General Information

All Abstracts should be submitted online in English through the official Spring Symposium website. For information and questions, please refer to the Call for Abstracts page or contact the EADV.
The deadline for submission of abstracts will be 26 November 2019 at 23.59 CET. For further information please contact:

Seating is regulated on a first-come, first-served basis. We recommend you go to the session room well in advance of the session. Due to safety regulations, the organisers will close the access to the session if all seats are occupied. Delegates are not permitted to stand in the aisles of the session rooms.

IMPORTANT: Children under the age of 18 are not authorised inside the Spring Symposium venue.

Please check the accommodation section for complete information about accommodation facilities.

The Certificate of Attendance will be available for online download via the EADV website by simply entering your email and password used during the registration process, or your EADV credentials (if you are a member). Otherwise, Certificates of Attendance may also be printed directly on-site from the Self Printing machines located in the Registration area.

The EADV applies to the UEMS for accreditation of the Symposium and recognition of international credits. In order to claim CME-CPD’s, participants should scan their badge for each attended scientific sessions so they can then download the certificate directly from the EADV website.

Email for any of your question or pass by the CME-CPD booth during the event.

  • Abstract submission deadline: 26 November 2019
  • Abstract evaluation deadline: 11 February 2020
  • Early Bird Registration Deadline: TBC
  • Late Bird Registration Deadline: TBC
  • Opening of the Spring Symposium: 30 April 2019

The organisers do not accept responsibility for any personal damage. Participants are strongly recommended to arrange their own personal insurance.

All presentations during the Spring Symposium will be conducted in English, the official language of the EADV. There will be no translation provided.

Recording, photography and filming during the sessions is strictly prohibited without prior written permission from an EADV Officer.

Mobile phones must be switched off at all times during all sessions.

Star Alliance is the official carrier for the Spring Symposium in Porto. Please click here for more information.

Please check the registration section for complete information about registration.

The scientific programme will cover the most important fields in dermatology and venereology.

The programme will include an opening plenary lecture, clinical updates sessions (providing the latest clinical developments, guidelines and practical knowledge), problem based learning sessions (processing of new information is facilitated by discussion of a relevant problem in the field of dermatology), breaking news (critical analysis of published data of last years, including new relevant information and latest development) and oral e-poster presentations of selected abstracts.

The deadline for submission of abstracts will be 26 November 2019. For further information please contact:

Smoking is prohibited inside the Spring Symposium Venue and the exhibition areas.

Each delegate will receive a voucher to collect the Spring Symposium Material.

As applied to previous EADV symposia, all EADV members will receive special registration rates, provided their membership fees have been paid. The 16th Spring Symposium will offer fellowships with reduced registration fees and special scholarships for dermatologists facing financial difficulties.

Centro de Congressos da Alfândega do Porto

Rua Nova da Alfândega

Edifício da Alfândega

4050-430 Porto

Click here to create your letter of invitation. The invitation letter will be sent only upon completion of registration and payment, official language English.

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