8th Symposium on Corneotherapy

8th Int. Symposium on Corneotherapy. Theme: "Trans barrier treatments"
Hotel Melia-Sevilla, Seville (Spain), Oct 6-8, 2023

Hotel Melia Seville

Learn more about our fantastic venue in the heart of Seville at the link here
We have arranged special rates for our attendees (see registration form) but you are under no obligation to stay at the venue.

Meet our esteemed presenters at the link here

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This event is now open for registration.
I.A.C Members: €450
Non-members: €550 

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Event Schedule (as of  20/10/22):

Friday, Oct 6, 2023
Salon Santa Cruz, 1st floor (Within the hotel)

16.00-18.00: Registration in the Salon Santa Cruz, 1st floor (Within the hotel)

18.30-18.45: Welcome to Symposium. Elena Hernandez, PhD (Madame Chair)

18.45-18.50: Welcome to Symposium. Igal Kariv (Host)

18.50-19.00: Opening of the Symposium and Introduction. Hans Lautenschläger, PhD (Vice Chair)

19.00-late: Social get-together & Banquet Dinner


Saturday, Oct 7,2023
Salon Santa Cruz

8.45am: Preview of the Day's Format. Margaret Walsh

9.00-9.45: 10 years I.A.C. - Anniversary Lecture 2; Stratum corneum as a part of the general mechanism of skin water balance regulation. Elena Hernandez, Ph.D

9.45-10.30: Penetration and permeation; New measurement of penetrating and permeating active agents. Cornelia Keck, Prof PhD

10.30-11.00: Refreshment break

11.00-11.45: Penetration and permeation; Chemical penetration enhancers – molecular mechanisms within the barrier. Hans Lautenschläger, PhD

11.45-12.30:
Physical treatments; Physical methods of trans barrier delivery – how do they work, what we can expect? Elena Hernandez, PhD

12.30-13.15: Physical treatments; Is dermal needling compatible with corneotherapy? What happens to the barrier? Lance Setterfield, MD

13.15-14.15: Lunch break

14.15-15.00: Physical treatments; Massages, ultrasound & shock waves – influences on the skin barrier integrity. René Serbon

15.00-15.30: Discussion Panel; Penetration and permeation. C. Keck, G. Lanzendörfer-Yu, H. Lautenschläger (Includes short refreshment break)

15.30-15.45: Short Presentation 1:  Call for initiating and installing I.A.C. practice studies. Ghita Lanzendörfer-Yu, PhD

15.45-16.00: Short Presentation 2: How to use and contribute to the I.A.C. Bulletin/Newsletter – call for manuscripts. Elena Hernandez, PhD 

16.30-18.30: I.A.C. General Assembly (I.A.C. Members only)

20.00-late: Optional Dinner & Show at El Patio Sevillano (The oldest flamenco tablao in Seville) See registration form for price.
Transport will be provided, however the venue is a 20 minute walk that follows the riverbank (1.7km) should you choose to walk in either direction.


Sunday, Oct 8, 2023
Salon Santa Cruz

8.45am: Preview of the Day's Format. Margaret Walsh

9.00-9.45: 10 years I.A.C. - Anniversary Lecture 1; Structure of skin barrier – an update. Lars Norlén, Prof PhD

9.45-10.30: Transdermal drugs; Combining drugs and skin care – selected indications (Adjuvant Corneotherapy) Chia-Yu Chu, Prof MD PhD

10.30-11.00: Refreshment break

11.00-11.45:  Triggering the skin microbiome; Influence of the dermal microbiome on epidermal biochemistry & processes. Ghita Lanzendörfer-Yu, PhD

11.45-12.30: Triggering the skin microbiome; Effects of external matter on microbiome biochemistry and its trans barrier influence. Dr. Erin Madigan-Fleck, NMD 

12.30-13.15: Growth factors; External triggering by vitamins, enzymes, cosmeceuticals, natural compounds etc. Kai Atkinson

13.15-14.15: Lunch break

14.15-15.00: 10 years I.A.C. - Anniversary Lecture 3; Radicals, scavengers & skin protection – the role of atmosphere, pollution & radiation. Martina Meinke, Prof PhD

15.00-15.15: Short Presentation 3; Presenting, initiating and installing I.A.C. local networks. I.A.C. Board

15.15-15.30: Closing Speech; Current Stage of Corneotherapy. Elena Hernandez, PhD 

Additional details will be made available as they come to hand.

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