Journalists and medical writers wishing to participate in the meeting, can apply for a free registration, provided that they register with a valid press card and a letter of assignment from the represented media organisation.

Press Releases

October 9th, 2015

Tattoo inks: “We need a uniform European standard to protect consumers!”
Dr. Christa De Cuyper, MD, Congress Chair (Bruges, Belgium)

Always the Sun? Other Factors might Increase the Risk of Melanoma
Prof. Veronique del Marmol, MD (Brussels, Belgium)

“We are beginning to move away from clinicopathological diagnosis to an era of clinico-imaging diagnosis”
Assoc. Prof. Giuseppe Argenziano, MD (Naples, Italy)

The Problem of Resistance: “Sexually Transmitted Infections Are Becoming More Difficult to Control”
Prof. Colm O’Mahony, MD (Chester, UK)

“An important day for Dermatologists and Skin Patients around the world”
IADPO official launch during EADV Congress

October 12th, 2015

EADV Congress: Dermatology is the cradle of manifold medical innovations!

Press and Media Guidelines

Before registering, please read carefully our Press and Media Guidelines. In this document, you will find extensive details regarding distinction of press, access to the sessions and exhibition, information for PR and communication agencies, and our filming, photographing, and recording policies.

Compliance with the press and media guidelines is assumed upon registration and considered mandatory for all registered journalists and media representatives.

Click here to download the EADV Press and Media Guidelines.

Accreditation requirements

A press badge will be issued upon verification of media credentials. Journalists who wish to attend the 24th EADV Congress need to present a letter of assignment and an official press card for recognised:

  • Journalists/reporters
  • Freelance journalists (must declare who they are representing)
  • Online media
  • Broadcast media (TV, radio)
  • Editors
  • Medical journals
  • Newsletters
  • Medical blogs


Freelance journalists: Freelance journalists are required to submit a press card and one by-lined medical/health/science article published within the last year or coverage from the previous year’s congress (if applicable).

Technical crews: Photographers or camera crew members accompanying approved media representatives can obtain a Press badge provided they fulfil the media registration form criteria but will not have access to embargoed material. It’s necessary to indicate which journalists the technical crews will be accompanying (either on the registration form, email, or at the registration desk).

Company & PR Agency Representatives: Representatives engaged in the following are NOT entitled to register as media and receive a Press badge but are welcome to register as industry participants:

  • Pharmaceutical/Cosmetologic companies
  • Financial or Marketing department
  • PR, Advertising, communications and media agencies
  • Sales and marketing departments
  • Financial departments
  • Pharmaceutical companies


Online registration has been extended until Thursday, October 1.

To register as a journalist you need to submit the following documents:

• Press Registration form (click here to download it)
• Scanned copy of your press card
• A letter of assignment
• Signed copy of the Embargo Policy (click here to download it)

Please send the requested materials via email to

The EADV Press Office reserves the right to withhold approval of press registration if the applicant does not satisfy the criteria for press registration or if the media registration form is sent without the requested supporting documents. The EADV Press Office reserves the right to bar from a current or future meeting any person who provides false information about their affiliation or credentials.

Embargo Policy

In light of increased attention in how research results are released publicly, the EADV is clarifying its policies governing the disclosure of scientific research results contained in late-breaking clinical trial presentations and abstracts/posters.

IMPORTANT UPDATE (30/09/2015): Due to technical limitations, and in order for the EADV to be able to safeguard the proper application of the embargo policy, abstracts will become available on October 2 only to registered journalists and EADV active members. Congress participants will be able to pick up the Abstracts CD-ROM at the Congress.

Click here to download the official embargo policy.


Press Conference

The Press Conference of the Congress will take place on Friday 9 October, from 10:00 – 11:00, in Room 5 on the 1st Floor.


Welcome and opening remarks
Prof. Erwin Tschachler, MD, President of EADV (Vienna, Austria)

The dangers of tattoos and piercings
Dr. Christa De Cuyper, MD, Congress Chair (Bruges, Belgium)

Non-UV related factors of melanoma
Prof. Veronique del Marmol, MD (Brussels, Belgium)

What’s new in Dermoscopy?
Assoc. Prof. Giuseppe Argenziano, MD (Naples, Italy)

Resistance to STIs
Prof. Colm O’Mahony, MD (Chester, UK)

Dermatology driving the advances of modern medicine & closing remarks
Prof. Martin Röcken, MD (Tübingen, Germany)

Assoc. Prof. Myrto-Georgia Trakatelli, MD (Thessaloniki, Greece / Brussels, Belgium)

Please click here to download the Press Invitation and Agenda.

EADV Press Office

Opening hours
Thursday, 8 October 2015 08:00 – 17:00
Friday, 9 October 2015 08:00 – 17:00
Saturday, 10 October 2015 08:00 – 17:00
Sunday, 11 October 2015 08:00 – 12:00

For further inquiries, please contact us at

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