World Congress Press Information
The World Congress Press Room will provide services for print, broadcast, and online reporters from around the world during the World Congress on Treatment and Research in Multiple Sclerosis.
The World Congress will be held in Montréal, September 17-20, 2008, and will highlight the latest in MS research through key lectures, more than 900 poster and platform sessions, and 10 educational sessions. The Congress will be held at the city’s convention center, the Palais des congrès de Montréal, located in the heart of Old City.
Hours of Operation
Please check back for the World Congress Press Room hours of operation.
Press Room Guidelines
World Congress registration fees are waived for journalists with credentials. Press badges are available only to working journalists and writers, who must show the proper credentials.
Read the Press Room Registration Policies (.pdf)
Read the Press Room Policies (.pdf)
Read the Embargo Policies (.pdf)
The World Congress accepts the following as credentials for press:
• Business card clearly showing media affiliation (a print, online, or broadcast news organization) and position (editor, writer, producer, reporter).
• Letter of assignment on official company letterhead, in English, from an editor of a recognized publication or a producer of a broadcast program certifying that you are covering the conference for the respective news organization.
• Or letter of intent, in English, for how their information from the World Congress will be used.
International media are representatives of media that are not based in Canada or in the US. International media are required to pre-register in advance of the World Congress meeting, by September 10, 2008.
Advance registration for the World Congress Press Room is a simple, two-step process.
Download a Press Registration Form.
Return the completed form and an electronic copy of your press credentials in English by e-mail to
firstname.lastname@example.org or by fax to + 1 514 395-1801.
When you registration is approved by the World Congress, a confirmation will be e-mailed to you. Based on space requirements, we reserve the right to limit the number of press badges issued to a news organization.
For questions regarding press/media opportunities, please contact
Associate Vice President, Public Affairs
National Multiple Sclerosis Society
New York, New York
Phone: (212) 476-0436