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 contact The ESMO Press Office at 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 TAT 2020 are subject to the ESMO Policy on Third-Party Media Activities which aims to guarantee proper and correct distribution of oncology and cancer-related information to media representatives in connection with the conference. Such media activities include (but are not limited to):

· Meetings such as press conferences, media briefings and educational sessions involving media representatives

· PR activities, such as press releases, news, articles, interviews, etc.

Press events in or outside the congress centre but concomitant with/or during breaks of the scientific programme of TAT 2020 are subject to ESMO Press Office approval.

Please submit your request by contacting the ESMO Press Office.

Blackout times

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



2 March 2020

08:45 - 17:30

3 March 2020

08:00 - 18:15

4 March 2020

09:00 - 17:15

Publication schedule for accepted abstracts

  1. Abstracts accepted for presentation at TAT 2020 as Proffered Paper (oral presentation) and Poster will be published online on the ESMO website at 12:00 CET on Monday, 4 March 2020.
  2. The Publication schedule of abstracts and abstracts selected for inclusion in the ESMO Press programme will be available 10 days before the Congress.


Date and time

Abstracts accepted as:

  • Proffered Paper (suffix ‘O’)
  • Poster (suffix ‘P’)

Monday, 4 March 2020 12:00 Central European Time (CET) (local Swiss time)

Abstracts selected for official ESMO Press programme (additional suffix ‘_PR’)

ESMO Press programme publication schedule will be available 10 days before the Congress


ESMO Press Office E-mail:

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