Future Leaders Symposium

The ESDR Future Leaders Symposium facilitates interaction and collaboration between young ambitious researchers and current world leaders in the field of investigative dermatology. Organised by alumni of ESDR’s Academy for Future Leaders in Dermatology, this year’s symposium focuses on the theme of “Innovation in Dermatology research”. Given great global, social and political change, the program will consider how innovation has and will play a part in ensuring the ongoing success of investigative dermatology.

The 2019 Future Leaders Symposium is supported by:

Pfizer, LEO Pharma Research Foundation, Almirall

Organising Committee

Katia Boniface (Bordeaux)
Matthew Caley (London)

Julien Seneschal (Bordeaux)

This session is open to all registered ESDR registrants. Pre-registration is preferred.


13.00-13.15 Welcome and Introduction
Katia Boniface, Matthew Caley
13.15-14.00 Scientific Presentations (15 minutes plus 2 minutes questions)
14.00-14.30 Keynote Speaker
14.30-14.45 LEO Pharma Research Foundation Presentation
14.45-15.15 Coffee Break
15.15-16.15 Interactive, short Presentations
16.20-16.50 Keynote Speaker
16.50-17.00 Closing Remarks
17.15- Depart for Future Leaders Dinner*

*Pre-registration for the Future Leaders Dinner is required. Priority will be given to alumni from the ESDR Future Leaders Academy, Summer Research Workshops, SID Residents Retreat, JSID Kisaragi Juku and young scientists under 40. Pre-registration will open in April 2019.