The following policies have been established for journalists attending or covering the 18th International Workshop on Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia (iwCLL) Biennial Meeting, as well as for presenters, exhibitors, and/or public relations professionals wishing to distribute materials related to the research being presented at iwCLL.
Individuals, companies, organizations or institutions found in violation of these policies will have their access to the iwCLL Meeting revoked.
For information or questions about the following Media Policy, please contact: iwCLL at 773-304-5019 or iwCLL2019@bioascend.com
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iwCLL 2019 Meeting Press Releases
Companies and institutions are allowed to disseminate press releases in association with the 18th International Workshop on Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia (iwCLL); however, all materials are embargoed according to the following:
If the oral presenter is creating both a poster and an oral presentation containing updated and/or new data, both the poster and oral presentation will share this same Oral Abstract Presentation embargo.
Any planned press releases or media alerts related to iwCLL must comply with the following guidelines:
Press Release Format Guidelines:
Pre-Meeting Press Releases: These releases (such as a Curtain-Raiser Release) may be issued with only logistical information (for instance, the title, poster number, and presentation date and time) about an abstract/poster/oral presentation according to the Abstract Title Embargo date (see above).
Data Press Releases:
NOTE: Journalists deemed in violation of any iwCLL Media Policy will have their meeting press privileges revoked.
Peter Hillmen, MD, PhD, Meeting and Program Chair, Leeds Institute of Cancer Studies and Pathology, is the official spokesperson of iwCLL, unless otherwise approved by the designated iwCLL media contact (stationed at the Registration table).
Please note, there is no formal press room or prescheduled press conference for iwCLL 2019 at this time. The designated iwCLL media contact (stationed at the Registration table) will be available on site to answer any questions.
iwCLL will provide complimentary meeting registration to professional journalists representing media organizations for the express purpose of gathering news and information to produce media coverage of the meeting.
To gain access to iwCLL, journalists and medical/science writers must register for the program providing all requested information, as well as abide by the media policies outlined within this document.
Please note: Under no circumstances will contact information of registered press be made available.
1.) Download the registration form HERE and fill out the form completely.
2.) Return form and payment(credit card or check) via:
Bio Ascend LLC
980 N Michigan Avenue, Suite 1400
Chicago, IL 60611
Alternatively, journalists wishing to register on site should proceed to the Registration table upon their arrival.
No exceptions will be made to the following policies: