Only representatives of the following media will be registered:
- General circulation newspapers, magazines, and wire services
- Medical or health care publications
- Broadcast media
- Internet media
Representatives from a publication must represent the editorial staff. Advertising or marketing representatives will not be registered as press.
Freelancers must produce a letter of assignment from an outlet such as those listed above. Freelancers who wish to attend the meeting without specific editorial assignment must present credentials indicating membership in a recognized professional communications association, or submit copies of published examples of their work along with appropriate identification. Freelancers who wish further interpretation of this policy are encouraged to contact the CAP at 1-800-323-4040 ext. 7538.
Any individual with a press badge who sells, markets or represents a company for the purpose of obtaining advertising or subscriptions from any registrant will immediately forfeit press credentials for this and subsequent meetings.
Press credentials to cover CAP ’12 will be granted to a maximum of three individuals from any one media organization or publication group. Those desiring to send additional representatives must contact the CAP at 1-800-323-4040, ext. 7538 either before the meeting or at the CAP ’12 registration desk at the Manchester Grand Hyatt in San Diego. Press representatives may cover all scientific courses and events at CAP ’12 with the exception of sessions and meetings that are designated as restricted or closed.
Media Hot Topics
Media are invited to attend CAP ’12 education courses on the leading topics in medicine today, including a special pulmonary pathology course track focusing on non-neoplastic lung disease, cytopathology of infectious lung disease, pulmonary adenocarcinoma, and other key areas.