Scientific Information

Official Language

English will be the official language of the Congress. There will be no simultaneous translation.

Oral Presentations

Computer projection facilities (for PowerPoint presentations) will be available in the meeting rooms. Presenting authors will receive all technical information and instructions prior to the Congress in order to ensure the smooth running of sessions.

Session types

Sessions of different formats will cover the more important fields in dermatology and venereology. Subjects will be treated with different approaches and from different perspectives depending on the level and structure of the session.

Training and Educational Forum aimed at residents and trainees in dermatology and venereology. These teaching sessions will focus on clinic reviews, basic diagnosis and day-to-day treatments.

Reviews and Updates aimed at board certified dermato-venereologists who are not exposed to the latest developments or hot topics. These sessions will focus on clinical manifestations, histopathology, pathophysiology and treatment at a higher, more complex level.

Expert Forum aimed towards the most experienced specialists. An exchange platform to critically discuss and debate the newest developments in dermatology and venereology.

The following sessions will be scheduled throughout the duration of the Congress:

  • Plenary Lectures
  • Review and Updates
  • Training and Educational Forum
  • Expert Forum
  • Free Communications
  • Clinical Cases from around Europe
  • Spotlights
  • Late-breaking News

and much more…

All sessions are available to all registered participants and entry will be made on a first-come, first-served basis.

Free Communications

Authors of the most highly ranked abstracts assessed by a selected panel of abstract reviewers may be invited to provide a short oral presentation during the appropriate thematic sessions. The authors will have 7 minutes for presentation + 2 minutes for discussion. A short PowerPoint presentation may be used, with the first slide disclosing any conflict of interest. Presenting authors will receive all technical information and details prior to the Symposium.

Registration Note: At least one author (the first or the presenting author) must register for the Symposium within one month of having received notification of acceptance. The abstract will otherwise be withdrawn from the programme.


Abstracts selected for e-posters will be available for viewing during the Symposium in the e-Poster area. Approximately 20 computers will be provided and exclusively reserved for e-Poster consultation. Posters can be read sequentially by number, submission topic or searched individually by title, keyword or author.

All e-Posters must be submitted electronically through the M-Events website. Authors will receive an e-mail from M-Events (our service provider) with all technical information and details prior to the event.

For more information about the e-Poster format please click here

Instructions for e-Posters Presenters

  • Only material in PDF format will be accepted
  • All e-Posters should be created in landscape orientation
  • To assure the best quality of your e-Poster, we recommend that the .pdf file has the size of an A0 sheet (1189mm x 841 mm or 46.81 inches x 33.11)
  • If you are using Photoshop to create your e-Poster, you will also be able to see the resolution, which should be a minimum of 200dpi

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