IDS Newsletter #11: September 2014

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Dear readers,

in this issue of the Newsletter I’d like to share with you some news about the upcoming world congress of dermoscopy.

The 4th World Congress of Dermatoscopy and Skin imaging will take place in Vienna, Austria from April 16–18, 2015. Abstract submission is now open, please visit the website for further information. In the occasion of the Congress, the International Dermoscopy Society (IDS) will assign 10 travel grants: 9 travel grants (€ 1000.– each) for clinicians from developing countries; 1 “Alfred Kopf Award” (€1000) dedicated to physicians from Africa. The grants are directed to young clinicians (<40 years) that can apply by sending their CV and an abstract for poster presentation during the upcoming congress in Vienna by email. Do not miss this exciting opportunity, and go to the web page for more details. Additionally, one research award dedicated to young researchers (<40 years) will be assigned (7000 euros) during the congress. Please go to the final page of the newsletter for further details.

Continuing with the educational purposes of our website, in this issue we discuss the role of dermoscopy in the management of Basal cell carcinoma. Finally, I like to invite you to participate to the IDS meeting during the EADV Congress in Amsterdam, October 8th 2014, and to the meeting of the International Confocal Working Group, October 10th 2014. Following you will find the final scientific program. Hope to seeing you soon in one of the next meetings.

With all my best regards

Elvira Moscarella