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WELCOME TO THE 4TH EUROPEAN CONGRESS ON TATTOO AND PIGMENT RESEARCH

It is a pleasure to invite you to the 4th European Congress on Tattoo and Pigment Research. The congress will take place on 26 - 28 March 2019 in Bern, Switzerland.

The congress will gather participants from all over Europe and outside working in the field of tattoos, pigment research, and tattoo related medicine.

Experts will present lectures ranging from the practice of tattooing up to the treatment of tattoo complications. 


Main topics will be:

PRE-CONGRESS SEMINAR: COMING EUROPEAN UNION REGUALTION OF TATTOOING

  • Invited keynote speakers

MAIN CONGRESS 

  • The world of tattoos, tattooing and tattooists
  • Permanent make-up and medical tattooing, a rapidly growing business
  • Tattoo and pigment research at the cutting edge
  • Clinical complications, prevention and treatment 
  • Ink ingredients, chemical analysis and regulatory requirements
  • Industry seminars (ink manufacturers and suppliers, instrument makers)
  • Tattooist and PMU artists’ seminars
  • Tattoo removal by lasers and novel methods
  • Frequently asked questions, Q&A session for interest groups


We look forward to welcoming you to Bern in 2019. 

On behalf of the ESTP board and the Local Organising Committee

ECTP 2019 Congress President
Maurice Adatto, MD
Dermatology Department
University Hospital Bern
Bern, Switzerland  

ECTP 2019 Congress Chairwoman
Kristine Heidemeyer,
 MD
Dermatology Department
University Hospital Bern
Bern, Switzerland  

ESTP Research Chairman
Jørgen Serup, MD, Professor
Department of Dermatology
Bispebjerg University Hospital
Copenhagen, Denmark