Virtual Congress 2020: Press

ERA-EDTA Press Office


Dr. Bettina Albers

Jakobstrasse 38

99423 Weimar, Germany

Tel. +49 3643 7764-23

Fax +49 3643 7764-52

Mobile +49 174 2165629


Daily Congress Bulletin

Press Registration

ERA-EDTA will grant press credentials to journalists employed by accredited media organisations for the purpose of editorial coverage. Official industry spokespersons, staff and communications agents are not eligible for press registration.

Journalists must submit press credentials (press card) and a letter from the editorial office of the magazine/newspaper verifying that the journalist is being sent to cover the ERA-EDTA congress. A copy of the press card and of the letter from the editorial office should be sent to the ERA-EDTA press office ( ). Company, media outlet business cards or membership cards are not accepted as credentials. The decision of the ERA-EDTA Press Office is final regarding all press registration requests.

After the registration has been confirmed by the press office, the journalist gets his/her LOGIN details by mail from the “virtual registration desk”.

IMPORTANT INFORMATION: All journalists attending the congress and/or the press events are obliged to hand in a copy of their article (about the congress, the press briefings or symposia of the congress) within 6 months from the conclusion of the congress. The copy can be sent to the press office via mail ( or via post or fax (address and contact details see above).

Embargo Policy

  • The Late breaking clinical trial” presentations are embargoed until the END of the symposium (June 7, 2020, 13.15 CEST/Central European Summer Time).
  • All other presentations are embargoed until the start of the presentation itself.

Filming/Photography/Recording Policy

  • Filming/recording is not allowed under any circumstances in the opening session, scientific sessions, or in the virtual exhibition and in the virtual poster exhibition area.
  • Taking photos/recording during the scientific sessions as well as of slides and posters is only allowed for personal use (e.g. as source material for writing articles). You are not allowed to publish this photo and film material!