June 22 - 23, 2018

Island Hotel, Newport Beach, CA


Symposia Guidelines

Program Content Parameters

Sponsored symposia must present medical and scientific information pertaining to diseases of the skin, emerging therapies, surgical techniques and/or cosmetic treatments. It is intended that they emphasize basic principles and new information about skin.

Program Submission

A preliminary program and general information must be submitted to SDEF for the symposium. It should include the following: Company Name and Contact Person Individual identified as Scientific Program Chair for event and permission to contact that person.

Review Process

If SDEF decides that substantial duplication or overlap of program materials exists among 2 or more proposed Sponsored Symposia, priority will be based on the date of approval by SDEF.

Changes in Program

After approval of the final program, changes in subject matter, speakers, or presentations may not be made without the written approval of SDEF.


Meeting registrants will be invited to attend all Sponsored Symposia free of additional charge.

CME Credit

Each Sponsored Symposium will be designated for one hour of Continuing Medical Education Category 1 Credit. SDEF will process all CME awards through the American Academy of Dermatology.

Distribution of Material

The distribution of samples, gifts, book, or any other kind of credit vouchers for the purchase of products and/or services to encourage attendance is prohibited. The only materials approved for distribution at the Sponsored Symposia are reprints of prev

Failure to follow policies

Sponsors who fail to adhere to the policies set forth will be subject to cancellation of their Satellite Symposia.

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