Future Leaders Academy 2023

Future Leaders Academy 2023

Date/Time
Date(s) - 02/11/2023 - 04/11/2023
7:00 am - 6:00 pm

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2023 ESDR ACADEMY FOR FUTURE LEADERS IN DERMATOLOGY (FLA)
TITLE: “New Avenues in Dermatology”

Madrid, Spain
Dates: 2-4 November 2023
Co-chairs: Enikö Sonkoly, Christoph Schlapbach, Rachel Watson

The goal of this initiative is to encourage young, gifted dermatologists to further pursue their academic careers through guidance and mentoring of established scientists in the field. Besides scientific sessions, there is a strong emphasis on encouraging young people to network and to exchange ideas. The Academy is an excellent opportunity for sponsoring companies to establish strong professional relationships with the next generation of leaders in dermatology.

Application Period: Monday 16 January to Friday 14 April

Confirmed Mentors List:
Sandrine Dubrac (Austria), Kilian Eyerich (Germany), Christopher Griffiths (UK), Veli-Matti Kähäri (Finland), Sarolta Karpati (Hungary), Neil Rajan (UK), Lone Skov (Denmark)

PROVISIONAL PROGRAM

THURSDAY 2 NOVEMBER 2023

11.00-12.30 Registration
12.30-13.30 Lunch (seated – mentors/mentees matched)
13.30-14.15 Welcome and Self-Introductions
Enikö Sonkoly (Sweden), Christoph Schlapbach (Switzerland), Rachel Watson (UK)
14.15-14.45 Mentor 1 (20 min + 10 min discussion)
14.45-15.40 Oral Presentations by Mentees (8 minutes +5 minutes discussion) – 4 mentees
15.40-16.20 Coffee Break
16.20-17.00 Breakout #1 + brief presentation to the plenum (Topic: Career and Leadership)
17.00-17.30 Oral Presentations by Mentees (8 minutes plus 5 minutes discussion)- 2 mentees
17.30-18.00 Mentor 2 (20 min + 10 min discussion)
18.00-18.10 Short break
18.10-19.10 Presentation from Industry Partners
19.10- Networking Event

FRIDAY 3 NOVEMBER 2023
07.30-08.30 Breakfast
08.30-09.00 Mentor 3 (20 min + 10 min discussion)
09.00-10.05 Oral Presentations by Mentees (8 minutes plus 5 minutes discussion) -5 mentees
10.05-11.00 Coffee Break and Group Photo
11.00-11.30 Mentor 4 (20 min + 10 min discussion)
11.45-12.50 Oral Presentations by Mentees (8 minutes plus 5 minutes discussion) -5 mentees
12.50-14.00 Lunch
14.00-14.30 Mentor 5 (20 min + 10 min discussion)
14.30-15.10 Breakout session #2 + brief presentation to the plenum (Topic: TBA)
15.10-16.15 Oral Presentations by Mentees (8 minutes plus 5 minutes discussion) -5 mentees
16.15-16.45 Mentor 6 (20 min + 10 min discussion)
16.45- Coffee Break followed by Networking Program

SATURDAY 4 NOVEMBER 2023
07.30-09.00 Breakfast
09.00-09.30 Mentor 7 (20 min + 10 min discussion)
09.30-10.10 Oral Presentations by Mentees (8 minutes plus 5 minutes discussion) -3 mentees
10.10-10.20 Short break
10.20-10.50 Mentor 8 (20 min + 10 min discussion)
10.50-11.40 Breakout Session #3 (Topic: TBA) /Coffee Break
11.40-12.30 Presentation of Break-out Sessions to Plenum
12.30-12.45 Closing Remarks and Outlook
Enikö Sonkoly (Sweden), Christoph Schlapbach (Switzerland), Rachel Watson (UK)
12.45-14.00 Lunch and departures

HOW TO APPLY?

Please send one PDF or Word copy (points 01-10) of the application form below and your CV and cover letter by email to: thomas@esdr.org

APPLICATION FORM WORDPDF
Application Period: Monday 16 January to Friday 14 April

GENERAL INFORMATION

  • The program is primarily open to European residents currently engaged in skin-related research (MD, PhD, Post-Doc, Resident etc).
  • A LIMITED number of places will be made available for participants residing outside Europe.
  • Participants must be 40 years old or under by 1 November of the year the FLA takes place. Exceptions may be made for career breaks, maternity/paternity leave etc.
  • Applications are reviewed on scientific merit by the ESDR Scientific Program Committee.
  • ESDR committees are also responsible for inviting senior faculty.
  • ESDR covers accommodation costs for all participants and travel costs for ESDR members. If you are not a member you may apply prior to the Academy.
  • Participants must commit to staying for the entire duration of the Academy and should travel alone.
  • All participants give oral presentations of their work and be expected to attend mentoring events.
  • Past participants are not eligible for consideration.