ESMO Immuno-Oncology Congress 2019: 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.

Third-party media activities

Media activities initiated by third parties during or in connection with ESMO Immuno-Oncology Congress 2019, 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 Immuno-Oncology Congress 2019 are subject to ESMO Press Office approval. Please submit your first request through the following form.

Blackout times

Day Time
Wednesday, 11 December 2019 13:45 – 19:15
Thursday, 12 December 2019  08:45 – 18:00
Friday, 13 December 2019  08:00 – 18:00
Saturday, 14 December 2019  09:00 – 12:40

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

Publication schedule for accepted abstracts

  1. Abstracts accepted for presentation at the ESMO Immuno-Oncology Congress 2019 as Proffered Paper (oral presentation), Mini Oral and Poster will be published online on the ESMO website at 12:00 CET on Thursday, 5 December 2019.
  2. Late-breaking abstracts will be made public at the start of the official Congress session during which they are presented.
Abstracts Date and time

Abstracts accepted as:

  • Proffered Paper or Mini Oral (suffix ‘O’)
  • Poster (suffix ‘P’)
Thursday, 5 December 2019
12:00 Central European Time (CET)
(local Swiss time)
Late-breaking abstracts (prefix ‘LBA’) At the start of the official Congress session during which they are presented.


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