9th Annual Biomarkers Congress
Skin Cancer Conference
Hamilton Island
http://skincancerconference.com.au/2011/speakers.htm
Hamilton Island, Hamilton Island
http://skincancerconference.com.au/2011/speakers.htm
The 2011 Skin Cancer Conference and Workshops are run over a four day period commencing with a day of workshops (Thursday), followed by the two day conference (Friday and Saturday) and concluding with a day of workshops (Sunday). The program is complimented with various offsite activities to enhance the whole experience of a conference on Hamilton Island

The aim of the two day conference program is to update you with the latest hot topics in skin cancer medicine. The sessions will cover the latest research, enabling you to easily incorporate the information into your own practice. As doctors, it is vital for you to remain up to date with the latest research in your field so that you can provide the best care for your patients.

The sessions are designed to be highly interactive so we have a moderator coordinating each one. There will be expert panels, debates between speakers, and moderated questions from the floor.

Conference Fee:
Delegate $1200
Delegate (UQ/HealthCert/ACD/SCCANZ/ACSCM) $1100

The selected workshops will enable you to interact closely with many of the conference presenters in a small group format. The workshops are highly varied and cover a range of topics - some are related to conference presentations and some are not. All workshops are focussed on improving your clinical practice skills.  For more information please click on the workshop tab below. 

Workshop Fee:
$495 per workshop except the research workshop which is $100
(NB. Workshops are to be booked in conjunction with the conference registration) 

Schedule of Presentations:

Friday, August 5, 2011
09:00:00 Surgical management of melanoma: what is the evidence and what is best practice? David Wilkinson, Adam Riker, Mark Smithers
10:30:00 Morning Tea
11:00:00 Pathways to melanoma | what do we know and what comes next? David Whiteman
11:45:00 Role of skin screening in detecting melanoma David Whiteman
12:30:00 Lunch
13:30:00 Established imaging techniques | evidence for the role of dermoscopy Giuseppe Argenziano
14:15:00 New insights into nevi and their development Iris Zalaudek
15:00:00 Afternoon Tea
15:30:00 Adjuvant therapies for melanoma | new promises Peter Hersey
16:15:00 SCARD | a new tool for clinical audit and research
17:10:00 Free Night | Various Activities
17:15:00 Denison Sunset Dinner Cruise
18:00:00 Family Tenpin Bowling Tournament
19:00:00 Hamilton Island Dine Around
Saturday, August 6, 2011
09:00:00 SCC immunology, viruses and vaccines Ian Frazer
09:45:00 SCC pathways, pathogenesis and prevention Adele Green
10:30:00 Morning Tea
10:55:00 Two key questions
11:00:00 To monitor or not to monitor Iris Zalaudek, Scott Menzies
11:45:00 What is best practice management of the patient with multiple moles? Giuseppe Argenziano
12:30:00 Lunch
13:30:00 Emerging imaging technologies | confocal microscopy, teledermatology, and the iPhone Peter Soyer
14:15:00 A novel progression model for solar keratosis and SCC Iris Zalaudek
15:00:00 Afternoon Tea
15:30:00 Clinical presentation, dermoscopy and histology mismatch | core challenges for the primary care doctor Peter Soyer
16:15:00 Skin Cancer Network | a triumph of philanthropy over disease Ian Frazer, David Wilkinson
19:00:00 Conference Gala Dinner | Kids Club
23:00:00 Continuing the conversation – Bohemes Nightclub & Bar
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