Media programme and policies

HIVR4P // Virtual operates a robust media programme, including complimentary media registration for the conference for qualified journalists, access to all HIVR4P // Virtual sessions and access to online press conference featuring the programme’s scientific highlights. Please note the requirements for Media Registration and Conference Embargo Policy below.

Conference embargo policy

All research presented at HIVR4P // Virtual is embargoed until Tuesday, 26 January, at 15:00 CET. Embargoes apply to all forms of dissemination of research news, including press releases, published media interviews and social media dissemination. All HIVR4P participants, including journalists, research sponsors, presenters and attendees, are required to follow the conference embargo policy.

Please direct any inquiries about the HIVR4P embargo policy to [email protected].

Qualified journalists, photographers, videographers and community educators who are either employees of or on assignment for a recognized print, radio, broadcast or online consumer, medical, community-based or AIDS service organization-sponsored media outlet are eligible to apply for complementary media registration for HIVR4P // Virtual. For the purpose of media accreditation, the term “community educator” refers to anyone doing journalism for an AIDS service organization (ASOs) or other community-based media outlet.

The conference will consider applications from a maximum of two qualified reporters per media outlet.

Please note that we can only accept applications for media credentials from individuals who are currently and directly involved in published journalism. Communications support professionals must register as regular, paying delegates for HIVR4P // Virtual.

Media accreditation will not be provided to: representatives of medical marketing companies; investment publications; representatives of non-media (for example, sales, marketing, or advertising) departments or entities; university or research newsletters; outlets or individuals sponsored by non-media commercial enterprises; or personal blogs. Media accreditation is reserved for working journalists and is granted at the discretion of the conference organizers.

Journalists seeking media accreditation for HIVR4P // Virtual should apply through the HIVR4P registration page here. To guarantee access, journalists are encouraged to apply for media accreditation as far in advance as possible.

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