ACTRIMS‐ECTRIMS welcomes media to register for their upcoming 2014 Joint ACTRIMS‐ECTRIMS Meeting, to be held from September 10-13, 2014, at the Hynes Convention Center in Boston. Journalists who qualify for accreditation will have access to the following:

  • Complimentary meeting registration
  • Press Room access
  • Admission to any press briefings
  • Complimentary Wi‐Fi I printer
  • Admission to all scientific sessions
  • Interviews with experts
  • Access to abstracts and exhibitions
  • Light refreshments in press room
  • Full press kit with embargoed scientific abstracts
  • Press materials in press room



Media Events Schedule


Date Time Description
Monday, 8 September 13:30 · Arrival of Oceans of Hope in Boston Port at 1:30 p.m.
· Media Photo Opp at Rowes Wharf Marina
Tuesday, 9 September 14:00 - 19:00 · Media Registration Opens (Level 1)
· Press Room Closed
Wednesday, 10 September 08:00 · First Day of Conference – Educational Program
  09:30 · Press Briefing in Press Briefing Room # 205 Focused on the
  Educational Teaching Program and Young Investigators
Thursday, 11 September 08:30 - 09:00 · First Day of Scientific Program · Opening Ceremony
  10:00 - 11:00 · Press Conference in Press Conference Room # 204  
  15:30 · Press Room # 201 drop-in by Steering Committee member
Friday, 12 September 15:30 · Press Room # 201 drop-in by Steering Committee member
Saturday, 13 September 08:30 - 10:00 · Late Breaker Sessions o Ensuing Media Interviews in Auditorium
  10:15 · Principal Investigators/Media invited to Press Room for Interviews.

Newswise newsroom

If you are a member of the media and seeking press materials and information on MSBoston 2014, please visit the conference Newswise Newsroom. This site provides media with a one-stop shop for all information journalists may need for writing about the conference, or planning stories.



Hours of operation


Date Time
Tuesday, 9 September 14:00 - 19:00 (Registration Counter only, Press Room closed)
Wednesday, 10 September 07:00 - 19:00
Thursday, 11 September 07:00 - 19:00
Friday, 12 September 07:00 - 19:00
Saturday, 13 September 07:00 - 13:00


Guidelines for Press & Media

The 2014 Joint ACTRIMS-ECTRIMS Meeting registration fees are waived for journalists with credentials. Press badges are available only to working journalists and writers who have been accredited, or who can show the proper credentials (i.e., press credentials, letter from media organization, proof of media affiliation, demonstration of recent articles)

Media Guidelines & Policies

The media policies and regulations are subject to change and must be adhered to. Failure to observe these guidelines may result in sanctions from ACTRIMS‐ECTRIMS.
(See Sanctions document


Accepted Press Credentials

Journalists must include one of the following credentials for review by staff:

  • Business card clearly showing media affiliation (a print, online, or broadcast news organization) and position (editor, writer, producer, reporter).
  • Letter of assignment on official company letterhead, in English, from an editor of a recognized publication or a producer of a broadcast program certifying that you are covering the conference for the respective news organization.
  • Or letter of intent, in English, on how their information from the 2014 Joint ACTRIMS‐ECTRIMS Meeting will be used.
  • Proof of recent articles in a recognized publication.


Steps for Media Registration

  1. Download and fill out the Media Registration Form .
  2. Return completed form with an electronic copy of your press credentials by e-mail to : This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. , or by fax to : + 1 514 395-1801.

When your registration is approved by the Joint Meeting Secretariat, a confirmation will be e-mailed to you. Based on space requirements, we reserve the right to limit the number of press badges issued to a news organization.


Press contacts


For more information on the program, support opportunities, or any general questions, please contact the ACTRIMS Secretariat.

22 North Carroll Street, Suite 300
Madison, Wisconsin 53703 USA

+ 1 608 310 8960

Logistics Secretariat

For more information about housing, registration, press, media and Boston in general, please contact the Logistics Secretariat.

c/o Opus 3 inc.
417 Saint-Pierre Street, Suite 302
Montréal QC H2Y 2M4 Canada

+ 1 514 395 1808

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