ESMO Asia 2018: Information for Media Representatives

Media registration

ESMO welcomes media interested in obtaining information and reporting on cancer issues. Registration is free to bona fide journalists on presentation of a letter of assignment and a valid press card. Media representatives are required to observe and abide by the ESMO Media Policy which applies to all ESMO events.

To register for the event, please fill out the Media Registration Form

Complete the Media Registration Form

Media registration in advance is strongly recommended although on-site registration will still be possible. Further information for press representatives will be made available over the following weeks.

Please contact the ESMO Press Office for any additional questions.

Third-party media activities

Media activities initiated by third parties during or in connection with ESMO Asia 2018, including, but not limited to:

  • Meetings such as press conferences, media briefings, educational sessions for media representatives, as well as
  • PR activities, such as press releases, news, articles, interviews, etc.

are subject to the  ESMO Policy on Third-Party Media Activities. This policy aims to guarantee proper and correct distribution of oncology and cancer-related information to media representatives in connection with the conference.

Press events in or outside the congress centre but concomitant with/or during breaks of the scientific programme of ESMO Asia 2018 are subject to ESMO Press Office approval.    Please submit your first request through the following form.

Blackout times

During Blackout times any media activity initiated by third parties is not allowed.

Day Time
Friday, 23 November 2018 10:00-18:00
Saturday, 24 November 2018 09:00-19:00
Sunday, 25 November 2018 09:00-16:00

Publication schedule for accepted abstracts

  1. Abstracts accepted for presentation at ESMO Asia 2018 as Proffered Paper (oral Presentation), Mini Oral and Poster will be published online on the ESMO website at 00:05 hrs SGT (local Singapore Time)on Wednesday, 21 November 2018
  2. Late-breaking abstracts will be made public at 00:05 hrs SGT (local Singapore Time) on the day of presentation in the official ESMO Asia 2018 Congress programme.
  3. ESMO Press Programme and related abstract publication schedule, will be available 10 days before the Congress.


ESMO Press Office