Media Guidelines/ Social Media Guidelines
ERA-EDTA is pleased to welcome media representatives to the ERA-EDTA Congress in Copenhagen.
Before registering, please read carefully the ERA-EDTA Media Guidelines and the Social Media Guidelines. All registered journalists and media representatives are expected to be compliant with both guidelines.
To the Media Guidelines
To the Social Media Guidelines

Media registration
Pre-registered journalists can pick up their press passes at the press office, (room to be announced.). The press pass provides access to all the sessions and symposia at this congress.
For onsite registration, media representatives are similarly requested to come to the press room.
The following identification will be required: press identification/press card and a letter of assignment from the news organization being represented.
Please note: Public relations personnel and exhibitors cannot register as Press!

Press Room
ERA-EDTA will be providing a fully-equipped press room (WiFi/printer). Press folders and other materials will be available. (Room to be announced)

Opening hours:
Thursday, May 24 - 08:30-18:00
Friday, May 25 - 7:30-18:00
Saturday, May 26 - 7:30-18:00
Sunday, May 27 - 7:30-14:00

Official hashtag
The official hashtag of the 55th ERA-EDTA Congress is #ERAEDTA18
Please use it in all tweets or posts related to the 55th ERA-EDTA Congress.
Please note that the hashtag is not case sensitive, this means that #ERAEDTA18 is the same of #eraedta18

ERA-EDTA press events

“Pre-Congress” Press Event/Opening Press Conference
Tuesday, May 22, 11.00 – 12.00 am
(to be confirmed)
This opening press conference will highlight the importance of prevention and early detection of chronic kidney disease.

Scientific Press Conference
Friday, May 25, 09.00 – 10.00 am
(to be confirmed)
A selection of the “Late Breaking Clinical Trials” (LBCT) and of papers published in top medical journals at the time of the congress will be presented by their authors and will be discussed.
Please note that the embargo of the LBCT is lifted when presentation of the paper commences in the LBCT session of the main program – but not at the press conference itself.

Embargo Policy
All abstracts presented at the ERA-EDTA are embargoed until the date and time of their presentation. The embargo is lifted at the beginning of the presentation, not at the beginning of the session!


Press Office ERA-EDTA 2018
Dr. Bettina Albers
Jakobstrasse 38
99423 Weimar, Germany
Tel. +49 3643 7764-23
Fax +49 3643 7764-52
Mobile +49 174 2165629