Virtual | 10th CONFERENCE of the
European Hidradenitis Suppurativa Foundation e.V.

FEBRUARY 10-12, 2021

International Cooperation


EHSF 2021 Virtual
February 10–12, 2021

Share your insights with colleagues from all over the world and start preparing your abstract for EHSF 2021.

Welcome to EHSF 2021

Join us for the 10th Conference of the European Hidradenitis Suppurativa Foundation (EHSF). This year we will bring the annual conference to each of you in the form of a virtual experience. The European Hidradenitis Suppurativa Foundation is a non-profit, public benefit organization in line with the German Charity Law, which promotes science and research in the field of the disease hidradenitis suppurativa / acne inversa. Let’s discuss and exchange opinions on innovations, discoveries and treatment regimens. EHSF 2021 addresses all physicians, scientists and patient organizations representatives, who are interested in current innovations on hidradenitis suppurativa / acne inversa and meeting with international experts.


Prof. Dr. Christos C. Zouboulis
President of the EHSF e.V.

Virtual Program

Research, Innovations, International cooperation

We present the most current research on the etiology of hidradenitis suppurativa / acne inversa to new treatments. Speakers will be selected among abstract submitters. We encourage experts and motivated upcoming specialists to participate in this unforgettable experience.

On Wednesday we will focus on networking with our key industry leaders. Learn about latest developments and expand your network.

wed10febAll DaySponsor-supported Scientific and Commercial Sessions(All Day)

wed10febAll DaySponsor Exhibition (digital booths)Meetings with Sponsor Representatives(All Day)

wed10febAll DayAdvisory Boards(All Day)

wed10febAll DayPresentation of 10th EHSF Abstract Book(All Day)

wed10febAll DayPoster Viewing(All Day)

wed10febAll DayPatient Association Representatives Chat Room(All Day)

thu11feb08:0009:00EHSF e.V. General Assembly08:00 - 09:00

thu11feb09:0010:00HS Nursing School09:00 - 10:00

thu11feb10:0010:10Welcome Address10:00 - 10:10

thu11feb10:1010:30Opening lecture15 years hidradenitis suppurativa: Then and today – Ralf Paus (Miami, Editor Experimental Dermatology)10:10 - 10:30

thu11feb10:3013:30Scientific Session 1Epidemiology and Diagnostic Tools (Clinical Phenotypes, Outcome Measures)10:30 - 13:30

thu11feb13:3015:00Poster Session13:30 - 15:00

thu11feb15:0018:00Scientific Session 2Basic and Translational Experimental Research (Genetics, Immunology, Biomarkers Co-morbidities, Registries) 15:00 - 18:00

thu11feb18:0020:00Advisory Boards18:00 - 20:00

All day

thu11febAll DayPoster Viewing(All Day: thursday)

thu11febAll DaySponsor Exhibition (digital booths)Meetings with Sponsor Representatives(All Day: thursday)

fri12feb08:0010:00Poster Session08:00 - 10:00

fri12feb10:0011:00Accredited Symposium10:00 - 11:00

fri12feb11:0014:00Scientific Session 3HS around the World (Selected International Contributions)11:00 - 14:00

fri12feb14:0015:00Accredited Symposium14:00 - 15:00

fri12feb15:0018:00Scientific Session 4Treatment Innovations (Clinical Trials, Systemic Treatment, Surgical Treatment, Imaging)15:00 - 18:00

fri12feb18:0019:00Selected Poster SessionPoster Prizes18:00 - 19:00

fri12feb19:0019:15Conference ClosingAnnouncements19:00 - 19:15

All day

fri12febAll DaySponsor Exhibition (digital booths)Meetings with Sponsor Representatives(All Day: friday)

fri12febAll DayPoster Viewing(All Day: friday)

  • live streaming of sessions
  • e-posters
  • live chat with experts
  • industry satellite symposia live and on demand
  • digital hospital lounges to meet industry partners

Farida Benhadou, Brussels
Angel S. Byrd, Washington DC
Nisha S. Chandran, Singapore
Veronique del Marmol, Brussels
John W. Frew, Sydney
Evangelos Giamarellos-Bourboulis, Athens
Katalin Glasenhardt, Szeged
Philippe Guillem, Écully
Wayne Gulliver, St. John‘s
Barbara Hórvath, Groningen
Sophie Hüe, Créteil
John R. Ingram, Cardiff
Gregor B.E. Jemec, Roskilde
Olivier Join-Lambert, Caen
Joslyn S. Kirby, Hershey
Mark G. Kirchhof, Ottawa
Antonio Martorell, Manises
Angelo V. Marzano, Milan
Łukasz Matusiak, Wroclaw
Luigi, Naldi, Bergamo
Georgios Nikolakis, Dessau
Elizabeth O´Brien, Montreal
Maurizio Podda, Darmstadt
Errol P. Prens, Rotterdam
Ditte M. Saunte, Roskilde
Andrea Szegedi, Debrecen
Thrasyvoulos Tzellos, Tromsø
Kelsey R. Van Straalen, Rotterdam
Baoxi Wang, Peking
Thomas Wild, Dessau
Hessel H. van der Zee, Rotterdam
Christos C. Zouboulis, Dessau

Call for Abstracts

Seize the opportunity to play an active role in the next EHSF Conference and contribute to the scientific program by submitting your abstract and sharing your latest research. Abstracts on on-going trials are encouraged. Abstracts will be published in a supplement of Experimental Dermatology. Important: The registration for the conference is mandatory for each presenting author in order for the abstract to be presented and published.

Abstract Topics

Epidemiology ● Nursing ● Immunology ● Genetics
Medical treatment ● Surgical treatment ● New from clinical trials
Outcome measures ● Comorbidities ● Imaging

sun24janAll DayExtended abstract submission deadline(All Day: sunday)

sat30jan23:5523:00Deadline for late-breaking abstract submission23:55 - 23:00

Authors will be informed whether their papers have been included in the program of the Conference by January 30, 2021.

We are pleased to invite you to submit papers for this year’s Conference of the EHSF.

Please note that only ELECTRONIC submission will be accepted. Faxed or mailed abstracts will not be considered, reviewed.
Your submission should be written in English.
One author (presenting author) is allowed to submit a maximum of two abstracts for the EHCF 2021
Your abstract should not contain more than 250 words (headline , authors, affiliation, acknowledgement and references are not considered for this limit)
You can upload up to one image (*.jpeg, *.jg, *.png) to your abstract
You can add up to 5 keywords to your abstract

The submitter declares, that all named authors agree to the release of their names and affiliation in relation to this contribution. All accepted contributions are going to be released in the online program for the conference after they have been accepted by the program committee. With this submission the author agrees to the release of this contribution. Accepted abstracts may be accessed for free any time in the online program.

Abstracts will be published in a supplement of Experimental Dermatology. You are just granting a one-time right for your abstract to be released in the journal. The author is responsible for the clarification of any copyrights of third parties regarding the content of the abstract and summary. We kindly ask for your understanding, that your abstract will be released as it was submitted. The provider does not perform any correction on the submissions. The release does not entitle royalty payments to the author.

The submitter declares that his submission is free of rights from any and all third parties, who may disagree to the release in any form in any way.

Registration to EHSF Conference 2021

Register through the secure and convenient online Registration Portal. The value of Membership and joining the EHSF community lasts long after the congress.

Registration Fees

Live Sessions

Members EHSF, EADV


Patient organization representatives



Free of charge***

Live and On Demand Sessions*

Members EHSF, EADV


Patient organization representatives



Free of charge***

* Presentations will be available on the congress platform until August 31, 2021.
** With university identity document.
*** Patients can only attend the session for patients.


about the


Organizing Committee

Gregor B. E. Jemec, Roskilde
Veronique del Marmol, Brussels
Errol P. Prens, Rotterdam
Thrasyvoulos Tzellos, Tromsø
Christos C. Zouboulis, Dessau


EHSF 2021 has been applied for by the European Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (EACCME®). More information will be made available in January 2021.

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