Programme Calendar

11th 12th 13th 14th
Time 11th August 2016 - Pre Congress
08:00 – 09:00 a.m. Registration
09:00 – 09:30 a.m. Overview of Tropical Dermatology in Asia Prof. V. K. Sharma India
09:30 – 10:00 a.m. Overview of Tropical Dermatology in Africa Prof. Anisa Mosam South Africa
10:00 – 10:30 a.m.  An overview of Tropical Dermatology in Brazil Prof. Marcia Ramos-e-Silva Brazil
10:30 – 11:00 a.m. TEA / COFFEE BREAK
11:00 – 11:30 a.m. Unleashing early events of neuropathogenesis of leprosy: Implications beyond leprosyProf. Anura RambukkanaUK
11:30 – 12:00 nn Dermatopathology of tropical dermatoses: Pearls from the Philippines Dr. Johannes Dayrit Philippines
12:00 – 12:30 p.m. Sporotrichosis, Chromomycosis and Lobomycosis - a Brazilian experience Dr. Regina Casz Schechtman Brazil
12:30 – 01:00 p.m. Podoconioisis and other tropical lymphoedemas Dr. Claire Fuller UK
01:00 – 02:00 p.m. LUNCH
02:00 – 02:30 p. m. The newer forms of Staphylococcal infections Prof. Roderick Hay UK
02:30 – 03:00 p.m. HIV Dermatology in the era of HART Prof. Christopher Bunker UK
03:00 – 03:30 p.m. Advances in Tropical Dermatology Therapeutics Prof. Priyadarshani Galappaththi Sri Lanka
07.00 p.m. Inauguration Ceremony followed by cocktails
Time 12th August 2016
07:15 – 08:30 a.m. Registration
07:30 – 08:30 a.m. Free Papers (Hall B)
08:30 – 10:30 a.m. Plenaries (Hall A)
08:30 – 09:10 a.m. Plenary 1: Paediatric Tropical Dermatoses Prof. J. Seneviratne Sri Lanka
09:10 – 09:50 a.m. Plenary 2: Cutaneous TB Prof. M. Ramam India
09:50 – 10:30 a.m. Plenary 3: What is new in barrier research in pigmented skin Prof. Nanna Schürer Germany
10:30 – 11:00 a.m. TEA / COFFEE BREAK
HALL A HALL B
Leishmaniasis Symposium I Sun & Skin Symposium
11:00 – 11:25 a.m. Prarasitological aspects of Leishmaniasis Dr. Yamuna Siriwardane Sri Lanka Sun, Skin and beyond Dr. Richard Weller UK
11:25 – 11:50 a.m. Pathogenesis and experience in a Western centre Dr. Francisco Vega-Lopez UK Photodermatoses Dr. Indira Kahawita, Sri Lanka
11:50 – 12:15 p.m. Cutaneous Leishmaniasis in Sri Lanka: The story unfolds Dr. Ganga Sirimanna, Sri Lanka Use of Sunlight for Therapy Prof. Sujay Khandpur India
12:15 – 12:40 p.m. New world cutaneous Leishmaniasis Dr. Mahreen Ameen UK Effect of UV on Other Skin diseases Prof. Kaushal Verma India
12:40 – 01:40 p.m. LUNCH
HALL A HALL B
 Fungal Infections Symposium  Leishmaniasis Symposium II
01:40 – 02:05 p.m. Superficial & Deep Fungal Infections Prof. Roderick HayUK Overview of therapeutic options in cutaneous Leishmaniasis Dr. Mahreen Ameen UK
02:05 – 02:30 p.m. Hair & Nail Mycoses Dr. Dieter Reinel Germany Newer therapeutic options Dr. Deepani Munidasa Sri Lanka
02:30 – 02:55 p.m. Diagnosis of Fungal Infections Dr. Ranthilaka Ranawaka Sri Lanka Radiofrequency in Cutaneous Leishmaniasis Dr. Nayani Madarasinghe Sri Lanka
02.55 – 03:20 p.m. Recent Advances in Treatment of Tropical mycoses Dr. Rataporn Ungpakorn Thailand Clinical Presentation and Management of Old World Cutaneous Leishmaniasis Prof. Farhad Handjani Iran
03:20 – 03:50 p.m. Short presentation on ISD followed by Afternoon Tea Break
HALL A HALL B
Bacterial infections symposium Symposium on Leg Ulcers
03:50 – 04:15 p.m. Atypical Mycobacterial infections of the skin Dr. Sriyani Samaraweera Sri Lanka

Many Facets of Leg Ulcers Prof. P. Kumarasinghe Australia

04:15 – 04:40 p.m. Melioidosis and Bacterial Nocardiosis Prof. Tim Inglis Australia

Therapeutic Options for Venous Ulcers Prof. Marcia Ramos-e-Silva Brazil

04:40 – 05:05 p.m. Diagnosis of Tropical Bacterial Infections Dr. Mahen Kothalawala  Sri Lanka

Open Wound Healing and Modern Wound Dressings Dr. Vinod Elangasinghe UK

Time 13th August 2016
07:15 – 08:30 a.m. Registration
07:30 – 08:30 a.m. Free Papers (Hall B)
08:30 – 10:30 a.m. Plenaries (Hall A)
08:30 – 09:10 a.m. Plenary 4: Pathological clues to Tropical Dermatoses Prof. Chandu de Silva  Sri Lanka
09:10 – 09:50 a.m. Plenary 5: Pigmentary Disorders in the Tropics Prof. P. Kumarasinghe Australia
09:50 – 10:30 a.m. Plenary 6: Quiz: Cases from Tropics Dr. Chalukya Gunasekera Sri Lanka
10:30 – 11:00 a.m. TEA / COFFEE BREAK
HALL A HALL B
 Leprosy Symposium I  Parasitic and Viral Infections Symposium
11:00 – 11:25 a.m. Histopathology of Leprosy Dr. Johannes Dayrit Philipines Scabies / Pediculosis Dr. Margot Whitfeld, Australia
11:25 – 11:50 p.m. Immunopathology of lepra reactions Dr. Indira Nath, India Arthropod related dermatoses Dr. Binari Wijenayaka  Sri Lanka
11:50 – 12.15 p.m. Immunopathology of leprosy Prof. Anura Rambukkana UK Parasitic skin diseases  in  Africa Dr. Dundu M. Owili, Kenya
12:15 – 12.40 p.m. What’s new in clinical research Dr. Indira Kahawita, Sri Lanka Systemic Tropical Viral Diseases with Cutaneous Manifestations Prof. Paul Anantharajah Tambyah  Singapore
12:40 – 01:40 p.m. LUNCH
HALL A HALL B
 Leprosy Symposium II  Tropical Aesthetics Symposium
01:40 – 02:05 p.m. Global trends in leprosy control Dr. D.M. Amarathunga  Sri Lanka Skin whitening therapies in the tropics Dr. Evangeline Handog Philippines 
02:05 – 02:30 p.m. Leprosy in adults Dr. Dananja Ariyawansa Sri Lanka Melasma and facial melanoses Prof. S. Criton India
02:30 – 02:55 p.m. Childhood leprosy Dr. Janaka Akarawita Sri Lanka Lichen planus pigmentosus : What have we achieved in 40 years? Prof. V. K. Sharma India
02:55 – 03:20 p.m. Management of Leprosy Dr. V. V. Pai India Cultural dermatology in the region Dr. Ajith Kannangara  Sri Lanka
03:20 – 03:50 p.m. Short presentation on ISD followed by Afternoon Tea Break
HALL A HALL B
03:50 – 04:15 p.m. Phyto-dermatitis Dr. Ramya Ragunathan  Sri Lanka Current trends of skin manifestations of HIV Prof. Anisa Mosam South Africa
04:15 – 04:40 p.m. Tropical Plants with Therapeutic Benefits Dr. Evangeline  Handog Philippines STI in Tropics Dr.Christoph BendickCambodia
04:40 – 05:05 p.m.  Aquatic Dermatoses Dr. Andreas Montag Germany My African Dermatology Experience Dr. Richard Weller UK
Time 14th August 2016 - Clinical Case Demonstration
08:00 – 08:30 a.m. Registration
08:30 – 10:30 a.m. Viewing Patients
10:30 – 11:00 a.m. TEA / COFFEE BREAK
11:00 – 01:00 p.m. Discussion of cases
01:00 p.m. Conclusion and Take away Lunch
Important | Refreshments