Meetings & Courses

Meetings & Courses

Skin Allergy Meeting 2023 Joint Meeting


23–25 March 2023


Dear colleagues, my name is Jeanne Duus Johansen and I am president of European Society of Contact Dermatitis and I’m also a professor at the Skin and Allergy department at Gentofte Hospital in Denmark.

I would like to encourage you to participate in the next Skin and Allergy meeting, 24th to 25th March 2023. It’s a digital meeting which is co-organised by EAACI and ESCD, and it will cover multiple aspects of how to manage patients with allergic skin diseases such as contact dermatitis, atopic dermatitis, urticaria, drug reactions, et cetera.

There will also be a session on hot topics and presentations will be given by leading experts in how to diagnose these diseases, type I, and type IV, also how to treat with old and the new treatments, and treatment guidelines and prevention.

This will be a fantastic event, so please join us at the next Sam meeting 24th to 25th of March 2023.

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16th ESCD Congress


4–7 September 2024.

We are delighted to invite you to our 16th Congress of the European Society of Contact Dermatitis (ESCD) in Dresden, 4–7 September 2024.

We have just started the preparations for the scientific programme, which will include the most recent basic and clinical research findings in genetics and  pathophysiology, diagnosis, prevention and treatment of contact dermatitis and other inflammatory diseases, presented by experts from all over the world. Other topics from the fields of occupational medicine, health education and health care research will complement the interdisciplinary programme.

You will have plenty of opportunities to exchange knowledge and experiences with colleagues and experts in the area. In addition, an attractive social programme will provide enough space for meeting again and personal conversations.

The congress will take place at “DGUV Congress”, the new, modern congress center of the German Statutory Accident Insurance, located in the North of Dresden next to “Dresdner Heide”, a beautiful woodland. The congress campus is easily accessible by public transport from Dresden City Center and from the nearby Dresden International Airport.

More information will follow on this website, if you are member or join the ESCD society you will be able to participate in the congress at a reduced rate.

WCD2023: 25th World Congress of Dermatology


3-8 July 2023

WCD2023 is more than just a Congress. It is an excellent opportunity to strengthen the global dermatology community, which will disseminate scientific knowledge prior to, during, and after the Congress.

Nowadays, social media attracts a large audience discussing a wide range of topics, including dermatology. So, what better place to do this than on the social media of one of the longest running dermatology congresses? The WCD network relies on a global international and intergenerational community and from now on, the 25th World Congress of Dermatology will cast a wide net: on FacebookTwitterInstagramLinkedIn and YouTube.

Follow our social media accounts, download resources on our dedicated page, join the conversation and share, share, share!

EADV hybrid congress in Milan and online

Milan / Online

7–10 September 2022

Congress 2022 registration is now open taking place onsite in Milan, Italy, 7-10 September 2022.

An outstanding educational and learning experience for dermatologists and venereologists world-wide. Immerse yourself in the latest research findings, science and innovations.

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43rd Cours du GERDA

Antwerp, Belgium

6–7 October 2022

The annual Cours du GERDA is the place for dermatologists and allergy specialists to exchange, learn and get up to date with the latest researches. The theme of the 2022 Seminar is about Innovation & Controversies. This year, attendees will learn about allergies in all its forms, including new cosmetics, professional and drug allergens, and photo-allergies, as well as the controversial debates around sun filters.


ICD-11 webinar for dermatology (ILDS and WHO)


25 January 2022

The ILDS has been working in partnership with the World Health Organization (WHO) to develop, field test, and amend the dermatological content of both the ICD-11 MMS and the ICDD to ensure they meet the needs of health care professionals around the world in recording accurately the skin diseases of their patients.

In celebration of ICD-11 becoming the legally mandated global health data standard on 1 January 2022, the ILDS and the WHO would like to invite interested parties to join a webinar about ICD-11 on 25 January 2022 at 14:00 CET.

The webinar will be hosted by WHO. Dr. Robert Jakob, Team Leader for Classifications and Terminologies (ICD, ICF, ICHI) at the World Health Organization will give an introduction to ICD-11. Dr Robert Chalmers, Immediate Past Co-Chair of the WHO ICD-11 Dermatology Topic Advisory Group and Dermatology Representative of the WHO ICD Medical and Scientific Advisory will then talk in more detail about the ICD-11 Classification of Skin Diseases, with which he has been involved since the start of the ICD Revision Project in 2009. In the Q&A session which follows, we will be joined by Professor Jonathan White, who has taken over as Dermatology Representative of the WHO ICD Medical and Scientific Advisory Committee and external advisor on disease classification for the ILDS.

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ESCD Congress 2022

Amsterdam, Netherlands

8–10 June 2022

Next congress 8–10 June, 2022


For booking, registration, accommodation and submission of abstracts visit

Awards/Prizes for 2022

The Jan Wahlberg prize is €1,000 and judged by a panel of experts appointed by the Executive Committee. The prize is presented to a young researcher, under 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 The closing date for applications will be determined by the ESCD. The winner is expected to give a 30min keynote presentation of their work during the Congress.

There are six travel grants available at €500 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 including the abstract and a short CV. The closing date for the applications is 15 March 2020. 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 each. Judging will be performed by a panel of judges appointed by the Scientific Committee in the following four areas: Epidemiology/clinical; Occupational; Treatment/prevention/education; Immunology/chemistry/genetics. It is expected that presenters should be available for questions.

Visit the dedicated ESCD Congress 2022 website

EADV Spring Symposium 2022

Ljubljana, Slovenia

12-14 May 2022

You are invited to Ljubljana, Slovenia’s green capital, for EADV’s 17th Spring Symposium 2022, 12–14 May 2022.

This is your opportunity to catch up on a tailored programme of the very latest scientific updates in cutaneous oncology, inflammatory skin diseases, aesthetic dermatology, surgery, dermoscopy and more, and connect in person with colleagues from Europe and beyond.

Save the date, registrations open soon! See

EADV’s 30th Congress


29 Sept - 2 Oct 2021

Registration is now open to EADV’s 30th Congress – Anniversary Edition.

The CME accredited Scientific Programme will feature over 550 world-renowned speakers, delivering over 140 sessions covering cutting edge research and scientific developments across critical topics. There will be 9 plenary lectures4 late-breaking news sessions, a dedicated Nurse Daypatient focussed and subspecialty society sessions and much more!

Your ticket gives you access to all educational content for 3 months to view lectures at your own pace.

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42nd Cours du GERDA

Nantes, France

23-24 September 2021

The 42nd Cours du GERDA will take place on the 2324 September 2021 in Nantes, France.

Meet 500 dermatology experts, 30 exhibitors, 10 scientifics sessions, 40 speakers and around 80 submitted abstracts

Visit the conference website for latest updates.