9th World Congress of Veterinary Dermatology

Sydney - Convention Centre Darling Harbour
from 20 Oct 2020, to 24 Oct 2020

The 9th World Congress of Veterinary Dermatology, organised by the World Association for Veterinary Dermatology (WAVD), will be held in Sydney, Australia on 20-24 October 2020.

This world class event will feature many of the world's top veterinary dermatologists and be held in the brand new Darling Harbour Convention Centre. It will be a fantastic opportunity to update and expand dermatology knowledge for general practitioners, students, specialists and all veterinarians working in dermatology and related fields.

There will be a broad program with multiple streams including new concepts in dermatology, cutting edge research, current issues including antimicrobial resistance, and continuing education streams focused on small animal, feline, equine and exotic/pet mammal dermatology.

For more details see the 9th WCVD website.

Science Week Dermatology Stream

Science Week, Gold Coast
from 05 Jul 2019, 08:00 am, to 06 Jul 2019, 05:30 pm

The Dermatology Science Week meeting for 2019 has the following themes:

  • Skin neoplasia - focus on histiocytic, mast cell tumours, and epitheliotropic lyphoma
  • Solar diseses - DLE and actinic diseases
  • Drug therapies - updates on Cytopoint and Apoquel, and resistance in Malassezia

We are very excited to have world-reknown oncologist, Profeesor David Argyle from the University of Edinburgh, as our key speaker,  who will cover a range of skin cancers and treatment choices (surgical/cryo/irradiate/medicate?), skin cancer biology (including roles for inflammation & viruses). new diagnostics (mmunohistochemistry) and new treatments, including immunotherapy.

Dr Elias Gumpel, Radiation oncologist at Brisbane Vet Specialist Centre, will compliment these lectures, discussing applications of radiation oncology for derm.

The program is completed by a number of our most knowledgable and accomplished Australian Dermatologists providing clinical updates on areas of expertise: Greg Burton on Cytopoint and Apoquel for immune-mediated diseases, Mike Shipstone on DLE and Actinic diseases, and David Robson on sunburn, and malassezia resistance; and Dermatology Resident from NZ, Helen Orbell, will present the findings of her research project: lipid soluble compounds in WHWT

It is sure to be an informative and exciting Dermatology Meeting, with plentiful relevant clinical information for dermatologists and general practitioners.