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Saturday, 28 September

9:30

Registration and refreshments - Patio 1

 

10:30

Welcome addresses - Salon Méditerranée

 

11:00

Invited Speaker: Mark Beckwith

Collisions of Interest

 

11:30

Keynote: Veronica Kinsler, M.D.

The Genetics of Multiple Congenital Melanocytic Naevi and Neurocutaneous Melanosis

 

12:30

Lunch buffet - Patio 2 and Terrace
Poster session
Exhibits

 

14:00

Invited Speaker: Ashfaq Marghoob, M.D. - Salon Méditerranée

The Challenge of Managing Congenital Nevi: Remove or not Remove?

 

14:30

Invited Speaker: Josep Malvehy, M.D.

The Congenital Melanocytic Nevus Registry in Catalonia: Results of a Multidisciplinary Network of Centers

 

15:00

Harper Price, M.D.

Application of Revised Criteria for Classification of Congenital Melanocytic Nevi in a Selected Population

 

15:20

Invited Speaker: Luc Thomas, M.D., Ph.D.

Congenital Nevi of the Nail Unit : The International Dermoscopy Society (IDS) Register Experience

 

15:50

Refreshments - Salon Frioul

 

16:20

Celine Eggen, M.D. – Salon Méditerranée

Current Practice in the Treatment of Congenital Melanocytic Naevi: a Survey among Clinicians in the Netherlands

 

16:40

Pierre Moullot, M.D.

Neurofibromatosis and Large Congenital Melanocytic Naevi

 

17:00

Géraldine Jeudy, M.D.

Phacomatosis Pigmentosa Multiplex : Long Term Follow-up in an Adult Patient

 

17:20

Sven Krengel, M.D.

Congenital Melanocytic Nevi with Features of Speckled Lentiginous Nevi

 

17:40

Invited Speaker: Alain Taïeb, M.D., Ph.D.

The Giant Nevus Syndrome and Phacomatosis Pigmentokeratotica: The Enlarging Spectrum of Mosaic Pigment Cell RASopathies

 

18:10

End of day

 

 

Sunday, 29 September

9:00

Invited Speaker: Harper Price, M.D. – Salon Méditerranée

CMN and the Experience of Itch: A Snapshot of an Ongoing Patient Based Survey

 

9:30

Invited Speaker: Miguel Reyes-Múgica, M.D.

The Pathology of Congenital Melanocytic Nevi and Neurocutaneous Melanocytosis

 

10:00

Invited Speaker: Sylvie Fraitag, M.D.

Malignant Melanoma occurring in Patients with a Large Congenital Melanocytic Nevus: Rrtrospective Study of 10 Cases

 

10:30

Refreshments - Salon Frioul

 

11:00

Sven Krengel, M.D. – Salon Méditerranée

Case Reports of Melanoma in Children and Adolescents: A Systematic Analysis of the Literature

 

11:20

Regula Waelchli, M.D.

Neurological Abnormalities in Children with Congenital Melanocytic Naevi: A Prospective 25 Year Study

 

11:40

Guillaume Captier, M.D., Ph.D.

Neurocutaneous Melanocytosis Associated with a Large Congenital Melanocytic Nevus: Treatment and Follow-up of One Case

 

12:00

Heidi Küsters-Vandevelde, M.D.

Primary Melanoma of the CNS in Children is Driven by Congenital Expression of Oncogenic NRAS in Melanocytes

 

12:20

Invited Speaker: Yasmin Khakoo, M.D.

Neurocutaneous Melanocytosis: Targets for Treatment

 

12:50

Lunch buffet - Patio 2 and Terrace
Exhibits
Worldwide CMN Registry Working Group meeting, 1:30 pm – Salon Raimu

 

14:15

Plenary Lecture: Bruce Bauer, M.D. – Salon Méditerranée

Surgical Management of Large and Giant Nevi: The Role of Tissue Expansion in the “Current State of the Art”

 

15:15

Patient Association Breakout Meeting - Salon Raimu

 

15:15

Anissa Belkhou, M.D.

Skin Expansion for Congenital Melanocytic Nevi in Children: Our Experience from 1990-2009

 

15:35

Alexander Margulis, M.D.

Treatment of Congenital Pigmented Nevi with Tissue Expansion Based on our Experience with 163 Patients over Ten Years

 

16:00

Refreshments - Salon Frioul
Exhibits

 

16:30

Isabelle James, M.D. – Salon Méditerranée

Management of Giant Naevi of the Face: Review of 44 Cases Treated by Full Thickness Skin Graft, in One Stage or after Expansion

 

16:50

Clemens Schiestl, M.D.

Face the Challenge: The Zurich Approach of Reconstructive Surgery for Facial CMN

 

17:10

Invited Speaker: Nathalie Degardin, M.D., Ph.D.

The Surgical Arsenal in Large Congenital Melanocytic Nevi

 

17:40

Invited Speaker: Ornella Masnari, Ph.D.

Psychological Aspects of Congenital Melanocytic Nevi

 

18:30

 

 

Monday, 30 September

 

8:30

Invited Speaker: Heather Etchevers, Ph.D. – Salon Méditerranée

Animal Models for CMN, NCM and Related Conditions: Pros and Cons

 

8:50

Invited Speaker: Lionel Larue, Ph.D.

What about a Mouse Model for the Congenital Giant Naevus?

 

9:20

Sarah Guégan, M.D.

Characterization of Initiating Cells in Large Congenital Melanocytic Nevus

 

9:40

Sophie Böttcher, M.D.

Restoring Original Donor Skin Colour by Addition of Melanocytes to Skin Substitutes

 

10:00

Refreshments - Salon Frioul

 

10:30

Bernhard Wehrle-Haller, Ph.D. – Salon Méditerranée

Tethered Kit-ligand/c-kit-mediated Niche Anchorage and Signaling is Kinase Independent and Imatinib Insensitive

 

10:50

Randi B. Silver, Ph.D.

Role of Mast Cells in Scar Formation

 

11:10

Miguel Reyes-Múgica, M.D.

Mast Cells are Increased in Skin of Patients with Giant Congenital Melanocytic Nevi

 

11:30

Keynote: Alain Verloes, M.D., Ph.D.

RASopathies: the Spectrum of Constitutional Disorders of RAS/MAPK Activation

 

12:30

Nicolas Lévy, M.D., Ph.D.

Naevus Global- International Federation of CMN Patient Associations

 

 

13:00

End of Conference

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