WCOG at ACG2017: Press Credentials; Video & Photography Policy; Media Guidelines for Exhibitors

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    Press Credentials for WCOG at ACG 2017 Scientific Meeting

    Members of the working press are welcome at the WCOG at ACG 2017 Scientific Meeting and all scientific and poster sessions are open including plenary sessions, symposia, research and clinical forums, and postgraduate courses. Registration is free.

    Use the link below to apply for press credentials, or call ACG Media Staff at (301) 263-9000.

    Click here to apply for Press Credentials. You will receive an email confirming your Press Registration.

    Media Guidelines for Exhibitors

    Exhibitors are welcome to provide press materials for display in a designated exhibitor area of the Press Room subject to the following guidelines.

    1. All Exhibitor press materials must be on letterhead from the sponsoring company or organization and inside a folder clearly identified as from the company or organization.
    2. While prior approval of Exhibitor press materials is not required, Exhibitor press materials should not be written in such a way that a reader might mistake the source as ACG. All Exhibitor releases displayed in the Press Room should make absolutely clear the source of the release, and while they may convey that the information was presented at the WCOG at ACG 2017 Scientific Meeting, in no way should the release imply that ACG endorses a particular study or supports the conclusions drawn in any Exhibitor press materials. The College reserves the right to remove from the Press Room Exhibitor press materials in violation of this guideline.
    3. Exhibitors releasing information to the media based on research presented at the WCOG at ACG 2017 Scientific Meeting or events there should honor the ACG embargo.

    Video & Photography Policy

    Exhibitors, Attendees, Guests and Media are strictly prohibited from any video capture of the Exhibit Hall or any educational session or event of the meeting for any purpose without prior permission from the ACG. Exhibitors, Attendees, Guests and Media are strictly prohibited from still photography of the Exhibit Hall or any educational session or event of the meeting for commercial purposes. For more information about photography or video at the meeting, contact ACG Vice President of Meetings & Exhibitions Elaine McCubbin at emccubbin@gi.org.

    Outside Press Conferences

    Press conferences at the WCOG at ACG 2017 Scientific Meeting sponsored by exhibitors or groups other than ACG are outside press conferences. The College requests that no group schedule a press conference at the same time as the ACG-sponsored Media Briefings. Groups holding outside press conferences are responsible for securing their own space, but are welcome to coordinate with an ACG Meetings Manager to try to identify an appropriate venue. As a courtesy, please notify the College of plans to hold a press conference at the WCOG at ACG 2017 Scientific Meeting by contacting ACG Media Staff at 301-263-9000 or email mediaonly@gi.org

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