A Warm Welcome to the 13th Congress of the European Society of Contact Dermatitis,

Manchester, 14-17 September 2016


ESCD 2016 is designated for a maximum of (or ‘for up to’) 21 hours of European external CME credits. Each medical specialist should claim only those hours of credit that he/she actually spent in the educational activity

Each medical specialist should claim only those hours of credit that he/she actually spent in the educational activity. The EACCME credit system is based on 1 ECMEC per hour with a maximum of 3 ECMECs for half a day and 6 ECMECs for a full-day event.

Dear Colleague
Building on the successes of previous Congresses held every two years at a major venue in Europe since 1992, the Congress of the European Society of Contact Dermatitis 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 cosmetic and pharmaceutical industries.

The program will commence with a presymposium on occupational skin disease organised in conjunction with the Centre for Occupational and Environmental Health, Manchester University on 14th September 2016.

The meeting program from 15-17th September will reflect areas of current scientific and clinical interest on all aspects of contact dermatitis and allergic skin disease. There will be opportunity for free communications, either as oral or poster presentations. Time will be available for informal discussion. The exhibition space will provide an ideal opportunity for exhibitors to interact with leaders in the field.

The high quality of the meeting is reflected in our choice of venue. The Manchester Central Conference Centre is situated at the heart of Manchester with easy access by air, rail and road. The welcome reception will take place at the Museum of Science of Industry and the Congress Banquet will be held at
the cathedral, unique venues in the heart of Manchester. September is an excellent time to visit Manchester, the European City of Science 2016, and we hope that you will be able to join us.

The Local Organising Committee would like to gratefully acknowledge the subvention support received from the city of Manchester.

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Mark Wilkinson
Conference Organising Committee
ESCD Manchester 2016, UK

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