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Dermatology 2018

Preliminary Programme at a Glance

Day 1: Thursday, 30 August 2018

Pre-congress Workshops and Opening of Congress

08:30 - 17:00 Registration
DSSA Workshops
10:00 - 18:00 Dermatopathology Workshop
10:00 - 15:00 Hair Disorders
SASDS Workshops
10:00 - 18:00 Practical Aesthetics for the Dermatologist: Optimising the use of Cosmetics, Glycolic Acid Peels and the use of Microneedling
10:00 - 18:00 Basic Dermatologic Surgery
Vitiligo Workshop
10:00 - 18:00 Live video-conferencing of punch grafts, hair transplantation
12:30 - 13:30 Lunch break
18:00 Welcome and Opening of Congress
Poetry recital
18:15 George Findlay Lecture: Skin and Hair Science in Africa
18:45 Entertainment
19:00 Welcome Function: Cocktail Evening

Day 2: Friday, 31 August 2018

07:00 - 17:00 Registration
07:00 - 08:30 Beiersdorf Pigmentation Symposium
07:00 - 08:30 DSSA Breakfast Symposium
07:00 - 08:30 Janssen Symposium: Psoriatic Diseases
07:00 - 08:30 Allergan Symposium
08:30 - 10:30
Systemic Diseases and Skin Skin Cancers in Africa Aesthetic Dermatology: Updates from Around the World
10:30 - 11:00 Tea/Coffee Break and Exhibition
11:00 - 13:00 Combined Plenary Session
13:00 - 14:00 Lunch Break and Exhibition
14:00 - 16:00
Registrar Presentations Practical Surgical and Vitiligo Session
16:00 - 16:30 Tea/Coffee Break and Exhibition
16:00 - 17:30 L'Oreal Symposium branded session
16:30 Combined DSSA and SASDS and ASDV AGM
Free Evening for all delegates not involved in the AGM

Day 3: Saturday, 1 September 2018

07:00 - 18:00 Registration
07:00 - 08:30 SASDS Breakfast Meeting: The New Dermapen
07:00 - 08:30 ABVIE Breakfast Symposium: Immunological Disorders in Dermatology
07:00- 08:30 Novartis Symposium
08:30 - 10:30 Ethnic Skin Surgical and Vitiligo Updates
10:30 - 11:00 Tea/Coffee Break and Exhibition
11:00 - 13:00 Combined Plenary Session
13:00 - 14:00 Lunch Break and Exhibition
14:00 - 15:30 AWDS Session
15:30 - 16:00 Tea/Coffee Break and Exhibition
16:00 - 17:30 Registrar Session
19:00 Gala Dinner

Day 4: Sunday, 2 September 2018

07:00 - 17:00 Registration
07:00 - 08:30 SASDS Breakfast Meeting
07:00 - 08:30 DSSA Breakfast Meeting
08:30 - 10:30 Controversies in Aesthetic and Surgical Dermatology African Dermatoses
10:00 - 11:00 Combined Plenary Session: Ethics
10:45 Close of Congress
11:00 Tea/Coffee Break and Exhibition