Newswise — “Registered media to MSVirtual2020 will have access to the full program including plenary sessions, invited speakers and platform presentations of abstracts, poster presentations, teaching courses, and industry supported satellite symposia, both scheduled and on-demand.”
Given the worldwide impact of COVID-19 and taking into consideration the health and safety of attendees, including the media, the 8th Joint ACTRIMS-ECTRIMS Meeting will be held in a virtual format from September 11-13, 2020, with a special encore featuring Late-Breaking News and a COVID-19 Session on September 26.
We invite media from around the world to join us for this virtual conference that involves world class scientists, clinicians and researchers in the multiple sclerosis (MS) field who will be sharing the latest research advances, clinical trial data, and new cutting-edge technology in MS.
Registered media to MSVirtual2020 will have access to the full program including plenary sessions, invited speakers and platform presentations of abstracts, poster presentations, teaching courses, and industry supported satellite symposia, both scheduled and on-demand. Poster presentations will be available upon registration and by signing into the virtual meeting. Press events will be held to provide media with the opportunity to speak with and ask questions directly to ACTRIMS/ECTRIMS leaders, key clinicians and study investigators regarding scientific advances, clinical trial outcomes, late-breakers, and emerging trends in the MS field. Special press events currently planned will include:
- Opening Press Conference with ACTRIMS and ECTRIMS Leaders
- Friday, September 11th @8:00 a.m. ET
- Virtual Coffee Breaks with the President
- Sunday, September 13th @ 10:30 a.m. ET
- Late Breaker Abstracts Available under Embargo (by request)
- Thursday, September 24th
- Embargoed Late-Breaker Press Event – Q&A with Investigators (exclusive to media)
- Friday, September 25th @ 9:00 a.m.ET
- Encore Event: Late Breaker Presentations (for all attendees and media)
- Saturday, September 26th at 9-10:30
- Encore Event: Covid-19 and MS Special Session (for all attendees and media)
- Saturday, September 26th @ 10:45-12:15
Press managers are available anytime to register you, provide conference information, and facilitate interviews with ACTRIMS/ECTRIMS leaders, clinicians, researchers and investigators.
Press Credentials: Media can register for the MSVirtual2020 free-of-charge by completing the registration online, or by emailing the press managers your media credentials (i.e., signature contact including media outlet, or letterhead, or letter for editor or producer. Bloggers will need to provide recent samples of posts. Freelancers can send a note from an Editor requesting they cover the conference, or by providing recent copies of published articles. For more details on press credentials, please go here.
Embargoed Dates: The attending media must adhere to the embargoed dates. Abstracts and featured research accepted for presentation at MSVirtual2020 are embargoed until they are in the online meeting library. Full text of regular abstracts will be published September 1. Full text of Late-Breaking Abstracts will be published on September 25.