8th International Congress The Queen Elizabeth II Conference Centre London, UK.
Considerable progress has been made over recent years in our understanding of psoriasis at both fundamental basic science and clinical levels. Identification of immunopathological mechanisms that lead to the expression of disease and elucidation of cellular processes which control proliferation and differentiation are integral to the development of new therapies and therapeutic approaches specifically designed for psoriasis. Furthermore, significant progress has been made in understanding the genetic architecture of psoriasis which in turn highlight key biological pathways, some shared with other auto-immune diseases. Emerging evidence suggests that psoriasis is associated with risk of cardiovascular disease and other comorbidities. The true relationships between these conditions and determination of mechanisms will be important in the long-term management of psoriasis.
Building on the success of our previous International Congresses held every three years since 1996, Psoriasis: from Gene to Clinic is designed to provide a forum for experts from around the world to present and discuss cutting edge issues. Delegates are anticipated to include clinicians, scientists and members of the biotechnology and pharmaceutical industries.
To reflect the areas of current scientific and clinical interests, the meeting will concentrate on specific plenary topics: genes and pathogenesis; inflammation and immunity, comorbidites and targeted therapeutics.
There will be plenty of opportunity for free communications on any aspect of psoriasis, either as oral or poster presentations. Time will be available for informal discussions. The high quality of the meeting is again reflected in our choice of venue. The Queen Elizabeth II Conference Centre is uniquely situated in the shadow of Big Ben, Westminster Abbey and the London Eye. The welcome reception will take place at the conference centre and the Congress Banquet will be held at the magnificent Natural History Museum, a unique, historic venue in the heart of London.
November is an excellent time to visit London and we hope that you will be able to join us.
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Jonathan Barker – London, UK
Christopher Griffiths – Manchester, UK
Local Organising Committee
David Burden – Edinburgh, UK
Catherine Smith – London, UK
Richard Warren – Manchester, UK
Hervé Bachelez – Paris, France
James Elder – Ann Arbor, USA
Michel Gilliet – Lausanne, Switzerland
Lars Iversen – Aarhus, Denmark
Alexa Kimball – Boston, USA
James Krueger – New York, USA
Alan Menter – Dallas, USA
Errol Prens – Rotterdam, The Netherlands
Jörg Prinz – Munich, Germany
Peter Van de Kerkhof – Nijmegen, The Netherlands
The programme will concentrate on key issues relating to psoriasis at both scientific and clinical levels. There will be keynote and invited lecturers present. Plenary sessions will cover the following topics:
- Immunology and immunity
- Co-morbidities and outcome measures
- Targeted therapeutics
For further information please contact:
Conference and Event Services
British Association of Dermatologists
4 Fitzroy Square, London W1T 5HQ
Tel: +44 (0)20 7391 6358 Fax: +44 (0)20 7388 0487
Register NOW! for Psoriasis from Gene to Clinic. The early bird registration rate deadline is September 1st 2017.
(up to 1 September)
(up to 31 October)
(after 31 October and onsite)
|Delegate – Clinician/scientist*||£450||£550||£650|
*Applicants should hold a current clinical or scientific position and have a specific interest in psoriasis. This may be subject to the request for evidence of eligibility.
**Applications should be accompanied by a letter from the head of department confirming eligibility.
*** This rate applies to delegates from the sponsoring companies.
There are a limited number of places at the congress and delegates are advised to secure a place prior to booking travel and accommodation. The organiser reserves the right to refuse any registrations if the criteria are not met or if the congress is over subscribed.
All the above prices are inclusive of UK VAT.
Official letter of invitation
Official letters of invitation, designed to meet administrative requirements in some countries, will be sent upon request. It must be understood that such letters do not dispense with payment of fees and other expenses that may be incurred, all of which must be paid by the participant. Requests for letters of invitation should be indicated when registering.
Thursday 30th November
17:30 – 19:30
A welcome drinks reception will be held in the Britten Room, The Queen Elizabeth II Conference Centre at the end of the day’s scientific sessions on Thursday 30th November. All registered delegates are invited to attend. We hope this will be a perfect opportunity to relax, catch up with old acquaintances and form new friendships.
Friday 1st December
19:30 – 23:00
The Congress Banquet will be held at The Natural History Museum. With its outstanding history The Natural History Museum is an iconic building in the heart of London. With its many galleries, collections, paintings and incredible design it remains today an outstanding slice of British history. A splendid three course meal will take place in the magnificent Central Hall.
Congress Banquet tickets are priced at UK £60 for standard rate or £50 for reduced
Tickets for accompanying persons are priced at £60 each.