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Elizabeth Blackburn & Frans de Waal to MEET THE PRESS in Barcelona - view press advisory


BARCELONA, Spain, 31 August 2010 – The European Molecular Biology Organization (EMBO) is delighted to welcome Elizabeth Blackburn and Frans de Waal as keynote and special lecturers at The EMBO Meeting 2010 which opens in Barcelona this Saturday 4 September and continues until Tuesday 7 September.


Media participation


Complimentary meeting registration is available to members of the media who provide appropriate press credentials and identification using this registration form (PDF). All scientific sessions at The EMBO Meeting 2010 are open to registered members of the media.


Registered journalists must wear/display their conference press badge at all times while onsite. Exchanging, loaning or borrowing of the conference press badge is not allowed. Filming onsite during the conference must be pre-arranged with the EMBO Public Relations & Communications office.


Complimentary media registration is not available to: advertising, marketing, public relations or sales representatives from any publication; publishers, editors or reporters from exhibiting companies and sponsors; in-house newsletters or promotional publications staff; public relations representatives of exhibitors or educational institutions; writers of commercial reports and financial analysts; medical education companies; or others who are not reporting on the content of The EMBO Meeting 2010.


Blogging policy

We ask that all bloggers and tweeters attending The EMBO Meeting gain approval from a speaker or poster presenter prior to quoting or publishing that individual’s scientific results. We further remind participants that unpublished data presented at The EMBO Meeting should be regarded as confidential. This policy applies whether you are a professional writer/journalist or a non-journalist blogging about the conference or otherwise sharing information among a group of individuals.

If you are tweeting about The EMBO Meeting, please use the official hashtag : #EMBOmtg

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Wireless interent is available throughout the conference venue during The EMBO Meeting.

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