PRESS

Press Information

Journalists are invited to attend the ECBIP Congress in Dubrovnik. We welcome registrations from journalists with relevant media credentials. However it should be noted that press facilities will be limited during the congress and further details are given below.

An application form for press registrations will be available in due course.

Media Terms and Conditions

Media representatives who satisfy the criteria below are invited to register for the Congress.

Only members of the working press can attend. Identification will be required at the registration desk. Freelance journalists must bring a letter of intent from their editor and should also bring evidence of previous publications.

A Press Pass will be issued free of charge to journalists (including freelance journalists) for recognized:

  • journals, magazines and news publications
  • news agencies
  • broadcast media
  • web publications

Representatives engaged in the following are NOT entitled to a Press Pass but may register as a delegate:

  • public relations
  • sales and marketing
  • advertising
  • commercial exhibitions

The organizers of Congress reserve the right to refuse a Press Pass.

Media representatives receive the following:

  • Complimentary congress registration
  • Media pack with press releases
  • Admission to scientific, education and poster sessions
  • Admission to the commercial exhibition
  • Admission to the Welcome Reception

ECBIP 2019 Congress reserves the right to deny meeting admission to any media representatives who do not abide by the policies described herein or who misuse these privileges by engaging in activities other than journalistic pursuits.

Media representatives of the accredited news organizations who wish to attend the meeting for editorial coverage purposes are eligible to register as press. To qualify, please provide a photocopy of your media credentials, plus official documents or a letter on your news organization’s letterhead verifying assignment to the meeting.

Embargo Policy

Media representatives are required to abide by the ECBIP 2019 embargo policy. The embargo policy requires that coverage of abstracts, posters and other research being presented at the congress is prohibited until one hour after the presentation.

On-Site Registration and Requirements

We advise you to register in advance and reserve appropriate accommodation. The ECBIP 2019 Congress is not responsible for making any accommodation arrangements for journalists. Registered media representatives are required to wear their Joint Meeting name badges at all times while in the meeting venue; no one is admitted to sessions without a badge. All sessions are open to the media.

Photography, audio recording and videotaping inside the lecture rooms is prohibited.

Use of the ECBIP 2019 Congress

In order to avoid the appearance of endorsement, the use of the ECBIP 2019 Congress name and logo, and the congress name may not be used in news releases or articles except to say “This science/research was presented at the 5th European Congress for Bronchology and Interventional Pulmology (ECBIP), in Dubrovnik”