SCIENTIFIC PROGRAMME

Preliminary Programme

PLENARIES

CONFIRMED SPEAKER TITLE
Meenhard Herlyn (Philadelphia, USA) Molecular Understanding of Therapy Resistance in Melanoma
Julia Newton-Bishop (Leeds, UK) Melanoma Genetics
Boris Bastian (San Fransisco, USA) Genetic and Phenotypic Alterations Melanoma
Michael Detmar (Zurich, Switzerland) Angiogenesis and Lymphangiogenesis in Melanoma
Jan Bouwes-Bavinck (Leiden, Netherlands) Skin Cancer in the Immunosuppressed Patient
Hensin Tsao (Boston, USA) Update on Melanoma Genetics
Alain Spatz (Villejuif, France) Prognostic Markers
Keith T. Flaherty (Philadelphia, USA) Targeted Therapy
Claus Garbe (Tübingen, Germany) Adjuvant Therapy
Vernon Sondak (Tampa, USA) Sentinel Lymph Node
Caroline Robert (Villejuif, France) Cutaneous Side Effects of New Drugs
Axel Hauschild (Kiel, Germany) New Studies in Melanoma Therapy

SYMPOSIA TOPICS

CONFIRMED SPEAKER TITLE
Jean-Jacques Grob (Marsaille, France)
Allan Halpern (New York, USA)
Primary Prevention and Public Education
Michael Binder (Vienna, Austria)
Harald Kittler (Vienna, Austria)
Early Recognition: Screening and Dermoscopy
Claus Garbe (Tübingen, Germany)
Jason Rivers (Vancouver, Canada)
Arthur Sober (Boston, USA)
Management of Melanocytic Nevi
Julia Newton-Bishop (Leeds, UK)
Ketty Peris (L´Aquila, Italy)
Genetics
Martin C. Mihm (Boston, USA)
Alain Spatz (Villejuif, France)
Gilles Landmann (Sao Paulo, Brazil)
Pathology: Established and Evolving Concepts
Mario Santinami (Milano, Italy)
Jeffrey E. Gershenwald (Houston, USA)
Roland Kaufmann (Franfurt/Main, Germany)
Surgery
Merrick Ross (Houston, USA)
Vernon Sondak (Tampa, USA)
John F. Thomspon (Sydney, Australia)
Sentinel Lymphnode – Pros and Cons
Paul Lorigan (Manchester, UK)
Keith T. Flaherty (Philadelphia, USA)
Targeted Therapy
Michael Detmar (Zurich, Switzerland)
Peter Petzelbauer (Vienna, Austria)
Satoshi Hirakawa (Ehime, Japan)
Angiogenesis and Lymphangiogenesis
Jürgen Becker (Würzburg, Germany)
Jürgen Bauer (Tübingen, Germany)
Boris Bastian (San Francisco, USA)
Gene Expression and Proteome Analysis
Meenhard Herlyn (Philadelphia, USA)
Hensin Tsao (Boston, USA)
Signaling Cascades
Martin Gore (London, UK)
Sanjiv S. Agarwala (Bethlehem, USA)
Chemotherapies: Which, When and Why?
Anthony Ribas (Los Angeles, USA)
Soldano Ferrone (Buffalo, USA)
Melanoma Antibody Revival
Thomas Schwarz (Kiel, Germany)
Peter Wolf (Graz, Austria)
Herbert Hönigsmann (Vienna, Austria)
Photocarcinogenesis and Sun Protection
Michael Musalek (Vienna, Austria) Psychodermato-Oncology
Hans Peter Soyer (Queensland, Australia)
Josep Malvehy (Barcelona, Spain)
Michael Binder (Vienna, Austria)
Teledermato-Oncology
Robert Knobler (Vienna, Austria)
Reinhard Dummer (Zurich, Switzerland)
Lymphoma
Dirk Schadendorf (Mannheim, Germany)
Peter Hersey (Sydney, Australia)
Vaccination
John F. Thompson (Sydney, Australia),
Josep Malvehy (Barcelona, Spain)
Vernon Sondak (Tampa, USA)
Melanoma Centers
Marianne Berwick (Albuquerque, USA)
Jean-Francois Doré (Lyon, France)
Melanoma-Epidemiology
Markus H. Frank (Boston, USA)
Meenhard Herlyn (Philadelphia, USA)
Melanoma Stem Cells
John M. Kirkwood (Pittsburgh, USA)
Alexander M.M. Eggermont (Rotterdam, Netherlands)
Axel Hauschild (Kiel, Germany)
Claus Garbe (Tübingen, Germany)
Inteferon (who should receive interferon, how much and how long)
Rolf Markus Szeimies (Regensburg, Germany)
Lasse Braathen (Switzerland)
Sonja Radakovic (Vienna, Austria)
Photodynamic Therapy
Alexander Stratigos (Athens, Greece)
Robert Strohal (Feldkirch, Austria)
Roland Kaufmann (Frankfurt/Main, Germany)
Non Melanoma Skin Cancer I –
Epidemiology and Pathophysiology
Eggert Stockfleth (Berlin, Germany)
Jan Bouwes-Bavinck (Leiden, Netherlands)
Non Melanoma Skin Cancer II –
Skin Cancer in the Immunocompromised Patient
Jason Rivers (Vancouver, Canada)
Eggert Stockfleth (Berlin, Germany)
Helmut Kerl (Graz, Austria)
Non Melanoma Skin Cancer III –
Topical Treatment
Jürgen Becker (Würzburg, Germany)
Erwin Tschachler (Vienna, Austria)
Dirk Schadendorf (Mannheim, Germany)
Rare Skin Tumors
Ash Marghoob (New York, USA)
Allan Halpern (New York, USA)
Michael Binder (Vienna, Austria)
New Diagnostic Tools
Michael Binder (Vienna, Austria)
Harald Kittler (Vienna, Austria)
Course on Dermoscopy