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Industry non-CME sessions

Exciting industry sessions available in Denver

Don’t miss out on a variety of diverse Industry Non-CME (INC) Programs held March 19th to 22nd during the 2020 AAD Annual Meeting in Denver, Colorado. At the sponsoring company’s discretion, these sessions present new research findings, showcase specialty innovations, conduct demonstrations, and host lively discussions. These informational programs do not qualify for CME credit and are independent of the official AAD Annual Meeting as planned by the Scientific Assembly Committee.

Below is the full schedule of the INC Programs taking place during the 2020 AAD Annual Meeting. Please note that all content and registration information is under the control of the sponsoring company and is subject to change.

Thursday, March 19, 2020

Title: Cosmetic Treatment of Hyperpigmentation

Description: In this Industry Non-CME program, expert scientists and dermatologists will discuss the biology of hyperpigmentation, which is a global skincare concern and one of the most challenging skin conditions to address.

Host: Clinique Laboratories

Location: Embassy Suites Denver, Crestone Ballroom
Registration time: 6:30 p.m.
Program time: 7 to 9 p.m.
Pre-register for the program

Friday, March 20, 2020

Title: A Virtual Reality View: Pediatric & Adolescent Patients with Moderate-to-Sever Atopic Dermatitis

Description: A virtual reality symposium on new approaches to the diagnosis and treatment of pediatric and adolescent patients with moderate-to-sever atopic dermatitis

Host: Med Learning Group

Location: Sheraton Denver, Majestic Ballroom
Registration time: 6:30 p.m.
Program Time: 7 to 8 p.m.
Pre-register for the live event or call 207-406-4248.

Title: New frontiers in psoriasis: evolving treatment goals, patient expectations, and therapeutic targets

Description: An educational symposium discussing evolving expectations in the treatment of psoriasis and how to measure the success of treatment for the patient, as well as expert insights into how the IL-17 family of cytokines may be essential to addressing the complexities of the disease.

Host: UCB, Inc.

Location: Embassy Suites, Cripple Creek Ballroom
Registration time: 6:30 p.m.
Program time: 7 to 8:30 p.m.
Pre-register for the live event. UCB, Inc. is at booths #3950 and #3955 in the exhibit hall.

Title: Live Medical Crossfire: How Do Recent Pathophysiological Findings in Pustular Psoriasis Have the Potential to Shape a New Treatment Paradigm?

Description: This renown educational design includes several structured panel discussions guided by interactive questions. Medical Crossfire® is based on the understanding that sharing best practices in a fast-paced and interactive way leads to better understanding of complex concepts, especially with an audience as specialized as AAD attendees.

Host: Physicians' Education Resource, LLC

Location: Sheraton Denver, Vail
Registration time: 6:30 p.m.
Program time: 7 to 10 p.m.

Saturday, March 21, 2020

Title: A Timely Intervention: Early Clues to Identify the Patient with PsO at Risk of PsA

Description: This program is designed to educate dermatology practitioners to diagnose PsA early in their patients with psoriasis, to recognize the preclinical indicators of PsA risk, and to help guide clinical decisions based on the PsA risk profiles of their patients in order to treat psoriatic disease with therapies that cover the spectrum of psoriatic manifestations.

Host: Novartis

Location: Sheraton Denver, Grand Ballroom 1
Registration time: 6:30 p.m.
Program time: 7 to 8 p.m.
Register for the program

Title: Looking Beyond the Skin: How to Better Assess Atopic Dermatitis to Improve Care for Your Patients

Description: This disease state awareness presentation will focus on the scales for diagnosing atopic dermatitis.

Host: Regeneron & Sanofi Genzyme

Location: Sheraton Denver, Grand Ballroom 2
Registration time: 7:30 p.m.
Program time: 8 to 9 p.m.
Registration will begin at 7:30 p.m.

Sunday, March 22, 2020

Title: When Surgery Just Won't Cut It: Guidance to the Use of Systemic Therapy for CSCC

Description: For many patients with advanced cutaneous squamous cell carcinoma (CSCC), surgery just isn’t enough. What is the tipping point for using systemic therapy in these patients? Join us for an interactive session on CSCC to find out when surgery alone just won’t cut it anymore. In this activity, experts in skin cancer will use real-world clinical examples to illustrate when a systemic approach may be considered to optimize patient management and outcomes. Come engage with the faculty as they make the case for a deeper approach to CSCC management.

Host: Answers in CME

Location: Hyatt Regency Denver, Centennial E
Registration time: 6:30 p.m.
Program time: 7 to 8 p.m.

Title: Let’s Talk About an Option for Your Patients with Challenging Manifestations of Psoriasis

Description: An engaging presentation on a treatment option for patients with moderate to severe plaque psoriasis with involvement of difficult to treat areas, who are candidates for phototherapy or systemic therapy.

Host: Amgen Inc.

Location: Hyatt Regency, Centennial D
Registration time: 6:30 p.m.
Program time: 7 to 8:30 p.m.

Title: Innovation in Psoriasis Research: Steps Toward A Patient-Centered Approach

Description: This Bristol-Myers Squibb–sponsored dialectic symposium, led by dermatology experts, will focus on innovative approaches to psoriasis research. The conversation will include an exploration of the cytokine signaling pathways involved in psoriasis pathogenesis, drug development processes based on genetic and immunologic rationale, and how clinical trials may inform clinical practice. Please join us for this engaging scientific discussion.

Host: Bristol-Myers Squibb

Location: Embassy Suites Denver, Silverton Ballroom
Registration time: 6:30 p.m.
Program time: 7 to 9 p.m.