The GlobalSkin 2019 Conference is specifically designed for dermatology patient leaders and focuses on advocacy, science and research, and building strong, resilient organizations.
The conference consists of two-and-a-half days of plenaries, workshops and living library sessions:
- Plenaries: 1-1.5-hour sessions which feature speakers and/or panels that explore topics in detail.
- Workshops: 45-minute sessions where workshop leaders present to groups of 30-40 delegates to help build skills; will be offered at expert and novice levels.
- Living Library: 30-minute sessions offering mentoring in small groups with patient leader experts.
View the day-by-day program tabs below or download the full program here.
We are also hosting two pre-conference sessions for the rare/uncommon and neglected dermatological diseases and atopic eczema patient leader communities:
Call for Presenters!
Do you have skills and knowledge that will benefit other patient leaders?
Applications to be a GlobalSkin 2019 presenter are due February 1, 2019.
- Day 1
- Day 2
- Day 3
- RareDERM Forum
- Atopic Eczema Forum
Friday, June 7
8:00 – 17:00 Patient Village
8:00 – 17:00 Partner Village
8:00 - 10:00 GlobalSkin 2019 Conference Registration
10:00 - 10:10 GlobalSkin 2019 Official Opening Ceremony
10:10 - 10:40 Plenary Session: Power of the Patient Voice (Platinum Partner)
10:40 - 11:00 Succeeding Together (Kathy Redmond, facilitator)
11:05 - 11:50 Plenary Session: Leading Edge Science of the Skin (Dermatology Expert)
11:50 - 12:40 Lunch
12:45 - 14:15 Plenary Session: Advancing Dermatological Care and Treatment (Expert Panel)
14:20-16:00 Break-out Sessions: (each 45 min session will be offered twice – at an Introductory and In-Depth level
16:00-16:20 Health Break in Partner Village
16:20 - 16:35 Plenary: IADPO’s Code of Ethics: Raising the Bar for Patients
16:35-17:00 IADPO Board President’s Report
18:30-19:30 Networking Reception
19:30-21:30 One World Dinner & Awards Ceremony (Patient-Centricity and Partner Awards)
Saturday, June 8
8:00 – 17:00 Patient Village
8:30-8:35 Day 2 Opening Remarks
8:35-9:15 Plenary Session: The Increasing Demand for Patient-initiated Research: the GRIDD Response
9:20-10:30 Plenary Session: Advocating for Patients by Speaking the Data Language
10:30-10:50 Health Break in Partner Village
10:50-12:00 Plenary Session: Benefiting Patients through a Global Campaign for Skin
13:00-14:40 Break-out Sessions: (each 45 min session will be offered twice – at an Introductory and In-Depth level
14:40-15:00 Health Break in Partner Village
15:00-16:40 Break-out Sessions: (each 45 min session will be offered twice – at an Introductory and In-Depth level
16:40-17:00 Revisiting Themes and Key Learnings (Kathy Redmond)
18:30-21:30 “Patients First” Dinner (off-site)
Sunday, June 9
8:00 – 14:20 Patient Village
8:30 - 10:00 Plenary Session: Supporting Patients Together: collaboration between patient organizations and industry (Pharma Partners)
10:00 - 10:20 Health Break in Partner Village
10:20-11:50 Living Library Sessions* (delegates participate in 3 topics x 30 min each)
13:00-14:00 Special Keynote Speaker
14:00-14:20 Closing Remarks