London Dermatopathology Symposium

Final Arrangements – Manchester Dermatopathology Update Course

Final Arrangements

Dear Delegate

Thank you for booking onto the 5th Manchester Dermatopathology Update Course to be held on 24th November, 2015. I am sure that you will thoroughly enjoy the experience, finding it both rewarding and important in helping to develop a better knowledge.

Venue for the course will be:

Cotton Room,
Manchester Conference Centre,
78 Sackville St,
M1 3NJ,
United Kingdom


Manchester Conference Centre is in the heart of Manchester, just off the Mancunian way. Please click here for the directions.

By Rail

From Manchester Victoria Train Station

Purchase a City Zone ticket and take the metrolink connection from Manchester Victoria to Manchester Piccadilly Train Station.

By Road

If you are using sat nav the postcode for the venue is M1 3BB
From the M60 ring road exit at junction 12 and join the M602 towards the city centre. Follow the M602 onto the A57 (Regent Road) and continue on to the A57(M) (Mancunian Way). Exit the A57(M) at the Universities slip road onto Sackville Street. The Manchester Conference Centre Entrance will be on your left.


Located next to the Manchester Conference Centre, on Charles Street, is an affordable multi-storey car park.
If approaching MCC from the Mancunian way – drive passed the entrance to MCC and take the first left down Charles Street, the car park entrance will be on your right.

If approaching from Sackville Street – drive to the end of the road and follow Sackville Street on to Charles Street, the car park entrance will be on your right.

(Please note that the entrance to MCC is on a one-way street and by car can only be reached via the mancunian way)

The course will commence at 9.00am however you should aim to arrive at the venue no later than 8:30am for registration. it is vital that you are punctual as there is a lot to get through during the course.

Please see below the programme:

Session Time Session Title
08:30 – 09:00 Registration
09:00 – 09:45 Diagnostic quandaries in inflammatory dermatoses – Robert Phelps
09:45 – 10:30 Approach to alopecia using horizontal and vertical sectioning, Iskander Chaudhry
10:30 – 10:50 Break
10:50 – 11:35 Update on superficial soft tissue tumours, Patrick Shenjere
11:35 – 12:30 Spindle cell melanocytic proliferations – Robert Phelps
12:30 – 13:30 Lunch
13:30 – 14:15 Interpreting incisional biopsies of pigmented lesions, Wolter Mooi
14:15 – 15:10 Update on molecular advances in dermatopathology, Nick Tiffin
15:10 – 15:30 Break
15:30 – 17:00 Slide Seminar Cases

Please click here to download these arrangements in printable format.

Should you have any issues or queries please contact me either via email or at the office on 0161 9808882, from Monday to Friday. Thank you and we look forward to seeing you on the course.


Phil Stephenson

Course Coordinator