The 20th edition of Dubai World Dermatology and Laser Conference & Exhibition, the leading event in the Middle East, Africa Market, and beyond, is set to take place from 6 – 8 July 2021 at the Dubai World Trade Center. This year, Dubai Derma will feature various scientific lectures, courses and workshops presented by some of the most prominent experts in the field, and in the presence of the field’s professionals and industry key players.
Moreover, the 20th edition of Dubai Derma, held under the theme ‘Skin Health is our Concern’ will feature the participation of world-renowned Dermatologists, Aesthetic Specialists and Surgeons, Laser Specialists, Hair Specialists, Allied Healthcare Professionals Including Nurse Assistants, Technicians, Auxiliary, Medical Spa Therapists, and leading Skincare Companies.
Commenting on this edition’s scientific program, Dr. Ibrahim Galadari, Professor of Dermatology, Conference Chairman of Dubai Derma said: “Dubai has always kept up with advancing technologies in the dermatology practice to meet the constantly evolving needs and demands of the community.”
He added: “Dubai Derma will bring together prominent speakers from the region and around the globe covering a wide spectrum of themes affecting the world of dermatology. The Dubai Derma scientific program features a four-day pre-conference course, conference program and workshops exemplifying novel cosmetic and dermatological procedures.”
Dr. Galadari also stated: “Our scientific program this year, which will include 220 scientific lectures, will be classified as three days conference and various pre-conference courses presented over four days, and will focus on pressing topics presented by distinguished speakers from different parts of the world, and will cover topics related to major skin diseases, as well as some of the basic skills in surgery, which will provide insights on how to preform basic surgery; like stitching, and how to gain these skills to do different grafts or flaps for the surgery as well as the laser skills, in addition to Fillers and Botox. Another program Dubai Derma presents is the Fellowship Program, which is targeted towards dermatologists who are specialized in dermatology and are looking to gain some skills in Botox, Fillers, Mesotherapy, PRP and Lasers, and who are seeking to understand the complications of each one of these procedures and how to treat them. The Fellowship Program is accredited by the Arab Academy of Dermatology & Aesthetics, and candidates will get a basic certificate in these skills.”
He added: “This year, Dubai Derma’s conference will occupy two halls, where discussions will take place during different sessions, like laser session and the complications and indications such as redness in the face and its relationship with laser. In addition, we will discuss skin cancers and the main topic that we will focus on will be COVID-19 and the connection between COVID-19 and skin complications, whether it be Urticaria, Contact Dermatitis, Thrombosis, Allergy, Ecchymosis, and other skin manifestation of the COVID-19. On the other hand, we are going to focus on the dermatology practice during COVID-19 and how we can improve the wellbeing of our patients and treat these skin diseases, and we will also discuss whether these skin diseases have increased or decreased during COVID-19. Furthermore, we will also discuss Vitiligo and Psoriasis and the latest advances in the treatment of such diseases.”
He concluded: “Dubai Derma provides all dermatology colleagues worldwide with a vibrant platform to update their knowledge, explore new advances in the dermatological and technological field, and foster closer ties.”
From his side, Dr. Abdul Salam Al Madani, Executive Chairman of Dubai Derma and Chairman of INDEX Holding said: “During this edition of Dubai Derma, we are celebrating a major milestone as the largest event in the Middle East, North Africa, and Indian Subcontinent region dedicated to dermatology, skincare and lasers. This year, we are celebrating 20 years of achievements and global recognition.”
He added: “Today, the skincare, laser, and dermatology industry is undergoing significant and rapid changes with the emergence of new technologies. With such revolutionary changes in the skincare market, we believe that the time has come for dermatology and medical professionals to keep up and prepare for these changes and the evolving face of dermatology practice. This year, Dubai Derma’s rich exhibition, which will occupy 3 halls in the Dubai World Trade Center, will feature over 500 brands by 250 international companies, who will showcase their latest innovations and technologies in the field of Dermatology and Laser.”
He concluded: “I would like to take this opportunity to thank our key stakeholders and strategic partners including the biggest dermatology associations, sponsors, and exhibitors for their continuous support.”
This edition of Dubai Derma features new additions to the event, making it a richer experience for everyone involved, such as dedicated sessions from the Cosmetic Dermatology Society of India (CDSI), Egyptian Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons (ESPRS), Indian Association of Dermatologists, Venereologists and Leprologists (IADVL), Pakistan Association of Dermatologists (PAD), and Sri Lanka College of Dermatologists (SLCD), in addition to Clinical Cases Presentations & Competition, Digital Poster Presentation & Competition, Workshops inside the exhibition, and various pre-conference courses.
Dubai Derma is supported by the Pan Arab League of Dermatology, Arab Academy of Dermatology & Aesthetics (AADA), and GCC League of Dermatologists and with the support of the Government of Dubai and Dubai Health Authority (DHA), and Dubai Business Events, Dubai Derma’s destination partner. Furthermore, the event is also supported by the American Academy of Dermatology, Cosmetic Dermatology Society of India, the European Academy of Dermatology and Venereology, Egyptian Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons (ESPRS), Indian Association of Dermatologists, Venereologists and Leprologists (IADVL), Pakistan Association of Dermatologists, and Sri Lanka College of Dermatologists.
Dubai Derma is annually organized by INDEX Conferences and Exhibitions, a member of INDEX Holding, in cooperation with the Arab Academy of Dermatology and Aesthetics (AADA).