Due to the Coronavirus pandemic, the Government has decided to close public places and restrict travel to fight the spread of the virus. As the situation is very dynamic it is very unlikely that all bans will be released by the time of the ESPD Congress.
Your health, health of other delegates and Congress staff is paramount to ESPD. Therefore, we are actively working on alternative options which will be communicated shortly.
on behalf of the ESPD and the Austrian Working Group of Pediatric Dermatology associated with the Austrian Society of Dermatology and Venerology (OEGDV) it is a great pleasure for us to welcome you as the Meeting Presidents of the 20 th ESPD Annual Meeting, which will be held on the 11-13 th of June 2020 in Vienna, Austria.
The excellent scientific programme with emphasis on recent advances in the field of pediatric dermatology is addressed to dermatologists, pediatricians as well as general practitioners. Chairs and speakers are international well known experts in the field. The programme is organized in two parallel sections and has seven Plenary Lectures, in honour to famous masters of pediatric dermatology in Europe and one dedicated to the recently founded joint collaboration between ESPD and ESDR. Opportunities for presentation at this meeting are available to all participants. Selected papers can be presented as adjunct to parallel sessions, and posters at lunchtime and during breaks. Prices will be given to best posters and oral presentations. Young and rising stars will have the opportunity to present late-breaking news and we will also honour our teachers in pediatric dermatology. Please take a look at the programme section of this website for further details.
Vienna is located in the heart of Europe and well known for its numerous historical tourist attractions. The meeting will take place in the HOFBURG Convention Center, which fulfills the high standards of a modern convention site. It is part of the former imperial palace, which hosts also several museums. The Stephansdom, the State Opera House, the National Library and other sights are in walking distance. A welcome reception will take place on the first evening in the conference center, to which all delegates are cordially invited.
Please take care of the deadlines for abstract submission and registration.
We look forward to welcome you in Vienna!
Beatrix Volc-Platzer and Matthias Schmuth
20th ESPD Annual Meeting Presidents