Upcoming Events for Medical Professionals

The Cutaneous Lymphoma Foundation provides a list of upcoming medical meetings and educational events relevant to cutaneous lymphoma as resource to the medical professional community. More information about each meeting is available by selecting the meeting title.

Educational Events

Triage Cancer - Finance & Insurance Intensive
February 15, 2018
Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, CA

Triage Cancer has developed a FREE training for health care professionals and advocates, with valuable information to help navigate patients and caregivers through the continuum of cancer care. Triage Cancer provides cancer survivorship education to patients, survivors, caregivers, advocates, and health care professionals, through educational events, an international speakers bureau, and online materials and resources.

Medical Meetings

The Dermatology Nurses' Association (DNA) Annual Convention
February 14-17, 2018
San Diego, California

This program is designed for Nurse Practitioners, RN, LPN, MA and all nurses who desire continued education on dermatological conditions.

2018 USCLC Annual Workshop
February 15, 2018
San Diego, California

The United States Cutaneous Lymphoma Consortium (USCLC) is a multidisciplinary professional organization dedicated to improve the quality of life and prognosis of patients with cutaneous lymphomas through discovery and application of new knowledge. The Consortium's Annual Workshop is an interactive meeting of dermatologists, medical oncologists, radiation oncologists, pathologists, and transplantation specialists.

Learning Goals

  • Assess the best evidence for therapies to manage advanced stage mycosis fungoides/Sezary syndrome
  • Debate when to consider using chemotherapy vs. immuntherapies to manage advanced stage mycosis fungoides/Sezary syndrome
  • Evaluate when to consider stem cell transplant to manage advanced stage mycosis fungoides/Sezary syndrome
  • Construct a consensus algorithm to manage advanced stage mycosis fungoides/Sezary syndrome

27th Annual Meeting of the Photomedicine Society
February 15, 2018
San Diego, California

The Photomedicine Society was established in 1992 to promote a greater understanding of the scientific and medical aspects of light in health and disease. The Society is composed of physicians, photobiologists, physicists, and students involved in photomedicine from medical practice, scientific research, government agencies, and industry.The Society convenes a day-long Annual Scientific Meeting, usually held just prior to the annual meeting of the American Academy of Dermatology. 

The 27th Annual Meeting includes a free practical course on phototherapy for dermatology providers.

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American Academy of Dermatology (AAD) 76th Annual Meeting
February 16 - 20, 2018
San Diego, California

Participate in the world's largest dermatology meeting – the 76th Annual Meeting in San Diego, California.

The AAD supports the highest-quality patient care by developing and presenting information that enhances continuing education in dermatology. AAD meetings offer the latest on the diagnosis, prevention, and treatment of dermatologic disease from the foremost experts in the field.

Future Meeting Dates:

2019: 77th in Washington D.C., March 1-5
2020: 78th in Denver, Colo., March 20-24
2021: 79th in San Francisco, Calif., March 19-23
2022: 80th in Boston, Mass., March 25-29
2023: 81st in Miami, Fla., March 10-14
2024: 82nd in San Diego, Calif., March 8-12

World Orphan Drug Congress (USA)
April 25-27, 2018
Gaylord National Harbor Hotel
Oxon Hill, Maryland

The 6th Annual World Orphan Drug Congress USA is where industry, government and payers come to develop new strategies and partnerships to advance orphan drug development and patient access.

This is the largest, global event that stakeholders go to annually.

The event is dedicated to fostering partnerships and collaboration. It is about expediting orphan drug development and articulating its value, from discovery to patient access, so that manufacturers are guaranteed full and speedy reimbursement.

International Society for Cutaneous Lymphoma (ISCL) 
Annual General Business Meeting & Reception at IID
May 17, 2018
Orlando, Florida

Time and Location

Rosen Shingle Creek Resort
Orlando, Florida

International Investigative Dermatology (IID) Meeting
May 16-19, 2018
Orlando, Florida

The annual scientific meeting of the SID is held each spring in the US. Every 5 years the annual meeting is held in conjunction with the The European Society for Dermatological Research and the Japanese Society for Investigative Dermatology as is known as "International Investigative Dermatology (IID)".


Rosen Shingle Creek
Orlando, Florida
United States

Upcoming Dates

77th Annual SID Meeting - May 8-11, 2019 - Chicago, Illinois

Association of Oncology Social Work (AOSW) 
33rd Annual Conference 
May 30 - June 1, 2018
Atlanta, Georgia

The Association of Oncology Social Work (AOSW) is a nonprofit, international organization dedicated to the enhancement of psychosocial services to people with cancer and their families. Created in 1984 by social workers interested in oncology and by existing national cancer organizations, AOSW is an expanding force of psychosocial oncology professionals.


Atlanta Marriott Marquis
Atlanta, Georgia

American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO)
June 1 -5, 2018
Chicago, Illinois

The ASCO Annual Meeting brings together more than 25,000 oncology professionals from a broad range of specialties, making it an excellent venue for exploring the theme of the Meeting — "Science and Society." Attendees of the 2017 Annual Meeting will find cutting-edge scientific presentations and comprehensive educational content.

Future Meeting Dates:

May 31-June 4, 2019
Chicago, IL

May 29-June 2, 2020
Chicago, IL

24th World Congress of Dermatology
June 10-15, 2019 
Milan, Italy

The World Congress of Dermatology is the world’s oldest and continuous international dermatology meeting. The first Congress in 1889 pre-dated the modern Olympics by seven years. The last Congress to be held in North America was in New York in 1992.

Canadian Dermatology Associate 90th Annual Conference
Montreal, Quebec
June 20 - 23, 2018

The CDA Annual Conference is committed to presenting quality and relevant academic programming and continues to be the key gathering of the year for dermatologists from across Canada. From panel discussions to poster sessions, we’re looking forward to sharing diverse ideas and sparking dynamic dialogue. The peer-reviewed paper sessions will help sharpen our combined knowledge of the art and science of dermatology.

Future Meeting Dates and Locations:

June 26 - 29, 2019
Calgary, Alberta

June 24 - 27, 2020
Ottawa, Ontario

27th European Academy of Dermatology and Venereology (EADV)
September 12-16, 2017 
Paris, France

Founded in 1987, EADV is a non-profit association whose mission is to advance excellence in clinical care, research, education and training in the field of dermatology and venereology and to act as the advocate and educator of patients particularly those with cutaneous or venereal diseases. The Congress offers to all a collegial, collaborative and congenial setting in which experts, participants and speakers alike can share their knowledge and learn from one another.

EORTC 2018 Cutaneous Lymphoma Task Force Meeting
September 27-29, 2018
St Galen, Switzerland

The European Organisation for Research and Treatment of Cancer (EORTC) is an independent research organization dedicated to investigator driven clinical trials and translational research. The field of cutaneous lymphomas is changing rapidly with the development of new original and more targeted treatments.The different subtypes of cutaneous lymphomas and their pathophysiology is also subject of numerous research projects. This meeting will review the latest advances relating to cutaneous lymphomas and the clinical practice including new treatments and trials.

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4th World Congress of Cutaneous Lymphomas (WCCL) 
September or October, 2019
Barcelona, Spain

The World Congress of Cutaneous Lymphomas is under the auspice of the International Society of Cutaneous Lymphoma (ISCL), in collaboration with the United States Cutaneous Lymphoma Consortium (USCLC) and the European Organization for Research and Treatment of Cancer Cutaneous Lymphoma Task Force (EORTC-CLTF). The aim of the conference is to review the current state and to pave the road to the new developments in the basic, translational and clinical research in cutaneous lymphomas and other lymphoproliferative disorders.

More information to come.

American Society for Clinical Pathology (ASCP)
2017 Pathology & Lab Medicine
October 3-5, 2018
Baltimore, MD

The Workshop is an interactive meeting of dermatologists, medical oncologists, radiation oncologists, pathologists, and transplantation specialists.

Future Dates and Locations:
September 11-13, 2019, Phoenix, AZ

10th World Congress on Itch (WCI)
November 17-19, 2019
Sydney, Australia

The International Society for the Study of Itch (IFSI) is a multidisciplinary international association of clinical practitioners, researchers and scientists dedicated to improving our understanding and treatment of pruritus for the benefit of suffering patients worldwide. The Society is a non-profit professional organization (registered in NC, USA). Membership is open to clinicians, researchers, scientists and other health professionals engaged in the research and treatment of itch.

The IFSI conducts international meetings every second year (World Congress of Itch, WCI) where researchers present the latest findings in the field.

More information to come.

American Society of Hematology Annual Meeting and Exposition (ASH) 
December 1 - 4, 2018
San Diego, California

As the premier hematology event, this meeting will provide attendees with an invaluable educational experience and the opportunity to:

  • Review more than 3,000 scientific abstracts highlighting the updates in the hottest topics in hematology
  • Interact with the global community of more than 20,000 hematology professionals from every subspecialty
  • Attend the hallmark Education and Scientific Program sessions
  • Network with top minds in the field

T-cell Lymphoma Forum
2019 - TBD

The Annual T-cell Lymphoma Forum is a 2½-day meeting focusing on the latest information on novel agents and treatment approaches.

The Forum is a comprehensive program intended to inform attendees of the latest research on T-cell lymphoma, including global epidemiology and pathology, immuno-oncology, targeting molecular pathways, new therapeutic approaches, and an update on cutaneous disease. Attendees will have the opportunity to interact with global T-cell lymphoma clinical and industry experts.

This meeting is intended for hematologists, oncologists, and other clinicians and scientists with an interest in T-cell lymphoma.