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Application deadlines to direct a meeting session

All AAD members are invited to submit a new session application for consideration for the Academy’s Annual Meeting or Innovation Academy.

The application to direct a session at the meetings opens about 15 months prior to the meeting and closes shortly after the previous year's meeting. Application timelines are listed below. Once the submission site for the meeting is available, you may click on the meeting to start an application submission. If you have any questions, please email

YearMeetingApplication timeline
2022Innovation Academy: 
July 21-24, Vancouver, British Columbia
Sept. 15 - Oct. 29, 2021
Parallel sessions submission
Future of Dermatology/Innovation Day submission
2022Annual: March 25-29, Boston, Massachusetts
2021Summer: August 5-8, Tampa, Florida