The annual scientific meeting of the ESDR is held each September in Europe. Every 5 years the annual meeting is held in conjuction with the Society for Investigative Dermatology and Japanese Society for Investigative Dermatology as is known as "International Investigative Dermatology (IID)". The next IID meeting will take place in 2018.
The content of the annual ESDR meeting includes guest lectures from internationally recognised scientists, cutting-edge "frontier" talks in skin science, oral presentations from peer-reviewed abstracts, educational symposia on a wide-range of topics, electronic and paper presentations of posters and interactive workshop-type sessions. With an attendance of over 1000, ESDR meetings attract basic and clinical scientists with an interest in dermatology to discover the latest findings lab-based, clinical and translational research.