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All symposium presentations will take place in the Hunterville Room.

The trade area, catering and surgical workshops will be held in the Takinini Room.

Both rooms are loacted on the 2nd floor of the Ascot Stand at Ellerslie Racecourse.

Day One - Friday 10 November - Start Time 9.00am

NB: Program may be subject to change at the organisers discretion

  • 8.30 to 9.00am - Registration/Coffee 
  • 9.00 to 9.10am - Housekeeping and Slido Introduction
  • 9.10 to 10.00am - Summary of clinical diagnosis and management of  SCC, BCCs and melanomas
  • 10.00 to 10.20am - Instructions on how to use your DermLite scope and cloud based software. (DermLite/DermEngine Advertorial)
  • 10.20 to 10.30am - Examples of diagnoses only possible with a dermatoscope (CR)
  • 10.30 to 11.00am - Morning Tea
  • 11.00 to 11.10am - How to do a full skin check (CR)
  • 11.10 to 11.30am - Fundamentals of the dermatoscopic language (AO)
  • 11.30 to 12.00pm - Dermatoscopy of common benign lesions (CB)
  • 12.00 to 12.45pm - The fundamentals of diagnosing a BCC (CR)
  • 12.45 to 1.45pm - Lunch
  • 1.45 to 2.30pm - The fundamentals of diagnosing an SCC (AO)
  • 2.30 to 3.15pm - The fundamentals of diagnosing a melanoma (CR)
  • 3.15 to 4.15pm - Afternoon Tea
  • 4.15 to 5.00pm - The TADA algorithm (AM)
  • 5.00 to 5.30pm - Quiz with lots of images and discussion (AO,CR,CB and AM)
  • 5.30 to 5.45pm - Finding the needle in the haystack - MoleMap
  • 5.45 to 7.00pm - Wine and Cheese

Day Two - Saturday 11 November - Start Time 9.00am

  • 9.00 to 9.45am - Advanced dermatoscopy of AKs, SCC in situ and SCCs including KAs (CR)
  • 9.45 to 10.30am - Advanced dermatoscopy of BCCs (AO)
  • 10.30 to 11.00am - Morning Tea
  • 11.00 to 11.45am - Prediction without Pigment - A decision algorithm for non-pigmented lesions (CR)
  • 11.45 to 12.30pm - Advanced dermatoscopy of melanomas Chaos and Clues (CR)
  • 12.30 to 1.00pm - Quiz on Chaos and Clues (AO) 
  • 1.00 to 2.00pm - Lunch
  • 2.00 to 2.30pm - How to interpret dysplastic path reports (CR)  
  • 2.30 to 3.15pm - Dermatoscopy of facial and acral lesion (AO)
  • 3.15 to 4.15pm - Afternoon Tea
  • 4.15 to 5.00pm - Multi-choice quiz (AO,CR,AM and CB)
  • 5.00 to 5.30pm - Open forum/Panel discussion (AO,CR,CB,AM)

Day Three - Sunday 12 November - Start Time 9.00am

Main Symposium Room 9.00 to 10.00 all attendees

  • 9.00 to 9.45am - Fundamentals of cutaneous surgery including margins, minimising infections and scarring in office procedures, lesions to be cautious of, and lots of practical tips on how to minimise problems/complications and avoid unhappy patients (AM)
  • 9.45 to 10.00am - Management of AKs, SCC in situ, and superficial BCCs (CB)

Then split into 2 groups

GROUP A

  • 10.00 to 11.10am - Surgeons demonstrating various excision and closure techniques and other tips and tricks
  • 11.10 to 11.30am - Morning Tea
  • 11.30 to 1.00pm - Pig belly sessions 8 tables, each with a topic and a surgeon demonstrating

GROUP B

  • 10.00 to 11.30pm -  Pig belly sessions 8 tables, each with a topic and a surgeon demonstrating
  • 11.30 to 11.50am - Morning Tea
  • 11.50 to 1.00pm - Surgeons demonstrating various excision and closure techniques and other tips and tricks
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