General Information

Start Date: Wednesday, April 25, 2018

End Date: Friday, April 27, 2018

Abstract Submission: 15 August 2017 – 1 January 2018

Abstract Notification: 15 January 2018

Venue: The congress will take place at the IRIB International Conference Center located in north Tehran with easy access to main highways and major airports (www.iicc.ir).

Official Language: English will be the official language of the Congress.

Scientific Program: The program includes lectures, free communications, workshops, and technical exhibition.

General Topics
• ISD Maria Duran Lectures
• Medical Dermatology
• Evidence Based Dermatology
• Dermatologic Surgery
• Lasers in Dermatology
• Cosmetic Dermatology
• Dermatopathology
• Tropical Dermatology
• Teledermatology
• Hair & Nail Disorders
• Pigmentory Skin Disorders

Registration *
‏ISD members: Free
‏ISD non-members: US$ 125 **
‏Low income countries (as set forth by the World Bank guidelines): US$ 75 as an Associate Member, or US$ 45 for those eligible for an e-Membership.
‏* The registration includes entrance to all scientific sessions (except designated workshops) and exhibitions areas, congress bag, lunch and breaks, as well as transportation with shuttle buses.
** This fee entitles the attendee with all membership benefits of the ISD including but not limited to a subscription to the International Journal of Dermatology (IJD) as well as discounted registration fees for future ISD events when applicable and which can be paid directly to the ISD (www.intsocderm.org) or on-site.

 
IRAN in Brief
Iran is a country with the total area of 1,648,195 sq. km in the Middle East. The capital of Iran is Tehran (Teheran).The Iranian civilization was founded 6000 years ago in the southwestern part of present Iran. The most famous dynasties of the Persian Empire were the Achaemenids, the Parthians and the Sassanids. Some of these dynasties ruled over vast parts of the Asian continent for over 450 years. History has seen over 20 ruling dynasties in Iran. Before 1935 it was officially known as “Persia”. In 1935 the official name changed to “Iran” and after the 1979 Islamic Revolution, the official name was changed to “Islamic Republic of Iran (IRI)”. Iran is also well-known for caviar, hand-woven carpets, saffron, pistachios, rice, tea, etc.

TEHRAN in Brief
Tehran is the capital of Iran and Tehran Province. With a population of around 9 million in the city and 16 million in the wider metropolitan area, it is the largest city of Iran and the 2nd-largest city in
Western Asia, and the 3rd-largest in the Middle East.
There are many cultural places to visit in Tehran including Golestan Palace, Niyavaran Palace Complex, Sa’dabad Palace Complex, Saheb Gharani-e Palace, Tabiat (Nature) Bridge, Bagh-e
Ferdows, Tehran’s Bird Garden, Carpet Museum, Jewelry Museum, National Museum of Iran, and Milad Tower. The average temperature in Tehran in April is very mild between 12-23°C and occasionally parched with periodic rain.

Currency: The Currency in Iran is the Rial. You can exchange your foreign currency with Rials at your hotel or banks. Credit cards are currently not accepted in Iran.

Visa Information: All foreign visitors to Iran should have a passport valid for at least 6 months. A valid visa is required for most foreign nationalities. For certain nationalities (e.g. USA, Canada, and the UK) it may take 3-6 months in order to obtain a visa, so it is strongly recommended to apply for a visa well in advance. Please refer to congress website (www.ccd2018.ir) or contact congress secretariat (info@ccd2018.ir) for more information.

Local regulations: Importation and consumption of alcoholic beverages are forbidden in Iran. Women are required to cover their hair (Hijab).

Pre And Post-Congress Tours: Iran is a historical country and 10% of the World historic attractions are located in Iran. Tours for Tehran, Isfahan, Shiraz, Yazd, Caspian Sea, Kish Island, etc., will be arranged before and after the congress for those who are interested to visit these magnificent sights.