The official name of the society shall be the European Society for Photodermatology, and the official abbreviation will be the ESPD. The Society will be open to all individuals, whatever their previous training in the field, who have a serious interest in matters related to the direct or indirect cutaneous effects of non-ionizing radiation.
The object of the ESPD shall be to encourage the advancement of all matters relating to photodermatology. Specifically these include the following:
The activities of the Society, apart from administrative meetings as below, shall normally be open to all persons interested in photodermatology, whether members or not of the ESPD. These activities, normally scientific or administrative meetings, and their times and venues, will be determined by the Committee and notified to members.
The Committee shall normally meet at least once annually, and there shall also normally be one Annual General Meeting, open to all members of the Society and held in conjunction with a scientific meeting.
Any proposed amendment to the constitution shall be sent in writing to the Secretary at least six months before the next meeting. The proposed amendment shall then be circulated for consideration by the Committee. Upon their approval, the proposal will be notified to all other ESPD members, who will vote on the issue, with at least a two-thirds majority being needed for the item to be passed.