5th World Congress of Dermoscopy 2018
Thessaloniki Concert HallThessaloniki, GREECE Visit the Venue to read more
Dear friends and colleagues
Happy new year!
It is our great pleasure to welcome you to the official website of the 5th World Congress of Dermoscopy, which will be held in Thessaloniki, Greece from 14 to 16 June 2018.
In close collaboration with the International Dermoscopy Society, we are putting our best efforts to ensure that the 5th World Congress of Dermoscopy will be a global scientific celebration, bringing together all passionate dermoscopists around the globe, from inspiring teachers and experienced clinicians to young researchers and residents.
Judging from the registrations done during the very early and early phase, the event is expected to host the largest number of participants in the history of the World Congress of Dermoscopy. The on-line registration will be open until the 5th of June 2018, but it would be better to book your seats as soon as possible.
Our website, will be fully active during all the time period until June 2018, so you can keep yourself updated on latest news about the Congress. You can also find information about the congress on the Facebook and twitter accounts of the International Dermoscopy Society
In the land where the history of the modern science began, we invite you to join a journey to the future of diagnosis in Dermatology.
Looking forward to meeting you in Thessaloniki!
Congress General Secretary /Secretary of International Dermoscopy Society
Group registrations not allowed
Accompanying persons not allowed
We don’t accept Online Abstracts
Cancellation requests must be made to the Conference Secretariat in writing:
– For cancellation of accommodation received until January 31st, 2018 a refund of the total fee, less 20€ administration fees, will be made.
– For cancellation of accommodation, received between February 1st and May 1st , 2018 1 night will be charged as cancellation fees.
– After May 2nd, 2018 refunds for accommodation will not be possible.
Abstract submission deadline 2018-01-30
Abstracts that address the latest clinical practice, education, innovation, research/evidence based practice, leadership and management, informatics, healthy workplaces, risk management and service development issues or any other latest trends and developments relevant to dermoscopy, are welcome for Free Communication or for e- poster presentation.
Free Communication sessions are sessions aimed at novice presenters. The time allotted for a free paper presentation will be 6 minutes. Short discussion will be scheduled at the end of the session.
Poster presentations will be displayed as e- posters during the 5th WCD Congress. Posters are an effective method of communicating in public forum. They represent ideas in a graphical format, are interactive and promote productive discussion between poster authors and colleagues.
Further guidelines for poster format will be given in an acceptance letter.
Recording of presentations
Please note that all accepted presentations may be recorded onsite. If the Scientific Committee proceed with recording presentations individual permission will be sought.
Publication of abstracts
All accepted abstracts will be published in the abstract book of the congress, handled to all registered participants in a USB stick or a CD Rom.
• Further details, dates etc. will be announced on a later stage through the congress website.
– Abstracts should be submitted only online through the congress website.
• The online system will take you step by step through the abstract submission process.
• Abstracts will be presented as Free Papers and e- Poster presentations in the designated area. Please indicate your preference on the type of presentation.
The Scientific Committee of the 5th WCD Congress reserves the right of the final decision on the presentation type.
The preferable topic of the scientific programme must be indicated (with relevant number) among the following topics:
Reflectance confocal microsopy
Optical Coherence Tomography
Non-melanoma Skin Cancer
Benign non-melanocytic tumors
Management of skin cancer patients
New melanoma treatments
New treatments for non-melanoma skin cancer
Dermoscopy for monitoring treatment response
Dermoscopy and biologic treatments
Dermoscopy and targeted therapies
After the form is filled, a Word file with your abstract should be attached.
• After successful submission you will automatically receive a confirmation message via e-mail with a unique reference number corresponding to your submission.
• Decision of acceptance will be sent to the e-mail of the author submitting the abstract.
• File size should not exceed 2MB.
• Please be aware that all abstracts must be accompanied by the paid registration of at least one author (Presenting) in order to be considered as submitted for review.
Abstracts must be written and presented in English only.
Include the following information:
The abstract should include: Title, name(s) of author(s), presenter(s), information and institute, background, focus of interest, theoretical framework – presenting relevant literature references, results and conclusions.
The research, empirical studies or evidence-based practice abstracts should include; background, purpose of the study, goals, research problems, brief description on methodology, theoretical framework -presenting relevant literature references, results and the implications for perioperative nursing.
Key words should be mentioned either in the beginning or at the end of the text.
All abbreviations must be defined the first time used.
Preferred type of presentation should be mentioned from the beginning: Free Communication paper or e- poster.
The Scientific Committee of the 5th WCD accepts submissions with abstracts of maximum 300 words (not including name or title of presenter), featuring research/evidence based practice, clinical improvements/innovations or informational topics.
The work should be submitted in an attached file . Doc ( Word document ). The work must be prepared in A4 format. The form allows to send only 1 document (file). No images required for abstracts.
References should be listed at the end of the text and organized as follows:
publications numbered in the same order of citation in the text
included in the text as a number in brackets, eg. (1)
Magazines: eg.: Smith DG, Jones AS, Harrison JK. Salivary estriol in infertile women. Br J Obstet Gynecol, 2001; 145: 34-8
Chapters in books: eg.: Persson F, Rossi S. Development of fetal brain in utero. In: Magnetic resonance imaging in pregnancy. Smith FR, Taylor T (eds).5th ed. Philadelphia, JP Lippincott, 2003; 356-9
cite all authors up to 6; if more than 6, cite the first 3 and then et al.
For Exhibition and Sponsorship requests, please contact the ERA LTD, Congress Secretariat: Ms Dimitra Marandou –Project Manager : email@example.com
Do not miss the opportunity to be present during the 5th WCD with a specialized audience of more than 1,500 delegates.
The Exhibition, will run from 14 – 16 June 2018 in both buildings of the congress Venue.
International Dermoscopy Society
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