Who is Eligible for Press Credentials?
Complimentary press registration to the AES Annual Meeting is limited to working journalists of the general and scientific/trade press. Those registered as press must wear their meeting press badge during the meeting at all times.
For media registration privileges you must qualify under one of the following categories with the corresponding credentials:
Business and Trade Publications/News Wire Services
Reporters and editors from magazines, newspapers, trade publications and wire services must provide a business card. Contributing editors and reporters must verify they have been retained to cover the AES Annual Meeting by presenting a letter of assignment.
Television and Radio
Broadcast reporters and producers from news organizations must provide complete contact information and a letter of assignment.
Freelance writers must verify they have been retained to cover the AES Annual Meeting by presenting a letter of assignment and/or at least two byline samples of past medical writing.
Reporters from online publications and blogs must provide a business card and a letter of assignment. The website must contain editorial content and cover epilepsy and/or medical/health issues.
Newsletter reporters must verify they have been retained to cover the AES Annual Meeting by presenting a letter of assignment in addition to information about the newsletter (topic, circulation, frequency, etc.). Newsletter publications will be limited to one media representative.
Media Not Eligible for Press Registration
AES reserves the right to deny press badges to non-credentialed press. Press registration will not be extended to management, publishing, marketing, advertising, public relations, or administrative staff, or to organizations that primarily produce continuing medical education, audio/audiovisual, electronic or print resources. Individuals writing for personal web pages/blogs and company blogs or company websites will not be granted media privileges.
AES reserves the right to limit the number of press registrations per organization based on press room space requirements. Press credentials are required.