New abstract submission deadline is 12th of February 2016

Review deadline: 17 February 2016

SUBMIT YOUR ABSTRACT FOR THE FOCUS MEETING 2016 Opens external link in new windowHERE.

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You are warmly invited to submit abstracts on any topics related to the main theme on the meeting: The Role of Skin and Tissue Maturation and Aging in Pressure Ulcer Research and Practice.

You can submit an abstract for the following categories: oral presentations, posters session and industry session.

Please choose the correct category during the submission process.

Among the topics addressed in the scientific programme of the focus meeting we would like to highlight:

  • Skin structure and function and skin research methods
  • Characterizing and measuring skin and tissue maturation and aging
  • Clinical problems associated with skin and tissue aging
  • Pressure ulcers and related skin injuries in young and aged populations: epidemiology, risks, costs, clinical management
  • Special considerations in managing aged skin: prevention and treatment
  • Evidence-based skin care in young and aged populations

For all enquiries regarding abstracts and speakers, please contact the EPUAP Business Office at

Opens external link in new windowGuidelines abstract submission for posters and oral session


This session is scheduled on 6 April 2015 from 09:00 - 10:30.


The authors of all accepted posters will have the opportunity to present their posters during the coffee and lunch break.

The best poster presentation award will be announced in the closing session on the 6th of April.