Newswise — Washington, DC—Members of the media can now register to attend what is shaping up to be the world’s largest endocrine meeting. The joint meeting of the International Society of Endocrinology and the Endocrine Society – ICE/ENDO 2014 – will be held in Chicago, IL on June 21-24, 2014.
ICE/ENDO 2014 offers journalists the opportunity to discuss groundbreaking research with world-renowned experts in diverse fields, including obesity, diabetes, reproductive health, endocrine-disrupting chemicals, menopause, bone health and thyroid cancer.
Held at McCormick Place West, the event is expected to draw about 10,000 scientists and clinicians from all over the world for the premier meeting on hormone research, health science and endocrinology. For public information officers, ICE/ENDO provides a worldwide stage to share research with reporters through press releases and participation by your scientists in news conferences.
News Media Registration Information
Registering as media does not guarantee approval of a press pass. The Endocrine Society will review the credentials of all reporters seeking to attend ICE/ENDO to ensure eligibility requirements are met. Media approved for attendance will receive official notification via email from Endocrine Society staff.
To register as media for ICE/ENDO 2014, please visit https://www.endocrine.org/news-room/endo-annual-meeting. Registered news media receive a complimentary badge that provides access to all meeting sessions, as well as the onsite newsroom and news conferences. No one will be admitted without a valid ICE/ENDO badge.
• Working press employed by bona fide news media must present a press card, business card, or letter of introduction from an editor of a recognized publication.
• Freelance writers must present a current members card from the American Medical Writers Association or the National Association of Science Writers; evidence of bylined work pertaining to science, health, medicine, or biomedical research intended for the general public and published within the past two years; or a letter of assignment from a recognized publication.
• Public information officers of scientific societies, medical associations, educational institutions, and government agencies: must present a business card.
• Representatives of for-profit corporations and of the business side of news media must register onsite, pay the appropriate fees, and are not accredited as Press at the meeting.
• Researchers and clinicians who are also reporters and who are presenting at this meeting (oral or poster session) may receive news media credentials if they qualify (see above), but also must register for the meeting and pay the appropriate fee as a presenter.
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Founded in 1916, the Endocrine Society is the world’s oldest, largest and most active organization devoted to research on hormones and the clinical practice of endocrinology. Today, the Endocrine Society’s membership consists of over 17,000 scientists, physicians, educators, nurses and students in more than 100 countries. Society members represent all basic, applied and clinical interests in endocrinology. The Endocrine Society is based in Washington, DC. To learn more about the Society and the field of endocrinology, visit our site at www.endocrine.org. Follow us on Twitter at https://twitter.com/#!/EndoMedia.