It is with great pleasure that we invite you to the 15th World Congress of Pediatric Dermatology, which will be held at the "Centro de Convenciones Buenos Aires", Argentina, from April 8th to April 11th, 2025. This event is a unique opportunity for pediatric dermatologists, pediatricians, and other medical professionals to come together to share knowledge, learn from each other, and advance our understanding of Pediatric Dermatology.
The Congress will feature an exciting scientific program with renowned keynote speakers, plenary sessions, and symposia that will address the latest advances in Pediatric Dermatology. The program will also feature interactive workshops, case presentations, and panel discussions on hot topics in the field.
In addition to the scientific program, there will be ample opportunities for networking and socializing with colleagues from around the world. We have planned several social events, including a welcome reception, gala dinner, and cultural excursions to explore the vibrant city of Buenos Aires.
The "Centro de Convenciones Buenos Aires", a state-of-the-art convention center, provides a modern and comfortable venue for our Congress. It is conveniently located in the heart of Buenos Aires, with easy access to hotels, restaurants, and cultural attractions.
We encourage you to mark your calendars for this important event and join us in Buenos Aires in April 2025. We are confident that this Congress will be an unforgettable experience, and we look forward to welcoming you to Argentina.
Dr Margarita Larralde
President of the 15th WCPD
In June 2006, in the city of Buenos Aires, a group of enthusiastic pediatric dermatologists, headed by doctors María Rosa Cordisco, Margarita Larralde and Silvia Pueyo, with recognized experience in the specialty, met to found the Society of Pediatric Dermatology for Latin America (SDPL).
The main objective of this entity is to promote the development, improvement and dissemination of pediatric dermatology and stimulate specialization in this branch of medicine, throughout the Argentine territory; as well as its projection to the remaining Latin American countries.
In 2021, during the 14th WCPD in Edinburgh, SDPL was chosen by the International Society of Pediatric Dermatology (ISPD) board to host its next World Congress of Pediatric Dermatology.
The International Society of Pediatric Dermatology (ISPD) is a worldwide, non-profit, scientific organization formed by professionals interested in promoting Pediatric Dermatology. It is aimed to carry out collaborative efforts to improve Pediatric Dermatology for the general health of infants and adolescents. The ISPD promotes the development of Pediatric Dermatology through clinical practice, research, teaching, conferences, courses, meetings, publications and consultation.
The ISPD is also aimed to promote human and scientific relations with other scientific groups and societies having goals similar to those of the ISPD, as well as the formation of national societies of Pediatric Dermatology.
The ISPD was originally born by inspiration of the following persons: Martin Beare (Northern Ireland), Armando Franco (Mexico), Ferdinando Gianotti (Italy), Joan E. Hodgman (USA), Coleman Jacobson (USA), Guinter Khan (USA), Andrew M. Margileth (USA), Edmund J. Moynahan (England), Dagoberto O. Pierini (Argentina), Ramón Ruiz-Maldonado (Mexico), Lawrence M. Solomon (USA), Eva Torök (Hungary), and Kazuya Yamamoto (Japan). The above met in Mexico City on October 18, 1973, on the occasion of the First International Symposium on Pediatric Dermatology. Since then, thirteen World Congresses of Pediatric Dermatology (WCPD) have been celebrated every four years, and the most recent took place in September 2021 in Edinburgh, Scotland.
Previous World Congresses of Pediatric Dermatology:
|S. No||Location, Year||President||Secretary|
|1||Mexico City, 1973||R. Ruiz-Maldonado||H. Feulard|
|2||Chicago, 1976||L. Solomon||G. Riehl, Sr.|
|3||Monte Carlo, 1979||M. Larrègue||J.J. Pringle|
|4||Munich, 1983||R. Happle||G. Thiebierge|
|5||Milano, 1989||R. Caputo||C. Gelmetti|
|6||Toronto, 1992||S. Hurwitz||J. Fordyce|
|7||Buenos Aires, 1994||A.M. Pierini||A. Lavieri|
|8||Paris, 1998||Y. de Prost||S. Lomholt|
|9||Cancun, 2001||R. Ruiz-Maldonado||C. Duran|
|10||Rome, 2004||G. Fabrizi||C. Gelmetti|
|11||Bangkok, 2009||C. Pruksachatkun||G.B. Mitchell-Heggs|
|12||Madrid, 2013||A. Torrelo||A. Hernández-Martin|
|13||Chicago, 2017||A. Mancini||A. Yan
|14||Edinburgh, 2021||V. Kinsler||-|
|Last Name||First Name||Country|
|Cáceres R.||Héctor W.||Peru|
|García Romero||María Teresa||Mexico|
|Last Name||First Name||Country|
|Saez de Ocariz||Marimar||Mexico|
|Vidaurri de la Cruz||Helena||Mexico|
All sessions will be in English. However, simultaneous translation into Spanish will be provided at Plenary Sessions. Headphones and receivers for speakers and delegates will be handed over and collected at the entrance of the meeting room.