Confirmed speakers 


 Acute burn treatment

Naiem Moiemen


Naiem Moiemen, MBBCh, MSc, FRCS (Plast), Consultant Burns and Plastics Consultant,Burns Unit, University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust, United Kingdom Mr Naiem Moiemen joined the Birmingham Burns Unit in 2000. As Clinical Service Lead for Burns at QEHB, he oversees one of the country’s leading burns treatment facilities, which has developed particular expertise in treating military patients.


Mr Moiemen specialises in breast surgery, burn care, cosmetic surgery, medico-legal, skin malignancy and hand surgery. As well as his clinical work, Mr Moiemen is Clinical Director for the Midland Burn Network and a member of the Burns Clinical Research Group. He has been an Honorary Senior Clinical lecturer at University of Birmingham since 2003.


Mr Moiemen has developed a research interest in vascularisation and the integration of skin substitutes and aspects of acute burn resuscitation. He  is the Director of the Healing Foundation Centre for Burn Research, leading a strong UK burns collaborative network between University Hospital Birmingham, University of Birmingham, Birmingham Children’s Hospital, The Royal Centre for Defence Medicine, University College London and the Royal Free Hospital. The research is focused on the acute inflammatory response after thermal injury.



Folke Sjöberg


Folke Sjöberg, MD, Consultant, Professor, the Burn Center, Linköping University Hospital, Linköping, Sweden.

Director, the Burn Center at Linköping University Hospital, 1996 - ongoing,

Visiting professor at the Institute de Recherches Servier, Centre de Recherches de Suresnes, Paris, France 

(1995). Visiting professor Dept. of Clinical Physiology (CNR), University of Pisa, Italy (1997). Medical Director, Berzelius Clinical Research Center, Linköping, Sweden (2002 – 2009). President European Burns Association (EBA)(2007 – 2009). Director Research and Development; the Swedish Intensive Care registry (2009 – 2013). Deputy Chair, Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, Linköping University. Deputy Vice-Chancellor, Linköping University 2013-2016.

Member of executive board International Society for Burn Injuries ISBI (World organization Board member), since 2016 secr. Member of the "Verification Committee" American Burns Association. Since 2013 – ongoing, guest Professor Suez Canal University, Ismalia, Egypt.

Regular lecturer for Medical Students, and doctors in specialty training (ST) as well as supervisor for Students in the Masters program. Supervised > 40 undergraduate medical students and > 35 PhD students. Primary investigator > 170 clinical trials, ranging from phase I-IV.

Co-author of more than 250 original peer reviewed scientific papers, including book chapters and books. Most of them in the field of Burns, Critical Care and Microcirculation.



Stian Almeland


Stian Almeland, MD, Plastic Surgeon,

Department of Plastic Surgery and Burns, Haukeland University Hospital, Bergen, Norway



Mona Tarpgaard


Mona Tarpgaard, MD, Consultant, Pediatric Anaesthetist, Department of Anaesthesia, Centre of Head and Orthopaedics, Rigshospitalet, Copenhagen, Denmark.

Member of the board Danish Society of Anaesthesia and Intensive Care Medicine (DASAIM), Chairman of Committee of Pediatric Anaesthesia DASAIM.



Jakob Stensballe


Jacob Stensballe, MD, PhD, Consultant Anesthesiologist, Department of Anaesthesiology, Centre for Head and Orthopedics, Rigshospitalet, Copenhagen, Denmark



Lina Lindevall



 Burn sequelae


Wiliam Norbury


William Norbury, MD, FRCS (Plast), Assistant Professor Burns Critical Care and Plastic Surgery Department of Surgery, Plastic Surgery Division, The University of Texas Medical Branch (UTMB) & Shriners Hospitals for Children, Galveston, Texas, UTMB, The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston, Galveston, Texas


Bettina Lange





 Breast reconstruction – implant based


Lisbet Rosenkrantz Hölmich





Andrew Salzberg

Andrew Salzberg, MD, Chief, Division of Plastic Surgery Mount Sinai Health Systems, Associate Professor Plastic Surgery, Manhattan, United States



 Breast reconstruction - autologous 


Jaume Masia 


Prof Jaume Masia is currently Full Professor and Director of the Department of Plastic Surgery at Sant Pau Hospital - Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona.
Hospital de la Santa Creu i Sant Pau


He received his Medical Degree at Barcelona University, and his PhD at Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona. Prof Masia did the Plastic Surgery training at Sant Pau Hospital in Barcelona. He completed his training doing fellowships in Canniesburn Hospital (Glasgow) and in Queen Victoria Hospital (East Grinstead).


In 1999, he introduced DIEP flaps for breast reconstruction in Spain. He got a post as plastic surgery consultant at Sant Pau University Hospital in 2001. Two years later became the Chief of Microsurgery Unit and in 2007 he won the position as Chief of Plastic Surgery Department and Professor in Plastic Surgery at Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona.


Prof. Masia was President of the Spanish Society of Plastic Surgery (SECPRE) in 2011-13 and President of Plastic Surgery Foundation for Education in 2014-15. From 2010 he is the Co-Director of the International Master Degree on Reconstructive Microsurgery and also Co-Director of the European Master in Oncology, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Breast Surgery at Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona. Currently he is the President of the Educational Committee of the European Federation of Microsurgery Societies. He has been invited as lecturer and visiting Professor in more than one hundred international meetings in plastic surgery, author of several papers and books as well.  His current main interests are perforator flaps, lymphedema surgery and medical education.




Lone Jørgensen

Lone Jørgensen, PhD, MSc., RN, Clinic for Surgery and Oncology and Clinical Nursing Research Unit, Aalborg University Hospital




 Transgender surgery


Javier Gutiérrez


Dr. Javier Gutiérrez achieved the Degree of Medicine & Surgery at the University of Navarra (Pamplona, Spain) in 2007. Afterwards, he obtained the Medical Specialization in Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery at the Hospital Universitario Vall d’Hebron in Barcelona in 2013. During his specialization, he performed several observerships on different centers abroad: Saint Jean Hospital (Brugge, Belgium; Dr. M. Mommaerts, 2011), R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center (Baltimore, USA; Dr. E. Rodríguez, 2012), Clínica Teknon (Barcelona, Spain; Dr. F. Hernández-Alfaro, 2012), Cosmetic Facial Surgery Clinic (Virginia, USA; Dr. J. Niamtu III, 2014), Manhattan Eye, Ear & Throat Hospital (New York, USA; Dr. S. Aston 2014) and RinoFast Polanco (México DF, Mexico; Dr. H. M. Marín Méndez, 2016). His whole medical education has been focused on Orthognathics and Facial Aesthetic Surgery. He has worked as a consultant in the Department of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery in the Hospital Universitario Vall d’Hebron in Barcelona from 2013 to 2017, where he has been leading the Orthognathics and Craniofacial Deformities Unit. He also worked as a professor at the School of Medicine in Universitat Autònoma of Barcelona. Dr. Gutiérrez has just accomplished a two-year period fellowship in Facial Feminization Surgery with FACIALTEAM and now he is a surgical member of FACIALTEAM.



Marlon Buncamper


Marlon Buncamper, Department of Plastic, Reconstructive and Hand Surgery, VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, Holland



Jens Berli

Jens Berli, MD, Assistant Professor, Department of Surgery Division of Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery, Oregon Health & Science University. Portland, OR, US


 Congenital malformations, Craniofacial incl. cleft lip/palate


Annelise Küseler


Annelise Küseler, DDS, PhD, Associate Professor, University of Aarhus, Orthodontist at the Dept. of Oral-Maxillo-Facial Surgery, University-hospital, Aarhus and Cleft-Palate-Center, Aarhus, Denmark


Elisabeth Willadsen

Elisabeth Willadsen, PhD, Department of Scandinavian Studies and Linguistics, University of Copenhagen, Denmark




Kirsten Mølsted


Kirsten Mølsted, PhD, Specialist in Orthodontics, Head of Copenhagen Cleft Palate Centre University Hospital of Copenhagen, Denmark





Jorma Rautio


Born 1952 in Helsinki. Graduated from medical school in Turku 1977. Specialist in general surgery 1984 and plastic surgery im 1989, trained in Helsinki University Central Hospital (HUCH). Doctoral thesis 1990. Worked in the Cleft Palate and Craniofacial Centre of HUCH 1991-2015 until retirement. National representative in Eurocleft and Eurocran programs.




Lars Bøgeskov


Lars Bøgeskov, MD, Consultant Neurosurgeon, Department of Neurosurgery, Rigshospitalet, Copenhagen, Denmark





Thomas Kofod

Thomas Kofod, DDS, PhD, Consultant Maxillofacial Surgeon, Head of Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Rigshospitalet, Copenhagen University Hospital, Denmark






Martin Øberg







Alexander van Akkooi


Alexander van Akkooi, MD, PhD, Consultant Surgical Oncologist, Netherlands Cancer Institute, Division of Surgical Oncology, Netherlands, Amsterdam


Board certified Surgical Oncologist, specialized in Melanoma and Soft Tissue Sarcoma. Started working as Staff Surgeon at Netherlands Cancer Institute - Antoni van Leeuwenhoek Hospital (NKI-AVL) from the 1st of January 2015. Obtained his PhD (cum laude) on the topic of "Sentinel Node (SN) Tumor Load Assessment in Melanoma: Dilemmas and Clinical Management" on January 19th 2011. Has more than 80 peer reviewed publications and presented at numerous (inter)national conferences. He is the Chairman of the EORTC Melanoma Group since April 2018. Principal Investigator of the EORTC 1208 (Minitub study).





 Non-melanoma skin cancer


John Strasswimmer


John Strasswimmer MD, PhD FACMS, Professor of Dermatology and Biochemistry, Florida Atlantic University, Boca Raton, Florida USA


John Strasswimmer MD, PhD trained at Tufts, Harvard, and Yale medical schools. He is a Fellowship-trained Mohs Surgeon and Cutaneous Oncologist in Florida. He is Adjunct Professor of Dermatology and of Biochemistry at Florida Atlanitc University in Boca Raton Florida He is the Founding Director of the Melanom and Cutaneous Oncolgy Program, Lynn Cancer Institute. He is the lead author of more than 30 peer reviewed publications concerning skin cancer and has received awards including a Presidential Citation from the American Academy of Dermatology. Dr Strasswimmer founded Dermatology Medical Missions, which treats melanoma and other skin cancers in Albino patients around the world.



Anette Chakera


Annette Chakera, MD, PHD, Associate Professor at Department of Plastic Surgery, Herlev Hospital and University of Copenhagen, Denmark and Chair of the Surgical Subgroup of the Danish Melanoma Group.


Anette Chakera undertook research and clinical fellowships in Melanoma and Surgical Oncology at Melanoma Institute Australia, Sydney, Australia, in 2008 and from 2013 to 2015, respectively. Phd about sentinel node diagnostics in melanoma and breast cancer. First author of the European sentinel node recommendations and co-author of the update. Currently involved in establishment of national Merkel cell carcinoma database and guidelines in both Denmark and Australia.




JP Hong

JP Hong, MD, PhD, MMM, Professor and former Chief of Plastic Surgery at Asan Medical Center in Seoul, South Korea 

Dr. Joon Pio Hong is a Professor of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery at the University of Ulsan College of Medicine and Asan Medical Center. He has board certification in trauma, hand surgery and plastic surgery. He received his BS degree from the Yonsei University of College of Medicine and his MS degree in medicine and PhD degree from the Graduate School of Yonsei University. He received his MBA on medical management from the University of Southern California at Marshall School of Business. He is an active member of a number of professional associations, including the American Society of Plastic Surgery, World Society of Reconstructive Microsurgery, and Korean Society of Plastic Surgery. His major work has included research and clinical practice in wound healing, diabetic foot reconstruction and microsurgery. He is on the editorial board for numerous journals including the International Wound Journal, Journal of Reconstructive Microsurgery, Journal of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery and more. He has been invited to over 60 countries to present his work and has over 160 publications in this field of practice. In 2015 he was awarded the ‘Godina Travelling Fellowship’ from the American Society of Reconstructive Microsurgery. Topic: soft tissue reconstruction, perforator flaps and innovation. 




 Lymphatic reconstruction

JP Hong


Please see above under Microsurgery





Jaume Masia


Please see above under Breast reconstruction - autologeous




 Aesthetic plastic surgery


Patrick Malucci


Patrick Malucci, MBBS, MD, FRCS (Plast.), Consultant Plastic Surgeon, Patrick Malucci Aesthetics, London, United Kingdom

Mr Patrick Mallucci is one of the best known and revered aesthetic breast surgeons in the world.

Mr Mallucci is internationally acclaimed for his work with The Perfect Breast and the ICE principle which has helped shape and advance modern aesthetic breast surgery.




Amin Kalaaji


Amin Kalaaji, MD, PhD, Consultant Plastic Surgeon, Oslo Plastic Surgery Clinic in Oslo, Norway   



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