Annual Conference

26 – 28 June 2018
Harrogate Convention Centre

 

Click here for an introduction to our Annual Conference 2018 by Lynne Skrine, BDNG President

 

 

Programme

TUESDAY 26 JUNE 2018
11.15Annual General Meeting (Members only)
11.45Keynote Address - Change and learning a new skill - Mica Moore
12.30Lunch and Exhibition
13.30BADBIR session
14.30Scientific Session
14.30Workshops - PDT, EASI, Psychodermatology tools, investigations
17.00Welcome drinks reception
WEDNESDAY 27 JUNE 2018
NOVICEADVANCED
09.00 Setting up an isotretinoin clinic - Fiona ElliottDifficult to manage cases in an acne clinic - Dr Alison Layton
09.30 Common skin conditions in children - Karen PettManaging children with psoriasis - Heulwen Wyatt
10.00 Coffee and Exhibition
10.30How do biologics work?New and emerging biologics
11.00 How do I identify if my patient has psoriatic arthritis - Pauline Fitzgerald
11.30 Sunscreens - David HallidayWhat determines survival from melanoma - Professor Newton Bishop
12.10Almirall sponsored symposium
12.10Novartis sponsored symposium
12.55Lunch and Exhibition
14.00Abbvie sponsored symposium
14.00Leo Pharma sponsored symposium
NOVICEADVANCED
14.50BDNG Patch testing guidelines - Andrea CooperCareer building through an academic pathway - Rebecca Penzer Hick
15.20Coffee and Exhibition
15.45Overview of phototherapy treatment options - Sarah CopperwheatAuditing your phototherapy service against guidelines - Helen West
16.15Introduction to blood monitoring- Clive TubbAbnormal bloods in systemic treatments - Lucy Moorhead
19.00Conference dinner and awards
THURSDAY 28 JUNE 2018
NOVICEADVANCED
09.30Overview of vulval conditions - Karen StephenVulval lichen sclerosus case studies - Sandra Lawton
10.00Coffee and Exhibition
10.30Introduction to dermoscopy - Di RollandDermoscopy cases - Dr Angana Mitra
11.00How to find good evidence to support practice - Douglas GrindlayUK DCTN Nursing Prize - my experience - Kathy Radley
11.40Abbvie sponsored symposium
11.40Janssen sponsored symposium
12.25Lunch and Exhibition
13.15Lilly sponsored symposium
NOVICEADVANCED
14.10What is aesthetic dermatology? - Alison MahonAesthetic case studies - Lisa Neimier
14.40Psychodermatology - resources to support you and your patients - Arthur NyeAssessing and supporting people in distress in your clinic- Dr Andrew Thompson
15.30Conference close

PLEASE NOTE: THIS PROGRAMME IS SUBJECT TO CHANGE

  • Registration fees

    All delegate fees are inclusive of entrance to all educational meetings, delegate bag, entrance to exhibition area and all refreshment breaks. The Conference Dinner and Awards is also included in the delegate fee.

    Before 4 May 2018 After 4 May 2018
    Three day registration
    Member £199 £249
    Non member £249 £299
    Member speaker £99 £129
    One day registration
    Member £99 £129
    Non member £149 £179

    Booking terms and conditions

    Payments – all delegates must pay the registration fee prior to arrival at conference. Bookings received less than 2 weeks before the conference and onsite can only be paid by cheque or credit/debit card.

    Cancellations and substitutions – A refund, less a 20% admin fee, will be made if cancellations are received in writing at least 4 weeks before the conference. Any cancellations after this cannot be refunded. delegates may nominate an alternative person to attend up to 48 hours before the conference. No refunds will be given for failure to attend the conference.

    Registration confirmation – All bookings will be confirmed by email. Please contact us if you have not received confirmation 10 days after submitting your booking.

    Alteration to programme – The BDNG reserves the right to amend any part of the conference programme at any time.

    Liability – The BDNG does not accept responsibility for damages or any nature sustained by delegates or loss of or damage to their personal property as a result of the conference.

    Speakers – Views expressed by speakers are their own. the BDNG cannot accept liability for advice given or views expressed by any speaker at the conference or in material provided to delegates.

    Photography – For promotional purposes, photographs may be taken during the conference. If you do not wish to be photographed, please contact us on admin@bdng.org.uk

  • Registration

    Online registration now open

    Download an application form 

     

    Booking terms and conditions

    Payments – all delegates must pay the registration fee prior to arrival at conference. Bookings received less than 2 weeks before the conference and onsite can only be paid by cheque or credit/debit card.

    Cancellations and substitutions – A refund, less a 20% admin fee, will be made if cancellations are received in writing at least 4 weeks before the conference. Any cancellations after this cannot be refunded. delegates may nominate an alternative person to attend up to 48 hours before the conference. No refunds will be given for failure to attend the conference.

    Registration confirmation – All bookings will be confirmed by email. Please contact us if you have not received confirmation 10 days after submitting your booking.

    Alteration to programme – The BDNG reserves the right to amend any part of the conference programme at any time.

    Liability – The BDNG does not accept responsibility for damages or any nature sustained by delegates or loss of or damage to their personal property as a result of the conference.

    Speakers – Views expressed by speakers are their own. the BDNG cannot accept liability for advice given or views expressed by any speaker at the conference or in material provided to delegates.

    Photography – For promotional purposes, photographs may be taken during the conference. If you do not wish to be photographed, please contact us on admin@bdng.org.uk

  • Derm School

    This will be held on Thursday 28 June and is aimed at those new to dermatology, primary care nurses and nursing student. More information

  • Dermatology for Podiatrists

    This will be held on Wednesday 27 June and is aimed at podiatrists with an interest in dermatology. More information

  • Exhibition

    An exhibition will run alongside the Annual Conference for all delegates. All refreshments will be served in the Exhibition Hall.

    We are delighted to welcome the following exhibitors to Conference 2018

    Abbvie Ltd Crawford Healthcare Ltd Melanoma UK
    Alliance Pharmaceuticals Derma UK Mylan
    Almirall UK Ltd Dermal Laboratories Ltd Novartis Pharmaceuticals
    Athrodax Healthcare Dermatonics Penlan Pharmaceuticals
    BADBIR Eli Lilly and Company Psoriasis Association
    Behcet’s Syndrome Society The Hidradenitis Suppurativa Trust Sanofi Genzyme
    Beiersdorf UK Ltd Ichthyosis Support Group Thornton and Ross
    British Association of Skin Camouflage Intrapharm UK DCTN
    CD Medical Janssen
    Celgene LEO Pharma

    Download the Exhibition brochure, Floorplan and Booking formInterested in exhibiting at the BDNG Annual Conference? Please contact Susan Maguire

    Click here for Exhibitor Information

  • Social Events

    Drinks reception

    A drinks reception will be held on Tuesday 26 June from 17:00 onwards in the Exhibition Hall. All delegates and exhibitors are invited to this event.

    Annual Dinner and Awards

    The Annual Dinner and Awards will be held on Wednesday 27 June in the Majestic Hotel. The cost of attending the Annual Dinner and Awards is included in the registration fees.

    The dress code is black tie/lounge suit.

    The evening commences with a drinks reception. BDNG Awards will be presented after dinner followed by entertainment.

  • Accommodation

    Events in Partnership have been appointed as the official accommodation booking agency and will be dealing with all delegate hotel bookings. A range of hotels located within a short travel distance from the venue have been reserved.

    Delegates are advised to book accommodation early in order to secure first choices.

    Click here to book accommodation 

  • Venue

    Harrogate Convention Centre
    Kings Road
    Harrogate
    HG1 5LA

    Website

    Information on getting to the venue