ICE/ENDO 2014 - The Endocrine Society's Annual Meeting
The joint meeting of the International Society of Endocrinology and the Endocrine Society – ICE/ENDO 2014 – will be held in Chicago, IL on June 21-24, 2014. The event is an unique opportunity for journalists to learn about the latest research in fields as diverse as obesity, endocrine disruptors, diabetes, growth hormones, sex steroids, thyroid cancer and much more. For public information officers, ICE/ENDO 2014 provides a worldwide stage to promote your institution's research to reporters through news releases and participation by your scientists in news conferences.
News Media Registration Information
Register today to receive a press pass for ICE/ENDO 2014. Registering as media does not guarantee approval of a press pass. The Endocrine Society will review the credentials of all reporters seeking to attend ICE/ENDO 2014 to ensure eligibility requirements are met. Media approved for attendance will receive official notification via email from Endocrine Society staff.
Working press employed by bona fide news media must present a press card, business card or letter of introduction from an editor of a recognized publication.
Public information officers of scientific societies, medical associations, educational institutions and government agencies must present a business card.
Media registration is limited to three attendees per publisher. This can be waived at the Society's discretion.
Registered Media Privileges
Special access to meeting sessions and news conferences
Access to full-service newsroom to work on stories and receive news releases, messages and faxes
Availability of an internet hub with hardwired and wireless capabilities
Representatives of for-profit corporations and of the business side of news media must register onsite, pay the appropriate fees and are not accredited as Press at the meeting.
Researchers and clinicians who are also reporters and who are presenting at this meeting (oral or poster session) may receive news media credentials if they qualify (see above), but must also register for the meeting and pay the appropriate presenter fee.
ICE/ENDO 2014 Embargo Policy
Unless otherwise noted, all abstracts presented at ICE/ENDO 2014 are embargoed until the date and time of presentation. The Endocrine Society reserves the right to lift the embargo on specific abstracts that are selected for promotion prior to or during ICE/ENDO 2014.
The information presented at ICE/ENDO 2014 news conferences and within the Research Summaries Book represents the opinion of the presenters and authors and is not necessarily the view of the Endocrine Society. The Endocrine Society makes no representation as to the truth or warranty, accuracy, or originality of the information presented.
ENDO 2013 Press Conference Recap
Saturday, June 15 Adolescent Health: New insights into how hormones can be used to help teens with conditions including eating disorders and gender identity disorder.
Sunday, June 16 Obesity: The latest research into factors that may contribute to obesity, including antidepressant use, skipping breakfast, and paternal diet.
Monday, June 17 Endocrine-Disrupting Chemicals: New findings on the health impacts of exposure to chemicals like BPA and the common antibacterial chemical triclocarban. Clinical Trials: Breakthroughs in regulating the circadian clock in people who are blind and using testosterone to cope with pain and to improve verbal learning and memory.
Tuesday, June 18 Diabetes: Promising work on how factors such as shortened sleep cycles and testosterone replacement affect insulin resistance.