Update #16: August 2012

1. Call for participation: Active Studies

We like to make you aware of the call for participation in the IDS Active Studies. You will find all the requirements at: www.dermoscopy-ids.org/index.php/studies

a. From funny to Rorschach Dermoscopy, Coordinator: Andreas Blum, a.blum@derma.de

b. Nevoid Melanoma Study, Coordinator: Dr. Caterina Longo,longo.caterina@gmail.com

2. SS15 Subspecialty meeting, 21st EADV Congress, Prague 2012 International Dermoscopy Society (IDS) Dermoscopy update

Wednesday 26 September 2012, 13.00-16.00, Meeting Hall 1

Chairs:

G. Argenziano (Naples, Italy), J. Malvehy (Barcelona, Spain), W. Stolz (Munich, Germany)

SS15.1 13:00 Introduction – G. Argenziano (Naples, Italy)

SS15.2 13:15 Dermoscopy pearls from dermatology: Practical and conceptual – H. Kittler (Vienna, Austria)

SS15.3 13:30 User-generated dermoscopy image archive – R. Hofmann-Wellenhof (Graz, Austria)

SS15.4 13:45 Number, distribution and dermoscopic patterns of naevi in the elderly – I. Zalaudek (Graz, Austria)

SS15.5 14:00 Benefits of total body photography and digital dermatoscopy in patients at high risk for melanoma – S. Puig (Barcelona, Spain)

SS15.6 14:15 The spectrum of dermatoscopic patterns in blue naevi – A. Di Cesare (Bellante-Teramo, Italy)

SS15.7 14:30 Dermoscopy clues to diagnose syndromic tumours – E. Moscarella (Somma Vesuviana, Italy)

SS15.8 14:45 Principles of hair and scalp dermoscopy – B.M. Piraccini (Bologna, Italy)

SS15.9 15:00 Dermoscopy of early stage mycosis fungoides – A. Lallas (Thessaloniki, Greece)

SS15.10 15:15 Results of the Euromelanoma skin cancer prevention campaign – J. Paoli (Gothenburg, Sweden)

SS15.11 15:30 Discussion, Q&A

3. 4th World Congress of Teledermatology – Invitation by the Organizing Committee

We are happy to invite you to Georgia to take part in the 4th World Congress of Teledermatology to be held in Tbilisi, Oct. 04-06, 2012 at the Sheraton Metechi Palace Hotel. This congress will continue the tradition of previous World Teledermatology Congresses – provide the most updated information in the field of Teledermatology, and give the participants an opportunity of meeting experts from all over the world. At the same time we are planning to maintain the tradition of successful large international medical conferences in Georgia, one of the examples of which is 25th IUSTI-Europe Conference held in Tbilisi in Sept. 2010. The structure of the meeting is similar to the previous ones.

Abstract publication and posters session have also been planned.

We sincerely hope that you will enjoy the scientific part of the meeting, as well as the unique historical environment of Tbilisi. Being at the Crossroads of European and Asian cultures Georgia has plenty to offer to you in terms of sightseeing, entertainment, fun, and cuisine. Please see more information by visit our website www.telederm2012.ge

Your presence will be appreciated by the organizing committee, and also by all medical professionals of Georgia. It is our great pleasure to welcome you to Tbilisi in October 2012.

Prof. George Galdava – Congress President, Dr. Oleg Kvlividze – Secretary General www.telederm2012.ge

With all our best regards
Geppi Argenziano & Iris Zalaudek
for the IDS executive board members