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Please note that events with the BAD logo beside it, denotes an event or meeting  organised by the BAD.

All other meetings listed are organised externally from this department. Contact details and further information for these can be found under each individual event.

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ALERT! The BAD have been advised by overseas and U.K. Doctors of "scam" dermatology conferences taking place in the U.K. and around the world. Colleagues from developing countries have been targeted.  Do check any UK dermatology conference is listed on our website. If not, the BAD advises caution.


15th Spring Symposium of the European Academy of Dermatology and Venerology
Dates: 3rd - 6th May 2018
Venue: Becici, Montenegro


15th Spring Symposium of the European Academy of Dermatology and Venerology will be held from 3rd to 6th May 2018 in Becici, Montenegro.

We invite you to participate and visit one of the most beautiful places on the Adriatic coast, offering a unique blend of natural beauty, cultural and historic heritage dating back two and a half centuries.

More information about the registration and the programme can be found on the official website of the Symposium.


UKCLG Annual Meeting
Date: 3rd May 2018
Venue:  Life Science Centre, Times Square, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 4EP
Organiser: UK Cutaneous Lymphoma Group and Lymphoma Association

Contact details to book on: Sophie Baczynski – Lymphoma Association
Phone: 01296619412

View the meeting programme

About the conference

The UKCLG annual meeting runs in May each year, with the aim of providing a platform for all to meet, network, learn from expert speakers, and keep up to date with developments. This year the meeting will take place in Newcastle and feature a renowned keynote speaker - Dr Francine Foss from the Yale Cancer Centre in the United States.

The fee to attend is £75 and includes teas, coffees and lunch. Visit to book


About the UKCLG

The United Kingdom Cutaneous Lymphoma Group was formed in 1999 with the aim of bringing together those interested in treating skin lymphomas in the UK.

The UKCLG is primarily focused on providing clinical education, support and networking for clinicians of all kinds working with this patient group, and also supporting clinical trials and working with other groups to support patients affected by these rare tumours.  Membership is open to any UK or Ireland clinician, and consists of dermatologists, oncologists, haematologists, nurse specialists, histopathologists, clinician scientists, psychologists and allied members across the multi-disciplinary team needed to effectively treat this patient group.

About the keynote speaker - Dr Francine Foss

Dr Francine Foss is a world expert in T cell Lymphomas who has pioneered several novel therapies and led a number of national studies. Dr Foss is currently overseeing a national registry for T cell lymphomas and is a founder and co-chairman of the T CELL Forum, the pre-eminent international T cell lymphoma research meeting. She is a founder of the United States Cutaneous Lymphoma Consortium and the Peripheral T cell Consortium. Dr Foss has also been a translational researcher in T cell Lymphomas and currently is collaborating with a number of laboratories at Yale to identify molecular targets in T cell Lymphoma.


Integrated Dermoscopy for Dermatology Trainees  
 Wednesday 9 May 2018
Venue: Willan House, London
Organiser: Conference & Event Services from the BAD

The Integrated Dermoscopy for Dermatology Trainees course is aimed at Dermatology Trainees with the aim of refining their knowledge on the place of dermoscopy in the diagnosis of skin lesions.

This day course is taught by three experienced dermoscopists and is aimed at dermatology trainees. It should also suit dermatologists who would like a refresher and update.

Dermoscopic features of common and important skin lesions, diagnostic algorithms and monitoring will be taught with hundreds of images from our clinical practice.

Delegates will receive a memory drive containing the full presentations, over 100 case studies.

To register, please click on the registration button below


Acne and Hidradenitis Suppurativa: An Evidence Based Update

Venue – East Midlands Conference Centre, University of Nottingham
Date – Wednesday 9 May 2018
Delegate fee - £130 Reduced fee for trainees and nurses of £90 (limited spaces)
Conference website with online booking link -

Each spring the Centre for Evidence Based Dermatology (CEBD) holds an Annual Evidence Based Update Meeting, which is organised by the UK Dermatology Trials Network (UK DCTN) and chaired by Professor Hywel Williams.

The meeting summarises the most recent evidence in the form of systematic reviews and recently completed trials for the treatment and management of the chosen disease topic. This topic varies each year in response to feedback from the previous year’s delegates.

The programme also includes a popular Question & Answer session, where delegates submit clinical questions to an expert panel composed of the speakers from the day and representatives from the patient community.

For more information about the event, please click here


BMJ Awards 2018 - Dermatology Team of the Year
Date: 10th May 2018
Venue: Park Plaza Westminster Bridge, London
Organiser: BMJ
Contact: Customer Services
Phone: +44 (0) 207 383 6478




Teledermatology Skills & Practice
Dates: 17th May 2018
Venue: Willan House, London
Organisers: Conference & Event Services from the BAD

The course is to cover clinical practice of teledermatology and to integrate with an evolving element in the Dermatology curriculum. Talks are mapped to the curriculum and in addition provide a practical foundation for those wishing to develop a teledermatology service.

The course will acquaint trainees and qualified Dermatologists on how to remain safe and useful to patients, primary care and secondary care Dermatology services.

Areas will include; provision of advice on rashes, lesions and the triage of skin problems to face to face to face services. Evidence for practice in these areas will be reviewed and each arena will be worked through by cases undertaken independently by participants in preliminary course materials and then shared.

Technical aspects covering governance, different platforms, eRS and commercial providers will be reviewed.


BSSCII: Update on Skin Diseases in Immunocompromised Patients
Date: 18th May 2018
Venue: Willan House, London
Organisers: Conference & Event Services from the BAD

The BSSCII: Update on Skin Diseases in Immunocompromised Patients takes place at Willan House, London in 18th May 2018.

This national course is specifically designed for SpRs, Consultants, Specialist Nurses, Oncologists. This study day will cover topics including: Latest developments in Skin Cancer management; Chemoprevention in Skin Cancer; Surgical Pearls in immunocompromised patients; Bacterial infections and Graft versus Host Disease.

If you would like to submit a Trainee Abstract for the event, please find the submission form below

For further information or to book your place please visit:


Dowling Club Overseas Trip 2018
Date: 23rd - 30th May 2018
Venue: Malta & Gozo
Organiser: Dowling Club

The Dowling Club Committee are pleased to announce details of the 2018 Overseas Trip to Malta & Gozo over 23rd May – 30th May 2018.
The trip will include a clinical meeting on the 25th May at Boffa Hospital, and a one day conference at Corinthia St George Hotel (where participants will be staying) on the 26th May which will consist of short talks from the Malta team at various dinners.

Total trip cost: £930 per person (exclusive of flights).

Important Note for Dermatology Trainees

All dermatology trainees attending the Dowling Club Malta trip will receive a generous RSM bursary of at least £500, on the proviso that they attend at least one RSM Meeting during the year.

Four BAD Fellowships for £500 are also available to attend this meeting (see application form here). Please note that trainees who are awarded a BAD Fellowship are not permitted to also accept the RSM bursary.

RSM bursaries will be provided after the trip on receipt of confirmation of attendance/payment receipt etc - further details will follow when registration has closed.
Many eminent senior Dermatologists have signed up for the trip. This is a chance to hear some excellent speakers from the UK, Malta and Ireland, while seeing Dermatology practice on this unusual Mediterranean island, at a great time of year.

Reservation Deposit: £279.00 (30%) now due by 12th January 2018.

Please see link below to access the trip planned itinerary:

 LINK: Dowling Club Overseas Trip 2018 planned itinerary

Please note the initial deposit is due by the 12th January 2018 and a generous bursary should be available for trainees - this will be applied at the next payment installment when trainee numbers are known.  

We hope you can join us on what promises to be a fantastic trip. 

Kind regards, 

David Veitch (DC Secretary)

George Kravvas (DC Trainee Rep)
Gina Kavanagh (DC President)


8th Annual Anogenital and Oral Dermatology Course
24th - 25th May 2018
Venue:  Royal College of Physicians, London
Organiser: Guy’s and St Thomas NHS Foundation Trust
View the course webpage Website:

This two-day annual course is aimed at all healthcare professionals (dermatology, gynaecology, GU medicine, oral medicine, GPs, and specialist nurses) who wish to learn more about the diagnosis and management of male and female anogenital and oral dermatological disorders. It will address the importance of multidisciplinary working in the care of these patients.

The course will provide participants with an overview of anogenital and oral dermatology, including diagnosis, treatment options, dealing with complications and co morbidities, and the latest research in the field. Throughout the programme clinical based studies will be used to highlight current treatments and to combine theory and clinical practice.

View the course flyer



BSDS Surgical Refresher Course for Consultants
24th May 2018
Venue: Leeds
Organiser: British Society for Dermatological Surgery

This is a practical skin surgery course for Consultant Dermatologists of all levels, including non-surgeons. The workshop will be led by a faculty consisting of Consultant Dermatological Surgeons and will provide hands-on practical sessions working on pig skin, with the opportunity for one on one tuition, alongside lectures relating to different aspects of dermatological surgery. CPD points are available with this course.

Registration is open to Consultant Dermatologists on the GMC register. Consultant Dermatologists not on the GMC register may also be able to attend (supporting letter required).

For more information please visit the BSDS Website: or contact us at

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