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International Conference Press Guidelines

Thank you for your interest in the ATS International Conference, held each year in May. Below are the policies and guidelines for news media covering the conference, as well as public relations professionals who are interested in our onsite press operations.

ATS Press Office

The ATS Press Office serves as a work place for the press. Only working journalists with appropriate credentials can register as press. Press credentials are available to writers of general health and medical press, producers, photo journalists, videographers and web-based media. Press badges will be distributed at the conference to all registered journalists. The press office will feature work stations with computers, notebook hook-ups, and Internet access.

ATS news releases, and details on press briefings will be available. Staff will arrange for interviews with members on-site, upon request.

Press Registration

Press Registration at the ATS International Conference is Extended to:

Working journalists on assignment, including writers of the general health and medical press, web-based media, videographers, producers, photo journalists and news staff from journals.

Press Registration at the ATS International Conference is NOT Extended to:

Press Guidelines

Guidelines and CME

The use of content from the ATS Conference to create CME activities is not permitted. Generic highlight videos and summaries cannot be represented as an official ATS activity. The use of our registered trademarks and reference to the ATS 2018 International Conference are not permitted.  Please see the rules around use of ATS graphic design, below:

Graphic Design Rules

Advertisers, exhibitors supporters, press and outside organizations cannot:

Credentialed press who fail to comply with these guidelines will forfeit their press credentials and be asked to leave the Annual Meeting. This may impact your registration at future ATS meetings. ATS reserves the right to deny or terminate press privileges to credentialed press [or non-profit public relations staff] at any time prior to or during the meeting.

For information about the ATS International Conference or press guidelines, contact:
Dacia Morris, Director, Communications and Marketing at
212-315-8620 or dmorris@thoracic.org