2022 Poster Session

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Display Your Poster At The Nation’s Largest Event Dedicated To Skin of Color Focused Dermatology

Poster presentations convey innovative, clinically relevant information that enhances the professional skills of dermatology healthcare professionals treating patients with skin of color. The Skin of Color Update poster session provides presenting authors a forum in which they can showcase their work and interact with with the skin of color dermatology community. You are invited to submit poster abstracts for all relevant topics related to skin of color focused dermatology.


Skin of Color Update 2022 will accept poster/abstract on current and emerging issues in the dermatologic treatment of persons with skin of color including:

  • Aesthetic Rejuvenation, Correction and Anti-aging strategies
  • Acne & Rosacea
  • Atopic Dermatitis
  • Keloids
  • Psoriasis & Comorbidities
  • Pediatric Dermatology
  • Skin Cancer
  • Scalp, Hair and Nail Disorders
  • Cutaneous Manifestations of Systemic Diseases
  • Unusual Cases of All Kinds

We will accept original research and encore abstracts/posters previously presented at other forums from analysts, consultants, dermatology Residents, healthcare providers, industry, practicing dermatologists, and researchers.


SOC Update accepts submissions from:

  • Practicing Dermatologists
  • Analysts
  • Consultants
  • Dermatology Residents
  • Healthcare Providers
  • Industry
  • Dermatology Fellows
  • Researchers


Submitting parties receive automatic notification that the poster submission has been received. However, due to the high volume of submissions, additional acknowledgement may not be sent unless the poster is accepted by the review committee.

Abstract submissions are reviewed by a committee comprised of healthcare professionals serving on the Skin of Color Update and Journal of Drugs in Dermatology advisory boards. Conference managers also review all abstracts. Content is evaluated based on the quality and relevance of topic, educational value, timeliness, and clearly identified objectives. SOC Update reserves the right to make final decisions regarding acceptance of abstracts for poster presentation sessions.


Abstract Submission Deadline: July 15, 2022


In order to display your poster at the meeting, one author or representative is required to register for Skin of Color Update. To view registration pricing and to register for the event, click here.


Posters must meet the following guidelines to be displayed:

  • Poster should be in landscape orientation and no larger than 48″ wide x 36″ high.
  • If your poster exceeds this size, due to space, it may not be displayed.
  • Posters may include graphs, tables, and charts
  • Poster font should be in an easily read size from a distance of up to 6 feet.

Poster Mounting & Display Times:

  • Posters can be hung Friday, September 9th from 1:00 – 5:00 PM
  • Posters can be dismantled on Sunday, September 11th from 3:15 – 4:15 PM
  • Any poster not removed by 4:45 PM will be removed and discarded.
  • Poster numbers will not be assigned in advance. Upon arrival, you may select an available numbered space. Space selection is available first come, first serve
  • Poster presenters are responsible for printing, hanging and dismantling their own posters
  • Materials will be provided by the SOCU organizers to mount your poster

Meet and Greet with Poster Authors:

  • An OPTIONAL meet and greet with poster authors will take place Saturday, September 10th from 10:30 – 11:00 AM. During this time, poster authors will stand next to their posters to discuss with attendees and answer any questions. Authors are not required to attend this session but highly encouraged.
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