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 Workshops

Triage Cancer has developed a comprehensive, certificate program for oncology health care professionals and advocates on health and disability insurance and finances, to improve patient and caregiver access to valuable information about these legal and practical cancer survivorship issues.

Topics addressed in the workshops include:

  • An overview of the U.S. healthcare system
  • Individual & employer-sponsored health insurance
  • Medicare & Medicaid
  • Tips on using health insurance & appeals
  • Navigating disability insurance & appeals
  • Managing finances & getting financial help

For accreditation details, visit the Triage Cancer website.

Medical Meetings

American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO)
May 29 - 31, 2020
Virtual Meeting

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 Annual Meeting will find cutting-edge scientific presentations and comprehensive educational content.

Future Meeting Dates:

The Dermatology Nurses' Association (DNA) Annual Convention
July 15-18, 2020
Denver, CO
Crowne Plaza Denver

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

American Society for Clinical Pathology (ASCP) Annual Meeting
September 9-11, 2020
Austin, TX 

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

Future Meeting Dates:
Boston, MA, October 27-29
ASCP 100th Anniversary-2022: Chicago, IL September 7-9

20th Meeting of the European Association for Haematopathology
September 11-16, 2020
Dubrovnik, Croatia

The European Association for Haematopathology is committed to improving haematopathology knowledge and raising the standards of education, research and clinical practice. With the main topic “Overlaps, borderlines and mimics“, this meeting will be an opportunity to take stock of the state of haematopathology today, address the current contentious diagnostic issues and point the direction of future research.

The Society for Hematopathology (SH) is a professional society for scientists in the clinical, morphological and functional aspects of the hematopoietic and lymphoreticular systems. It was founded in 1981 by Drs. Costan W. Berard and Ronald F. Dorfman. The purpose of the Society was to stimulate interest, investigation, exchange and dissemination of knowledge concerning the clinical, morphological and functional aspects of the hematopoietic and lymphoreticular systems.

29th European Academy of Dermatology and Venereology (EADV) Congress
October 28 - November 1, 2020 
Vienna, Austria

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.

American Society of Hematology Annual Meeting and Exposition (ASH)
December 5-8, 2020
San Diego, CA

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    
TBA 2021
Location TBD

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

11th World Congress on Itch (WCI)
TBA 2021
Shanghai, China

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.

30th Annual Meeting of the Photodermatology Society
February/March 2021

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. 

For more information: https://www.photomedicine.org/

American Academy of Dermatology (AAD) 79th Annual Meeting
March 19-23, 2021
San Francisco, CA

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:
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

2021 USCLC Annual Workshop
March TBD, 2021

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

Future Meeting Date:
Details to come

Society for Investigative Dermatology (SID) Meeting
May 5-8, 2021
Chicago, IL

The annual scientific meeting of the SID is held each spring in the United States. 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)".

The SID Annual Meeting is a forum in which a diverse community of scientists comes to exchange information on the latest advances. The Annual Meeting draws a diverse group of senior researchers and clinicians, as well as hundreds of clinical trainees including Dermatology residents. These healthcare professionals and basic researchers are on the frontline for recognizing systemic disease (including many types of cancer) with a skin-related association.

Future Meeting Dates
May 18-21, 2022 - Portland, OR
May 2023 - ISID - Tokyo, Japan

EORTC 20-21
June 17-19, 2021
Marseilles, France

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.

Canadian Dermatology Association Annual Conference
June 23 - 26, 2021
Vancouver, British Columbia

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:
2022: Quebec City, Quebec, Wednesday, June 22nd to Saturday, June 25th – Hilton Quebec
2023: Toronto, Ontario, Wednesday, June 14th to Saturday, June 17th – The Westin Harbour Castle
2024: TBA
2025: Halifax, Nova Scotia, Wednesday, June 18th to Saturday, June 21st – TBA

International Society for Cutaneous Lymphoma (ISCL) 
Annual General Business Meeting & Reception at IID
May 2022 
Portland, OR

Time and Location

Future Meeting Dates:

25th World Congress of Dermatology
TBA 2023 

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.

Cutaneous Lymphoma Meeting
Organized by: ISCL, EORTC CLTF, and USCLC
at 2023 World Congress of Dermatology (WCD) 
TBA 2023 (this is the first pre-day of WCD)

Time and Location

5th World Congress of Cutaneous Lymphomas (WCCL)
Date: TBA
Location: TBA

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.