Please note: online registration is no longer possible. On-site registration will be available at the Congress.

Journalists and medical writers wishing to participate in the meeting, can apply for a free registration, provided that they register with a valid press card and a letter of assignment from the represented media organisation.

Press Releases

September 28, 2016

25th EADV Congress in Vienna, Austria, welcomes more than 10,000 participants with an innovative and fascinating scientific programme

25. EADV-Kongress in Wien: Hochkarätiges Wissenschaftsprogramm lockt mehr als 10.000 Fachärzte

September 29, 2016

Dermatology 2016: If past is prologue

Melanoma sentinel node biopsy: Past, present and future in the new era of systemic therapies

September 30, 2016

‘There is urgent need to protect Europe’s outdoor workers from UV exposure’

Tattoo inks: in need of a positive list of approved ingredients to guarantee safety

‘Sunbeds industry must admit that they are selling a product that can cause skin cancer and enhance addictive behaviours’

‘Psoriasis should be officially recognised by the WHO as the fifth non-communicable disease in the organisation’s Global Action Plan for NCDs’

October 3, 2016

25th EADV Congress sets new participants record. Professor Dr. Luca Borradori takes over the Academy’s presidency.

October 4, 2016

An overview of recent advancements in melanoma treatment

Press and Media Guidelines

Before registering, please read carefully our Press and Media Guidelines. In this document, you will find extensive details regarding distinction of press, access to the sessions and exhibition, information for PR and communication agencies, and our filming, photographing, and recording policies.

Compliance with the press and media guidelines is assumed upon registration and considered mandatory for all registered journalists and media representatives.

Click here to download the EADV Press and Media Guidelines.

Accreditation requirements

A press badge will be issued upon verification of media credentials. Journalists who wish to attend the 25th EADV Congress need to present a letter of assignment and an official press card for recognised:

  • Journalists/reporters
  • Freelance journalists (must declare who they are representing)
  • Online media
  • Broadcast media (TV, radio)
  • Editors
  • Medical journals
  • Newsletters
  • Medical blogs


Freelance journalists: Freelance journalists, who cannot provide an assignment letter, are required to submit a press card and one by-lined medical/health/science article published within the last year or coverage from the previous year’s congress (if applicable).

Technical crews: Photographers or camera crew members accompanying approved media representatives can obtain a Press badge provided they fulfil the media registration form criteria but will not have access to embargoed material. It’s necessary to indicate which journalists the technical crews will be accompanying (either on the registration form, email, or at the registration desk).

Company & PR Agency Representatives: Representatives engaged in the following are NOT entitled to register as media and receive a Press badge but are welcome to register as industry participants:

  • Pharmaceutical/Cosmetologic companies
  • Financial or Marketing department
  • PR, Advertising, communications and media agencies
  • Sales and marketing departments
  • Financial departments
  • Pharmaceutical companies

Access & Services

Press registration includes the following services:

  • Access to scientific sessions
  • Full press working area (the EADV will provide only basic catering in the Press Room – food corners are available inside the Congress venue)
  • Access to the press conferences
  • Use of the interview room
  • Press Programme
  • Interviews arranged with EADV spokespersons and speakers, upon availability


Important: Following the Austrian regulations, the EADV will not allow registered Press to access the Exhibition and any Satellite Symposia or Meet-the-Experts Sessions (unless marked as “open to all” in the Industry Programme).


Registration for press and media is now open.

To register as a journalist you need to submit the following documents:

Press Registration form
• Scanned copy of your press card
• A letter of assignment
• Signed copy of the Embargo Policy

Please send the requested materials via email to

The EADV Press Office reserves the right to withhold approval of press registration if the applicant does not satisfy the criteria for press registration or if the media registration form is sent without the requested supporting documents. The EADV Press Office reserves the right to bar from a current or future meeting any person who provides false information about their affiliation or credentials.

Embargo Policy

In light of increased attention in how research results are released publicly, the EADV is clarifying its policies governing the disclosure of scientific research results contained in late-breaking clinical trial presentations and abstracts/posters.

Click here to download the official embargo policy.

Press Conference

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Photo credit: Fokas Media 

Click here to download the pictures from the EADV Press Conference.

The official video of the EADV Press Conference:

The official EADV Press Conference of the Congress took place on Friday, 30th September 2016, 09:00 am – 10:30 am in Room L1 (Level 1).


Welcome and opening remarks
Prof. Dr. Erwin Tschachler, President of EADV (Vienna, AT)

Advancements in melanoma treatment
Prof. Dr. Martin Röcken (Tübingen, DE)

Skin Cancer: European outdoor workers’ number one enemy
Prof. Dr. Swen Malte John (Osnabrueck, DE)

Tattoos: The need for better awareness raising and regulation
Dr. Christa de Cuyper (Brugge, BE)

Sunbeds: Are Europeans properly protected?
Prof. Dr. Veronique del Marmol (Brussels, BE)

Psoriasis: What’s next after the WHO resolution?
Ms Sophie Andersson, IFPA Executive Director

Moderator: Nikos Manaras, Senior EU Affairs & Media Coordinator, EADV

Download the press invitation here and the agenda here.

EADV Press Office

Opening hours
Thursday, 29 September 2016 08:00 – 17:00
Friday, 30 September 2016 08:00 – 17:00
Saturday, 1 October 2016 08:00 – 17:00
Sunday, 2 October 2016 08:00 – 12:00


For further inquiries, please contact us at

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