What is ICPC:

It is International Case Presentation Competition, a unique feature of DIAD-DIAL conference


Who can participate in this?

Dermatologists, dermatopathologists, pathologists and plastic surgeons whether junior or senior


How many cases I can present?

You can present up to 2 cases, provided that the duration for each case should not exceed 4 minutes

Can I present cases that are published elsewhere?

Yes, you may present cases that has already been published or presented in other meetings


Should I have both clinical photos and slides?

It is preferable to present both clinical and histological slides. However, you may only present the slides with info about the clinical data


What sort of cases can I present?

You may present cases that represented a treatment challenge.  Cases may include those treated with lasers, EBD, peeling, injectables and/or surgery. Photos of before-and-after treatment will be a valuable tool for your case presentation


What privileges I will get by this participation:

  • Certificate of appreciation
  • Chance for being the “Winner” of DIAD-DIAL ICPC


How is my presentation going to be evaluated and scored?

There will be an evaluating committee comprised of expert faculty. The followings are the 4 points up on which the presented case is scored:

  • Quality of the presented case:
  • Peculiarity of the case (common / ordinary /challenging/interesting)
  • Up to date / evidence based scientific data
  • Good quality and representative photos
  • Format of PowerPoint slides preparation:
  • Proper design/colors/layout
  • Easy to read fonts
  • Proper/limited use of animations
  • Style of the speaker:
  • Confident / comfortable
  • Good eye contact
  • Clear voice and proper rate of flow (not too fast or too slow)
  • Discussing points versus merely reading the bullets
  • Keeping on time

How can I participate?

You may fill up the submission form and submit your abstract, only few lines of abstract will be required to elaborate on the case! Full presentation is not needed


Guidelines for case submissions

The scientific committee will accept cases/abstracts based on their relevance and quality, structure, content and degree of innovation


Abstract Upload

The structure of the case/abstract should be as follows:
a. Background and Purpose
b. Methods
c. Results
d. Conclusions (diagnosis-treatment-message)
Please note that a maximum of 300 words is permitted

Abstracts will be reviewed by the scientific committee within 2 weeks of submission and you will be notified once accepted


Submission Agreement

By submitting the abstract, the author confirms and agrees to the following:

  • All presenters approve submitting this work for presentation
  • The presenter has done the work reported in the abstract and take full responsibility for the contents
  • The presenter transfers all copyright ownership of the abstract to DIAD-DIAL
  • The presenter agrees to confine their presentation to information in the abstract
  • At least one presenter will be available to present the abstract if selected for the program
  • The presenter will immediately notify the Scientific Committee if they are unable to make a presentation or if the presenting author must be changed
  • The presenter guarantee that clinical studies and any animal tests have proceeded with the official permission from the proper authorities