Following the previous edition of the SAM (2017 in Zürich), EAACI and ESCD jointly prepared a meeting focussing on all aspects of skin allergy, see https://www.eaaci.org/focused-meetings/sam-2019. Registration and submission of abstracts is now open; ESCD members benefit from a reduced registration fee.
The website for the 14th ESCD Congress to be held in Milan 18-20 October 2018 is now live. Please find details for booking registration, accommodation and submission of abstracts
The abstract submission date is currently set for April 2nd so please hurry
The Jan Wahlberg prize at 1,000 Euros will be awarded by a panel of experts appointed by the Executive Committee. The prize is aimed and presented to a young researcher < 45 years old, who provides work that has been published, or submitted for publication in the field of contact dermatitis. Applications including an introductory letter, all relevant papers and a CV should be made via e mail to firstname.lastname@example.org The closing date for applications will be 5th July 2018. The winner is expected to give a 30min keynote presentation of their work during the Congress.
There are six travel grants available at 500 Euros each for those who have had an abstract accepted to the Congress. If you plan to apply for one of these awards, then please wait until your abstract has been accepted and then forward this confirmation to secretary@ escd.org including the abstract and a short CV. The closing date for the applications will be 5th July 2018. All applications will be judged by the Executive Committee. All applicants will be informed of the decision before the Congress begins. The grants will be handed out at the Awards Ceremony on the last day of the Congress.
There will be 4 poster prizes awarded at 500 Euros each. Judging will be performed by a panel of judges appointed by the Scientific Committee in the following four areas: Epidemiology, Clinical, Basic science & Occupational. It is expected that presenters should be available for questioning, standing next to their posters, during the Friday morning of the Congress. The prizes will be handed out at the Awards Ceremony on the last day of the Congress.
American Contact Dermatitis Society autumn meeting is on 28-29 September 2018 at Grand Hyatt, 1750 Welton St, Denver, CO 80202
“Pioneers In Dermatitis”, in the “Mile-High City” of Denver, will feature an interactive program for attendees to explore opportunities to contribute in areas of research and patient engagement. Topics include Emerging Allergens, Education & Outreach, Innovations in Dermatitis Therapy and Hot Topics. More details to follow at ACDSMeeting.com
The American Contact Dermatitis Society Annual Meeting is a full day focused on current issues in allergic, irritant, occupational and other dermatoses. Presentations include abstract and poster presentations on state-of-the-art research in the basic, applied and clinical science of contact dermatitis.
The main track on Thursday includes the ACDS Breakfast Meeting, General Session, Fisher Lecture, Hot Topics, Lunch & Contact Allergen Bee.
The ESCD is keen to start a new working group whose main aim is to review and make recommendations for the ESCD baseline patch test series. Any current ESCD member is welcome to attend the inaugural meeting where we will discuss the terms of reference for the group and elect a chairperson.
We are grateful to Thomas Rustemeyer for providing us with a room at VU University Medical Centre, Amsterdam. Unfortunately, there will not be any ESCD financial support for individuals attending this meeting.
Please email David Orton if you plan to attend this meeting, so that arrangements can be made and further details and travel advice can be sent.
Organised in collaboration with the European Society for Contact Dermatitis (ESCD), and officially recognised by the Swiss Society of Dermatology and Venerology (SSDV), SAM 2017 is dedicated to dermatologists and other specialists treating patients with allergic skin reactions.
The event will evolve around clinical problems highlighting various complementary perspectives of skin allergy, providing the participants with the highest scientific and educational insights on the topic