EAACI/GA2LEN Allergy School "Dermatitis & Eczema"

EAACI/GA2LEN Allergy School "Dermatitis & Eczema"
Organisers: European Academy of Allergy and Clinical Immunology (EAACI), Jagiellonian University Medical College, Polish Society of Allergology
Date and location: 18–21 August 2011, Krakow, Poland
"Everyone knows how eczema looks like, yet no one knows what eczema is"
Heinrich Adolf Gottron (1890-1974)
Diseases from the spectrum of dermatitis and eczema are among most frequent diseases plaguing the mankind. Still not enough is being done in order to study, understand, and combat these diseases. Too many doctors are treating eczema and dermatitis without trying to understand what they are dealing with. This school is aimed at everyone interested in this fascinating topic. The Faculty consists of prominent researchers and excellent teachers from all over Europe, including:
Radoslaw Spiewak (Local Organising Committee, Poland)
Arnold Oranje (Local Organising Committee, Netherlands)
Peter Schmid-Grendelmeier (Local Organising Committee, Switzerland)
Agnieszka Dorynska (Local Organising Committee, Poland)
Flora de Waard-van der Spek (Netherlands)
Ana Gimenez-Arnau (Spain)
Clive Grattan (UK)
Cezary Kowalewski (Poland)
Antti Lauerma (Finland)
Roman Nowicki (Poland)
Vera Mahler (Germany)
Jean-Francois Nicolas (France)
Thomas Werfel (Germany)
Brunello Wüthrich (Switzerland)
Anna Zalewska-Janowska (Poland)
The course will include lectures which communicate basic and advanced knowledge (basic principles, epidemiology, clinical manifestations, indications for allergy testing, diagnostic methods, interpretation of results, novel diagnostic tests, prevention, therapy), workshops with interactive practical demonstration of skin tests and discussion of clinical cases. All sessions will be held in English. In order to achieve an intimate and collegial atmosphere, to leave plenty of space for discussion and obtain optimum conditions for practical aspects, the number of participants will be limited to 60.
Venue and Accommodation
Krakow (Cracow) is a very attractive tourist destination, and is well connected with Europe and the rest of world - via air, road and railway. The Allergy School will take place in Chopin hotel. The hotel is located in the centre of Krakow, opposite the Krakow Opera and close to shopping and financial centres. Only 900 m away from the Central Railway Station and one kilometer from the Old Town, the hotel is in walking distance from the city centre and easily accessible by public transport or by car. For more information please visit http://www.chopinhotel.com/en/location/.
Accommodation during the School is included in the registration fee. In order to arrange additional nights in the hotel, please contact directly the reception of Hotel Chopin:
31-547 Krakow, Poland
ul. Przy Rondzie 2
Tel.: +48 12 299 00 38
Fax: +48 12 299 00 01

Social activities (Krakow sightseeing, a visit to the UNESCO class "O" medieval salt mine of Wieliczka, traditional Polish dinner) are planned and will be included into the fee.
Короткая ссылка на новость: http://www.immunallergo.ru/~CjG4p