Frequently Asked Questions

What is the agenda for the conference?

The current program agenda can be found here.

What is the cost of registration?

Registration is over.

What is included in the registration fees?

Conference registration includes:

  • Networking Lunch
  • Networking Breaks
  • All Meeting Sessions and Meeting Materials
  • Evening Networking Cocktail Reception

How do I become a Sponsor?

If you are interested in a sponsorship opportunity, please contact Meg Bailin at, for the sponsorship overview and level pricing.

How can I become a presenter during the Entrepreneurial Showcase?

If you are interested in applying for the Entrepreneurial Showcase, please submit a non-confidential slide deck including the items below where appropriate, to by Friday, October 30th.

Please include the following information:

  1. Contact person (including phone and email)
  2. Product category (e.g. “drug device/combo” or “healthcare service”)
  3. Development stage of product
  4. Capital to date
  5. Expected product market date
  6. Markets seeking authorization (US or International)
  7. Description of company and product(s)
  8. Market opportunity
  9. Data/evidence supporting target product profile
  10. Competitive landscape
  11. Management team

We very much appreciate your interest. Please let us know if you have any questions.

PLEASE NOTE: Submitting a non-confidential Company Summary for the Entrepreneurial Showcase does not confirm your participation. We receive many more applications than potential speaking slots. All slide decks are reviewed by the Program Committee. You will be notified if chosen to participate in the event. The participation fee is $3,000 and includes one complimentary registration.


Please join our LinkedIn group to engage with Dermatology Summit professionals. A list of participating attendees will be available at the conference and not prior to the event.

Where can I make hotel reservations?

If you have not already made reservations as part of the JP Morgan conference, the following is a list of hotels in the Union Square Area:

Hotel Address Phone
Palace Hotel 2 New Montgomery Street 415-512-1111
Grand Hyatt San Francisco 345 Stockton Street 415-398-1234
Sir Francis Drake 450 Powell Street 415-392-7755
Westin St. Francis 335 Powell Street 800-937-8461
JW Marriott 510 Mason Street 415-771-8600
Stanford Court Hotel 905 California Street 415-989-3500
Prescott, A Kimpton Hotel 545 Post Street 415-563-0303
Hilton San Francisco Union Square 333 O'Farrell Street 415-771-1400
Hotel Monaco 501 Geary Street 415-292-0100
Ritz-Carlton 600 Stockton Street 415-296-7465
InterContinental Mark Hopkins 999 California Street 415-392-3434
The Clift Hotel 495 Geary Street 415-775-4700
Serrano Hotel 405 Taylor Street 415-885-2500
Marriott Union Square 480 Sutter Street 415-398-8900

What is the dress code?

Attire is business casual. Feel free to be comfortable in slacks, polo shirts, blazers, blouses and most importantly, comfortable shoes. We do recommend you dress in layers as temperatures in meeting rooms can vary.

I am a Sponsor. How do I redeem my contracted complimentary registration(s)?

After your sponsorship has been processed, you will receive an email with a unique code and instructions to register online. We encourage all complimentary and discounted registrations to be completed by December 10th. If you have not yet received the email, please contact us at

Cancellation Policy

Requests for registration fee cancellations for the conference must be received on or before December 1, 2015 by 3pm Eastern Time. At the discretion of the conference organizers, either a cash refund, minus a $125 non-refundable administrative fee, or a credit letter will be issued. The credit letter must be utilized towards a future Advancing Innovation in Dermatology, Inc. (AID) conference within a 12-month period from the cancellation. No refunds will be made if notice is received after 3pm Eastern Time on December 1, 2015. Written notice of your cancellation should be sent to with a copy to

Advancing Innovation in Dermatology, Inc. is a registered IRS 501(c)(3) organization designated as a public charity in the United States.