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As a non-profit organization and advocate, Advancing Innovation in Dermatology believes an interconnected healthcare community is a strong one. All members of the derm community play an important role in creating and bringing to market innovative products, therapeutics, and services. Through in-person and virtual events, we connect clinicians, researchers, entrepreneurs, companies, investors, and others to improve the field of dermatology.
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Upcoming Events

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Innovations in Dermatological Sciences - 2023

The Innovations in Dermatological Sciences conference is being held virtually on September 27 & 28, 2023. Register today!


Montagna Symposium on the Biology of Skin - 2023

Visualizing the Future of Skin Biology and Dermatology - the 70th anniversary Montagna Symposium on the Biology of Skin is being held October 19-23, 2023 in Oregon, USA.


12th World Congress on Itch

The World Congress on Itch (WCI) will be held in Miami on Nov 5-7, 2023. The IFSI WCI is the world largest gathering of itch professionals. 


Dermatology Summit - 2024

 The 2024 Dermatology Summit is being held on Sunday, January 7, 2024 at the Hyatt Regency San Francisco. Register before October 27, 2023 for early bird pricing.


IFPA 2024 - Stockholm

Hear medical and health professionals present frontline clinical research in dermatology, rheumatology and beyond.

On-Demand Content


The Science Behind Innovations in Topical Generic Drug Assessment: Opportunities and Challenges

On September 19, 2023 we heard from FDA experts on the latest advances in topical drug assessment.  

Dermatology Innovation Forum 2022

Listen to inspiring talks that can lead dermatology in its next generation of products and services.

Dermatology Summit 2022

Leaders in the dermatology space discuss the next generation of dermatology companies and products.

Advances in Understanding the Itch-Scratch Cycle

Learn how recent fundamental advances in neurobiology, neuroimmunology, and artificial intelligence have informed fundamental mechanisms, characteristics, and new treatments for patients with chronic pruritus. 

Digital Dermatology: Opportunities and Challenges for Novel Sensors in Clinical Trails

Academia and industry speakers discuss the State of the Art of wearable sensors.

The Mast Cell-Neuron Axis: Implications for Future Skin and Itch Therapies

Learn how fundamental advances in neuroimmunology and mast cell biology may provide a new paradigm for drug discovery and development.

Skin & Digital Summit 2021

Listen to experts discuss digital technology & artificial intelligence advancements.

Skin & Digital Summit - June 24, 2022

Listen to experts discuss digital technology & artificial intelligence advancements.

Skin & Digital Summit - December 10, 2022

Listen to experts discuss digital technology & artificial intelligence advancements.

Past Events


Dermatology Innovation Forum - March 16, 2023

The 2023 Dermatology Innovation Forum returned as an in person on Thursday, March 16 at the Higgins Hotel New Orleans. 

Dermatology Summit - January 8, 2023

The 2023 Dermatology Summit returned as an in person event on Sunday, January 8 at the Hyatt Regency San Francisco.

BNP's for Skin Cancer Prevention and Treatment

The BNP platform can be harnessed for the delivery of pharmacologic agents to other components of the skin and mucosa.

CAR-T Cells as a Therapy for γδ T-cell Cancers

CAR technology harnesses the immune system’s power to induce lasting remissions of previously refractory B cell leukemias and lymphomas.

Machine Learning as a Catalyst to Understand the Impact of Chronic Itch

Explore the use of a machine-learning and wireless-based innovative device “Emerald”, as a way to more accurately quantify itch.