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2022 AAD Innovation Academy

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Registration and housing is open!

Early-bird registration ends June 15, 2022 at 12 p.m. noon (CT).

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Join us this summer for a NEW meeting!

This July, we’re turning the Summer Meeting on its head and launching our exciting new meeting program, AAD Innovation Academy! As the name implies, we’re infusing innovation into this meeting through tracks and learning formats designed to inspire new ideas, build your business, and advance the way you practice. We’ve also created more opportunities for attendee engagement and networking and will be kicking the meeting off with a welcome reception.

What is Innovation Academy?
Learn more about this exciting new meeting and what makes it innovative!

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Learn more about registration, fees, and important dates.

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Be a part of Innovation Academy!

We’re currently accepting applications for the Future of Dermatology and Derm Tank sessions. Present your ground-breaking research, novel techniques, or new drugs, devices, and products. Submission deadline is May 18.

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Housing & travel

Learn more about housing, hotel rates, and travel safety information for the 2022 Innovation Academy.

Educational offerings

Here's an overview of the educational offerings at AAD Innovation Academy. Stay tuned for the full program!

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The 2022 Innovation Academy will offer a “choose your track” option Thursday, parallel sessions Friday – Sunday and more opportunities to network and engage. View the schedule and join us this summer!

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Networking, experiences & more

You’ll be excited to see more opportunities for attendee engagement, including a Welcome Reception, Experience Hub, networking refreshment breaks, and extended exhibit hall hours. You’ll find childcare offered as well!


Find answers to frequently asked questions about AAD Innovation Academy.

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Exhibitor resources

Access the exhibitor resources for the technical exhibit prospectus, booth specifications, application, and more.

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Sponsorship opportunities

Find information about sponsorship opportunities at the 2022 AAD Innovation Academy.

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Advertising opportunities

Find information about advertising opportunities at the 2022 AAD Innovation Academy.

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Meeting awards

From attendance scholarships to lecture opportunities, check out these opportunities to broaden your knowledge at Innovation Academy.

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