Please select the sessions and activities that you plan to attend. All sessions and special activities are open to all attendees, unless otherwise noted.
Note: it is assumed that all attendees will attend all Plenary Sessions and meals. Below are sessions or activities for which an appointment or other special sign-up is required.
Expert Consultations and the Break-Out Disease Work Groups are not open to Advocacy or Industry Registrants. Thursday October 25, 2018
Early Investigator Forum: Cultivating Collaboration Through Communication (1:00pm–5:30pm) Training will be provided on manuscript writing, the art of negotiating, and coming to a compromise. This forum is targeted to trainees, junior faculty, and investigators interested in more effectively conveying their scientific message.
Keynote Dinner Presentation (5:30pm–8:00pm) Food, drink, and networking will be followed by an engaging presentation by Dr. Robin Deterding, Professor of Pediatrics – Pulmonary Medicine, University of Colorado School of Medicine. More information about Dr. Deterding Friday October 26, 2018
Expert Consultation with Marsheila Devan (10:00am–12:00pm) Feeling unsure about how to bring up the topic of manuscript authorship with a colleague? Lacking confidence when talking with your department chair? Apply the skills you learned in the Early Investigator Forum with Marsheila DeVan and boost your communication and negotiation prowess! Ms. DeVan will provide one-on-one consultations about real scenarios that physician investigators face. Bring your scenario and engage with Ms. DeVan to practice techniques that will help you communicate with self-assurance. Early investigators will be given priority. Appointments are limited and pre-registration is required. The final appointment schedule will be sent to those who sign-up, closer to the date of the conference. Appointments are offered on a first-come, first-serve basis.
Expert Consultation with Drew Bixby (2:30pm–5:00pm) Need some advice on your scientific research proposal or manuscript? Drew Bixby, Assistant Director of the Writing Center at the University of Colorado Denver, will review and provide feedback on a 750-word document (approximately 1 single-spaced page) which must be submitted 1 week before the meeting. Early investigators will be given priority. Appointments are limited and pre-registration is required. The final appointment schedule will be sent to those who sign-up, closer to the date of the conference. Appointments are offered on a first-come, first-serve basis. Break-Out Disease Work Groups (Friday & Saturday)
Please select up to 3 Work Groups you would like to attend during this conference.
Genetic Skin Disorders
Inflammatory Skin Disease Collaborative
Neonatal Skin Working Group
Skin Tumors and Reactions to Cancer Therapies