8:00am - 4:30pm   I. Denver Vitiligo Global Issues Consensus Conference (VGICC) 

This meeting is meant to follow up the VGICC workshop held in Rome in December 2016. This workshop will have a strong focus on outcome instruments and future directions in clinical/translational research in vitiligo.

The preliminary agenda for the Denver VGICC meeting is as follows:

1. Imaging/photography as an outcome measure
2. Other outcome measures, including physician and patient-reported (discussion of the Rome VGICC workshop data, possibly of the Detroit workshop discussed in Orlando at the AAD)
3. Phototherapy protocols, and how to collect evidence as to the best approach
4. Multicenter collaborations, development of a universal large-scale enrollment protocol, clinical trials, general discussion of future directions (Pharma interaction-personalized medicine)

 8:00am - 4:30pm   II. Giant Congenital Nevi (GCN)
 8:00am - 4:30pm   III. Challenging Pigmentary Disorders and Skin of Color
 8:00am - 4:30pm   IV. Melanin Chemistry and Biophysics

To members with interest in melanin research,

This meeting is organized by Drs. Napolitano and Wakamatsu, with special focus on the recent progress in the field of on melanin chemistry and biophysics. If you are interested in presenting a talk during this meeting, please send the abstract directly to Dr. Wakamatsu (kwaka@fujita-hu.ac.jp) by July 31st. The abstract should be prepared according to the guidelines of IPCC. All those interested in Melanin research are welcome.

The preliminary agenda is as follows:

1. 10:00am-12:00pm: Approximately 6 presentations
2. 12:00pm-1:00pm: Lunch time (supported by Kao Corp., including a boxed lunch, coffee, tea, cookies, and refreshments)
3. 1:00pm-3:00pm: Approximately 6 presentations

The time table will be distributed in due course as soon as the speakers are decided.
The chair persons will be Drs. Shosuke Ito, Tadeusz Sarna, Luigi Zecca, Manickam Sugumaran, Alessandra Napolitano, and Kazumasa Wakamatsu.

5:00pm - 6:00pm Tower Court A ASPCR Regional Societies Council Meeting
5:00pm - 6:00pm Tower Court C JSPCR Regional Societies Council Meeting
5:00pm - 6:00pm Tower Court D PASPCR Regional Societies Council Meeting
6:00pm - 8:00pm Tower Court A IFPCS 1st Council Meeting
8:00pm - 10:00pm TBD IFPCS Council Dinner