The WCD is held every 4 years by the ILDS. Each WCD is hosted by an ILDS Member organisation. This makes the Congress a unique event that reflects the culture of its host city and showcases the local dermatology community.
The event aims to reflect the current practice and future of dermatology. It provides a great opportunity to build relationships with colleagues from around the world.
The WCD location is chosen through a competitive bidding process and a vote by ILDS Members at the ILDS Assembly of Delegates General Meeting.
Only ILDS Member organisations can bid to host the WCD. See a list of our Members.
2027 Candidate Cities
On behalf of the Mexican Academy of Dermatology, the Mexican Society of Dermatology, the Mexican Society of Cosmetic Dermatologic & Laser and the Mexican Society of Dermatologic Surgery & Oncology, we are proud to present Guadalajara as candidate city to host WCD 2027.
Germany, Austria, and Switzerland are bidding together to host the WCD 2027 in Munich. As an Olympic City, Munich perfectly reflects our motto “Innovation and Diversity in Dermatology” by combining science, culture, and tradition.