Dubai – MENA Herald: The 16th edition of the Dubai World Dermatology and Laser Conference and Exhibition (Dubai Derma) in conjunction with International Society of Dermatology’s 5th Continental Congress of Dermatology, will start this Tuesday, 12th of April 2016 at the Dubai International Convention and Exhibition Centre. This collaboration, which is considered the first in the region, brings an unparalleled opportunity to meet prominent local and international world-renowned speakers, experts, and specialists in dermatology.

The 16th edition of Dubai Derma attracts more than 230 top-notch speakers from 85 countries who will come together to discuss the recent pressing topics and share their knowledge, best practices and latest scientific research in the field of dermatology, laser, and phototherapy. The scientific program consists of 90 scientific sessions and 60 cutting-edge workshops. The conference agenda will also cover topics such as Common Dermatosis, Controversies, Cosmetic Dermatology, Dermatologic Surgery, Ethnic Skin, Filler & Botox Medical Dermatology, Pediatric Dermatology, Pigmentary Disorders, Psoriasis, Skin Surgery, Therapeutics, Therapies, Vitiligo and many more.

Commenting on the 16th edition of Dubai Derma, Dr. Hassan Galadari, Head of the Scientific Committee of Dubai Derma Conference & Exhibition, said: “This year’s conference is unique in that it runs in conjunction with the International Society of Dermatology’s 5th Continental Congress of Dermatology. The Continental Congress of Dermatology rotates across different regions of the world and has been to Africa, Americas, Europe and Asia in the past. It has never been to the Middle East and for it to happen here is a testimony of the Dubai’s ability to host world-class events. It also affirms the event’s significance in the region, being the largest and most prominent dermatology gathering.”

From her side, Evangeline B. Handog, President of International Society of Dermatology said: “This year, Dubai becomes the center of the international community’s attention. I am one hundred and one percent certain that the faculty will be very reputable and respected, the scientific content will be excellent, the venue superb, and the hospitality unparalleled. I am more than confident that the Dubai Derma and the ISD will do their very best to ensure success.”

Dubai Derma exhibition witnesses this year an increase in exhibition space by 25% compared to the previous year, spanning an exhibition area of 9,600 Sqm with 450 exhibiting companies displaying their recent innovative products and equipment in the field of laser and dermatology.

Dubai Derma 2016 is held under the patronage of H.H. Sheikh Hamdan Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Deputy Ruler of Dubai, Minister of Finance and President of the Dubai Health Authority, and it is organized annually by INDEX Conferences and Exhibitions – member of INDEX Holding in collaboration with the International Academy of Medical Specialization, Pan Arab League of Dermatology and the GCC League of Dermatologists; and the event is supported by the Dubai Health Authority.