How to cover a medical conference: Tips from the pros

Saturday, November 6th, 4:15 pm - 6:00 pm
Temple Room
Bob Finn
Peggy Peck
Eric T. Rosenthal
Jim Sliwa
Bob Finn
Bob Finn

Designed for beginning through mid-career journalists and PIOs, this session will cover the nuts and bolts of medical conference coverage, including:

  • finding local medical conferences.
  • finding freelance clients who pay for conference news.
  • sussing out the most newsworthy stories.
  • which sessions you can safely avoid.
  • making the best use of the meeting pressroom.
  • little known but highly newsworthy medical conferences.
  • for PIOs, how to get your researcher's study covered.
  • pet peeves and annoyances, and how they can be overcome.
  • best technology for covering conferences.
  • and more.