Founding Members of the OCT Working Group at the 2013 AAD Annual Meeting in Miami. Left to right: Dr. Markowitz, Prof. Reinhold, Dr. Siegel, Dr. Ulrich, Dr. McKenzie, Prof. Welzel, Prof. Jemec, Dr. Strasswimmer

Upcoming Meetings

OCT in Focus Meetings are organised regularly, and provide a place where expert OCT users can meet, exchange ideas and results, and move the understanding of OCT's role in dermatology forward. 

You and members of your team are warmly invited to attend to:

  • Top-up your knowledge – expand your understanding and discover the range of applications for OCT

  • Interact, peer-to-peer – opportunity to discuss those tricky cases with other fellow OCT users

  • Join the OCT community – connect with colleagues who are users of OCT

Please click here to find details of the previous OCT in Focus meetings.

Please see below for details of all the upcoming meetings.

To attend, please contact

Working Group Meeting

Enterprise Hotel Milan

Tuesday 11 June 2019, 17:30-19:30hrs

We are delighted to be hosting an OCT in Focus Working Group Meeting during the WCD in Milan this year.

Our meeting will begin at 5.30pm and provides an opportunity to keep up with new developments in the field of OCT, to share experiences and network with other OCT users.

Chair: Orit Markowitz, Julia Welzel


Robert Stephens, Syndey, Australia: Compression PDT guided by OCT

Sandra Schuh, Augsburg, Germany: OCT-guided laser treatment of BCC

Nathalie De Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brasil: D-OCT of malignant melanomas

Julia Welzel, Augsburg, Germany: D-OCT of wounds and burns

Victor Mandel, Modena, Italy: D-OCT of nails

Marco Manfredini, Modena, Italy: OCT of Acne

Orit Markowitz, New York, USA: Image guided non-invasive BCC/SCC management

Jon Holmes, Maidstone, UK: OCT Image-guided treatment of vascular lesions

The meeting is free and refreshments will be provided.
To book a place please email us at

Enterprise Hotel
Corso Sempione 91, 20149 Milano
Tel.: +39 02 318181

The Enterprise Hotel is located on Corso Sempione, a short distance from Fieramilanocity, from the City Life district and the MiCo Milano Convention Centre, in the direction of the new Rho Pero exhibition centre.

The hotel is situated 80 metres from the historic tram stop that leads to the Duomo of Milan and 500 metres from the M5 “Domodossola” Metro stop. The Malpensa Shuttle stop is just a ten-minute walk away. 

OCT in Practice

A workshop for new OCT users

Klinikum Augsburg, Germany

27 - 28 September 2019

The OCT in Practice workshop is designed to give new users or clinicians interested in becoming users of OCT an opportunity to learn more about the application of this technology on a peer-to-peer basis.

Over the course of the two days attendees will gain an understanding of Optical Coherence Tomography and learn about new developments in the field. The hands-on training has been designed to give an overview including pitfalls and to help gain experience in measuring skin conditions as well as interpreting images in order to become more confident when applying OCT in their own practice.

The workshop will take place on Friday 27 September from 16:00 to 18:30 hrs and Saturday 28 September 2019 from 9:00 to 14:00 hrs

The programme is being finalised and will be announced in due course.

To express your interest in attending this workshop please email us at