A new ERA for global Dermatology

10 - 15 June 2019

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ILDS – International League of Dermatological Societies
The International League of Dermatological Societies (ILDS) is a non-governmental organizations that works closely with the World Health Organisation. It was formed to:

  • Stimulate the cooperation of societies of dermatology and societies interested in all fields of cutaneous medicine and biology throughout the world;
  • Encourage the worldwide advancement of dermatological education, care and sciences;
  • Promote personal and professional relations among the dermatologists of the world;
  • Represent dermatology in commissions and international health organizations; and Organize a World Congress of Dermatology every four years.

ILDS Board Members

BoardBoard of DirectorsILDS Executive Director
Harvey Lui (Canada)
Raul Cabrera (Chile) Joanna Groves (UK)
Jean L. Bolognia(USA)
Lars E. French (Germany)
Brigitte Dréno (France)
Claire Fuller (UK)
Past President:
Wolfram Sterry (Germany)
Hassan Galadari (United Arab Emirates)
Christopher Griffiths (UK)
Chung-Hong Hu (Chinese Taipei)
Hemangi R. Jerajani (India)
Kenji Kabashima (Japan)
Thomas A. Luger (Germany)
Omar Lupi (Brazil)
Adebola Ogunbiyi (Nigeria)
David M. Pariser (USA)
Giovanni Pellacani (Italy)
Jerry Shapiro (United States)
Daniel Mark Siegel (USA)
Xuejun Zhang (China)


SIDeMaST – Italian Society of Dermatology
The Italian Society of Dermatology (SIDeMaST) was founded in 1885 to promote the study and advancement of Dermatology as a whole.

The main aims of the Society are:

  • Promote Scientific Meetings and updating courses
  • Discuss the deliberations of local Authorities regarding Dermatology and sexually transmitted diseases
  • Elect a regional delegate with the task of reporting to the Executive Board local issues related to Dermatology and sexually transmitted diseases

SIDeMaST Board Members

President TreasurerBoard Member
Piergiacomo Calzavara-PintonGiuseppe MonfrecolaGiuseppe Argenziano
Antonio Costanzo
Maria Concetta Fargnoli
Angelo Valerio Marzano
Giuseppe Micali
Ketty Peris
Paolo Pigatto
Bianca Maria Piraccini
Franco Rongioletti
Pietro Rubegni

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Social Event at Castello Sforzesco

Social Event at Castello Sforzesco

Immerse yourself in the Italian Culture at the WCD Social Event taking place on Friday 14 June at the Castello Sforzesco! Year 2019 marks the 500th Anniversary of Leonardo da Vinci’s death. Be part of Leonardo’s life for one night. It will be an unforgettable night.

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