The Press Office is only open to members of the working press. Identification will be required when you arrive at the Congress. Freelance journalists must also provide a letter of assignment.
A Press Pass will be issued to journalists (including freelance journalists) for recognised
- journals, magazines and news publications
- news agencies
- broadcast media
- on-line news services or e-journals
Representatives engaged in the following are NOT entitled to a Press Pass
but may register as a delegate:
- public relations
- sales and marketing
- commercial exhibitions
Press Pass - access and facilities
- the scientific sessions listed in the programme
- the press conferences
- the Congress Exhibition
Corporate press materials and product information will not be distributed in the Press Office - a dedicated area for industry authored press materials will be made available.
Journalists are required to observe embargoes as indicated by the press releases or by the "EULAR Abstract Embargo Policy".
Information contained within abstracts may not be released until 00:01 hour of the opening day of the congress (time zone of the congress city).
The organisers of the Annual European Congress of Rheumatology request that journalists respect patient confidentiality and seek permission, as appropriate, if publicising a case study, in which there is any chance that an individual or group of individuals could be identified.
Filming and recording
Filming and recording of the scientific sessions is not permitted. Filming and interviews can be arranged through the Press Office.
The organisers of EULAR 2017 reserve the right to refuse a Press Pass.