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Virtual Media Room

Welcome to the official virtual media room of ISTH 2021. Below you will find details about our ISTH 2020 Virtual Congress media program.

ISTH 2021 News and Press Releases

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Please email Andrew Masten at [email protected] to receive the latest information or if you need assistance arranging interviews 

Press Release Submission

Submit press releases and materials to the ISTH Virtual Media Room Coordinator, Andrew Masten, at [email protected]. Following the 24-hour review period, the ISTH staff will notify you that your release has been accepted for posting.

Materials must also meet the following criteria:​​

  • Press releases must prominently display the corresponding abstract number(s) at the top of the first page. 

  • Press releases cannot be updated once they are posted, but they can be removed with a simple email request to the Virtual Media Room Coordinator.

  • Press releases must directly relate to meeting abstracts and fully adhere to ISTH embargo policies.

  • Press packets, and promotional/marketing materials (corporate reports, product promotions, giveaways) are prohibited.

  • ISTH’s logos and/or graphic representations of the ISTH’s name or Congress name may not be used without written permission.

  • The deadline to submit a press release to the ISTH 2021 Virtual Media Room is Thursday, July 1. Late-breaking abstract media resources should be submitted by Sunday, July 11. Submissions made after these deadlines cannot be guaranteed posting when the embargo lifts, but will still be posted in the Virtual Media Room as staff time allows.

Overall Regulations:
Any media outlet or press representative (journalists, reporters, photographers, etc.) wishing to participate an ISTH event and/or to obtain official press releases from the ISTH Press Office must adhere to the ISTH Media and Embargo Policy.

ISTH and/or affiliated trademarks and logos are the property of the ISTH. They cannot be used, reproduced or associated with any article or press release without the prior written permission of the ISTH. Signing of the ISTH Media and Embargo Policy is a prerequisite for Press Registration (whether online or on-site). The ISTH does not make its press database or registration lists available to third parties. 

Embargo Policy: 

IMPORTANT: Please review and adhere to the ISTH Media and Embargo Policy

​Photo and Video Rules:

  • Presenters are the sole proprietors of the content they disclose at ISTH events (data, photographs, slides, etc.) It is the responsibility of presenters or speakers to notify the audience of any restrictions on photographing the content they are presenting. The announcement must be made at the beginning of each presentation. This includes a virtual event. Please refrain from posting screen shots of slides on social media, etc., without permission from the speaker.

  • Video or audio recording of the virtual congress during a scientific presentation online is strictly prohibited.

  • The official ISTH trademark and/or logo may not be added without ISTH prior written approval.

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