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Dolce Symposium 13.0

Dolce Symposium 13.0

Dolce Symposium 13.0

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A three-day hands-on training where experienced aesthetic injectors come together to master the most cutting-edge techniques on PDO Threads, Fillers, and Advanced Botox Applications.

Attending this does not simply mean advancing your proficiency and expertise, but also investing in the knowledge and skills necessary to deliver high-quality, diverse, and innovative treatments—proof of taking your practice to the next level, so you can stand out and attract more patients in this highly competitive industry.  

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  • Hands-on training on advanced techniques

  • Small-group, intimate learning experience

  • Proven track record of success and recognition

  • Industry networking opportunities

Featured Trainers


Dr. Gideon Kwok

Dr. Gideon Kwok is the Co-Owner and Medical Director to six Skin Perfect Medical Clinics in Southern California. With over 15 years of experience in the industry, Dr. Kwok has been named one of the top injectors in America. Follow him on instagram @dr.gunsandneedles!


Jessica Manges, ARNP

Jessica Manges, ARNP, founded LUX injectables with over a decade of experience in Dermatology in aesthetic medicine. Jessica was nominated as a top 100 Injector in America, and has trained professionals on a National and International level. She is well recognized in her industry for her innovative techniques in combination treatments using PDO threads, neurotoxin, and dermal fillers. Follow her on instagram @injectorjess!


Dr. J.D McCoy

JD McCoy, NMD is an accomplished naturopathic physician practicing aesthetic medicine at Contour Medical in Gilbert, Arizona. He is a speaker, trainer, published researcher, and hands-on clinician. Dr. McCoy’s principles in the practice of aesthetic medicine include: prevention, the use of natural substances (light/energy, nutrients, and other natural substances), and the use of the least-invasive treatments possible. Follow him @contourmedical!

Day One

Thursday Evening

Welcome Reception
Location- Ridgefield, CT

Meet and Greet
Injectors/Leadership Teams

Sponsored by Benev 

Day Two

8:30AM-9:00AM Breakfast Sponsored by Galderma

9:00AM-10:00AM Scott Callahan, PA-C Lecture Introduction to PDO Threads

10:00AM-1:00PM Part One: Hands On Training PDO Threads, Fillers, RFMN

1:00PM-2:00PM Lunch Sponsored by Galderma

  • 1:00PM-1:30PM Exosome Applications Ethan Min
  • 1:30PM-2:00PM Revision SkinCare Presentation

2:00-5:00PM Part Two: Hands On Training PDO Threads, Fillers, RFMN

7:00PM-11:00PM VIP Networking Event at the Tarrywile Mansion in Danbury

Day Three

8:30AM-9:00AM Breakfast Sponsored by Merz

9:00AM-10:0AM Scott Callahan, PA-C
Business Pearls

​10:00AM-1:00PM Part Three:
Hands On Training PDO Threads, Fillers, RFMN

​1:00PM-2:00PM Lunch Sponsored by Merz 

  • 1:00PM - 1:30PM Sylfirm X | Monique Souza, RN
  • ​1:30PM-2:00PM Medspa Buyout | Justin Marti, Lawyer

​2:00PM-5:00PM Part Four: Hands On Training PDO Threads, Fillers, RFMN

​6:00PM-11:00PM VIP Networking Event

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Our Sponsors

Scott Callahan, PA-C

A leader in the aesthetics field with over 24 years of experience. He’s the founder of the Dolce Vida Symposium and the brains behind Aesthetic Innovation & Exclusive Educational Opportunities. His focus is on bringing the latest techniques to injectors across the country.

At Dolce Vida Med Spa, Scott leads a team dedicated to making people look and feel their best in a welcoming environment. He was the first KOI PDO trainer in the US for Miracu and Mint. He also has been recognized as one of the top 100 US Aesthetic Injectors for six years running.

Monique Souza, RN BSN

The go-to expert for facial rejuvenation at Dolce Vida. With a background in nursing, biology, and human development from the University of Connecticut. Her dedication extends to enhancing natural beauty and making her patients more confident.

Monique loves educating her patients and providing them with the insights required to make better choices for their treatment. She also uses her background in science and artistry to tailor every patient’s treatment.

Molly Sarver, APRN

A board-certified family nurse practitioner specializing in aesthetic medicine. Molly has a diverse experience spanning burns, plastic surgery, urgent care, and wound care. 

She now works at Dolce Vida enjoying the ability to be part of making her clients feel beautiful and confident. Her focus is on holistic wellness, nutrition, fitness, and overall well-being. Molly ensures that every client's journey toward self-assurance receives personalized care and attention.

You are an aesthetic injector.Your role is to offer comfortable and great outcomes. The only way to grow and not fall behind in delivering such high-quality treatments is through continuous learning.

Do that through the Dolce Symposium and be the next Top US Injector

Frequently Asked Questions

What is the address of the hotel?

Hotel Zero Degrees Danbury

15 Milestone Road
Danbury, CT 06810

Tel. 203.730.9200

What is the purpose of the Dolce Symposium?

The purpose is to train fellow aesthetic injectors how to integrate PDO Threads into their practice and how to combine them with advanced filler, botox, and laser services. Only, in a hands on training with 40-50 patients, can you develop the skills to safely offer these treatments immediately.

Are attendees responsible for hotel stay or shuttle transportation?

Hotel and shuttle transportation are fully covered by Benev, our main sponsor. Attendees are only responsible for their airfare to our event.

Is there a specific dress code?

During the clinical portion of the Symposium, scrubs are required. For the Thursday Welcome Reception cocktail attire is recommended. For the Friday and Saturday VIP Bash, join us for a night of fun in high fashion!

Who is Scott Callahan, PA-C?

Scott Callahan, PA-C is a 24 Year Plastic Surgical Physician Assistant and is the CEO/Founderof Dolce Vida Medical Spa in CT. Best known for his contributions to the PDO Thread industry as the head trainer for Mint and Miracu Threads over the last 8 years.

After 15 years in the operating room in Plastic and Cardiac Surgery, he began Dolce Vida as one of the first medical spas on the East Coast and is a trainer for multiple companies such as Benev, Hansbiomed, Galderma, Merz Aesthetics, Suneva, and Venus Concept.

He has spoken at The Aesthetic Show, Aesthetic Extender Symposium, LAMCA, VIMUST, A4M and hosts the popular 9 Dolce Vida symposiums.

Can I bring my own model or patient to the symposium?

Dolce Vida University provides all models and patients for the symposium as well as all equipment and materials.

I have special dietary or equipment needs, who should I contact?

For any specific dietary or equipment needs, please contact Scott Callahan, PA-C at Be sure to include your full name and a brief description of your needs in the email.

Will there be an allocated time for attendees to receive treatment?

Yes, attendees will be able to receive treatment during allocated time blocks, if desired.

Please note: Attendee services are allowed, if time permits and are not guaranteed.

Where is the welcome reception?

Terra (within Hotel Zero Degrees)

15 Milestone Road
Danbury, CT 06810

Where is the friday event held?

Tarrywile Mansion
70 Southern Blvd, Danbury, CT 06810

Which airport should I fly into for this event?

Airports that are conveniently located near our Ridgefield building and hotel would be White Plains, NY or LGA or JFK or Newark. From NY airports, it is approximately a 1-1.5 hour drive based on traffic.