Summet meeting of finnish veterinary dermatology study group, Haikko Manor, Porvoo June 6-7th 2020

Dear colleague,

The Finnish Veterinary Dermatology Study Group invites you to our 2nd traditional summer meeting! The meeting is not only about high quality lectures, but also a social occasion for all colleagues interested in dermatology. Please join us for an interesting and relaxed weekend just outside the idyllic town of Porvoo, at Haikko Manor by the sea.

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Topic: Immune-mediated skin diseases

Katarina Varjonen
DVM, MSc, DipECVD, Swedish Specialist in Dermatology of the Dog and Cat, Swedish Specialist in Diseases of the Dog and Cat

Kirsti Schildt


Saturday June 6th

07:30 – 09:00 Registration and breakfast buffet
09:00 – 10:30 Diagnosis and therapy of autoimmune and immune mediated skin diseases (KV)

When should I suspect an immune mediated disease?
Clinical lesions and presentations that cause warning bells to ring.
Diagnostics- what to consider before biopsies are taken and how to optimize the biopsy result. Additional tests? And do we always need a biopsy?
Drugs used for managing immune mediated diseases, side effects and monitoring

10:30 – 11:00 Coffee break
11:00 – 12:30 Autoimmune diseases (KS)
12:30 – 14:00 Lunch and exhibition
14:00 – 15:00 Lupus (KV)
15:00 – 15:30 Coffee
15:30 – 17:00 Vascular diseases (KV)

Dinner (included in registration fee) will take place in downtown Porvoo, at 19:30. There will be an oppoturnity for walking tour in Old Porvoo before dinner for those interested.

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Sunday June 7th

09:00 – 10:00 Dermatological emergencies (KV)
10:00 – 10:30 Coffee
10:30 – 12:30 Nodular immune mediated disease (KS)
12:30 – 14:00 Lunch and exhibition
14:00 – 15:00 Selected common immune-mediated diseases (KV)
15:00 – 15:45 Panel discussion in Finnish

Registration fees:

  Earlybird** dl April 4th Normal, April 6th – May 3rd Late, from May 4th
Members* 190€ 280€ 330€
Student members*** 150€ 190€ 330€
Non-members 240€ 330€ 440€

* Members of SEP/FAVP, FECAVA and WSAVA
** Earlybird registration is non-refundable. Transferring the registration to another person (qualified to register for the fee) is possible
*** Registration fee for students is valid also for members from Fecava CEE countries
The possibility of late registration is subject to vacant places


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Other information

Cancellation policy

In case of cancellation at any stage, Bank transfer handling fee of 50e will not be refunded.

All cancellations must be emailed prior to the deadlines below to

Cancellations received by May 6th - full refund
Cancellations received by May 23th – 50% refund
Cancellations after May 23th – no refund

How to get there

There are frequent, comfortable buss connections from Helsinki centre to Porvoo, taking 45-60min. Let us know, if you need a ride from Porvoo buss station to Haikko! We also incourage the delegates to share rides, and we ar happy to ask around, if one of the delegates driving to the event could pick you up from Helsinki centre, airport etc.


You can make your reservation at Haikko Manor website, using the campaign code: SEP

Breakfast buffet, the use of spa and gym and free parking are included in prices.
Cancellation without fee is possible until 2 days before arrival.

120€ / night single room
140€ / night double/twin room
160€ / night superior double
190€ / night classic double
210€ / night deluxe double
210€ / night imperial double

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