and Russian.
3.4 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 2020. After you set up your account, you will have access to all of the content on 5CC ON AIR.
4. Registration for Delegates
For detailed informaiton on fees, registration procedures and deadlines for delegates, please visit our Registration Information page.
5. Industry Partners
5.1 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 be 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 this is a meeting everyone in our industry should consider participating in.” - John Kulesza of Young Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
5.2 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 our partners for the 12th 5CC World Congress, please visit our 2020 Industry Partners & Collaborations page.
5.3 WHO WILL ATTEND 5CC 2020?
More than 1.200 key-opnion leaders, surgeons, plastic surgeons, dermatologists, physicians, specialists, clinical practitioners and registered nurses from around the globe will attend this high-level medical meeting.
5.4 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.
5.5 MY COMPANY IS INTERESTED IN BECOMING AN INDUSTRY PARTNER/EXHIBITOR. HOW CAN WE APPLY?
Please visit our Become an Industry Partner page for contacts and to review/download the Industry Partnership & Exhibit Brochure and the most current floor plan.
5.6 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 notification if the exhibitor fails to settle any invoice in due time. Please download the most current floor plan.
5.7 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 our Key Moments page. All times are to be confirmed in the Exhibitor Manual, which will be available in May 2020.
5.8 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. For detailed information, please visit our Registration Information page.
5.9 WHERE CAN I GET FURTHER INFORMATION ON THE INDUSTRY PARTNERSHIP?
Should the Industry Partnership & Exhibit Brochure, the floor plan and the Exhibitor Manual (available in May 2020) do not provide the answers you were looking for, please do not hesitate to contact hannah_wolff(at)logi-vent.de.
6. Accommodation, Tours and Events
6.1 HOW CAN I BOOK A HOTEL ROOM?
A listing of 5 and 4-star hotels offering discounted rates during 5CC 2020 is available on our Hotels page. For reservations please contact hannah_wolff(at)logi-vent.de at your earliest convenience. We highly encourage you to arrange your hotel booking as early as possible, as rooms may sell out.
6.2 DO YOU OFFER SHUTTLES FROM THE HOTELS TO THE CCIB?
Sorry, we will not be offering hotel shuttles to the CCIB as most hotels are in walking distance.
6.3 DO YOU OFFER TOURS FOR MY ACCOMPANYING PERSON(S)?
Yes, we offer several day and half day tours and activities during the conference days August 27 - 30, 2020. Further information on tours and activities can be found on our City Tours page.
6.4 ARE THERE ANY EVENING EVENTS PLANNED DURING THE CONFERENCE?
An invitation is extended to conference delegates, faculty and industry partners to attend the opening get-together of the 12th 5CC World Congress in the industry exhibition. Socialize with your colleagues from around the globe and meet the industry partners who support our meeting, as we welcome you to Barcelona. Small bites and chilled drinks will be served. Open to all attendees. No RSVP required.
7. CME Accreditation
7.1 IS 5CC ACCREDITED FOR CONTINUING MEDICAL EDUCATION (CME)?
Accreditation for the 12th 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 our CME Accreditation page.
7.2 HOW MANY CME CREDITS ARE AVAILABLE FOR THE 11TH 5CC?
Recent 5CC meetings were granted up to 27 European CME credits (ECMEC®). Any updates on the accreditation status will be posted on our CME Accreditation page.
7.3 HOW DO I CLAIM CME?
All attendees are obliged to check-in once they access a session and to check-out upon exiting the session rooms. CME credits will be granted for visited (= attendance at least 60 minutes) sessions only! In order to receive your CME credits and certificates, you need to complete the online evaluation after 5CC. Upon completion of the survey, you will receive a link to download your certificates. In order to obtain your CME credits, please contact your national authorities in your country of residency to validate the European CME credits and to convert them to your national CME credits. Afterwards, please send your certificate of attendance to your national authorities.
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. Faculty badges will be pre-printed and ready for pick-up at the registration desk beginning on Wednesday, August 26, 2020 at 16.00h. Avoid long lines and pick up your badge early!
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, 2020.
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 presentation(s) via www.wetransfer.com to hannah_wolff(at)logi-vent.de by August 15, 2020 at the latest. You will still be able to make changes to your presentation(s) after submitting. Please submit your final presentation(s) at the speakers’ ready room (media check) at least 1.5 hours before your lecture.
8.5 WHO CAN ANSWER TECHNICAL/GENERAL QUESTIONS ABOUT MY LECTURE OR 5CC ON-SITE?
Our technical staff will be in the speakers’ ready room (media check) to support you with any technical question you may have. For general questions on 5CC please contact our Logi-Vent staff at the registration or send an email to hannah_wolff(at)logi-vent.de.
9. 5CC Abstract Award
9.1 WHO CAN SUBMIT AN ABSTRACT FOR THE 5CC ABSTRACT AWARD?
The organizers invite scientists, clinicians and researchers to submit their abstract(s) for the 5CC Abstract Award 2020. Abstracts from industry representatives will not be considered for the 5CC Abstract Award and the financial price.
9.2 WHICH TOPICS CAN BE COVERED?
We accept abstracts on the following topics:
- Aesthetic Medicine
- Medical Dermatology
9.3 WHO WILL BE AWARDED?
The best abstract in each category will receive a certificate and a financial prize of € 1.000. In addition, the winners will be invited as faculty for 5CC Barcelona 2021.
9.4 MY ABSTRACT WAS ACCEPTED FOR THE “FREE COMMUNICATION: ABSTRACT AWARD” SESSION OR THE POSTER SESSION- DO I HAVE TO REGISTER FOR THE CONGRESS TO PRESENT?
Yes, presenters for the 5CC Abstract Award are not being considered faculty and must register for the congress in advance. Only abstracts from registered 5CC delegates will be considered for presentation.
9.5 WHAT IS THE DEADLINE FOR ABSTRACT SUBMISSION AND WHAT ELSE NEEDS TO BE CONSIDERED?
The abstract submission deadline is May 31, 2020; the abstract evaluation deadline is June 30, 2020. For further important information and the terms & conditions, please refer to our Abstract Award page or contact hannah_wolff(at)logi-vent.de. Please make sure to be fully familiar with the abstract formalities and terms & conditions before sending an abstract- incomplete abstracts or abstracts with formal errors will not be considered!
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