Frequently Asked Questions

Does the price of the ticket include accommodations?

No, rooms can be reserved at the Sheraton.

Are tickets refundable?

Yes, symposium registration is refundable, less $150 if your cancellation is received in writing, on or before October 1, 2018. No refunds will be given after that date.

I’d like to be a speaker at the event. Are you still accepting applications?

Applications have closed for 2018. For consideration in 2019, please send your topic idea and bio to

What is Dermveda?

Dermveda is an integrative skin care, beauty, and wellness site dedicated to inspiring and empowering people to develop a healthier, more holistic relationship with their skin. We provide skin education tools and personalized, science-reviewed health content for both consumers and practitioners. Membership is free at

What is LearnSkin?

Dermveda’s continuing medical education site, LearnSkin, was developed by leading dermatologists and integrative medicine practitioners to support integrative dermatological education throughout the healthcare community. The goal is to share the latest in scientific research and treatment options in dermatology for both Western and Eastern medicine. We aim to meet the growing demand for high-quality, evidence-based education that bridges conventional and alternative medical approaches. The Symposium is our annual in-person event for thought leaders to gather from the around the world to share expertise and best practices.