The Vascular Birthmarks Foundation Dr. Linda Rozell-Shannon, PhD President and Founder

VBF Vascular Birthmarks / Anomalies Conferences, Clinics and Educational Events

VBF Conferences bring patients together with experts in the diagnosis and treatment of vascular birthmarks, anomalies, and associated syndromes. Our Annual National Conference alternates between New York City and Irvine, California every year, serving individuals and families around the world with hemangiomas, port wine birthmarks, arteriovenous malformations, capillary malformations, lymphatic malformations, Sturge-Weber syndrome, Klippel-Trenaunay syndrome, CMTC, CLOVES, and all other kinds of vascular birthmarks, anomalies or associated syndromes.

Join us in New York, New York for the 2020 Annual VBF Vascular Birthmarks Conference and Clinic at the Lenox Hill Hospital. Check back on our website for registration details!

Conference admission includes access to lectures on the latest in research and treatment from international specialists. Also included are individual clinic appointments with our team of experts, orthodontic exams for those qualified, professional make-up consultations, insurance support, psychotherapy sessions, breakfast, lunch, daycare, and free laser treatment based on eligibility.

Need more information about a VBF conference? Contact our team at conference@birthmark.org.

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Browse previous VBF national vascular birthmarks conferences below or see our  upcoming conferences here.

2019

2019 VBF Annual VBF Vascular Birthmarks / Anomalies Conference and Clinic

October 11-12, 2019

Beckman Laser Institute

Irvine, CA

View 2019 Annual Conference wrap-up and photo gallery

2019 VBF iTEAM International Congress & Clinic in Athens, Greece

June 7-8, 2019

European Vascular Anomalies Clinic

Athens, Greece


View Greece Conference wrap-up and photo gallery

2019 VBF Satellite Conference in Miami, Florida

May 4, 2019

Nicklaus Children’s Hospital

Miami, Florida

Contact host Dr. Ana M. Duarte for more information.

2018

2018 VBF Annual Vascular Birthmarks Conference and Clinic

October 8, 2018

Lenox Hill Hospital, New York, NY

View 2018 Conference wrap-up and photo gallery

VBF ITEAM International Conference on Vascular Anomalies in Rome, Italy

June 28-29, 2018
Rome, Italy

View Italy conference wrap-up and photo gallery

2018 VBF Satellite Conference in Miami, Florida

May 4, 2018

Nicklaus Children’s Hospital

Miami, Florida

Contact host Dr. Ana M. Duarte for more information.

2017

2017 VBF Annual Vascular Birthmarks Conference and Clinic

October 7, 2017

Beckman Laser Institute, Irvine, California

View 2017 Conference wrap-up and photo gallery

2016

2016 VBF Annual Vascular Birthmarks Conference and Clinic

October 6, 2016

Lenox Hill Hospital, New York, NY

View 2016 Conference wrap-up and photo gallery

VBF iTEAM International Symposium on Hemangiomas and Vascular Malformations in Parma, Italy

July 8-9, 2016

Pharma, Italy

For more information about this conference, please contact Dr. Maria Gnarra, email: mg3566@cumc.columbia.edu

View 2016 VBF iTEAM International Symposium on Hemangiomas and Vascular Malformations in Parma, Italy

Vascular Anomalies: Concepts and Controversies in Berlin – Eberswalde

October 14-15, 2016

Berlin – Eberswalde

For more information about this conference, please contact Dr. Lutz Meyer, email: Lutz.Meyer@klinikum-barnim.de

View Vascular Anomalies: Concepts and Controversies in Berlin – Eberswalde

2015

2015 VBF Annual Vascular Birthmarks Conference and Clinic


October 10, 2015
Beckman Laser Institute, Irvine, California

View 2015 Conference wrap-up and photo gallery

2014

2014 VBF Annual Vascular Birthmarks Conference & Gala

October 10, 2014

New York, New York

View 2014 Conference wrap-up and photo gallery

2013

2013 VBF Annual Vascular Birthmarks Conference

Irvine, California

View 2013 Conference wrap-up and photo gallery

2012

2012 VBF Annual Vascular Birthmarks Conference

November 10, 2012

New York, New York

View 2012 Conference wrap-up and photo gallery

2011

2011 Port Wine Stain and Vascular Birthmarks Conference

November 4 & 5, 2011

Irvine, California

View 2011 Conference wrap-up and photo gallery

2010

2010 VBF Annual Conference & Mark of Beauty Gala

October 8, 2010

New York, New York

View 2010 Conference wrap-up and photo gallery