The Canadian Laser and Aesthetic Specialists Society holds an Annual Education Symposium for members.

CLASS recognizes the specialty training of other countries and welcomes international specialists into our group. CLASS is the first inter-specialty organization dedicated to educational excellence! Attendance at our annual symposium is open to specialists.  Our past keynote  speakers have  included  Dr. Tina Alster, Dr. Sterling Baker, Dr. Jean Carruthers, Dr. Sidney Coleman, Dr. Barry DiBernardo, Dr. Jeffrey Dover,    Dr. Doris Hexsel, Dr. Jose Raul Montes, Dr. Vic Narurkar, Dr. Jason Pozner, Dr. Mark Rubin, Dr. Renato Saltz, Dr. Danny Vlegaar,  Dr. Chris Zachary, Dr. Mathew Avram & Dr. Vince Bertucci, Dr. Arusha Campbell-Chambers & Dr. Gilly Munavalli.

Our 2023 meeting in Toronto   was one of our best,  featuring talks from our invited guests  Dr. Andrew Alexis,  Dr. Naomi Dolly, Dr. Rishi Gandhi and Dr. Jaggie Rao and  Dr. Sheetal Sapra.

We are excited to announce that our 2024 meeting will be  JOINT MEETING with the Caribbean Dermatology Association.  This meeting will be held  November 6 – 9th in beautiful Barbados  at the Sam Lord’s Castle.  The  Friday program will feature CLASS invited speakers on laser and aesthetic medicine.  Our 2025 meeting will be back in Canada November 15th at the Ritz Carlton Montreal .

Our confirmed  Canadian speakers  to date include   Dr. Mark Lupin,  Dr. Rahul Shukla and Dr. Marissa Joseph.  These  will be in addition to a full slate of specialists speaking from the Caribbean Dermatology Association, including keynote speaker Dr. Jeffrey Dover.   It promises to be an excellent educational event and will provide 15 hours of CME credits.  

Registration for the meeting is now open!    CDA 2024 Conference Barbados

Included in your registration is a CDA Dinner, scenic tour to St. Nicholas Abbey, and Steam Railway tour with buffet lunch – great opportunities to socialize and network with colleagues.

The room block reservation link is open  and it will be important to book early to secure rooms.   We have contracted the  group rate for 3 days prior and 3 days after the meeting for those who wish to extend their time in Barbados.     The ALL – INCLUSIVE rate is $387 US single / $516 US double    King , Resort view

Direct Booking:   Wyndham Grand Hotel Sam Lords Castle

For upgrades or special requests ( i.e. ocean view / adjoining room/ 2 queen) you would contact the hotel reservations team directly at:

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