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Grand Hyatt Kauai Resort & Spa * | Koloa, USA
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Specialty: Dermatology
Dates: From Feb, 4, 2018 to Feb, 9, 2018
Location: Koloa, USA
Type: Seminar
Registration Cost: From 350 to 695 USD
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Grand Hyatt Kauai Resort & Spa *

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This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of the University of Louisville and Skin Disease Education Foundation/ Global Academy for Medical Education, LLC. The University of Louisville is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing education for physicians.

The University of Louisville Office of Continuing Medical Education & Professional Development designates this live activity for a maximum of 34 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity


Skin Disease Education Foundation’s 42nd Hawaii Dermatology Seminar (Program #394100) is recognized by the American Academy of Dermatology for 34 AAD Recognized Credits and may be used toward the American Academy of Dermatology’s Continuing Medical Education Award.


The self-assessment program offered at the 42nd Hawaii Dermatology Seminar is approved by the American Board of Dermatology (ABD) for MOC-D self-assessment points.


This Live activity, Skin Disease Education Foundation’s 42nd Annual Hawaii Dermatology Seminar, with a beginning date of 02/04/2018, has been

reviewed and is acceptable for up to 34.00 Prescribed credit(s) by the American Academy of Family Physicians. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.


Postgraduate Institute for Medicine is accredited with distinction as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

This educational activity for 34 contact hours is provided by Postgraduate Institute for Medicine. Pharmacotherapy contact hours for Advance Practice Registered Nurses will be designated on your certificate.

Concerned Audience:
  • Medical_Professionals
  • Medical_students
  • Nurses
Event Overview
Welcome message:

We explore the latest advances in the treatment and management of common and complex diseases of the skin, both for adults and children as well as new developments in aesthetic medicine. Our exceptional faculty will present clinically relevant information that you will find immediately useful in the care of your patients. This six-day meeting provides interactive presentations, case studies in medical dermatology, live-patient injection sessions and multiple workshops. Learn from the experts about acne, rosacea, actinic keratoses, skin cancers, psoriasis, atopic dermatitis, nonsurgical facial rejuvenation, psoriatic arthritis, surgical pearls, and much more.

Skin Disease Education Foundation’s (SDEF) 42nd Annual Hawaii Dermatology Seminar’s comprehensive agenda contains cutting edge, innovative and evolving issues relevant to practicing physicians and healthcare providers who treat diseases of the skin. Our scientific program has been designed to keep the clinician up-to-date on new developments within the field of dermatology.

This year we are offering the following interactive workshops:

Dermoscopy: Tools to Use and Expert Pratice Management.

We look forward to seeing you on Kauai at SDEF’s 42nd Annual Hawaii Dermatology Seminar, February 4-9, 2018. Don’t miss out; REGISTER today and save up to $245 with our first early bird discount which ends August 31, 2017. Additional discounts are available until January 1, 2018. Register early and save.

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Registration Cost
Early Registration

Late Registration From: 2017-11-01 To: 0--
On site Registration
Physician & PhD
Physician Assistant
Nurse Phrctitioner
Registered Nurses

Group Registrations:

Group registrations not allowed

Accompanying Persons:

Accompanying persons not allowed

Registration Documents:
Letter of invitation:
We don’t provide letter of invitation
Letter of confirmation:
We don’t provide Letter of Confirmation
Proof of professional / educational status:
We don’t need Proof of professional/educational status
Online Abstract Submission:

We don’t accept Online Abstracts



1571 Poipu Road Koloa, Kauai, Hawaii

Tel: 888.421.1442

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GRAND Hyatt kaua
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Further Details:

Thirty Days up to Seven Days Prior to Arrival: All cancellations received within this time period will be assessed two nights’ room rental, plus applicable taxes.

Seven Days up to Arrival Date: Any and all adjustments to a reservation within this period, which may include full or partial cancellation or no shows, will be assessed the cost of the full length of stay, plus applicable taxes.

Due to strong demand, the conference and the hotel room block is likely to sell out. Please register early and book your hotel room early. There are several categories of rooms, and all may not be available at the time you book.

The deadline for making your reservation is January 1, 2018. After that date, or in the event that the room block becomes full prior to the deadline, rooms are subject to availability, and the room rates may increase. When booking, please make sure to mention Skin Disease Education Foundation to receive the discounted room rate.

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Submission Info

Authors are invited to submit abstracts to be considered for posters at 42nd Hawaii Dermatology Seminar. Posters can only be submitted by registered attendees.

To submit your abstract(s), go to and register as the corresponding author. This website is the journal submission site for Seminars in Cutaneous Medicine and Surgery, the indexed journal publishing the accepted Hawaii Dermatology abstracts. There is a link on the lower left hand side of the login page under Abstract Submissions Process and Guidelines; these are easy-to-follow instructions on how to submit the abstract.

Note that the credit card authorization form, available on the abstract submission website, should be emailed to You will not be charged for your abstract until it has been accepted.

Submit your completed abstract by 12/6/2017. You will receive confirmation of your submission through the abstract submission website. The acknowledgement of receipt, acceptance or rejection shall be returned to the person listed as the corresponding author.

Notification of acceptance or refusal for presentation will follow after the poster has been peer reviewed. Acceptance is at the discretion of the meeting Chair and Co-Chairs. Accepted abstracts will be published in an issue of Seminars in Cutaneous Medicine and Surgery, an indexed publication.

Industry-Sponsored Abstracts:

The fee for submitting industry-sponsored abstracts is $525 per abstract.

For questions regarding the abstract submission process, email

For all other questions, email

Abstract submission deadline 2017-09-10
Sponsors Exhibitors
General Info

For more information, contact:

Devin Gregorie

Phone (516) 381-8613

Fax (631) 350-7251

Exhibition Housing Info

In order to be considered for first assignment of space, applications must be returned by Friday, December 21, 2017. Notification of acceptance and space assignment will be mailed. No requests for exhibit space will be accepted or confirmed by telephone.



Saturday, February 3, 2018- 3:00 PM-6:00 PM



Sunday, February 4, 2018- 6:30 AM-1:30 PM

Monday, February 5, 2018- 6:30 AM-1:30 PM

Tuesday, February 6, 2018- 6:30 AM-12:45 PM

Wednesday, February 7, 2018- 6:30 AM-12:30 PM

Thursday, February 8, 2018- 6:30 AM-12:30 PM

Friday, February 9, 2018- 6:30 AM-10:00 PM



Friday, February 9, 2018- 10:00 AM-1:00 PM



The first assignments of space will be made to the Educational Grant Supporters who have separately contracted for exhibit space, followed by a first-come, first-served basis and only as long as space remains available.



Payment must be submitted with the application for exhibit space. No application will be processed or space assigned until payment is received. Notification of an exhibitor's decision to cancel must be mailed or faxed in writing on company letterhead to Global Academy for Medical Education (GLOBAL). Full refunds less a $250 processing fee will be granted for cancellations received in writing to the GLOBAL office prior to December 21, 2017. No refund will be granted for cancellations received on or after December 21, 2017, nor after the conference for no-shows. Some sponsors, depending on their level of sponsorship, will receive exhibit space at no charge.



Permission to exhibit may be granted to firms only if their proposed exhibit meets the following criteria: 1. The product or service relates specifically to the medical and scientific aspects of the practice of rheumatology; 2. The products or services to be displayed are safe when used in accordance with the instructions or recommendations of the applicant; 3. The products or services are capable of safely performing in accordance with the claims made by the applicant; 4. The products or services to be displayed contribute significantly to the educational goal of the conference.



Applications for exhibit space will be reviewed to determine whether they satisfy the criteria for acceptance. Also, please note the following: 1. Each applicant must supply specific information concerning the products or services to be displayed with the exhibit application. 2. When deemed necessary, we may request additional supporting data from the applicant.



Sufficient lighting is provided for adequate illumination in the exhibit area, but no individual electrical outlets are provided in the booth space. The appropriate electrical contractor must supply all electrical work to ensure that it will meet the safety requirements and fire regulations of the host hotel. All draping or display materials of cloth must be fireproof. Under no conditions will combustible oils or gases be permitted in the exhibit area.



All matters in question not specifically covered by these rules and regulations are subject to the decision of the meeting organizers.



Exhibitors are responsible for safeguarding their goods, materials, equipment, and exhibits at all times. The host hotel will provide general guard service for the exhibition period but neither the guard service nor the meeting organizers will be responsible for the loss of or damage to any property.

SHIPPING instructions will be mailed approximately 4 weeks before the start of the meeting.



Each exhibiting company is entitled to two (2) representatives to staff the exhibit booth. They are entitled to attend the lectures and social functions. Additional staff beyond two (2) is required to pay a registration fee of $1000 for each additional person.



Exhibit items, advertising literature or pamphlets that are distributed may contain only recognized indications and claims. Advertising in any media to the effect that particular products or services have been exhibited at the 42nd Hawaii Dermatology Seminar or which could be construed as endorsement is prohibited. The use of the GLOBAL seal of approval, trademarks or other similar property rights may not be used in connection with any product or advertising materials displayed or disseminated at the 42nd Hawaii Dermatology Seminar.



The exhibitor is permitted to demonstrate the firm's equipment and to make informal presentations regarding the product line or service in the booth. However, other attention getting devices in the form of entertainment or demonstrations of non-product items or services must be approved by the Global Academy for Medical Education (GLOBAL) organizers in writing. Only such activities, which, in their discretion are in keeping with the professional deportment of technical exhibits program, will be permitted. All demonstrations shall be confined to the space allocated to each exhibitor. The use of other than closed-sound systems will be permitted only with prior written approval. Any exhibit may be closed if deemed to have an excessive noise level.



It is the policy of the Global that scientific presentations such as lectures, presentations, seminars, workshops, or other types of educational programs sponsored by the exhibiting companies are not permitted immediately before or after the 42nd Hawaii Dermatology Seminar unless authorized by the organizers and the Chair. Only those presentations, workshops, or symposiums scheduled by GLOBAL are permitted.



No part of any exhibit space may be reassigned, sublet or shared with any other party by that exhibitor.



It is the responsibility of each exhibitor to maintain such insurance against injury to person or damage or loss of property in such amounts as the exhibitor deems adequate. Insurance protection will not be afforded to the exhibitor either by the meeting organizers or the Host Hotel.



“The exhibitor assumes all responsibility for any and all loss, theft or damage to exhibitor's displays, equipment and other property while on hotel premises, and hereby waives any claim or demand it may have against the host hotel or its affiliates arising from such loss, theft or damage. In addition, the exhibitor agrees to defend (if requested), indemnify and hold harmless Global Academy for Medical Education (GLOBAL) and Host Hotel and their respective parent, subsidiary and other related or affiliated companies from and against any liabilities, obligations, claims, damages, suits, costs and expenses, including, without limitation, attorneys' fees and costs, arising from or in connection with the exhibitor's occupancy and use of the exhibition premises or any part thereof or any negligent act, error or omission of the exhibitor or its employees, subcontractors or agents.” In case any part of the exhibition hall is destroyed or damaged so as to prevent the hotel from permitting an exhibitor to occupy assigned space during any part or the whole of the exhibition period, or in case occupation of assigned space during any part or the whole of the exposition period is prevented by strikes, Acts of God, national emergency or other cause beyond the control of the meeting organizers, then the exhibitor will be charged for space only for the period the space was or could have been occupied by exhibitor; and the exhibitor hereby waives any claim against the meeting organizers, its directors, officers, agents, or employees for losses or damages which may arise in consequence of such inability to occupy assigned space.

Organising Agency

Sylvia Reitman , Skin Disease Education Foundation and University of Louisville CMEandPD

Phone: 973-290-8214


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